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National Wrestling Alliance/
Maple Leaf Wrestling - Toronto
United States Heavyweight Championship
(September 1962 - July 1984)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Johnny Valentine -- Sep. 01, 1962        -- -- 82 days     
Valentine is billed as champion upon arrivial in the Toronto area.
Bruno Sammartino Johnny Valentine Nov. 22, 1962        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 22 days     
Johnny Valentine (2) Bruno Sammartino Dec. 14, 1962        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 169 days     
John Paul Henning Johnny Valentine Jun. 01, 1963        -- Washington, DC, USA 40 days     
Exact day unknown.
Johnny Valentine (3) John Paul Henning Jul. 11, 1963        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 98 days     
The Beast Johnny Valentine Oct. 17, 1963        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 139 days     
Johnny Valentine (4) The Beast Mar. 05, 1964        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 91 days     
Professor Hiro Johnny Valentine Jun. 04, 1964        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 148 days     
Johnny Valentine (5) Professor Hiro Oct. 30, 1964        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 58 days     
The Sheik Johnny Valentine Dec. 27, 1964        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 7 days     
Johnny Valentine (6) The Sheik Jan. 03, 1965        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 2 yrs, 160 days     
Tiger Jeet Singh Johnny Valentine Jun. 11, 1967        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 204 days     
** Title Retired ** Tiger Jeet Singh Jan. 01, 1968        -- -- 3 yrs, 152 days     
Tiger Jeet Singh (2) -- Jun. 01, 1971        -- -- 1 yr, 215 days     
The title is reactivated and Jeet Singh is recognized as champion.
** Title Vacated ** Tiger Jeet Singh Jan. 01, 1973        -- -- 1 yr, 181 days     
The Sheik Of Araby (2) -- Jul. 01, 1974        -- -- 2 yrs, 142 days     
The Sheik, reigning N.W.A. United States Champion in Detroit, is recognized as champion in Maple Leaf Wrestling.
Thunderbolt Patterson The Sheik Nov. 19, 1976        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 37 days     
The Sheik (3) Thunderbolt Patterson Dec. 26, 1976        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 42 days     
Bobo Brazil The Sheik Feb. 06, 1977        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 21 days     
The Sheik (4) Bobo Brazil Feb. 27, 1977        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 155 days     
** Title Vacated ** The Sheik Aug. 01, 1977        -- -- 273 days     
The Sheik vacates the title after promoters in Toronto choose not to book him in the area.
Ric Flair -- May 01, 1978        -- -- 231 days     
Ric Flair, the reigning N.W.A. United States Champion in the Mid-Atlantic, is recognized as champion in Maple Leaf Wrestling - Toronto. All title defense after this are for both titles, until Maple Leaf Wrestling leaves the N.W.A. in July of 1984.
Ricky Steamboat Ric Flair Dec. 18, 1978        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 104 days     
Ric Flair (2) Ricky Steamboat Apr. 01, 1979        -- -- 136 days     
** Title Vacated ** Ric Flair Aug. 15, 1979        -- -- 17 days     
Flair vacates the title after winning the N.W.A. Mid-Atlantic World Tag Team Championship.
Jimmy Snuka Tournament Sep. 01, 1979        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 231 days     
Snuka defeated Ricky Steamboat in the finals of a 12-man tournament for the vacant title.
Ric Flair (3) Jimmy Snuka Apr. 19, 1980        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 98 days     
Greg Valentine Ric Flair Jul. 26, 1980        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 121 days     
Ric Flair (4) 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 vacates the title due to an injury caused by Abdullah The Butcher, exact day unknown.
Sgt. Slaughter Tournament Oct. 04, 1981        -- Charlotte, NC, USA 229 days     
Slaughter defeated Ricky Steamboat in the finals of a tournament for the vacant title.
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     
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 15 days     
Greg Valentine (3) Roddy Piper May 01, 1983        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 227 days     
Dick Slater Greg Valentine Dec. 14, 1983        -- Shelby, NC, USA 129 days     
Ricky Steamboat (2) Dick Slater Apr. 21, 1984        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 64 days     
Wahoo McDaniel (4) Ricky Steamboat Jun. 24, 1984        -- Greensboro, NC, USA 36 days     
Maple Leaf Wrestling leaves the N.W.A. and joins the W.W.F. Toronto's version of the U.S. title is dropped, however, the Mid-Atlantic version continues to be defended.