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WCCW - WORLD CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

WCCW/NWA AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

June 6, 1966--February 20, 1986

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from Brian Westcott

1.Fritz Von Erich (Jack Adkisson)
06/06/66
Defeats Brute Bernard

2.Johnny Valentine
06/09/66

3.Fritz Von Erich [2]
08/04/66
[records unclear]

4.Brute Bernard

5.Fritz Von Erich [3]
03/27/67-Ft. Worth, TX

6.Spoiler #1 (Don Jardine)
04/68-Houston, TX
Rematch ordered because of the interference of manager Gary Hart; Von

7.Erich wins rematch.

8.Fritz Von Erich [4]
06/03/68-Ft. Worth, TX
[records unclear]

9.Kinji Shibuya
1968

10.Fritz Von Erich [5]
1968
[records unclear]

11.Johnny Valentine [2]
05/02/69

12.Fritz Von Erich [6]
08/04/69-Ft. Worth, TX
Title held up 08/05/69 after match against Johnny Valentine, Dallas, TX, because of the interference of Wahoo McDaniel.

13.Fritz Von Erich [7]
10/21/69-Dallas, TX
Von Erich wins rematch.

TITLE VACANT
1970

14.Boris Malenko (Larry Simon)
05/18/70
Defeats Mil Mascaras in tournament final.

15.Fritz Von Erich [8]
06/14/70

16.Baron Von Raschke
1970

17.Fritz Von Erich [9]
1970

18.Toru Tanaka
12/18/70-Houston, TX

19.Fritz Von Erich [10]
02/22/71-Ft. Worth, TX

20.Toru Tanaka [2]
02/23/71-Dallas, TX

21.Wahoo McDaniel
03/05/71-Houston, TX

22.The Spoiler [2]
12/11/71-San Antonio, TX

23.Billy Red Lyons
06/24/72-Irving, TX

24.Johnny Valentine [3]
08/07/72

25.Missouri Mauler (Larry Hamilton)
03/02/73 Chicago, IL

26.Fritz Von Erich [11]
08/07/73-Dallas, TX

27.The Texan (Blackjack Mulligan)
03/19/74
Mulligan suspended in Texas, wrestles as masked Texan.

28.Fritz Von Erich [12]
04/18/74

29.Blackjack Lanza
12/02/74

30.Fritz Von Erich [13]
12/29/74

31.Bruiser Brody (Frank Goodish)
01/03/77

32.Fritz Von Erich [14]
04/12/77

33.Bruiser Brody [2]
04/13/77

34.Captain USA (John Studd)
07/25/77

35.Ox Baker
09/30/77

36.Fritz Von Erich [15]
12/12/77

37.Bruiser Brody [3]
09/11/78-Ft. Worth, TX

38.Kevin Von Erich (Kevin Adkisson)
12/25/78-Ft. Worth, TX

39.The Spoiler [3]
04/01/79
Awarded; allegedly wins the title in Puerto Rico.

40.Wahoo McDaniel [2]
05/13/79-Houston, TX

42.The Spoiler [4]
06/02/79-Houston, TX
Awarded the title when McDaniel is injured.

43.El Halcon
08/05/79-Dallas, TX

44.The Spoiler [5]
10/07/79-Dallas, TX

45.Bruiser Brody [4]
11/30/79-Houston, TX

46.Ox Baker [2]
01/02/80
Awarded; allegedly wins title in San Francisco, CA.

47.Kevin Von Erich [2]
01/12/80-Dallas, TX

48.Toru Tanaka [3]
04/20/80-Dallas, TX

49.Kevin Von Erich [3]
04/28/80-Ft. Worth, TX

50.Gino Hernandez
05/25/80-Ft. Worth, TX
Title held up 12/20/80, after match against Kevin Von Erich.

51.Kerry Von Erich (Kerry Adkisson)
12/28/80-Dallas, TX
Subs for injured Kevin Von Erich in rematch for held up title.

52.Ken Patera
1981

53.Masked Superstar
1981

54.Kerry Von Erich [2]
1981

55.Ernie Ladd
05/11/81-Ft. Worth, TX

56.Kerry Von Erich [3]
06/04/81-New Orleans, LA

57.Great Kabuki
09/25/81-Lawton, OK

58.Bugsy McGraw
12/26/81
Allegedly wins in Columbus, OH.

59.Kerry Von Erich [4]
03/08/82-Ft. Worth, TX

60.King Kong Bundy
05/05/82-Lawton, OK

61.Fritz Von Erich [16]
06/14/82-Irving, TX

TITLE VACANT
06/14/82-Irving, TX
Fritz Von Erich retires after winning the belt.

62.King Kong Bundy [2]
06/15/82
Awarded

63.Kevin Von Erich [4]
09/05/82-Ft. Worth, TX

64.Terry Gordy
01/21/83-Dallas, TX

65.Kevin Von Erich [5]
03/04/83-Dallas, TX
Title held up after match against Jimmy Garvin, 07/11/83.

66.Jimmy Garvin
07/25/83-Ft. Worth, TX
Valet: Sunshine, later Precious.

67.Chris Adams
11/24/83-Dallas, TX
Valet: Sunshine

68.Jimmy Garvin [2]
12/25/83-Dallas, TX
Valet: Precious; Title held up the following day, Adams wins rematch.

69.Chris Adams [2]
01/30/84
Valet: Sunshine

70.Jimmy Garvin [3]
04/02/84-Ft. Worth, TX
Valet: Precious

71.Chris Adams [3]
04/04/84
Valet: Sunshine

72.Jimmy Garvin [4]
04/84

73.Gino Hernandez [2]
05/18/84
Awarded; allegedly defeats Garvin in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

74.Mike Von Erich (Mike Adkisson)
08/04/84-Dallas, TX
Mike subs for Kevin Von Erich who no-shows.

75.Gino Hernandez [3]
09/03/84-Ft. Worth, TX
Accompanied by Andrea the Giant (Nickla Roberts)

76.Kerry Von Erich [5]
10/29/84-Ft. Worth, TX

77.Chris Adams [4]
02/08/85-Dallas, TX
Managed by Gary Hart

78."Iceman" King Parsons
07/05/85-Dallas, TX

79."Ravishing" Rick Rude
11/04/85-Ft. Worth, TX

REPLACED withWCWA World Heavyweight Title, 02/20/86.

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