Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/27): Royal Rumble 2008 at MSG

1904 

Bellingham, Washington:
– Frank Gotch defeated Tom Jenkins to win the American Heavyweight Title

1916

Madison Square Garden: New York City:
– Joe Stecher defeated The Masked Marvel (Mort Henderson) to retain the World Heavyweight Title in two straight falls 

1936

Detroit, Michigan:
– George Dussette defeated The Great Mephisto to win the Midwest Wrestling Association World Light Heavyweight Title 

1942

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
– Lou Thesz drew Ed (Strangler) Lewis 
– Earl McCready beat Bobby Roberts 
– Art LeGrand beat Bob Rogers  

1945

Manchester, England:
– Bert Assirati defeated Michael O’Leary for the British Heavyweight Title 

1947 

Hollywood, California:
– Danny McShain won the World Light Heavyweight Title from Martino Angelo

1949

Kansas City, Kansas:
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat Don Eagle 2 falls to 0 
– Bobby Bruns beat Lou Newman 2 out of 3 falls
– Bob Wagner beat “Sailor” Fred Blassie 

1954

Mansfield, Ohio:
– Oyama Kato defeated Frankie Talaber to win the Midwest Wrestling Association World Junior Heavyweight Title

1960

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Hard Boiled Haggerty and Bill Savage defeated Lord James Blears and Jerry Gordet for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles

Mobile, Alabama:
– Bobby and Don Fields defeated The Corsicans (Jean and Joe) to win the Gulf Coast NWA Southern Tag Team Titles

1965

Jacksonville, Florida:
– Fred Blassie and Tarzan Tyler defeated Eddie Graham and Sam Steamboat to win the Florida NWA World Tag Team Titles 

Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Dick the Bruiser
– Verne Gagne & Wilbur Snyder beat Larry Hennig & Harley Race by DQ

1967

Portland, Oregon:
– Paul Jones and Pepper Martin defeated Tony Borne and Moondog Mayne for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1972 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Omar Atlas and Danny Little Bear defeated Yasu Fuji and Chati Yokouchi to win the Central States NWA North American Tag Team Titles

Tampa, Florida:
– Boris Malenko defeated Bobby Duncum to win the NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Title

1973

Detroit, Michigan:
– The Sheik defeated Bobo Brazil for the Detroit NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

1976

Columbia, South Carolina:
– Rufus R. Jones and Wahoo McDaniel defeated Gene and Ole Anderson to win the Mid-Atlantic NWA World Tag Team Titles

Tampa, Florida:
– Bob Orton, Jr. and Bob Roop defeated Eddie and Mike Graham to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles
– Southern Title: Billy Robinson defeated King Curtis to retain the title
– Florida Title: Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Frank Goodish (Bruiser Brody)
– Missouri Mauler defeated Jerry Brisco
– Dino Bravo defeated Killer Kowalski

1977

Jacksonville, Florida:
– Dusty Rhodes defeated Superstar Billy Graham
– The Assassin defeated Ox Baker
– Jack Brisco defeated Harley Race
– Jerry Brisco defeated Bob Roop
– Steve Keirn beat Bob Orton, Jr.
– Kevin Sullivan & Skip Young defeated Mr. X & Rock Hunter
– Hiro Matsuda drew Pat McGinnis

1980 

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
– Bobby Eaton and George Gulas defeated The Blond Bombers (Larry Latham and Wayne Farris) to win the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Titles

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Omaha, Nebraska:
– The Crusher & Lord Alfred Hayes beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan 
– Greg Gagne beat Jesse Ventura 
– Adrian Adonis beat Dino Bravo
– Super Destroyer Mark III beat Farmer Blackwell (Jerry) by DQ 
– Super Destroyer Mark II drew Steve Olsonoski

1981

Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Roddy Piper defeated Ric Flair for the NWA United States Heavyweight Title

