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Last updated on 2017/09/15

Texas Junior Heavyweight Title

* NWA title after 1950.

Les Wolfe # 1936/12/09<  
Billed as champion in Reno, NV.

Tex McEwin # 1938/08/06<  
Claims the title in W. Palm Beach, FL.

Billy Raborn 1945/03/27 El Paso, TX
Defeats Miguel Guzman; vacates 45/11/06 when Raborn is unable to defend due to his Army duty.
Milt Olsen 1945/11/27 El Paso, TX
Defeats The Hood in tournament final.
Charley Trejo 1946/01/15 El Paso, TX
Gorilla Poggi 1946/01/22 El Paso, TX
Milt Olsen [2] 1946/02/25<
Vacant in 47< (sometime after 46/10/29) when Olsen cannot make the weight limit.
Billy Goelz 1947/02<  
Gordon Hessel 1947/02/25 El Paso, TX
Tex Hager 1947/03/03 Odessa, TX
Milt Olsen [3] 1947/06/17<
Billed as champion in El Paso, TX.
Pierre LaBelle 1947/12/16 El Paso, TX
Defeats Leon Kirilenko in a 20-man tournament final.
Billy Goelz [2] 1948/04/06 El Paso, TX
Milt Olsen [4] 1948/05/11 El Paso, TX
Monte LaDue 1949/01/14 Pampa, TX
Held up after a match against Balk Estes on 49/02/17 in Amarillo, TX.
Monte LaDue [2] 1949/02/24 Amarillo, TX
Defeats Estes in rematch.
Milt Olsen [5] 1949/03/01 El Paso, TX
Stripped in 49/09 for not defending in the required time.
Gorilla Ramos 1950/02<
Wins tournament, probably in 49/11.
Wayne Martin 1950/05/19<
Still champion as of 50/06/25.
Miguel Guzman 1950/09/04<
Still champion as of 50/11/22.
Wayne Martin [2] 1950/12/15<
Billy Raborn [2] 1951/03/08 Wichita Falls, TX
Defeats Jimmy Lott in tournament final.
Duke Keomuka 1951/11/01 Wichita Falls, TX
Billy Raborn [3] 1951/11/15 Wichita Falls, TX
Al Galento 1952/01/17 Wichita Falls, TX
Billy Raborn [4] 1952/03/13 Wichita Falls, TX
Rocca Perez 1952/05/29 Wichita Falls, TX
Billy Raborn [5] 1952/07/10 Wichita Falls, TX
Rocca Perez [2] 1952/08/28 Wichita Falls, TX
Whitey Whittler 1952/10/02 Wichita Falls, TX
Billy Raborn [6] 1952/11/20 Wichita Falls, TX
Holds both Texas and Oklahoma titles as of 53/07/09 and 53/07/24.
Karol Krauser 1953/08/13 Wichita Falls, TX
Gory Guerrero 1953/09/03 Wichita Falls, TX
Al Galento [2] 1953/12/17 Wichita Falls, TX
Still champion as of 54/02/05.
Billy Raborn [7] 1954/07<
Larry Chene 1954/08
Sometime after 54/08/25.
Raul Zapata1955/04/22Houston, TX
Leo Garibaldi 1955/06/24? Houston, TX?
El Mongol 1955/09/01 Galveston, TX
Rito Romero1955
Sometime after 55/09/23.
Doug Donovan1955/10
Defeats Amazing Zuma; still champion as of 55/12/20.
Luigi Macera 1956/02/02<
Still champion as of 56/03/27.
Larry Chene [2] 1956/07/10<
Danny McShain 1956/07/24 Dallas, TX
Red Donovan 1956/08/28 Dallas, TX
Still champion as of 56/10/19.
Maurice Vachon 1956/12/21<
Luis Martinez 1957/02/06Corpus Christi, TX
Danny McShain [2]1957/03/04Ft. Worth, TX
Rito Romero [2]1957/04/08Ft. Worth, TX
Red Bastien1957/05/27Ft. Worth, TX
Gory Guerrero 1957/07/04 San Antonio, TX
Billy King 1957/10/29 Dallas, TX
Danny McShain [3] 1958/01/21<
Larry Chene [3] 1958/02/17?Waco, TX?
Omaya Kato1958/04/15Dallas, TX
Still champion as of 58/04/23.
Larry Chene [4] 1958/07/11<
Still champion as of 58/08/31.
Luigi Macera [2] 1959/03<
Tony Barbetta1959/03/24Dallas, TX
Luigi Macera [3]1959/03/31Dallas, TX
Ed Sharpe 1959/07/24<
Jerry Kozak 1959/10/25<
Silento Rodriguez 1959/11/02<
Haru Sasaki 1960/11/08 Dallas, TX
Dory Dixon 1960/12/06Dallas, TX
Still champion as of 60/12/13.
Silento Rodriguez [2] 1961/08/16<
Jerry Kozak1962/06/05Dallas, TX
Still champion as of 63/01/17.
Silento Rodriguez [3] 1963/07/11<
Jerry Kozak [2] 1963/07/25<
Jimmy Hines 1963/10/27<
Bob Boyer 1963/11/07 Corpus Christi, TX
Still champion as of 64/02.
Louis Tillet1964/03Austin, TX
Defeats Pedro Patino.
Jerry Kozak [3]1964
Louis Tillet [2]1964/05/07Austin, TX
Fred Curry1964/07/30Austin, TX
Defeats Tito Carreon; title retired in mid-60s(?).
Alex Perez 1969/01/05<  
Billed as champion in Wichita Falls, TX; still champion as of 69/04/20.

