United National Heavyweight Championship

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Current Champion

History of Championship

AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship

The (UN) United National Heavyweight Championship (original) was created in October 1970 by NWA president Sam Muchnick.

1989.04.18 - Unifies Jumbo Tsuruta's (NWA) International Heavyweight Championship with Stan Hansen's PWF Heavyweight Championship and United National Heavyweight Championship to create the AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship.

The United National Heavyweight Championship is now part of the AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship.

Champions Listing

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
awarded as first champion
1 Dale Lewis - 1970.10.?? St. Louis, Missouri, United States
2 Pantera Negra Dale Lewis 1970.10.23 Los Angeles
3 John Tolos Pantera Negra 1970.11.20 Los Angeles
4 Ray Mendoza John Tolos 1970.12.04 Los Angeles
5 John Tolos [2] - 1971.03.?? Los Angeles
6 Antonio Inoki John Tolos 1971.03.26 Los Angeles
7 King Krow Sailor Thmas 1972.01.?? Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
8 Seiji Sakaguchi King Krow 1972.02.11 Los Angeles
9 The Sheik Seiji Sakaguchi 1972.09.06 Tokyo
10 Seiji Sakaguchi [2] The Sheik 1972.09.07 Osaka, Japan
11 Johnny Valentine Seiji Sakaguchi 1973.03.02 Yokohama, Japan
12 Akihisa Takachiho Johnny Valentine 1973.03.08 Tochigi, Japan
13 Jumbo Tsuruta Jack Brisco 1976.08.28 Tokyo
14 Billy Robinson Jumbo Tsuruta 1977.03.05 Akita, Japan
15 Jumbo Tsuruta [2] Billy Robinson 1977.03.23 Miami, Florida, United States
16 Dick Murdock Jumbo Tsuruta 1980.02.23 Kagoshima, Japan
17 Jumbo Tsuruta [3] Dick Murdock 1980.03.05 Kuroiso, Japan
18 Abdullah the Butcher Jumbo Tsuruta 1980.10.13 Nagoya, Japan
19 Jumbo Tsuruta [4] Abdullah the Butcher 1981.01.22 Nirasaki, Japan
20 Harley Race Jumbo Tsuruta 1982.08.01 Tokyo
21 Jumbo Tsuruta [5] Harley Race 1982.10.24 Kitami, Japan
22 Ted DiBiase ? 1983.10.14 ?
23 Michael Hayes ? 1984.01.28 Athens, Georgia, United States
24 David Von Erich Michael Hayes 1984.02.03 Dallas, Texas, United States
25 Genichiro Tenryu Ricky Steamboat 1984.02.23 Tokyo
26 Genichiro Tenryu [2] Ted DiBiase 1986.04.26 Omiya, Japan
27 Stan Hansen Genichiro Tenryu 1988.07.27 Nagano, Japan
28 Jumbo Tsuruta [6] Stan Hansen 1989.04.18 Tokyo
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

Gallery of Champions

Mexican wrestlers only.

Pantera Negra, 2nd Champion
Ray Mendoza, 4th Champion

Sources