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Daily Pro Wrestling History (06/11): AJ Styles wins his first NWA World title

1879 

Boston, Massachusetts:
- H.M. Dufur defeated James Owens to win the American Collar-and-Elbow Title

1933 

Waterloo, Iowa:
- Bronko Nagurski beat Frank Topaz 

1943 

St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Ronnie Etchison beat Tom Zaharias
- in a Boxing match; Lee Wyckoff beat Cowboy Luttrall via ko-3rd round
- George Pavich beat Carlos Rodriquez 
- Gene Reardon drew Bill Dusen

1955

- Doug Donovan & Ivan Kameroff defeated Luther Lindsay & George Dussette to win the Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1964 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Mongolian Stomper beat Moose Evans 2 to 1 falls
- The Lawman beat Lee Henning 
- Larry (Rocky) Hamilton beat Baron Von Strauss 
- Steve Bolus and Tom Poulos beat Tokyo Tom and Bulldog Plechas

1965 

- Wilbur Snyder & Dick the Bruiser defeated The Assassins (Guy Mitchell & Joe Tomasso) to win the World Wrestling Association Tag Team Titles

1966 

Jacksonville, Florida:
- Elimination Match: Masked Medics & Sputnik Monroe & Tarzan Tyler defeated Buddy Fuller & Jose Lothario & Wahoo McDaniel & Lester Welch 
- Jose Lothario defeated Tarzan Tyler by DQ 
- Dick Steinborn defeated Pancho Rosario 
- Sweet Georgia Brown defeated Princess Ubangi 
- Gold Cadillac Tourney: Don McClarty defeated George Drake 

1969 

Miami, Florida:
- Big Brutus & Great Malenko & Hans Mortier defeated The Gladiator & Cyclon Negro & Joe Scarpa 
- Missouri Mauler & Hiro Matsuda defeated Buddy Fuller & Les Welch 
- Jack Brisco defeated Medic #1
- Dale Lewis defeated Pepe Gomez 
- Dick Dunn drew “Coach” John Heath 

1970 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Edouard Carpentier & Pepper Gomez beat AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon via DQ
- Lars Anderson beat Bob Windham

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Frank Hester defeated Scandor Akbar via DQ
- Pat O’Connor defeated Tom Brandon
- The Viking fought Roger Kirby to a draw
- Danny Little Bear & The Viking & Pat O’Connor defeated Roger Kirby & Scandor Akbar & Don Drummer 
- Baron Von Raschke & Harley Race defeated Rufus R. Jones & Bob Ellis in three falls

1971 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
- In a Death match; The Crusher beat Strong Kobayashi
- Blackjack Lanza beat Dr. Big Bill Miller 
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond

Atlanta, Georgia:
- The Assassins, (Tom Renesto & Jody Hamilton) won the NWA Georgia Tag Team Titles by defeating Ray Gunkel & El Mongol 

1973

Mexico City, Mexico:
- El Marquez defeated Karloff Lagarde for the Mexico National Welterweight Title 

Sasebo, Japan:
- Masked Lee & Sandy Parker defeated Jumbo Miyamoto & Mariko Akagi for the WWWA World Tag Team Titles

Orlando, Florida:
- Florida TV Title: Jack Brisco defeated Gorgeous George, Jr. by DQ
- Florida Tag Titles: The Samoans defeated Hiro Matsuda & Tony Charles 
- Paul Jones defeated Dale Lewis 
- Dick Slater defeated Kevin Sullivan 
- Handicap Match-Tim Woods defeated Akio Yoshihara & Taro Kobayashi 
- Man Mountain Mike defeated Tony Nero 
- Frank Hester defeated Frank Martinez 

1974

Tampa, Florida:
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Pak Song 
- Eddie & Mike Graham defeated Bobby Duncum & Korean Assassin 
- Harley Race defeaetd Bob Roop 
- Florida Tag Titles: Hollywood Blondes defeated ”Cowboy” Bill Watts & Ron Fuller 
- Bob Armstrong defeated Chris Markoff 
- Greg Valentine defeated Chavo Guerrero 

1975 

Miami, Florida: 
- Florida Title: Rocky Johnson defeated Bob Roop by DQ
- Florida Tag Titles: Harley Race & Roger Kirby defeated Danny Little Bear & Pepper Gomez 
- Florida TV Title: Jim Dillon drew Tiger Conway, Jr. 
- Bob Backlund & Tony Charles defeated Dutch Mantel & John Foley 
- Killer Karl Krupp defeated Pat Barrett 
- Hiro Matsuda defeated Mr. Eito 
- Rick Martel & Joey Rossi defeated Mark Starr & Doug Somers 

Raleigh, North Carolina:
- Gene & Ole Anderson defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Paul Jones to win the Mid-Atlantic version of the NWA World Tag Team Titles

1976

Furukawa, Japan:
- Great Kusatsu & Mighty Inoue defeated Rip Tyler & Eddie Sullivan to win the IWA Japan World Tag Team Titles

Denver, Colorado:
- Larry Hennig & Jos Leduc no contest Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke 
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum
- Russ Francis pinned Kim Duk 
- Buddy Wolff beat Billy Red Cloud

