JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship
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JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship
JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionJersey All Pro Wrestling
Date establishedDecember 5, 1997
Date retiredFebruary 25, 2018

The JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship is a championship in the Jersey All Pro Wrestling promotion in the United States.It became official title on December 5, 1997 when Rik Rachet defeated Chino Martinez in a tournament final to crown the first champion. It was retired on September 15, 2006 when the New Jersey State Championship was re-activated. Frankie Kazarian remained champion as a result. Prince Mustafa Ali became the new champion after the title was re-activated. There have been 28 reigns by 23 wrestlers with eight vacancies.

Title history

No. Order in reign history
Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
Event The event in which the title was won
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign
N/A The information is not available or is unknown
No. Wrestler Reign Date Days
held
Location Event Notes Ref..
1 Rik Ratchet 1 December 5, 1997 107 Bayonne, NJ Night of Barbwire #1 Defeated Chino Martinez in tournament final to become first champion. [1]
2 Chino Martinez 1 March 22, 1998 502 Newark, NJ 1st Anniversary Show: Night of Barbwire #2 [2]
3 O Dogg 1 August 6, 1999 23 Bayonne, NJ N/A
4 Billy Reil 1 August 29, 1999 440 Seacaucus, NJ 2nd Anniversary Show [3]
Vacated November 11, 2000 Bayonne, NJ N/A Title vacated due to Reil being injured.
5 Nick Berk 1 November 18, 2000 77 Philadelphia, PA 3rd Anniversary Show: South Philly Invasion Defeated Trent Acid and Ric Blade to win the vacant title. [4]
6 Ric Blade 1 February 3, 2001 133 Philadelphia, PA [5]
Vacated June 16, 2001 Philadelphia, PA World War 2001 Title declared vacant when Blade was injured.
7 Nick Berk 2 June 16, 2001 21 Philadelphia, PA World War 2001 Defeated Chino Martinez and Billy Reil to win the vacant title. [6]
8 Low Ki 1 July 7, 2001 42 Philadelphia, PA Royal Consequences [7]
9 Xavier 1 August 8, 2001 52 Philadelphia, PA Last Dance Awarded title when Low Ki lost a three way dance to Homicide for the Heavyweight Championship of which Xavier was a part. [8]
Vacated September 29, 2001 Philadelphia, PA Family Crisis Xavier was stripped of the title due to injury.
10 Deranged 1 September 29, 2001 69 Philadelphia, PA Family Crisis Deranged defeated Ghost Shadow to win the vacant title. [9]
11 The Insane Dragon 1 December 7, 2001 57 Bayonne, NJ Seasons Beatings Tour Night 2 [10]
12 Dixie 1 February 2, 2002 350 Bayonne, NJ Russ Haas Memorial Show Defeated Homicide and the Insane Dragon in a three way dance to unify the New Jersey State Championship, Heavyweight, and Light Heavyweight titles. [11]
13 Rain 1 January 18, 2003 153 Woodbridge, NJ Actions Speak Louder Than Words [12]
Vacated July 1, 2003 N/A N/A Rain vacates title upon retiring from wrestling.
14 Azrieal 1 August 2, 2003 210 Rahway, NJ N/A Defeated Monsta Mack and Nick Berk in tournament final. [13]
15 Jay Lethal 1 February 28, 2004 286 Rahway, NJ Revolution Lethal defeated champion Azrieal, Jack Evans and The Insane Dragon in a four way match. [14]
16 Azrieal 2 December 10, 2004 176 Rahway, NJ N/A [15]
17 B-Boy 1 June 4, 2005 [N 1] Rahway, NJ HomeComing [16]
Vacated 2005 N/A N/A B-Boy was stripped of the title for unknown reasons.
18 Azrieal 3 August 19, 2005 141 Lake Hiwatha, NJ N/A Defeated Bandido Jr. and Archadia in a Three Way Dance to win vacant title. [17]
19 Teddy Hart 1 January 7, 2006 161 Rahway, NJ Wild Card II Defeats Arcadia, Javi Air, Quiet Storm, Grim Reefer, M-Dogg 20 and last eliminating Azrieal in a Gauntlet match. [18]
Vacated June 17, 2006 Rahway, NJ Caged Fury 2 Hart was stripped of the belt when he no-shows the event.
20 Frankie Kazarian 1 June 17, 2006 90 Rahway, NJ Caged Fury 2 Defeated Jay Lethal and A.J. Styles in a Three Way match for the vacant title. [19]
Retired September 15, 2006 Rahway, NJ Rampage The title was retired as the New Jersey State Championship was re-activated. Kazarian remained champion.
21 Prince Mustafa Ali 1 January 24, 2009 63 Rahway, NJ Wild Card V Defeated Flip Kendrick, Louis Lyndon and The Amazing Red for the re-activated title. [20]
22 Flip Kendrick 1 March 28, 2009 168 Rahway, NJ Unfinished Business [21]
23 Bandido Jr. 1 September 12, 2009 406 Rahway, NJ Basebrawl [22]
24 Azrieal 4 October 23, 2010 48 Jersey City, NJ Halloween Hell 2010 [23][24]
25 Jushin Thunder Liger 1 December 10, 2010 156 Rahway, NJ 13th Anniversary Show: Night One Defeated Azrieal, Bandido Jr., B-Boy, El Generico and Kenny Omega in a six-way elimination match. [25][26]
26 Kenny Omega 1 May 15, 2011 1280 Philadelphia, PA NJPW Invasion Tour 2011 [27][28]
Vacated November 15, 2014 N/A
27 Blk Jeez 1 November 15, 2014 728 Rahway, NJ JAPW 18th Anniversary Show Jeez defeated Bandido Jr., Lucky 13 and Marq Quen. [29][30]
Vacated November 12, 2016 N/A N/A Vacated for unknown reasons
28 Archadia 1 November 12, 2016 471 Rahway, NJ 20th Anniversary Show Archadia defeated Azrieal, Conor Claxton, Joey Janela, John Silver, JT Dunn, Pinkie Sanchez and Steve Scott to win the vacant title. [31]
-- Retired -- February 25, 2018 N/A N/A

