APW Worldwide Internet Championship

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APW Worldwide Internet Championship
Details
Promotion All Pro Wrestling
Date established February 27, 1999
Current champion(s) Karl Fredericks
Date won May 6, 2017

The APW Worldwide Internet Championship is a title contested in All Pro Wrestling (APW). It was introduced on February 27, 1999 when Michael Modest became the first champion. There have been 46 reigns by 35 wrestlers with six vacancies. The current champion is Karl Fredericks who won it on May 6, 2017[1]

Title history[edit]

# Order in reign history
Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily
# Wrestler Times Date Days held Location Notes
1 Michael Modest 1 February 27, 1999 308 Pinole, CA Defeated Tony Jones in the finals of the APW Cup Tournament on February at the Pinole Valley High School in Pinole, California to win the APW World Wide Internet Championship.
2 Christopher Daniels 1 January 1, 2000 105 Lompoc, CA
Vacated N/A N/A N/A
3 Donovan Morgan 1 April 15, 2000 196 Livingston, CA Defeated Boyce LeGrande in a tournament final to win the vacant title. Morgan also held the APW Universal Heavyweight Championship in conjunction with the APW World Wide Internet Championship.
Vacated N/A N/A Galt, CA APW Commissioner Gabe Ramirez stripped Morgan of the title because he also held the Universal Heavyweight Championship. Ramirez declared a one-night tournament was to be held to crown a new champion.
4 Vinny Massaro 1 October 28, 2000 203 Galt, CA Defeated Christopher Daniels in a one-night tournament to win the vacant title.
5 Donovan Morgan 2 May 19, 2001 300 King City, CA
Vacated N/A N/A N/A Morgan vacated the title upon leaving the promotion.
6 Jardi Frantz 1 March 15, 2002 56 Hayward, CA Won a battle royal to determine a new champion.
7 Super Dragon 1 May 10, 2002 37 Hayward, CA
8 Bryan Danielson 1 June 16, 2002 54 Los Angeles, CA
9 Larry Blackwell 1 August 9, 2002 105 Hayward, CA A set up by the Blackout Army falsified a "match" in order to give Kryptonite the Internet title.
10 Kryptonite 1 November 22, 2002 35 Hayward, CA
Vacated N/A N/A Hayward, CA Kryptonite was stripped of the title due to injury.
11 Super Dragon 2 December 27, 2002 57 Hayward, CA Defeated Bobby Quance and Jardi Frantz in a triple threat 60-minute Iron Man match.
12 James Choi 1 February 22, 2003 175 Hayward, CA Defeated Excalibur, who wrestled in place of Super Dragon, who was in Japan.
13 B-Boy 1 August 16, 2003 210 Newhall, CA
14 J.J. Perez 1 March 13, 2004 266 Hayward, CA
15 Puma 1 December 4, 2004 217 Hayward, CA
16 J.J. Perez 2 July 9, 2005 420 Hayward, CA
17 Mr. Prime Time 1 September 2, 2006 203 Hayward, CA
18 Psicosis 1 March 24, 2007 91 Bakersfield, CA
19 Mr. Prime Time 2 June 23, 2007 49 Bakersfield, CA Defeated Psicosis in a 2-out-of-3 falls match to become the champion.
20 Adam Thornstowe 1 August 11, 2007 63 Hayward, CA Defeated Mr. Prime Time in a 2-out-of-3 falls match to be become the champion.
21 Tito Aquino 1 October 13, 2007 0 Hayward, CA Defeated Thornstowe, Mr. Prime Time, & Oliver John in a no-disqualification, falls-count-anywhere match.
22 Dana Lee 1 October 13, 2007 136 Hayward, CA Defeated Tito Aquino that same night.
23 Brian Cage 1 February 26, 2008 60 Hayward, CA
Vacated April 26, 2008 N/A Hayward, CA Cage was stripped of the title when he was unable to wrestle due to a family emergency.
24 Derek Sanders 1 June 16, 2008 128 Hayward, CA Derek Sanders defeated Nate Rulez in a tournament final.
25 Jeckles the Jester 1 November 1, 2008 63 Hayward, CA
26 Timothy Thatcher 1 January 3, 2009 378 Hayward, CA Mr. Wrestling #4 defeated Thatcher for the title on 10/24/09. Days later, the APW Board of Directors overturned the decision, ruling that the direct outcome was due to the physical involvement of special referee Omega, and Thatcher was reinstated as champion.[2]
27 Dave Dutra 1 January 16, 2010 210 Hayward, CA
28 Mr. Wrestling #4 1 August 14, 2010 63 Hayward, CA
29 Matt Carlos 1 October 16, 2010 202 Hayward, CA
30 Rik Luxury 1 May 6, 2011 162 Hayward, CA Luxury won a ladder match for both Carlos' APW World Wide Internet Championship & Luxury's "Real" World Wide Internet Championship.
31 Colt Cabana 1 October 15, 2011 168 Hayward, CA Luxury issued an open challenge immediately after retaining the title at Halloween Hell XIV, answered by Cabana.
32 Rik Luxury 2 February 18, 2012 56 Hayward, CA
33 Will Rood 1 April 14, 2012 21 Hayward, CA
34 Rik Luxury 3 May 5, 2012 98 Hayward, CA
35 Perry Von Vicious 1 August 11, 2012 63 Hayward, CA
36 Rik Luxury 4 October 13, 2012 21 Hayward, CA
37 Will Rood 2 November 3, 2012 163 Hayward, CA
38 Dave Dutra 2 April 15, 2013 77 Las Vegas, NV Title defended at Vendetta Pro Wrestling's "Casino Royale" event at the 48th annual Cauliflower Alley Club reunion
39 Vacated July 1, 2013 N/A Hayward, CA Dutra was stripped of the title after refusing to defend the title against number one contender Drake Younger without him first submitting to a blood test because of Younger's death match history.
40 Drake Younger 1 July 6, 2013 145 Hayward, CA With the title held in escrow Younger defeated Timothy Thatcher at Gym Wars to become the new champion. Dave Dutra returned with the original belt and challenged Younger to a unification ladder match. Younger was victorious against Dutra in the main event of Halloween Hell.
41 Billy Blade 1 November 2, 2013 6 Hayward, CA Blade made a surprise return at the Young Lions Cup and challenged Younger immediately following a No DQ title defense against Dalton Frost.
42 Jeckles The Jester 2 November 8, 2013 212 Hayward, CA Won during Roland Alexander's Memorial Show at the APW Garage against Billy Blade, Drake Younger, and Vinny Massaro.
43 Chris Hero 1 June 13, 2014 85 San Francisco, CA Title won at the Bayshore Community Center in Daly City, CA
44 Virgil Flynn 1 September 6, 2014 199 San Francisco, CA Flynn won a battle royal earlier in the night to earn a spot in a Triple Threat match against Jeckles and defending champion Chris Hero
45 Boyce LeGrande 1 March 13, 2015 195 San Francisco, CA Title won in a 4-way match against Virgil Flynn, Marcus Lewis, and Truex
46 Will Cuevas 1 September 11, 2015 379 Daly City, CA Title won at the Bayshore Community Center in Daly City, CA, near the historic Cow Palace
47 Rik Luxury 5 September 16, 2016 69 Daly City, CA
48 Will Cuevas 2 November 11, 2016 194 Pacifica, CA [1]
49 Karl Fredericks 1 May 6, 2017 79+ Daly City, CA

