Verne Gagne: 1 August 16, 1960 Minneapolis, MN Became FIRST AWA World champion. Champion. "Corgan's reign as NWA owner begins, full details", "Nick Aldis Defeats Cody, Wins Back NWA World Heavyweight Championship", "Zicky Dice Beats Ricky Starks To Win NWA TV Title", World Wide Wrestling Federation / World Wrestling Federation, NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, Capitol Sports Promotions/World Wrestling Council, NWA Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling, International Wrestling Association of Japan, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling/Impact Wrestling, Pay-per-view and closed circuit events (1983–1990), National Wrestling Alliance (2017–present). Page 1 of 1 1. The NWA 70th Anniversary Show was a professional wrestling supercard that took place on October 21, 2018 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. List of National Wrestling Alliance's World Heavyweight Champions (1948-2018) Don't forget to Like and Subscibe for more new videos. The NWA World Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling world heavyweight championship in the National Wrestling Alliance. Championship match records of the World Heavyweight Pro-Wrestling Title, recognized by the National Wrestling Alliance, from the 1940s to the present. NWA Houston Parade of Champions Smith and Archer's IWGP Tag Team Championship was also on the line: 78 The IronGodz (Jax Dane and Rob Conway) 1 November 9, 2013 148 Osaka, Japan Power Struggle This was a two-fall three way match also including Tenzcoy. The promotion currently has 5 championships. Title matches - Matches in which the title was defended. When the challenge went unanswered, the AWA was formed in August 1960 with Gagne declared the FIRST CHAMPION. List of National Wrestling Alliance's World Heavyweight Champions (1948-2018) Don't forget to Like and Subscibe for more new videos. There would be more names if they included the original NWA (National Wrestling Association) World Heavyweight title, which goes back to 1905 and was eventually unified with the current NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) World Heavyweight title by Lou Thesz on July 24, 1957. The first of these NWA World Tag Team Championships was created in 1950 in … At one point in 1957 no less than 13 different versions of the NWA World Tag Team Championship were recognized across the United States. In 1991 when World Championship Wrestling (WCW) separated from the NWA, the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship was reinvented in WCW as the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship and the NWA title was vacated. It also includes Finals results, runner-up and MVPs. The second brackets indicate the number of times that teams have appeared in an NBA Finals as well as each respective team's NBA Finals record to date. Nikita Koloff with the NWA United States Championship. Up next is the NWA world's champion Nick Aldis battling Jordan Clearwater. … "IWGP" is the acronym of NJPW's governing body, the International Wrestling Grand Prix. National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling promotion operating via its parent company Lightning One, Inc. This meant that only the Jim Crockett Promotions' NWA World Tag Team Championship was active, but still being controlled by JCP, not the NWA board of directors. With WWE’s Clash of Champions coming up this Sunday, we thought we’d use WWE Network for a retrospective on Clash of the Champions, the series of televised supercards from the NWA … “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair. The professional wrestling championships are not won through legitimate athletic competition; they are instead won via scripted endings to a match or on occasion awarded to a wrestler because of a storyline. Founded in 1948, the NWA began as a governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions, the heads of which made up the Board of Directors.The group operated a territory system which sanctioned various championships, recognized one world champion, participated in talent exchanges, and collectively protected the territorial integrity of member promotions. The promotion was renamed World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1979 and ended its affiliation with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) in 1983, with the title also renamed to reflect the changes. The NWA World Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling World Tag Team championship contested in various National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) affiliates.The NWA did not officially recognize any Tag team champions until 1992 while various affiliates … Title changes happen mostly at FIP-promoted events, which are usually released on DVD. This is a list of NBA Champions.. hide. Lou Thesz 1 November 27, 1949 Unknown TBA. (October 30, 1962): Rogers won it back from Brazil. Between 1987 and 1998, NWA/WCW presented 35 editions of Clash of the