Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/19): Umaga wins WWE Intercontinental title

1920

Newark, Ohio:

– Paul Bowser defeated Billy Schoeber for the American Middleweight Title

1942 

St. Joseph, Missouri:

– Marshall Estep defeated Steve Brody to win the Midwest Wrestling Association World Junior Heavyweight Title 

St. Louis, Missouri:

– Bill Longson defeated Sandor Szabo to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title

1943

Houston, Texas:

– Bill Longson defeated Bobby Managoff for the National Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title 

St. Louis, Missouri:

– Ronnie Etchison beat Cowboy Luttrall 

– Orville Brown drew Babe Zaharias 

– Tom Zaharias beat Bad Boy Brown 

– Jim Coffield beat Frank Frogge

1957

Chicago, Illinois:

– Wilbur Snyder defeated Hans Schmidt to win the Chicago NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

1959

Chattanooga, Tennessee:

– Don and Luke (Bobby) Fields defeated The Corsicans (Jean and Joe) to win the Mid-America NWA World Tag Team Titles

1963

Tampa, Florida:

– Hiro Matsuda defeated Eddie Graham to win the Florida NWA Southern Heavyweight Title

Minneapolis, Minnesota:

– Boot Match: Crusher beat Moose Evans 

– Hercules Cortez beat Karol Kalmikoff

– Rocky Hamilton beat Jack Pesek

– Doug Gilbert drew Ivan Kamilkoff

– Dick Steinborn beat Gordon Nelson

1966

San Francisco, California:

– Bill Watts defeated Kinji Shibuya for the San Francisco NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

1969

Honolulu, Hawaii:

– Gene Kiniski won the Hawaii NWA North American Heavyweight Title from Toru Tanaka 

1970

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

– Non Title: The Crusher & Edouard Carpentier beat AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon 2 falls to 0

– Pepper Gomez beat Dr X

– Red Bastien beat Luke Graham

– Larry Hennig beat Bob Brunelle

– Lars Anderson drew Billy Red Lyons

1975

Miami Beach, Florida: (Colt, Shane, McCord, and Hart would be in a plane crash later that evening that would end the life of Shane)

– Dusty Rhodes defeated Dick Murdoch 

– Handicap Match: Dick Slater & Chris Taylor & “Cowboy” Bill Watts defeated Bob Roop & Jim Dillon & Mongolian Stomper & Gary Hart

– Bobby Shane & Buddy Colt defeated Tony Parisi & Dominic DeNucci 

– The Patriots defeated Mike Pappas & Pat Barrett 

– Bob Armstrong defeated “Iron” Mike McCord (Austin Idol)

– Larry Zbyszko drew Baron Scicluna 

– Johnny Weaver defeated George McCreary 

1976 

Kansas City, Kansas:

– Bob Brown & Otto Von Heller fought Ray Candy & Pat O’Connor to a draw

– Ed Wiskoski defeated Mike Pappae

– Ripper Collins fought Tank Patton to a double-DQ

– Bob Geigel & Akio Sato defeated Ron Bass & Dutch Mantel

– World Heavyweight Champion Terry Funk defeated Mike George via DQ

1978

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

– AWA World Tag Team Champions The High Flyers (Jim Brunzell and Greg Gagne) defeated AWA World Heavyweight Champion Nick Bockwinkel 

  and Bobby Heenan to retain the titles

– British Heavyweight Champion Billy Robinson defeated Duncan McTavish to retain the title

– WWWF Heavyweight Champion Billy Graham defeated Édouard Carpentier to retain the title

– Dusty Rhodes defeated Ken Patera

– Angelo Mosca defeated Chief Peter Miavia

– Dewey Robertson beat the Wildman

– Stan Stasiak beat the Wolfman

– Billy Red Lyons drew Chris Tolos

Memphis, Tennessee:

– Stan Frazier and Terry Sawyer defeated Dennis Condrey and Phil Hickerson to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles 

1979

Fort Worth, Texas:

– Mark Lewin and The Spoiler defeated David and Kevin Von Erich for the NWA American Tag Team Titles

1982

Green Bay, Wisconsin:

– Hulk Hogan & Tito Santana & Buck Zumhofe beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Duncum & Bobby Heenan

– Sheik Adnan beat Jim Brunzell by countout

– Greg Gagne beat Sgt Jacques Goulet

– Brad Rheingans beat Tom Stone 

1988

Las Vegas, Nevada:

– AWA Champion Curt Hennig beat Jerry Lawler by DQ

– AWA Tag Team Champions Midnight Rockers beat Nasty Boys

– Wahoo McDaniel & Greg Gagne beat Bob Orton Jr & Curt Hennig by DQ

– Badd Company, Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond beat Midnight Rockers

