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WWA - WORLD WRESTLING ASSOCIATION (Indianapolis)

WWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

April 22, 1964--1987

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from Matt Benaka

1.Dick The Bruiser
04/22/64-Awarded
Dick The Bruiser lost the Los Angles based WWA Title to The Destroyer {Dick Beyer} by countout.
Bruiser still claimed rights to the title and formed the Indianapolis based promotion with himself as the first champion.

2.Gene Kiniski
08/21/65-
Gene Kiniski won the title form Bruiser by countout.

3.Dick The Bruiser [2]
12/25/65-

4.Mitsu Arakawa
10/08/66-

5.Wilbur Snyder
09/30/67-

6.Blackjack Lanza
12/27/67- managed by Bobby Heenan

7.Dick The Bruiser [3]
08/29/69-

8.Baron Von Raschke
03/07/70-
managed by Bobby Heenan (2)

9.Dick The Bruiser [4]
10/14/70-

10.Baron Von Raschke [2]
11/29/71-
managed by Bobby Heenan (3)

11.Art Thomas
02/04/72-Detroit, MI
Art Thomas' title victory over Baron Von Raschke was not acknowledged in Indianapolis.

12.Billy Red Cloud
03/21/72-

13.Baron Von Raschke [3]
06/02/72
managed by Bobby Heenan (4)
Raschke defeated Thomas on 06/03/72 to win the Detroit version of the title.

14.Bob Ellis
03/31/73-

15.Jimmy Valiant
174-Detroit, MI
Jimmy Valiant's title victory over Bob Ellis was not acknowledged in Indianapolis.

16.Bob Ellis [2]
174-Detroit, MI
Ellis' title victory over Valiant was not acknowledged in Indianapolis.

17.Ox Baker
08/10/74-
managed by Johnny Starr

18.Pepper Gomez
11/29/75-

19.Masked Strangler
05/01/76
managed by Johnny Starr (2)

20.Dick The Bruiser [5]
03/05/77-

21.Ivan Koloff
06/18/77-

22.Dick The Bruiser [6]
12/26/77-

23.King Kong Brody (Bruiser Brody)
08/04/79-Indianapolis, IN
managed by Reverend Tiny Hampton

24.Dick The Bruiser [7]
05/31/80-Indianapolis, IN

25.Ernie Ladd
11/01/80-
managed by Reverend Tiny Hampton (2)

26.Dick The Bruiser [8]
11/29/80-

27.Johnny Valiant
04/25/81-
managed by Reverend Tiny Hampton (3)

28.Bobo Brazil
07/24/81-Bartonville, IL

29.Blackjack Mulligan
10/11/81-
managed by Reverend Tiny Hampton (4)

30.Bobo Brazil [2]
11/81-Awarded
Bobo Brazil was awarded the title when Blackjack Mulligan left the area.

31.Harley Race
04/24/82-Indianapolis, IN

32.Dick The Bruiser [9]
07/82-

33.Bobby Colt
01/83-

34.Spike Huber
01/83-

35.Stormy Granzig
184-Awarded
Stormy Granzig was awarded the title when Spike Huber was fired.

36.2Great Wojo2 Greg Wojokowski
10/84-Indianapolis, IN

37.Dick The Bruiser [10]
/ / -

38.Greg Wojokowski [2]
09/85-
managed by Dr. Jerry Graham Jr.

39.Scott Rechsteiner (Scott Steiner)
08/14/86-Dearborn, MI

40.Greg Wojokowski [3]
05/03/87-Toledo, OH
Greg Wojokowski {Greg Wojciechowski} vacated the title.

41.Calypso Jim
/ / -

42.Golden Lion
/ / -

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