Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/09): Jim Crockett Promotions purchases UWF

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Omaha, Nebraska:
– Earl Caddock defeated Joe Stecher by forfeit to win the World Heavyweight Title (Stecher lost the first fall and refused to wrestle the second fall)


St. Joseph, Missouri:
– World Champion Wild Bill Longson beat Ronnie Etchison 
– Vic Holbrook beat Jack Hader 
– Sailor Fred Blassie beat Carlos Rodriquez 
– Cowboy Luttrall drew Jack Nasworthy


Cleveland, Ohio:
– Buddy Rogers defeated Antonino Rocca to win the Ohio version of the Boston AWA World Heavyweight Title


Indianapolis, Indiana:
– Ray and Roy Shire defeated Dick Afflis and Gene Kiniski to win the Chicago/Indianapolis NWA World Tag Team Titles


Nashville, Tennessee:
– Gino and Tony Calza defeated The Medics (Tony Gonzales and Donald Lortie) to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat The Crusher & Verne Gagne


– Verne Gagne beat Larry Hennig
– Crusher beat Chris Tolos by DQ
– Harley Race beat Dale Lewis
– Ernie Ladd beat Moose Cholak
– Reggie Parks drew Chris Markoff
– The Alaskan beat Bob Morgan


Los Angeles, California:
– Black Gordman defeated Alfonso Dantés for the vacant NWA Beat the Champ TV Title 


St. Louis, Missouri:
– Dick the Bruiser defeated Blackjack Lanza
– Gene Kiniski defeated Bob Backlund
– Harley Race draw Pat O’Connor in a non-title 30-minute match
– Wilbur Snyder and Ray Candy defeated Chuck O’Connor and Ox Baker 
– Betty Niccoli defeated Joyce Grable
– Lord Alfred Hayes defeated Guy Mitchell
– Tank Patton defeated Paul Christy

Mexico, City, Mexico:
– Fishman defeated Blue Demon to win the NWA World Welterweight Title


Charlotte, North Carolina:
– Ric Flair defeated Mr. Wrestling to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

Mexico City, Mexico:
– Perro Aguayo defeated Ringo Mendoza for the NWA World Middleweight Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Tony Charles won an elimination match
– Jimmy Golden & Ron Slinker beat Tommy Gilbert & Buzz Sawyer
– Southern Tag Champs Bill Dundee & Robert Fuller beat The Assassins via DQ
– Austin Idol & The Mongolian Stomper beat Jerry Lawler & Toru Tanaka in a no DQ match


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Bob Brown and Terry Taylor defeated The Kelly Twins (Mike and Pat) for the NWA Central States Tag Team Titles

Portland, Oregon:
– Buddy Rose defeated Jay Youngblood to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Super Gladiator drew Jesse Ortega
– Brickhouse Brown beat Ric McCord
– Tiger Mark & Harley Davidson beat King Konga & The Angel
– Jim Niedhart beat Art Crews
– Ox Baker beat Scott Shannon
– Southern Tag Champs Tommy Rich & Eddie Gilbert beat Koko Ware & Norvell Austin in a Texas death match
– Austin Idol beat Rick Rude via DQ in a strap match
– Southern Champ Jerry Lawler beat Randy Savage in a loser receives ten lashes match to win the Mid-America Title


– Jim Crockett Promotions purchased Bill Watts’ Universal Wrestling Federation


Caguas, Puerto Rico:
– Carlos Colón won the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title by defeating Hercules Ayala


Okayama, Japan:
– Kenta Kobashi and Tiger Mask (Mitsuharu Misawa) defeated The Can-Am Express (Doug Furnas and Dan Kroffat (Philip LaFon)) for the AJPW All Asia Tag Team Titles 


Knoxville, Tennessee:
– The Junkyard Dog pinned Richard Morton
– WCW US Tag Team Champion Greg Valentine & Mike Graham defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Tom Zenk
– Ron Simmons pinned Cactus Jack
– Nikita Koloff pinned Diamond Dallas Page
– Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & Larry Zbyszko in a bunkhouse match
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton via disqualification
– WCW World Champion Sting pinned Big Van Vader
– WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Ricky Steamboat via disqualification

Paintsville, Kentucky:
– Bobby Blaze pinned Mike Sampson
– Tom Horner defeated Stan Lane via disqualification
– Kevin Sullivan pinned Brian Lee
– SMW Heavyweight Champion Tracy Smothers pinned the Dirty White Boy
– Ricky Morton & Tim Horner defeated Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton in a streetfight


Manhattan, Kansas:
– Joey Maggs defeated the Russian Brute
– Maxx Payne defeated Johnny Gunn
– The Barbarian defeated Wrecking Crew Rage
– Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas
– 2 Cold Scorpio & Cactus Jack defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader & WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff 
– WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman defeated Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas


Morristown, Tennessee:
– Mike Furnas defeated the Hornet
– Timothy Well & Steven Dunn defeated Tracy Smothers & Bobby Blaze
– SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy defeated Prince Kharis
– Bob Armstrong defeated Jim Cornette in a lumberjack match
– SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Chris Candido & Brian Lee via disqualification

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Arn Anderson defeated Bobby Eaton
– WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Brian Pillman
– Kevin & Dave Sullivan defeated WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys in a non-title match
– Ricky Steamboat defeated WCW International World Champion Rick Rude via disqualification
– Sting defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal in a non-title match
– WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated Vader via disqualification 


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
– T. Rantula defeated Cactus Jack for the Steel City Wrestling Heavyweight Title 


Louisville, Kentucky:
– Doug Basham won the OVW Heavyweight Title by defeating Nick Dinsmore 


Quarryville, Pennsylvania:
– Minoru Fujita and Ikuto Hidaka defeated Josh Daniels and Matt Striker to win the Premier Wrestling Federation Universal Tag Team Titles

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– Zach Gowen and Silas Young defeated Jason Dukes and Skull Krusher for the Mid-America Wrestling Tag Team Titles
– Justin Kage defeated Austin Aries to win the NWA Midwest X Division Title 

IWA April Bloodshowers: Oolitic, Indiana:
– In a 30-minute Iron Man match, B.J. Whitmer (with Jim Fannin) defeated IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion Jerry Lynn, 2-1, to win the title


Newark, Delaware:
– Petey Williams defeated Puma to win the Super 8 Tournament 


ROH Collision: Chicago, Illinois:
– Claudio Castagnoli defeated Kevin Steen
– Necro Butcher & Jerry Lynn defeated The Age of the Fall’s Delirious and Brodie Lee
– Tyler Black defeated Jimmy Jacobs, Austin Aries and Bryan Danielson
– ROH champ Nigel McGuinness defeated El Generico


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Adam Cole won the Combat Zone Wrestling Best of 2011 tournament

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