JCP / NWA / WCW United States Title History

7/3/75; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Johnny Valentine defeated NWA US Champion Harley Race to win the title

10/75: The title was vacated when Valentine's career ended following a plane crash on Oct. 4, 1975. A 16-man, one night tournament was designed to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Paul Jones defeated Ole Anderson, Johnny Weaver, and Harley Race while Terry Funk defeated Red Bastein, Rufus R. Jones, and Dusty Rhodes.

11/9/75; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- NWA US Championship Tournament Finals: Terry Funk defeated Mid-Atlantic TV Champion Paul Jones

11/27/75; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Mid-Atlantic TV Champion Paul Jones defeated NWA US Champion Terry Funk to win the title

3/13/76; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Blackjack Mulligan defeated NWA US Champion Paul Jones to win the title

10/16/76; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Paul Jones defeated NWA US Champion Blackjack Mulligan to win the title at the 39-minute mark

11/28/76; Charlotte, NC
- Blackjack Mulligan defeated NWA US Champion Paul Jones to win the title

12/9/76; Winston-Salem, NC
- Paul Jones defeated NWA US Champion Blackjack Mulligan to win the title

12/15/76; Raleigh, NC
- Blackjack Mulligan defeated NWA US Champion Paul Jones to win the title

7/7/77; Norfolk, VA
- Bobo Brazil defeated NWA US Champion Blackjack Mulligan to win the title

7/29/77; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
- Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Bobo Brazil to win the title

10/21/77; Charleston, SC
- Ricky Steamboat defeated NWA US Champion Ric Flair to win the title

1/1/78; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Blackjack Mulligan defeated NWA US Champion Ricky Steamboat to win the title in a No DQ match

3/19/78; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Mr. Wrestling #1 defeated NWA US Champion Blackjack Mulligan to win the title

4/9/78; Charlotte, NC
- Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Mr. Wrestling #1 to win the title

12/17/78; Toronto, Ontario; Maple Leaf Gardens
- Ricky Steamboat defeated NWA US Champion Ric Flair to win the title at 30:58

4/1/79; Greensboro, NC: Coliseum
- Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Ricky Steamboat to win the title in a steel cage match at 32:10

8/12/79: The title was vacated after Flair won the NWA Tag Team Titles. A 12-man tournament was designed to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Jimmy Snuka beat Mr. Wrestling #1 and Jim Brunzell while Ricky Steamboat defeated Ken Patera and Buddy Rogers.

9/1/79; Charlotte, NC
- NWA US Championship Tournament Finals: Jimmy Snuka defeated NWA TV Champion Ricky Steamboat

4/20/80; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Jimmy Snuka to win the title

7/26/80; Charlotte, NC
- Greg Valentine pinned NWA US Champion Ric Flair to win the title at the 29-minute mark after Flair attepmted a leap frog and Valentine headbutted Flair's groin

11/24/80; Greenville, SC
- Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Greg Valentine to win the title

1/27/81; Raleigh, NC; Dorton Arena
- Mid-Atlantic TV Champion Roddy Piper pinned NWA US Champion Ric Flair to win the title after hitting him with a foreign object

8/8/81; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA US Champion Roddy Piper to win the title in a no time limit match; stipulations stated the title could change hands via disqualification

9/81: The title was vacated after McDaniel suffered an injury at the hands of Abdullah the Butcher.

10/4/81; Charlotte, NC
- NWA US Championship Tournament Finals: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Ricky Steamboat

5/21/81; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA US Champion Sgt. Slaughter to win the title

6/7/82: Slaughter was awarded the title after McDaniel suffered an injury

8/22/82; Charlotte, NC
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA US Champion Sgt. Slaughter to win the title

11/4/82; Norfolk, VA
- Greg Valentine defeated NWA US Champion Wahoo McDaniel to win the title

4/16/83; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Roddy Piper defeated NWA US Champion Greg Valentine to win the title

4/30/83; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Greg Valentine defeated NWA US Champion Roddy Piper to win the title

12/13/83; Shelby, NC; Rec Center
- Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Dick Slater pinned NWA US Champion Greg Valentine to win the title in a No DQ match with a knee to the back and back suplex into a bridge after Valentine began fighting Bob Orton Jr., who appeared during the final moments, on the ring apron

4/21/84; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Ricky Steamboat defeated NWA US Champion Dick Slater to win the title

6/24/84; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Wahoo McDaniel pinned NWA US Champion Ricky Steamboat to win the title after NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard ran out with a steel chair, swung at McDaniel, with McDaniel ducking and Blanchard hitting Steamboat instead; McDaniel then cleared Blanchard from the ring and made the cover

- The title was later held up.

