North American Heavyweight Title


Chuck Karbo 1969/06/23< Los Angeles, CA *
Wins a fictitious tournament to become the first champion; or wins "in Phoenix, Arizona over 100 other wrestlers" (Longview News-Journal, Longview, TX, 69/07/24).
Danny Hodge 1969/08/15 Oklahoma City, OK
Chuck Karbo [2] 1969/10/06<
Danny Hodge [2] 1969/10/20 Shreveport, LA
Repeated in Little Rock, AR on next day.
Chuck Karbo [3] 1969/10  
Tarzan Baxter 1969/10/31? Oklahoma City, OK?
The Spoiler 1970/02/17 Little Rock, AR
Danny Hodge [3] 1970/03<
The Spoiler [2] 1970/03/20 Oklahoma City, OK
Bill Watts 1970/04/12 Tulsa, OK
Dusty Rhodes 1971/05/21 Shreveport, LA
Bill Watts [2] 1971/10  
Sometime before 71/10/19.
The Stomper (John Quinn) 1972/03  
Bill Watts [3] 1972/04/19<  
Dale Lewis 1972/05/15 Shreveport, LA
Bill Watts [4] 1972/05/22 Shreveport, LA
Declared vacant in the Tri-State area in 73/08 when Watts leaves the area; Watts continues to defend in Florida and Georgia.
Tank Morgan 1973/11/12 Shreveport, LA
Defeats Dewey Robertson in tournament final
Rip Tyler 1974/02/11 Shreveport, LA
Bull Ramos 1974/04
Arman Hussian 1974/07/29 Shreveport, LA
Skandor Akbar 1974/12 Shreveport, LA
Danny Miller 1975/05/14 Jackson, MS
Dick Murdoch 1975/06/05 New Orleans, LA
Killer Karl Kox 1975/10/28 Shreveport, LA
Bill Watts [5] 1975/11/26 Jackson, MS
Has been recognized as champion in Florida and Georiga; defeats Kox to end the dispute.
The Spoiler [3] 1976/11/09 Shreveport, LA
The Brute 1976/11/23
Awarded after filling in for Spoiler; defeats Spoiler in 76/12.
Ted DiBiase 1976/12
The Great Zimm (Waldo Von Erich) 1977 Shreveport, LA
Dick Murdoch 1977/03/01 Shreveport, LA
Stan Hansen 1977/05/02 Tulsa, OK
Bill Watts [6] 1977/06/20 Tulsa, OK
Dick Murdoch [2] 1977/08/04
Jerry Oates 1977/08 Albuquerque, NM *
Dick Murdoch [3] 1977/11/06 Shreveport, LA
Ernie Ladd 1978/02/14 Shreveport, LA
Paul Orndorff 1978/05/29 Tulsa, OK
Ernie Ladd [2] 1978/06
Paul Orndorff [2] 1978/06
Stan Hansen [2] 1978/07<
Paul Orndorff [3] 1978/07/29 Baton Rouge, LA
Ernie Ladd [3] 1978/08/15
Ray Candy 1978/11/17 Shreveport, LA
Ernie Ladd [4] 1978/12/25 New Orleans, LA
Wins by default.
Mr. Wrestling II 1979/02/16 Atlanta, GA
Became an MSWA title in 79/08.
Mike George 1979/09/05 Shreveport, LA
Wrestling II is still/again billed as champion in Georgia as of 79/10/19.
Bill Watts # 1979/12/04 Baton Rouge, LA
Mike George # 1979/12/06
Belt returned to George.
Bill Watts [7] 1980/01/05 Alexandria, LA
Mike George [2] 1980/01/19 Alexandria, LA
Ted DiBiase [2] 1980/02/01 Shreveport, LA
The Grappler 1980/09/19 Shreveport, LA
Jake Roberts 1981/05/31 Shreveport, LA
Paul Orndorff [4] 1981/07/04 New Orleans, LA
Ted DiBiase [3] 1981/11/01 Lake Charles, LA
Bob Roop 1982/03/17 Shreveport, LA
Junkyard Dog 1982/06/21 New Orleans, LA
Ted DiBiase [4] 1982/06/23 Shreveport, LA
Stagger Lee (Junkyard Dog) [2] 1982/11/25 New Orleans, LA
JYD loses a loser-leaves-town tag match and reappears as the masked Stagger Lee; vacant in 83/02 when JYD returns without a mask after his 90-day suspension ends.
Junkyard Dog [3] 1983/04/16 New Orleans, LA
Defeats Mr. Olympia in rematch of tournament final after first match on 83/03/21 in New Orleans, LA ends in controversy.
Butch Reed 1983/07/16 New Orleans, LA
Magnum T.A. # 1983/10/12 Shreveport, LA
Nikolai Volkoff # 1983/10/24 New Orleans, LA
Butch Reed # 1983/10/24
Belt returned to Reed when Magnum T.A.'s victory is reversed.
Junkyard Dog [4] 1983/10/26 Shreveport, LA
Mr. Wrestling II [2] 1984/03/12 New Orleans, LA
Magnum T.A. 1984/05/13 Tulsa, OK
Ernie Ladd [5] 1984/10/16 Shreveport, LA
Brad Armstrong 1984/12/05 Shreveport, LA
Ted DiBiase [5] 1985/01/16 Shreveport, LA
Terry Taylor 1985/03/13 Shreveport, LA
The Nightmare/Masked Champion 1985/05/22 Shreveport, LA
Dick Murdoch [4] 1985/08/10 New Orleans, LA
Butch Reed [2] 1985/10/14 New Orleans, LA
Dick Slater 1986/01/01 Tulsa, OK
Held up after a match against Jake Roberts on 86/01/31 in Houston, TX.
Jake Roberts [2] 1986/02/14 Houston, TX
Defeats Slater in rematch.
Dick Slater [2] 1986/02/23 Oklahoma City, OK
Jim Duggan 1986/03/16 Oklahoma City, OK
Defeats Buzz Sawyer after Bill Watts tricks Slater into signing a contract requiring Sawyer to defend the title against Duggan; title retired in 86/05.
* Replaced with UWF World Heavyweight Title.

