AWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship

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AWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionAmerican Wrestling Association
Date established1968
Date retired1979

The AWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship was a short-lived mid-card professional wrestling title contested for in the American Wrestling Association promotion between 1969 and 1979. The title was primarily defended in Canada, hence the British Empire name.[1]

Title history[edit]

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
 1  Billy Red Lyons  December 10, 1968  House show N/A  1  514 [1]
 2  Dr. X  May 8, 1970  House show Winnipeg, Manitoba  1  48 [1]
 3  Billy Red Lyons  June 25, 1970  House show Winnipeg, Manitoba  2  63 [1]
 4  Blackjack Lanza  August 27, 1970  House show Winnipeg, Manitoba  1  43 [1]
 5  Dr. X  October 9, 1970  House show Winnipeg, Manitoba  2  1665 [1]
 6  Billy Robinson  May 1, 1975  House show England  1  1050 Robinson was named champion. [1]
 7  Angelo Mosca  March 16, 1978  House show Winnipeg, Manitoba  1  63 [1]
 8  Billy Robinson  May 18, 1978  House show Winnipeg, Manitoba  2  525 [1]
 9  Super Destroyer Mark II  October 25, 1979  House show Winnipeg, Manitoba  1  18 [1]
 10  Billy Robinson  November 12, 1979  House show Winnipeg, Manitoba  3  [Note 1] The title was later abandoned. [1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The exact date the championship was abandoned is unknown making the length of the reign too uncertain to calculate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.

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