Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/05): Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania XXV

1953 

Honolulu, Hawaii:

– Bobby Bruns and Bobby Managoff defeated Al Kashey and Tom Rice to win the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles

1961 

Mobile, Alabama:

– Bobby and Don Fields defeated The Mysterious Medics for the Gulf Coast NWA Southern Tag Team Titles

Columbus, Georgia:

– Skull Murphy defeated Guy Mitchell to win the Georgia NWA Southern Heavyweight Title

1968 

Houston, Texas:

– Spoiler #1 (Don Jardine) defeated Fritz Von Erich for the NWA American Heavyweight Title 

St. Joseph, Missouri:

– Harley Race defeated Sonny Myers to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 

1974 

St. Louis, Missouri:

– Dory Funk Jr. won a Wrestle Royal 

– Harley Race defeated Pat O’Connor in a Texas Death Match

– Bruno Sammartino defeated Lord Alfred Hayes via DQ

– Dory Funk Jr. defeated Bob Orton

– Big Bill Miller defeated Black Angus

– Bobo Brazil defeated Frank Valois

– Tommy Tsuruta (to become Jumbo Tsuruta of Japanese fame) defeated Billy Howard

– Great Kojika and Tokyo Joe defeated Red Lyons and Reggie Parks

Sydney, Australia:

– Pat Barrett and Tony Kontellis won a tournament for the NWA Austra-Asian Tag Team Titles

1976 

Memphis, Tennessee:

– Big Bad John and Bill Dundee defeated Roger Kirby and David Schultz for the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles

1978

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: 

– The Assassin and Ernie Ladd defeated Ray Candy and Steven Little Bear to win the Tri-State NWA United States Tag Team Titles

Blackburn, England:

– Steve Grey defeated Bobby Ryan in a tournament final for the British Lightweight Title 

1980 

Chattanooga, Tennessee:

– Roger Mason defeated Steve Travis to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title 

1982 

Memphis, Tennessee:

– Ric McCord beat Tojo Yamamoto

– Bobby Fulton beat JR Hart

– Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose beat Roy Rogers & Dutch Mantel

– Steve Keirn, Stan Lane, & Eric Embry beat Luke Graham, The Angel, & Dream Machine

– Southern Champ Jerry Lawler pinned The Monk

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

– Andy Kaufman defeated AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Jerry Lawler by disqualification

1984

Kansas City, Kansas:

– Jerry and Ted Oates won the NWA Central States Tag Team Title defeating The Grapplers (Tony Anthony and Len Denton)

1986 

Yokohama, Japan:

– Riki Choshu defeated Stan Hansen to win the NJPW PWF Heavyweight Title 

1987 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:

– Bruce Hart and Brian Pillman defeated Kerry Brown and Duke Meyers to win the vacant Stampede International Tag Team Titles

1991 

Dallas, Texas: 

– Bill Dundee won the USWA Texas Heavyweight Title from Eric Embry 

– Jeff Jarrett defeated Tom Prichard for the USWA Heavyweight Title

1992 

WrestleMania VIII: Indianapolis, Indiana:

– Bret Hart pinned WWF Intercontinental Champion Roddy Piper to win the title 

– Randy Savage (with Miss Elizabeth) pinned WWF Champion Ric Flair (with Mr. Perfect) to win the title

– Shawn Michaels (with Sensational Sherri) pinned Tito Santana 

– The Undertaker (with Paul Bearer) pinned Jake Roberts 

– The Big Bossman, Jim Duggan, Sgt. Slaughter and Virgil defeated The Mountie, The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags) and Repo Man

– Tatanka pinned Rick Martel 

– The Natural Disasters (Earthquake and Typhoon) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Money, Inc. (Ted DiBiase and Irwin R. Schyster with Jimmy Hart) by DQ

– Owen Hart pinned Skinner

– Hulk Hogan defeated Sid Justice (with Harvey Whippleman) by disqualification

Jacksonville, Florida:

