NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship

The NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling championship that currently serves as the main title for the National Wrestling Alliance promotion, NWA Central-States Championship Wrestling. For most of its existence, however, the title was defended in the NWA affiliate Central States Wrestling from 1950 to 1989.

NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship
The NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship Belt.jpg
The NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship belt
Details
PromotionCentral States Wrestling
NWA Central-States Championship Wrestling
Date establishedMay 18, 1950
Current champion(s)Mitch Johnson
Date wonMarch 31, 2017
Other name(s)
NWA Heart of America Heavyweight Championship (1950–1953)
Central States Heavyweight Championship (1953/10–1988
WWA Central States Heavyweight Championship (1988–1989)

Title historyEdit

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
1 Bill Longson August 18, 1950 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 160 Defeated Sonny Myers in tournament final to become first champion
2 Tarzan Kowalski January 25, 1951 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 91
3 Dennis Clary April 26, 1951 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 7
4 Sonny Myers May 3, 1951 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 7 [1]
5 Dennis Clary May 10, 1951 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 180
6 Jimmy Coffield November 6, 1951 CSW show Topeka, Kansas 1 23
7 Alo Leilani November 29, 1951 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 21
8 Bob Orton December 20, 1951 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 70
9 Enrique Torres February 28, 1952 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 7 [2]
10 Sonny Myers March 6, 1952 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 [Note 1]
Vacated 1952 Championship vacated for undocumented reasons
11 Sonny Myers April 1952 CSW show Wichita, Kansas
[Note 2] Defeated Bob Orton in 13-man tournament final, but Orville Brown refuses to present him with the title because the final was only one fall
12 Sonny Myers 1952 CSW show [Note 3] 3 [Note 4] Defeated Bob Orton in 3-fall match
13 Red Berry September 1952 (NLT) CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 5]
14 Bobby Lane November 30, 1952 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 46
15 Dave Sims January 15, 1953 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 259
16 Lenny Montana October 1, 1953 CSW show [Note 3] 1 71
17 Sonny Myers December 11, 1953 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 4 [Note 6]
18 Dave Sims January 1954 CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 7]
19 Bob Orton January 28, 1954 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 [Note 8]
20 Sonny Myers March 1954 CSW show [Note 3] 5 [Note 9]
Championship history is unrecorded from March 1954 to 1954.
22 El Toro 1954 CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 10] Unknown whom El Toro defeated for the title
23 Sonny Myers 1954 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 6 [Note 11]
24 Joe Dusek September 13, 1954 CSW show Wichita, Kansas 1 94
25 Ray Villmer December 16, 1954 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 [Note 12]
26 Lu Kim [Note 13] CSW show [Note 13] 1 [Note 14]
27 Ray Villmer [Note 15] CSW show [Note 15] 2 [Note 16]
Championship history is unrecorded from [Note 15] to April 1956 (NLT).
28 Mike DiBiase April 1956 (NLT) CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 17] It is not documented whom DiBiase defeated to win the championship.
29 Richard Brown April 10, 1956 CSW show Topeka, Kansas 1 [Note 18]
Championship history is unrecorded from April 10, 1956 to 1956.
30 Mighty Atlas 1956 CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 19] Unknown whom Atlas defeated for the title
Championship history is unrecorded from 1956 to February 1957 (NLT).
31 Sonny Myers February 1957 (NLT) CSW show [Note 3] 7 [Note 20] It is not known whom Myers defeated for the championship
Championship history is unrecorded from February 1957 (NLT) to 1957.
32 Richard Brown 1957 CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 21] Unknown whom Brown defeated for the title
33 Red Berry September 15, 1957 CSW show Wichita, Kansas 2 22
34 Richard Brown October 7, 1957 CSW show Wichita, Kansas 3 [Note 22]
Vacated 1958 Championship vacated for undocumented reasons
35 Sonny Myers July 26, 1958 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 8 [Note 23]
Vacated October 2, 1958 (NLT) Championship vacated for undocumented reasons
36 Bob Geigel October 3, 1958 CSW show [Note 3] 1 56 Defeated Bob Ellis in tournament final
37 “Cowboy” Bob Ellis November 28, 1958 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 420
38 Lee Henning January 22, 1960 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 24]
Championship history is unrecorded from January 22, 1960 to 1960.
39 Kinji Shibuya 1960 CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 25] Unknown whom Shibuya defeated for the title
40 “Cowboy” Bob Ellis March 10, 1960 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 [Note 26]
41 Lee Henning April 1960 CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 27]
42 Thor Hagen May 27, 1960 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 28]
43 Ricky Lee June 1960 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 29]
44 Thor Hagen August 1960 CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 30]
45 Mike Paidousis September 29, 1960 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 50
46 Lee Henning November 18, 1960 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 3 133
47 Ron Etchison March 31, 1961 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 21
48 Lee Henning April 21, 1961 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 4 [Note 31]
49 “Cowboy” Bob Ellis May 1961 (NLT) CSW show [Note 3] 3 [Note 32]
Vacated 1961 Bob Ellis left the promotion without losing the championship first.
50 Buddy Austin June 2, 1961 CSW show [Note 3] 1 154 Awarded title
51 Sonny Myers November 3, 1961 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 9 7
52 Tarzan Tyler November 10, 1961 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 33]
53 Buddy Austin November 1961 CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 34]
54 Ray Gordon February 9, 1962 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 84
