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On this day in pro wrestling history (July 28): Lou Thesz wrestles the husband of world's greatest all-time female athlete

By Brian Hoops,

1937 - In Kansas City; George Zaharias beat Lou Thesz.

1961 - In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; with Larry Hennig as special referee; Verne Gagne beat AWA Champion Gene Kiniski on a 3rd fall dq. Also, Wilbur Snyder double count out with Hard Boiled Haggerty. 

1967 - In Chicago; AWA Champion Verne Gagne no contest Lou Thesz, Devils Duo Angelo Poffo & Chris Markoff beat Dick The Bruiser & The Crusher via dq, Wilbur Snyder ddq The Destroyer and Johnny Valentine beat Rene Goulet

1976 - In Davenport, Iowa; AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon, The Crusher beat Baron Von Raschke by dq and Bobby Duncum & Bobby Heenan beat Larry Hennig & Jos Leduc. 

1977 - Seji Sakaguchi & Strong Kobayashi defeated Tiger Jeet Singh & Umanosuke Ueda for the NWF North American Tag Team Title in Fukuoka, Japan. 

1978 - In Denver, Colorado; In a Texas Death Match, AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bob Orton Jr, Wahoo McDaniel beat Blackjack Lanza, Mighty Igor Vodik beat Roger Kirby and Bobby Heenan beat Steve Olsonoski via dq. 

1980 - Killer Karl Krupp & El Mongol defeated Ken Lucas & Ricky Morton to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Title in Memphis, Tennessee.

1983 - Satanico defeated Ringo Mendoza for the NWA World Light Heavyweight Title in Mexico City, Mexico.

1985 - The Cobra defeated Hiro Saito for the WWF World Junior Heavyweight Title in Osaka, Japan.

1987 - Wendi Richter defeated Monster Ripper (Bertha Faye) for the WWC Women's Title in Trinidad. 

1995 - Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko in Middletown, New York to win the ECW World Television Title

1997 - Alex Wright defeated Chris Jericho for the WCW Cruiserweight Title in Charleston, West Virginia.

2011 - In Austin, Texas; James Storm & Bobby Roode defeated Bully Ray & Gunner in a Bound For Glory Series match to retain the TNA World Tag Team Titles, Crimson defeated Jeff Jarrett and A.J. Styles pinned Mr. Anderson.