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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/04): NJPW Tokyo Dome cards

1929 

Boston Massachusetts:
- Gus Sonnenberg defeated Ed "Strangler" Lewis to win the World Heavyweight Title 

1945

Columbus, Ohio:
- Frankie Talaber defeated The Great Mephisto for the Midwest Wrestling Association World Junior Heavyweight Title

1950

Des Moines, Iowa:
- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz beat Enrique Torres 2 out of 3 falls
- Farmer Jones beat Frankie Murdock 
- Vic Christy and Otto Kuss wrestled to a draw

1951

Columbus Ohio:
- Jackie Nichols defeated Frankie Talaber to win the MWA World Junior Heavyweight Title 

1955

- Lee Fields and Herb Welch defeated Mario Galento and Red Roberts in a tournament final to become the first holders of the Gulf Coast version of the NWA Southern Tag Team Title

1957 

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Chief Big Heart defeated Jerry Graham to win the Georgia version of the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title

1961

Los Angeles California:
- Nick Bockwinkel and Edouard Carpentier defeated Stan Holek and The Preacher for the World Wrestling Association International Television Tag Team Title

1962

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Chris and John Tolos won the Toronto version of the NWA International Tag Team Title by defeating Whipper Billy Watson and Yukon Eric

1966

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Johnny Barend and Ripper Collins defeated Luther Lindsay and Bearcat Wright for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Title

1971

Orlando, Florida:
- The Infernos defeated Jose Lothario and Danny Miller to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Title 

1972

Tampa, Florida:
- Bobby Shane defeated Bob Roop for the NWA Florida Television Title 

1974 

Dothan, Alabama:
- Dick Dunn defeated Duke Miller for the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title

1975

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
- Jackie Fargo defeated Don Kent to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title

1982

West Palm Beach, Florida:
- Florida Title: Killer Karl Kox defeated The Spoiler by DQ 
- North American Tag Title: Jack & Jerry Brisco no contest Mike Sharpe & Chan Chung (Kendo Nagasaki/Mr. Sakaruda) 
- Dave Sierra defeated Bobby Jaggers 
- Florida TV Title: Eric Embry defeated JJ DIllion 

1984

Las Vegas, Nevada:
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Baron Von Raschke & Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell & Ken Patera & Sheik Adnan & Mr Saito
- Billy Robinson beat Jesse Ventura by DQ
- Blackjack Lanza beat Bobby Heenan count out
- Jesse Ventura beat Buck Zumhofe

1986

Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Arn Anderson defeated Wahoo McDaniel in a tournament final to win the vacant NWA World Television Title 

1987

Memphis, Tennessee:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel drew Jerry Lawler
- Soul Train Jones beat Big Bubba to win International title
- RPMs beat Jeff Jarrett & Billy Travis
- Austin Idol beat Goliath
- Boy Tony beat Tracy Smothers
- Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka beat Tarzan Goto & Tojo Yamamoto

1988

Dallas, Texas: 
- The Freebirds (Terry Gordy, King Parsons and Buddy Roberts) defeated Chris Adams, Matt Borne (subbing for Kevin Von Erich) and Steve Simpson to win the World Class Six-Man Tag Team Title

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler beat Bill Dundee by DQ
- Lumberjack Strap match: Hector Guerrero beat Jeff Jarrett by DQ
- AWA and Southern Tag Team Champions Midnight Rockers beat Ken Wayne & Scott Hall by DQ
- Manny Fernandez beat Billy Travis
- Bruise Brothers beat The Rock & Roll RPMs
- Debbie Combs beat Candi Divine
- Jimmy Jack Funk beat Jerry Saggs
- Teijo Kahn beat Brian Knobbs

1989

- Eric Embry defeated Cactus Jack for the World Class Light Heavyweight Title

1989 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Madusa Miceli won the IWA Japan Women's Title from Chigusa Nagayo 

1990

Tokyo, Japan:
- Bull Nakano defeated Mitsuko Nishiwaki in a tournament final for the vacant WWWA World Singles Title 

