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1913 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Jess Westergaard defeated Henry Ordemann for the American Heavyweight Title in 2 out of 3 falls (Frank Gotch referee)
– Danny Larkin beat Crowley  

1941

San Francisco, California:
– Ivan Rasputin defeated Bobby Managoff to win the Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title

1953

Vancouver, British Columbia:
– Carl Engstrom and Frank Stojack defeated Johnny Cretorian and Kurt Von Poppenheim for the Big Time Wrestling Northwest Tag Team Title 

1954 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Hombre Montana and Whipper Billy Watson defeated Al and Tiny Mills to win the NWA Canadian Open Tag Team Title 

1958

Dallas, Texas:
– Casey and Danny McShain won a tournament for the vacant NWA Texas Tag Team Title

1961

Omaha, Nebraska:
– Don Leo Jonathan defeated Dr. X (Bill Miller) to win the Omaha version of the World Heavyweight Title 

1964 

Tampa, Florida:
– No DQ, No Time Limit for World Tag Team Titles: Don Curtis & Mark Lewin defeated Great Malenko & Bob Orton to retain titles
– Brute Bernard & Skull Murphy defeated Jerry London & Jack Allen
– Joe McCarthy defeated Doran O’Hara
– Don Whittler drew Frank Valois

1965

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Mr. Fujiwara and Curtis Iaukea defeated Lord James Blears and Neff Maivia for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Title 

1966 

St. Louis, Missouri:
– Gene Kiniski defeated Lou Thesz for the NWA World Heavyweight Title 

St. Joseph, Missouri:
– Bob Geigel won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title from Sonny Meyers 

1974 

Orlando, Florida:
– Southern Title:Dusty Rhodes defeated Tex McKenzie by DQ
– Florida Tag Titles: Jos & Paul LeDuc defeated Mad Dog Vachon & Stan Vachon to retain titles
– Danny Hodge defeated Ali Vaziri
– Haystacks Calhoun defeated Wolfman John Smith
– Great Malenko defeated Frank Martinez

Nigata, Japan:
– Sharon Lee and Jackie West defeated Mariko Akagi and Peggy Kuroda to win the WWWA World Tag Team Title 

1976

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:
– Greg Valentine and Bill Watts defeated The Hollywood Blonds (Jerry Brown and Buddy Roberts) to win the vacant Tri-State version of 
  the NWA United States Tag Team Title

1977

Chicago, Illinois:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Ernie Ladd
– Bill Francis & the Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke
– Greg Gagne beat Moose Morowski
– Chris Taylor beat Bounty Hunter II

1978

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Ted DiBiase won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title by defeating Bob Brown 

1979

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
– Terry Gordy and Michael Hayes defeated Bobby Eaton and George Gulas to win the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Title

1980

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Buddy Wayne beat Jerry Barber
– Jerry Bryant beat Bub Smith
– Sonny King beat Paul Ellering
– Jerry Lawler, Jimmy Valiant, & Jimmy Hart beat Big Red, Steve Regal, & Ricky Morton 
– The Assassins beat Ricky & Robert Gibson to win the Southern Tag Team Titles

1982

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Cage match: AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura  
– Sheik Adnan beat Mad Dog Vachon
– Hulk Hogan beat Jerry Blackwell
– Brad Rheingans beat Ken Patera by DQ
– Baron Von Raschke beat Rene Goulet
– Bobby Duncum beat Rick Hunter

1984

Indianapolis, Indiana:
– Spike Huber defeated Bobby Colt to win the World Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title 
– Dick the Bruiser and Jeff Van Kamp defeated Abdullah the Great and Jerry Valiant for the WWA World Tag Team Title

1985 

Fort Worth, Texas:
– Billy Haynes defeated Gino Hernandez (subbing for an absent Chris Adams) for World Class Television Title

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Johnny Wilhoit drew Larry Haggar
– Lanny Poffo drew Gypsy Joe
– Plowboy Frazier beat Brad & Mark Batten in a “handicap” match
– Adrian Street pinned Tojo Yamamoto
– The Nightmares beat Steve Constance & Tim Ashley via DQ
– Southern Tag Champs The Interns no contest The Dirty White Boys
– Randy Savage beat Mid-America Champ Mike Sharpe via DQ
– Southern Champ Jerry Lawler pinned Eddie Gilbert in a “barbed wire” match

