WWWF United States Heavyweight Championship
WWWF (World Wide Wrestling Federation) United States Heavyweight Championship
The WWWF United States Heavyweight Championship was a singles title used irregularly in the World Wide Wrestling Federation between 1963 and 1976. During the variable duration in which it was used, the title served as the promotion's secondary singles championship to the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship. After the title was former for good, it was put back, after a three year interval with the WWF North American Heavyweight Championship as the promotion's secondary title. Early to Capitol Wrestling leaving the National Wrestling Alliance and becoming the WWWF (World Wide Wrestling Federation), the company hosted a version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship for several months in 1960-1961. The only known holder of this title was Buddy Rogers, who evacuated the title upon winning the NWA World Heavyweight Championship from Pat O'Connor in Chicago in June 1961.