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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/21): Dusty Rhodes wins his first NWA World title

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1941

Kansas City, Kansas:  
- Dorv Roche beat Bobby Bruns in 2 of 3 falls
- Steve Brody defeated Ed White in 2 of 3 falls
- Ray Eckert beat Earl Wampler 
- Benny Rosen defeated Carl Von Herbert 

1947

Kansas City, Kansas: 
- Orville Brown beat Cardiff Giant 2 falls to 1 to retain the MWA Title
- Warren Bockwinkel beat Wally Dusek 2 falls to 1
- Tug Carlson drew Jay Steele 
- Sockeye Jack McDonald beat Sailor Fred Blassie

1962

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Verne Gagne beat Mr. M to regain AWA Title and unmasked Mr. M as Bill Miller
- Moose Evans & Tiny Mills beat Ilio Dipaolo & Joe Scarpello
- Bob Geigel drew Doug Gilbert 
- Jack Lanza beat Bill Wright

1965

St. Paul, Minnesota: (outdoor stadium show)
- The Crusher defeated Mad Dog Vachon for the AWA World Heavyweight Title
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Bob Ellis & Tex McKenzie in 2 of 3 falls
- Billy Red Cloud beat Chris Markoff by DQ
- Danny Hodge beat Eddie Sharkey 
- Larry Heiniemi beat Johnny Carr

1967

Augusta, Georgia:
-  In a match for the Southern Tag Team Title, Alberto Torres & Ramon Torres defeated Stan Vachon & Butcher Vachon to win the titles 

1969

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Dr. X COR
- In a Non Title Match: Flying Redheads Red Bastien & Billy Red Lyons beat Canadian Tag Team Champions Dutch Savage & Bob Brown in 2 of 3 falls
- Bill Watts beat Mad Dog Vachon
- Butcher Vachon beat Rene Goulet
- Al Tomko beat George Gadaski 
- Bob Tuck beat Golden Boy

1972

Orlando, Florida:
- Southern Champion Mr Wrestling Tim Woods beat Buddy Colt
- In a Karate legal match, Florida Champion Paul Jones beat Hiro Matsuda 
- Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Mike George & Bob Griffin

1973

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Ken Patera & Billy Robinson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens on a 3rd fall DQ
- WWWF Champion Pedro Morales double countout with Ed Francis
- Betty Niccoli & Ripper Collins beat Jean Antone & Paul Jones
- Sam Steamboat beat Hard Boiled Haggerty 
- Bill Francis beat Tony Borne by DQ

1978

Memphis, Tennessee: 
- Jerry Lawler beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Frankie Laine & Mike Bowyer
- Verne Gagne beat Eddie Sullivan
- NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Nelson Royal beat Jackie Welch 
- Bill Dundee & Dick the Bruiser & Tommy Gilbert & Wayne Ferris no contest Jos LeDuc & Jean Louie & Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant

1979

Tampa, Florida:
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Harley Race for the NWA World Heavyweight Wrestling Title 
- Steve Keirn & Jim Garvin defeated King Curtis & Killer Kahn by DQ
- Jack Brisco defeated Mystery Man
- Jerry Brisco & Mike Graham & Sweet Brown Sugar defeated Bryan St. John & Bugsy McGraw & Thor The Viking
- Manny Fernandez defeated Jim Shields
- Buzz Sawyer & Joyce Grable defeated Mike Hammer & Judy Martin
- Vicki Williams defeated Leilani Kai

1981

Denver, Colorado:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
- Ray Stevens beat Baron Von Raschke
- Hulk Hogan beat Pat Patterson by countout
- Brad Rheingans beat Jerry Blackwell 
- Tito Santana beat Sheik Adnan

1982

St. Petersburg, Florida:
- In a Barbed Wire match: Dusty Rhodes & Terry Funk beat Kendo Nagasaki & King Tonga
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Sweet Brown Sugar
- Butch Reed & Barry Windham & Jerry Lawler beat Bruiser Brody & John Studd & Dory Funk Jr. by DQ
- Jim Garvin beat Mike Graham by DQ
- Kamala beat Terry Allen 
- Kevin Sullivan beat Derek Draper

1983

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- In an Algerian Death Match: Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell
- Hulk Hogan no contest David Shultz
- Greg Gagne beat Bill White
- Jim Brunzell beat Sheik Adnan
- Mr. Saito beat Steve Olsonoski (sub Rick Martel) 
- Baron Von Raschke beat Blackjack Lanza

