IWA - INDEPENDENT WRESTLING ASSOCIATION (Indiana/Kentucky)

IWA - MID-SOUTH LIGHTWEIGHT/LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

January 6, 1996--Present

Compiled by Brian Westcott

1.The American Kickboxer
01/06/96 New Albany, IN
Defeats El Perro to become the first champion.

2.El Perro
10/17/96-Louisville, KY

3.The American Kickboxer [2]
10/31/96-Louisville, KY
This was a mask vs. mask match. El Perro became known as Tarek the Great.

4.Tarek the Great [2]
1996-Louisville, KY

5.Wild Child
11/28/96-Louisville, KY

6.Tarek the Great [3]
12/05/96-Louisville, KY

7.The American Kickboxer [3]
199?-Louisville, KY

8.Tarek the Great [4]
02/20/97-Louisville, KY

9.The American Kickboxer [4]
02/27/97-Louisville, KY

10.Tarek the Great [5]
03/05/97-Campbellsville, KY

11.The American Kickboxer [5]
03/06/97-Louisville, KY

12.Tarek the Great [6]
03/12/97-Louisville, KY

13.The American Kickboxer [6]
03/13/97-Louisville, KY

TITLE VACANT
03/27/97
American Kickboxer is stripped of the title.

14.Danny Dee
03/27/97-Louisville, KY
Defeats Tarek the Great to win vacant title.

TITLE VACANT
04/10/97
Danny Dee is stripped of the title.

15.Wild Child [2]
04/10/97-Louisville, KY
Wins Four Way Dance to win vacant title.

16.Bull Pain
04/10/97-Louisville, KY

TITLE VACANT
05/15/97
Bull Pain could not meet Lightweight qualifications.

17.The American Kickboxer [7]
05/15/97-Louisville, KY
Defeats J.C. Ice to win vacant title.

18.Tarek the Great [7]
06/05/97-Louisville, KY

19.Tyrin
06/12/97-Louisville, KY

20.J.C. Ice
06/26/97-Louisville, KY

21.Tyrin [2]
07/03/97-Louisville, KY

22.The American Kickboxer [8]
07/19/97-Louisville, KY

23.Tarek the Great [8]
08/14/97-Louisville, KY

TITLE VACANT
09/04/97
Tarek the Great is stripped of the title.

24.Reckless Youth
09/04/97-Louisville, KY
Defeats The American Kickboxer to win vacant title.

TITLE VACANT
11/08/97
Reckless Youth is stripped of the title.

25.The American Kickboxer [9]
11/08/97-Lexington, KY
Wins Three Way Dance to win vacant title.

26.Twiggy Ramirez
11/27/97-Louisville, KY

TITLE VACANT
03/26/98
Twiggy Ramirez is stripped of the title.

27.Tarek the Great [9]
03/26/98-Louisville, KY
Defeats The American Kickboxer & The Suicide Kid in a Three Way Dance to win vacant title.

TITLE VACANT
04/02/98
Tarek the Great is stripped of the title.

28.The Suicide Kid
04/02/98-Louisville, KY
Defeats The American Kickboxer to win vacant title.

29.Tarek the Great [10]
04/03/98 Scottsburg, IN

30.Tyrin [3]
04/30/98-Louisville, KY

31.Harry "The Babe Magnet" Palmer
04/30/98-Louisville, KY

32.Mike Sensation
06/11/98-Louisville, KY

IWA Mid-South Lightweight Title is renamedIWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Title
The weight class changed from 200 lbs. and under to 220 lbs. and under

33.Cash Flo
06/25/98-Louisville, KY

34."Scrap Iron" Adam Pierce
07/30/98-Louisville, KY

TITLE VACANT
01/07/99
"Scrap Iron" Adam Pierce is stripped of the title due to non-defense.

35.BDL
01/07/99-Louisville, KY
Defeats Twiggy Ramirez & The Suicide Kid in a Three Way match to win vacant title.

36.Harry "The Babe Magnet" Palmer [2]
02/02/99-Louisville, KY

37. Suicide Kid [2]
04/29/99-Salem, IN

38. J Prodigy (BDL) [2]
?/?-Louisville, KY

39. Harry "Babe Magnet" Palmer [3]
02/04/2000-Charlestown, IN

TITLE VACANT
02/16/2000
Title held up; A rematch was held on 02/23/2000 but no champion was crowned.

40. Mike Sensation
03/04/2000-Charlestown, IN
Awarded

41. Hy-Zya
03/04/2000-Charlestown, IN

42. American Kickboxer [10]
03/04/2000-Charlestown, IN

43. Hy-Zya [2]
04/01/2000-Charlestown, IN

TITLE VACANT
Hy-Zya stripped of title.

