Daily Pro Wrestling History (03/11): Sting wins WCW World title

1941 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Bronko Nagurski won the National Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title from Ray Steele

1952 

San Francisco, California: 
– Hombre Montana defeated Mike Sharpe to win the San Francisco NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title

1963

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:
– Mitsu Arakawa and Kinji Shibuya defeated Gene Kiniski and Mr. X for the Vancouver NWA Canadian Tag Team Titles 

1967

San Francisco, California:
– Ray Stevens won the San Francisco NWA United States Heavyweight Title by defeating Bill Watts 

Chicago, Illinois:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race no contest Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Pat O’Connor
– Lou Thesz beat Bob Geigel
– Reggie Parks drew Killer Kowalski
– Johnny Valentine beat Eddie Graham
– Dory Funk Sr drew Joe Blanchard

1968 

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West Palm Beach, Florida:
– Aldo Bogni and Bronko Lubich defeated Eddie Graham and Lester Welch to win the Florida NWA Southern Tag Team Titles

1971 

Hattiesburg, Mississippi:
– Ken Lucas and Johnny West defeated Jack Morrell and Eddie Sullivan for the NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Titles

1972 

Los Angeles, California:
– Masa Saito defeated Dory Dixon for the NWA Beat the Champ Television Title

Wichita, Kansas:
– Yasu Fuji and Chati Yokouchi won the Central States NWA North American Tag Team Titles from Omar Atlas and Daniel Little Bear

1976

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Omar Atlas defeated Tank Patton via DQ
– Mike George defeated Lord Alfred Hayes
– Texas Death Match: Harley Race defeated Ed Wiskoswki (Colonel DeBeers)
– Bob Geigel & Akio Sato defeated Otto Von Heller & Bob Brown

1977 

Dothan, Alabama:
– Sonny King defeated Rip Tyler for the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title 

1978

Chicago, Illinois:
– Texas Death Match: Dick The Bruiser beat Ernie Ladd
– The Crusher beat Super Destroyer COR
– Billy Robinson & Rufus R Jones beat Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens by DQ
– Angelo Mosca beat Wilbur Snyder COR
– Greg Gagne drew Bob Orton Jr
– Jimmy Valiant beat Spike Huber

1980 

Louisville, Kentucky:
– Paul Ellering and Sheik Ali Hassan defeated Ken Lucas and Billy Robinson to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles

1983

Houston, Texas:
– Chavo Guerrero beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
– Tiger Conway Jr & Mr Wrestling II beat Ted Dibiase & Matt Borne to win the Mid-South tag team title
– Junkyard Dog beat Kamala
– Mil Mascaras no contest Black Gordman
– Hacksaw Duggan beat Tony Atlas
– Kendo Nagasaki beat Mike Sharpe
– Tim Horner drew Art Crews

St. Louis, Missouri:
– King Kong Brody no contest with Crusher Blackwell
– Harley Race defeated Rick Martel
– Missouri State champion Kerry Von Erich defeated Super Destroyer
– Dick the Bruiser and Bulldog Bob Brown defeated Dewey Robertson and Greg Valentine
– Ray Hernandez defeated Spike Huber
– Kim Duk and Yasu Fuji defeated Mark Romero and Manny Fernandez
– Roger Kirby defeated Buzz Tyler

1985

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Mike Sharpe pinned Tracy Smothers
– Lanny Poffo & Joe Lightfoot beat The Terminators
– Mark & Brad Batten beat Harley & JR Hogg
– Randy Savage pinned Adrian Street in a “lumberjack” match
– Steve Constance pinned Jerry Bryant
– Eddie Gilbert & Mr. Wrestling beat The Rock-n-Roll Express
– Southern Tag Champs The Fabulous Ones beat The Interns in a “title vs. masks” match
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Jerry Lawler in a “Texas death” match

1989 

Tampa, Florida:
– Al Perez defeated Mike Graham for the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Jeff Jarrett defeated Dutch Mantel to win the Championship (formerly Continental) Wrestling Association Heavyweight Title 

Caguas, Puerto Rico:
– Jason the Terrible and Steve Strong defeated The Batten Twins (Bart and Brad) to win the WWC World Tag Team Titles

