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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/23): CM Punk wins World title at SummerSlam 2009

Punk defeated Jeff Hardy in a tables, ladders, and chairs match.
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1929

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Dick Shikat defeated Jim Londos to win the National Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title

1941

San Francisco, California:
- Frank Sexton defeated Bill Longson for the Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title

1944

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
- Yvon Robért defeated Frank Sexton to win the Montreal Athletic Commission World Heavyweight Title

- Sandor Szabo defeated Dean Detton for the Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title

1955

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Bronko Nagurski & Ilio DiPaolo beat Ike Eakins & Kinji Shibuya by DQ
- Adrian Baillargeon beat Johnny Moochy
- Johnny Kostas beat Stan Kowalski
- Red Bastien drew Oni Wiki Wiki

1956

Augusta, Georgia:
- Don McIntyre & Red McIntyre defeated Eddie Gossett (Eddie Graham) & Art Nelson to win the Georgia Tag Team Titles

1958

Sacramento, California:
- Gene Dubuque and Mike Valentino defeated Ramon Torres and Dick Warren for the San Francisco NWA World Tag Team Titles

1961

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:
- Whipper Billy Watson defeated Gene Kiniski to win the Vancouver NWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship

Mobile, Alabama:
- Dick Dunn defeated Dr. Jerry Graham for the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title

1963

Los Angeles, California:
- Bearcat Wright defeated Fred Blassie by countout to win the World Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title

1968

Atlanta, Georgia:
- In a match for the Georgia Heavyweight Title: The Professional (Doug Gilbert) defeated Tarzan Tyler to win the title

1972

Winter Haven, Florida:
- Eddie Graham & Mike Graham beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
- Bob Orton Sr drew Hiro Matsuda
- Mike George beat Taurus
- George McCreary beat Bob Orton Jr (sub Dick Slater)

1973

Hattiesburg, Mississippi:
- Ken Lucas defeated Rocket Monroe for the NWA Mississippi Heavyweight Title

1974

Atlanta, Georgia:
- In a No Disqualification match for the Georgia Heavyweight Title versus the Mask of Mr. Wrestling #2; Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Buddy Colt to win the title

1975

San Francisco, California:
- The Invaders defeated Moondog Mayne and Pat Patterson for the San Francisco NWA World Tag Team Titles

1977

Shreveport, Louisiana:
- The Medics won the Tri-State NWA United States Tag Team Title by defeating Porkchop Cash and Mike George

Tampa, Florida:
- Jerry Brisco and Steve Keirn defeated Tony Marino and Buddy Roberts
- NWA Florida Television Champion Pedro Morales defeated Pat Patterson to retain the title
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Buddy Wolff to retain the title
- WWWF Heavyweight Champion Superstar Billy Graham defeated Rocky Johnson to retain the title
- Don Muraco defeated NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion Ivan Koloff by disqualification to retain the title

1978

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- In a non title match; Andre The Giant beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- Hawaiian Title Match: Don Muraco drew Tor Kamata
- Mike Cunningham & John Tolos & Steve Strong beat Mr. Fuji & Prof Tanaka & Karl Von Steiger
- Mr. Fuji beat Missing Link Pampero Firpo
- Reno Tuufuli ddq John Studd
- Bill Francis beat Randy Morse

1979

Charlotte, North Carolina:
- Baron Von Raschke and Paul Jones defeated Blackjack Mulligan and Ric Flair to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles

1980

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Dino Bravo no contest Nick Bockwinkel
- AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Angelo Mosca by DQ
- In a Weasel Suit match, Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
- In a Handicap Match, John Studd beat Kenny Jay & Juan Valez
- Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff

San Antonio, Texas:
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Tully Blanchard to win the Southwest Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title

1982

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood defeated Don Kernoodle and Jim Nelson to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Titles

1986

Cleveland, Ohio:
- Buddy Landell defeated Denny Brown
- Krusher Kruschev fought Ron Garvin to a no contest
- Dick Murdoch defeated Ivan Koloff
- Dutch Mantell & Bobby Jaggers defeated the Barbarian & Shaska Whatley
- Jimmy Valiant defeated Paul Jones
- Paul Ellering & the Road Warriors defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey
- Magnum TA defeated Nikita Koloff
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba in a steel cage match

Kawasaki, Japan:
- Dump Matsumoto and Bull Nakano defeated The Crush Gals (Lioness Asuka and Chigusa Nagayo) to win the WWWA World Tag Team Titles
- Yukari Oomori defeats Devil Masami for the WWWA World Singles Title

1987

Marietta, Georgia:
- Bruiser Brody ddq Abdullah The Butcher
- Original Midnight Express Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose beat Wahoo McDaniel & Jerry Blackwell by DQ
- Jon Michael & Steve Lawler won a tag team Battle Royal
- in an Elimination Match, Jon Michaels & Mr Wrestling II & Grizzly Boone beat Ken Timbs & Luke Graham & The Nightmare
- Mr. Olympia beat Tony Anthony by DQ
- Kevin Blackwell beat Nick Busick by DQ
- The Bullet beat Mike Golden
- AWA Champion Curt Hennig dcor Jerry Lawler
- Mr USA (Jerry Oates under a mask) drew Mighty Igor

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham pinned Eddie Gilbert
- Ron Garvin pinned Sean Royal
- Ivan Koloff pinned Jimmy Garvin
- Chris Adams defeated Terry Taylor via disqualification
- UWF World Champion Steve Williams pinned Big Bubba
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Barbarian (sub. for NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane) & NWA US Tag
Team Champion Bobby Eaton
- Dusty Rhodes, the Road Warriors, & NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully
Blanchard, & NWA US Champion Lex Luger

