FMW Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship

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FMW World Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship
Details
Brand Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling
Date established January 7, 1990[1]
Date retired August 25, 1999[2]
Other name(s)
WWA Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship[1]
WWA World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship[3]

The FMW World Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship was a premiere championship in the wrestling promotion Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling, or FMW.

Title History[edit]

WWA Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship (1990-1991)[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Beast the Barbarian 1 January 7, 1990 Recognized as first champion.[1]
Atsushi Onita 1 January 17, 1990 Tokyo Title replaced by the WWA World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship.[1]

WWA World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship (1991-1993)[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Grigory Verichev 1 February 27, 1991 Tokyo Defeated Atsushi Onita to become the first WWA World Martial Arts Heavyweight Champion.[3]
Atsushi Onita 2 May 29, 1991 Tokyo [3]
Big Titan 1 January 15, 1992 Kobe, Hyogo [3]
Tarzan Goto 1 January 30, 1992 Osaka [3]
Leon Spinks 1 March 25, 1992 Tokyo [3]
Atsushi Onita 3 May 24, 1992 Tokyo [3]
The Sheik 1 June 25, 1992 Sapporo, Hokkaido Vacated due to injury[3]
Tiger Jeet Singh 1 August 1992 Sapporo, Hokkaido Rewarded by The Sheik[3]
Atsushi Onita 4 September 19, 1992 Yokohama, Kanagawa Title replaced by the FMW World Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship.[3]

FMW World Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship (1993-1999)[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Atsushi Onita 5 August 22, 1993 Osaka Defeated Mr. Pogo to become the first FMW World Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Champion[2]
Mr. Pogo 1 January 6, 1994 Tokyo [2]
Atsushi Onita 6 September 7, 1994 Sapporo, Hokkaido [2]
Mr. Pogo 2 January 21, 1995 Sendai, Miyagi [2]
Atsushi Onita 7 May 4, 1995 Nagoya, Aichi Vacated title on May 5, 1995 due to retirement.[2]
Hayabusa 1 June 27, 1995 Tokyo Defeated Hisakatsu Oya, and then vacated immediately due to injury.[2]
The Gladiator 1 September 26, 1995 Tokyo Defeated Hayabusa in the finals of an 8 Man Round Robin Tournament and later vacated due to injury.[2]
Super Leather 1 February 23, 1996 Tokyo Defeated Hisakatsu Oya[2]
The Gladiator 2 May 27, 1996 Fukuoka, Fukuoka Title is unified with FMW Independent World Heavyweight Championship after defeating W*ING Kanemura on December 11, 1996.[2]
Masato Tanaka 1 September 28, 1997 Kawasaki, Kanagawa [2]
Mr. Gannosuke 1 January 6, 1998 Tokyo [2]
Hayabusa 2 April 30, 1998 Yokohama, Kanagawa [2]
Kodo Fuyuki 1 November 20, 1998 Yokohama, Kanagawa Vacated on May 18, 1999 due to injury[2]
Yukihiro Kanemura 1 May 18, 1999 Tokyo Rewarded by FMW Commissioner Kodo Fuyuki[2]
Hayabusa 3 August 23, 1999 Tokyo FMW World Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship is retired on August 25, 1999; replaced with WEW Heavyweight Championship.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). "Japan: WWA Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). "Japan: FMW Brass Knuckles Title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). "Japan: WWA Martial Arts Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 

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