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World Junior Middleweight Title

National Wrestling Association ( 1934/04 - 1940s? )

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Henry Jones 1919
Jack Reynolds 1921 Columbus, OH, USA
Still champion as of 23/01/26.
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Adam Krieger 1924/09/24<
Still champion as of 24/10/14.
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Gus Kallio 1926/12 Warren, OH, USA
Defeats Joe Parrelli.
Adam Krieger * 1927/01/31 Port Arthur, TX, USA
May be a non-title match.
Gus Kallio * 1927/08<
Vacates in 27/08 to move up to the middleweight division.
Yaqui Joe 1928/04 Jackson, MS, USA
Defeats Billy Romanoff in tournament final (according to West Texas newspapers); not recognized by the National Wrestling Association; recognition withdrawn around 32/10 in San Antonio, TX, where a tournament to determine new champion is held; continues to be recognized in West Texas, New Mexico, Montana, etc.; defends in Mexico in 33/09 for the first card of EMLL; vacates on 35/01/12 upon retirement; again billed as champion in Santa Fe, NM in 36/05.



Joe Kopecky 1922
Wins vacant title.



Henry Jones [2] 1928/01/19<
Recognized in West Coast and Utah.
Wildcat Pete (George Pete) 1928/05/20 Eugene, OR, USA
Henry Jones [3] 1930/04/04<
Sometime after 29/12/10.
Yaqui Joe 1930/06/02 Medford, OR, USA
Wildcat Pete [2] 1930/06/27 Eugene, OR, USA
Joe continues to be billed as champion in Southwest.
Walter Achiu 1931/05/28 Eugene, OR, USA
Henry Jones [4] 1931/06/12 Eugene, OR, USA
Ray Lyness 1931/06/25 Eugene, OR, USA
Wildcat Pete [3] 1931/07/03 Eugene, OR, USA
Benny Wilson 1932/09/12 Salem, OR, USA
Eddie O'Shea 1933/01/04
Bennie Bartay 1933/02/22



Blacksmith Pedigo 1932/03/24 Fairfield, AL, USA
Defeats Billy Romanoff.
Leo Donoghue 1932/09/22 Fairfield, AL, USA
Still champion as of 32/10/30.
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Blacksmith Pedigo [2] 1934/07/03<
Recognized in Arkansas and Missouri; still champion as of 34/11/08.



Everett Rattan 1933/03 Detroit, MI, USA *
Wins a tournament and is recognized in Ohio and Texas.
George Gabel 1934/07/23 Lexingon, KY, USA
Retires as champion in 36.



Billy Thom 1934/04/26 Columbus, OH, USA
Defeats Wildcat McCann by countout and is recognized by National Wrestling Association; has claimed the title earlier in the year after defeating Joe Parelli; wrestles title claimant George Gabel to a draw on 35/12/20 in Hamilton, OH; still recognized in 40.



Tetsuo Higami 1934/12/10 Honolulu, HI, USA
Defeats Jerry Markus in tournament final; also recognized in West Texas after Yaqui Joe vacates the title in 35/01.
Lord Lansdowne (Pat Finnegan) 1935/11/24 Hollywood, CA, USA
Tetsuo Higami [2] 1935/12/19 San Francisco, CA, USA
May be a non-title match, but Higami is billed as champion in San Francisco as of 36/01/21; Los Angeles Times has Higami winning the title from Jack Reynolds on 36/01/27 in Hollywood, CA but other reports Higami defending the title; still champion as of 37/01/16.



Jack Allison 1938/04<
Red Rogers 1938/04/07 Corsicana, TX, USA
Clete Duvall 1938/10/06 Corsicana, TX, USA



Carlos Ramos 1938/09/16<
Recognized in New Mexico.