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Daily Pro Wrestling History (12/27): Kevin Nash ends Goldberg's streak at Starrcade 1998



Des Moines, Iowa:
- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat Ed “Strangler” Lewis in 2 out of 3 falls
- Karl Davis and Lord Albert Mills went to a draw 
- Honey Boy Hackney beat Red Ryan 


Denver, Colorado:
- Non Title: Verne Gagne & Mighty Igor Vodik beat AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race
- Non Title: Wilbur Snyder beat AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon
- Steve Druk beat Ivan Kalmikoff
- Mighty Igor Vodik beat Chris Markoff


Tampa, Florida:
- Johnny Valentine defeated Joe Scarpa (Chief Jay Strongbow) to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title 

Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Blackjack Lanza captured the WWA world heavyweight title from Wilbur Snyder


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Dale Lewis defeated The Professional (Doug Gilbert) to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title

Kansas City, Kansas:
- The Texas Outlaws (Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes) lost the Central States tag team titles to The Viking & Bob Geigel 


Chicago, Illinois:
- Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne by DQ
- The Legionairres (Sgt. Jacques Goulet & Private Don Fargo) beat Wilbur Snyder & Larry Hennig
- Ray Stevens no contest Pepper Gomez
- Moose Cholak no contest Ox Baker
- Chris Taylor beat Big K
- Khosrow Vaziri beat Kim Duk


Chicago, Illinois:
- Two Ring Battle Royal: Ring 1 winner-Dick the Bruiser; Ring 2 winner-Crusher Blackwell
- Spike Huber & Bobo Brazil beat Super Destroyer Mark II & Super Destroyer Mark III
- Wilbur Snyder beat Ernie Ladd by DQ
- Greg Gagne no contest Adrian Adonis
- Bobby Heenan beat Steve Olsonoski
- Crusher Blackwell beat Gil Guerrero


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler beat AWA champion Nick Bockwinkel (title held up in Memphis only)
- Bill Dundee & Terry Taylor beat Adrian Street & Apocalypse
- Southern Tag Team Champions Sheepherders Lord Jonathan Boyd & Luke Williams beat Fabulous Ones Steve Keirn & Stan Lane by DQ
- Sabu beat Jacques Rougeau to win Mid American Title
- Bobby Eaton won an Eleven man blindfold battle royal
- Dutch Mantel & Ricky Morton beat Sweet Brown Sugar & Bobby Eaton


Ft. Worth, Texas:
- Hacksaw Duggan & Terry Taylor defeated Bill Irwin & Leroy Brown to win the UWF World Tag Team Titles


Las Vegas, Nevada:
- Greg Gagne defeated Adrian Adonis in a tournament final to become the first AWA International Television Champion 
- Madusa Miceli defeated Candi Devine to win the AWA World Women's Title
- The Midnight Rockers (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty) won the AWA tag team titles from The Original Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey 
  & Randy Rose) managed by Paul E Dangerously
- Wahoo McDaniel beat AWA Champion Curt Hennig by DQ


East Rutherford, New Jeresey:
- PN News pinned Terry Taylor 
- Jimmy Garvin pinned Diamond Dallas Page 
- Tom Zenk pinned Larry Zbyzsko 
- Abdullah the Butcher & Cactus Jack defeated El Gigante & Van Hammer 
- WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Sting via reverse decision
- Johnny B. Badd pinned Richard Morton 
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Scott Steiner to a time-limit draw 
- WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Jushin Liger pinned Brian Pillman 
- WCW Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton 
- Rick Steiner fought WCW World Champion Lex Luger to a double count-out

Dallas, Texas:
- Bill Irwin & Black Bart defeated John Tatum & Rod Price to win the Global Wrestling Federation Tag Team Titles 


Beckley, West Virginia:
- Jimmy Golden pinned Dixie Dynamite 
- Tracy Smothers beat Robert Fuller 
- Brian Lee pinned Kevin Sullivan in an "anything goes" match
- Tim Horner & Ronnie Garvin beat Paul Orndorff & The Dirty White Boy 
- The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The Heavenly Bodies (Lane & Pritchard) & Jim Cornette in a "handicap" match

Charlotte, North Carolina:
- Johnny B. Badd defeated Scotty Flamingo in a boxing match
- Madusa defeated Paul E. Dangerously in a 5-minute challenge
- Barry Windham defeated Dustin Rhodes
- The Great Muta defeated Steve Austin
- NWA World Champion Masahiro Chono fought Big Van Vader to a double count-out
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated Jushin Liger & Kensuke Sasaki

