NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship

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NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionNWA Southwest
NWA Houston
World Class Championship Wrestling
World Class Wrestling Association
Date established1930s
Date retiredDecember 14, 2012
Other name(s)
  • Texas Heavyweight Championship
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
  • WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
  • USWA Texas Heavyweight Championship

The NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling title that has existed since the 1930s.[1] Though its exact date of creation isn't known, it is among the oldest championships used in professional wrestling today. The title has used a variety of different names over the years, which consists of initial changes to represent the various companies that have controlled the title at different times. Originally, it was simply known as the Texas Heavyweight Championship until its name was changed after the formation of the National Wrestling Alliance in 1948. For most of the title's existence, at least until the early 1990s, it was defended almost exclusively within the Dallas, Ft. Worth, Houston and San Antonio areas of Texas. From the 1930s to the mid-1960s, these cities and the surrounding towns were within the territory operated by Ed McLemore, which was known simply as Southwest Sports, Inc. at the time. After McLemore's death, the territory came under the control of Fritz Von Erich and was renamed as Big Time Wrestling. However, the promotion would be renamed World Class Championship Wrestling in the early 1980s, which is the name the territory is best remembered under today. The championship remained an NWA affiliated title until February 1986.[1]

In 1986, WCCW withdrew from the NWA and changed their name to the World Class Wrestling Association, while still promoting under the WCCW banner. The title became the WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship at this time. In August 1989, the title became the USWA Texas Heavyweight Championship in the United States Wrestling Association when WCCW was transformed into the USWA.[1]

It was renamed the WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship in July 1990 after the WCWA split from the USWA, then became the USWA Texas Heavyweight Championship again from January 1991 until February 1992, when it became inactive. It then reverted to its original name when awarded to NWA Southwest, where it was used until that promotion shut down in September 2011. It then went to NWA Houston, where it was subsequently merged with the NWA Lone Star Heavyweight Championship in a title unification match when Jax Dane defeated Raymond Rowe, NWA Lone Star Champion Ryan Genesis and NWA Texas Champion Scott Summers to unify the titles on December 14, 2012 in Cypress, Texas.[1]

Title history[edit]

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
N/A Unknown information
Championship change is unrecognized by the promotion
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
Texas Heavyweight Championship
1 Martino Angelo 1930s House show Texas 1 [Note 1]
2 Leo Savage 1930s House show N/A 1 [Note 1] Records unclear as to whom he defeated to become champion
3 Chief Little Beaver 1938 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 1] Awarded when Savage left the match
4 Everett Marshall March 1938 House show Texas 1 [Note 2]
5 Managoff February 1942 House show N/A 1 [Note 3] Records are unclear if he defeated Marshall or someone else to become champion
6 Juan Humberto February 17, 1942 House show Dallas, Texas 1 815
7 Lou Thesz May 12, 1944 House show Houston, Texas 1 49 Defeated Hans Schnabel.
8 Ernie Dusek June 30, 1944 House show Houston, Texas 1 44
9 Lou Thesz August 13, 1944 House show Houston, Texas 2 117 [2]
10 Olaf Olson December 8, 1944 House show Texas 1 [Note 4]
Vacated 1945
11 Buddy Rogers March 2, 1945 House show Houston, Texas 1 49 Defeated Dizzy Davis in tournament final to win the vacant title.
12 Managoff April 20, 1945 House show N/A 2 21 Records unclear as to whom he defeated to become champion
13 Jules Strongbow May 11, 1945 House show Houston, Texas 1 7
14 Managoff May 18, 1945 House show Houston, Texas 3 56
15 Dave Levin July 13, 1945 House show Houston, Texas 1 14
16 Buddy Rogers July 27, 1945 House show Houston, Texas 2 35
17 Ted Cox August 31, 1945 House show Houston, Texas 1 7
18 Buddy Rogers September 7, 1945 House show Houston, Texas 3 12 Cox again loses the title to Juan Humberto on September 10, 1945, in Galveston, Texas, where he is still billed as champion as of the end of the month.
19 Jim Casey September 19, 1945 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 65
20 Buddy Rogers November 23, 1945 House show Houston, Texas 4 161
21 Lou Thesz May 3, 1946 House show Houston, Texas 3 7
22 Buddy Rogers May 10, 1946 [[House

show]]