10/7/84: A one night 14-man tournament was held to determine a new champion. Prior to the finals, Manny Fernandez defeated Superstar Billy Graham and NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard while Wahoo McDaniel defeated Mark Youngblood and Mike Rotundo.

10/7/84; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- NWA US Championship Tournament Finals: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Manny Fernandez

3/23/85; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
Worldwide - 3/30/85:
- Magnum TA pinned NWA US Champion Wahoo McDaniel to win the title in a steel cage match at 10:47 with the belly to belly suplex

7/21/85; Charlotte, NC; Coliseum
- Tully Blanchard pinned NWA US Champion Magnum TA to win the title when, as the referee was knocked down, Blanchard hit the champion with a foreign object handed to him by Baby Doll, who briefly appeared ringside dressed as a police officer

Starrcade 85 - 11/28/85; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Magnum TA defeated NWA US Champion Tully Blanchard (w/ Baby Doll) in an I Quit steel cage match to win the title at around the 15-minute mark when the challenger drove a broken piece of wood into the champion's forehead until Blanchard submitted

- 6/86: The title was held up. Magnum TA and Nikita Koloff took part in a Best of 7 series to determine the new champion.

8/17/86; Charlotte, NC
- Nikita Koloff defeated Magnum TA to win the title; Nikita: 4, Magnum: 3

7/11/87; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
- Lex Luger (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff in a steel cage match via KO with the Torture Rack after hitting him in the back with a steel chair thrown in the ring by Dillon while referee Earl Hebner was knocked out; Koloff came into the ring wearing a neckbrace but Luger took it off mid-way through the match; after the bout, NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson celebrated in the ring with Luger and Dillon

11/26/87; Chicago, IL; UIC Pavilion
- Dusty Rhodes (w/ Johnny Weaver) pinned NWA US Champion Lex Luger (w/ JJ Dillon) in a steel cage match to win the title after dropping Luger with a DDT onto a steel chair, thrown in the ring moments earlier by Dillon; stipulations stated if Luger won then Rhodes couldn't wrestle for 90 days

- 4/15/88: Dusty Rhodes was stripped of the NWA US Title after attacking Jim Crockett.

- 5/13/88: A 7-man tournament was held to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Nikita Koloff defeated Ivan Koloff and Tully Blanchard while Barry Windham defeated the Midnight Rider (the Italian Stallion).

5/13/88; Houston, TX
- NWA US Championship Tournament Finals: Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Nikita Koloff to win the title at the 15-minute mark by using the ropes for leverage after Dillon tripped Koloff from the floor

Chi-Town Rumble; 2/20/89; Chicago, IL; UIC Pavilion
- Lex Luger pinned NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ Hiro Matsuda) to win the title at 10:43 by lifting his shoulder out of a back suplex and bridge by Windham; after the contest, Windham attacked Luger with the title belt before leaving the ring

Music City Showdown; 5/7/89; Nashville, TN; Municipal Auditorium
- Michael Hayes (w/ Hiro Matsuda) pinned NWA US Champion Lex Luger to win the title at 16:29 when, after both men collided with referee Nick Patrick, Terry Gordy came out, pushed Hayes on top of Luger, and then pushed Luger's foot off the bottom rope during the cover; Teddy Long appeared at ringside briefly during the opening minutes, seemingly to scout both men

5/22/89; Bluefield, WV; Brushfork Armory
- Lex Luger defeated NWA US Champion Michael Hayes to win the title

Halloween Havoc 90; 10/27/90; Chicago, IL; UIC Pavilion
- Stan Hansen pinned NWA US Champion Lex Luger with the lariat at 9:29 to win the title as Luger attempted his own clothesline; prior to the bout, Hansen cut a pre-taped promo on the match; late in the contest, Dan Spivey appeared ringside and threw Hansen his cowbell to use as a weapon, with Luger quickly knocking it out of Hansen's possession

Starrcade 90; 12/16/90; St. Louis, MO; Kiel Auditorium
- Lex Luger defeated NWA US Champion Stan Hansen to win the title in a lariat match at 10:13; Hansen was originally named the victor by replacement referee Nick Patrick but referee Randy Anderson, who was knocked out earlier in the bout, gave the win to Luger since he saw Luger touch the fourth and final corner when Luger was knocked into him; after the bout, Luger cleared Hansen from the ring

- July 1991: The title was declared vacant after WCW US Champion Lex Luger won the WCW World Title.