1992

Tokyo, Japan:
- Riki Choshu defeated Tatsumi Fujinami to win the IWGP World Heavyweight Title

1993 

Tokyo, Japan:
- IWGP World Heavyweight Champion The Great Muta defeated Masahiro Chono to win the NWA World Title
- Jushin Liger defeated Ultimo Dragon for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title

1994

Tokyo, Japan:
The Hell Raisers (Hawk Warrior (Road Warrior Hawk) and Power Warrior (Kensuke Sasaki)) defeated The Jurassic Powers (Hercules Hernandez and Scott Norton) to win the IWGP World Tag Team Titles

1996 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Nobuhiko Takada defeated Keiji Muto to win the IWGP World Heavyweight Title
- Jushin Liger defeated Koji Kanemoto for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title

1997

Tokyo, Japan:
- Tatsumi Fujinami and Kengo Kimura defeated Masahiro Chono and Hiroyoshi Tenzan to win the IWGP World Tag Team Titles
- Jushin Liger defeated Ultimo Dragon for the eight J-Crown titles

1999 

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Hulk Hogan pinned Kevin Nash with the Finger poke of Doom to win the WCW World Title

1999

Tokyo, Japan:
- Keiji Muto defeated Scott Norton to win the IWGP World Heavyweight Title
- Kendo Kashin and Dr. Wagner, Jr. defeated Shinjiro Otani and Tatsuhito Takaiwa for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles

2000 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Kensuke Sasaki pinned Genichiro Tenryu to win the IWGP World Heavyweight Title

Osaka, Japan:
- Super Delfin defeated Dick Togo to become the first Osaka Pro Wrestling Singles Champion
- Kuishimbo Kamen defeated Ebessan to become the first Osaka Pro World's Best Attraction Champion

Tokyo, Japan:
- Manami Toyota won the WWWA World Singles Title by defeating Yumiko Hotta 
- Rumi Kazama, Carol Midori and Eagle Sawai defeated Keiko Aono, Noriyo Tateno and Harley Saito for the Ladies' Legend Pro Wrestling Six-Woman Tag Team Title

2001

Tokyo, Japan:
- Kensuke Sasaki pinned Toshiaki Kawada to win the tournament and the vacant IWGP World Heavyweight Title

2004 

Tokyo, Japan:
- IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shinsuke Nakamura defeated NWF Heavyweight Champion Yoshihiro Takayama to unify the titles

Tokyo, Japan:
- Amazing Kong defeated Ayako Hamada to win the WWWA World Singles Title 
- Saki Maemura and Kaori Yoneyama defeated Hikaru and Haruka Matsuo for the vacant WWWA World Tag Team Titles

2006

Louisville, Kentucky:
- Aaron Stevens defeated CM Punk for the OVW Television Title 

2007

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 1: Tokyo, Japan:
- El Samurai, Masanobu Fuchi and Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Akira Raijin, Kikutaro and Nobutaka Araya    
- Gedo and Jado defeated Tokyo Gurentai (Mazada and Nosawa Rongai)
- G.B.H. (Togi Makabe, Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano) defeated D'Lo Brown, Buchanan and Travis Tomko    
- Giant Bernard, Ro'z, Suwama and Taru defeated Manabu Nakanishi, Naofumi Yamamoto, Riki Choshu and Takashi Iizuka
- Kaz Hayashi, Koji Kanemoto, Taka Michinoku, Tiger Mask and Wataru Inoue defeated "brother" Yashhi, Jushin Thunder Liger, Milano Collection A.T., Minoru and Shuji Kondo    
- Toshiaki Kawada defeated Shinsuke Nakamura
- Minoru Suzuki defeated Yuji Nagata to retain the Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship
- Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Taiyo Kea to retain the IWGP Heavyweight Championship    
- Keiji Mutoh and Masahiro Chono defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima

2008

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 2: Tokyo, Japan:
- A.J. Styles, Christian Cage & Petey Williams defeated RISE (Milano Collection AT, Minoru & Prince Devitt) 
- NJPW IWGP Tag Team Championship Match: Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko defeated The Steiner Brothers (Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner) to retain the titles
- IGF IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: Kurt Angle defeated Yuji Nagata to retain the title
- NJPW IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the title

