On this day in pro wrestling history (9/25): Ronnie Garvin beats Ric Flair for NWA world title

By Brian Hoops, WrestlingObserver.com

1958

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Cowboy Bob Ellis and Thor Hagen beat Bob Geigel and Wild Bill Longson by dq, 2 falls to 1

1963 

Columbus, Georgia:
– Marco Polo defeated Joe McCarthy to win the Southeastern Heavyweight Title 

1964 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Don Fargo defeated Sputnik Monroe in a no DQ-no timelimit match to win the Georgia Heavyweight title

1970 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Bobby Shane and Doug Gilbert defeated The Assassins to win the Georgia Tag Team Titles

1971

St. Paul, Minnesota:
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Robinson
– Dr X no contest Ray Stevens
– Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
Click Here: cheap penrith panthers jersey– Don Muraco beat Butcher Vachon
– Sailor Art Thomas beat Jack Bence

1973 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– The Missouri Mauler defeated Ray Candy to win the Georgia Heavyweight Title

1977 

Mexico City, Mexico:
– El Canek defeated Lou Thesz to win the UWA World Heavyweight Title.

Louisville, Kentucky:
– Jimmy Valiant won a tournament to become the first AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion 

1978 

Augusta, Georgia:
– Thunderbolt Patterson defeated King Kong Mosca to win the Georgia Heavyweight Title 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Jimmy Valiant
– Jerry Lawler beat Jos Leduc
– Nelson Royal beat Bill Dundee
– Tommy Gilbert beat Frankie Laine

1979 

Macon, Georgia:
– Killer Karl Kox defeated Tommy Rich in a one night tournament to win the Macon Title 

1983 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Brett Wayne defeated Larry Zbyzsko to win the National Heavyweight Title
 
St. Paul, Minnesota:
– Brad Rheingans drew AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
– Handicap Match: Hulk Hogan beat Mr. Saito & David Shults dq
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Rick Martel beat Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan
– Blackjack Lanza beat Bobby Heenan COR
– Buck Zumhofe beat Steve Regal
– Steve O drew Bill White

1985 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Terry Taylor defeated Black Bart to win the NWA National Heavyweight Title 

Seattle, Washington:
– NWA Champion Ric Flair drew Billy Jack Haynes
– Sgt. Slaughter beat Karl Steiner
– AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Ivan Koloff & Khrusher Khrushev
– Jesse Barr drew Bruiser Brody
– Bobby Jaggers beat Rip Oliver

1986

Seattle, Washington:
– Road Warriors beat Bruiser Brody & Rip Oliver dq
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel double count out Curt Hennig

1987

Detroit, Michigan:
– Ronnie Garvin defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA World Title

1990 

Nagoya, Japan:
– Katsuji Ueda defeated Jimmy Backlund (Jimmy Del Rey) to become the AWA World Light-Heavyweight Champion 

1999 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Steve Bradley defeated Vic Grimes to win the Memphis Power Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Title

Charlotte, North Carolina:
– Gary Steele defeated Naoya Ogawa and Brian Anthony to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title

2010

Rahway, New Jersey:
– Jay Lethal defeated The Amazing Red to win the X-Division championship

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