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Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/16): Graham vs. Backlund; WCW Bash at the Beach 1995



Waterloo, Iowa:
- Homer (Bearcat) Wright beat Sid Nabors


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Lou Thesz drew George Zaharias 
- Jim Henry beat Gene Bowman


Kansas City, Kansas:
- The Lawman defeated Bulldog Plechas
- Bob Geigel defeated Rocky Hamilton 
- Pat O’Connor defeated Otto Von Krupp in three falls


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Dick The Bruiser by DQ
- The Crusher beat The Alaskan
- Wilbur Snyder & Doug Gilbert beat Moose Cholak & Chris Markoff 
- Ernie Ladd beat Johnny Kace


Davenport, Iowa:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Billy Robinson beat Mitsu Arakawa & Kim Duk & Buddy Wolff
- Baron Von Raschke beat Larry Hennig by DQ 
- Bull Bullinski beat Paul Perschmann


Denver, Colorado:
- In a Lumberjack match, Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke beat Larry Hennig & Jos Leduc 
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum
- Peter Maivia beat Frank Hill 
- in a Judo Jacket Match, Peter Maivia beat Kim Duk


Tallahassee, Florida:
- Ernie Ladd beat Dusty Rhodes to win the Florida heavyweight title 


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Superstar Billy Graham beat WWWF Champion Bob Backlund by countout
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Angelo Mosca
- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens by countout 
- Super Destroyer & Lord Alfred Hayes drew Billy Red Lyons & Dewey Robertson


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel went to a 60 minute draw with Jim Brunzell
- Jerry Blackwell & Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat the Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke
- Sheik Adnan beat Tito Santana by countout
- Greg Gagne beat Puppy Dog Peloquin 
- Brad Rheingans beat Laurent Soucie


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- In a non-title match, David Shults beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- In a non-Title match, Great Gama beat Mid Heavyweight Champion Davey Boy Smith
- Danny Davis & Ken Wayne beat Bruce Hart & Keith Hart by DQ 
- Bad News Allen beat Duke Kono


New Orleans, Louisiana:
- Butch Reed defeated Junkyard Dog for the Mid South North American Heavyweight Title 

San Francisco, California:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Wahoo McDaniel by DQ
- Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell by DQ 
- Jim Brunzell & Greg Gagne & Rick Martel beat Ken Patera & Bobby Heenan & Jerry Blackwell


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Sid Vicious defeated Jerry Lawler by forfeit for the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title 


WCW Bash at the Beach: Huntington Beach, California:
- WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Big Van Vader in a steel cage match
- WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat defeated The Nasty Boys and Bobby Eaton & Steven Regal in a Triangle match
- Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair in a Lifeguard Lumberjack match 
- United States Champion Sting defeated Meng