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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/28): WWF SummerSlam 1989



Kansas City, Kansas:

- World Heavyweight Champion Lee Wykoff defeated Dorv Roche in 2 of 3 falls

- Nanjo Singh beat Steve Brody 

- Ray Eckert and Jack Hader went to a 30 minute draw


Kansas City, Kansas:

- NWA World Champion Dick Hutton beat Otto Von Krupp 2 falls to 1

- For the Central States tag team title, Thor Hagen and Sonny Myers beat Emil Dusek and Red McIntyre 2 falls to 1 to retain the title


Denver, Colorado; 

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat The Crusher

- Wilbur Snyder beat Larry Hennig

- Mitsu Arakawa beat Dale Lewis 

- Dory Funk Jr. beat Dan Miller


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- AWA Champion The Crusher beat Harley Race

- Larry Hennig beat Tex McKenzie

- Reggie Parks drew Chris Markoff

- Rene Goulet beat Danny Plechas

- Eddie Sharkey beat Gene Anderson by DQ

- Larry Heiniemi beat Paul Caruso


Augusta, Georgia:

- Stan and Butcher Vachon defeated Alberto Torres and Ramon Torres  to win the Southern Tag Team Titles


Denver, Colorado:

- In a Cage Match; The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon

- Red Bastien & Pepper Gomez & Edouard Carpentier beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson & Butcher Vachon in 2 of 3 falls

- No DQ, no countouts match: Blackjack Lanza beat Dr. X

- Paul Diamond beat Double X 

- Bull Bullinski beat George Gadaski


St Paul, Minnesota:

- Verne Gagne went to a no contest with AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke

- Peter Maivia beat Kim Duk

- Billy Francis beat Moose Morowski

- Billy Red Cloud beat Buck Zumhofe

Tokyo, Japan:

- Jumbo Tsuruta beat Jack Brisco to win the United National title


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

- The Killer Bees, Jim Brunzell and B. Brian Blair defeated the Funks, Jimmy Jack and Hoss (Dory)

- King Tonga went to a time limit draw against The Magnificent Muraco

- Ted Arcidi defeated Tony Garea (sub for Tony Atlas) 

- Junkyard Dog defeated Adorable Adrian Adonis on a disqualification

- The Rebel, Dick Slater pinned Iron Mike Sharpe

- Big John Studd, King Kong Bundy and Bobby Heenan defeated Super Machine, Big Machine and Capt. Lou Albano on a disqualification 

- Ricky Steamboat defeated Jake Roberts in a snake pit match

- Billy Jack Haynes pinned Hercules Hernandez 

- The Rougeaus, Jacques and Raymond defeated former WWF tag team champions The Dream Team, Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake

- Harley Race pinned Pedro Morales

- Hulk Hogan defeated Paul Orndoff on a disqualification to retain WWF World championship

Inglewood, California:

- Hector Guerrero pinned the Barbarian 

- Jimmy Valiant defeated Shaska Whatley in a streetfight

- Wahoo McDaniel pinned National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard to win the title 

- Dick Murdoch fought NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson to a 20-minute time-limit draw

- The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev in a double Russian chain match

- Magnum TA fought NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff to a no contest

- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes via disqualification


WWF SummerSlam: East Rutherford, New Jersey:

- Dino Bravo defeated Koko B. Ware

- The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard) (with Bobby Heenan) defeated The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart)

- Dusty Rhodes defeated The Honky Tonk Man (with Jimmy Hart)

- Mr. Perfect defeated The Red Rooster

- Rick Martel (w/ Slick) and The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques and Raymond) (with Jimmy Hart) defeated Tito Santana and The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty)

- The Ultimate Warrior defeated Rick Rude (with Bobby Heenan) to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship

- Jim Duggan and Demolition (Ax and Smash) defeated André the Giant and The Twin Towers (Big Boss Man and Akeem) (with Bobby Heenan and Slick)

- Greg Valentine (with Jimmy Hart) defeated Hercules

- Ted DiBiase (with Virgil) defeated Jimmy Snuka by countout

- Hulk Hogan and Brutus Beefcake (with Miss Elizabeth) defeated Randy Savage and Zeus (with Sensational Sherri)


Osaka, Japan:

- Dan Spivey & Angel defeated Bobby & Jackie Fulton

- The Patriot pinned Tommy Rogers

- The Giant Baba & Mighty Inoue defeated Motoshi Okuma & Haruka Eigen

- Kawada & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi defeated Ogawa & Taue

- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated UWA Tag Team Champions Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat 

- Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Mitsuhara Misawa & Kobashi defeated Jumbo Tsuruta & Masa Fuchi 

Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Van Hammer, Johnny B. Badd & Tom Zenk defeated Cactus Jack, Scotty Flamingo & the Super Invader

- Erik Watts pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker

- The Junkyard Dog pinned Diamond Dallas Page

- Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine

- The Barbarian pinned Brian Pillman

- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton

- Sting defeated Jake Roberts via disqualification

- WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Nikita Koloff

- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned Big Van Vader


Mexico City, Mexico:

- Celestial beat Super Delfin to win the UWA welterweight title


Indianapolis, Indiana:

- Shawn Michaels & Diesel defeated The Headshrinkers to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles

WCW Clash of Champions: Cedar Rapids, Iowa:

- The Nasty Boys (Jerry Sags and Brian Knobs) defeated Pretty Wonderful (Paul Roma and Paul Orndorff)

- Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin to win the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship

- Dusty Rhodes and Dustin Rhodes defeated Terry Funk and Bunkhouse Buck (with Col. Robert Parker) by disqualification

- Antonio Inoki defeated Lord Steven Regal (with Sir William)

- Ric Flair (with Sensuous Sherri) defeated Hulk Hogan (with Jimmy Hart and The Butcher) by countout in a match for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship


Memphis, Tennessee:

- King Cobra & Spellbinder beat The Yellow Jacket & Gorgeous George III

- Tracy Smothers & Terry Gordy beat Brian Christopher & Bill Dundee via DQ

- Axl Rotten & Brian Lee beat Tommy Rich & Doug Gilbert

- PG-13 beat The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey)

- Brandon Baxter beat Miss Texas

- Tracy Smothers & Terry Gordy beat Spellbinder & King Cobra

- PG-13 beat Brian Lee & Axl Rotten

- Bill Dundee beat Brian Jesse James via DQ

- Brian Christopher beat Billy Jack Haynes

- PG-13 defeated Terry Gordy & Tracey Smothers in a tournament final for the vacant USWA Tag Team Titles

Shizuoka, Japan:

- Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi beat Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara to win the IWGP Tag Team Titles


Tokyo, Japana:

- Kendo Ka Shin beat Koji Kanemoto to win the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title


Las Cruces, New Mexico:

- Kevin Nash defeated Booker T for the WCW World Heavyweight Title