Daily pro wrestling history 12/12: Lawler wins WCCW/USWA Title

1968

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Kansas City, Kansas:
– Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch defeated Bob Geigel & Bob Brown via DQ in three falls to retain Central States Tag Team Title

1969

Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Luke Graham
– AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Flying Redheads Red Bastien & Billy Red Lyons 2/3 falls
– Bill Watts beat Bob Geigel
– Pepper Gomez beat Larry Hennig dq

1970 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Thunder Sugiyama & The Great Kusatsu defeated Larry Hennig & Bob Windham (Blackjack Mulligan) to win the IWE tag team title

1980 

Richmond, Virginia:
– Dewey Robertson (The Missing Link) & George Wells defeated The Sheepherders to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Title

St. Paul, Minnesota:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Jerry Blackwell
– Greg Gagne & Buck Zumhofe & The Crusher beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura & Bobby Heenan
– John Studd beat Mad Dog Vachon
– Dino Bravo beat Steve Regal
– Tito Santana beat Ben Deleon

1981 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
– Hulk Hogan beat Jerry Blackwell
– Ken Patera beat Billy Robinson
– Bobby Duncum drew Tito Santana

Tokyo, Japan:
– Bruiser Brody & Jimmy Snuka beat Dory Jr & Terry Funk 
 
1982 

Tokyo, Japan:
Dory Jr & Terry Funk defeated Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody 
 
1983

Tokyo, Japan:
– Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody defeated Giant Baba & Dory Funk Jr
 
1984

Tokyo, Japan:
– Jumbo Tsuruta & Genchiro Tenryu beat Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody 
 
1985

Tokyo, Japan:
– Stan Hansen & Ted DiBiase defeated Jumbo Tsuruta & Genchiro Tenryo 
– Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura defeated Antonio Inoki & Seji Sakaguchi in the finals of the IWGP Tag Team League, becoming the first IWGP Tag Team Champions

1986

Tokyo, Japan:
– Jumbo Tsuruta & Genchiro Tenryu defeated Stan Hansen & Ted DiBiase 
 
– Steve “Dr. Death” Williams won the first (and only) Pro Wrestling Illustrated Cup tournament in the UWF by defeating UWF Champion One Man Gang in the finals

1987

Bayamon, Puerto Rico:
– Mark & Chris Youngblood defeated The Samoans (Fatu & Samu) to win the WWC Caribbean Tag Team Title

Auckland, New Zealand:
– Bruno Bekkar defeated Johnny Garcia (Tony Garea’s older brother) to win the British Commonwealth title

1988

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

Memphis, Tennessee:
– AWA Champion Jerry Lawler beat Kamala dq
– Bill Dundee & Wendell Cooley beat Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden
– Beauty & The Beast beat Jeff Jarrett & Scott Steiner
– Brian Lee beat CWA Champion Sid Vicious dq
– Tatsumi Fujinami beat Tommy Lane
– Tracy Smothers beat Mike Davis

1989

Dallas, Texas:
– Jerry Lawler defeated Kerry Von Erich for the World Class/USWA Texas Heavyweight Title

1992 

Morristown, Tennessee
– Tracey Smothers defeated Tony Anthony in a tournament final to become the first Smoky Mountain Wrestling “Beat The Champ” Television Champion

1997

Netzahualcoyotl, Mexico:
– Pirata Morgan defeated Mascara Sagrada to win the AAA title
 
1999 

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida:
– Miss Kitty wona Evening Gown Pool match to win the WWF Women’s Title over champion Ivory, B.B., and Jacquelyn
– Val Venis defeated Davey Boy Smith and D’Lo Brown in a Triple Threat match to win the WWF European Title

2001

Jeffersonville, Indiana:
– Rob Conway & Nick Dinsmore (Eugene) defeated Jason Lee & Derrick King to win the OVW Tag Team Title 

2002

Mexico City, Mexico:
– Ultimo Guerrero defeated Shocker to win the CMLL Light Heavyweight title
 
2003

Chilpanincu, Mexico:
– Mascara Sagrada & Mascarita Sagrada defeated Abismo Negro & Mini Abismo Negro  to win the first AAA Mascota title

2004

Nagoya, Japan:
– Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Kensuke Sasaki to win the IWGP title

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