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1927 

Columbus, Ohio:

- Bert Willard defeated Jack Reynolds for the World Welterweight Title 

1944

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Orville Brown beat Les Wolfe in 2 of 3 falls

- Jimmy Coffield and Jack Hader drew

- Earl Wampler beat Larry Tilliman 

- Harold “Sonny” Myers beat Sergeant Harry Cohen

1951 

Houston, Texas:

- Duke Keomuka defeated Ray Gunkel for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title

1953 

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Baron Michele Leone defeated Danny McShain to win the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title

1955

Montral Quebec, Canada:

- Yvon Robért defeated Don Leo Jonathan for the Montreal Athletic Commission World Heavyweight Title

1956 

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Don and Red McIntyre defeated Eddie Gossett (Eddie Graham) and Art Neilson to win the Georgia NWA World Tag Team Titles

Houston, Texas:

- Gene Kelly (Kiniski) defeated Pepper Gomez to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title 

1962 

Houston, Texas:

- The Alaskan (Jay York) and Tarzan Tyler defeated Jerry and Nick Kozak to win the Texas NWA World Tag Team Titles

1965

Davenport, Iowa:

- AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat The Crusher by DQ

- Larry Hennig & Chris Markoff & Harley Race beat Rene Goulet & Danny Hodge & Tex McKenzie

- Danny Hodge beat Chris Markoff 

- Larry Hennig beat Rene Goulet

1967 

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Pat O’Connor fought Earl Maynard to a 30 minute draw

- The Viking defeated The Hangman via DQ 

- Bob Brown & Bob Geigel defeated The Mongolian Stomper & Ron Reed via DQ in three falls

1968 

Bloomington, Minnesota:

- Dr. X (Dick Beyer) defeated Verne Gagne to the AWA World Heavyweight Title 

- Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Crusher & Lord Littlebrook

- Wilbur Snyder beat Dutch Savage

- Cowboy Lang & Wee Willie Wilson beat Little Bruiser & The Mighty Atom

- Chris Markoff drew Luke Brown 

- Frankie Laine beat Roberto Pico

Chattanooga, Tennessee:

- The Mighty Yankees (Frank Morrell and Eddie Sullivan) defeated Dennis Hall and Ken Lucas to win the Mid-America NWA World Tag Team Titles

1972 

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Steve Bolus defeated Billy Howard

- Omar Atlas defeated Bobby Whitlock

- Steve Bolus & Les Thornton & Danny Little Bear defeated Juan Sebastian & Billy Howard & Yasu Fuji

- Roger Kirby & Black Angus (w/ Percival A. Friend) defeated The Stomper & Rufus R. Jones in three falls 

- World Heavyweight Champion Dory Funk, Jr. fought Harley Race to a double-DQ in three falls

Jacksonville, Florida:

- in a Lights Out Match,  Buddy Colt beat Eddie Graham

- Florida Champion Paul Jones beat Bob Roop

- In a match for the Florida Tag Titles, Mr Wrestling Tim Woods & Jack Brisco beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens

1973 

Dothan, Alabama:

- Dick Dunn defeated Eddie Sullivan to win the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title

1978 

Auckland, New Zealand:

- Steve Rickard defeated Toru Tanaka for the New Zealand NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Title 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada;

- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens

- Super Destroyer Mark II beat Rufus R. Jones by DQ

- Larry Hennig beat Blackjack Lanza 

- Bob Orton Jr. drew Billy Robinson

1979

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Tony Atlas won a 16-man battle royal to earn an NWA World Heavyweight Title match 

- Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff defeated Dusty Rhodes and Bill Watts in a Double Bunkhouse match 

- Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion The Masked Superstar (with Bobby Heenan) in a Blindfold match to win the title (it was revealed that Tommy Rich had beaten Superstar in place of McDaniel and the title was vacated)

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Harley Race defeated Tony Atlas to retain the title

1980 

St Paul, Minnesota:

- in a Lights Out Match, The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell

- Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan 

- AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Super Destroyer Mark II by DQ

- Dino Bravo no contest John Studd

- Joyce Grable beat Judy Martin

- Tito Santana beat Buck Zumhofe 

- Steve Olsonoski beat Chris Markoff

1985 

Bayamon, Puerto Rico:

- Eric Embry defeated Super Medico I for the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title 

