Click the banner above for great wrestling DVDs



December 13, 1988--November, 1997

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan and Gary Will
with additional information from Matt Benaka

1.Jerry "The King" Lawler
12/13/88-Chicago, IL
Jerry Lawler had won the American Wrestling Association (AWA) World Heavyweight Title, defeating Curt Henning on 05/09/88 in Memphis, TN

Unifies World Class Wrestling Association (WCWA) World Heavyweight Title, defeating Kerry Von Erich {Kerry Gene Adkisson} on 12/13/88.

2.The Master of Pain {Mark Callaway}
04/01/89-Memphis, TN

3.Jerry "The King" Lawler (2)
04/25/89-Memphis, TN

4.The Soultaker {Charles Wright}
10/23/89-Memphis, TN

5.Jerry "The King" Lawler (3)
11/06/89-Memphis, TN

6.King Cobra
12/30/89-Memphis, TN

7.Jerry "The King" Lawler (4)
Memphis, TN

8.Jimmy Valiant
02/26/90-Memphis, TN
managed by The Colonel

9.Jerry "The King" Lawler (5)
03/12/90-Memphis, TN

10.Jimmy Valiant (2)
04/28/90-Memphis, TN

11.Jerry "The King" Lawler (6)
05/05/90-Memphis, TN

12.The Snowman {Eddie Crawford}
06/18/90-Memphis, TN
The referee for the Lawler/The Snowman match was Leon Spinks.
Snowman was stripped on 08/27/90 when he no-showed a title defense.

13.Jerry "The King" Lawler (7)
10/08/90-Memphis, TN
Lawler defeated Austin Idol in a tournament final to crown a new champion.

14.Terry Funk
11/05/90-Memphis, TN

15.Jerry "The King" Lawler (8)
03/11/91-Memphis, TN

16.Awesome Kong {Dwayne McCallaugh}
07/29/91-Memphis, TN

17.Jerry "The King" Lawler (9)
08/12/91-Memphis, TN

18.The Dragon Master
08/26/91-Memphis, TN

19.Jerry "The King" Lawler (10)
09/02/91-Memphis, TN

20.Kamala {Jim Harris}
11/25/91-Memphis, TN
managed by Friday {Buddy Wayne}

21.Jerry "The King" Lawler (11)
12/02/91-Memphis, TN

22.Kamala (2)
12/09/91-Memphis, TN
The title was held up after a match against Koko B. Ware {James Ware} on 02/02/92 in Memphis, TN.

23.Kamala (3)
02/10/92-Memphis, TN
Kamala defeated Ware in a rematch for the title.

24.Koko B. Ware
02/24/92-Memphis, TN

25.Kamala (4)
03/16/92-Memphis, TN
Kamala won the title by count out.

26.Jerry "The King" Lawler (12)
05/04/92-Memphis, TN
Lawler defeated Eddie Gilbert {Thomas Edward Gilbert Jr.} on 06/08/92 in Memphis, TN to unify The Global Wrestling Federation (GWF) World Heavyweight Title and The USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title.
Note: Although Gilbert was billed as the GWF World Champion when he arrived at the USWA - he was, in fact the GWF North American Champion - there was no World Title associated with GWF

27."Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert
06/15/92-Memphis, TN

28.Rick Morton
07/13/92-Memphis, TN

29."Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert (2)
07/20/92-Memphis, TN

30.The Junkyard Dog
09/21/92-Memphis, TN

31.Butch Reed {Bruce Reed}
10/12/92-Memphis, TN

32.Todd Champion
10/17/92-Cleveland, OH
Todd Champion was awarded the title when Butch Reed left the promotion, but allegedly won in Cleveland, OH.
managed by Bert Prentice

Click the banner above for great wrestling DVDs

33.Jerry "The King" Lawler (13)
11/02/92-Memphis, TN

34.Koko B. Ware (2)
12/07/92-Memphis, TN

35.Jerry "The King" Lawler (14)
12/14/92-Memphis, TN

36.Papa Shango {Charles Wright} (2)
05/03/93 -Memphis, TN
managed by Bert Prentice (2) and Johnny Polo {Scott Levy}

37."The Rocket" Owen Hart
06/21/93-Memphis, TN
managed by Bert Prentice (3)

38.Jerry "The King" Lawler (15)
07/05/93-Memphis, TN

39.Tatanka {Chris Chavis}
09/13/93-Memphis, TN

40.Jerry "The King" Lawler (16)
09/20/93-Memphis, TN
Lawler pinned Tatanka in an 8-man tag team match with special stipulations to allow the title to switch.

41."The Macho Man" Randy Savage {Randy Poffo}
10/11/93-Memphis, TN
Randy Savage vacated the title on 11/20/93 when the USWA and World Wrestling Federation (WWF) temporarily ended co-promotion.
managed by Vince McMahon

42.Jeff Jarrett {Jeffrey Leonard Jarrett}
11/22/93-Memphis, TN
Jeff Jarrett won a battle royal, pinning Jerry Lawler to win the vacant title.

43.Jerry "The King" Lawler (17)
12/20/93-Memphis, TN

44."Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert (3)
01/31/94-Memphis, TN

45.Jerry "The King" Lawler (18)
02/07/94-Memphis, TN

46."Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert (4)
02/14/94-Memphis, TN

47.Jerry "The King" Lawler (19)
03/25/94-Senatobia, MS *

48.Sid Vicious {Sidney Ray Eudy}
07/16/94-Memphis, TN
Sid Vicious won the title by forfeit.

49.Jerry "The King" Lawler (20)
02/06/95-Memphis, TN
Lawler held the following title in conjunction with the USWA title:

50.Bill Dundee {William Crookshanks}
02/25/95-Memphis, TN

51."The Bad Guy" Razor Ramon {Scott Hall}
04/03/95-Memphis, TN

52.Jerry "The King" Lawler (21)
05/01/95-Memphis, TN

53.Ahmed Johnson {Tony Norris}
11/06/95-Memphis, TN

54.Jeff Jarrett (2)
12/20/95-Tunica, MS Jarret was stripped of the title on 03/02/96 because of a back injury.

55.Jerry "The King" Lawler (22)
03/04/96-Memphis, TN
Lawler defeated Mabel in a tournament final to win the vacant title.

56.Jeff Jarrett (3)
04/20/96-Memphis, TN
Jarret pinned Lawler when Lawler was checking on referee Frank Morrell, who faked a heart attack while Lawler pinned Jarrett.

57.Jerry "The King" Lawler (23)
08/96-West Helena, AR

58.Sid Vicious (2)
08/30/96-Memphis, TN

59.Jerry "The King" Lawler (24)
09/02/96-Memphis, TN

60.The Colorado Kid
10/04/96-Jonesboro, AR

61.Jerry "The King" Lawler (25)
11/16/96-Memphis, TN

03/15/97-Memphis, TN

63.Jerry "The King" Lawler (26)
03/22/97-Memphis, TN

64.Fine Reginald
04/12/97-Memphis, TN

65.Jerry "The King" Lawler (27)
04/27/97-Memphis, TN

66.Dutch Mantell
08/08/97-Memphis, TN

Promotion closes November, 1997

Click the banner above for great wrestling DVDs

Copyright 1997 - Jump City Productions