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February 27, 1974--March 1985

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan and Gary Will
with additional information from Eric Roelfsema

1.Danny Miller
02/27/74-Raleigh, NC
Defeated Ole Anderson in tournament final.

2.Ivan Koloff
05/10/74-Richmond VA

3.Paul Jones
07/08/74-Charlotte, NC

4.Ivan Koloff [2]
10/24/74?-Anderson, SC?

5.Paul Jones [2]
12/26/74-Greensboro, NC

6.Ric Flair
02/08/75-Winston-Salem, NC

7.Paul Jones [3]
08/08/75-Richmond, VA

Title Vacant
Won the US Heavyweight Title on 11/27/75

8.Angelo Mosca
04/14/76-Raleigh, NC
Defeated Tim Woods in tournament final.

9.Paul Jones [4]
06/30/76-Raleigh, NC

10.Angelo Mosca [2]
08/11/76-Raleigh, NC

11.Mr. Wrestling (Tim Woods)
10/1676-Greensboro, NC

12.Greg Valentine
11/08/76-Fayetteville, NC

13.Rufus R. Jones
11/30/76-Charleston, SC

14.Greg Valentine [2]
01/1977-Raleigh, NC

15.Rufus Jones [2]
02/15/77-Raleigh NC

16.Ric Flair [2]
04/04/77-Greenville, SC

17.Ricky Steamboat
06/15/77-Raleigh, NC

18.Baron Von Raschke
10/12/77-Raleigh, NC
Won a tournament (*) to become NWA Television champion in 03/78 (03/03/78 and/or 03/04/78).

19.Johnny Weaver 03/05/78 Charlotte, NC

20.Baron Von Raschke [2] 03/26/78 Greensboro, NC

21.Paul Jones [3] 06/07/78 Raleigh, NC

22.Ricky Steamboat [2]
06/10/79 -Ashville, NC

Title Vacant

23.Masked Superstar
04/80-Raleigh, NC
Defeated Blackjack Mulligan in tournament final; vacant in 80/10.

24.Roddy Piper
11/01/80 -Richmond, VA
Defeated Paul Jones in tournament final

Title Vacant
Vacated when Piper won United States Heavyweight Title.

25.Sweet Ebony Diamond
04/29/81-Raleigh, NC
Defeated Greg Valentine in tournament final.

26.Greg Valentine [3]

27.Sweet Ebony Diamond [2]
05/30/81-Charlotte, NC

28.Greg Valentine [4]

29.Ron Bass
09/06/81-Ashville, NC

30.Ivan Koloff [3]
11/03/81-Charlotte, NC

31.Jimmy Valiant
01/02/82-Hampton, VA May not be recognized in Toronto where he wins the title from Koloff on 06/06/82.

32.Jos LeDuc
09/19/82-Charlotte, NC

Title Vacant
Stripped sometime after 10/26/82 for using ropes in a match against Johnny Weaver
Ivan Koloff is again billed as champion in Toronto as of 10/03/82 and loses to Valiant on 10/17/82.

33.Leroy Brown
11/27/82-Greensboro, NC
Won 20-man battle royal.

34.Mike Rotundo
12/25/82-Charlotte, NC

35.Dick Slater
02/22/83-Columbia, SC

36.Roddy Piper [2]
03/27/83-Ashville, NC

37.Dick Slater [2]
04/03/83-Greensboro, NC

38.Jos LeDuc [2]
04/30/83-Richmond, VA

39.Great Kabuki
05/23/83-Greenville, SC

40.Charlie Brown (Jimmy Valiant) [3]
11/24/83-Greensboro, NC

Title Vacant
Vacates in when Valiant stops wrestling as Brown.

41.Mark Youngblood
03/07/84-Spartanburg, SC
Defeated Dick Slater in 8-man tournament final.

42.Tully Blanchard

43.Dusty Rhodes
03/16/85-Greensboro, NC

Recognized as NWA World Television Title in 04/85.

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