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Daily Pro Wrestling History (11/28): Starrcade 1985



Springfield, Missouri:
- Ed “Strangler” Lewis beat Whitey Hewitt 
- Casey Columbo and Jimmy Moore wrestled to a 30 minute draw


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Paul Jones defeated Pedro Martinez for the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Ronnie Etchison and Thor Hagen beat Tommy O’Toole and Great Tonina in the finals of a one night tournament to win the vacant Central States tag team titles


St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Bob Ellis defeated Bob Geigel to win Central States Title


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- The Crusher defeated Verne Gagne to win the AWA World Heavyweight Title

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Mongolian Stomper won a 10 man battle royal 
- Mongolian Stomper and Pat O’Connor wrestled to a double count out
- Bob Geigel beat Bulldog Plechas 
- Sonny Myers drew Enrique Torres  
- Rock Hunter beat Ronnie Etchison
- Larry Hamilton beat Mike Sharpe by DQ


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Dr. X beat The Crusher 
- Bill Watts beat Harley Race 
- Pampero Firpo beat Luke Brown
- Larry Hennig drew Billy Red Lyons


Tampa, Florida:
- Jack Brisco beat Paul Jones to win the Florida title 

Fort Myers, Florida:
- Bob Orton Sr. & Bob Orton Jr. beat Sputnik Monroe & Norvell Austin via count out 


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- North American Champion Billy Robinson beat Fred Blassie
- Ripper Collins & Greg Valentine beat Sam Steamboat & Neff Maiava in 2 out of 3 falls to win Hawaiian tag title
- Billy Graham beat Ken Patera by DQ
- Bobo Johnson & Haiti Kid beat Little Bruiser & Tokyo Joe
- Ed Francis no contest Al Madril


Jacksonville, Florida:
- Dusty Rhodes beat Cowboy Bill Watts to win the Florida title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Dennis Condrey & Phil Hickerson defeated The Samoans (Afa & Sika) to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Title
- Jimmy Valiant defeated Jerry Lawler for the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title


Tampa, Florida:
- Harley Race beat Jack Brisco to retain the NWA title 


Miami Beach, Florida:
- Harley Race double count out Manny Fernandez to retain the NWA title 

Omaha, Nebraska:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Super Destroyer Mark II & Super Destroyer Mark III
- Jesse Ventura drew Greg Gagne
- Billy Robinson beat Lord Alfred Hayes
- Adrian Adonis beat Paul Ellering
- Dino Bravo beat Buddy Wolff


St. Petersburg, Florida:
- Ric Flair beat Jack Brisco to retain the NWA title


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Tito Santana
- Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan
- Ken Patera beat Larry Hennig
- Rick Martel beat Bobby Duncum by DQ

1985 Thanksgiving Night

St. Paul, Minnesota: Attendance was 12,000
- Scott Hall won a battle royal
- Jerry Blackwell beat Michael Hayes
- Road Warriors beat Fabulous Freebirds Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts
- Buck Zumhofe beat Steve Regal to win light heavyweight title
- Scott Hall beat Boris Zhukov by DQ
- Mongolian Stomper beat Kevin Kelly
- Leon White drew Bill Irwin

Dallas, Texas:
- Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez defeated Kerry & Kevin Von Erich in a Steel Cage to win the World Class American Tag Team Title 
- In a match for the World Class title, Iceman King Parsons defeated champion Rick Rude by DQ
- John Tatum defeated Scott Casey in a steel cage match

NWA Starrcade: Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Magnum TA defeated Tully Blanchard in an I Quit match in a steel cage to win the United States Heavyweight Title
- The Rock N' Roll Express defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff to win the NWA World Tag Team Title
- Buddy Landell defeated Terry Taylor to win the NWA National Title 
- Krusher Khruschev defeated Sam Houston to win the Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Title
- Ron Bass defeated Black Bart (with James J. Dillon) in a Texas Bullrope match

NWA Starrcade: Atlanta, Georgia: 
- Manny Fernandez defeated Abdullah the Butcher (with Paul Jones) in a Mexican Death match
- Superstar Billy Graham defeated The Barbarian (with Paul Jones) by disqualification in an Arm wrestling match
- Superstar Billy Graham defeated The Barbarian (with Paul Jones) by disqualification    
- The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Ole Anderson and Arn Anderson) defeated Wahoo McDaniel and Billy Jack Haynes to retain the NWA National Tag Team Championship
- Jimmy Valiant and Miss Atlanta Lively (with Big Mama) defeated The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey) (with Jim Cornette) in an Atlanta Street Fight
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship