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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/15): Jerry Lawler captures championship gold

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1941

Des Moines, Iowa:
- World Champion Sandor Szabo beat Earl Wampler in 2 straight falls to retain title

1951

Tampa, Florida:
- Mae Young defeated Cora Combs to become the first NWA Florida Women's Champion 

1962

Fargo, North Dakota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Bill Miller
- Crusher beat Doug Gilbert
- Rocky Hamilton beat Jack Allen
- Moose Evans beat George Cannon

1964

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Edouard Carpentier beat The Beast by DQ
- Johnny Valentine beat Professor Hiro 
- The Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Rip Collins and Chuck Conley) beat Doc Gallagher and Sweet Daddy Siki 
- The Sheik beat Ray Villmer 
- Andy Robin beat Duke Noble
- Hans Schmidt defeated Tony Parisi 

1967

Mexico City, Mexico:
- El Nazi defeated Mil Mascaras to win the Mexican Light-Heavyweight Title

1970

Tokyo, Japan:
- Akio Kyo defeated Marie Vagnone for the WWWA World Title 

1971 

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Ray Gunkel defeated Big John to win the Georgia TV Title 

1976

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Andre The Giant won a Battle Royal
- I Quit Match: Dusty Rhodes beat Missouri Mauler
- Ole Anderson & Gene Anderson beat Raymond Rougeau & Roberto Soto
- Jos LeDuc beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
- Mongolian Stomper beat Rick McGraw
- Ricky Steamboat beat Jim Lancaster

1979

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler defeated Bill Dundee to win the Southern Heavyweight Title

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel drew Dewey Robertson 
- US Champion Jimmy Snuka beat Ric Flair 
- Johnny Weaver & Jay Youngblood beat The Scorpion & Brute Bernard
- The Destroyer beat Klondike Bill 

1981

Jackson, Mississippi:
- The Junkyard Dog & Mike George defeated The Samoans (Afa & Sika) to win the Mid-South Wrestling Tag Team Title 

1984

Memphis, Tennessee:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Rick Rude & King Kong Bundy
- Jerry Lawler & Jimmy Valiant & Randy Savage beat Dirty White Boys & Phil Hickerson (sub Jimmy Hart)
- International Champion Eddie Gilbert beat Lanny Poffo
- Phil Hickerson & Kurt Von Hess beat Tojo Yamamoto & Dutch Mantel
- Rufus R Jones & Mark Ragin beat Nightmares

1985

Salt Lake City, Utah:
- Stan Hansen won battle royal
- Greg Gagne drew Nick Bockwinkel 
- Brad Rheingans beat Boris Zhukov
- Stan Hansen beat Kevin Kelly
- Steve Regal beat Jerry Oski
- Jim Garvin beat Buck Zumhofe

1988

Dallas, Texas:
- Texas Death Match; Kerry Von Erich beat World Class and AWA Champion Jerry Lawler by DQ
- Michael Hayes & Steve Cox beat Samoan Swat Team to win the World Class Tag Team Title
- Dog Collar Match: Terry Gordy double count out with Botswana Beast
- Kevin Von Erich beat Brian Adias by DQ
- Jeff Jarrett beat Eric Embry to win the World Class Light Heavyweight Title
- Texas Champion Iceman King Parsons double count out with Kendall Windham
- Blackjack Mulligan & Bill Irwin beat Jimmy Jack Funk & Black Bart

Bayamon, Puerto Rico:
- Hurricane Castillo, Jr. & Miguelito Perez defeated Bobby Jaggers & Dan Kroffat to win the WWC Caribbean Tag Team Title

1998

Chicago, Illinois:
- X-Pac defeated D'Lo Brown to capture the WWF European Heavyweight Title