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Daily Pro Wrestling History (06/25): WWF King of the Ring 2000

Kurt Angle defeated Rikishi to be crowned as King of the Ring.


New York City

- Jim Londos defeated Jim Browning in to unify the New York recognized World Heavyweight Title with the NWA (National Wrestling Association) World Heavyweight Wrestling Title


St. Joseph, Missouri:

- Orville Brown beat Ronnie Etchison in a mud match

- Bad Boy Brown beat Carlos Rodriquez

- Tom Zaharias beat George Pavich

- Al Getz drew Ralph Garibaldi


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Verne Gagne no contest Larry Hennig

- Crusher beat Jack Pesek

- AWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Kalmikoff & Karol Kalmikoff beat Doug Gilbert & Don McClarty in 2 out of 3 falls

- Iron Mike DiBiase beat Joe Tomasso


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Moose Evans beat Dr. Big Bill Miller 2 falls to 1

- Rocky Hamilton, The Lawman and Tom Poulos beat Bulldog Plechas, Harley Race and Baron Von Strauss

- The Rat beat Steve Bolus

- The Lawman beat Baron Von Strauss

- Harley Race beat Tom Poulos


St. Paul, Minnesota:

- The Crusher beat AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon by DQ

- The Alaskan & Big K beat Chris Markoff & Doug Gilbert in 2 out of 3 falls

- Billy Red Cloud beat Haru Sasaki

- Larry Heiniemi drew Eddie Sharkey


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Danny Little Bear & Frank Hester defeated Don Drummer & Scandor Akbar

- Roger Kirby fought Ricky Romero to a draw

- The Viking defeated Oki Shikina via DQ Bob Geigel defeated Baron Von Raschke and Harley Race defeated Rufus R. Jones in three falls


Davenport, Iowa:

- Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne by DQ

- Billy Robinson beat Baron Von Raschke

- Dusty Rhodes beat Ox Baker

- Chris Taylor beat Buddy Wolff

- Jim Brunzell beat Dick Reynolds


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Verne Gagne drew AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

- AWA Tag Team Champions Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum

- Greg Gagne beat Bob Orton Jr.


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

- WWWF Champion Bob Backlund beat Ken Patera

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Rufus R. Jones

- Andre the Giant & Gorilla Monsoon ddq Ray Stevens & Pat Patterson

- Super Destroyer & Lord Alfred Hayes beat Billy Red Lyons & Dewey Robertson

- Tiger Jeet Singh beat Kim Chang

- Jim Brunzell beat Chris Tolos by countout


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

- Mad Dog Vavhon & Baron Von Raschke beat Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Wahoo McDaniel

- Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza

- Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe

- Rick Martel beat Chris Markoff


Hinkley, Minnesota:

- Scott Norton & Ken Patera beat Destruction Crew Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom

- AWA Champion Larry Zbyszko beat Paul Diamond

- Greg Gagne no contest Soldat Ustinov

- Colonel DeBeers beat Derrick Dukes


Charleston, West Virginia:

- 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce

- Jim Neidhart defeated Wrecking Crew Rage

- Ron Simmons defeated Dick Slater

- Davey Boy Smith defeated Big Sky

- Dustin Rhodes defeated Lord Steven Regal

- Ric Flair & Arn Anderson defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman in a non-title match


Hickory, North Carolina:

- Tracy Smothers defeated Killer Kyle via disqualification

- Chris Jericho & Lance Storm defeated Jeff Viktory & Chris Candido

- The Dirty White Boy defeated the Executioner

- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Killer Kyle & SMW Tag Team Champion Chris Candido

- Tracy Smothers won a battle royal

Columbia, South Carolina:

- Erik Watts pinned Bobby Eaton

- The Nasty Boys defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot

- Arn Anderson pinned Brian Pillman

- Dustin Rhodes pinned Bunkhouse Buck in a bullrope match

- Sting defeated WCW US Champion Steve Austin via disqualification

- WCW World Champion Ric Flair (w/ Sensuous Sherri) pinned Ricky Steamboat


WWF King of the Ring: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

- Savio Vega (with Razor Ramon) defeated Irwin R. Schyster (with Ted DiBiase)

- Savio Vega (with Razor Ramon) defeated Yokozuna (with Mr. Fuji and Jim Cornette) by countout

- The Roadie (with Jeff Jarrett) defeated Bob Holly

- Shawn Michaels vs. Kama (with Ted DiBiase) ended in a time-limit draw

- Mabel (with Mo) defeated The Undertaker (with Paul Bearer)

- Savio Vega (with Razor Ramon) defeated The Roadie (with Jeff Jarrett)

- Bret Hart defeated Jerry Lawler in a Kiss my Foot match

- Mabel defeated Savio Vega to win the King Of The Ring Tournament

- Diesel and Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Tatanka and Sycho Sid (with Ted DiBiase)


WWF King of the Ring: Boston, Massachusetts:

- Hardcore Holly defeated Gangrel

- Mideon defeated Mosh

- Essa Rios defeated Stevie Richards

- The APA (Faarooq and Bradshaw) defeated Perry Saturn and D'Lo Brown

- Rikishi defeated Chris Benoit by disqualification

- Val Venis (with Trish Stratus) defeated Eddie Guerrero (with Chyna)

- Crash Holly defeated Bull Buchanan

- Kurt Angle (with Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley) defeated Chris Jericho

- Edge and Christian defeated Too Cool (Grand Master Sexay and Scotty 2 Hotty), The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff) (with Lita), and T&A (Test and Albert) (with Trish Stratus) to win the WWF Tag Team Championship

- Rikishi defeated Val Venis (with Trish Stratus)

- Kurt Angle defeated Crash Holly

- Pat Patterson vs. Gerald Brisco ended when Crash Holly pinned Patterson in a Hardcore Evening Gown match for the WWF Hardcore Championship

- D-Generation X (Road Dogg, X-Pac and Tori) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) in a Handicap tables Dumpster match

- Kurt Angle defeated Rikishi to win the King of the Ring Tournament

- The Rock and The Brothers of Destruction (The Undertaker and Kane) defeated The McMahon-Helmsley Faction (Triple H, Mr. McMahon, and Shane McMahon) (with Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley), with The Rock winning the WWF Championship


WWE Vengeance: Charlotte, North Carolina:

- Val Venis defeated Rob Conway

- Randy Orton defeated Kurt Angle

- Umaga (with Armando Estrada) defeated Eugene (with Jim Duggan, Doink the Clown, and Kamala)

- Ric Flair defeated Mick Foley 2-0 in a two-out-of-three falls match

- Johnny Nitro on the WWE Intercontinental Title by defeating Carlito and Shelton Benjamin

- Rob Van Dam defeated Edge (with Lita) to retain the WWE Championship

- Luke Gallows defeated Kane

- John Cena defeated Sabu by submission in an Extreme Rules Lumberjack match

- D-Generation X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny, Johnny, Mitch, Nicky, and Mikey) in a Handicap match