World Heavyweight Title
Name Date won Days Location Notes Held
Pete Jackson 4/29/88 124 St. Louis, MO tournament final over Magnum T.A. to become the first champion. 1
Harley Race 9/2/88 20 St. Louis, MO   1
Owen Hart 9/21/88 1197 Baltimore, MO On 08/15/1990 Owen Hart won the NWA, WWF, AWA World Titles and retained the WWA Worlds Title to become the Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion. The NWA stripped Hart of the NWA title on 09/01/1991, the AWA folded on 10/05/1991, and the WWF was sold to Time-Warner on 01/01/1992 who merged it with the NWA. 1
Pete Jackson [2] 4/18/92 316 Chicago, IL   2
"The Kutlul Warrior" Jon Stewart 3/2/93 50 Las Vegas, NV   1
The Great Muta 4/21/93 47 Tokyo, Japan   1
Scott Steiner 6/5/93 1 St. Louis, MO After winning the title, challenged Owen Hart to a title match right then. 1
Owen Hart [2] 6/5/93 298 St. Louis, MO   2
Sabu Dastagir 4/1/94 34 Singapore   1
Owen Hart [3] 6/4/94 628 St. Louis, MO stripped on 01/19/1996 following disputes between the PWA and Hart against the WWA. At that point the PWA drops out of the WWA, yet rejoins a month later. 3
Pete Jackson [3] 2/1/96 59 Los Angeles, CA tournament final over Ken Shamrock. 3
Barry Windham 3/31/96 91 Boston, MA   1
Dan "The Beast" Severn 6/1/96 33 St. Louis, MO NWA World Champion becomes Unified WWA/NWA/PWA World Champion.  Stripped on 07/03/1996 after faking his own death in Japan. At this point the PWA leaves the WWA, drops the WWA World Title and declares their own world champion.   1
"The Giant"  Paul Wight 8/9/96 112 Frankfurt, Germany won 36 man tournament final over Barry Windham. 1
Barry Windham [2] 11/28/96 747 Atlanta, GA   2
Bill Goldberg 12/25/98 91 Las Vegas, NV stripped on 03/26/1999 after failure to appear for a title defense for the third time. WCW leaves WWA 1
Mitsuhara Misawa 3/27/99 30 Tokyo, Japan defeats Ed Wayne Bruce in a battle of the top two contenders. 1
Steven "Danger" Elliott 4/25/99 43 Paris, France   1
Robert "Blaze" Bayley 6/6/99 135 St. Louis, MO PWA World Champion unifies the titles. 1
Barry Windham [3] 10/17/99 141 San Antonio, TX leaves the PWA after a dispute with the PWA front office and then forfeits the WWA World Title to the WWA board on 3/3/2000 after refusing to appear at the upcoming PWA pay-per-view event. 3
"The Game" Nic Cross 3/5/00 92 Las Vegas, NV defeats Dallas Page in one match event. 1
Pete Jackson [4] 6/4/00 92 St. Louis, MO   4
John Raddison 9/3/00 202 Pontiac, MI   1
Chris Champion 3/21/01 27 Chicago, IL vacates title on 04/16/2001. 1
Rob Van Dam 4/22/01 267 Detroit, MI tournament final over Brandon Myers. 1
Barry Windham [4] 1/13/02 79 Indianapolis, IN NWA World Champion becomes unified champion. Title vacated on 3-25-2002 when Windham retires as Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion 4
Brandon Myers 4/14/02 353 Toronto, ON tournament final over Axel Hager 1
Brock Lesnar 3/30/03 96 Seattle, WA   1
Bill Goldberg [2] 7/3/03 61 Tokyo, Japan   2
Nic Cross [2] 9/1/03 78 New York, NY   2
Shawn Michaels 11/17/03 61 San Antonio, TX   1
Brandon Myers [2] 1/15/04 108 Portland, OR   2
"The Ace" Axel Hager 6/2/04 181 St. Louis, MO   1
Brandon Myers [3] 11/28/04 190 San Juan, PR   3
John Cena 6/4/05 92 St. Louis, MO   1
Dave Batista 9/3/05 184 Los Angeles, CA Vacates on 11/10/05 due to bicep injuries 1
Brandon Myers [4] 11/24/05 191 Indianapolis, IN tournament final over John Cena 4
Shawn Michaels [2] 6/2/06 61 St. Louis, MO   2
Rob Van Dam [2] 8/1/06 34 Philadelphia, PA Cashed in his "Money in the Bank" contract from WrestleMania 22. This was an Extreme Rules match.  Van Dam Became the only person to hold both the WWA and ECW World Championship. 2
John Cena [2] 9/3/06 75 Boston, MA Van Dam only defended the WWA Title in this match 2
Dave Batista [2] 11/26/06 442 Philadelphia, PA   2
Brandon Myers [5] 2/17/08 201 Las Vegas, NV   5
Steve Ellliott [2] 9/2/08 43 New York, NY   2
Edge 10/14/08 41 Buffalo, NY This was a triple threat match, also involving John Cena.  1
John Cena [3] 11/23/08 367 Boston, MA   3
Randy Orton 11/24/09 118 Chicago, IL   1
Steve Elliott  [3] 3/21/10 219 Phoenix, AZ   3
Shawn Michaels [3] 11/24/10 82 Kansas City, MO   3
Pete Jackson [5] 2/13/11 232 Phoenix, AZ   5
CM Punk 9/25/11 513 Denver, CO   1
Nic Cross [3] 1/27/13 50 Phoenix, AZ Match ended in controversy as Cross was attacked with arena lights off, which allowed Punk to get the pin fall.  PWA CEO Terry Taylor ordered the match restarted due to the interference 3
John Cena [4] 3/17/13   E. Rutherford, NJ   4
           
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