Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/07): Bobby Roode & Austin Aries win tag team gold

1911

Des Moines, Iowa:
– World Heavyweight Champion Frank Gotch beat Fred Beell 2 falls to 0

1952

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Heart of America Champion Bob Orton Sr. beat Enrique Torres in 2 out of 3 falls
– Jack Kennedy and Sonny Myers beat Ray Eckert and Babe Zaharias

1956

Dallas, Texas:
– Pepper Gomez and Luigi Macera defeated Duke Keomuka and Tiny Mills to win the NWA Texas Tag Team Titles

1957

Amarillo, Texas:
– The Great Bolo defeated Dory Funk to win the Amarillo NWA North American Heavyweight Title

Toronto, Ontario, California:
– Billy Watson and Yukon Eric wrestled Dick Hutton and Gene Kiniski to a draw 
– Pat O’Connor beat Guy Brunetti 
– The Miller Brothers, Bill and Ed, beat Timothy Geohagen and Red Lyons
– Hard boiled Haggerty beat Joe Brunetti 
– The Mighty Ursus beat Mike Gallagher

1963 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz defeated WWWF World Heavyweight Champion Buddy Rogers in a Best-of-Three Falls match, 2-1, to retain the title 
– Bulldog Brower and Tara Sakuri beat Gino Morella and Bruno Sammartino
– Johnny Valentine beat Sam Steamboat 
– The Beast beat Fred Atkins 
– Billy Red Lyons and Hans Schmidt went to a 15:00 draw

1969 

Los Angeles, California:
– Pepper Gomez and Black Gordman defeated Paul Jones and Nelson Royal for the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles

1970 

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Johnny Barend defeated Pedro Morales to win the NWA Hawaii North American Heavyweight Title 

1972 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:
– Bob Brown defeated Mark Lewin for the Vancouver NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title 

1973

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch beat Billy Robinson & Don Muraco
– Ripper Collins ddq Neff Maiava in 3rd fall
– Ken Patera beat Tapia
– Paul Jones beat Harley Race by DQ
– Ed Francis beat Lord Nelson
– Jimmy Snuka beat Pepto Castro
– Bulldog Bob Brown drew Sam Steamboat

1974 

Indianapolis, Indiana:
– The Valiant Brothers (Jimmy and Johnny) defeated Dick the Bruiser and Bruno Sammartino to win the WWA World Tag Team Titles

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Baron Scicluna & Bob Orton defeated Jim Brunzell & Mike George
– Omar Atlas defeated Taro Kabayoshi
– Bull Bullinski defeated Frank Valois
– Don Fargo fought The Viking to a draw
– Handicap Match: Andre the Giant defeated Tokyo Joe & Percy Pringle
– Jack Brisco defeated Roger Kirby

1975 

St. Joseph, Missouri:
– Jerry Oates defeated Terry Martin to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 

1976

San Francisco, California:
– Mr. Fuji defeated Pat Patterson to win the San Francisco NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

Chicago, Illinois:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher no contest Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant
– Bobby Duncum beat Verne Gagne by DQ
– Wilbur Snyder beat Sgt. Jacques Goulet
– Bobby Heenan drew Jim Brunzell
– Jos LeDuc beat Soldier LeBoeuf
– Larry Hennig drew Chuck O’Connor (Big John Studd)
– Sailor Art Thomas beat Kim Duk

1977 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Porkchop Cash and Gorgeous George, Jr. defeated Bill Dundee and Ricky Gibson to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles

1979

Portland, Oregon:
– Roddy Piper defeated Jonathon Boyd to win the NWA Pacific Title

1981

Greensboro, North Carolina:
– Mr. Fuji and Tenryu defeated Dewey Robertson and George Wells to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Title

1982

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Dutch Mantel defeated Jerry Lawler for the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan by countout
– Ken Patera beat Hulk Hogan by DQ
– Tito Santana beat Bobby Duncum
– Baron Von Raschke beat Sgt. Goulet
– Brad Rheingans beat Bobby Heenan by countout
– Buck Zumhofe beat Ricky Hunter

1983

Louisville, Kentucky:
– The Sheepherders (Jonathan Boyd and Luke Williams) defeated The Fabulous Ones (Steve Keirn and Stan Lane) to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles

1984 

– The Dynamite Kid defeated The Cobra (George Takano) in the finals of a month-long eight-man round-robin tournament to win the vacant WWF Junior Heavyweight Title

Mobile, Alabama:
– Wayne Ferris (Honky Tonk Man) won a tournament final to win the vacant NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title

1985

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Blackjack Lanza (sub Jerry Blackwell) & Sgt. Slaughter beat Masked Superstar & King Tonga (sub King Kong Brody) by DQ
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors by DQ
– Jim Garvin beat Baron Von Raschke
– Tom Zenk drew Steve Regal
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Curt Hennig
– Buddy Lane beat Rick Renslow
– John Nord beat Drew Tossell

1986

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
– Leo Burke and Ron Ritchie defeated Wayne Ferris and Ron Starr to win the Stampede International Tag Team Titles

1987

Fort Worth, Texas:
– Chris Adams and Terry Taylor defeated Rick Steiner and Sting to win the vacant UWF World Tag Team Titles in a tournament final 

1989

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Larry Zbyszko won a battle royal to win the vacant AWA World Heavyweight Title 
– Tom Zenk & Wahoo McDaniel beat Manny Fernandez & Larry Zbyszko
– Tom Zenk & Ken Patera beat AWA Tag Team Champions Badd Company Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond by DQ
– Destruction Crew Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom beat Top Guns Ricky Rice & Derrick Dukes

1991

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Charlie Norris defeated Terminator Rigs to win the Pro Wrestling America Heavyweight Title

1992 

Jacksonville, Florida:
– Terrance Taylor defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
– Johnny B. Badd pinned Richard Morton
– Ron Simmons pinned Diamond Dallas Page
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong
– Abdullah the Butcher pinned Cactus Jack
– Barry Windham pinned Larry Zbyzsko in a bullrope match
– Sting, Ricky Steamboat, & Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude, WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton in a steel cage match

Eugene, Oregon:
– Steve Doll defeated Ron Harris to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

Denver, Colorado:
– Money, Inc. (Ted DiBiase and Irwin R. Schyster) defeated The Legion of Doom (Animal and Hawk) for the WWF Tag Team Titles

1993

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Steve Regal pinned Tex Slazenger 
– The Wrecking Crew defeated Joey Maggs & Marcus Alexander Bagwell 
– 2 Cold Scorpio pinned Scotty Flamingo 
– Chris Benoit pinned Tom Zenk 
– Vinnie Vegas pinned Johnny Gunn 
– Paul Orndorff pinned Cactus Jack 
– WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Sting via disqualification 
– WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes, WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated Barry Windham, Steve Austin & Brian Pillman in an elimination match 

1994

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Doug Gilbert defeated Brian Christopher in a hair vs. title match to win the USWA Title
– Jerry Lawler defeated Eddie Gilbert to win the USWA Unified World Title

1998 

Sapporo, Japan:
– Jushin Liger defeated Shinjiro Otani to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title

2003

Clarksville, Indiana:
– Chris Hero defeated IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion CM Punk in a Two out of Three Falls match, 2-1, to win the title 

2004

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Masato Tanaka defeated Jerry Lynn to become the first WORLD-1 Heavyweight Champion

2013

TNA Impact:
– Bobby Roode & Austin Aries defeated Chavo Guerrero, Jr & Hernandez to win the TNA World Tag Team Titles

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