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Daily Pro Wrestling History (03/27): Randy Savage wins WWF title at WrestleMania IV

1929

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- World Heavyweight Champion Gus Sonnenberg beat Charles Hanson 

1952

Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz beat Enrique Torres in 2 out of 3 falls  
- World Junior Heavyweight Champion Danny McShain beat Al Massey in 2 out of 3 falls
- Jim Henry beat Frank Taylor 
- Ed “Gardenia” Faieta beat Babe Zaharias 

1953 

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz beat Verne Gagne 
- Baron Michele Leone beat Ovila Asselin (Mr. Quebec) 
- Bill Longson beat Barney "The Chest" Bernard 
- Fuzzy Cupid and Sky Low Low beat "Gentleman" Jim Corbett and Farmer Pete  
- Joe Dusek and Karol Krauser drew 
- Pete Peterson beat Al Warshawski 

Columbus, Ohio:
- Ed Francis defeated Lou Klein for the Midwest Wrestling Association World Junior Heavyweight Title

1959 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Mighty Ursus and Shag Thomas defeated Maurice and Paul Vachon for the Stampede International Tag Team Title 

1961 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:
- Guy and Joe Brunetti defeated Mitsu Arakawa and Mr. Moto to win the Vancouver NWA Pacific Coast Tag Team Titles
 
1967 

Fort Worth, Texas:
- Fritz Von Erich won the NWA American Heavyweight Title by defeating Brute Bernard

1970 

Portland, Oregon:
- Frankie Laine and Moondog Mayne defeated Karl and Kurt Von Steiger to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1971

Portland, Oregon:
- Stan Stasiak defeated Dutch Savage to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title 

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
- The Avengers (Jimmy Golden and Dennis Hall) defeated Bobby Hart and Lorenzo Parente for the Mid-America NWA World Tag Team Titles

1973 

Mobile, Alabama:
- The Mongol and The Rugged Russian (Pedro Godoy) defeated Bob Kelly and Ken Lucas to win the Gulf Coast NWA United States Tag Team Titles

1974

Parade of Champions: San Antonio, Texas:
- NWA Champion Jack Brisco drew Dory Funk Jr.
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Jose Lothario & Bob Orton Jr
- Blackjack Lanza & The Texan beat Black Angus & Ivan Putski
- Roger Kirby beat Texas Champion Great Mephisto by DQ
- Bob Roop drew Bull Ramos

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Non Title: Billy Robinson beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne
- Crusher & Ken Patera beat Larry Heiniemi & Billy Graham
- Ripper Collins drew Ed Francis
- Sam Steamboat beat Len Shelly by DQ
- Neff Maiava beat Tony Borne
- Oddjob Tosh Togo Sakata beat Peace Brother I

1982 

Bayamón, Puerto Rico:
- Invader I won the WWC North American Heavyweight Title from Bobby Jaggers 

1983

Asheville, North Carolina:
- Roddy Piper defeated Dick Slater to win the NWA Television Title

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Private Nelson defeated Terry Kay for the NWA Canadian Television Title 

1985

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors no contest Dino Bravo & AWA Champion Rick Martel
- The Samoans beat Tony Parisi & Jacques Rougeau Jr
- Sailor White & Mad Dog Lefebvre beat Gino Brito Jr & Denis Goulet
- Jacques Rougeau Jr & Armand Rougeau beat Scott Duran & Rick Steiner

