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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Today In NWA Wrestling History (March 15th)

March 15th 1956 
Toronto, ON, Canada
Whipper Billy Watson defeated Lou Thesz to win the World Heavyweight Championship (Original version) & the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. 
Watson held the World championship for 239 days and this was his only NWA World title reign.  He lost the title back to Thesz in St. Louis MO on November 9th 1956

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