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Southern American Heavyweight Championship History

 
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Southern American Heavyweight Champion - 'MR#1' JONNY COSTELLO
 
'Mr#1' Jonny Costello (Due to the un sportsman like conduct of Mr Smothers title returned to Mr Costello)
 
Tracy Smothers - 3rd November 2007 - Swinton, England (NWL Show)
 
'Mr#1' Jonny Costello - 9th September 2007 - Kidderminster, England
 
The Ragin Bull - 9th September 2007 - Kidderminster, England
 
'Mr#1' Jonny Costello - 1st September 2007 - Mullangar, Ireland (IWW Show)
 
Mad Man Manson - 19th August - Scarborough, England
 
'Mr Number#1' Jonny Costello - 1st December 2006 - Bristol, England (Pro E.V Show)
 
--- May 2005 - Dec 2006 title held up ---
 
Mordicai - March 2005 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Mable (Big Daddy V)- March 6th 2004 - Memphis TN, USA (beat Bill Dundee in tournament final)
 
Kryptonite - November 17th 2001 - Dyersburg TN, USA
 
Seven - July 7th 2001 - Manila AK, USA
 
Steve Bradley - July 7th 2001 - Manila AK, USA
 
Joey Abs - June 17th 2001 - Jackson TN, USA
 
Steve Bradley - November 3rd 2000 - Manila AK, USA
 
K-Krush (Ron Killings) - August 19th 2000 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Joey Abs - August 19th 2000 - Memphis TN, USA
 
'Lord' Steven Regal (William Regal) - June 21st 2000 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Masked Man # 1 (Jerry Lawler) - May 21st 2000 - Tunica MI, USA
 
K-Krush - April 12th 2000 - Robinsoneville MI, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - March 21st 2000 - Tunica MI, USA
 
Steven Dunn - Sept 6th 1997 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Doomsday - July 13th 1997 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Spellbinder - July 12th 1997 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Billy Travis - June 14th 1997 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - March 29th 1997 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Elijah - Feb 9th 1997 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - Jan 2nd 1997 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Wolfie D - December 14th 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - November 18th 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Ric Hogan - October 28th 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - June 1st 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry 'The King' Lawler - May 20th 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Mable - March 26th 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - Feb 14th 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Tommy Rich - Jan 13th 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry 'The King' Lawler - Jan 10th 1996 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Tex Slazenger - December 2nd 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - November 27th 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Tex Slazenger - November 22nd 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - October 23rd 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jesse James Armstrong (Road Dogg/B.G James) - October 7th 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - September 11th 1995 - Memphis TN. USA
 
Billy Jack Haynes - August 7th 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brad Armstrong - August 4th 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Billy Jack Haynes - June 26th 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - May 29th 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Doug Gilbert - May 13th 1995 - Memphis TN. USA
 
Brian Lee - April 17th 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - December 31st 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Tommy Rich - December 19th 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - December 5th 1995 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Tommy Rich - October 3rd 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Doug Gilbert - August 1st 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - July 11th 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
The Dream Machine - June 6th 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - May 9th 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Doug Gilbert - May 2nd 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - March 19th 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Eddie Gilbert - March 14th 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - Feb 28th 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Doug Gilbert - Feb 21st 1994 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - December 3rd 1993 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Buddy Llandel - November 22nd 1993 - Memphis, TN, USA
 
Jeff Jarrett - October 4th 1993 - memphis TN, USA
 
Tommy Rich - Sept 13th 1993 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jeff Jarrett - August 23rd 1993 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Vampire Warrior - July 18th 1993 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jeff Jarrett - June 28th 1993 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - May 1st 1993 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jeff Jarrett - December 21st 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - September 21st 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Reno Riggins - August 10th 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - August 3rd 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Dr Tom Prichard - July 27th 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christropher - July 20th 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Dr Tom Prichard - June 28th 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brian Christopher - March 23rd 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jimmy Valiant - March 16th 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Steve 'Dr Death' Williams - March 10th 1992 - Louisville KY, USA
 
