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National Wrestling Alliance/Memphis
Southern Heavyweight Championship
(August 1974 - July 1977)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Jerry Lawler -- Aug. 01, 1974        -- -- 83 days     
Lawler defeated Tommy Gilbert on July 27, 1974 for the Southern Junior Heavyweight Championship. The title is renamed the Southern Heavyweight Championship based out of Memphis.
Robert Fuller Jerry Lawler Oct. 23, 1974        -- Nashville, TN, USA 7 days     
Jerry Lawler (2) Robert Fuller Oct. 30, 1974        -- Nashville, TN, USA 32 days     
** Title Vacated ** Jerry Lawler Dec. 01, 1974        -- -- 28 days     
Lawler vacates the title in December of 1974, exact day unknown.
Ron Fuller Tournament Dec. 29, 1974        -- Memphis, TN, USA 162 days     
Fuller wins an 8-man tournament for the vacant title.
Mongolian Stomper Ron Fuller Jun. 09, 1975        -- Memphis, TN, USA 0 days     
Mongolian Stomper (2) Jerry Lawler Jun. 09, 1975        -- Memphis, TN, USA 35 days     
Jerry Lawler (3) Mongolian Stomper Jul. 14, 1975        -- Memphis, TN, USA 57 days     
** Title Held-Up ** Stomper & Armstrong Sep. 09, 1975        -- Memphis, TN, USA 28 days     
The title is held-up after a match against Bob Armstrong.
Bob Armstrong Mongolian Stomper Oct. 07, 1975        -- Louisville, KY, USA 8 days     
Armstrong wins a rematch for the held-up title against The Mongolian Stomper.
Jerry Lawler (4) Bob Armstrong Oct. 15, 1975        -- Huntsville, AL, USA 31 days     
Exact day of win unknown.
Bob Armstrong Jerry Lawler Nov. 15, 1975        -- Memphis, TN, USA 15 days     
Exact day of win unknown.
** Title Vacated ** Bob Armstrong Nov. 30, 1975        -- -- 15 days     
Exact day Armstrong vacated title unknown.
Jerry Lawler (5) Tournament Dec. 15, 1975        -- Memphis, TN, USA 28 days     
Lawler defeated Ron Fuller in the finals of a tournament for the vacant title.
** Title Held-Up ** Lawler & Gibson Jan. 12, 1976        -- -- 7 days     
The title is held-up after a match against Ricky Gibson, exact day and location of match unknown.
Jerry Lawler (6) Ricky Gibson Jan. 19, 1976        -- Memphis, TN, USA 34 days     
Lawler defeated Gibson in a match for the held-up title.
Tommy Rich Jerry Lawler Feb. 22, 1976        -- Memphis, TN, USA 43 days     
Jerry Lawler (7) Tommy Rich Apr. 05, 1976        -- -- 126 days     
Recognized as champion at a show on April 5, exact date and location of win unknown.
Jack Brisco Jerry Lawler Aug. 09, 1976        -- Memphis, TN, USA 10 days     
Jerry Lawler (8) Jack Brisco Aug. 19, 1976        -- Memphis, TN, USA 26 days     
Tommy Rich (2) Jerry Lawler Sep. 14, 1976        -- Memphis, TN, USA 20 days     
Jerry Lawler (9) Tommy Rich Oct. 04, 1976        -- -- 28 days     
Recognized as champion at a show on October 4, exact date and location of win unknown.
Rocky Johnson Jerry Lawler Nov. 01, 1976        -- Memphis, TN, USA 161 days     
Jerry Lawler (10) Rocky Johnson Apr. 11, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 17 days     
Bob Armstrong (3) Jerry Lawler Apr. 28, 1977        -- Knoxville, TN, USA 3 days     
Jerry Lawler (11) Bob Armstrong May 01, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 28 days     
Paul Orndorff Jerry Lawler May 29, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 50 days     
Jerry Lawler (12) Paul Orndorff Jul. 18, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 7 days     
Bill Dundee Jerry Lawler Jul. 25, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 7 days     
Jerry Lawler (13) Bill Dundee Aug. 01, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 21 days     
Bill Dundee (2) Jerry Lawler Aug. 22, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 7 days     
Jerry Lawler (14) Bill Dundee Aug. 29, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 15 days     
** Title Vacated ** Jerry Lawler Sep. 13, 1977        -- -- 12 days     
Lawler vacates the title after announcing his retirement.
Jimmy Valiant Tournament Sep. 25, 1977        -- Louisville, KY, USA 15 days     
Valiant defeats Mr. Wrestling in the finals of a tournament for the vacant title.
Jerry Lawler (15) Jimmy Valiant Oct. 10, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 49 days     
Jimmy Valiant (2) Jerry Lawler Nov. 28, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 7 days     
Jerry Lawler (16) Jimmy Valiant Dec. 05, 1977        -- Memphis, TN, USA 208 days     
In an agreement between A.W.A and N.W.A., the title is renamed the A.W.A. Southern Heavyweight Championship.