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NWA - NATIONAL WRESTLING ALLIANCE

NWA MID-ATLANTIC HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

April, 1974--December 9, 1986

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from from Richard Sullivan

1.Johnny Valentine
04/74
Awarded when Brisco went to Japan

3.Paul Jones
?/74

4.Johnny Valentine
?/74

5.Wahoo McDaniel
?/75

6.Ric Flair
05/24/76-Charlotte, NC

7.Wahoo McDaniel (2)
09/11/76-Greenville, SC

8.Ric Flair (2)
10/16/76-Greensboro, NC

9.Wahoo McDaniel (3)
11/30/76-Raleigh, NC

10.Greg Valentine
06/08/77-Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (WRAL studios)
Valentine broke McDaniel's leg (but not with the figure four leglock)

11.Wahoo McDaniel (4)
02/05/78-Greensboro, NC

12.Ken Patera
04/09/78-Charlotte, NC

13.Tony Atlas
?/78

14.Ken Patera (2)
11/78
managed by Buddy Rogers during the latter part of his reign

15.Jim Brunzell
09/14/79-Richmond, VA

16.Ray Stevens
11/25/79-Greensboro, NC

17.Jim Brunzell (2)
01/80

18.Iron Sheik
05/11/80-Charlotte, NC
managed by Gene Anderson

19.Ricky Steamboat
11/01/80

20.Ivan Koloff
04/16/81-Norfolk, VA

21.Ricky Steamboat (2)
10/10/81-Greensboro NC

22.Roddy Piper
11/01/81-Greensboro NC

23.Jack Brisco (2)
05/10/82-Greenville, SC

24.Roddy Piper (2)
07/07/82

25.Jack Brisco (3)
08/03/82-Raleigh, NC

26.Paul Jones
09/01/82-Charlotte, NC

27.Jack Brisco (4)
10/18/82-Greenville, SC

28.Paul Jones (2)
10/25/82-Fayetteville, NC

29.Jack Brisco (5)
11/82

30.Dory Funk Jr.
01/23/83-Charlotte, NC
managed by Paul Jones

31.Rufus R. Jones
08/05/83-Richmond, VA

32.Dick Slater
12/03/83-Hampton, VA

33.Ivan Koloff (2)
12/83
Slater won the United States title on 12/14/83 and decided to give the Mid-Atlantic title to Koloff.

34.Angelo Mosca Jr.
01/25/84-Shelby, NC

35.Ivan Koloff (3)
03/18/84-Charlotte, NC

36.Angelo Mosca Jr. (2)
04/22.84-Charlotte, NC

37.Masked Outlaw (Dory Funk Jr.) (2)
05/12/84
Funk was suspended for assaulting NWA official Sandy Scott then returned as The Outlaw.

38.Angelo Mosca Jr. (3)
06/27/84

39.Ron Bass
08/29/84-Spartanburg, SC

40.Buzz Tyler
03/16/85-Greensboro, NC
Vacated in 85/07 when Tyler left the territory.

41.Krusher Khrushchev
11/28/85-Greensboro, NC
Defeated Sam Houston in a tournament final.

42.Sam Houston
01/11/86-Atlanta, GA

43.Black Bart
03/18/86-Mooresville, NC

44.Ron Garvin
09/02/86-Spartanburg, SC
Vacated on 12/09/86 when Garvin won U.S. Tag Team title

Title abandoned.

Title revived
1999

45.Colt Steel
10/03/99-Columbus, NC
Defeated Metal Maniac for vacant title

46.Bunkhouse Buck
10/07/2000-Morganton, N.C. (Collette Recreation Center)
Ronnie P. Gossett Jr. tripped Steel as he tried to suplex Buck and caused Steel to lose.

[Records unclear]

47.Steve Williams
12/30/2003-Guangzhou, China
Defeated Terry Taylor to win the title
32:19

48.Scott Steiner
09/24/2005-Concord, NC
Defeated Buff Bagwell

Title Vacant
2006

49.Rikki Nelson
?/?

50.Buff Bagwell [2]
03/17/2006-Laurens, SC
Defeated Rikki Nelson to win vacant title.

51.Rikki Nelson [2]
02/26/2011-Cheraw, SC

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