Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/19): Road Warriors win '86 Crockett Cup


Hollywood, California:

– The Great Bolo and Tom Rice defeated Wilbur Snyder and Sandor Szabo for the NWA International Television Tag Team Titles


Springfield, Ohio:

– Bobo Brazil defeated Gene Stanlee for the Ohio Heavyweight Title


Houston, Texas:

– Don Leo Jonathan defeated Pepper Gomez for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title


Tampa, Florida:

– Mike DiBiase defeated Eddie Graham to win the NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Title 


Chattanooga, Tennessee:

– Mike Clancy and Lester Welch defeated Dante and Mephisto for the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Atlanta, Georgia:

– Tarzan Tyler defeated Eddie Graham to win the Georgia World Heavyweight Title 


Tampa, Florida:

– Eddie Graham and Bob Orton defeated The Medics for the Florida NWA World Tag Team Titles


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Black Angus defeated Jim Dalton

– Argentina Zuma fought L.D. Lewis to a draw

– Tex McKenzie defeated The Viking

– Rufus R. Jones & Danny Little Bear defeated Bob Brown & Bob Orton via DQ

– Betty Niccoli fought Jean Antone to a draw in a boxing match

– Central States Heavyweight Champion Roger Kirby defeated Harley Race via DQ


St. Louis, Missouri:

– NWA Champion Jack Brisco defeated Dory Funk Jr. 

– Harley Race and Lord Alfred Hayes double count-out of ring with Bobo Brazil and Pat O’Connor

– Chris Taylor won a handicap tag bout over Bob Orton and Percy Pringle 

– Black Angus defeated Hans Schmidt

– Ron Fuller and Big Bill Miller draw

– Don Fargo defeated Bobby Whitlock

– Reggie Parks and Ronnie Etchison defeated Bobby Blaine and Rick Lucha

Sydney, Australia:

– The Original Mr. Wrestling (George Barnes) and Bobby Shane defeated Pat Barrett and Tony Kontellis to win the NWA Austra-Asian Tag Team Titles


St. Petersburg, Florida:

– Jack Brisco defeated Terry Funk in an NWA championship Texas Death match

– Dory Funk, Jr. defeated Harley Race 

– Eddie Graham defeated Mongolian Stomper & Bearcat Wright 

– Jim Dillon defeated Johnny Weaver in a Florida TV title match

– Dick Slater defeated Chris Markoff 

– Mike Graham & Tiger Conway, Jr. defeated Doug Somers & Joe Soto 

– Bob Armstrong defeated Roger Kirby 

– Danny Little Bear defeated Dutch Mantel 

– Bob Backlund defeated “Irish” Pat Barrett 

– Danny Hodge drew John Foley

Detroit, Michigan:

– Bobo Brazil defeated Abdullah the Butcher for the Detroit NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

Sapporo, Japan:

– Rusher Kimura defeated Mad Dog Vachon for the International Pro Wrestling World Heavyweight Title 


Greensboro, North Carolina:

– Ric Flair defeated Jimmy Snuka to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Title


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

– The Crusher & Baron Von Raschke beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd

– Jim Brunzell no contest Nick Bockwinkel

– Greg Gagne beat Ray Stevens by dq

– Sheik Adnan beat Steve Regal

– Curt Hennig beat Adrian Adonis by dq

– Tito Santana drew Brad Rheingans

– Jesse Ventura beat Buck Zumhofe


Augusta, Georgia:

– Tommy Rich defeated Ron Bass for the NWA National Heavyweight Title 

Memphis, Tennessee:

– Norvell Austin & Dennis Condrey beat Stan Lane & Roy Rogers

– Robert Gibson beat Jimmy & JR Hart in a no DQ hair vs. hair match

– Dream Machine pinned Dutch Mantel in a no DQ mask & hair vs. title match to win the Mid-America Title

– Southern Champ Jerry Lawler pinned Sonny King

– Southern Tag Champs Sweet Brown Sugar & Bobby Eaton beat Bill Dundee & Steve Keirn in a no DQ match


Kansas City, Kansas:

– Luke Graham won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title from Buzz Tyler 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

– Stan Lane & Steve Keirn beat Sheik Adnan Al-Kaissie & Ken Patera

– Mad Dog Vachon & The Crusher & Baron Von Raschke beat Jesse Ventura & Jerry Blackwell & Mr. Saito in a cage match

– Nick Bockwinkel beat Blackjack Mulligan by dq

– Curt Hennig drew Steve Regal

– Billy Robinson beat Brad Rheingans by dq

– Larry Zbyszko beat Buddy Lane

Koriyama, Japan:

– Shohei Giant Baba & Dory Funk Jr and Bruiser Brody & Stan Hansen went to a double countout

– AWA Champion Jumbo Tsuruta beat Greg Gagne

– Kerry Von Erich beat Bulldog Bob Brown

– Genichiro Tenryu beat Jos Leduc

– Takahashi Ishikawa & Ashura Hara beat Jim Brunzell & David Sammartino

– Mighty Inoue beat Goro Tsurumi dq

– Great Kojika & Motoshi Okuma drew Rocky Hata & Akio Sato

– Magic Dragon & Ultra Seven beat Masa Fuchi & Nobuyoshi Sugawara

– Yoshi Momoto beat Hiromichi Fuyuki


AWA/JCP Star Wars: East Rutherford, New Jersey:

– AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Larry Hennig & Curt Hennig

– AWA Champion Rick Martel beat King Tonga

– Jim Garvin beat Baron Von Raschke

– Bob Backlund beat Larry Zbyszko

– Ugandan Death Match: Kamala beat Sgt. Slaughter

– Fabulous Freebirds (Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts) drew Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Tonga Kid

