Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/17): WWE SummerSlam 2014

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Columbus, Ohio:

– Bert Willard defeated Jack Reynolds for the World Welterweight Title 


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Orville Brown beat Les Wolfe in 2 of 3 falls

– Jimmy Coffield and Jack Hader drew

– Earl Wampler beat Larry Tilliman 

– Harold “Sonny” Myers beat Sergeant Harry Cohen


Houston, Texas:

– Duke Keomuka defeated Ray Gunkel for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:

– Baron Michele Leone defeated Danny McShain to win the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title


Montral Quebec, Canada:

– Yvon Robért defeated Don Leo Jonathan for the Montreal Athletic Commission World Heavyweight Title


Atlanta, Georgia:

– Don and Red McIntyre defeated Eddie Gossett (Eddie Graham) and Art Neilson to win the Georgia NWA World Tag Team Titles

Houston, Texas:

– Gene Kelly (Kiniski) defeated Pepper Gomez to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title 


Houston, Texas:

– The Alaskan (Jay York) and Tarzan Tyler defeated Jerry and Nick Kozak to win the Texas NWA World Tag Team Titles


Davenport, Iowa:

– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat The Crusher by DQ

– Larry Hennig & Chris Markoff & Harley Race beat Rene Goulet & Danny Hodge & Tex McKenzie

– Danny Hodge beat Chris Markoff 

– Larry Hennig beat Rene Goulet


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Pat O’Connor fought Earl Maynard to a 30 minute draw

– The Viking defeated The Hangman via DQ 

– Bob Brown & Bob Geigel defeated The Mongolian Stomper & Ron Reed via DQ in three falls


Bloomington, Minnesota:

– Dr. X (Dick Beyer) defeated Verne Gagne to the AWA World Heavyweight Title 

– Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Crusher & Lord Littlebrook

– Wilbur Snyder beat Dutch Savage

– Cowboy Lang & Wee Willie Wilson beat Little Bruiser & The Mighty Atom

– Chris Markoff drew Luke Brown 

– Frankie Laine beat Roberto Pico

Chattanooga, Tennessee:

– The Mighty Yankees (Frank Morrell and Eddie Sullivan) defeated Dennis Hall and Ken Lucas to win the Mid-America NWA World Tag Team Titles


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Steve Bolus defeated Billy Howard

– Omar Atlas defeated Bobby Whitlock

– Steve Bolus & Les Thornton & Danny Little Bear defeated Juan Sebastian & Billy Howard & Yasu Fuji

– Roger Kirby & Black Angus (w/ Percival A. Friend) defeated The Stomper & Rufus R. Jones in three falls 

– World Heavyweight Champion Dory Funk, Jr. fought Harley Race to a double-DQ in three falls

Jacksonville, Florida:

– Buddy Colt beat Eddie Graham in a lights out match

– Florida Champion Paul Jones beat Bob Roop

– In a match for the Florida Tag Titles, Mr Wrestling Tim Woods & Jack Brisco beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens


Dothan, Alabama:

– Dick Dunn defeated Eddie Sullivan to win the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title


Auckland, New Zealand:

– Steve Rickard defeated Toru Tanaka for the New Zealand NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Title 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada;

– AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens

– Super Destroyer Mark II beat Rufus R. Jones by DQ

– Larry Hennig beat Blackjack Lanza 

– Bob Orton Jr. drew Billy Robinson


Atlanta, Georgia:

– Tony Atlas won a 16-man battle royal to earn an NWA World Heavyweight Title match 

– Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff defeated Dusty Rhodes and Bill Watts in a Double Bunkhouse match 

– Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion The Masked Superstar (with Bobby Heenan) in a Blindfold match to win the title (it was revealed that Tommy Rich had beaten Superstar in place of McDaniel and the title was vacated)

– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Harley Race defeated Tony Atlas to retain the title


St Paul, Minnesota:

– In a Lights Out Match; The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell

– Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan 

– AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Super Destroyer Mark II by DQ

– Dino Bravo went to a no contest with John Studd

– Joyce Grable beat Judy Martin

– Tito Santana beat Buck Zumhofe 

– Steve Olsonoski beat Chris Markoff


Bayamon, Puerto Rico:

– Eric Embry defeated Super Medico I for the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title 

