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Top 5 Longest Reigns
as of 2/23/15

1. Chris Taylor
October 28, 2006 - December 22, 2007
13 months, 24 days

2. Stryder
May 21, 2011 - June 29, 2012
13 months, 8 days

3. Scottie Gash
September 20, 2008 - August 7, 2009
10 months, 18 days

4. Ryan Reign
June 29, 2012 - April 6, 2013
9 months, 8 days

5. T. Rantula
March 8, 1997 - November 22, 1997
8 months, 14 days


Most Title Reigns
as of 2/23/15

Brandon K - 3
Crusher Hansen - 3
Vince Kaplack - 3
Scottie Gash - 3
Chris Taylor - 3
PWX Heavyweight Title History
# CHAMPION DEFEATED DATE LOCATION NOTES
1 BA Briggs Vince Kaplack October 21, 1995 North Versailles, PA * tournament final to win the vacant title 
*stripped of title for unprofessional conduct
2 Vince Kaplack Sean Evans May 25, 1996 North Versailles, PA * this match is for the vacant title 
*stripped of title
3 Brian Anthony --- July 20, 1996 North Versailles, PA * Anthony wins the ' Burgh Brawl battle royal to win the held up title
4 Sal Sincere Brian Anthony March 7, 1997 North Versailles, PA
5 T Rantula Sal Sincere March 8, 1997 Boswell, PA
6 Quinn Magnum T Rantula November 22, 1997 North Versailles, PA
7 Samu Quinn Magnum May 30, 1998 North Versailles, PA
8 Mauler Samu August 7, 1998 North Versailles, PA *awarded title by promoter Jim Miller when Samu is pinned by Mauler in a tag team match
9 Sean Evans Mauler September 11, 1998 North Versailles, PA *Evans forfeits title 10/99 when he signs with WCW, but is still considered the champion
10 Samu Sean Evans December 11, 1998 North Versailles, PA *Samu defeats Evans 1/2/99 to end any dispute to the title
11 Gator Rage April 24, 1999 North Versailles, PA *a Six man tag team match featured Rage vs. 987, with Samu's title and Payne & Destiny's tag titles on the line.  
12 Shane Douglas Gator June 17, 1999 North Versailles, PA
13 Bubba the Bulldog Shane Douglas July 2, 1999 North Versailles, PA
14 Brian Anthony Bubba the Bulldog October 28, 1999 North Versailles, PA *title held up on 11/27/99
15 Vince Kaplack Brian Anthony January 14, 2000 North Versailles, PA
16 Race Steele Brian Anthony April 21, 2000 North Versailles, PA *stripped of title 6/2/00 for no defenses within 30 day period
17 Lou Marconi Brian Anthony June 2, 2000 North Versailles, PA *tournament final for vacant title
18 Vince Kaplack Lou Marconi September 22, 2000 McKeesport, PA
19 Guido Corleone Vince Kaplack, Brandon K, Big Poppa Gator, Jimmy Anjel, Paul Atlas October 20, 2000 McKeesport, PA *six man scramble match.  Kaplack's NWA World Junior Heavyweight title was not on the line. 
20 Bigg Guido Corleone January 27, 2001 McKees Rocks, PA *title vacated for unification Tournament in 6/01
21 Brandon K  Dirk Ciglar June 23, 2001 McKeesport, PA *Tournament Final ends all dispute to heavyweight championship when the title is unified with the PWX Heavyweight, and PWL Heavyweight Championships, which were also vacated prior to the tournament.
22 Dirk Ciglar Brandon K December 29, 2001 McKeesport, PA
23 Paul Atlas Dirk Ciglar May 10, 2002 McKeesport, PA
24 Dirk Ciglar Paul Atlas September 14, 2002 McKeesport, PA
25 Crusher Hansen Dirk Ciglar October 12, 2002 McKeesport, PA  *title is held up after Crusher Hansen is injured at the hands of New Era
