Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/01): Pat Patterson allegedly wins I-C title in Rio tournament


Utica, New York:
– Homer Lane defeated James H. McLaughlin for the American Collar-and-Elbow Title


Melbourne, Australia:
– Clarence Weber defeated Billy Meeske to win the Australian Heavyweight Title


Hollywood, California:
– Wild Red Berry defeated Danny McShain for the World Light Heavyweight Title 


Portland, Oregon:
– George Becker defeated Babe Sharkey to win the Pacific Northwest (later Los Angeles) World Heavyweight Title


Washington, DC:
– Eddie and Jerry Graham defeated Don Curtis and Mark Lewin to win the Northeast NWA United States Tag Team Titles


Melbourne, Australia:
– Killer Kowalski defeated Bearcat Wright for the International Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Title


Chicago, Illinois:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Ivan Koloff
– In a Steel Cage Match with special referee Jersey Joe Walcott; Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan
– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Wilbur Snyder
– Dusty Rhodes beat Wahoo McDaniel;
– Handicap Match: Andre Rousimoff beat Larry Hennig & Butcher Vachon
– Baron Von Raschke beat Billy Red Cloud
– Sailor Art Thomas beat Hans Hermann
– Ramon Torres beat Angelo Poffo 
– Rene Goulet beat Don Muraco

Cleveland, Ohio:
– Johnny Valentine defeated Johnny Powers to win the National Wrestling Federation North American Heavyweight Title


Johannesburg, South Africa:
– Don Leo Jonathan defeated Otto Wanz for the Catch Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title

Amarillo, Texas:
– Dory Funk, Jr. defeated Ciclón Negro to win the Amarillo NWA International Heavyweight Title


Portland, Oregon:
– Pak Choo and Roddy Piper defeated Ryuma Go and Black Gordman to win the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
– Paddy Ryan defeated Mr. Sakurada for the Stampede North American  Heavyweight Title


Pat Patterson was introduced as the first WWF Intercontinental Champion

Charlotte, North Carolina:
– Jimmy Snuka defeated Ricky Steamboat to win vacant Mid-Atlantic NWA United States Heavyweight Title during a one night tournament 


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Tommy Rich defeated Jimmy Valiant for the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Charlotte, North Carolina:
– Paul Jones defeated Jack Brisco to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Title 


San Antonio, Texas:
– American Force (Paul Diamond and Shawn Michaels) are awarded the TASW Texas Tag Team Titles

Orlando, Florida:
– Wahoo McDaniel & Billy Jack Haynes beat AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors by DQ
– Rick Rude beat Frank Lane
– Rip Oliver & Grappler beat Coco Samoa & Kendall Windham 
– Hector Guerrero drew Jack Hart   


CWF Battle of the Belts III: Daytona Beach, Florida:
– The White Ninja (Keiji Muto) defeated NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Champion Tim Horner to win the title 
– Barry Windham defeated NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Ron Bass to win the title
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair wrestled Lex Luger to a time limit draw

WCWA Labor Day Star Wars: Fort Worth, Texas:
– Matt Borne and WCWA Texas Heavyweight Champion Buzz Sawyer defeated WCWA World Heavyweight Champion Chris Adams and WCWA World Six-Man Tag Team Champion Lance Von Erich to become the first WCWA World Tag Team Champions 
– WCWA World Heavyweight Champion Chris Adams defeated Rick Rude by disqualification to retain the title 
– Abdullah the Butcher defeated Bruiser Brody by disqualification

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Tarzan Goto and Akio Sato defeated Jeff Jarrett and Pat Tanaka to win the CWA International Tag Team Titles 
– Don Bass and Dirty Rhodes (Roger Smith) defeat Cousin Junior and Giant Hillbilly Elmer to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles

Greenville, South Carolina:
– Denny Brown defeated Steve Regal to win the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title 


Vienna, Austria:
– Fit Finlay defeated Steve Wright to win the CWA World Middleweight Title


Seaside, Oregon:
– The Grappler and Don Harris defeated Demolition Crush and Steve Doll for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles


Tlanepantla, Mexico:
– Los Cowboys (Silver King and El Texano) won the WWA World Tag Team Championship by defeating Corazón de León (Chris Jericho) and El Dandy


Saku, Japan:
– Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado defeated Bob Backlund, Scott Putski and Warlord to win the WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Titles


Nashville, Tennessee:
–  NWA World Tag Team Champions The Naturals (Andy Douglas and Chase Stevens) defeated America’s Most Wanted (Chris Harris and James Storm) and Triple X (Christopher Daniels and Elix Skipper) in a three-way match to retain the title 
– TNA X Division Champion Petey Williams (with Coach D’Amore) defeated Sonjay Dutt to retain the title


Huntsville, Alabama:
– Mickie James defeated Winter to become TNA Knockout Champion 
– TNA World Champion Kurt Angle retained the title over Sting 
– Christopher Daniels defeated AJ Styles