Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/21): Dusty Rhodes wins NWA Title


Kansas City, Kansas:  
– Dorv Roche beat Bobby Bruns in 2 of 3 falls
– Steve Brody defeated Ed White in 2 of 3 falls
– Ray Eckert beat Earl Wampler 
– Benny Rosen defeated Carl Von Herbert 


Kansas City, Kansas: 
– Orville Brown beat Cardiff Giant 2 falls to 1 to retain the MWA Title
– Warren Bockwinkel beat Wally Dusek 2 falls to 1
– Tug Carlson drew Jay Steele 
– Sockeye Jack McDonald beat Sailor Fred Blassie


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Verne Gagne beat Mr. M to regain AWA Title and unmasked Mr. M as Bill Miller
– Moose Evans & Tiny Mills beat Ilio Dipaolo & Joe Scarpello
– Bob Geigel drew Doug Gilbert 
– Jack Lanza beat Bill Wright


St. Paul, Minnesota: (outdoor stadium show)
– The Crusher defeated Mad Dog Vachon for the AWA World Heavyweight Title
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Bob Ellis & Tex McKenzie in 2 of 3 falls
– Billy Red Cloud beat Chris Markoff dq
– Danny Hodge beat Eddie Sharkey 
– Larry Heiniemi beat Johnny Carr


Augusta, Georgia:
–  In a match for the Southern Tag Team Title, Alberto Torres & Ramon Torres defeated Stan Vachon & Butcher Vachon to win the titles 


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Dr. X COR
– in a Non Title Match, Flying Redheads Red Bastien & Billy Red Lyons beat Canadian Tag Team Champions Dutch Savage & Bob Brown in 2 of 3 falls
– Bill Watts beat Mad Dog Vachon
– Butcher Vachon beat Rene Goulet
– Al Tomko beat George Gadaski 
– Bob Tuck beat Golden Boy


Orlando, Florida:
– Southern Champion Mr Wrestling Tim Woods beat Buddy Colt
– In a Karate legal match, Florida Champion Paul Jones beat Hiro Matsuda 
– Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Mike George & Bob Griffin


Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Ken Patera & Billy Robinson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens on a 3rd fall dq 
– WWWF Champion Pedro Morales double countout with Ed Francis
– Betty Niccoli & Ripper Collins beat Jean Antone & Paul Jones
– Sam Steamboat beat Hard Boiled Haggerty 
– Bill Francis beat Tony Borne dq


Memphis, Tennessee: 
– Jerry Lawler beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel dq
–  AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Frankie Laine & Mike Bowyer
– Verne Gagne beat Eddie Sullivan
– NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Nelson Royal beat Jackie Welch 
– Bill Dundee & Dick the Bruiser & Tommy Gilbert & Wayne Ferris no contest Jos LeDuc & Jean Louie & Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant


Tampa, Florida:
– Dusty Rhodes defeated Harley Race for the NWA World Heavyweight Wrestling Title 


Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
– Ray Stevens beat Baron Von Raschke
– Hulk Hogan beat Pat Patterson by countout
– Brad Rheingans beat Jerry Blackwell 
– Tito Santana beat Sheik Adnan


St. Petersburg, Florida:
– in a Barbed Wire match; Dusty Rhodes & Terry Funk beat Kendo Nagasaki & King Tonga
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Sweet Brown Sugar
– Butch Reed & Barry Windham & Jerry Lawler beat Bruiser Brody & John Studd & Dory Funk Jr dq
– Jim Garvin beat Mike Graham dq
– Kamala beat Terry Allen 
– Kevin Sullivan beat Derek Draper


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– in an Algerian Death Match; Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell
– Hulk Hogan no contest David Shults
– Greg Gagne beat Bill White
– Jim Brunzell beat Sheik Adnan
– Mr. Saito beat Steve Olsonoski (sub Rick Martel) 
– Baron Von Raschke beat Blackjack Lanza


Kansas City, Kansas:
– AWA Champion Curt Hennig beat DJ Peterson
– Bob Geigel & Mike George ddq Rip Rogers & Abdullah
– Steve Ray beat Steve Estes
– Pork Chop Cash drew Jay Strongbow Jr
– Brad Batten & Bart Batten beat Bobby Jaggers & Sam Cody
– Rip Rogers beat TC Carter
– Rufus Jones ddq Earthquake Ferris
– Vinnie Valentino beat Ric McCord


Final WCW Clash of the Champions: Nashville, Tennessee
– Steve McMichael defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the WCW United States Title 
– Ric Flair & Curt Hennig defeated Konnan & Syxx
– WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Eddie Guerrero 
– WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Randy Savage (subbing for Kevin Nash) defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Lex Luger 


Nashville, Tennessee:
– Jerry Lynn defeated defending champion Low Ki and AJ Styles in a ladder match to win the TNA X Division Title 


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Christopher Daniels won a four-way match over champion Joey Matthews, Christopher Daniels, AJ Styles and Chris Sabin to win the 3PW championship

WWE SummerSlam: Washington, DC: 
– Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan to win the US Title
– Randy Orton defeated the Undertaker
– World Champion Batista defeated JBL in a no holds barred match 
– WWE Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho
– Hulk Hogan defeated Shawn Michaels