Tampa, Florida:
– Mike Graham defeated Dick Slater
– Florida Title: Barry Windham defeated Assassin I by DQ to retain title
– Bounty Match: Bugsy McGraw defeated The Sheik
– World Jr. Title: Les Thornton drew Hiro Matsuda
– Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated Dick Murdoch & Baron Von Raschke
– Sweet Brown Sugar defeated Assassin III
– Nikolai Volkoff & Chris Markoff defeated Scott McGhee & Gerald Finley

1985

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Eddie Gilbert defeated Jerry Lawler to win the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title

1986

San Antonio, Texas:
– Al Madril and Magnificent Zulu defeated American Force (Paul Diamond and Shawn Michaels) for the Texas All-Star Wrestling Texas Tag Team Titles

1987

St. Paul, Minnesota:
– The Midnight Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels) defeated Buddy Rose and Doug Somers to win the AWA World Tag Team Titles
– Larry Zbyszko & Mr Saito beat Nick Bockwinkel & Greg Gagne
– Coal Miners Glove match: Colonel DeBeers beat Jimmy Snuka
– Steve O beat The Ninja by DQ
– Kevin Kelly beat Earthquake Ferris
– Boris Zhukov beat Jerry Seganovich (Jerry Sags)
– Buck Zumhofe beat Brian Knobbs

1990

Portland, Oregon:
– The Southern Rockers (Steve Doll and Rex King) won the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title by defeating Brian Adams and The Grappler

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– AWA Champion Larry Zbyszko beat David Sammartino
– Nikita Koloff beat Manny Fernandez by DQ
– Dog Collar Match: Junkyard Dog beat Paul Jones
– Bam Bam Bigelow dcor Terry Gordy
– Larry Winters beat DC Drake
– WWA Junior Champion Johnny Hot Body beat Tony Stetson by DQ

1992

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event: Lubbock, Texas:
– Hulk Hogan (with Brutus Beefcake) and Sid Justice defeated The Undertaker (with Paul Bearer) and WWF Champion Ric Flair (with Mr. Perfect) by DQ
– WWF Intercontinental Champion Roddy Piper beat The Mountie to retain the title
– Randy Savage defeated Jake Roberts
– Jim Duggan and Sgt. Slaughter defeated The Beverly Brothers (Beau and Blake) (with The Genius)

1994

WCW Clash of Champions: Baton Rouge, Louisiana:
– Sting and WCW World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair defeated Rick Rude and Vader in an elimination match
– Cactus Jack and Maxx Payne defeated WCW World Tag Team Champions The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags) in a non-title match
– Brian Pillman beat Colonel Rob Parker in a “loser wears a chicken suit” match
– Marcus Bagwell and 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Pretty Wonderful (Paul Orndorff and Paul Roma)

1996

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
– Raven defeated ECW World Heavyweight Champion The Sandman to win the title 

2001

Toms River, New Jersey:
– Big Dick Dudley defeated Chris Candido and Sabu in a three-way match for the vacant NWA Jersey Hardcore Title 

2006

ROH Tag Wars: Dayton, Ohio:
– ROH Tag Team Champions Austin Aries and Roderick Strong defeated Jay Lethal and ROH World Champion Bryan Danielson to retain the title
– ROH Pure Champion Nigel McGuinness defeated Delirious
– Low Ki defeated Christopher Daniels 

2008

WWE Royal Rumble: New York City:
– WWE Title Match: Randy Orton defeated Jeff Hardy to retain title
– World Heavyweight Title Match: Edge defeated Rey Mysterio to retain title
– Career Threatening Match: Ric Flair defeated Montel Vontavious Porter
– John Cena won the Royal Rumble

2010 

Cardiff, Wales:
– Rob Terry defeated Eric Young to become the new TNA Global Champion 

2013

WWE Royal Rumble: Phoenix, Arizona:
– The Rock defeated CM Punk to win the WWE Title
– World Title, Last Man Standing match: Alberto del Rio defeated the Big Show to retain the title
– WWE Tag Team champions, Daniel Bryan & Kane defeated Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow to retain the titles
– John Cena won the Royal Rumble