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The NWA Continental Heavyweight Championship was a major title in the National Wrestling Alliance's Alabama territory called Southeastern Championship Wrestling. It existed from 1984 until 1988 when SECW became the Continental Wrestling Federation. The title continued on as the CWF Heavyweight Championship from 1988 until 1989 when the CWF closed.[1]

NWA Southeast Continental Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionSoutheastern Championship Wrestling
Date establishedMay 21, 1984
Date retiredDecember 1989
Other name(s)
CWF Heavyweight Championship

Contents

Title historyEdit

Key
Symbol Meaning
No. The overall championship reign
Reign The reign number for the specific wrestler listed.
Event The event in which the championship changed hands
N/A The specific information is not known
Used for vacated reigns in order to not count it as an official reign
[Note #] Indicates that the exact length of the title reign is unknown, with a note providing more details.
# Wrestler Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Ron Fuller 1 May 21, 1984 63 Birmingham, Alabama House show Defeated Michael Hayes [1]
2 Bob Armstrong 1 July 23, 1984 [Note 1] Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
3 Mr. Wrestling II 1 August 1984 [Note 2] N/A House show   [1]
4 Bob Armstrong 2 November 1984 [Note 3] N/A House show   [1]
5 Boomer H. Lynch 1 May 1985 0 N/A House show   [1]
6 Bob Armstrong 3 May 1985 [Note 4] N/A House show Title returned because Lynch was not the scheduled opponent. [1]
7 The Flame 1 June 17, 1985 [Note 5] Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
8 Bob Armstrong 4 June 24, 1985 NLT [Note 6] Dotham, Alabama House show   [1]
9 The Flame 2 July 9, 1985 [Note 7] Mobile, Alabama House show   [1]
10 Lord Humongous 1 July 1985 [Note 8] N/A House show   [1]
11 The Flame 3 July 29, 1985 4 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
12 Tommy Rich 1 August 2, 1985 52 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
13 The Flame 4 September 23, 1985 70 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
14 Roberto Soto 1 December 2, 1985 21 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
15 Robert Fuller 1 December 23, 1985 81 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
16 Brad Armstrong 1 March 14, 1986 [Note 9] Mobile, Alabama House show   [1]
17 Robert Fuller 2 1986 [Note 10] N/A House show Title returned when Armstrong is injured [1]
18 Jerry Stubbs 1 May 12, 1986 42 Mobile, Alabama House show   [1]
19 Brad Armstrong 2 June 23, 1986 21 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
20 Jerry Stubbs 2 July 14, 1986 56 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
21 Brad Armstrong 3 September 8, 1986 4 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
22 Kevin Sullivan 1 September 11, 1986 88 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
23 The Bullet 5 December 8, 1986 7 Birmingham, Alabama House show Bob Armstrong wearing a mask [1]
24 Kevin Sullivan 2 December 15, 1986 51 Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
25 Ron Fuller 2 February 4, 1987 24 Houston, Texas House show   [1]
26 Buddy Landell 1 February 28, 1987 58 Chattanooga, Tennessee House show   [1][2]
27 Wendell Cooley 1 April 27, 1987 [Note 11] Birmingham, Alabama House show   [1]
- Vacated - October 1987 N/A N/A N/A Cooley retired. [1]
28 Dutch Mantel 1 October 30, 1987 [Note 12] Knoxville, Tennessee House show Defeated Wendell Cooley. [1]
- Title Retired - April 1988 N/A N/A N/A SCW closed [1]
CWF Heavyweight Title
29 Tom Prichard 1 October 3, 1988 186 Birmingham, Alabama House show Defeated Tony Anthony in tournament final. [1]
30 Wendell Cooley 1 April 7, 1989 77 Knoxville, Tennessee House show   [1]
31 Tom Prichard 2 June 23, 1989 149 Knoxville, Tennessee House show   [1]
32 Dennis Condrey 1 July 22, 1989 137 Dothan, Alabama House show   [1]
33 Tom Prichard 3 December 6, 1989 [Note 13] N/A House show   [1]
- Title Retired - December 1989 N/A N/A N/A The CWF closed. [1]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ The exact date that the championship was won and lost is unknown, which means that the title reign lasted between 1 day and 29 days.
  2. ^ The exact date the championship was won and lost is unknown, which means that the title reign lasted between −1,003 and −974 days.
  3. ^ The exact date that the championship was won and lost is unknown, which means that the title reign lasted between −943 and −913 days.
  4. ^ The exact date that the championship was won and lost is unknown, which means that the title reign lasted between 1 day and 69 days.
  5. ^ The exact date that the championship was won and lost is unknown, which means that the title reign lasted between 1 day and 68 days.
  6. ^ The exact date that the championship was won and lost is unknown, which means that the title reign lasted between 1 day and 67 days.
  7. ^ The exact date that the championship was won and lost is unknown, which means that the title reign lasted between 1 day and 29 days.
  8. ^ The exact date that the championship was won and lost is unknown, which means that the title reign lasted between 1 day and 29 days.
  9. ^ The exact date the championship was lost is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 day and 58 days.
  10. ^ The exact date the championship was won is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 day and 58 days.
  11. ^ The exact date that Cooley retired is uncertain, which means that his reign lasted between 157 and 159 days.
  12. ^ The exact date that the SCWA became the CWF is uncertain, which means that his reign lasted between 63 and 339 days.
  13. ^ The exact date that the CWF ceased to operate is uncertain, which means that the championship reign lasted between 1 day and 25 days.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Alabama) Birmingham: NWA Continental Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  2. ^ Hoops, Brian (February 28, 2017). "Daily pro wrestling history (02/28): Andersen & Hansen win NWA Tag Titles". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 28, 2017.