NWA Pacific International Championship

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NWA Pacific International Heavyweight Championship
Details
Promotion50th State Big Time Wrestling
Date established1962
Date retired1980
Other name(s)
  • NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Hawaii)
  • NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Hawaii)

The NWA Pacific International Heavyweight Championship was the primary singles championship of 50th State Big Time Wrestling, the NWA territory based in Hawaii. The title was originally the Hawaiian version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship that was defended in Hawaii. It existed from 1962 until 1968. It was renamed the NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Hawaii version) in 1968 and renamed again as the NWA Pacific International Heavyweight Championship in 1978, which was the name it used until it was retired in 1980.[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
N/A
1 Nick Bockwinkel 1962 BTW show N/A 1 N/A Records unclear as to how he got title.
2 King Curtis Iaukea June 6, 1962 BTW show Hawaii 1 168
3 Billy White Wolf November 21, 1962 BTW show Hawaii 1 21
4 King Curtis Iaukea December 12, 1962 BTW show Hawaii 2 215
5 Dick the Bruiser July 15, 1963 BTW show Hawaii 1 114
6 King Curtis Iaukea November 6, 1963 BTW show Hawaii 3 N/A
7 Luther Lindsay June 1964 BTW show Hawaii 1 N/A
8 King Curtis Iaukea July 1964 BTW show Hawaii 4 N/A
9 Enrique Torres December 12, 1964 BTW show Hawaii 1 74
10 Hard Boiled Haggerty February 24, 1965 BTW show N/A 1 203
11 King Curtis Iaukea September 15, 1965 BTW show Hawaii 5 49
12 Killer Kowalski November 3, 1965 BTW show Hawaii 1 63
13 Nick Kozak January 5, 1966 BTW show Hawaii 1 28
14 Johnny Barend February 2, 1966 BTW show Hawaii 1 392
15 King Curtis Iaukea March 1, 1967 BTW show Hawaii 6 251
16 Johnny Barend November 7, 1967 BTW show Hawaii 2 169
17 Jim Hady April 24, 1968 BTW show Hawaii 1 21
18 Ray Stevens May 15, 1968 BTW show Hawaii 1 28
19 Jim Hady June 12, 1968 BTW show Hawaii 2 N/A
NWA North American Championship (Hawaii version)
20 Toru Tanaka December 25, 1968 BTW show Hawaii 1 56
21 Gene Kiniski February 19, 1969 BTW show Hawaii 1 119 [2]
22 Pedro Morales June 18, 1969 BTW show Hawaii 1 98
23 King Curtis Iaukea September 24, 1969 BTW show Hawaii 7 42
24 Pedro Morales November 5, 1969 BTW show Hawaii 2 94
25 Johnny Barend February 7, 1970 BTW show Hawaii 3 179 [3]
26 Pedro Morales August 5, 1970 BTW show Hawaii 3 56
27 The Destroyer September 30, 1970 BTW show Hawaii 1 77
28 Billy Robinson December 16, 1970 BTW show Hawaii 1 24
29 King Curtis Iaukea January 9, 1971 BTW show Hawaii 8 46
30 Sam Steamboat February 24, 1971 BTW show Hawaii 1 77
31 Gene Kiniski May 12, 1971 BTW show Hawaii 2 105
32 Ed Morrow August 25, 1971 BTW show Hawaii 1 15
33 Gene Kiniski September 9, 1971 BTW show Hawaii 3 20
34 Sam Steamboat September 29, 1971 BTW show Hawaii 2 28
35 Sweet Daddy Siki October 27, 1971 BTW show Hawaii 1 147
36 Johnny Barend March 22, 1972 BTW show Hawaii 4 126
37 Freddie Blassie July 26, 1972 BTW show Hawaii 1 63
38 Sam Steamboat September 27, 1972 BTW show Hawaii 3 59
39 Dusty Rhodes November 25, 1972 BTW show Hawaii 1 193
40 Billy Robinson June 6, 1973 BTW show Hawaii 2 N/A
Vacated 19731977 Championship vacated for undocumented reasons
N/A N/A N/A
41 John Tolos July 1977 BTW show N/A 1 N/A Awarded
42 Sam Steamboat October 1977 BTW show Hawaii 4 N/A
43 Tor Kamata December 1977 BTW show Hawaii 1 N/A
44 Rick Martel March 1978 BTW show Hawaii 1 N/A
45 Big John Studd June 1978 BTW show N/A 1 N/A Awarded when Martel leaves.
NWA Pacific International Championship
46 Don Muraco September 1978 BTW show Hawaii 1 N/A
47 Tor Kamata 1979 BTW show Hawaii 2 N/A
48 Masked Cyclops 1980 BTW show Hawaii 1 N/A
49 Siva Afi 1980 BTW show Hawaii 1 N/A
Deactivated 1980

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  2. ^ Hoops, Brian (February 19, 2017). "Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/19): Kurt Angle vs. Undertaker at No Way Out 2006". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Hoops, Brian (February 7, 2017). "On this day in pro wrestling history (Feb 7): Bobby Roode & Austin Aries wins tag gold". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 15, 2017.