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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/20): AJ Styles wins TNA title at Bound for Glory 2013



Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz beat Lord Albert Mills in 2 out of 3 falls
- Bobby Bruns beat Jimmy Coffield 2 falls to 0
- Enrique Torres defeated Big Ben Morgan


Des Moines, Iowa:
- Verne Gagne beat Bob Orton in 2 out of 3 falls
- Mike DiBiase and Joe Dusek wrestled to a draw


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Mad Dog Vachon defeated Verne Gagne to win the AWA World Heavyweight Title 
- Reggie Parks beat Moose Cholak 
- Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Bob Geigel & Art Thomas
- Ivan Kalmikoff beat Tony Russo 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jackie Fargo and Dennis Hall defeated Don and Al Greene to win the NWA Southern Tag Team Title 


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Dick Steinborn and Argentina Apollo defeated Skandor Akbar and Ox Baker to win the NWA Georgia Tag Team Titles


Miami, Florida:
- Andre the Giant won a 19 man battle royal
- Jack Brisco & Jerry Brisco beat Bob Roop & Bob Orton Jr.
- Non Title: Steve Keirn beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
- Ray Candy beat Ray Stevens
- Ken Lucas drew Missouri Mauler
- Hollywood Blondes, Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown beat Jan Nelson & Don Serrano
- The Assassin beat Tommy Seigler
- Bob Backlund beat George McCreary


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Missouri Champion Dick the Bruiser defeated King Kong Brody via DQ
- Ted DiBiase won a handicap tag match from Buck Robley and Jim Valiant 
- Pat O’Connor and Rocky Johnson defeated Lord Alfred Hayes and John Valiant 
- Bob Sweetan defeated Mike George
- Tank Patton defeated Paul Orndorff
- Kevin Von Erich and Tom Andrews defeated Jesse Ventura and Bulldog Bob Brown


Chattanooga, Tennessee:
- Dutch Mantel defeated Dennis Condrey to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Buzz Tyler won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title by defeating Super Destroyer
- Buck Robley beat Roger Kirby  
- Bulldog Bob Brown beat Killer Karl Krupp by DQ
- Jerry Brown beat Booker T  
- Mike Pagel beat Jerry Brown by DQ
- Angelo Mosca Jr & Ron Ritchie beat Tonga John & Doug Somers  


Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Dusty Rhodes & Manny Fernandez defeated Ivan Koloff & Don Kernodle to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles 


Shizuoka, Japan:
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair & AWA World Champion Rick Martel fought Terry & Dory Funk Jr. to a double count-out


Fort Worth, Texas:
- Crusher Yurkov (Bam Bam Bigelow) defeated Steve Simpson to win the WCCW Television Title 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tracy Smothers won the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Champion by defeating Tony Falk 

Fayetteville, North Carolina:
- Rocky Kernodle defeated Eddie Roberts
- Don Kernodle defeated Keith Patterson
- Rick Rude defeated Hector Guerrero
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Manny Fernandez
- Jimmy Valiant defeated Dick Murdoch
- Bobby Jaggers & Dutch Mantell defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey


Tokyo, Japan:
- Chigusa Nagayo defeated Yukari Oomori to win the WWWA World Singles Title 
- Bull Nakano and Condor Saito defeated The Red Typhoons (Kazue Nagahori and Yumi Ogura) to win the WWWA World Tag Team Titles

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Hector Guerrero & Dr. D beat Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee to win AWA tag titles
- Jerry Lawler beat Steve Keirn
- Southern Tag Team Champions RPMs beat Jeff Jarrett & Billy Travis
- Tournament final for Southern Title: Bobby Jaggers beat Billy Travis to win Southern Title


Dallas, Texas:
- Kerry Von Erich defeated The Punisher (The Undertaker) to win the USWA Texas Heavyweight Title

Nagoya, Japan:
- Stan Hansen & Genichiro Tenryu defeated Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu for the All Japan World Tag Team Titles 
- Masanobu Fuchi defeated Joe Malenko to win the All Japan World Junior Heavyweight Title


Washington, D.C.:
- Johnny Ace defeated Rip Morgan
- Tom Zenk defeated Bill Irwin
- Brian Pillman defeated the Cuban Assassin
- Sid Vicious defeated Scott Steiner via disqualification
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Steve Williams
- NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin fought the Road Warriors to a no contest
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Sting defeated Terry Funk & NWA TV Champion the Great Muta via disqualification


Asbury Park, New Jersey:
- Norman pinned Dutch Mantell 
- Terry Taylor pinned the Stomper 
- The Master Blasters defeated Tom Zenk & Brad Armstrong 
- The Junkyard Dog pinned Buddy Landel 
- Mike Rotunda defeated JW Storm via disqualification 
- NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
- NWA World Champion Sting defeated the Black Scorpion via count-out 


Norfolk, Virginia:
- WCW US Tag Team Champions Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- Richard Morton pinned Tracy Smothers
- Big Josh pinned Johnny B. Badd
- Van Hammer defeated Cactus Jack via disqualification
- PN News pinned Axl Rotten
- El Gigante & Rick Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyszko in a non-title match
- Misty Blue Simmes & Crystal defeated Linda Dallas & Kat LeRoux
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Dustin Rhodes to a draw
- WCW US Champion Sting & Barry Windham defeated WCW World Champion Lex Luger & Mr. Hughes (Tom Zenk was the guest referee)


Birmingham, Alabama:
- Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin
- Shane Douglas & WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton
- Sting defeated Cactus Jack


SMW Halloween Scream: Knoxville, Tennessee:
- Chris Michaels pinned Headbanger Mosh
- Robert Gibson beat The Punisher via DQ
- Headbanger Thrasher & Terry Gordy beat Brad Armstrong & The Wolfman when Gordy pinned Armstrong (Gordy wins the SMW Title 
  due to pre-match stipulation)
- SMW Tag Champs The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey) beat Tracy Smothers & The Dirty White Boy
- Tommy Rich beat Buddy Landel in a chain match


- Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit defeated Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. in the finals of the Smackdown World Tag Team Title tournament


TNA Bound for Glory: San Diego, California:

- Chris Sabin defeated Manik, Austin Aries, Jeff Hardy, and Samoa Joe in an Ultimate X match to win the X Division title

- The BroMans (Jessie Godderz & Robbie E) defeated Gunner & James Storm to win the TNA Tag Team titles

- Gail Kim defeated ODB and Brooke to win the Knockouts Championship

- Bobby Roode defeated Kurt Angle

- Ethan Carter III defeated Norv Fernum

- Magnus defeated Sting

- AJ Styles defeated Bully Ray in a no DQ match to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship


PWG BOLA Night 1: Los Angeles, California:
- Flash Morgan Webster beat Brian Cage
- Mark Haskins beat Adam Brooks
- Joey Janela pinned Trevor Lee
- Keith Lee pinned Jonah Rock
- Sammy Guevera won a three-way over Rey Horus and Flamita
- Ricochet pinned Walter
- Matt Riddle & Jeff Cobb beat Penta 0M & Rey Fenix to win the PWG tag titles