Hartselle, Alabama:
- Cactus Jack defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
- Vinnie Vegas & Diamond Dallas Page defeated Shanghai Pierce & Tex Slazenger
- 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Tony Atlas
- Tom Zenk & Johnny Gunn defeated Mike Graham & Bobby Eaton
- Van Hammer defeated the Barbarian
- Van Hammer won a 14-man battle royal;


WCW Starrcade: Charlotte, North Carolina:
- Terry Taylor pinned the Equalizer
- Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma (w/ the Assassin) defeated 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell (w/ Teddy Long) 
- The Shockmaster pinned King Kong 
- Ricky Steamboat fought WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) to a 15-minute time-limit draw 
- Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce 
- Steve Austin (w/ Col. Rob Parker) defeated WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-0 to win the title
- WCW International World Champion Rick Rude pinned the Boss (sub. for Davey Boy Smith)
- Sting & Road Warrior Hawk defeated The Nasty Boys by DQ in a match for the WCW World Tag Team Titles
- Ric Flair defeated Vader to win the WCW World Heavyweight Title

SMW Christmas Chaos: Barbourville, Kentucky:
- Chris Candido pinned Brian Armstrong
- Prince Kharis beat Bobby Blaze
- The Bullet beat Dick Murdoch
- Moondogs Rex & Spot beat Ron & Don Harris
- The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey) beat Doug & Mike Furnas
- SMW Champ Brian Lee beat Tracy Smothers and The Dirty White Boy in a "triple threat" match


WCW Starrcade: Nashville, Tennessee:
- Arn Anderson & Bunkhouse Buck defeated Brad & Scott Armstrong 
- Vader (w/ Harley Race) pinned WCW US Champion Jim Duggan to win the title 
- Alex Wright pinned Jean Paul Levesque (Triple H)
- WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd pinned Arn Anderson (sub. for the Honkytonk Man) (w/ Col. Rob Parker & Meng) 
- The Nasty Boys defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) via disqualification 
- Mr. T pinned Kevin Sullivan 
- Hulk Hogan defeated the Butcher (Ed Leslie) to retain the WCW World Title

SMW Christmas Chaos: Lenoir, North Carolina:
- The Power Ranger pinned D-Lo Brown 
- Tracy Smothers beat Bryant Anderson in an "I quit" match
- Buddy Landel beat SMW Champ The Dirty White Boy via DQ
- Cactus Jack pinned Chris Candido in a "falls count anywhere" match
- SMW Tag Champs The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The Gangstas


WCW Starrcade: Nashville, Tennesse:
- Diamond Dallas Page pinned Dave Sullivan
- Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Scotty Riggs defeated Lord Steven Regal & Bobby Eaton 
- Best of Seven Series: Jushin Liger (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Chris Benoit 
- Best of Seven Series: Koji Kanemoto pinned Alex Wright
- Best of Seven Series: Lex Luger (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Masahiro Chono 
- Best of Seven Series: WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd (w/ Kimberly) defeated Masa Saito via disqualification 
- Best of Seven Series: Shinjiro Ohtani (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Eddie Guerrero 
- Best of Seven Series: WCW World Champion Randy Savage pinned Hiroshi Tenzan 
- Best of Seven Series: Sting defeated WCW US Champion Kensuke Sasaki in a non-title match 
- Ric Flair defeated Sting and Lex Luger (due to pre-match stiupulations, Flair earned an immediate WCW World Title shot)
- Ric Flair pinned WCW World Champion Randy Savage to win the title
- The One Man Gang pinned WCW US Champion Kensuke Sasaki to win the title 


WCW Starrcade: Washington, DC:
- WCW Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman defeated Juventud Guerrera and Rey Mysterio Jr. 
- WCW Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman pinned Eddie Guerrero 
- Perry Saturn pinned Ernest Miller (w/ Sonny Onoo) 
- IWGP Champion Scott Norton & Brian Adams (w/ Vincent) defeated Fit Finlay & Jerry Flynn 
- WCW TV Champion Konnan defeated Chris Jericho (w/ Ralphus) 
- Eric Bischoff pinned Ric Flair 
- Dallas Page defeated the Giant
- Kevin Nash defeated Bill Goldberg to win the WCW World Heavyweight Title (this ended Goldberg's undefeated streak)


ROH Final Battle: New York City:
- Kevin Steen & El Generico defeated Jimmy Jacobs & Delirious to retain the ROH World Tag Team Title
- Jay & Mark Briscoe defeated Kensuke Sasaki & Katsuhiko Nakajima 
- Austin Aires defeated Tyler Black
- ROH World Title Match: Nigel McGuinness defeated Naomichi Marufuji
- Bryan Danielson defeated Takeshi Morishima in a Fight Without Honor