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Daily Pro Wrestling History (06/01): WWE Payback 2014

The Shield triumphed over Evolution before Seth Rollins turned heel the next night.


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Prospector Pete beat Steve Brody 2 out of 3 falls
- Walter Sirois beat Stanley Buresch
- Ede Edner (Ebner) beat Don George
- Mike Chacoma beat Dale Wayne


- Bobby Bonales defeated El Santo to win the Mexican National Middleweight Title

Wichita, Kansas:

- Lord Albert Mills defeated Ray Eckert in 2 out of 3 falls to earn a match the next week with Orville Brow
- Lee Wykoff beat Jim Parker
- Jack Hader beat Bob Hayford
- Gene Blakely defeated Pat O'Dowdy


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Sandor Szabo wins the Minneapolis World Heavyweight Title defeating Bronko Nagurski

Nashville, Tennessee:

- The Green Shadow defeated Herb Welch for the Tennessee World Junior Heavyweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz defeated Bill Longson 2 falls to 0
- Sonny Myers beat Lee Henning 2 out of 3 falls
- Dutch Hefner beat Pete Peterson


Houston, Texas:

- Buddy Rogers defeated Pepper Gomez for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Bobby Bruns went to a time limit draw with Richard Brown for the Central States Title
- Mike Clancy beat Angelo Savoldi
- Wild Red Berry beat Joe Costello


Los Angeles, California:

- Édouard Carpentier and Sandor Szabo defeated Art Michalik and Legs Wilson to win the NWA International TV Tag Team Titles


Dothan, Alabama:

- Jack Donovan and Jackie Fargo defeated The Mysterious Medics for the Gulf Coast NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Portland, Oregon:

- René Goulet and Pepper Martin defeated Tony Borne and Prof. Hiro to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles


Chicago, Illinois:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Mitsu Arakawa & Dr Moto beat Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher
- Dr X beat Mighty Igor Vodik via DQ
- Bill Watts drew Larry Hennig
- Rene Goulet beat Harley Race


Croydon, England:

- Brian Maxine defeated Clayton Thomson to win the British Middleweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Omar Atlas fought Roger Kirby to a draw
- Black Angus (w/ Percival A. Friend) defeated The Viking
- Harley Race defeated Rufus R. Jones


St. Petersburg, Florida:

- The Samoans (Tio Tio and Reno Tufuuli) defeated Mike Graham and Kevin Sullivan to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles

Portland, Oregon:

- Bull Ramos and Clay Spencer (Ken Mantell) defeated Steven Little Bear and Dutch Savage for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles
- Black Gordman and Goliath defeated Rey Mendoza and Raul Reyes to win the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles


Caguas, Puerto Rico:

- Jim Dalton and Bruce Swayze defeated Carlos Colón and José Manuel Pérez for the WWC North American Tag Team Titles


Sydney, Australia:

- Bobby Hart and Larry O'Day defeated The Missouri Mauler and Steve Rackman to win the NWA Austra-Asian Tag Team Titles

Mexico City, Mexico:

- Tauro defeated Dardo Aguilar for the Mexican National Lightweight Title

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Verne Gagne & Billy Robinson via DQ
- Dusty Rhodes beat Baron Von Raschke via DQ
- Ivan Putski beat Boris Breznikoff
- Greg Gagne beat Rene Goulet


Wolverhampton, England:

- Jim Breaks defeated Bobby Ryan to win the British Lightweight Title


Akita, Japan:

- Tor Kamata defeated Giant Baba for the AJPW PWF Heavyweight Title


Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Ron Garvin won the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title from Alex Smirnoff

Houston, Texas:

- El Halcón defeated José Lothario defeated Mark Lewin and The Spoiler to win the NWA American Tag Team Titles

Omaha, Nebraska:

- Greg Gagne (sub Verne Gagne) & Mad Dog Vachon beat Pat Patterson & Nick Bockwinkel
- Bobby Duncum beat Doug Gilbert
- Paul Ellering beat Jesse Ventura in a posedown
- Super Destroyer Mark II (Sgt. Slaughter) beat Joe Scarpello


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Sonny King beat Buddy Wayne
- Plowboy Frazier beat Jim Dalton
- Koko Ware beat Tojo Yamamoto via DQ
- Atsushi Onita & Masa Fuchi beat Tim Leonard & Chief Thundercloud
- Roy Rogers beat Chick Donovan via DQ
- Bill Dundee pinned Stan Lane to win the U.S. Junior Heavyweight Title
- Dream Machine, Jerry Lawler, & Dutch Mantel beat Kevin Sullivan, Wayne Ferris, & Nightmares via DQ in a handicap match

Birmingham, Alabama:

- Jimmy Golden defeated Ken Lucas to win the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title


Omiya, Japan:

- Lioness Asuka won the AJW Singles Title from Kaoru Matsumoto
- Jaguar Yokota defeated La Galactica for the WWWA World Singles Title

Sunrise, Florida:

- Terry Allen (Magnum T.A.) defeated Tommy Wright
- Brad Armstrong and The Professional (Doug Gilbert) fought to a draw
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Scott McGhee defeated The Purple Haze by disqualification to retain the title
- NWA Global Tag Team Champions and NWA Bahamas Heavyweight Champion Angelo Mosca and Bobby Duncum defeated Barry Windham and NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion Ron Bass to retain the titles
- Mike Graham defeated Kevin Sullivan
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Adrian Street


St. Louis, Missouri:

