NWA American Heavyweight Championship
Champion Date Won Location Notes
Fritz Von Erich June 6, 1966 Texas -a-
Johnny Valentine June 9, 1966 Texas
Fritz Von Erich [2] August 4, 1966 Texas
Brute Bernard March 1967 Texas
Fritz Von Erich [3] March 27, 1967 Ft. Worth, TX
The Spoiler April 5, 1968 Houston, TX -b-
Fritz Von Erich [4] June 3, 1968 Ft. Worth, TX -c-
Fritz Von Erich [5] July 26, 1968 Houston, TX -d-
Johnny Valentine [2] May 2, 1969 Texas
Fritz Von Erich [6] August 4, 1969 Ft. Worth, TX -e-
Frtiz Von Erich [7] October 21, 1969 Dallas, TX -f-
Boris Malenko May 18, 1970 Ft. Worth, TX -g-
Fritz Von Erich [8] June 14, 1970 Texas
Toru Tanaka December 18, 1970 Houston, TX
Fritz Von Erich [9] February 22, 1971 Ft. Worth, TX
Toru Tanaka [2] February 23, 1971 Dallas, TX
Wahoo McDaniel March 5, 1971 Houston, TX
The Spoilerv [2] December 11, 1971 San Antonio, TX
Billy Red Lyons June 24, 1972 Irving, TX
Johnny Valentine [3] July 8, 1972 Corpus Christi, TX
Missouri Mauler March 2, 1973 Chicago, IL -h-
Fritz Von Erich [10] August 7, 1973 Dallas, TX
The Texan March 19, 1974 Texas
Fritz Von Erich [11] April 18, 1974 Dallas, TX
Blackjack Lanza December 2, 1974 Dallas, TX
Frtiz Von Erich [12] December 29, 1974 Dallas, TX
Bruiser Brody January 3, 1977 Atlanta, GA
Fritz Von Erich [13] April 12, 1977 Dallas, TX
Brusier Brody [2] April 13, 1977 Dallas, TX
Captain USA July 25, 1977 Ft. Worth, TX
Ox Baker September 30, 1977 Houston, TX
Fritz Von Erich [14] December 12, 1977 Ft. Worth, TX
Brusier Brody [3] September 11, 1978 Ft. Worth, TX
Kevin Von Erich December 25, 1978 Ft. Worth, TX
The Spoiler [3] April 1, 1979 Puerto Rico
Wahoo McDaniel [2] May 13, 1979 Houston, TX
The Spoiler [4] June 2, 1979 Houston, TX -i-
El Halcon August 5, 1979 Dallas, TX
The Spoiler [5] October 7, 1979 Dallas, TX
Bruiser Brody [4] November 30, 1979 Houston, TX
Ox Baker [2] Janaury 2, 1980 San Francisco, CA
Kevin Von Erich [2] January 12, 1980 Dallas, TX
Toru Tanaka [3] April 20, 1980 Dallas, TX
Kevin Von Erich [3] April 28, 1980 Ft. Worth, TX
Gino Hernandez May 25, 1980 Ft. Worth, TX -j-
Kerry Von Erich Decemeber 28, 1980 Dallas, TX -k-
Ken Patera 1981 Texas
The Masked Superstar 1981 Texas
Kerry Von Erich [2] 1981 Texas
Ernie Ladd May 11, 1981 Ft. Worth, TX
Kerry Von Erich [3] June 4, 1981 New Orleans, LA
The Great Kabuki September 25, 1981 Lawton, OK
Bugsy McGraw December 26, 1981 Columbus, OH
Kerry Von Erich [4] March 8, 1982 Ft. Worth, TX
King Kong Bundy May 5, 1982 Lawton, OK
Fritz Von Erich [15] June 14, 1982 Irving, TX -l-
King Kong Bundy [2] June 15, 1982 -m-
Kevin Von Erich [4] September 5, 1982 Ft. Worth, TX
Terry Gordy January 21, 1983 Dallas, TX
Kevin Von Erich [5] March 4, 1983 Dallas, TX -n-
Jimmy Garvin July 25, 1983 Ft. Worth, TX -o-
Chris Adams November 24, 1983 Dallas, TX
Jimmy Garvin [2] December 25, 1983 Dallas, TX
Chris Adams [2] January 30, 1984 Texas
Jimmy Garvin [3] April 2, 1984 Ft. Worth, TX
Chris Adams [3] April 4, 1984 Texas
Jimmy Garvin [4] April 1984 Texas
Gino Hernandez [2] May 18, 1984 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Mike Von Erich August 4, 1984 Dallas, TX
Gino Hernandez [3] September 3, 1984 Ft. Worth, TX
Kerry Von Erich [5] October 29, 1984 Ft. Worth, TX
Chris Adams [4] February 8, 1985 Dallas, TX
Iceman King Parsons July 5, 1985 Dallas, TX
Rick Rude November 4, 1985 Ft. Worth, TX -p-

-a- Defeated Brute Bernard to become the first champion.

-b- Title held-up due to the interference of his manager Gary Hart.

-c- Wins rematch. Title held up again on July 12, 1968 after a match against the Spoiler ends in a no contest.

-d- Wins the rematch.

-e- Title held-up after a match against Johnny Valentine on August 5, 1969 due to the interference of Wahoo McDaniel.

-f - Defeated Johnny Valentine in the rematch. Vacated the belt in 1970.

-g- Defeated Mil Mascaras in the finals of a tournament for the vacant belt.

-h- Awarded the title when Valentine leaves the area for Japan.

-i- Awarded the title after The Spoiler is injured.

-j- Held-up after a no contest in a match against Kevin Von Erich on December 12, 1980.

-k- Wins the rematch, replacing an injured Kevin.

-l- Wins title in his retirement match, vacated the title immediatly after the match.

-m- Awarded the title.

-n- Held-up on July 11, 1983 after a no contest in a match against Jimmy Garvin.

-o- Defeated Kevin Von Erich for the title.

-p- World Class withdraws from the NWA, retiring the title on February 20, 1986. Rude is named the first WCCW World Heavyweight Champion.

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