Louisiana Heavyweight Title

Al Lovelock 1946/01/31 Monroe, LA
Defeats Jack Kennedy to become the first champion; vacant in 46/06 when Lovelock cannot defend.
Paul Murdock 1946/07/02 Monroe, LA
Defeats Jerry Vallina; still champion as of 46/08/28.
Bob Corby 1955/06/18 Lake Charles, LA
Wins a 12-man tournament.
Chief Apache 1955/08/21 Baton Rouge, LA
Jack Curtis 1955/11 Baton Rouge, LA
Sometime before 55/11/04.
Prince Emir 1957/04/22 Monroe, LA
Frank Hurley 1957/05  
Jack Curtis [2] 1957/08/12 Monroe, LA
Phil Brummett 1957/11/11 Monroe, LA
Charlie Laye 1957/11/18 Monroe, LA
Temporarily held up by the District Athletic Commissioner after a match against Farmer Jones on 57/12/09 in Monroe, LA for using "very unfair tactics" but reinstated as the champion later in the month.
Bill Barney 1957/12/23 Monroe, LA
Bernard Hodgemyer 1958/03/03 Monroe, LA
Vacant after Hodgemyer no-shows the scheduled defense on 58/03/31 and leaves the area.
Jerry Christy 1958/06/16 Monroe, LA
Defeats Charley Laye in tournament final; vacant in 58/09 when Christy leaves the area.
Bill Barney [2] 1958/09/22 Monroe, LA
Defeats Al Massey.
Firpo Zybysko 1959/06/01 Monroe, LA
Also defeats Chuck Benson on 59/06/18 in New Orleans, LA, possibly for the vacant local recognition.
Chris Belkas 1959/07/15 New Orleans, LA
Vacant in 59/10.
Mickey Sharpe 1959/11/05 New Orleans, LA
Defeats Firpo Zybysko in tournament final.
Firpo Zybysko [2] 1960/01/04<
Adrien Baillargeon 1960/02 Lafayette, LA
Sometime before 60/02/14; inactive after 60/09 when Baillargeon is billed as Southern champion.
Bobby Fields 1964/10/16 Lafayette, LA
Defeats Terry Garvin in tournament final.
Sputnik Monroe 1965/07/13 Baton Rouge, LA
Bobby Fields [2] 1965/09/21 Baton Rouge, LA
Danny McShain 1965/10/22 Lafayette, LA
Bobby Fields [3] 1965/12/03 Lafayette, LA
Jack Dalton 1966/02/17 Lafayette, LA
Bobby Fields [4] 1966/05/17 Baton Rouge, LA
Don Carson 1966/07/12 Baton Rouge, LA
Bobby Fields [5] 1966/07/19 Baton Rouge, LA
Don Carson [2] 1966/08/02 Baton Rouge, LA
Ken Lucas 1966/09/28 Alexandria, LA
Jack Dalton [2] 1966/11/01 Baton Rouge, LA
Danny Little Bear 1967/02/03 Lafayette, LA
Ken Lucas [2] 1967/03/31 Lafayette, LA
Stripped for no defense.
Pepe Perez 1967/07/25  
Jack Dalton [3] 1967/10/10 Baton Rouge, LA
Bobby Fields [6] 1967/11/28 Baton Rouge, LA
