AWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship

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AWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship
Details
Promotion American Wrestling Association
Date established 1968
Date retired 1979

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
Symbol Meaning
No. The overall championship reign
Reign The reign number for the specific wrestler listed.
Event The event in which the championship changed hands
N/A The specific information is not known
# Wrestler Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Lyons, Billy RedBilly Red Lyons 1 December 10, 1968 514 N/A House show   [1]
2 Dr. X 1 May 8, 1970 48 Winnipeg, Manitoba House show   [1]
3 Lyons, Billy RedBilly Red Lyons 2 June 25, 1970 63 Winnipeg, Manitoba House show   [1]
4 Lanza, BlackjackBlackjack Lanza 1 August 27, 1970 43 Winnipeg, Manitoba House show   [1]
5 Dr. X 2 October 9, 1970 1665 Winnipeg, Manitoba House show   [1]
6 Robinson, BillyBilly Robinson 1 May 1, 1975 1050 England House show Robinson was named champion. [1]
7 Mosca, AngeloAngelo Mosca 1 March 16, 1978 63 Winnipeg, Manitoba House show   [1]
8 Robinson, BillyBilly Robinson 2 May 18, 1978 525 Winnipeg, Manitoba House show   [1]
9 Super Destroyer Mark II 1 October 25, 1979 18 Winnipeg, Manitoba House show   [1]
10 Robinson, BillyBilly Robinson 3 November 12, 1979 [Note 1] Winnipeg, Manitoba House show  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 calcuate.

See also[edit]

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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