Daily pro wrestling history: Goldberg takes WCW title from Sting


St. Louis, Missouri:
– Gus Sonnenberg beat Chief Little Wolf 
– Man Mountain Dean beat Orville Brown  


Tokyo, Japan:
– Mitsuo Surugaumi defeated Michiaki Yoshimura in a tournament final to become the first Japanese Junior Heavyweight Champion 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– World Champion Whipper Billy Watson beat Bobby Bruns 2 falls to 1 to retain the title 


Lincoln, Nebraska:
– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon drew Mr. Wrestling Tim Woods
– The Kentuckians Luke Brown & Jake “Tiny” Smith (Grizzly Smith) beat Dale Lewis & Gus Kallas


Tampa, Florida:

– Paul DeMarco and Lorenzo Parente defeated Kurt and Skull Von Stroheim to win the Florida version of the NWA World Tag Team Title 


– Moondog Mayne defeated Mr. Fuji to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Huron, South Dakota:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Ray Stevens in 2 out of 3 falls
– Wahoo McDaniel beat Larry Hennig
– Superstar Billy Graham beat George Scott
– Joe Scarpello (sub Billy Robinson) beat Rene Goulet


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– No DQ match: Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Crusher & Billy Robinson to win the AWA World Tag Team Title
– Larry Hennig beat Larry Heiniemi
– Ivan Putski beat Baron Von Raschke
– Horst Hoffman beat Jim Brunzell
– Buddy Wolff beat George Gadaski
– Moose Morowski beat Roddy Piper


Denver, Colorado:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens in 2 out of 3 falls
– Baron Von Raschke beat Pampero Firpo
– Jos Leduc beat Kim Duk
– Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant beat Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell


Guadalajara, Mexico: 
– Alfonso Dantes won the NWA World Light Heavyweight Title by defeating Carlos Plata


Raleigh, North Carolina:
– Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood won the Mid-Atlantic version of the NWA World Tag Team Title by defeating Paul Jones and Baron Von Raschke

Nashville, Tennessee:
– Bobby Eaton defeated Dutch Mantell to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title 


Okinawa, Japan:
– Tiger Jeet Singh defeated Antonio Inoki to win the UWA World Heavyweight Title
Atlanta, Georgia:
– Tony Atlas defeated Dennis Condrey to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title 


– “Mr. Electricity” Steve Regal defeated “Playboy” Buddy Rose for the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Kitami, Japan
– Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Harley Race to win the NWA United National Heavyweight Title 


Fort Worth, Texas:
– Jimmy Garvin defeated Chris Adams for the WCCW Television Title 


New Orleans, Louisiana:
– The Nasty Boys defeated Marcus Bagwell & 2 Cold Scorpio to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles
– Vader defeated Cactus Jack in a Texas Death Match 


Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Moondogs (Spot & Rex) defeated the Phantoms to win the USWA Tag Team Title 


Cherry Hill, New Jersey:
– Doug Gilbert won the NWA National Heavyweight Title from Stevie Richards
– Christopher Daniels and Kevin Quinn defeated Danny Dominion and Ace Steel to win the NWA Midwest Tag Team Championship 
– E.Z. Ryder defeated Paul Atlas to win the NWA Canadian Heavyweight Title

Cleveland, Ohio:
– The Dudley Boys defeated Rob Van Dam & Sabu to win the ECW World Tag Team Title


Las Vegas, Nevada:
– Rick Steiner defeated Chris Benoit to win the WCW Television Title 
– Bill Goldberg defeated Sting to win the WCW World Heavyweight Title 
– Harlem Heat defeated Konnan & Billy Kidman (subbing for Rey Mysterio) and Brian Knobbs & Hugh Morrus in a Falls Count Anywhere Street fight triangle Match to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles

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