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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/27): WWF holds The Big Event in Toronto

The 1986 show drew over 61,000 fans to Exhibition Stadium.


Kansas City, Kansas:

- World Heavyweight Champion Lee Wykoff defeated Dorv Roche in 2 of 3 falls

- Nanjo Singh defeated Steve Brody

- Ray Eckert vs. Jack Hader went to a 30 minute draw


Kansas City, Kansas:

- NWA World Champion Dick Hutton defeated Otto Von Krupp 2 falls to 1

- Central States Tag Team Champions Thor Hagen and Sonny Myers defeated Emil Dusek and Red McIntyre 2 falls to 1 to retain


Denver, Colorado;

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated The Crusher

- Wilbur Snyder defeated Larry Hennig

- Mitsu Arakawa defeated Dale Lewis

- Dory Funk Jr. defeated Dan Miller


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- AWA Champion The Crusher defeated Harley Race

- Larry Hennig defeated Tex McKenzie

- Reggie Parks vs. Chris Markoff went to a draw

- Rene Goulet defeated Danny Plechas

- Eddie Sharkey defeated Gene Anderson by DQ

- Larry Heiniemi defeated Paul Caruso


Augusta, Georgia:

- Stan & Butcher Vachon defeated Alberto Torres and Ramon Torres to win the Southern Tag Team Titles


Denver, Colorado:

- The Crusher defeated Mad Dog Vachon in a cage match

- Red Bastien & Pepper Gomez & Edouard Carpentier defeated Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson & Butcher Vachon in 2 of 3 falls

- Blackjack Lanza defeated Dr. X in a no DQ, no countout match

- Paul Diamond defeated Double X

- Bull Bullinski defeated George Gadaski


St Paul, Minnesota:

- Verne Gagne vs. AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel went to a no contest

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke

- Peter Maivia defeated Kim Duk

- Billy Francis defeated Moose Morowski

- Billy Red Cloud defeated Buck Zumhofe

Tokyo, Japan:

- Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Jack Brisco to win the United National title


WWE The Big Event | Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

- The Killer Bees defeated the Funks (Jimmy Jack & Hoss aka Dory Funk Jr.)

- King Tonga vs. The Magnificent Muraco went to a time limit draw

- Ted Arcidi defeated Tony Garea

- Junkyard Dog defeated Adrian Adonis by DQ

- Dick Slater defeated Iron Mike Sharpe

- Big John Studd, King Kong Bundy and Bobby Heenan defeated Super Machine, Big Machine and Capt. Lou Albano by DQ

- Ricky Steamboat defeated Jake Roberts in a snake pit match

- Billy Jack Haynes defeated Hercules Hernandez

- The Rougeaus defeated The Dream Team (Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake)

- Harley Race pinned Pedro Morales

- WWE Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Paul Orndorff by DQ

Inglewood, California:

- Hector Guerrero pinned the Barbarian

- Jimmy Valiant defeated Shaska Whatley in a street fight

- Wahoo McDaniel pinned National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard to win the title

- Dick Murdoch fought NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson to a time limit draw

- The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev in a double Russian chain match

- Magnum TA fought NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff to a no contest

- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes via DQ


WWE SummerSlam | East Rutherford, New Jersey:

- Dino Bravo defeated Koko B. Ware

- The Brain Busters (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated The Hart Foundation

- Dusty Rhodes defeated The Honky Tonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart)

- Mr. Perfect defeated The Red Rooster

- Rick Martel (w/ Slick) and The Fabulous Rougeaus (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Tito Santana and The Rockers

- The Ultimate Warrior defeated Rick Rude (with Bobby Heenan) to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship

- Jim Duggan & Demolition defeated Andre the Giant & The Twin Towers (w/ Bobby Heenan and Slick)

- Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Hercules

- Ted DiBiase (w/ Virgil) defeated Jimmy Snuka by countout

- Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Miss Elizabeth) defeated Randy Savage & Zeus (w/ Sensational Sherri)


Osaka, Japan:

- Dan Spivey & Angel defeated Bobby & Jackie Fulton

- The Patriot defeated Tommy Rogers

- The Giant Baba & Mighty Inoue defeated Motoshi Okuma & Haruka Eigen

- Kawada & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi defeated Ogawa & Taue

- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated UWA Tag Team Champions Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat

- Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Mitsuharu Misawa & Kobashi defeated Jumbo Tsuruta & Masa Fuchi

Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Van Hammer, Johnny B. Badd & Tom Zenk defeated Cactus Jack, Scotty Flamingo & the Super Invader

- Erik Watts defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker

- The Junkyard Dog defeated  Diamond Dallas Page

- Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine

- The Barbarian defeated Brian Pillman

- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton

- Sting defeated Jake Roberts via disqualification

- WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Nikita Koloff

- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated Big Van Vader


Mexico City, Mexico:

- Celestial defeated Super Delfin to win the UWA welterweight title


Indianapolis, Indiana:

- Shawn Michaels & Diesel defeated The Headshrinkers to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles

WCW Clash of Champions | Cedar Rapids, Iowa:

- The Nasty Boys defeated Pretty Wonderful

- Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin to win the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship

- Dusty Rhodes and Dustin Rhodes defeated Terry Funk and Bunkhouse Buck (w/ Col. Robert Parker) by DQ

- Antonio Inoki defeated Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William)

- Ric Flair (w/ Sensuous Sherri) defeated WCW Champion Hulk Hogan (w/Jimmy Hart and The Butcher) by countout


Memphis, Tennessee:

- King Cobra & Spellbinder defeated The Yellow Jacket & Gorgeous George III

- Tracy Smothers & Terry Gordy defeated Brian Christopher & Bill Dundee via DQ

- Axl Rotten & Brian Lee defeated Tommy Rich & Doug Gilbert

- PG-13 defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey)

- Brandon Baxter defeated Miss Texas

- Tracy Smothers & Terry Gordy defeated Spellbinder & King Cobra

- PG-13 defeated Brian Lee & Axl Rotten

- Bill Dundee defeated Brian Jesse James via DQ

- Brian Christopher defeated Billy Jack Haynes

- PG-13 defeated Terry Gordy & Tracey Smothers in a tournament final for the vacant USWA Tag Team Titles

Shizuoka, Japan:

- Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi defeated Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara to win the IWGP Tag Team Titles


Tokyo, Japana:

- Kendo Ka Shin defeated Koji Kanemoto to win the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title


Las Cruces, New Mexico:

- Kevin Nash defeated Booker T for the WCW World Heavyweight Title