August 28, 1976--April 18, 1989
From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from Brian Westcott
Defeats Jack Brisco in tournament final
3.Jumbo Tsuruta 
03/23/77 Miami, FL
5.Jumbo Tsuruta 
6.Abdullah the Butcher
1st fall 07:05 (Tsuruta), 2nd fall 04:50 (Butcher), 3rd fall 02:42 (Butcher)
7.Jumbo Tsuruta 
1st fall 07:47 (DCO), 2nd fall 03:33 (Tsuruta)
9.Jumbo Tsuruta 
Tsuruta vacates the title while on tour in Dallas, TX to concentrate on winning the International Title from Bruiser Brody.
allegedly wins 12-man tournament held across the U.S., winning the final by forfeit over Jerry Lawler.
Awarded; in Dallas, is said to have defeated Genichiro Tenryu in Japan for the title
in Japan, is said to have beaten Ted DiBiase in Athens, GA.
12.David Von Erich
Von Erich dies before Japanese tour.
Defeats Rick Steamboat
Tenryu gives up the belt after being pinned by Yoshiaki Yatsu in a match for the International Tag Team Title.
14.Genichiro Tenryu 
Defeats Ted DiBiase in tournament final.
16.Jumbo Tsuruta 
Title becomes part of All Japan Triple Crown Title.
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