Houston, Texas 5 45 [3]
23 Kay Bell June 24, 1946 House show Texas 1 32
24 Dave Levin July 26, 1946 House show Houston, Texas 2 21
25 Ted Cox August 16, 1946 House show Houston, Texas 2 16
26 Gino Garibaldi September 1946 House show Texas 1 [Note 5] Still champion October 8, 1946.
Championship history is unrecorded from September 1946 to December 17, 1946.
27 Lou Thesz December 17, 1946 House show N/A 4 [Note 6]
Vacated 1947
Championship history is unrecorded from December 17, 1946 to July 13, 1947.
28 Sonny Myers July 1947 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 [Note 7] Sometime before July 13, 1947.
29 Miguel Guzmán August 1, 1947 House show Houston, Texas 1 175 Defeated Sonny Myers.
30 Sonny Myers January 23, 1948 House show Houston, Texas 2 7
31 Yukon Eric January 30, 1948 House show Houston, Texas 1 7
32 Miguel Guzmán February 6, 1948 House show Houston, Texas 2 91
33 Danny McShain May 7, 1948 House show Houston, Texas 1 35 [4]
34 Miguel Guzmán June 11, 1948 House show Houston, Texas 3 49
35 Dizzy Davis July 30, 1948 House show Houston, Texas 1 7
36 Antonino Rocca August 6, 1948 House show Houston, Texas 1 98
37 Danny McShain November 12, 1948 House show Houston, Texas 2 18
38 Antonino Rocca November 30, 1948 House show Dallas, Texas 2 32
39 Dizzy Davis January 1, 1949 House show Waco, Texas 2 27
40 Wild Red Berry January 28, 1949 House show Houston, Texas 1 33
41 Miguel Guzmán March 2, 1949 House show San Antonio, Texas 4 30
42 Danny McShain April 1, 1949 House show Houston, Texas 3 21
43 Sonny Myers April 22, 1949 House show Houston, Texas 3 [Note 8]
44 Bob Wagner May 1949 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 9]
45 Rito Romero June 15, 1949 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 23
46 Sonny Myers July 8, 1949 House show Dallas, Texas 4 18
47 Sandy O'donnell July 26, 1949 House show Dallas, Texas 1 0
Vacated July 26, 1949 Won title by disqualification so title was held up.
48 Sonny Myers August 5, 1949 House show Houston, Texas 5 14 Defeated Sandy O’Donnell in rematch.
49 Miguel Guzmán August 19, 1949 House show Houston, Texas 5 67
50 Wild Red Berry October 25, 1949 House show Dallas, Texas 2 35
51 Leo Newman November 29, 1949 House show Dallas, Texas 1 [Note 10]
Vacated December 1949
52 Verne Gagne December 16, 1949 House show Houston, Texas 1 28
53 Danny McShain January 13, 1950 House show Houston, Texas 4 [Note 11]
Vacated 1950 After a match against Timmy Geohagen.
54 Danny McShain March 17, 1950 House show Houston, Texas 5 28 Defeated Timmy Geohagen.
55 Miguel Guzmán April 14, 1950 House show N/A 6 21
56 Danny McShain May 5, 1950 House show Houston, Texas 6 32 [5]
57 Rito Romero June 6, 1950 House show Dallas, Texas 2 24
58 Sonny Myers June 30, 1950 House show Houston, Texas 5 38 Defeated Rito Romero.
59 Miguel Guzmán August 7, 1950 House show Texas 7 32
60 Verne Gagne September 8, 1950 House show Houston, Texas 2 49
61 Rito Romero October 27, 1950 House show Houston, Texas 3 49
62 Danny McShain December 15, 1950 House show Houston, Texas 7 21
63 Danny Savish January 5, 1951 House show Houston, Texas 1 152
64 Rito Romero June 6, 1951 House show Dallas, Texas 4 2
65 Miguel Guzmán June 8, 1951 House show Houston, Texas 8 4
66 Wayne Martin June 12, 1951 House show Dallas, Texas 1 6
67 Miguel Guzmán June 18, 1951 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 9 [Note 12] Awarded due to interference by Sonny Myers.
Vacated 1951
68 Duke Keomuka August 17, 1951 House show Houston, Texas 1 18 Defeated Ray Gunkel to win the vacant title.
69 Ray Gunkel September 4, 1951 House show Dallas, Texas 1 [Note 13]
Vacated 1951
70 Miguel Guzmán October 23, 1951 House show Dallas, Texas 10 24
71 Mighty Atlas November 16, 1951 House show Houston, Texas 1 32
72 Duke Keomuka December 18, 1951 House show Dallas, Texas 2 157
73 Ray Gunkel May 23, 1952 House show Houston, Texas 2 126
74 Duke Keomuka September 26, 1952 House show Houston, Texas 3 49
75 Cyclone Ayala November 14, 1952 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 14]
76 Duke Keomuka December 1952 House show Texas 4 [Note 15]
Vacated January 1953
77 Cyclone Anaya January 6, 1953 House show N/A 2 [Note 16]
Championship history is unrecorded from January 6, 1953 to February 17, 1953.
78 Mr. Moto February 16, 1953 House show N/A 1 1
Vacated February 17, 1953
79 Ray Gunkel February 18, 1953 House show Austin, Texas 3 443 Defeated Mr. Moto to win the vacant title.
80 Bull Curry May 7, 1954 House show Houston, Texas 1 14 [4]
81 Enrique Guzmán May 21, 1954 House show Houston, Texas 1 21
82 Ed Francis June 11, 1954 House show Houston, Texas 1 41
83 Johnny Valentine July 22, 1954 House show Texas 1 5
84 Ed Francis July 27, 1954 House show N/A 2 87
85 The Sheik October 22, 1954 House show Houston, Texas 1 28
86 Polo Torres November 19, 1954 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 17]
87 Mr. Moto July 1955 House show Texas 2 [Note 18] Sometime after July 12, 1955.
88 Pepper Gomez August 5, 1955 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 19]
89 Duke Keomuka December 1955 House show Texas 5 [Note 20]
90 Pepper Gomez January 1956 House show Texas 2 [Note 21]
91 Buddy Rogers June 1, 1956 House show Houston, Texas 6 34 [6]
92 Kay Bell July 5, 1956 House show Houston, Texas 1 28
93 Buddy Rogers August 2, 1956 House show Houston, Texas 7 1
94 Pepper Gomez August 3, 1956 House show Houston, Texas 3 15
95 Gene Kiniski August 18, 1956 House show Houston, Texas 1 6 Won in a tag team match, teaming with Lenny Montana to defeat Gomez and Ray Gunkel.
