WCCW - WORLD CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

WCCW TEXAS HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

January 5, 1965--November, 23, 1990

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from Brian Westcott

1.Fritz Von Erich
01/05/65
Defeats Pepper Gomez

2.Ernie Ladd
1965

3.Fritz Von Erich [2]
04/30/65-Houston, TX

4.Joe Blanchard
11/21/66-Ft. Worth, TX

5..Fritz Von Erich [3]
01/16/67-Ft. Worth, TX

TITLE VACANT
03/27/67
Von Erich wins American Title.

6.Buddy Austin
05/67-Dallas, TX
Defeats Paul DeMarco in tournament final.

7.Buddy Moreno
08/09/67-San Antonio, TX

TITLE VACANT
1967
Moreno injured.

8.Billy Red Lyons
11/08/67-San Antonio, TX
Wins tournament.

9.Spoiler #1 (Don Jardine)
03/29/68-Houston, TX

10.Grizzly Jake Smith
06/68

11.The Spoiler [2]
08/20/68-Dallas, TX

12.Dan Miller
12/68-Houston, TX

13.Johnny Valentine
03/69-Houston, TX

14.Jose Lothario
1969-San Antonio, TX

15.Johnny Valentine [2]
1969

16.Wahoo McDaniel
01/26/70-Ft. Worth, TX

17.Johnny Valentine [3]
1970

18.George Scott
10/13/70-Dallas, TX

19.Johnny Valentine [4]
1971

20.Pepper Gomez
02/18/71-Corpus Christi, TX

21.Johnny Valentine [5]
1971

22.Jose Lothario [2]
11/17/71-San Antonio, TX

23.Red Bastien
03/08/72-San Antonio, TX

24.Stan Stasiak
06/24/72-Irving, TX

25.Jose Lothario [3]
10/25/72-San Antonio, TX

26.Blackjack Mulligan
05/04/73-Houston, TX

27.Jose Lothario [4]
05/18/73

28.Great Mephisto
01/15/74-Dallas, TX

29.Red Bastien [2]
05/28/74-Dallas, TX [...]

30.Al Madril
1975

31.John Tolos
05/14/75-San Antonio, TX

32.Al Madril [2]
07/15/75-Dallas, TX

33.Buddy Wolfe
11/03/75 [...]

34.Rocky Johnson
1976

35.Seigfreid Steinke
08/20/76-Houston, TX

36.Rocky Johnson [2]
1976

37.Seigfreid Steinke [2]
1976

38.Moondog Mayne
03/77

39.Scott Casey
05/77

40.Jimmy Snuka
05/77 [...]

41.Ox Baker
1977

42.Al Madril [3]
01/78

43.Dale Valentine
03/24/78-Houston, TX

44.Bruiser Brody
05/28/78-Houston, TX

45.David Von Erich
09/10/78-Dallas, TX

46.Gino Hernandez
10/78-Ft. Worth, TX

47.David Von Erich [2]
1978-Dallas, TX

48.Gino Hernandez [2]
12/78-Dallas, TX

49.David Von Erich [3]
02/79-Dallas, TX

50.Mark Lewin
11/79-Ft. Worth, TX
Managed by Gary Hart.

51.Gino Hernandez [3]
1980
Given belt by Gary Hart.

52.Mark Lewin [2]
05/25/80-Dallas, TX

53.Gino Hernandez [4]
1980

54.David Von Erich [4]
08/80-Dallas, TX

55.Killer Tim Brooks
05/81
Awarded

56.Al Madril [4]
1981-Ft. Worth, TX

57.Bill Irwin
08/82 Lawton, OK

58.David Von Erich [5]
09/19/82-Dallas, TX

59.Jimmy Garvin
03/83-Dallas, TX
Accompanied by Sunshine.

60.David Von Erich [6]
04/04/83-Ft. Worth, TX
Title held up after a match against Jimmy Garvin, 04/83.

61.Jimmy Garvin
06/17/83-Dallas, TX
Title is immediately held up again after Garvin's victory in first rematch because of Sunshine's interference; Von Erich wins final rematch.

62.David Von Erich
07/04/83-Ft. Worth, TX
Title held up after match against Jimmy Garvin, 07/11/83, Garvin wins rematch.

TITLE VACANT
02/84
David Von Erich dies in Tokyo, JAPAN.

63.Gino Hernandez [5]
06/23/84-San Antonio, TX
Hernandez injures and replaces Kerry Von Erich in tournament final and pins Ric Flair.

64.Brian Adias
07/29/85-Ft. Worth, TX

65.Gino Hernandez [6]
09/02/85-Ft. Worth, TX

66.Brian Adias [2]
09/27/85-Ft. Worth, TX

67.The Grappler (Len Denton)
12/09/85-Ft. Worth, TX

67.Brian Adias [3]
03/10/86-Ft. Worth, TX
Wins by DQ.

68.Buzz Sawyer
07/04/86-Dallas, TX

TITLE VACANT
01/87

69.Bob Bradley
01/12/87-Ft. Worth, TX
Defeats Dingo Warrior in tournament final.

70.Dingo Warrior (Jim Hellwig)
02/02/87-Ft. Worth, TX
Title held up 04/87 after Warrior quits; is given back to him on his brief return.

71.Al Perez
06/21/87
Allegedly wins the title in Puerto Rico after Dingo Warrior quits to join WWF.

TITLE VACANT
08/21/87
Perez wins WCWA World Title.

72.Ted Arcidi
08/31/87-Ft. Worth, TX
Wins title in a battle royal.

73.Matt Borne
11/10/87
Fictitious match allegedly in Midland, TX.

74.Terry Taylor
02/26/88-Dallas, TX Kevin Von Erich
07/04/88-Dallas, TX
Awarded when Taylor leaves World Class.

75."Iceman" King Parsons
08/05/88-Dallas, TX
Defeats Kerry Von Erich.

76.Brickhouse Brown
02/03/89-Dallas, TX

77.Gary Young
03/04/89-San Antonio, TX
Wins by forfeit.

78.Eric Embry
04/07/89-Dallas, TX

79.Super Zodiac (Gary Young) [2]
05/19/89-Dallas, TX

80.Eric Embry [2]
05/26/89-Dallas, TX

81.P.Y. Chu-Hi (Phil Hickerson)
07/03/89-Wichita Falls, TX
Title renamed USWA Texas Title, 08/89.

World Class Texas Heavyweight Title:
After World Class and USWA split.

7.Kerry Von Erich
06/01/90-DallasDallas, TX (Dallas Sportatorium)

7.Angel of Death
07/13/90-Dallas, TX (Dallas Sportatorium)
Wins by forfeit.

7.Kevin Von Erich [2]
11/23/90-Dallas, TX

PROMOTION CLOSES
1991

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