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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/18): WWE SummerSlam 2013

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1935 

Waterloo, Iowa:
- Louis Thesz beat Sol Slagel

1944 

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

1949 

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

1951

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

1960 

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

1961 

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

1966

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

1970 

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

1971 

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

1973 

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

1978 

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

1979

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 

1982 

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

1983

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

1984

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

1985

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)

1988 

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

1989

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

1990 

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

1991 

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

1993 

WCW Clash of the Champions: Daytona Beach, Florida:
- Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW World Television Champion Paul Orndorff to win the title
- Arn Anderson and Paul Roma defeated NWA and WCW World Tag Team Champions Steve Austin and Lord Steven Regal (subbing for the injured
Brian Pillman) (with Sir William) to win the titles 
- Big Van Vader defeated Davey Boy Smith to retain the WCW World Title

1994 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Super Vader defeats Nobuhiko Takada in the finals of the Best of the World Tournament to win the UWFI Heavyweight Title

1996 

WWF SummerSlam: Cleveland, Ohio:
- Mankind defeated The Undertaker in a Boiler Room Brawl 
- WWF Champion Shawn Michaels (with Jose Lothario) defeated Vader (with Jim Cornette) to retain the title
- WWF Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns (Billy and Bart (with Sunny)) defeated The Bodydonnas (Skip and Zip), The Godwinns (Henry and Phineas (with Hillbilly Jim)) and The New Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Leif Cassidy) in a Fatal Four-Way Elimination match to retain the title

2011 

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

2013 

WWE SummerSlam: Los Angeles, California:
- Brock Lesnar defeated CM Punk in a No DQ Match
- Daniel Bryan defeated John Cena in a match for the WWE Title 
- Randy Orton cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase and defeated Daniel Bryan to win the WWE Title