55 Lee Henning May 4, 1962 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 5 [Note 35]
56 Pat O'Connor October 1962 (NLT) CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 36]
57 Lee Henning November 2, 1961 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 6 14
57.5 Pat O'Connor November 16, 1962 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 [Note 37]
May 17, 1963 St. Joseph, Missouri 1 217
59 Sonny Myers February 1, 1963 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 10 105 Unknown whom Myers defeated for the title
60 Rock Hunter May 17, 1963 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 217
61 Enrique Torres December 20, 1963 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 0
62 The Spoiler December 20, 1963 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 38]
Championship history is unrecorded from December 20, 1963 to December 1964 (NLT).
63 Mike DiBiase December 1964 (NLT) CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 39] Unknown whom DiBiase defeated for the title
64 Ron Reed January 11, 1965 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 144
65 The Stomper June 4, 1965 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 30
66 Sonny Myers July 4, 1965 CSW show [Note 3] 11 187
67 Bob Geigel January 7, 1966 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 42
68 Ron Reed February 18, 1966 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 119
69 The Viking June 17, 1966 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 182
70 Mike DiBiase December 16, 1966 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 3 28
71 Sonny Myers January 13, 1967 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 12 42
72 Bob Geigel February 24, 1967 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 3 42
73 The Viking April 7, 1967 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 63
74 Sonny Myers June 9, 1967 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 13 140
75 The Hangman October 27, 1967 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 21
76 Bob Geigel November 17, 1967 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 4 25
77 Sonny Myers December 12, 1967 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 14 115
78 Harley Race April 5, 1968 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 28
79 Ron Etchison May 3, 1968 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 7
80 Roger Kirby May 10, 1968 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 40]
Vacated May 1968 Championship vacated for undocumented reasons
81 "Bulldog" Bob Brown June 4, 1968 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 129 Defeated Thor Hagen in tournament final
82 Tommy Martin October 11, 1968 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 63
83 Dusty Rhodes December 13, 1968 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 28
84 "Bulldog" Don Kent January 10, 1969 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 49
85 Dick Murdoch February 28, 1969 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 112 [2]
86 Pat O'Connor June 20, 1969 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 3 [Note 41]
Vacated October 1969 Championship vacated for undocumented reasons
87 Danny Little Bear November 28, 1969 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 126 Wins tournament
88 Roger Kirby April 3, 1970 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 273 [3]
89 Bob Geigel January 1, 1971 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 5 [Note 42]
90 Harley Race 1971 CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 43]
91 Bob Geigel 1971 CSW show [Note 3] 6 [Note 44]
92 Harley Race June 1971 (NLT) CSW show [Note 3] 3 [Note 45] Pat O'Connor defeats Race for the title on January 28, 1972 in St. Louis, MO, but Race continues to be recognized by other promoters, and Sam Muchnick withdraws recognition of the title and later creates the Missouri Heavyweight title
93 Danny Little Bear January 11, 1972 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 [Note 46]
94 Black Angus Campbell 1972 CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 47]
95 The Stomper June 8, 1972 CSW show [Note 3] 2 29
96 Harley Race July 7, 1971 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 4 506
97 Omar Atlas November 24, 1972 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 48] [4]
98 Roger Kirby December 1972 CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 49]
99 Danny Little Bear April 27, 1973 CSW show [Note 3] 3 [Note 50]
100 "Bulldog" Bob Brown June 1973 CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 51]
101 Harley Race September 22, 1973 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 5 19
102 "Bulldog" Bob Brown October 11, 1973 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 3 161
103 Mike George March 21, 1974 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 [Note 52]
104 Roger Kirby June 1974 CSW show [Note 3] 2 [Note 53]
Championship history is unrecorded from June 1974 to July 4, 1974.
105 "Bulldog" Bob Brown July 4, 1974 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 4 7 Defeated Don Fargo to win the championship, not clear if Fargo was the champion or if it was a tournament.
106 Harley Race July 11, 1974 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 6 21
107 "Bulldog" Bob Brown August 1, 1974 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 5 [Note 54]
108 Terry Martin December 1974 CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 55]
109 Jerry Oates February 7, 1975 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 113 [5]
110 Ed Wiskoski May 31, 1975 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 257
111 Mike George February 12, 1976 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 58 [6]
112 "Bulldog" Bob Brown April 10, 1976 CSW show Wichita, Kansas 6 7
113 Mike George April 17, 1976 CSW show Wichita, Kansas 3 31 [7]
114 "Bulldog" Bob Brown May 18, 1976 CSW show Topeka, Kansas 7 51
115 Harley Race July 8, 1976 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 7 59
116 "Bulldog" Bob Brown September 5, 1976 CSW show Wichita, Kansas 8 18
117 Rick Gibson October 1, 1976 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 56]
Championship history is unrecorded from October 1, 1976 to January 1977.
118 Bob Slaughter January 1977 CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 57] Records are unclear on whom Slaughter defeated to win the championship
119 Ted Oates February 4, 1977 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 7
