WCW presents Wrestle War ’90: Wild Thing, which featured Ric Flair and Lex Luger battling it out for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
The Boss stands behind the chain-link fence, and vows to get his US title back, in what would sadly be one of his final matches before his career-ending car accident
1975 – Harley Race defeats Johnny Weaver in a tournament final in Tallahassee, Florida, to become the inaugural US titleholder
The Nature Boy cuts an insane, bloody promo on Wahoo McDaniel, telling him the US title is ‘second best’ to the Ten Pounds of Gold
Wahoo McDaniel defeats Manny Fernandez in a tournament final to win the NWA United States Championship
Nikita Koloff defeats Magnum T.A. to win their best-of-seven series, 4-3, and capture the NWA United States Heavyweight title
Magnum TA is in hot water, after he loses it on NWA President Bob Geigel.
After turning on Lex Luger and joining the Four Horsemen, Barry Windham finds singles success by capturing the US Heavyweight title in a tournament in Houston
The Koloffs reveal that their summer plans include Nikita defeating Magnum TA in a best-of-seven series for the US belt, and winning the six man tag titles
1980 – The newly crowned, U.S. champ, Ric Flair, faces off with “Anderson’s Army”, consisting of Jimmy Snuka, Iron Shiek, and Gene Anderson
Dusty Rhodes receives his belt buckle for winning the Bunkhouse Stampede, when Baby Doll hands him an envelope with some supposedly incriminating information
Magnum TA & Nikita Koloff set down to finalize a deal for a US title showdown, and the situation erupts.
The Nature Boy informs the US Heavyweight champion that he isn’t quite ready for a title shot.