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Much of the information in This Week In Wrestling is researched from Wrestling Title Histories. The 2000 edition is available now. It is the most complete record of over 2,000 professional wrestling titles and titleholders ever published. If you want a complete guide of who the title holders were in your favorite territories, you must own this ultimate reference book. Contains information on titles from the WWF, WCW, ECW, NWA, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, all the old territories -- Florida, Mid-Atlantic, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Detroit, Toronto, Dallas, Portland, Kansas City, St. Louis, Atlanta, Calgary, Memphis, Knoxville, Montreal, Puerto Rico, Mid-South, San Antonio and more -- as well as hundreds of independent promotions from across the U.S. (including now-defunct favorites like Smoky Mountain, the UWF, and the USWA). The new edition includes major title changes (WWF, WCW, ECW) right up to the end of 1999. 
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Special Edition!

Here is some extra coverage of some major events:

North American Box Office Record Set at Shea Stadium

Steel Cage Match 
Bruno Sammartino vs. Larry Zbyszko

New York City
Shea Stadium
Aug. 9, 1980

It was the ultimate act of betrayal against the most beloved legend in wrestling history. And it led to a North American box office record.

Larry Zbyszko was Bruno Sammartino's personal protégé. He had created a solid career for himself including multiple WWE tag team championships. But Zbyszko started talking about being in Sammartino's shadow. One day he challenged Sammartino to a match. Sammartino won the match, but Zbyszko was far from finished. He layed out his mentor with a chair that sent shockwaves through the Northeast.

Zbyszko immediately became one of the most hated men in wrestling. 

The showdown at Shea set box office records.

Star Wars in Fort Worth!

Four Titles on the Line

Six-Man Tag Team Steel Cage Match
(seconds will be inside cage)
Kevin Von Erich & David Von Erich & Bruiser Brody
(seconded by Fritz Von Erich)
vs. 

Great Kabuki & Chang Chung & Ten Gu
(seconded by Gary Hart)

Ft. Worth
Will Rogers Coliseum
Aug. 3, 1981

The summer of 1981 saw the height of Von Erich's and Bruiser Brody's feud with the Gary Hart stable. A few weeks earlier, Hart's combination of Great Kabuki & Chang Chung & Ten Gu beat Kevin and David Von Erich & Bruiser Brody in a six-man tag match. The Von Erichs claimed that Gary Hart's interference was the key to the upset. The rematch was inside a steel cage. Because of the controversy, Fritz Von Erich and Gary Hart were also inside the cage seconding their teams with a special stipulation.

Also, four championship matches highlighted this special edition of Star Wars.

Kevin Von Erich Makes His Dallas Debut

Kevin Von Erich's First Dallas Match

Main Event
Fritz Von Erich vs. Lord Alfred Hayes

Dallas
Sportatorium
Aug. 10, 1976

The summer of 1976 saw the beginning of a tradition. A Von Erich brother in a Dallas ring. Kevin Von Erich had technically debuted as a replacement in a spot show a few weeks earlier. But this was to be his first major match. He was originally scheduled to face former Texas heavyweight champion and future AWA World heavyweight champion Rick Martel. Martel didn't appear that night and Von Erich's opponent turned out to be Paul Perschman, who would go on to fame as Playboy Buddy Rose.

Star Wars in Dallas!

Four Titles on the Line

NWA World Heavyweight Championship
Nature Boy Ric Flair vs Kerry Von Erich

Dallas
Reunion Arena
Aug. 15, 1982

Ric Flair was in his first year as NWA World heavyweight champion and Kerry Von Erich was starting to come in to his own as one of the most charismatic stars in professional wrestling. What the attending didn't realize was that this would be the lynchpin for one of the greatest feuds of all time. The controversy surrounding this match would start the build toward a rematch inside a cage Christmas night 1982. The special referee for the rematch would be Freebird Michael Hayes with the cage door being guarded by Freebird Terry Gordy. Also on the card was David Von Erich making his return to Texas after a successful run in Florida.

Jack Brisco Defends NWA Title in Texas Death Match

NWA World heavyweight championship
Texas Rules Death Match
Jack Brisco vs Al Madril

Dallas
Sportatorium
Aug. 19, 1975

The most persistent challenger to Jack Brisco's NWA World heavyweight championship in Dallas was surprising contender Al Madril.  Brisco and Madril met in a tight contest that Brisco barely won. Madril's showing and the fans response earned him a rematch the next time Brisco came to Dallas. This time Madril held the champion to a 60-minute time limit draw. This led to a 90-minute return match, that also ended up as a time limit draw. Because of the extraordinary 90-minute time limit draw, the two were rematched under Texas Death Match Rules to make sure a winner would be determined. This program cover is actually from Aug. 12, promoting the Aug. 19 showdown.

