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Daily Pro Wrestling History (06/03): All-time classic Misawa vs. Kawada match

One of the greatest matches in pro wrestling history took place on this day in 1994.


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Lee Wykoff beat Dick Raines via DQ
- Joe Corbett beat Bull Curley


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Leo Nomellini & Wilbur Snyder beat Stan Kowalski & Tiny Mills in 2 out of 3 falls
- Roy McClarty drew Jim Hady
- Tony Bailargeon beat Marquis de Paree


- Dr. Jerry & Crazy Luke Graham defeated Vittorio Apollo & Don McClarty for the WWWF U.S. Tag Championship


Denver, Colorado:
- The Crusher & Verne Gagne & Reggie Parks beat Larry Hennig & Chris Markoff & Harley Race

Kansas City, Kansas:
- The Mongolian Stomper beat Dick the Bruiser
- Bob Geigel and Dutch Savage beat Steve Bolus and Sonny Myers
- Pat O’Connor drew Ron Reed
- The Missouri Mauler beat Don Soto


Green Bay, Wisconsin:
- The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel beat Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff in 2 out of 3 falls
- Dusty Rhodes went to a double count out with Billy Robinson
- Geoff Portz beat Dick Murdoch
- Greg Gagne beat Rene Goulet via DQ


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Mike George defeated Ed Wiskoski
- The Super Intern defeated Pat O’Connor
- Harley Race defeated Bob Brown in three falls


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- Mad Dog Vachon went to a draw with AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- Super Destroyer Mark II beat The Crusher
- Greg Gagne beat Pat Patterson
- Paul Ellering beat Jesse Ventura


Birmingham, Alabama:
- Steve Austin defeated Bobby Eaton for the WCW Television Title


Port Huron, Michigan:
- Lord Steven Regal defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
- Erik Watts defeated Mike Kelly
- Maxx Payne defeated Kensuke Sasaki
- Ron Simmons defeated WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff in a non-title match
- Arn Anderson defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Steve Austin
- Dustin Rhodes defeated Rick Rude via count-out
- Davey Boy Smith defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader via disqualification

Louisville, Mississippi:
- Michael Hayes defeated the Barbarian
- Johnny B. Badd defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
- Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas
- Keith & Kent Cole defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce
- The Junkyard Dog defeated Dick Slater


Tokyo, Japan:

AJPW Triple Crown Champion Mitsuharu Misawa defeated Toshiaki Kawada to retain his title


Chilhowie, Virginia:
- Bobby Blaze defeated Mustafa
- Boo Bradley defeated Killer Kyle
- The Dirty White Boy defeated New Jack in a chain match
- Steve Armstrong defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel via disqualification
- Steve Armstrong defeated Jim Cornette via disqualification
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Al Snow & Unabom


Anaheim, California:
- Rey Mysterio, Jr. defeated Matt Hardy for the WWE Cruiserweight Title


Orlando, Florida:
- America's Most Wanted (Chris Harris and James Storm) defeated Kid Kash and Dallas to win the TNA World Tag Team Titles


Tokyo, Japan:
- Yuji Nagata, Tamayuki Oka and Shota Umino defeated Manabu Nakanishi, Katsuya Kitamura and Tetsuhiro Yagi
- Tomohiro Ishii, Jado and Toru Yano defeated Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Hirai Kawato
- Volador Jr., Jushin Thunder Liger and Tiger Mask defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru, El Desperado & Taka Michinoku
- Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi and Guerillas of Destiny defeated War Machine, ACH and David Finlay
- Hirooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI defeated Minoru Suzuki & Taichi
- Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, EVIL, BUSHI and SANADA defeated Juice Robinson, Ricochet, Ryusuke Taguchi, Dragon Lee and Satoshi Kojima
- Kenny Omega and Marty Scurll defeated Kazuchika Okada and Gedo
- KUSHIDA defeated Will Ospreay to win the Best of the Super Juniors tournament


Tokyo, Japan:
- ACH pinned Tiger Mask
- Yoshinobu Kanemaru pinned Bushi
- Ryusuke Taguchi beat Chris Sabin
- Desperado pinned Dragon Lee
- Will Ospreay pinned Flip Gordon
- Taiji Ishimori beat Yoh
- Sho pinned Marty Scurll
- Hiromu Takahashi pinned Kushida