Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/11): AJ Styles wins the IWGP title

1942 

Mexico City, Mexico:
– Tarzan Lopez defeated Black Guzman to win the NWA World Middleweight Title

1969

Tampa, Florida:
– Dory Funk, Jr. defeated Gene Kiniski for the NWA World Heavyweight Title

1973

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– NWA Title: Dory Funk Jr defeated Johnny Valentine
– The Sheik no contest Tony Marino
– Bulldog Brower defeated Big Mike Loren
– Pampero Firpo defeated Ivan Kalmikoff
– Tony Parisi/Dominic Denucci defeated Killer Brooks/Great Kabooki by DQ
– Lord Athol Layton/The Beast beat Eric the Red/Big Brutus by DQ
– Tex McKenzie/Luis Martinez beat Butcher Vachon/Bull Gregory
– Haystack Calhoun/Fred Curry wrestled Lee Henning/Dandy Dan Miller to a draw
– Kurt Von Hess/Karl Von Schotz wrestled Sweet Daddy Siki/Mighty Igor to a draw

1975

Fort Myers, Florida:
– Bob Roop defeated Jos LeDuc 
– Lights Out Match: The Patriots defeated Frank Hester & Tony Charles 
– Mitsu Yoshida & Hiro Matsuda defeated The Red Shadows 
– Ricky Fields drew The Spider 
– The Great Malenko defeated George McCreary

1977

St. Louis, Missouri:
– NWA Champion Harley Race beat Superstar Billy Graham by DQ
– Dory Funk Jr & Pat O’Connor beat Shohei Giant Baba & Genichiro Tenyru
– Dick the Bruiser beat Roger Kirby & Ivan Koloff
– Ernie Ladd beat Guy Mitchell
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Moose Morowski & Bennie Ramirez
– Akio Sato beat Paul Christy

1979

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Shohei Giant Baba beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenryu
– The Crusher no contest Super Destroyer Mark II
– Billy Robinson beat Cecil Dubois
– Iron Sheik beat Caesar Pabon
– Juan Valez beat Fernando Torres

1983

St. Louis, Missouri:
– Giant Baba defeated Harley Race to win the Pacific Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Title

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
– WWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Intercontinental Champion Magnificent Muraco in a Texas Death Match 

1984 

Boston, Massachusetts:
– Tito Santana defeated the Magnificent Muraco to win the WWF Intercontinental Title 

1985

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Dino Bravo beat King Tonga to regain the International Title  
– AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Jos Leduc & Gino Brito Sr

1993

Beckley, West Virginia:
– Killer Kyle defeated Robbie Eagle 
– Tim Horner defeated the Nightstalker 
– SMW Heavyweight Champion The Dirty White Boy defeated Tracy Smothers via disqualification 
– Bobby Eaton & SMW Tag Team Champion Tom Prichard fought Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden to a double disqualification
– SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson

1996 

WCW WCW SuperBrawl: St. Petersburg, Florida:
– Ric Flair defeated Randy Savage in a steel cage match to win the WCW World Title
– Hulk Hogan defeated The Giant (Big Show) in a steel cage match
– World Tag Team Champions Sting & Lex Luger defeated The Road Warriors

2015

NJPW The New Beginning: Osaka, Japan:
– IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Kenny Omega defeated Ryusuke Taguchi to retain the title
– IWGP Junior Heavyweight TagTeam Championship:  The Young Bucks defeated Time Splitters and ReDRagon to retain the titles
– IWGP Tag Team Championship: Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson defeated Katsuyori Shibata & Hirooki Goto to retain the titles
– IWGP Heavyweight Championship: AJ Styles defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the title

WWE NXT Takeover: Rivals: Winter Park, Florida:
– Hideo Itami defeated Tyler Breeze
– WWE NXT Tag Team champions Wesley Blake & Buddy Murphy defeated The Lucha Dragons to retain the titles
– WWE NXT Women’s championship: Sasha Banks became new champion by defeating Charlotte, Bayley and Becky Lynch
– WWE NXT championhip: Kevin Owens defeated Sami Zayn to become new champion