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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/18): Bryan vs. Cena, Lesnar vs. Punk at SummerSlam 2013



Waterloo, Iowa:
- Louis Thesz beat Sol Slagel


Houston, Texas:
- Lou Thesz defeated Ernie Dusek to win the Texas Heavyweight Championship 


Toledo, Ohio:
- Dave Levin defeated George Bollas for the Jack Pfeffer-promoted World Heavyweight Title


Portland, Oregon:
- Frenchy Roy defeated Dale Haddock to win the Pacific Coast Junior Heavyweight Title


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Ilio DiPaolo and Whipper Billy Watson defeated Doc and Mike Gallagher to win the NWA Canadian Open Tag Team Titles


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- In a Texas Death match: AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Hard Boiled Haggerty 
- Mr. M beat Roy McClarty 
- Gene Kiniski beat Tiny Mills


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Pat O’Connor defeated Carlos Colon
- Sonny Myers defeated Bulldog Plechas
- Bob Brown defeated Jack Donovan 
- Bob Geigel defeated The Viking in three falls


Macon, Georgia:
- Bill Dromo and Alberto Torres defeated Buddy Colt and Karl Von Stroheim for the NWA Macon Tag Team Titles


Mobile, Alabama:
- Rip Tyler defeated Ken Lucas in the finals of a 17-man tag team match to win the vacant City of Mobile Heavyweight Title


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel beat Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff in 2 of 3 falls
- Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson by DQ
- Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Larry Heiniemi drew Geoff Portz
- Greg Gagne beat Vic Rossitani 
- Ric Flair beat Billy Red Cloud


Kagoshima, Japan:
- Mil Máscaras defeated The Destroyer to win the AJPW PWF United States Heavyweight Title

Knoxville, Tennessee:
- The Mongolian Stomper won the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title by defeating Robert Fuller


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- World Cup Champion Dara Singh defeated Brute Bernard
- Tiger Jeet Singh defeated Sgt Jacques Goulet
- Vassan Singh and Prince Mann Singh beat Bob Marcus and European champion Sid Harding in 2 out of 3 falls
- Rhandawa defeated British champion Klondike Jake 


Shreveport, Louisiana:
- Mike Sharpe defeated Killer Khan for the Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight Title 


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon by DQ
- AWA Tag Team Champions Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell beat Baron Von Raschke & Wahoo McDaniel
- Hulk Hogan beat Mr. Saito by DQ
- Jim Brunzell no contest David Shults
- Greg Gagne beat Blackjack Lanza 
- Rick Martel beat Bill White


Portland, Oregon:
- Tom Prichard and Brett Sawyer won the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles from defeating Mr. Ebony (Tom Jones) and Mike Miller


Chicago, Illinois:
- In a Boot Camp match: Sgt. Slaughter & Greg Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens 
- NWA Champion Ric Flair beat Billy Robinson
- Fabulous Freebirds; Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts beat Rick Martel & Jerry Blackwell & Larry Hennig by DQ
- Brad Rheingans beat Boris Zhukov by DQ
- Bill Irwin beat Baron Von Raschke
- Steve Regal beat Buck Zumhofe
- Curt Hennig drew Larry Zbyszko 
- Scott Irwin beat Rob Rechsteiner (Rick Steiner)


Norfolk, Virginia:
- Bill Dundee defeated the Italian Stallion
- Buddy Landell defeated Sam Houston
- The Warlord defeated Thunderfoot
- Dick Murdoch & Don Kernodle defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev
- NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff defeated Wahoo McDaniel
- Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson, & Ole Anderson


Raleigh, North Carolina:
- The Russian Assassin defeated the Italian Stallion
- Brad Armstrong defeated Ivan Koloff
- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders
- Sting defeated Al Perez
- Ricky Morton defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification
- The Road Warriors defeated Rick Steiner & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo
- NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson to a double disqualification
- Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada:
- Leo Burke defeated Rip Rogers for the Grand Prix Wrestling International Heavyweight Title 


Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Bill Irwin & Al Greene defeated the Ding Dongs
- Ron Simmons defeated Brad Anderson
- Brian Pillman pinned Norman
- Steve Williams defeated Mike Rotunda via count-out
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan
- NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
- Sting fought the Great Muta to a 20-minute draw
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Tommy Rich
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Terry Funk
- The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Sumo Hara (Tatsumi Kitahara) and Benkei (Kensuke) Sasaki defeated Bob and Kerry Brown for the Stampede International Tag Team Titles 

Dallas, Texas:
- Eric Embry defeated P.Y. Chu-Hi to win the USWA Texas Heavyweight Title


