Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/21): Steve Austin wins the 2001 Royal Rumble

1958 

Dallas, Texas:
– Johnny Valentine defeated Bill Melby for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title

1963

Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Medics (Tony Gonzales and Donald Lortie) defeated Eric Pomeroy (Stan Pulaski) and Ray Andrews to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles

1964

Seattle, Washington:
– The Destroyer beat Luther Lindsay
– Paddy Barrett beat Louie Tiller
– Abe Jacobs beat Pedro Lopez
– El Mongol beat Dano McDonald
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Don Duffy
– Tony Borne beat Nick Kozak

1965

Amarillo, Texas:
– Ken Lucas and Sputnik Monroe defeated Art Nielson and The Red Raider to win the Amarillo version of the NWA North American Tag Team Titles

1967

Indianapolis, Indiana:
– Dick the Bruiser and The Crusher defeated The Devil’s Duo (Angelo Poffo and Chris Markoff) for the World Wrestling Association World Tag Team Titles

San Francisco, California:
– Ray Stevens and Pat Patterson defeated Ciclon Negro and The Mongolian Stomper to win the American Wrestling Alliance World Tag Team Titles

1971

Sydney, Australia:
– The Texas Outlaws (Dick Murdoch and Dusty Rhodes) defeated Mark Lewin and Mario Milano to win the International Wrestling Alliance World Tag Team Titles

Hattiesburg, Mississippi:
– Bobby Fields won the NWA Mississippi Heavyweight Title by defeating Rocket Monroe 

1972

Knoxville, Tennessee:
– Don and Al Greene defeated The Avengers for the NWA Tennessee Tag Team Titles

1976

Miami, Florida:
– Lights Out match: King Curtis defeated Big Bad John 
– Florida Title: Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Frank Goodish by DQ to retain title
– Southern Title: Billy Robinson defeated Bob Roop 
– Bob Orton, Jr. & Karl Von Steiger defeated Jerry Brisco (sub for Mike Graham) & Eddie Graham 
– Missouri Mauler defeated Omar Negro 
– Jerry Brisco defeated Roger Kirby 
– Abe Jacobs defeated Ron Starr 
– Cyclon Negro defeated Rip Hawk 
– Dino Bravo & Bill Dromo defeated Mike York & George McCreary

1977

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Anderson Brothers bear Mr Wrestling 1 & 2
– Dick Slater beat T-bolt Patterson
– Dusty Rhodes beat the Stomper
– Abdullah the Butcher beat Bob Backlund
– Ray Rougeau beat Scott Irwin
– Rick Steamboat beat Charlie Fulton

1979

Memphis, Tennessee:
– AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Ron Fuller and Toru Tanaka defeated Dennis Condrey and Don Fargo in a tournament final to win the vacant AWA Southern Tag Team Title

1983

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Dallas, Texas:
– Terry Gordy defeated Kevin Von Erich for the World Class American Heavyweight Title 

1985

Hartford, Connecticut:
– The U.S. Express (Mike Rotundo and Barry Windham) defeated Adrian Adonis and Dick Murdoch for the WWF World Tag Team Titles

1986

Portland, Oregon:
– Tom Zenk defeated Bobby Jaggers for the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

Louisville, Kentucky:
– Buddy Landel defeated Koko Ware to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title

1987

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada:
– Rick Martel and Tom Zenk beat Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake
– Paul Orndorff drew Tito Santana
– Brian Blair and Jim Brunzell beat Don Muraco and Bob Orton
– Jake Roberts beat Corporal Kirschner
– Billy Jack Haynes beat Dino Bravo
– Butch Reed beat Pedro Morales 
– Ron Bass drew Nick Kiniski

1990

WWF Royal Rumble: Orlando, Florida:
– Hulk Hogan won the Royal Rumble 
– Ronnie Garvin defeated Greg Valentine in an I Quit match

1992

WCW Clash of the Champions: Topeka, Kansas:
– The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott) defeated Big Van Vader and Mr. Hughes
– Cactus Jack pinned Van Hammer in a falls count anywhere match
– Ricky Steamboat and Sting defeated WCW World Television Champion Steve Austin and WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Rick Rude

1994

Lenoir, North Carolina: 
– Bobby Blaze pinned Killer Kyle
– Tracy Smothers pinned Chris Candido
– Brian Lee pinned The Dirty White Boy
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray via disqualification
– The Dirty White Boy won a battle royal

1995

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

1996

WWF Royal Rumble: Fresno, California:
– Shawn Michaels won the Royal Rumble
– Goldust pinned WWF Intercontinental Champion Razor Ramon to win the title
– WWF Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns (Billy and Bart) defeated The Bodydonnas (Skip and Zip)

1997

WCW Clash of the Champions: Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott) defeated The Amazing French Canadians (Pierre Oulette and Jacques Rougeau)
– Chris Benoit pinned Kevin Sullivan in a falls count anywhere match
– Dean Malenko defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Ultimo Dragon to win the title

2001

WWF Royal Rumble: New Orleans, Louisiana:
– Dudley Boyz beat Edge & Christian to win the WWF World Tag Titles
– Chris Jericho defeated Chris Benoit in a ladder match to capture the WWF Intercontinental Title
– Kurt Angle defeated Triple H to retain the WWF World Title
– Steve Austin won the Royal Rumble

2005

New Castle, Ontario, Canada:
– Chris Sabin defeated Alex Shelley to win the BCW Can-Am Television Title

2007

Tokyo, Japan:
– Mark & Jay Briscoe defeated Yoshinari Kanemura & Takashi Sugiura to win the GHC Jr Heavyweight tag team titles

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