Daily Pro Wrestling History (09/24): Diesel & Shawn Michaels win the WWF tag titles


Des Moines, Iowa:
– Bob Orton defeated Pat O’Connor in 2 out of 3 falls


St. Paul, Minnesota:
 – Hard Boiled Haggerty (sub Gene Kiniski) & Len Montana defeated Tiny Mills & Stan Kowalski in a 2/3 falls match to win AWA Tag Team Title (titles were returned to Mills and Kowalski due to the substitution)


El Paso, Texas:
– Gory Guerrero defeated Ali Bey to win the NWA World Light Heavyweight Title


Omaha, Nebraska:
– Midwest Tag Team Champions Luke Brown & Jake Smith beat AWA Tag Team Champions Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher by DQ
– Dale Lewis beat Doug Gilbert
– Nebraska Champion Mr Wrestling Tim Woods drew Mad Russian Stan Pulaski
– Ron Reed beat Harley Race


Denver, Colorado:
– Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne by DQ
– Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon


Cedar Rapids, Iowa:
– Ronnie Etchison defeated Billy Howard
– Les Thornton defeated Black Angus by disqualification
– NWA Central States champion Harley Race defeated Rufus R. Jones


Sapporo, Japan:
– Shozo “Strong” Kobayashi beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne by DQ 
– Lars Anderson & Blackjack Mulligan beat Animal Hamaguchi & Great Kusatsu
– Greg Gagne beat Isamu Sakae


Tampa, Florida:
– In a Lumberjack Match: Jos Leduc beat Pak Song
– Florida Tag Team Champions Mike Graham & Dusty Rhodes beat Dick Slater & Professor Tanaka
– North American Champion Bob Armstrong beat Bill Watts by DQ


St. Paul, Minnesota:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum beat Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher by DQ
– In a Non Title match, Bill Francis beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
– Peter Maivia beat Mad Dog Vachon

Knoxville, Tennessee:
– Ron Fuller beat Don Carson in a Loser Leaves Town match
– Great Mephisto beat The Gladiator
– Mike Stallings beat Louie Tillet in a Texas Death match


New Orleans, Louisiana:
– Charlie Cook & Hercules Ayala beat Junkyard Dog & Porkchop Cash in a Texas Tornado match
– Bill Watts & Wahoo McDaniel(sub for Dusty Rhodes) beat Ernie Ladd & Ken Patera


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Sheik Adnan beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
– Hulk Hogan beat Jerry Blackwell
– Non Title match, Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell  
– Billy Robinson drew Tito Santana
– Baron Von Raschke beat Ed Boulder


Houston, Texas:
– Southwest champ Dick Slater beat Jerry Lawler
– Junkyard Dog beat Nick Bockwinkel
– Tony Atlas beat the Mongolian Stomper to win the Southwest Brass Knuckles Title


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Intercontinental champion Magnificent Muraco defeated Chief Jay Strongbow
– WWF World Champion Bob Backlund (w/ Arnold Skaaland) pinned Sgt. Slaughter in a Texas Death Match
– In a steel cage match, Andre the Giant defeated Big John Studd


London, Ontario, Canada:
– Greg Valentine defeated Tito Santana to win the WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title.


Portland, Oregon:
– NWA Champion Ric Flair drew Magnum TA
– AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Sgt. Slaughter & Billy Jack Haynes by DQ
– Steve Simpson & Joe Savoldi beat Mike Miller & Karl Steiner
– Ivan Koloff & Krusher Khruschev beat Bobby Jaggers & Steve Pardee


Dallas, Texas:
– AWA Champion Jerry Lawler ddq Kerry Von Erich
– Terry Gordy ddq The Beast
– Ron Garvin beat Black Bart
– Kendall Windham beat Eric Embry


Greenville, Tennessee:
– Tim Horner beat Chris Candido
– Scott & Steve Armstrong beat Killer Kyle & The Dirty White Boy
– SMW Tag Champs The Rock N’ Roll Express beat Ron & Don Harris
– Tracy Smothers beat SMW Champ Brian Lee by DQ


WWF In Your House: Saginaw, Michigan:
– WWF champion Diesel & WWF Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated WWF Tag Team Champions the British Bulldog (substituting for Owen Hart) & Yokozuna (with Jim Cornette & Mr. Fuji) to win the titles 
– Dean Douglas (Shane Douglas) pinned Razor Ramon 


WWF Unforgiven: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– The Hardy Boyz defeated Edge & Christian in a cage match to capture the WWF World Tag Titles
– Chris Jericho defeated X Pac
– Tazz defeated Jerry Lawler in a strap match

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