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On this day in pro wrestling history (Sept. 2): Hulk Hogan vs. El Canek, WCW Clash Of The Champions XX

By Brian Hoops,


Kansas City at Memorial Hall; Mongolian Stomper beat Bob Brown 2 falls to 1, The Ox (Ox Baker) beat Bob Rader, Pat O’Connor beat Corsica Joe by dq and Betty Nicoli beat Betty Boucher


Waterloo, Iowa; In a Cage match, Dr X beat the Crusher, Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Tiny Mills & Bill Watts and Billy Red Lyons beat Big K


In Davenport, Iowa; Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Jim Brunzell & Larry Hennig, Baron Von Raschke beat Ivan Putski dq, Buddy Wolff beat Bull Bullinski, Chris Taylor beat Horst Hoffman dq and Paul Perschmann (Buddy Rose) beat Khosrow Vaziri (Iron Shiek)


Kansas City, Kansas; Baron Von Raschke & Mad Dog Vachon defeated Mike George & Pat O’Connor, Skip Young & Rick Gibson defeated Black Gordman & Great Goliath, Ox Baker fought The Super Intern to a double-DQ and Harley Race defeated Bob Brown


Columbia, SC; Title vs Title match, NWA TV Champion Ricky Steamboat beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel dq, Mid Atlantic Champion Ken Patera beat Jim Brunzell, Non Title Match Rufus R Jones beat US Champion Jimmy Snuka, Gene Anderson & Swede Hanson beat Coco Samoa & Pedro Morales, Nick Decarlo beat Tony Russo and Pedro Morales (sub SD Jones) beat Charlie Fulton

Greensboro, NC; Ric Flair & Blackjack Mulligan beat Paul Jones & Baron Von Raschke dq, TV Title Match (AWA Title not on the line) NWA TV Champion Ricky Steamboat beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel, Johnny Weaver & Jay Youngblood beat John Studd & Jimmy Snuka, Jim Brunzell, Tim Woods, Dewey Robertson and Bob Marcus also won their singles matches. Attendance was 5,549


WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan wrestled UWA Champion El Canek to a draw in Mexico City, Mexico.


In Ft. Worth, Texas; Kerry Von Erich, Kevin Von Erich & Brian Adidas defeated One Man Gang, Mark Lewin & Jack Victory to win the World Class Six Man Tag Team Title. Gino Hernandez defeated Brian Adidas to win the World Class Texas Heavyweight Title and Kevin Von Erich defeated Chris Adams

Tampa, Florida; CWF promoted a card called "Battle of the Belts." NWA Champion Ric Flair beat Wahoo McDaniel in a 2 out of 3 falls match, Nick Bockwinkel (sub Rick Martel) beat Frank Lang, AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors double countout Stan Hansen & Harley Race, Rick Rude beat Billy Jack Haynes, Kendall Windham beat Jack Hart to win the Florida Title, Coco Samoa beat Rip Rogers and Hector Guerrero & Chavo Guerrero beat Rip Oliver & The Grappler


Terry Taylor defeated Shane Douglas to win the UWF Television championship.


Clinton, Iowa; Destruction Crew Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom beat Paul Diamond & Tommy Jammer, AWA Champion Larry Zbyszko beat Baron Von Raschke dq, Derrick Dukes beat Colonel DeBeers, Mighty Thor no contest Jonnie Stewart and Mike George beat TC Carter


Jerry Lawler defeated The Dragon Master to win the USWA Unified championship in Memphis, TN. On the same show, Danny Davis defeated Bill Dundee to win the USWA Junior Heavyweight championship.


WCW broadcast Clash of the Champions XX from Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia. Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin in a No-DQ Match to win the WCW World Television championship, Ron Simmons defeated Cactus Jack to retain the WCW World championship and Rick Rude & Jake Roberts & The Super Invader (Hercules Hernandez), & Big Van Vader defeated Sting & Nikita Koloff & Rick Steiner, & Scott Steiner in an Elimination Tag Team Bout.


Jerry Lawler defeated Sid Vicious to win the USWA Unified championship


During an edition of Raw, Eric Bischoff created a new World Heavyweight Title and awarded it to Triple H.