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Many posters have made good points in relation to the below previous discussion on World Title status, but I just thought I'd through in my 2 cents about what is out there that may be called a World Heavyweight Title. For this I'll examine the WWE, WCW, NWA, ECW, AWA, IWGP, and the Triple Crown.
First, the defunct ones
AWA - I'll admit my knowledge of how the AWA title claimed world championship status is ...
Bob Geigel - President
Jim Crockett - 1st Vice President
Fred Ward - 2nd Vice President
Board of Directors:
David Von Erich (listed as having passed away, but still listed)
All Japan Pro Wrestling Co., LTD.
Capital Sports Promotions, INC.
Championship Wrestling from Florida, INC
Jim Crockett Promotions, INC.
Dominicana De Espectaculos
Foothills Athletic Club, LTD.
Georgia Championship Wrestling, INC.
Hope this on the right board.....
Does anyone know if the WWF Hardcore title was the first ever "24/7 title"? When they first introduced that rule I thought it was a brillantly inventive idea, but was it actually original or did they just nick it from somewhere else...?
It's taken a while to convert the text to HTML format but we're as far as Bruno 69 matches.
Go here :
<a href='http://www.oldschool-wrestling.com/History.htm' target='_blank'>http://www.oldschool-wrestling.com/History.htm</a>
and tell me what you think.
After Eric Bichoff intorduced Raw's "World Heavyweight Title", I took up the task of attempting to trace the lineage of the title, actual and fictional. I looked through the title histories on this site and others to see if I can come up with something that resembles a true lineage of the title since the 18th century, through to modern times. I came up with an extensive written article, and a rough diagram, (<a href='http://idmt13.mailru.com/diagram.gif' ...
You have still not added the Women's Title Change from Unforgiven, I just wondered whether you knew about it?
Trish pinned Molly on 22/09/2002 in Los Angeles, CA for the title.
Where these tw matches title or non title matches
1-Chono beats Sasaki with the STF on 09-10-92 in Osaka, JAPAN.
2-Chono beats Arn Anderson with the STF on 10-22-92 in Cincinnati, OH. The main reason I ask about this match is I know the they night these two faught again with the same results but it was non-title.
I have the feeling the WWE title is really losing momentum, since the introduction of the World heavyweight title.
With all the talk about the Big Gold belt and the "lineage" of the World title on TV and the Internet, the WWE title is alsmost becoming secondary to the World title.
What do you guys think?
There have been many polls on "best champs" recently. Those polls usually have not much to do with championship lineages but rather about the wrestlers. Besides, most of those polls don't even include the significant champs from the pre-Hulkamania era. I moved those polls to "Everything else" for now, but please also remember that polls are not allowed in "Everything else".
This means that there wouldn't be many polls that would fit this "Pro-Wrestling Title ...
Found something interesting.
This is the first encouter between wrestling historian Gary Will and myself on USENET's rec.sport.pro-wrestling.
Click <a href='http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&threadm=1992Oct8.135945.5590%40csd.uwe.ac.uk&rnum=2&prev=/groups%3Fq%3Dgroup:rec.sport.pro-wrestling.*%2BEbeneezer%2BGoode%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF-8%26oe%3DUTF-8%26as_drrb%3Db%26as_mind%3D12%26as_minm%3D5%26as_miny%3D1981%26as_maxd%3D1%26as_maxm%3D11%26as_maxy%3D1992%26selm%3D1992Oct8.135945.5590%2540csd.uwe.ac.uk%26rnum%3D2' target='_blank'>here</a>.
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