Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/23): CM Punk wins World title at SummerSlam 2009

1929

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Dick Shikat defeated Jim Londos to win the National Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title

1941

San Francisco, California:
– Frank Sexton defeated Bill Longson for the Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title

1944 

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Yvon Robért defeated Frank Sexton to win the Montreal Athletic Commission World Heavyweight Title

– Sandor Szabo defeated Dean Detton for the Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title

1955 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Bronko Nagurski & Ilio DiPaolo beat Ike Eakins & Kinji Shibuya by DQ 
– Adrian Baillargeon beat Johnny Moochy
– Johnny Kostas beat Stan Kowalski 
– Red Bastien drew Oni Wiki Wiki

1956 

Augusta, Georgia:
– Don McIntyre & Red McIntyre defeated Eddie Gossett (Eddie Graham) & Art Nelson to win the Georgia Tag Team Titles 

1958 

Sacramento, California:
– Gene Dubuque and Mike Valentino defeated Ramon Torres and Dick Warren for the San Francisco NWA World Tag Team Titles

1961 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:
– Whipper Billy Watson defeated Gene Kiniski to win the Vancouver NWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship

Mobile, Alabama:
– Dick Dunn defeated Dr. Jerry Graham for the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 

1963 

Los Angeles, California:
– Bearcat Wright defeated Fred Blassie by countout to win the World Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title

1968 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– In a match for the Georgia Heavyweight Title, The Professional (Doug Gilbert) defeated Tarzan Tyler to win the title

1972 

Winter Haven, Florida:
– Eddie Graham & Mike Graham beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
– Bob Orton Sr drew Hiro Matsuda
– Mike George beat Taurus 
– George McCreary beat Bob Orton Jr (sub Dick Slater)

1973 

Hattiesburg, Mississippi:
– Ken Lucas defeated Rocket Monroe for the NWA Mississippi Heavyweight Title 

1974 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– In a No Disqualification match for the Georgia Heavyweight Title vs. the Mask of Mr. Wrestling #2,Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Buddy Colt to win the title 

1975 

San Francisco, California:
– The Invaders defeated Moondog Mayne and Pat Patterson for the San Francisco NWA World Tag Team Titles

1977 

Shreveport, Louisiana:
– The Medics won the Tri-State NWA United States Tag Team Title by defeating Porkchop Cash and Mike George

Tampa, Florida:
– Jerry Brisco and Steve Keirn defeated Tony Marino and Buddy Roberts
– NWA Florida Television Champion Pedro Morales defeated Pat Patterson to retain the title
– NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Buddy Wolff to retain the title
– WWWF Heavyweight Champion Superstar Billy Graham defeated Rocky Johnson to retain the title
– Don Muraco defeated NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion Ivan Koloff by disqualification to retain the title

1978 

Honolulu, Hawaii: 
– In a non title match, Andre The Giant beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
– Hawaiian Title Match: Don Muraco drew Tor Kamata
– Mike Cunningham & John Tolos & Steve Strong beat Mr. Fuji & Prof Tanaka & Karl Von Steiger
– Mr. Fuji beat Missing Link Pampero Firpo
– Reno Tuufuli ddq John Studd 
– Bill Francis beat Randy Morse

1979 

Charlotte, North Carolina:
– Baron Von Raschke and Paul Jones defeated Blackjack Mulligan and Ric Flair to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles

1980 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– Dino Bravo went to a no contest with Nick Bockwinkel
– AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Angelo Mosca by DQ
– In a Weasel Suit match, Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
– In a Handicap Match, John Studd beat Kenny Jay & Juan Valez
– Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff

San Antonio, Texas:
– Wahoo McDaniel defeated Tully Blanchard to win the Southwest Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title

1982 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood defeated Don Kernoodle and Jim Nelson to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Titles

1986 

Cleveland, Ohio:
– Buddy Landell defeated Denny Brown
– Krusher Kruschev fought Ron Garvin to a no contest
– Dick Murdoch defeated Ivan Koloff
– Dutch Mantell & Bobby Jaggers defeated the Barbarian & Shaska Whatley
– Jimmy Valiant defeated Paul Jones
– Paul Ellering & the Road Warriors defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey
– Magnum TA defeated Nikita Koloff
– Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba in a steel cage match

Kawasaki, Japan:
– Dump Matsumoto and Bull Nakano defeated The Crush Gals (Lioness Asuka and Chigusa Nagayo) to win the WWWA World Tag Team Titles
– Yukari Oomori defeats Devil Masami for the WWWA World Singles Title

