Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/14): Jerry Lawler wins WCWA World title


Los Angeles, California:
– Ed “Strangler” Lewis defeated Ed Don George to win the World Heavyweight Title


Dallas, Texas:
– Ben and and Mike Sharpe defeated Chief Big Heart and Little Eagle to win the NWA Texas Tag Team Titles


St. Joseph, Missouri:
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Pat O’Connor beat The Brute 2 out of 3 falls
– Buddy Austin and Lee Henning beat Ronnie Etchison and Don McClarity 2 out of 3 falls
– Happy Humphrey beat The Masked Medics 
– Hogan Wharton beat Tommy O’Toole 


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Sonny Myers defeated The Viking via DQ
– Pat O’Connor fought Ron Reed to a draw
– The Butcher defeated Jerry Kozak
– Ernie Ladd defeated Bulldog Plechas
– The Mongolian Stomper & Bob Ellis defeated Tor Kamata & Oki Shikina in two straight falls


Miami, Florida:
– Terry Funk defeated The Grappler (Johnny Walker) for the Florida NWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Charlotte, North Carolina:
– Angelo Mosca defeated Tim Woods in the finals of a two-month-long tournament to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Title

Miami Beach, Florida:
– Goeff Portz defeated Abe Jacobs
– Hiro Matsuda defeated Mr. Hayashi
– Darling Dagmar defeated Marie LeBeaux
– Bob Orton, Sr. defeated Bill Dromo
– Eddie Graham defeated Ali Pasha
– NWA Florida Tag Team Champion Bob Orton, Jr. defeated Steve Keirn by disqualification
– NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion The Assassin and The Missouri Mauler defeated Mike Graham and Billy Robinson
– Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Pak Song by disqualification, Song retained the title


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Ali Hassan beat Ricky Morton
– Sonny King & Jimmy Hart beat Steve Regal & Jerry Bryant
– Southern Tag Champs Dennis Condrey & David Schultz beat Bill Dundee & Jimmy Valiant
– Southern Champ Paul Ellering DCO Ken Lucas
– Ricky & Robert Gibson beat Wayne Ferris & Larry Latham

– Bulldog Brower and Luke Graham are awarded the WWC North American Tag Team Title after Gorgeous George, Jr. and Luke Graham left the promotion


Nagoya, Japan:
– AWA Champion Jumbo Tsuruta no contest Bruiser Brody
– Shohei Giant Baba & Dory Funk Jr & Kerry Von Erich beat Stan Hansen & Jos Leduc & Bulldog Bob Brown
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Genichiro Tenryu & Magic Dragon
– Mighty Inoue & Ashara Hara beat David Sammartino & Goro Tsurumi
– Takahashi Ishikawa dcor Rocky Hata
– Motoshi Okuma & Great Kojika beat Masanobu Fuchi & Nobuyoshi Sugawara
– Ultra Seven beat Tarzan Goto
– Yoshihiro Momota beat Hiromichi Fuyuki
– Mitsu Momota beat Toshiaki Kawada


– Ray Steele defeated Tony St. Clair for the British Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Pat Tanaka beat Tony Falk
– Paul Diamond & Tojo Yamamoto beat Jerry Bryant & Lou Winston
– CWA International Champ Billy Joe Travis beat Rip Rogers
– Southern Tag Champs The MOD Squad beat Phil Hickerson & Frank Morrell
– Mid-America Champ Dutch Mantel beat Abdul Gadaffi
– Jos LeDuc & Jeff Jarrett beat Buddy Landel & Bill Dundee via DQ
– Southern Champ Jerry Lawler beat Tony Falk


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Jerry Lawler defeated Kerry Von Erich to win the WCWA World Heavyweight Title


Atlanta, Georgia:
– Big Josh pinned Moondog Rex
– The One Man Gang pinned Brad Armstrong
– Dustin Rhodes pinned El Cubano
– Big Van Vader defeated Joe Cazana & Lt. James Earl Wright in a handicap match
– Tom Zenk pinned Larry Zbyzsko
– Terrance Taylor defeated Bobby Eaton via disqualification
– Ron Simmons defeated Butch Reed via disqualification in a lumberjack streetfight 
– WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson & Sid Vicious
– WCW US Champion Lex Luger fought Nikita Koloff to a double disqualification
– Sting & El Gigante defeated WCW World Champion Ric Flair & WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson (sub. for Barry Windham)


New York City, New York: 
– Johnny B. Badd defeated Tex Slazenger
– Maxx Payne defeated Steven Regal
– Chris Benoit and Ron Simmons fought to a double-countout
– Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas
– NWA and WCW World Tag Team Champions The Hollywood Blonds (Steve Austin and Brian Pillman) defeated Marcus Alexander 
  Bagwell and 2 Cold Scorpio to retain the titles
– Rick Rude defeated Cactus Jack
– WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW World Television Champion Paul Orndorff by 
  disqualification to retain his title
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Barry Windham defeated Ricky Steamboat to retain the title
– Sting defeated WCW World Heavyweight Champion Big Van Vader by disqualification, Vader retained the title


Acapulco, Mexico:
– Villanos IV and V defeated Emilio Charles, Jr. and Scorpio, Jr. for the UWA World Tag Team Titles

Harlan, Kentucky:
– Tracy Smothers defeated the Inferno
– SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy defeated Prince Kharis
– Bruiser Bedlam pinned Bob Armstrong
– SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Brian Lee & Chris Candido via disqualification


Mexico City, Mexico:
– Rayo de Jalisco, Jr. defeated Apolo Dantés to win the CMLL World Heavyweight Title


Belvidere, New Jersey:
– Samu defeated Ace Darling to win the Independent Superstars of Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Title


Nashville, Tennessee:
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Jarrett pinned James Storm
– TNA X Division Champion Frankie Kazarian pinned Sonjay Dutt to retain the title
– Simon Diamond pinned Johnny Swinger
– Monty Brown pinned Sabu in a falls count anywhere match
– Apolo and D’Lo Brown defeated NWA World Tag Team Champions Kid Kash and Dallas by disqualification to win the title
– Chris Harris pinned Raven to become #1 contender for the NWA World Heavyweight Title


Graysville, Alabama:
– Dennis Condrey defeated Brad Armstrong to become the first NWA Wrestle Birmingham Television Champion