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Daily pro wrestling history (11/22): Midnight Rockers win AWA Tag Team Titles



Melbourne, Australia:
- Billy Meeske defeated Joe Bailey in a tournament final to win the vacant Australian Heavyweight Title 


Los Angeles, California:
- Baron Michele Leone defeated Enrique Torres to become recognized World Heavyweight Champion in Los Angeles and the Pacific Northwest


Los Angeles, California:
- Lord James Blears & Joe Pazanadak defeated Gene Kiniski and John Tolos for the NWA International Television Tag Team Titles


Tokyo, Japan:
- Rikidozan defeated King Kong in a tournament final to become the first All Asia Heavyweight Champion  


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
- George Eakin won the Madison Wrestling Club Heavyweight Title from Bob Brown


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Lord James Blears & Neff Maivia won the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Title by defeating Shoulders Newman and Ted Travis 


Jacksonville, Florida:
- The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello & Roy Heffernan) defeated Tony Baillargeon & Maurice Lapoine for the Florida version of the NWA World Tag Team Title

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Moose Evans in 2 out of 3 falls
- Battle of the K(C)rushers, Loser no longer can use the name K(C)rusher: Crusher beat Krusher Stan Kowalski 
- Farmer Pete & Nan Regen beat Pee Wee James & Mars Monroe
- Jack Lanza beat George Cannon 


Mobile, Alabama:
- Billy Hines defeated Mickey Sharpe to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 


Atlanta, Georgia:
- The Assassins (Tom Renesto & Jody Hamilton) defeated Ramon & Alberto Torres for the NWA Georgia Tag Team Title 

Dothan, Alabama:
- Rocket & Flash Monroe defeated Don Carson & Dick Dunn to win the NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Title 


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Joe Scarpa (Chief Jay Strongbow) defeated Assassin #2 (Tom Renesto) in a tournament final to become the first NWA Georgia Television Champion


Birmingham, Alabama:
- Bob Kelly won the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Championship by defeating The Wrestling Pro 

Mobile, Alabama:
- Rocket & Flash Monroe defeated Rip Tyler & Eddie Sullivan to win the Gulf Coast version of the NWA United States Tag Team Title


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz 2 in out of 3 falls
- Ken Patera beat Superstar Billy Graham
- Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff beat Reggie Parks & Tony Rocco
- Rene Goulet drew Billy Red Cloud
- Big K drew Ric Flair


Los Angeles, California:
- Pampero Firpo defeated John Tolos for the NWA Americas Heavyweight Title 


West Palm Beach, Florida:
- "Superstar" Billy Graham defeated Dusty Rhodes for the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Mando Guerrero defeated Larry Sharpe for the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title 


Bowling Green, Kentucky:
- Tojo Yamamoto, Bobby Eaton & Secret Weapon defeated George Gulas, Ken Lucas & Joey Rossi for the NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Title 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- The Avenger defeated The Turk to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Judy Martin defeated Princess Little Heart for the NWA United States Women's Title 


West Palm Beach, Florida:
- Kevin Sullivan defeated Dusty Rhodes for the Florida version of the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Greensboro, North Carolina: Attendance was 16,000
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes to retain the title
- Tully Blanchard defeated Ricky Steamboat to retain the NWA TV Title

Birmingham, Alabama:
- Jimmy Golden defeated Austin Idol for the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title 

Bayaman, Puerto Rico:
- Invaders I & III win the vacant WWC Tag Team Title by defeating Super Medico I & Black Gordman

Kansas City, Kansas: afternoon show attendance was 1,600
- Jerry Blackwell won battle royal
- Fabulous Freebirds Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts no contest Road Warriors & Paul Ellering
- Handicap Match: Jerry Blackwell beat Tug Taylor & Mike Pagel
- Marty Jannetty beat Missing Link
- Bulldog Bob Brown & King Parsons beat King Kong Bundy & Hacksaw Higgins dq
- Mr. Pogo beat Dave Peterson
- Candi Devine beat Princess Jasmine

St. Paul, Minnesota: evening show attendance was 16,000
- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Boom Boom Bundy & Jerry Blackwell
- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Billy Robinson
- Cage match: Greg Gagne beat Sheik Adnan dq
- Mr. Saito drew Curt Hennig
- Fabulous Ones beat Luke Graham & Steve Regal
- Jimmy Garvin beat Steve O
- Cowboy Lang & Little Koko beat Lord Littlebrook & Little Tokyo


Memphis, Tennessee:
- The Midnight Rockers (Marty Janetty & Shawn Michaels) defeated The Rock 'n' Roll RPMs (Mike Davis & Tommy Lane) to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Title 


Mexico City, Mexico:
- Big Van Vader defeated Canek for the Universal Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title 


Dallas, Texas:
- John Tatum & Rod Price defeated Steve Simpson in a handicap match to win the Global Wrestling Federation Tag Team Titles


Tokyo, Japan:
- Ultimo Dragon defeated El Samurai for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title 
- Scott Norton & Tony Halme (later known as Ludvig Borga in the WWF) defeated The Steiner Brothers to win the the IWGP World Tag Team Titles

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jeff Jarrett won a Battle Royal to win the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Buddy Landell defeated Jeff Jarrett for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tex Slazenger defeated Brian Christopher for the vacant USWA Heavyweight Title 


Auburn Hills, Michigan:
- Billy Kidman defeated Juventud Guerrera to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title


Auburn Hills, Michigan:
- Creative Control (Patrick & Gerald [The Harris Brothers]) defeated The Filthy Animals (Konnan and Billy Kidman) to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Raven defeated Justin Credible for the 3PW Heavyweight Title 


- The Miz captured the WWE championship after cashing in his Money in the Bank contract and defeating Randy Orton