44. Suicide Kid [3]
04/22/2000-Charlestown, IN
Defeats Prophet Daniel Quinn in a 3-man tournament final to win vacant title

45. Paul E. Smooth
07/15/2000-Charlestown, IN

46. Prophet Daniel Quinn
08/05/2000-Charlestown, IN

47. Hy-Zya [3]
08/30/2000-Charlestown, IN

48.Richard X
09/23/2000-Charlestown, IN

49.Hy-Zya [4]
09/30/2000-Charlestown, IN
Wins First Blood match

50.Richard X [2]
10/13/2000-Charlestown, IN

TITLE VACANT

51.Hy-Zya [5]
12/16/2000-Charlestown, IN
Defeated Todd Morton to win vacant title

52.Mark Wolf
12/20/2000-Charlestown, IN

53.Paul E. Smooth [2]
12/29/2000-Charlestown, IN

54.Mark Wolf [2]
12/30/2000-Charlestown, IN

55.Paul E. Smooth [3]
01/10/2001-Charlestown, IN

56.Hy-Zya [6]
04/07/2001-Charlestown, IN

57.Mark Wolf [3]
05/06/2001-Charlestown, IN
Defeated Richard X & Hy-Zaya for title

58.C.M. Punk
06/09/2001-Charlestown, IN

59.Tarek the Great [11]
07/14/2001-Charlestown, IN

60.Mark Wolf [4]
09/29/2001-Charlestown, IN
Defeats Tarek the Great and Hy-Zya in a Three Way Dance.

61.Tarek the Great [12]
10/06/2001-Charlestown, IN

62.C.M. Punk [2]
11/03/2001-Charlestown, IN

Title Vacant
C.M. Punk was stripped of the title for not defending it.

63."Dysfunction" Kurt Krueger
02/01/2002-Charlestown, IN
Defeats Cuefa in tournament final to win vacant title.

64.Ace Steel
02/08/2002-Indianapolis, IN

65.Vic Capri
03/08/2002-Dayton, OH

66.Ace Steel [2]
05/03/2002-Indianapolis, IN
30:00 Ironman match

TITLE VACANT
06/2002
Ace Steel was stripped of the title for not defending it within 30 days.

67."Dysfunction" Kurt Krueger [2]
08/03/2002-Clarksville, IN (IWA Arena)
Defeated Terik the Great in an 8-man tournament final to win vacant title.

68."Spyder" Nate Webb
10/05/2002-Clarksville, IN

69.Danny Daniels
11/16/2002-Clarksville, IN

70.Shark Boy
12/28/2002-Clarksville, IN

71."Spyder" Nate Webb [2]
01/11/2003-Clarksville, IN

72.J.C. Bailey
03/29/2003-Clarksville, IN

73.Michael Todd Stratton (Todd Morton)
05/24/2003-Clarksville, IN

74.J.C. Bailey [2]
05/31/2003-Clarksville, IN (IWA Arena)

75.Sonjay Dutt
08/09/2003-Philadelphia, PA (CZW Card at ECW Arena)

76.J.C. Bailey [3]
11/21/2003-Highland, IN
Defeated Sonjay Dutt and Nate Webb

77.Matt Sydal
01/17/2004-Highland, IN.

78.Delirious
06/26/2004-Oolitic, IN (Community Center Gym)

TITLE VACANT
08/21/2004 Highland, IN (Lincoln Center)
Title vacated after a match between champion Jimmy Jacobs and Delirious went to a double pin.

79.Jimmy Jacobs
08/11/2004-Evansville, IN (Evansville Coliseum)
Coliseum Championship Wrestling card

TITLE VACANT
08/21/2004 Highland, IN (Lincoln Center)
Title vacated after a match between champion Jimmy Jacobs and Delirious went to a double pin.

80.Jimmy Jacobs [2]
09/17/2004-Highland, IN
Defeated Delirious in a Ladder match to win vacant title.
Ted Petty Invitational Tournament

81.Delirious [2]
12/12/2004-Highland, IN
Defeated Jimmy Jacobs by DQ in a mask vs. title match.

82.Josh Abercrombie
06/11/2005-Philadelphia, PA (New Alhambra Sports Center - formerly ECW Arena/Viking Hall)

83.V
10/15/2005-Midlothian, IL
Defeated Josh Ambercrombie in a best of 7 series for the IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Title.

83.Tyler Black
10/15/2005-Midlothian, IL
Defeated Josh Abercrombie in a 30 minute Iron Man Tables match 4-3.

84.Josh Abercrombie [2]
01/21/2006-Midlothian, IL
Won a Finishers match.

85.Chuck Taylor
08/31/2007-Midlothian, IL

86.Mike Quackenbush
09/01/2007-Pelham, AL
IWA Deep South card

87.Chuck Taylor [2]
12/7/2007-Plainfield, IN
Pinned Mike Quackenbush during a four way elimination match with the stipulation that if Taylor pinned Quackenbush he would win the IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Title. The other two participants, Eddie Kingston and Chris Hero, were over the weight limit and couldn't win the title.
The IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Title was also on the line in this match.

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