Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/10): Great American Bash 1988


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Orville Brown beat Wally Dusek to retain the MWA Title
– Tug Carlson drew Sockeye Jack McDonald
– Sailor Fred Blassie beat Rudy Strongberg 
– Marshall Esteppe drew Jack Hader


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– AWA Champion Mr. M beat Joe Scarpello by countout
– Verne Gagne beat Bob Geigel
– Ilio Dipaolo beat Blackjack Daniels 
– Doug Gilbert beat Thor Hagan


Denver, Colorado:
– Mad Dog Vachon & Fritz von Erich beat Verne Gagne & Art Thomas
– Mitsu Arakawa beat Wilbur Snyder by DQ
– Jack Lanza beat Larry Hennig


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat The Crusher by DQ
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Rene Goulet & Eddie Sharkey
– Tex McKenzie beat Pampero Firpo 
– Chris Markoff beat Bill Green


Atlantic City, New Jersey:
– Lou Albano & Tony Altimore defeated Arnold Skaaland & Chuck Richards (subbing for Spiros Arion) for the United States Tag Team Titles


Duluth, Minnesota:
– Dr. X beat Wilbur Snyder
– Bill Watts beat Harley Race
– The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon
– Man Mountain Mike beat Blackjack Daniels


Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat The Crusher & Verne Gagne in 2 out of 3 falls
– Paul Diamond beat Double X in 2 out of 3 falls 
– Red Bastien beat Blackjack Lanza by DQ


St. Paul, Minnesota:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson to retain the titles 
– Billy Robinson beat Big K
– Vivian Vachon beat Mars Monroe 
– Don Muraco beat Aldo Bogni

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Edouard Carpentier
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Dick The Bruiser by countout
– Wilbur Snyder and Baron Von Raschke went to a double countout
– Bull Bullinski beat Joe Turco 
– Angelo Poffo drew Bill Howard


Davenport, Iowa:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
– Ivan Putski beat Baron Von Raschke
– Chris Taylor beat Larry Heiniemi 
– Larry Hennig beat Bull Bullinski


Sheboygan, Wisconsin:
– Hulk Hogan beat Ken Patera
– Greg Gagne no contest Sheik Adnan
– Rick Martel beat Bobby Heenan 
– Buck Zumhofe beat Sgt. Goulet


Las Vegas, Nevada:
– Sgt. Slaughter won battle royal
– Sgt. Slaughter beat Larry Zbyszko by DQ
– Fabulous Freebirds beat Curt Hennig & Greg Gagne
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Baron Von Raschke
– Billy Robinson beat Bob Backlund 
– Brad Rheingans drew Ray Stevens


Great American Bash: Baltimore, Maryland: 
– The Midnight Express (Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton) defeated The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers) to win the NWA United States Tag Team Titles
– Nikita Koloff & Sting fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to a 20-minute time-limit draw 
– Jimmy & Ron Garvin, the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering), & Steve Williams defeated Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda, Al 
  Perez (w/ Gary Hart), the Russian Assassin, & Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) in a Tower of Doom match 
– NWA United States Champion Barry Windham defeated Dusty Rhodes 
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair defeated Lex Luger when the match was stopped by the Maryland State Athletic Commission due to Luger bleeding 


Springfield, Massachusetts: 
– Scott Hall pinned Bill Irwin
– Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace defeated the New Zealand Militia
– Norman pinned Steve Casey
– Mike Rotunda pinned Dick Murdoch
– The Great Muta pinned Rick Steiner
– Sid Vicious won a 2-ring battle royal by last eliminating Dick Murdoch
– Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey defeated Johnny & Davey Rich
– Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Terry Gordy & Jim Garvin via reverse decision 
– The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team
– Sting defeated Terry Funk via disqualification 
– NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Ricky Steamboat


Whitesville, Virginia:
– Hector Guerrero defeated Jimmy Golden via disqualification
– Robert Gibson defeated Joe Cazana
– Tim Horner pinned Buddy Landel
– SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee pinned the Dirty White Boy 
– SMW Tag Team Champions The Heavenly Bodies; Stan Lane & Tom Prichard defeated The Fantastics, Bobby & Jackie Fulton via disqualification

Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Larry Zbyzsko pinned Diamond Dallas Page
– WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brad Armstrong pinned Jushin Liger
– Ron Simmons pinned Terry Taylor
– WCW Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Tom Zenk
– Ricky Steamboat pinned Cactus Jack
– Dustin Rhodes pinned Greg Valentine
– Barry Windham pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin in a non-title match
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton
– Nikita Koloff fought WCW US Champion Rick Rude to a double disqualification
– WCW World Champion Sting pinned the Super Invader


Inglewood, California:
– WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg pinned Curt Hennig 
– Sting defeated Hulk Hogan in a steel cage match via submission


Birmingham, Alabama:
– Jeff Hardy defeated Mike Awesome for the WWF Hardcore Title 

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TNA Destination X: Orlando, Florida:
– Brian Kendrick defeated Abyss to win the X Division Championship
– Rob Van Dam defeated Jerry Lynn
– AJ Styles defeated Christopher Daniels


– Austin Aries defeated Sanada to win the TNA X Division Title

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