Aug. 7 - Aug. 20

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Double Main Event
David Von Erich & Skip Young vs
John Studd & Iron Sheik

Superfly Jimmy Snuka vs Ox Baker

Ft. Worth, Texas
Aug. 8, 19
77

Battle of the Behemoths
Bruiser Brody vs. Andre the Giant

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 8, 197
8

American Brass Knucks Championships 
Ox Baker vs Stan Stasiak

Houston, Texas
Aug. 8, 19
80

WWE World Championship
Bob Backlund vs Superfly Jimmy Snuka

U.S. Heavyweight Championship
Sgt. Slaugher vs Angelo Mosca 

Toronto
Aug. 8, 1982

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I Quit Match
Jose Lothario vs JJ Dillon

Moondog Mayne vs. Jose Lothario 

Ft. Worth, Texas
Aug. 9, 197
6

NWA World Heavyweight Title
Terry Funk vs Dick Murdoch

North American Heavyweight Title
Cowboy Bill Watts vs Ken Patera 

Tulsa, Okla.
Aug. 9, 19
76

Main Event
David Von Erich & David Manning vs
Killer Brooks & Arman Hussein

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 9, 19
81

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NWA World Heavyweight Title
Jack Brisco vs Harley Race

Dory Funk Jr. vs Mr Wrestling II 

Atlanta, Georgia
Aug. 10, 19
73

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American Heavyweight Title
Spoiler vs El Halcon

Mark Lewin vs Tor Kamata 

Houston, Texas
Aug. 10, 19
79


Double Main Event
David Von Erich vs Gino Hernandez

Kerry Von Erick & Sweet Brown Sugar vs Killer Tom Brooks & Stan Stasiak 

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 10, 1980

Main Event
Bruiser Brody vs Kabuki
 
Ft. Worth, Texas
Aug. 10, 19
81

Loser Rides A Jackass
Gino Hernandez vs El Halcon 

Loser Leaves Texas
Kerry Von Erich vs Mr Hito

Dallas
July 5, 19
81

Texas Heavyweight Championship
Ox Baker vs John Studd

8-Man Elimination Tag Team Match
Jose Lothario & Jimmy Snuka & 
Gino Hernandez & Al Madril vs
Bull Ramos & Iron Sheik & 
Seigfried Stanke & Gene Lewis

Houston, Texas
Aug. 12, 1977

Tag Team Main Event
Bruiser Brody & Kerry Von Erich vs
Mark Lewin & Gary Hart 

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 12, 1979

World Class Six-Man Tag Team Title
Von Erichs vs Freebirds 

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 12, 1983

Russian Roulette 
Six
-Man TagTeam Match
Fritz Von Erich & Ivan Putski & 
Raul Mata  vs Blackjack Mulligan &
Nikolai Volkoff & Missouri Mauler


Ft. Worth, Texas

Aug. 13, 1973

I Quit Match 
Terry Funk vs Jose Lothario

Superstar Billy Graham vs 
Andre the Giant


San Antonio, Texas

Aug. 13, 197
5

Dog Collar Chain Match
Killer Brooks vs Bruiser Brody

Ft. Worth, Texas

Aug. 13, 1979

Tag Team Main Event
Fritz Von Erich & Ivan Putski 
vs. Blackjack Mulligan & Nikolai Volkoff

Dallas
Aug. 14, 1973


Kerry Von Erich vs Killer Tim Brooks

Bad Leroy Brown vs Killer Karl Krupp

Ft. Worth, Texas
Aug. 14, 197
8

AWA World Heavyweight Title
Nick Bockwinkel vs Wahoo McDaniel

SWCW World Tag Team Championship
Tully Blanchard & Gino Hernandez vs Mil Mascaras & Manny Fernandez

Houston, Texas
Aug. 14, 1981

 

Non-Sanctioned Match
Fritz Von Erich vs Stan Stasiak

American Heavyweight Championship
Johnny Valentine vs Bearcat Wright

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 15, 19
72

 

Main Event
Superstar Billy Graham vs 
Andre the Giant

Houston, Texas
Aug. 15, 19
75

Non-Title Match
Harley Race vs David Von Erich

Ft. Worth, Texas
Aug. 15, 19
77

Six-Man Tag Team Match
Kevin Von Erich & David Von Erich & Kerry Von Erich vs Gary Hart & 
Killer Brooks & Killer Karl Krupp

