Note: Any part of a date in GREEN means that part of the date is unknown
(A guess was made for entry purposes only)

Click Here To View Some Statistics On This Title

American Wrestling Association
World Heavyweight Championship (Ohio)
(January 1945 - May 1954)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Frank Sexton -- Jan. 15, 1946        -- -- 4 yrs, 129 days     
Sexton is recognized in Ohio as World Champion after defeating Steve Casey for the A.W.A. Boston World Championship in June of 1945.
Don Eagle Frank Sexton May 23, 1950        -- Cleveland, OH, USA 3 days     
Gorgeous George Don Eagle May 26, 1950        -- Chicago, IL, USA 97 days     
Don Eagle (2) Gorgeous George Aug. 31, 1950        -- Columbus, OH, USA 1 yr, 244 days     
Bill Miller Don Eagle May 01, 1952        -- Pittsburgh, PA, USA 124 days     
Don Arnold Bill Miller Sep. 02, 1952        -- Dayton, OH, USA 42 days     
Buddy Rogers Don Arnold Oct. 14, 1952        -- Dayton, OH, USA 80 days     
Don Arnold (2) Buddy Rogers Jan. ??, 1953        -- -- 27 days     
Recognized as champion after Buddy Rogers in January of 1953, date and location unknown.
Buddy Rogers (2) Don Arnold Jan. 29, 1953        -- Cleveland, OH, USA 35 days     
Antonino Rocca Buddy Rogers Mar. 05, 1953        -- Cleveland, OH, USA 35 days     
Buddy Rogers (3) Antonino Rocca Apr. 09, 1953        -- Cleveland, OH, USA 340 days     
** Title Vacated ** Buddy Rogers Mar. 15, 1954        -- -- 67 days     
Rogers is stripped of the title for failing to defend it against Ruffy Silverstein.
A tournament is scheduled on May 21, 1954 to crown a new champion but the tournament is cancelled and the title abandoned.