Daily Pro Wrestling History (03/08): The Wild Samoans win WWF Tag Team titles


Kansas City, Missouri:
– World Heavyweight champion Frank Gotch defeated Pat Connelly to retain the title
– Dr. B.F. Roller defeated Carl Becker 


Des Moines, Iowa:
– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz beat Sonny Myers in 2 out of 3 falls to retain the title
– Bobby Bruns beat Tommy O’Toole in 2 out of 3 falls
– Ken Fenelon beat Armond Tanny 


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Gene Kiniski beat Bruno Sammartino
– Whipper Billy Watson beat Kinji Shibuya
– Hercules Cortez beat Moose Evans
– Crusher beat Dick Steinborn
– Doug Gilbert beat Rocky Hamilton


Sioux City, Iowa:
– Mighty Igor Vodik beat AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon
– Reggie Parks beat Mongolian Stomper
– Stan Pulaski beat Ivan Kalmikoff
– Mitsu Arakawa beat Johnny Zenda


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– Non Title Texas Death Match: AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Killer Kowalski by countout
– AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat The Alaskan & Tiny Mills 2 out of 3 falls
– Doug Gilbert beat Stan The Moose Mykietowich
– Bob Boyer beat Tony Condello (sub Kurt Von Steiger)


St. Paul, Minnesota:
– The Crusher beat Butcher Vachon by DQ
– Mad Dog Vachon beat Pampero Firpo
– Larry Hennig beat Luke Brown
– Billy Red Lyons beat Mike Riker
– Rene Goulet beat Kenny Jay


Kansas City, Kansas:
– Black Angus defeated Jim Dalton
– Texas Death Match: The Viking defeated Stan Pulaski
– Roger Kirby defeated Steve Bolus
– Harley Race defeated Omar Atlas
– Togo the Great & Tokyo Joe defeated Bob Geigel & Rufus R. Jones in three falls


Houston, Texas:
– Texas Champion Great Mephisto defeated Wahoo McDaniel in 2 out of 3 falls
– AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Ivan Putski & Jose Lothario in 2 out of 3 falls
– American Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan defeated Ron Pritchard & Black Angus


St. Paul, Minnesota:
– Andre the Giant won a 14 man $25,000 battle royal by tossing out Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman at the same time
– Chris Taylor drew Andre the Giant 
– Superstar Billy Graham beat Boris Breznikoff by DQ
– Dusty Rhodes dcor Ray Stevens
– Ivan Putski beat Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
– Billy Robinson beat Geoff Portz


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell
– Baron Von Raschke beat Jerry Blackwell via pin
– Nick Bockwinkel beat Brad Rheingans by DQ
– John Studd drew Tito Santana
– Buck Zumhofe beat Bobby Heenan via pin


Allentown, Pennsylvania:
– The Samoans, Afa & Sika, defeated Chief Jay & Jules Strongbow for the WWF World Tag Team Titles


St. Louis, Missouri:
– AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Nick Bockwinkel
– Missouri State Champion Jerry Blackwell beat Bulldog Bob Brown
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Masked Superstar & Mr Saito
– Sgt Slaughter dcor Wahoo McDaniel
– Mike Von Erich beat Jimmy Garvin
– American Starship beat Marty Jannetty & Steve Olsonoski
– Dick the Bruiser beat Mr Pogo by DQ
– Rufus R Jones beat Ken Timbs

Long Island, New York:
– Brutus Beefcake defeated Rick McGraw
– Mr. Wrestling II defeated Moondog Spot
– Ricky Steamboat defeated Buddy Rose
– Bob Orton Jr. defeated SD Jones
– Velvet McIntyre defeated Peggy Patterson
– Andre the Giant & the Junkyard Dog fought Big John Studd & Ken Patera to a draw
– WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Jesse Ventura


Houston, Texas:
– The Mountie pinned Dale Wolfe
– Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated the Orient Express
– Davey Boy Smith pinned the Warlord
– Kerry Von Erich pinned Ted Dibiase
– Jake Roberts pinned Rick Martel
– WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Paul Roma & Hercules
– The Big Bossman defeated WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect via count-out
– Hulk Hogan defeated Earthquake in a stretcher match

Fresno, California:
– Jimmy Snuka defeated Koko B. Ware
– The Nasty Boys defeated the Bushwhackers
– Greg Valentine pinned Dino Bravo
– The Undertaker pinned Tugboat
– Jim Duggan defeated Gen. Adnan
– WWF World Champion Sgt. Slaughter defeated the Ultimate Warrior in a steel cage match


Atlanta, Georgia:
– Marcus Alexander Bagwell fought Mike Graham to a time-limit draw
– Van Hammer pinned Diamond Dallas Page
– Greg Valentine & Terry Taylor defeated Firebreaker Chip & Todd Champion
– WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman pinned Johnny B. Badd
– WCW US Tag Team Champions Ron Simmons & Big Josh defeated Vinnie Vegas & Mr. Hughes
– Barry Windham pinned Larry Zbyzsko via disqualification in a bullrope match 
– Dustin Rhodes pinned Cactus Jack
– Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton in a non-title match
– WCW World Champion Sting & Ricky Steamboat defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude & WCW TV Champion Steve Austin 


Ludwigshafen, Germany:
– 2 Cold Scorpio & Johnny B. Badd defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma
– WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Cactus Jack
– Frank Anderson defeated Harlem Heat Kane
– Ron Simmons defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
– Sting defeated Harlem Heat Kole
– Vader defeated Ricky Steamboat
– WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated WCW US Champion Steve Austin


ECW Big Ass Extreme Bash: Queens, New York:
– ECW Tag Team Champions The Eliminators retained the title by defeating The Pitbulls 
– Chris Jericho defeated Cactus Jack 
– Juventud Guerrera defeated Rey Mysterio, Jr. in a two out of three falls match
– ECW Television Champion 2 Cold Scorpio vs. Sabu ended in a twenty minute draw
– ECW World Champion Raven defeated The Sandman 


Orlando, Florida:
– Madison Rayne and Velvet Sky defeated the teams of Sarita and Taylor Wilde, Angelina Love and Tara in a three-way match to win the vacant TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship