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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/16): The Great Muta wins IWGP gold

1933

Harlan, Iowa:
- Earl Wampler beat Joe Dusek 2 falls to 1

1946 

Houston, Texas:
- Ted Cox defeated Dave Levin to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title

1960 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Verne Gagne was awarded the first ever AWA World Heavyweight Champion (Pat O'Connor, the defending NWA World Heavyweight Champion, was given 90 days to defend against number one contender Gagne in a match to determine the AWA World Champion.  The match never happened, and Gagne was given the title)
- AWA Tag Team Champions Tiny Mills & Stan Kowalski went to a no contest Verne Gagne & Joe Scarpello
- Gene Kiniski beat Man Mountain Campbell
- Bob Geigel beat George Grant 
- Len Montana beat John Swenski

1973 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Superstar Billy Graham
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien & Wahoo McDaniel in 2 out of 3 falls
- US Women's Champion Betty Niccoli beat Jean Antone 
- Billy Robinson beat Larry Heiniemi
- Geoff Portz beat Vic Rossitani
- Greg Gagne beat Bill Crouch 
- George Gordienko beat Moose Morowski

1974

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Super A (Austin Idol) in a mask vs. mask match

1975 

Chicago, Illinois:
- Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens to win the AWA tag team titles
- Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant drew Wilbur Snyder & Billy Robinson
- Ox Baker beat Ivan Putski
- Rene Goulet beat Jim Brunzell
- Soldier Lebeouf beat Bobby Bold Eagle 
- Chuck O'Connor (Big John Studd) beat Bill White

1985 

Pro Wrestling USA Star Wars: East Rutherford, New Jersey:
- Sgt. Slaughter beat NWA Champion Ric Flair by DQ
- Paul Ellering & Road Warriors beat Fabulous Freebirds Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts by DQ
- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Larry Zbyszko
- Greg Gagne & Curt Hennig beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
- Steve Regal beat Buck Zumhofe
- Brad Rheingans beat Boris Zhukov by DQ 
- Baron Von Raschke beat Davey G

1986 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- The Midnight Express defeated the Rock & Roll Express to win the NWA Tag Team Titles

1988 

Louisville, Kentucky:
- AWA Champion Jerry Lawler beat Kerry Von Erich 
- the RPMs beat Scott Steiner & Billy Travis

1992 

Fukuoka, Japan: 
- The Great Muta (Keiji Mutoh) defeated Riki Choshu to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title

1993 

- Jimmy Del Ray defeated Ricky Morton to win the vacant Smokey Mountain Wrestling "Beat The Champ" Television Title

2003 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Justin Credible defeated Terry Funk for the 3PW Heavyweight Title 

2009 

TNA Hard Justice: Orlando, Florida:
- Samoa Joe defeated Homicide to win the TNA X-Division Title 
- Kurt Angle retained the TNA Championship over Sting and Matt Morgan