Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/01): WWF WrestleMania X-Seven


Kansas City, Kansas:
– World Heavyweight champion Frank Gotch beat George Lurich 2 falls to 0


St. Louis, Missouri:
– World Heavyweight Champion Ed “Strangler” Lewis beat Jim Londos 2 falls to 1


St. Paul, Minnesota:
– Gene Kiniski beat Wilbur Snyder to win AWA US Title
– Hard Boiled Haggerty beat Stan Kowalski
– Jim Hady beat Tony Nero
– Joe Scarpello beat Bill Green


Kansas City, Kansas:
– NWA World Champion Lou Thesz beat Bob Geigel by DQ in 2 out of 3 falls
– Dick the Bruiser and Art Neilson beat Doug Gilbert and Ron Reed 
– Missouri Mauler beat Dutch Savage 
– Steve Bolus beat Great Hercules 
– Bob Brown beat Bobby Shane 


St. Paul, Minnesota:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Bill Watts & Dr X in 2 out of 3 falls
– Billy Robinson beat Big K 
– Dusty Rhodes ddq Don Muraco 
– Larry Hennig beat Bull Bullinski 
– Ramon Torres drew Chris Markoff 
– Dennis Stamp beat Rick Ferrera


Chicago, Illinois:
– Mr. Saito & Jesse Ventura beat The Crusher & Baron Von Raschke by DQ
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Robinson by DQ
– Dick The Bruiser & Blackjack Mulligan & Blackjack Lanza beat Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan
– Fabulous Ones beat Larry Zbyszko & Roger Kirby
– Road Warriors beat Steve O & Buck Zumhofe
– Greg Gagne beat Steve Regal
– Brad Rheingans beat Kevin Kelly

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Handsome Jimmy Valiant, Dory Funk and Rufus R. Jones defeated The Masked Assassins and Paul Jones 
– Buddy (Heartthrob) Hart (Brett Hart) won by disqualification over North American champion Leo Burke 
– Indian Jay Youngblood and Johnny Weaver defeated The Kay Brother, Rudy and Terry on a count out 
– The Great Kabuki pinned Brickhouse Brown 
– The Grapplers defeated Bob Marcus and Vinnie Valentino 
– Pez Watley defeated Gary Royal
– The Destroyer defeated Goldie Rogers


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Master Of Pain defeated Jerry Lawler for the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title 


WrestleMania VI: Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Demolition defeated the Colossal Connection (Andre the Giant and Haku) to win the WWF Tag Team championship
– WWF Intercontinental champion The Ultimate Warrior pinned WWF champion Hulk Hogan to win the WWF World Title
– Brutus Beefcake pinned Mr. Perfect Curt Hennig 
– The Hart Foundation defeated The Bolsheviks 
– Rick Martel submitted Koko B. Ware
– Roddy Piper fought Bad News Brown to a double countout
– The Barbarian pinned Tito Santana 
– Dusty Rhodes and Sapphire defeated Randy Savage and Sherri Martel
– The Orient Express, Pat Tanaka and Akio Sato defeated The Rockers by countout 
– The Earthquake pinned Hercules Hernandez 
– Hacksaw Duggan pinned Dino Bravo 
– Ted DiBiase defeated Jake Roberts to regain possession of his “Million Dollar Belt” 
– Big Bossman defeated Akeem 
– Rick Rude pinned Jimmy Snuka 


Hurley, Virginia:
– Robbie Eagle pinned Rip Rogers
– Brian Lee pinned Kevin Sullivan 
– Tracy Smothers pinned SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy in a non-title match
– Tim Horner, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Stan Lane, Tom Prichard, & Bobby Eaton
– Tracy Smothers won a battle royal

Norfolk, Virginia:
– 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Doug Gibson
– Maxx Payne defeated Johnny Gunn 
– Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas 
– Cactus Jack & the Barbarian defeated the Wrecking Crew  
– WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff defeated Tom Zenk 
– WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Sting via disqualification 
– WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman defeated Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas


SMW Blue Grass Brawl II: Pikeville, Kentucky:
– Killer Kyle defeated Anthony Michaels
– Lance Storm pinned Steven Dunn
– Lance Storm defeated Timothy Well
– Tracy Smothers defeated Chris Candido in a ladder match
– Jim Cornette & Bruiser Bedlam defeated Bob Armstrong in a handicap match 
– SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy & Dirty White Girl defeated Brian Lee & Tammy Fytch in a streetfight
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray in a loser leaves town steel cage match to 
  win the titles


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Alex Wright defeated Diamond Dallas Page
– WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification
– The Nasty Boys defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat in a non-title match
– Jim Duggan defeated Steve Austin
– Randy Savage & Sting defeated Avalanche & Big Bubba

Paintsville, Kentucky:
– Unabom defeated Kruger
– Boo Bradley defeated Killer Kyle
– SMW Heavyweight Champion Bobby Blaze defeated Buddy Landel via disqualification
– New Jack & Mustafa defeated the Dirty White Boy & Tracy Smothers


San Bernadino, California:
– Goldust defeated Savio Vega to win the WWF Intercontinental Title