Don Carson [3] 1967/12/12 Baton Rouge, LA
Eddie Sullivan 1968/01/23 Baton Rouge, LA
Frank Dalton 1968/01/30 Baton Rouge, LA
Bobby Fields [7] 1968/02/06 Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf Coast stops promoting in Louisiana in 68/02.
Big Bad John 1968/11/16<  
Pepe Perez [2] 1968/12/03 Baton Rouge, LA
Jerry Miller 1969/02/01 Baton Rouge, LA
Mighty Yankee 1969/06/10 Baton Rouge, LA
Also holds Southern Title.
Frank Dalton [2] 1969/06/18 Baton Rouge, LA
Wins Louisiana Title only.
Jerry Miller [2] 1969/07 Baton Rouge, LA
Frank Dalton [3] 1969/07/22 Baton Rouge, LA
In Monroe, LA, Tom Jones defeats Jack Donovan via DQ on 69/11/11 (champion unknown).
Duke Myers 1970/04/21 Baton Rouge, LA
Jerry Miller [3] 1970/05/19 Baton Rouge, LA
Frank Dalton [4] 1970/07/11 Baton Rouge, LA
Chuck Karbo 1970/08/18 Baton Rouge, LA
Frank Dalton [5] 1970/09/15 Baton Rouge, LA
Chuck Karbo [2] 1970/11/25 Baton Rouge, LA
Randy Curtis 1971/04 Lafayette, LA
"Two weeks ago" (Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA, 71/05/02); still champion as of 71/05/05.
Don Duffy * 1972<
Assassin #1 1978/04/26 Baton Rouge, LA
Wins tournament.
Jose Lothario 1978/09/20 Monroe, LA
Assassin #1 [2] 1978/10/14 Shreveport, LA
Jerry Stubbs 1978/12/25 New Orleans, LA
Mike George 1979/04/21 New Orleans, LA
Mike Sharpe 1979/09/05 Baton Rouge, LA
Ernie Ladd 1980/01/18 Shreveport, LA
Junkyard Dog 1980/03/14 Shreveport, LA
Terry Gordy 1980/04/22 Baton Rouge, LA
Or 80/05/02.
Junkyard Dog [2] 1980/05/20 Baton Rouge, LA
Vacant in 80/06 when JYD is injured by Freebirds.
Ken Mantell 1980/07/25 Shreveport, LA
Defeats Wahoo McDaniel in 16-man tournament final.
Jake Roberts 1980/10/08 Shreveport, LA
Ernie Ladd [2] 1981/01/16 Shreveport, LA
Jim Garvin 1981/03/04 Shreveport, LA
Super Destroyer 1981/05/01 Shreveport, LA
Bob Roop 1981/07/22 Shreveport, LA
The Great Kabuki 1981/10/23< Shreveport, LA
Sometime after 81/09/24.
Junkyard Dog [3] 1981/12/07 New Orleans, LA
Vacant on 82/06/21 when JYD wins North American Title.
Killer Khan 1982/07/06 Baton Rouge, LA
Defeats Junkyard Dog in 13-man tournament final.
Mike Sharpe [2] 1982/08/18 Shreveport, LA
Jim Duggan 1982/10/13 Shreveport, LA
Title retired in 83.
Guido Buttafuco 2000/06/16 Denham Springs, LA
Defeats Doink the Clown; vacant in 00/07 when NWA Deep South promotion closes after one card.