26 Crusher Hansen --- March 15, 2003 McKeesport, PA *Hansen wins the 'Burgh Brawl battle royal to win the held up title
27 Nikita Allanov Crusher Hansen May 24, 2003 McKeesport, PA
28 Justin Idol Nikita Allanov October 25, 2003 McKeesport, PA
29 Nikita Allanov Justin Idol February 28, 2004 McKeesport, PA
30 Mad Mike Nikita Allanov March 27, 2004  McKeesport, PA *title becomes vacant after Mad Mike retires on 6/19/04
31 Devin Devine Brandon K June 19, 2004  McKeesport, PA *Cut Throat Elimination match for the vacant title also included Justin Idol and Nikita Allanov
32 Brandon K Devin Devine September 25, 2004  McKeesport, PA
33 Devin Devine Brandon K January 8, 2005  McKeesport, PA
34 Scottie Gash Devin Devine July 9, 2005  McKeesport, PA
35 Crusher Hansen Scottie Gash November 12, 2005  McKeesport, PA
36 Daron Smythe Crusher Hansen February 12, 2006  McKeesport, PA *Stripped of the title due to injury
37 Brandon K Scott Venom, Chris Taylor, Scottie Gash, Justin Idol, Sam Slej May 28, 2006  McKeesport, PA *Won a 6 Man Elimination match for the vacated title
38 Chris Taylor Brandon K October 28, 2006  McKeesport, PA
39 Scottie Gash Chris Taylor December 22, 2007 McKeesport, PA
40 Sterling James Keenan Scottie Gash March 1, 2008 McKeesport, PA *Won the first-ever PWX Heavyweight Title vs. FNW Heavyweight Title Match
41 Scottie Gash Sterling James Keenan September 20, 2008 McKeesport, PA *Was a 3-way elimination match involving Chris Taylor. SJK was eliminated first.
42 Ashton Amherst Scottie Gash August 7, 2009 McKeesport, PA
43 Patrick Hayes Ashton Amherst April 10, 2010 McKeesport, PA
44 Dash Bennett Patrick Hayes June 5th, 2010 McKeesport, PA
45 Ashton Amherst Dash Bennett August 20th, 2010 McKeesport, PA *Was a 3-way single fall match also involving Stryder. Amherst pinned Stryder to win the title.
46 Chris Taylor Ashton Amherst September 25th, 2010 McKeesport, PA *Was a four-way elimination match also involving Dash Bennett & Patrick Hayes. Amherst was eliminated first, followed by Hayes, then Bennett,
47 Ryan Mitchell Chris Taylor April 29th, 2011 McKeesport, PA
48 Stryder Ryan Mitchell May 21st, 2011 McKeesport, PA
49 Ryan Reign Stryder June 29th, 2012 McKeesport, PA  
50 Jack Pollock Ryan Reign April 6th, 2013 McKeesport, PA  
51 Chris Taylor Jack Pollock August 23rd, 2013 McKeesport, PA  
52 Jack Pollock Chris Taylor November 2nd, 2013 McKeesport, PA  
53 Gory Jack Pollock May 24th, 2014 McKeesport, PA  
54 Chris LeRusso Gory October 25th, 2014 McKeesport, PA  
55 Ganon Jones, Jr. Chris LeRusso March 28th, 2015 McKeesport, PA  
56 Lance Anoa'i Ganon Jones, Jr. November 21st, 2015 McKeesport, PA *Was a single-fall four-way also involving Jack Pollock and Cassidy Stone
*Stripped of the title
57 Lee Moriarty Sonny Vice April 7th, 2016 McKeesport, PA *tournament final for vacant title
58 Kato Lee Moriarty April 7th, 2016 McKeesport, PA  
59 Brandon K Kato May 21st, 2016 McKeesport, PA  
60 Jack Pollock Brandon K November 19th, 2016 McKeesport, PA  
61 Duke Davis Jack Pollock December 3rd, 2016 McKeesport, PA  
62 Crusher Hansen Duke Davis February 18th, 2017 McKeesport, PA  
63 J.R. Mega Crusher Hansen March 18th, 2017 McKeesport, PA  
64 Kato JR Mega, Drake Braddock June 17th, 2017 McKeesport, PA