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Daily Pro Wrestling History (6/26): Davey Richards becomes ROH Champion

Davey Richards

1929 

St. Louis, Missouri:
- Dick Shikat defeated Jim Clinstock
- Rudy Dusek defeated Jack Washburn
- Joe "Toots" Mondt 
- Charles Strack went to a time limit draw

1936
- Everett Marshall defeated Ali Baba for the NWA (National Wrestling Association) Heavyweight Wrestling Title

1941 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Lee Wykoff defeated Orville Brown in 2 out of 3 falls
- Jack Kennedy beat Steve Brody in 2 out of 3 falls 
- Joe Cox beat Rudy Strongberg

1947 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Orville Brown beat Jack McDonald to retain the MWA Title
- Wally Dusek beat Fred Blassie
- Tug Carlson beat Ralph Garibaldi 
- Jack Hader beat Jack Page

1962 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Mr. M beat Larry Hennig
- Verne Gagne & Doug Gilbert beat Bob Geigel & Crybaby Cannon 
- Joe Scarpello beat Stan Kowalski

1964

Denver, Colorado:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Fritz von Erich dq
- The Crusher beat Art Thomas
- Wahoo McDaniel beat Mitsu Arakawa 
- Larry Hennig beat Doug Gilbert

1965 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Verne Gagne beat AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon on a 3rd fall count out
- The Crusher beat Chris Markoff
- Mighty Igor Vodik beat Harley Race
- Larry Hennig beat Ivan Kalmikoff 
- Wilbur Snyder beat Pampero Firpo dq

1967 

El Paso, Texas:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat The Medics
- Light Heavyweight Champion Gory Guerrero beat Jerry Kozak
- North American Champion Dory Funk Jr beat Thunderbolt Patterson 
- Texas Women's Champion Kay Noble beat Pat Howard

1968 

Minneapolis,  Minnesota:
- Verne Gagne & Bill Watts beat Larry Hennig & Harley Race in 2 out of 3 falls
- Wilbur Snyder beat Dr X 2-0 
- Man Mountain Mike beat Big K 
- Dutch Savage beat Frankie Laine

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Peter Maivia and Billy White Wolf defeated Curtis Iaukea and Ripper Collins to win the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles

1971 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- In a Loser Leaves Town Match, The Crusher beat Strong Kobayashi
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
- Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Moose Cholak & Paul Diamond
- Don Muraco beat Black Jack Lanza dq 
- Big K beat Bill Howard

Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
- Baron Von Raschke beat Wilbur Snyder
- Hans Schmidt beat Sailor Art Thomas
- Billy Robinson beat Angelo Poffo

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Ripper Collins and Mad Dog Mayne defeated Sunni War Cloud and Steven Little Bear for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles

1973

Tampa, Florida:
- Johnny Valentine defeated Ron Fuller for the Florida version of the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title 

1975

Tokyo, Japan:
- Antonio Inoki defeated Tiger Jeet Singh to win the National Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Title 

1982

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Bret Hart defeated Leo Burke to win the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title

Salt Lake City, Utah:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Ken Patera & Bobby Duncum dq 
- Sheik Adnan beat Baron Von Raschke
- Jerry Blackwell beat Brad Rheingans 
- Buck Zumhofe beat Jacques Goulet

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
- Invader I and Pierre Martel defeated The Kangaroos (Don Kent and Johnny Heffernan) for the WWC World Tag Team Titles

1983

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- The Sheik's Army (Jerry Blackwell and Ken Patera) defeated The High Flyers (Jim Brunzell and Greg Gagne) to win the AWA World Tag Team Titles
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Wahoo McDaniel
- Baron Von Raschke no contest Blackjack Lanza
- Bobby Heenan beat Kenny Jay
- Buck Zumhofe beat Mr. Saito dq 
- Brad Rheingans drew Rick Martel

1987 

Dallas, Texas:
- Frank Lancaster and Eric Embry defeated The Fantastics (Tommy Rogers and Bobby Fulton) to win the World Class Tag Team Titles

1988 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Bull Nakano defeated Yumiko Hotta in the finals of the fourth-annual AJW Grand Prix Tournament 

1992 

Tokyo, Japan:
- The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott Steiner) defeated Big Van Vader and Bam Bam Bigelow to win the IWGP World Tag Team Titles
- El Samurai pinned Jushin Liger to win the IWGP World Junior Heavyweight Title

1995

Sapporo, Japan:
- Yoshiko Tamura defeated Misae Watanabe for the vacant AJW Junior Title

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Billy Jack Haynes defeated Brian Christopher for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title 

1996

Tokyo, Japan:
- Masato Tanaka, Kouji Nakagawa and Tetsuhiro Kuroda defeated Super Leather and The Headhunters to win the FMW World Street Fight Six-Man Tag Team Titles

2001 

New York City:
- Albert (A-Train) defeated Kane for the WWF Intercontinental Title in New York City 

2011 

ROH Best of the World | New York City:
- Davey Richards defeated Eddie Edwards to win the ROH World Title 
- El Generico defeated Christopher Daniels to win the ROH TV Title
- ROH Tag Team champions Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Kings of Wrestling (with Sara del Rey and Shane Hagadorn), the Briscoes and the All Night Express to retain the titles