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Kansas City, Kansas:

– World Junior Heavyweight Champion Steve Brody beat Prospector Pete 


St. Paul, Minnesota: 

– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Larry Hennig in a fence (cage) match

– The Crusher beat Haystack Calhoun in 2 out of 3 falls

– AWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Kalmikoff & Karol Kalmikoff beat Butch Levy & Don McClarty

– Eddie Sharkey beat Gene Anderson 

– Iron Mike DiBiase beat Stan Kowalski


Chicago, Illinois:

– Dr X beat Wilbur Snyder

– The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon

– Bill Watts beat Harley Race 

– Blackjack Lanza beat Dutch Savage


Orlando, Florida:

– In a match for the NWA World Title, Jack Brisco and Dory Funk Jr. wrestled to a time limit draw

– Bob Roop defeated Jesse James 

– Mr. Saito defeated Hiro Matsuda by DQ in a match for the Southern title


Jacksonville, Florida:

– NWA Champion Dory Funk Jr. beat Paul Jones

– Eddie & Mike Graham beat Buddy Colt & Phil Robley

– Ray Stevens beat Louie Tillet 

– Nick Bockwinkel drew Mr Wrestling Tim Woods


Denver, Colorado:

– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel on a 3rd fall countout

– Superstar Billy Graham beat Ken Patera

– Red Bastien drew Ivan Koloff 

– Greg Gagne beat Ric Flair


Omaha, Nebraska:

– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell ddq Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke 

– Bobby Duncum beat the Crusher

– Peter Maivia beat Blackjack Lanza 

– Billy Red Cloud beat Buck Zumhofe


St. Louis, Missouri:

– NWA Champion Harley Race defeated Dick Murdoch in 2 out of 3 falls with special referee Verne Gagne

– David Von Erich and Dick the Bruiser defeated Ox Baker and Gene Kiniski 

– King Kong Brody defeated Roger Kirby

– Kevin Von Erich and Pat O’Connor defeated Lord Alfred Hayes and Bob Sweetan 

– Bobo Brazil defeated Jerry Brown

– Bulldog Bob Brown draw Ron Starr

– Frank Hill defeated Sonny Driver


Asheville, North Carolina:

– Bill Dundee defeated the Italian Stallion

– Buddy Landell defeated Rocky King

– NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey fought Dutch Mantell & Bobby Jaggers to a 20-minute time-limit draw

– The Warlord defeated Big Bubba via disqualification

– Jimmy Valiant defeated Paul Jones

– Dick Murdoch, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard, NWA TV Champion 

  Arn Anderson, & Ole Anderson

– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes via disqualification

– Best of 7 Series: Magnum TA pinned Nikita Koloff (w/ Krusher Kruschev) to tie the series at Magnum: 3, Nikita: 3


Stockton, California:

– Ron Simmons pinned Shaska Whatley 

– Michael Hayes pinned the Terminator 

– Terry Taylor defeated Chris Adams via disqualification

– UWF Tag Team Champions Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated Big Bubba & Black Bart 

– NWA Tag Team Champion Robert Gibson & Sting (sub. for NWA Tag Team Champion Ricky Morton) defeated NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson 

– Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger via disqualification 

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– UWF World Champion Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Eddie Gilbert & Dick Murdoch in a bunkhouse match


Cleveland, Ohio:

– The Star Blazer pinned Barry Horowitz

– Norman pinned Dutch Mantell

– Mike Rotunda pinned the Iron Sheik

– Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin

– Stan Hansen pinned Tommy Rich

– Paul Orndorff defeated Barry Windham via disqualification

– NWA World Champion Sting & the Junkyard Dog defeated Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson 


Tokyo, Japan:

– Kim Duk & Masanobu Kurisu defeated Hiro Saito & Tatsutoshi Goto

– Hiroshi Hase & Kensuki Sasaki defeated Osamu Kido & Kengo Kimura

– Akira Nogami defeated Brian Pillman

– El Gigante & Jushin Liger defeated Super Strong Machine & Norio Honaga

– G1 Climax: Masahiro Chono defeated Bam Bam Bigelow via submission 

– G1 Climax: Tatsumi Fujinami fought Scott Norton to a double count-out 

– G1 Climax: Shinya Hashimoto pinned Riki Choshu 

– G1 Climax: The Great Muta pinned Big Van Vader 

Greensboro, North Carolina:

– Sam Houston defeated Black Bart

– Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong

– PN News defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification

– Arn Anderson defeated Big Josh

– WCW World Champion Lex Luger defeated Barry Windham

– WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Bobby Eaton to a draw

– Rick Steiner defeated Dick Slater

– Sting, Ron Simmons, Tom Zenk & Robert Gibson defeated Nikita Koloff, the One Man Gang, the Diamond Studd & Richard Morton in Wargames


