Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/25): The Rock wins WWF title at No Way Out 2001

July 2, 2020 0 By JohnValbyNation


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Joe Hamilton fought Nick Roberts to a draw 

– Lee Henning & Taro Myaki defeated Pancho Villa Lopez & Rocky Lee 

– Bob Geigel defeated Gory Guerrero via DQ in three falls

– World Heavyweight Champion Pat O’Connor defeated Bill Longson in two straight falls


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

– Professor Toru Tanaka beat Whipper Billy Watson 

– Edouard Carpentier beat United States heavyweight Tiger Jeet Singh on a disqualification (No title change)

– The Assassin and Dan Miller wrestled Chief White Owl and The Mighty Ursud to a 1 fall to 1 fall 30:00 draw

– The Oklahoma Kid beat Mike Loren 

– Ivan Kalmikoff beat Man Mountain Cannon 


St. Louis, Missouri:

– Andre the Giant won a 13-man Wrestle Royal

– Missouri Champion Kerry Von Erich defeated Cowboy Bob Orton

– Harley Race and Greg Valentine against King Kong Brody and Dick the Bruiser ended in a Double DQ

– Rick Martel defeated Dewey Robertson

– Manny Fernandez and Bulldog Bob Brown defeated Ox Baker and Hercules Hernandez 

– Buzz Tyler defeated Bobby Duncum via DQ

– Mark Romero and Spike Huber defeated The Convict (Jerry Brown) and Yasu Fuji 

Houston, Texas:

– Junkyard Dog & Mr Wrestling II no contest Ted Dibiase & Matt Borne

– Kamala beat Tony Atlas

– Non title: Chavo Guerrero beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

– Tiger Conway Jr & Tom Prichard beat Moondogs

– Hacksaw Duggan beat Mike Sharpe

– Art Crews beat Marty Lunde (Arn Anderson)


San Francisco, California:

– Jesse Ventura & Mr. Saito beat Baron Von Raschke & The Crusher

– Blackjack Mulligan beat Jerry Blackwell

– Bunkhouse Match: Blackjack Lanza beat Bobby Heenan

– AWA Light Heavyweight Champion Buck Zumhofe beat Steve Regal


JCP/AWA Star Wars: East Rutherford, New Jersey:

– AWA Champion Stan Hansen dcor Sgt. Slaughter

– Rock & Roll Express beat Midnight Express by DQ

– NWA Champion Ric Flair beat Magnum TA

– Road Warriors & Dusty Rhodes beat Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff & Baron Von Raschke

– Larry Zbyszko beat Nick Bockwinkel by DQ

– AWA Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Curt Hennig beat Bill Irwin & Scott Irwin

– Jimmy Valiant beat Tully Blanchard by DQ

– Nord The Barbarian & Mongolian Stomper beat Marty Jannetty & Buck Zumhofe


War of the Worlds: Miami Beach, Florida: (thanks to Tom Blattler)

– Vic Steamboat defeated Bucky Siegler 

– Tombstone defeated Mark Starr 

– Florida tag champs Tracy Smothers and Steve Armstrong defeated Chris Champion and Steve Regal 

– Scott Hall defeated Ed Gantner by disqualification 

– Adrian Street defeated Jack Hart 

– Kareem Muhammad vs. Ron Fuller ended without a winner as a double disqualification 

– Bruiser Brody vs. The Sheik ended without a winner as a double countout 

– Bad News Allen defeated Kevin Sullivan by disqualification in a Harlem street fight 

– Kevin Sullivan defeated Southern champ Bad News Allen to win the title

– Sir Oliver Humperdink defeated Bad News Allen 


WCW Wrestle War: Greensboro, North Carolina:

– NWA World Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Ole & Arn Anderson to retain the titles

– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Lex Luger to retain the title

– The Rock N’ Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) defeated The Midnight Express (Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton) 

– United States Tag Team Champions Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeated The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes)

– The Road Warriors defeated The Skyscrapers (Mark Callous & Mike Enos, who was wearing a mask, subbing for Dan Spivey) in a Chicago street fight 


Baltimore, Maryland:

– Erik Watts & Steve Regal defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce

– 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Scotty Flamingo

– Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas

– Cactus Jack defeated Paul Orndorff in a lumberjack match

– WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes defeated NWA World Champion Barry Windham via disqualification; only the US title was at stake

– WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated Steve Austin & Brian Pillman

– WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Sting in a No DQ match


Barbourville, Kentucky:

– Bobby Blaze defeated the Hornet

– The Moondogs fought the Bruise Brothers to a double disqualification

– SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson in a No DQ match

– SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy & Tracy Smothers defeated Brian Lee & Chris Candido


ECW Return of the Funker: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

– The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 and Pitbull #2) defeated Chad Austin and Joel Hartgood 

– Jason and Paul Lauria defeated Hack Meyers and Mikey Whipwreck 

– Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated Taz & Sabu to win the ECW World Tag Team Titles

– Axl Rotten defeated Ian Rotten by pinfall Barbed wire baseball bat Match

– ECW World Champion Shane Douglas defeated Marty Jannetty

– 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Hector Guerrero 

– Cactus Jack defeated DC Drake (with The Sandman and Woman) 


WWF No Way Out: Las Vegas, Nevada:

– Big Show defeated Raven to win the WWF Hardcore Title

– Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho defeated Eddie Guerrero, Chris Benoit and X-Pac in a four way match

– Triple H defeated Steve Austin in a three fall match in which each fall had a different stipulation

– The Rock defeated Kurt Angle to win the WWF World Heavyweight Title

– WWF World Tag Team Champions The Dudley Boyz defeated Edge & Christian and Undertaker & Kane in a Three Way Tables match


WWE Elimination Chamber: Las Vegas, Nevada:

– Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson beat Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas 

– Alexa Bliss retained the women’s title in the Elimination Chamber over Sonya Deville, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Mandy Rose and Mickie James 

– Sheamus & Cesaro retained the Raw tag titles over Titus O’Neil & Apollo 

– Asuka beat Nia Jax

– Matt Hardy pinned Bray Wyatt

– Roman Reigns won the men’s Elimination Chamber match over Seth Rollins, The Miz, Finn Balor, Braun Strowman, John Cena and Elias