Champions. Albert Christian Hardie Jr., is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name ACH. National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling promotion operating via its parent company Lightning One, Inc. 1 History 2 Belt gallery 3 See also 4 External links Add a photo to this gallery National Wrestling Alliance Champion history - History of the wrestlers who have held the belt. Kowalski and Mills were awarded the NWA World Tag Team Championship on August 1960. The list of NWA World Heavyweight Champions is a chronological list of wrestlers that have held the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, the National Wrestling Alliance's (NWA) professional wrestling world heavyweight championship. The event was co-produced with Global Force Entertainment (GFW) and was streamed live on FITE TV. Betty Boucher 1 September 17, 1966 Seattle, WA TBA. Its lineage has been traced from the first World Heavyweight Championship (Catch as Catch Can version; 1905-1957), which traces its lineage to George Hackenschmidt's 1905 title which Frank Gotch won from him in 1908. When the challenge went unanswered, the AWA was formed in August 1960 with Gagne declared the FIRST CHAMPION. See also below: THE NWA PRESIDENTS DURING THE MID-ATLANTIC PERIOD The NWA Champions During the Mid-Atlantic Period (1973 - 1986) Top: Jack Brisco, Terry Funk, and Harley Race.Middle: Giant Baba and Dusty Rhodes.. Bottom: Tommy Rich, Ric Flair, and Kerry Von Erich. Rick Steiner was one-half of legendary sports-entertainment duo The Steiner Brothers. The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) member NWA San Francisco promoted a professional wrestling tag team championship under the name NWA World Tag Team Championship from 1950 until 1961 in and around their local territory until it closed. avg. National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling promotion operating via its parent company Lightning One, Inc. [1] Title reigns are either determined by professional wrestling matches or are awarded to a wrestler, as a result of the culmination of various scripted storylines. When San Francisco based Big Time Wrestling became a member of the NWA in 1968 they began promoting their version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship as part of their shows until the championship was abandoned in 1979. KES won the first fall to retain their IWGP Tag Team Championship. type to search. save. The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Tag Team Championship is the premier tag team title within the NWA framework. The NWA World Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling World Tag Team championship contested in various National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) affiliates.The NWA did not officially recognize any Tag team champions until 1992 while various affiliates … The title was first won by Mildred Burke in 1935 defeating Clara Mortensen. Year. List of current champions in the National Wrestling Alliance Last updated March 05, 2020. Toronto Raptors. Bobo Brazil 1 of 7 Los Angeles Lakers. The title was introduced on June 12, 1987, in the finals of an IWGP tournament. The NWA World Women's Championship is a women's professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). The championship is currently held by Serena Deeb, who is in her first reign. It started in 1945 and still exists today. The NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship is a secondary title in the National Wrestling Alliance that is for the lighter wrestlers. You can help the iDOMINATION Wikia by expanding on it. THE NWA WORLDS HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: THE VOID (The 1990s) 2x NWA World Champion Dan Severn. The NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship is a world heavyweight championship owned and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). List of NWA World Tag Team Champions: | | | |Killer Elite Squad|, the current NWA World Tag Team Cham... World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. The title was unified with the National Boxing/Wrestling Association's World Junior Heavyweight Championship in 1949. The list of NWA World Heavyweight Champions is a chronological list of wrestlers that … Yukiko Tomoe 1 March 10, 1968 Osaka, Japan TBA. The NAWA/WWA recognized Carpentier as World Champion in July 1959 and Freddie Blassie when he defeated Carpentier in 1961. Reigns two and four occurred at ROH-promoted events, while reigns 10 and 11 happened at Dragon Gate events. Buy Tickets! In March 2001, certain assets of WCW were sold by AOL Time Warner to the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now … Yes, this will include NWA & TNA Championships, as they count towards the accolades too. 5. 