Daily Pro Wrestling History (12/11): Sami Zayn wins NXT title at TakeOver: R Evolution

July 11, 2020 0 By JohnValbyNation

1953

St. Joseph, Missouri:
– Sonny Myers defeated Lenny Montana to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title

1958

Kansas City, Kansas:
– NWA World Champion Dick Hutton beat Lou Thesz by DQ
– Cowboy Bob Ellis and Ray Villmer beat Bob Geigel and Lee Henning by DQ
– Mighty Atlas beat Chief Suni War Cloud 
– Ivan, the Mad Russian beat Carlos Rodriquez (sub for Tito Carreon) 
– Thor Hagen beat Lord Albert Mills by DQ

1964

Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Verne Gagne
– Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Pat O’Connor & Ricky Romero

1965

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Turkey Neck Main Event: The Crusher beat Steve Druk
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Ivan Kalmikoff & Jack Pesek
– Chris Markoff beat Mighty Igor Vodik by DQ
– Larry Heiniemi beat Great Dane
– Bob Kappel beat Danny Plechas

1969

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Rufus R. Jones defeated Mike Rolinsky
– Stan Pulaski fought Tommy Martin to a draw 
– Elimination Match: The Stomper & Ernie Ladd & Danny Little Bear & The Viking defeated K.O. Cox & Killer Cox & Baron Turko & Masao Komura

1971

San Antonio, Texas:
– The Spoiler defeated Wahoo McDaniel to win the NWA American Heavyweight Title

1975

Tokyo, Japan:
– Giant Baba & The Destroyer defeated Dory Funk Jr. & Jumbo Tsuruta

1977

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– WWWF Champion Superstar Billy Graham beat Jay Strongbow 
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Edouard Carpentier 
– Blackjack Lanza & Ken Patera (sub Bobby Heenan) beat AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell (No Title Change because Patera 
  was not originally scheduled to be in the match)
– Ken Patera beat Roger Kirby 
– Billy Red Lyons drew Waldo Von Erich
– Verne Gagne beat Bobby Duncum 
– Peter Maivia beat Chris Tolos by DQ
– Angelo Mosca beat Nick DeCarlo 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Norvell Austin, Jerry Bryant, Mr. Wrestling, & Robert Gibson beat Ken Dillinger, Sonny King, Frankie Laine, & David Schultz
– Southern Tag Champs Dennis Condrey & Phil Hickerson beat Samoans Tio & Tapu
– Bill Dundee beat Tri-State Champ Gorgeous George, Jr. via DQ
– Big Red beat Southeastern Champ The Mongolian Stomper via DQ
– NWA World Champ Harley Race drew Jerry Lawler (60:00)

1978 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Austin Idol beat Robert Gibson
– Bounty Hunter II beat Wayne Ferris
– Jackie Welch beat Bounty Hunter I
– Terry Sawyer beat Lou Thesz
– Don Fargo beat Tommy Gilbert
– Koko Ware beat Jimmy Valiant
– Don Fargo beat Terry Sawyer
– Bounty Hunter II beat Jackie Welch
– Koko Ware beat Bounty Hunter II
– Koko Ware beat Don Fargo to win a tournament for a new TV
– Southern Champ Jerry Lawler drew Bill Dundee (60:00)

1980

Tokyo, Japan:
– Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Dory Jr & Terry Funk

1987

Tokyo, Japan:
– Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu defeated Bruiser Brody & Jimmy Snuka 

1988

Richmond, Virginia:
– Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham 
– NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Rip Morgan & Mark Fleming
– Ivan Koloff defeated Russian Assassin #2
– Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Russian Assassin #1
– Steve Williams & Mike Rotunda defeated Rick Steiner & Eddie Gilbert 
– Dusty Rhodes, Sting, & Lex Luger fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a double disqualification

1989 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Mike Davis beat Frankie Lancaster
– Ricky & Todd Morton beat The Billion Dollar Babies
– Bill Dundee beat Brian Lee
– Tony Anthony beat Chris Champion
– The Master of Pain & The Soultaker beat Bill Dundee & Tony Anthony
– Jerry Lawler beat Ricky Morton

1991

London, England:
– Steve Regal pinned Terrance Taylor
– WCW Tag Team Champion Dustin Rhodes pinned Oz
– Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
– Sting pinned the Diamond Studd
– WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned PN News
– Bill Kazmaier fought Johnny B. Badd to a double count-out
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW World Champion Lex Luger & Mr. Hughes

1992

Cleveland, Ohio:
– Vinnie Vegas defeated Brad Armstrong
– Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Ron Cumberledge
– Johnny B. Badd defeated Scotty Flamingo in a boxing match
– WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated Dan Spivey
– Barry Windham fought Dustin Rhodes to a double disqualification
– WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated Big Van Vader & Steve Austin

1993 

Morristown, Tennessee:
– Tracy Smothers drew Chris Candido
– Prince Kharis TKO Bobby Blaze
– The Rock-n-Roll Express NC Moondogs Rex & Spot
– Ron & Don Harris beat Killer Kyle, Jimmy Del Rey, & Jim Cornette in a handicap match
– SMW Champ Brian Lee beat The Dirty White Boy in a no DQ match

1996

Tokyo, Japan:
– FMW Brass Knuckles Champion The Gladiator (Mike Awesome) defeated Wing Kanemura to win the FMW Independent World Heavyweight Title

1997

Lowell, Massachusetts:
– Triple H defeated Shawn Michaels for the WWF European Title 

2002 

Nashville, Tennessee:
– Sonny Siaki defeated Jerry Lynn to win the TNA X Division Title

2004 

Nagoya, Japan:
– Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi defeatd Kensuke Sasaki & Minoru Suzuki to win the IWGP tag team title

2011

TNA Final Resolution: Orlando, Florida:
– Rob Van Dam pinned Christopher Daniels
– TNA TV Champion Robbie E pinned Eric Young
– TNA Tag Team Champions Matt Morgan & Crimson defeated Devon & D’Angelo Dinero 
– TNA X Division Champion Austin Aries pinned Kid Kash
– Jeff Hardy defeated Jeff Jarrett in a steel cage match
– James Storm defeated Kurt Angle
– Gail Kim defeated Mickie James to retain the TNA Knockouts Title
– TNA Champion Bobby Roode and AJ Styles wrestled to a draw in a 30 minute Iron Man match

2014

NXT TakeOver: R-Evolution: Winter Park, Florida:
– Kevin Owens defeated CJ Parker
– The Lucha Dragons defeated The Vaudevillains to retain the NXT Tag Team Championship
– Baron Corbin defeated Tye Dillinger
– Finn Balor and Hideo Itami defeated The Ascension
– Charlotte defeated Sasha Banks to retain the NXT Women’s Championship
– Sami Zayn defeated Neville to win the NXT Championship

2017

NJPW World Tag League Finals: Fukuoka, Japan: 
– Jushin Liger & Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata & Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Hirai Kawato & Katsuya Kitamura & David Finlay & Togi Makabe & Henare 
– Michael Elgin & Jeff Cobb & War Machine beat Hangman Page & Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens & Leo Tonga
– Bad Luck Fale beat Bushi via DQ 
– Baretta & Chuckie T beat Juice Robinson & Sami Callihan
– Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi & Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano beat Minoru Suzuki & Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Desperado 
– Cody & Marty Scurll beat Kota Ibushi & Kushida
– Young Bucks & Kenny Omega beat Sho & Yoh & Rocky Romero
– Tetsuya Naito & Hiromu Takahashi beat Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay
– Seiya Sanada & Evil beat Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa to win the tag team tournament