- 8/28/91: An eight-man tournament was held at the Omni. Prior to the finals, Sting defeated Arn Anderson and the Diamond Studd while WCW TV Champion Steve Austin beat Tom Zenk and Barry Windham.

8/28/91; Atlanta, GA; Omni
- WCW US Championship Tournament Finals: Sting pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Lady Blossom) to win the title with a roll over after Lady Blossom attempted to distract Sting from the ring apron

Clash of the Champions XVII; 11/19/91; Savannah, GA; Civic Center
- Rick Rude (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) pinned WCW US Champion Sting to win the title at 4:53 with a clip to the knee, roll up, and grabbing the tights for leverage after Sting grabbed Dangerously on the apron; prior to the bout, Dangerously cut an in-ring promo during which Sting was shown arriving to the arena in an ambulance; the moment Dangerously saw Sting arrive, he called for the referee to ring the bell, hoping Sting wouldn't be able to make it in the ring by the 10-count, but Sting was able to make it ringside in time; had Sting not arrived to the arena in time for the match, he would have lost the title via forfeit; after the commercial break, Tony Schiavone conducted a backstage interview with Rude, Dangerously, and Madusa regarding Rude's title win in which Dangerously admitted Sting's injury earlier in the show was a conspiracy between himself, Rude, Madusa, and WCW World Champion Lex Luger

- January 1993: An eight-man tournament was held to determine the #1 contender to Rude's title. When Rude suffered an injury in December 1992, the tournament was changed to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Dustin Rhodes defeated Vinnie Vegas and Tony Atlas while Ricky Steamboat defeated Dan Spivey and Barry Windham.

1/11/93; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
- WCW US Championship Tournament Finals: Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Ricky Steamboat via count-out at 15:00 when, after the referee was knocked down from a collision, Barry Windham interfered and dropped Steamboat with a DDT on the floor; after the commercial break, Jim Ross showed Rhodes how the match ended and he said that's not how he wanted to win the title and walked off to find Steamboat

- 5/29/93: The title was held up following a controversial match between Rhodes and Rick Rude taped April 20 in Montgomery, AL. After several attempts to determine a winner between the two, a Best of 3 series was held.

8/30/93; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
WCW Saturday Night - 9/11/93
- Best of 3 Series for the vacant WCW US Title: Dustin Rhodes pinned Rick Rude to win the title at 13:50 with a roll up after NWA World Champion Ric Flair, who provided guest commentary for the match, grabbed a steel chair away from Rude as Rude attempted to use it while referee Randy Anderson was knocked down; Rude - 1, Rhodes - 2

Starrcade 93; 12/27/93; Charlotte, NC; Independence Arena
- Steve Austin (w/ Col. Rob Parker) defeated WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-0, at 16:16 to win the title; fall #1: Austin won via disqualification at 13:26 when Rhodes threw the challenger into Parker on the apron and Austin fell out over the top; Parker was helped backstage by security after the fall; during the fall, the overhead lights briefly went out forcing spotlights to be used; fall #2: Austin pinned Rhodes with his feet on the ropes for leverage and grabbing the tights after Rhodes punched at him while standing on the turnbuckle

Clash of the Champions XXVIII; 8/24/94; Cedar Rapids, IA; Five Seasons Center
- Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW US Champion Steve Austin to win the title at 16:08 by reversing a bodyslam into a cradle; pre-match stipulations stated Steamboat could win the title if Austin was disqualified; prior to the match, footage was shown of Eric Bischoff leaving the arena in an ambulance with WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan inside; during the match, footage of Hogan's ambulance was shown on its way to the hospital; moments later, it was announced Sting had boardered a charter airplane in Chicago - where he was making an appearance - and was on his way to face Flair in Hogan's place if Hogan was deemed unable to compete; Austin's tights for the bout read "Dragon Slayer" on the back; during the bout, Steamboat suffered what would become a career-ending back injury

- 9/18/94: Steamboat forfeitted the title to Steve Austin, his scheduled opponent, due to a career-ending back injury. Austin was immediately ordered to defend the title against Jim Duggan.