1977 

Jacksonville Coliseum:
- Eddie Graham and Dusty Rhodes defeated Buddy Wolff and Ivan Koloff 
- Florida TV Title: Pat Patterson defeated “Cowboy” Bob Ellis 
- Black Atlas defeated Waldo Von Erich 
- Ernie Ladd defeated Ox Baker 
- Jack Brisco defeated Butcher Vachon 
- Jerry Brisco defeated Great Mephisto 
- Steve Keirn defeated Zeigfried Stanke 
- Tony Marino defeated Tony Rocco 

1978

Orlando, Florida:
- Florida Title: Jack Brisco defeated The Spoiler by DQ 
- Brass Knuckles Title: Killer Karl Kox defeated Spoiler II 
- US Tag Titles: Mike Graham & Steve Keirn defeated Mr. Sato & Mr. Saito by DQ
- Southern Title-Dick Slater defeated Jerry Brisco 
- Tiger Conway, Jr. defeated John Boy Ruffin 
- Paul Ellering defeated Butch Cassidy 

1979 

West Palm Beach, Florida:
- Steel Cage Match: Jim Garvin defeated Killer Karl Kox 
- Asian Death Match: Jack Brisco defeated Killer Kahn 
- King Curtis defeated Jerry Brisco 
- Jos Leduc & Don Muraco defeated Steve Keirn & Buzz Sawyer 
- Bugsy McGraw & Thor The Viking defeated Cyclon Negro & Charlie Fulton 
- Sweet Brown Sugar defeated Frank Monte 

1980

London, England:
- Alan Dennison defeated Jim Breaks for the British Welterweight Title 

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada:
- Verne Gagne & Greg Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan
- Dino Bravo went to a double countout with Jerry Blackwell
- Jesse Ventura beat Steve Olsonoski
-  Adrian Adonis beat Mad Dog Vachon 
- Jerry Blackwell beat Super Destroyer Mark III

1981 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat the Crusher & Baron Von Raschke
- In a Non Title Match; Jim Brunzell beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- Mike Graham beat Buck Zumhofe 
- Jerry Blackwell beat Mad Dog Vachon

Tokyo, Japan:
- Takashi Ishikawa & Akio Sato defeated Kevin & David Von Erich to win the AJPW All Asia Tag Team Titles

1983

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
- King Tonga & Gran Apolo defeated Buddy Landel & Terry Gibbs for the WWC North American Tag Team Titles

San Francisco, California:
- Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Wahoo McDaniel
- Mike Graham beat Buck Zumhofe 
- Rick Martel beat Blackjack Lanza by DQ 
- Greg Gagne beat John Tolos

St Petersburg, Florida:
- Lights Out Texas Justice Match: Blackjack Mulligan defeated Angelo Mosca 
- Dusty Rhodes & Junkyard Dog defeated Kevin Sullivan & Purple Haze 
- Texas Bullrope Match-“Cowboy” Ron Bass defeated Bobby Duncum 
- Barry Windham defeated Adrian Street 
- Big Daddy defeated The Professional by DQ
- Brad Armstrong drew Charlie Cook 
- Scott McGhee & Terry Allen defeated Dennis Brown & Tommy Wright 

1984

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Rick Rude defeated Jerry Lawler to win the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title 

1985

West Palm Beach, Florida:
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Hercules Hernandez 
- Billy Jack Haynes & Bugsy McGraw defeated Rick Rude & Jesse Barr by DQ 
- Cowboy Lang & Hector Guerrero defeated Little Tokyo & Jack Hart 
- Rip Rogers defeated Bugsy McGraw 

1986 

Key West, Florida:
- Lex Luger won a Cage Battle Royal 
- Lights Out Match: Lex Luger defeated Kendo Nagasaki 
- Bunkhouse Match: Barry Windham defeated Ron Bass 
- Fabulous Ones defeated Ed Gantner & Kareem Muhammad 
- Kendall Windham defeated White Ninja 
- Steel Cage Match: Tyree Pride defeated Oliver Humperdink

1989 

Orlando, Florida:
- The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags) defeated The Southern Force (Black Bart and Tony Anthony) to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles

1993

Knoxville, Tennessee:
- Tracy Smothers defeated Tony Anthony to win the held up SMW Heavyweight Title

- Saemi Numata defeated Kumiko Maekawa for the AJW Junior Title

2003

Nashville,Tennessee:
- NWA Tag Team Champions Christopher Daniels & Elix Skipper defeated Matt Sydal & Delirious 
- D-Lo Brown pinned Julio Dinero 
- NWA X Division Champion Chris Sabin pinned Shark Boy
- Ron Killings & Konnan defeated Ron & Don Harris
- Kid Kash defeated Goldylocks & Trinity in a handicap match
- The Sandman defeated Devon Storm in a Hard Ten match
- Asylum Alliance Tag Team Tournament Finals: Chris Harris & James Storm defeated David Young & Traci Brooks 
- AJ Styles won the TNA/NWA World Title by defeating Raven and Jeff Jarrett

2005 

Brandon, Florida:
- Chris Sabin defeated Sonjay Dutt to win the Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup