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WLW - WORLD LEGION/WORLD LEAGUE WRESTLING (NWA)

HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

February 12, 1999--Present

Compiled by Brian Westcott

1."Atomic Dogg" Steve Sharp
02/12/99-Springfield, MO
Defeats Greg Valentine to become first champion.

2.Sheik Derek Stone
04/17/99-Quincy, IL

TITLE VACANT
11/13/99 Osage Beach, MO
Stone is stripped of the title after a match against Luminous Warrior.

2.Sheik Derek Stone [2]
11/14/99 Oak Park, MO
Awarded title by Harley Race due to injury to Luminous Warrior

3.Luminous Warrior
01/22/2000-California, MO

4.Sheik Derek Stone [3]
01/23/2000-Lexington, MO

5.Luminous Warrior [2]
02/26/2000-Iberia, MO

6.Mr. Destiny
03/18/2000-Mexico, MO

7.Luminous Warrior [3]
03/31/2000-Kahoka, MO
Awarded title by Harley Race after Mr. Destiny pinned Luminous Warrior after hitting him with the title belt.

8.Meng (Haku)
04/20/2000-Garin Valley, MO

9.Trevor Rhodes
04/22/2000-Eldon, MO

10.Griz
06/17/2000-Osage Beach, MO

11.Meng [2]
10/20/2000-Springfield, MO
Defeats Griz and Mr. Destiny in Three Way match

12.The Barbarian
11/03/2000-Belle, MO
Billed as champion

13.Griz [2]
11/10/2000-Joplin, MO

14.Luminous Warrior [4]
01/20/2001-Eldon, MO

15.�Hacksaw� Butch Reed
03/31/2001-Crocker, MO

16.�The Drill Instructor� Dennis McHawes
01/25/2002-Imperial, MO
Defeats Butch Reed & Ron Harris.

TITLE VACANT
06/29/2002-East St. Louis, IL
Harley Race strips McHawes of the title for failing to arrive for a scheduled title defense.

17.Wild Wade Chism
06/29/2002-East St. Louis, IL
Defeats Ace Steele & Trevor Rhodes to win vacant title.

18.Takao Omori
07/13/2002-Omaha, NE (South Omaha Sokol Center)
12:30

19.Superstar Steve
01/04/2003-Neosho, MO

20.Haku (Meng) [3]
02/08/2003-El Dorado Springs, MO

TITLE VACANT 03/22/2003
Title was held-up following a controversial finish to a match between Haku and Trevor Rhodes.

21.Ron Powers
05/02/2003-Kansas City, MO
Defeats Superstar Steve in a tournament final to win vacant title.

22. Ron Harrris
07/19/2003-Eldon, MO
Harris was a substitute for Trevor Rhodes who had been injured earlier in the evening by Superstar Steve Powers

23.Takeshi Morishima
09/12/2003-Tokyo, JAPAN (Nihon Budokan)
14:29

24.Rick Steiner
03/26/2004-Chariton, IA

25.Takeshi Morishima [2]
03/27/2004-Bolivar, MO

26.Daisuke Ikeda
06/01/2004-Hokkaido, JAPAN (Sapporo's Tsukisamu Green Dome)
12:38

27.Rick Steiner [2]
08/01/2004-Nagoya, JAPAN (Nagoya Aiichi Prefectural Gym)
11:12

28.Trevor Rhodes
11/19/2004-Columbus, NE
Defeated "Wild" Wade Chism and Rick Steiner in a Three Way match.

29.Ty Dalton
06/04/2005-Eldon, MO
Former champion Trevor Rhodes has signed a developmental contract with WWE

30.Wild Wade Chism [2]
07/23/2005-Eldon, MO

Title Held Up
01/28/2006-Eldon, MO (Eldon Community Center)
Title held up after a match between champion Wild Wade Chism and Keith Walker

31.Wild Wade Chism [3]
02/24/2006-St. Joseph, MO
Won a 3-way match against Jason Bates and Keith Walker by pinning Bates for held-up title.

32.Jason Bates
02/25/2006-El Dorado Springs, MO
Won a 3-way match against Chism and Keith Walker by pinning Walker.

33.Wild Wade Chism [4]
04/15/2006-Harrisonville, MO

34.Keith Walker
05/13/2006-St. Joseph, MO

35.Wild Wade Chism [5]
07/08/2006-Eldon, MO

36.Daniel Cross
08/26/2006-West Plains, MO
Defeated Chism and Jason Bates in a 3-way match.

37.Trevor Murdoch (Trevor Rhodes) [3]
12/09/2007-Maryland Heights, MO

38.Derek McQuinn
07/13/2007-Waterloo, IA

39.Keith Walker [2]
10/27/2007-Maryland Heights, MO

40.Chris Masters
02/09/2008-Fordland, MO

41.Derek McQueen [2]
05/25/2008-Lebanon, MO

Title Vacant
McQueen leaves WLW

42.Go Shiozaki
10/04/2008-W. Plains, MO
Won a 9-man battle royal

Title vacant

43.Steve Anthony
01/30/2009-Richmond, MO
Defeated Eugene Dinsmore and Steve Fender in a 3-way match

44.Steve Fender
03/21/2009-Eldon, MO

45.Brian Breaker
10/03/2009-Eldon, MO

46.Trent Stone
03/05/2010-Leavenworth, KS

47.Trevor Murdoch [4]
04/23/2010-Richmond, MO

Title Vacant - ?

48.Brian Breaker [2]
09/18/2011-Burlington, IA
Defeated Jason Jones for vacant title.

49.Jason Jones
11/12/2011-Richmond, MO

50.Britton Tucker
11/10/2012-Springfield, MO

51.Jason Jones [2]
12/08/2013-Richmond, MO
Defeated Britton Tucker (c) and Jack Gamble in 3-way match.

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