On this day in pro wrestling history: Rock loses WCW title to Chris Jericho


Des Moines, Iowa:
– Ed “Strangler” Lewis beat Joe Dusek in 2 out of 3 falls
– Iowa State Heavyweight Champion Gene Bowman and World Light Heavyweight Champion Ken Fenelon went to a count out 


Houston, Texas:
– Ray Gunkel and Wilbur Snyder defeated Duke Keomuka and Danny Savich 


– Atlanta, Georgia:
– Freddie Blassie defeated Ray Knunkel for the Southern Heavyweight Title


– Rocket Monroe defeated Bob Kelly to win the NWA Mississippi Heavyweight Title


Dallas, Texas:
– Fritz Von Erich won the NWA American Heavyweight Title by defeating Johnny Valentine 


Little Rock, Arkansas:
– Danny Hodge defeated Chuck Karbo to win the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title.


Tampa, Florida:
– Dick Murdoch & Bobby Duncum defeated The Australians (Larry O’Day & Ron Miller) to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles


Honolulu, Hawaii:
– The Sheik defeated Fred Curry for the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title
– Billy Robinson beat Ivan Koloff in 2 out of 3 falls
– Sam Steamboat beat Rick Ferrara
– Ed Francis beat Bill Dromo
– Bull Bullinski drew Mighty Inoue

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Mad Dog Vachon & Andre Rousimoff in 2 out of 3 falls
– Wahoo McDaniel beat Larry Hennig
– George Scott drew Rene Goulet


San Juan, Puerto Rico:
– Ernie Ladd defeated Carlos Colon to win the WWC North American Heavyweight Title


Omaha, Nebraska:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
– Jos Leduc beat Baron Von Raschke
– Greg Gagne beat Johnny Valiant dq
– Jimmy Valiant beat Jim Brunzell
– Chris Taylor beat Don Wade


Gifu, Japan:
– Akihisa Takachiho & Samson Kutsuwada defeated Jerry & Ted Oates to win the All Japan All-Asian Tag Team Titles

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Mike George and Super Intern defeated Mad Dog Vachon and Baron Von Raschke to win the Central States version of the NWA World 
  Tag Team Titles
– Harley Race defeated Black Gordman
– Bob (Sgt) Slaughter defeated Pat O’Connor
– Rick Gibson defeated Great Goliath
– Haystack Calhoun won a 13-man Battle Royal


Charleston, South Carolina:
– Ricky Steamboat defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Title 
– Victor Rivera and Texas Red defeated Black Gordman and Goliath for the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles

Houston, Texas:
– NWA Champion Harley Race defeated Ox Baker
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Terry Funk
– Texas Tag Team Champions Bull Ramos & Captain USA John Studd beat Jose Lothario & Alberto Madril
– Ernie Ladd beat Killer Tim Brooks


Greensboro, North Carolina:
– Ken Patera defeated Tony Atlas to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Title 


Orlando, Florida:
– Manny Fernandez defeated Terry Funk to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title


Auckland, New Zealand:
– King Kamaka and General Hiro defeated Mark Lewin and Al Perez for the NWA Australasian Tag Team Titles

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Andre The Giant won battle royal
– Andre The Giant & Ray Stevens beat Ken Patera & Bobby Heenan
– Hulk Hogan beat Adrian Adonis
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Jim Brunzell dq
– Otto Wanz no contest Jerry Blackwell
– Brad Rheingans beat Sgt Jacques Goulet


Richmond, Virginia:
– Jack and Jerry Brisco defeated Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood to win the NWA World Tag Team Championship


St. Paul, Minnesota;
– Jerry Blackwell & Boom Boom (King Kong) Bundy won tag battle royal
– Lights Out match: Jerry Blackwell beat King Kong Brody 
– Fabulous Ones no contest AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors
– Baron Von Raschke beat Paul Ellering
– Jimmy Garvin beat Tom Zenk
– Curt Hennig drew Nick Bockwinkel 
– Tony Atlas beat Mr. Saito dq


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Phil Hickerson defeated Mongolian Stomper to win the AWA International Heavyweight Title

Fort Worth, Texas:
– King Parsons defeated John Tatum for the WCCW Television Title 


Tokyo, Japan:
– PWF World Heavyweight Champion Riki Choshu defeated Terry Funk to retain the title 
– Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Stan Hansen to win the NWA International Heavyweight Title


– Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Marc Mero to win the WWF Intercontinental Title

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Wolfie D and Brian Christopher defeated Bill and Jamie Dundee to win the held up USWA Tag Team Titles 


Kansas City, Missouri:
– Edge defeated Christian in a ladder match to win the WWF IC Title 
– Chris Jericho defeated the Rock to win the WCW World Title
– Steve Austin defeated Kurt Angle and Rob Van Dam to retain the WWE World Title

Evansville, Indiana:
– A.J. Styles defeated Petey Williams, Christopher Daniels and Chris Sabin in a four-way match to win the vacant IWA Mid-South
Heavyweight Title


Albany, New York:
– Doug & Danny Basham defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero to win the WWE Tag Team Titles