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EUROPEAN MID-HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

1939--August 1981

From The Wrestling Alliance web site

1.Mike DeMitre
1939-Paris, FRANCE
Defeats Stanislaus Karolyi

[Records Unclear]

2.Jack Dale 08/28/48-Barcelona, SPAIN

(Milo Popocopolis also claims title around October 1950 in London, BRITAIN)

4.Jim Oliver
05/30/51-Barcelona, SPAIN

5.Jose Tarres[2]

6.René Bukovac

7.Jose Tarres [3]

[Records Unclear]

8.Jules Delmee

9.Gabriel Laguna

[Records Unclear]

10.Billy Robinson
08/61

11.Norman Walsh
Have claimed title since 51/02 by defeating Milo Popocopolis

Title Vacant
Walsh is stripped in 1962 for not defending title abroad

12.Bill Howes
05/05/62-London, BRITAIN
Defeats Jacques Lageat.

13.Mike Marino
1967

14.Mike Marino/Bill Howes
1969
Both Marino and Howes are billed as champions by 1969

16.Bill Howes
1969
Marino relinquishes his claim until Howes retires

17.Mike Marino
Claims the title, after Howes retirement, until his death in August of 1981.

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