Landover, Maryland:

– AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Larry Zbyszko


Charlotte, North Carolina:

– Dutch Mantell & Bobby Jaggers fought Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Black Bart & Baron Von Raschke to a time-limit draw

– Buddy Landell (w/ Bill Dundee) pinned Sam Houston 

– Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) defeated Jimmy Valiant via count-out 

– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes (w/ Baby Doll) via disqualification

– NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) via disqualification

– Nikita Koloff defeated Magnum T.A. in the seventh match of a best-of-seven series to claim the vacant NWA United States Heavyweight Title


Denver, Colorado:

– Ron Simmons defeated Rick Steiner

– Sting defeated Black Bart

– UWF Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham defeated Big Bubba

– NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

– UWF Heavyweight Champion Steve Williams defeated Dick Murdoch

– The Road Warriors & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger, NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard, & Arn Anderson

– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes via disqualification

Memphis, Tennessee:

– George Barnes defeated Bill Dundee for the CWA International Heavyweight Title 


Mexico City, Mexico:

– The Thundercats (Leono, Panthro and Tigro) defeated Los Arqueros del Espacio (El Arquero, Danny Boy and Lasser) to win the Mexican National Trios Titles


Chicago, Illinois:

– Terrance Taylor pinned Mike Graham (sub. for the Yellow Dog)

– Big Josh, Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Badstreet, Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin when Armstrong

– PN News defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification 

– Bobby Eaton pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (the pinfall came after the 10-minute mark; the title was only at stake for the first 10 minutes)

– Richard Morton pinned Robert Gibson

– WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Barry Windham

– Yellow Dog (sub. for Tom Zenk) pinned the Diamond Studd

– Dustin Rhodes pinned Arn Anderson

– Sting defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out in a death match

– Rick Steiner & El Gigante defeated Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater in a steel cage match 

Portland, Oregon:

– Billy Jack Haynes defeated Steve Doll in a full-nelson challenge for the vacant NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

Tosu, Japan:

– Combat Toyoda defeated Megumi Kudo to win the WWA World Women’s Championship


Memphis, Tennessee:

– Jerry Lawler and Jeff Jarrett defeated The Moondogs (Cujo and Spot) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles


Ft. Lauderdale, Florida:

– Shane Douglas (with Francine) defeated Terry Funk and ECW World Heavyweight Champion Sabu (with Bill Alfonso) and in a Three-Way Dance to win the title

– The Dudleys won the ECW Tag Team Title by forfeit from the Gangstas


Louisville, Kentucky:

– OVW Southern Tag Team Champions, Jason Lee and Rip Rogers defeated The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton) by disqualification to retain the title 

– Rob Conway defeated OVW Heavyweight Champion The Damaja to win the title


Tokyo, Japan:

– Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Jun Akiyama to win the NJPW G1 Climax tournament


Tijuana, Mexico:

– El Dandy and Rey Misterio, Sr. defeated The Punisher and Super Parka to win the vacant WWA World Tag Team Titles


WWE SummerSlam: Indianapolis, Indiana:

– Big Show defeated Bam Neely (with Chavo Guerrero)

– Montel Vontavious Porter defeated Jeff Hardy

– Santino Marella and Beth Phoenix defeated Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston & Women’s Champion Mickie James to win the titles

– Matt Hardy defeated Mark Henry (with Tony Atlas) by disqualification to retain the ECW Championship

– CM Punk defeated John “Bradshaw” Layfield to retain the World Heavyweight Championship

– Triple H defeated The Great Khali (with Ranjin Singh) to retain the WWE Championship

– Batista defeated John Cena 

– The Undertaker defeated Edge in a Hell in a Cell match


WWE SummerSlam: Los Angeles, California:

– Rob Van Dam defeated Cesaro

– Dolph Ziggler defeated the Miz to win the Intercontinental Title

– Paige defeated AJ Lee to win the Divas Title 

– Rusev (with Lana) defeated Jack Swagger (with Zeb Colter) in a flag match

– Seth Rollins defeated Dean Ambrose in a Lumberjack match

– Bray Wyatt defeated Chris Jericho

– Stephanie McMahon defeated Brie Bella

– Roman Reigns defeated Randy Orton

– Brock Lesnar defeated John Cena to win the WWE World Title