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Origin of the Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship
Eastern Title History
Heavyweight Champion Photos
MEN WHO MANAGED WRESTLERS TO THE MID-ATLANTIC TITLE
1973 - 1977
TOP ROW L-R: Jerry Brisco, Johnny Valentine¹, Paul Jones¹, Johnny Valentine²
BOTTOM ROW L-R: , Wahoo McDaniel¹,², Ric Flair², Wahoo McDaniel
¹ Johnny Valentine,
Paul Jones, and Wahoo
McDaniel were the only Mid-Atlantic Champions to wear two different
versions of the belt. Photos are presented wearing both. For more details,
see "Origin of the Mid-Atlantic
² Johnny Valentine, Ric
Flair, and Wahoo McDaniel were recognized as Mid-Atlantic Champion while
wearing the old Eastern States title belt. It is still a mystery as to
what happened to the original Mid-Atlantic belt first presented to Jerry
Brisco. For more details, see "Origin of
the Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship"
Photos 1, 4, 6, 7 by Bill Janosik.
Photo 2 and 3 by Gene Gordon. Photo 5 is from "Mid-Atlantic Magazine" and was not credited, but is
thought to have been shot by Gene Gordon.
On this and subsequent pages,
photos by Bill Janosik are © Bill Jansoik, and photos by Gene Gordon are
© Scooter Lesley and Dithccat Photography.