Tag: AWA World Heavyweight Championship

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JULY 19TH: Gene Kiniski’s Triple Crown

Canada's Greatest Athlete keeps collecting titles in the AWA

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JUNE 29TH: Stan Hansen Forfeits...

The Bad Man from Borger is stripped of the AWA World title, but has the last laugh on promoter Verne Gagne.

KAYFABE THEATER: Nick Bockwinkel talks about putting his title on the...

The AWA World Heavyweight champion is scheduled to face the unpredictable Bruiser Brody in Houston, and he's none too happy about it...

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 9th: Bringing the Gold Home...

Jerry The King Lawler defeats Curt Hennig in the Mid-South Coliseum to finally capture the elusive AWA World Heavyweight title

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 2nd: Hennig takes the AWA...

At SuperClash II in San Francisco, California, Curt Hennig defeats Nick Bockwinkel to win the AWA World title, when he receives assistance from Larry Zbyszko

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… April 14th: ‘Canada’s Greatest Athlete’ Passes...

Remembering former NWA and AWA World Champion Gene Kiniski, who died on this day in 2010

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 8th: The Last Stand of...

Larry Zbysko regains the AWA World title from Masa Saito at SuperClash IV, an event that foreshadowed the impending doom of the Minnesota promotion

KAYFABE THEATER: Harley Race & Larry Zbyszko talk about their Showdown...

Announcer Eric Bischoff takes comments from both the reigning AWA Titleholder and the former 8-Time NWA World Champion, ahead of their upcoming battle

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MARCH 25th: Backlund & Bock in...

WWWF Champion Bob Backlund and AWA World Champion Nick Bockwinkel do battle in the first-ever singles match between the two companies' titleholders

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… Feb 7th: Larry Z rules the...

In St. Paul, Minnesota, Larry Zbyszko eliminates Tom Zenk in a 20-man battle royal to win his first world heavyweight championship