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Last updated on 2015/08/15

World/American Greco-Roman Heavyweight Title

Andre Christol 1875/10<  
Claims United States Graeco-Roman Title; loses to William Miller on 75/10/12 in New York, NY but continues to claim the title due to injury during the match; rematch on 75/11/09 ends as a draw.
Thiebaud Bauer 1875/12/11 New York, NY, USA
Billed as World Title.
Andre Christol [2] 1875/12/29 New York, NY, USA
William Miller 1876/04/15<  
Thiebaud Bauer [2] 1876/08/29 Cincinnati, OH, USA
William Miller [2] 1877/02/20<  
Billed as American Title in New York, NY; still champion as of 77/06/15.
William Muldoon 1880/01/19 New York, NY, USA
Defeats Thiebaud Bauer; announces his (temporary) retirement in 82/09.
Duncan C. Ross 1883/02/17 Jacksonville, FL, USA
Defeats Thiebaud Bauer.
Thiebaud Bauer [3] 1883/03/18 New Orleans, LA, USA
William Muldoon [2] 1883/12/29 New York, NY, USA
Vacates in 91 upon retirement.
Ernest Roeber 1891/02/09  
Awarded by Muldoon upon retirement (or 91/12/31; one source says Muldoon awards the title to Ernest Roeber in 87); also defeats French title claimant Apollon on 92/07/25 in New York, NY; also awarded the European Greco-Roman Title on 94/09/26 in Hamburg, GER; Evan "Strangler" Lewis defeats Roeber on 93/03/02 in New Orleans, LA in mixed-style match to become American Heavyweight champion.
Magnus Bech-Olsen 1900/03/21 New York, NY, USA
May be only for the European Greco-Roman Title.
Ernest Roeber [2] 1900/09/18 Copenhagen, DEN
Announces retirement on 01/11/22.
John Piening 1901/12/06 New York, NY, USA
Defeats Raoul de Cahors; also defeats title claimant Nehmed Nachad, who may have been claiming the title, on 02/01/02 in New York, NY; Charles Wittmer also claims the title as of 02/01/07.
Henry H. Edgeberg 1904/12/02 New York, NY, USA
John Piening [2] 1905/01/19 New York, NY, USA
Still champion as of 07/06/05.
Alex Aberg 1914/02<  
Stanislaus Zbyszko 1914/02/26 Boston, MA
Alex Aberg [2] 1915/05/19<  
Still recognized in 16/01/29.