Fall Brawl 94; 9/18/94; Roanoke, VA; Civic Center
- Jim Duggan pinned WCW US Champion Steve Austin to win the title with a backdrop and splash

Starrcade 94; 12/27/94; Nashville, TN; Municipal Auditorium
- Vader (w/ Harley Race) pinned WCW US Champion Jim Duggan to win the title with the reverse powerbomb at around the 13-minute mark, after Duggan collided with Race, holding the 2x4, on the ring apron; prior to the bout, the two brawled in the aisle before Duggan got in the ring and threw Race over the top rope to the floor

- 3/25/95: The title was stripped from Vader following an attack on Dave Sullivan during WCW Saturday Night. A 16-man tournament was held to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Sting defeated Arn Anderson and Paul Orndorff and Meng defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell and Brian Pillman.

Great American Bash 95; 6/18/95; Dayton, OH; Hara Arena
- WCW US Championship Tournament Finals: Sting pinned Meng (w/ Col. Rob Parker) at 13:35 with a jumping DDT to win the title, moments after Meng kicked out following a top rope splash from Sting

11/13/95; Tokyo, Japan; Sumo Hall
- Kensuke Sasaki (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned WCW US Champion Sting to win the title at 12:47 with a brainbuster after avoiding a charge in the corner; after the bout, Sasaki was presented with a trophy for his win; moments later, Eric Bischoff conducted an interview with Sting at the entranceway, during which Sting challenged Sasaki to a rematch in America; moments later, Bischoff interviewed Sasaki & Onoo on the title win

12/27/95; Nashville, TN; Municipal Auditorium
- The One Man Gang pinned WCW US Champion Kensuke Sasaki to win the title with the splash

1/29/96; Canton, OH; Civic Center
The Main Event - 2/4/96:
- Mexican Heavyweight Champion Konnan pinned WCW US Champion the One Man Gang to win the title at 3:59 by holding onto the top rope as the champion attempted a slam into the ring, with Konnan falling on top for the win; prior to the bout, it was announced the two would have a title match at SuperBrawl VI; after the contest, OMG attacked Konnan and stomped him out of the ring

Bash at the Beach 96; 7/7/96; Daytona Beach, FL; Ocean Center
- Ric Flair (w/ Woman & Elizabeth) pinned WCW US Champion Konnan to win the title at 15:34 with his feet on the ropes for leverage after Woman hit the champion with her high heel shoe as Elizabeth distracted referee Nick Patrick from the apron

11/25/96: The title was declared vacant due to injury to Ric Flair and an eight-man tournament was held to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Eddie Guerrero defeated Konnan and Chris Benoit and Diamond Dallas Page defeated Jeff Jarrett.

Starrcade 96; 12/29/96; Nashville, TN; Municipal Auditorium
- WCW US Championship Tournament Finals: Eddie Guerrero pinned Diamond Dallas Page with the Frog Splash to win the title at 15:21 after Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash came out with Hall dropping DDP with the Outsider's Edge as Syxx distracted the referee; after the bout, Guerrero fought off all three members of the nWo before he was eventually triple teamed and had the belt stolen by Syxx

Uncensored 97; 3/16/97; North Charleston, SC
- Dean Malenko pinned WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero to win the title in a No DQ match at 19:14 when, as Guerrero grabbed for the title belt from an interfering WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Malenko used Syxx's camcorder and hit Guerrero in the back of the head with it

6/9/97; Boston, MA; FleetCenter
Monday Nitro:
- Jeff Jarrett pinned WCW US Champion Dean Malenko to win the title after Eddie Guerrero interfered and hit a frog splash on the champion

Clash of the Champions XXXV; 8/21/97; Nashville, TN; Municipal Auditorium
- Steve McMichael pinned WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) to win the title at around the 8-minute mark after Eddie Guerrero interfered and accidentally hit Jarrett with the title belt after coming off the top behind the referee's back; after the bout, Debra tried to reconcile with McMichael at ringside but he walked off

9/15/97
Monday Nitro:
- Curt Hennig pinned WCW US Champion Steve McMichael to win the title with the Hennig Plex at 6:33 after avoiding a charge by the champion in the corner, with McMichael hitting his head on the buttom turnbuckle

Starrcade 97; 12/28/97; Washington DC; MCI Center
- Diamond Dallas Page pinned WCW US Champion Curt Hennig to win the title with the Diamond Cutter

Spring Stampede 98; 4/19/98; Denver, CO; Coliseum
- Raven pinned WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page to win the title in a Raven's Rules match at 11:54 with the DDT after a man in a WCW crew t-shirt hit DDP with a STOP sign, moments after the champion fought off outside interference from Sick Boy, Kidman, Hammer, Reese, and Lodi (Horace Hogan's surprise debut)