Vacated August 24, 1956 After a match against Pepper Gomez.
96 Pepper Gomez September 7, 1956 House show Houston, Texas 4 42 Defeated Kelly in rematch.
97 El Médico October 19, 1956 House show Houston, Texas 1 112
98 Pepper Gomez February 8, 1957 House show Houston, Texas 5 [Note 22]
99 El Médico February 1957 House show Texas 2 [Note 23]
100 Pepper Gomez February 22, 1957 House show Houston, Texas 6 56 [7]
101 Don Leo Jonathan April 19, 1957 House show Houston, Texas 1 133
102 Ivan the Terrible August 30, 1957 House show Houston, Texas 1 14
103 El Médico September 13, 1957 House show Houston, Texas 3 49
104 Pepper Gomez November 1, 1957 House show Houston, Texas 7 7
105 Crusher Duggan November 8, 1957 House show Houston, Texas 1 7
106 Bill Melby November 15, 1957 House show Houston, Texas 1 67
107 Johnny Valentine January 21, 1958 House show Dallas, Texas 2 66
108 El Médico March 28, 1958 House show Houston, Texas 4 28
109 Pepper Gomez April 25, 1958 House show Houston, Texas 8 14
110 El Médico May 9, 1958 House show Houston, Texas 5 77
111 Dick Steinborn July 25, 1958 House show Houston, Texas 1 70
112 Tosh Togo October 3, 1958 House show Houston, Texas 1 35
113 Pepper Gomez November 7, 1958 House show Houston, Texas 9 39
114 Danny McShain December 16, 1958 House show Texas 5 [Note 24] Sometime after November 18, 1958.
115 Pepper Gomez December 1958 House show Texas 10 [Note 25]
Vacated January 13, 1959 Dallas, Texas After a match against Joe Christie.
116 Joe Christie January 20, 1959 House show Dallas, Texas 1 108 Defeated Gomez in rematch.
117 Luis Hernandez May 8, 1959 House show Houston, Texas 1 27
118 Corsica Joe June 4, 1959 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 [Note 26] Still champion as of June 25, 1959.
Championship history is unrecorded from June 4, 1959 to July 10, 1959.
119 Nick Kozak July 10, 1959 House show N/A 1 [Note 27]
Championship history is unrecorded from July 10, 1959 to October 1959.
120 Nick Kozak October 1959 House show N/A 2 [Note 28] Records unclear as to whom he defeated.
121 Pete Managoff January 8, 1960 House show Houston, Texas 1 91
122 Torbellino Blanco April 8, 1960 House show Houston, Texas 1 18 Records unclear as to whom he defeated.
123 Danny McShain April 26, 1960 House show Dallas, Texas 6 14
124 Torbellino Blanco May 10, 1960 House show Dallas, Texas 2 43
125 Duke Keomuka June 22, 1960 House show San Antonio, Texas 6 14
126 Torbellino Blanco July 6, 1960 House show San Antonio, Texas 3 16
127 Don Leo Jonathan July 22, 1960 House show Houston, Texas 2 42
128 Torbellino Blanco September 2, 1960 House show Houston, Texas 4 8
129 Danny McShain September 10, 1960 House show Texas 7 19
130 Ciclon Negro September 29, 1960 House show Texas 1 113
131 Don Manoukian January 20, 1961 House show Houston, Texas 1 21
132 Pepper Gomez February 10, 1961 House show Houston, Texas 11 95
Vacated May 16, 1961 Dallas, Texas After a match against Angelo Poffo.
133 Pepper Gomez May 23, 1961 House show Dallas, Texas 12 31 Wins rematch.
134 Waldo Von Erich June 23, 1961 House show Houston, Texas 1 21
135 Dory Dixon July 14, 1961 House show Houston, Texas 1 105
136 Sputnik Monroe October 27, 1961 House show Houston, Texas 1 21
137 Pepe Gonzales November 17, 1961 House show Houston, Texas 1 14
138 Jack Dalton December 1, 1961 House show Houston, Texas 1 35
139 Dory Dixon January 5, 1962 House show Houston, Texas 2 133
140 The Mummy May 18, 1962 House show Houston, Texas 1 28
141 Sailor Art Thomas June 15, 1962 House show Houston, Texas 1 133
142 El Médico October 26, 1962 House show Houston, Texas 6 77
143 Rip Hawk January 11, 1963 House show Houston, Texas 1 28
144 Sweet Daddy Siki February 8, 1963 House show Houston, Texas 1 77
145 Sailor Art Thomas April 26, 1963 House show Houston, Texas 2 7
146 Bill Watts May 3, 1963 House show Houston, Texas 1 49
147 Pepper Gomez June 21, 1963 House show Houston, Texas 13 8
148 Mark Lewin June 29, 1963 House show Houston, Texas 1 87
149 Billy White Wolf September 24, 1963 House show Dallas, Texas 1 70
150 Joe Blanchard December 3, 1963 House show Dallas, Texas 1 204
151 Tokyo Tom June 24, 1964 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 29] Most likely Rey Urbano although Antonio Inoki has also wrestled as Tokyo Tom in his early days in the US.
152 Pepper Gomez July 1964 House show Texas 14 [Note 30]
153 Fritz Von Erich January 5, 1965 House show Dallas, Texas 1 3
154 Ernie Ladd January 8, 1965 House show Houston, Texas 1 112
155 Fritz Von Erich April 30, 1965 House show Houston, Texas 2 221
Vacated December 7, 1965
156 Fritz Von Erich January 11, 1966 House show Dallas, Texas 3 314 Defeated Lyons in rematch.
157 Joe Blanchard November 21, 1966 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 2 56
158 Fritz Von Erich January 16, 1967 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 4 70
Vacated March 27, 1967 Fritz won NWA American Title
159 Buddy Austin May 2, 1967 House show Dallas, Texas 1 99 Defeated Paul DeMarco in 16 man tournament final.
160 Buddy Moreno August 9, 1967 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 36 Or August 3, 1967 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Vacated September 14, 1967 Moreno injured.
161 Billy Red Lyons November 8, 1967 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 142 Defeated Duke Keomua by default tournament final to win the vacant title when Keomuka is unable to wrestle due to injuries inflicted by The Spoiler in earlier round.
162 The Spoiler March 29, 1968 House show Houston, Texas 1 113
