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Daily pro wrestling history (12/14): Jeff Hardy, Triple H become WWE champion

Jeff Hardy


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Henry Ordemann beat Jess Reimer (Westergard) to capture the American Heavyweight Title in 2 out of 3 falls


Miami, Florida:
- Jerry Graham defeated Bobby Wepner to win the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Verne Gagne won the AWA World Heavyweight Champion by defeating The Crusher in 2 out of 3 falls
- Bill Miller drew Moose Evans 
- Tiny Mills & Larry Hennig no contest Rene Goulet & Maurice LaPointe
- Marcel Semard beat Pee Wee Lopez 
- Marquis DeParee beat Lee Mattson 


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel drew Missing Link Pampero Firpo
- Sam Steamboat beat North American Champion Tor Kamata
- Bill Francis & John Tolos beat Steve Strong & Jesse Ventura
- Billy Whitewolf drew Rocky Tamayo
- Don Muraco beat Duke Savage
- Chris Markoff beat Buck Zumhofe


Houston, Texas:
- Gino Hernandez & El Gran Markus defeated Jose Lothario & El Halcon for the NWA American Tag Team Titles

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Greg Gagne
- Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat The Crusher & Steve Olsonoski
- Dino Bravo beat Super Destroyer Mark II
- Mad Dog Vachon no contest Super Destroyer Mark III
- Buck Zumhofe drew Ron Ritchie
- Peter Sandor Szabo beat Chris Curtis


Shelby, North Carolina:
- Dick Slater defeated Greg Valentine for the United States Heavyweight Title


Tokyo, Japan:
- The Hell Raisers (Road Warrior Hawk and "Power Warrior" Kensuke Sasaki) defeated Scott Norton & Tony Halme (aka Ludvig Borga in WWF) for New Japan's IWGP Tag Team Title

- Sabu defeated The Dirt Bike Kid and Mikey Whipwreck in a triple threat match to win the EWA Jr heavyweight title


Nagoya, Japan:
- Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Osamu Nishimura defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yutaka Yoshie to win New Japan's IWGP Tag Team Titles
- Heat (Minoru Tanaka) defeated Jado to win the Jr heavyweight title

Orlando, Florida:
- Randy Orton defeated Rob Van Dam to win the Intercontinental Title (Mick Foley was the special referee)
- Ric Flair & Batista won a Tag Team Turmoil match to become the World Tag Team Champions defeating the Dudley Boyz, Scott
Steiner & Test, Rob Conway & Rene Dupree, Hurricane & Rosey, Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade, Lance Storm & Val Venis
- Triple H defeated champion Bill Goldberg and Kane in a Triple Threat match to win the World Heavyweight Title


Buffalo, New York:
- Jeff Hardy defeated Edge and Triple H to win the WWE Championship
- Batista defeated Randy Orton
- John Cena defeated Chris Jericho to retain the WWE World Title


WWE TLC | Cleveland, Ohio:
- Dolph Ziggler defeated Luke Harper in a Ladder Match to win the Intercontinental Title
- John Cena defeated Seth Rollins in a Tables Match
- Bray Wyatt defeated Dean Ambrose in a TLC Match
- Rusev defeated Jack Swagger in a Chairs match to retain the United States Title