Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/07): Kurt Angle wins TNA title from Sting

July 12, 2020 0 By JohnValbyNation


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Orville Brown beat Carl Von Herbert 2 falls to 0

– Bobby Bruns beat Benny Rosen 2 falls to 0

– Steve Brody and Earl Wampler went to a 30 minute draw 

– Jack Hader beat Abe Friedman 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

– Larry Hennig & Harley Race defeated Crusher & Verne Gagne for the AWA World Tag Team Title 

– Danny Hodge beat Rene Goulet

– Tex McKenzie beat Kurt von Brauner 

– Chris Markoff beat Larry Hennig


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Tarzan Tyler defeated The Viking

– Dick Murdoch fought Ernie Ladd to a draw 

– Danny Little Bear & Big Luke defeated K.O. Cox & Stan the Mad Russian in three falls 


Denver, Colorado:

– Hulk Hogan beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ

– Rick Martel beat Greg Gagne


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Moondog Moretti defeated John Paul Demann

– DJ Peterson defeated Mike George

– Joe Lightfoot & Billy Two Eagles defeated the Masked Ape Man & Bob Owens

– Sam Houston vs. Buddy Landell

– Giant Baba & Hiroshi Wajima defeated JR Hogg & Earthquake Ferris

– Rufus R. Jones defeated Butch Reed

– NWA World Champion Dusty Rhodes pinned Ric Flair 


St. Louis, Missouri:

– Sting fought Rick Steiner to a draw

– Ron Simmons defeated Ivan Koloff

– Terry Gordy defeated Black Bart

– NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Ron & Jimmy Garvin via disqualification

– NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out

– Barry Windham defeated Big Bubba

– Dusty Rhodes & Steve Williams defeated Dick Murdoch & Eddie Gilbert in a bunkhouse match

– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Michael Hayes


Kansas City, Missouri:

– Rick Steiner fought Larry Zbyzsko to a draw 

– Al Perez defeated JR Hogg 

– Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan 

– Ron Garvin defeated Kendall Windham 

– Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification 

– Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification 

– Steve Williams defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson via count-out

– The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match

– Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Dick Murdoch defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, & NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson in a steel cage match 


Castlewood, Virginia:

– Mike Sampson pinned The Demon

– Dixie Dynamite pinned Killer Kyle

– Tim Horner pinned Buddy Landel

– Robert Gibson pinned Jimmy Golden

– SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee pinned Dirty White Boy

– Bobby & Jackie Fulton defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard via disqualification

Nagoya, Japan:

– Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Koji Kanemoto & Hiroyoshi Yamamoto

– Arn Anderson defeated Black Cat

– Jushin Liger & El Samurai defeated Pegasus Kid & Norio Honaga

– Shiro Koshinaka & Kengo Kimura defeated Masahiro Chono & Takayuki Iizuka

– The Great Muta & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Terry Taylor & Barry Windham

– Masa Saito & Riki Choshu defeated Bam Bam Bigelow & Tony Halme

– NWA World Championship Tournament Opening Round: Terry Taylor defeated Hiroshi Hase via forfeit

– NWA World Championship Tournament Opening Round: Kensuke Sasaki pinned Jim Neidhart 

– NWA World Championship Tournament Opening Round: Shinya Hashimoto pinned the Barbarian 

– NWA World Championship Tournament Opening Round: WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Super Strong Machine 


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

– Eddie Gilbert & The Dark Patriot defeated The Super Destroyers in a tournament final for the ECW Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:

– Steven Dunn beat Gorgeous George III

– Brian Lee beat Axl Rotten

– Bill Dundee beat Pat Tanaka

– Tommy Rich & Doug Gilbert beat Tracy Smothers & Robert Gibson

– Billy Jack Haynes beat Brad Armstrong to win the USWA Title

– Frank Morrell & Randy Hales beat Jim Cornette & Mark Curtis

– The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey) beat PG-13 to win the USWA Tag Team Titles

– USWA Unified World Champ Jerry Lawler beat Buddy Landel

– Jerry Lawler, Bill Dundee, PG-13, Tommy Rich, Doug Gilbert, & Billy Jack Haynes beat Tracy Smothers, Robert Gibson, Gorgeous George III, Buddy Landel, Pat Tanaka, & The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey) in a “rage in a cage” match


Los Angeles, California:

– Chris Kanyon & Diamond Dallas Page defeated The APA for the WWF World Tag Team Titles 

– Kane & The Undertaker defeated Sean O’Haire & Chuck Palumbo for the WCW World Tag Team Titles


Nashville, Tennessee:

– Ron “The Truth” Killings defeated Ken Shamrock for the NWA World Heavyweight Title 

– Low-Ki defeated AJ Styles for the NWA/TNA X Division Title


NWA Legends Fanfest: Charlotte, North Carolina:

– Phil Shatter defeated Davey Richards to win the Futures Legends Cup 

– Adam Pearce defeated Bryan Danielson to retain the NWA Championship


TNA Hardcore Justice: Orlando, Florida:

– Brian Kendrick defeated Alex Shelley and Austin Aries to retain the TNA X Division Championship

– Ms. Tessmacher and Tara defeated Mexican America (Rosita and Sarita) (with Anarquia and Hernandez) to retain the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship

– D’Angelo Dinero defeated Devon

– Winter defeated Mickie James to win the TNA Knockouts Title

– Crimson defeated Rob Van Dam (with Jerry Lynn) by disqualification

– Fortune (A.J. Styles, Christopher Daniels, and Kazarian) defeated Immortal (Abyss, Gunner, and Scott Steiner)

– Bully Ray defeated Mr. Anderson

– Kurt Angle defeated Sting to win the TNA World title