GEORGIA CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING (NWA)

NWA GEORGIA HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

?/1964--August 29, 1981

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will

1.Sputnik Monroe
?/64
Defeats Dick the Bruiser in tournament final.

2.Don Fargo
?/64

3.Sputnik Monroe [2]
?/64

4.Mario Galento
?/64

5.Buddy Fuller
06/28/65-Atlanta, GA

6.Mario Galento [2]
Vacant when Galento suspended.

7.Buddy Fuller
05/06/66

8.Louie Tillet
05/27/66-Atlanta, GA

9.Buddy Fuller [2]
06/17/66-Atlanta, GA

10.El Mongol
02/24/67-Atlanta, GA

11.Nick Kozak
03/17/67-Atlanta, GA

12.El Mongol [2]
04/07/67-Atlanta, GA

13.Buddy Fuller [3]
04/28/67-Atlanta, GA

14.El Mongol [3]
06/16/67-Atlanta, GA

15.Mr. Wrestling
08/11/67-Atlanta, GA

16.El Mongol [4]
09/08/67-Atlanta, GA
Stripped of the title after a match on on August 12th in Atlanta, GA but is later reinstated.

17.Mr. Wrestling [2]
04/12/68-Atlanta, GA

18.The Big O (Johnny Valentine) 05/10/68-Atlanta, GA

19.Tarzan Tyler
06/14/68-Atlanta, GA

20.The Professional (Doug Gilbert)
08/23/68-Atlanta, GA

21.Johnny Valentine [2]
11/08/68-Atlanta, GA
Title held up by special referee Joe Louis after a match against The Professional on November 29th in Atlanta, GA.

22.The Professional [2]
12/06/68-Atlanta, GA
Defeats Valentine in rematch.

23.Dale Lewis
12/27/68-Atlanta, GA

24.El Mongol [5]
02/07/69-Atlanta, GA
Special referee: Hans Schmidt; title held up after a match against Assassin #1 on
03/21 in Atlanta, GA.

25.El Mongol [6]
69
Defeats Assassin #1 in rematch.

26.Paul DeMarco
05/03/69
Declared vacant after the tapes show DeMarco only got a 2 1/2 count against Mongol.

27.The Professional [3]
05/16/69-Atlanta, GA
Defeats El Mongol, who had defeated Paul DeMarco earlier that night in a 3-man runoff for the title.

28.Paul DeMarco
06

29.Joe Scarpa (Chief Jay Strongbow)
09/19/69-Atlanta, GA

30.Paul DeMarco [2]
10/03/69-Atlanta, GA

31.The Professional [4]
11/28/69-Atlanta, GA
Vacant in '70 when Professinoal injured.

32.Assassin #1 (Tom Renesto)
03/13/70-Atlanta, GA
Defeats Joe Scarpa in tournament final.

33.Nick Bockwinkel
04/17/70-Atlanta, GA

34.Paul DeMarco [3]
07/17/70-Atlanta, GA

35.Nick Bockwinkel [2]
07/24-Atlanta, GA

36.Buddy Colt
09/05/70-Atlanta, GA

37.Fred Blassie
11/13/70-Atlanta, GA

38.Buddy Colt [2]11/20/70-Atlanta, GA

39.Ray Gunkel
11/27/70 Atlanta, GA
Vacant in 71.

40.El Mongol [7]
02/05/71-Atlanta, GA
Defeats Nick Bockwinkel in
14-man tournament final.

41.Buddy Colt [3]
06/71-Savannah, GA

42.Ray Gunkel [2]
07/20/71-Atlanta, GA

43.Buddy Colt [4]
71

44.El Mongol [8]
01/72

45.Buddy Colt [5]
04/72-Griffin, GA

46.Roberto Soto
05/05/72
Vacant in November after Soto jumps to All South Wrestling Alliance.

47.Mr. Wrestling II
01/73-Atlanta, GA
Defeats Sputnik Monroe in tournament final

48.Bill Watts
05/18/73-Atlanta, GA
Title held up after Watts deliberately gets DQd during a defence against Mr. Wrestling II.

49.Mr. Wrestling II [2]
08/31/73-Atlanta, GA
Defeats Watts in rematch; special referee: Fred Blassie.

50.Bill Watts [2]11

51.Ron Fuller
12/21/73-Atlanta, GA

52.Mr. Wrestling II [3]
01/11/74-Atlanta, GA

53.Buddy Colt [6]
07/05-Atlanta, GA

54.Mr. Wrestling II [4]
08/30/74-Atlanta, GA

55.Harley Race
09/13/74-Atlanta, GA
Vacant in
09/74.

56.Luke Graham
10/08/74-Atlanta, GA
Wins tournament.

57.Buddy Colt [7] 10/11/74-Atlanta, GA

58.Rocky Johnson 12/06/74-Atlanta, GA

59.Abdullah the Butcher
02/21-Atlanta, GA

60.Toru Tanaka
08/75

61.Nikolai Volkoff 09/19/75-Atlanta, GA

62.Mr. Wrestling II [5]
10/03/75-Atlanta, GA

63.The Spoiler
11/27/75
Title held up after a match against Bob Armstrong on February 1st in Atlanta, GA.

64.The Spoiler [2]
01/76
Defeats Armstrong in rematch.

65.Dusty Rhodes
01/30/76-Atlanta, GA

66.The Spoiler [3]
02/06/76-Atlanta, GA

67.Dick Slater
08/20/76-Atlanta, GA

68.Mr. Wrestling II [6]
10/26/76 Columbus, GA

69.Dick Slater [2]
11/25/76 Columbus, GA

70.Paul Jones
04/01/77

71.Dick Slater [3]
06/77

72.Mr. Wrestling II [7]
07/22/77

73.Dick Slater [4]
09/77

74.Stan Hansen
12/77

75.Mr. Wrestling II [8] 77

76.Stan Hansen [2] 02/06/78
Vacant in 78.

77.Angelo Mosca
06/09/78-Atlanta, GA
Wins tournament.

78.Mr. Wrestling II [9]
10/16/78

79.Masked Superstar (Bill Eadie)
01/06/79 Augusta, GA

80.Wahoo McDaniel05/14 Augusta, GA

81.Masked Superstar [2]
07/30/79 Augusta, GA

82.Wahoo McDaniel [2]
08/79/80

83.Killer Karl Kox

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84.Tommy Rich
10/26-Atlanta, GA

85.Masked Superstar [3]
12/07/79-Atlanta, GA

86.Mr. Wrestling II [10]
01/12/80-Atlanta, GA

87.Austin Idol
03/29-Atlanta, GA

88.Baron Von Raschke
06/08/80-Atlanta, GA

89.Steve Keirn
08/80

90.Dennis Condrey 09/80

91.Tony Atlas
10/24/80-Atlanta, GA
Vacant in 81.

92.Tommy Rich [2] 05/17/81-Atlanta, GA
Defeats Greg Valentine in tournament final.

93.Ken Patera
06/12/81-Atlanta, GA
Vacant in
07 when Patera leaves the area.

94.Tommy Rich [3] 08/09/81-Atlanta, GA
Defeats Masked Superstar.

95.Masked Superstar [4]
08/29/81-Atlanta, GA
Unifed with National Heavyweight title, which Superstar had won in the same month, defeating Steve Olsonoski in Columbus, GA.

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