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Leaving a Mark: Five odd facts about the United States Title

From strange champions to unexpected record holders, the US Championship has had an interesting history.

Leaving a Mark is a look at some of my favorite and not so favorite moments from pro wrestling when I was growing up. They may not all be good memories, but they stuck around for one reason or another. Each week, I look back with a modern perspective on the times I cherished so much as a kid.

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The United States Championship has a long and storied history. As would be expected with something that has been around for so long, there have been a lot of odd circumstances around it. From strange champions to unexpected record holders, the secondary title has had one of the most surprising runs in the world of professional wrestling.

Who held the title more than anyone else? Who was the first undisputed NWA United States Champion? What exclusive club is Michael Hayes is a part of?

Here are five odd facts about the U.S. Title:



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