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KayfabeMan
03-21-2007, 12:52 AM
Alrighty, here is a choice of AWA Champions.

That means we covered WWF/WWE, WCW, NWA/TNA, ECW and AWA.

Basically all of the "major" promotions. In the very near future I will be doing something special that will add to this as well, but for now, place your vote for YOUR Favorite AWA Heavyweight Champion.

Poll coming right now.

Don't forget that the WWF/WWE thread will be up at the same time, so keep an eye out for it and be sure to vote on that one as well.

KayfabeMan
03-21-2007, 01:04 AM
I myself voted for Nick Bockwinkel.

Bock represented AWA with class and as a true legend. Whenever the AWA is mentioned, of course Verne is mentioned, but moreso [and usually right away in my experiences] Bockwinkel is brought up. He's always associated.

Verne was a good champion too, I just didn't vote him due to his situation in the company, etc. and the fact that I always like Bockwinkel more, but that's just me. Corino gets a mention as well.

Savio
03-21-2007, 01:12 AM
ummmmmmm uhhhhhhh

Jeritron
03-21-2007, 01:13 AM
who else voted Corino?

HeartBreakMan2k
03-21-2007, 01:23 AM
Stan Hansen though I did want to go Curt Hennig.

Theo Dious
03-21-2007, 09:13 AM
Who the hell voted for Luther Reigns???

KingofOldSchool
03-21-2007, 09:45 AM
I, too, voted for The Bock.

Theo Dious
03-21-2007, 09:46 AM
And how the hell is Steve Corino winning?!

The One
03-21-2007, 12:35 PM
Nick Bockwinkel

Destor
03-21-2007, 01:49 PM
There is really only one choice here. And it damn sure aint Hennig:

Nick Bockwinkel

KayfabeMan
03-21-2007, 02:36 PM
I am shocked here.

I thought for sure Eric Priest would've been up like 20-0 right now.

owenbrown
03-21-2007, 02:58 PM
Never really knew that Henning until long after the AWA was defunct before its revival that he was their World Champion. :$ I was very surprised. However, I voted for Bockwinkel too.

KayfabeMan
03-21-2007, 07:41 PM
Most people never knew Lawler was involved with them.

AWA in their later years, and since the revival frankly, has not been what it used to be. It would seem to me that at some point the AWA brand will make a disappearance and not return.

BTW, we'll have a new AWA Champion sometime this year - as Corino is set to retire this December, meaning that opens up the Championship for taking.

BigDaddyCool
03-21-2007, 11:13 PM
Never heard of it.

KayfabeMan
03-22-2007, 12:07 AM
Closing this poll in 10 minutes.

Mercury Bullet
03-22-2007, 12:11 AM
Evan Karagias was AWA champ?

KayfabeMan
03-22-2007, 12:14 AM
Yup, sadly - he and other jobbers have held their gold.

They've made some serious mistakes with the Title.

The last real credible guy before Steve was my man KKB.

KayfabeMan
03-22-2007, 12:15 AM
ALRIGHTY - voting for the AWA Champion is CLOSED.

Mercury Bullet
03-22-2007, 12:31 AM
And somebody voted for him, lol.

I didn't think he was all that bad, but certainly not gold material. Not at that level anyway.

KayfabeMan
03-22-2007, 12:46 AM
Exactly.

St. Jimmy
03-22-2007, 11:39 AM
It was between Corino and Hennig. Had to go Hennig.