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On this day in pro wrestling history (9/29): Ric Flair vs. Nikita Koloff cage match, RVD vs. Christian I-C title ladder match

1949

Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown defeated Wild Bill Longson in 2 out of 3 falls

1971

Nashville, Tennessee:
- NWA Southern Tag Team champions Al & Don Greene Brothers wrestled Robert Fuller & Tojo to a double DQ 
- Karl and Kurt Von Brauner defeated Dennis Hall & Tommy Gilbert

1975

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Ron & Robert Fuller beat The Golden Hawks
- Southern Tag Champs The Interns beat Jackie Fargo & The Magnificent Zulu
- Southern Champ Bob Armstrong beat Bill Dundee
- NWA World Champ Jack Brisco beat The Mongolian Stomper via DQ

1979

St. Petersburg, Florida:
- Mike Graham & Mark Totten & Jack and Jerry Brisco beat Killer Khan & Thor the Viking & Bill Irwin, & The Masked Terror
- Manny Fernandez beat TV champ Bugsy McGraw by DQ
- Ray Stevens defeated Brian St. John in a No DQ match
- Bobo Brazil & Sweet Brown Sugar beat Mr. Hito & Mr. Sakurada
- Dusty Rhodes & Bill Watts defeated Terry & Dory Funk Jr. in a Lights Out Bunkhouse match
- NWA World champion Harley Race pinned Steve Keirn

1980

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tojo Yamamoto beat Danny Davis
- Eddie & Tommy Gilbert beat The Angel & Sonny King in a hair vs. title match to win the Southern Tag Team championship
- Bill Dundee beat Mid-America Champ Bobby Eaton by DQ
- Jimmy Valiant beat World Brass Knuckles Champ Don Fargo by DQ
- Memphis Champ Tommy Rich beat Robert Gibson
- CWA Champ Billy Robinson beat Karl Krupp
- Mid-America Tag Champs Ken Lucas & Ricky Morton beat Bill Irwin & Larry Latham

1985 

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- Steve Regal & Jimmy Garvin defeated The Road Warriors to win the AWA World Tag Team Championship 
- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Jumbo Tsuruta
- Handicap Match: Sgt. Slaughter beat Boris Zhukov & Chris Markoff
- Jerry Blackwell & Little Mr. T beat Fabulous Freebirds Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts
- Shohei Giant Baba & Genichiro Tenyru no contest Stan Hansen & Larry Zbyszko

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Ron Garvin & Terry Taylor fought National Tag Team Champions Ole & Arn Anderson to a draw
- NWA TV Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated the Barbarian
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff via disqualification
- Magnum TA fought NWA U.S. Champion Tully Blanchard to a no contest
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Nikita Koloff in a steel cage match

1987 

Missenheimer, North Carolina:
- Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard won the NWA World Tag Team Championships from The Rock N' Roll Express

1989 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- The Blackhearts (Tom Nash & Dave "Gangrel" Heath) defeated Kensuke Sasaki & Sumo Hara for the Stampede International Tag Team Title 

Dallas, Texas:
- Jeff Jarrett & Matt Borne defeated Sheik Braddock & Mark Starr for the held-up USWA World Tag Team Title

1998 

East Lansing, Michigan:
- D'Lo Brown defeated X-Pac to win the WWF European Heavyweight Title

2003

Chicago, Illinois: 
- Rob Van Dam defeated WWE Intercontinental Champion Christian to win the title in a ladder match
- World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg & Shawn Michaels defeated Ric Flair & Randy Orton by dq