WrestleMania X-Seven: Houston, Texas:

– Chris Jericho defeated William Regal to retain the Intercontinental title

– The APA & Tazz defeated The RTC (Bull Buchanan & The Goodfather & Val Venis)

– Kane beat Raven and Big Show to win the Hardcore championship

– Eddie Guerrero pinned Test to win the European championship

– Kurt Angle pinned Chris Benoit

– Chyna pinned Ivory to win the Women’s championship

– Shane McMahon pinned Vince McMahon in a street fight 

– Edge & Christian defeated The Dudley Boyz and The Hardy Boyz in a TLC match to win the WWF Tag Team championship

– The Iron Sheik won the gimmick battle royal

– The Undertaker pinned Triple H

– Steve Austin pinned The Rock in a No DQ match to win the WWF World Title


WrestleMania 23: Detroit, Michigan:
– The Undertaker defeated Batista to win the World Title
– Ken Anderson won Money in the Bank Ladder match
– US Champion Chris Benoit defeated MVP
– The Great Kahli defeated Kane
– ECW Originals (The Sandman, Tommy Dreamer, Sabu & Rob Van Dam) defeated New Breed (Elijah Burke, Kevin Thorn, Marcus Cor Von & Matt Striker)
– ECW Champion Bobby Lashley, with Donald Trump, defeated Intercontinental Champion Umaga, with Armando Alejandro Estrada & Vince 
  McMahon in a hair vs. hair match (Steve Austin was the special referee) 
– WWE Women’s Champion Melina defeated Ashley in a Lumber Jill Match
– WWE Champion John Cena defeated Shawn Michaels


ROH Honor Takes Center Stage Night: Atlanta, Georgia:
– Charlie Hass and Shelton Benjamin defeated the Kings of Wrestling to win the ROH World Tag Team Titles
– Michael Elgin beat El Generico
– In a Four Corner Survival match,  Homicide defeated Tommaso Ciampa, Colt Cabana and Caleb Konley
– Jay & Mark Briscoe vs Kyle O’Reilly & Adam Cole
– Roderick Strong defeated Davey Richards 
– ROH World Title Match: Eddie Edwards defeated Christopher Daniels to retain the title


WrestleMania 28: Miami, Florida:
– Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan to win the World Title 
– Big Show defeated Cody Rhodes to win the Intercontinental Title
– Kane defeated Randy Orton
– Hell In A Cell: Undertaker defeated Triple H (Shawn Michaels was special referee)
– WWE Title Match: CM Punk defeated Chris Jericho to retain the title
– The Rock defeated John Cena


NXT TakeOver: Dallas, Texas:
– American Alpha (Chad Gable & Jason Jordan) defeated Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder to win the NXT Tag Team Titles
– Austin Aries defeated Baron Corbin
– Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Sami Zayn
– Asuka defeated Bayley to win the NXT Women’s title
– Finn Balor defeated Samoa Joe to retain the NXT championship


Kansas City, Missouri:
– The Howletts defeated NWL Security Team Shane and Bradley
– Thor Theriot defeated “High on Life” Ken Dharma 
– The Swoll Patrol defeated The End
– “The Monarch” Jeremy Wyatt defeated Kyle O’Reilly
– “Lockdown” Ray Briggs defeated Chad Barstow 
– Royal Blood defeated Niles Plonk and Belvedere 
– “The Mile High Magnum” Dakota Draper defeated Blaine Meeks to become the first ever NWL KC Champion

NXT TakeOver: Orlando, Florida:
– Heavy Machinery of Otis Dozovic & Tucker Knight beat The Bollywood Boys of Harv & Girv Sihra
– Peyton Royce pinned Aliyah
– Oney Lorcan pinned El Vagabundo
– Sanity of Eric Young & Killian Dain & Alexander Wolfe & Nikki Cross beat Tye Dillinger & Roderick Strong & Kassius Ohno & Ruby Riot
– Aleister Black pinned Andrade Cien Almas
– Authors of Pain won a three-way elimination match to keep the tag titles against Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson and Tommaso Ciampa & 
  Johnny Gargano
– Asuka beat Ember Moon to retain the women’s title
– Bobby Roode pinned Shinsuke Nakamura to retain the NXT title

ROH Supercard of Honor: Orlando, Florida:
– Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley won a three-way over Rhett Titus & Shane Taylor and Cheeseburger & Will Ferrara
– Punishment Martinez pinned Frankie Kazarian
– Marty Scurll pinned Adam Cole to retain the TV title
– Silas Young & Beer City Bruiser beat Matt Taven & Vinny Marseglia
– Bully Ray & Mark & Jay Briscoe beat Tama Tonga & Tanga Roa & Hangman Adam Page
– Jay Lethal beat Cody R in a bullrope match
– Bobby Fish beat Silas Young via DQ 
– Volador Jr. & Will Ospreay beat Dragon Lee & Jay White
– Christopher Daniels pinned Dalton Castle to retain the ROH title
– Young Bucks beat Matt & Jeff Hardy to regain the ROH tag titles in a ladder match

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