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Daily Pro Wrestling History (12/02): Kyle O'Reilly wins ROH World title at Final Battle 2016

1947

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Sandor Szabo drew Buddy Rogers (world title defense)
- Joe Pazandak beat Gino Vagnone
- Abe Kashey beat Ken Fenelon

1965

Mankato, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Mighty Igor Vodik & Ivan Kalmikoff
- The Crusher beat Jack Pesek
- Mighty Igor Vodik beat Harley Race

1966

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Killer Kowalski beat Dick the Bruiser by DQ
- Reggie Parks & Doug Gilbert beat Mad Dog Vachon & Big K
- Verne Gagne beat Larry Hennig by DQ
- Wilbur Snyder beat Harley Race
- Jim Raschke drew Billy Red Cloud

1972

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Wahoo McDaniel beat Ivan Koloff by DQ
- Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch beat George Scott & Joe Scarpello
- Don Muraco beat Big K
- Larry Hennig drew Rene Goulet (sub Billy Robinson)

1974 

Dallas, Texas:
- Blackjack Lanza defeated Fritz Von Erich to win the NWA American Heavyweight Title

Kagoshima, Japan:
- Giant Baba defeated Jack Brisco to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title

1978

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Texas Death match: Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Bobby Duncum (sub Nick Bockwinkel) & Bob Orton Jr
- Mask At Stake: Super Destroyer Mark II beat Larry Hennig 
- Bobby Duncum beat Frank Hill 
- Steve Olsonoski beat Iron Sheik by DQ

1979

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Ricky Morton beat The Avenger
- Sonny King beat Koko Ware
- Big Red beat Danny Davis
- The Assassins beat Hector Guerrero & Steve Regal to win the Southern Tag Team Titles
- Billy Robinson beat Wayne Ferris & Larry Latham via DQ in a handicap match
- CWA Champ Jerry Lawler beat Austin Idol via DQ

1983 

Dallas, Texas:
- The Von Erichs (David, Kevin & Kerry) defeated The Fabulous Freebirds for the World Class Six-Man Tag Team titles (Michael Hayes had lost a loser leaves town match, so Ric Flair wrestled in his place)

1985 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tojo Yamamoto beat Tom Branch
- Freedom Fighters Flash & Justice beat Jerry Bryant & Lou Winston
- Rick Casey beat Mega Maharishi
- The Fantastics beat The Kiwi Sheepherders
- Jerry Lawler beat Tony Falk in a loser wears a diaper match
- Tom Pritchard & Pat Rose beat The Fabulous Ones via countout
- Southern Tag Champs Bill Dundee & Dutch Mantel beat Koko Ware & Phil Hickerson
- Eddie Marlin beat Bill Dundee (who was blindfolded) via DQ

1991 

Sunrise, Florida:
- Tom Zenk pinned John Peterson
- WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman pinned Mike Graham
- Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong
- Madusa defeated Bambi
- Van Hammer pinned Badstreet
- WCW Tag Team Champion Dustin Rhodes pinned Oz
- Big Van Vader & the Diamond Studd defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- Sting pinned Cactus Jack

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tom Prichard defeated Eric Embry to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
- Jerry Lawler defeated Kamala to win the USWA Unified World Championship

1993

Koga, Japan:
- Shinjiro Otani defeated Tatsuhito Takaiwa
- Takayuki Iizuka defeated Yuji Nagata
- Kuniaki Kobayashi defeated Satoshi Kojima
- El Samurai defeated Black Cat
- Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Akira Nogami
- Kengo Kimura, the Great Kabuki & Shiro Koshinaka defeated the Great Muta, Jushin Liger & Osamu Kido
- WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys defeated Masa Saito & Masahiro Chono
- Tatsumi Fujinami, Hiroshi Hase, & Shinya Hashimoto defeated Mike Enos, IWGP Tag Team Champions Scott Norton & Hercules

1994 

Erlanger, Kentucky:
- Sean Casey pinned Damian
- Ron Cumberledge pinned Tower of Doom
- Bryant Anderson pinned Tracy Smothers
- Cactus Jack & Brian Lee DCO Chris Candido & Boo Bradley
- SMW Champ The Dirty White Boy beat Bruiser Bedlam in a strap match
- The Rock-n-Roll Express beat SMW Tag Champs The Gangstas via DQ

2016

ROH Final Battle: New York City: 
- Silas Young (w/ Beer City Bruiser) defeated Jushin Liger
- Dalton Castle (w/ The Boys) defeated Colt Cabana
- Kenny King, Rhett Titus & Caprice Coleman defeated Chris Sabin, Alex Shelley & Donovan Dijak
- Cody (Rhodes) defeated Jay Lethal
- Matt Taven, Vinny Marseglia & TK O'Ryan defeated Lio Rush, Jay White & KUSHIDA to win the six-man championship
- Marty Scrull defeated Will Ospreay & Dragon Lee to retain the World TV Championship
- The Young Bucks defeated The Briscoes to retain the World Tag Team Championship
- Kyle O'Reilly defeated Adam Cole to win the ROH World Championship