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AWA - AMERICAN WRESTLING ASSOCIATION

AWA BRASS KNUCKLES TITLE HISTORY

1979--1980

Compiled by John Ferraro

1.Don Fargo
02/79-Memphis TN
Billed as World Brass Knuckles Champion by the CWA/AWA Booking Office upon arrival
Managed by Al Greene

Title abandoned

2.Crusher
10/12/80
St Paul, MN
Defeated ‘Crusher” Jerry Blackwell

Title Abandoned
5/81

3.Gino Martino
09/24/2005-Lynn, MA
Defeated The "Ugandan Giant" Kamala in a "King Of The Jungle Death Match" at MWF Road to win the revived title
The last officially recognized AWA Brass Knuckles Champion was The Crusher, and it was a trophy, not a championship belt. In 1981, Ox Baker and The Crusher got into a brawl at Crusher's bar in Milwaukee, WI and Baker wound up taking the trophy after leaving Crusher knocked unconcious. Baker melted the trophy into a championship belt to lure Martino into the match.

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