Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/01): Harley Race downs Jumbo Tsuruta for NWA gold

July 21, 2020 0 By HearthstoneYarns

1934 

St. Louis, Missouri: 
– Orville Brown beat Charley Strack 
– George Tragos beat Al Sparks by DQ

1963 

Jacksonville, Florida:
– Eddie Graham defeated Hiro Matsuda for the (Florida) Southern Heavyweight Title 

Amarillo, Texas:
– in a non-title match, Dory Funk Jr. beat AWA Champion Fritz Von Erich

1964 

Omaha, Nebraska:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Reggie Parks 
– Nebraska Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Art Thomas

1972 

Tampa, Florida:
– Florida Champion Paul Jones beat Jack Brisco by DQ
Click Here: Golf special– Florida tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens no contest with Mr Wrestling Tim Woods & Ron Fuller
– Zodiac beat Dale Lewis
– Buddy Colt beat Johnny Walker 
– Hiro Matsuda beat Jim Dillon

1974 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Bulldog Bob Brown defeated Harley Race for the Central States Heavyweight Title  

1980 

Omaha, Nebraska:
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Canadian Champion Dino Bravo by DQ
– Mad Dog Vachon & Greg Gagne beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd 
– Tito Santana beat Super Destroyer Mark II

1982 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Harley Race defeated Jumbo Tsuruta for the NWA United National Heavyweight Title (now part of the All Japan Triple Crown) 

1987 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Curt Hennig by DQ
– Wahoo McDaniel & DJ Peterson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Boris Zhukov & Soldat Ustinov in a non title match
– Greg Gagne double countout with Larry Zbyszko 
– Original Midnight Express beat Steve O & Jerry Blackwell 

1988 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– AWA Champion Jerry Lawler beat Buddy Landel
– Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden no contest Jeff Jarrett & Bam Bam Bigelow
– CWA Champion Phil Hickerson beat Scott Steiner 
– Brickhouse Brown beat Max Pain