1988 

WWF Wrestlemania IV: Atlantic City, New Jersey:
- WWF World Championship Tournament opening round: Ted Dibiase (w/ Andre the Giant & Virgil) pinned Jim Duggan 
- WWF World Championship Tournament opening round: Don Muraco (w/ Superstar Billy Graham) defeated Dino Bravo (w/ Frenchy Martin) via disqualification 
- WWF World Championship Tournament opening round: Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Ricky Steamboat 
- WWF World Championship Tournament opening round: Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Butch Reed (w/ Slick) 
- WWF World Championship Tournament opening round: The One Man Gang (w/ Slick) defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Oliver Humperdink) via count-out 
- WWF World Championship Tournament opening round: Jake Roberts fought Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) to a 15-minute time-limit draw 
- The Ultimate Warrior pinned Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) 
- WWF World Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Hulk Hogan fought Andre the Giant (w/ Ted Dibiase & Virgil) to a double disqualification 
- WWF World Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Ted Dibiase pinned Don Muraco (w/ Superstar Billy Graham) 
- WWF World Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart)
- Brutus Beefcake defeated WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart & Peggy Sue - WWF Women's Champion Sensational Sherri) via disqualification 
- WWF World Championship Tournament Semi Finals: Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) defeated One Man Gang (w/ Slick) via disqualification 
- Demolition (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Rick Martel & Tito Santana to win the titles 
- WWF World Championship Tournament Finals: Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Ted Dibiase (w/ Andre the Giant) to win the title

WCW Clash of the Champions: Greenboro, North Carolina:
- Lex Luger and Barry Windham defeated NWA World Tag Team Champions Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson to win the titles
- Ric Flair and Sting wrestled to a 45 minute time limit draw
- NWA United States Tag Team Champions The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane) defeated The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers) by reverse decision to retain the title
- The Road Warriors (Animal and Hawk with Paul Ellering) and Dusty Rhodes defeated Ivan Koloff and The Powers of Pain (The Barbarian and The Warlord with Paul Jones) in a Barbed Wire match

Tokyo, Japan:
- Bruiser Brody pinned NWA International Champion Jumbo Tsuruta to win the title
- The Great Kabuki and Tiger Mask (Mistuharu Misawa) defeated Austin Idol and Tommy Rich
- Big Bubba Rogers pinned Shunji Takano
- Giant Baba and Hiroshi Wajima defeated Rusher Kimura and Goro Tsurumi
- Abdullah the Butcher and Tiger Jeet Singh defeated John Tenta and Yoshiaki Yatsu
- NWA United National and PWF World Heavyweight Champion Genichiro Tenryu defeated Stan Hansen by disqualification to retain the titles

1991

Amarillo, Texas:
- Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Dutch Mantell & Moondog Rex
- Dustin Rhodes pinned El Cubano
- Tommy Rich pinned Tim Horner
- WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- Sting pinned Sid Vicious
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated El Gigante via disqualification 

1992 

Dallas, Texas
- Eddie Gilbert defeated The Dark Patriot (Doug Gilbert) for the Global Wrestling Federation North American Heavyweight Title 

Chicago, Illinois:
- Richard Morton pinned Mike Graham (sub. for injured WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman)
- Big Van Vader defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
- Terrence Taylor pinned Diamond Dallas Page 
- Ron Simmons & Big Josh defeated Mr. Hughes & Vinnie Vegas 
- Barry Windham & the Junkyard Dog (sub. for Dustin Rhodes) defeated Larry Zbyszko & WCW TV Champion Steve Austin 
- Cactus Jack pinned Johnny B. Badd
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton
- WCW World Champion Sting defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude

1993

Saltville, Virginia:
- Jimmy Golden pinned Mike Sampson 
- Tim Horner defeated Bobby Eaton 
- Brian Lee pinned The Nightstalker 
- Tracy Smothers pinned SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy 
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Stan Lane & Tom Prichard via disqualification 
- Brian Lee won a battle royal

Charleston, West Virginia:
- Brad Armstrong fought Marcus Alexander Bagwell to a time-limit draw
- The Wrecking Crew defeated Johnny Gunn & Tom Zenk
- Ron Simmons defeated Shanghai Pierce
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman defeated Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas
- Sting won an 11-man battle royal

