EWF Heavyweight Championship

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The EWF Heavyweight Championship is the top professional wrestling title in the Southern California-based Empire Wrestling Federation independent promotion. It was established in 1996, with Bobby Bradley as the first champion, who defeated Zuma to win it. There have been a total of 33 recognized champions who have had a combined 45 official reigns.[1][2]

Title history[edit]

As of July 24, 2017.

# Wrestler: Reigns: Date: Days held: Location: Event: Notes:
1
Bobby Bradley
1
Jun 16, 1996 140 San Bernardino, CA Defeated Zuma to become the first champion.[1][2]
2
The Irish Assassin
1
Nov 3, 1996 245 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
3
Tim Patterson
1
Jul 6, 1997 56 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
4
Bulldog Sampson
1
Aug 31, 1997 28 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
5
Christopher Daniels
1
Sep 28, 1997 41 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
6
Suicide Kid
1
Nov 8, 1997 175 Hemet, CA [1][2]
7
Bobby Bradley
2
May 2, 1998 92 Bloomington, CA [1][2]
8
John Black
1
Aug 2, 1998 105 Rialto, CA [1][2]
9
Rico Costantino
1
Nov 15, 1998 245 San Jacinto, CA [1][2]
-
Vacated
-
Jul 18, 1999 0 San Bernardino, CA The title was vacated after Constantino signed a developmental contract with the World Wrestling Federation.[1]
10
Frankie Kazarian
1
Jul 18, 1999 250 San Bernardino, CA Defeated John Black.[1][2]
11
Keiji Sakoda
1
Mar 24, 2000 51 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
-
Vacated
-
May 14, 2000 0 Corona, CA The title was vacated after Sakoda left the promotion.[1][2]
12
Bobby Bradley
3
May 14, 2000 126 Corona, CA Won a battle royal,[1] last eliminating Mando Guerrero.[2]
13
Eddie Williams
1
Sep 17, 2000 56 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
14
Brian Owen
1
Nov 12, 2000 194 Riverside, CA [1][2]
15
Krazy K.C.
1
May 25, 2001 141 Lytle Creek, CA [1][2]
16
TOOL
1
Oct 13, 2001 154 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
17
Krazy K.C.
2
Mar 16, 2002 71 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
18
John Black
2
May 26, 2002 145 San Bernardino, CA [1][2]
19
Steve Masters
1
Oct 18, 2002 343 Covina, CA [1][2]
20
Bo Cooper
1
Sep 26, 2003 77 Covina, CA [1][2]
-
Vacated
-
Dec 12, 2003 0 Covina, CA Cooper was stripped of the title after no-showing two consecutive scheduled defenses.[1][2]
21
Vizzion
1
Dec 12, 2003 133 Covina, CA Won a battle royal.[1][2]
22
Kayam
1
Apr 23, 2004 14 Covina, CA [1][2]
23
Vizzion
2
May 7, 2004 156 La Puente, CA [1][2]
-
Vacated
-
Oct 10, 2004 0 Covina, CA The title was held up after a match between Vizzion and Black Pearl ended in a double pin.[1][2]
24
Vizzion
3
Oct 22, 2004 0 Covina, CA Defeated Black Pearl.[1][2]
25
Ricky Reyes
1
Oct 22, 2004 113 Covina, CA [1][2]
26
Jason King
1
Feb 12, 2005 223 Covina, CA A New Era Begins [1][2]
27
Bino Gambino
1
Sep 23, 2005 142 Covina, CA California Chaos Tour: Night Two [1][2][3]
28
Aaron Aguilera
1
Feb 12, 2006 28 Covina, CA Total Annihilation [1][2][4]
-
Vacated
-
Mar 12, 2006 0 Covina, CA Old School Justice Aguilera was stripped of the title by EWF Commissioner Mando Guerrero due to no-showing a defense.[1][2][5]
29
Chavo Guerrero, Sr.
1
Mar 12, 2006 7 Covina, CA Old School Justice He defeated Bino Gambino and Syrus to win the vacant title.[1][2][5]
30
Syrus
1
Mar 19, 2006 68 El Monte, CA Fallout: Night One [1][2][6]
31
Bino Gambino
2
May 26, 2006 224 San Bernardino, CA Pro Wrestling Legends [1][2][7]
32
Joey Harder
1
Jan 5, 2007 168 Covina, CA Series Finale [1][2][8]
33
Dan Kobrick
1
Jun 22, 2007 154 Covina, CA Knockdown Dragout [1][2][9]
34
Bino Gambino
3
Nov 23, 2007 51 Covina, CA Thanksgiving Throwdown II [1][2][10]
35
Brandon Gatson
1
Jan 13, 2008 110 San Bernardino, CA Return to the Hudson [1][2][11]
36
Scorpio Sky
1
May 2, 2008 112 Covina, CA 12th Anniversary Extravaganza: Nothing Personal This was a Two out of three falls match.[1][2][12]
-
Vacated
-
Aug 22, 2008 0 Covina, CA Red Hot Summer The title was vacated due to Scorpio Sky being injured.[1][2][13]
37
Brandon Gatson
2
Aug 22, 2008 50 Covina, CA Red Hot Summer Defeated Mikey Nicholls, Joey Ryan and Sonny Samson in a four-way elimination match.[1][2][13]
38
Black Metal
1
Oct 11, 2008 139 San Bernardino, CA Vendetta II [1][2][14]
39
Brandon Gatson
3
Feb 27, 2009 245 San Bernardino, CA Total Annihilation 4 [1][2][15]
40
Ryan Taylor
1
Oct 30, 2009 567 Covina, CA Vendetta III: Halloween Madness [1][2][16]
41
Johnny Starr
1
May 20, 2011 84 Covina, CA 15th Anniversary Show Mikey Henderson served as the special guest referee.
42
Ryan Taylor
2
August 12, 2011 21 Covina, CA Sweet Revenge Shaun Ricker served as the special guest referee.
43
Shaun Ricker
1
September 2, 2011 21 Covina, CA
44
Johnny Starr
2
September 23, 2011 252 Covina, CA Last Man Standing
-
Vacated
-
June 1, 2012 0 Covina, CA Starr vacates the title to recover from injuries.
45
Joey Ryan
1
July 6, 2012 154 Covina, CA Defeated Brandon Gatson and Mike Maze in a three-way match to win the vacant title.
46
Brandon Gatson
4
December 7, 2012 147
47
Marty Ellias
1
May 3, 2013 0 Covina, CA EWF 17th Anniversary Extravaganza - Tag 1
-
Vacated
-
May 3, 2013 0 Covina, CA EWF 17th Anniversary Extravaganza - Tag 1 Due to Ellias try to give the title to Brute Barreto, but Johnn Starr vacated the title.
48
Mike Maze
1
May 3, 2013 22 Covina, CA EWF 17th Anniversary Extravaganza - Tag 1 Maze won a 44 man Great Goliath Rumble
49
Raccid Najjar
1
May 25, 2013 1 Covina, CA
50
Mike Maze
2
May 26, 2013 159 Covina, CA
51
Tommy Wilson
1
November 1, 2013 182 Covina, CA
52
Mike Maze
3
May 2, 2014 56 Covina, CA
53
Rock Riddle
1
June 27, 2014 0 Covina, CA
54
Mike Maze
4
June 27, 2014 50 Covina, CA
55
Juan Roman
1
August 16, 2014 111 San Bernardino, CA
56
Mike Maze
5
December 5, 2014 245 Covina, Ca
57
Gary Yap's Man In Black
1
August 7, 2015 717 Covina, Ca
58
Uptown Andy Brown
5
May 12, 2016 438 Covina, Ca

