Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/11): AJ Styles wins WWE World Championship


Guadalajara, Mexico:
– Rey Mendoza defeated Dory Dixon for the EMLL NWA Light Heavyweight Title 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– AWA Champion The Crusher beat Larry Hennig 
– Harley Race beat Tex McKenzie 
– Chris Markoff beat Santiago Acosta 
– Reggie Parks beat Guy Taylor 


Fort Worth, Texas:
– Fritz & Waldo Von Erich defeated Brute Bernard & Mike Paidousis to win the NWA American Tag Team Titles


Duluth, Minnesota:
– The Crusher beat Dr X in a Saloon Match
– Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Luke Brown & Bill Watts
– Chris Markoff beat Mike Boyer
– Billy Red Lyons beat Blackjack Daniels


Kansas City, Kansas:
– The Viking defeated Masao Komura 
– Joe Scarpello defeated Jack Armstrong 
– K.O. Cox defeated Ronnie Paul 
– Stan the Mad Russian defeated Big Luke via DQ
– Tarzan Tyler defeated Dick the Bruiser in three falls


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Professor Toru Tanaka & Mr. Fuji defeated Tony Garea & Haystacks Calhoun for the WWWF World Tag Team Titles

Honolulu, Hawaii
– The Crusher beat Superstar Billy Graham
– Ed Francis beat Sam Steamboat to win Hawaiian Title
– Neff Maiava & Tosh Togo beat Tony Borne & Ripper Collins
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Ken Patera


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Prince Tapu & Don Wayt defeated Dan Burdick & Jesse Ventura
– Jerry Oates fought Terry Funk to a no contest
– Central States Heavyweight Champion Ed Wiskowski (Colonel DeBeers) fought Dick the Bruiser to a double-DQ in three falls


Greenville, North Carolina:
– Wahoo McDaniel defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Title


Orlando, Florida:
– Dusty Rhodes & Don Muraco defeated WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff 


Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel ddq Tito Santana 
– Hulk Hogan beat Jerry Blackwell by countout
– Greg Gagne & Buck Zumhofe beat Ray Stevens & Bobby Heenan 
– Adrian Adonis beat Ed Boulder (Ed Leslie/Brutus Beefcake)


Norfolk, Virginia:
– Buddy Landell defeated Hector Guerrero
– The Italian Stallion defeated Mark Fleming
– Misty Blue defeated Linda Dallas
– Arn Anderson defeated the Warlord
– NWA National Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel defeated Ivan Koloff
– NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff defeated Magnum TA via disqualification
– NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match
– NWA TV Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba via count-out in a streetfight
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dick Murdoch via disqualification


Charleston, West Virginia:
– George South pinned Mark Fleming
– Lazertron pinned Denny Brown
– The MOD Squad defeated Italian Stallion & Keith Patterson
– Arn Anderson defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Robert Gibson in a No DQ match after Tully Blanchard inteferred
– NWA Tag Team Champion Ricky Morton defeated Tully Blanchard in a Texas Death match
– NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff via disqualification
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Ron Garvin


Greensboro, North Carolina:
– NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner defeated Brad Armstrong & the Italian Stallion 
– Steve Williams pinned Rip Morgan with the Oklahoma Stampede 
– The Russian Assassins defeated Ricky Morton & Nikita Koloff via disqualification 
– The Road Warriors defeated the Sheepherders 
– Dusty Rhodes (w/ Brad Armstrong) defeated Al Perez in a dog collar match
– Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham by DQ
– NWA World & U.S. Tag Team Champions The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) defeated The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers)
– Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair by DQ


Dayton, Ohio:
– Tommy Rich pinned the Blade Hunter
– The Master Blasters defeated Mike Rotunda & Tim Horner
– Jackie Fulton pinned Dutch Mantell
– NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Samoan Swat Team
– Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk
– NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Sid Vicious defeated the Junkyard Dog & Brad Armstrong
– NWA World Champion Sting pinned Ric Flair


Chicago, Illinois:
– Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton defeated Van Hammer & Tom Zenk
– Erik Watts defeated Mike Graham
– Dustin Rhodes defeated Bob Cook
– The Barbarian defeated Barry Windham
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Greg Valentine & Dick Slater
– Brad Armstrong pinned Brian Pillman with the Russian legsweep
– WCW TV Champion Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin
– Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated Jake Roberts & the Super Invader
– WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude


Morristown, Tennessee:
– Tom Pritchard pinned Brian Armstrong
– Scott Armstrong beat Jimmy Del Rey via DQ
– Bob Armstrong pinned The Dirty White Boy
– SMW Champ Brian Lee pinned Tim Horner
– The Rock-n-Roll Express beat Ron & Don Harris in a “hair vs. title” match to win the SMW Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Brian Christopher defeated Billy Jack Haynes for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Louisville, Kentucky:
– Tracy Smothers defeated Bull Pain for the IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Title


Wrestlefest: Amarillo, Texas:  
– WWF World Heavyweight Champion Bret Hart defeated Terry Funk
– ECW World Television Champion Taz defeated Chris Candido
– ECW World Heavyweight Champion Shane Douglas defeated Tommy Dreamer
– Dory Funk Jr. defeated Rob Van Dam


Elizabeth, New Jersey:
– Bryan Danielson defeated Alex Shelley
– ROH champion Samoa Joe pinned Doug Williams


– Austin Aires defeated Roderick Strong
– AJ Styles defeated Christopher Daniels and Samoa Joe to win the TNA X Division Title


New York City:
– Colt Cabana & El Generico defeated Steve Corino & Kevin Steen in a double chain match
– ROH Tag Team champions The Kings of Wrestling defeated Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin 
– ROH TV champion Eddie Edwards defeated Shawn Daivari
– Christopher Daniels defeated Austin Aries
– Roderick Strong defeated Tyler Black to win the ROH championship


Orlando, Florida:
– Winter defeated Mickie James to win TNA Knockouts Title
– Austin Aires defeated Brian Kendrick to win TNA X Division Title
– Matt Morgan defeated Samoa Joe
– Kurt Angle defeated Sting and Mr. Anderson to retain TNA World Title


NXT Fatal Four Way: Winter Park, Florida:
– Kalisto and Sin Cara defeated Konnor and Viktor for the NXT Tag Team Titles
– Baron Corbin defeated CJ Parker
– Enzo Amore (with Colin Cassady) defeated Sylvester Lefort (with Marcus Louis) in a Hair vs. Hair match
– Bull Dempsey defeated Mojo Rawley
– Charlotte defeated Bayley to retain the NXT Women’s Title
– Adrian Neville defeated Tyler Breeze, Tyson Kidd and Sami Zayn to retain NXT Title


WWE Backlash: Richmond, Virginia:
– AJ Styles won the WWE World Title from Dean Ambrose
– The Miz defeated Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE Intercontinental title
– Becky Lynch defeated Carmella, Natalya, Nikki Bella, Alexa Bliss and Naomi to become the first Smackdown Women’s champion
– Heath Slater and Rhyno defeated The Usos to become the first SmackDown Tag Team champions