Wall, New Jersey: (Last AWA Verne Gagne promoted event)
- Brian Blair beat AWA Champion Larry Zbyszko by DQ
- Ken Patera double count out Ivan Koloff 
- Wahoo McDaniel beat Manny Fernandez count out

Hartwell, Georgia:
- Tom Zenk pinned Zan Panzer
- Brad Armstrong pinned Dr. X
- The Star Blazer pinned Barry Horowitz
- Norman pinned Dutch Mantell
- Paul Orndorff pinned Mark Callous
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Doom in a non-title match

St. Petersburg, Florida:
- Stan Hansen pinned Tommy Rich 
- Mike Rotundo pinned the Iron Sheik
- Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- Brian Pillman pinned Buddy Landell
- NWA World Champion Sting pinned Ric Flair
- El Gigante, the Junkyard Dog, & NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair (sub. for Barry Windham), Sid Vicious, & Arn Anderson


Monterrey, Mexico:
- Cien Caras defeats Konnan for the CMLL World Heavyweight Title 


WCW Clash of the Champions: Daytona Beach, Florida:
- Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce defeated Keith & Kent Cole
- Arn Anderson & Paul Roma defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin (w/ an injured WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman) & 
  Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) (sub. for WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman) to win the titles 
- 2 Cold Scorpio pinned Bobby Eaton (sub. for Lord Steven Regal) 
- Johnny B. Badd pinned Maxx Payne 
- Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff to win the title 
- Sting & NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated the Colossol Kongs (w/ Harley Race) 
- Dustin Rhodes & Road Warrior Hawk (mystery partner) (w/ Road Warrior Animal) defeated Rick Rude & the Equalizer 
- WCW World Champion Big Van Vader (w/ Harley Race) pinned Davey Boy Smith 


Tokyo, Japan:
- Bad News Allen defeated Hiromitsu Kanehara
- Yoshihiro Takayama defeated Mark Silver
- Kazushi Sakuraba & Masahito Kakihara defeated Billy Scott & Jean Lydick
- Salman Hashimikov defeated Yuko Miyato
- Kazuo Yamazaki defeated Tatsuo Nakano
- Yoji Anjyo & Naoki Sano defeated Vladimir Berkovich & Victor Zangiev
- Gary Albright defeated Kiyoshi Tamura
- Best in the World 94 Tournament Finals: Super Vader defeated UWFI Heavyweight Champion Nobuhiko Takada to win the title 

Houston, Texas:
- Terry Taylor pinned Jean Paul Levesque 
- Harlem Heat Kane defeated Brad Armstrong
- Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson via disqualification 
- Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck defeated Chavo & Mando Guerrero 
- WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal pinned Larry Zbyzsko 
- WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Ricky Steamboat 
- Sting pinned Ric Flair 

Beaumont, Texas:
- Terry Taylor defeated Jean Paul Levesque
- Lash (Harlem Heat) defeated Brad Armstrong
- Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson via disqualification
- Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck defeated Chavo & Mando Guerrero
- WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Larry Zbyzsko
- WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Ricky Steamboat
- Sting defeated Ric Flair


WWF SummerSlam: Cleveland, Ohio:
- Owen Hart defeated Savio Vega 
- WWF Tag Team Champions the Smoking Gunns (w/ Sunny) defeated Marty Jannetty & Leif Cassidy, Henry & Phinneas Godwinn (w/ Hillbilly 
  Jim), and Skip & Zip in an elimination match 
- Psycho Sid pinned Davey Boy Smith 
- Goldust (w/ Marlena) pinned Marc Mero (w/ Sable) 
- Jerry Lawler pinned Jake Roberts 
- Mankind defeated the Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) in a Boiler Room Brawl match 
- WWF World Champion Shawn Michaels (w/ Jose Lothario) pinned Vader (w/ Jim Cornette)


TNA Impact: Orlando, Florida:
- Mexican American defeated Beer Money to win the TNA Tag Team Titles


WWE SummerSlam: Los Angeles, California:
- Rob Van Dam (with Big Show and Mark Henry) defeated Dean Ambrose (with Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns) by disqualification to retain the WWE United States Championship
- Bray Wyatt (with Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) defeated Kane in a Ring of Fire match
- Cody Rhodes defeated Damien Sandow
- Alberto Del Rio defeated Christian to retain the World Heavyweight Championship
- Natalya (with Naomi and Cameron) defeated Brie Bella (with Nikki Bella and Eva Marie) 
- Dolph Ziggler and Kaitlyn defeated Big E Langston and AJ Lee
- Brock Lesnar defeated CM Punk in a No DQ Match
- Daniel Bryan defeated John Cena to win the WWE Title 
- Randy Orton cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase and defeated Daniel Bryan to win the WWE Title