120 Bob Slaughter February 11, 1977 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 2 [Note 58]
121 "Bulldog" Bob Brown 1977 CSW show [Note 3] 9 [Note 59]
122 Bob Slaughter 1977 CSW show [Note 3] 3 [Note 60]
123 Ted DiBiase May 19, 1977 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 [Note 61]
Championship history is unrecorded from May 19, 1977 to 1977.
124 Bob Sweetan 1977 CSW show [Note 3] 1 [Note 62] Records are unclear on whom Sweetan defeated to win the championship
125 "Bulldog" Bob Brown October 30, 1977 CSW show Topeka, Kansas 10 69
126 Ted DiBiase January 7, 1978 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 0
127 Alexis Smirnoff January 7, 1978 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 40
128 Ken Lucas February 16, 1978 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 70
129 Bob Sweetan April 27, 1978 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 126
130 Doug Gilbert August 31, 1978 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 37
131 Buck Robley October 7, 1978 CSW show Des Moines, Iowa 1 84
132 Dick Murdoch December 30, 1978 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 3
133 Randy Alls January 2, 1979 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 51
134 Bob Sweetan February 22, 1979 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 3 207 [8]
135 Ron Starr September 17, 1979 CSW show Wichita, Kansas 1 17
136 The Turk October 4, 1979 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 49
137 The Avenger November 22, 1979 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 63
138 The Assassin January 24, 1980 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 11 [9]
139 "Bulldog" Bob Brown February 4, 1980 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 11 66
140 Bruiser Brody April 10, 1980 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 42
141 Dick Murdoch May 22, 1980 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 3 63
142 Killer Karl Kox July 24, 1980 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 23
143 "Bulldog" Bob Brown August 16, 1980 CSW show Topeka, Kansas 12 26
144 Mike George September 11, 1980 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 4 42
145 "Bulldog" Bob Brown October 23, 1980 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 13 160
146 Buzz Tyler April 1, 1981 CSW show Des Moines, Iowa 1 113
147 Bob Sweetan July 23, 1981 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 4 119
148 Tommy Martin November 19, 1981 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 21
149 Bob Sweetan December 10, 1981 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 5 4
150 "Bulldog" Bob Brown December 14, 1981 CSW show Wichita, Kansas 14 [Note 63]
Vacated 1981-1982 Championship vacated for undocumented reasons
Championship history is unrecorded from 1981-1982 to April 27, 1982.
151 Roger Kirby April 27, 1982 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 3 142 Defeated Harley Race to win the championship. Records are unclear if Race was the champion or if this was for the vacant championship.
152 Manny Fernandez September 16, 1982 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 147
153 Dewey Robertson February 10, 1983 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 91
154 "Bulldog" Bob Brown May 12, 1983 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 15 7
155 Dewey Robertson May 19, 1983 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 14
156 Harley Race June 2, 1983 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 8 8 [10]
Vacated June 10, 1983 Harley Race wins the NWA World Heavyweight Championship and gave up the Central States Championship. [11]
157 Super Destroyer June 30, 1983 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 112 Defeated Buck Robley in tournament final
158 Buzz Tyler October 20, 1983 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 98
159 Tully Blanchard January 26, 1984 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 14
160 Buzz Tyler February 9, 1984 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 3 70
161 Luke Graham April 19, 1984 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 63
162 Ted Oates June 21, 1984 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 51
163 Buzz Tyler August 11, 1984 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 4 56
164 Hacksaw Higgins October 6, 1984 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 19
165 Harley Race October 25, 1984 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 8 77
166 Mr. Pogo January 10, 1985 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 255
167 Marty Jannetty September 22, 1985 CSW show Des Moines, Iowa 1 74
168 Brett Sawyer December 5, 1985 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 12
169 "Bulldog" Bob Brown December 17, 1985 CSW show Ames, Iowa 16 164
Vacated May 30, 1986 Bob Brown was forced to vacate the championship due to an ankle injury
170 The Shadow May 30, 1986 CSW show Des Moines, Iowa 1 2 Wins 13-man battle royal [12]
171 Marty Jannetty June 1, 1986 CSW show Marshalltown, Iowa 2 [Note 64] [13]
172 "Bulldog" Bob Brown June 1986 CSW show [Note 3] 17 [Note 65]
Vacated September 26, 1986 Jim Crockett Jr. buys out the promotion and begins to promote shows with wrestlers from his own territory as well as Central States regulars
173 Sam Houston November 16, 1986 CSW show St. Louis, Missouri 1 48 Defeats Bill Dundee in a tournament final
174 Bill Dundee January 3, 1987 CSW show Topeka, Kansas 1 55
175 "Bulldog" Bob Brown February 27, 1987 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 18 83 [14]
176 Rufus R. Jones May 21, 1987 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 50
177 Porkchop Cash July 10, 1987 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 7
178 Rufus R. Jones July 17, 1987 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 72 [15]
179 Earthquake Ferris September 27, 1987 CSW show Des Moines, Iowa 1 33
180 "Bulldog" Bob Brown October 30, 1987 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 19 56
181 Dave Peterson December 25, 1987 CSW show St. Joseph, Missouri 1 [Note 66]
Vacated 1987 Championship vacated for undocumented reasons
182 Dave Peterson February 18, 1988 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 2 399 Defeated Cuban Assassin #2 for the held-up title; promotion withdraws from NWA in 1988
183 Akio Sato March 23, 1989 CSW show Kansas City, Kansas 1 [Note 67] Defeated T.C. Carter to win the vacant championship
Deactivated 1989 The Central States Wrestling promotion closes

See alsoEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ The date the championship was vacted has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 5,898 days
  2. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 182 days
  3. ^ 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 The location of the match was not captured as part of the championship documentation.
  4. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 181 days
  5. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 242 days
  6. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 21 days and 47 days
  7. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 27 days
  8. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 32 days and 62 days
  9. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 196 days
  10. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 196 days
  11. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 196 days
  12. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and −983 days
  13. ^ a b The date of the title change is unknown, records indicate that Lu Kim defeated Ray Villmer for the championship, but not when or where
  14. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and −983 days
  15. ^ a b c The date of the title change is unknown, records indicate that Ray Villmer defeated Lu Kim to regain e championship, but not when or where
  16. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and −983 days
  17. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and −983 days
  18. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 274 days
  19. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 273 days
  20. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 529 days
  21. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 256 days
  22. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 86 days and 290 days
  23. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 68 days
  24. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 47 days
  25. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 47 days
  26. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 22 days and 51 days
  27. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 27 days and 55 days
  28. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 5 days and 34 days
  29. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 32 days and 90 days
  30. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 30 days and 59 days
  31. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 40 days
  32. ^ The date the championship was won or vacated has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 40 days
  33. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 20 days
  34. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 71 days and 100 days
  35. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 180 days
  36. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 2 days and 181 days
  37. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 77 days
  38. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 376 days
  39. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 days and 387 days
  40. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 21 days
  41. ^ The date the championship was vacated has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 103 days and 133 days
  42. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 days and −4,235 days
  43. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 days and −4,235 days
  44. ^ The date the championship was won and lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 days and −4,235 days
  45. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 195 days and 373 days
  46. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 148 days
  47. ^ The date the championship was won has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 148 days
  48. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 7 days and 37 days
  49. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 117 days and 147 days
  50. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 35 days and 64 days
  51. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 65 days and 94 days
  52. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 72 days and 101 days
  53. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 32 days
  54. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 188 days and 218 days
  55. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 38 days and 68 days
  56. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 122 days
  57. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 4 days and 34 days
  58. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 94 days
  59. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 94 days
  60. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 93 days
  61. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 163 days
  62. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 163 days
  63. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 133 days
  64. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 29 days
  65. ^ The date the championship was vacted has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 88 days and 117 days
  66. ^ The date the championship was lost has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 6 days
  67. ^ The date the championship abandoned has not been documented which means the championship reign lasted anywhere between 1 day and 283 days

ReferencesEdit

General sources for the original Central States Championship
  • Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "Central States Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. p. 254. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. (through 2000)
  • "NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship History". Wrestling Titles.com. Retrieved October 30, 2009.
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