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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/20): WWE SummerSlam 2017

Four heavyweights collided with the Universal Championship on the line.
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1951

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Terry McGinnis defeated Ted Travis to win the Hawaii Heavyweight Title

1954

Atlanta, Georgia:
- June Byers defeated Mildred Burke for the NWA World Women's Title

1963

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Crusher & Dick the Bruiser defeated Ivan & Karol Kalmikoff to win the AWA World Tag Team Titles
- Haystack Calhoun beat Mike DiBiase
- Don McClarty beat Tiny Mills
- Larry Hennig beat Jack Allen
- Paul Christy beat Bill Wright

1964

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Joe Scarpello fought Bulldog Plechas to a draw
- Rocky Hamilton defeated The Krusher
- Pat O’Connor defeated Harley Race
- Mike DiBiase & Bob Geigel defeated Sailor Art Thomas & Moose Evans in three falls

1970

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Steve Bolus defeated Dale Mann
- Joe Scarpello fought Tarzan Tyler to a 15 minute draw
- Harley Race defeated Oki Shikina
- Rufus R. Jones defeated Baron Von Raschke via DQ
- Danny Little Bear defeated Roger Kirby

1971

St. Louis, Missouri:
- Central States Champion Harley Race defeated Dick the Bruiser by 3rd fall DQ to retain title
- Pat O'Conner & Rufus R. Jones defeated Hans Schmidt & Bill Miller
- Jack Brisco & (Baron) Von Raschke wrestled to a draw
- Bob Geigel defeated Steve Bolus
- Chief Little Bear defeated Buddy Austin
- Ron Atchinson & Greg Valentine defeated Sato & Bob Orton in a 2 out of 3 falls Australian Rules Tag Team Match

1977

Chicago, Illinois:
- Super Destroyer beat Dick the Bruiser
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Ray Stevens by DQ
- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell no contest Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant
- Billy Robinson beat Ivan Koloff by DQ
- Angelo Mosca beat Pedro Morales
- Chris Markoff beat Spike Huber
- Bob Backlund drew Jan Nelson

1986

Acapulco, Mexico
- Alfonso Dantes defeated Cien Caras for the Mexican Heavyweight Title

Indianapolis, Indianapolis:
- Steve Regal defeated Denny Brown
- Jimmy Garvin defeated Todd Champion
- Jimmy Valiant defeated Shaska Whatley
- Ole Anderson & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson fought Ron Garvin & Manny Fernandez to a draw
- National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Wahoo McDaniel
- Nikita Koloff fought Magnum TA to a double count-out
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes via disqualification

1987

Tokyo, Japan:
- Kuniaki Kobayashi defeated Nobuhiko Takada in the finals of the IWGP World Junior Heavyweight Title tournament

Cincinnati, Ohio:
- Kendall Windham pinned Jim Lancaster
- Rocky King pinned Teijo Khan
- Denny Brown pinned Gladiator #1
- Sean Royal pinned the Italian Stallion
- Jimmy Garvin pinned Colt Steele
- UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham pinned Ivan Koloff
- NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff fought NWA US Champion Lex Luger to a double-disqualification
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Ron Garvin via disqualification

1988

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico:
- Carlos Colon defeated Ron Starr to win the WWC Television Title

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Ron Simmons & Brad Armstrong fought Rick Steiner & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo to a draw
- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders
- Sting, Steve Williams, Ricky Morton, & Brad Armstrong defeated Al Perez, Larry Zbyszko, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard
- NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out
- Dusty Rhodes defeated the Russian Assassin
- The Road Warriors defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

1989

Chicago, Illinois:
- The Ding Dongs (Richard Sartain & Greg Evans) defeated Big Al Greene & Trent Knight
- Ron Simmons pinned Brad Anderson (Gene Anderson's son)
- Brian Pillman pinned Norman (w/ Teddy Long)
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan
- Steve Williams pinned Bill Irwin
- NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette)
- Sting defeated the Great Muta (w/ Gary Hart) via disqualification
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Tommy Rich
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Terry Funk (w/ Gary Hart)
- The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team in a steel cage match

1992

Alexandria, Louisiana:
- Tom Zenk pinned Super Invader
- The Barbarian pinned Brian Pillman
- The Junkyard Dog & Big Cat defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Vinnie Vegas
- Barry Windham pinned Dick Slater
- Dustin Rhodes pinned Greg Valentine
- Ricky Steamboat fought WCW TV Champion Steve Austin to a time-limit draw
- Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude & Jake Roberts
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned Big Van Vader

1993

Bluefield, West Virginia:
- Tommy Angel defeated Joe Cruz
- Keith & Kent Cole defeated the Italian Stallion & George South
- Dick Slater defeated Mark Starr
- Yoshi Kwan defeated Brad Armstrong
- WCW TV Champion Ricky Steamboat defeated Lord Steven Regal
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Paul Roma defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce
- Johnny B. Badd defeated Maxx Payne in a steel cage match

1994

Newport, Tennessee:
- The Dirty White Boy defeated Killer Kyle
- Lance Storm defeated Chris Candido
- Bruiser Bedlam defeated Tracy Smothers
- SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated New Jack & Mustafa
- Tracy Smothers won a battle royal

1996

Dalton, Georgia:
- Lord Steven (William) Regal defeated Lex Luger for the WCW Television Title

2003

Nashville, Tennessee:
- Michael Shane defeated Chris Sabin and Frankie Kazarian in the "Ultimate X" match to win the TNA X Division Title

2017

WWE SummerSlam: Brooklyn, New York:
- The Miz & Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas beat Matt & Jeff Hardy & Jason Jordan
- Neville regained the cruiserweight title over Akira Tozawa
- Usos regained the Smackdown tag titles over The New Day team of Big E & Xavier Woods
- John Cena beat Baron Corbin
- Natalya beat Naomi to win the Smackdown women’s title
- Big Cass pinned Big Show
- Randy Orton pinned Rusev
- Sasha Banks beat Alexa Bliss to win the Raw women’s title
- Finn Balor pinned Bray Wyatt
- Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose beat Cesaro & Sheamus to win the Raw tag titles
- A.J. Styles pinned Kevin Owens to retain the U.S. title with Shane McMahon as referee
- Jinder Mahal pinned Shinsuke Nakamura to retain the WWE title
- Brock Lesnar retained the Universal title over Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman and Samoa Joe