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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/29): The Giant wins WCW title at Halloween Havoc 1995



Tampa, Florida:

- Antonio Cortez defeated The Cardiff Giant for the Florida Heavyweight Title (later renamed Southern Heavyweight Title)


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

- Pepper Gomez & Johnny Demchuck won the Northwest Tag Team Title from Doc Gallagher & Ivan Kameroff 


Atlanta, Georgia:

- Don McIntyre defeated Fred Blassie to win the Georgia version of the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title


Mobile, Alabama:

- John Smith & Tosh Togo defeated Don & Bobby Fields in a tournament final for the Gulf Coast version of the NWA Southern Tag Team Titles 


Fargo, North Dakota:

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Bob Geigel


Kansas City, Kansas:

- The Mongolian Stomper & Tiny Mills defeated The Lawman & Joe Scarpello

- Rocky Hamilton defeated Bulldog Plechas

- Pat O’Connor defeated El Toro

- Bob Geigel defeated Moose Evans

- Mike DiBiase defeated Dick the Bruiser by count out in three falls


Los Angeles, California:

- Hard Boiled Haggerty & El Shereef defeated Pedro Morales & Luis Hernandez to win the WWA Tag Team Title

- Mark Lewin defeated Lou Thesz for the WWA Heavyweight Title 


- Tony Borne & Moondog Mayne won the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Champions defeating Mr. Fuji & Haru Sasaki


Detroit, Michigan:

- Pampero Firpo won the Detroit version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Title from Bobo Brazil


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

- Dan Kroffat & Wayne Bridges defeated Gene Kiniski & Dutch Savage for the Vancouver version of the NWA Canadian Tag Team Titles


Shreveport, Louisiana:

- Killer Karl Kox defeated Dick Murdoch to win the Tri-State version of the NWA North American Heavyweight Title 

Mobile, Alabama:

- Ken Lucas won the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title defeating Bill Malone


St. Paul, Minnesota:

- Moose Morowski defeated Billy Red Cloud

- Chief Peter Maivia defeated Baron Von Raschke

- Mad Dog Vachon beat Billy Francis

- Jim Brunzell defeated Bobby Duncum

- Verne Gagne and The Crusher defeated Nick Bockwinkel and Ray Stevens

Tokyo, Japan:

- Kintaro Ohki & Kim Duk defeated Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta to win the NWA International Tag Team Title 

Tokyo, Japan:

- The Destroyer defeated Abdullah the Butcher to win the PWF United States Heavyweight Title 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

- John Quinn & Kurt Von Hess defeated Don Leo Jonathan & John Anson to win the Vancouver version of the NWA Canadian Tag Team Titles


- Black Gordman & Goliath won the NWA Americas Tag Team Title by defeating Victor Rivera and Texas Red


Montgomery, Alabama:

- Robert Fuller & Jos LeDuc defeated Jimmy Golden & Mongolian Stomper to win the NWA Southeastern Tag Team Title 

Sioux City, Iowa:

- Andre the Giant won a Battle Royal

- Arm wrestling match, Hulk Hogan beat Jesse Ventura

- Ken Patera beat Tito Santana

- Baron Von Raschke drew Sheik Adnan

- Johnny Valient beat Jerry Blackwell by DQ

- Billy Robinson drew Bobby Duncum


- Rayo de Jalisco & Tony Benetto defeated Sangre Chicana & Cien Caras to win the Mexican National Tag Team Title.


