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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/09): Ric Flair defeats Dusty Rhodes to win NWA World title



Waterloo, Iowa:
- in a match for the Iowa Heavyweight title, Earl Wampler (champion) wrestled Alphonse Bisignano to a no contest 
- Bull Martin beat Frank (Bull) Topas 
- Hal Rumberg drew with Albert Mills


Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Jack Dillinger
- Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Flying Redheads Red Bastien & Billy Red Lyons
- Wilbur Snyder beat Frank Dillinger
- Dr X beat Moose Cholak 
- Bill Watts beat Big K


Miami, Florida;
- NWA Champion Dory Funk Jr beat Bob Orton
- Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Jack Brisco & Ron Fuller
- Buddy Colt beat Louie Tillet 
- Mike Graham beat Taurus


WWF Showdown at Shea: Flushing, New York:
- Andre the Giant defeated Hulk Hogan
- Tony Atlas defeated Intercontinental Champion Ken Patera via countout
- Bob Backlund & Pedro Morales defeated The Samoans (Afa & Sika) to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles (because Backlund was already the WWF World Heavyweight Champion, he and Morales were forced to vacate the belts)
- Bruno Sammartino defeated Larry Zbyszko in a steel cage match


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Sheik Adnan beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
- In a non title match, Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell
- Jerry Blackwell wrestled to a no contest with Brad Rheingans
- Billy Robinson beat Ed Boulder (Brutus Beefcake) 
- Hulk Hogan beat Terry Scholes & Nacho Berrera & Chuck Greenlee


Salt Lake City, Utah:
- In a Boot Camp Match; Sgt. Slaughter & Greg Gagne beat Larry Zbyszko & Nick Bockwinkel
- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Michael Hayes
- Terry Gordy beat Baron Von Raschke
- Boris Zhukov beat Steve O
- Buck Zumhofe beat Ray Stevens by DQ 
- Steve O drew Billy Robinson


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Cousin Junior defeated Bob Owens
- Rick McCord defeated Ron Powers
- National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Sam Houston
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Jimmy Garvin in an Indian strap match
- Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes for the NWA World Heavyweight Wrestling Title 
- Magnum TA, Dick Murdoch, & Baby Doll defeated Jim Cornette, NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey in a steel cage match


Asheville, North Carolina:
- Rocky King defeated John Savage
- Sean Royal defeated NWA Jr. Heavyweight Champion Lazertron
- Manny Fernandez defeated Colt Steele
- The MOD Squad defeated Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion
- UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham defeated Arn Anderson
- NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Nikita Koloff
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title Best 2 out of 3 falls match

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Denny Brown defeated George South
- Ron Simmons defeated Teijo Khan
- Barry Windham defeated Dick Murdoch
- NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts to a 20-minute time-limit draw
- Steve Williams defeated Big Bubba
- Nikita Koloff fought Ivan Koloff to a draw
- Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger via disqualification
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Ron Garvin via disqualification


Charlotte, North Carolina:
- Big Josh defeated Badstreet
- PN News defeated Johnny B. Badd
- Sam Houston pinned Black Bart
- Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong 
- Tom Zenk defeated the Diamond Studd in less than a minute
- Richard Morton defeated Robert Gibson
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Bobby Eaton to a draw
- Ron Simmons & Rick Steiner defeated Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater
- WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Barry Windham
- Nikita Koloff defeated Sting in a Russian chain match


WCW Road Wild: Sturgis, South Dakota:
- Harlem Heat defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton (w/ Vincent)
- Konnan defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. in a Mexican Death Match 
- Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) & Dean Malenko in an elimination match 
- WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright pinned Chris Jericho 
- Ric Flair pinned Syxx 
- Curt Hennig pinned Diamond Dallas Page 
- The Giant pinned Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) 
- Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification
- Hulk Hogan defeated Lex Luger to win the WCW World Heavyweight Title 


WWF Monday Night Raw:
- Kane & X-Pac defeated The Acolytes for the WWF World Tag Team Title during 

WCW Monday Nitro:
- Chris Benoit defeated David Flair for the WCW United States Title 


Brian Pillman Memorial Show: Cincinnati, Ohio:
- Chad Collyer defeated Pepper Parks, Shark Boy, and Matt Stryker in a Four Corners match to win the HWA Cruiserweight Title
- Nick Dinsmore defeated Race Steele to win the HWA Title 
- Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Edge & Christian 
- Chris Kanyon & Diamond Dallas Page in a three way match


TNA Impact:
- Angelina Love defeated Madison Rayne to win the TNA Knockouts Title