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Question about WWA World Light Heavyweight Title

Anybody know why the UWA World Welterweight Title is being promoted in Japan as the WWA World Light Heavyweight Title?

Both are seperate titles. Any title lineages I've seen have the title currently held by Tatsuhito Takaiwa tracing back to the title first held by Villano III in 1975 (the UWA World Welterweight Title) Are the title histories wrong, or are the Japanese (I think it's Zero-One who are promoting it) wrong?
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(UWF &)WWF Intercontinental Tag Team Titles

alright, all i've been able to find out about these is that they were awarded to Gran Hamada & Perro Aguayo in July of '91. Did they beat a different team, or was there a tournament, or why did they get the titles? Also, when did the WWF-UWF split happen, and did these titles just vanish or were they carried out under a different name?

thanks in advance.
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RIP - Jackie Pallo

BBC News wrote:Wrestling star Jackie Pallo dies

Wrestler Jackie Pallo, one of wrestling's biggest stars in the 1960s, has died at the age of 80.
Pallo, who fought before the Big Daddy/Giant Haystacks era, died at his home in Ramsgate, Kent, on Saturday after battling with cancer.

The pony-tailed wrestler, whose nemesis in the ring was Irishman Mick McManus, was known by his fans as Mr TV.

Former commentator Reg Gutteridge - Pallo's cousin - described ...
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El Texano (1958 - 2006)

Wrestling Observer wrote:El Texano (Juan Aguilar) passed away late last night from respiratory failure at the age of 47. Texano had been in poor health for several months.

As Los Misioneros de la Muerte, El Texano & El Signo & Negro Navarro in the 80s changed the face of Mexican wrestling from where most main events were tag team matches to main events becoming trios matches. Later in his career, Silver King & El Texano, as ...
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Update on the NWA-UK Hammerlock Heavyweight Title

Jonny Moss regained the title for the third time, defeating Paul Tracey on 18th Oct in Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.

Also, on the NWA Ireland Title page, it's listed that Paddy Morrow won the UK title in Nashville on 8th October. That match was at the NWA convention, and ended in a DQ, so neither title changed hands.
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All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling (1965 - 2005)

Ok, All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling had its final card back in April this year, and I'm sure many of you have already read this on other websites, but I'll post it anyway since this probably indicated the "real" end of the promotion.

RIP - Kuni-san
Kunimatsu Matsunaga, the last president of All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling, committed suicide around 6pm on 2005/08/15 by jumping off from the 7th floor of a building in Tokyo at the ...
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Irish titles?

Does anybody have any information on Irish titles? I'm trying to figure out in particular what happened to the Irish Heavyweight Title and the Northern Irish Heavyweight Title and where they came from. The information I have so far (very little) is on my site here -
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RIP - Lord Al Hayes

Legendary British wrestler Lord Al Hayes passed away today (2005/07/21) at 77.

Read SLAM! Wrestling article for more detail.

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