163 Grizzly Smith July 20, 1968 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 28
Vacated August 17, 1968 After a match against Spoiler I.
164 The Spoiler August 20, 1968 House show Dallas, Texas 2 112 Defeated Smith in rematch; starts wrestling as Don Jardine without the mask in October 1968.
165 Dan Miller December 10, 1968 House show Houston, Texas 1 80
166 Johnny Valentine February 28, 1969 House show Houston, Texas 3 99 [8]
167 José Lothario June 7, 1969 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 74
168 Johnny Valentine August 20, 1969 House show San Antonio, Texas 4 [Note 31]
169 Wahoo McDaniel October 1969 House show Texas 1 [Note 32]
170 Johnny Valentine October 29, 1969 House show Austin, Texas 5 89
171 Wahoo McDaniel January 26, 1970 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 2 [Note 33] Wins the title again defeating Valentine on February 6, 1970 in Houston, Texas.
Championship history is unrecorded from January 26, 1970 to February 10, 1970.
172 Johnny Valentine February 10, 1970 House show Dallas, Texas 6 245
173 George Scott October 13, 1970 House show Dallas, Texas 1 [Note 34]
174 Johnny Valentine November 1970 House show Texas 7 [Note 35]
175 Mr. Wrestling November 11, 1970 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 98
176 Johnny Valentine February 17, 1971 House show San Antonio, Texas 8 1
177 Pepper Gomez February 18, 1971 House show Corpus Christi, Texas 15 11
178 Johnny Valentine March 1, 1971 House show Texas 9 261
179 José Lothario November 17, 1971 House show San Antonio, Texas 2 113
180 Red Bastien March 9, 1972 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 107
181 Stan Stasiak June 24, 1972 House show Irving, Texas 1 123
182 José Lothario October 25, 1972 House show San Antonio, Texas 3 86
183 The Missouri Mauler January 19, 1973 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 36]
184 José Lothario 1973 House show N/A 4 [Note 37]
185 Blackjack Mulligan April 28, 1973 House show N/A 1 6
186 José Lothario May 4, 1973 House show N/A 5 14
187 Blackjack Mulligan May 18, 1973 House show Houston, Texas 2 5
188 José Lothario May 23, 1973 House show San Antonio, Texas 6 217
Vacated December 26, 1973 San Antonio, Texas After a match against Great Mephisto.
189 Great Mephisto January 15, 1974 House show Dallas, Texas 1 133 Wins rematch.
190 Red Bastien May 28, 1974 House show Dallas, Texas 2 [Note 38] [9]
191 El Gran Markus September 1974 House show Texas 1 [Note 39]
192 José Lothario February 1975 House show N/A 7 [Note 40]
193 El Gran Markus February 26, 1975 House show San Antonio, Texas 2 2
194 Al Madril February 28, 1975 House show Houston, Texas 1 75 [8]
195 John Tolos May 14, 1975 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 62
196 Al Madril July 15, 1975 House show Dallas, Texas 2 [Note 41]
Vacated 1975 Title held up after match against John Tolos.
197 John Tolos September 16, 1975 House show Dallas, Texas 2 [Note 42] Tolos won rematch.
198 Al Madril October 1975 House show Texas 3 [Note 43]
199 Peter Maivia October 31, 1975 House show Houston, Texas 1 3
200 Buddy Wolfe November 3, 1975 House show Texas 1 [Note 44]
201 John Tolos November 1975 House show Texas 3 [Note 45]
202 Peter Maivia November 26, 1975 House show Houston, Texas 2 86 Defeated Stan Hansen.
203 Stan Hansen February 20, 1976 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 46]
Championship history is unrecorded from February 20, 1976 to August 11, 1976.
204 Rocky Johnson August 11, 1976 House show Texas 1 9
205 Seigfreid Steinke August 20, 1976 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 47]
206 Rocky Johnson 1976 House show Texas 2 [Note 48]
207 Seigfreid Steinke 1976 House show Texas 2 [Note 49]
208 Moondog Mayne March 1977 House show Texas 1 [Note 50]
209 Scott Casey May 1, 1977 House show Texas 1 [Note 51]
Championship history is unrecorded from May 1, 1977 to May 20, 1977.
210 Jimmy Snuka May 20, 1977 House show Houston, Texas 1 [Note 52] Defeated El Gran Goliath.
Championship history is unrecorded from May 20, 1977 to 1977.
211 Ox Baker 1977 House show N/A 1 [Note 53] Records unclear as to whom he defeated.
212 Al Madril November 2, 1977 House show San Antonio, Texas 4 142
213 Dale Valentine March 24, 1978 House show Houston, Texas 1 65
214 Bruiser Brody May 28, 1978 House show Houston, Texas 1 105 [9]
215 David Von Erich September 10, 1978 House show Dallas, Texas 1 33
216 Gino Hernandez October 13, 1978 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 45
217 David Von Erich November 27, 1978 House show Dallas, Texas 2 20
218 Gino Hernandez December 17, 1978 House show Dallas, Texas 2 49
219 David Von Erich February 4, 1979 House show Dallas, Texas 3 309
220 Mark Lewin December 10, 1979 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 2 [Note 54]
221 Gino Hernandez 1980 House show Texas 3 [Note 55] Sometime after March 28, 1980.
222 Mark Lewin May 25, 1980 House show Dallas, Texas 3 9 [10]
223 Gino Hernandez June 3, 1980 House show Amarillo, Texas 4 [Note 56]
224 David Von Erich August 1980 House show Dallas, Texas 4 [Note 57]
225 Killer Tim Brooks May 1981 House show N/A 1 [Note 58] Brooks was awarded the title.
226 Al Madril 1981 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 5 [Note 59]
227 Bill Irwin June 5, 1982 House show Paris, France 1 [Note 60]
Vacated September 5, 1982 After a match against David Von Erich.
228 David Von Erich September 19, 1982 House show Dallas, Texas 5 166
229 Jimmy Garvin March 4, 1983 House show Dallas, Texas 1 31
