Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/05): Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant on The Main Event


Buffalo, New York: 
– World Champion Jim Londos beat Frank Speer 
– Dick Shikat beat Joe Hackenschmidt 
– Hans Steinke beat Don Delaun 
– Herb Freeman drew with Vanka Zelesniak 
– Benny Ginsberg beat Joe Cox 
– Jack Gallagher drew with Alphonso Galcewicz


St. Louis, Missouri:
– Warren Bockwinkel and Lou Thesz wrestled to a draw


Columbus, Ohio:
– Ray Steele defeated Everett Marshall by reverse decision to win the Ohio Midwest Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title


Regina, Saskatchewan:
– George and Sandy Scott defeated Maurice and Paul Vachon to win the vacant Stampede International Tag Team Titles


Houston, Texas:
– Rip Hawk and Rock Hunter defeated Bull Curry and Lucas Pertano for the Texas NWA World Tag Team Titles


Macon, Georgia:
– The Mysterios Medics defeated Tony Marino and Joe Scarpa (Chief Jay Strongbow) to win the vacant Georgia NWA Southern Tag Team Titles in a tournament final 


Osaka, Japan:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne dcor Shozo “Strong” Kobayashi in 3rd fall
– Mighty Inoue & Takeshi Oiso & Thunder Sugiyama beat Michael Nador & Quasimodo & Monster Roussimoff (Andre the Giant)
– Great Kusatsu beat Bad Boy Shields


Atlanta, Georgia:
– El Mongol defeated Nick Bockwinkel to win the vacant NWA Georgia Title in a tournament final 


Akron, Ohio:
– Ernie Ladd defeated Bulldog Brower to become the first Buffalo/Ohio NWA North American Heavyweight Champion 

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San Antonio, Texas:
– Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Dory Funk, Jr. and Terry Funk for the NWA International Tag Team Titles

Nashville, Tennessee:
– Luke Graham defeated Don Kent to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title

Miami Beach, Florida:
– Lights Out Match: Dick Slater defeated Jos LeDuc 
– Florida Title: Bill Watts defeated Dick Murdoch by DQ
– Southern Title: Mongolian Stomper defeated Dominic DeNucci 
– Bob Roop defeated Tony Parisi 
– Harley Race defeated Tony Charles 
– Pat Barrett drew Jim Dillon 
– Johnny Weaver defeated Baron Scicluna 
– Bob Armstrong & Mike Graham defeated Mitsu Yoshida & Hiro Matsuda


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Ron Bass & Dutch Mantell defeated Bob Geigel & Akio Sato
– Bob Brown fought Pat O’Connor to a double count out
– Mike George defeated Ed Wiskoski in three falls


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Nick Bockwinkle retained the A.W.A. title by defeating Chief Jay Strongbow 
– Ken Patera and Dusty Rhodes were both counted out of the ring 
– Chief Peter Miavia was disqualified for throwing Angelo Mosca over the top rope
– Stan Stasiak drew Waldo von Erich
– Dewey Robertson and Billy Robinson beat Chris Tolos and and Dan Johnston

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Frankie Laine & Sonny King beat Stan Frazier & Robert Gibson
– Len Shelley beat The Red Shadow
– Pat O’Conner beat Doug Gilbert
– Bill Dundee & The Intern beat Phil Hickerson & Dennis Condrey
– Norvell Austin beat Jimmy Pruitt
– Jerry Lawler pinned Jimmy Valiant


Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Assassins beat Roger Howell & Tommy Gilbert
– Chris Colt & Don Fargo beat Ricky & Robert Gibson
– Dennis Condrey & Don Carson beat Bill Dundee & Jimmy Golden
– Jerry Lawler & Jackie Fargo beat Austin Idol & Tojo Yamamoto


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne by DQ
– AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell
– Angelo Mosca ddq John Studd
– Ricky Hunter beat Curt Hennig
– Tito Santana beat Steve Regal
– Brad Rheingans drew Evan Johnson


