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Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/23): Great American Bash 1989



Waterloo, Iowa:
- Bronko Nagurski beat George Vassell


Chattanooga, Tennessee:
- Sputnik Monroe and Tommy Gilbert defeated Ron and Don Wright for the Tennessee Tag Team Titles

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Rufus R. Jones & Luis Martinez defeated Scandor Akbar & Oki Shikina
- Roger Kirby fought Danny Little Bear to a no contest 
- in a Texas Death Match; Bob Geigel defeated Harley Race


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Hercules Cortez by DQ (Driving back to Minneapolis after this match, Cortez was killed in a car accident. At the time, Cortez was half of the AWA tag team champions)
- Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Bull Bullinski
- Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
- Billy Robinson beat Big K 
- Don Muraco beat Moose Morowski


Los Angeles, California:
- The Destroyer defeated Dick The Bruiser to win the WWA World Title 


Chicago, Illinois:
- Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum beat Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher to win the AWA tag team titles
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Wilbur Snyder
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke via DQ
- Ox Baker beat Jos LeDuc 
- Pepper Gomez beat Buddy Wolff


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Mr. Wrestling II defeated Dick Slater to win the Georgia Title 


Fort Worth, Texas:
- NWA World Champion Harley Race beat Kevin Von Erich
- Harley Race wrestled David Von Erich to a draw


Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Wahoo McDaniel
- Mad Dog Vachon & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Jerry Blackwell & Ken Patera & Sheik Adnan
- Dick the Bruiser beat Blackjack Lanza
- Mr. Saito beat Buck Zumhofe
- David Shults beat Baron Von Raschke (sub Rick Martel) 
- Bill White drew Brad Rheingans


WWF MTV special The Brawl to End it All: Madison Square Garden:
- Wendi Richter defeated The Fabulous Moolah to win the WWF Women's Title 
- WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Greg Valentine

Fort Worth, Texas:
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Gino Hernandez to retain the title


WCW Great American Bash: Baltimore, Maryland:
- Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey co-won a 2-ring $50,000 battle royal
- Brian Pillman pinned Bill Irwin 
- Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace 
- Jim Cornette defeated Paul E. Dangerously in a tuxedo match 
- Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated Kevin Sullivan & Mike Rotunda in a Texas Tornado match
- NWA Television Champion Sting defeated The Great Muta 
- NWA United States Champion Lex Luger defeated Ricky Steamboat via DQ
- Ric Flair defeating Terry Funk to retain the NWA World Title


Inglewood, California:
- Richard Morton pinned Black Bart
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Johnny B. Badd to a draw
- Tom Zenk pinned the Diamond Studd
- WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Bobby Eaton
- Dick Murodch & Dick Slater defeated PN News & Big Josh
- Ron Simmons pinned Terrance Taylor
- El Gigante fought the One Man Gang to a double disqualification
- Barry Windham pinned the Yellow Dog
- Sting pinned Nikita Koloff


Tupelo, Mississippi:
- Jean Paul Levesque (Triple H) pinned Erik Watts 
- Brian Pillman (sub. for Dustin Rhodes) pinned Bunkhouse Buck
- Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma
- WCW US Champion Steve Austin pinned Johnny B. Badd
- WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Larry Zbyzsko
- Sting pinned Ric Flair

Chilhowie, Virginia:
- SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy defeated Kendo the Samurai
- Tracy Smothers defeated Killer Kyle & Jim Cornette in a handicap match
- Chris Jericho & Lance Storm defeated Bart & Brad Batten
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Killer Kyle & SMW Tag Team Champion Chris Candido
- SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy won a pole battle royal; after the bout


WWE Fully Loaded: Dallas, Texas:
- Lita, Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Test, Albert, & Trish Stratus 
- Tazz defeated Al Snow 
- Perry Saturn (w/ Terri) pinned WWF European Champion Eddie Guerrero (w/ Chyna) to win the title 
- The Acolytes defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Edge & Christian via disqualification 
- WWF IC Champion Val Venis (w/ Trish Stratus) pinned Rikishi in a steel cage match 
- The Undertaker pinned Kurt Angle 
- Triple H (w/ Stephanie McMahon) defeated Chris Jericho in a Last Man Standing Match 
- The Rock defeated Chris Benoit to retain the WWF World Title