230 David Von Erich April 4, 1983 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 6 [Note 61]
April 1983 N/A N/A After match against Jimmy Garvin.
231 Jimmy Garvin June 17, 1983 House show Dallas, Texas 2 0
Vacated June 17, 1983 Title is immediately held up after victory in first rematch because of Sunshine's interference.
232 David Von Erich July 4, 1983 House show Dallas, Texas 7 7 Won rematch.
Vacated July 11, 1983 Title held up after match against Jimmy Garvin.
233 David Von Erich August 1, 1983 House show Dallas, Texas 8 194 Won rematch
Vacated February 11, 1984 David dies in Japan.
234 Gino Hernandez June 23, 1984 House show San Antonio, Texas 5 401 Defeated Ric Flair in tournament final.
235 Brian Adias July 29, 1985 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 35
236 Gino Hernandez September 2, 1985 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 6 25
237 Brian Adias September 27, 1985 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 2 73
238 The Grappler December 9, 1985 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 91 WCCW withdraws from the NWA in February 1986.
239 Brian Adias March 10, 1986 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 3 116
240 Buzz Sawyer July 4, 1986 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 [Note 62]
Vacated January 1987 Sawyer left promotion.
241 Bob Bradley January 12, 1987 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 21 Defeated Dingo Warrior in tournament final.
242 Dingo Warrior February 2, 1987 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 139
243 Al Perez June 21, 1987 House show Puerto Rico 1 61
Vacated August 21, 1987 Perez wins WCWA Heavyweight Championship.
244 Ted Arcidi August 31, 1987 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 1 71 Won battle royal to win the vacant title.
245 Matt Borne November 10, 1987 House show Midland, Texas 1 108
246 Terry Taylor February 26, 1988 House show Dallas, Texas 1 129 [11]
247 Kevin Von Erich July 4, 1988 House show N/A 1 32 Awarded when Taylor leaves promotion.
248 Iceman Parsons August 5, 1988 House show Dallas, Texas 1 182
249 Brickhouse Brown February 3, 1989 House show Dallas, Texas 1 29
250 Gary Young March 4, 1989 House show San Antonio, Texas 1 34 Won by forfeit. [12]
251 Eric Embry April 7, 1989 House show Dallas, Texas 1 42
252 Super Zodiac May 19, 1989 House show Dallas, Texas 2 4
253 Eric Embry May 23, 1989 House show Dallas, Texas 2 41 [13]
254 P.Y. Chu-Hi July 3, 1989 House show Wichita Falls, Texas 1 46
255 Eric Embry August 18, 1989 House show Dallas, Texas 3 48 WCWA was renamed the United States Wrestling Association following this match. [14]
256 The Punisher October 5, 1989 House show Dallas, Texas 1 15 Won by forfeit.
257 Kerry Von Erich October 20, 1989 House show Dallas, Texas 1 53
258 Jerry Lawler December 12, 1989 House show Dallas, Texas 1 24
259 Kerry Von Erich January 5, 1990 House show Dallas, Texas 2 140
260 Matt Borne May 25, 1990 House show Dallas, Texas 2 7 [10]
261 Kerry Von Erich June 1, 1990 House show Dallas, Texas 3 42 WCWA split from the USWA in July 1990. [6]
262 Angel of Death July 13, 1990 House show Dallas, Texas 1 133 Won by forfeit.
263 Kevin Von Erich November 23, 1990 House show Dallas, Texas 2 39
Vacated January 1991 When WCWA closed.
264 Bill Dundee January 25, 1991 House show Dallas, Texas 1 21 Defeated Gary Young in tournament final and Kevin Von Erich is recognized as champion by Texas Wrestling Federation after defeating Angel of Death on February 3, 1991 in Dallas, Texas until TWF closes in May 1991.
265 Eric Embry February 15, 1991 House show Dallas, Texas 4 42 [15]
Vacated March 29, 1991 Title held up after match against Bill Dundee.
266 Bill Dundee April 5, 1991 House show Dallas, Texas 2 7 Won rematch.
267 Eric Embry April 12, 1991 House show Dallas, Texas 5 14
268 Jerry Lawler April 26, 1991 House show Dallas, Texas 2 28
Vacated May 24, 1991 Title held up after match against Bill Dundee.
269 Bill Dundee May 31, 1991 House show Dallas, Texas 3 7 Defeated Tom Prichard to win the held up title.
270 Tom Prichard June 7, 1991 House show Dallas, Texas 1 66
271 Lord Humongous August 12, 1991 House show Memphis, Tennessee 1 7
272 Tom Prichard August 19, 1991 House show Memphis, Tennessee 2 175
273 Brian Christopher February 10, 1992 House show Memphis, Tennessee 1 [Note 63] [16]
Vacated 1992 Title incative.
274 Rod Price May 1, 1998 House show Dallas, Texas 1 58 Defeated Perry Jackson in tournament final.
Vacated June 28, 1998 Stripped for refusing to pay a fine.
275 Brian Adias July 3, 1998 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 4 27 Defeated Kritical Mass in tournament final to win vacant title.
Vacated July 30, 1998 Adias injured.
276 Perry Jackson July 31, 1998 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 119 Defeated Kit Carson.
277 Rodney Begnaud November 27, 1998 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 68 Defeated Action Jackson and Kit Carson in a triangle match.
Vacated February 3, 1999 Begnaud leaves promotion.
278 Khris Germany February 5, 1999 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 14 Defeated Jimmy James to win vacant title.
279 Brian Adias February 19, 1999 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 5 35 Defeated Khris Germany and Jimmy James in Triple Threat match. [17]
280 Steven Dunn March 26, 1999 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 76
Vacated June 10, 1999 Stripped due to no-showing a title defense.
