Daily Pro Wrestling History (03/28): Shawn Michaels wrestles his last match


Des Moines, Iowa:
– World Heavyweight champion Ed “Strangler” Lewis beat Armos Laitinen 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Hard Boiled Haggerty
– Yukon Eric beat Rocky Lee
– Leo Nomellini beat Taro Myaki
– AWA US Champion Wilbur Snyder beat Tony Nero
– Nick Roberts beat George Drake


Cleveland, Ohio:
– Dory Dixon defeated WWWF World Champion Buddy Rogers to become the first World Wide Wrestling Alliance World Champion


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Don Leo Jonathan & Verne Gagne beat AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race to win the belts (decision later reversed)
– The Alaskan beat Reggie Parks
– Doug Gilbert beat Mitsu Arakawa
– Jack Pesek (sub Bob Boyer) drew Stan The Moose


Corpus Christi, Texas:
– NWA Champion Jack Brisco drew Dory Funk Jr when the time limit expired in the 3rd fall
– AWA Tag Team Champions Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkel beat Ivan Putski & Bob Orton Jr in 2 out of 3 falls
– International Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan beat Black Angus & Jose Lothario
– Bull Ramos beat Texas Champion Great Mephisto by DQ


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Bruno Sammartino retained the W.W.W.F. title defeating Ox Baker on a count out 
– The Crusaders retained the International Tag team title defeating Iron Mike Sharpe and the Wildman 
– Superstar Billy Graham defeated Terry Yorkston 
– Killer Kowalski and Waldo von Erich defeated Dominic DeNucci and Haystack Calhoun 
– Steve Bolus and the Beast defeated Chris Tolos and Frank Hoffman 
– Lord Athol Layton defeated Brute Bernard by disqualification 
– Chris Markoff and Sweet Daddy Siki wrestled The Kelly Twins, Pat and Mike to a 15 minute time limit draw


Madison Square Garden:
– WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Baron Von Raschke via DQ 


Buffalo, New York:
– Ricky Steamboat retained the Mid-Atlantic title beating Jimmy Snuka by DQ
– Angelo Mosca pinned Bob Duncum
– Sweet Ebony Diamond and George Wells beat Swede Hanson and Mr. Fugi by DQ
– Tony Parisi pinned Johnny Weaver 
– The Sensational Intelligent Destroyer and Frankie Laine drew

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel
– Jerry Blackwell & John Studd beat the Crusher & Baron Von Raschke by DQ 
– Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis
– Jesse Ventura beat Buck Zumhofe
– Tito Santana beat Steve Regal 
– Brad Rheingans beat Bill Howard 


Lubbock, Texas:
– Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Dutch Mantell & Moondog Rex
– Dustin Rhodes pinned El Cubano
– Tim Horner pinned Tommy Rich
– WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
– Sting pinned Sid Vicious
– WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated El Gigante via disqualification 


Beckley, West Virginia:
– Curtis Thompson pinned Johnny Del Rio 
– Brian Lee pinned Bobby Blaze 
– Tim Horner pinned Bobby Eaton 
– SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy pinned Tracy Smothers 
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Dutch Mantell & Jimmy Golden and Stan Lane & Tom Prichard

Atlanta, Georgia:
– 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
– Erik Watts defeated Tex Slazenger
– Maxx Payne defeated Johnny Gunn
– Ron Simmons defeated Shanghai Pierce
– NWA World Champion Barry Windham & WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff defeated Cactus Jack & the Barbarian
– WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Sting via disqualification 
– WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman fought Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas to a 45-minute time-limit draw


WrestleMania XV: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Steve Austin pinned the Rock to win the WWF World Title 
– WWF Tag Team champions Owen Hart and Jeff Jarrett, with Debra, defeated D-Lo Brown and Test with Ivory
– Bob Holly defeats Billy Gunn and Al Snow in a Three-Way to win the WWF Hardcore championship
– WWF Intercontinental champion Road Dogg Jesse Jammes defeated Ken Shamrock, Goldust (with Rian Shamrock and The Blue Meanie) and Val Venis in a Four-Way
– The Undertaker defeated The Big Bossman in a Hell in the Cell match


San Antonio, Texas:
– Stephanie McMahon defeated Jacqueline to win the WWF Women’s Title


WrestleMania XXVI: Phoenix, Arizona:
– John Cena defeated Batista to win the WWE Championship 
– The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels in a streak vs. retirement match
– Randy Orton defeated Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase in a Triple Threat match
– WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Miz & Big Show defeated R-Truth & John Morrison
– Jack Swagger won the Money in the Bank ladder match
– Triple H defeated Sheamus
– World Champion Chris Jericho defeated Edge to retain the title

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