Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/28): WWF SummerSlam 1989


Kansas City, Kansas:

– World Heavyweight Champion Lee Wykoff defeated Dorv Roche in 2 of 3 falls

– Nanjo Singh beat Steve Brody 

– Ray Eckert and Jack Hader went to a 30 minute draw


Kansas City, Kansas:

– NWA World Champion Dick Hutton beat Otto Von Krupp 2 falls to 1

– For the Central States tag team title, Thor Hagen and Sonny Myers beat Emil Dusek and Red McIntyre 2 falls to 1 to retain the title


Denver, Colorado; 

– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat The Crusher

– Wilbur Snyder beat Larry Hennig

– Mitsu Arakawa beat Dale Lewis 

– Dory Funk Jr. beat Dan Miller


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

– AWA Champion The Crusher beat Harley Race

– Larry Hennig beat Tex McKenzie

– Reggie Parks drew Chris Markoff

– Rene Goulet beat Danny Plechas

– Eddie Sharkey beat Gene Anderson by DQ

– Larry Heiniemi beat Paul Caruso


Augusta, Georgia:

– Stan and Butcher Vachon defeated Alberto Torres and Ramon Torres  to win the Southern Tag Team Titles


Denver, Colorado:

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– In a Cage Match; The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon

– Red Bastien & Pepper Gomez & Edouard Carpentier beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson & Butcher Vachon in 2 of 3 falls

– No DQ, no countouts match: Blackjack Lanza beat Dr. X

– Paul Diamond beat Double X 

– Bull Bullinski beat George Gadaski


St Paul, Minnesota:

– Verne Gagne went to a no contest with AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke

– Peter Maivia beat Kim Duk

– Billy Francis beat Moose Morowski

– Billy Red Cloud beat Buck Zumhofe

Tokyo, Japan:

– Jumbo Tsuruta beat Jack Brisco to win the United National title


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

– The Killer Bees, Jim Brunzell and B. Brian Blair defeated the Funks, Jimmy Jack and Hoss (Dory)

– King Tonga went to a time limit draw against The Magnificent Muraco

– Ted Arcidi defeated Tony Garea (sub for Tony Atlas) 

– Junkyard Dog defeated Adorable Adrian Adonis on a disqualification

– The Rebel, Dick Slater pinned Iron Mike Sharpe

– Big John Studd, King Kong Bundy and Bobby Heenan defeated Super Machine, Big Machine and Capt. Lou Albano on a disqualification 

– Ricky Steamboat defeated Jake Roberts in a snake pit match

– Billy Jack Haynes pinned Hercules Hernandez 

– The Rougeaus, Jacques and Raymond defeated former WWF tag team champions The Dream Team, Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake

– Harley Race pinned Pedro Morales

– Hulk Hogan defeated Paul Orndoff on a disqualification to retain WWF World championship

Inglewood, California:

– Hector Guerrero pinned the Barbarian 

– Jimmy Valiant defeated Shaska Whatley in a streetfight

– Wahoo McDaniel pinned National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard to win the title 

– Dick Murdoch fought NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson to a 20-minute time-limit draw

– The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev in a double Russian chain match

– Magnum TA fought NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff to a no contest

– NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

– NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes via disqualification


WWF SummerSlam: East Rutherford, New Jersey:

– Dino Bravo defeated Koko B. Ware

– The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard) (with Bobby Heenan) defeated The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart)

– Dusty Rhodes defeated The Honky Tonk Man (with Jimmy Hart)

– Mr. Perfect defeated The Red Rooster

– Rick Martel (w/ Slick) and The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques and Raymond) (with Jimmy Hart) defeated Tito Santana and The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty)

– The Ultimate Warrior defeated Rick Rude (with Bobby Heenan) to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship

– Jim Duggan and Demolition (Ax and Smash) defeated André the Giant and The Twin Towers (Big Boss Man and Akeem) (with Bobby Heenan and Slick)

– Greg Valentine (with Jimmy Hart) defeated Hercules

– Ted DiBiase (with Virgil) defeated Jimmy Snuka by countout

– Hulk Hogan and Brutus Beefcake (with Miss Elizabeth) defeated Randy Savage and Zeus (with Sensational Sherri)


Osaka, Japan:

– Dan Spivey & Angel defeated Bobby & Jackie Fulton

– The Patriot pinned Tommy Rogers

– The Giant Baba & Mighty Inoue defeated Motoshi Okuma & Haruka Eigen

– Kawada & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi defeated Ogawa & Taue

– WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated UWA Tag Team Champions Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat 

– Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Mitsuhara Misawa & Kobashi defeated Jumbo Tsuruta & Masa Fuchi 

Knoxville, Tennessee:

– Van Hammer, Johnny B. Badd & Tom Zenk defeated Cactus Jack, Scotty Flamingo & the Super Invader

– Erik Watts pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker

– The Junkyard Dog pinned Diamond Dallas Page

– Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine

– The Barbarian pinned Brian Pillman

– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton

– Sting defeated Jake Roberts via disqualification

– WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Nikita Koloff

– WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned Big Van Vader


Mexico City, Mexico:

– Celestial beat Super Delfin to win the UWA welterweight title


Indianapolis, Indiana:

– Shawn Michaels & Diesel defeated The Headshrinkers to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles

WCW Clash of Champions: Cedar Rapids, Iowa:

– The Nasty Boys (Jerry Sags and Brian Knobs) defeated Pretty Wonderful (Paul Roma and Paul Orndorff)

– Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin to win the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship

– Dusty Rhodes and Dustin Rhodes defeated Terry Funk and Bunkhouse Buck (with Col. Robert Parker) by disqualification

– Antonio Inoki defeated Lord Steven Regal (with Sir William)

– Ric Flair (with Sensuous Sherri) defeated Hulk Hogan (with Jimmy Hart and The Butcher) by countout in a match for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship


Memphis, Tennessee:

– King Cobra & Spellbinder beat The Yellow Jacket & Gorgeous George III

– Tracy Smothers & Terry Gordy beat Brian Christopher & Bill Dundee via DQ

– Axl Rotten & Brian Lee beat Tommy Rich & Doug Gilbert

– PG-13 beat The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey)

– Brandon Baxter beat Miss Texas

– Tracy Smothers & Terry Gordy beat Spellbinder & King Cobra

– PG-13 beat Brian Lee & Axl Rotten

– Bill Dundee beat Brian Jesse James via DQ

– Brian Christopher beat Billy Jack Haynes

– PG-13 defeated Terry Gordy & Tracey Smothers in a tournament final for the vacant USWA Tag Team Titles

Shizuoka, Japan:

– Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi beat Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara to win the IWGP Tag Team Titles


Tokyo, Japana:

– Kendo Ka Shin beat Koji Kanemoto to win the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title


Las Cruces, New Mexico:

– Kevin Nash defeated Booker T for the WCW World Heavyweight Title