Daily pro wrestling history (11/28): The Crusher wins the AWA World Title


Springfield, Missouri:
– Ed “Strangler” Lewis beat Whitey Hewitt 
– Casey Columbo and Jimmy Moore wrestled to a 30 minute draw


Honolulu, Hawaii:
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Kansas City, Kansas:
– Ronnie Etchison and Thor Hagen beat Tommy O’Toole and Great Tonina in the finals of a one night tournament to win the vacant Central States tag team titles


St. Joseph, Missouri:
– Bob Ellis defeated Bob Geigel to win Central States Title


St. Paul, Minnesota:
– The Crusher defeated Verne Gagne to win the AWA World Heavyweight Title

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Mongolian Stomper won a 10 man battle royal 
– Mongolian Stomper and Pat O’Connor wrestled to a double count out
– Bob Geigel beat Bulldog Plechas 
– Sonny Myers drew Enrique Torres  
– Rock Hunter beat Ronnie Etchison
– Larry Hamilton beat Mike Sharpe (dq)


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Dr. X beat The Crusher 
– Bill Watts beat Harley Race 
– Pampero Firpo beat Luke Brown
– Larry Hennig drew Billy Red Lyons


Honolulu, Hawaii:
– North American Champion Billy Robinson beat Fred Blassie
– Ripper Collins & Greg Valentine beat Sam Steamboat & Neff Maiava in 2 out of 3 falls to win Hawaiian tag title
– Billy Graham beat Ken Patera dq
– Bobo Johnson & Haiti Kid beat Little Bruiser & Tokyo Joe
– Ed Francis no contest Al Madril


Memphis, Tennessee:
– Dennis Condrey & Phil Hickerson defeated The Samoans (Afa & Sika) to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Title
– Jimmy Valiant defeated Jerry Lawler for the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title


Omaha, Nebraska:
– AWA Tag Team Champions Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Super Destroyer Mark II & Super Destroyer Mark III
– Jesse Ventura drew Greg Gagne
– Billy Robinson beat Lord Alfred Hayes
– Adrian Adonis beat Paul Ellering
– Dino Bravo beat Buddy Wolff


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Tito Santana
– Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan
– Ken Patera beat Larry Hennig
– Rick Martel beat Bobby Duncum dq

1985 Thanksgiving Night

St. Paul, Minnesota: Attendance was 12,000
– Scott Hall won a battle royal
– Jerry Blackwell beat Michael Hayes
– Road Warriors beat Fabulous Freebirds Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts
– Buck Zumhofe beat Steve Regal to win light heavyweight title
– Scott Hall beat Boris Zhukov dq
– Mongolian Stomper beat Kevin Kelly
– Leon White drew Bill Irwin

Dallas, Texas:
– Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez defeated Kerry & Kevin Von Erich in a Steel Cage to win the World Class American Tag Team Title 
– In a match for the World Class title, Iceman King Parsons defeated champion Rick Rude by dq
– John Tatum defeated Scott Casey in a steel cage match

Greensboro, North Carolina:
– Magnum TA defeated Tully Blanchard in an I Quit match in a steel cage to win the United States Heavyweight Title
– The Rock N’ Roll Express defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff to win the NWA World Tag Team Title
– Buddy Landell defeated Terry Taylor to win the NWA National Title 
– Krusher Khruschev defeated Sam Houston to win the Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Title

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