Combined reigns[edit]

As of March 2016:

Indicates the current champions
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily
<1 Indicates that the combined total is less than one day.
Rank Wrestler # of reigns Combined days
1. J.J. Perez 2 686
2. Will Cuevas 2 557
3. Donovan Morgan 2 496
4. Rik Luxury 5 446
5. Timothy Thatcher 1 378
6. Michael Modest 1 308
7. Dave Dutra 2 287
8. Jeckles the Jester 2 275
9. Mr. Prime Time 2 252
10. Puma 1 217
11. B-Boy 1 210
12. Vinnie Massaro 1 203
13. Matt Carlos 1 202
14. Will Rood 2 184
15. Virgil Flynn 1 176
16. Boyce LeGrande 1 172
17. James Choi 1 175
18. Colt Cabana 1 168
19. Drake Younger 1 145
20. Dana Lee 1 136
21. Derek Sanders 1 128
22. Christopher Daniels 1 105
Larry Blackwell
24. Super Dragon 2 94
25. Chris Hero 1 92
26. Psicosis 1 91
27. Adam Thornstowe 1 63
Mr. Wrestling #4
Perry Von Vicious
30. Brian Cage 1 60
31. Jardi Frantz 1 56
32. Bryan Danielson 1 54
33. Kryptonite 1 35
34. Karl Fredericks† 1 79+
35. Billy Blade 1 6
36. Tito Aquino 1 <1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "APW Worldwide Internet Championship". CageMatch. Retrieved April 26, 2017. 
  2. ^ "The decision is in!". allprowrestling.com. Retrieved 2009-10-30. 

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