Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/11): Dory Funk Jr. wins NWA World title

1942 

Mexico City, Mexico:
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– Tarzan Lopez defeated Black Guzman to win the NWA World Middleweight Title

1969

Tampa, Florida:
– Dory Funk Jr. defeated Gene Kiniski for the NWA World Heavyweight Title

1973

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– NWA Title: Dory Funk Jr defeated Johnny Valentine
– The Sheik no contest Tony Marino
– Bulldog Brower defeated Big Mike Loren
– Pampero Firpo defeated Ivan Kalmikoff
– Tony Parisi/Dominic Denucci defeated Killer Brooks/Great Kabooki by DQ
– Lord Athol Layton/The Beast beat Eric the Red/Big Brutus by DQ
– Tex McKenzie/Luis Martinez beat Butcher Vachon/Bull Gregory
– Haystack Calhoun/Fred Curry wrestled Lee Henning/Dandy Dan Miller to a draw
– Kurt Von Hess/Karl Von Schotz wrestled Sweet Daddy Siki/Mighty Igor to a draw

1975

Fort Myers, Florida:
– Bob Roop defeated Jos LeDuc 
– Lights Out Match: The Patriots defeated Frank Hester & Tony Charles 
– Mitsu Yoshida & Hiro Matsuda defeated The Red Shadows 
– Ricky Fields drew The Spider 
– The Great Malenko defeated George McCreary

1977

St. Louis, Missouri:
– NWA Champion Harley Race beat Superstar Billy Graham by DQ
– Dory Funk Jr & Pat O’Connor beat Shohei Giant Baba & Genichiro Tenyru
– Dick the Bruiser beat Roger Kirby & Ivan Koloff
– Ernie Ladd beat Guy Mitchell
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Moose Morowski & Bennie Ramirez
– Akio Sato beat Paul Christy

1979

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Shohei Giant Baba beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenryu
– The Crusher no contest Super Destroyer Mark II
– Billy Robinson beat Cecil Dubois
– Iron Sheik beat Caesar Pabon
– Juan Valez beat Fernando Torres

1980 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Ricky Morton beat Buddy Wayne
– Steve Regal beat Jerry Bryant
– Ricky & Robert Gibson beat Sonny King & Sugar Bear Harris via DQ
– Paul Ellering & Ali Hassan beat Bill Dundee & Jimmy Valiant
– Ken Lucas & Billy Robinson beat The Assassins via countout

1983

St. Louis, Missouri: Checkerdome (Attendance: 16,695)
– NWA Champion Ric Flair went to a one-hour draw with King Kong Brody
– Giant Baba defeated Harley Race for the PWF title
– Missouri Champion Kerry Von Erich defeated Greg Valentine
– Cowboy Bob Orton and Dick Murdoch defeated Dick the Bruiser and Bulldog Bob Brown 
– Butch Reed defeated Bobby Duncum
– Ken Patera defeated Ox Baker
– Rick Martel, Bill Cody and Buzz Tyler defeated Kim Duk, Dewey Robertson and Crusher Ayala 
– Roger Kirby defeated Manny Fernandez

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
– WWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Intercontinental Champion Magnificent Muraco in a Texas Death Match 

1984 

Boston, Massachusetts:
– Eddie Gilbert defeated Pete Doherty 
– Tony Garea defeated Fred Marzino 
– Paul Orndorff defeated Chief Jay Strongbow 
– WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan (sub. for Bob Backlund) pinned the Iron Sheik in a Texas Death Match
– Andre the Giant, WWF Tag Team Champions Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson defeated Sgt. Slaughter, Mr. Fuji, & Tiger Chung Lee 
– B. Brian Blair defeated Rene Goulet at 9:49
– Tiger Jackson & the Haiti Kid defeated Dana Carpenter & Pancho Boy
– Tito Santana defeated the Magnificent Muraco to win the WWF Intercontinental Title 

1985

Memphis, TN
– Lanny Poffo & Tojo Yamamoto beat Joe Lightfoot & Mr. Wrestling via DQ
– Brad & Mark Batten beat Plowboy Frazier in a handicap match (If the Battens had lost they’d have lost their hair)
– Steve Constance & Tim Ashley beat The Nightmares in a back alley street brawl match
– Randy Savage beat Adrian Street via DQ
– Jimmy Valiant beat Mike Sharpe to win the Mid-America Title
– The Terminators beat The Dirty White Boys
– Steve Keirn beat Intern #1
– Jerry Lawler pinned Eddie Gilbert to win the Southern Title (Gilbert’s manager Jimmy Hart had to leave town as a result)

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Dino Bravo beat King Tonga to regain the International Title  
– AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Jos Leduc & Gino Brito Sr

1993

Beckley, West Virginia:
– Killer Kyle defeated Robbie Eagle 
– Tim Horner defeated the Nightstalker 
– SMW Heavyweight Champion The Dirty White Boy defeated Tracy Smothers via disqualification 
– Bobby Eaton & SMW Tag Team Champion Tom Prichard fought Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden to a double disqualification
– SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson

1996 

WCW WCW SuperBrawl: St. Petersburg, Florida:
– The Road Warriors defeated Dick Slater & Bunkhouse Buck
– Hugh Morrus defeated Chris Kanyon
– Big Bubba & VK Wallstreet defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman & Joey Maggs
– Jim Duggan fought Loch Ness (w/ Kevin Sullivan & Jimmy Hart) to a no contest 
– The Nasty Boys defeated Public Enemy 
– WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd (w/ Kimberly) pinned Diamond Dallas Page a
– WCW Tag Team Champions Sting & Lex Luger defeated Harlem Heat 
– Mexican & WCW US Champion Konnan pinned the One Man Gang 
– Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Brian Pillman in an I Quit strap match 
– Arn Anderson fought Kevin Sullivan to a no contest in an I Quit strap match
– World Tag Team Champions Sting & Lex Luger defeated The Road Warriors
– Ric Flair defeated Randy Savage in a steel cage match to win the WCW World Title
– Hulk Hogan defeated The Giant (Big Show) in a steel cage match

2015

NJPW The New Beginning: Osaka, Japan:
– IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Kenny Omega defeated Ryusuke Taguchi to retain the title
– IWGP Junior Heavyweight TagTeam Championship:  The Young Bucks defeated Time Splitters and ReDRagon to retain the titles
– IWGP Tag Team Championship: Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson defeated Katsuyori Shibata & Hirooki Goto to retain the titles
– IWGP Heavyweight Championship: AJ Styles defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the title

WWE NXT Takeover: Rival: Winter Park, Florida:
– Hideo Itami defeated Tyler Breeze

– Baron Corbin defeated Bull Dempsey in a no DQ match

– WWE NXT Tag Team Champions Wesley Blake & Buddy Murphy defeated The Lucha Dragons to retain the titles

– Finn Balor defeated Adrian Neville

– WWE NXT Women’s Championship: Sasha Banks became new champion by defeating Charlotte, Bayley and Becky Lynch

– WWE NXT Championship: Kevin Owens defeated Sami Zayn to become new champion

2019

NJPW The New Beginning: Osaka, Japan:
– Jushin Liger, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Taka Michinoku, Takashi Iizuka & Minoru Suzuki by DQ
– EVIL & SANADA defeated Shota Umino & Ayato Yoshida
– Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI & Shingo Takagi defeated Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado 
– Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens defeated YOSHI-HASHI & Tomoaki Honma 
– Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa defeated Toru Yano & Togi Makabe
– Taiji Ishimori defeated Ryusuke Taguchi to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
– Kazuchika Okada defeated Bad Luck Fale
– Jay White defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the IWGP Heavyweight Championship

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