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Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/02): Eric Bischoff awards World Heavyweight title to HHH



Kansas City, Kansas:
- Mongolian Stomper beat Bob Brown 2 falls to 1
- The Ox (Ox Baker) beat Bob Rader
- Pat O’Connor beat Corsica Joe by DQ
- Betty Nicoli beat Betty Boucher 


Waterloo, Iowa:
- In a Cage match: Dr X beat the Crusher
- Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Tiny Mills & Bill Watts 
- Billy Red Lyons beat Big K


Davenport, Iowa:
- Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Jim Brunzell & Larry Hennig
- Baron Von Raschke beat Ivan Putski by DQ
- Buddy Wolff beat Bull Bullinski
- Chris Taylor beat Horst Hoffman by DQ
- Paul Perschmann (Buddy Rose) beat Khosrow Vaziri (Iron Shiek)


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Baron Von Raschke & Mad Dog Vachon defeated Mike George & Pat O’Connor
- Skip Young & Rick Gibson defeated Black Gordman & Great Goliath
- Ox Baker fought The Super Intern to a double DQ 
- Harley Race defeated Bob Brown


Columbia, South Carolina:
- Title vs. Title match: NWA TV Champion Ricky Steamboat beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
- Mid Atlantic Champion Ken Patera beat Jim Brunzell
- Non Title Match Rufus R Jones beat US Champion Jimmy Snuka
- Gene Anderson & Swede Hanson beat Coco Samoa & Pedro Morales
- Nick Decarlo beat Tony Russo 
- Pedro Morales (sub SD Jones) beat Charlie Fulton

Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Ric Flair & Blackjack Mulligan beat Paul Jones & Baron Von Raschke by DQ
- TV Title Match (AWA Title not on the line) NWA TV Champion Ricky Steamboat beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- Johnny Weaver & Jay Youngblood beat John Studd & Jimmy Snuka


Mexico City, Mexico:
- WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan wrestled UWA Champion El Canek to a draw 


Ft. Worth, Texas:
- Kerry Von Erich, Kevin Von Erich & Brian Adidas defeated One Man Gang, Mark Lewin & Jack Victory to win the World Class Six Man Tag Team Titles
- Gino Hernandez defeated Brian Adidas to win the World Class Texas Heavyweight Title 
- Kevin Von Erich defeated Chris Adams

CWF Battle of the Belts: Tampa, Florida:
- NWA Champion Ric Flair beat Wahoo McDaniel in a 2 out of 3 falls match
- Nick Bockwinkel (sub Rick Martel) beat Frank Lang
- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors double countout Stan Hansen & Harley Race
- Rick Rude beat Billy Jack Haynes
- Kendall Windham beat Jack Hart to win Florida Title
- Coco Samoa beat Rip Rogers 
- Hector Guerrero & Chavo Guerrero beat Rip Oliver & The Grappler


– Terry Taylor defeated Shane Douglas to win the UWF Television championship


Clinton, Iowa:
- Destruction Crew Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom beat Paul Diamond & Tommy Jammer
- AWA Champion Larry Zbyszko beat Baron Von Raschke by DQ
- Derrick Dukes beat Colonel DeBeers
- Mighty Thor went to a no contest with Jonnie Stewart 
- Mike George beat TC Carter

Monroe, Louisiana:
- Chavo Guerrero defeated Bill Irwin (sub. for Alex Porteau)
- Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey defeated Scott Hall & Steve Casey
- Brian Pillman defeated Norman
- NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Rick & Scott Steiner
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Dick Murdoch via disqualification
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk


Star Wars: Memphis, Tennessee:
- Bull Pain pinned Ben Jordan
- Brian Christopher & Tony Williams beat The New Goon Squad
- King Cobra beat El Grande Pistolero
- MC Slammer beat Eric Fontaine via DQ
- Pez Whatley beat Sheik Hussein (George Weingroff)
- Dutch Mantel pinned Leatherface
- Sweet Georgia Brown won a lingerie battle royal
- Awesome Kong & The Bruiser beat Koko Ware & Robert Fuller
- Jeff Jarrett beat Reggie B. Fine
- Jimmy Valiant & Sweet Georgia Brown beat Miss Texas & Tom Pritchard
- USWA Southern Champ Eric Embry double count out Tony Anthony
- Eric Embry won a two-ring battle royal
- Danny Davis beat Bill Dundee to win the USWA Junior Heavyweight Title
– Jerry Lawler defeated The Dragon Master to win the USWA Unified championship


WCW Clash of the Champions XX: Atlanta, Georgia: (20th anniversary of wrestling on WTBS)
- Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin in a no DQ match to win the WCW World Television championship
- Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton (w/ Michael Hayes) defeated Greg Valentine & Dick Slater (w/ Larry Zbyzsko)
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned Cactus Jack: Ole Anderson was the referee for the bout
- The Barbarian & Butch Reed (sub. for Dan Spivey) defeated Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham
- Rick Rude & Jake Roberts & The Super Invader (Hercules Hernandez), & Big Van Vader defeated Sting & Nikita Koloff & Rick Steiner, & Scott Steiner in an Elimination Tag Team Bout


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler defeated Sid Vicious to win the USWA Unified championship


WWF Monday Night Raw:
- Eric Bischoff created a new World Heavyweight Title and awarded it to Triple H


NWL Kansas City, Missouri:
- Jet Royal defeated Ken Dharma
- Devlin defeated Gil Rogers
- Jeremy Wyatt pinned Anthony Guitteriez
- Thor Theriot defeated Maverick by countout
- Mike Outlaw defeated Niles Plonk
- In a tag team tournament semi-final match: The Besties in the World defeated The Howlettes
- Jack Foster defeated Michael Strider
- In a no DQ, NWL Title match: Dak Draper defeated Blaine Meeks to retain the title