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WCW United States Heavyweight Championship

World Championship Wrestling (Global)
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Jim Crockett Promotions
Mid-Atlantic Wrestling
Also known as: NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Mid-Atlantic), NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Undisputed), WCW United States Heavyweight Championship, WCW United States Championship

The WCW United States Heavyweight Championship was defended in Australia on WCW's tour in October 2000.

# World Wrestling Entertainment recognise that their WWE United States Championship follows the lineage of this title - however AustralianWrestling.org does not.

1975/01/01 Harley Race
      Defeated Johnny Weaver in a tournament final
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
1975/07/03 Johnny Valentine Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
1975/10/04 Vacant
      Valentine suffered a career-ending injury
1975/11/09 Terry Funk
      Defeated Paul Jones

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1975/11/27 Paul Jones

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1976/03/13 Blackjack Mulligan

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1976/10/16 Paul Jones (2)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1976/11/28 Blackjack Mulligan (2)

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1976/12/09 Paul Jones (3)

Winstom-Salem, North Carolina, USA

1976/12/15 Blackjack Mulligan (3)

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

1977/07/07 Bobo Brazil

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

1977/07/29 Ric Flair

Richmond, Virginia, USA

1977/10/21 Ricky Steamboat

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

1978/01/01 Blackjack Mulligan (4)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1978/03/19 Mr Wrestling [Tim Woods]

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1978/04/09 Ric Flair (2)

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1978/12/30 Ricky Steamboat (2)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1979/04/01 Ric Flair (3)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1979/08/12 Vacant
      Flair won the NWA World Tag Team Championship

 

1979/09/01 Jimmy Snuka
      Defeated Ricky Steamboat in a tournament final

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1980/04/19 Ric Flair (4)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1980/07/26 Greg Valentine

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1980/11/24 Ric Flair (5)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1981/01/27 Roddy Piper

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

1981/08/08 Wahoo McDaniel

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1981/09 Vacant
      McDaniel injured

 

1981/10/04 Sgt Slaughter

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1982/05/21 Wahoo McDaniel (2)

Richmond, Virginia, USA

1982/06/07 Sgt Slaughter (2)

Greenville, North Carolina, USA

1982/08/22 Wahoo McDaniel (3)

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1982/11/04 Greg Valentine (2)

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

1983/04/16 Roddy Piper (2) Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
1983/04/30 Greg Valentine (3)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1983/12/14 Dick Slater

Shelby, North Carolina, USA

1984/04/21 Ricky Steamboat (3)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1984/06/24 Wahoo McDaniel (4)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1984/07 Vacant
      Tully Blanchard had interfered in McDaniel's title win

 

1984/10/07 Wahoo McDaniel (5)
      Defeated Manny Fernandez in a tournament final

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1985/03/23 Magnum TA

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1985/07/21 Tully Blanchard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1985/11/28 Magnum TA (2)

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1986/05/29 Vacant
      Magnum attacked NWA President Bob Geigel

 

1986/08/17 Nikita Koloff
      Defeated Magnum TA in a Best of 7 series

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1987/07/11 Lex Luger

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1987/11/26 Dusty Rhodes

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1988/04/15 Vacant
      Rhodes attacked promoter Jim Crockett

 

1988/05/13 Barry Windham
      Defeated Nikita Koloff in a tournament final

Houston, Texas, USA

1989/02/20 Lex Luger (2)

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1989/05/07 Michael Hayes

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1989/05/22 Lex Luger (3)

Bluefield, West Viriginia, USA

1990/10/27 Stan Hansen

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1990/12/16 Lex Luger (4)

St Louis, Missouri, USA

1991/07/14 Vacant
      Luger won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship

 

1991/08/25 Sting
      Defeated Steve Austin in a tournament final

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1991/11/19 Rick Rude

Savannah, Georgia, USA

1992/12 Vacant
      Rude injured

 

1993/01/11 Dustin Rhodes [Goldust]
      Defeated Ricky Steamboat

Atlanta, Georgia

1993/05 Vacant
      Vacated after a double pinfall in a match with Rick Rude

 

