|Jack Brisco||October 1980||-a-|
|Mongolian Stomper||December 6, 1980||Atlanta, GA|
|Steve Olsonoski||May 29, 1981||Atlanta, GA|
|Masked Superstar||August 15, 1981||Columbus, GA|
|Tommy Rich||September 28, 1981||Augusta, GA|
|Masked Superstar ||November 25, 1981||Atlanta, GA|
|Tommy Rich ||January 17, 1982||Atlanta, GA|
|Ron Bass||March 15, 1982||Augusta, GA|
|Tommy Rich ||April 19, 1982||Augusta, GA|
|Buzz Sawyer||May 2, 1982||Atlanta, GA|
|Paul Orndorff||June 20, 1982||Atlanta, GA||-b-|
|Super Destroyer||August 29, 1982||Atlanta, GA||-c-|
|Paul Orndorff ||October 3, 1982||Atlanta, GA|
|Masked Superstar ||October 17, 1982||Atlanta, GA|
|Paul Orndorff ||November 17, 1982||Atlanta, GA|
|Killer Karl Kox||1982|
|Tommy Rich ||1983|
|Paul Orndorff ||March 1983|
|Killer Tim Brooks||March 20, 1983||Atlanta, GA|
|Larry Zbyszko||March 20, 1983||Atlanta, GA||-d-|
|Larry Zbyszko ||June 5, 1983||Atlanta, GA||-e-|
|Brett Wayne||September 25, 1983||Atlanta, GA|
|Ted DiBiase||November 18, 1983||Cleveland, OH|
|Brad Armstrong||February 18, 1984||Atlanta, GA|
|The Spoiler||April 12, 1984||Wheeling, WV|
|Brad Armstrong ||May 4, 1984||Marietta, GA|
|The Spoiler ||July 1, 1984||Atlanta, GA|
|Ted DiBiase ||July 14, 1984||Macon, GA||-f-|
|Ron Garvin||October 11, 1984||Baltimore, MD|
|Black Bart||June 1, 1985||Atlanta, GA|
|Terry Taylor||September 22, 1985||Atlanta, GA|
|Buddy Landell||November 28, 1985||Greensboro, NC|
|Dusty Rhodes||December 19, 1985||Alberquerqe, NM||-g-|
|Tully Blanchard||March 4, 1986||Spartanburg, SC|
|Wahoo McDaniel||August 28, 1986||Los Angeles, CA|
|Nikita Koloff||September 28, 1986||Atlanta, GA||-h-|
-a- Defeated Terry Funk in the finals of a tournament to become the first champion.
-b- Vacated in 1982 when Orndorff decided to focus on training for an upcoming NWA World Heavyweight Title match.
-c- Won a tournament for the vacant belt.
-d- Buys the title from Brooks for $25,000 after Brooks' win.
-e- Stripped by NWA on April 30, 1983.
-f- Title change takes place without an actual match taking place due to The Spoiler's jump to the WWF.
-g- Title change takes place without an actual match taking place due to Landell's firing for drug problems.
-h- Title unified with the NWA United States Heavyweight Title; Koloff defeated Magnum T.A. on August 17, 1986 for the US title.