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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/07): Kurt Angle wins TNA title at Hardcore Justice 2011



Kansas City, Kansas:

- Orville Brown beat Carl Von Herbert 2 falls to 0

- Bobby Bruns beat Benny Rosen 2 falls to 0

- Steve Brody and Earl Wampler went to a 30 minute draw 

- Jack Hader beat Abe Friedman 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Larry Hennig & Harley Race defeated Crusher & Verne Gagne for the AWA World Tag Team Titles

- Danny Hodge beat Rene Goulet

- Tex McKenzie beat Kurt von Brauner 

- Chris Markoff beat Larry Hennig


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Tarzan Tyler defeated The Viking

- Dick Murdoch fought Ernie Ladd to a draw 

- Danny Little Bear & Big Luke defeated K.O. Cox & Stan the Mad Russian in three falls 


St. Louis, Missouri:

- NWA Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Ric Flair in 2 out of 3 falls

- Jack Brisco double DQ Ken Patera

- Rocky Johnson draw David Von Erich

- Kerry Von Erich and Dick the Bruiser defeated Von Raschke and Dick Murdoch 

- Pat O’Connor defeated Bobby Jaggers

- Bobo Brazil defeated Gene Lewis via DQ

- Buzz Tyler and J.J. Dillon defeated Bob Sweetan and Ron Sexton


Denver, Colorado:

- Hulk Hogan beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ

- Rick Martel beat Greg Gagne


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Moondog Moretti defeated John Paul Demann

- DJ Peterson defeated Mike George

- Joe Lightfoot & Billy Two Eagles defeated the Masked Ape Man & Bob Owens

- Sam Houston vs. Buddy Landell

- Giant Baba & Hiroshi Wajima defeated JR Hogg & Earthquake Ferris

- Rufus R. Jones defeated Butch Reed

- NWA World Champion Dusty Rhodes pinned Ric Flair 


St. Louis, Missouri:

- Sting fought Rick Steiner to a draw

- Ron Simmons defeated Ivan Koloff

- Terry Gordy defeated Black Bart

- NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Ron & Jimmy Garvin via disqualification

- NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out

- Barry Windham defeated Big Bubba

- Dusty Rhodes & Steve Williams defeated Dick Murdoch & Eddie Gilbert in a bunkhouse match

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Michael Hayes


Kansas City, Missouri:

- Rick Steiner fought Larry Zbyzsko to a draw 

- Al Perez defeated JR Hogg 

- Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan 

- Ron Garvin defeated Kendall Windham 

- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification 

- Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification 

- Steve Williams defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson via count-out

- The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match

- Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger & Dick Murdoch defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson in a steel cage match


Castlewood, Virginia:

- Mike Sampson pinned The Demon

- Dixie Dynamite pinned Killer Kyle

- Tim Horner pinned Buddy Landel

- Robert Gibson pinned Jimmy Golden

- SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee pinned Dirty White Boy

- Bobby & Jackie Fulton defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard via disqualification

Nagoya, Japan:

- Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Koji Kanemoto & Hiroyoshi Yamamoto

- Arn Anderson defeated Black Cat

- Jushin Liger & El Samurai defeated Pegasus Kid & Norio Honaga

- Shiro Koshinaka & Kengo Kimura defeated Masahiro Chono & Takayuki Iizuka

- The Great Muta & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Terry Taylor & Barry Windham

- Masa Saito & Riki Choshu defeated Bam Bam Bigelow & Tony Halme

- NWA World Championship Tournament Opening Round: Terry Taylor defeated Hiroshi Hase via forfeit

- NWA World Championship Tournament Opening Round: Kensuke Sasaki pinned Jim Neidhart 

- NWA World Championship Tournament Opening Round: Shinya Hashimoto pinned the Barbarian 

- NWA World Championship Tournament Opening Round: WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Super Strong Machine 


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

- Eddie Gilbert & The Dark Patriot defeated The Super Destroyers in a tournament final for the ECW Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Steven Dunn beat Gorgeous George III

- Brian Lee beat Axl Rotten

- Bill Dundee beat Pat Tanaka

- Tommy Rich & Doug Gilbert beat Tracy Smothers & Robert Gibson

- Billy Jack Haynes beat Brad Armstrong to win the USWA Title

- Frank Morrell & Randy Hales beat Jim Cornette & Mark Curtis

- The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey) beat PG-13 to win the USWA Tag Team Titles

- USWA Unified World Champ Jerry Lawler beat Buddy Landel

- Jerry Lawler, Bill Dundee, PG-13, Tommy Rich, Doug Gilbert & Billy Jack Haynes beat Tracy Smothers, Robert Gibson, Gorgeous George III, Buddy Landel, Pat Tanaka & The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey) in a rage in a cage match


Los Angeles, California:

- Chris Kanyon & Diamond Dallas Page defeated The APA for the WWF World Tag Team Titles 

- Kane & The Undertaker defeated Sean O'Haire & Chuck Palumbo for the WCW World Tag Team Titles


Nashville, Tennessee:

- Ron "The Truth" Killings defeated Ken Shamrock for the NWA World Heavyweight Title 

- Low-Ki defeated AJ Styles for the NWA/TNA X Division Title


NWA Legends Fanfest: Charlotte, North Carolina:

- Phil Shatter defeated Davey Richards to win the Futures Legends Cup 

- Adam Pearce defeated Bryan Danielson to retain the NWA Championship


TNA Hardcore Justice: Orlando, Florida:

- Brian Kendrick defeated Alex Shelley and Austin Aries to retain the TNA X Division Championship

- Ms. Tessmacher and Tara defeated Mexican America (Rosita and Sarita) (with Anarquia and Hernandez) to retain the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship

- D'Angelo Dinero defeated Devon

- Winter defeated Mickie James to win the TNA Knockouts Title

- Crimson defeated Rob Van Dam (with Jerry Lynn) by disqualification

- Fortune (A.J. Styles, Christopher Daniels, and Kazarian) defeated Immortal (Abyss, Gunner, and Scott Steiner)

- Bully Ray defeated Mr. Anderson

- Kurt Angle defeated Sting to win the TNA World title