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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/02): Demolition win WWF Tag Team titles



Oxford, Iowa:
- American Heavyweight Champion Dr. B.F. Roller defeated Charles Cutler 2 out of 3 falls to retain the title


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Orville Brown beat Joe Dusek 2 falls to 1 to retain the MWA Title (special referee was Jack Dempsey)


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Heart of America Heavyweight Champion Sonny Myers beat Jim Henry in 2 of 3 falls to retain the tile


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Ray Gunkel defeated Freddie Blassie to win the Southern Heavyweight title


Pensacola, Florida:
- Jan Madrid defeated Don Fields in a tournament to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 


Omaha, Nebraska:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Haru Sasaki & Mad Dog Vachon by DQ
- Mad Russian Stan Pulaski beat Mighty Igor Vodik to win Nebraska Heavyweight title
- Danny Hodge beat Bob Rader


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- The Crusher & Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
- Lars Anderson beat Bull Bullinski
- Larry Hennig drew Don Muraco


Miami Beach, Florida:
- Lumberjack Match: Pak Song beat Jos LeDuc
- Bill Watts beat Dusty Rhodes by DQ
- Mike Graham & Jerry Brisco beat Dick Slater & Gary Hart
- Professor Toru Tanaka beat Ron Fuller
- Bob Armstrong & Tony Charles beat The Hollywood Blondes, Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown
- Mike Pappas defeated Beautiful Bruce 
- Bob Backlund defeated Jim Dalton 


Osaka, Japan:
- Antonio Inoki & Seji Sakaguchi defeated Jerry Brown & Buddy Roberts for the NWF North American Tag Team Titles 


Tokyo, Japan:
- Jerry & Ted Oates defeated The Great Kojika & Motoshi Okuma to win the All Japan All Asian Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler beat Mongolian Stomper by DQ
- NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Nelson Royal beat Bill Dundee
- Loser of the Fall Leaves Town: Wayne Farris & Jimmy Valiant beat Mike Bowyer & Frankie Laine
- Jos LeDuc beat Tommy Gilbert


Osaka, Japan:
- Ryuma Go defeated Tatsumi Fujinami to win the WWF World Junior Heavyweight Title


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Jack Brisco defeated Ted DiBiase to win the Missouri Title 
- Bulldog Bob Brown drew Dewey Robertson
- Kevin & David & Kerry Von Erich defeated Greg Valentine & Johnny Valiant & J.J. Dillon
- Dick the Bruiser defeated Baron Von Raschke
- Andre the Giant and Rocky Johnson defeated Sgt. Slaughter and Ken Patera by disqualification
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought Harley Race to a 60 minute draw

Denver, Colorado:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel drew Tito Santana 
- Hulk Hogan & Jim Brunzell & Greg Gagne beat Jerry Blackwell & Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura 
- Billy Robinson beat Sheik Adnan
- Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe 


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Harley Race defeated NWA Champion Ric Flair by winning the only fall within the one hour limit (Flair retained the title despite losing the decision because the challenger failed to win two falls)
- Andre the Giant and Crusher Blackwell were both counted out outside the ring by special referee Leo Nomellini
- Ken Patera, Hercules Hernandez and Kim Duk defeated Dusty Rhodes, Dewey Robertson and Bruce Reed via DQ 
- Hulk Hogan won a handicap tag bout over Greg Valentine and The Great Tio 
- Mark Romero defeated Roger Kirby
- Manny Fernandez defeated Von Raschke
- Bulldog Bob Brown and Buzz Tyler draw Mike George and Rufus R. Jones

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
- Tito Santana defeated Chick Donovan
- Terry Gordy defeated Matt Borne
- Ivan Koloff and The Iron Sheik defeated Brad Armstrong and Johnny Rich
- Roddy Piper defeated The Super Destroyer
- Paul Orndorff defeated Buzz Sawyer by DQ


