Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/19): Gangstas win the ECW Tag Team Titles

1940 

Waterloo, Iowa:
– World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown defeated Mayes McLain
– Dick Shikat beat Al Lovelock 
– Juan Humberto beat Alford Johnson

1961 

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Shoulders Newman & Ted Travis defeated Neff Maivia & Billy White Wolf for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles

St. Paul, Minnesota:
– Hard Boiled Haggerty & Gene Kiniski beat Leo Nomellini & Wilbur Snyder to win AWA Tag title (Kiniski simultaneously holds the Tag Title, AWA US Title and AWA Heavyweight Title)
– Stan Kowalski beat George Scott
– Roy McClarty drew Bob Geigel 
– Tony Bailargeon beat Marquis de Paree

1968

Houston, Texas:
– Fritz Von Erich & Grizzly Smith defeated The Spoiler & Gary Hart to win the NWA American Tag Team Title (later renamed 
the World Class World Tag Team Title)

1971

Ft. Worth, Texas:
– Thunderbolt Patterson & Toru Tanaka defeated Johnny Valentine &  Wahoo McDaniel to win the NWA American Tag Team Title (later renamed the World Class World Tag Team Title) 

1972 

Miami, Florida:
– In a $5,000 Karate Match with Special Referee Don Curtis; Mr. Wrestling Tim Woods beat Paul Jones
– Johnny Walker beat Buddy Colt
– Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Ron Fuller & Johnny Kace
– Cowboy Lang beat Wee Willie Wilson
– Hiro Matsuda beat Redbeard by dq 
– Tony Garea & George McCready drew Phil Robley & Smasher Sloan

Sioux Falls, South Dakota:
– Billy Robinson drew Ivan Koloff 
– Larry Hennig & Dusty Rhodes beat Don Muraco & Wahoo McDaniel in 2 out of 3 falls

1973 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Jim Brunzell & Mike George defeated Bob Orton & Percy Pringle 
– Roger Kirby defeated Jim Dalton
– Lord Alfred Hayes defeated Jim Dalton
– Rufus R. Jones defeated Tokyo Joe
– Bob Brown defeated Hillbilly Vic
– Danny Little Bear defeated Togo the Great via DQ 
– World Heavyweight Champion Harley Race defeated Terry Funk

1975 

Chicago, Illinois:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Baron Von Raschke by dq
– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat The Crusher & Dusty Rhodes
– Wilbur Snyder beat Dr. Bill Miller
– Ivan Putski beat Lord James Blears
– Moose Cholak beat The Viking 
– Bobby Heenan beat Prince Pullins

1977 

Davenport, Iowa:
– Bob Backlund & Larry Hennig & Billy Robinson beat Super Destroyer & Angelo Mosca & Roger Kirby 
– Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
– Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza
– Steve Olsonoski beat Chris Markoff

1978

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Tor Kamata beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by dq
– Sam Steamboat drew Bill Francis
– Ed Francis beat Chris Markoff
– King Curtis ddq Pampero Firpo 
– Don Muraco & John Tolos beat Mr. Fuji & Randy Morse

1980 

Caguas, Puerto Rico:
– Pierre Martel defeated Mr. Fuji to win the WWC North American Heavyweight Title

1981 

Mexico City, Mexico:
– El Solitario defeated Eric Embry to win the UWA World Junior Light-Heavyweight Title

St. Paul, Minnesota:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura 
– Sheik Adnan beat Tito Santana by countout
– Jerry Blackwell beat Brad Rheingans
– Baron Von Raschke beat Ben DeLeon

1985 

USA Pro Wrestling: East Rutherford, New Jersey:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Fabulous Freebirds Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
– AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Nick Bockwinkel
– Sgt. Slaughter beat Larry Zbyszko
– Joyce Grable won a women’s battle royal
– Baron Von Raschke drew Billy Robinson
– Ray Stevens beat Greg Gagne by dq
– Buck Zumhofe drew Buddy Roberts
– Bob Backlund beat Larry Sharpe 
– Boris Zhukov beat Sean O’Reilly

1997

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– The Gangstas (New Jack & Mustafa) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray & D-Von) to win the ECW World Tag Team Titles in a Steel Cage 
Weapons match 

2009 

TNA Victory Road: Orlando, Florida:
– Angelina Love defeated Tara to win the TNA Knockouts Title
– Kevin Nash defeated AJ Styles to win the Legends Title 
– Scott Steiner & Booker T defeated Beer Money to win the TNA Tag Team Championship

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