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NWA Tri State Title History


NWA Tri-State Heavyweight title

Awesome Arpin 06/17/1998 Parkersburg, WV
* Wins battle royal to become first NWA WV/OH Heavyweight Champ.
J. W. Idol 1998 (Date/location not recorded)
Vincent 1998 (Date/location not recorded)
Awesome Arpin[2] 1998 (Date/location not recorded)
Christopher Windsor III 10/16/1998 Parkersburg, WV
Awesome Arpin [3] 10/16/1998 Parkersburg, WV
* Challenges Windsor for immediate rematch with stipulation stated that if
Arpin pins Windsor, Arpin gets the belt and Windsor leaves the area; wins
when his son comes out of the crowd and hits Windsor and pins him.
Garbageman 03/04/00 Pennsboro, WV
* Stripped on 00/03/10 for his action during the title change on 03/04/00.
Bobby Inbred 04/08/00 Pennsboro, WV
*Defeats Viper and Awesome Arpin in a steel cage.
Viper 05/26/00 Parkersburg, WV
Jimmy Snuka 05/27/00 Pennsboro, WV
Awesome Arpin[4] 06/2000 Port Clinton, OH
J. W. Idol[2] 08/31/00 (Location not recorded)
Tony Atlas 09/09/00 Parkersburg, WV
*Stripped in 00/11 for being not able to defend the title within the
required time limit.
Rocky Reynolds 03/10/01 Parkersburg, WV
*Defeats Tyler James in a ladder match; vacates on 04/07/01 after winning
NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title.
Mr. Attitude 04/07/01 Pennsboro, WV
Magnum 06/02/01 Murray City, OH
Star 10/07/01 Parkersburg, WV
Rocky Reynolds (2) 10/13/01 St. Petersburg, FL (NWA 53rd Anniversary)
Magnum (2) 12/08/01 Parkersburg, WV
RENAMED NWA TRI-STATE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 01/10/02
Magnum unifies title with Mason-Dixon Wrestling's heavyweight and Tri-State
titles to become the unified heavyweight champion of both promotions
03/08/02, Stonewood, WV (Mason-Dixon card)
Mason Hunter 03/09/02 Morgantown, WV (Rematch with Magnum and Brock
Singleton, three-way dance)
Matt Vandal 03/16/02 Parkersburg, WV (Beats Mason Hunter for NWA
Tri-State heavyweight title; Hunter retains MDW belts)
Mason Hunter (2) 03/24/02 Harrisville, WV (Beats Matt Vandal and Daron
Smythe in triple threat match by pinning Vandal)


NWA Tri-State Jr. Heavyweight title
TNT Parkersburg, WV
* Defeats Logan Caine in tournament final. No date recorded.
Logan Caine 12/03/1998 Coshocton, OH
* Vacant on 99/03/05 when Caine wins NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title
Chris Hero February 2000
* Awarded as #1 contender;
Stripped in September 2000 for lack of defenses.
Bobby Inbred 10/21/2000 Parkersburg, WV
* Defeats Titan for vacant title.
RENAMED NWA TRI-STATE JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 01/10/02
Vacated 02/12/2002
*Bobby Inbred forced to retire due to injury.


NWA Tri-State Tag Team titles
Awesome Arpin & J. W. Idol
Mr. Attitude & Doink the Clown
David Powers & Garbage Man
Lord Zoltan & T. Rantula
[...]
Suicide Solution 1998<
[...](Accurate records not kept to this point)
White Lightning December 1998 Coshocton, OH
J. W. Idol & Sebastian Ice May 1999 (Location not recorded)
* Stripped on 02/18/00 when Ice failed to help defend titles
Hard Times (Johnny Hard & Travis Time) September 2000
* Awarded based on performance in tag team tournament; Declared vacant in
March 2001 when Travis Time was sidelined for career-ending neck surgery.
RENAMED NWA TRI-STATE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 01/10/02


NWA Tri-State Television title
Daron Smythe 9/1/01 Parkersburg, WV
(Smythe defeated Dash Bennett to become the first NWA WV/OH TV champion.)
Fabulous Frederick 12/8/01 Parkersburg, WV
RENAMED NWA TRI-STATE TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP 01/10/02
Daron Smythe 3/24/02 Harrisville, WV
(Declared champion after Frederick fails to give a rematch in required time
limit)


Ox Harley 03/12/99 Andover, OH
* Defeats Manslaughter in match to become the first champion; vacates title
in July 1999.
Viper 08/99 (Location not recorded)
Mad Man Pondo 09/99 (Location not recorded)
Stripped due to lack of defenses approx. 01/2000
Viper [2] 03/04/00 Pennsboro, WV
* Defeats Jimmy Rambo in tournament final; stripped on 03/10/00 for his
actions in the Heavyweight title match on 03/04/2000
Viper [3] 04/08/00 Pennsboro, WV
* Defeats Bobby Inbred and Awesome Arpin in cage match.
Mr. Attitude 08/25/00 Belpre, OH
Viper [4] 08/31/00 Pennsboro, WV
Mr. Attitude [2] September 2000
*Given title by Executive Committee to avoid any "conflicts of interest"
when Viper is appointed commissioner.
Jeff Cannon 09/09/00 Parkersburg, WV
Viper [5] April 2001
Re-awarded to Viper after failure by Cannon to defend title and Viper had
resigned as commissioner.
Ace Spalding 6/02/01 Murray City, OH
Garbageman 7/04/01 Parkersburg, WV
RENAMED NWA TRI-STATE HARDCORE CHAMPIONSHIP 01/10/02
TITLE RETIRED 03/09/2002