- NWA Champion Ric Flair drew Kerry Von Erich
- Blackjack Lanza and Blackjack Mulligan defeated Crusher Blackwell and Sheik Adnan Al Kaissie
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Kimala via DQ
- Jim Duggan defeated Luke Graham
- The Grapplers defeated Ted Oates and Tom Ivory (sub Jerry Oates)
- Tommy Rogers defeated TG Stone
- Marty Jannetty defeated Roger Kirby


Atlanta, Geogia:

- Black Bart defeated Ron Garvin to win the NWA National Heavyweight Title
- Invader III defeated Denny Brown for the vacant WWC World Junior Heavyweight Title


Marshalltown, Iowa:

- Marty Jannetty defeated The Shadow (Jaymie Knight) to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Bucky Siegler beat Keith Eric
- Jerry Bryant & Lou Winston beat Mr. Helo & Mr. Shima
- Alan West beat Chic Donovan
- Jack Hart beat John Paul
- Tojo Yamamoto beat Tony Burton
- Pat Tanaka, Paul Diamond, & Downtown Bruno beat Billy Joe Travis & Mark Starr in a handicap match
- Jeff Jarrett beat Moondog Spot to win the Mid-America Title
- Austin Idol & Tommy Rich beat Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee in a Las Vegas roulette first blood match


Dallas, Texas:

- Kerry Von Erich defeated Matt Borne to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title

Mexico City, Mexico:

- El Dandy defeated Angel Azteca to win the NWA World Middleweight Title


Bayamon, Puerto Rico:

- TNT (Savio Vega) defeated King Kong to win the WWC Television Title

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire:

- The Billion Dollar Babies (Mike Samson and G.Q. Stratus) defeated G.Q. and T.D. Madison (Tommy Dreamer) for the IWCCW Tag Team Titles


Maryville, Tennessee:

- Boo Bradley defeated Mustafa
- The Dirty White Boy defeated New Jack
- Steve Armstrong defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel via disqualification
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson fought SMW Tag Team Champions Al Snow & Unabom to a no contest

Texcoco, Mexico:

- Latin Lover and Panterita del Ring defeated Fuerza and Juventud Guerrera to win the Mexican National Tag Team Titles


Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

- Pitbull #2 defeated ECW World Television Champion Shane Douglas to win the title

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Brian Christopher defeated Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Heavyweight Title

World Wrestling Peace Festival, Los Angeles, California:

- Craig Pittman defeated KGB
- Jim Neidhart defeated Bobby Bradley, Jr
- Lady Apache and Akira Hokuto defeated Bull Nakano and Neftali
- Chris Benoit defeated Alex Wright
- NWA World Middleweight Champion Ultimo Dragon and Rey Misterio, Jr. defeated Heavy Metal and Mexican National Welterweight Champion Psicosis
- Lex Luger defeated Masa Saito
- NWA World Welterweight Champion Negro Casas defeated Mexican National Middleweight Champion El Hijo del Santo
- CMLL World Tag Team Champion Atlantis, Dos Caras and Héctor Garza defeated Gran Markus, Jr., Silver King and CMLL World Light Heavyweight Champion Dr. Wagner, Jr
- Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Black Cat
- Perro Aguayo and La Parka defeated Cibernético and Mexican National Heavyweight Champion Pierroth, Jr
- AAA Americas, IWAS World and WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Konnan defeated Bam Bam Bigelow and Chris Jericho in a triangle match
- Jushin Liger defeated The Great Sasuke
- WCW World Heavyweight Champion The Giant defeated WCW World Tag Team Champion Sting
- Antonio Inoki and NWA World Heavyweight Champion Dan Severn defeated Yoshiaki Fujiwara and Oleg Taktarov


OVW Summer Sizzler Series, Louisville, Kentucky:

- ODB defeated OVW Women's Champion Katie Lea to win the title
- Jay Bradley defeated Paul Birchill and Idol Stevens in a three-way match to win the vacant OVW Heavyweight Title


WWE One Night Stand, San Diego, California:

- Matt Hardy defeated Shelton Benjamin
- Jeff Hardy defeated Umaga in a Falls Count Anywhere match
- Big Show defeated CM Punk, John Morrison, Tommy Dreamer, and Chavo Guerrero
- John Cena defeated John "Bradshaw" Layfield in a first blood match
- Beth Phoenix defeated Melina in an I Quit match
- Batista defeated Shawn Michaels in a Stretcher match
- Triple H defeated Randy Orton in a Last Man Standing match to retain the WWE Championship
- Edge defeated the Undertaker in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs match for the vacant World Heavyweight Championship


WWE Payback, Chicago, Illinois

- El Torito (with Diego and Fernando) defeated Hornswoggle (with Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal) in a Mask vs. Hair match
- Sheamus defeated Cesaro to retain the WWE United States Championship
- RybAxel (Ryback and Curtis Axel) defeated Cody Rhodes and Goldust
- Rusev (with Lana) defeated Big E
- Kofi Kingston vs. Bo Dallas ended in a no contest
- Bad News Barrett defeated Rob Van Dam to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship
- John Cena (with Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) defeated Bray Wyatt (with Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) in a Last Man Standing match
- Paige defeated Alicia Fox to retain the WWE Divas Championship
- The Shield (Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose) defeated Evolution (Triple H, Randy Orton and Batista) in a No Holds Barred Elimination match


NXT TakeOver XXV: Bridgeport, Connecticut:

- Matt Riddle pinned Roderick Strong

- Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) won a four-way ladder match over Wesley Blake & Steve Cutler, Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch

and Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly

- Velveteen Dream retained the NXT North American title over Tyler Breeze

- Shayna Baszler beat Io Shirai to retain the NXT Women’s title

- Adam Cole won the NXT Championship from Johnny Gargano