– Jim Duggan beat Kendo Nagasaki

– The Samoans beat Tom Zenk & Steve O

– Buck Zumhofe beat Steve Regal

– Bobby Duncum beat Larry Sharpe


New Orleans, Louisiana:

– The Road Warriors defeated Ron Garvin and NWA United States Heavyweight Champion Magnum T.A. in the finals of the Jim Crockett Sr. tag team tournament

– Mid-South North American Heavyweight Champion Jim Duggan defeated Dick Slater to retain the title

– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes by disqualification to retain the title


Minneapolis, Minnesota, AWA tag team tournament

– R1: Larry Zbyszko & The Blaster beat Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkel by dq 

– R1: Greg Gagne & Curt Hennig beat Nasty Boys

– R1: Mr Saito & Super Ninja beat Steve Olsonoski & DJ Peterson

– R1: Midnight Rockers beat Kevin Kelly & Doug Somers

– R1: Boris Zhukov & Soldat Ustinov beat Jerry Blackwell & Avalanche Paul Neu by dq

– R2: Greg Gagne & Curt Hennig drew Mr. Saito & Super Ninja, but advanced due to a judge’s decision

– R2: Midnight Rockers beat Larry Zbyszko & The Blaster

– R2: Boris Zhukov & Soldat Ustinov earned a bye

– R3: Boris Zhukov & Soldat Ustinov beat Greg Gagne & Curt Hennig

– Finals: Boris Zuhkov & Soldat Ustinov beat Midnight Rockers to win the tourney


Washington, D.C.:

– Bobby Eaton defeated El Cubano

– Dustin Rhodes pinned Black Bart

– Brad Armstrong pinned Dutch Mantell

– Sting & Brian Pillman defeated WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson & Mike Graham (sub. for Sid Vicious)

– WCW US Champion Lex Luger fought Nikita Koloff to a double disqualification

– WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Terrance Taylor & Master Blaster Steel (sub. for Barry Windham)

– Ron Simmons pinned Butch Reed

– El Gigante defeated WCW World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification


Memphis, Tennessee:

– Jeff Gaylord beat The Nightstalker (Tony Falk)

– Doug Gilbert beat Danny Davis

– Koko B. Ware beat Scotty Flamingo via DQ

– Moondog Spot beat Bobby Knight via DQ

– Sherri Martel pinned Miss Texas to win the USWA Women’s Title

– USWA Tag Champs Rex King & Steve Doll beat Jeff Jarrett & Brian Christopher via DQ

– Jerry Lawler beat Randy Savage via DQ in a steel cage match

Barbourville, Kentucky:

– Brian Lee defeated Bobby Eaton to win the SMW Television Title

Kayenta, Arizona:

– Steve Gatorwolf defeated Navajo Kid for the American Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Title 


Tokyo, Japan:

– Toshiaki Kawada defeated Kenta Kobashi and Mitsuharu Misawa in a three-way round-robin match to win the annual AJPW Champion’s Carnival tournament

Memphis, Tennessee:

– The Truth Commission (Recon and The Interrogator) defeated The Shooting Stars (Jerry Faith and Troy Haste) for the USWA Tag Team Titles 


WCW Spring Stampede, Denver, Colorado:

– Goldberg pinned Saturn 

– Ultimo Dragon defeated Chavo Guerrero, Jr.

– WCW World Television Champion Booker T pinned Chris Benoit to retain the title

– Curt Hennig (with Rick Rude) pinned The British Bulldog (with Jim Neidhart) 

– WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Prince Iaukea to retain the title

– Lex Luger and Rick Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell and Scott Steiner

– Psychosis pinned La Parka 

– Hulk Hogan and WCW World Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash defeated The Giant and Roddy Piper in a baseball bat on a pole match

– Raven defeated WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Diamond Dallas Page in a Raven’s Rules match to win the title

– Randy Savage (with Miss Elizabeth) pinned WCW World Heavyweight Champion Sting in a no disqualification match to win the title 


Gainesville, Florida:

– Psychosis defeated Blitzkrieg, Juventud Guerrera and WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Misterio, Jr. to win the title


Dayton, Ohio:

– Colt Cabana defeated champion CM Punk and Eddie Guerrero in a three-way match to win the IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Title

– Vic Capri defeated Ace Steel for the IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Title


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:

– WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Benoit and Edge defeated World Tag Team Champions Batista and Ric Flair to win the title 


TNA Lockdown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

– Eric Young defeated Danny Bonaduce

– Suicide defeated Jay Lethal, Consequences Creed, Sheik Abdul Bashir and Kiyoshi in an Xscape match for the TNA X Division Championship

– ODB (with Cody Deaner) defeated Daffney, Madison Rayne and Sojournor Bolt in a Queen of the Cage match

– The Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley) defeated The Latin American Xchange (Hernandez and Homicide) and No Limit 

  (Naito and Yujiro) in a three-way Tornado Tag Team Six Sides of Steel cage match for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship

– Matt Morgan defeated Abyss in a Doomsday Chamber of Blood match

– Angelina Love (with Velvet Sky) defeated Awesome Kong (with Raisha Saeed) and Taylor Wilde in a three-Way Six Sides of Steel cage match to retain the TNA Women’s Knockout Championship

– Team 3D (Brother Devon and Brother Ray) (IWGP Champions) defeated Beer Money, Inc. (James Storm and Robert Roode) (TNA Champions) in a winner take all Philadelphia Street Fight for both the TNA World Tag Team and IWGP Tag Team Championship

– Team Jarrett (Jeff Jarrett, Samoa Joe, A.J. Styles and Christopher Daniels) defeated Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Scott Steiner, Booker T and Kevin Nash) (with Sharmell) in a Lethal Lockdown match

– Mick Foley won the TNA title from Sting


– Rob Van Dam defeated AJ Styles to win the TNA Title