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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/01): Harley Race wins NWA United National title

Race won the title from Jumbo Tsuruta in Tokyo on this day in 1982.
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1934

St. Louis, Missouri:
- Orville Brown beat Charley Strack
- George Tragos beat Al Sparks by DQ

1963

Jacksonville, Florida:
- Eddie Graham defeated Hiro Matsuda for the (Florida) Southern Heavyweight Title

Amarillo, Texas:
- In a Non Title Match, Dory Funk Jr. beat AWA Champion Fritz Von Erich

1964

Omaha, Nebraska:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Reggie Parks
- Nebraska Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Art Thomas

1972

Tampa, Florida:
- Florida Champion Paul Jones beat Jack Brisco by DQ
- Florida tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens went to a no contest with Mr. Wrestling Tim Woods & Ron Fuller
- Zodiac beat Dale Lewis
- Buddy Colt beat Johnny Walker
- Hiro Matsuda beat Jim Dillon

1974

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Bulldog Bob Brown defeated Harley Race for the Central States Heavyweight Title

1980

Omaha, Nebraska:
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Canadian Champion Dino Bravo dq
- Mad Dog Vachon & Greg Gagne beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd
- Tito Santana beat Super Destroyer Mark II

1982

Tokyo, Japan:
- Harley Race defeated Jumbo Tsuruta for the NWA United National Heavyweight Title (now part of the All Japan Triple Crown)

1983

Memphis, Tennessee:
- The Giant Rebel beat Sweet Daddy O via forfeit
- The Rock-n-Roll Express, Eddie & Tommy Gilbert beat Ken Timbs, Duke Myers, Porkchop Cash, & Dream Machine
- Buddy Landel beat Steve O
- Mid-America Champ Dutch Mantel beat Tom Pritchard
- The Moondogs (Rex & Spot) beat Stagger Lee & Bobby Eaton
- CWA Tag Champs The Assassins beat Jerry Lawler & Austin Idol in a "no DQ" match
- The Grapplers beat The Fabulous Ones
- CWA International Champ Jerry Lawler beat Ken Patera (Lou Thesz was the special referee)

1987

New Orleans, Louisiana:
- Shane Doglas pinned Gary Young
- Davey Haskins pinned Mike Boyette
- Terry Gordy pinned the Angel of Death
- Terry Taylor pinned Steve Cox
- UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham pinned Shaska Whatley
- Rick Steiner defeated Chris Adams in a taped fist match in the 5th round
- Sting pinned the Enforcer
- UWF Tag Team Champions Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via reverse decision
- Dusty Rhodes & UWF World Champion Steve Williams defeated Eddie Gilbert & Dick Murdoch in a double bullrope match
- Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, & Buddy Roberts defeated Big Bubba, Black Bart, & the Terminator in a steel cage first blood elimination match

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Curt Hennig by DQ
- Wahoo McDaniel & DJ Peterson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Boris Zhukov & Soldat Ustinov in a non title match
- Greg Gagne double countout with Larry Zbyszko
- Original Midnight Express beat Steve O & Jerry Blackwell

1988

Memphis, Tennessee:
- AWA Champion Jerry Lawler beat Buddy Landel
- Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden no contest Jeff Jarrett & Bam Bam Bigelow
- CWA Champion Phil Hickerson beat Scott Steiner
- Brickhouse Brown beat Max Pain

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Dick Murdoch defeated the Russian Assassin
- Jimmy Garvin defeated Rick Steiner
- Al Perez defeated Kendall Windham
- Larry Zbyszko defeated Tim Horner
- Bugsy McGraw defeated Rip Morgan
- Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong defeated the Sheepherders
- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title bunkhouse match
- NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Nikita Koloff
- Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Sting, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard, and JJ Dillion in Wargames

1992

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Bobby Eaton pinned Michael Hayes (sub. for Larry Zbyszko, selling the arm injury he sustained on TV)
- Madusa pinned Heidi Lee Morgan
- Dustin Rhodes pinned Greg Valentine
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Barry Windham to a draw
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy in a non-title match
- Ricky Steamboat pinned Cactus Jack in a falls count anywhere match
- Sting & Ron Simmons defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader & the Super Invader
- Nikita Koloff pinned WCW US Champion Rick Rude in a non-title match

2017

NJPW G1 Climax Tournament: Tokyo, Japan:
- Michael Elgin & Jushin Liger beat Katsuya Kitamura & Shota Umino
- Minoru Suzuki & Taichi & Desperado beat Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Hirai Kawato
- Seiya Sanada & Bushi beat Juice Robinson & David Finlay
- Evil & Hiromu Takahashi beat Kenny Omega & Chase Owens
- Kazuchika Okada & Toru Yano beat Tama Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi
- Yoshi-Hashi pinned Bad Luck Fale
- Zack Sabre Jr. beat Togi Makabe
- Tomohiro Ishii pinned Yuji Nagata
- Tetsuya Naito pinned Hirooki Goto
- Kota Ibushi pinned Hiroshi Tanahashi

NJPW G1 Climax Tournament: Kagoshima, Japan:
- Bad Luck Fale & Tanga Loa beat Michael Elgin & Shota Umino
- Hangman Page & Chase Owens beat Togi Makabe & Toa Henare
- Yoshi-Hashi & Sho beat Jay White & Yoh
- Evil & Bushi beat Hiroshi Tanahashi & David Finlay
- Minoru Suzuki & Desperado beat Kazuchika Okada & Gedo
- Tama Tonga pinned Tomohiro Ishii
- Juice Robinson pinned Seiya Sanada
- Tetsuya Naito pinned Toru Yano
- Kenny Omega pinned Zack Sabre Jr.
- Kota Ibushi pinned Hirooki Goto

2021

PWG Mystery Vortex: Los Angeles, California:

- Tony Deppen pinned Jack Cartwheel 

- Brody King pinned JD Drake 

- Demonic Flamita pinned Arez 

- Jonathan Gresham defeated Lee Moriarty 

- Rey Horus & Aramis defeated Trey Miguel & Myron Reed 

- Orange Cassidy pinned Evil Uno 

- Bandido pinned Black Taurus to retain the PWG title