2009 

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 3: Tokyo, Japan:
- Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Keiji Muto to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title
- Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin defeated Yujiro & Tetsuya Naito to win the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title
- Tiger Mask defeated Low Ki to win the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title

2010

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 4: Tokyo, Japan:
- IWGP Tag Team Title, Hardcore Rules Match: Yujiro & Tetsuya Naito beat “Team 3D” Brother Ray  & Brother Devon and Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson to win the titles
- IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Naomichi Marufuji  beat Tiger Mask to win the title
- NJPW vs. NOAH: Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Go Shiozaki 
- GHC Heavyweight Title: Takashi Sugiura beat Hirooki Goto to retain the title
- IWGP Heavyweight Title: Shinsuke Nakamura beat Yoshihiro Takayama to retain the title

2011

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 5: Tokyo, Japan:
- IWGP Tag Team champions Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson beat James Storm & Robert Roode and Manabu Nakanishi & Strong Man to retain the title
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight champion Prince Devitt beat Kota Ibushi to retain the title
- TNA champion Jeff Hardy beat Tetsuya Naito 
- Shinsuke Nakamura beat Go Shiozaki 
- Togi Makabe beat Masato Tanaka
- Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Satoshi Kojima to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title

2012

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 6: Tokyo, Japan:
- IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi beat Davey Richards & Rocky Romero to win the titles
- IWGP Tag Team Title: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson to win the titles
- Keiji Muto beat Tetsuya Naito 
- IWGP Heavyweight Title: Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Minoru Suzuki to retain the title

2013

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 7: Tokyo, Japan:
- IWGP Tag Team Title: Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. beat Hirooki Goto & Karl Anderson to retain the titles
- IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Prince Devitt beat Low Ki & Kota Ibushi to retain the title
- Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Keiji Muto & Shinjiro Otani 
- IWGP Intercontinental Title: Shinsuke Nakamura beat Kazushi Sakuraba to retain the title
- IWGP Heavyweight Title: Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Kazuchika Okada to retain the title

2014

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 8: Tokyo, Japan:
- IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title: Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson beat KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley, TAKA Michinoku & Taichi and Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov to retain the title
- IWGP Tag Team Title: Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows beat Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. to win the titles
- NWA World Heavyweight Title: Satoshi Kojima beat Rob Conway to win the title
- IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title: Kota Ibushi beat Prince Devitt to win the title
- IWGP Heavyweight Title: Kazuchika Okada defeated Tetsuya Naito to retain the title
- IWGP Intercontinental Title: Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Shinsuke Nakamura to win the title

2015

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 9: Tokyo, Japan:
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly (ReDRagon) defeated Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA (Time Splitters),  Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov (Forever Hooligans) and Nick & Matt Jackson (The Young Bucks) to retain the titles
- NEVER Openweight Championship: Togi Makabe defeated Tomohiro Ishii to win the title
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Kenny Omega defeated Ryusuke Taguchi to win the title
- IWGP Tag Team Championship: Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata (Meiyu Tag) defeatedKarl Anderson & Doc Gallows (Bullet Club) to win the titles
- AJ Styles defeated Tetsuya Naito
- IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Kota Ibushi to retain the title
- IWGP championship: Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Kazuchida Okada to win the title

2016

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 10: Tokyo, Japan:
- Young Bucks won the IWGP Jr tag titles by beating champions Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly, Matt Sydal & Ricochet and Rocky Romero & Trent Baretta 
- Mark & Jay Briscoe & Toru Yano became the first Never open weight 6 man tag champions beating
Bad Luck Fale & Tama Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi
- Jay Lethal pinned Michael Elgin to retain the ROH title
- Kushida beat Kenny Omega to win the IWGP jr. title
- Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma beat Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson to win the IWGP tag titles
- Katsuyori Shibata pinned Tomohiro Ishii to win the Never Open weight title
- Shinsuke Nakamura pinned A.J. Styles to retain the IC title
- Kazuchika Okada pinned Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the IWGP heavyweight title