San Antonio, Texas:
- Kerry Von Erich defeated Boris Zurkov
- Chris Adams & Iceman Parsons defeated Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts
- David Von Erich defeated Jim Garvin
- Kevin Von Erich defeated NWA World Champion Harley Race by DQ


Tokyo, Japan:
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. AWA World Champion Rick Martel in a title vs. title match ended in a double countout


Des Moines, Iowa:
- The Italian Stallion defeated Teijo Khan
- The MOD Squad defeated Rocky King & George South
- Jimmy Valiant defeated Shaska Whatley
- Todd Champion & DJ Peterson fought the Thunderfoots to a draw
- Sam Houston defeated the Warlord via disqualification
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Ole & Arn Anderson
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated NWA TV Champion Dusty Rhodes


Richmond, Virginia:
- Rick Steiner pinned Lazertron
- Ricky Santana fought MOD Squad Spike to a draw
- Denny Brown pinned Colt Steele
- Sting pinned John Savage (sub. for the Barbarian, who was in Japan) 
- Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated UWF TV Champion Terry Taylor & Eddie Gilbert when Hayes pinned Gilbert Florida Heavyweight 
- Champion Mike Rotundo fought Dick Murdoch to a double count-out
- The Road Warriors defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification 
- NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson in a steel cage match 
- The Road Warriors defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification


Chicago, Illinois:
- Ron Simmons defeated Rip Morgan
- NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated the Italian Stallion
- Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes to a draw
- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders
- The Russian Assassins defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff via disqualification
- Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought Lex Luger to a draw


Wheeling, West Virginia:
- Demolition defeated Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard to win the WWF World Tag Team Championship 

 Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tony Anthony won a tournament final over Dustin Rhodes to become the first USWA Southern Heavyweight Champion


Washington D.C.:
- Brian Pillman defeated Brad Armstrong
- Shane Douglas & Erik Watts defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine 
- Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton defeated Tom Zenk & Scott Steiner 
- Sting & Dustin Rhodes defeated Jake Roberts & Cactus Jack 
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude

Knoxville, Tennessee:
- Danny Davis drew Dutch Mantell 
- Brian Lee beat The Nightstalker via countout
- Paul Orndorff pinned Ronnie Garvin
- The Dirty White Boy pinned Tim Horner
- SMW Tag Champs The Heavenly Bodies (Lane & Pritchard) beat The Fantastics (Fultons)
- The Rock-n-Roll Express beat Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden in a stretcher match


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Sabu defeated Shane Douglas to win the ECW Heavyweight Title 
- Kevin Sullivan defeated Abdullah The Butcher in a steel cage match 
- The Public Enemy defeated Ian & Axl Rotten and Badd Company in a three way steel cage match

Morristown, Tennessee:
- Killer Kyle pinned Bobby Blaze
- Tim Horner pinned Chris Candido
- Steve & Scott Armstrong beat Ron & Don Harris
- SMW Tag Champs The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey)
- Tracy Smothers beat SMW Champ Brian Lee via DQ


Thomaston, Connecticut:
- Naoya Ogawa defeated Gary Steele for the NWA World Heavyweight Title 


San Francisco, California:
- Booker T won the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Champion by defeating Jeff Jarrett


Nashville, Tennessee:
- Amazing Red defeats Shark Boy
- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ron Killings defeats Low Ki
- NWA World Tag Team Champions Chris Harris & James Storm defeat Ron Harris & Ashley Hudson
- X Division Champion Jerry Lynn defeated AJ Styles in a Ladder match


WWE Hell in a Cell: New Orleans, Louisiana:
- Alberto Del Rio defeated John Cena and CM Punk to become new WWE Champion in a Hell in a Cell match
- Beth Phoenix defeated Kelly Kelly to become WWE Divas Champion
- Cody Rhodes defeated John Morrison to retain the Intercontinental Title
- Mark Henry defeated Randy Orton in a Hell in a Cell match to retain the World Heavyweight Championship