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National Wrestling Alliance
Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Calgary)
(November 1, 1946 - 1972)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Al Mills Chief Thunderbird Nov. 01, 1946        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 4 yrs, 118 days     
Ski Hi Lee Al Mills Feb. 26, 1951        -- Edmonton, AB, Canada 8 days     
Al Mills (2) Ski Hi Lee Mar. 06, 1951        -- Edmonton, AB, Canada 56 days     
Jack McDonald Al Mills May 01, 1951        -- Edmonton, AB, Canada 123 days     
Al Mills (3) Jack McDonald Sep. 01, 1951        -- -- 150 days     
Exact date and location unknown.
Ski Hi Lee (2) Al Mills Jan. 29, 1952        -- Edmonton, AB, Canada 7 days     
Al Mills (4) Ski Hi Lee Feb. 05, 1952        -- Edmonton, AB, Canada 97 days     
Bob Langevin Al Mills May 13, 1952        -- Edmonton, AB, Canada 28 days     
Langevin wins the title via forfeit after Mills no-showed the event.
Mr. X Bob Langevin Jun. 10, 1952        -- Edmonton, AB, Canada 264 days     
Al Mills (5) Mr. X Mar. 01, 1953        -- -- 2 yrs, 232 days     
Exact date and location unknown.
Lou Newman Al Mills Oct. 18, 1955        -- Edmonton, AB, Canada 175 days     
George Gordienko Lou Newman Apr. 11, 1956        -- Regina, SK, Canada 218 days     
Johnny Valentine -- Nov. 15, 1956        -- -- 1 yr, 47 days     
Recognized as champion in December of 1956, exact date, location and opponent unknown.
Whipper Bill Watson Johnny Valentine Jan. 01, 1958        -- -- 348 days     
Watson wins a tournament in 1958 for the title, date, location and opponents unknown.
Johnny Valentine (2) Whipper Bill Watson Dec. 15, 1958        -- -- 151 days     
Recognized as champion in January of 1959, date, location and opponent unknown.
** Title Vacated ** Johnny Valentine May 15, 1959        -- -- 21 days     
Valentine vacates the title, reasons and date unknown.
John Foti Tournament Jun. 05, 1959        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 161 days     
Foti defeated Charro Azteca in the finals of an 8-man tournament for the vacant title.
Dave Ruhl Al Mills Nov. 13, 1959        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 1 yr, 63 days     
Ruhl defeated Mills for the vacant title, reason why the title was vacant unknown.
Ed Francis -- Jan. 15, 1961        -- -- 40 days     
Recognized as champion in January of 1961, date, location and opponent unknown.
John Smith Ed Francis Feb. 24, 1961        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 105 days     
John Foti (2) John Smith Jun. 09, 1961        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 154 days     
Killer Kowalski -- Nov. 10, 1961        -- -- 119 days     
Kowalski is recognized as champion at an event on November 17, date, location and reasons unknown.
Czaya Nandor Killer Kowalski Mar. 09, 1962        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 7 days     
Alexis Bruga Czaya Nandor Mar. 16, 1962        -- -- 7 days     
Czaya Nandor Alexis Bruga Mar. 23, 1962        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 50 days     
Czaya Nandor (3) Killer Kowalski May 12, 1962        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 55 days     
Killer Kowalski (2) Czaya Nandor Jul. 06, 1962        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 1 yr, 360 days     
Waldo Von Erich Czaya Nandor Jun. 30, 1964        -- -- 93 days     
Recognized as champion at a show on July 6, 1964, date, location and opponent unknown.
Don Leo Jonathan -- Oct. 01, 1964        -- -- 106 days     
Recognized as champion in 1964, date, location and opponents unknown.
Stan Stasiak Don Leo Jonathan Jan. 15, 1965        -- -- 90 days     
Recognized as champion after Jonathan in 1965, date and location unknown.
Don Leo Jonathan (2) Sweet Daddy Siki Apr. 15, 1965        -- -- 122 days     
Recognized as champion after Stasiak in 1965, date and location unknown.
Sweet Daddy Siki Don Leo Jonathan Aug. 15, 1965        -- -- 153 days     
Recognized as champion after Jonathan in 1965, date and location unknown.
Dave Ruhl (2) Sweet Daddy Siki Jan. 15, 1966        -- -- 151 days     
Recognized as champion after Sweet Daddy Siki in 1966, date and location unknown.
The Beast Dave Ruhl Jun. 15, 1966        -- -- 214 days     
Recognized as champion after Ruhl in 1966, date and location unknown.
Dave Ruhl (3) The Beast Jan. 15, 1967        -- -- 45 days     
Recognized as champion after The Beast in 1967, date and location unknown.
Stan Stasiak (2) Dave Ruhl Mar. 01, 1967        -- -- 45 days     
Recognized as champion after Ruhl in 1967, date and location unknown.
Luther Lindsay Stan Stasiak Apr. 15, 1967        -- -- 45 days     
Recognized as champion after Stasiak in 1967, date and location unknown.
Stan Stasiak (3) Luther Lindsay May 30, 1967        -- -- 35 days     
Recognized as champion after Lindsay in 1967, date and location unknown.
Dave Ruhl (4) Stan Stasiak Jul. 04, 1967        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 2 yrs, 176 days     
Danny Lynch Dave Ruhl Dec. 26, 1969        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 14 days     
Dave Ruhl (5) Danny Lynch Jan. 09, 1970        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 21 days     
Abdullah The Butcher Dave Ruhl Jan. 30, 1970        -- Calgary, AB, Canada 350 days     
Dave Ruhl (6) Abdullah The Butcher Jan. 15, 1971        -- -- 1 yr, 0 days     
Recognized as champion after Abdullah in 1971, date and location unknown.
The title is vacated in 1972 due to injury, date unknown. The title is retired shortly thereafter.