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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/24): WWE SummerSlam 2003



Kansas City, Kansas:

- MWA World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown and Les Wolfe drew 1 fall a piece

- Jimmy Coffield beat Jack Suzek in 2 out of 3 falls

- Jack Hader beat Earl Wampler

- Harold “Sonny” Myers defeated Larry Tilliman by DQ


Montreal, Quebec, Canada:

- Don Leo Jonathan defeated Yvon Robért for the Montreal Athletic Commission World Heavyweight Title


- Eddie Gossett (Graham) and Art Neilson defeated Don and Red McIntyre for the Georgia NWA World Tag Team Titles


Bridgeport, Connecticut:

- The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello and Roy Heffernan) defeated Lou and Red Bastien for the Capitol Wrestling United States Tag Team Titles

Mobile, Alabama:

- Eric Pederson defeated Joe Scarpa (Chief Jay Strongbow) to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 


Chicago, Illinois:

- Pat O'Connor is awarded the NWA United States Heavyweight Title at the annual NWA meeting (title had been vacant since Buddy Rogers won the NWA World Heavyweight Title from O'Connor on June 30)


Portland, Oregon:

- Luther Lindsay defeated Fritz Von Goering for the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Portland, Oregon:

- Tony Borne defeated Billy White Wolf to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Davenport, Iowa: 

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat The Crusher

- Billy Red Cloud beat Larry Hennig 

- Mitsu Arakawa beat Sailor Art Thomas

Memphis, Tennessee: 

- Karl and Kurt Von Brauner defeated Al Perez and Tojo Yamamoto for the Mid-America NWA World Tag Team Titles


Honolulu, Hawaii:

- Neff Maivia defeated Ripper Collins to win the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title

Nashville, Tennessee:

- Giant and Moose Evans defeated Luke Graham and Karl Von Brauner to win the Mid-America NWA World Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Johnny Walker and Tojo Yamamoto defeated The Interns for the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Amarillo, Texas:

- Lord Alfred Hayes and Ricky Starr defeated Bobby Duncum and Dick Murdoch to win the NWA Western States Tag Team Titles


Los Angeles, California:

- John Tolos defeated Victor Rivera for the NWA Americas Heavyweight Title 


Chattanooga, Tennessee;

- Ricky Gibson and Steve Kovacs won the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Titles from Chris Gallagher and Don Kent 


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

- The Crusaders (Billy Red Lyons and Dewey Robertson) defeated NWA Toronto International Tag Team Champions The Kelly Twins (Mike and Pat) to win the titles

- NWA Toronto United States Heavyweight Champion The Sheik defeated John Quinn to retain the title


Murfreesboro, Tennessee;

- Dan Morrow and Bryan Turner defeated Kory Williams and Mike Woods for the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Titles

Miami, Florida:

- Rocky Johnson and Steve Keirn defeated Dutch Mantel and Buddy Roberts 

- NWA Florida Television Champion Pedro Morales defeated Pat Patterson to retain the title

- NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion Ivan Koloff defeated Don Muraco to retain the title 

- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated WWWF Heavyweight Champion Superstar Billy Graham by disqualification to retain the title


Jacksonville, Florida:

- Wahoo McDaniel defeated The Spoiler to win the Florida NWA Southern Heavyweight Title


Augusta, Georgia:

- Killer Karl Kox defeated Bob Armstrong to win the vacant NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title

Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Dick Slater defeated The Mongolian Stomper for the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Ricky & Robert Gibson beat The Heartbreakers

- The Nightmares beat Koko Ware & Roy Rogers

- The Nightmares, Jimmy Hart, & The Heartbreakers beat Koko Ware, Roy Rogers, Plowboy Frazier, Ricky & Robert Gibson

- Dutch Mantel & Bill Dundee beat Atsushi Onita & Masa Fuchi via DQ

- Jerry Lawler defeated The Dream Machine in a No Disqualification match for the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title 

- Bugsy McGraw defeated Steve Keirn to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title


San Antonio, Texas:

- Chicky Starr defeated Eric Embry to win the Southwest Championship Wrestling Southwest Junior Heavyweight Title


Mexico City, Mexico:

- Fishman defeated Villano III to win the WWF World Light Heavyweight Title 

- El Dandy won the NWA World Welterweight Title by defeating Javier Cruz

Asheville, North Carolina:

- Bill Dundee defeated Rocky King

- Buddy Landell defeated Todd Champion

- Dennis Condrey defeated the Warlord

- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Bobby Eaton

- Ron Garvin defeated NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff

- Magnum TA, Dick Murdoch, NWA Tag Team Chapions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard, JJ Dillon, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson, & Ole Anderson

- Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba in a steel cage match


Memphis, Tennessee:

- John Paul beat Keith Roberson

- Tracy Smothers beat Lord Humongous

- The Rock-n-Roll RPMs beat Alan West & Mark Starr

- Rocky Johnson beat Big Bubba via DQ

- The Nasty Boys beat Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka

- Bill Dundee beat Big Bubba

- Mid-America Champ Jeff Jarrett beat Goliath

- Don Bass defeated Jerry Lawler for the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title

Greenville, South Carolina:

- MOD Squad Spike defeated Larry Stephens (sub. for Denny Brown)

- The Italian Stallion defeated Colt Steele (sub. for the Barbarian)