Houston, Texas:
– Cage match: Rock & Roll Express beat Hector & Chavo Guerrero
– Taped Fist match: Hacksaw Duggan beat Ted Dibiase
– Kerry Von Erich beat Gino Hernandez
– Iceman Parsons beat Hercules Hernandez
– Butch Reed beat Steve Williams
– AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Terry Taylor & Brad Armstrong
– Jake Roberts beat Tim Horner
– Tom Prichard beat Jack Victory


Sapporo, Japan:
– Riki Choshu and Yoshiaki Yatsu won the NWA International Tag Team Title from Genichiro Tenryu and Jumbo Tsuruta 


Tokyo, Japan:
– Genichiro Tenryu and Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Riki Choshu and Yoshiaki Yatsu for the NWA International Tag Team Titles

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Tarzan Goto and Akio Sato defeated Badd Company (Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka) to win the Continental Wrestling Association International Tag Team Titles


WWF Main Event: Indianapolis, Indiana:
– Demolition Ax defeated Ken Patera
– Jake Roberts defeated King Harley Race
– Ron Bass defeated Koko B. Ware
– Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated the Islanders
– Jim Duggan defeated the One Man Gang via disqualification
– Don Muraco defeated Butch Reed
– The Ultimate Warrior pinned Sika
– Andre the Giant pinned Hulk Hogan to win the WWF World Title (title was later declared vacant and set up the WrestleMania IV tournament)
– Randy Savage (with Miss Elizabeth) defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion The Honky Tonk Man (with Jimmy Hart and Peggy Sue) by countout


Dallas, Texas:
– Stevie Ray defeated Rod Price for the Global Wrestling Federation North American Heavyweight Title

Ashville, North Carolina:
– Robbie Eagle defeated Dark Secret
– Brian Lee defeated Killer Kyle
– Tim Horner defeated The Dirty White Boy
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Stan Lane & Prichard
– Tim Horner won a battle royal

Huntsville, Alabama:
– Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker defeated Mustafa Saed
– Chris Benoit defeated Chris Walker
– Steve Regal defeated Tony Atlas
– The Wrecking Crew defeated Tom Zenk & Johnny Gunn
– Cactus Jack defeated Paul Orndorff
– WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes defeated Barry Windham


ECW Night the Line was Crossed: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– In a No Rules match, The Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge) defeated The Bruise Brothers (Ron and Don Harris)
– Jimmy Snuka pinned Tommy Dreamer.  
– Non title: The Sheik and Pat Tanaka defeated ECW Tag Team Champions Kevin Sullivan and The Tazmaniac
– In a three-way dance, ECW Heavyweight Champion Terry Funk, ECW Television Champion Sabu and Shane Douglas fought to a 60-minute draw

Morristown, Tennessee:
– Bobby Blaze fought Killer Kyle to a draw
– Robbie Eagle defeated Bo Alexander
– Prince Kharis defeated Anthony Michaels
– SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson via disqualification
– SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee & Chris Candido defeated Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy


Mexico City, Mexico:
– Negro Casas and El Hijo del Santo defeated Bestia Salvaje and Scorpio, Jr. by disqualification to win the CMLL World Tag Team Titles 


Tupelo, Mississippi:
– Rick Steiner defeated WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Shane Douglas to win the title


Los Angeles, California:
-Maven defeated WWF Hardcore Champion The Undertaker to win the title 


Muscatine, Iowa:
– Abyss defeated Jimmy Jacobs to win the NWA Iowa Heavyweight Title 

Wayne, New Jersey:
– The Solution (Havok and Papadon) defeated America’s Most Wanted (Chris Harris and James Storm) for the NWA Cyberspace Tag Team Title 


Tuscon, Arizona:
– Erik Watts defeated Diamond Dallas Page to win the vacant AWA Superstars International Heavyweight Title


Springfield, Missouri:
– Bobby Roode defeated Baron Corbin and Jinder Mahal to retain the United States Title 
– Becky Lynch & Naomi defeated The Riott Squad
– Zack Ryder pinned Mike Kanellis
– Bludegeon Brothers beat The Fashion Police
– Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Aiden English & Rusev 
– Charlotte retained the Smackdown Women’s Title over Natalya, Lana and Carmella
– The Usos retained the Smackdown Tag Team Titles over Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin and The New Day
– AJ Styles defeated Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens in a 2 on 1 handicap match to retain the WWE Title