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 15, 19
78

American Heavyweight Championship
Gino Hernandez vs El Halcon

Mil Mascaras vs Ivan Koloff

Houston, Texas
Aug. 15, 1980

Six-Man Tag Team Match
Kevin Von Erich & David Von Erich & Kerry Von Erich vs Gary Hart & 
Killer Brooks & Killer Karl Krupp

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 15, 19
78

American Heavyweight Championship
Gino Hernandez vs El Halcon

Mil Mascaras vs Ivan Koloff

Houston, Texas
Aug. 15, 1980

Tag Team Main Event
Moondog Mayne & Bounty Hunter vs Lord Alfred Hayes & Siegfried Stanke

Ft. Worth, Texas
Aug. 16, 19
76

NWA World Heavyweight Championship
Harley Race vs Superfly Jimmy Snuka

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 16, 1977

WCWA World Tag Team Title Match
Bruiser Brody & Spoiler vs
Kabuki & Chang Chung

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 16, 19
81

Lumberjack Match
Fritz Von Erich vs Lord Alfred Hayes

Houston, Texas
Aug. 17, 1976

Carribean Heavyweight Championship
Steel Cage Match

El Gran Markus vs Jose Lothario

American Brass Knucks Championship
Texas Rules Death Match

Bruiser Brody vs Mark Lewin

Houston, Texas
Aug. 17, 1979

Main Event
Gino Hernandez vs Kevin Von Erich

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 15, 1980

Six-Man Tag Team Match
Kevin Von Erich & David Von Erich & Kerry Von Erich vs Gary Hart & 
Killer Brooks & Killer Karl Krupp

Dallas, Texas
Aug. 15, 19
78

Hospital Elimination Match
Gino Hernandez vs El Halcon

Mil Mascaras vs Ivan Koloff

Houston, Texas
Aug. 17, 1984

   

8/7/59 - Fred Blassie beats Dick Gunkle in Georgia to win his 10th NWA Southern heavyweight championship.

8/7/65 - Handsome Harley Race & Pretty Boy Larry Hennig beat Verne Gagne & The Crusher in Minneapolis to win the AWA World tag team championship.

8/7/66 - The legendary former unified World champ Ed (Strangler) Lewis dies in Muskogee, OK at the age of 66.

8/7/78 - "The Canadian Lumberjack" Jos LeDuc beats Jerry "The King" Lawler at the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis to capture the NWA Southern heavyweight title in one of the great feuds of the 70s.

8/7/80 - Bugsy McGraw beats Don Muraco in Melbourne, FL to capture the NWA Florida State title.

8/7/82 - Continuing his babyface turn following a parking lot stabbing, Roddy Piper saves longtime announcing colleague Gordon Solie from an attack by Piper's former partner-in-crime Don Muraco, during a TBS studio taping of World Championship Wrestling in Atlanta.

8/7/83 - Perro Aguayo Sr. beats Villano III in Mexico City to capture his fifth WWF World light heavyweight title, a once proud championship that would eventually wind up as a prop for the man they called Gillberg).

8/7/93 - Eddie Gilbert teams with his brother Doug (wrestling under a mask as The Dark Patriot) to beat Salvatore Bellomo & The Sandman (Jim "Hak" Fullington) in the finals of a tourney in Philadelphia to capture the ECW tag team championship.

8/7/96 - Jushin Thunder Liger (Keiichi Yamada), a former holder of both the WCW light heavyweight title and the junior heavyweight IWGP, calls a press conference to announce that he will undergo surgery to remove a brain tumor. Fortunately, Liger would go on to make a full recovery and return to the ring in record time.

8/8/60 - Lou & Red Bastien beat The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello & Roy Heffernan) for the NWA U.S. tag title in Washington, DC.

8/8/61 - Verne Gagne beats "Big Thunder" Gene Kiniski in Bloomington, MN to win the AWA World title.

8/8/63 - Verne Gagne beats Fritz Von Erich in Amarillo to win the AWA World title.

8/8/80 - A huge crowd packs Shea Stadium in New York to see "The Living Legend" Bruno Sammartino trounce his former pupil Larry Zbyszko in a steel cage match. Earlier on the show, Andre the Giant downs Hulk Hogan, managed by Classy Freddie Blassie. Ken Patera retains the WWF Intercontinental title over "Mr. U.S.A." Tony Atlas. WWF World champ Bob Backlund teams with former kingpin Pedro Morales to unseat Lou Albano's Wild Samoans for the WWF World tag team championship.

