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Mike Rapada

Title History

 

  • NWA North American Heavyweight title (5);
  • NWA World Heavyweight title (2);
  • USWA Heavyweight title (1);
  • USWA’s Rookie Of The Year in 1994;

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Michael Rapada was working as a carpenter and a window washer before getting into the wrestling business..
  • October 4, 1996: Mike Rapada defeated Jerry Lawler to become USWA Heavyweight Champion..
  • November 16, 1996: Mike Rapada lost to USWA Heavyweight Title to Jerry “The King” Lawler..
  • August 1, 1998: Mike Rapada defeated Recon in a deciding match for the NWA N.American Title..
  • December 26, 1998: Mike Rapada lost the NWA North American Title to Chris Michaels..
  • January 9, 1999: Mike Rapada defeated Chris Michaels to become NWA North American Champion..
  • September 12, 1999: Mike Rapada lost the NWA North American Title to Big Bully Douglas..
  • October 31, 1999: Mike Rapada defeated Big Bully Douglas to become NWA N.American Champ..
  • November 7, 1999: Mike Rapada lost the NWA N.American Title to Terry Taylor in a 3-way with Jerry Lawler..
  • December 25, 1999: Mike Rapada defeated Terry Taylor to become NWA N.American Champion..
  • May 11, 2000: Mike Rapada lost the NWA North American Title to Air Paris..
  • September 15, 2000: Mike Rapada defeated Chris Harris to become NWA N.American Champion ..
  • September 19, 2000: Mike Rapada vacated the NWA North American Heavyweight Title..
  • September 19, 2000: Mike Rapada beat Jerry Flynn in a tournament final to become NWA World Heavyweight Champ..
  • November 14, 2000 in Tampa, FL: Mike Rapada lost the NWA World Title to Sabu..
  • December 22, 2000 in Nashville, TN: Mike Rapada regained the NWA World Title from Sabu..
  • April 24, 2001 in Tampa, FL: Mike Rapada lost the NWA World Title to Steve Corino..
  • Mike Rapada had a stint in WCW as one of the “R&B Security Guys”..
  • December 30, 2003–NWA Mid-Atlantic in China: Mike Rapada beat Jeff Justice..