USWA Southern Heavyweight Championship
Champion Date Won Location Notes
Tony Anthony October 2, 1989 Memphis, TN -a-
Bill Dundee November 19, 1989 Memphis, TN
John Tatum May 3, 1990 Dallas, TX
Bill Dundee [2] May 18, 1990 Dallas, TX
John Tatum [2] June 15, 1990 Dallas, TX
Bill Dundee [3] June 22, 1990 Dallas, TX
John Tatum [3] July 4, 1990 Dallas, TX -b-
Dick Slater Septmber 1, 1990 -c-
Jeff Jarrett October 6, 1990 Nashville, TN
Eddie Gilbert October 29, 1990 Memphis, TN -d-
Jeff Jarrett [2] January 14, 1991 Memphis, TN -e-
Jeff Jarrett [3] March 1991 -f-
Tom Pritchard March 15, 1991 Dallas, TX -g-
Jeff Jarrett [4] April 5, 1991 Dallas, TX -h-
Jeff Jarrett [5] April 12, 1991 Dallas, TX -i-
Eric Embry May 3, 1991 Dallas, TX
Bill Dundee [4] May 13, 1991 Memphis, TN
Eric Embry [2] May 20, 1991 Memphis, TN
Tom Pritchard [2] November 4, 1991 Memphis, TN
Eric Embry [3] November 9, 1991 Memphis, TN
Tom Pritchard [3] December 2, 1991 Memphis, TN
Eric Embry [4] December 9, 1991 Memphis, TN
Tom Pritchard [4] February 8, 1992 Memphis, TN
Dr. Death Steve Williams March 10, 1992 Louisville, KY
Jimmy Valiant March 16, 1992 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher March 23, 1992 Memphis, TN -j-
Brian Christopher [2] April 27, 1992 Memphis, TN -k-
Tom Pritchard [5] June 29, 1992 Memphis, TN -l-
Brian Christopher [3] July 20, 1992 Memphis, TN
Tom Pritchard [6] July 27, 1992 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [4] August 3, 1992 Memphis, TN
Reno Riggins August 10, 1992 Memphis, TN -m-
Brian Christopher [5] September 21, 1992 Memphis, TN -n-
Jeff Jarrett [6] December 21, 1992 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [6] January 11, 1993 Memphis, TN
Jeff Jarrett [7] March 1, 1993 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [7] May 1, 1993 Memphis, TN
Jeff Jarrett [8] June 28, 1993 Memphis, TN
Vampire Warrior July 18, 1993 Memphis, TN
Jeff Jarrett [9] August 28, 1993 Memphis, TN -o-
Tommy Rich September 13, 1993 Memphis, TN -p-
Jeff Jarrett [10] October 4, 1993 Memphis, TN -q-
Buddy Landell November 22, 1993 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [8] December 5, 1993 Memphis, TN
Doug Gilbert February 7, 1994 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [9] February 14, 1994 Memphis, TN
Doug Gilbert [2] February 21, 1994 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [10] February 28, 1994 Memphis, TN
Eddie Gilbert [2] March 14, 1994 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [11] March 19, 1994 Memphis, TN -r-
Doug Gilbert [3] May 2, 1994 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [12] May 9, 1994 Memphis, TN
The Dream Machine June 6, 1994 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [13] July 11, 1994 Memphis, TN
Doug Gilbert [4] August 1, 1994 Memphis, TN -s-
Tommy Rich [2] October 3, 1994 Memphis, TN -t-
Brian Christopher [14] December 5, 1994 Memphis, TN
Tommy Rich [3] December 19, 1994 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [15] December 31, 1994 Memphis, TN
Brian Lee April 3, 1995 Memphis, TN -u-
Brian Lee [2] April 17, 1995 Memphis, TN -v-
Doug Gilbert [5] May 13, 1995 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [16] May 29, 1995 Memphis, TN
Billy Jack Haynes June 26, 1995 Memphis, TN
Brad Armstrong August 4, 1995 Knoxville, TN
Billy Jack Haynes [2] August 7, 1995 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [17] September 11, 1995 Memphis, TN
Jesse James Armstrong October 7, 1995 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [18] October 23, 1995 Memphis, TN -w-
Tex Slazenger November 22, 1995 Memphis, TN -x-
Brian Christopher [19] November 27, 1995 Memphis, TN
Tex Slazenger [2] December 2, 1995 Memphis, TN -y-
Jerry Lawler January 10, 1996 Memphis, TN
Tommy Rich [4] January 13, 1996 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [20] February 14, 1996 Memphis, TN
Mabel March 16, 1996 Memphis, TN
Jerry Lawler [2] May 20, 1996 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [21] June 1, 1996 Memphis, TN
Ric Hogan October 28, 1996 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [22] November 18, 1996 Memphis, TN
Wolfie D December 14, 1996 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [23] January 2, 1997 Memphis, TN
Elijah February 9, 1997 Memphis, TN
Brian Christopher [24] March 29, 1997 Memphis, TN
Billy Travis June 14, 1997 Memphis, TN
Elijah [2] July 12, 1997 Memphis, TN
Doomsday July 13, 1997 Memphis, TN
Steven Dunn September 6, 1997 Memphis, TN -z-

-a- Defeated Dustin Rhodes in the finals of a tournament for the title.

-b- Vacated in 1990 after the USWA and World Class split.

-c- Awarded the title.

-d- Vacated December 1990 after Gilbert leaves the promotion.

-e- Defeated Brian Lee in the finals of a tournament for the vacant belt. Held-up after a match against Steve Austin on January 25, 1991 ends in a no-contest.

-f- Defeated Austin in a rematch.

-g- Held-up after a match against Jeff Jarrett on March 29, 1991 ends in a no-contest.

-h- Defeated Pritchard in a rematch, title was immediatly held up again.

-i- Defeated Pritchard in another rematch.

-j- Held-up after a match against Tom Pritchard on April 20, 1992 ends in a no-contest.

-k- Defeated Pritchard in a rematch; help-up again after a match against Pritchard is ruled a no-contest on June 22, 1992.

-l- Defeated Christopher in a rematch.

-m- Held-up after a match against Brian Christopher on September 14, 1992 ends in a no-contest.

-n- Defeated Reno Riggins in a rematch.

-o- Renamed the USWA Heavyweight Title in September 1993.

-p- Held-up after a steel cage match against Tommy Rich on September 25, 1993. Jarrett pinned Rich but a groggy referee raised Rich's hand.

-q- Defeated Rich in a rematch for the vacant title.

-r- Wins the title by count out.

-s- Stripped on September 24, 1994 for not defendind the title in the manditory 45-day period.

-t- Defeated Buddy Landell in the finals of a tournament for the vacant belt.

-u-Held-up after a match against Brian Christopher in April 10, 1995 ends in a no-contest.

-v- Defeated Christopher in a rematch for the vacant belt.

-w- Held-up after a match against Tex Slazenger on November 13, 1995 ends due to outside interference.

-x- Defeated Christopher in a rematch for the vacant belt.

-y- Returned to Slazenger on November 27, 1995 by a ruling of commissioner Bob Armstrong, stemming from the controversal title match in which the change took place.

-z- Title retired after the USWA closes in November 1997.

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