8/8/80 - Ron Starr downs Ed Wiskowski in San Francisco to win the NWA U.S. heavyweight championship.

8/8/81 - Chief Wahoo McDaniel beats Rowdy Roddy Piper in Greensboro, NC to win his first of five NWA U.S. titles.

8/8/88 - Ken Wayne beats former partner Danny Davis in Birmingham, AL to capture the U.S. junior heavyweight championship.

8/8/90 - Jumbo Tsuruta & The Great Kabuki vacate the Double (World) tag team championship as recognized by All Japan Pro Wrestling after Kabuki jumps ship and joins a new wrestling promotion called Super World Sports.

8/8/92 - Jeff Jarrett jumps the guard rail to challenge WWF Intercontinental champion Bret Hart at a WWF house show in Memphis, thus signaling the beginnings of a working agreement between Titan Sports and the USWA.

8/8/93 - Tito Santana beats Don Muraco in Philadelphia, PA to win the ECW heavyweight championship.

8/9/41 - Bill Longston beats Frank Sexton for the Pacific Coast heavyweight title in San Jose, CA.

8/9/55 - Gene Kiniski & Lord James Blears beats Enrique Torres & Johnny Barend in San Francisco to take the NWA World tag team championship.

8/9/86 - Ric Flair downs Dusty Rhodes in St. Louis, MO to capture his fifth NWA World heavyweight title.

8/10/76 - Kerry Von Erich makes his debut in Dallas, TX, beating Paul Perschman, who would later go on to gain fame as Playboy Buddy Rose.

8/10/89 - Vader beats Riki Choshu for the heavyweight IWGP in Tokyo.

8/10/91 - The Patriot (Del Wilkes) beats former WCCW World champ Al Perez in the finals of a tournament at the Dallas Sportatorium to capture the GWF North American title. However, Patriot refuses to accept the victory after discovering that Perez' foot was on the rope when he made he pin.

8/10/92 - The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane & Tom Prichard) beat The Fantastics (Bobby & Jackie Fulton) in Benton, TN to win the Smoky Mountain tag straps.

8/10/96 - Hollywood Hogan regains the WCW World title at the first pay-per-view from the famed Sturgis, SD motorcycle rally, at the time called Hog Wild. Hogan beat The Giant.

8/10/98 - Kane & Mankind beat Steve Austin & The Undertaker in Omaha to capture the WWF tag title.

8/11/82 - Jim Garvin beats Sweet Brown Sugar (Skip Young) to capture the NWA Southern title.

8/11/90 - The Trooper (Del Wilkes) teams with D.J. Peterson to dethrone The Destruction Crew (Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom) as AWA World tag team champions.

8/11/90 - The Bruise Brothers (Ron & Don Harris) upend Rex King & Joey Maggs in Memphis for the USWA tag title.

8/11/91 - Masahiro Chono downs The Great Muta to win the first G-1 tournament in Tokyo.

8/12/72 - Tim "Mr. Wrestling" Woods beats Bob Orton Sr. in Tampa for the NWA Southern title.

8/12/77 - Dick Slater downs Jack Brisco in St. Louis to capture the NWA Missouri State crown.

8/12/79 - Ric Flair & Blackjack Mulligan reunite to take the NWA World tag title from Paul Jones & Baron Von Raschke in Greensboro. Three days later at WRAL television studios in Raleigh, Flair vacates the NWA U.S. championship.

8/12/83 - The original Tiger Mask (Satoru Sayama) announces his retirement, thus leaving both the NWA and WWF junior heavyweight championships vacant.

8/12/88 - The Samoan Swat Team beat Kevin & Kerry Von Erich in Dallas to win the WCCW World tag title.

8/12/91 - Buck Zumhofe beats the illustrious Jonnie Stewart in Rochester, MN to capture the AWA World light heavyweight crown.

8/12/92 - Masahiro Chono bests Ravishing Rick Rude in Tokyo to win the finals of a multi-city tournament to crown a new NWA World heavyweight championship.

8/13/88 - Buddy Landel beats TNT in Bayamon, Puerto Rico to capture the WWC Carribean title. TNT would later gain fame as Savio Vega in the WWF.

8/13/94 - Jason Knight enlisting the aid of his team, The Pitbulls, downs Mikey Whiprecht in Philadelphia to garner the ECW television title.

8/14/56 - Bill & Ed Miller beat Bobo Brazil & Enrique Torres in San Francisco to capture the NWA World tag team championship. 

8/15/78 - Big Cat Ernie Ladd beats Paul Orndorff to capture the NWA North American heavyweight championship.

