HWA Cruiserweight Championship

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HWA Crusierweight Championship
Details
Promotion Heartland Wrestling Association
Date established August 22, 1997
Date retired January 6, 2004 and June 10, 2009

The HWA Cruiserweight Championship was a title contested in the Heartland Wrestling Association. It was introduced on August 22, 1997 when Tarek The Great became the first champion. On January 6, 2004 it was retired and renamed to the HWA Television Championship. The title was re-activated on August 30, 2008 and Aaron Williams became the first champion since the re-activation.[1] But on June 10, 2009 it was retired a second time and was again renamed, this time to the HWA American Luchadore Championship. Williams remained the champion as a result.

Title history[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Tarik The Great 1 August 22, 1997 Harveysburg, OH Tarek defeated El Piranha (Shark Boy) in the finals of a tournament to crown the first champion.
Bobby Kane 1 February 27, 1999 Hamilton, OH Kane defeated Tarek and Shark Boy in a 3-way match for the title.
Shark Boy 1 May 26, 1999 Fort Mitchell, KY
Title Vacated July 28, 1999 Shark Boy vacates the title after signing with WCW.
Todd Morton 1 August 25, 1999 Fort Mitchell, KY Morton defeated Rory Fox in the finals of a tournament for the vacant title.
Title Vacated February 19, 2000 Hamilton, OH Morton vacates the title after no-showing the event.
Shark Boy 2 February 19, 2000 Hamilton, OH Shark Boy defeated Matt Stryker, who won a battle royal earlier in the night, for the vacant title.
Rory Fox 1 October 7, 2000 Blanchester, OH Fox wins the title in a Ladder Match.
Shark Boy 3 November 4, 2000 Blanchester, OH Shark Boy pinned Fox in a tag team match where the title would change hands if Fox was pinned. Shark Boy was partnered with Race Steele while Fox was with Chip Fairway.
Title Vacated March 6, 2001 Shark Boy vacates the title after winning the HWA Heavyweight Championship on February 27.
Matt Stryker 1 March 16, 2001 Rising Sun, IN Defeated Pepper Parks to win the vacant championship.
Pepper Parks 1 June 26, 2001 Cincinnati, OH
Matt Stryker 1 August 9, 2001 Cincinnati, OH Stryker defeated Pepper Parks, Shark Boy and Chad Collyer in a 4-way match for the title.
Jamie Knoble 1 September 2, 2001 Jeffersonville, IN
Shannon Moore 1 January 9, 2002 Dayton, OH
Chad Collyer 1 February 13, 2002 Dayton, OH Collyer defeated Moore and Matt Stryker in a 3-way match for the title.
Shannon Moore 2 March 24, 2002 Jeffersonville, IN
B.J. Whitmer 1 May 8, 2002 Dayton, OH Whitmer defeated Moore, Jamie Knoble and Matt Stryker in a 4-way elimination match for the title.
Rory Fox 2 October 8, 2002 Cincinnati, OH
The Hussla 1 November 13, 2002 Englewood, OH
Rory Fox 3 February 1, 2003 Batavia, OH
J.T. Stahr 1 May 23, 2003 Dayton, OH Stahr and Dalton become co-champions in a 4-way match when both competitors pinned Fox at the same time.
Rory Fox 4 May 25, 2003 Cincinnati, OH Fox pinned both Stahr & Dalton in a handicap elimination match.
Quinten Lee 1 September 6, 2003 Batavia, OH
Rory Fox 5 October 28, 2003 Cincinnati, OH Fox defeated El Temor, who was actually Quinten Lee under a mask.
Quinten Lee 2 October 28, 2003 Cincinnati, OH
Title retired January 6, 2004 The title is renamed the HWA Television Championship on January 6, 2004.
Title Re-activated August 30, 2008
Aaron Williams 1 August 30, 2008 Cincinnati, OH Won a Five Man Elimination Match which included Dave Crist, Johnny Gargano, The Solution, and Dustin Rayz.
Tim Donst 1 March 20, 2009 Middletown, OH Won a six man winner take all match.
Aaron Williams 2 May 20, 2009 Middletown, OH Won a Four Man Elimination Match which included Andre Hart, V-Rad, and Mr. Jacko. Tim Donst was stripped after not defending it within 30 days earlier in the night.
Title retired June 10, 2009 Middletown, OH HWA President Tim Tatum changes the Crusierweight Championship to the HWA American Luchacore Championship.

List of individual reigns[edit]

Wrestler Days Held Date Won Date Lost
Tarik The Great 555 August 27, 1997 February 27, 1999
Shark Boy 232 February 19, 2000 October 7, 2000
Aaron Williams 203 August 30, 2008 March 20, 2009
Todd Morton 179 August 25, 1999 February 19, 2000
B.J. Whitmer 154 May 8, 2002 October 8, 2002
Jamie Noble 130 September 2, 2001 January 9, 2002
Shark Boy 123 November 4, 2000 March 6, 2001
Rory Fox 112 February 1, 2003 May 23, 2003
Rory Fox 105 May 25, 2003 September 6, 2003
Matt Stryker 103 March 16, 2001 June 26, 2001
Bobby Kane 89 February 27, 1999 May 26, 1999
The Hussla 81 November 13, 2002 February 1, 2003
Quinten Lee 71 October 28, 2003 January 6, 2004
Shark Boy 64 May 26, 1999 July 28, 1999
Quinten Lee 53 September 6, 2003 October 28, 2003
Tim Donst 52 March 20, 2009 May 20, 2009
Shannon Moore 46 March 24, 2002 May 8, 2002
Pepper Parks 45 June 26, 2001 August 9, 2001
Chad Collyer 40 February 13, 2002 March 24, 2002
Rory Fox 37 October 8, 2002 November 13, 2002
Shannon Moore 36 January 9, 2002 February 13, 2002
Rory Fox 29 October 7, 2000 November 4, 2000
Matt Stryker 25 August 9, 2001 September 2, 2001
Aaron Williams 12 May 20, 2009 June 10, 2009
J.T. Sthar 2 May 23, 2003 May 25, 2003
Rory Fox <1 October 28, 2003 October 28, 2003

List of combined reigns[edit]

Rank Wrestler # Of Reigns Combined Days
1. Tarik The Great 1 555
2. Shark Boy 2 419
3. Rory Fox 5 283
4. Aaron Williams 2 215
5. Todd Morton 1 179
6. B.J. Whitmer 1 154
7. Jamie Noble 1 130
8. Matt Stryker 2 128
9. Quinten Lee 2 124
10. Bobby Kane 1 89
11. Shannon Moore 2 82
12. The Hussla 1 81
13. Tim Donst 1 52
14. Pepper Parks 1 45
15. Chad Collyer 1 40
16. J.T. Sthar 1 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ."Cruiserweight Title History". HWAOnline.com. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 

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