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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/18): James Storm wins TNA Title

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1923

St. Louis, Missouri:
Joe Stecher beat John Freberg  

1956

Kansas City, Kansas:
World Tag Team Champions; Ernie Dusek and Joe Dusek beat Larry Hamilton and Sonny Myers to retain the titles

1969

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- Non Title Death Match: Flying Redheads, Red Bastien & Billy Red Lyons beat AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon 
- Bill Watts beat Blackjack Lanza dq
- Bodyslam Challenge Match: Man Mountain Mike beat Luke Graham 
- Larry Hennig beat Billy Howard

1973

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Jim Brunzell defeated Vic Nichols
- In an Elimination Match: Mike George & Man Mountain Mike & Ronnie Etchison defeated Bob Brown & Tokyo Joe & Bob Orton
- Danny Little Bear defeated Baron Scicluna via DQ
- World Tag Team Champions Lord Alfred Hayes & Roger Kirby fought Harley Race & Black Angus to a double count out

1974

Denver, Colorado:
- Larry Hennig & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Bobby Heenan
- AWA Tag Team Champions Billy Robinson & the Crusher beat Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
- Geoff Portz beat Paul Perschmann (Buddy Rose)

1976

West Palm Beach, Florida:
- Andre The Giant beat Missouri Mauler
- Texas Death Match: Jack Brisco beat Bob Roop
- Bob Backlund & Jerry Brisco beat Bob Roop & Bob Orton Jr
- Non title: AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Don Serrano

1978

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Don Muraco
- Billy & Benny McGuire beat Mr. Fuji & Karl Von Steiger
- Ripper Collins beat Bill Francis
- Larry Sharpe beat Steve Strong
- Pampero Firpo beat Whipper Watson Jr

Utsunomiya, Japan
- Abdullah The Butcher defeated Billy Robinson to win the Pacific Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Title (now part of the All Japan Triple Crown)

1982

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Piledriver Legal: Southern Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Jerry Lawler
- Fabulous Ones Steve Keirn & Stan Lane beat New York Dolls Dream Machine & Rick McGraw
- Southern Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Sweet Brown Sugar beat Terry Taylor & Jacques Rougeau
- Sheepherders beat Steve Regal & Spike Huber
- Mid American Champion Dutch Mantel beat Crusher Broomfield (One Man Gang)
- Robert Gibson & Bobby Fulton & Buddy Landell beat The Spoiler & Carl Fergie & The Angel

1983

Portland, Oregon:
- Billy Jack defeated Scott Ferris
- Al Madril fought Curt Hennig to a time limit draw
- The Assassin and Dynamite Kid defeated Brian Adidas and Jules Strongbow
- Rip Oliver defeated Ali Hassan
- NWA World champion Harley Race defeated Buddy Rose

1987

Jackson, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler beat Steve Keirn
- AWA Tag Team Champions Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee beat Don Bass & Carl Fergie
- Jeff Jarrett & Billy Travis beat RPMS dq
- Hector Guerrero beat John Paul
- Tracy Smothers & Billy Travis beat Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka
- Bobby Jaggers & Dr. D beat Nasty Boys

1994

Louisville, Kentucky:
- The Phantoms defeated PG-13 to win the USWA Tag Team Title 

Okayama, Japan:
- Chris Benoit & Shinjiro Otani beat Great Sasuke & Black Tiger (Eddy Guerrero) to win the New Japan jr. tag team tournament

1997

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- The FBI (Little Guido, & Tracy Smothers) defeated John Kronus & New Jack to win the ECW World Tag Team Title 

1998

Chicago, Illinois:
- X-Pac defeated D'Lo Brown to win the WWF European Title 
- Intercontinental Champion Ken Shamrock defeated Mankind to retain the title

1999

WCW Monday Nitro:
- Konnan & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Harlem Heat to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles 

WWF Monday Night Raw:
- Hardcore & Crash Holly defeated The Rock & Mankind to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles

2009

Irvine, California:
- Team 3-D beat Brutus Magnus & Doug Williams, Bobby Roode & James Storm and Booker T & Scott Steiner 
 to win the IWGP tag team titles

2011

TNA Bound for Glory: Orlando, Florida:
- James Storm defeated Kurt Angle to win the TNA World Title