Daily Pro Wrestling History (05/05): Second Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions

1906

Madison Square Garden: 
– World Greco-Roman Champion George Hackenschmidt defeated American Heavyweight Champion Tom Jenkins in two straight falls to become the World Catch-as-Catch Can Heavyweight Champion

1947 

Hollywood, California:
– Danny McShain defeated Martino Angelo for the World Light Heavyweight Title 

1950

Houston, Texas:
– Danny McShain defeated Miguel Guzmán for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title 

1958

Tulsa, Oklahoma:
– Jim Larock defeated Sandor Kovacs to become the first Tri-State NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Champion 

1961 

Houston, Texas:
– Dory Dixon and Rito Romero defeated The Corsicans (Jean and Joe) to win the Texas NWA World Tag Team Titles

1964 

Tampa, Florida:
– Don Curtis and Abe Jacobs defeated Duke Keomuka and Hiro Matsuda for the Florida NWA World Tag Team Titles
 
1966

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Terry Funk & Ron Reed fought Oki Shikina & Tor Kamata to a draw
– Sonny Myers defeated Bob Brown via DQ
– Tiny Smith defeated Lee Henning
– The Viking fought Jerry Kozak to a draw
– Tiny Smith won a 10-man Battle Royal
– The Mongolian Stomper defeated The Butcher in three falls

1967

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race ddq Lou Thesz & Crusher in the 3rd fall
– Johnny Valentine beat Reggie Parks 
– Danny Hodge beat Bob Boyer 
– Johnny Powers beat Rene Goulet 

1970

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Verne Gagne & the Crusher
– Blackjack Lanza ddq Wilbur Snyder
– Angelo Poffo beat Jack Pesek
– Billy Red Lyons beat Joe Scarpello
– Edouard Carpentier beat Larry Hennig
– Pepper Gomez beat Lars Anderson

1971 

Miami, Florida:
– Dale Lewis defeated The Champion (Tarzan Tyler) for the NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Title 
 
1972 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Roberto Soto defeated Buddy Colt to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title 
 
Los Angeles, California:
– Raul Mata and Rey Mendoza defeated Killer Kowalski and Kinji Shibuya for the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles

1973

Chicago, Illinois:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Jimmy Valiant in 2 out of 3 falls 
– Superstar Billy Graham & Ernie Ladd beat Bill Watts & Wahoo McDaniel in 2 out of 3 falls 
– Bob Ellis no contest Baron Von Raschke
– Billy Robinson drew Wilbur Snyder
– Rene Goulet beat Bull Bullinski
– Ric Flair beat Kenny Dillinger

1976 

Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Dino Bravo and Mr. Wrestling defeated Gene and Ole Andersno to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles
 
Davenport, Iowa:
– Verne Gagne, Greg Gagne and Jim Brunzell beat Nick Bockwinkel, Blackjack Lanza and Bobby Duncum 
– Larry Hennig beat Baron Von Raschke  
– Mad Dog Vachon beat Chris Taylor by DQ
– Russ Francis beat Kim Duk

1977

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– The Sheik retained the U.S. title beating Tiger Jeet Singh  on a disqualification
– Ken Patera beat Gorilla Monsoon
– The Crusaders retained the International tag team title beating  Don Kent and Reginald Love
– Chief Jay Strongbow beat Pat Kelly
– Carlos Rocha beat Bounty Hunter #1
– The Mongol drew The Beast
– Al Costello drew ChrisTolos
– Michelle Barone beat Bill Morgan

1978

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
– Bruno Sammartino defeated Gorilla Monsoon for the WWC North American Heavyweight Title 
 
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:
– Jerry Brown and Bobby Jaggers defeated Ray Candy and Steven Little Bear to win the Tri-State NWA United States Tag Team Titles
 
1979

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
– Hurácan Castillo and Carlos Colón defeated Frankie Laine and Dutch Mantel for the WWC North American Tag Team Titles

1980 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Buddy Fuller beat Wayne Farris in a Lights out match
– Paul Ellering & Sonny King beat Jackie Fargo & Rocky Johnson 
– Southern Tag Team Champions Dennis Condrey & David Shults beat Jimmy Valiant & Steve Regal
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Bill Dundee by DQ
– CWA Champion Billy Robinson beat Duke Myers by forfeit when Myers failed to show
– Ricky Morton & Terry Sawyer beat Larry Latham & Sgt. Danny Davis
– Ken Lucas & Ricky Gibson & Robert Gibson beat Ali Hassan & International Superstar & Jimmy Hart

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Paul Vachon defeated Dick Van 
– Pierre Lefebvre defeated Gino Brito
– Pat Patterson & Raymond Rougeau defeated Les Anges Blonds
– Bob Backlund defeated Bob Steele
– Gilles Poisson & Serge Dumont defeated Len Shelley & Tarzan Tyler 

1982 

Lawton, Oklahoma:
– King Kong Bundy defeated Kerry Von Erich for the World Class American Heavyweight Title 
 
Jackson, Mississippi:
– The Junkyard Dog and Mr. Olympia (Jerry Stubbs) defeated The Wild Samoans (Afa and Sika) to win the Mid-South Tag Team Titles
 
1983 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Jerry Brown defeated Roger Kirby for the NWA Central States Television Title 
 
Lexington, Kentucky:
– Jerry Lawler beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel in a Non Title Match
– Fabulous Ones beat The Moondogs 
– Rock & Roll Express beat Jim Cornette & The Galaxians
– Bill Dundee beat Dutch Mantel
– Loser Leaves Town: Stagger Lee beat The Lone Ranger
– Bobby Eaton won 10 man elimination bout
– Terry Taylor beat Bobby Eaton
– Steve O beat Porkchop Cash by DQ

