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On this day in pro wrestling history (August 4): Lex Luger beats Huk Hogan for WCW title

By Brian Hoops, WrestlingObserver.com

1966 - Fritz Von Erich defeated Johnny Valentine in Fort Worth, Texas to win the NWA American Heavyweight Title

1973 - In Minneapolis, Minnesota; The Crusher beat Superstar Billy Graham by dq, AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Wahoo McDaniel & Ken Patera in 2 out of 3 falls; Ivan Koloff beat Billy Red Cloud and Bob Bruggers beat Larry Heiniemi by dq

1976 - Seji Sakaguchi & Strong Kobayashi defeated Tiger Jeet & Gama Singh to win the National Wrestling Federation Asian Tag Team Title in Tokyo, Japan.

1979 - In Milwaukee, Wisconsin; AWA Tag Team Champions Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens,  AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Greg Gagne, Billy Robinson beat Super Destroyer Mark II by countout and Steve Olsonoski beat Bobby Duncum

1983 - Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Riki Choshu via countout to win the WWF International Heavyweight Title in Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall.

1984 - Super Medics I & III defeated Invaders I & III in San Juan, Puerto Rico for the WWC World Tag Team Title.

1987 - Shane Douglas defeated Eddie Gilbert to win the UWF Television Title in Morgan City, Louisiana.

1989 - Cactus Jack & Scott Braddock defeated Jeff Jarrett & Matt Borne for the World Class Wrestling Association World Tag Team Championship in Dallas, Texas.

1990 - Lance Idol & Rick Valentine defeated Super Medics I & III in Caguas, Puerto Rico to win the WWC World Tag Team Title.

1997 - During a live Monday Nitro event, Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan for the WCW World Heavyweight Title.