1994

All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling Queendom: Yokohama, Japan:
- AJW Junior Champion Candy Okutsu pinned Rie Tamada to retain the title
- Little Great Muta defeated Little Abdullah the Butcher
- AJW Tag Team Champions Miki Handa and Yasha Kurenai defeated Kaoru Ito and Tomoko Watanabe to retain the title
- Hikari Fukuoka pinned Chaparita Asari
- Megumi Kido and Nurse Nakamura defeated Suzuka Minami and Chikako Shiratori
- IWA World Women's Champion Manami Toyota pinned Plum Mariko to retain the title
- Reggie Bennett and Eagle Sawai defeated Takako Inoue and UWA World Women's Tag Team Champion Yumiko Hotta
- Etsuko Mita and AJW Singles Champion Mima Shimoda defeated JWP Tag Team Champions Mayumi Ozaki and Cutie Suzuki to win the title
- Dynamite Kansai pinned Sakie Hasegawa
- UWA World Women's Tag Team Champion Kyoko Inoue defeated All Pacific Champion Toshiyo Yamada by submission to win the title
- Akira Hokuto and Shinobu Kandori defeated WWWA World Singles Champion Aja Kong and Bull Nakano

Charleston, West Virginia:
- Brian Anderson defeated Craig Pittman
- 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce
- WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Brian Pillman
- Ricky Steamboat & Arn Anderson defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma
- Sting defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal in a non-title match
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated Vader via disqualification

1995 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Scott Studd beat Ken Raper
- Spellbinder beat Moondog Rex
- Moondog Spot beat Chris Canyon
- Doug Gilbert beat Wolfie D
- Miss Texas beat Sweet Georgia Brown
- Marcus Dupree & Davey Haskins beat Crusher Bones & Jack Hammer
- USWA Champ Brian Christopher beat Gorgeous George III
- USWA Unified World Champ Bill Dundee beat Tommy Rich via DQ
- Wolfie D, Bill Dundee, Jerry Lawler, & Men on a Mission Mabel beat Doug Gilbert, Gorgeous George, Spellbinder, & Tommy Rich in an elimination piledriver match

1998

Mount Holly, New Jersey:
- Doug Gilbert won the vacant NWA National Heavyweight Title in a three-way match against Rocco Rock and Barry Windham

2004

Bolivar, Missouri:
- Takeshi Morishima regained the World League Wrestling Heavyweight Title by defeating Rick Steiner 

2005 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Minoru Fujita and Ikuto Hidaka defeated Alex Shelley and Spanky (Brian Kendrick) to win the vacant NWA International Lightweight Tag Team Titles
- C.W. Anderson defeated Kohei Sato to win the vacant NWA United National Heavyweight Title
- AWA World Heavyweight Champion Takao ÅŒmori defeated Steve Corino and Shinjiro Otani in a three-way elimination match to retain the title

2015 

ROH Supercard of Honor: Redwood City, California:
- Mark Briscoe defeated ACH
- Michael Elgin defeated Frankie Kazarian
- Matt Sydal def Tommaso Ciampa, Moose (w/ Stokley Hathaway & Veda Scott), Cedric Alexander, Caprice Coleman & Andrew Everett
- BJ Whitmer beat Jimmy Jacobs
- Roderick Strong beat Christopher Daniels
- reDRagon beat The Kingdom to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
- Jay Lethal beat Jushin Liger
- Jay Briscoe beat Samoa Joe to retain the ROH World Title

NXT: San Jose, California:
- Hideo Itami pinned Tyler Breeze
- Jason Jordan pinned Bull Dempsey
- Bayley & Alexa Bliss defeated Dana Brooke & Becky Lynch
- Solomon Crowe defeated Kalisto
- Baron Corbin pinned Rhyno
- WWE NXT Tag Team champs Murphy and Blake defeated The Vaudevillains and Enzo Amore and Big Cass
- WWE NXT Women's champion Sasha Banks defeated Charlotte
- Finn Balor pinned Adrian Neville