IWA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship

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IWA Intercontinental Championship
Chris Angel Rey Invicto.jpg
The IWA Intercontinental Championship (right) being held by former champion Chris Angel.
Details
Date established February 23, 2002
Date retired 2012
Promotion International Wrestling Association

The IWA Intercontinental Championship is a secondary professional wrestling title defended in the Puerto Rican International Wrestling Association.

The title has been in use since 2002, when Super Crazy became the first champion, defeating Eddie Guerrero at the very first Ring of Honor event, The Era of Honor Begins, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The championship was modified in 2009 and now the belt has a red color.

Title history[edit]

indicates reigns and title changes not recognized by IWA.
Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Super Crazy 1 February 23, 2002 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Defeated Eddie Guerrero at Ring of Honor's debut show to become the first champion.
El Lobo 1 April 6, 2002 Carolina, Puerto Rico
Super Crazy 2 April 13, 2002 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Won the title by forfeit due to Lobo being injured.
Anarchy 1 April 20, 2002 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Chicano 1 May 18, 2002 Caguas, Puerto Rico
El Lobo 2 August 24, 2002 Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Title stripped on 2002-10-05 due to injury.
Justin Sane 1 October 5, 2002 Yauco, Puerto Rico Defeated Diabolico.
Eric Alexander 1 November 2, 2002 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Abyss 1 December 14, 2002 Carolina, Puerto Rico
Glamour Boy Shane 1 December 15, 2002 San Germán, Puerto Rico
Nord 1 April 8, 2003 Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Chicano 2 April 19, 2003 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Ricky Banderas 1 July 26, 2003 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
David Flair 1 November 28, 2003 Manatí, Puerto Rico Defeated Ray Gonzalez.
Ray Gonzalez 1 November 30, 2003 Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Glamour Boy Shane 2 April 24, 2004 Cayey, Puerto Rico
Bison 1 November 20, 2004 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Slash Venom 1 February 12, 2005 Caguas, Puerto Rico This was a Steel Cage match.
Ricky Banderas 2 March 27, 2005 Guayanilla, Puerto Rico Defeated Kasey James.
Jean-Pierre Lafitte 1 April 16, 2005 Caguas, Puerto Rico
Ricky Banderas 3 July 18, 2005 Carolina, Puerto Rico
Hannibal 1 September 29, 2005 Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Noriega 1 October 9, 2005 Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Mr. Big 1 January 6, 2005 Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Chicano 3 January 28, 2005 Levittown, Puerto Rico
Ray Gonzalez 2 March 11, 2006 Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Title stripped on 2006-06-17.
Magnificent Chris 1 July 15, 2006 Toa Baja, Puerto Rico Won a battle royal, last eliminating Joe Bravo.
Chicano 4 October 14, 2006 Caguas, Puerto Rico
Mr. Big 2 January 5, 2007 Isabela, Puerto Rico
Lightning 1 January 20, 2007 Levittown, Puerto Rico
El Diamante 1 April 15, 2007 Isabela, Puerto Rico
Jeff Jeffrey 1 May 19, 2007 Carolina, Puerto Rico
Title stripped on July 28, 2007 when Jeffrey jumped to the World Wrestling Council.
Vito 1 August 18, 2007 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Defeated El Bacano.
Richard Rondon 1 January 6, 2008 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Vito vacated the title and a royal rumble was organized
Romeo 1 March 16, 2008 Caguas, Puerto Rico
Richard Rondon 2 May 17, 2008 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Vacant July 12, 2008 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Romeo 2 July 19, 2008 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Defeated Mr. Big.[1]
Mr.Big 3 July 27, 2008 Levittown, Puerto Rico [2]
Richard Rondon 3 August 23, 2008 Levittown, Puerto Rico [3]
Joe Bravo 1 October 4, 2008 Isabela, Puerto Rico
Super Crazy 3 February 14, 2009 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Rick Stanley 1 May 16, 2009 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Diabolico 1 July 17, 2009 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Joe Bravo 2 October 10, 2009 Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Dennis Rivera 1 October 28, 2009 Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico
Joe Bravo 3 January 16, 2010 Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico
Noel Rodriguez 1 April 17, 2010 Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Gilbert 1 July 26, 2010 Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Diabolico 2 August 7, 2010 Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
Chris Angel 1 December 6, 2010 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Defeated Savio Vega in his in-ring debut to win the vacant title.[4]
El Ilegal 5 October 28, 2011 Toa Alta, Puerto Rico Formerly known as Chicano.
Zcion 1 February 11, 2012 Toa Alta, Puerto Rico Won 4 way match against El Ilegal, Jay-Cobs and Enigma.
Deactivated When IWA closed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luis Santiago (2008-07-20). "Se determina un Nuevo Campeon Intercontinental" (in Spanish). International Wrestling Association. Archived from the original on 2008-07-23. Retrieved 2008-07-24. 
  2. ^ Luis Santiago (2008-07-28). "Se corona un Nuevo Campeon Intercontinental Peso Completo" (in Spanish). International Wrestling Association. Archived from the original on 2008-08-04. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  3. ^ Luis Santiago (2008-08-24). "Se completa la venganza y hay un nuevo Campeon" (in Spanish). International Wrestling Association. Archived from the original on August 31, 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 
  4. ^ "Resultados Christmas in PR" (in Spanish). International Wrestling Association. 2010-12-06. Retrieved 2010-01-03.