Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/18): WWE SummerSlam 2013

1935 

Waterloo, Iowa:
– Louis Thesz beat Sol Slagel

1944 

Houston, Texas:
– Lou Thesz defeated Ernie Dusek to win the Texas Heavyweight Championship 

1949 

Toledo, Ohio:
– Dave Levin defeated George Bollas for the Jack Pfeffer-promoted World Heavyweight Title

1951 

Portland, Oregon:
– Frenchy Roy defeated Dale Haddock to win the Pacific Coast Junior Heavyweight Title

1960 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Ilio DiPaolo and Whipper Billy Watson defeated Doc and Mike Gallagher to win the NWA Canadian Open Tag Team Titles

1961 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– in a Texas Death match; AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Hard Boiled Haggerty 
– Mr. M beat Roy McClarty 
– Gene Kiniski beat Tiny Mills

1966 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Pat O’Connor defeated Carlos Colon
– Sonny Myers defeated Bulldog Plechas
– Bob Brown defeated Jack Donovan 
– Bob Geigel defeated The Viking in three falls

1970 

Macon, Georgia:
– Bill Dromo and Alberto Torres defeated Buddy Colt and Karl Von Stroheim for the NWA Macon Tag Team Titles

1971 

Mobile, Alabama:
– Rip Tyler defeated Ken Lucas in the finals of a 17-man tag team match to win the vacant City of Mobile Heavyweight Title

1973 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel beat Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff in 2 of 3 falls
– Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson by DQ
– Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel
– Larry Heiniemi drew Geoff Portz
– Greg Gagne beat Vic Rossitani 
– Ric Flair beat Billy Red Cloud

1978 

Kagoshima, Japan:
– Mil Máscaras defeated The Destroyer to win the AJPW PWF United States Heavyweight Title

Knoxville, Tennessee:
– The Mongolian Stomper won the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title by defeating Robert Fuller

1979

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– World Cup Champion Dara Singh defeated Brute Bernard
– Tiger Jeet Singh defeated Sgt Jacques Goulet
– Vassan Singh and Prince Mann Singh beat Bob Marcus and European champion Sid Harding in 2 out of 3 falls
– Rhandawa defeated British champion Klondike Jake 

1982 

Shreveport, Louisiana:
– Mike Sharpe defeated Killer Khan for the Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight Title 

1983

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon by DQ
– AWA Tag Team Champions Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell beat Baron Von Raschke & Wahoo McDaniel
– Hulk Hogan beat Mr. Saito by DQ
– Jim Brunzell no contest David Shults
– Greg Gagne beat Blackjack Lanza 
– Rick Martel beat Bill White

1984

Portland, Oregon:
– Tom Prichard and Brett Sawyer won the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles from defeating Mr. Ebony (Tom Jones) and Mike Miller

1985 

Chicago, Illinois:
– in a boot camp match, Sgt. Slaughter & Greg Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens 
– NWA Champion Ric Flair beat Billy Robinson
– Fabulous Freebirds; Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts beat Rick Martel & Jerry Blackwell & Larry Hennig by DQ
– Brad Rheingans beat Boris Zhukov by DQ
– Bill Irwin beat Baron Von Raschke
– Steve Regal beat Buck Zumhofe
– Curt Hennig drew Larry Zbyszko 
– Scott Irwin beat Rob Rechsteiner (Rick Steiner)

1986

Norfolk, Virginia:
– Bill Dundee defeated the Italian Stallion
– Buddy Landell defeated Sam Houston
– The Warlord defeated Thunderfoot
– Dick Murdoch & Don Kernodle defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev
– NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff defeated Wahoo McDaniel
– Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson, & Ole Anderson

1988 

Raleigh, North Carolina:
– The Russian Assassin defeated the Italian Stallion
– Brad Armstrong defeated Ivan Koloff
– Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders
– Sting defeated Al Perez
– Ricky Morton defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification
– The Road Warriors defeated Rick Steiner & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo
– NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson to a double disqualification
– Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada:
– Leo Burke defeated Rip Rogers for the Grand Prix Wrestling International Heavyweight Title 

1989 

Greensboro, North Carolina:
– Bill Irwin & Al Greene defeated the Ding Dongs
– Ron Simmons defeated Brad Anderson
– Brian Pillman pinned Norman
– Steve Williams defeated Mike Rotunda via count-out
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan
– NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
– Sting fought the Great Muta to a 20-minute draw
– NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Tommy Rich
– NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Terry Funk
– The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
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– Sumo Hara (Tatsumi Kitahara) and Benkei (Kensuke) Sasaki defeated Bob and Kerry Brown for the Stampede International Tag Team Titles 

Dallas, Texas:
– Eric Embry defeated P.Y. Chu-Hi to win the USWA Texas Heavyweight Title

