World Wrestling Association

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World Wrestling Association
Acronym WWA
Founded 1986
Style Lucha libre
Headquarters Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Founder(s) Benjamin Mora Jr.
Owner(s) Benjamin Mora Jr.

The World Wrestling Association (WWA) is a lucha libre promotion based in the Tijuana-area of Mexico. It was founded in 1986 by Benjamin Mora Jr.. It featured some of Mexico's best luchadores at the time, such as Rey Mysterio Jr., La Parka and Juventud Guerrera, during the late 1980s and early 1990s and was also featured on American television via the Fox Sports en Español channel.

Although inactive during the late 1990s, during which time much of its roster had left to compete in World Championship Wrestling and international promotions, the World Wrestling Association resumed operations in 2004.

Championships

Championship Current champion(s) Date won Days Location
WWA World Heavyweight Championship Rayo de Jalisco Jr. March 21, 2003 5,320 Mexico City
WWA Light Heavyweight Championship Atlantis December 5, 2014 1,043 Mexico City
WWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship 1 Dr. Wagner Jr. February 23, 2008 3,520 Tijuana
WWA World Lightweight Championship TJ Boy March 17, 2013 1,671 Tijuana
WWA Middleweight Championship Averno September 16, 2015 758 Nezahualcóyotl
WWA World Welterweight Championship El Hijo de Rey Misterio II May 27, 2011 2,331 Mexico City
WWA Tag Team Champions Bestia 666 and Damián 666 December 5, 2014 1,043 Tijuana
WWA Trios Champions La Secta Negra
(Carta Brava Jr., Cerebro Negro & El Fantasma de la Ópera)
September 14, 2013 1,490 Tijuana
WWA World Women's Champion Lady Apache December 5, 2014 1,043 Tijuana
WWA World Minis Champion Octagoncito December 5, 2014 1,043 Tijuana
WWA Exotico Champion Cotton Candy December 5, 2014 1,043 Tijuana

Footnotes

1 Although the official WWA Junior Heavyweight title is currently being defended in Mexico, A disputed Branch of the title has surfaced in Japan.

Roster

The roster included some widely popular wrestlers such as:

On DVD

in 2006 World Wrestling Organization was released on DVD. It features 25 matches from The WWA broadcasts that were featured on Fox sports en Espanol.

See also

References

External links

  • WWA Title Histories
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