From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
1970-Los Angeles, CA
Defeated Fred Blassie.
2.Waldo Von Erich
4.Waldo Von Erich (2)
6.Abdullah the Butcher
8.Abdullah the Butcher (2)
Stripped in January,1973.
Defeats Waldo Von Erich in tournament final.
11.Johnny Valentine (2)
12.Johnny Powers (2)
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
Defeated Antonio Inoki
15.Antonio Inoki (2)
Inoki was told to stop referring to the title as a world title at the annual NWA meeting on August 7, 1976
17.Antonio Inoki (3)
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)
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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