Canadian International Heavyweight Championship

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Canadian International Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionLutte Internationale
Date establishedMarch 29, 1976
Date retired1987

The Canadian International Heavyweight Championship was the top singles title in the Montreal-based wrestling promotion Lutte Internationale (International Wrestling). It was a continuation of the Montreal Athletic Commission's old International Heavyweight Championship, which became inactive after the Commission's promotion, the International Wrestling Association, closed in 1975. The title lasted from 1976 until Lutte Internationale closed in 1987.

Title history[edit]

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
 1  Serge Dumont  March 29, 1976  IW show Montreal, QC 1  127  Defeated Johnny Rougeau  
 2  Billy Two Rivers  August 3, 1976  IW show Montreal, QC 1  N/A     
 3  Serge Dumont  1976  IW show N/A 2  N/A     
 4  Johnny Rougeau  September 1976  IW show N/A 1  N/A     
N/A
 6  Edouard Carpentier  N/A  IW show N/A 1  N/A  Unknown who Carpentier defeated for the title  
 7  Java Ruuk  February 11, 1980  IW show Montreal, QC 1  N/A     
 8  Edouard Carpentier  1980  IW show N/A 2  N/A     
 9  Pierre Lefebvre  August 1980  IW show N/A 1  N/A     
N/A
 10  Dino Bravo  1980  IW show N/A 1  N/A  Unknown who Carpentier defeated for the title  
 11  Michel Dubois  1981  IW show N/A 1  N/A     
 12  Dino Bravo  June 20, 1981  IW show Ottawa, ON 2  N/A     
 13  Sailor White  1982  IW show N/A 1  N/A     
 14  Dino Bravo  1982  IW show N/A 3  N/A     
 1982  
 15  Billy Robinson  August 16, 1982  IW show Montreal, QC 1  147  Defeated Rick Martel in tournament final  
 16  The Destroyer  January 10, 1983  IW show Montreal, QC 1  N/A     
 17  Billy Robinson  February 1983  IW show Quebec City, QC 2  N/A     
 18  Dino Bravo  March 7, 1983  IW show Montreal, QC 4  N/A    [1]
 19  Rick Martel  1983  IW show N/A 1  N/A     
 20  Dino Bravo  September 21, 1983  IW show Montreal, QC 5  384     
 21    October 9, 1984  IW show Hull, QC 1  125     
 22  Dino Bravo  February 11, 1985  IW show Montreal, QC 6  N/A  Special referee—Verne Gagne [2]
 1985
 23  Dino Bravo  May 28, 1985  IW show Montreal, QC 7  398  Defeated King Tonga; recognized by the WWF during their takeover of the Montreal office between August 18, 1985 and January 22, 1986 [3]
 24  The Great Samu  June 30, 1986  IW show Montreal, QC 1  126     
 25  David Schultz  November 3, 1986  IW show Montreal, QC 1  77     
 26  Hercules Ayala  January 19, 1987  IW show Montreal, QC 1  27    [4]
 27  Abdullah the Butcher  February 15, 1987  IW show Montreal, QC 1  N/A    [5]
Deactivated  1987 N/A  Promotion Closed  

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoops, Brian (March 7, 2020). "Daily Pro Wrestling history (03/07): Bruno Sammartino vs. Giant Baba". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved March 8, 2020.
  2. ^ Hoops, Brian (February 11, 2017). "On this day in pro wrestling history (Feb 11): AJ Styles wins the IWGP TItle". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
  3. ^ F4W Staff (May 28, 2015). "On this day in pro wrestling history (May 28): Hulk Hogan vs. Nick Bockwinkel, Bruno vs. Superstar Graham double DQ". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  4. ^ Hoops, Brian (January 19, 2019). "Pro wrestling history (01/19): Ric Flair wins WWF title in 1992 Royal Rumble". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  5. ^ Hoops, Brian (February 15, 2017). "On this day in pro wrestling history (Feb 15): Eddie Guerrero wins the WWE Championship". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 15, 2017.

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