WWC North American Heavyweight Championship

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WWC North American Heavyweight Championship
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Date established April, 1974
Date retired 1991
Promotion World Wrestling Council

The WWC North American Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling championship defended in the Puerto Rican promotion, the World Wrestling Council. Created in 1974, it was the primary singles championship of the promotion until the creation of the WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship in 1982. It was then relegated to secondary status until it was abandoned sometime in late 1991.

Title history[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Gil Hayes 1 April 1974
Carlos Colón 1 June 22, 1974 Caguas, Puerto Rico
Ernie Ladd 1 October 21, 1974 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Vacated November 23, 1974 Caguas, Puerto Rico Title held up after a match against Carlos Colón.
Carlos Colón 2 December 7, 1974 Caguas, Puerto Rico Defeated Ladd in a rematch to win the held up title.
Pierre Martel 1 March 1, 1975 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Carlos Colón 3 March 22, 1975 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Spoiler I 1 August 25, 1975 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Carlos Colón 4 September 20, 1975 Caguas, Puerto Rico
Cowboy Bob Ellis 1 February 21, 1976 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Carlos Colón 5 April 17, 1976 Caguas, Puerto Rico
Eric the Red 1 October 16, 1976 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Vacated November 13, 1976 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Title held up after a match against Carlos Colón.
Carlos Colón 6 November 27, 1976 Caguas, Puerto Rico Defeated Eric the Red in a rematch to win the held up title.
Hartford Love 1 April 25, 1977 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gorilla Monsoon 1 July 30, 1977 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Bruno Sammartino 1 May 5, 1978 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gorilla Monsoon 2 July 22, 1978 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Carlos Colón 7 March 3, 1979 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Don Kent 1 August 3, 1979 Ponce, Puerto Rico
Invader I 1 August 30, 1979 Ponce, Puerto Rico
Roger Kirby 1 October 29, 1979 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Invader I 2 November 17, 1979 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Mr. Fuji 1 January 26, 1980 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Pierre Martel 2 July 19, 1980 Caguas, Puerto Rico
Killer Karl Krupp 1 March 14, 1981 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Vacated May 2, 1981 San Juan, Puerto Rico Title held up after a match against Carlos Colón.
Carlos Colón 8 May 9, 1981 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Abdullah the Butcher 1 August 11, 1981 Trinidad and Tobago
Vacated November 21, 1981 Abdullah was stripped of the title due to attacking Carlos Colón's brother.
Bobby Jaggers 1 February 25, 1982 Jaggers was awarded the vacant title.
Invader I 3 March 27, 1982 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Invader I unmasked after winning the title.
Mad Dog Lafaib 1 December 3, 1982 Ponce, Puerto Rico
Pierre Martel 3 January 29, 1983 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Buddy Landel 1 March 5, 1983 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Pedro Morales 1 June 25, 1983 Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Sweet Daddy Siki 1 January 6, 1984 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Pedro Morales 2 March 23, 1984 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Randy Savage 1 September 15, 1984 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Hercules Ayala 1 March 2, 1985 Ponce, Puerto Rico
Jos LeDuc 1 January 6, 1986 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Al Perez 1 March 7, 1986 Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Vacated September 1986 Perez vacated the title.
Bob Heffernan 1 December 21, 1986 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Miguel Pérez, Jr. 1 February 21, 1987 Cataño, Puerto Rico
TNT 1 May 2, 1987 Caguas, Puerto Rico
Abdullah the Butcher 2 January 30, 1988 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Invader I 4 April 15, 1989 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Title abandoned November 1989
Manny Fernandez 1 September 1991 Title shortly revived when Fernandez is recognized as the North American Heavyweight Champion by the WWC as he was the reigning South Atlantic Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Champion.
Title abandoned 1991

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