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Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/25): Ronnie Garvin wins NWA World title

Also on this day: Jay Lethal won the Impact X-Division title.

1958

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Cowboy Bob Ellis & Thor Hagen defeated Bob Geigel & Wild Bill Longson by dq, 2 falls to 1

1963

Columbus, Georgia:

- Marco Polo defeated Joe McCarthy to win the Southeastern Heavyweight Title

1964

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Don Fargo defeated Sputnik Monroe in a no DQ-no time limit match to win the Georgia Heavyweight title

1970

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Bobby Shane & Doug Gilbert defeated The Assassins to win the Georgia Tag Team Titles

1971

St. Paul, Minnesota:

- Nick Bockwinkel defeated Billy Robinson

- Dr.  X and Ray Stevens went to a no contest

- Vivian Vachon defeated Kay Noble

- Don Muraco defeated Butcher Vachon

- Sailor Art Thomas defeated Jack Bence

1973

Atlanta, Georgia:

- The Missouri Mauler defeated Ray Candy to win the Georgia Heavyweight Title

1977

Mexico City, Mexico:

- El Canek defeated Lou Thesz to win the UWA World Heavyweight Title.

Louisville, Kentucky:

- Jimmy Valiant won a tournament to become the first AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion

1978

Augusta, Georgia:

- Thunderbolt Patterson defeated King Kong Mosca to win the Georgia Heavyweight Title

Memphis, Tennessee:

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel defeated Jimmy Valiant

- Jerry Lawler defeated Jos Leduc

- Nelson Royal defeated Bill Dundee

- Tommy Gilbert defeated Frankie Laine

1979

Macon, Georgia

- Killer Karl Kox defeated Tommy Rich in a one night tournament to win the Macon Title

1981

Lawton, Oklahoma:

- The Great Kabuki defeated Kerry Von Erich to win the North American Title

1983

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Brett Wayne defeated Larry Zbyszko to win the National Heavyweight Title

St. Paul, Minnesota:

- Brad Rheingans and AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel went to a draw

- Hulk Hogan defeated Mr. Saito & David Shultz by DQ in a handicap match

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Rick Martel defeated Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan

- Blackjack Lanza defeated Bobby Heenan by countout

- Buck Zumhofe defeated Steve Regal

- Steve O and Bill White went to a draw

1985

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Terry Taylor defeated Black Bart to win the NWA National Heavyweight Title

Seattle, Washington:

- NWA Champion Ric Flair and Billy Jack Haynes went to a draw

- Sgt. Slaughter defeated Karl Steiner

- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Khrushchev

- Jesse Barr and Bruiser Brody went to a draw

- Bobby Jaggers defeated Rip Oliver

1986

Seattle, Washington:

- Road Warriors defeated Bruiser Brody & Rip Oliver by DQ

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel and Curt Hennig went to a double countout

1987

Detroit, Michigan:

- The Barbarian defeated Shane Douglas

- Tiger Conway Jr. defeated Gary Young

- Sting defeated Eddie Gilbert

- Tim Horner defeated Shaska Whatley

- UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham defeated Rick Steiner

- NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated Ivan Koloff

- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) by DQ 

- Michael Hayes defeated The Terminator

- UWF TV Champion Terry Taylor defeated Brad Armstrong

- UWF Heavyweight Champion Steve Williams defeated Big Bubba

- Dusty Rhodes & Road Warriors defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger, Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in a steel cage match

- Ronnie Garvin defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA World Title

1988

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Luke Williams (w/ Butch Miller & Rip Morgan) defeated Curtis Thompson

- Dick Murdoch defeated Larry Zbyszko

- Mike Rotunda, Rick Steiner & Al Perez defeated Steve Williams, Nikita Koloff & Italian Stallion

- Russian Assassin #2 (Jack Victory) defeated Ivan Koloff

- The Midnight Express defeated the Fantastics

- Dusty Rhodes defeated Kevin Sullivan

- Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via DQ

- Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via DQ

1990

Albany, Georgia:

- Allen Iron Eagle defeated Dr. X

- The Juicer defeated El Diablo

- Tom Zenk defeated Lt. James Earl Wright

- The Master Blasters defeated Mike Rotunda & Tim Horner

- Brian Pillman defeated Iron Sheik

- The Junkyard Dog & El Gigante defeated Ric Flair & Arn Anderson via disqualification

- NWA World Champion Sting defeated Black Scorpion

Nagoya, Japan:

- Katsuji Ueda defeated Jimmy Backlund (Jimmy Del Rey) to become the AWA Light Heavyweight Champion

1992

St. Petersburg, Florida:

- Shane Douglas & Erik Watts defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Vinnie Vegas

- Van Hammer defeated Super Invader

- Greg Valentine & Dick Slater defeated Tom Zenk & Marcus Alexander Bagwell

- Brian Pillman defeated Brad Armstrong

- Barry Windham defeated The Barbarian via DQ

- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton

- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons & Nikita Koloff defeated Jake Roberts & Cactus Jack

1993

Welch, West Virginia:

- Scott & Steve Armstrong defeated Ron & Don Harris

- Tim Horner defeated Chris Candido in a country whipping match

- Tracy Smothers defeated SMW Champ Brian Lee via DQ in a taped fist match

- SMW Tag Team Champs Rock 'n' Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey)

Ft. Bragg, North Carolina:

- Shanghai Pierce (w/ Tex Slazenger) defeated Mark Starr

- The Shockmaster defeated Tex Slazenger via submission

- WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Erik Watts

- Paul Orndorff fought Ricky Steamboat to a 30 minute time limit draw

- Cactus Jack defeated Yoshi Kwan

- Steve Austin defeated Arn Anderson

- Sting & Davey Boy Smith defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Nasty Boys via DQ

- Ric Flair defeated WCW World Champion Rick Rude in a non-title match

1999

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Steve Bradley defeated Vic Grimes to win the Memphis Power Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Title

Charlotte, North Carolina:

- Gary Steele defeated Naoya Ogawa and Brian Anthony to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title

2010

Rahway, New Jersey:

- Jay Lethal defeated The Amazing Red to win the TNA X-Division championship