World Heavyweight Championship (professional Wrestling)

World Heavyweight Championship (professional Wrestling)

In professional wrestling, the world (heavyweight) championship - alternatively, the global, international or universal (heavyweight) championship - is the name given to certain championships by promoters. A wrestler holding a championship with this name is referred to as the world (heavyweight) champion.

The name is usually (but not always) given to the championship that is presented as being the most prestigious of those contested within a promotion.

Read more about World Heavyweight Championship (professional Wrestling):  Nomenclature, History, Examples of Active World Heavyweight Championships, Examples of Inactive World Championships

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World Heavyweight Championship (professional Wrestling) - Examples of Inactive World Championships
... This is a non-exhaustive list of inactive professional wrestlingchampionships named the world heavyweight)championship"(alternatively,"global" international"or universal" ... Date retired Notes AWA WorldHeavyweight Championship AWA United States 01960-05-18May 18,1960 01990-12-12December 12,1990 CWA WorldHeavyweight ...

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