Daily Pro Wrestling History (12/13): Lawler unifies AWA & WCWA titles at SuperClash III

1883 

Boston, Massachusetts:
– H.M. Dufur defeated John McMahon for the American Collar-and-Elbow Title

1905

Des Moines, Iowa:
– “Farmer” Martin Burns beat Charles Hackenschmidt in 2 out of 3 falls

1920

New York City:
– Ed “Strangler” Lewis defeated Joe Stetcher to win the New York version of the World Heavyweight Title

1923

St. Louis, Missouri:
– World Heavyweight Champion Ed “Strangler” Lewis defeated Josef Gurkeweicz 2 falls to 0
– Stanislaus Zbyszko beat Yousif Hussane 
– Jim Londos beat Hans Schmitt 

1940 

Akron, Ohio:
– Buddy Knox defeated The Great Mephisto to win the Midwest Wrestling Association (Ohio) Light Heavyweight Title 

1944

Des Moines, Iowa:
– World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat Jerry Meeker 2 falls to 0
– World Junior Heavyweight Champion Ken Fenelon beat Honey Boy Hackney 2 falls to 0 

1952

Roseburg, Oregon:
– Frank Stojack defeated Roger Mackay for the Pacific Coast Junior Heavyweight Title 

1960

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Gene Kiniski beat Wilbur Snyder by countout to win AWA US Title
– Roy McClarty beat Hard Boiled Haggerty by DQ
– Nick Roberts beat Len Montana by DQ
– Bob Geigel beat Lou Whitson’

Pensacola, Florida:
– Lee Fields defeated Pancho Villa for the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title

1961

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– The Masked Executioner defeated Lord James Blears for the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title

1963

St. Joseph, Missouri:
– Enrique Torres defeated Rock Hunter for the Central States version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

1966

Tampa, Florida:
– The Infernos (Frankie Cain and Rocky Smith) defeated Jose Lothario and Sam Steamboat to win the Florida version of the NWA World Tag Team Titles

1968

St. Joseph, Missouri:
– Dusty Rhodes defeated Tommy Martin for the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 

1969

Melbourne, Australia:
– Mario Milano & Spiros Arion defeated Skull Murphy & Brute Bernard to win the IWA tag title

– Tony Borne and Moondog Mayne defeated Beauregard and Roger Kirby for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title

1972

Mobile, Alabama:
– Bob Kelly defeated The Spoiler to win the City of Mobile Heavyweight Title

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Don Muraco won battle royal
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat King Curtis
– Dusty Rhodes drew Sam Steamboat
– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Don Muraco & Red Bastien
– Billy Robinson beat Jack Carson
– Ed Francis beat Sueno
– Tosh Togo drew Bull Bullinski
– Spiros Arion beat Dennis Stamp

1973

Hattiesburg, Mississippi:
– Duke Miller defeated Ken Lucas for the NWA Mississippi Heavyweight Title

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Jim Brunzell defeated Jim Ledford
– Black Angus defeated Bob Drummer
– Lord Alfred Hayes fought Mike George to a double-DQ
– Harley Race defeated Bob Orton in five falls
– Bob Brown defeated Roger Kirby in three falls

1975

New Brockton, Alabama:
– Duke Miller defeated Ken Lucas to win the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title 

1976 

Vancouver, British Columbia:
– Don Leo Jonathan defeated John Quinn for the Vancouver version of the NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title 

1979 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Dory Jr & Terry Funk defeated Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta 

1981

Mexico City, Mexico:
– Perro Aguayo defeated Chris Adams to win the WWF Light Heavyweight Title

1982

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Mark Romero (later known as Mark Youngblood) defeated Hercules Hernandez for the NWA Central States Television Title 

1986

Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Rock ‘n’ Roll RPMs (Mike Davis and Tommy Lane) defeated Jeff Jarrett and Billy Travis to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Title 
– Badd Company (Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka) won the CWA International Tag Team Title from Akio Sato and Tarzan Goto

Portland, Oregon:
– Rip Oliver defeated The Assassin in a steel cage match to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

