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Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/16): Brock Lesnar vs. Kurt Angle Iron Man match

Lesnar outlasted Angle to become the new WWE Champion.


Kansas City, Kansas:
- North American Tag Team Champions, Bob Geigel and Bob Brown beat Mongolian Stomper and The Ox by DQ
- Jerry Miller beat Jim Grabmire 2 falls to 1
- Bulldog Plechas drew Thor Hagen
- Corsica Joe beat Paul Caruso


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon went to a double countout with Wilbur Snyder
- Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Doug Gilbert & Billy Red Cloud
- Chris Markoff drew Ron Reed
- Dale Lewis beat Joe Tomasso
- Jim Raschke beat Johnny Kace (Raschke's professional debut)


Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher
- Wilbur Snyder beat Angelo Poffo
- Johnny Valentine beat Moose Cholak by DQ
- Dr X beat Rene Goulet
- Dr Moto beat Bob Boyer
- Blackjack Lanza beat Al Kashey


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Harley Race defeated Pak Song in a tournament final to become the first ever NWA Missouri Champion

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Larry Hennig & Dusty Rhodes in 2 out of 3 falls
- Wahoo McDaniel beat Ivan Koloff by DQ
- Dr X beat Higo Hamaguchi
- Rene Goulet drew Don Muraco
- Ramon Torres beat Big K


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Ric Flair defeated Ted DiBiase
- King Kong Brody defeated Jack Brisco
- Rocky Johnson and Pat O’Connor defeated Buck Robley and Blackjack Lanza
- Bulldog Bob Brown draw Tom Andrews
- Bob Sweetan defeated Gary Young
- Jesse Ventura and Tank Patton defeated Bryan Blair and Ron Starr

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- WWWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Superstar Billy Graham in a Stretcher Match


Oakland, California:
- Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens drew AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell
- AWA Champion Otto Wanz beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Rick Martel beat Ken Patera by DQ
- Jesse Ventura beat Baron Von Raschke
- Adrian Adonis beat Buck Zumhofe


St. Louis, Missouri:
- David Von Erich defeated Ric Flair to win the Missouri State title
- Hulk Hogan defeated Crusher Blackwell
- Barry Windham and Austin Idol (Sub Dick the Bruiser) defeated Super Destroyer and Bob Orton Jr.
- Iceman Parsons defeated Roger Kirby
- Blackjack Mulligan defeated Jerry Ho
- Buck Robley defeated Ron Ritchie
- George Wells and Bulldog Bob Brown defeated Jerry Brown and Sheik Abdullah


Dallas, Texas:
- Gary Young defeated Steve Cox
- Ron Simmons defeated Rick Steiner via count-out
- Michael Hayes, Shane Douglas, Tim Horner & Brad Armstrong defeated Shaska Whatley, Tiger Conway Jr., the Terminator & the Enforcer
- Ron Simmons defeated the Enforcer
- Sting defeated Terry Taylor via disqualification
- Ron Simmons defeated Big Bubba via count-out
- Barry Windham defeated Eddie Gilbert
- Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger via disqualification
- Steve Williams defeated Black Bart
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought Ron Garvin to a no contest


Richmond, Virginia:
- Ivan Koloff defeated Rip Morgan
- The Sheepherders defeated Chris Champion & Mark Fleming
- The Russian Assassins defeated Nikita Koloff & the Italian Stallion
- The Road Warriors & Steve Williams defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, Rick Steiner, & Larry Zbyszko
- NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Kevin Sullivan in a dog collar match
- Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought Lex Luger to a no contest


Kansas City, Missouri:
- The Cuban Assassin pinned Richard Sartain
- Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace defeated the New Zealand Militia
- Butch Reed pinned Scott Hall
- Rick & Scott Steiner fought Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey to a double count-out
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Tommy Rich
- Dick Murdoch defeated NWA TV Champion the Great Muta via disqualification
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dick Slater in a Death Match


Hammond, Indiana:
- Brad Armstrong pinned Dutch Mantel
- The Master Blasters defeated Tim Horner & Mike Rotundo
- Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Tom Zenk & Brian Pillman
- NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Samoan Swat Team
- Stan Hansen pinned Tommy Rich
- The Junkyard Dog pinned NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson in a non-title match
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Sid Vicious via count-out
- NWA World Champion Sting pinned Ric Flair


