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National Wrestling Alliance/
Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

United States Heavyweight Championship
(June 14, 1975 - December 16, 1990)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Harley Race Tournament Jun. 14, 1975        -- -- 19 days     
Harley Race defeated Johnny Weaver in a tournament final to win the title.
Johnny Valentine Harley Race Jul. 03, 1975        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 100 days     
** Title Vacated ** Johnny Valentine Oct. 11, 1975        -- -- 29 days     
The title was vacated when Johnny Valentine ended his wrestling career due to injuries in a plane crash on October 4, 1975.
Terry Funk Tournament Nov. 09, 1975        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 18 days     
Terry Funk defeated Paul Jones in the finals of a 16-man tournamentto win the title. Participants in the tournament included Blackjack Mulligan, Billy Graham, Boris Malenko, Dusty Rhodes, Gene Anderson, Harley Race, Johnny Weaver, Ken Patera, Ole Anderson, Red Bastein, Rufus R. Jones, Steve Strong, Tiger Conway, Jr. & Wahoo McDaniel.
Paul Jones Terry Funk Nov. 27, 1975        -- -- 110 days     
Blackjack Mulligan Paul Jones Mar. 16, 1976        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 214 days     
Paul Jones (2) Blackjack Mulligan Oct. 16, 1976        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 43 days     
Blackjack Mulligan (2) Paul Jones Nov. 28, 1976        -- -- 68 days     
Bobo Brazil Blackjack Mulligan Feb. 04, 1977        -- Norfolk, VA, USA 175 days     
Ric Flair Bobo Brazil Jul. 29, 1977        -- Richmond, VA, USA 105 days     
Ricky Steamboat Ric Flair Nov. 11, 1977        -- Richmond, VA, USA 64 days     
Blackjack Mulligan (3) Ricky Steamboat Jan. 14, 1978        -- -- 57 days     
Tim Woods Blackjack Mulligan Mar. 12, 1978        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 28 days     
Ric Flair (2) Tim Woods Apr. 09, 1978        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 253 days     
Ricky Steamboat (2) Ric Flair Dec. 18, 1978        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 104 days     
Ric Flair (3) Ricky Steamboat Apr. 01, 1979        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 133 days     
** Title Vacated ** Ric Flair Aug. 12, 1979        -- -- 20 days     
The title was vacated when Ric Flair won the N.W.A. World Tag Team Title on August 8, 1979.
Jimmy Snuka Tournament Sep. 01, 1979        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 231 days     
Jimmy Snuka defeated Ricky Steamboat in the finals of a 12-man tournament.
Ric Flair (4) Jimmy Snuka Apr. 19, 1980        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 98 days     
Greg Valentine Ric Flair Jul. 26, 1980        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 121 days     
Ric Flair (5) Greg Valentine Nov. 24, 1980        -- Greenville, NC, USA 64 days     
Roddy Piper Ric Flair Jan. 27, 1981        -- Raleigh, NC, USA 193 days     
Wahoo McDaniel Roddy Piper Aug. 08, 1981        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 38 days     
** Title Vacated ** Wahoo McDaniel Sep. 15, 1981        -- -- 19 days     
McDaniel vacated the title after being injured in a match with Abdullah the Butcher.
Sgt. Slaughter Tournament Oct. 04, 1981        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 229 days     
Slaughter defeated Ricky Steamboat in a 16-man tournament final to win the title. Other participants in the tournament included Dusty Rhodes, Jacques Goulet, Jay Youngblood, Johnny Weaver, Leroy Brown, Ivan Koloff, Mike David, Nikolai Volkoff, Ole Anderson, Pat Patterson, Ron Bass, Ron Ritchie, Steve Muslin & Super Destroyer.
Wahoo McDaniel (2) Sgt. Slaughter May 21, 1982        -- Richmond, VA, USA 17 days     
Sgt. Slaughter (2) Wahoo McDaniel Jun. 07, 1982        -- Greenville, NC, USA 76 days     
The title was awarded back to Slaughter when Wahoo McDaniel was injured.
Wahoo McDaniel (3) Sgt. Slaughter Aug. 22, 1982        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 74 days     
Greg Valentine (2) Wahoo McDaniel Nov. 04, 1982        -- Norfolk, VA, USA 163 days     
Roddy Piper (2) Greg Valentine Apr. 16, 1983        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 14 days     
Greg Valentine (3) Roddy Piper Apr. 30, 1983        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 228 days     
Dick Slater Greg Valentine Dec. 14, 1983        -- Shelby, NC, USA 129 days     
Ricky Steamboat (3) Dick Slater Apr. 21, 1984        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 64 days     
Wahoo McDaniel (4) Ricky Steamboat Jun. 24, 1984        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 7 days     
** Title Vacated ** Wahoo McDaniel Jul. 01, 1984        -- -- 98 days     
Title vacated due to the injury of Wahoo McDaniel.
Wahoo McDaniel (5) Tournament Oct. 07, 1984        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 167 days     
McDaniel defeated Manny Fernandez in a tournament final to win the title.
Magnum TA Wahoo McDaniel Mar. 23, 1985        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 120 days     
Tully Blanchard Magnum TA Jul. 21, 1985        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 130 days     
Magnum TA (2) Tully Blanchard Nov. 28, 1985        StarrCade Greensboro, NC, USA 182 days     
** Title Vacated ** Magnum TA May 29, 1986        -- -- 80 days     
The title was stripped from Magnum TA for his attack on N.W.A. President Bob Geigel.
Nikita Koloff Magnum TA Aug. 17, 1986        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 328 days     
Koloff defeated Magnum TA in a Best-of-7 series. On September 28, Koloff defeated N.W.A. National Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel to unify the titles.
Lex Luger Nikita Koloff Jul. 11, 1987        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 138 days     
Dusty Rhodes Lex Luger Nov. 26, 1987        StarrCade Chicago, IL, USA 141 days     
** Title Vacated ** Dusty Rhodes Apr. 15, 1988        -- -- 28 days     
The title was vacated on April 15 when Rhodes was suspended for attacking Jim Crockett.
Barry Windham Tournament May 13, 1988        -- Houston, TX, USA 283 days     
Windham defeated Nikita Koloff in a 7-man tournament final to win the title.
Lex Luger (2) Barry Windham Feb. 20, 1989        Chi Town Rumble Chicago, IL, USA 76 days     
Michael Hayes Lex Luger May 07, 1989        WrestleWar Nashville, TN, USA 15 days     
Lex Luger (3) Michael Hayes May 22, 1989        -- Bluefield, WV, USA 1 yr, 158 days     
Stan Hansen Lex Luger Oct. 27, 1990        Halloween Havoc Chicago, IL, USA 50 days     
Lex Luger (4) Stan Hansen Dec. 16, 1990        StarrCade St. Louis, MO, USA 210 days     
Soon after, W.C.W. seperates from N.W.A. and starts claiming the United States Championship as one of their own.