Daily Pro Wrestling History (03/22): Dutch Mantel defeats Jerry Lawler to win Southern title

1962

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
– Billy Red Lyons and “Whipper” Billy Watson beat the Tolos Brothers, Chris and John to capture the International tag team title on a disqualification
– Raphael Helpern beat Bulldog Browed on a disqualification 
– Edouard Carpentier beat Frank Valois 
– Bruno Sammartino beat Doc Gallagher 
– Sweet Daddy Siki beat Timothy Geohagen 
– Jim Hady beat Sam Steamboat

1963 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Canadian Open Tag Team Title Tournament: Kinji Shibuya & Mitsu Arakawa beat Dick Steinborn & Doug Gilbert to claim the vacant Canadian Open tag team titles

1966

Sioux City, Iowa:
– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Reggie Parks
– Billy Red Cloud & Tim Woods beat Mitsu Arakawa & Haru Sasaki
– Mad Russian Stan Pulaski beat Ron Reed
– Butcher Vachon beat Victor Rivera

1974

Denver, Colorado:
– No DQ match: AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat the Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon
– Wahoo McDaniel beat Buddy Wolff countout
– Billy Robinson drew Horst Hoffman
– Ricky Romero beat The Beast
– Greg Gagne drew Moose Morowski

1976 

Memphis,Tennessee:
– Princess Little Dove beat Diamond Lil
– Bearcat Brown & Rosey Jones beat Buddy Wayne & Bill Costello
– Tommy Gilbert beat The Spoiler
– Tojo Yamamoto & Jerry Jarrett beat Don & Al Greene via DQ
– Big Bad John & Bill Dundee beat David Schultz & Roger Kirby to win the Southern Tag Team Titles
– Tommy Rich & Ron Mikolajczyk beat Jerry Lawler & Plowboy Frazier via DQ

1980

Chicago, Illinois:
– Non Title Cage match: Dick The Bruiser beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
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– AWA Tag Team Champions Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat King Kong Brody & Super Destroyer Mark II
– Dino Bravo ddq Jerry Blackwell
– Jerry Graham Jr beat El Bracero
– Wilbur Snyder beat Paul Christy
– Bobo Brazil beat Jerry Valiant
– Tiny Hampton beat Spike Huber

1981 

Greensboro, North Carolina:
– Jim Nelson defeated Ricky Ferrara
– Don Kernodle defeated Kurt Von Hess
– Bruno Sammartino Jr. defeated Gene Lewis
– Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Champions Mr. Fuji & Genichiro Tenryu defeated Sweet Ebony Diamond & George Wells
– WWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Bobby Duncum
– Ricky Steamboat defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Jimmy Snuka to win the title
– Paul Jones & the Masked Superstar defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ray Stevens & Ivan Koloff to win the titles

Long Island, New York:
– Yoshiaki Yatsu pinned Johnny Rodz 
– Frank Savage defeated Steve King 
– Stan Hansen defeated Dominic DeNucci 
– Rick Martel defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna 
– The Moondogs defeated Rick McGraw & SD Jones 
– Sgt. Slaughter defeated Tony Garea 
– Andre the Giant pinned Hulk Hogan

St Paul, Minnesota:
– Non Title match, Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura 
– Baron Von Raschke beat Jerry Blackwell
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Pat O’Connor
– Tito Santana beat John Studd by DQ
– Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe
– Brad Rheingans beat Steve Regal
– Curt Hennig beat Billy Howard

1982

The Final Conflict: Memphis, Tennessee:
– Norvell Austin beat David Price
– The Monk & The Angel beat Ric McCord & Tom Maley
– Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose beat Roy Rogers & Eric Embry
– Luke Graham, Dream Machine, Jimmy & JR Hart beat Stan Lance, Eric Embry, & Danny Davis in a handicap match
– Southern Tag Champs Sweet Brown Sugar & Bobby Eaton beat Steve Keirn & Robert Gibson
– Dutch Mantel pinned Jerry Lawler in a no DQ match to win the Southern Title

1985

New York City:
– Bob Backlund won battle royal
– AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Kendo Nagasaki
– Larry Zbyszko beat Baron Von Raschke
– Bob Backlund beat Billy Robinson
– Jay Youngblood & Mark Youngblood beat Alaskans
– Rocky Jones drew Larry Sharpe

1987 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Tojo Yamamoto beat Freezer Thompson
– Lou Winston beat Jonathon Boyd
– Lord Humongous beat King Cobra
– Paul Diamond beat Mr. Helo
– Goliath beat Brickhouse Brown
– Alan West beat Mr. Shima
– CWA International Champ Soul Train Jones beat Big Bubba via DQ
– Jerry Jarrett & BT Express beat Pat Tanaka & Boy Tony in a no DQ match
– Jerry Lawler & Bam Bam Bigelow beat Tommy Rich & Austin Idol in a “Texas death” match

1989

Rockford, Illinois:
– Mr. Perfect defeated Koko B. Ware
– Rick Martel defeated Bad News Brown via disqualification
– The Bushwhackers defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougeau
– Jim Duggan defeated Dino Bravo in a flag match
– The Big Bossman defeated Hillbilly Jim
– Hercules defeated King Haku
– Andre the Giant defeated Jake Roberts

1991

Bluefield, West Virginia:
– Ricky Morton defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
– The Junkyard Dog defeated Lt. James Earl Wright
– Tommy Rich defeated Dr. X
– Dustin Rhodes defeated Dutch Mantell
– Big Josh defeated Black Bart
– Owen Hart pinned Bobby Eaton
– Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
– Big Josh won a battle royal
– WCW US Champion Lex Luger pinned Sid Vicious

1993

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Brian Christopher & Scotty Flamingo defeated the Moondogs (Spot & Splat) for the USWA Tag Team Titles

1997 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Jerry Lawler defeated Tank for the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title 
– The Truth Commission defeated Flash Flanagan & Billy Joe Travis for the USWA Tag Team Titles

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