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AWA World Champion Jerry Lawler Old Wrestlers we Have

AWA World Champion Jerry Lawler Old Wrestlers we Have


AWA World Heavyweight Champion Jerry “The King” Lawler

AWA World Champion Jerry "The King" Lawler


Jerry Lawler AWA World Champ

Jerry Lawler press conference after winning AWA World Title (5-9-88) Memphis Wrestling

NWA World Heavyweight Champion Dusty Rhodes

NWA World Champion Harley Race

Though nowadays he'd rather handle "puppies," in 1989 "Jerry "The King" Lawler was holding quite a bit of championship gold. Here he is with the AWA, WCCW, ...

Memphis Wrestling: Jerry Lawler renounces and denounces the AWA World Heavyweight Title - YouTube

Jerry "the King" Lawler ...

Lawler, Funk turn back wrestling clock. Old rivals Jerry ...

Memphis Wrestling (2007)[edit]

... the AWA and found four of their supershows, including the only AWA PPV just listed in the TV section. The shows are this one here, Super Sunday, ...

Jerry Lawler Wins AWA World Title! (Post-Match Interview, 5-9-88) Memphis Wrestling

Nick Bockwinkel

While touring Graceland I was inspired to write about the King of Memphis Jerry Lawler.

Jerry Lawler


40th Anniversary: Jerry Lawler vs. Harley Race for the NWA World Championship

Lawler, still married to second wife Paula, says he considered an affair with her, but nothing happened for a few months until his wife moved out and then ...

King ...

14 years Lawler went without being a world champion. 14 years!! Thats a long time. On may 9th 1988 8,000 people entered the Mid-South Coliseum im Memphis to ...


Jerry Lawler claims the NWA World title

Wrestling / Jerry Lawler

Former AWA world champion Larry Zbyszko was allegedly arrested back in 1986 after a domestic dispute with his wife at the time. Details are a bit sketchy ...

Jerry Lawler Has Won Some Titles.

Jerry the King Lawler

Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, and Nick Bockwinkel with "classic" versions of their respective world titles

Nick of the time: Bockwinkel played the role of the World champion perfectly in the late '70s and '80s.

A Flair for the Predictable: Lawler was disappointed with the bout because the champ called all his usual spots.

Put up your dukes, pally.

Jim Ross

Jerry Lawler vs Ric Flair (NWA Heavyweight Title Match) -1983

USWA was interested in reigniting that old rivalry. Funk was still the scrappy lunatic we all fell in love with. Lawler was the face with an eclectic array ...

Jerry Lawler's wrestling ...

Jerry Lawler drops in on AWA World champion ...

The war soon expanded to include USWA and WWF wrestlers like Jeff Jarrett, Brian Christopher, Eddie Gilbert, Lex Luger, The Harlem Knights, ...

The National Wrestling Alliance in all of its illustrious history has never had a father and son win the same world title. Now I understand that this ...

A young Eddie Gilbert writes a story about his idol's quest for the NWA World championship.

Yet, for all his titles, Lawler remained an unknown to many fans. In 1981, Lawler was put into a program with visiting star and former NWA World ...

In this post we take a look at The Last Matches of former World Champions of the American Wrestling Association.

Clipping ...


Remembering the original AWA 'Heenan Family'

We all know of the legendary wrestling career of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler. A former AWA world champion and Memphis wrestling legend, Lawler decided to ...

Today ...

Lawler at a book signing in 2003

King for a night: Lawler wins the AWA World title from Bockwinkel in 1982 but the decision is overturned.

Post by Boyd Bradford on Aug 7, 2017 at 5:39am

As we all know, Curt Hennig was great wrestler and outstanding performer. The former WWE Intercontinental Champion however, was never given the WWE ...

Jerry Lawler is stripped of the AWA World Heavyweight Title

Humongous's original main opponent was Jerry “the King” Lawler, whose name you might recognize from the notorious 1982 feud that he had with comedian Andy ...

The Territory Days (1970's): AWA, NWA, WWWF. First Time World Champion: ...


The aforementioned former NWA wrestler the popular Tommy Rich had fallen out of favor with the NWA after winning their world title only to lose it as ...

Jerry O'Neil Lawler is one my favorite figures in wrestling history. He is both beloved and hated by fans and wrestlers alike, sometimes in the same ...

... World Champions in Professional Wrestling. Photo: WWE

They are not on this list, despite their enormous amount of world titles, because their “World” title was never defended outside of their regional territory ...

I recommend watching the WWE's documentary The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA for a detailed history of the Gagne and his promotion.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Lawler won his first title, the NWA Southern Tag team title with Jim White, in March of 1973. On January 29, 2011, Jerry Lawler vs.

In this edition of the Last Match we look at a few of the former WWWF/WWF/WWE World Champions that are no longer with us.


Jerry Lawler with the USWA Unified Title Belt

Idol, who could have played the role of the flamboyant World champion ...

Jerry Lawler vs. Kerry Von Erich - AWA & WCCW Unification Match: October 6, 1988 | WWE


Ric Flair vs Jerry Lawler - NWA World Title (Memphis Championship Wrestling) 1982

Daily Pro Wrestling History (12/13): Lawler unifies AWA & WCWA titles at SuperClash III

Jerry Lawler Week - WWE It's Good To Be The King DVD


Jerry Lawler Wrestler 8 X 10 Wrestling Photo Nwa Wwf

... Weston-published magazines such as The Wrestler and Pro Wrestling Illustrated, Lawler's image and Memphis antics were kept in the wrestling mainstream.

He found that help by training with former UFC and NWA world champion Dan 'The Beast' Severn. He would also get help by training with the ECW's own Sabu.

Jerry The King Lawler Wrestlemania XXVII 8x10 Photo WWE

The Monikers - Rugged and The Hands Of Stone in the annuals Of Professional Wrestling can only be associated with one name - Ronnie Garvin . ...


The WCCW was a regional Texas promotion and their World title was never defended beyond the region's territorial boundaries.

Inaugural champion Pat O'Connor

The final bell: Wrestlers who died in 2017

Jerry Lawler

Hulk Hogan To Wrestle Jerry Lawler In Memphis. Memphis Wrestling

Jerry Lawler vs Ric Flair (NWA Heavyweight Title Match) Part 3 - The Match - YouTube

Jerry Lawler with the WCWA, AWA and USWA Title Belts

AWA World Title Lawler Style. This is the one Jerry had (has). Larry's is slightly different.

AWA World heavyweight championship. Nick Bockwinkel (Defending AWA World heavyweight champion) vs. Jerry "The King" Lawler (Challenger)

Steve Corino - ECW {Known as The King Of Old School in ECW} ,TNA, WWE, ROH {Ring Of Honor} , Eight Time World Heavyweight Champion - having held the NWA ...