JAPW New Jersey State Championship

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JAPW New Jersey State Championship
Details
Current champion(s) Retired
Date won January 1, 2012
Date established September 28, 1998
Promotion Jersey All Pro Wrestling

The JAPW New Jersey State Championship is a title in the Jersey All Pro Wrestling professional wrestling promotion. Being a professional wrestling championship, it is not won via direct competition; it is instead won via a predetermined ending to a match or awarded to a wrestler because of a wrestling angle. It became an official title on September 25, 1998 with Flash Wheeler becoming the first champion. It was retired on June 7, 2002. On September 15, 2006; Frankie Kazarian was declared the New Jersey State Champion after the Light Heavyweight Championship was retired. The current champion is Brodie Lee and he is in his first reign as champion. There have been 17 reigns by 15 wrestlers with two vacancies. One of the vacancies came when Reckless Youth was injured and vacated the title himself.

Title history[edit]

As of December 27, 2014

# 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
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily
# Wrestlers Reign Date Days
held
Location Event Notes
1 Flash Wheeler 1 September 25, 1998 196 Bayonne, NJ N/A Won a 20-man battle royal to become the first champion.
2 Lord Zieg 1 April 9, 1999 142 North Bergen, NJ Cage Rage This was a Falls Count Anywhere match.
3 Magic 1 August 29, 1999 110 Secaucus, NJ 2nd Annual JAPW Convention
4 Dr. Hurtz 1 December 17, 1999 337 Bayone, NJ Seasons Beatings Defeated Magic and Born to Eat in a Three-Way Dance.
5 Skinhead Ivan 1 November 18, 2000 231 Philadelphia, PA 3rd Anniversary Show: South Philly Invasion. Defeated Dr. Hurtz and Laithon in a Three-Way Dance.
6 Reckless Youth 1 July 7, 2001 29 Philadelphia, PA Royal Consequences
Vacated August 5, 2001 N/A N/A The title was vacated by Reckless Youth when he was injured.
7 Dixie 1 August 24, 2001 287 Bayone, NJ The Aftermath Won a 20-man battle royal to win vacant the title. Dixie also held the JAPW Heavyweight Championship in conjunction with the JAPW New Jersey State Championship. Dixie defeated Homicide and the Insane Dragon in a Three-Way Dance to unify the Jersey State, Heavyweight, and Light Heavyweight titles, on February 2, 2002 in Bayonne, New Jersey at the Russ Haas Memorial Show.
Retired June 7, 2002 Bayone, NJ Smarts Only It was replaced with the JAPW Television Championship.
8 Frankie Kazarian 1 September 15, 2006 183 N/A N/A Kazarian was declared champion when the Light Heavyweight Championship was retired and the New Jersey State Championship was re-activated.
9 Grim Reefer 1 March 17, 2007 183 Rahway, NJ Wild Card III
10 Archadia 1 October 27, 2007 175 Rahway, NJ 10th Anniversary Show This was a ladder match.
11 Grim Reefer 2 April 19, 2008 210 Rahway, NJ Spring Massacre Defeated Archadia, Azrieal and Eddie Kingston in a four-way match.
12 Bandido, Jr. 1 November 15, 2008 105 Jersey City, NJ Reboot
13 Eddie Kingston 1 February 28, 2009 70 Jersey City, NJ Jersey City Rumble
14 Archadia 2 May 9, 2009 259 Rahway, NJ The Revolution Continues.
15 Devon Moore 1 January 23, 2010 56 Rahway, NJ 12th Anniversary Show.
16 Charlie Haas 1 March 20, 2010 63 Rahway, NJ Wild Card VI
17 Brodie Lee 1 May 22, 2010 589 Rahway, NJ Notorious Thunder Won title when he pinned Charlie Haas in a tag team match, where Haas' title and his partner Dan Maff's JAPW Heavyweight Championship were on the line against Lee's and Necro Butcher's JAPW careers.
Retired January 1, 2012

List of combined reigns[edit]

As of December 27, 2014

Indicates the current champions
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily
Rank Wrestler # Of Reigns Combined Days
1 Brodie Lee 1 589
2 Archadia 2 434
3 Grim Reefer 2 393
4 Dr. Hurtz 1 337
5 Dixie 1 287
6 Skinhead Ivan 1 231
7 Flash Wheeler 1 196
8 Frankie Kazarian 1 183
9 Lord Zieg 1 172
10 Bandido, Jr. 1 105
11 Magic 1 80
12 Eddie Kingston 1 70
13 Charlie Haas 1 63
14 Devon Moore 1 56
15 Reckless Youth 1 29

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