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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/09): Nick Bockwinkel recaptures AWA gold

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1936

Kansas City, Missouri:
- World Heavyweight Champion Dean Detton defeated Orville Brown in 2 out of 3 falls to retain the title

1941

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Lou Thesz beat Joe Dusek in 2 out of 3 falls
- Orville Brown and Dorve Roche went to a time limit draw

1947

Kansas City, Kansas:
- MWA Champion, Orville Brown beat Jack O’Brien in 2 straight falls to retain the title

1952

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Red Berry defeated Sonny Myers to capture the Heart of America Heavyweight 

1964 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Billy Watson and Johnny Valentine defeated Professor Hiro and Fred Atkins to win the International Tag Team Titles 

Denver, Colorado:
- Harley Race beat Jack Lanza
- Larry Hennig & Art Neilson beat Ricky Romero & Wilbur Snyder

1968

Miami Beach, Florida:
- NWA World Title: Gene Kiniski defeated Johnny Valentine 2 out of 3 falls 
- Jose Lothario defeated Great Malenko by DQ 
- Miguel Perez defeated Pepe Villa 
- Tarzan Tyler & Louie Tillet defeated Bobby Hart & Sputnik Monroe 
- Joe Scarpa defeated Tank Morgan

1973

Omaha, Nebraska:
- No DQ Match: Superstar Billy Graham beat Wahoo McDaniel 
- Ivan Koloff beat Red Bastien 
- Reggie Parks beat Ric Flair 

1976

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Verne Gagne by DQ
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke
- Peter Maivia beat Blackjack Lanza

1980

- Jack Brisco defeated Terry Funk in a tournament final to win the Georgia National Heavyweight Title

1982

Chicago, Illinois:
- Nick Bockwinkel defeated Otto Wanz to regain the AWA World Heavyweight Title
- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Rick Martel & Brad Rheingans
- Ken Patera beat Hulk Hogan by DQ
- Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan beat Buck Zumhofe & Spike Huber
- Ray Stevens beat Bobby Heenan
- Adrian Adonis beat Baron Von Raschke

1992

Houston, Texas:
- Brian Pillman fought Brad Armstrong to a double disqualification
- Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated the Barbarian & Tony Atlas
- Sting defeated Cactus Jack in a lumberjack match (stipulations stated Sting would face Jake Roberts later in the show if he won)
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned WCW US Champion Rick Rude
- Sting pinned Jake Roberts in a lights out match

1993

Jacksonville, Florida:
- WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys defeated 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell
- Ron Simmons defeated Dick Slater
- WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes & the Shockmaster defeated Harlem Heat
- Sting defeated Sid Vicious
- World Champion Paul Orndorff (defending the title for an injured Rick Rude) defeated Ric Flair via disqualification 

2000

Sydney, Australia: 
- Corporal Cajun (Lash LeRoux) & Lieutenant Loco (Chavo Guerrero Jr.) defeated Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire to win the WCW Tag Team
Title, but lost it back to Jindrak & O'Haire that same night

2001

Moline, Illinois:
- Billy Kidman defeated X-Pac to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title 

2002

Nashville, Tennessee: 
- Syxx-Pac defeated AJ Styles, Kid Kash, Ace Steel, Jose & Joel Maximo, and Tony Mamaluke in a Ladder Match to win the vacant X-Division Title

2011

Monterrey, Mexico:
- Abyss & Chessman beat Extreme Tiger & Jack Evans to win the AAA tag team tiles 
- Electroshock won the Antonio Pena Cup