1990 

Wall, New Jersey: (Last AWA Verne Gagne promoted event)
– Brian Blair beat AWA Champion Larry Zbyszko by DQ
– Ken Patera double count out Ivan Koloff 
– Wahoo McDaniel beat Manny Fernandez count out

Hartwell, Georgia:
– Tom Zenk pinned Zan Panzer
– Brad Armstrong pinned Dr. X
– The Star Blazer pinned Barry Horowitz
– Norman pinned Dutch Mantell
– Paul Orndorff pinned Mark Callous
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match
– Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Doom in a non-title match

St. Petersburg, Florida:
– Stan Hansen pinned Tommy Rich 
– Mike Rotundo pinned the Iron Sheik
– Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
– Brian Pillman pinned Buddy Landell
– NWA World Champion Sting pinned Ric Flair
– El Gigante, the Junkyard Dog, & NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair (sub. for Barry Windham), Sid Vicious, & Arn Anderson

1991 

Monterrey, Mexico:
– Cien Caras defeats Konnan for the CMLL World Heavyweight Title 

1993 

WCW Clash of the Champions: Daytona Beach, Florida:
– Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce defeated Keith & Kent Cole
– Arn Anderson & Paul Roma defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin (w/ an injured WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman) & Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) (sub. for WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman) to win the titles 
– 2 Cold Scorpio pinned Bobby Eaton (sub. for Lord Steven Regal) 
– Johnny B. Badd pinned Maxx Payne 
– Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff to win the title 
– Sting & NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated the Colossol Kongs (w/ Harley Race) 
– Dustin Rhodes & Road Warrior Hawk (mystery partner) (w/ Road Warrior Animal) defeated Rick Rude & the Equalizer 
– WCW World Champion Big Van Vader (w/ Harley Race) pinned Davey Boy Smith 

1994 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Bad News Allen defeated Hiromitsu Kanehara
– Yoshihiro Takayama defeated Mark Silver
– Kazushi Sakuraba & Masahito Kakihara defeated Billy Scott & Jean Lydick
– Salman Hashimikov defeated Yuko Miyato
– Kazuo Yamazaki defeated Tatsuo Nakano
– Yoji Anjyo & Naoki Sano defeated Vladimir Berkovich & Victor Zangiev
– Gary Albright defeated Kiyoshi Tamura
– Best in the World 94 Tournament Finals: Super Vader defeated UWFI Heavyweight Champion Nobuhiko Takada to win the title 

Houston, Texas:
– Terry Taylor pinned Jean Paul Levesque 
– Harlem Heat Kane defeated Brad Armstrong
– Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson via disqualification 
– Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck defeated Chavo & Mando Guerrero 
– WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal pinned Larry Zbyzsko 
– WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Ricky Steamboat 
– Sting pinned Ric Flair 

Beaumont, Texas:
– Terry Taylor defeated Jean Paul Levesque
– Lash (Harlem Heat) defeated Brad Armstrong
– Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson via disqualification
– Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck defeated Chavo & Mando Guerrero
– WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Larry Zbyzsko
– WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Ricky Steamboat
– Sting defeated Ric Flair

1996 

WWF SummerSlam: Cleveland, Ohio:
– Owen Hart defeated Savio Vega 
– WWF Tag Team Champions the Smoking Gunns (w/ Sunny) defeated Marty Jannetty & Leif Cassidy, Henry & Phinneas Godwinn (w/ Hillbilly Jim), and Skip & Zip in an elimination match 
– Psycho Sid pinned Davey Boy Smith 
– Goldust (w/ Marlena) pinned Marc Mero (w/ Sable) 
– Jerry Lawler pinned Jake Roberts 
– Mankind defeated the Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) in a Boiler Room Brawl match 
– WWF World Champion Shawn Michaels (w/ Jose Lothario) pinned Vader (w/ Jim Cornette)

2011 

TNA Impact: Orlando, Florida:
– Mexican American defeated Beer Money to win the TNA Tag Team Titles

2013 

WWE SummerSlam: Los Angeles, California:
– Rob Van Dam (with Big Show and Mark Henry) defeated Dean Ambrose (with Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns) by disqualification to retain the WWE United States Championship
– Bray Wyatt (with Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) defeated Kane in a Ring of Fire match
– Cody Rhodes defeated Damien Sandow
– Alberto Del Rio defeated Christian to retain the World Heavyweight Championship
– Natalya (with Naomi and Cameron) defeated Brie Bella (with Nikki Bella and Eva Marie) 
– Dolph Ziggler and Kaitlyn defeated Big E Langston and AJ Lee
– Brock Lesnar defeated CM Punk in a No DQ Match
– Daniel Bryan defeated John Cena to win the WWE Title 
– Randy Orton cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase and defeated Daniel Bryan to win the WWE Title