1986

Tampa, Florida:
– Jesse Barr defeated Lex Luger
– Wahoo McDaniel & Blackjack Mulligan defeated Kevin Sullivan & Purple Haze
– Barry Windham & Joe Savoldi defeated Maha Singh & Ron Slinker
– Tyree Pride defeated Cuban Assassin
– Hector Guerrero defeated Prince Iaukea
– Cocoa Samoa defeated Jack Hart   

1987

Portland, Oregon:
– Coco Samoa and Ricky Santana defeated Abbuda Dein and Mike Miller for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title 

1989 

Portland, Oregon:
– The Southern Rockers (Steve Doll and Scott Peterson) defeated Abbuda Dein and The Grappler to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

Las Vegas, Nevada:
– Cage Match: Manny Fernandez beat Wahoo McDaniel
– Greg Gagne & Brad Rheingans beat Iron Sheik & Mike Enos by DQ
– AWA Tag Team Champions Badd Company Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond beat Chavo Guerrero & Mando Guerrero
– AWA Women’s Champion Wendi Richter beat Magnificent Mimi
– Brad Rheingans beat Iron Sheik
– Jay Strongbow Jr beat Mike Enos

1991 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Kevin Dillinger beat Ken Jordan
– Chris Champion drew Terrence Garvin
– Brian Christopher & Tony Williams drew Jamie Dundee & Jerry Lynn
– Danny Davis beat Joseph Magliano via countout in a “lumberjack strap” match
– Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee beat Alan Martin & Brian Lee in a “coalminer’s glove Texas death” match
– Eddie Gilbert pinned Cody Michaels
– The Fabulous Ones beat Doug Gilbert & Tony Anthony to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– The Fabulous Ones, Jim Cornette, & Jerry Lawler beat Doug Gilbert, Tony Anthony, Sam Lowe, & Joseph Magliano 

1993 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Masayoshi Motegi defeated Ray Gonzalez to win the WWC World Junior Heavyweight Title 

1995

Barbourville, Kentucky:
– The Power Ranger defeated D-Lo Bown
– Chris Candido defeated Boo Bradley (Tammy Fytch’s last appearance)
– Buddy Landel defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy via disqualification
– SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated New Jack & Mustafa
– Boo Bradley won a Smoky Mountain Rumble match

Dallas, Texas:
– Kevin Von Erich defeated Greg Valentine to win the NWA North American Heavyweight Title.

1996

San Germain, Puerto Rico:
– Mabel defeated Carlos Colon for the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title 

1999

Kochi, Japan:
– Jun Akiyama and Kenta Kobashi won the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Title from Toshiaki Kawada and Akira Taue

Glen Burnie, Maryland:
– Romeo Valentino defeated King Kong Bundy for the Maryland Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title 

2001 

New York City:
– The Sandman defeated ECW World Heavyweight Champion Steve Corino and Justin Credible in a Tables, Ladders, Chairs and Canes match to win the title
– ECW World Television Champion Rhino pinned ECW World Heavyweight Champion The Sandman to win the World Heavyweight Title 

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico:
– One Man Gang defeated champion Carlos Colon and Abdullah the Butcher in a three-way match to win the WWC Hardcore Title 

2002 

WWE Raw: Madison Square Garden (Triple H returned for the first time since tearing his quad eight months earlier):
– Spike Dudley and Tazz defeated WWF Tag Team Champions The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley) to win the title 
– WWF Intercontinental Champion Edge pinned Lance Storm
– Steve Austin and The Rock defeated Big Bossman and Booker T

2004 

Nashville, Tennessee:
– Chris Sabin defeated champion Michael Shane, Christopher Daniels and Low Ki in an Ultimate X match to win the TNA X Division Title 

Louisville, Kentucky:
– Nick Dinsmore defeated Johnny Jeter for the vacant OVW Heavyweight Title

2006

Rahway, New Jersey:
– Rhino defeated JAPW Heavyweight Champion Jay Lethal to win the title 
– Teddy Hart defeated JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Azrieal in the finals of a Gauntlet match to win the title

2007

Tokyo, Japan:
– The Briscoe Brothers (Jay and Mark Briscoe) defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Takashi Sugiura to win the Pro Wrestling NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title
– Gedo and Jado defeated Don Fujii and Masaaki Mochizuki for the Dragon Gate I-J Heavyweight Tag Team Title

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