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NATIONAL BOXING/WRESTLING ASSOCIATION ( 1938/09 - 1948/07 )
NATIONAL WRESTLING ALLIANCE ( 1948/07 - 1986/02 )
WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
[Texas]

Danno O'Mahoney 35/06/27 Boston, MA
Becomes unified world champion; Texas commission orders a rematch after a match against Daniel Boone Savage on 36/02/07 in Houston, TX; stripped by Texas commission in 36/02 for no-showing a title defense against Juan Humberto in Galveston, TX.
Daniel Boone Savage 36/05/10
Named champion by Texas commission.
Chief Joe Little Beaver 37/04/30 Houston, TX
Not the midget wrestler; defeats Karl Davis when Savage leaves the area.
Everett Marshall 37/05/14 Houston, TX
Also awarded National Wrestling Association title on 38/09/14
Lou Thesz 39/03/09 St. Louis, MO
Bronko Nagurski 39/06/23 Houston, TX
Ray Steele 40/03/07 St. Louis, MO
Bronko Nagurski [2] 41/03/11 Minneapolis, MN
Sandor Szabo 41/06/05 St. Louis, MO
Bill Longson 42/02/19 St. Louis, MO
Yvon Robert 42/10/07 Montreal, QC
Bobby Managoff 42/11/27 Houston, TX
Bill Longson [2] 43/02/19 St. Louis, MO
Whipper Billy Watson 47/02/21 St. Louis, MO
Lou Thesz [2] 47/04/25 St. Louis, MO
Bill Longson [3] 47/11/21 Houston, TX
Lou Thesz [3] 48/07/20 Indianapolis, IN
Unifies following titles to become the unified world champion : Roy Dunn is recognized as champion Dallas, TX in 54.
Whipper Billy Watson 56/03/15 Toronto, ON
Wins by count out.
Lou Thesz [4] 56/11/09 St. Louis, MO
Edouard Carpentier # 57/06/14 Chicago, IL
Wins when Thesz cannot continue due to a back injury; recognized as World champion in Omaha and by World Wrestling Association in Los Angeles to legitimate the lineages of their world titles; Thesz defeats Carpentier in rematch by disqualification on 57/07/24 in Montreal, QC; however, NWA continues to recognize Carpentier as the champion.
Lou Thesz # 57
Carpentier withdraws his claim to the title when Montreal promoter Eddie Quinn leaves NWA; NWA voids all recognition of Carpentier as champion.
Dick Hutton 57/11/14 Toronto, ON
Pat O'Connor 59/01/09 St. Louis, MO
Buddy Rogers 61/06/30 Chicago, IL
Killer Kowalski 62/11/21 Montreal, QC
Defeats Rogers after his ankle is broken in first fall; not recognized by NWA; Kowalski is recognized as champion in Texas.
Lou Thesz [5] 63/02
Has defeated Rogers for the title on 63/01/24 in Toronto, ON; defeats Kowalski in Houston, TX on 63/02/01
Gene Kiniski 66/01/07 St. Louis, MO
Dory Funk Jr. 69/02/11 Tampa, FL
Harley Race 73/05/24 Kansas City, MO
Jack Brisco 73/07/20 Houston, TX
Giant Baba 74/12/02 Kagoshima, JPN
Jack Brisco [2] 74/12/09 Toyohashi, JPN
Terry Funk 75/12/10 Miami, FL
Harley Race [2] 77/02/06 Toronto, ON
Dusty Rhodes 79/08/21 Tampa, FL
Harley Race [3] 79/08/26 Orlando, FL
Giant Baba [2] 79/10/31 Nagoya, JPN
Harley Race [4] 79/11/07 Amagasaki, JPN
Giant Baba [3] 80/09/04 Saga, JPN
Harley Race [5] 80/09/09 Ohtsu, JPN
Tommy Rich 81/04/27 Augusta, GA
Harley Race [6] 81/05/01 Gainsville, GA
Dusty Rhodes [2] 81/06/21 Atlanta, GA
Ric Flair 81/09/17 Kansas City, MO
Midnight Rider(Dusty Rhodes) defeats Flair on 83/02/09 in Miami, FL but returns the belt when asked to indentify himself by NWA president Bob Geigel.
Harley Race [7] 83/06/10 St. Louis, MO
Ric Flair [2] 83/11/24 Greensboro, NC
Kerry Von Erich 84/05/06 Irving, TX
Ric Flair [3] 84/05/24 Yokosuka, JPN
Recognition withdrawn in Texas in 86/02 after World Class separates from NWA; Rick Rude, who has won NWA American Heavyweight title from King Parsons on 85/11/04 in Ft. Worth, TX, is recognized as World heavyweight champion in Texas by World Class Wrestling Association on 86/02/20.

* See WCWA World Heavyweight title.




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