Mississippi Heavyweight Title

Jack Curtis Jr. 1970/02/26 Jackson, MS
Defeats Treacherous Phillips.
Waldo Von Erich 1970/09/09 Greenville, MS
Jerry Stubbs 1978/11/06 Jackson, MS
Defeats Ernie Ladd in tournament final to be recognized by NWA.
Mike George 1979/05/05 New Orleans, LA
Title moves to MSWA in 79/08; George wrestles King Cobra on 79/08/18 in a match to "determine" the state champion when ICW is merged with MSWA (unknown whether or not Cobra holds the ICW Mississippi Title at the time).
Mike Sharpe 1979/09/19 Jackson, MS
Mike George [2] 1979/12/26 Jackson, MS
Mike Sharpe [2] 1980/01/17 Greenville, MS
Bull Ramos 1980/03/26 Jackson, MS
Junkyard Dog 1980/04/09 Jackson, MS
Vacant in 80/06 when JYD is injured by Freebirds.
The Grappler 1980
Wins tournament.
Killer Karl Kox 1980/11/19 Shreveport, LA
The Grappler [2] 1981/01/31 Greenwood, MS
Don Diamond 1981 Shreveport, LA
Bob Orton Jr. 1981/08/06 Greenville, MS
Mr. Olympia (Jerry Stubbs) [2] 1982/01/20 Shreveport, LA
Killer Khan 1982/08/27 Shreveport, LA
Mr. Olympia [3] 1982/09/22 Jackson, MS
Mr. Wrestling II 1982/11/27 Jackson, MS
Title retired in 83/08.

Mid-South Tag Team Title

Mike George & Bob Sweetan 1979/09/28 Shreveport, LA
Win battle royal, which turns into singles match with Mike George defeating Buck Robley, representing Bill Watts & Robley.
Bill Watts & Buck Robley 1979/11/12  
Or 79/11/09 in Shreveport, LA.
Fabulous Freebirds: Terry Gordy & Michael Hayes 1979/11/25 New Orleans, LA
Or 79/12/07 in Shreveport, LA.
Ted DiBiase & Paul Orndorff 1980/03/10 New Orleans, LA
Or 80/03/17.
Fabulous Freebirds: Terry Gordy & Michael Hayes [2] 1980/03/19 Shreveport, LA
Junkyard Dog & Buck Robley 1980/04/06 Monroe, LA
Fabulous Freebirds: Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts 1980/06/09 New Orleans, LA
Junkyard Dog & Terry Orndorff 1980/09/15 Chalmette, LA
Ernie Ladd & Leroy Brown 1980/10/31 Shreveport, LA
Junkyard Dog & Killer Karl Kox 1981/01/29 Biloxi, MS
Ernie Ladd & Leroy Brown [2] 1981/02/01 Lake Charles, LA
Junkyard Dog & Dick Murdoch # 1981/03/30 New Orleans, LA
Declared vacant on the same day when Bill Watts is ruled to have been an unacceptable referee in title match.
The Grappler & Super Destroyer 1981/04/18 New Orleans, LA
Defeat Junkyard Dog & Dick Murdoch in 10-team tournament final.
Junkyard Dog & Dick Murdoch 1981/04/27 New Orleans, LA
Samoans: Afa & Sika 1981/06  
Junkyard Dog & Dick Murdoch [2] 1981/07  
Samoans [2] 1981/07/26 Monroe, LA
Junkyard Dog & Mike George 1981/10/15 Jackson, MS
Samoans [3] 1982/02/03 Shreveport, LA
Junkyard Dog & Mr. Olympia 1982/05/05 Jackson, MS
Rat Pack: Ted DiBiase & Matt Borne 1982/10/27 Shreveport, LA
Mr. Wrestling II & Tiger Conway Jr. 1983/03/11 Houston, TX
Ted DiBiase & Mr. Olympia 1983/04/13 Shreveport, LA
Magnum T.A. & Jim Duggan 1983/07/24 Tulsa, OK
Butch Reed & Jim Neidhart 1983/10/12 Shreveport, LA
Magnum T.A. & Mr. Wrestling II 1983/12/25 New Orleans, LA
Midnight Express: Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton 1984/03/13 Lafayette, LA
Wrestling II walks away during the match, in which the losing team gets 10 lashes from a whip.
Rock 'n' Roll Express: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson 1984/05/02 Shreveport, LA
Midnight Express [2] 1984/05/23 Shreveport, LA
Rock 'n' Roll Express [2] 1984/10/01 New Orleans, LA
Ted DiBiase & Hercules Hernandez 1984/12/03 New Orleans, LA
Rock 'n' Roll Express [3] 1984/12/25 New Orleans, LA
Ted DiBiase & Steve Williams 1985/05/03 Houston, TX
Wendell Cooley & Al Perez 1985/08/28 Shreveport, LA
Defeat Williams & Bob Sweetan when DiBiase goes to Japan.
Eddie Gilbert & The Nightmare 1985/11/11 New Orleans, LA
Ted DiBiase & Steve Williams [2] 1985/12/26 Biloxi, MS
Defeat Gilbert & Dick Murdoch after Nightmares leave the area; renamed UWF World Title in 86/03.
* Replaced with UWF World Tag Team Title.

