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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/08): WCW Road Wild 1998



- Red & Lou Bastien defeated Al Costello & Roy Heffernan for the U.S. Tag Team Title


Bloomington, Minnesota
- In a Cage Match, Verne Gagne beat Gene Kiniski to regain AWA title  
- Hard Boiled Haggerty & Bob Geigel beat Wilbur Snyder & Dale Lewis 
- Tiny Mills beat Tony Baillargeon


Amarillo, Texas:
- Verne Gagne beat Fritz Von Erich in 2 out of 3 falls to regain AWA Title
- Dory Funk Sr & Dory Funk Jr beat Sputnik Monroe & Tokyo Tom on a 2nd fall DQ


Tampa, Florida:
- NWA Champion Dory Funk Jr beat Buddy Colt
- Jack Brisco beat Ray Stevens 
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Ron Fuller


Columbus, Georgia:
- In a two out of three falls, hair vs. title match: Bobby Duncum won the Columbus Heavyweight Title from Bill Dromo


Green Bay, Wisconsin:
- In a non title match: The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura


Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Roddy Piper for the NWA United States Heavyweight Title


Richmond, Virginia:
- Bill Dundee defeated Denny Brown
- NWA Tag Team Champion Dennis Condrey defeated Mark Fleming
- Buddy Landell defeated the Italian Stallion
- Dick Murdoch defeated Krusher Kruschev
- Ron Garvin defeated Pez Whatley
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Dennis Condrey
- NWA Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton defeated the Warlord
- Magnum TA fought Nikita Koloff to a no contest

St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Joe Lightfoot & Billy Two Eagles defeated Moondog Moretti & Earthquake Ferris
- DJ Peterson defeated Bob Brown
- Rufus R. Jones defeated Butch Reed
- NWA World Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Ric Flair


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
- Denny Brown defeated Jimmy Jackson
- The Italian Stallion & Nelson Royal defeated Thunderfoot #2 & Gladiator #1
- Sean Royal defeated Kendall Windham
- Jimmy Valiant & NWA Jr. Heavyweight Champion Lazertron defeated the MOD Squad
- Ron Garvin defeated Thunderfoot #1
- Jimmy Garvin defeated Manny Fernandez
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson
- Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger via disqualification


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Little Coco beat Sonny Boy Cattrell
- Gary Young beat Max Pain
- Brickhouse Brown beat Shawn Baxter
- Downtown Bruno & Sylvia beat Candi Divine & Little Coco
- Phil Hickerson beat Cat Garrett
- CWA Tag Champs Billy Joe Travis & Scott Steiner beat The Rock-n-Roll RPMs
- Austin Idol beat AWA Champion Jerry Lawler dq
- Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden beat Bill Dundee & Jeff Jarrett


Myrtle Beach, South Carolina:
- Big Josh pinned Badstreet
- Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong
- Tom Zenk pinned the Diamond Studd 
- PN News pinned Black Bart
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Bobby Eaton to a draw
- Richard Morton pinned Robert Gibson
- Sting fought Nikita Koloff to a double count-out


SMW Fire on the Mountain: Johnson City, Tennessee:
- Danny Davis beat Joe Cazana
- Dutch Mantel beat Hector Guerrero
- Killer Kyle beat Dixie Dynamite
- Tim Horner defeated Buddy Landell in an “I Quit” match
- Ronnie Garvin defeated Paul Orndorff by reverse decision in a “Piledriver” match
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Jimmy Golden & Robert Fuller 
- Bobby & Jackie Fulton defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard in a barbed wire steel cage match to win the titles  
- The Dirty White Boy (w/ Ron Wright) pinned SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee to win the title 

Chicago, Illinois:
- Johnny B. Badd defeated Scotty Flamingo (sub. for Terrence Taylor)
- Cactus Jack (sub. for Dan Spivey) defeated Michael Hayes
- Dustin Rhodes (sub. for Marcus Alexander Bagwell) defeated Greg Valentine
- Dick Slater & Super Invader (sub. for the Barbarian) defeated Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk
- Jake Roberts defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Ricky Steamboat & Nikita Koloff
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons (sub. for Sting) defeated Big Van Vader via disqualification


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Tito Santana defeated Don Muraco for the ECW Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Dutch Mantel defeated Jerry Lawler for the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title
- Steven Dunn & Flash Flanagan defeated PG-13 for the USWA Tag Team Titles


WCW Road Wild: Sturgis, South Dakota:
- Meng defeated The Barbarian (with Jimmy Hart)
- The Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge) defeated Dancing Fools (Disco Inferno and Alex Wright) (with Tokyo Magnum)
- Saturn defeated Raven (with Lodi) and Kanyon in a Raven's Rules match
- Rey Misterio, Jr. defeated Psychosis
- Stevie Ray defeated Chavo Guerrero retain the WCW World Television Championship
- Steve McMichael defeated Brian Adams (with Vincent)
- Juventud Guerrera defeated Chris Jericho to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title 
- Bill Goldberg won a nine man battle royal
- Diamond Dallas Page & Jay Leno defeated Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff


NJPW G1 Climax: Yokohama, Japan:
- Chase Owens pinned Tomoyuki Oka
- Zack Sabre Jr. & Desperado beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Shota Umino 
- Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi beat Yuji Nagata & Katsuya Kitamura
- Hirooki Goto & Tomohiro Ishii & Yoshi-Hashi beat Togi Makabe & Kota Ibushi & Hirai Kawato 
- Hiroshi Tanahashi & Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay beat Tetsuya Naito & Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi
- Tama Tonga pinned Satoshi Kojima 
- Juice Robinson pinned Toru Yano 
- Michael Elgin pinned Evil
- Kenny Omega pinned Seiya Sanada
- Kazuchika Okada drew Minoru Suzuki