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AWA - AMERICAN WRESTLING ASSOCIATION

AWA WOMENS' TITLE HISTORY

August 3, 1953--October 10, 1961

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will

1.Penney Banner
08/26/61-Angola, IN
Wins tournament; vacant in '64; title inactive

2.Candi Devine *
November, 1984-Minneapolis, MN
Won battle royal
vacated in 1985

3.Candi Devine
September 1985
Awarded

4.Sherri Martel
09/28/85-Chicago, IL Candi Devine [2]
October 1985
Awarded without title match

5.Sherri Martel [2]
10/17/85-Winnipeg, MB

6.Candi Devine [3]
01/16/86-Winnipeg, MB

7.Sherri Martel [3]
06/28/86-Oakland, CA
Vacant on 07/25/87 when Martel jumps to WWF

8.Madusa Miceli
12/27/87-Las Vegas, NV
Defeats Candi Devine

9.Wendi Richter
11/26/88-Bloomington, MN
Vacant in December 1989

10.Candi Devine [4]
12/06/89-Toronto, ON
Defeats Judy Martin
title abandoned in '90

Promotions closed

AWA promtion revived 1996
The rights to the AWA are purchased by Dale Gagne (Gagner); the promotion reopens as the AWA Superstars of Wrestling.

11."Sensational" Sherri Martel
05/99
"Sensational" Sherri Martel is officially awarded the title by AWA Superstars President Dale Gagne.
Sherri refuses Gagne's terms, and instead faces (and defeats) Gagne's hand picked opponent, Ms. Manners (Sir Adrian Lynch) to win the championship, Sunday Showdown: Midwest Massacre, Fargo, North Dakota 0n June 17,1999

12.Nanae Takahashi
10/01/2006-Tokyo, JAPAN
Defeats Africa 55

13.Amazing Kong
01/14/2007-Tokyo
Reigning World-1 champ, defeat Nanae Takahashi in a double title

Amazing Kong held the following title in conjunction with the AWA Womens' Title

14.Nanae Takahashi [2]
05/13/2007-Los Angeles. CA

TITLE VACANT

05/14/2007
Declared vacant because of controversies in the match the night before.

16.Nanae Takahashi [3]
05/27/2007-Tokyo, JAPAN
Defeated Wesna Busic and Amazing Kong in a 3-way match. AWA officially announced that the title was retired upon the death of the former champion Sherri Martel, but Takahashi continues to be recognized as world champion in Japan.

17.Jamie D.
08/05/2007-Tokyo (Shinjuku FACE)
15:57

18.Saki Maemura
10/07/2007-Osaka, JAPAN

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