281 Kevin Northcutt June 10, 1999 House show Dallas, Texas 1 49 Defeated Begnaud to win vacant title.
283 Rodney Begnaud July 29, 1999 House show Dallas, Texas 2 34
Vacated September 1, 1999
294 Kevin Northcutt September 25, 1999 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 2 146 Defeated James to win vacant title.
295 Cedric of Hollywood February 18, 2000 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 50 [citation needed]
296 Kevin Northcutt April 8, 2000 House show Galveston, Texas 3 6 [citation needed]
April 14, 2000 N/A N/A Northcutt won NWA National Heavyweight Championship.
297 Mike Fox April 28, 2000 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 28 Defeated Begnaud in tournament final to win vacant title. [citation needed]
298 Rodney Begnaud May 26, 2000 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 3 126 [13]
Vacated September 29, 2000
299 Al Jackson September 29, 2000 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 63 Won 4-way match against Action Jackson, Tiger Steele, New Doctor X by pinning Action. [citation needed]
300 Hotstuff Hernandez December 1, 2000 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 63 [citation needed]
301 Gary Tool February 2, 2001 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 42 [citation needed]
302 Hotstuff Hernandez March 16, 2001 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 2 68 [citation needed]
303 Kevin Northcutt May 23, 2001 House show San Antonio, Texas 4 86 [citation needed]
304 Hotstuff Hernandez August 17, 2001 House show Refugio, Texas 3 57 [citation needed]
Vacated October 13, 2001 Hernandez won the NWA National Championship
305 Kevin Northcutt October 26, 2001 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 5 49 Defeated Mike Anthony to win vacant title. [citation needed]
306 Mike Anthony December 14, 2001 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 81 [citation needed]
Vacated March 5, 2002
307 J.P. Black March 22, 2002 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 91 Defeated Chaz Taylor to win vacant title. [citation needed]
308 Steve DeMarco June 21, 2002 House show North Richland Hills, Texas 1 41 [citation needed]
309 J.P. Black August 1, 2002 House show Ft. Worth, Texas 2 86 [citation needed]
310 Steve DeMarco October 26, 2002 House show Corpus Christi, Texas 2 217 DeMarco defeated Black in a Texas Death match at the NWA 54th Anniversary Show. [citation needed]
311 J.P. Black May 31, 2003 House show Pasadena, Texas 3 112 [citation needed]
312 Al Jackson September 20, 2003 House show Greenville, Texas 2 134 [citation needed]
Vacated February 1, 2004 Stripped for no-showing event.
313 J.P. Black February 1, 2004 House show N/A 4 29 Awarded title when Jackson no-showed event. [citation needed]
314 Al Jackson March 1, 2004 House show Texas 3 54 [citation needed]
315 Tejas April 24, 2004 House show Perry, Oklahoma 1 357 [citation needed]
316 Kevin Northcutt April 16, 2005 House show Ponca City, Oklahoma 6 455 [citation needed]
317 Mark Orton July 15, 2006 House show Beaumont, Texas 1 28 [citation needed]
318 Chaz Taylor August 12, 2006 House show Houston, Texas 1 336 [citation needed]
319 Seth Korbin July 14, 2007 House show Cypress, Texas 1 27 [citation needed]
320 Chaz Taylor August 10, 2007 House show Houston, Texas 2 65 [citation needed]
321 Kevin Northcutt October 14, 2007 House show Corpus Christi, Texas 7 315 [citation needed]
322 Chaz Taylor August 24, 2008 House show San Antonio, Texas 3 13 [citation needed]
323 Mike DiBiase September 6, 2008 House show Amarillo, Texas 1 28 [citation needed]
Vacated October 4, 2008 DiBiase was stripped for missing scheduled title defense.
324 Kevin Northcutt October 4, 2008 House show Robstown, Texas 8 97 Defeated El Diablo Rojo to win the vacant title. [citation needed]
325 Michael Faith January 9, 2009 House show Cypress, Texas 1 64 Stripped on March 14, 2009 due to a leg injury. [citation needed]
Vacated March 14, 2009 Vacted due to injury
326 Spoiler 2000 March 21, 2009 House show Livingston, Texas 1 42 Defeated Seth Korbin for the vacant title. [citation needed]
327 Kevin Northcutt May 2, 2009 House show Tyler, Texas 9 300 [citation needed]
Vacated February 26, 2010 Northcutt was stripped due to injury Ken Taylor made a match between Ben Galvan and Chad Thomas to crown a new champion.
328 Ben Galvan February 26, 2010 House show Robstown, Texas 1 78 Defeated Chad Thomas for the vacant title. [citation needed]
329 Chad Thomas May 15, 2010 House show Amarillo, Texas 1 91 Defeated Ben Galvan for the title. [citation needed]
330 Michael Faith August 14, 2010 House show Gainesville, Texas 2 21 Defeated Chad Thomas for the title. [citation needed]
331 Charlie Haas September 4, 2010 House show Amarillo, Texas 1 121 Defeated Michael Faith for the title. [citation needed]
Vacated January 3, 2011 Hass was stripped for failing to make a title defense within 90 days
332 Lance Hoyt January 7, 2011 House show Robstown, Texas 1 371 Defeated Sicodelico Jr. for the vacant title. [18]
333 Scott Summers January 13, 2012 House show Cypress, Texas 1 336 [citation needed]
334 Jax Dane December 14, 2012 House show Cypress, Texas 1 0 On December 14, 2012 Jax Dane defeated Scot Summers, Ryan Genesis and Raymond Rowe in a four way match to unify the NWA Texas Heavyweight and NWA Lone Star Heavyweight titles. Summers entered the match the NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion and Genesis entered the ring the NWA Lone Star Heavyweight Champion, the unified title now going by the NWA Lone Star brand [19]

