Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/22): WWF Royal Rumble 1994

1945 

Hollywood, California:
– Danny McShain defeated Dick Trout to win the World Light Heavyweight Title 

1959

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Reggie and Stan Lisowski defeated Herb and Seymour Freeman for the Minneapolis NWA World Tag Team Titles

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Dick Hutton beat Bob Ellis by countout in 2 out of 3 falls
– Lee Henning and Bill Longson beat Bobby Bruns and Joe Hamilton
– Rip Hawk defeated Lou Klein 
– The Mighty Atlas beat Joe Costello 

1960

St. Joseph, Missouri:
– Lee Henning defeated Bob Ellis to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title

1962

Vancouver, British Columbia:
– Gene Kiniski and Killer Kowalski defeated Roy McClarty and Whipper Billy Watson for the Vancouver NWA Pacific Coast Tag Team Titles

1966

Chicago, Illinois:
– Johnny Valentine no contest Dick the Bruiser
– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Wilbur Snyder by countout
– Verne Gagne beat Moose Cholak
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Angelo Poffo & Bobby Managoff
– Dale Lewis drew Guy Mitchell

1967

St. Paul, Minnesota:
– No DQ, Referee Jim Raschke: AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Killer Kowalski 
– Larry Hennig beat The Alaskan by DQ 
– Harley Race beat Doug Gilbert
– Reg Parks beat Kenny Yates 

1970

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
– The Spoilers defeated Ron and Don Wright for the NWA Tennessee Tag Team Titles

Syndey, Australia:
– The Texas Outlaws (Dick Murdock & Dusty Rhodes) defeated Mario Milano & Mark Lewin to win the IWA tag title

1974

Tampa, Florida:
– Jos & Paul LeDuc & Louie Tillet defeated Mad Dog & Stan Vachon & Bob Orton 
– One Fall To A Finish: Paul Jones defeated Dick Slater 
– Florida Title: Buddy Colt defeated Mike Graham by DQ to retain title
– Southern Title: Dusty Rhodes defeated Tex McKenzie to retain title

1975

Lubbock, Texas:
– Dick Murdoch defeated Blackjack Mulligan to win the Amarillo NWA International Heavyweight Title 

Miami, Florida:
– Dusty Rhodes & Mike Graham defeated Terry Funk & Bob Roop 
– Lou Thesz no contest “Cowboy” Bill Watts 
– Lumberjack Match: Dick Slater (sub for Mongolian Stomper) defeated Jos LeDuc 
– Judo Jacket Match: Hiro Matsuda defeated Prof. Toru Tanaka 

1976

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Akio Sato fought Rick McGraw to a draw
– Ripper Collins defeated Bob Geigel
– Ron Bass & Dutch Mantell defeated Mike George & Ray Candy
– Jerry Oates & Ted Oates defeated Bob Brown & Ed Wiskoski

1977

Detroit, Michigan:
– Gino Hernandez beat Bulldog Kent
– The Sheik and Abdullah the Butcher beat Dick The Bruiser and Tony Marino
– Dusty Rhodes beat Spoiler # 2
– New Fabulous Kangaroos beat Lou Klein and Dominic DeNucci
– Charlie Cook beat Denny Albert
– Ray Candy beat Traitor Hampton

1981 

Niraskai, Japan:
– Jumbo Tsuruta won the NWA United National Heavyweight Title from Abdullah the Butcher 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Bobby Eaton defeated Steve O for the NWA National Television Title

1982

Columbus, Georgia:
– The Masked Superstar and Super Destroyer (Scott Irwin) defeated Bob and Brad Armstrong for the NWA National Tag Team Titles

1984

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Angelo Mosca defeated Sgt. Slaughter to win the Toronto NWA Canadian Heavyweight Title

Orlando, Florida:
– Kendo Nagasaki (Kazuo Sakurada) defeated Mike Rotundo to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title 

1985

AWA/NWA Star Wars: Baltimore, Maryland: 
– Bob Backlund & Sgt Slaughter won a 12 team battle royal
– Tommy Rich & Sgt Slaughter beat Scott Irwin & Bill Irwin
– Bob Backlund beat Masked Superstar by DQ
– Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors by DQ
– Ronnie Garvin beat Bob Roop
– Ron Ritchie beat Rip Rogers

