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The AWA World Women's Championship was the female title in the American Wrestling Association from 1961 until 1990.

Championship History

  • June Byers - August 20, 1954
  • Penny Banner - August 26, 1961
    • AWA ceased to recognize June Byers as women's champion after she no-showed a title defense. Banner won a battle royal to become the new AWA World Women's Champion.

Vacated -- January 1, 1963 -- The AWA vacated the championship on January 1, 1963, but June Byers continued to be recognized as champion by the NWA until she retired in January 1964.

  • Kay Noble - April 13, 1963
  • Vivian Vachon - November 4, 1971
  • Betty Nicoli - August 16, 1973

Vacated - March 27, 1975 - The championship was vacated when Betty Nicoli retired.

Vacated - October 3, 1985 - The championship was vacated for undocumented reasons.

  • Candi Devine - October 14, 1985
    • Devine was awarded the championship without title match.
  • Sherri Martel - October 17, 1985
  • Candi Devine - January 16, 1986
  • Sherri Martel - June 28, 1986

Vacated - July 24, 1987 - The championship was vacated when Sherri Martel went to the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).

Vacated - December 1989 - The championship was vacated when Wendi Richter left the promotion.

  • Candi Devine - December 6, 1989

Deactivated - January 1991 - The championship retired when the AWA closed.

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