Raleigh, North Carolina:
- Dustin Rhodes defeated Tom Zenk
- Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas
- Erik Watts defeated Mark Canterbury
- Barry Windham defeated Diamond Dallas Page
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Greg Valentine & Dick Slater
- Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated the Barbarian & the Super Invader
- Steve Austin pinned WCW TV Champion Ricky Steamboat in a non-title match
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude


Knoxville, Tennessee:
- Susan Green pinned Leilani Kai
- Bob Armstrong beat Jim Cornette & Killer Kyle in a handicap match
- Chris Candido pinned Brian Lee
- SMW Champ The Dirty White Boy beat Bruiser Bedlam via DQ
- The Dirty White Boy won a battle royal
- SMW Tag Team Champions The Rock N' Roll Express defeated The Gangstas (New Jack & Mustafa would later threaten to sue SMW, saying tape of the match proves that they should have won the belts. As a result, Smoky Mountain Wrestling awarded the titles to the Gangstas)


Morristown, Tennessee:
- Robert Gibson pinned Al Snow
- SMW Champ Brad Armstrong beat Terry Gordy via DQ
- SMW Tag Champs The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey) beat Tracy Smothers & The Dirty White Boy
- Tommy Rich DCO Buddy Landel

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- The Pitbulls defeated Raven & Steven Richards in a two out of three falls Dog Collar match to win the ECW World Tag Team Championship
- Rey Misterio Jr. defeated Psicosis


Tokyo, Japan:
- Low Ki defeated Spanky on a Zero-One event to win the NWA International Light Heavyweight Title


WWE SmackDown (aired on September 18): Raleigh, North Carolina:
- Eddie & Chavo Guerrero defeated Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas for the WWE Tag Team Championship
- Brock Lesnar defeated Kurt Angle in a 60-minute Ironman match to win the WWE World Title, 5 falls to 4


New York City:
- The Kings of Wrestling, Chris Hero and Claudio Castagnoli defeated Austin Aries and Roderick Strong to win the ROH Tag Team titles


WWE Unforgiven:
- Batista defeated the Great Khali and Rey Mysterio Jr to win the World Title
- Randy Orton defeated WWE Champion John Cena by DQ
- The Undertaker defeated Mark Henry


- Jay Lethal defeated Doug Williams to win the TNA X Division Title


WWE Night of Champions: Boston, Massachusetts:
- Daniel Bryan and Kane won the WWE Tag Team Championship from R-Truth and Kofi Kingston
- Eve Torres defeated Layla to win the WWE Divas Championship
- US Champion Antonio Cesaro defeated Zach Ryder


Hiroshima, Japan:
- Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi & Jado beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Jushin Liger & Tiger Mask
- Juice Robinson & David Finlay beat Bad Luck Fale & Leo Tonga
- Rocky Romero & Baretta beat Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens
- Kota Ibushi & Michael Elgin & Togi Makabe beat Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Iizuka & Taka Michinoku
- Ricochet & Ryusuke Taguchi retained the IWGP jr. tag titles over Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi
- War Machine (Ray Rowe & Hanson) retained the IWGP tag team titles over Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
- Tetsuya Naito & Evil & Bushi & Seiya Sanada & Hiromu Takahashi beat Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano & Will Ospreay & Gedo
- Kushida pinned Desperado to retain the IWGP jr. title
- Hiroshi Tanahashi retained the IC title over Zack Sabre Jr.


WWE Hell in a Cell: San Antonio, Texas:
- Big E & Kofi Kingston retained the Smackdown tag titles beating Rusev & Aiden English
- Randy Orton pinned Jeff Hardy in a Hell in a Cell match
- Becky Lynch beat Charlotte Flair to win the Smackdown women’s title
- Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre beat Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose to retain the Raw tag titles
- A.J. Styles beat Samoa Joe to retain the WWE title
- The Miz & Maryse beat Daniel Bryan & Brie Bella
- Ronda Rousey beat Alexa Bliss to retain the Raw women’s title
- Roman Reigns went to a no contest with Braun Strowman to retain the Universal title in a Hell in a Cell match with Mick Foley as referee