Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/27): Shane Douglas wins, throws down NWA title

1930 

St. Louis, Missouri:
– Dick Shikat beat Rudy Dusek
– Ghafoor Khan beat John Spellman
– Jim Clinstock drew Hans Steinke
– Lloyd Burdick beat Firpo Wilcox

1958 

– Rikidozan beat Lou Thesz to win the International title

1959 

St. Louis, Missouri:
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Pat O’Connor beat Rip Hawk
– Lou Thesz beat Kinji Shibuya by dq
– Bob Ellis and Thor Hagen defeated Rock Hunter and Otto Von Krupp in 2 out of 3 falls 
– Ray Gordon and Tommy O’Toole went to a time limit draw

1964 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– The Lawman won an eight man battle royal 
– Bob Geigel fought Rocky Hamilton to a double DQ 
– Mike DiBiase defeated Sailor Art Thomas

1965 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Nick Kozak & Dick Steinborn defeated Billy Hines & Bad Boy Hines to win the Southern Tag Team Titles

1966 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Dick The Bruiser & The Crusher beat Larry Hennig & Mad Dog Vachon 
– Verne Gagne & Wilbur Snyder beat Alaskan & Big K 
– Killer Kowalski beat Moose Cholak

1970 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Roger Kirby fought The Viking to a draw 
– Rufus R. Jones & Danny Little Bear defeated Harley Race & Baron Von Raschke in three falls

1971 

Los Angeles, California: 
– Fred Blassie beat John Tolos in 2 of 3 falls
– Black Gordman and Goliath beat Mr. “Masa” Saito and Kinji Shibuya to capture the Americas Tag Team Titles
– The Shiek defeated Bobo Brazil
– Peter Maivia beat Dutch Savage
– El Gran Lothario defeated Ripper Collins 
– “Cowboy” Frankie Laine beat Paul DeMarco 

1972 

St Paul, Minnesota:
– Red Bastien, Wahoo McDaniel & Billy Robinson beat Dusty Rhodes, Larry Hennig & Nick Bockwinkel
– Ray Stevens beat Dr X dq
– Ivan Koloff beat Don Muraco 
– Hans Hermann beat Bull Bullinski

1974 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Ernie Baker defeated Ox Baker to win the Heavyweight Title 

1976 

Chicago, Illinois:
– In a cage match: AWA Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum beat Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel went to a no contest with Andre The Giant
– Wilbur Snyder & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Baron Von Raschke & Mad Dog Vachon & Ox Baker
– Moose Cholak beat Buddy Wolff
– Peter Maivia beat Kim Duk
– Art Thomas beat Bounty Hunter I by dq 
– Pepper Gomez beat Johnny Starr

1978 

Mexico City, Mexico:
– Canek beat Lou Thesz to become the UWA heavyweight champion

1979 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel went to a 60 minute draw with Jerry Lawler
– Bill Dundee beat Ron Bass to win the Southern Title
– Tommy Gilbert & Terry “The Hulk” Boulder beat Southern Tag Team Champions Wayne Farris & Larry Latham by dq 
– Terry Gordy & Michael Hayes beat Steve Regal & Ricky Morton 
– Ken Wayne & Buddy Wayne drew Eddie Gilbert & Dallas Montgomery

1982 

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St. Louis, Missouri:
– Missouri Champion Dick The Bruiser defeated Harley Race by dq
– Dusty Rhodes defeated Greg Valentine (sub for John Studd)
– Dewey Robertson defeated Roger Kirby
– Hercules Hernandez and Kim Duk draw Omar Atlas and Mark Romero
– Manny Fernandez defeated Tapu
– Mike George defeated The Great Tio
– Spike Huber and Buzz Tyler defeated Tom Andrews and Jim Lancaster

Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Tito Santana & Rick Martel 
– Ken Patera & Bobby Duncum beat Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens
– Nick Bockwinkel & Jesse Ventura beat Otto Wanz & Baron Von Raschke
– Brad Rheingans & Buck Zumhofe beat Bobby Heenan & Jacques Goulet

1983 

Chicago, Illinois:
– Hulk Hogan beat Mr Saito by dq
– AWA Tag Team Champions Jerry Blackwell & Ken Patera beat Mad Dog Vachon & Steve Olsonoski (sub Baron Von Raschke)
– Wahoo McDaniel beat Blackjack Lanza
– Bobby Heenan beat AWA Light Heavyweight champion Buck Zumhofe in a non-title match
– Jim Brunzell went to a no contest with David Shults
– Greg Gagne beat Bill White

