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American Wrestling Association
World Heavyweight Championship (Maryland)
(June 16, 1937 - Late 1952)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Bronko Nagurski Dean Detton Jun. 16, 1937        -- Minneapolis, MN, USA 107 days     
Nagurski defeats Detton for the Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion and begins to be recgonized as world champion in Maryland.
** Title Vacated ** Bronko Nagurski Oct. 01, 1937        -- -- 3 days     
Nagurski is stripped of the title after refusing to defend the title against Jim Londos.
Jim Londos Awarded Oct. 04, 1937        -- Baltimore, MD, USA 1 yr, 133 days     
The Golden Terror Jim Londos Feb. 14, 1939        -- -- 12 days     
The Golden Terror is awarded the title after Londos no-shows the title defence.
Jim Londos (2) The Golden Terror Feb. 26, 1939        -- -- 5 yrs, 4 days     
Londos is reinstated as champion after paying a $100 fine.
** Title Vacated ** Jim Londos Mar. 01, 1944        -- -- 13 days     
Londos vacates the title after he stops wrestling in Maryland.
Babe Sharkey Ed Lewis Mar. 14, 1944        -- Baltimore, MD, USA 1 yr, 321 days     
Frank Sexton Babe Sharkey Jan. 29, 1946        -- Baltimore, MD, USA 3 yrs, 338 days     
** Title Vacated ** Frank Sexton Jan. 01, 1950        -- -- 2 yrs, 244 days     
Recognition of the Maryland World Title is dropped.
Lou Thesz -- Sep. 01, 1952        -- -- 61 days     
Recognized as Maryland World Champion in September after Thesz wins his forth world title in Los Angeles, CA.
The recognition of the Maryland World Championship is abandoned, date unknown.