Has defeated Dick Shikat on 30/06/06 in Philadelphia, PA to be recognized as world champion by the state athletic commissions of New York and Pennsylvania; recognized as champion in Los Angeles, CA as late as 33/04/12.
Has defeated Ed "Strangler" Lewis on 33/02/20 in New York, NY to be recognized as world champion by the state athletic commissions of New York and Pennsylvania; recognized as champion in Los Angeles, CA after 33/05.
Suspended by the California Athletic Commission when Londos fails to appear for the scheduled title defense against Chielf Little Wolf on 35/02/27; recognition officially withdrawn in Los Angeles in
35/05 for failure to enter an international tournament.
Defeats Swedish Angel in tournament final; promoted
as a tournament to replace Jim Londos as World champion but the State
Commission refuses to recognize Wright as World champion and recognizes
him as California Heavyweight champion instead.
Wins when Thesz cannot continue due to a
back injury; loses to Thesz by DQ on 57/07/24 in Montreal, QC but continues to be recognized by the NWA; withdraws his claim to the title when his manager and Montreal
promoter Eddie Quinn leaves the NWA; officially recognized
as world champion in Los Angeles in 59/10 by the North American Wrestling Alliance for being the top contender who has met the most title claimants, including Thesz.