1991

Inglewood, California: 
– Johnny Payne Sawyer pinned Bill Monroe
– Big Mike Huff pinned Earthquake Ferris
– Buzz Sawyer pinned Paul Brown
– WCW US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
– WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated Sid Vicious via count-out
– WCW Tag Team Champions Doom defeated Barry Windham & WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson in a streetfight
– NWA & WCW World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting

1993 

Dallas, Texas:
– Alex Porteau defeated Mike Dahl to win the Global Wrestling Federation Light Heavywieght Title 

Beckley, West Virginia:
– Brad Batten defeated Robbie Eagle
– Killer Kyle defeated Bart Batten
– SMW Beat the Champ TV Champion Tracy Smothers defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy
– Robert Fuller defeated Tom Prichard via disqualification
– SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson

1994

WWF Royal Rumble: Providence, Rhode Island
– Tatanka pinned Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Luna Vachon) (sub. for Ludvig Borga) 
– WWF Tag Team Champions The Quebecers (Jacques and Pierre) defeated Bret and Owen Hart to retain the titles
– WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon pinned IRSWWF IC Champion Razor Ramon pinned IRS
– WWF Champion Yokozuna defeated The Undertaker in a Casket match to retain the title
– Bret Hart and Lex Luger co-won the Royal Rumble match

Johnson City, Tennessee:
– Anthony Michaels pinned the Hornet
– Bobby Blaze pinned Killer Kyle
– Tracy Smothers pinned Chris Candido
– SMW Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson via disqualification
– SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee pinned the Dirty White Boy
– The Dirty White Boy won a Smoky Mountain Rumble; other participants included: Bobby Blaze, Chris Candido, Robert Gibson, the Hornet, 
  Killer Kyle, Brian Lee, Anthony Michaels, Ricky Morton, Tracy Smothers, SMW Tag Team Champions Jimmy Del Ray & Tom Prichard

Portland, Oregon:
– Bruiser Brian defeated Colonel DeBeers for the Championship Wrestling USA Television Title 

1995

WWF Royal Rumble: Tampa, Florida:
– Jeff Jarrett (w/ the Roadie) pinned WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon to win the title 
– The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned IRS (w/ Ted Dibiase) 
– In a tournament final, Bob Holly and The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Bam Bam Bigelow and Tatanka to win the vacant WWF Tag Team Titles
– Shawn Michaels won the Royal Rumble

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
– Alex Wright defeated Bobby Eaton 
– Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma 
– Sting defeated Avalanche via disqualification
– Johnny B. Badd defeated Jean Paul Levesque 
– WCW US Champion Vader defeated Jim Duggan
– The Nasty Boys defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat via disqualification

1996

Las Vegas, Nevada:
– The Giant defeated WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd in a non-title match
– Alex Wright defeated Disco Inferno
– Lord Steven Regal & Bobby Eaton defeated Dick Slater & Bunkhouse Buck
– Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Benoit via disqualification
– Randy Savage pinned WCW World Champion Ric Flair (w/ Jimmy Hart) to win the title 
– Brian Pillman pinned Dean Malenko 
– Sting & Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat to win the titles 
– Hulk Hogan pinned WCW US Champion the One Man Gang in a non-title match 

1999

Tokyo, Japan:
– Toshiaki Kawada defeated Mitsuharu Misawa to win the AJPW Triple Crown Title 

2003

Nashville, Tennessee:
– A.J. Styles pinned Larry Zbyszko
– David Flair and Mike Sanders defeated Ron Killings and Jerry Lynn
– Triple X (Low Ki and Elix Skipper) defeated NWA World Tag Team Champions America’s Most Wanted (Chris Harris and James Storm)to win the titles

2005

Seoul, South Korea:
– Buff Bagwell and Dusty Rhodes defeated Rikki Nelson and Terry Taylor to win the vacant NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Titles

2006

Tokyo, Japan:
– Jun Akiyama defeated Akira Taue to win the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Title 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Shinjiro Otani defeated Steve Corino to win the AWA title

2012

Tokyo, Japan:
– Takeshi Morashima defeated Go Shiozaki in Osaka to win the GHC title
– Jun Akiyama & Akitoshi Saito beat Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson to win the GHC Tag Team titles