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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/12): Bret Hart wins his first WWF World title



Waterloo, Iowa:

- Orville Brown defeated Joe Dusek


Wichita, Kansas:

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ede Virag beat Jack Nasworthy in 2 out of 3 falls


St. Joseph, Missouri:

- Orville Brown beat Cowboy Roy Graham 


St. Louis, Missouri:

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz defeated Yukon Eric


Chattanooga, Tennessee:

- The Interns (Tom Andrews & Jim Starr), managed by Dr. Ken Ramey, defeated Ken Lucas & Ox the Ripper (Ox Baker), managed by Dennis Hall with the Interns' Masks at stake in a no time limit and No DQ match

- Dennis Hall & Kevin Sullivan, managed by Joey Rossi, defeated Bobby Hart & Lorenzo Parente, managed by Don Duffy

- Danny Dusek defeated Jimmy Kent

- Roy Lee Welch defeated Gene Morton

Amarillo, Texas:

- Terry Funk & Ricky Romero beat Black Gordman & Tapia (substituting for Great Goliath) in 2 out of 3 falls

- In a Loser Must Unmask match, Mr. Wrestling beat Red Devil.  Red Devil was unmasked as Dick Beyer (The Destroyer)

- Hank James beat Dory Funk Sr.


Denver, Colorado:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat The Crusher & Red Bastien in 2 out of 3 falls

- Pepper Gomez beat Buddy Wolff by DQ

- Geoff Portz beat Tokyo Joe 

- Ric Flair drew Tony Rocco


Macon, Georgia:

- Andre The Giant won a Battle Royal

- Non Title Match; Jos Leduc beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

- Mongolian Stomper beat Rick McGraw

- Roberto Soto beat Stan Stasiak

- Paul Orndorff beat Jim Lancaster


Raleigh, North Carolina:

- Baron Von Raschke defeated Ricky Steamboat to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic TV Title


Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Dick Slater beat Toru Tanaka (substituting for Jack Brisco) in a No DQ match

- Jimmy Golden beat Robert Fuller

- Mongolian Stomper beat Alexis Smirnoff

- Norvell Austin & The Angel beat Ron Fuller & Paul Orndorff


St. Paul, Minnesota:

- Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura by DQ

- Ray Stevens & Pat Patterson & Nick Bockwinkel beat Greg Gagne & Dino Bravo & Super Destroyer Mark II

- The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell to win World Brass Knucks Title

- Buck Zumhofe drew Steve Regal

- Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff


Atlanta, Georgia:

- Terry Gordy defeated Michael Hayes in a taped fist match 

Greenville, South Carolina:

- Buddy Landell beat Charlie Fulton

- The Grappler & Super Destroyer beat Paul Jones & Jake Roberts

- NWA U.S. Champion Sgt. Slaughter beat Sweet Ebony Diamond (Rocky Johnson)

- Ivan Koloff beat Ricky Steamboat

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Stan Lane fought Steve Keirn to a no contest

- Bill Dundee beat Chick Donovan

- Ricky & Robert Gibson beat The Nightmare & Speed via DQ in a "Hospital Elimination" match

- Southern Champ Dream Machine beat Dutch Mantel

- Sweet Brown Sugar beat Jerry Lawler in a No DQ match


Houston, Texas:

- Cage match: Jose Lothario beat Buddy Landel

- The Rock N' Roll Express beat The Midnight Express with Jim Cornette

- Steve Williams & Hercules Hernandez beat Hacksaw Duggan & Bill Dundee

- George Wells beat Ernie Ladd

- Hector & Chavo Guerrero beat The Fantastics


Nashville, Tennessee:

- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Jerry Lawler by DQ

- Rock & Roll Express beat Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff

- Hospital Elimination Match; Fabulous Ones beat Sheepherders

- Bill Dundee beat Mongolian Stomper

- Ron Garvin beat Black Bart


Orlando, Florida:

- Kendall Windham beat Kendo Nagasaki in a kendo stick on a pole match

- The Fabulous Ones drew the Sheepherders

- Southern champ Lex Luger beat Hacksaw Higgins

- Barry Windham drew Ron Bass


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee beat Soldat Ustinov & Doug Somers to win AWA Tag Title

- Carl Fergie & Black Prince & Don Bass beat Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee & Steve Keirn

- Nasty Boys beat Lord Humongous & Big Bubba

- Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka beat Tracy Smothers & John Paul

- Bobby Jaggers beat Rocky Johnson

- RPMS beat Jeff Jarrett & Billy Travis


Atlanta, Georgia:

- Big Josh (Matt Borne) & Dustin Rhodes, & Tom Zenk defeated Richard Morton, Thomas Rich & Terrance Taylor

- WCW World TV Champion Steve Austin pinned Steve Armstrong

- WCW World Tag Team champions The Enforcers, Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko defeated The Freebirds, Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin

- WCW U.S. champion Sting & Rick Steiner defeated Cactus Jack & Abdullah the Butcher in a steel cage match 


Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada:

- Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair to win the WWF World Heavyweight Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Butch Reed defeated Junkyard Dog for the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title


Uniondale, Long Island:

- Ken Shamrock defeated X-Pac in a tournament final to win the WWF Intercontinental Title 


Birmingham, Alabama:

- Mankind & the Rock defeated The New Age Outlaws to win the WWF World Tag Team Title


Edmonton, Alberta, Canada:

- WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar pinned Chris Benoit

- Lance Storm pinned John Cena 

- Chris Jericho defeated Matt Hardy via submission 

- No DQ match: Edge pinned Eddie Guerrero 


TNA Bound for Glory: Chicago, Illinois:

- Eric Young and Sojournor Bolt defeated Lance Rock and Christy Hemme

- Jay Lethal defeated Alex Shelley, Chris Sabin, Curry Man, Jimmy Rave, Johnny Devine, Petey Williams, Shark Boy, Sonjay Dutt and Super  Eric in a Steel Asylum match

- ODB, Rhaka Khan and Rhino defeated The Beautiful People (Angelina Love, Cute Kip and Velvet Sky)

- Sheik Abdul Bashir defeated Consequences Creed to retain the TNA X Division Championship

- Taylor Wilde defeated Awesome Kong (with Raisha Saeed) and Roxxi to retain the TNA Women's Knockout Championship

- Beer Money, Inc. (James Storm and Robert Roode) (with Jacqueline) defeated Abyss and Matt Morgan, The Latin American Xchange 

  (Hernandez and Homicide), and Team 3D (Brother Devon and Brother Ray) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles

- Booker T defeated AJ Styles and Christian Cage

- Jeff Jarrett defeated Kurt Angle

- Sting defeated Samoa Joe to win the TNA World Title