1984 

Greensboro, North Carolina:
– Mark Fleming defeated Bob Bass
– Johnny Weaver defeated Bob Orton Jr.
– Brian Adidas defeated Doug Vines
– Pez Whatley defeated Jeff Sword
– Ernie Ladd defeated Rufus R. Jones
– Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard
– NWA US Champion Ricky Steamboat defeated Dick Slater
– Wahoo McDaniel & Mark Youngblood defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Jack & Jerry Brisco to win the titles 

St. Petersburg, Florida:
– Blackjack Mulligan defeated Black Bart to win the NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Title 

1985 

WCCW Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions: Dallas, Texas:
– In a two-ring no-disqualification match, The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers) defeated The Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton) to win the WCCW American Tag Team Titles
– Johnny Mantell and Skip Young fought to a draw
– Brian Adias and WCCW Television Champion Scott Casey defeated Kelly and Nick Kiniski
– Terry Gordy defeated Kamala by disqualification
– Mike Von Erich defeated Rip Oliver
– WCCW American Heavyweight Champion Chris Adams and WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion Gino Hernandez defeated WCCW Television Champion Scott Casey and The Great Kabuki
– Kerry Von Erich defeated One Man Gang in a Kerry’s hair vs. Gary Hart’s hair match
– The Freebirds (Terry Gordy, Michael Hayes and Buddy Roberts) and WCCW Six-Man Tag Team Champions Kevin, Kerry and Mike Von Erich defeated Chris Adams, Gino Hernandez, Kamala, Rip Oliver, One Man Gang and Steve Williams in a two-ring best-of-five falls match, 3-2 
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair fought WCCW Six-Man Tag Team Champion Kevin Von Erich to a double-countout to retain the title

1986 

Fort Worth, Texas:
– Rick Rude defeated Lance Von Erich to win the World Class Television Title 
 
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:
– Steve DiSalvo defeated Ron Ritchie for the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title 

1988 

– Canek defeats Perro Aguayo for the UWA World Heavyweight Title

1989  

Knoxville, Tennessee:
– Kevin Dillinger defeated Danny Davis to win the Southeast NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Title
– Masahiro Chono and Mike Davis won the CWF Tag Team Title from Davey and Johnny Rich

1990 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Jerry Lawler defeated Jimmy Valiant to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title 
 
Caguas, Puerto Rico:
– Invaders I and IV won the WWC Caribbean Tag Team Titles by defeating Leo Burke and Chicky Starr

AWA Super Clash IV: St. Paul, Minnesota:
– NWA Champion Ric Flair beat Brian Pillman (Special Referee: Nick Bockwinkel)
– Nikita Koloff beat AWA Champion Larry Zbyszko by DQ
– Brad Rheingans & The Trooper & Bob Lurtsema beat Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom & Tully Blanchard
– Yukon John Nord & Flapjack Scott Norton ddq Texas Hangmen
– DJ Peterson beat Jonnie Stewart
– Tony Denucci beat Todd Becker

1991

Roanoke, Virginia:
– Joey Maggs pinned Mr. X
– Rip Morgan fought the Junkyard Dog to a no contest 
– The Junkyard Dog & Ricky Morton defeated Rip Morgan & Jack Victory 
– Danny Spivey pinned Tommy Rich
– Ron Simmons defeated the One Man Gang via disqualification 
– WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner pinned the Angel of Death
– WCW Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner defeated WCW World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Sam Houston pinned El Cubano
– Big Josh pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
– Brian Pillman pinned Dutch Mantell
– Dustin Rhodes pinned Black Bart
– Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Master Blaster (sub. for an injured Jimmy Garvin)
– Big Van Vader defeated Stan Hansen via disqualification
– Terrence Taylor pinned Bobby Eaton after Mr. Hughes interfered
– Sting & El Gigante defeated Barry Windham & WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson

1994

Harlan, Kentucky:
– Well Dunn defeated Bobby Blaze & Anthony Michaels
– The Dirty White Boy defeated Kendo the Samurai
– Bruiser Bedlam defeated Tracy Smothers
– SMW Tag Team Champions Brian Lee & Chris Candido defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson in a no DQ, no time limit match 
– Tracy Smothers won a pole battle royal

1995

Clinchco, Virginia:
– Bobby Blaze defeated D-Lo Brown
– The Dirty White Boy & Tracy Smothers defeated New Jack & Mustafa
– Steve Armstrong defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel via disqualification
– SMW Tag Team Champions Al Snow & Unabom defeated Robert Gibson & Boo Bradley

2001

Jeffersonville, Indiana:
– Randy Orton won the OVW Hardcore Championship by defeating Flash Flanagan

WWF Insurrextion: London, England:
– Chris Jericho defeated William Regal to win the Queen’s Cup
– Eddie Guerrero pinned Grandmaster Sexay 
– Dean Malenko and Perry Saturn defeated Crash Holly and Hardcore Holly
– Bradshaw pinned The Big Show 
– Edge and Christian defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von), The Hardy Boyz (Jeff and WWF European Champion Matt) 
  and X-Factor (Justin Credible and X-Pac) in a fatal four-way elimination match
– Chris Benoit defeated Kurt Angle in a Two out of three falls match, 2-0
– The Undertaker defeated WWF Tag Team Champions (WWF Champion Steve Austin and WWF Intercontinental Champion Triple H) in a Handicap match

2002 

Monterrey, Mexico:
– El Zorro defeated Héctor Garza to win the Mexican National Heavyweight Title 
– Lady Apache won the Mexican National Women’s Title from Tiffany

2003 

Sendai, Japan:
– Ultimo Dragon defeated The Great Sasuke for the NWA World Middleweight Title 

2004 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Aja Kong and Amazing Kong defeated The Crush Gals (Lioness Asuka and Chigusa Nagayo) for the AAAW Tag Team Titles

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