Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/07): Sting wins NWA World Title; NWO is formed

1961 

Kansas City, Missouri:
– The Sheik fought Bobo Brazil to a draw
– Art Neilson & Rip Hawk (sub for Ray Shires) defeated The Hillbillies in three falls 
– Dick the Bruiser defeated Haystack Calhoun in three falls

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– AWA US Champion Gene Kiniski beat Wilbur Snyder in 2 out of 3 falls
– Hard Boiled Haggerty beat Roy McClarty in 2 out of 3 falls

1965

Davenport, Iowa:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat The Crusher & Verne Gagne by DQ
– Pampero Firpo no contest Wilbur Snyder
– Mighty Igor Vodik beat Haru Sasaki 
– Chris Markoff beat Ivan Kalmikoff

1966 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Bob Brown & Alex Perez fought Sonny Myers & Timothy Geohagen to a draw
– The Mongolian Stomper defeated Jack Donovan 
– Tiny Smith (w/ The Mongolian Stomper) defeated The Viking (w/ Jack Donovan) by DQ in three falls

Davenport, Iowa:
– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Billy Red Cloud
– AWA Tag Team Champions Dick The Bruiser & Crusher beat The Alaskan & Big K 
– Wilbur Snyder beat Angelo Poffo

1967 

Chicago, Illinois:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Mitsu Arakawa
– Dick the Bruiser beat Harley Race
– Devils Duo Angelo Poffo & Chris Markoff beat Rene Goulet & Jack Lanza
– Lou Thesz beat Johnny Powers 
– Moose Cholak drew Ernie Ladd

1973 

St. Paul, Minnesota:
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Ken Patera
– The Crusher beat Ivan Koloff
– Reggie Parks beat Larry Heiniemi by DQ
– Bob Bruggers drew Joe Scarpello

1977 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum for the AWA World Tag Team Title
– Billy Robinson beat Mad Dog Vachon
– Super Destroyer & Angelo Mosca beat Pedro Morales & Ray Stevens
– Bob Backlund beat Billy Francis
– Larry Hennig beat Roger Kirby 
– Chris Markoff beat Steve Olsonoski

1981 

Omaha, Nebraska:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura 
– Tito Santana beat Sheik Adnan by BQ
– Baron Von Raschke and Ray Stevens went to a double DQ
– Ray Stevens (sub Jerry Blackwell) drew Laurent Soucie

1990 

WCW Great American Bash: Baltimore, Maryland:
– Sting defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title at the Great American Bash
– NWA World Tag Team Champions Doom defeated The Rock N’ Roll Express
– U.S. Tag Team Champions The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) defeated Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong 
– U.S. Champion Lex Luger defeated Mark Callous
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes)

1994

Harlan, Kentucky:
– The Dirty White Boy defeated Kendo the Samurai (Brian Logan)
– The Thrillseekers, Chris Jericho & Lance Storm defeated Well Dunn, Steven Dunn & Timothy Well in a penalty box match
– SMW Tag Team Champions Brian Lee & Chris Candido defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
– Tracy Smothers defeated Bruiser Bedlam in a dock match

1996

WCW Bash at the Beach: Daytona Beach, Florida:
– Ric Flair defeated Konnan to win the U.S. Title 
– Kevin Nash, Scott Hall & mystery partner (Hulk Hogan) vs. Randy Savage & Sting & Lex Luger went to a no contest (this was the beginning of the NWO)

2003

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Booker T defeated Christian for the WWE Intercontinental title

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