Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/26): Dusty Rhodes wins NWA title in a cage

1929 

St. Louis, Missouri:
– Dick Shikat beat Joe Komar 

1946 

Houston, Texas:
– Dave Levin defeated Kay Bell for the Texas Heavyweight Title 

1968 

Houston, Texas:
– Fritz Von Erich defeated Spoiler #1 for the held-up NWA American Heavyweight Title

1970 

Fuchu, Japan:
– Miyoko Hoshino and Yoshiko Miyamoto defeated Masked Killer and Masked Lee to win the American Girls’ Wrestling
Association International Tag Team Titles

1972 

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Fred Blassie defeated Johnny Barend for the Hawaii NWA North American Heavyweight Title

Miami, Florida:
– Paul Jones beat Jack Brisco on a 3rd fall DQ
– Don Curtis beat Buddy Colt DQ  
– Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Hiro Matsuda & Ron Fuller

Kasugabe, Japan:
– Miyoko Hoshino defeated Sarah Lee for the WWWA World Title
– Aiko Kyo and Jumbo Miyamoto won the WWWA World Tag Team Title from Opearl Anston and Masked Lee

1973 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Mike George & Jim Brunzell defeated Percy Pringle & Jim Dalton
– Togo the Great & Tokyo Joe defeated Hillbilly Vic & Steve Bolus
– In an Indian Strap Match; Danny Little Bear defeated Bob Brown 
– Lord Alfred Hayes & Roger Kirby defeated Bobo Brazil & Rufus R. Jones in three falls

1977 

Mobile, Alabama
– Ken Lucas defeated Kurt Von Hess to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title

1980 

Charlotte, North Carolina:
– Greg Valentine defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Title

St. Petersburg, Florida:
– Barry Windham defeated Masa Saito for the NWA Florida Television Title 

1981

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Angelo Mosca defeated Mr. Fuji to win the Toronto NWA Canadian Heavyweight Title

Green Bay, Wisconsin:
– Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat The Crusher & Baron Von Raschke
– Sheik Adnan ddq Tito Santana
– Jerry Blackwell beat Brad Rheingans

1983 

Nagasaki, Japan:
– Tiger Jeet Singh and Umanosuke Ueda defeated Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta to win the NWA International Tag Team Titles

1984 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– The Grapplers (Tony Anthony and Len Denton) defeated The Uptown Boys (Marty Jannetty and Tommy Rogers) to win the NWA Central States Tag Team Titles

1985 

Albany, Georgia:
– The Midnight Express; Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton won an 18 Man Battle Royal and split the “$10,000” purse

1986 

WCW Great American Bash: Greensboro, North Carolina:
– Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair in a Steel Cage match to win the title 
– Magnum T.A. defeated Nikita Koloff (with Ivan Koloff) (this made their best-of-seven series for the NWA United States Heavyweight Title 3-1 favor of Nikita)
– NWA National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard (with James J. Dillon) defeated Ron Garvin in a Taped Fist match
– The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton) fought The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Arn and Ole Anderson) to a draw
– Baby Doll and NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Champions The Road Warriors (Animal and Hawk) (with Paul Ellering) defeated Jim Cornette and NWA World Tag Team Champions The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey) in a Steel Cage match

1991 

Matsudo, Japan:

The Can-Am Express (Doug Furnas and Dan Kroffat) defeated Billy Black and Joel Deaton to win the AJPW All Asia Tag Team Titles

1998 

WWF In Your House: Fresno, California:
– WWF Champion Steve Austin and The Undertaker defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Kane and Mankind to win the titles
– WWF Intercontinental Champion The Rock fought Triple H (with Chyna) to a 30-minute time-limit draw in a best-of-three falls match to retain the title
– Owen Hart defeated Ken Shamrock in a Dungeon match

2005

Tokyo, Japan:
– Katsuhiko Nakajima and Kensuke Sasaki defeated Shuji Kondo and “brother” YASSHI for the AJPW All Asia Tag Team Titles

2009

WWE Night of Champions: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Christian defeated Tommy Dreamer to win the ECW Championship 
Click Here: liverpool mens jersey– Mickie James defeated Maryse to win the Diva’s Championship
– Jeff Hardy defeated CM Punk to win the World Championship

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