HISTORY OF THE NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Immerse yourself in the captivating legacy of professional wrestling with a deep dive into the history of the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. This comprehensive collection is a treasure trove for wrestling aficionados, history buffs, and new enthusiasts alike, chronicling the eight-decade long lineage of one of the world’s most prestigious wrestling honours.
1. BEGINNINGS OF THE NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
The history of the NWA World Heavyweight Championship dates back to 1948. Its unique origin story is a tale of power struggles, consolidation of regional promotions, and establishment of a single, unquestionably dominant champion representing the National Wrestling Alliance, an alliance that once covered more than 30 wrestling promotions across America. Understand the shrewd power games and alliances that resulted in Orville Brown becoming the first recognized NWA World Heavyweight Champion.
2. ICONIC CHAMPIONS
Over the years, the title has been held by over sixty champions, each contributing their own unique chapter to the championship’s story. Learn about the legendary reigns of wrestling icons like Lou Thesz, Dory Funk Jr., Dusty Rhodes, Ric Flair, and more. Each era of the championship’s lineage represents different facets and unique chapters in wrestling history.
3. STRUGGLE, CONTROVERSY AND RECLAMATION
The championship has witnessed controversies, watering down its prestige, and many multiple fragmented title claims over the years. Explore these storylines and understand how the title was reclaimed, reinstituted, and rebranded several times over the decades, reflecting the peaks and valleys of professional wrestling.
Holding this Title will make you feel like a true Champion!