Tokyo, Japan:

– Big Van Vader defeated Riki Choshu to win the IWGP Heavyweight Championship

Memphis, Tennessee:

– The Candyman pinned Tony Falk

– The Hornet beat Mike Miller via DQ

– Lauren Davenport beat Candy Cane in a boxing match

– Eric Embry pinned Mike Samples in a lumberjack match

– Miss Texas beat Moondog Fifi via DQ

– Reno Riggins beat Brian Christopher to win the USWA Southern Title

– Tommy Rich pinned Doug Gilbert

– USWA Unified World Champ Eddie Gilbert beat Bill Dundee via countout

– Moondogs Spot & Cujo beat Jerry Lawler & Jeff Jarrett to win the USWA Tag Team Titles


WCW Hog Wild: Sturgis, South Dakota:

– The Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge) defeated Dick Slater and Mike Enos

– Konnan defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.

– The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobs and Jerry Sags) defeated High Voltage (Robbie Rage and Kenny Kaos)

– Alex Wright defeated Bobby Eaton

– The Dungeon of Doom (The Taskmaster, Meng, and The Barbarian) defeated Joe Gomez, Jim Powers, and Mark Starr

– Squire David Taylor defeated Mr. J.L.

– Diamond Dallas Page defeated The Renegade

– Arn Anderson defeated Hugh Morrus

– Rey Misterio Jr. defeated The Ultimate Dragon to retain the WCW World Cruiserweight Championship

– Scott Norton defeated Ice Train

– Madusa defeated Bull Nakano in a “Battle of the Bikes” match

– Chris Benoit (with Woman and Miss Elizabeth) defeated Dean Malenko

– WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat defeated Rick & Scott Steiner

– WCW United States Champion Ric Flair defeated Eddie Guerrero 

– Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Sting & Lex Luger

– Hulk Hogan defeated The Giant to win the WCW World Title 


Nagoya, Japan:

– Shinjiro Otani defeated El Samurai to win the J-Crown


WWF Monday Night Raw:

– Kane & Mankind defeated Steve Austin & Undertaker, Rock & D’Lo Brown, and the New Age Outlaws to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles 

WCW Monday Nitro:

– Lex Luger defeated Bret Hart for the United States Title 

– Chris Jericho defeated Stevie Ray for the WCW Television Title


Des Moines, Iowa:

– Christian defeated Booker T for the WWE Intercontinental Title 


TNA Hard Justice: Trenton, New Jersey:

– Petey Williams (with Rhaka Khan) defeated Consequences Creed to retain the TNA X Division Championship

– Gail Kim, ODB, and Taylor Wilde defeated Awesome Kong (with Raisha Saeed) and The Beautiful People (Angelina Love and Velvet Sky)

– Beer Money, Inc. (James Storm and Robert Roode) (with Jacqueline) defeated The Latin American Xchange (Hernandez and Homicide) (with Héctor Guerrero and Salinas) to win the TNA World Tag Team Championship

– Jay Lethal defeated Sonjay Dutt in a Black Tie Brawl and Chain 

– Christian Cage and Rhino defeated Team 3D (Brother Devon and Brother Ray) in a New Jersey Street Fight

– AJ Styles defeated Kurt Angle in a Last Man Standing match 

– Samoa Joe defeated Booker T in a Six Sides of Steel match


NJPW G1 Climax: Tokyo, Japan:

– Tomohiro Ishii & Sho beat Toa Henare & Shota Umino 

– Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa beat Gedo & Toru Yano 

– Hirooki Goto & Yoh beat Juice Robinson & David Finlay 

– Tetsuya Naito & Seiya Sanada beat Zack Sabre Jr. & Taka Michinoku 

– Young Bucks & Kenny Omega no contest Marty Scurll & Kota Ibushi & Chase Owens

– Togi Makabe pinned Michael Elgin

– Yoshi-Hashi pinned Hangman Page

– Minoru Suzuki beat Bad Luck Fale via DQ

– Evil pinned Jay White

– Hiroshi Tanahashi drew Kazuchika Okada


NXT TakeOver: Toronto, Ontario, Canada: 

– Tyler Breeze & Fandango beat The Forgotten Sons, Wesley Blake & Steve Cutler

– Jordan Myles beat Cameron Grimes to win the Breakout tournament

– The Street Profits, Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford, defeated Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly to retain the NXT tag titles 

– Io Shirai pinned Candice LeRae

– Velveteen Dream won a three-way to keep the North American title over Roderick Strong and Pete Dunne

– Shayna Baszler beat Mia Yim to retain the NXT women’s title

– Adam Cole retained the NXT title beating Johnny Gargano in 2/3 falls