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Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/18): WWE Night of Champions 2011

1941

Kansas City, Kansas:

- MWA World Heavyweight Champion Lee Wykoff and Orville Brown went to a time limit draw (2 hour)

1947

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Orville Brown beat Warren Bockwinkel to retain the MWA Title

1950 

Tampa, Florida:

- The Green Hornet defeated Danny Dusek for the Southern Heavyweight Title

1956 

Dallas, Texas:

- Gene Kelly (Kiniski) & Len Crosby defeated Ray Gunkel & Herb Freeman to win the NWA Texas Tag Team Titles

Baltimore, Maryland:

- The Fabulous Moolah won a tournament by defeating Judy Grable in the finals. As a result, Moolah was awarded the Women's World Title after champion June Beyers retired

1961 

Fort Worth, Texas:

- Dick Hutton & Sam Steamboat won a tournament for the NWA Texas Tag Team Title

1962

Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Bill Miller in 2 out of 3 falls

- The Crusher beat Jack Lanza

- Moose Evens beat Crybaby Cannon

1965

Omaha, Nebraska:

- Haru Sasaki & Mad Dog Vachon beat Verne Gagne & Tex McKenzie to regain Nebraska Tag Team title

- Mad Russian Stan Pulaski beat Mighty Igor Vodik by countout

- Danny Hodge beat Rene Goulet

- Reggie Parks drew Jack Pesek

1969

Kansas City, Kansas:

One night tournament to crown new tag team champions:

- Lou Thesz & K.O. Cox defeated The Ox & Big Luke via DQ

- Tarzan Tyler & The Great Kojika defeated The Viking & Bob Geigel

- Danny Little Bear & Stan Pulaski defeated Masao Komura & Jack Arnstrong

- Tarzan Tyler & The Great Kojika defeated Lou Thesz & K.O. Cox

- Danny Little Bear & Stan Pulaski defeated Tarzan Tyler & The Great Kojika to win the vacant North American Tag Team Titles

1972 

Muroran, Japan:

- Masked Lee & Sylvia Hackney defeated Jumbo Miyamoto & Aiko Kyo for the WWWA World Tag Team Titles

Orlando, Florida:

- Sputnik Monroe defeated Scott Casey

- Bobby Shane and Redbeard defeated Bob Griffin and Mike Graham

- Paul Jones and Dick Murdoch defeated Jimmy Golden and Robert Fuller

- Cage Match: Tim Woods defeated Buddy Colt

1978

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Jerry Lawler & Mongolian Stomper beat Jos LeDuc & Jean Louie

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Jimmy Valiant

- Lou Thesz drew Tommy Gilbert

- Terry Sawyer beat NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Nelson Royal by DQ

- Jackie Welch beat Mr. Wrestling

- Tommy Gilbert & Wayne Ferris beat Frankie Layne & Mike Bowyer

1981

Houston, Texas:

- Junkyard Dog defeated Dick Slater

- Scott Casey, Tiger Conway Jr. and Bobby Duncum defeated Buck Robley, Tank Patton and Kelly Kiniski

- Dynamic Duo (Gino Hernández and Tully Blanchard) defeated Mil Máscaras and Manny Fernández

- Bruiser Brody defeated Ken Patera

1983

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

- NWA U.S. Champion Greg Valentine defeated Bob Orton Jr

- Angelo Mosca defeated Sgt. Slaughter via countout

- NWA World Champion Harley Race defeated Mike Rotundo

1984

Pro Wrestling USA: Memphis, Tennessee:

- Nick Bockwinkel beat Lanny Poffo

- Jerry the King Lawler & Tommy Rich beat Dirty White Boys

- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Eddie Gilbert

- Fabulous Ones beat the Masked Spoiler & Phil Hickerson

- Road Warriors beat Tracey Smothers & Keith Eric

- Harley Race beat Dutch Mantel

1986

Green Bay, Wisconsin:

- National Champion Wahoo McDaniel defeated Jimmy Garvin in an Indian strap match

