Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 1966

By: Karl Stern

1966

01-07-1966: Gene Kiniski defeated Lou Thesz for the NWA World heavyweight title in St. Louis, MO.

08-05-1966: Buddy Austin defeats Pedro Morales for the WWA World title in Los Angeles, CA.

09-02-1966: Bobo Brazil wins the WWA World title from Buddy Austin in Los Angeles, CA when the match is stopped due to bleeding by Austin.

10-08-1966: Mitsu Arakawa defeated Dick the Bruiser for the Indiana version of the WWA World title.

10-14-1966: Lou Thesz defeated Bobo Brazil for the WWA World title in Los Angeles, CA.

10-28-1966: Mark Lewin wins the WWA World title from Lou Thesz in Los Angeles, CA.

11-12-1966: Dick the Bruiser defeated Mad Dog Vachon for the AWA World heavyweight title in Omaha, NE.

11-19-1966: Mad Dog Vachon regains the AWA World heavyweight title from Dick the Bruiser in Omaha, NE.

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Gene Kiniski

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