Dr Tom Prichard - Feb 8th 1992 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Eric Embry - December 9th 1991 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Dr Tom Prichard - December 2nd 1991 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Eric Embry - November 9rd 1991 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Dr Tom Prichard - November 4th 1991 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Eric Embry - May 20th 1991 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bill Dundee - May 13th 1991 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Eric Embry - May 3rd 1991 - Dallas TX, USA
 
Jeff Jarrett - April 12th 1991 - Dallas TX, USA
 
Dr Tom Prichard - March 15th 1991 - Dallas TX, USA
 
Jeff Jarrett - Feb 25th 1991 - Memphis TN, USA (Beat Steve Austin)
 
Eddie Gilbert - Oct 29th 1990 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jeff Jarrett - Oct 6th 1990 - Nashville TN, USA
 
Dick Slater - September 1st (Awarded the title)
 
--- Dec 87 - Sept 90 title held up ---
 
Jerry Lawler - November 21st 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bobby Jaggers - October 19th 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - August 31st 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Don Bass - August 3rd 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - July 13th 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Brickhouse Brown - July 6th 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - June 8th 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Austin Idol - April 27th 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - April 20th 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Austin Idol - Feb 3rd 1987 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - September 8th 1986 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bam bam Bigelow - July 28th 1986 - Memphis TN, USA (Battle Royal)
 
Buddy Llandel - June 16th 1986 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bill Dundee - May 2nd 1986 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - April 6th 1986, Memphis TN, USA
 
Bill Dundee - December 30th 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - December 21st 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bill Dundee - October 19th 1985 - memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - September 6th 1985 - Martin TN, USA
 
Tarras Bulba - July 28th 1985 - Selmer TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - July 29th 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bota The Witch Doctor - June 24th 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - June 3rd 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
'Macho Man' Randy Savage - May 13th 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Oske - May 7th 1985 - Louisville KY, USA
 
'Macho Man' Randy savage - March 17th 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Feb 12th 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Eddie Gilbert - Jan 27th 1985 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Nov 12th 1984 - Memphis TN, USA
 
King Kong Bundy - July 30th 1984 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Tommy Rich - July 16th 1984 - Louisville Kentucky, USA
 
Rick Rude - June 11th 1984 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - May 21st 1984 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Lord Humungous - April 30th 1984 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - November 1983 - Chicago IL, USA 
 
Jesse Ventura - October 17th 1983 - Memphis, TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - October 3rd 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jesse Ventura - September 1983 - ????
 
Jerry Lawler - Sept 10 1983 - Memphis TN, USA (beat Bill Dundee in final)
 
-- Lawler was stripped of the title in September 1983, for failing to defend within 30 days --
 
Jerry Lawler - July 4th 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Man Mountain Link - June 20th 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - June 6th 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bill Dundee - May 30th 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Dutch Mantel - May 30th 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bill Dundee - April 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Dutch Mantel - April 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bill Dundee - March 21st 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Terry Taylor - Feb 14th 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Roberts (Jacques Rougeau) - Jan 20th 1983 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Terry Taylor - Nov 29th 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Roberts - Nov 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Nov 8th 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Nick Bockwinkel - Oct 11th 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Aug 9th 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Kamala - June 7th 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - ??? 1982 - ???
 
Kendo Nagasaki - ??? 1982 - ???
 
Jerry Lawler - April 1st 1982 - Lexington KY, USA
 
Dutch Mantel - March 22nd 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - March 1st 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Dutch Mantel - Feb 14th 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Jan 18th 1982 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Dutch Mantel - Oct 26th 1981 - Memphis TN, USA
 
The Dream Machine -Oct 1981 - ???
 