– WCW US Tag Team Champions Greg Valentine & Terry Taylor defeated Tom Zenk & Marcus Alexander Bagwell

– Johnny B. Badd pinned Tracy Smothers

– Cactus Jack pinned the Junkyard Dog

– Nikita Koloff pinned Diamond Dallas Page

– Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & Larry Zbyszko

– WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Ricky Steamboat via disqualification

– WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a double count-out

– WCW World Champion Sting pinned Big Van Vader

Mexico City, Mexico:

– Satanico defeated Lizmark for the NWA World Light Heavyweight Title  

1997 

Caguas, Puerto Rico:

– Carlos Colón won the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title by defeating Jim Steele

1999 

Uniondale, New York:

– Kane and X-Pac defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Owen Hart and Jeff Jarrett (with Debra) to win the titles

2002

Manatí, Puerto Rico:

– Ricky Banderas and Shane the Glamour Boy defeated The Starr Corporation (Chicky Starr and Victor the Bodyguard) to win the IWA World Tag Team Titles

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:

– Bruce and Teddy Hart defeated Apocalypse and Dave Swift in a tournament final for the Stampede International Tag Team Titles

OVW Spring Breakout: Louisville, Kentucky:

– Leviathan (Batista) pinned both Chris Cage and Johnny Jeter in a handicap match

– Flash Flanagan and Trailer Park Trash defeated Big Bad John (Heidenreich) and Bull Buchanan

– The Dogg Pound (Shelton Benjamin and Redd Dogg) and Nidia defeated The Disciples of Synn (Damien and Payne) and Synn

– Danny Davis and The Lords of the Ring (Rob Conway and Nick Dinsmore) defeated Victoria and OVW Southern Tag Team Champions Doug Basham and Damaja

– David and Ric Flair defeated Sean O’Haire and OVW Heavyweight Champion The Prototype (John Cena)

2003

Bayamón, Puerto Rico:

– Ray Gonzalez won the IWA World Heavyweight Title from Ricky Banderas 

2006

Louisville, Kentucky:

– K.C. James and Roadkill defeated The Untouchables (Deuce and Domino) for the OVW Southern Tag Team Titles

2009

WrestleMania XXV: Houston, Texas:

– CM Punk defeated Kane, Mark Henry (with Tony Atlas), Montel Vontavious Porter, Shelton Benjamin, Kofi Kingston, Christian and Finlay (with Hornswoggle) in a Money in the Bank ladder match

– Santina Marella won a Diva’s battle royal by eliminating Beth Phoenix and Melina

– Chris Jericho defeated Roddy Piper, Ricky Steamboat and Jimmy Snuka (with Ric Flair) in a handicap elimination match

– Matt Hardy defeated Jeff Hardy in an extreme rules match

– Rey Mysterio defeated John “Bradshaw” Layfield to win the Intercontinental title

– The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels

– John Cena defeated Edge and The Big Show to win the World Heavyweight Championship

– Triple H defeated Randy Orton to retain the WWE Championship

2013 

ROH Supercard of Honor 7: New York City:

– Jay Brisco defeated Kevin Steen to win the ROH World Title

– ROH World Tag Team Title Match: reDRagon defeated American Wolves to retain the titles

– ROH TV Title Match: Matt Taven defeated Adam Cole and Matt Hardy to retain the title

– Karl “Machine Gun” Anderson defeated Roderick Strong

– #1 Contender Match: Michael Elgin defeated Jay Lethal

– Mike Bennett beat Shelton Benjamin

2019

NXT TakeOver New York: Brooklyn, New York:

– War Raiders retained the NXT tag titles over Ricochet & Aleister Black 

– Velveteen Dream retained the North American title over Matt Riddle

– Walter won the NXT U.K. title from Pete Dunne

– Shayna Baszler retained the NXT women’s title in a four-way over Bianca Belair, Kairi Sane and Io Shirai 

– Johnny Gargano won the vacant NXT title beating Adam Cole in a 2/3 falls match

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