NWA National Heavyweight Championship
Champion Date Won Location Notes
Jack Brisco October 1980 -a-
Mongolian Stomper December 6, 1980 Atlanta, GA
Steve Olsonoski May 29, 1891 Atlanta, GA
Masked Superstar August 15, 1981 Colubus, GA -b-
Tommy Rich September 28, 1981 Augusta, GA
Masked Superstar [2] November 25, 1981 Atlanta, GA
Tommy Rich [2] January 17, 1982 Atlanta, GA
Ron Bass March 15, 1982 Augusta, GA
Buzz Sawyer May 2, 1982 Atlanta, GA
Paul Orndorff June 20, 1982 Atlanta, GA -c-
Super Destroyer August 29, 1982 Atlanta, GA -d-
Paul Orndorff [2] October 3, 1982 Atlanta, GA
Masked Superstar [3] October 3, 1982 Atlanta, GA
Paul Orndorff [3] November 17, 1982 Atlanta, GA
Killer Karl Kox 1982
Tommy Rich [4] 1983
Paul Orndorff [4] March 1983
Killer Tim Brooks March 23, 1983 Atlanta, GA
Larry Zbyszko March 23, 1983 Atlanta, GA -e-
Larry Zbyszko [2] June 5, 1983 Atlanta, GA
Mr. Wrestling II June 19, 1983
Larry Zbyszko [3] 1983
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 [2] May 4, 1984 Marietta, GA
The Spoiler [2] July 1, 1984 Atlanta, GA
Ted DiBiase [2] July 14, 1984 Macon, GA -f-
Ron Garvin October 11, 1984 Baltimore, MD
Black Bart June 1, 1985 Atlanta, GA
Terry Taylor September 25, 1985 Atlanta, GA
Buddy Landell November 28, 1985 Greensboro, NC
Dusty Rhodes December 19, 1985 -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- Unified with the Georgia Heavyweight title by defeating Tommy Rich on August 29, 1981.

-c- Vacated in 1982 because Orndorff wanted to train for an upcoming World Heavyweight Title shot.

-d- Wins the vacant title in a tournament.

-e- Pays Brooks $25,000 for the title. Stripped by NWA President Bob Geigle on April 30, 1983,

-f- Awarded the title after The Spoiler leaves for the WWF.

-g- Awarded after Landell was fired for his drug problem.

-h- Unified with the NWA United States Championship on August 17, 1986 when Koloff defeated Magnum T.A. Title is then retired.

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