List of combined reigns[edit]

+Key
Symbol Meaning
Indicates the current champion
¤ The exact length of at least one title reign is uncertain, so the shortest possible length is used.
Rank Wrestler No. of Reigns Combined days
1 Kevin Northcutt 9 1503
2 Everett Marshall 1 1433
3 David Von Erich 8 852
4 Johnny Valentine 9 818
5 Juan Humberto 1 815
6 Pepper Gomez 15 778
7 Fritz Von Erich 4 608
8 Ray Gunkel 3 570¤
9 Gino Hernandez 6 549¤
10 José Lothario 7 530
11 Miguel Guzmán 10 494
12 Chaz Taylor 3 414
13 Lance Hoyt 1 371
14 Lou Thesz 4 369
15 Tejas 1 357
16 El Médico 6 344¤
17 Buddy Rogers 7 337
18 Scott Summers 1 336
19 J.P. Black 4 318
20 Al Madril 5 311
21 Duke Keomuka 6 300
22 Brian Adias 5 286
23 Joe Blanchard 2 260
24 Steve DeMarco 2 258
25 Al Jackson 3 251
26 Tom Prichard 2 241
27 Dory Dixon 2 238
28 Kerry Von Erich 3 235
29 Rodney Begnaud 3 228
30 The Spoiler 2 225
31 Polo Torres 1 224
32 Red Bastien 2 203
33 Danny McShain 10 190
34 Hotstuff Hernandez 3 188
35 Eric Embry 5 187
36 Iceman Parsons 1 182
37 Buzz Sawyer 1 181
38 Don Leo Jonathan 2 175
39 El Gran Markus 2 155
40 Danny Savish 1 152
41 Billy Red Lyons 1 142
42 Sailor Art Thomas 2 140
43 Dingo Warrior 1 139
44 Angel of Death 1 133
Great Mephisto 1 133
46 Antonino Rocca 2 130
47 Terry Taylor 1 129
48 Ed Francis 2 128
49 Stan Stasiak 1 123
50 Charlie Haas 1 121
51 Perry Jackson 1 119
52 Mark Lewin 3 118¤
53 Matt Borne 2 115
54 Ciclon Negro 1 113
55 Ernie Ladd 1 112
Rito Romero 4 112
57 Joe Christie 1 108
58 Bruiser Brody 1 105
59 Nick Kozak 2 100¤
60 Buddy Austin 1 99
61 Mr. Wrestling 1 98
62 Managoff 3 93
63 Pete Managoff 1 91
Chad Thomas 1 91
The Grappler 1 91
66 Peter Maivia 2 89
67 Sonny Myers 6 87¤
68 Michael Faith 2 85
Torbellino Blanco 4 85
70 Mike Anthony 1 81
71 Dan Miller 1 80
72 Ben Galvan 1 78
John Tolos 3 78
74 Sweet Daddy Siki 1 77
75 Steven Dunn 1 76
Verne Gagne 2 76
77 Kevin Von Erich 2 71
Ted Arcidi 1 71
79 Dick Steinborn 1 70
Billy White Wolf 1 70
81 Wild Red Berry 2 68
82 Bill Melby 1 67
83 Jim Casey 1 65
Dale Valentine 1 65
85 Al Perez 1 61
Moondog Mayne 1 61
87 Kay Bell 2 60
88 Rod Price 1 58
89 Jerry Lawler 2 52
90 Cedric of Hollywood 1 50
91 Bill Watts 1 49
92 P.Y. Chu-Hi 1 46
93 Ernie Dusek 1 44
94 Gary Tool 1 42
Spoiler 2000 1 42
96 Gary Young / Super Zodiac 2 38
Wahoo McDaniel 2 38¤
98 Mr. Moto 2 36
Buddy Moreno 1 36
100 Jack Dalton 1 35
Bill Dundee 3 35
Bill Irwin 1 35
Dave Levin 2 35
Tosh Togo 1 35
105 Dizzy Davis 2 34
Jimmy Garvin 2 34
107 Mighty Atlas 1 32
108 Bob Wagner 1 31
109 Brickhouse Brown 1 29
110 Mike Fox 1 28
The Mummy 1 28
Mark Orton 1 28
The Sheik 1 28
Grizzly Smith 1 28
Mike Dibiase 1 28
Rip Hawk 1 28
117 Luis Hernandez 1 27
Seth Korbin 1 27
119 Ted Cox 2 23
120 Enrique Guzmán 1 21
Bob Bradley 1 21
Don Manoukian 1 21
Sputnik Monroe 1 21
Waldo Von Erich 1 21
125 George Scott 1 19
126 Cyclone Anaya 2 18¤
127 The Punisher 1 15
128 Khris Germany 1 14
Pepe Gonzales 1 14
Ivan the Terrible 1 14
Bull Curry 1 14
132 Blackjack Mulligan 2 11
133 Rocky Johnson 2 10¤
134 Crusher Duggan 1 7
Lord Humongous 1 7
Tokyo Tom 1 7
Yukon Eric 1 7
Jules Strongbow 1 7
139 Wayne Martin 1 6
Gene Kiniski 1 6
141 Leo Newman 1 2
Seigfreid Steinke 2
143 Corsica Joe 1
Gino Garibaldi 1
Olaf Olson 1
Brian Christopher 1
Buddy Wolfe 1
Jimmy Snuka 1
Killer Tim Brooks 1
Ox Baker 1
Scott Casey 1
Stan Hansen 1
The Missouri Mauler 1
154 Martino Angelo 1
Sandy O'donnell 1
Leo Savage 1
Chief Little Beaver 1

