Mississippi State Heavyweight Championship Title History

1958 - 1970

1958 – 1970

 

1971 - 1976

1971 – 1976

 

Bobby Fields 58/07/03 Hattiesburg, MS
Defeated The Great Malenko in tournament final
Mario Galento 58/09/04 Hattiesburg, MS
Tom Drake 58/09/09 Laurel, MS
Lee Fields 58/11/04 Laurel, MS
Joe McCarthy 58/12/30 Laurel, MS
Lee Fields (2) 59/01/13 Laurel, MS
* Fields is stripped of title on 59/02/10 after a match with Rocky Monroe
Pancho Villa 59/03/31 Laurel, MS
Lee Fields (3) 59/04/14 Laurel, MS
John Smith 59/05/19 Laurel, MS
Lee Fields (4) 59/07/21 Laurel, MS
* Title held up after match between Fields and The Mighty Yankee
Pancho Villa (2) 59/11/17 Laurel, MS
Defeated Lee Fields in tournament final
Lee Fields (5) 59/12/15 Laurel, MS
Joe McCarthy (2) 60/02/23 Laurel, MS
* McCarthy wins title by default win when Lee Fields in unable to compete
* McCarthy is stripped of the title for refusing the challenge of Al Galento
Al (Spider) Galento 60/03/22 Laurel, MS
Defeated Jack Curtis Jr. in tournament final
Lee Fields (6) 60/04/04 Laurel, MS
Pancho Villa (3) 61/01/10 Laurel, MS
* Villa is stripped of title on 61/02/10 for failure to defend it
* Title inactive
Dick Dunn 64/03/02 Laurel, MS
Defeated Bobby Fields in tornament final
* Title inactive
Bobby Fields (2) 68/04/01 Billed as champion when territory is reopened
* Title inactive
Cowboy Bob Kelly 68/09/05 Hattiesburg, MS
Defeated Rocket Monroe in tournament final
Rocket Monroe 68/10/07 Laurel, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (2)

Pancho Villa (4)

Cowboy Bob Kelly (3)

68/12/09

69/03/10

69/03/17

 

Laurel, MS

Laurel, MS

Laurel, MS

Sugi Sito 69/05/02 Meridian, MS
Bob Boyer 69/05/15 Hattiesburg, MS
Rocket Monroe (2) 69/08/07 Hattiesburg, MS
The Blue Yankee 69/08/28 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (4) 69/09/04 Hattiesburg, MS
The Blue Yankee (2) 69/09/25 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (5) 69/10/09 Hattiesburg, MS
Mike Boyette 70/04/16 Hattiesburg, MS
The Blue Yankee (3) 70/07/23 Hattiesburg, MS
Bobby Whitlock 70/08/20 Hattiesburg, MS
* Title vacant after match between Whitlock and The Avenger
in Hattiesburg, MS on 70/09/17
Cowboy Bob Kelly (6) 70/10/05 Laurel, MS
Defeated Rocket Monroe in tournament final
Rocket Monroe (3) 70/10/26 Laurel, MS
Ken Lucas 70/11/26 Hattiesburg, MS
Rocket Monroe (4) 70/12/10 Hattiesburg, MS
Bobby Fields (3) 71/01/21 Hattiesburg, MS
Bobby Shane 71/01/28 Hattiesburg, MS
Bobby Fields (4) 71/02/11 Hattiesburg, MS
* Fields forfeits title after failing to beat Col. Sam Bass in less than
5 minutes in a match on 71/02/25 in Hattiesburg, MS
Terry Garvin 71/03/18 Hattiesburg, MS
Defeated Cowboy Bob Kelly in tournament final
Cowboy Bob Kelly (7) 71/03/25 Hattiesburg, MS
Eddie Sullivan 71/05/13 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (8) 71/06/10 Hattiesburg, MS
Eddie Sullivan (2) 71/10/07 Hattiesburg, MS
Ken Lucas (2) 71/11/11 Hattiesburg, MS
Eddie Sullivan (3) 71/11/25 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (9) 72/01/24 Laurel, MS
Donnie Fargo 72/02/14 Laurel, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (10) 72/03/16 Hattiesburg, MS
The Spoiler 72/07/14 Hattiesburg, MS
Arman Hussian 72/07/10 Laurel, MS
* Hussian stripped of title due to non-defense
Gorgeous George Jr. 72/08/31 Hattiesburg, MS
Eliminated The Spoiler in Battle Royal
The Spoiler (2) 72/09/14 Hattiesburg, MS
Arman Hussian (2) 72/10/09 Laurel, MS
The Mysterious Medic 72/11/16 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (11) 72/12/14 Hattiesburg, MS
The Mysterious Medic (2) 73/01/18 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (12) 73/02/08 Hattiesburg, MS
The Wrestling Pro 73/04/12 Hattiesburg, MS
Arman Hussian (3) 73/04/19 Hattiesburg, MS
Rocket Monroe (5) 73/06/14 Hattiesburg, MS
Ken Lucas (3) 73/08/23 Hattiesburg, MS
Norvell Austin 73/10/01 Laurel, MS
Ken Lucas (4) 73/10/25 Hattiesburg, MS
Duke Miller 73/12/13 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (13) 74/01/17 Hattiesburg, MS
The Wrestling Pro (2) 74/04/25 Hattiesburg, MS
* The Pro is stripped of title due to non-defense
Dandy Jack Donovan 74/08/05 Laurel, MS
Defeated Cowboy Bob Kelly in tournament final
Cowboy Bob Kelly (14) 74/10/21 Laurel, MS
Chris Colt 75/03/06 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (15) 75/03/13 Hattiesburg, MS
Rip Tyler 75/05/01 Hattiesburg, MS
Big Bad John 75/05/19 Laurel, MS
David Novak 75/05/22 Hattiesburg, MS
* Big Bad John put the title on the line in a Battle Royal
David Novak eliminated Cowboy Bob Kelly to win the title
Cowboy Bob Kelly (16) 75/06/02 Laurel, MS
David Novak (2) 75/07/07 Laurel, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (17) 75/08/28 Hattiesburg, MS
Melvin Kimball 75/09/11 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (18) 75/09/25 Hattiesburg, MS
Duke Miller (2) 75/12/18 Hattiesburg, MS
Cowboy Bob Kelly (19) 76/04/29 Hattiesburg, MS
Sweet Daddy Banks 76/06/24 Hattiesburg, MS
Hattiesburg, MS
* Title vacant after match between Banks and Cowboy Bob Kelly
in Hattiesburg, MS on 76/07/15
Sweet Daddy Banks (2) 76/07/01 Defeated Ken Lucas in tournament final
Cowboy Bob Kelly (20) 76/07/29 Hattiesburg, MS
* Title becomes inactive when Kelly retires