On this day in pro wrestling history (August 29): Ultimate Warrior, Davey Boy Smith, and Razor Ramon win WWF Intercontinental titles
July 24, 2020 | News | No Comments
By Brian Hoops, WrestlingObserver.com
1940 – Kansas City, Kansas at Memorial Hall; Orville Brown beat Don McIntyre, Ralph Garibaldi beat Steve Brody in 2 of 3 falls and Earl Wampler defeated Jim Reeder
1943 – Waterloo, Iowa; Ed (Strangler) Lewis beat John Grandovich, Johnny Seals beat Leo McGuirk (Leroy McGuirk) and Jack Kennedy beat Big Boy Mully
1961 – Minneapolis, Minnesota; AWA US Champion Gene Kiniski no contest Hard Boiled Haggerty, Wilbur Snyder beat Stan Kowalski, Mr. M beat Roy McClarty, Karl Krauser (Karl Gotch) beat Tiny Mills and Dale Lewis drew Bob Geigel. Attendance was 5,051
1963 – Amarillo, Texas; AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Dory Funk Jr in 2 out of 3 falls, Joe Blanchard & Dory Funk Sr & Ricky Romero beat Sputnik Monroe & Art Nelson & Tokyo Tom in 2 out of 3 falls and Masked Rasputin beat Jose Lothario by countout; In Kansas City, Kansas; Bob Geigel beat Rock Hunter 2 falls to 1, Handicap Match, Mongolian Stomper beat John Fogarty and Jose Ramirez and Larry Hamilton (Missouri Mauler) beat Jim Grabmire dq
1970 – St Paul, Minnesota; Dq Rule Waived; Blackjack Lanza beat Dr X and unmasked him to reveal Dick Beyer, No dq match, Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat The Crusher & Bad Boy Bullinski on a 3rd fall countout, Pepper Gomez beat Butcher Vachon, Edouard Carpentier beat Dave Cox, Paul Diamond beat Jack Daniels and Bill Howard beat Frank Hickey. Attendance was 8, 758
1974 – Kansas City; Bad News Beach & The Viking defeated Bob Orton & Don Fargo, Boxing match; Dr. Ken Ramey defeated Bill Kersten, Texas Death Match; Killer Karl Krupp defeated Mike George, Bob Brown defeated Lord Alfred Hayes and Pat O’Connor & Bob Geigel defeated The Interns
1982 – St. Paul, Minnesota; Otto Wanz defeated Nick Bockwinkel for the AWA World Heavyweight. Also, Ken Patera & Bobby Duncum & Jesse Ventura no contest Baron Von Raschke & Curt Hennig & Brad Rheingans, AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Rick Martel & Tito Santana, Steve Olsonoski beat Jacques Goulet, Bobby Heenan beat Ray Stevens by dq and Buck Zumhofe beat Kenny Jay
1982 – Super Destroyer (Scott Irwin) won a one night tournament to capture the Georgia National Heavyweight Title over Paul Orndorff in the finals in Atlanta, Georgia. Also on the card, the Samoans (Afa and Sika) defeated the Freebirds to win the National Tag Team Titles.
1988 – The Ultimate Warrior defeated The Honky Tonk Man to win the Intercontinental Title win in the fastest time ever at SummerSlam in Madison Square Garden.
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1992 – Davey Boy Smith defeated Bret Hart to win the WWF Intercontinental Title at SummerSlam in Wembley, England.
1994 – Razor Ramon defeated Diesel to win the WWF Intercontinental Title at SummerSlam in Chicago, Illinois and WWF World Heavyweight Champion Bret Hart defeated Owen Hart in a steel cage match.
2000 – Al Snow defeated Perry Saturn for the WWF European Heavyweight Title in Fayetteville, North Carolina.