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Daily pro wrestling history (11/18): Jack Brisco battles Bob Backlund for Missouri gold

Bob Backlund


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Jim Londos defeated Bronco Nagurski for the World Heavyweight Title 


Des Moines, Iowa:
- Orville Brown defeated Ed “Strangler” Lewis in 2 out of 3 falls
- Ken Fenelon beat Nick Elitch 2 falls to 0
- Ronnie Etchison beat Bad Boy Brown 


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien dq
- Billy Robinson beat Lars Anderson
- Larry Hennig beat Dr. X
- Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
- Don Muraco beat Treach Phillips


Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher
- Wahoo McDaniel beat Ivan Koloff
- Superstar Billy Graham beat Moose Cholak
- Rene Goulet drew George Scott
- Larry Hennig beat Joe Scarpello


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Jack Brisco defeated Bob Backlund to win the Missouri State Title

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: Attendance was 10,000
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel double count out Verne Gagne (Special Referee: Pat O’Connor)
- The Crusher beat Baron Von Raschke
- Jim Brunzell beat Pierre Poisson
- Pedro Morales beat Blackjack Lanza
- Pat O'Connor beat Bobby Duncum
- Peter Maivia drew Moose Morowski

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Akio Sato defeated The Iron Sheik via DQ
- Bob Brown defeated Ronnie Etchison
- Bob Geigel & The Super Intern defeated Bob Brown & Mitsuo Hata


Cleveland, Ohio:
- Ted DiBiase defeated Brett Wayne Sawyer for the Georgia National Heavyweight Title 


Macon, Georgia:
- Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes to win the NWA & WCW World Tag Team Titles
- Sting and Rick Rude wrestled to a 20 minute draw


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- ECW World Champion Mikey Whipwreck defeated Steve Austin
- ECW World Tag Team Champions 2 Cold Scorpio & The Sandman defeated The Public Enemy


Greensboro, North Carolina:
- WCW Tag Team Champions The Dudley Boyz defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Matt & Jeff Hardy in a steel cage unification match
- The Rock defeated Steve Austin


Miami, Florida:
- ECW Champion CM Punk defeated The Miz and John Morrison
- WWE Champion Randy Orton defeated Shawn Michaels
- World Champion Batista defeated The Undertaker in a Hell in a Cell match


- WWE Champion CM Punk defeated Ryback and John Cena
- United States Champion Antonio Cesaro defeated R Truth