Defeats Fergal Devitt to become first champion; not allowed to defend due to the controversial finish being reviewed by the NWA Board and constant petitions from the United Kingdom; finally stripped on 04/10/01.
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Defeats Will Phoenix.
Dru Onyx 
Ashford, Kent, GBR
Defeats Devitt and Paul Tracey in a handicap match.
Awarded back to Onyx after Pearce wins the World Heavyweight Title on 10/03/14; the 10/01/23 match is also reviewed due to the use of an illegal object by Pearce; still champion as of 12/08/25; vacant sometime before 13/11.