Mid-South Television Title

Krusher Khrushchev 1984/05/02 Shreveport, LA
Defeats Terry Taylor in tournament final; Magnum T.A. pins Khrushcev in 84/05, but a groggy referee gives the title medal to the wrong person.
Terry Taylor 1984/06/16 New Orleans, LA
Adrian Street 1984/09/26 Shreveport, LA
Bill Dundee 1984/11/07 Shreveport, LA
Buddy Landel 1984/12/15 Shreveport, LA
Terry Taylor [2] 1985/01/02 Shreveport, LA
Vacant on 85/03/13 when Taylor wins North American Heavyweight Title.
Snowman (Eddie Crawford) 1985/05/08 Shreveport, LA
Defeats Jake Roberts in a tournament final.
Dutch Mantell 1985/07/10 Shreveport, LA
Butch Reed 1985/07/22 New Orleans, LA
Vacant on 85/10/14 when Reed wins North American Heavyweight Title.
Jake Roberts 1986/01/01 Tulsa, OK
Defeats Dick Slater in tournament final.
Dick Slater 1986/02/28 Houston, TX
Title renamed UWF World Title in 86/03.
* Replaced with UWF World Television Title.

Universal Wrestling Federation
World Heavyweight Title

Terry Gordy 1986/05/30 Houston, TX
Defeats Jim Duggan in tournament final.
One Man Gang 1986/11/09 Tulsa, OK
Wins by forfeit after Gordy is injured by an auto accident.
Big Bubba Rogers 1987/04/19 Muskogee, OK
Steve Williams 1987/07/11 Oklahoma City, OK
Title retired in 87/12 after UWF is merged with NWA/Jim Crockett Promotion.

Universal Wrestling Federation 
World Tag Team Title

Ted DiBiase & Steve Williams 1986/03
Reigning Mid-South tag team champions, recognized as UWF World tag champions.
Sheepherders: Luke Williams & Butch Miller 1986/03/16 Oklahoma City, OK
Fantastics: Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton 1986/03/30 Tulsa, OK
Eddie Gilbert & Sting 1986/07/20 Tulsa, OK
Title held-up after a match against Fantastics on 86/08/17 in Tulsa, OK.
Eddie Gilbert & Sting [2] 1986/08/31 Tulsa, OK
Defeat Fantastics in rematch.
Fantastics [2] 1986/09/27 Tulsa, OK
John Tatum & Jack Victory 1986/10/26 Tulsa, OK
Bill Irwin & Leroy Brown 1986/11/09 Tulsa, OK
Terry Taylor & Jim Duggan 1986/12/27 Ft. Worth, TX
Vacant on 87/01/23 after Duggan losing loser-leaves-UWF match to One Man Gang.
Terry Taylor & Chris Adams 1987/02/07 Ft. Worth, TX
Defeat Sting & Rick Steiner in tournament final.
Sting & Rick Steiner 1987/04/12 Atlanta, GA
Lightning Express: Tim Horner & Brad Armstrong 1987/05/17 Tulsa, OK
Sheepherders [2] 1987/10/16 Kansas City, MO
Title retired in 87/11 after UWF is merged with NWA/Jim Crockett Promotion.

Universal Wrestling Federation
World Television Title

Buzz Sawyer 1986/03/16 Oklahoma City, OK
Chosen by the last Mid-South Title holder Dick Slater, who also holds North American Heavyweight Title, as his successor when the title is renamed UWF World Title in 86/03.
Terry Taylor 1986/05/25 Tulsa, OK
Buddy Roberts 1986/09/28 Oklahoma City, OK
Savannah Jack 1986/11/09 Tulsa, OK
Eddie Gilbert 1987/03/08 Tulsa, OK
Shane Douglas 1987/08/03 Morgan City, LA
Terry Taylor [2] 1987/09/02 Lafayette, LA
Nikita Koloff 1987/11/26 Chicago, IL
Has won NWA World Television title, defeating Tully Blanchard on 87/08/17 in Fayetteville, NC; unifies UWF Television title on 87/11/26.

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