Combined reigns

Rank Wrestler No. of
reigns
Combined Days
1 Kenny Omega 1 1,280
2 Blk Jeez 1 728
3 Azrieal 4 576
4 Chino Martinez 1 502
5 Archadia 1 470
6 Billy Reil 1 440
7 Bandido, Jr. 1 406
8 Dixie 1 350
9 Jay Lethal 1 286
10 Flip Kendrick 1 168
11 Jushin Thunder Liger 1 156
12 Ric Blade 1 133
13 Teddy Hart 1 132
14 Rik Rachet 1 106
15 Frankie Kazarian 1 286
16 Nick Berk 2 89
17 B-Boy 1 76¤
18 Deranged 1 69
19 Prince Mustafa Ali 1 63
20 The Insane Dragon 1 57
21 Low Ki 1 42
Xavier 1 42
23 O Dogg 1 23

Footnotes

  1. ^ The exact date on which B-Boy was stripped of the title during his only reign is unknown, which means that his reign lasted between 0 and 76 days.

References

  1. ^ "Rik Ratchett defeated Chino Martinez in tournament final to become first champion". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Chino Martinez defeated Rik Ratchett". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Billy Reil defeated O-Dogg". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Nick Berk defeated Trent Acid and Ric Blade to win the vacant title". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Ric Blade defeated previous champion Nick Berk and Reckless Youth in a Three-way match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "Nick Berk defends the title against Dave Greco". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "Low Ki defeated Nick Berk". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Homicide defeated previous champion Low Ki and Xavier in a Triple-threat match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Deranged defeated Ghost Shadow". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "The Insane Dragon defeated Deranged". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "[New Jersey State] champion Dixie defeated [Heavyweight] champion Homicide and [Light Heavyweight] champion The Insane Dragon in a Triple-threat match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Rain defeated Dixie". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Azrieal defeated Monsta Mack and Nick Berk in tournament final". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Jay Lethal defeated previous champion Azrieal ,Jack Evans and The Insane Dragon in a Four-way Dance". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Azrieal defeated Jay Lethal in a Title Vs Career Match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "B-Boy defeated Azrieal". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "Azrieal defeated Archadia and Bandido Jr. In a Three-way Dance". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  18. ^ "Teddy Hart defeated previous champion Azrieal and Archadia and Grim Reefer and Javi-Air and M-Dogg 20 and Quiet Storm in a Gauntlet Match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  19. ^ "Frankie Kazarian defeated AJ Styles and Teddy Hart in a Three-way Dance". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  20. ^ "Prince Mustafa Ali defeated Flip Kendrick ,Louis Lyndon and The Amazing Red to win vacant Championship". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  21. ^ "Flip Kendrick defeated Prince Mustafa Ali". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  22. ^ "Bandido Jr. defeated [New Jersey State] champion Archadia and Eddie Kingston and [Light Heavyweight] champion Flip Kendrick in a Four way Winner takes all match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  23. ^ Martin, Adam (2010-10-24). "Indy News #2: JAPW with Lawler, WSU news/notes". WrestleView. Archived from the original on 2010-11-01. Retrieved .
  24. ^ "Azrieal defeated Bandido Jr". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  25. ^ "News: Results from JAPW's Anniversary Show Weekend". Jersey All Pro Wrestling. 2010-12-12. Archived from the original on 2012-03-14. Retrieved .
  26. ^ "Jushin Thunder Liger defeated previous champion Azrieal,B-Boy,Bandido Jr. ,El Generico and Kenny Omega in a six-way elimination match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  27. ^ Martin, Adam (2011-05-16). "5/15 New Japan Pro Wrestling Results: Philly, PA". WrestleView. Archived from the original on 2011-06-10. Retrieved .
  28. ^ "Kenny Omega defeated Jushin Thunder Liger". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  29. ^ Gee Schoon Tong, Chris (2014-11-16). "Show results - 11/15 JAPW in Rahway, N.Y.: Stacked card includes Kurt Angle with WGTT vs. Sabin & Hart, Styles vs. Sydal, Samoa Joe, Crime Time, Necro, new champ, more". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved .
  30. ^ "BLK Jeez defeated Bandido Jr., Lucky 13, Marq Quen and Mikey Webb in a Five Way Elimination Match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.
  31. ^ "Archadia won Eight Man Elimination Match". CageMatch. Retrieved 2020.

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