Daily Pro Wrestling History (05/28): Crusher & Bruiser Win AWA Tag Team Titles – WON/F4W

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[1945[1945

Wichita, Kansas:
– NWA Heavyweight Champion Ede Virag defeated Johnny Plummer
– Paul Nelson beat Abe Friedman
– Buck Fanning defeated George McCall

1963

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Kalmikoff and Karol Kalmikoff defeated Verne Gagne and Doug Gilbert via DQ (Larry Hennig was the special referee)
– Don McClarty beat Stan Kowalski
– Waldo Von Erich defeated Guy Taylor
– Tiny Mills defeated Duke Hoffman

1965

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Buddy Fuller defeated Mario Galento to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight title

Honolulu Hawaii:
– Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Curtis Iaukea and Mr. Fujiwara for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles

1966

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Crusher and Dick the Bruiser defeated Larry Hennig and Harley Race for the AWA World Tag Team Titles in a 2 of 3 falls match
– Alaska beat Moose Cholak
– Chris Markoff beat Mike Sanchez (under Chris Tolos)
– Reggie Parks beats Dick Morgan

Sapporo, Japan:
– Michiaki Yoshimura and Hiro Matsuda defeated Killer Karl Kox and Joe Carrolo to win the JWA All Asia Tag Team Titles

1970

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Danny Little Bear fought Roger Kirby to a draw
– Scandor Akbar defeated Bill Eskew
– Baron Von Raschke & Harley Race defeated Rufus R. Jones & Bob Ellis via DQ in three falls

1974

Dallas, TX:
– Red Bastien defeated The Great Mephisto for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight title

1977

Chattanooga, TN:
– Jackie Fargo defeated The Executioner to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight title

Baltimore, Maryland:
– Bruno Sammartino fought WWWF World Champion superstar Billy Graham to a double disqualification

1978

Houston, TX:
– NWA Harley Race Champion defeated Wahoo McDaniel by DQ
– AWA champion Nick Bockwinkel drew Jose Lothario
– Bruiser Brody defeated Dale Valentine (Buddy Roberts) to win the WCCW Texas Heavyweight title
– Ivan Putski drew superstar Billy Graham
– Al Madril defeats Dick Slater by DQ
– The Fabulous Moolah defeated Wenona Little Heart
– Kevin Von Erich and David Von Erich beat Killer Brooks and Leroy Brown
– Gino Hernandez drew Killer Krupp

Chattanooga, TN:
– Dutch Mantel defeated Don Garfield (Don Fargo) to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight title

1979

Memphis, TN:
– Ron Bass defeated Tommy Gilbert, Jr.
– Rick Oliver beat Jerry Bryant
– Tommy Gilbert, Sr. pinned Larry Latham
– Tony Charles beat Mr. Fuji
– Robert Fuller pinned Wayne Ferris
– Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Gorgeous George, Jr.
– Dick Slater pinned Bill Dundee
– Mongol Stomper defeated Jerry Lawler
-Thunderbolt Patterson DDQ Toru Tanaka
– Dick Slater beat Tony Charles
– Mongol Stomper defeated Tommy Gilbert
– Robert Fuller pinned Dick Slater
– Robert Fuller pinned The Mongolian Stomper to win a tournament for a new van

West Palm Beach, Florida:
– King Curtis defeated Jimmy Garvin for the Florida version of the NWA Southern Heavyweight title

1980

Nashville, TN:
– Rocky Brewer and George Gulas defeated Tojo Yamamoto and Gypsy Joe to win the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Titles

1982

Denver, Colorado:
– Hulk Hogan defeated AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
– Ken Patera & Bobby Duncum beat Tito Santana & Baron Von Raschke
– Tiny Tom and Lone Eagle beat Little Tokyo and Billy The Kid
– Buck Zumhofe defeated Sgt. Goulet

1984

Memphis, TN:
– The Spoiler beat Ric McCord
– Scott Shannon beat Porkchop Cash
– Rick Rude defeated Dutch Mantel in a no disqualification match
– Southern Tag Champions Tommy Rich and Eddie Gilbert defeated Koko Ware and Norvell Austin
– Johnny Wilhoit and Mark Batten beat Randy Savage and Angelo Poffo
– Jim Niedhart beat Austin Idol
– Southern Champion Jerry Lawler defeated King Kong Bundy

1985

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Dino Bravo defeated King Tonga to win the vacant International Wrestling International Heavyweight title

1992

Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Van Hammer pinned JT Southern
– WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman defeated Scotty Flamingo
– WCW World Tag Team Champions Rick and Scott Steiner defeated Bobby Eaton and Larry Zbyzsko
– Dustin Rhodes fought Greg Valentine to a timed draw
– Barry Windham defeated Cactus Jack
– Tom Zenk pinned Terry Taylor
– WCW World Champion Sting and Nikita Koloff defeated WCW World Television Champion Steve Austin and Arn Anderson in a steel cage match
– WCW USA Champion Rick Rude pinned Ricky Steamboat in a steel cage match

1994

Vergie, Kentucky:|
– Tracy Smothers defeated the Hornet
– Chris Jericho beats Steven Dunn
– The Dirty White Boy defeated Kendo the Samurai
– SMW Tag Team Champions Brian Lee and Chris Candido defeated The Rock N’ Roll Express by disqualification
– Chris Jericho won a battle royale

1997

West Helena, Arkansas:
– The Truth Commission defeated Steven Dunn and Paul Diamond for the USWA Tag Team Titles

Gurabo, Puerto Rico:
– Mohammed Hussein defeated Rey Gonzalez to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight title

2000

Monterrey, Mexico:
– El Hijo del Santo defeated Blue Panther to win the World Wrestling Association Welterweight Title

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