– Greg Gagne beat Steve Olsonoski

– Baron Von Raschke beat Sheik Adnan

1993

Knoxville, Tennessee:

– Killer Kyle fought the Mongolian Stomper to a double count-out

– Tim Horner pinned the Nightstalker 

– SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy defeated Tracy Smothers 

– Brian Lee defeated Kevin Sullivan in a first blood match

– Robert Fuller, Jimmy Golden, & Dutch Mantell defeated Bobby Eaton, SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard

– SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson

Jacksonville, Florida:

– Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Joey Maggs

– Vinnie Vegas pinned Erik Watts 

– The Wrecking Crew defeated Johnny Gunn & Tom Zenk

– 2 Cold Scorpio pinned Chris Benoit

– Paul Orndorff pinned Cactus Jack

– WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes pinned Barry Windham in a bunkhouse match

– WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Sting via disqualification

– WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated Steve Austin & Brian Pillman

1994 

Hickory, North Carolina:

– Bobby Blaze pinned Curtis Thompson

– Moondogs Rex & Spot beat Brad & Bart Batten

– Tracy Smothers pinned Chris Candido

– SMW Champ The Dirty White Boy pinned Brian Lee

– Tracy Smothers won a battle royal

1995

Tokyo, Japan:

– Koji Kanemoto defeated Norio Honaga to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title 

WCW SuperBrawl: Baltimore, Maryland:

– Paul Orndorff defeated Brad Armstrong

– Stars and Stripes (Marcus Alexander Bagwell and The Patriot) defeated Romeo Valentino and Dino Casanova

– Arn Anderson defeated Johnny B. Badd in a Lumberjack match for the WCW World Television Championship

– Alex Wright defeated Paul Roma

– Jim Duggan defeated Bunkhouse Buck (with Col. Robert Parker and Meng)

– Kevin Sullivan (with The Butcher) defeated Dave Sullivan

– The Blacktop Bully (with Col. Robert Parker) defeated Dustin Rhodes

– WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie Ray) with Sister Sherri, defeated The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and 

  Jerry Sags) by reverse decision to retain the title

– Randy Savage and Sting defeated Avalanche and The Butcher

– WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan with Jimmy Hart defeated WCW US Heavyweight Champion Vader by disqualification to retain the title

1999

North Richland Hills, Texas:

– Brian Adias defeated Khris Germany to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title 

2000

Cornelia, Georgia:

– The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton) defeated Bad Attitude (Rick Michaels and David Young) to win the NWA Wildside Tag Team Titles

Barnegat, New Jersey:

– Chris Candido won the vacant NWA Jersey Heavyweight Title by defeating The Equalizer

Carolina, Puerto Rico:

– Ray González won the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title by defeating Carly Colón

2002 

– Billy and Chuck with Rico defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Spike Dudley and Tazz to win the titles

2003

Louisville, Kentucky:

– Nick Dinsmore defeated champion The Damaja and Doug Basham in a triple threat match to win the OVW Heavyweight Title

2004

Tokyo, Japan:

– Shiro Koshinaka and Takao Omori defeated Shinjiro Otani and Masato Tanaka to win the NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Titles 

– Low Ki and Leonardo Spanky (Brian Kendrick) defeated Ikuto Hidaka and Dick Togo to win the NWA International Lightweight Tag Team Titles

2005

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

– A.J. Styles defeated Simon Diamond

– C.J. O’Doyle defeated Rob Eckos

– Simon Diamond and Mike Kruel defeated Damian Adams and Monsta Mack to win the vacant 3PW Tag Team Titles

– Matt Striker defeated Rockin’ Rebel

– Slyck Wagner Brown defeated 3PW Heavyweight Champion Christopher Daniels to win the title

2006 

WWF No Way Out PPV: Baltimore, Maryland:

– Chris Benoit defeated Booker T to win the US Championship 

– Randy Orton defeated Rey Mysterio

– Kurt Angle defeated The Undertaker to retain the World Title

Tokyo, Japan:

– El Samurai and Ryusuke Taguchi defeated IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Hirooki Goto and Minoru to win the title

– Tiger Mask IV defeated NWA World and IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Black Tiger IV (Rocky Romero) to win both titles

– IWGP U-30 Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Yuji Nagata

– IWGP Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar and Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Akebono and Riki Choshu

– IWGP Tag Team Champions Masahiro Chono and Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Giant Bernard and Manabu Nakanishi to retain the titles

2007

Bakersfield, California:

– Melina pinned WWE Women’s Champion Mickie James to win the title 

– Umaga (with Armando Alejandro Estrada) pinned WWE Intercontinental Champion Jeff Hardy to win the title

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