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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/26): The Hart Foundation win WWF Tag Team titles

They won the titles from The British Bulldogs on this day in 1987.
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1961

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Illio Do Paolo and Billy Red Lyons won the Canadian Open Tag Team Championship over Tiny Mills and Crusher Kowalski in 2 of 3 falls
- Nature Boy Buddy Rogers defeated John DeSilva
- Duke Keomuko and Sato Keomuko beat Dick Byer and Farmer Boy by count out
- Fred Atkins and Mike Gallagher wrestled 20 minutes to a draw
- Doc Gallagher defeated Don McClarity

1969

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Mitsu Arakawa
- Pampero Firpo beat Dr. X COR
- Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Billy Red Lyons & Bill Watts in 2 out of 3 falls
- Larry Hennig beat Luke Brown
- Lars Anderson beat Joe Scarpello

1974

Punta Gorda, Florida:
- Florida Tag Titles: Jos & Paul LeDuc defeated The Texan & Stan Vachon to retain titles
- Florida TV Title: Mike Graham defeated Rip Hawk by DQ
- Harry “Georgia Boy” Smith (sub Danny Hodge) beat Bob Orton, Sr.

1977

Miami, Florida:
- Lights Out Match: Dusty Rhodes defeated Harley Race
- The Assassin beat Billy Graham by DQ
- Jos LeDuc & Jack Brisco & Jerry Brisco drew Ox Baker & Steve Strong & Buddy Wolff
- Mike Graham defeated Pat McGinnis
- Steve Keirn defeated Bob Orton, Jr.
- Kevin Sullivan defeated Rock Hunter

1979

Okayama, Japan:
- Seiji Sakaguchi defeated Johnny Powers to win the NWF North American Heavyweight Title

1980

Bayamon, Puerto Rico:
- Mr. Fuji defeated Invader I to win the WWC North American Heavyweight Title

1981

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Hector Guerrero & Sonny King beat The Bounty Hunters via DQ
- Tojo Yamamoto beat Koko Ware
- Tommy Rich beat Bill Irwin
- Dream Machine beat Ricky Morton
- Southern Champ Jimmy Valiant beat Bill Dundee
- Jerry Lawler pinned Ron Bass

1987

Tampa, Florida:
- The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeated The British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith) to win the WWF World Tag Team Championship

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Paul Diamond beat Tarzan Goto via DQ
- Pat Tanaka beat Boy Tony
- The Hunter beat Tracy Smothers
- Jerry Bryant & Lou Winston beat Big Bubba & Goliath
- Downtown Bruno beat Emily Arthur in a boxing match
- The Daughter of Darkness beat Debbie Combs
- CWA International Champ Soul Train Jones beat Jonathon Boyd
- Jeff Jarrett & Billy Joe Travis beat The Rock-n-Roll RPMs to win the Southern Tag Team Titles
- Austin Idol beat AWA World Champ Nick Bockwinkel via DQ

1990

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Mike Rotunda pinned Tommy Rich
- Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan
- Kevin Sullivan pinned Norman
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
- Sting pinned the Dragon Master
- NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson pinned the Great Muta
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA World Champion Lex Luger
- The Road Warriors, NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Doom, the Samoan Savage & Fatu in a steel cage match

1991

Greenwood, Mississippi:
- Tim Horner pinned Bill Irwin
- Brad Armstrong pinned Moondog Rex
- Tom Zenk pinned Bobby Eaton
- WCW US Champion Lex Luger beat Sid Vicious via count-out
- WCW Tag Team Champions Doom defeared Barry Windham & WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson

Columbia, South Carolina:
- Ricky Morton, Tommy Rich, & Norman defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker, Lt. James Earl, & Dutch Mantel
- The Junkyard Dog pinned the Iron Sheik
- Brian Pillman pinned Big Cat
- WCW US Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner pinned Michael Hayes
- Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated the Master Blasters
- Sting beat WCW World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

1995

Madison Square Garden: New York City:
- WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Diesel in a steel cage to retain the title
- WWF World Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns defeated The Bodydonnas
- Savio Vega defeated Intercontinental Champion Goldust by countout

1996

Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico:
- Konnan defeated Pierroth Jr. to become the first International Wrestling All Stars World Heavyweight Champion

2001

Rising Sun, Indiana:
- Chad Collyer defeated Ace Steele for the Heartland Wrestling Association Heavyweight Title

2003

Kobe, Japan:
- Jushin Liger & Koji Kanemoto defeated Pro Wrestling Noah's Tsuyoshi Kikuchi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru to win the New Japan's IWGP World Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles

2014

WWE Royal Rumble: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
- The New Age Outlaws defeated Cody Rhodes and Goldust to win the WWE World Tag Team Titles
- Brock Lesnar defeated the Big Show
- WWE Champion Randy Orton defeated John Cena to retain the title
- Batista won the Royal Rumble

2019

NXT TakeOver Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona:
- Kairi Sane & Io Shirai defeated Marina Shafir & Jessamyn Duke
- The Forgotten Sons (Wesley Blake & Steve Cutler) defeated The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford)
- War Raiders defeated Undisputed Era for the NXT Tag Team Titles
- Matt Riddle defeated Kassius Ohno
- Johnny Gargano defeated Ricochet to win the North American Championship
- Shayna Baszler defeated Bianca Belair to retain the NXT Women's Championship
- Tommaso Ciampa defeated Aleister Black to retain the NXT Championship

2020

WWE Royal Rumble: Houston, Texas:
- Sheamus pinned Shorty G
- Andrade pinned Humberto Carrillo to retain the United States title
- Roman Reigns pinned King Corbin in a falls count anywhere match
- Charlotte Flair won the women’s Royal Rumble
- Bayley pinned Lacey Evans to retain the SmackDown women’s title
- Bray Wyatt pinned Daniel Bryan in a strap match to retain the Universal title
- Becky Lynch defeated Asuka to retain the Raw Women’s title
- Drew McIntyre won the men’s Royal Rumble