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On this date in pro wrestling history (9/21): Crusher defeats Hennig,Windam/Rhodes win WCW Tag Title

By Brian Hoops


Denver, Colorado:

- AWA Champion The Crusher beat Larry Hennig

- Verne Gagne beat Harley Race


Tulsa, Oklahoma:

- The Hollywod Blondes, Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown defeated Klondike Bill & Jean War Eagle

- Waldo Von Erich beat Cowboy Bill Watts in a Best of Three Falls match


Houston, Texas:

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel dcor Bruiser Brody

- David Von Erich & Kerry Von Erich & Kevin Von Erich beat Mark Lewin & The Spoiler & Gary Hart

- David Von Erich drew Mark Lewin 1

Atlanta, Georgia:

- In a Lights Out Match, Bill Watts beat Ernie Ladd

- In a Steel Cage match, Tommy Rich & The Crusher beat Ivan Koloff & Ole Anderson to win The Georgia Tag Team Titles

- Tony Atlas (substituting for Dusty Rhodes) beat Killer Karl Kox


San Juan, Puerto Rico:

- Carlos Colon defeated Terry Funk in a tournament final for the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title

- The Rock N' Roll RPM's (Mike Davia & Tommy Lane) defeated The Pastores (Luke Williams & Butch Miller) to win the WWC World Tag Team Title

Houston, Texas:

The Fantastics beat Eddie Gilbert & Sting via DQ

- Ted Dibiase beat Jack Victory

- Terry Taylor beat John Tatum

- Dark Journey beat Missy Hyatt

- UWF Champion Terry Gordy fought The One Man Gang to a draw

- Steve Williams beat Michael Hayes in a Steel Cage match


Raleigh, North Carolina:

- WCW U.S. Tag Team Champions The Patriots, Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin

- WCW World TV Champion Steve Austin fought Dustin Rhodes to a draw

- Bobby Eaton defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification

- WCW World Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko fought Rick Steiner & Bill Kazmaier to a double countout

- WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Barry Windham


Atlanta, Georgia:

- Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Terry Gordy & Steve Williams to win the WCW & NWA World Tag Team Championship


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Brian Christopher defeated Reno Riggins to win the vacant USWA Southern Heavyweight Title

- Junkyard Dog defeated Eddie Gilbert for the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title

- Moondog Fifi defeated Miss Texas for the USWA Women's Title


Dallas, Texas:

- Road Dogg & Billy Gunn defeated The Rock & Mankind to win the WWF Tag Team Championship at a Smackdown taping


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

- Xavier defeated Low Ki to win the Ring Of Honor championship

- Christopher Daniels and Donovan Morgan defeated Bryan Danielson and Michael Modest to win the ROH Tag Team Titles


Hershey, Pennsylvania:

- Goldberg defeated Triple H to win the Raw World Title at the Unforgiven PPV

- Randy Orton defeated Shawn Michaels

- Christian defeated Rob Van Dam and Chris Jericho to retain the Intercontinental Title


- Goldust & Stardust defeated the Usos to win the WWE World Tag Team Titles

- The Miz defeated Dolph Ziggler to win the WWE Intercontinental Title

- John Cena defeated WWE Champion Brock Lesnar by dq