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WWA World Heavyweight Championship

The World Wrestling All-Stars (WWA) World Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling world heavyweight championship in World Wrestling All-Stars. It was the primary championship in the WWA. The title was sanctioned by WWA as their world championship and defended in multiple countries. It was unified with the NWA World Heavyweight Championship on May 25, 2003.

WWA World Heavyweight Championship
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The WWA Championship belt
(October 23, 2001 – May 25, 2003)
Details
PromotionWorld Wrestling All-Stars
Date establishedOctober 23, 2001
Date retiredMay 25, 2003

HistoryEdit

The WWA World Heavyweight Championship was unveiled in 2001 and first won by Road Dogg on October 23, 2001 by defeating Jeff Jarrett in Australia.[1][2][3] Shortly after, however, the title was vacated for WWA's first pay-per-view, The Inception, on October 26, 2001. There, the title was contested in a tournament won by Jeff Jarrett.[4] The title was contested in the WWA as its primary title until May 25, 2003, where the title was unified with the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Championship in Auckland, New Zealand by Jeff Jarrett, the NWA World Heavyweight Champion, who defeated Sting, the WWA World Heavyweight Champion.[5]

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  Road Dogg  October 23, 2001  Live event Perth, Australia  1  3 Defeated Jeff Jarrett to become the inaugural champion.
Vacated  October 26, 2001  Inception Sydney, Australia Title vacated by Commissioner Bret Hart to be made available for the Seven Deadly Sins tournament.
 2  Jeff Jarrett  October 26, 2001  Inception Sydney, Australia  1  163
 3  Nathan Jones  April 7, 2002  Live event Sydney, Australia  1  6 This was a four-way match also involving Brian Christopher and Scott Steiner. [6]
 4  Scott Steiner  April 13, 2002  Eruption Melbourne, Australia  1  171–201 Sid Vicious was the special outside enforcer. [7]
Vacated  October 2002 Steiner was stripped of the title after signing with World Wrestling Entertainment. [1]
 5  Lex Luger  December 6, 2002  Retribution Glasgow, Scotland  1  7 Defeated Sting to win the vacant title [8]
 6  Sting  December 13, 2002  Live event Zurich, Switzerland  1  163 This was a four-way match also involving Malice. [9]
 7  Jeff Jarrett  May 25, 2003  Reckoning Auckland, New Zealand  2  <1 This was a title unification match, where Jarrett also defended his NWA World Heavyweight Championship. [5]
Unified  May 25, 2003  Reckoning Auckland, New Zealand The WWA World Heavyweight Championship was unified into the NWA World Heavyweight Championship and retired as WWA closed after the event. [5]

List of combined reignsEdit

Rank [1] Wrestler No. of reigns Combined days
1 Scott Steiner 1 171-201
2 Jeff Jarrett 2 163
Sting 1 163
4 Lex Luger 1 7
Road Dogg 1 7
6 Nathan Jones 1 6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "World Wrestling All-Stars World Heavyweight Title". Jump City Productions. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
  2. ^ World Wrestling All-Stars, October 23, 2001 - Canberra, Australia. Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
  3. ^ BJ James - 2001. The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
  4. ^ "WWA The Inception PPV Results". pwwew.com. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  5. ^ a b c "NWA World Heavyweight Championship". wrestling-titles.com. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
  6. ^ "WWA Wrestling Results". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
  7. ^ "WWA Wrestling Results". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
  8. ^ "WWA Wrestling Results". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
  9. ^ "WWA Wrestling Results". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-09-18.