749 views made by Steve Ryan. He goes on to name great NWA champions like Dusty Rhodes, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, and more. The AAC recognized Killer Kowalski when he defeated Carpentier in Boston. To qualify to win this championship, wrestlers must 220 lbs or under. Adam Pearce: 1: September 1, 2007: Bayamón, Puerto Rico: Defeated Brent Albright in the finals of the Reclaiming the Glory Tournament. The title was introduced on February 27, 1974 in Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (MACW), a territory of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). The IWRG Intercontinental Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling tag team championship promoted by the Mexican professional wrestling promotion International Wrestling Revolution Group (IWRG) since 2000. The first brackets in the Western champion and Eastern champion columns indicate the teams' playoff seed. The first brackets in the Western champion and Eastern champion columns indicate the teams' playoff seed. The NWA World Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling world heavyweight … Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a stub article. avg. The NWA World Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling world heavyweight … The NWA World Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling world heavyweight championship in the National Wrestling Alliance. National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling promotion operating via its parent company Lightning One, Inc. [1] The promotion currently has 5 championships. Billy Watson 1 March 15, 1956 Toronto, ON TBA. Anthony Henry is an American professional wrestler signed to the World Wrestling Network (WWN), performing for the Evolve and Full Impact Pro (FIP) promotions, where he is a one-time EVOLVE Tag Team Champion and the current FIP World Heavyweight Champion in his first reign. Wrestling’s Greatest Champions: Best NWA World Heavyweight Champions In 2020, the National Wrestling Alliance is a niche, old school wrestling promotion with a weekly YouTube show. The list of NWA World Heavyweight Champions is a chronological list of wrestlers that … This is a list of NBA Champions.. MACW, also known as Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP), was purchased by Turner Broadcasting System in 1988, and subsequently renamed WCW. In spite of this, neither of the reigns are recognized by the NWA. … Miami Heat. Title reigns are either determined by professional wrestling matches or are awarded to a wrestler, as a result of the culmination of various scripted storylines. 90 St. Louis, MO Live event: Held NWA World Heavyweight Championship, won on January 9, 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri; recognized as the first AWA World Champion in May 1960, but was given 90 days to defend the title against Verne Gagne or be stripped of the title. The list includes the number of times the wrestler has held the title, the date and location of the win, and a description of the winning bout. Ric Flair 2. Lou Thesz 2 November 9, 1956 St. Louis, MO TBA. NWA PARADE OF CHAMPIONS 2016 EVENT INFORMATION Tickets are on sale now! [2]. NAME FORMAT CHANGE IN PROCESS : Names of the wrestlers from countries where the family names come before the given names will be listed as such (Japan, Korea, etc. O'Connor as NWA champion was given 90 days in a story-line only challenge (In May 1960) to defend the NWA title to Verne Gagne. The current champion is Nick Aldis, who is in his second reign. Its lineage has been traced from the first World Heavyweight Championship , which traces its lineage to Georg Hackenschmidt 's 1905 title … The first of these NWA World Tag Team Championships was created in 1950 in the San Francisco territory, which while billed as a "World" title was essentially restricted to the specific NWA territory. The NWA World Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling World Tag Team championship contested in various National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) affiliates.The NWA did not officially recognize any tag team champions until 1992 while various affiliates … The NWA World Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling world tag team championship created by the National Wrestling Alliance. 749 views made by Steve Ryan. on 30 June 1961. National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling promotion operating via its parent company Lightning One, Inc. The NWA World Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling world tag team championship created by the National Wrestling Alliance.From 1948 to 1982, the NWA allowed member promotions to create their own territorial version of the "NWA World Tag Team Championship" without oversight from the board of directors. Wrestlers Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes Ref 1 Buddy Rogers: 1 April 25, 1963: 22 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: N/A He won an fictional tournament in Rio de Janeiro after the WWWF left the National Wrestling Alliance, where he was the 7th champion defeating Antonino Rocca. The NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship is a world