Championship tournaments[edit]

NWA Texas Championship Tournament (1967)[edit]

The NWA Texas Championship Tournament was a one-night single elimination tag team tournament held in Dallas, Texas on May 2, 1967, for the vacant NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship.[20]

Semifinals Qualifiers Finalists Finals
        
Buddy Austin
Danny Plechas
Buddy Austin
BYE
Buddy Moreno Draw
Luis Hernandez
Buddy Austin
Bob Ellis
Kenji Shibuya Draw
Bearcat Wright
BYE
Bob Ellis
Jack Daniels
Bob Ellis
Buddy Austin
Paul DeMarco
Joe Blanchard
Jim Dalton
Joe Blanchard Draw
Jim Bernard
Yamamoto
Jim Bernard
BYE
Paul DeMarco
Tarzan Tyler
Karl Karlson
Tarzan Tyler
Paul DeMarco
Mike Paidousis
Paul DeMarco

NWA Texas Championship Tournament (1984)[edit]

The NWA Texas Championship Tournament was a one-night single elimination tournament held in San Antonio, Texas on June 23, 1984, for the vacant NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship.[21]

Semifinals Qualifiers Finalists Finals
        
Jose Lothario
Bill Irwin
Jose Lothario
Gino Hernandez
George Weingroff
Gino Hernandez
Gino Hernandez
Kerry Von Erich
Black Gordman
Terry Gordy
Terry Gordy
Kerry Von Erich
Johnny Mantell
Kerry Von Erich
Gino Hernandez
Ric Flair
John Tatum
Jules Strongbow
Jules Strongbow
Buck Zumhofe
Buck Zumhofe
Michael Hayes
Jules Strongbow
Ric Flair
Kevin Von Erich
Killer Khan
Kevin Von Erich
Ric Flair
BYE
BYE

†Kerry Von Erich was originally in the bracket set to face Ric Flair in the final round. But his injury prevented him from competing, and thus was replaced by Gino Hernandez

WCCW Texas Championship Tournament (1987)[edit]

The WCCW Texas Championship Tournament was a one-night single elimination tournament held in Fort Worth, Texas on January 12, 1987, for the vacant WCCW Texas Heavyweight Championship.[22]

Semifinals Qualifiers Finalists Finals
        
Bob Bradley
Roberto Soto
Bob Bradley
Steve Simpson
Steve Simpson
Scott Casey
Bob Bradley
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE
Bob Bradley
The Dingo Warrior
Matt Borne
The Grappler
Matt Borne
Tony Atlas
Tony Atlas
Killer Tim Brooks
Matt Borne
The Dingo Warrior
The Dingo Warrior
Master Gee
The Dingo Warrior
BYE
BYE
BYE

USWA Texas Championship Tournament (1991)[edit]

The USWA Texas Championship Tournament was a one-night single elimination tournament held in Dallas, Texas on January 25, 1991, to crown the first-ever USWA Texas Heavyweight Champion.[23]

Semifinals Qualifiers Finalists Finals
        
Mike Davis
Billy Travis
Mike Davis
Bill Dundee
John Tatum
Bill Dundee
BYE
BYE
Jeff Jarrett
Sumo Ricky
Jeff Jarrett
Gary Young
Eric Embry
Gary Young
Bill Dundee
Gary Young
Steve Austin
Steven Dane
Steve Austin DDQ
The California Stud
Khris Germany
The California Stud
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE
BYE

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The length of the reign is too uncertain to calculate.
  2. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1,403 and 1,460 days.
  3. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 17 days.
  4. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 84 days.
  5. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 107 days.
  6. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and −703,962. days.
  7. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 31 days.
  8. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 9 and 39 days.
  9. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 59 days.
  10. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 2 and 16 days.
  11. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 62 days.
  12. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and −1 days.
  13. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 72 days.
  14. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 17 and 47 days.
  15. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 6 and 35 days.
  16. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 41 days.
  17. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 224 and 254 days.
  18. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 5 and 24 days.
  19. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 118 and 148 days.
  20. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 61 days.
  21. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 122 and 152 days.
  22. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 13 days.
  23. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 21 days.
  24. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 15 days.
  25. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 27 and 2 days.
  26. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 36 days.
  27. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 83 days.
  28. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 69 and 99 days.
  29. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 7 and 36 days.
  30. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 159 and 188 days.
  31. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 42 and 69 days.
  32. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 28 days.
  33. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 15 days.
  34. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 19 and 28 days.
  35. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 11 days.
  36. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 98 days.
  37. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 98 days.
  38. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 96 and 125 days.
  39. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 124 and 144 days.
  40. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 26 days.
  41. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 63 days.
  42. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 15 and 44 days.
  43. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 30 days.
  44. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between November 3, 1975 and 22 days.
  45. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 22 days.
  46. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 173 days.
  47. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 133 days.
  48. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 132 days.
  49. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 60 and 221 days.
  50. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 31 and 61 days.
  51. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 20 days.
  52. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 167 days.
  53. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 165 days.
  54. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 22 and 166 days.
  55. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 145 days.
  56. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 59 and 89 days.
  57. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 244 and 303 days.
  58. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 90 days.
  59. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 91 days.
  60. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 5 and 35 days.
  61. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 26 days.
  62. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 181 and 191 days.
  63. ^ The date of at least one of the title changes in this reign is uncertain, which means that the reign lasted between 1 and 325 days.

See also[edit]

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