1987

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
– Miguel Perez, Jr. defeated Kareem Mohammed to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title

1988

AWA SuperClash 3: Chicago, Illinois:
– AWA World Champion Jerry Lawler defeated World Class Champion Kerry Von Erich to unify the titles. 
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson ddq Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden
– Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel beat Manny Fernandez
– World Class tag Team Champions Samoan Swat Team beat Michael Hayes & Steve Cox
– Boot Camp Match: Sgt. Slaughter beat Colonel DeBeers by DQ
– The Terrorist won a lingerie battle royal
– Greg Gagne beat Ronnie Garvin by countout to regain the AWA TV Title
– Ricky Rice & Derrick Dukes & Wendi Richter beat Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond & Madusa Meceli
– Texas Champion Iceman King Parsons beat Brickhouse Brown
– Jimmy Valiant beat Wayne Bloom
– Eric Embry beat Jeff Jarrett to regain the World Class Light Heavyweight Title
– Chavo Guerrero & Mando Guerrero & Hector Guerrero beat the RPMs & Cactus Jack

Tokyo, Japan:
– Stan Hansen & Terry Gordy defeated Genichiro Tenryu & Toshiaki Kawada in the finals of All Japan’s Real World Tag League to win the vacant All Japan World Tag Team Titles
 
1989 

Huntsville, Alabama:
– The Colossal Connection (Andre the Giant and Haku) defeated Demolition (Ax and Smash) for the WWF Tag Team Title 

1991

Sheffield, England:
– Steve Regal defeated Jimmy Garvin
– Johnny B. Badd defeated Terrance Taylor
– Michael Hayes defeated Steve Regal
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko
– WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned PN News
– Sting, Dustin Rhodes, & Bill Kazmaier defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude, Mr. Hughes, & Oz

1992

Greensboro, North Carolina:
– Brad Armstrong pinned Mike Graham 
– Tom Zenk & Johnny Gunn defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce 
– Erik Watts fought Steve Austin to a draw
– Johnny B. Badd defeated Scotty Flamingo in a boxing match via KO in the 3rd round
– Brian Pillman pinned 2 Cold Scorpio
– Barry Windham fought Dustin Rhodes to a double count-out
– WCW World Champion Ron Simmons & WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Ricky Steamboat defeated Big Van Vader & Dan Spivey 

Mexico City, Mexico:
– Gran Hamada defeated Black Power II in a tournament final for the vacant UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Title 

Bremen, Germany:
– Tony St Clair defeated Jimmy Snuka to win the CWA British Commonwealth title

1993

– Alundra Blayze (Madusa) defeated Heidi Lee Morgan in the finals of a tournament to win the revived WWF World Women’s Title

1994

Osaka, Japan:
– Shinjiro Ohtani defeated Norio Honaga for the UWA Welterweight Title

1995

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Tokyo, Japan:
– Jushin Liger defeated Gedo to win the Super J Cup

1998

Tokyo, Japan:
– Rob Van Dam and Sabu defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley) to win the ECW Tag Team Title

2002

Zurich, Switzerland:
– Sting defeated champion Lex Luger and Malice in a three way bout to win the World Wrestling All-Stars World Heavyweight Title

Mexico City, Mexico:
– Ultimo Guerrero defeated Shocker to win the CMLL Light Heavyweight title

2008

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada:
 – John Morrison and The Miz won the WWE Tag Team championship by defeating CM Punk and Kofi Kingston

2009

WWE Tables, Ladders & Chairs: San Antonio, Texas:
– Sheamus defeated John Cena in a tables match to win the WWE title
– Undertaker defeated Batista in a chairs match to retain the World title
– DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Chris Jericho and Big Show to win the Unified Tag Team Titles in a TLC match
– Drew McIntyre defeated Shelton Benjamin to win the Intercontinental title

2015

WWE Tables, Ladders & Chairs: Boston, Massachusetts:
– Sheamus defeated Roman Reigns in a TLC match to retain the WWE World Title
– Dean Ambrose deefeated Kevin Owens to win the Intercontinental Title
– Charlotte defeated Paige to retain the Divas Title

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