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circa 1958 - Boxing Illustrated/Wrestling News

Top 10:

  1. Dick Hutton
    - NWA World Champion
  2. Whipper Billy Watson
  3. Killer Kowalski
  4. Buddy Rogers
  5. Pat O'Connor
  6. Pepper Gomez
  7. Enrique Torres
  8. Verne Gagne
  9. Edouard Carpentier
  10. Antonino Rocca

 

 


1959/09 - Boxing Illustrated/Wrestling News

Men:

  1. Edouard Carpentier
    - NAWA World Champion
  2. Buddy Rogers
    - Eastern States Champion
  3. Pat O'Connor
    - NWA World Champion
  4. Killer Kowalski
    - AAC World Champion [Boston]
  5. Antonino Rocca
  6. Fred Blassie
    - Southern Champion
  7. Dick Hutton
  8. Don Leo Jonathan
  9. Enrique Torres
  10. Yukon Eric

Women:

  1. June Byers
    - World Champion
  2. Judy Grable
    - Southern Champion
  3. Barbara Baker
  4. Fabulous Moolah
  5. Penny Banner
  6. Lorraine Johnson
  7. Lilly Bitter
  8. Rose Roman
  9. Tyla Pryne
  10. Rita Cortez

Tag Teams:

  1. Jerry Graham & Eddie Graham
    - US Champions
  2. Mark Lewin & Don Curtis
  3. Antonino Rocca & Miguel Perez
  4. Fabulous Kangaroos
    - International Champions
  5. Ben Sharpe & Mike Sharpe
    - World Champions [San Francisco]
  6. Jackie Fargo & Don Fargo
  7. Reggie Lisowski & Stan Lisowski
  8. Bill Miller & Dan Miller
  9. Ivan Kalmikoff & Karol Kalmikoff
    - World Champions [Minneapolis]
  10. George Scott & Sandy Scott

1959/11 - National Wrestling Association (source: LegacyOfWrestling.com)
* Continued to exist after the National Wrestling Alliance was founded in 1948.

Heavyweight:
Pat O'Connor
- World Champion

  1. Edouard Carpentier
  2. Bob Ellis
  3. Verne Gagne
  4. Dick Hutton
  5. Gene Kiniski
  6. Wladek Kowalski
  7. Antonino Rocca
  8. Wilbur Snyder
  9. Lou Thesz
  10. Billy Watson
  11. Ruffy Silverstein

Jr. Heavyweight:
Angelo Savold
- World Champion

  1. Ralph "Red" Berry
  2. Mike Clancy
  3. Luigi Columbo
  4. Mike DiBiase
  5. Dory Funk
  6. Al Galento
  7. Al Kashey
  8. Danny McShain
  9. Dick Steinborn
  10. Billy Wicks

Light Heavyweight:
Dorrel Dixon
- World Champion

  1. Jorge Allende
  2. Torbellino Blanco
  3. Ruben Juarez
  4. Ham Lee
  5. Rey Mendoza
  6. Halcon Negro
  7. Manual Robles
  8. Sugi Sito
  9. Appolo Sureno
  10. Murcielago Velazquez

Middleweight:
World Title Vacant

Challengers: Bobby Bonales, Alejandro Cruz, El Enfermero, Cavernario Galindo, Humbero Garza, Carnicero Grimaldo, Rene Guajardo, Memo Rubio, El Santo, Huroki Sito

Welterweight:
Karloff Lagarde
- World Champion

Challengers: El Califa, Blue Demon, Juan Diaz, Ruby Garcia, Jalisco Gonzales, Red Man, Joe Martin, Mishima Ota, Alex Romano, El Rebelde