Daily Pro Wrestling History (05/06): Stanisluas Zbyzsko Strangler Lewis for World Title


New York City, New York:
– Stanislaus Zbyszko defeated Ed “Strangler” Lewis to win the World Heavyweight Title


Buffalo, New York:
– Don McIntyre defeated Vic Christy for the Montreal World Heavyweight Title 


Portland, Oregon:
– Al Szasz defeated Paavo Ketonnen to win the Pacific Coast Light Heavyweight Title 


Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Killer Kowalski defeated Verne Gagne to win the Montreal World Heavyweight Title 

San Francisco, California:
– Leo Nomellini and Enrique Torres defeated Ben and Mike Sharpe for the San Francisco NWA World Tag Team Titles


– Black Hawk and Nelson Royal defeated Doug Donovan and Bill Savage for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title


– Ed Francis and Bill Savage defeated Tony Borne and Shag Thomas to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Dick the Bruiser beat Pat O’Connor 2 falls to 1
– Johnny Valentine beat Mike York 
– Steve Bolus drew Doug Gilbert 
– Bob Brown and Missouri Mauler beat Ron Reed and Claude Patterson 


Atlanta, Georgia:
– Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated The Mysterious Medics to win the vacant Georgia NWA Southern Tag Team Title in a one night tournament final 


St. Paul, Minnesota:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne wrestled to a no contest with Danny Hodge 
– The Crusher & Lou Thesz wrestled to a no contest with AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race 
– Johnny Powers beat Ernie Ladd
– Johnny Valentine beat The Alaskan
– Rene Goulet beat Blackjack Daniels


Little Rock, Arkansas:
– Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Treach Phillips and Karl Von Stroheim for the Tri-State NWA United States Tag Team Titles


Kansas City, Kansas:
– The Viking defeated Harley Race via DQ 
– The Stomper defeated Baron Von Raschke
– Bob Orton defeated Ben Justice
–  Steve Bolus fought Buddy Austin to a draw 
– Rufus R. Jones defeated Baron Von Heisinger 


Shreveport, Louisiana:
– Rip Tyler defeated Bob Sweetan to win the NWA Tri-State Brass Knuckles Title


Hattiesburg, Mississippi:
– Bob Kelly defeated Duke Miller for the NWA Mississippi Heavyweight Title 


St. Louis, Missouri:
– Missouri State Champion Jack Brisco beat Ivan Koloff
– Dick the Bruiser went to a no contest with WWWF Champion Superstar Billy Graham
– AWA Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum beat Pat O’Connor & Rocky Johnson
– Billy Robinson beat Bulldog Bob Brown via dq
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Lord Alfred Hayes & Bull Bullinski 
– Bulldog Bob Brown beat Jerry Kozak


Bayamon, Puerto Rico:
– Carlos Colón defeated Ox Baker to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title
– The Hollywood Blondes (Jack Evans and Larry Sharpe) defeated Victor Jovica and Chief Thundercloud for the WWC North American Tag Team Titles
– Hurácan Castillo and Pierre Martel win the WWC World Tag Team Title from Invader I and José Rivera


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Non Title Cage match: Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens
– Super Destroyer Mark II beat Billy Robinson dq
– Greg Gagne beat Cecil Dubois
– Bobby Duncum beat Steve Olsonoski
– Jesse Ventura no contest Paul Ellering
– Doug Gilbert drew Buddy Wolff


Tampa, Florida:
– Masa Saito defeated Steve Keirn for the NWA Florida Television Title 


Fukuoka, Japan:
– Black Tiger (Marc Rocco) defeated Gran Hamada for the WWF Junior Heavyweight Title 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Joyce Grable and Wendi Richter defeated Princess Victoria and Sabrina to win the NWA Women’s World Tag Team Titles

Auckland, New Zealand:
– King Kamaka and Baron Von Krupp defeated Mark Lewin and Steve Rickard for the NWA Australian Tag Team Titles


WCCW Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions: Dallas, Texas:
– Rock ‘n’ Soul (King Parsons and Buck Zumhofe) defeated WCCW American Tag Team Champions The Super Destoyers I and II, (Bill and Scott Irwin) 
– Fritz, Kevin and Mike Von Erich defeated WCCW Six-Man Tag Team Champions The Fabulous Freebirds (Terry Gordy, Michael Hayes and Buddy Roberts), to win the titles
– Kerry Von Erich defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair to win the title

Atlanta, Georgia:
– King Kong Bundy and The Masked Superstar defeated The Road Warriors (Animal and Hawk) to win the NWA National Tag Team Titles


Green Bay, Wisconsin:
– Crusher and Baron Von Raschke defeated The Sheiks (Jerry Blackwell and Ken Patera) to win the AWA World Tag Team Titles
– Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Jumbo Tsuruta dq in 15:12
– Princess Victoria & Velvet McIntyre (sub Despina Montagus) beat Wendi Richter & Donna Christentello 
– Brad Rheingans beat Steve Regal 
– Billy Robinson beat Larry Zbyszko
– Curt Hennig beat Jake Milliman (sub Tom Stone) 


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
– Makhan Singh defeated Owen Hart to win the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title 


Barron, Wisconsin:
– Matt Derringer defeated The Lightning Kid (Sean Waltman) for the Pro Wrestling America Light Heavyweight Title 


North Bay, Ontario:
– Jack Steel defeated Scott D’Amore to win the Border City Wrestling Can-Am Heavyweight Title 

Fall Branch, Tennessee:
– The Mongolian Stomper defeated Mike Samson for the Southern States Wrestling Heavyweight Title 


Hartford, Connecticut:
– William Regal defeated Spike Dudley to capture the European Title

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