4/20/98; Colorado Springs, CO; World Arena
Monday Nitro
- Bill Goldberg pinned WCW US Champion Raven to win the title at 4:56 with the Jackhammer, despite interference from the Flock; late in the bout, Raven attempted to escape through the crowd but was pushed back over the guardrail by fans (Goldberg's record: 75-0)

- 7/6/98: The US title was vacated after Bill Goldberg beat WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan to win the title at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

7/20/98; Salt Lake City, UT; E Center
Monday Nitro
- Bret Hart defeated Diamond Dallas Page via KO; due to pre-match stipulations, Hart won the vacant WCW US Title

8/10/98; Rapid City, SD; Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
Monday Nitro
- Lex Luger defeated WCW US Champion Bret Hart via submission to win the title with the Torture Rack at 13:32 after avoiding being hit by Hart's foreign object; after the bout, Kevin Nash, Sting, and Konnan came out to celebrate the title win

8/13/98; Fargo, ND; Fargodome
Thunder - 8/13/98
- Bret Hart defeated WCW US Champion Lex Luger to win the title via KO with the Sharpshooter at 9:49, moments after Hart dropped Luger with a DDT onto a steel chair as the referee was knocked down

10/26/98; Phoenix, AZ; America West Arena
Monday Nitro
- Diamond Dallas Page pinned WCW US Champion Bret Hart to win the title with the Diamond Cutter at 10:49, moments after avoiding being hit by the champion's foriegn object; after the bout, Hart attacked both Page and referee Mickey Jay, then repeatedly hit Page's leg with a steel chair before locking on the Sharpshooter; WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg then ran out to the ring as the show went off the air

11/30/98; Chattanooga, TN; UTC Arena
Monday Nitro
- Bret Hart defeated WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page to win the title in a No DQ match at 4:14 via KO with the Sharpshooter after th eGiant interfered, hit a chokeslam on the champion, and then hit a second chokeslam after sitting Page on the top rope; prior to the bout, Page entered through the crowd; Hart wrestled the match in street clothes; after the match, the Giant and Hart embraced before the Giant put the title belt around Hart's waist

2/8/99; Buffalo, NY; Marine Midland Arena
Monday Nitro
- Roddy Piper pinned WCW US Champion Bret Hart to win the title

SuperBrawl IX - 2/21/99; Oakland, CA; Arena
- Scott Hall (w/ Disco Inferno) pinned WCW US Champion Roddy Piper to win the title with both feet on the ropes for leverage at 8:21 after attacking Piper from behind as Piper fought off an interfering Kevin Nash; after the bout, Hall grabbed the mic as Piper refused to hand over the title belt and had the referee again raise his hand to remind Piper who won; moments later, Piper dorpped the belt as Hall's feet, with Hall attempting to jump Piper but Piper knocked Hall to the floor; Hall and Nash then charged after Piper in the ring but he escaped unharmed and gave them a crotch chop before leaving ringside

- 3/18/99: Hall was stripped of the title due to injury and an 7-man tournament was set up to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Scott Steiner defeated Chris Jericho and Meng while Booker T defeated Perry Saturn and Chris Jericho.

Spring Stampede 99 - 4/11/99; Tacoma, WA; Tacoma Dome
- WCW US Championship Tournament Finals: Scott Steiner pinned WCW TV Champion Booker T at 16:00 to win the US title after hitting Booker with a foreign object as Booker had him in mid-air for a vertical suplex

- 7/5/99: Ric Flair stripped Steiner of the title, for not having defended it within 30 days, and awarded it to his son David Flair at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

8/9/99; Boise, ID; Idaho Center
Monday Nitro
- Chris Beniot defeated WCW US Champion David Flair (w/ Torrie Wilson & Asya) to win the title with the diving headbutt at 4:01; prior to the match, referee Nick Patrick came out and sent referee Charles Robinson, who came out to officiate the bout, backstage; during the early moments of the contest, Flair attempted to get himself counted-out, only for Shane Douglas, Dean Malenko, & Perry Saturn to come out and throw him back into the ring; Douglas, Malenko, & Saturn remained ringside for the rest of the match; during the closing of the match, WCW Tag Team Champion Chris Kanyon ran out but was blocked in the aisle by Douglas, Malenko, & Saturn, with WCW Tag Team Champion Diamond Dallas Page then attacking Benoit in the ring until he was chased off; after the contest, the Revolution celebrated in the ring as Page & Kanyon watched from the aisle; Benoit then took the mic and challenged Page to a No DQ match at Road Wild for the title; Flair didn't land one offensive move in the bout