Landover, Maryland:

- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Larry Zbyszko

1986

Charlotte, North Carolina:

- Dutch Mantell & Bobby Jaggers fought Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Black Bart & Baron Von Raschke to a time-limit draw

- Buddy Landell (w/ Bill Dundee) pinned Sam Houston 

- Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) defeated Jimmy Valiant via count-out 

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes (w/ Baby Doll) via disqualification

- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) via disqualification

- Nikita Koloff defeated Magnum T.A. in the seventh match of a best-of-seven series to claim the vacant NWA United States Heavyweight Title

1987 

Denver, Colorado:

- Ron Simmons defeated Rick Steiner

- Sting defeated Black Bart

- UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham defeated Big Bubba

- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

- UWF Heavyweight Champion Steve Williams defeated Dick Murdoch

- The Road Warriors & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger, NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard, & Arn Anderson

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes via disqualification

Memphis, Tennessee:

- George Barnes defeated Bill Dundee for the CWA International Heavyweight Title 

1990 

Mexico City, Mexico:

- The Thundercats (Leono, Panthro and Tigro) defeated Los Arqueros del Espacio (El Arquero, Danny Boy and Lasser) to win the Mexican National Trios Titles

1991 

Chicago, Illinois:

- Terrance Taylor pinned Mike Graham (sub. for the Yellow Dog)

- Big Josh, Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Badstreet, Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin when Armstrong

- PN News defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification 

- Bobby Eaton pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (the pinfall came after the 10-minute mark; the title was only at stake for the first 10 minutes)

- ichard Morton pinned Robert Gibson

- WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Barry Windham

- Yellow Dog (sub. for Tom Zenk) pinned the Diamond Studd

- Dustin Rhodes pinned Arn Anderson

- Sting defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out in a death match

- Rick Steiner & El Gigante defeated Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater in a steel cage match 

Portland, Oregon:

- Billy Jack Haynes defeated Steve Doll in a full-nelson challenge for the vacant NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

Tosu, Japan:

- Combat Toyoda defeated Megumi Kudo to win the WWA World Women's Championship

1992 

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Jerry Lawler and Jeff Jarrett defeated The Moondogs (Cujo and Spot) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles

1997 

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida:

- Shane Douglas (with Francine) defeated Terry Funk and ECW World Heavyweight Champion Sabu (with Bill Alfonso) and in a Three-Way Dance to win the title

- The Dudleys won the ECW Tag Team Title by forfeit from the Gangstas

1999 

Louisville, Kentucky:

- OVW Southern Tag Team Champions, Jason Lee and Rip Rogers defeated The Rock 'n' Roll Express (Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton) by disqualification to retain the titles

- Rob Conway defeated OVW Heavyweight Champion The Damaja to win the title

2003

Tokyo, Japan:

- Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Jun Akiyama to win the NJPW G1 Climax tournament

2007 

Tijuana, Mexico:

- El Dandy and Rey Misterio, Sr. defeated The Punisher and Super Parka to win the vacant WWA World Tag Team Titles

2008 

WWE SummerSlam: Indianapolis, Indiana:

- Big Show defeated Bam Neely (with Chavo Guerrero)

- Montel Vontavious Porter defeated Jeff Hardy

- Santino Marella and Beth Phoenix defeated Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston & Women's Champion Mickie James to win the titles

- Matt Hardy defeated Mark Henry (with Tony Atlas) by disqualification to retain the ECW Championship

- CM Punk defeated John "Bradshaw" Layfield to retain the World Heavyweight Championship

- Triple H defeated The Great Khali (with Ranjin Singh) to retain the WWE Championship

- Batista defeated John Cena 

- The Undertaker defeated Edge in a Hell in a Cell match

2014 

WWE SummerSlam: Los Angeles, California:

- Rob Van Dam defeated Cesaro

- Dolph Ziggler defeated the Miz to win the Intercontinental Title

- Paige defeated AJ Lee to win the Divas Title 

- Rusev (with Lana) defeated Jack Swagger (with Zeb Colter) in a flag match

- Seth Rollins defeated Dean Ambrose in a Lumberjack match

- Bray Wyatt defeated Chris Jericho

- Stephanie McMahon defeated Brie Bella

- Roman Reigns defeated Randy Orton

- Brock Lesnar defeated John Cena to win the WWE World Title