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North America
World Heavyweight Championship
(May 4, 1905 - June 14, 1957)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Georg Hackenschmidt -- May 04, 1905        -- -- 2 yrs, 335 days     
In 1901, Hackenschmidt won several tournaments in Europe to declare a world champion. These tournaments were in Paris, France, Hamburg, Germany, St. Petersburg, Russia, Elberfield, Germany and Berlin, Germany. In November of 1901, in Vienna, Austria, Hackenschmidt won a tournament to be recognized as world champion in Europe. On September 4, 1902, he defeated Tom Cannon for the European Greco-Roman Championship. He solidified his status after defeating Ahmed Madrali in London, England on January 30, 1904. Then on May 4, 1905, Hackenschmidt defeated American Heavyweight Champion Tom Jenksins in a non-title match to be recognized as the North American World Heavyweight Champion.
Frank Gotch Georg Hackenschmidt Apr. 03, 1908        -- Chicago, IL, USA 4 yrs, 135 days     
** Title Vacated ** Frank Gotch Aug. 15, 1912        -- -- 1 yr, 211 days     
Gotch retires as champion in August of 1912. In 1914, Gotch declares that Americus and Fred Beell should wrestle to determine a new champion.
Americus Fred Beell Mar. 13, 1914        -- Kansas City, MO, USA 55 days     
Stanislaus Zbyszko Americus May 07, 1914        -- Kansas City, MO, USA 131 days     
** Title Vacated ** Stanislaus Zbyszko Sep. 15, 1914        -- -- 153 days     
Zbyszko vacates the title before October of 1914, after leaving the United States to compete in Europe and Asia.
Charlie Cutler -- Feb. 15, 1915        -- -- 140 days     
Cutler, the reigning American Heavyweight Champion, is billed as world champion and recognized in Omaha, Des Moines, Chicago and New York.
Joe Stecher Charlie Cutler Jul. 05, 1915        -- Omaha, NE, USA 1 yr, 279 days     
Earl Caddock Joe Stecher Apr. 09, 1917        -- Omaha, NE, USA 2 yrs, 297 days     
Joe Stecher (2) Earl Caddock Jan. 30, 1920        -- New York, NY, USA 317 days     
Ed "The Strangler" Lewis Joe Stecher Dec. 13, 1920        -- New York, NY, USA 144 days     
Stanislaus Zbyszko (2) Ed Lewis May 06, 1921        -- New York, NY, USA 301 days     
Ed "The Strangler" Lewis (2) Stanislaus Zbyszko Mar. 03, 1922        -- Wichita, KS, USA 2 yrs, 312 days     
Wayne Munn Ed Lewis Jan. 08, 1925        -- Kansas City, MO, USA 97 days     
Stanislaus Zbyszko (3) Wayne Munn Apr. 15, 1925        -- Philadelphia, PA, USA 45 days     
Joe Stecher (3) Stanislaus Zbyszko May 30, 1925        -- St. Louis, MO, USA 2 yrs, 268 days     
Ed "The Strangler" Lewis (3) Joe Stecher Feb. 21, 1928        -- St. Louis, MO, USA 317 days     
Gus Sonnenberg Ed Lewis Jan. 04, 1929        -- Boston, MA, USA 1 yr, 340 days     
Ed Don George Gus Sonnenberg Dec. 10, 1930        -- Los Angeles, CA, USA 125 days     
Ed "The Strangler" Lewis (4) Ed Don George Apr. 14, 1931        -- Los Angeles, CA, USA 1 yr, 312 days     
Lewis loses the A.W.A. Boston World Heavyweight title by disqualification to Henri Deglane on May 4, 1931 in Montreal, PQ, however he is still recognized as World Champion in Chicago. After losing the N.Y.S.A.C. World Championship to Jim Browning on February 20, 1933, recognition as World Champion becomes disputed.
Danno O'Mahoney Jim Londos Jun. 27, 1935        -- Boston, MA, USA 248 days     
O'Mahoney defeated Jim Londos to win the N.Y.S.A.C. and N.B/W.A. World titles. On July 30, 1935, he defeated Ed Don George in Boston, MA to win the A.W.A. Boston title and to be recognized as the undisputed World Champion.
Dick Shikat Danno O'Mahoney Mar. 02, 1936        -- New York, NY, USA 54 days     
Ali Baba Dick Shikat Apr. 25, 1936        -- Detroit, MI, USA 48 days     
Dave Levin Ali Baba Jun. 12, 1936        -- Newark, NJ, USA 108 days     
Dean Detton Dave Levin Sep. 28, 1936        -- Philadelphia, PA, USA 261 days     
Bronko Nagurski Dean Detton Jun. 16, 1937        -- Minneapolis, MN, USA 1 yr, 155 days     
Jim Londos Bronko Nagurski Nov. 18, 1938        -- Philadelphia, PA, USA 7 yrs, 211 days     
Londos retires as champion in 1946. With over 6 other World Champions in various organizations, world champion recognition is abandoned.
Lou Thesz -- May 21, 1952        -- -- 3 yrs, 299 days     
Thesz defeated Bill Longson on July 20, 1948 for the N.B/W.A. title. He is awarded the N.W.A. title after Orville Brown is unable to compete in a unification match on November 27, 1949. Thesz defeated A.W.A. Champion Gorgeous George in a non-title match on July 27, 1950. After defeating Baron Michele Leone on May 21, 1952 for the California World title, Thesz is recognized as the Undisputed World Champion.
Whipper Bill Watson Lou Thesz Mar. 15, 1956        -- Toronto, ON, Canada 239 days     
Lou Thesz Bill Watson Nov. 09, 1956        -- St. Louis, MO, USA 217 days     
On June 14, 1957, Thesz loses to Edouard Carpentier via forfeit when Thesz is unable to continue the match due to a back injury. Thesz defeated Carpentier in a rematch by disqualification on July 24, 1957. Soon after, the Montreal promotion withdraws from the N.W.A. and Carpentier is stripped of the title and it is returned to Thesz. However, promotions in Omaha, Boston, Georgia and Los Angeles still recognized Carpentier as champion and the recognition of the undisputed World Champion is abandoned.