AAA Latin American Championship

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AAA Latin American Championship
Campeonato Latinoamericano AAA
Dr. Wagner, Jr. Latin American Champion.jpg
Inaugural champion, Dr. Wagner Jr., with the championship belt in October 2011
Details
Promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide
Date established June 18, 2011[2]
Current champion(s) El Hijo del Fantasma
Date won October 1, 2017[1]

The AAA Latin American Championship (Campeonato Latinoamericano AAA in Spanish) is a professional wrestling championship promoted by the Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA) promotion in Mexico. The championship is generally contested in professional wrestling matches, in which participants execute scripted finishes rather than contend in direct competition.

The title was first announced on May 18, 2011, as part of a storyline, where wrestlers from American promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) invaded AAA. It was revealed that on June 18 at Triplemanía XIX AAA's Dr. Wagner Jr. would face TNA's Rob Van Dam for the newly created AAA Latin American Championship. No qualification matches took place prior to the match.[3][4] Wagner went on to defeat Van Dam in the main event of Triplemanía XIX to become the first champion.[5] The physical belt was designed and crafted by All Star Championship Belts.[6] There have been eight reigns shared among eight wrestlers. El Hijo del Fantasma is the current champion, having won a 14-man battle royal for the title on October 1, 2017.[1]

Title history[edit]

Key
No. The overall championship reign
Reign The reign number for the specific champion listed
Days The number of the days that the champion held the title for
+ The current reign is changing daily
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
 1  Dr. Wagner Jr.  June 18, 2011  Triplemanía XIX Mexico City  1  181 Defeated Rob Van Dam to become the inaugural champion. [5]
 2  L.A. Park  December 16, 2011  Guerra de Titanes Puebla, Puebla  1  524   [7]
Vacated  May 23, 2013 The title was vacated after L.A. Park had left AAA. [8]
 3  Blue Demon Jr.  June 16, 2013  Triplemanía XXI Mexico City  1  273 Defeated El Mesías to win the vacant title. [9]
Vacated  March 16, 2014  Rey de Reyes (2014) Monterrey, Nuevo León The title was vacated when Blue Demon Jr. was unable to attend a scheduled title defense. [10]
 4  Chessman  March 16, 2014  Rey de Reyes Monterrey, Nuevo León  1  533 Defeated Villano IV to win the vacant title. [10]
 5  Psycho Clown  August 31, 2015  Sin Límite Tehuacán, Puebla  1  307 [2]
 6  Pentagón Jr.  July 3, 2016  Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide Ecatepec, Mexico  1  56 [11]
 7  Johnny Mundo  August 28, 2016  Triplemanía XXIV Mexico City  1  399   [12]
 8  El Hijo del Fantasma  October 1, 2017  Héroes Inmortales XI San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí  1  358+ This was a 14-man battle royal, also contested for the 2017 Copa Antonio Peña. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "En Héroes Inmortales XI nacen nuevos campeones". Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (in Spanish). October 2, 2017. Retrieved October 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Dark Angelita (September 1, 2015). "AAA – Resultados Tehuacán, Puebla – 31/08/2015 – Psycho Clown conquista el Campeonato Latinoamericano AAA; Rey Mysterio y Mýzteziz se dan con todo". Superluchas (in Spanish). Retrieved September 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ Ruiz Glez, Alex (May 18, 2011). "De último momento: ¡¡¡RVD vs Dr. Wagner Jr. para Triplemania 19!!!". Superluchas (in Spanish). Archived from the original on May 22, 2011. Retrieved June 17, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rob van Dam estará en Triplemanía". Récord (in Spanish). May 18, 2011. Archived from the original on April 4, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Cano Vela, Eduardo (June 17, 2011). "Triplemania XIX (Cobertura y resultados 18 de Junio de 2011) – LA Park vs El Mesias Mascara vs Cabellera, TNA invade Triple A". Superluchas (in Spanish). Archived from the original on June 21, 2011. Retrieved June 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ "AAA's Latin American championship". All Star Championship Belts. Retrieved June 19, 2011. 
  7. ^ Cano Vela, Eduardo (December 16, 2011). "AAA Guerra de Titanes 2011 (Cobertura y resultados 16 de diciembre de 2011) – La Park vence a Dr. Wagner y es el nuevo Campeón Latinoamericano AAA, Los luchadores del "Consejo" toman AAA / #SLGuerradeTitanes". Superluchas (in Spanish). Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  8. ^ "¡Mano a Mano Explosivo". Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (in Spanish). May 23, 2013. Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 
  9. ^ Cano Vela, Eduardo (June 11, 2013). "AAA #TripleManíaXXI (Cobertura y Resultados 16 de junio de 2013) – El Hijo del Perro Aguayo vs. Cibernético por las Cabelleras – Blue Demon, Jr. vs. El Mesías por el Campeonato Latinoamericano". Superluchas (in Spanish). Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "La Parka, Rey de Reyes 2014". Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (in Spanish). Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Pentagón Jr., nuevo Campeón Latinoamericano de Triple A". Récord (in Spanish). July 3, 2016. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  12. ^ Ocampo, Ernesto (August 28, 2016). "Cobertura y Resultatdos: AAA Triplemania XXIV Pschyo Clow vs. Pagano, Regresa Rey Mysterio". Superluchas (in Spanish). Retrieved August 28, 2016. 

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