Zane Morris1999/11/12N. Richland Hills, TX
Defeats Jeremy Jett in tournament final.
Jeremy Jett2000/03/10N. Richland Hills, TX
Zane Morris [2]2000/03/31N. Richland Hills, TX
Samir2000/06/02N. Richland Hills, TX
Kevin Duncan2000/09/01N. Richland Hills, TX
Stripped on 00/10/24 for refusing a mandatory title defense scheduled for 00/10/27.
Mike Thunder2000/11/03N. Richland Hills, TX
Defeats Joey Corman, Chris Chronic, Samir, and Zane Morris in a 5-way match.
Joey Corman2001/02/23N. Richland Hills, TX
Mike Thunder [2]2001/03/23N. Richland Hills, TX
Vacates after winning the World Junior Heavyweight Title.
Dash Riproc2001/05/11N. Richland Hills, TX
Defeats Samir in a one-night 6-man tournament final.
Samir [2]2001/05/25N. Richland Hills, TX
B. J. Turner2001/08/03N. Richland Hills, TX
Joey Corman [2]2001/10/26N. Richland Hills, TX
Stripped in 02/01.
B. J. Turner [2]2002/01/19Beaumont, TX
Wins a one-night tournament.
Jeremy Jett [2]2002/03/22N. Richland Hills, TX
Vacant in 02.
Cyclone2002/07/19N. Richland Hills, TX
Defeats Justin 2 Fine and Chuck Murphy in a 3-way match.
Kevin Duncan [2]2002/09/07N. Richland Hills, TX
Stripped on 04/02/01 due to inactivity in title defense after retiring.
Cyclone [2]2004/02/01
Awarded as the previous champion.
Livewire2004/05/01Joshua, TX
Stripped on 04/10/29 when Livewire no-shows for the scheduled defense against J.T. LaMotta.
J.T. LaMotta2004/10/29Dallas, TX
Defeats Sean Cordova.
Robert Evans2005/03/13Arlington, TX
Defeats LaMotta, Jiggalo James, and Stephen Murphy in a 4-way match.
Joey Corman [3]2005/04/28Gladewater, TX
J.T. LaMotta [2]2006/05/28
Or 06/04/28 or 06/05/18.
David Stahr2007/02/09Cypress, TX
Golden Prince2007/09/14Cypress, TX
Cody Jones2007/10/13Irving, TX
Cyclone [3]2007/12/01Amarillo, TX
Stripped on 08/05/24 due to injury.
David Stahr [2] 2008/06/13 Houston, TX
Defeats Golden Prince; vacant on 08/07/10 when Stahr leaves NWA Southwest.
Galan Ramirez 2008/07/11 Cypress, TX
Defeats Golden Prince.
Cyclone [4] 2008/08/08Cypress, TX
Cody Jones [2] 2008/10/25 Amarillo, TX
Galan Ramirez [2] 2009/01/09 Cypress, TX
Cody Jones [3] 2009/03/21 Livingston, TX
Gabe the Babe 2009/05/16 Amarillo, TX
Jasper Davis 2009/08/01 Whitesboro, TX
Defeats Gabe, ACH, and MRK in a 4-way match.
SKAM-13 2009/09/04 Houston, TX
Rudy Russo 2009/12/03 Corpus Christi, TX
Gabe the Babe [2] 2010/05/01 Whitesboro, TX
Kevin Douglas 2010/08/14 Gainesville, TX
Defeats Gabe, Andromeda, and Andy Dalton in a 4-way match.
Jasper Davis [2] 2010/10/02 Altus, OK
Cody Jones [4] 2011/01/07 Robstown, TX
NWA Southwest closes in 11/09.