Fall Brawl 99 - 9/12/99; Winston-Salem, NC; Lawrence Joel Coliseum
- Sid Vicious pinned WCW US Champion Chris Benoit to win the title with the powerbomb at 11:50 after avoiding the diving headbutt; Vicious' undefeated streak: 80-0

Halloween Havoc 99 - 10/24/99; Las Vegas, NV; MGM Grand Garden Arena
- Bill Goldberg defeated WCW US Champion Sid Vicious via referee's decision to win the title at 7:11 when the referee stopped the match when Sid, heavily bloodied, wasn't responsive; prior to the match, Goldberg was attacked in the aisle by Kevin Nash & Scott Hall; after the bout, WCW TV Champion Rick Steiner came out and helped Vicious backstage, with Sid eventually turning around and trying to go back for more but was held back by Steiner and the referee

10/25/99; Phoenix, AZ; America West Arena
Monday Nitro
- WCW World Title Tournament Opening Round: Bret Hart pinned WCW US Champion Bill Goldberg to win the title after Sid Vicious, Scott Hall, and Kevin Nash interfered and Vicious hit the powerbomb on Goldberg

11/8/99; Indianapolis, IN
Monday Nitro:
- Scott Hall defeated WCW US Champion Bret Hart, Bill Goldberg, and Sid Vicious in a ladder match to win the title at around the 5-minute mark; Nash and Vicious began the bout, with Hart and Goldberg coming out moments later; it was revealed about a minute into the match that Kevin Nash was the guest referee for the contest as Nash brought out the ladder to be used in the match; at the 4-minute mark, WCW TV Champion Rick Steiner came out and hit Vicious with a bulldog off the top; moments later, Hart grabbed the title belt but Nash knocked him off and took possession of the title belt; Hall then climbed up the ladder and fell off after taking the belt from Nash; after the contest, Goldberg tended to Hart

- 12/19/99: Chris Benoit won the title via forfeit when Hall was too injured to compete at Starrcade in Washington DC.

12/20/99; Baltimore, MD; Arena
Monday Nitro:
- Jeff Jarrett defeated WCW US Champion Chris Benoit in a ladder match to win the title

4/10/00: The title was vacated due to a redesign of the company. A tournament was held to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Sting defeated Booker T and Vampiro while Scott Steiner defeated the Wall and Mike Awesome.

Spring Stampede 00 - 4/16/00; Chicago, IL; United Center
- WCW US Championship Tournament Finals: Scott Steiner defeated Sting at 5:32 via KO with the Steiner Recliner after Vampiro came up from underneath the ring, pulled Sting down, and moments later pushed a bloody Sting back out

7/18/00; Auburn Hills, MI; Palace
Monday Nitro
- WCW US Championship Tournament Finals: Lance Storm defeated Mike Awesome via submission to win the title at 4:05 with the Canadian Maple Leaf after avoiding the running Awesome Bomb; after the bout, two large women appeared to console Awesome and help him to his feet

Halloween Havoc 00 - 10/29/00; Las Vegas, NV; MGM Grand Garden Arena
- Gen. Rection defeated WCW US Champion Lance Storm (w/ Major Gunns) and Jim Duggan to win the title at 10:08 by pinning Duggan with a botched moonsault as Storm was distracted by Gunns on the floor; prior to the bout, Storm cut an in-ring promo in which he said Rection wouldn't get the gold or the girl; stipulations stated Gunns could rejoin the Misfits in Action if Rection won; late in the contest, Elix Skipper came out to try to interfere but Gunns knocked him off the apron; after the match, Chavo Guerrero Jr., the Wall, Lash Laroux, and Gunns celebrated Rection's win in the ring

11/10/00; London, England; Arena
Monday Nitro - 11/13/00:
- Lance Storm defeated WCW US Champion Hugh Morrus to win the title

Sin - 1/14/01; Indianapolis, IN; Conseco Fieldhouse
- Shane Douglas defeated WCW US Champion Gen. Rection in a first blood match to win the title at 11:36

2/5/01; Tupelo, MS; Bancorpsouth Center
Monday Nitro
- Rick Steiner pinned WCW US Champion Shane Douglas to win the title with the Steiner Driver at 6:00; Douglas' right forearm was in a cast for the match; after the bout, Steiner grabbed the mic and cut a promo on Ric Flair

Greed - 3/18/01; Jacksonville, FL; Coliseum
- Booker T pinned WCW US Champion Rick Steiner to win the title

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