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MID-SOUTH WRESTLING

UNIFIED NORTH AMERICAN TITLE/
MID-SOUTH NORTH AMERICAN
TITLE HISTORY

February 21, 1975--1979

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will

1.Bill Watts
02/21/75
Awarded the Georgia/Florida North American Title when Buddy Colt was injured in a plane crash
Unified Tri-State North American Title by defeating Killer Karl Kox on 11/26/75 in Jackson, MS.

2.The Spoiler
11/09/76-Shreveport, LA

3.The Brute
11/23/76
Awarded after substituting for the Spoiler
defeats Spoiler 12/?/76

4.Ted DiBiase
12/?/76

5.The Great Zimm (Waldo Von Erich)
?/?/77-Shreveport, LA

6.Dick Murdoch
03/01/77-Shreveport, LA

7.Stan Hansen
05/02/77-Tulsa, OK

8.Bill Watts (2)
06/20/77-Tulsa, OK

9.Dick Murdoch
08/04/77

10.Jerry Oates
08/?/77-Albuquerque, NM

11.Dick Murdoch (2)
11/06/77-Shreveport, LA

12.Ernie Ladd
02/14/78-Shreveport, LA

13.Paul Orndorff
05/29/78-Tulsa, OK

14.Ernie Ladd (2)
06/?/78

15.Paul Orndorff (2)
06/?/78

16.Ernie Ladd (3)
08/15/78

17.Ray Candy
11/17/78-Shreveport, LA

18.Ernie Ladd (4)
12/25/78-New Orleans, LA
Wins by forfeit

19.Mr. Wrestling II
02/16/79-Atlanta, GA

Title renamed as the Mid-South Wrestling North American Heavyweight Title.

20.Mike George
09/05/79-Shreveport, LA

21.Bill Watts
12/04/79-Baton Rouge, LA

22.Mike George
12/06/79/

23.Ted DiBiase [2]
02/01/80-Shreveport, LA

24.The Grappler
80/09/19-Shreveport, LA

25.Jake Roberts
06/81

26.Paul Orndorff [3]
07/04/81-New Orleans, LA

27.Ted DiBiase [3]
11/01/81

28.Bob Roop
03/17/82-Shreveport, LA

29.Junkyard Dog
06/21/82-New Orleans, LA

30.Ted DiBiase [4]
06/23/82-Shreveport, LA

31.Stagger Lee (Junkyard Dog)[2]
11/25/82-New Orleans, LA
JYD loses a loser-leaves-town tag match and reappears as the masked Stagger Lee
vacated in February 1982 when JYD returned without the mask after his 90-day suspension ends.

32.Junkyard Dog [3]
04/16/83-New Orleans, LA
Defeats Mr. Olympia in rematch of tournament final after first match ends in controversy.

33.Butch Reed
07/16/83-New Orleans, LA

34.Magnum T.A.
10/12/83-Shreveport, LA

35.Nikolai Volkoff
10/24/83-New Orleans, LA

36.Butch Reed
10/24/83
Belt returned to Reed when Magnum T.A.'s victory is reversed.

37.Junkyard Dog [4]
10/26/83-Shreveport, LA

38.Mr. Wrestling II
03/12/84-New Orleans, LA

39.Magnum T.A. [2]
05/13/84-Tulsa, OK

40.Ernie Ladd [5]
10/16/84-Shreveport, LA

41.Brad Armstrong
12/05/84-Shreveport, LA

42.Ted DiBiase [5]
01/16/85-Shreveport, LA

43.Terry Taylor
03/13/85-Shreveport, LA

44.The Nightmare/Masked Champion
05/22/85-Shreveport, LA

45.Dick Murdoch [4]
08/10/85-New Orleans, LA

46.Butch Reed [2]
10/14/85-New Orleans, LA

47.Dick Slater
01/01/86-Tulsa, OK
Title held up after a match against Jake Roberts on January 31, 1986 in Houston, TX.

48.Jake Roberts [2]
02/14/86-Houston, TX *
Defeats Slater in rematch.

49.Dick Slater [2]
02/23/86-Oklahoma City, OK

50.Jim Duggan
03/16/86-Oklahoma City, OK
Defeated Buzz Sawyer after Bill Watts tricked Slater into signing a contract requiring Sawyer to defend the title against Duggan

title abandoned in May, 1986.

Revived as the UWF Heavyweight Title
05/30/86

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