- Ivan Koloff & Manny Fernandez defeated Kendall Windham & Jimmy Valiant

- The Barbarian defeated Rocky King

- Arn Anderson & NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Barry Windham & Jimmy Garvin (stipulations stated the winners would be the #1 contenders for the NWA Tag Team Titles)

- Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger via disqualification

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Ron Garvin in a No DQ match


Raleigh, North Carolina:

- Al Greene & Bill Irwin defeated the Ding Dongs

- Ron Simmons pinned Brad Anderson

- Brian Pillman pinned Norman

- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the New Zealand Militia

- Steve Williams (sub. for Sting) defeated the Great Muta via disqualification

- NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Tommy Rich

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Terry Funk

- The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team in a steel cage match 


East Rutherford, New Jersey:

- Tom Zenk pinned Dutch Mantel 

- Brian Pillman pinned Buddy Landell 

- Big Van Vader pinned Dr. X (Randy Culley) 

- The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott) defeated NWA United States Tag Team Champions The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane) to win the titles 

- Stan Hansen pinned Terry Taylor (sub. for an injured Tommy Rich)

- Sid Vicious, Barry Windham, & Arn Anderson defeated El Gigante, Paul Orndorff, & the Junkyard Dog

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Sting pinned Ric Flair to retain the title

- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion Lex Luger defeated Mark Callous to retain the title 

- NWA World Tag Team Champions Doom (Butch Reed and Ron Simmons) defeated The Rock 'n' Roll Express (Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton) 


Tokyo, Japan:

- Mark Starr defeated Ricky Fuji for the FMW version of the AWA World Light Heavyweight Title

Jacksonville, Florida:

- Big Josh defeated Joey Maggs

- Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin

- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Johnny B. Badd to a draw

- Terrance Taylor & Richard Morton defeated Dustin Rhodes & Robert Gibson

- Tom Zenk defeated the Diamond Studd

- Rick Steiner & PN News defeated Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater

- WCW World Champion Lex Luger defeated Bobby Eaton

- Sting, El Gigante, Barry Windham, & Yellow Dog defeated Cactus Jack, Kevin Sullivan, the One Man Gang, & Arn Anderson in Wargames


Memphis, Tennessee:

- The Russian Unified Team beat Tony Falk & The Hornet

- Bare Knuckles Champ Eric Embry beat Doug Gilbert via countout

- JT Southern beat Mike Miller

- Pacific Northwest Champ Brickhouse Brown pinned Billy Joe Travis

- Miss Texas beat Lauren Davenport to win the USWA Women’s Title

- USWA Texas Champ Brian Christopher beat Eric Embry

- USWA Southern Champ Reno Riggins beat Buddy Landel via DQ

- USWA Unified World Champ Eddie Gilbert beat Chris Adams

- Bill Dundee beat Tommy Rich via DQ

- USWA Tag Team Champions Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Lawler defeated The Moondogs (Cujo and Spike) to retain the title

Sano, Japan:

- Tommy Rogers pinned Masao Inoue

- Bobby Fulton pinned Satoru Asako

- The Giant Baba, Kimura, & Mitsuo Momota defeated Eigen, Okuma, & Fuchi

- Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat defeated Mighty Inoue & Kikuchi

- Kobashi & the Patriot defeated Dan Spivey & Angel

- Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Mitsuhara Misawa & Kawada defeated Stan Hansen & Jackie Fulton

- Richard Slinger, WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Jumbo Tsuruta, Taue, & Ogawa 


WCW Clash of the Champions: Cedar Rapids, Iowa:

- The Nasty Boys defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma in a non-title match 

- Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW US Champion Steve Austin to win the title 

- Dustin & Dusty Rhodes defeated Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck (w/ Col. Rob Parker & Meng) via disqualification 

- Antonio Inoki defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) in a non-title match

- Ric Flair (with Sensuous Sherri) defeated WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan (with Jimmy Hart) by countout


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

- Gary Wolfe defeated Christian York to become the first 3PW Heavyweight Champion

Boston, Massachusetts:

- ROH Heavyweight Champion Low Ki defeated A.J. Styles to retain the title


WWF SummerSlam: Phoenix, Arizona:

- Rey Mysterio defeated Shannon Moore to retain the WWE Cruiserweight Championship

- La Résistance (René Duprée and Sylvain Grenier) (with Rob Conway) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von) (with Spike Dudley)  to retain the World Tag Team Championship

- The Undertaker defeated A-Train (with Sable)

- Shane McMahon defeated Eric Bischoff in a Falls Count Anywhere match

- Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Benoit, Rhyno, and Tajiri in a Fatal 4-Way match to retain the WWE United States Championship

- World Heavyweight Champion Triple H defeated Goldberg, Chris Jericho, Shawn Michaels, Kevin Nash and Randy Orton in an Elimination Chamber match to retain the title

- WWE Champion Kurt Angle defeated Brock Lesnar by submission to retain the title 

- Kane pinned Rob Van Dam in a No Holds Barred match


Hartford, Connecticut:

- ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima defeated Brent Albright and Claudio Castagnoli in a three-way Elimination match to retain the title

- Roderick Strong defeated Jack Evans in a Steel Cage match 

- ROH World Tag Team Champions The Briscoes (Jay and Mark) defeated El Generico and Kevin Steen in a Steel Cage match to retain the titles