WLW Heavyweight Championship

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WLW Heavyweight Championship
Go Shiozaki October 2008.jpg
Go Shiozaki holding the WLW Heavyweight Championship
Details
Current champion(s) Leland Race (4th reign)
Date won May 27, 2013
Date established February 1999
Promotion World League Wrestling

The World League Wrestling (WLW) Heavyweight Championship, is the top title contested for the independent professional wrestling promotion World League Wrestling. The current champion is Leland Race, who in his fourth reign. He defeated Ace Steel on November 15, 2014 in Troy, Missouri.

Title history[edit]

# Wrestler Reign Date Days
held
Location Notes
1
Steve Sharp
1
February 12, 1999
64
Springfield, Missouri
Defeated Greg Valentine in a tournament final.
2
Derek Stone
1
April 17, 1999
210
Quincy, Illinois
Vacated
November 13, 1999
Osage Beach, Missouri
The title was held up after a match against Luminous Warrior.
3
Derek Stone
2
November 14, 1999
69
Kansas City, Missouri
Stone was awarded the title due to an injury to Luminous Warrior.
4
Luminous Warrior
1
January 22, 2000
1
California, Missouri
5
Derek Stone
3
January 23, 2000
34
Lexington, Missouri
6
Luminous Warrior
2
February 26, 2000
21
Iberia, Missouri
7
Mr. Destiny
1
March 18, 2000
13
Mexico, Missouri
8
Luminous Warrior
3
March 31, 2000
20
Kahoka, Missouri
Warrior won by reverse decision after Mr. Destiny won the match by hitting Warrior with the title belt.
9
Meng
1
April 20, 2000
2
Grain Valley, Missouri
10
Trevor Rhodes
1
April 22, 2000
181
Eldon, Missouri
11
Griz
1
June 17, 2000
125
Osage Beach, Missouri
12
Meng
2
October 20, 2000
14
Springfield, Missouri
13
The Barbarian
1
November 3, 2000
7
Belle, Missouri
14
Griz
2
November 10, 2000
71
Joplin, Missouri
15
Luminous Warrior
4
January 20, 2001
70
Eldon, Missouri
16
Butch Reed
1
March 31, 2001
300
Crocker, Missouri
17
Dennis McHawes
1
January 25, 2002
155
Imperial, Missouri
Vacated
June 29, 2002
East St. Louis, Illinois
18
1
June 29, 2002
4
East St. Louis, Illinois
19
Takao Omori
1
July 13, 2002
175
Omaha, Nebraska
20
Superstar Steve
1
January 4, 2003
35
Neosho, Missouri
21
Haku
3
February 8, 2003
42
El Dorado Springs, Missouri
Vacated
March 22, 2003
The title was vacated after match against Trevor Rhodes.
22
Ron Powers
1
May 2, 2003
78
Kansas City, Missouri
Defeated Superstar Steve in a tournament final.
23
Ron Harris
1
July 19, 2003
55
Eldon, Missouri
24
Takeshi Morishima
1
September 12, 2003
196
Tokyo, Japan
Won the title on Pro Wrestling NOAH's Navigation Over the Date Line tour.
25
Rick Steiner
1
March 26, 2004
1
Chariton, Iowa
26
Takeshi Morishima
2
March 27, 2004
66
Bolivar, Missouri
27
Daisuke Ikeda
1
June 1, 2004
61
Sapporo, Japan
Won the title on Pro Wrestling NOAH's Navigation with Breeze tour.
28
Rick Steiner
2
August 1, 2004
110
Nagoya, Japan
Won the title on Pro Wrestling NOAH's Exceeding Our Dreams tour.
29
Trevor Rhodes
2
November 19, 2004
197
Columbus, Nebraska
30
Ty Dalton
1
June 4, 2005
49
Eldon, Missouri
31
Wade Chism
2
July 23, 2005
189
Eldon, Missouri
Vacated
January 28, 2006
Eldon, Missouri
The title was held up after a match against Keith Walker.
32
Wade Chism
3
February 24, 2006
1
St. Joseph, Missouri
Defeated Jason Bates and Keith Walker in a three-way match.
33
Jason Bates
1
February 25, 2006
49
El Dorado Springs, Missouri
34
Wade Chism
4
April 15, 2006
28
El Dorado Springs, Missouri
35
Keith Walker
1
May 13, 2006
56
St. Joseph, Missouri
36
Wade Chism
5
July 8, 2006
49
Eldon, Missouri
This was a lumberjack match.
37
Daniel Cross
1
August 26, 2006
105
West Plains, Missouri
38
Trevor Murdoch
3
December 9, 2006
216
Maryland Heights, Missouri
39
Derek McQuinn
1
July 13, 2007
106
Waterloo, Iowa
40
Keith Walker
2
October 27, 2007
105
Maryland Heights, Missouri
41
Chris Masters
1
February 9, 2008
76
Fordland, Missouri
42
Derek McQuinn
2
April 25, 2008
141
Lebanon, Missouri
Vacated
September 13, 2008
Derek McQuinn vacated the title due to his having to retire due to injury.
43
Go Shiozaki
1
October 4, 2008
119
West Plains, Missouri
Won a nine-man battle royal.
Vacated
January 30, 2009
Richmond, Missouri
44
Steve Anthony
1
January 30, 2009
50
Richmond, Missouri
Defeated Eugene and Superstar Steve in a three-way match.
45
Superstar Steve
2
March 21, 2009
196
Eldon, Missouri
46
Brian Breaker
1
October 3, 2009
153
Eldon, Missouri
47
Trent Stone
1
March 5, 2010
49
Leavenworth, Kansas
48
Trevor Murdoch
4
April 23, 2010
N/A
[Note 1]
Richmond, Missouri
The title was vacated in July 2011.
Vacated
July, 2011
49
Brian Breaker
2
September 18, 2011
55
Burlington, Iowa
Defeated Jason Jones (Leland Race) to win the vacated title.
50
Jason Jones (Leland Race)
1
November 12, 2011
364
Richmond, Missouri
51
Britton Tucker
1
November 10, 2012
28
Springfield, Missouri
52
Jason Jones
2
December 8, 2012
170
Richmond, Missouri
Vacant
May 27, 2013
Race stops wrestling as Jones and reverts to his real name.
53
Elvis Aliaga
1
September 14, 2013
217
Richmond, Missouri
Defeated Leland Race in tournament final.
54
Leland Race
3
April 19, 2014
98
Richmond, Missouri
55
Ace Steel
1
July 26, 2014
112
Troy, Missouri
56
Leland Race
4
November 15, 2014
454
Troy, Missouri

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The title was vacated on an unspecified day in July 2011, putting his reign between 434 and 464 days.

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