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National Wrestling Alliance/
Midwest Wrestling Association
Heavyweight Championship
(August 1955 - Early 1962)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Dick Hutton -- Aug. 15, 1955        -- -- 38 days     
Recognized as champion in September of 1955, circumstances on title win unknown.
Pat O'Connor Dick Hutton Sep. 22, 1955        -- Columbus, OH, USA 28 days     
Dick Hutton (2) Pat O'Connor Oct. 20, 1955        -- Columbus, OH, USA 87 days     
Bill Miller Dick Hutton Jan. 15, 1956        -- Columbus, OH, USA 18 days     
Recognized as champion after Hutton in early February of 1956, exact date unknown.
Gene Stanlee Bill Miller Feb. 02, 1956        -- Columbus, OH, USA 76 days     
Bobo Brazil Gene Stanlee Apr. 19, 1956        -- Springfield, OH, USA 288 days     
Bill Miller (2) -- Feb. 01, 1957        -- -- 28 days     
Recognized as champion early March of 1957, exact date, location and opponent unknown.
Bob McCune Bill Miller Mar. 01, 1957        -- -- 36 days     
Recognized as champion after Miller in March of 1957, exact date and location unknown.
The Zebra Kid Bob McCune Apr. 06, 1957        -- Columbus, OH, USA 110 days     
Unsure of date and location.
Billy Darnell The Zebra Kid Jul. 25, 1957        -- Columbus, OH, USA 7 days     
Paul DeGalles Billy Darnell Aug. 01, 1957        -- Columbus, OH, USA 7 days     
Billy Darnell (2) Paul DeGalles Aug. 08, 1957        -- Columbus, OH, USA 177 days     
Ed Francis -- Feb. 01, 1958        -- -- 5 days     
Recognized as champion in February of 1958, exact date, location and opponent unknown.
Leon Graham Ed Francis Feb. 06, 1958        -- Columbus, OH, USA 205 days     
Juan Sebastian Leon Graham Aug. 30, 1958        -- Columbus, OH, USA 32 days     
-- September 1958 -- TITLE HISTORY UNKNOWN -- 1960 --
** Title Vacated ** -- May 01, 1960        -- -- 14 days     
Title vacated, date and reason unknown.
Ilio DiPaolo Tournament May 15, 1960        -- -- 153 days     
Recognized as winning a tournament for the vacant title in 1960, date, location and opponents unknown.
Karol Krauser -- Oct. 15, 1960        -- -- 182 days     
Recognized as champion in early November of 1960, exact date, location and opponent unknown.
Bearcat Wright Karol Krauser Apr. 15, 1961        -- -- 77 days     
Recognized as champion in early April of 1961, exact date, location and opponent unknown.
Steve Stanlee Frankie Talaber Jul. 01, 1961        -- Reynoldsburg, OH, USA 25 days     
Stanlee defeated Talaber for the title, unkown whom held the title or if it was vacant.
Frankie Talaber Steve Stanlee Jul. 26, 1961        -- -- 24 days     
Recognized as champion after Stanlee in 1961, exact date and location unknown
Johnny Berand Frankie Talaber Aug. 19, 1961        -- Columbus, OH, USA 57 days     
Leon Graham (2) Johnny Berand Oct. 15, 1961        -- -- 47 days     
Recognized as champion before Maurice in 1961, exact date, location and opponent unknown.
Magnificent Maurice Leon Graham Dec. 01, 1961        -- Columbus, OH, USA 45 days     
Title abandoned in early 1962.