heavyweight championship owned and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). In 1982 Big Time Wrestling, based in Los Angeles, closed and abandoned their version of the championship. The NWA World Heavyweight Champions (1948 - 2018) 5 7 1 175. comments. Champions. Champions. NWA currently recognizes 96 individual World Heavyweight Championship reigns. … and that person is Ric Flair, who won the NWA World Heavyweight … Although it was owned and controlled by WCW, the championship was presented as the highest accolade of "WCW International", a fictitious subsidiary. report. [Championships] At least 21 different regional branches of the NWA World Tag Team Championship have identified as being active at some point between 1950 and 1991. January 9, 1959 won NWA title from Dick Hutton St. Louis, MO O'Connor as NWA champion was given 90 days in a story-line only challenge (In May 1960) to defend the NWA title to Verne Gagne. Title History † Unofficial title changes not recognized by the NWA. Its lineage has been traced from the first World Heavyweight Championship (Catch as Catch Can version; 1905–1957), which traces its lineage to George Hackenschmidt's 1905 title which Frank Gotch won from him in 1908. Ima Good Guy. Betty Boucher 1 September 17, 1966 Seattle, WA TBA. There are also some subtle differences between the way Impact records Triple Crowns and Grand Slams compared to … But during his renowned rivalry with The Four Horsemen in the mid-1980s, The American Dream brought a heightened relevance and prestige to the Television Title through a series of rough brawls with Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson over the championship. The NWA United States Heavyweight Championship was a championship defended primarily in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). Its current titleholder is Trevor Murdoch, who is in his first reign. The title was introduced on September 25, 2004 at FIP's "Emergence: Part Two" event as the FIP Heavyweight Championship. The title has changed hands four times at non-FIP events. Carpentier withdraws his claim to the title when Montreal promoter Eddie Quinn leaves NWA; NWA voids all recognition of Carpentier as champion on 57/08/25; Carpentier continues to be recognized as world champion in Omaha and by World Wrestling Association in … They were recognized as the first AWA champions when the AWA withdrew from the NWA and recognized its own champions. In 1957 as many as 13 versions of the NWA World Tag Team Championship were confirmed to be in existence. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. share. May 18, 1960. In addition to those on the following list, Ray Gonzalez and Carlos Colon pinned the NWA champ without officially earning the right to call themselves champion. The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling promotion and former governing body operating via its parent company Lightning One, Inc. type to search. Harley Race is a former 8 times NWA World Heavyweight Champion, after winning the Championship in 1973, 1977, 1979 (2x), 1980, 1981, 1983 and 1984. Wrestling JAT Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. score: 11 of 20 (57%) required scores: 1, 3, 11, 16, 20 list stats leaders vote Vote print comments. Championship match records of the World Heavyweight Pro-Wrestling Title, recognized by the National Wrestling Alliance, from the 1940s to the present. KES won the first fall to retain their IWGP Tag Team Championship. ... A list of legends right here. 1 History 2 Belt gallery 3 See also 4 External links Add a photo to this gallery National Wrestling Alliance Champion history - History of the wrestlers who have held the belt. He defeated some great Wrestlers for the title, like Dory Funk Jr., Terry Funk, Dusty Rhodes, Giant Baba (2x), … It is currently the highest ranked championship in FIP. The following is a list of its active and inactive/unofficial/defunct championships. The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Tag Team Championship is the premier tag team title within the NWA framework. This effectively makes it the … The second brackets indicate the number of times that teams have appeared in an NBA Finals as well as each respective team's NBA Finals record to date. How Many Have You Seen Or Heard Of? The current champion is Tetsuya Naito, who is in his third reign. The NWA regains control of the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. By 1985, Dusty Rhodes was a three-time NWA Champion and one of the most popular competitors in the world. 2. Title matches - Matches in which the title was defended. Despite having only one solitary reign with United States Championship gold, the Russian Nightmare makes the list of longest-reigning champions with a total of 328 days. After retaining his belt for 1,563 days, he was forced to drop the strap to Harley Race in 1973 due to a legitimate motorcycle injury that Dory sustained earlier that year. 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