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Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/01): Suzuki & Takayama win IWGP Tag Team titles

1950 

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Bobby Managoff won the Montreal World Heavyweight Title by defeating Yvon Roberts

Des Moines, Iowa:
– NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion Leroy McGuirk beat Billy Goelz 2 out of 3 falls
– Farmer Jones beat Jack Hader 
– Lee Henning beat Vic Christy

1952 

Houston, Texas:
– Ray Gunkel and Miguel Guzman defeated Ivan Kalmikoff and Duke Keomuka to win the NWA Texas Tag Team Titles

1963

Houston, Texas:
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz defeated Killer Kowalski 

1965

Vancouver, British Columbia
– The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello and Roy Heffernan) defeated Don Leo Jonathan and Gene Kiniski for the Vancouver NWA Canadian Tag Team Titles
 
1966

Orlando, Florida:
– NWA World Title: Gene Kiniski defeated Klondike Bill in 2 out of 3 falls
– The Medics defeated Eddie Graham & Sam Steamboat in 2 out of 3 falls
– Jesse James defeated Red Roberts
– Jose Lothario defeated Tom Bradley

1968

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Bob Brown and Bob Geigel won the NWA North American Tag Team Titles by defeating Ron Etchison and Klondike Bill in a Texas Death Match
– Pat O’Connor defeated Pedro Valdez 
– Stan the Moose defeated Steve Bolus

1969

Omaha, Nebraska:
– Stan Pulaski defeated Mike DiBiase to win the AWA Midwest Heavyweight Title 

1972 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– King Curtis Iaukea and Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Karl Gotch and Rene Goulet to win the WWWF World Tag Team Titles

1973

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Bob Geigel and Rufus R. Jones defeated Roger Kirby and Harley Race to win the NWA North American Tag Team Titles

1974

Portland, Oregon:
– Killer Karl Krupp and Kurt Von Steiger defeated Dutch Savage and Jimmy Snuka for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1977

Tampa, Florida:
– Dusty Rhodes & The Assassin defeated Steve Strong & Superstar Billy Graham
– Buddy Wolff defeated Steve Keirn
– Jack & Jerry Brisco & Jos LeDuc defeated Pat McGinnis & Seigfried Stanke & Ox Baker
– Mike Graham defeated Bob Orton, Jr.
– Mr. X drew Skip Young
– Kevin Sullivan defeated Angelo Poffo

1980

Sapporo, Japan:
– Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Steve Keirn to win the NWA International Junior Heavyweight Title

Shreveport, Louisiana:
– Ted DiBiase defeated Mike George to win the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title 

1981

Lake Charles, Louisiana:
– Leroy Brown and Ernie Ladd defeated The Junkyard Dog and Killer Karl Kox for the Mid-South Tag Team Titles

1982 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Jay Strongbow, Jr. pinned Kenny Shane
– Roy Rogers & Ric McCord beat The Nightmare & Speed
– Stan Lane pinned Dream Machine
– Dutch Mantel, Ricky & Robert Gibson drew Bobby Eaton, The Cuban & Iranian Assassins
– Jerry Lawler beat Sweet Brown Sugar (5th Rnd) via DQ in a “boxing” match
– Southern Tag Champs Bill Dundee & Steve Keirn beat Norvell Austin & Dennis Condrey via DQ

1988

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Max Pain & Gary Young beat Jerry Bryant & Lou Winston
– The Rock-n-Roll RPMs beat Koko Ware & King Cobra
– Jeff Jarrett & Manny Fernandez beat Jimmy Jack Funk & Teijo Kahn
– Carl Fergie & Don Bass beat Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee via DQ
– Ron & Don Harris beat Ken Wayne & Scott Hall forfeit
– Max Pain & Gary Young beat Ron & Don Harris
– Jeff Jarrett & Manny Fernandez beat The Rock-n-Roll RPMs
– Jeff Jarrett & Manny Fernandez beat Don Bass & Carl Fergie
– Max Pain & Gary Young beat Jeff Jarrett & Manny Fernandez to become the first CWA Tag Team Champions
– Jeff Jarrett & Manny Fernandez beat AWA Tag Champs Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty via DQ

1990

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Mike Rotunda pinned Ranger Ross
– Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan
– Norman pinned Kevin Sullivan
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
– The Road Warriors, NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Doom, Mark Callous & Dan Spivey
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA US Champion Lex Luger

1991

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event: Macon, Georgia:
– Hulk Hogan and Tugboat defeated Dino Bravo and Earthquake (with Jimmy Hart)
– Jim Duggan defeated WWF Champion Sgt. Slaughter (with General Adnan) by disqualification
– The Legion of Doom (Animal and Hawk) defeated The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) (with Mr. Fuji)

Baltimore, Maryland:
– Brad Armstrong defeated Moondog Rex
– Bobby Eaton fought Tom Zenk to a draw
– Brian Pillman defeated Big Cat
– WCW Tag Team Champions Doom defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong
– Terry Taylor defeated Brad Armstrong
– WCW US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson & Barry Windham
– Sting & WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Ric Flair & Sid Vicious via disqualification

1992

Charlottesville, Virginia:
– Firebreaker Chip fought Marcus Alexander Bagwell (sub. for Diamond Dallas Page) to a time-limit draw
– Todd Champion pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker 
– Big Josh pinned Joey Maggs
– Johnny B. Badd pinned Ricky Morton 
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Tracy Smothers & Vinnie Vegas (sub. for Steve Armstrong)
– Abdullah the Butcher pinned Cactus Jack 
– WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Ricky Steamboat via disqualification
– Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, & Ron Simmons defeated Larry Zbyzsko, WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton in a steel cage match

Caguas, Puerto Rico:
– Ron Garvin defeated Carlos Colon for the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title 

1993

Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Moondogs (Splat and Spot) defeated The Harris Brothers (Ron and Don) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles

1997

ECW Crossing the Line: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– ECW World Heavyweight Champion Raven pinned Steve Williams to retain the title
– ECW Tag Team Champions The Eliminators (Kronus and Saturn) defeated Sabu and Rob Van Dam to retain the title
– Terry Funk pinned Tommy Rich
– Tommy Dreamer and The Pitbulls defeated The Triple Threat (Chris Candido, Shane Douglas and Brian Lee)

2003

Osaka, Japan:
– Jushin Liger and Takehiro Murahama defeated Black Buffalo and Tsubasa for the Osaka Pro Wrestling Tag Team Titles 

Humacao, Puerto Rico:
 – Carly Colon won the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title from Chicky Starr

2004

Sapporo, Japan:
– Minoru Suzuki and Yoshihiro Takayama defeated Osamu Nishimura and Hiroyoshi Tenzan for the IWGP World Tag Team Titles

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