Jimmy Valiant - Sept 14th 1981 - Memphis TN, USA
 
The Dream Machine - Sept 7th 1981 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Aug 24th 1981 - Memphis TN, USA
 
The Dream Machine - Aug 16th 1981 - Jackson TN, USA
 
Steve Keirn - July 20th 1981 - Memphis TN, USA
 
-- Title Vacated in 1981 --
 
Terry Taylor - ??? 1981 - ???
 
Sabu The Wildman (Coco Samoa) - ??? 1981 - ???
 
Jerry Lawler - ??? 1981 - ???
 
-- Title vacated in 1981 --
 
Chick Donovan - ??? 1981 - ???
 
Jimmy Hart - June 22nd 1981 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Feb 15th 1981 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jimmy Valiant - Jan 17th 1981 - Memphis TN, USA
 
-- Title Vacated in Jan 1981 --
 
Tommy Rich - Sept 1st 1980 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jimmy Valiant - Aug 25th 1980 - Memphis TN, USA
 
-- Title vacated Aug 18th 1980 --
 
Bill Irwin - Aug 11th 1980 - Memphis TN, USA
 
-- Title vacated Aug 4th 1980 --
 
Bill Dundee - July 29th 1980 - Louisville KY, USA
 
Paul Ellering - April 7th 1980 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jimmy Valiant - Jan 3rd 1980 - Jacksonville KY, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Oct 15th 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Bill Dundee - Sept 17th 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
-- 1979 title held up --
 
Bill Dundee - Aug 27th 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Ron Bass - July 2nd 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Randy Taylor - June 1979 - ???
 
Ron Bass - June 1979 - Bluefield WV, USA
 
Robert Fuller - June 4th 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Mongolian Stomper - April 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Toru Tanaka - March 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Robert Fuller - March 19th 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Toru Tanaka - Feb 12th 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Ron Fuller - Jan 15th 1979 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Austin Idol - Dec 25th 1978 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Dec 4th 1978 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Don Fargo - Dec 1978 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Tommy Gilbert - Nov 20th 1978 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Don Fargo - Nov 1978 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jos LeDuc - Aug 7th 1978 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Dec 5th 1977 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jimmy Valiant - Nov 28th 1977 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - Nov 21st 1977 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Mr Wrestling - Nov 1977 - ???
 
Jerry Lawler - Oct 1977 - ???
 
Jimmy Valiant  - Sept 25th 1977 - Louisville KY, USA
 
--Title held up --
 
Bill Dundee - 1977 - ???
 
Jerry Lawler - 1977 - ???
 
'Mr Wonderful' Paul Orndoff - June 7th 1977 - ???
 
Jerry Lawler - 1977 - ???
 
Bob Armstrong (farther of Road Dogg, Brad, Steve & Scott Armstrong) - April 28th 1977 - Knoxville TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - April 1977 - ???
 
Rocky Johnson (farther of The Rock) - Dec 1976 - ???
 
Gorgeous George Jr - 1976 - ???
 
Tommy Rich - 1976 - ???
 
Jerry Lawler - 1976 - ???
 
Jack Brisco - Aug 10th 1976 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - June 1976 - ???
 
Gorgeous George Jr - July 1976 - ???
 
Tommy Rich - Feb 22nd 1976 - Memphis TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - 1975 - ???
 
Bob Armstrong - Nov 1975 - ???
 
Jerry Lawler - Oct 1975 - Huntsville AL, USA
 
Bob Armstrong - Oct 7th 1975 - Louisville KY, USA
 
Mongolian Stonper - June 1975 - ???
 
Ron Fuller - Jan 1975 - ???
 
Jerry Lawler - Oct 30th 1974 - Nashville TN, USA
 
Robert Fuller - Oct 23rd 1974 - Nashville TN, USA
 
Jerry Lawler - July 27th 1974 - Chattanooga TN, USA - Beat Jackie Fago for the Southern Jr Heavyweight Championship Soon to be renamed the Southern American Heavyweight Championship