Daily Pro Wrestling History (05/28): Crusher & Bruiser win AWA Tag Team titles

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Wichita, Kansas:
– NWA Heavyweight Champion Ede Virag beat Johnny Plummer 
– Paul Nelson beat Abe Friedman 
– Buck Fanning beat George McCall


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Kalmikoff & Karol Kalmikoff beat Verne Gagne & Doug Gilbert via DQ (Larry Hennig was special referee)
– Don McClarty beat Stan Kowalski
– Waldo Von Erich beat Guy Taylor 
– Tiny Mills beat Duke Hoffman


Atlanta, Georgia:
– Buddy Fuller defeated Mario Galento to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title 

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Curtis Iaukea & Mr. Fujiwara for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Crusher & Dick the Bruiser defeated Larry Hennig & Harley Race for the AWA World Tag Team Titles in a 2 out of 3 falls match
– The Alaskan beat Moose Cholak 
– Chris Markoff beat Mike Sanchez (sub Chris Tolos) 
– Reggie Parks beat Dick Morgan

Sapporo, Japan:
– Michiaki Yoshimura & Hiro Matsuda defeated Killer Karl Kox & Joe Carrolo to win the JWA All Asia Tag Team Titles


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Danny Little Bear fought Roger Kirby to a draw
– Scandor Akbar defeated Bill Eskew
– Baron Von Raschke & Harley Race defeated Rufus R. Jones & Bob Ellis via DQ in three falls


Dallas, Texas:
– Red Bastien defeated The Great Mephisto for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Title 


Chattanooga, Tennessee:
– Jackie Fargo defeated The Executioner to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title 

Baltimore, Maryland:
– Bruno Sammartino fought WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham to a double disqualification 


Houton, Texas:
– NWA Champion Harley Race beat Wahoo McDaniel by DQ
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel drew Jose Lothario
– Bruiser Brody defeated Dale Valentine (Buddy Roberts) to win the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Title
– Ivan Putski drew Superstar Billy Graham
– Al Madril beat Dick Slater by DQ
– Fabulous Moolah beat Wenona Little Heart
– Kevin Von Erich & David Von Erich beat Killer Brooks & Leroy Brown
– Gino Hernandez drew Killer Krupp

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Chattanooga, Tennessee:
– Dutch Mantel defeated Don Garfield (Don Fargo) to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Ron Bass beat Tommy Gilbert, Jr
– Rick Oliver beat Jerry Bryant
– Tommy Gilbert, Sr. pinned Larry Latham 
– Tony Charles beat Mr. Fuji
– Robert Fuller pinned Wayne Ferris
– Thunderbolt Patterson beat Gorgeous George, Jr
– Dick Slater pinned Bill Dundee
– The Mongolian Stomper beat Jerry Lawler
– Thunderbolt Patterson DDQ Toru Tanaka
– Dick Slater beat Tony Charles
– The Mongolian Stomper beat Tommy Gilbert
– Robert Fuller pinned Dick Slater
– Robert Fuller pinned The Mongolian Stomper to win a tournament for a new van

West Palm Beach, Florida:
– King Curtis defeated Jimmy Garvin for the Florida version of the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title


Nashville, Tennessee:
– Rocky Brewer & George Gulas defeated Tojo Yamamoto and Gypsy Joe to win the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Titles


Denver, Colorado:
– Hulk Hogan beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
– Ken Patera & Bobby Duncum beat Tito Santana & Baron Von Raschke
– Tiny Tom & Lone Eagle beat Little Tokyo & Billy The Kid
– Buck Zumhofe beat Sgt. Goulet


Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Spoiler beat Ric McCord
– Scott Shannon beat Porkchop Cash
– Rick Rude beat Dutch Mantel in a no DQ match
– Southern Tag Champs Tommy Rich & Eddie Gilbert beat Koko Ware & Norvell Austin
– Johnny Wilhoit & Mark Batten beat Randy Savage & Angelo Poffo
– Jim Niedhart beat Austin Idol
– Southern Champ Jerry Lawler beat King Kong Bundy


Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Dino Bravo defeated King Tonga to win the vacant International Wrestling International Heavyweight Title 


Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Van Hammer pinned JT Southern 
– WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman defeated Scotty Flamingo
– WCW World Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Bobby Eaton & Larry Zbyzsko
– Dustin Rhodes fought Greg Valentine to a time-limit draw  
– Barry Windham defeated Cactus Jack
– Tom Zenk pinned Terry Taylor 
– WCW World Champion Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated WCW World TV Champion Steve Austin & Arn Anderson in a steel cage match
– WCW U.S. Champion Rick Rude pinned Ricky Steamboat in a steel cage match


Vergie, Kentucky:|
– Tracy Smothers defeated the Hornet
– Chris Jericho defeated Steven Dunn
– The Dirty White Boy defeated Kendo the Samurai
– SMW Tag Team Champions Brian Lee & Chris Candido defeated The Rock N’ Roll Express via disqualification
– Chris Jericho won a battle royal


West Helena, Arkansas:
– The Truth Commission defeated Steven Dunn & Paul Diamond for the USWA Tag Team Titles

Gurabo, Puerto Rico:
– Mohammed Hussein defeated Rey Gonzalez to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title


Monterrey, Mexico:
– El Hijo del Santo defeated Blue Panther to win the World Wrestling Association World Welterweight Title

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