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Championship Wrestling Association
International Heavyweight Championship
(February 1983 - December 7, 1987)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Austin Idol Awarded Feb. ??, 1983        -- -- 34 days     
Jerry Lawler Austin Idol Mar. 07, 1983        -- Memphis, TN, USA 70 days     
Ken Patera Jerry Lawler May 16, 1983        -- Memphis, TN, USA 70 days     
Jerry Lawler (2) Ken Patera Jul. 25, 1983        -- Memphis, TN, USA 21 days     
Ken Patera (2) Jerry Lawler Aug. 15, 1983        -- Memphis, TN, USA 26 days     
Austin Idol (2) Ken Patera Sep. 10, 1983        -- Memphis, TN, USA 2 days     
Stan Hansen Austin Idol Sep. 12, 1983        -- Memphis, TN, USA 21 days     
Austin Idol (3) Stan Hansen Oct. 03, 1983        -- Memphis, TN, USA 203 days     
Randy Savage Austin Idol Apr. 23, 1984        -- Memphis, TN, USA 21 days     
Austin Idol (4) Randy Savage May 14, 1984        -- Memphis, TN, USA 33 days     
Oriental Connection Austin Idol Jun. 16, 1984        -- Memphis, TN, USA 23 days     
Tommy Rich Oriental Connection Jul. 09, 1984        -- Memphis, TN, USA 49 days     
Eddie Gilbert Tommy Rich Aug. 27, 1984        -- Memphis, TN, USA 21 days     
Dutch Mantell Eddie Gilbert Sep. 17, 1984        -- Memphis, TN, USA 6 days     
Eddie Gilbert (2) Dutch Mantell Sep. 23, 1984        -- Memphis, TN, USA 98 days     
Gilbert wins the title via forfeit after Mantell is attacked by the Nightmare and is unable to compete.
Terry Taylor Eddie Gilbert Dec. 30, 1984        -- Memphis, TN, USA 189 days     
Phil Hickerson Terry Taylor Jul. 07, 1985        -- Jackson, TN, USA 8 days     
Terry Taylor (2) Phil Hickerson Jul. 15, 1985        -- Memphis, TN, USA 7 days     
Phil Hickerson (2) Terry Taylor Jul. 22, 1985        -- Memphis, TN, USA 70 days     
Mongolian Stomper Phil Hickerson Sep. 30, 1985        -- Memphis, TN, USA 21 days     
Phil Hickerson (3) Mongolian Stomper Oct. 21, 1985        -- Memphis, TN, USA 19 days     
Dutch Mantell (2) Phil Hickerson Nov. 09, 1985        -- Memphis, TN, USA 85 days     
Rick Casey Dutch Mantell Feb. 02, 1986        -- Memphis, TN, USA 29 days     
Abdul Khadafy Rick Casey Mar. 03, 1986        -- Memphis, TN, USA 21 days     
Billy Travis Abdul Khadafy Mar. 24, 1986        -- Memphis, TN, USA 42 days     
Bill Dundee Billy Travis May 05, 1986        -- Memphis, TN, USA 75 days     
Jerry Lawler Bill Dundee Jul. 19, 1986        -- Nashville, TN, USA 51 days     
** Title Vacated ** Jerry Lawler Sep. 08, 1986        -- -- 28 days     
Lawler vacates the title after winning the A.W.A. Southern Heavyweight Championship.
Big Bubba Pat Tanaka Oct. 06, 1986        -- Memphis, TN, USA 91 days     
Bubba defeated Tanaka in a match for the vacant title.
Soul Train Jones Big Bubba Jan. 05, 1987        -- Memphis, TN, USA 105 days     
Chick Donovan Soul Train Jones Apr. 20, 1987        -- Memphis, TN, USA 54 days     
Bill Dundee (2) Chick Donovan Jun. 13, 1987        -- Memphis, TN, USA 65 days     
George Barnes Bill Dundee Aug. 17, 1987        -- Memphis, TN, USA 14 days     
Bill Dundee (3) George Barnes Aug. 31, 1987        -- Memphis, TN, USA 41 days     
** Title Vacated ** Bill Dundee Oct. 11, 1987        -- -- 16 days     
Dundee vacates the title after winning the A.W.A. World Tag Team Championship.
Bill Dundee (4) Tournament Oct. 27, 1987        -- Nashville, TN, USA 6 days     
Manny Fernandez Bill Dundee Nov. 02, 1987        -- Memphis, TN, USA 35 days     
Jerry Lawler Manny Fernandez Dec. 07, 1987        -- Memphis, TN, USA 0 days     
Lawler is also the reigning A.W.A. Southern Heavyweight Champion and N.W.A./C.W.A. Mid-America Heavyweight Champion. The titles are unified to create the C.W.A. Heavyweight Championship.