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MWWF - MIDWEST WRESTLING FEDERATION

MWWF HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

1970--April 23, 1981

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will

1.Johnny Powers
1970-Los Angeles, CA
Defeated Fred Blassie.

2.Waldo Von Erich
11/20/71-Cleveland, OH

3.Dominic Denucci
12/08/71-Buffalo, NY

4.Waldo Von Erich (2)
01/05/72-Buffalo, NY

5.Ernie Ladd
06/09/72-Cleveland, OH

6.Abdullah the Butcher
06/24/72-Akron, OH

7.Victor Rivera
09/72

8.Abdullah the Butcher (2)
10/72

9.Johnny Valentine
10/19/72-Cleveland, OH
Stripped in January,1973.

10.Jacques Rougeau
01/24/73-Buffalo, NY
Defeats Waldo Von Erich in tournament final.

11.Johnny Valentine (2)
09/73

12.Johnny Powers (2)
?/73

13.Antonio Inoki
12/10/73-Tokyo
The NWF ordered Inoki to accept the title match against Tiger Jeet Singh
Inoki refused and vacated the title on February 12, 1975

14.Tiger Jeet Singh
03/13/75 Hiroshima
Defeated Antonio Inoki

15.Antonio Inoki (2)
06/26/75-Tokyo
Inoki was told to stop referring to the title as a world title at the annual NWA meeting on August 7, 1976

16.Stan Hansen
02/08/80-Tokyo

17.Antonio Inoki (3)
04/03/80-Tokyo
Title was held up after a match against Stan Hansen on April 17, 1981 in Kagoshima ended in a no-contest

18.Antonio Inoki (4)
04/23/81-Tokyo
Defeated Stan Hansen in a rematch
Inoki abandoned title immediately after the match to enter the International Wrestling Grand Prix tournament

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