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Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/03): DiBiase & Hansen win AJPW tag titles

1944 

Waterloo, Iowa:
- Earl Wampler defeated Ken Fenelon to win the Iowa Heavyweight Championship

1948 

Santa Monica, California:
- Dave Levin defeated George Becker to win the California Heavyweight Title 

1950

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Sandor Szabo defeated Terry McGinnis for the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title 

1953 

Chicago, Illinois:
- Verne Gagne is awarded the first Chicago NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

1966 

Melbourne, Australia.:
- The Destroyer (Guy Mitchell) defeated Bearcat Wright to win the International Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Title

1969 

Miami, Florida:
- Ciclón Negro and Sam Steamboat defeated The Missouri Mauler and Hiro Matsuda for the NWA Florida Tag Team Titls
- Beautiful Brutus (Bugsy McGraw) defeated Boris Malenko to win the NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Title

1970 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Harley Race defeated Steve Bolus
- Baron Von Raschke defeated The Viking
- Danny Little Bear defeated Roger Kirby by winning the first fall of a scheduled three falls match

1973 

Waterloo, Iowa:
- In a cage match: The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel beat Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff
- Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Ken Patera beat Larry Heiniemi
- Geoff Portz drew Buddy Wolff 
- Reggie Parks beat Ric Flair

1974

Hiroshima, Japan:
- Mariko Akagi and Jumbo Miyamoto won the WWWA World Tag Team Titles by defeating Panama Franco and Jackie West

1976 

Lubbock, Texas:
- Dory Funk Jr. defeated Dennis Stamp for the Amarillo NWA Brass Knuckles Title 

Atlanta, Georgia:
- The Black Bombers (Porkchop Cash and Tom Jones) defeated The Valiant Brothers (Jimmy and Johnny) to win the NWA Georgia Tag Team Titles

- The Hangman defeated Chavo Guerrero for the NWA Americas Heavyweight Title

1979 

Auckland, New Zealand:
- Mr. Fuji defeated Peter Maivia to win the New Zealand NWA British Empire Heavyweight Title

Greenville, South Carolina:
- in a Texas Death Match; Ric Flair beat Paul Jones
- Wahoo McDaniel beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
- Pedro Morales & Tony Garea beat Brute Bernard & Jacques Goulet
- Dewey Robertson beat Steve Muslin 
- Rick McGraw beat Charlie Fulton

1980 

Miami, Florida:
- Barry Windham defeated The Super Destroyer for the NWA Florida Television Title

Nashville, Tennessee:
- Don Fargo and Robert Gibson defeated The Blond Bombers (Larry Latham and Wayne Ferris) for the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Titles

Columbus, Georgia:
- Stanley Lane defeated Kevin Sullivan for the NWA Georgia Junior Heavyweight Title 

1982

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Bad New Allen defeated Bret Hart to win the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title

Houston, Texas:
- Tony Atlas defeated The Mongolian Stomper for the Southwest Championship Wrestling Southwest Brass Knuckles Title

1984 

Hiroshima, Japan:
- Genichiro Tenryu and Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Crusher Blackwell and Bruiser Brody to win the vacant NWA International Tag Team Titles

WCCW Labor Day Star Wars: Fort Worth, Texas:
- Kerry and Kevin Von Erich defeated WCCW Six-Man Tag Team Champions, The Fabulous Freebirds (Terry Gordy, Michael Hayes and Buddy Roberts) in a Handicap Elimination Loser Leaves Town match to win the titles
- WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Champion Chris Adams defeated WCCW Television Champion Jake Roberts to win the title
- WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion Gino Hernandez defeated WCCW American Heavyweight Champion Mike Von Erich to win the title

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jimmy Valiant defeated King Kong Bundy to win a one night tournament and a new Cadillac

1986

Raleigh, North Carolina:
- Krusher Kruschev pinned the Warlord
- Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey defeated Dutch Mantell & Bobby Jaggers
- Buddy Landell pinned Hector Guerrero
- Jimmy Valiant pinned Jimmy Garvin
- Tully Blanchard pinned NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ron Garvin
- NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff fought NWA National Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel to a double count-out
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Magnum TA
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba in a steel cage match

1987

Nagoya, Japan:
- Ashura Hara and Genichiro Tenryu defeated Stan Hansen and Austin Idol to win AJPW's PWF World Tag Team Titles

1988 

Portland, Oregon:
- The Beach Boys (Buddy Rose and Avalanche (PN News)) defeated The Southern Rockers (Steve Doll and Scott Peterson) for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

Baltimore, Maryland:
- Ricky Morton, Ron Simmons, & Brad Armstrong defeated the Sheepherders & Larry Zbyzsko
- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Ivan Koloff & Russian Assassin #1
- Nikita Koloff pinned Rip Morgan
- NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated Steve Williams via disqualification
- Dick Murdoch defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification
- Dusty Rhodes & Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & Al Perez
- NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification
- Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

1989 

Atlanta, Georgia:
- The Great Muta defeated Sting (stipulations stated the winner would earn the vacant NWA TV Title)
- Ron Simmons defeated Tom Branch
- Brad Armstrong defeated the Cuban Assassin
- Brian Pillman defeated Norman
- Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a no contest
- NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Tommy Rich
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk in a Texas Death Match
- The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team in a steel cage match

1990 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jeff Gaylord and Jeff Jarrett defeated Chuck Casey (replacing Don Harris) and Brian Lee for the vacant USWA Tag Team Titles

1992

San Angelo, Texas:
- Van Hammer defeated Greg Valentine
- Erik Watts defeated Mark Canterbury
- Arn Anderson defeated Tom Zenk
- Dustin Rhodes & Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Bobby Eaton & Scotty Flamingo
- The Barbarian defeated Barry Windham
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Vinnie Vegas & Diamond Dallas Page
- Nikita Koloff defeated the Super Invader
- WCW TV Champion Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin
- Sting defeated Jake Roberts via disqualification
- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude

1993 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Ted DiBiase and Stan Hansen defeated Toshiaki Kawada and Akira Taue to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

Dallas, Texas:
- Steven Dane and Chaz Taylor defeated The Sicilian Stallions (Guido Falcone and Vito Mussolini) to win the GWF Tag Team Titles 
- King Parsons defeated Chris Adams by disqualification for the vacant GWF North American Heavyweight Title

1996 

Louisville, Kentucky:
- Bill and Jamie Dundee defeated The Moondogs (Rover and Spot) for the USWA Tag Team Titles

2001 

WWF Monday Night Raw: Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- WCW Champion The Rock pinned Christian to retain the title
- WWF Intercontinental Champion Edge pinned Lance Storm to retain the title 
- Jeff Hardy and Chris Jericho defeated Rhyno and Rob Van Dam