NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Title History

3/9/75; Charlotte, NC; Park Center
- Paul Jones pinned Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Johnny Valentine in a steel cage match to win the title; during the cover, Valentine put his foot on the rope before Jones pushed it off; the referee didn't see it and the decision stood, despite Ric Flair coming out after the bout to protest

3/19/75; Raleigh, NC; WRAL Studios
- It was announced NWA President Sam Muchnick had ruled to return the title to Valentine as a result of the controversial bout between he and Paul Jones

6/29/75; Asheville, NC; Civic Center
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Johnny Valentine to win the title in a No DQ, no count-out, no time-limit match; George Scott was the guest referee for the match; stipulations stated Wahoo would not appear again in Asheville for 6 months if he lost

9/20/75; Hampton, VA; Coliseum
- Ric Flair defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel to win the title; stipulations stated Flair's head would be shaved if he didn't win the title

5/3/76; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair to win the title

5/24/76; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- Ric Flair defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel to win the title; during the bout, Flair hit McDaniel with the leg of a ringside table; the leg had a nail sticking out of it, forcing McDaniel to get 40 stitches over his eye after the match

9/11/76; Greenville, SC; Memorial Auditorium
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair to win the title in a steel cage match

10/16/76; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ric Flair defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel to win the title at the 21-minute mark; stipulations stated Flair would have had his head shaved if he didn't win the title

12/27/76; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair to win the title

6/11/77; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Greg Valentine defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel to win the title

8/9/77; Raleigh, NC; Dorton Arena
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Greg Valentine to win the title

9/7/77; Raleigh, NC; WRAL Studios
Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling - 9/10/77
- Greg Valentine defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel to win the title; stipulations stated McDaniel would have won Valentine's $2,000 in silver dollars if he won

4/2/78; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Greg Valentine to win the title

4/9/78; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- Ken Patera pinned Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Wahoo McDaniel to win the title

9/17/78; Roanoke, VA; Civic Center
- Tony Atlas defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ken Patera to win the title

10/15/78; Roanoke, VA; Civic Center
- Ken Patera defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Tony Atlas to win the title

8/12/79; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Jim Brunzell defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ken Patera in a non-title match; stipulations stated Brunzell would win $1,000 of Patera's money if he won

9/14/79; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
- Jim Brunzell defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ken Patera to win the title

11/22/79; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ray Stevens defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Jim Brunzell to win the title at the 27-minute mark

12/25/79; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- Jim Brunzell defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ray Stevens to win the title

5/11/80; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- The Iron Sheik defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Jim Brunzell to win the title

11/1/80; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
- Ricky Steamboat defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion the Iron Sheik to win the title

4/16/81; Norfolk, VA; Scope
- Ivan Koloff defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ricky Steamboat to win the title

10/10/81; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ricky Steamboat (sub. for Dusty Rhodes) defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ivan Koloff to win the title with a clothesline

11/1/81; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Roddy Piper pinned Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ricky Steamboat to win the title following a suplex

5/10/82; Greenville, SC; Memorial Auditorium
- Jack Brisco defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Roddy Piper to win the title

7/7/82; Charlotte, NC; WPCQ Studios
- Roddy Piper deeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Jack Brisco to win the title; Brisco put up $10,000 for the match

8/3/82; Raleigh, NC
- Jack Brisco defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Roddy Piper to win the title

9/1/82; Charlotte, NC; WPCQ Studios
- Paul Jones (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Jack Brisco to win the title; prior to the bout, Bob Caudle conducted an interview with Jones & Humperdink in which they goaded Brisco into putting the title on the line in what was scheduled as a non-title match

10/18/82; Greenville, SC; Memorial Auditorium
- Jack Brisco defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Paul Jones to win the title

11/2/82; Raleigh, NC
- Paul Jones defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Jack Brisco to win the title

11/28/82; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- Jack Brisco defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Paul Jones to win the title in a No DQ match

1/23/83; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- Dory Funk Jr. defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Jack Brisco to win the title

8/5/83; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
- Rufus R Jones defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Dory Funk Jr. to win the title

12/3/83; Hampton, VA; Coliseum
- Dick Slater defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Rufus R. Jones to win the title

12/14/83; Charlotte, NC
- Slater, after winning the NWA US Title, gave the Mid Atlantic title to Ivan Koloff

1/25/84; Shelby, NC; Rec Center
Worldwide - 2/4/84
- Angelo Mosca Jr. pinned Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ivan Koloff (w/ Gary Hart) to win the title at 11:53 with a crossbody off the top; during the bout, it was announced Greg Valentine would face Ernie Ladd the following week in a quarter final match in the NWA TV Title tournament; after the bout, Angelo Mosca Sr. - who provided commentary for the bout with Bob Caudle - left the broadcast area to celebrate with his son in the ring

3/18/84; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- Ivan Koloff defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Angelo Mosca Jr. to win the title

4/22/84; Charlote, NC; Coliseum
- Angelo Mosca Jr. defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ivan Koloff to win the title

5/9/84; Spencer, NC; North Rowan High School
Worldwide - 5/12/84
- The Masked Outlaw (Dory Funk Jr.) defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Angelo Mosca Jr. to win the title

6/21/84; Norfolk, VA; Scope
- Angelo Mosca Jr. defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion the Masked Outlaw to win the title

6/27/84; Shelby, NC; Rec Center
- Angelo Mosca Jr. defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion the Masked Outlaw to win the title

8/29/84; Spartanburg, SC; Memorial Auditorium
Worldwide - 9/8/84
Ron Bass defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Angelo Mosca Jr. to win the title

3/16/85; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Buzz Tyler defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ron Bass to win the title

7/85: The title was vacated when Tyler left the territory.

Starrcade 85 - 11/28/85; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Krusher Kruschev pinned Sam Houston with the Russian Sickle after Houston thought he had won the match following the bulldog, not realizing Kruschev's foot was on the bottom rope during the cover

1/11/86; Atlanta, GA; WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling - 1/11/86
- Sam Houston defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Krusher Kruschev to win the title

3/18/86; Mooresville, NC
- Black Bart defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Sam Houston to win the title

9/2/86; Spartanburg, SC; Memorial Auditorium
- Ron Garvin defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Black Bart to win the title

12/86: Garvin vacated the title after winning the NWA US Tag Team Titles with Barry Windham.

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