1989

Bluefied, West Virginia:
- Ding Dong #1 pinned Al Greene
- Tommy Rich pinned Ron Simmons
- Brian Pillman pinned Norman
- Ding Dong #2 defeated Bill Irwin via disqualification
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the New Zealand Militia
- NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
- Sting defeated the Great Muta via disqualification
- The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team in a steel cage match
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Terry Funk

1991

Dallas, Texas:
- The Patriot defeated Al Perez to become the first GWF North American Heavyweight Champion

St. Petersburg, Florida:
- Big Josh pinned Joey Maggs
- Bobby Eaton pinned Tony Mello
- Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Johnny B. Badd to a time-limit draw
- Arn Anderson pinned Yellow Dog
- WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Barry Windham
- Terrance Taylor & Richard Morton defeated Dustin Rhodes & Robert Gibson
- El Gigante defeated the One Man Gang via count-out
- Rick Steiner & PN News defeated Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater
- Sting defeated Nikita Koloff in a steel cage match

1992

New Orleans, Louisiana:
- Big Cat pinned Diamond Dallas Page
- The Barbarian pinned Tom Zenk
- The Junkyard Dog pinned Vinnie Vegas
- Brian Pillman pinned Super Invader
- Ricky Steamboat defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin in a non-title match
- Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine
- Sting defeated Jake Roberts via disqualification
- WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Nikita Koloff
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned Big Van Vader

Hachioji, Japan:
- Ogawa pinned Bobby Fulton
- The Giant Baba, Rusher Kimura, & Ryuma Izumida defeated Eigen, Okuma, & Fuchi
- Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat defeated Tommy Rogers & the Patriot
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Mitsuhara Misawa & Kikuchi
- Kawada & Kobashi defeated Dan Spivey & Angel
- Jumbo Tsuruta & Taue defeated Stan Hansen & Jackie Fulton

1993

Memphis, Tennessee:
- The American Eagle & Billy McCallahan beat The Hawk & Leon Downs
- Miss Texas (Jacqueline) defeated USWA Women's Champion Luna Vachon to win the title
- Colin Scott pinned Tony Falk
- USWA Tag Champs The Dog Catchers NC Moondogs Spike & Cujo
- Brian Christopher pinned Chris Adams
- PG-13 beat Jimmy Valiant & Super Mario
- Jeff Jarrett defeated USWA Southern Heavyweight Champion The Vampire Warrior (Gangrel) to win the title
- Jerry Lawler pinned Paul Neighbors (seconded by Vince McMahon) in a "stretcher" match
- Lex Luger pinned Yokozuna

Melbourne, Florida:
- Bobby Eaton defeated Frankie Lancaster
- Charlie Norris defeated Chris Benoit
- Erik Watts defeated the Equalizer
- Dustin Rhodes defeated Rick Rude in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match via disqualification (the bout was to have determined the vacant US
title but the belt remained held up due to the disqualification ending)
- Sting & Davey Boy Smith defeated WCW World Champion Vader & Sid Vicious
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Paul Orndorff

1999

WCW Monday Nitro: Las Vegas, Nevada:
- The West Texas Rednecks (Barry and Kendall Windham) defeated WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie Ray) to win the titles
- WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan fought Sting to a no-contest to retain the title

WWF Monday Night Raw: Ames, Iowa:
- Triple H pinned WWF Champion Mankind after the Pedigree to win the title

2009

WWE SummerSlam: Los Angeles, California:
- WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dolph Ziggler
- MVP pinned Jack Swagger
- WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & the Big Show defeated Cryme Tyme
- Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes a
- ECW World Champion Christian pinned William Regal (w/ Vladimir Kozlov & Ezikiel Jackson)
- WWE Champion Randy Orton defeated John Cena to retain the title
- CM Punk defeated Jeff Hardy to win the World Title in a Tables, Ladders and Chairs match

2015

WWE SummerSlam: Brooklyn, New York:

- Sheamus defeated Randy Orton

- - The New Day won the WWE Tag Team titles in a four-way over Titus O'Neil & Darren Young, Los Matadores, and Sin Cara & Kalisto

- Dolph Ziggler vs. Rusev ended in a double countout

- Neville & Stephen Amell defeated Stardust & Wade Barrett

- Intercontinental Champion Ryback defeated Big Show and The Miz in a triple threat match to retain his title

- Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose defeated Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper

- Kevin Owens pinned Cesaro

- Seth Rollins pinned John Cena to win the United States title in a WWE title vs. US title match

- Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair & Paige defeated Sasha Banks, Naomi & Tamina and The Bellas & Alicia Fox in a three-team elimination match

- The Undertaker defeated Brock Lesnar

2020

WWE SummerSlam: Orlando, Florida:
- Apollo Crews pinned MVP
- Bayley pinned Asuka to retain the SmackDown Women's Championship
- Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) retained the Raw Tag team titles against Angel Garza & Andrade
- Mandy Rose defeated Sonya Deville in a no DQ loser leaves WWE match
- Seth Rollins pinned Dominik Mysterio in a street fight
- Asuka pinned Sasha Banks to win the Raw Women's Championship
- Drew McIntyre pinned Randy Orton to retain the WWE Championship
- "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt defeated Braun Strowman in a falls count anywhere match to win the Universal Championship