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On this day in pro wrestling history (9/13): Vince McMahon wins WWF title, Bruno vs. Kowalski stretcher match

By Brian Hoops,


Minneapolis, Minnesota: Attendance 2,818

-Ike Eakins beat Kinji Shibuya

-Adrian Baillargeon beat Mike DiBiase

-Nick Roberts beat Bearcat Wright

-Oni Wiki Wiki beat Joe Dusek

-Red Bastien beat Jim Siksay


Denver, Colorado:

-AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Fritz Von Erich


Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Attendance 3,880

-AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Dr X

-Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat the Crusher & Bill Watts

-Billy Red Lyons beat Big K

-Chris Markoff beat Mike Bowyer


- Bepo Mongol (aka Nikolai Volkoff) defeated WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino via countout at Madison Square Garden in New York City.


- WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Killer Kowalski in a Stretcher Match in the Boston Garden in Massachusetts.

Atlanta, Georgia: 

- Harley Race defeated Mr. Wrestling II to win the Georgia Heaveyweight Title


Landover, Maryland:

- Junkyard Dog won a 21-man Battle Royal


ECW Arena:

- The Eliminators & Brian Lee defeated Tommy Dreamer, Terry Gordy & Steve Williams

- ECW World Heavyweight Champion Raven defeated Pitbull #2

- ECW World Television Champion Shane Douglas defeated Louie Spicolli


Winston-Salem, North Carolina:

- Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Jericho to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title

- The NWO (Buff Bagwell, Kevin Nash, Syxx & Konnan) defeated The Four Horsemen (Chris Benoit, Steve McMichael, Ric Flair & Curt Hennig) in a WarGames match.

- Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page defeated Scott Hall & Randy Savage in a No Disqualification match


- On a live edition of Nitro from Greenville, South Carolina, Billy Kidman defeated Juventud Guerrera for the WCW Cruiserweight Title.


- At a taping of Smackdown in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vince McMahon defeated Triple H for the WWF World Heavyweight Title


-Shane Douglas defeated D'Lo Brown in Belleville, Michigan to win the Border City Wrestling Can-Am Title.


Tokyo, Japan:

- Bryan Danielson defeated ROH World Champion Nigel McGuinness in a non-title match

- Jimmy Jacobs & Tyler Black defeated Jay & Mark Briscoe to retain the ROH World Tag Team Titles.


WWE Breaking Point PPV:

- John Cena defeated Randy Orton in an I Quit Match to win the WWE Championship

- Ted DiBiase & Cody Rhodes defeated Shawn Michaels & Triple H in a Submissions Count Anywhere match.

- CM Punk defeated The Undertaker in a submissions match.