SCW Southwest Heavyweight Championship

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The SCW Southwest Heavyweight Championship was the top singles title of Southwest Championship Wrestling for most of its existence. It was established as the SCW Southwest Television Championship in 1978 and was renamed in February 1979, and it lasted until the promotion was sold to Texas All-Star Wrestling in 1985, at which point the title was abandoned.

Title history[edit]

Silver areas in the history indicate periods of unknown lineage.

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
SWCW Southwest Television Championship
Tully Blanchard 1 February 1, 1978 Wins tournament to become the first champion.
Al Madril 1 June 1978 Title awarded sometime after May 24, 1978.
Tully Blanchard 2 July 1978 San Antonio, TX
Mando Guerrero 1 September 6, 1978 San Antonio, TX
Dale Valentine (Buddy Roberts) 1 September 30, 1978 Corpus Christi, TX
Tully Blanchard 3 January 10, 1979
Dale Valentine 2 January 11, 1979
Tully Blanchard 4 January 12, 1979 Austin, TX Title renamed Southwest Heavyweight Title on February 1979.
Renamed SWCW Southwest Heavyweight Championship
Dale Valentine 3 April 7, 1979 Sometime after February 3, 1979.
Tully Blanchard 5 July 4, 1979 San Antonio, TX
Dory Funk Jr. 1 1979
Wahoo McDaniel 1 October 3, 1979 San Antonio, TX
Great Goliath 1 November 24, 1979
Tom Jones 1 December 1, 1979 Austin, TX
Tully Blanchard 6 December 29, 1979 Still champion as of March 13, 1983.
Wahoo McDaniel 2 May 1980
Tully Blanchard 7 June 21, 1980 Austin, TX
Wahoo McDaniel 3 August 23, 1980 San Antonio, TX
Tully Blanchard 8 November 29, 1980 Sometime after October 3, 1980.
Vacant April 1981 Title vacant sometime after January 23, 1981.
Terry Funk 1 1981 Wins tournament.
Wahoo McDaniel 4 April 7, 1981 Del Rio, TX
Vacant 1981 Title vacant
Manny Fernandez 1 July 10, 1981 Corpus Christi, TX Wins tournament.
Dick Slater 1 August 15, 1981 San Antonio, TX
Manny Fernandez 2 October 6, 1981 Del Rio, TX
Dick Slater 2 December 27, 1981
Mongolian Stomper 1 July 1982 San Antonio, TX Unknown whom Stomper beat for the title.
Dick Slater 3 September 1982 Beaumont, TX
Vacant December 1982 Slater leaves SWCW.
Tully Blanchard 9 January 3, 1983 San Antonio, TX Defeats Bob Sweetan in in 14-man tournament final.
Title held up February 13, 1983 Beaumont, TX After a match against Bob Sweetan.
Bob Sweetan 1 February 27, 1983 San Antonio, TX Wins rematch.[1]
Adrian Adonis 1 April 15, 1983 Austin, TX
Bob Sweetan 2 May 20, 1983 Weslaco, TX
Tully Blanchard 10 June 13, 1983 San Antonio, TX
Scott Casey 1 September 11, 1983 San Antonio, TX
Killer Tim Brooks 1 February 27, 1984 San Antonio, TX [1]
Bobby Jaggers 1 June 16, 1984 Austin, TX
Killer Brooks 2 July 1, 1984 San Antonio, TX [2]
Kevin Sullivan 1 December 9, 1984 San Antonio, TX
Title retired April 1985 SWCW is sold to Texas All-Star Wrestling.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hoops, Brian (February 28, 2017). "Daily pro wrestling history (02/27): NXT takes over". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ Hoops, Brian (July 1, 2015). "On this day in pro wrestling history (July 1): Ric Flair stripped of WCW title, Von Erich win WCCW Tag titles". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 

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