Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/04): Lex Luger wins WCW title from Hollywood Hogan

July 15, 2020 0 By HearthstoneYarns

1966

Fort Worth, Texas: 
– Fritz Von Erich defeated Johnny Valentine to win the NWA American Heavyweight Title

1973 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– The Crusher beat Superstar Billy Graham by DQ
– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Wahoo McDaniel & Ken Patera in 2 out of 3 falls
– Ivan Koloff beat Billy Red Cloud 
– Bob Bruggers beat Larry Heiniemi by DQ

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1976 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Seji Sakaguchi & Strong Kobayashi defeated Tiger Jeet & Gama Singh to win the National Wrestling Federation Asian Tag Team Titles

1979 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens 
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Greg Gagne
– Billy Robinson beat Super Destroyer Mark II by countout 
– Steve Olsonoski beat Bobby Duncum

1983 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Riki Choshu via countout to win the WWF International Heavyweight Title 

1984 

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
– Super Medics I & III defeated Invaders I & III to win the WWC World Tag Team Titles

1988

Inglewood, California:
– Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification
– Steve Williams defeated Rick Steiner
– Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan
– Larry Zbyszko fought Dick Murdoch to a double count-out
– Nikita Koloff pinned Al Perez in a Russian Chain Match
– Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a bunkhouse match
– Rick Steiner pinned Jose Rossa
– Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Paul Ellering, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames

1989 

Dallas, Texas:
– Cactus Jack & Scott Braddock defeated Jeff Jarrett & Matt Borne for the World Class Wrestling Association World Tag Team Championship 

1990

St. Louis, Missouri:
– Tommy Rich defeated Bill Irwin
– Brian Pillman & Johnny Ace defeated Ron Simmons & Al Greene
– The New Zealand Militia defeated the Ding Dongs
– Norman defeated Steve Casey
– NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
– NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Rick Steiner
– Scott Steiner won a battle royal
– Steve Williams & the Road Warriors defeated Terry Gordy & the Samoan Swat Team
– The Great Muta defeated Sting
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk

Caguas, Puerto Rico:
– Lance Idol & Rick Valentine defeated Super Medics I & III to win the WWC World Tag Team Titles

1992

Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Scotty Flamingo defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
– Johnny B. Badd defeated Diamond Dallas Page
– Dustin Rhodes defeated Greg Valentine
– Dan Spivey & Dick Slater defeated Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk
– Nikita Koloff defeated Cactus Jack
– Sting defeated Super Invader
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy in a non-title match
– WCW World Champion Ron Simmons defeated Big Van Vader via disqualification 

1995

SMW SuperBowl of Wrestling: Knoxville, Tennessee:
– Brian Armstrong defeated D-Lo Brown
– The Headbangers defeated Flash Flannagan & Chris Michaels 
– USWA Tag Team Champions PG-13 defeated Jackie Fulton & Curtis Thompson 
– The Punisher defeated Bob Armstrong
– Al Snow defeated Midwest Territorial Champion Marty Jannetty at 28:35 to win the title 
– NWA World Champion Dan Severan defeated Bobby Blaze
– Terry Gordy & Tommy Rich defeated Boo Bradley & the Mongolian Stomper 
– Brad Armstrong pinned USWA Heavyweight Champion Billy Jack Haynes to win the title 
– The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned Unabomb (w/ Midwest Territorial Champion Al Snow) 
– Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated SMW Tag Team Champions the Dirty White Boy & Tracy Smothers to win the titles 
– WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels pinned Buddy Landel (w/ Jim Cornette) 

1997 

WCW Monday Nitro: Auburn Hills, Michigan:
– Curt Hennig pinned Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) 
– WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) & Dean Malenko defeated Hector & Chavo Guerrero Jr. 
– The Giant defeated Scott D’Amore, Lenny Lane, & Joey Maggs in a handicap match 
– Public Enemy defeated High Voltage
– WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright pinned Scotty Riggs 
– Chris Benoit defeated Syxx via disqualification
– Booker T (w/ Stevie Ray) pinned Vincent 
– Wrath (w/ James Vandenburg) pinned the Barbarian 
– Konnan defeated Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo)
– Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Silver King & Damien 
– Diamond Dallas Page defeated Ric Flair via disqualification
– Villano IV & V defeated Hector Garza & Lizmark Jr
– Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan for the WCW World Heavyweight Title