Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/03): Dusty Rhodes-Tully Blanchard 'I Quit' cage match


Waterloo, Iowa:
– Al Bisignano beat Earl Wampler to win the Iowa title
– Otto Kuss beat Gordon McKenzie by DQ
– Olaf Swenson beat Alf Johnson


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Orville Brown defeated Benny Rosen in 2 out of 3 falls 
– Jack Kennedy beat Jack Hader in 2 out of 3 falls


Davenport, Iowa: 
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Hans Schmidt
– Art Thomas beat Larry Hennig (sub for Crusher)
– Wilbur Snyder beat Mitsu Arakawa dq 
– Mad Dog Vachon (sub for Danny Hodge) beat Rene Goulet


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Big Luke and Tor Kamata beat K.O. Cox and Dick “Big Daddy” Murdock in a 2 out of 3 falls cage match to win the North American Tag Team Titles
– The Viking defeated Ronnie Etchison 
– Pat O’Connor and Joe Scarpello went to a 20 minute draw


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Billy Robinson won a 15 man battle royal for $25,000, last eliminating Baron Von Raschke
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Khosrow Vaziri (aka Iron Shiek)
– Kim Duk beat Dick Reynolds


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Bret Hart
– Mid Heavyweight Champion Dynamite Kid beat Keith Hart
– David Shultz & Kerry Brown & Duke Myers beat Bill Irwin & Duffy O’Rourke & Randy Tyler 
– Bruce Hart beat Adrian Street


Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada:
– Leo Burke beat AWA Champion Rick Martel by dq
– Kendo Nagasaki beat Hubert Gallant
– Coco Samoa beat George Labelle 
– JJ Dillon beat Antonio Ricco


Raleigh, North Carolina:
– NWA World Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev won a $50,000 ten team battle royal


Brisbane, Australia:
– Velvet McIntyre defeated the Fabulous Moolah for the WWF Women’s Title 

Washington, DC: 
– Baron Von Raschke defeated the Italian Stallion
– Jimmy Garvin defeated Todd Champion
– Don Kernodle defeated Thunderfoot
– Ole Anderson defeated Hector Guerrero
– Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson in an Indian Strap Match
– Manny Fernandez & Jimmy Valiant defeated the Barbarian & Shaska Whatley
– NWA National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Ron Garvin in a taped fist match
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey in a non-title steel cage match
– Baby Doll defeated Jim Cornette at the 5-minute mark
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes
– The Road Warriors & Magnum TA defeated Krusher Kruschev, Ivan & Nikita Koloff in a steel cage match


Richmond, Virginia: 
– Misty Blue pinned Kat Laroux
– The Italian Stallion pinned Mark Fleming
– The Barbarian pinned Todd Champion; the Barbarian was cheered in the match
– UWF TV Champion Eddie Gilbert pinned Kendall Windham by grabbing the tights for leverage
– Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, & Buddy Roberts defeated Ivan Koloff, Manny Fernandez, & Vladimir Pietrov 
– Steve Williams pinned Dick Murdoch 
– Barry Windham defeated Big Bubba via count-out in a Louisville Streetfight
– NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a best 2 out of 3 falls match
– NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff pinned Arn Anderson
– The Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Lex Luger via disqualification 
– Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard in a non-title I Quit steel cage match


Amarillo, Texas:
– Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner fought the Sheepherders to a draw
– Larry Zbyszko defeated Bugsy McGraw
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Rick Steiner & Kevin Sullivan
– Ron Garvin fought Dick Murdoch to a double count-out
– NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Jimmy Garvin
– NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap street fight
– Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez in a Russian chain match
– Sting & Steve Williams defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification
– Dusty Rhdoes & Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham in a bullrope match
– The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match


East Rutherford, New Jersey | This was the start of the Great American Bash Tour which included an announcement that Ric Flair had been stripped of the WCW World Title

– Badstreet, Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Dutch Mantell, Black Bart, & Deadeye Dick
– Big Josh pinned Terrence Taylor
– Dustin Rhodes defeated Richard Morton via disqualification 
– Tom Zenk defeated the Diamond Studd 
– PN News & Missy Hyatt defeated Arn Anderson & Paul E. Dangerously 
– WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Bobby Eaton to a 15-minute time-limit draw
– Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater defeated Rick Steiner & Tom Zenk (sub. for Scott Steiner)
– Sting, WCW US Champion Lex Luger, The Yellow Dog (Brian Pillman), & El Gigante defeated Barry Windham, Nikita Koloff, Kevin Sullivan, & the One Man Gang in WarGames 


Sneedville, Tennessee:
– Dixie Dynamite pinned Joe Cazana
– Robert Gibson pinned Jimmy Golden
– Tim Horner pinned Buddy Landell
– SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee pinned the Dirty White Boy
– Bobby & Jackie Fulton defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Pritchard via disqualification
– Tim Horner and Dixie Dynamite co-won a battle royal

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
– Dustin Rhodes pinned Bobby Eaton
– Arn Anderson pinned Larry Zbyszko 
– Brian Pillman pinned Jushin Liger
– Ron Simmons pinned Greg Valentine
– Ricky Steamboat pinned Cactus Jack
– WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner fought Terry Gordy & Steve Williams to a draw
– Barry Windham pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin in a non-title match
– WCW World Champion Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude & Super Invader


Marietta, Georgia:
– New Jack & Mustafa defeated Scott Studd & Lee Thomas to win the North Georgia tag team titles
– Chris Jericho & Lance Storm defeated Well Dunn in a penalty box match
– Bambi, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Tammy Fytch, Chris Candido, & Brian Lee
– Tracy Smothers defeated Bruiser Bedlam in a dock fight at around the 5-minute mark
– Scott & Steve Armstrong defeated Terry & Dory Funk Jr. via disqualification
– The Dirty White Boy defeated Bruiser Bedlam (sub. for SMW Heavyweight Champion Jake Roberts) in a steel cage match

Aomori, Japan:
– Michiyoshi Ohara defeated Takayuki Iizuka
– Akitoshi Saito defeated Akira Nogami
– Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Osamu Kido
– Black Tiger, American Love Machine, 2 Cold Scorpio, & Black Cat defeated Tatsuhito Takaiwa, Tokimitsu Ishizawa, Shinjiro Ohtani & Yuji Nagata
– Shinjiro Ohtani won a battle royal
– Kensuke Sasaki defeated Max Moon
– Masa Saito & Norio Honaga defeated Jushin Liger & El Samurai
– The Nasty Boys & WCW TV Champion Lord Steve Regal defeated Tadao Yasuda, Riki Choshu, & Tatsumi Fujinami
– Hiroshi Hase, Masahiro Chono, the Great Muta, & Shinya Hashimoto defeated Kuniaki Kobayashi, Shiro Koshinaka, Kengo Kimura & the Great Kabuki


Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Rock ‘n Roll Express defeated PG-13 for the USWA Tag Team Titles


Nashville, Tennessee:
– AJ Styles & Jerry Lynn defeated the Rainbow Express in the finals of a tournament for the NWA World Tag Team Titles

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