1993/08/30 Dustin Rhodes (2)
      Defeated Rick Rude

Atlanta, Georgia

1993/12/27 Steve Austin

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1994/08/24 Ricky Steamboat (4)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

1994/09/18 Steve Austin (2)
      Awarded. Steamboat injrued

Roanoke, Virginia, USA

1994/09/18 Jim Duggan

Roanoke, Viriginia, USA

1994/12/27 Big Van Vader [Vader]

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1995/04/23 Vacant
      Vader stripped

 

1995/06/18 Sting
      Defeated Meng in a tournament final

Dayton, Ohio, USA

1995/11/13 Kensuke Sasaki

Tokyo, JAPAN

1995/12/27 One Man Gang

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1996/01/29 Konnan

Canton, Ohio, USA

1996/07/07 Ric Flair (6)

Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

1996/09 Vacant
      Flair injured

 

1996/12/29 Eddie Guerrero
      Defeated Diamond Dallas Page in a tournament final

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1997/03/16 Dean Malenko

North Charleston, South Carolina, USA

1997/06/09 Jeff Jarrett

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1997/08/21 Steve McMichael

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1997/09/15 Curt Hennig

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1997/12/28 Diamond Dallas Page

Washingotn, DC, USA

1998/04/19 Raven

Denver, Colorado, USA

1998/04/20 Goldberg

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

1998/07/06 Vacant
      Goldberg won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship

 

1998/04/20 Bret Hart
      Defeated Diamond Dallas Page

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

1998/08/10 Lex Luger (5)

Rapid City, South Dakota, USA

1998/08/11 Bret Hart (2)

Fargo, North Dakota, USA

1998/10/26 Diamond Dallas Page (2)

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

1998/11/30 Bret Hart (3)

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

1999/02/08 Roddy Piper (3)

Buffalo, New York, USA

1999/02/21 Scott Hall

Oakland, California, USA

1999/03/16 Vacant
      Hall injured

 

1999/04/11 Scott Steiner
      Defeated Booker T in a tournament final

Tacoma, Washington, USA

1999/07/05 Vacant
      Steiner stripped by WCW President Ric Flair

 

1999/07/05 David Flair
      Awarded

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1999/08/09 Chris Benoit

Boise, Idaho, USA

1999/09/12 Sid Vicious

Winstom-Salem, North Carolina, USA

1999/10/24 Goldberg (2)

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

1999/10/25 Bret Hart (4)

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

1999/11/08 Scott Hall (2)

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

1999/12/19 Chris Benoit (2)
      Awarded. Hall injured

Washington, DC, USA

1999/12/20 Jeff Jarrett (2)

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

2000/01/16 Vacant
      Jarrett injured

 

2000/01/17 Jeff Jarrett (3)
      Awarded

Columbus, Ohio, USA

2000/04/10 Vacant
      All titles declared vacant

 

2000/04/16 Scott Steiner (2)
      Defeated Sting in a tournament final

Chicago, Illinois, USA

2000/07/09 Vacant
      Steiner stripped for using the Steiner Recliner move which was banned at the time on Mike
      Awesome

 

2000/07/18 Lance Storm
      Defeated Mike Awesome in a tournament final

Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA

2000/09/22 Terry Funk (2)

Amarillo, Texas, USA

2000/09/23 Lance Storm (2)
      # 2000/10/10 - Defended against General Rection in Sydney, New South Wales

Lubbock, Texas, USA

2000/10/29 General Rection [Hugh Morrus]

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

2000/11/13 Lance Storm (3)

London, ENGLAND

2000/11/26 General Rection (2)

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

2001/01/14 Shane Douglas

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

2001/02/05 Rick Steiner

Tupelo, Mississippi, USA

2001/03/18 Booker T

Jacksonville, Florida, USA

2001/07/24 Chris Kanyon
      Awarded

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

2001/09/10 Tajiri [Yoshihiro Tajiri]

San Antonio, Texas, USA

2001/09/23 Rhyno

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

2001/10/22 Kurt Angle

Kansas City, Missouri, USA

2001/11/12 Edge

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

2001/11/18 Abandoned
      Edge unified the US title with the WWE Intercontinental Championship.