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at "E.W.F. Heavyweight Title". Puroresu Dojo. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  3. ^ "EWF California Chaos Tour: Night Two results". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on October 15, 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  4. ^ "EWF Total Annihilation results". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on October 11, 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  5. ^ a b "EWF Old School Justice results". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on October 11, 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  6. ^ "EWF Fallout: Night One results". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on October 7, 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  7. ^ "EWF Pro Wrestling Legends results". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on October 7, 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  8. ^ "EWF Series Finale results". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on 17 June 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  9. ^ "EWF Knockdown Dragout results". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on 17 June 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  10. ^ "EWF Thanksgiving Throwdown results". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on 17 June 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  11. ^ "EWF Return to the Hudson". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on 17 June 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  12. ^ "EWF 12th Anniversary Extravaganza: Nothing Personal". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on 17 June 2008. Retrieved 24 August 2008. 
  13. ^ a b "EWF Red Hot Summer". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on July 6, 2009. Retrieved 24 August 2008. 
  14. ^ "EWF Vendetta II". Empire Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on July 8, 2009. Retrieved 17 May 2009. 
  15. ^ "EWF Total Annihilation 4". Empire Wrestling Federation. Retrieved 17 May 2009. [dead link]
  16. ^ "EWF Vendetta III: Halloween Madness". Empire Wrestling Federation. Retrieved 2 November 2009. [dead link]