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Daily pro wrestling history (12/28): Sting defeats Hogan for WCW World Title

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New York City, New York:
- James Owens defeated James McLaughlin to win the American Collar-and-Elbow Title


Des Moines, Iowa:
- Leroy McGuirk defeated Billy Goelz for the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title 


Birmingham, Alabama:
- Mike Clancy defeated Jackie Fargo to win the NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Title 


Mobile, Alabama:
- Pancho Villa defeated Lee Fields for the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Whipper Billy Watson and Yukon Eric defeated Chris and John Tolos to win the Toronto version of the NWA International Tag Team Titles


Teaneck, New Jersey:
- Chris and John Tolos defeated Killer Kowalski and Gorilla Monsoon for the WWWF United States Tag Team Titles

Jacksonville, Florida:
- Bob Orton defeated Eddie Graham to win the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title


Chicago, Illinois:
- The Crusher and Dick the Bruiser won the AWA and WWA World Tag Team Titles by defeating Mitsu Arakawa and Dr. Moto (Tor Kamata) 


Vancouver, British Columbia:
- Gene Kiniski defeated Don Leo Jonathan for the Vancouver version NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title 


Portland, Oregon:
- Dutch Savage defeated Jonathan Boyd to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Rip Hawk defeated Jerry Brisco for the NWA Eastern States Heavyweight Title 


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Archie Gouldie won the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title from Omar Atlas

Denver, Colorado:
- One Fall, No Time Limit: AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Red Bastien 
- Wahoo McDaniel beat Ivan Koloff 2 out of 3 falls
- Chris Taylor beat Ric Flair


Pensacola, Florida:
- Bob Sweetan defeated Rip Tyler for the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Angelo Mosca defeated Hussein Arab (The Iron Sheik) to win the NWA Canadian Heavyweight Title

Dallas, Texas:
- Kerry Von Erich (subbing for his injured brother Kevin) defeated Gino Hernandez to win the vacant NWA American Heavyweight Title


Denver, Colorado:
- Baron Von Raschke & Rick Martel & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Sheik Adnan & Mr Saito & Jerry Blackwell & Ken Patera 
- Bunkhouse Match: Blackjack Lanza beat Bobby Heenan 
- Billy Robinson beat Superstar Billy Graham
- Brad Rheingans beat Steve Olsonoski 
- Jesse Ventura beat Buck Zumhofe 


Saginaw, Michigan:
- Ron Garvin defeated Bob Roop to win the Georgia version of the NWA World Television Title (formerly NWA Georgia/National Television Title)

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Terry Taylor defeated Eddie Gilbert to win the CWA International Heavyweight Title 


- The Moondogs (Spike and Spot) defeated Tom Brandi and Prince Mike Kaluha for the International Championship Wrestling Tag Team Title


Atlanta, Georgia:
- NWA & WCW World Tag Team Champions Shane Douglas & Ricky Steamboat defeated Barry Windham & Brian Pillman 
- Sting defeated Big Van Vader to win the King of Cable tournament 
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated Steve Williams via DQ
- NWA World Champion Masahiro Chono defeated The Great Muta

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Ron and Don Harris defeated The Moondogs (Spike and Spot) for the USWA Southern Tag Team Title 


Washington, DC:
- Sting defeated Hulk Hogan to win the WCW World Heavyweight Title 
- Diamond Dallas Page defeated Curt Hennig to win the WCW United States Title 


Baltimore, Maryland:
- Scott Steiner defeated Konnan to capture the WCW World Television Title
- Ric Flair defeat Eric Bischoff to become WCW President for the next 30 days