1988

Charlotte, North Carolina:
– Rip Morgan & The Sheepherders defeated Kendall Windham, Ron Simmons, & the Italian Stallion
– Ricky Morton defeated Cruel Connection #1
– Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez in a chain match
– Dusty Rhodes & Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & Larry Zbyzsko
– NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a no contest
– The Road Warriors, Jimmy Garvin, Brad Armstrong, & Steve Williams defeated Kevin Sullivan, Rick Steiner, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, Ivan Koloff, & the Russian Assassin in a Tower of Doom match
– Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair by dq

1989

New Haven, Connecticut: 
– Rose pinned Al Greene
– Norman pinned Phil Apollo
– Bill Irwin pinned Ranger Ross
– Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane 
– Brian Pillman pinned Norman
– Sting defeated the Great Muta via disqualification
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin via disqualification 
– NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Tommy Rich
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Terry Funk 
– The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team in a steel cage match

1990 

WWF SummerSlam | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Kerry Von Erich pinned WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect (w/ Bobby Heenan) to win the title 
– Sensational Sherri defeated Sapphire via forfeit
– The Warlord (w/ Slick) pinned Tito Santana 
– Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition (Crush & Smash) in a 2 out of 3 falls match to win the titles
– Jake Roberts defeated Bad News Brown via disqualification 
– Jim Duggan & Nikolai Volkoff defeated the Orient Express (w/ Mr. Fuji) 
– Randy Savage (w/ Sensational Sherri) pinned Dusty Rhodes 
– Hulk Hogan (w/ the Big Boss Man) defeated Earthquake (w/ Jimmy Hart & Dino Bravo) via countout 
– WWF World Champion The Ultimate Warrior defeated Rick Rude in a steel cage match

Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Snowman was stripped of the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title after no showing a title defense

1994 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– NWA World Championship Tournament Quarterfinals: 911 (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) pinned Doink the Clown (Matt Borne)
– NWA World Championship Tournament Quarterfinals: ECW Champion Shane Douglas pinned the Tazmaniac 
– NWA World Championship Tournament Quarterfinals: 2 Cold Scorpio pinned Chris Benoit 
– NWA World Championship Tournament Quarterfinals: Dean Malenko defeated Osamu Nishimura 
– NWA World Championship Tournament Semifinals: 2 Cold Scorpio defeated 911 (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) via count-out
– NWA World Championship Tournament Semifinals: ECW Champion Shane Douglas pinned Dean Malenko 
– ECW Champion Shane Douglas defeated 2 Cold Scorpio to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title in a tournament final. Douglas threw it down and proclaimed himself the first ECW World Heavyweight Champion
– Cactus Jack & Mikey Whipwreck (subbing for Terry Funk) defeated Public Enemy to win the ECW World Tag Team Championship

Ft. Worth, Texas:
– Brian Pillman defeated Bobby Eaton
– WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal pinned Brad Armstrong 
– Vader defeated Guardian Angel via disqualification
– Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson via disqualification 
– The Nasty Boys defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma in a non-title match 
– WCW US Champion Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin

1995 

WWF SummerSlam | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
– Hakushi pinned the 1-2-3 Kid 
– Hunter Hearst Helmsley pinned Bob Holly 
– The Smoking Gunns defeated Jacob & Eli Blu (w/ Uncle Zebakiah)
– Barry Horowitz pinned Skip (w/ Sunny) 
– Bertha Faye (w/ Harvey Wippleman) pinned WWF Women’s Champion Alundra Blayze to win the title 
– The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) defeated Kama (w/ Ted Dibiase) in a casket match 
– Bret Hart defeated Isaac Yankem DDS (w/ Jerry Lawler) via disqualification 
– WWF Intercontinental Champion Shawn Michaels defeated Razor Ramon in a ladder match 
– WWF World Champion Diesel defeated Mabel

2000 

WWF SummerSlam | Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Steven Richards, Bull Buchanon, & the Goodfather defeated Rikishi, Grandmaster Sexay, & Scotty 2 Hotty 
– Eddie Guerrero & Chyna defeated WWF IC Champion Val Venis & Trish Stratus (Chyna became IC Champion as she scored the pinfall) 
– Jerry Lawler pinned Tazz 
– Steve Blackman pinned WWF Hardcore Champion Shane McMahon to win the title 
– Chris Benoit defeated Chris Jericho in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match 
– WWF Tag Team Champions Edge & Christian defeated the Dudley Boyz and Matt & Jeff Hardy in a TLC match 
– The Kat (w/ Al Snow) defeated Terri (w/ Perry Saturn) in a Stink Face match
– The Undertaker fought Kane to a no contest 
– WWF World Heavyweight Champion The Rock defeated Kurt Angle and Triple H in a triple threat match

2001 

Grand Rapids, Michigan:
– The Hurricane defeated Matt Hardy for the WWF European Title