British Light Heavyweight Championship was a top British wrestling championship found throughout the country's circuit. The title's broken history dates back to the 1920s. After going inactive in 2004, the title was re-activated in 2014.
Title history [ edit ]
This is the combined list of different versions of the British Heavyweight Titles, each of which was probably the most significant version at the time. Each version may or may not be connected to another. However, all title changes are either actual or "official" unless indicated otherwise.
Original [ edit ]
First recorded champion.
Atholl Oakeley 1
Legacy from Clapham uncertain
Robert H Cook 1
Won title from Wills 08/05/1936. Won European Light Heavyweight title from Milo Popocopolis 22/05/1936.
Legacy from Cook uncertain
Edinburgh Defeated Tony Baer to win the title.
Les Kellett 1
Joint Promotions [ edit ]
Defeats Steve Logan to win the title.
Legacy from Riley uncertain. Vacates the title in 1955 after leaving the Light Heavyweight division.
Defeats Steve Logan to win the vacant title.
Roy St. Clair
Riley reitres as champion in December 1969
Blackburn Defeated Tony Charles for the vacant title. Retired as champion in 1976.
Marty Jones 1
Mark Rocco for the vacant title. Jones vacates the title in 1982 after winning the World Mid-Heavyweight Championship.
Dave Finlay 1
Oldham Defeats Ringo Rigby in a tournament final
before February 1984
Leamington Jones vacates the title in 1984 after regaining the World Mid-Heavyweight Championship.
Alan Kilby 1
Walsall Defeats Steve Logan to win the vacant title.
All Star Wrestling [ edit ]
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