- NWA World Tag Team Champions The Rock N' Roll Express defeated The Midnight Express, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

- NWA U.S. Champion Nikita Koloff fought Magnum TA to a double countout

- The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA World TV Champion Dusty Rhodes

1991

Nashville, Tennessee:

- Big Josh & Tracy Smothers defeated the Diamond Studd & Oz

- Richard Morton fought Brian Pillman to a draw

- Bobby Eaton defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification 

- Dustin Rhodes pinned Terrance Taylor

- Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin

- PN News pinned Thomas Rich

- WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko fought Rick Steiner & Bill Kazmaier to a double count-out

- WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Barry Windham

1992

Baltimore, Maryland:

- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine

- Unified WCW and NWA World Tag Team Champions Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton

- WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned WCW U.S. Champion Rick Rude

- Steve Austin defeated WCW TV Champion Ricky Steamboat

- Jake Roberts & the Barbarian defeated Sting & Nikita Koloff 

1993 

Phelps, Kentucky:

- Scott Armstrong beat Chris Candido

- The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey)

- Ron & Don Harris beat Scott & Brian Armstrong

- Tracy Smothers beat SMW Champ Brian Lee via DQ

- Brian Armstrong won a battle royal

1994 

WCW Fall Brawl: Roanoke, Virginia:

- Brad Armstrong and Brian Armstrong defeated Bad Attitude (Steve Keirn and Bobby Eaton)

- Johnny B. Badd defeated Steven Regal to win the WCW Television Title

- Kevin Sullivan defeated Cactus Jack in a Loser Leaves WCW match 

- Due to injury, Ricky Steamboat was forced to forfeit the U.S. Heavyweight Title (it was awarded to Steve Austin)

- Hacksaw Jim Duggan defeated Steve Austin to win the U.S. Title

- Pretty Wonderful (Paul Orndorff and Paul Roma) defeated Stars and Stripes (The Patriot and Marcus Alexander Bagwell) to retain the WCW World Tag Team Championship

- Vader defeated Sting and The Guardian Angel in an Elimination match

- Dusty Rhodes, Dustin Rhodes, Brian Knobs and Jerry Sags defeated Terry Funk, Arn Anderson, Bunkhouse Buck and Col. Robert Parker in a War Games match

1997 

Louisville, Kentucky: 

- Salvatore Sincere defeated Tracey Smothers to win the IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Title

2002 

Nashville, Tennessee:

- America's Most Wanted (Chris Harris & James Storm) won a Tag Team Gauntlet Battle Royal to win the NWA World Tag Team Championship

2005 

WWE Unforgiven: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:

- Rob Conway defeated Tajiri

- Ric Flair defeated Carlito for the Intercontinental Title 

- Trish Stratus and Ashley Massaro defeated The Ladies in Pink (Victoria and Torrie Wilson) (with Candice Michelle)

- Big Show defeated Snitsky

- Shelton Benjamin defeated Kerwin White

- Matt Hardy defeated Edge (with Lita) in a Steel Cage match

- Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade defeated Hurricane and Rosey to win the World Tag Team Titles

- Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Masters

- Kurt Angle defeated WWE Champion John Cena by DQ

2011 

WWE Night of Champions: Night of Champions:

- Daniel Bryan defeated Heath Slater by submission

- Air Boom (Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston) defeated Awesome Truth (The Miz and R-Truth) by disqualification to retain the WWE Tag Team Championship

- Cody Rhodes defeated Ted DiBiase to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship

- Dolph Ziggler (with Vickie Guerrero) defeated Jack Swagger, Alex Riley, and John Morrison in a Fatal-4-Way match for the WWE United States Championship

- Kelly Kelly (with Eve Torres) defeated Beth Phoenix (with Natalya) to retain the WWE Divas Championship

- Mark Henry defeated Randy Orton to win the World Championship 

- John Cena defeated Alberto Del Rio to win the WWE Championship

- Triple H defeated CM Punk in a no DQ match