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Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/10): Harley Race defeats Giant Baba for the NWA Title

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1937

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Everett Marshall beat Sol Slagel to retain the World title
- Lou Thesz beat George Zaharias

1951 

Augusta, Georgia:
- Don McIntyre defeated Art Nelson in a two of three falls match to win the Southern Heavyweight Title

1952

Des Moines, Iowa:
- Pat O’Connor beat Jim Dobie 
- Gypsy Joe beat Balk Estes
- Billy Hickson beat Milt Olsen 
- Johnny Balbo defeated Reggie Lisowski (Crusher)

1965 

Denver, Colorado:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat The Crusher & Verne Gagne

1968 

Dallas, Texas:
- The Spoiler & Gary Hart defeated Fritz Von Erich & Grizzly Smith to win the NWA American Tag Team Titles
- Nick Kozak fought Dusty Rhodes to a draw

1976

Denver, Colorado:
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke 
- Blackjack Lanza beat the Crusher
- Bobby Duncum beat Peter Maivia on a 3rd fall DQ
- Billy Francis drew Pierre Poisson

1978

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Angelo Mosca beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by countout
- WWWF Champion Bob Backlund beat Gorilla Monsoon
- Andre the Giant beat Waldo Von Erich
- Verne Gagne beat Lord Alfred Hayes

Dallas, Texas:
- Kevin Von Erich  fought Gino Hernandez to a double countout
- David Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody to win Texas Heavyweight title
- Rocky Johnson & Leroy Brown went to a time limit draw with Killer Karl Krupp & Killer Brooks

1979

Louisville, Kentucky:
- Steve Regal & Eddie Gilbert defeated the Spoilers
- Ron Bass defeated Tommy Gilbert
- AWA Southern tag champs the Blonde Bombers (Wayne Ferris & Larry Latham aka The future Honkytonk Man & Moondog Spot) beat Steve Regal & Eddie Gilbert
- Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy defeated Sonny King & Ricky Morton by DQ
- Bill Dundee defeated Jerry Lawler

1980

Ohtsu, Japan:
- Harley Race defeated Giant Baba for the NWA World Heavyweight Wrestling Title 

1982

Dallas, Texas:
- Brian Adidas defeated The Samoan
- Al Madril defeated Armand Hussein
- José Lothario defeated Magic Dragon
- Bill Irwin and King Kong Bundy defeated WCCW America's Tag Team champions Kerry and Kevin Von Erich to become the new champions
- The Great Kabuki defeated Bugsy McGraw

1983

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Austin Idol defeated Ken Patera to win the AWA International Heavyweight Title

Portland, Oregon:
- Brian Adidas wrestled Matt Borne to a time limit draw
- Al Madril and Jules Strongbow went to a time limit draw
- Siva Afi defeated Scott Ferris by disqualification
- Al Madril and Mike Miller went to a time limit draw
- Rip Oliver & The Assassin &The Dynamite Kid defeated Buddy Rose & Billy Jack (Haynes) & Curt Hennig

1984

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Dutch Mantell fought Mark Ragin to a draw
- The Dirty White Boys (Tony Anthony & Len Denton) beat Johnny Wilhoit & Mark Batten
- Tojo Yamamoto beat Kurt Von Hess by DQ
- AWA Southern Tag Champs The Nightmares beat The Rock N' Roll Express
- CWA International Champ Eddie Gilbert beat Tommy Rich
- King Kong Bundy & Rick Rude beat Jerry Lawler & Randy Savage by DQ

Baltimore, Maryland:
- David Schultz defeated Jose Luis Rivera
- The Fabulous Freebirds' Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy defeated the Moondogs
- The Junkyard Dog defeated the Iron Sheik
- Andre the Giant & Pat Patterson, & Sika defeated Capt. Lou Albano & WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch
- Sgt. Slaughter defeated Bob Orton
- WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Jesse Ventura

1988

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- United States Tag Team Champions The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) defeated Four Horsemen members Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard for the NWA World Tag Team Titles 

1990

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Brian Lee & Don Harris defeated Jeff Jarrett & Jeff Gaylord for the USWA Tag Team Titles 

1992

Providence, Rhode Island:
- High Energy, Owen Hart & Koko B. Ware defeated Skinner & Barry Horowitz 
- The Mountie pinned Tito Santana
- Shawn Michaels pinned Virgil 
- Razor Ramon pinned Randy Savage 
- WWF Tag Team Champions Natural Disasters defeated the Beverly Brothers 
- Bret Hart pinned Papa Shango
- The Undertaker defeated WWF World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

1995

Tokyo, Japan:
- Yoshinari Ogawa defeated Dan Kroffat (aka Phil LaFon) to win the All-Japan World Junior Heavyweight Title

2001

San Antonio, Texas:
- Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Chris Kanyon for the WCW U.S. Heavyweight Title