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Daily Pro Wrestling History (12/06): Liger wins IWGP Junior Heavyweight title on WCW Nitro

NJPW's Junior Heavyweight title changed hands on WCW Nitro in Milwaukee.


Des Moines, Iowa:
- American Heavyweight Champion Fred Beell defeated Charles Hackenschmidt


Kansas City, Kansas:
- The Dusek Brothers (Ernie and Joe Dusek) beat the Becker Brothers (Bobby and George) to become the undisputed World Tag Team champions winning a 2 out of 3 fall contest
- Verne Gagne beat Pat Fraley
- Bob McCune defeated Kit Fox
- George Scott beat Tom Zaharias by DQ


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Ivan Kalmikoff & Karol Kalmikoff beat Kinji Shibuya & Mitsu Arakawa
- Tim Geohagen beat Dave Jons
- Red Bastien drew Herb Schiff (Herb Freeman)


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Gene Kiniski no contest Wilbur Snyder
- AWA Tag Team Champions Hard Boiled Haggerty & Len Montana beat Joe Scarpello & Nick Roberts
- Roy McClarty drew Jim Hady
- Bob Geigel beat Guy Hill


Atlanta, Georgia:
- The Professional defeated Johnny Valentine to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- The Crusher beat Superstar Billy Graham on a reverse decision DQ
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz in 2 out of 3 falls
- Ric Flair beat Dave Muir


St. Louis, Missouri: (Attendance: 6,816)
- Dick the Bruiser won a Wrestle Royal
- Missouri Champion Dory Funk Jr. defeated Lord Alfred Hayes
- Dick the Bruiser, Bobo Brazil and Black Angus defeated Buddy Wolfe, Roger Kirby and Big Bill Miller
- Pat O’Connor defeated Moose Cholak
- Sailor Art Thomas (sub for Cowboy Bob Ellis) defeated Joe Blanchard
- Eddie Graham defeated Yugo Babich
- Sailor Art Thomas and Ronnie Etchison defeated Mike Dubois and Bobby Jaggers


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
- Larry Hennig beat Jimmy Valiant
- Pampero Firpo no contest Johnny Valiant
- Jos Leduc beat Don Wade
- Bobby Duncum & Bobby Heenan beat Khosrow Vaziri & Kenny Jay


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Canadian Heavyweight Title Match: Canadian Champion Dino Bravo beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- AWA Tag Team Champions Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Super Destroyer Mark II & Super Destroyer Mark III
- Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Steve Olsonoski & Angelo Mosca by DQ
- Greg Gagne beat Bob Brown Jr (Kerry Brown)
- Ricky Hunter beat Ron Ritchie
- Peter Sandor Szabo beat Buck Zumhofe


Chicago, Illinois:
- Dick The Bruiser beat Ernie Ladd
- Jerry Blackwell & John Studd beat Mad Dog Vachon & The Crusher
- Spike Huber no contest King Kong Brody
- Wilbur Snyder beat Ali Hassan
- Jerry Graham Jr beat Chief Bobby Bold Eagle

Atlanta, Georgia:
- The Mongolian Stomper defeated Jack Brisco to win the NWA Georgia National Title


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Gama Singh defeated Bruce Hart to win the Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Title


Cleveland, Ohio:
- Tim Horner defeated Buddy Roberts
- Jimmy Valiant & Baron Von Raschke defeated Shaska Whatley & Gary Royal
- Ricky Lee Jones defeated the Super Destroyer
- Denny Brown fought Hector Guerrero to a draw
- NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Brad Armstrong via count-out
- Bobby Jaggers & Dutch Mantell defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev in a Texas Tornado match
- Big Bubba defeated NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ron Garvin via count-out in a street fight


Tokyo, Japan:
- Stan Hansen & Genichiro Tenryu won the All Japan World Tag Team Titles by winning the annual Real World Tag League tournament and defeating Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu to win the tournament

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Candi Devine defeated Judy Martin for the AWA Women's World Title
- AWA Champion Larry Zbyzsko beat Sgt. Slaughter by DQ
- Paul Diamond beat Jonnie Stewart


Sioux City, Iowa:
- The Juicer defeated Barry Horowitz via disqualification
- Sam Houston pinned Barry Horowitz
- The Master Blasters defeated Alan Iron Eagle & Tim Horner
- Michael Wallstreet pinned Harley Race
- NWA US Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner pinned Jerry Saggs
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned the Big Cat
- Brian Pillman pinned the Motor City Madman
- Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson defeated Larry Cameron (sub. for NWA Tag Team Champion Ron Simmons) & NWA Tag Team Champion Butch Reed


- Terry Gordy & Steve Williams won the Real World tag tournament in Tokyo, by a point from Stan Hansen & Danny Spivey, thus winning the vacant Unified tag titles

Perry, Florida:
- Mike Graham defeated John Peterson
- Arachnaman pinned Terrence Taylor
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin pinned Firebreaker Chip
- Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip fought WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & Oz to a double disqualification
- Cactus Jack pinned Van Hammer
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyszko


Hammond, Indiana:
- Brad Armstrong defeated Shanghai Pierce
- Erik Watts defeated Steve Austin
- Dustin Rhodes fought Barry Windham to a double disqualification
- Big Van Vader defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Ricky Steamboat
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude


Jefferson, North Carolina:
- Tracy Smothers defeated Chris Candido to win the SMW Beat The Champ Television Title

Tokyo, Japan:
- Manami Toyota & Toshiyo Yamada defeated Dynamite Kansai & Mayumi Ozaki to win the AJW tag team titles
- Mika Handa & Yasha Kurenai beat Sase Hasegawa & Kaoru Ito to win the AJW Japanese tag title titles
- Candy Okutsu defeatd Chapparita Asara to win the Japanese Jr. title


Nagoya, Japan:
- Komi Yagi defeated Candy Okutsu in Nagoya to win the JWP Junior Heavyweight title


Tokyo, Japan:
- Toshio Kawada & Akira Taue beat Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama to win the Real World Tag tournament


WWF Capital Carnage: London, England:
- WWF World Tag Team Champions The New Age Outlaws defeated D'Lo Brown & Mark Henry
- WWF World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Maivia defeated X-Pac via disqualification
- Steve Austin defeated Kane, Mankind and The Undertaker in a Four Way match


WCW Nitro: Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Jushin Liger defeated Psicosis to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight title


Glasgow, Scotland:
- Lex Luger defeated Sting to win the World Wrestling All-Stars World Heavyweight Title (belt had been vacated by Scott Steiner)


- Devon defeated Samoa Joe to win the TNA TV Title


NXT WarGames: Orlando, Florida:

- WarGames match: Raquel Gonzalez, Dakota Kai, Candice LeRae & Toni Storm defeated Rhea Ripley, Io Shirai, Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart

- Tommaso Ciampa defeated Timothy Thatcher 

- Dexter Lumis defeated Cameron Grimes in a strap match 

- Johnny Gargano defeated Damian Priest and Leon Ruff in a triple threat match to win the NXT North American Championship 

- WarGames match: Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, Kyle O’Reilly & Roderick Strong defeated Pat McAfee, Oney Lorcan, Danny Burch & Pete Dunne