1987 

Marietta, Georgia:
– Bruiser Brody ddq Abdullah The Butcher
– Original Midnight Express Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose beat Wahoo McDaniel & Jerry Blackwell by DQ
– Jon Michael & Steve Lawler won a tag team Battle Royal
– in an Elimination Match, Jon Michaels & Mr Wrestling II & Grizzly Boone beat Ken Timbs & Luke Graham & The Nightmare
– Mr. Olympia beat Tony Anthony by DQ
– Kevin Blackwell beat Nick Busick by DQ
– The Bullet beat Mike Golden
– AWA Champion Curt Hennig dcor Jerry Lawler
– Mr USA (Jerry Oates under a mask) drew Mighty Igor

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham pinned Eddie Gilbert
– Ron Garvin pinned Sean Royal
– Ivan Koloff pinned Jimmy Garvin
– Chris Adams defeated Terry Taylor via disqualification
– UWF World Champion Steve Williams pinned Big Bubba 
– NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Barbarian (sub. for NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane) & NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton 
– Dusty Rhodes, the Road Warriors, & NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, & NWA US Champion Lex Luger

1989

Bluefield, West Virginia:
– Ding Dong #1 pinned Al Greene
– Tommy Rich pinned Ron Simmons
– Brian Pillman pinned Norman
– Ding Dong #2 defeated Bill Irwin via disqualification
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the New Zealand Militia
– NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
– Sting defeated the Great Muta via disqualification
– The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team in a steel cage match
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Terry Funk

1991 

Dallas, Texas:
– The Patriot defeated Al Perez to become the first GWF North American Heavyweight Champion

St. Petersburg, Florida:
– Big Josh pinned Joey Maggs
– Bobby Eaton pinned Tony Mello
– Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
– WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Johnny B. Badd to a time-limit draw
– Arn Anderson pinned Yellow Dog
– WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Barry Windham 
– Terrance Taylor & Richard Morton defeated Dustin Rhodes & Robert Gibson
– El Gigante defeated the One Man Gang via count-out
– Rick Steiner & PN News defeated Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater
– Sting defeated Nikita Koloff in a steel cage match 

1992

New Orleans, Louisiana:
– Big Cat pinned Diamond Dallas Page
– The Barbarian pinned Tom Zenk
– The Junkyard Dog pinned Vinnie Vegas
– Brian Pillman pinned Super Invader
– Ricky Steamboat defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin in a non-title match
– Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine
– Sting defeated Jake Roberts via disqualification
– WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Nikita Koloff
– WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned Big Van Vader

Hachioji, Japan:
– Ogawa pinned Bobby Fulton
– The Giant Baba, Rusher Kimura, & Ryuma Izumida defeated Eigen, Okuma, & Fuchi
– Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat defeated Tommy Rogers & the Patriot
– WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Mitsuhara Misawa & Kikuchi
– Kawada & Kobashi defeated Dan Spivey & Angel
– Jumbo Tsuruta & Taue defeated Stan Hansen & Jackie Fulton

1993 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Jeff Jarrett defeated USWA Southern Heavyweight Champion The Vampire Warrior (Gangrel) to win the title 
– Miss Texas (Jacqueline) defeated USWA Women’s Champion Luna Vachon to win the title

Melbourne, Florida:
– Bobby Eaton defeated Frankie Lancaster
– Charlie Norris defeated Chris Benoit
– Erik Watts defeated the Equalizer
– Dustin Rhodes defeated Rick Rude in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match via disqualification (the bout was to have determined the vacant US title but the belt remained held up due to the disqualification ending)
– Sting & Davey Boy Smith defeated WCW World Champion Vader & Sid Vicious
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Paul Orndorff

1999

WCW Monday Nitro: Las Vegas, Nevada:
– The West Texas Rednecks (Barry and Kendall Windham) defeated WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie Ray) to win the titles 
– WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan fought Sting to a no-contest to retain the title

WWF Monday Night Raw: Ames, Iowa:
– Triple H pinned WWF Champion Mankind after the Pedigree to win the title 

2009 

WWE SummerSlam: Los Angeles, California:
– WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dolph Ziggler 
– MVP pinned Jack Swagger 
– WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & the Big Show defeated Cryme Tyme 
– Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes a
– ECW World Champion Christian pinned William Regal (w/ Vladimir Kozlov & Ezikiel Jackson) 
– WWE Champion Randy Orton defeated John Cena to retain the title 
– CM Punk defeated Jeff Hardy to win the World Title in a Tables, Ladders and Chairs match

2015 

WWE SummerSlam: Brooklyn, New York: 
– Adrian Neville & Stephen Amell defeated Stardust & Wade Barrett 
– WWE IC Champion Ryback defeated the Big Show and Mike Mizanin 
– Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose defeated Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper 
– Kevin Owens pinned Antonio Cesaro
– The Undertaker defeated Brock Lesnar
– The New Day won the WWE tag titles in a four way over champions Titus O’Neil & Darren Young, Los Matadores and Sin Cara & Kalisto 
– Seth Rollins pinned John Cena to win the U.S. title in a WWE title vs. U.S. title match

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