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Jerry Lawler beat Steve Keirn by DQ

- AWA Tag Team Champions Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee beat Hector Guerrero & Dr. D

- Jeff Jarrett & Bill Dundee beat RPMS by DQ

- Midnight Rockers beat Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond

- Bobby Jaggers drew Rocky Johnson


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:

- The Cuban Commandos (Jerry Morrow & Cuban Assassin) defeated Chris Benoit & Lance Idol for the Stampede International Tag Team Titles

New Orleans, Louisiana:

- The Road Warriors defeated The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Eddie Gilbert defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Aguascalientes, Mexico:

- Rey Misterio, Jr. defeated Fantasma de la Quebrada to win the Mexican National Welterweight Title 


Tokyo, Japan:

- The Great Sasuke defeated Battle Ranger Z to become the first FMW Independent World Junior Heavyweight Champion 


Tokyo, Japan:

- Mr. Pogo & The Gladiator defeated Atsushi Ohnita & Mr. Gannosuke for to win the vacant FMW World Brass Knuckles Tag Team Titles


WCW Halloween Havoc: Detroit, Michigan:

- Eddie Guerrero pinned Disco Inferno 

- Paul Orndorff pinned the Renegade 

- Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated Lord Steven Regal & Dave Taylor 

- Sgt. Craig Pittman pinned VK Wallstreet 

- Johnny B. Badd pinned WCW TV Champion Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Maxx Muscle & Kimberly) to win the title 

- Randy Savage pinned the Zodiak (sub. for Kamala) 

- Kurasawa (w/ Col. Rob Parker) pinned Road Warrior Hawk 

- Sabu (w/ the Sheik) pinned JL 

- Lex Luger defeated Meng (w/ Kevin Sullivan) via disqualification 

- WCW US Champion Sting & Ric Flair defeated Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman via disqualification 

- WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated the Giant in a monster truck challenge

- Randy Savage pinned Lex Luger 

- The Giant (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Jimmy Hart) via disqualification to win the WCW World Title

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Tracy Smothers & Jesse James Armstrong defeated PG-13 (J.C. Ice and Wolfie D.) to win the USWA Tag Team Title


Osaka, Japan:

- Genichiro Tenryu, Nobutaka Araya and Ultimo Dragon defeated Hiromichi Fuyuki, Youji Anjoh and Bam Bam Bigelow to win the WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Title

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Ric Hogan defeated Brian Christopher for the USWA Heavyweight Title 


WCW Halloween Havoc: Las Vegas, Nevada:

- The Natural Born Thrillers (Mark Jindrak and Sean O'Haire) defeated The Filthy Animals (Billy Kidman and Rey Misterio, Jr.) (with Konnan) and The Boogie Knights (Disqo and Alex Wright) to retain the WCW World Tag Team Championship

- Reno defeated Sgt. AWOL in a Hardcore match to retain the WCW Hardcore Championship

- The Misfits In Action (Lt. Loco and Cpl. Cajun) defeated The Perfect Event (Shawn Stasiak and Chuck Palumbo)

- The Filthy Animals (Konnan and Tygress) defeated Shane Douglas and Torrie Wilson

- Buff Bagwell defeated David Flair in a First Blood DNA match

- Mike Sanders (with Shawn Stasiak and Chuck Palumbo) defeated Ernest Miller (with Ms. Jones) by countout in a Kickboxing match

- Mike Awesome defeated Vampiro

- General Rection (Bill DeMott/Hugh Morrus) defeated Lance Storm & Hacksaw Duggan in a handicap match to win the WCW U.S. Title

- WCW World Champion Booker T defeated Scott Steiner by DQ

- Jeff Jarrett beat Sting

- Goldberg defeated KroniK (Brian Adams and Bryan Clark)in a Handicap Elimination match

Tokyo, Japan:

- Genichiro Tenryu defeated Toshiaki Kawada in a tournament final for the vacant AJPW Triple Crown Title 


Fukuoka, Japan:

- Keiji Mutoh & Taiyo Kea defeated Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura to win the IWGP Tag Team Title


Springfield, Missouri:

- Leo Howlette defeated Thor Theriot

- Gary Jay defeated Shane Sanders

- NWL KC Title: Dak Draper pinned Jet Royal to retain the title

- Mike Outlaw defeated Buddy Shepherd

- Carolina defeated Marti Belle

- NWL St. Louis Title: Maverick defeated Anthony Gutierez to retain the title

- Jack Foster/Ray Briggs/Flex Zerba defeated Ace Steel/Jeremy Wyatt/Michael Strider