On this day in pro wrestling history (June 7): Dory Funk Sr. & Fritz Von Erich battle over NWA gold, Edge & Batista win World titles at Extreme Rules

By Brian Hoops, WrestlingObserver.com

1933 – In Kansas City, Missouri; NWA World Heavyweight Champion Jim Londos beat Everette Marshall by a third fall DQ, they were tied 1-1, also, Charlie Fischer beat Joe Wilson, Johnny Shoop defeated Joe Ferguson.

1951 – In Kansas City, Kansas; Gorgeous George beat Heart of America Heavyweight Champion Dennis Clary by DQ when Clary punched the referee, also Ray Eckert and Ronnie Etchison went to a 45 minute time limit draw.

1956 – Dizzy Davs and Sonny Myers defeated Art Nelson and Rip Rogers in Amarillo, Texas for the NWA Southwest Tag Team Title

1960 – Rikidozan and Toyonobori defeated Dan Miller and Frank Valois to win the JWA All Asia Tag Team Title in Osaka, Japan.

1962 – Dory Funk, Sr. won the NWA North American Heavyweight Title (Amarillo version), defeating Fritz Von Erich in Amarillo, Texas; Joe Lanza defeated Taro Sakuro for the NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Title in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

1966 – Edouard Carpentier defeated Hans Schmidt in Quebec City, Quebec to win the International Wrestling Association International Heavyweight Title

1969 – Jose Lothario defeated Johnny Valentine to win the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Title in San Antonio, Texas; Ray Stevens defeated King Curtis Iaukea for the San Francisco version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Title in San Francisco, California.

1972 – Gorgeous George, Jr. defeated Bob Kelly to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title in Mobile, Alabama

1976 – Rip Tyler and Eddie Sullivan defeated The Great Kusatsu and Mighty Inoue to win the International Wrestling Enterprise (International Wrestling Alliance) World Tag Team Title in Fukuyama, Japan

1978 – Paul Jones defeated Baron Von Raschke in Raleigh, North Carolina for the NWA TV Title

1979 – Antonio Inoki pinned Stan Hansen in the finals of the second New Japan MSG League.

1980 – Ed Wiskoski defeated George Wells for the San Francisco version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Title in San Francisco, California.

1981 – Terry Taylor defeated Les Thornton for the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title in Roanoke, Virginia; Bob Sweetan defeated Buzz Tyler to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title.

1982 – Sgt. Slaughter defeated Wahoo McDaniel to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Title in Greenville, South Carolina.

1983 – Marty Jones defeated Dave Finlay in Croydon, England to win the World Mid-Heavyweight Title.

1984 – The Medics defeated Invader III and Toru Tanaka for the vacant WWC North American Tag Team Title in Bayamon, Puerto Rico

1987 – Mike Rotunda defeated Dory Funk, Jr. to win the held up NWA Florida Heavyweight Title in Orlando, Florida

1990 – El Hijo del Santo defeated Fuerza Guerrera for the World Wrestling Association World Welterweight Title in Tokyo, Japan

1991 – Tom Prichard defeated Bill Dundee to win the WCWA Texas Heavyweight Title in Dallas, Texas

1993 – Bobby Blaze defeated Tony Anthony for the vacant SMW Television Title in Cumberland, Kentucky.

1994 – Tracy Smothers defeated Kendo the Samurai to win the SMW Television Title in Loudon, Tennessee

1996 – Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo and Jado won the WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Title in Sapporo, Japan, defeating Youji Anjoh, Yoshihiro Takayama and Kenichi Yamamoto.

1997  – Taz defeated Shane Douglas to win the ECW Television Title at the ECW Wrestlepalooza card in Philadelphia, PA.

1998 – Perro Aguayo, Sr. and Perro Aguayo, Jr. defeated Fuerza Guerrera and Mosco de la Merced for the Mexico National Tag Team Title in Chihuahua, Mexico.

2003 – In Cayey, Puerto Rico, Chris Candido defeated Fidel Sierra to win the WWC Television Title. Dominican Boy defeated Eddie Colon for the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title, and Broncos II and III won the WWC World Tag Team Title, by defeating Thunder and Lightning.

2009 – At the Extreme Rules PPV, Chris Jericho defeated Rey Mysterio to win the WWE Intercontinental Title and Tommy Dreamer won the ECW Title by defeating Jack Swagger and Christian in an extreme rules match. Also, Batista defeated Randy Orton to win the WWE Championship in a steel cage match and Jeff Hardy defeated World Champion Edge in a Ladder Match to win the title. Then, CM Punk cashed in the Money in the Bank briefcase and defeated Jeff Hardy to win title.