1986

Cincinnati, Ohio:
- Steve Regal defeated Denny Brown
- Krusher Kruschev defeated the Italian Stallion
- Ivan Koloff defeated the Warlord
- Jimmy Garvin defeated Todd Champion
- Ron Garvin defeated NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson fought NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Ole Anderson to a draw
- National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Wahoo McDaniel
- Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey defeated Dusty Rhodes & Magnum TA via disqualification

1987

Kansas City, Kansas:
- AWA Champion Curt Hennig beat DJ Peterson
- Bob Geigel & Mike George ddq Rip Rogers & Abdullah
- Steve Ray beat Steve Estes
- Pork Chop Cash drew Jay Strongbow Jr
- Brad Batten & Bart Batten beat Bobby Jaggers & Sam Cody
- Rip Rogers beat TC Carter
- Rufus Jones ddq Earthquake Ferris
- Vinnie Valentino beat Ric McCord

Charleston, West Virginia:
- Mark Fleming pinned Cougar Jay
- Teijo Khan defated Keith Patterson
- Colt Steele defeated Ricky Nelson
- Sean Royal defeated Denny Brown
- UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham pinned Ivan Koloff
- NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated the Barbarian
- Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger via disqualification
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard

1988

Cincinnatti, Ohio:
- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner
- Sting pinned Al Perez
- Steve Williams pinned the Russian Assassin
- NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong (sub. for Robert Gibson)
- NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out
- The Road Warriors defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification
- Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

1990

Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Buddy Landell pinned Star Blazer 
- Norman pinned Dutch Mantel 
- Terry Taylor defeated Mark Callous via disqualification after being thrown over the top 
- The Junkyard Dog pinned Dr. X 
- Brian Pillman & Terry Taylor defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match
- NWA World Champion Sting, NWA US Champion Lex Luger, & Paul Orndorff defeated Ric Flair, Sid Vicious, & Buddy Landell (sub. for NWA 
  TV Champion Arn Anderson) 

1992

Tokyo, Japan:
- Jackie Fulton pinned Izmida 
- Angel pinned Masao Inoue 
- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Ogawa & Mitsuo Momota 
- The Giant Baba, Kimura, & Mighty Inoue defeated Okuma, Eigen, & Fuchi 
- Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Stan Hansen & Dan Spivey defeated Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat 
- Jumbo Tsuruta & Taue defeated Kobashi & the Patriot 
- Mitsuhara Misawa, Kawada, & Kikuchi defeated Slinger, WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy 

Shreveport, Louisiana:
- The Barbarian & Super Invader defeated Tom Zenk & Brian Pillman
- The Big Cat defeated Vinnie Vegas via disqualification
- The Junkyard Dog pinned Diamond Dallas Page
- Ricky Steamboat fought WCW TV Champion Steve Austin to a time-limit draw
- Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Greg Valentine & Dick Slater
- WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Nikita Koloff
- Sting defeated Jake Roberts via disqualification
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned Big Van Vader

1993

Jacksonville, Florida:
- Erik Watts defeated Chris Benoit
- The Equalizer defeated Frankie Lancaster
- Charlie Norris defeated Bobby Eaton
- The Nasty Boys defeated 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell
- Rick Rude defeated Dustin Rhodes in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match
- Sting & Davey Boy Smith defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader & Sid Vicious
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff

1994

Colorado Springs, Colorado:
Lash defeated Brad Armstrong
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Larry Zbyzsko
Terry Taylor defeated Jean Paul Levesque
Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson
Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck defeated Chavo & Mando Guerrero
Ricky Steamboat defeated Ric Flair

1997

WCW Clash of the Champions: Nashville, Tennessee (final Clash ever held)
- Steve McMichael defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the WCW United States Title 
- Raven pinned Stevie Richards in a No DQ match
- Alex Wright pinned WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon to win the title 
- WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho pinned Eddie Guerrero
- Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo), Silver King, Villano IV & V defeated Juventud Guerrera, Super Calo, Hector Garza, & Lizmark Jr. 
- Ric Flair & Curt Hennig defeated Konnan & Syxx
- WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Eddie Guerrero 
- WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Randy Savage (subbing for Kevin Nash) defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Lex Luger 

2002

Nashville, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lynn defeated defending champion Low Ki and AJ Styles in a ladder match to win the TNA X Division Title 

2004

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Christopher Daniels won a four-way match over champion Joey Matthews, AJ Styles and Chris Sabin to win the 3PW Championship

2005

WWE SummerSlam: Washington, DC: 
- Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan to win the US Title
- Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero in a ladder match
- Kurt Angle defeated Eugene (w/ Christy Hemme) in a No Time Limit match
- Randy Orton defeated the Undertaker
- World Champion Batista defeated JBL in a no holds barred match 
- WWE Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho
- Hulk Hogan defeated Shawn Michaels