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event: Hershey, Pennsylvania:
– Hulk Hogan (with Miss Elizabeth) pinned Bad News Brown 
– Ted DiBiase (with Virgil) pinned The Blue Blazer
– The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard (with Bobby Heenan)) and The Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels) fought to a double-countout

1991 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Night Train Jackson beat Keith Roberson
– Steve Austin pinned Curtis Thompson
– Brian Christopher & Tony Williams beat The Eliminators
– JC Ice beat Uptown Bruno
– Danny Davis beat El Grande Pistolero
– Bill Dundee beat Doug Gilbert
– Steve Austin won a battle royal
– Jerry Lawler pinned Terry Funk to win the USWA Unified World Title (Jackie Fargo was the special referee)
– Eric Embry & Tom Pritchard NC Jeff Jarrett & Eddie Gilbert in a “Texas death steel cage” match

1993

London, England:
– WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff defeated Michael Hayes
– WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes fought NWA World Champion Barry Windham to a double count-out in a non-title match
– Maxx Payne pinned Cactus Jack
– Johnny B. Badd defeated Vinnie Vegas
– Van Hammer defeated Scotty Flamingo
– Davey Boy Smith defeated Rick Rude via disqualification
– Sting pinned WCW World Heavyweight Champion Big Van Vader to win the title 

Oliver Springs, Tennessee:
– Brian Lee pinned Tom Prichard 
– Tim Horner pinned the Nightstalker 
– Tracy Smothers pinned SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy in a non title match
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Stan Lane & Tom Prichard
– Tracy Smothers won a battle royal

1994

Paintsville, Kentucky:
– Chris Jericho & Lance Storm defeated the Infernos
– Tracy Smothers defeated Chris Candido in a non-title ladder match
– Bob Armstrong defeated Dick Murdoch & Jim Cornette in a handicap match
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray via disqualification
– SMW Heavyweight Champion Dirty White Boy & Dirty White Girl defeated Brian Lee & Tammy Fytch

Halle, Germany:
– Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Johnny B. Badd defeated Ron Simmons & Harlem Heat Kole
– Frank Anderson defeated Harlem Heat Kane
– 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Maxx Payne
– Vader defeated Paul Roma
– Cactus Jack defeated Paul Orndorff
– Sting & Ricky Steamboat defeated WCW US Champion Steve Austin & Ron Simmons
– WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Maxx Payne
– WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated Johnny B. Badd

1995

Morristown, Tennessee:
– Boo Bradley defeated D-Lo Brown
– The Dirty White Boy defeated Buddy Landel in a first blood match
– New Jack & Mustafa fought Tracy Smothers & Boo Bradley (sub. for Bob Armstrong) to a no contest
– SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Al Snow & Unabomb via disqualification

2006 

Norton, Virginia:
– Stan Lee defeated Jerry Lawler for the NWA All-Star Wrestling Heavyweight Title 

2007 

TNA Destination X: Orlando, Florida:
– NWA World Tag Team Champions The Latin American Exchange (Homicide and Hernandez with Konnan) defeated Team 3D (Brother Ray and Brother Devon with Johnny Rodz) in a Ghetto Brawl
– TNA X Division Champion Chris Sabin defeated Jerry Lynn in a two-out-of-three falls match to retain the title
– Kurt Angle pinned Scott Steiner
– Sting defeated Abyss in a Last Rites (casket) match
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Christian Cage pinned Samoa Joe to retain the title

Nagoya, Japan:
– Giant Bernard and Travis Tomko defeated Manabu Nakanishi and Takao Omori to win the IWGP World Tag Team Titles

2018

WWE Fastlane: Columbus, Ohio:
– Tye Dillinger & Tyler Breeze & Fandango beat Mojo Rawley & Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable
– Shinsuke Nakamura pinned Rusev
– Randy Orton pinned Bobby Roode to win the U.S. title
– Natalya & Carmella beat Naomi & Becky Lynch
– The Usos retained the tag titles going to a no contest with Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods
– Charlotte Flair pinned Ruby Riott to keep the women’s title
– A.J. Styles retained the WWE title in a six-way over Baron Corbin, John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn