The Vancouver version of the NWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship was defended as the top singles title in Vancouver-based Big Time Wrestling and its successor, NWA All Star Wrestling, from 1959 until sometime after the last champion, Gene Kiniski, won the title in 1963[1]

Title history

No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
(NLT) Championship change took place "no later than" the date listed
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
1 Whipper Billy Watson July 1959 (NLT) ASW Show N/A 1 N/A Reigning Toronto version champion - recognized in Vancouver  
2 Gene Kiniski August 21, 1961 ASW Show Vancouver, BC 1 2    
3 Whipper Billy Watson August 23, 1961 ASW Show Vancouver, BC 2 478    
4 Mike Sharpe Sr. December 14, 1962 ASW Show Calgary, Alberta 1 7    
5 Whipper Billy Watson December 21, 1962 ASW Show Calgary, Alberta 3 213    
6 Gene Kiniski July 22, 1963 ASW Show Vancouver, BC 2 N/A    
Deactivated N/A    

See also


  1. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.