8/15/88 - The Rock & Roll RPMs (Mike Davis & Tommy Lane) beat Scott Steiner & Billy Joe Travis in Memphis, TN to capture the CWA tag team championship.

8/15/95 - Keiji Mutoh beats Shinya Hoshimoto in Tokyo to win the fifth annual G-1 tournament.

8/16/74 - Superstar Billy Graham beats Billy Robinson in Denver, CO to capture the World heavyweight championship as recognized by the Tokyo-based International Wrestling Enterprises.

8/16/74 - Pampero Firpo beats Big Cat Ernie Ladd in Los Angeles, CA to win his second NWA Americas title.

8/16/74 - Harley Race substitutes for Mr. Wrestling II (Johnny Walker) in Atlanta, teaming with Tim "Mr. Wrestling" Woods to lose the NWA Georgia State tag belts against "The Minnesota Wrecking Crew" Ole & Gene Anderson.

8/16/77 - Mike George & Pork Chop Cash beat The Medics in Shreveport, LA to win the NWA United States tag team championship.

8/16/86 - The Rock & Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) beat James E. Cornette's Midnight Express (Loverboy Dennis Condrey & Beautiful Bobby Eaton) in Philadelphia, PA to capture the NWA World tag team straps.

8/16/90 - Former NWA World champ Pat O'Connor dies in St. Louis, MO at the age of 65.

8/16/92 - The Great Muta (Keiji Mutoh) beats Riki Choshu in Fukuoka, Japan to capture the heavyweight International Wrestling Grand Prix (IWGP).

8/17/60 - Verne Gagne & Joe Scarpello beat Murder Incorporated (Big K Stan Kowalski & Tiny Mills) in Minneapolis, MN to end the reign of the first-ever AWA World tag team champions.

8/17/68 - Doctor X beats Verne Gagne in Bloomington, MN to capture the AWA World heavyweight championship.

8/17/86 - "The Russian Nightmare" Nikita Koloff downs Magnum T.A. in match seven of a best-of-seven series in Charlotte, NC to capture the NWA United States heavyweight championship.

8/17/87 - Nikita Koloff beats Tully Blanchard during a taping of NWA Pro Wrestling in Fayetteville, NC to capture the NWA television title.

8/17/91 - Billy Jack Haynes beats Steve Doll in Portland, OR to regain the Pacific Northwest heavyweight belt.

8/17/92 - Jerry "The King" Lawler & Jeff Jarrett beat The Moondogs in Memphis to win the USWA tag belts.

8/18/93 - Arn Anderson & Paul Roma, two members of the Four Horsemen, beat Steve Austin & Steve Regal in Daytona Beach, FL during a live Clash of the Champions broadcast to take both the NWA and WCW World tag team titles. Regal is a substitute for an injured Brian Pillman.

8/18/96 - Paul Bearer ends his six-year relationship with The Undertaker, hitting the man from the dark side with his own urn and helping his arch rival Mankind to victory in their famous boiler room brawl at SummerSlam in Cleveland, OH.

8/19/72 - Bobo Brazil bests Pampero Firpo at Cobo Hall in Detroit, MI to regain the NWA U.S. championship.

8/19/75 - Former World heavyweight champion Jim Londos (the original "Golden Greek"), dies in Escondido, CA at the age of 78.

8/19/77 - Chavo Guerrero Sr. downs Rowdy Roddy Piper in San Bernardino, CA to take the NWA Americas heavyweight championship.

8/19/90 - Riki Choshu beats Vader in Tokyo to capture the heavyweight IWGP.

8/19/91 - Dr. Tom Prichard beats Lord Humongous to capture the Texas State title in Memphis, TN, proving once again that things don't have to make sense in wrestling.

8/19/96 - Longtime WWF wrestler and manager Ted DiBiase appears at ringside during a live WCW Monday Nitro, leading to speculation that he is the newest member of the NWO.

8/20/87 - Kuniaki Kobayashi beats Nobuhiko Takada in the finals of a tournament in Fukuoka, Japan to capture the junior heavyweight IWGP.

8/20/95 - Future WWF World champion Mick Foley downs former NWA World champ Terry Funk to win the King of the Death Match tournament at Kawasaki Stadium in Japan, ending an evening of explosive, barbed-wire, thumb tacked carnage that proves to be fun for the whole family. On the undercard, Dan "The Beast" Severn retains the NWA World crown with a submission win over Tarzan Goto.

8/20/96 - Steve Regal beats Lex Luger in Dalton, GA to capture WCW television gold.

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