World Wrestling Association

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World Wrestling Association
Acronym WWA
Founded 1986
Style Lucha libre
Headquarters Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Founder(s) Benjamin Mora, Jr.
Owner(s) Benjamin Mora Jr.

The World Wrestling Association (WWA) is a lucha libre promotion based in the Tijuana-area of Mexico. It was founded in 1986 by Benjamin Mora, Jr..[1] It featured some of Mexico's best luchadores at the time such as Rey Mysterio, Jr., La Parka and Juventud Guerrera during the late 1980s and early 1990s and was also featured on American television via the Fox Sports en Español channel.

Although inactive during the late 1990s, during which time much of its roster had left to compete in World Championship Wrestling and international promotions, the World Wrestling Association resumed operations in 2004.

Championships[edit]

Championship Current champion(s) Date won Location
WWA World Heavyweight Championship Rayo de Jalisco, Jr. April 21, 2003 Tijuana
WWA Light Heavyweight Championship Heddi Karaoui November 30, 2013 Mexico City
WWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship 1 Dr. Wagner, Jr. February 23, 2008 Tijuana
WWA World Lightweight Championship TJ Boy March 17, 2013 Tijuana
WWA Middleweight Championship Olímpico February 20, 2009 Tijuana
WWA World Welterweight Championship El Hijo de Rey Misterio II May 27, 2011 Mexico City
WWA Tag Team Champions Rayo de Jalisco, Jr. and Rayman June 2, 2012 Tijuana
WWA Trios Champions La Secta Negra
(Carta Brava, Jr., Cerebro Negro & El Fantasma de la Ópera)
September 14, 2013 Tijuana
WWA World Women's Champion Ayako Hamada March 23, 2003
WWA World Minis Champion Mascarita Plateada November 3, 2011

Footnotes[edit]

1 Although the official WWA Junior Heavyweight title is currently being defended in Mexico, A disputed Branch of the title has surfaced in Japan.
2 The last recorded champion was Rey Misterio, Jr. who defeated Juventud Guerrera in Querétaro on June 16, 1995.

Roster[edit]

The roster included some widely popular wrestlers such as:

On DVD[edit]

in 2006 World Wrestling Organization was released on DVD. It features 25 matches from The WWA broadcasts that were featured on Fox sports en Espanol.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wrestling Promoters List". Wrestling Information Archive. Retrieved 2008-02-29. 

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