IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Championship

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IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Championship
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Details
Promotion Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South
Date established January 6, 1996
Current champion(s) Devon Moore
Date won September 1, 2012
Other name(s)
IWA Mid-South Lightweight Championship

The IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Championship is one of the major titles in the Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South. The title debuted as the Lightweight Title in 1996, evolving to the current weight class in 1998.

Title history[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Place: Notes:
American Kickboxer 1 January 6, 1996 New Albany, Indiana Defeated El Perro to become the first Lightweight champion.
El Perro (Tarek The Great) 1 October 17, 1996 Louisville, Kentucky
American Kickboxer 2 October 31, 1996 Louisville, Kentucky Won a mask vs. mask match against Perro, who unmasked as Tarek the Great.
Tarek the Great 2 1996 Louisville, Kentucky
Wild Child 1 November 28, 1996 Louisville, Kentucky
Tarek the Great 3 December 5, 1996 Louisville, Kentucky
American Kickboxer 3 Date Unknown Louisville, Kentucky
Tarek the Great 4 February 20, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
American Kickboxer 4 February 27, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
Tarek the Great 5 March 5, 1997 Campbellsville, Kentucky
American Kickboxer 5 March 6, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
Tarek the Great 6 March 12, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
American Kickboxer 6 March 13, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Stripped on March 27, 1997.
Danny Dee 1 March 27, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Defeated Tarek the Great; stripped on 97/04/10.
Wild Child 2 April 10, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Wins a 4-way match.
Bull Pain 1 April 10, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Stripped on May 15, 1997 when Pain exceeded the weight limit.
American Kickboxer 7 May 15, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Defeated J.C. Ice.
Tarek the Great 7 June 5, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
Tyrin 1 June 12, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
J.C. Ice 1 June 26, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
Tyrin 2 July 3, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
American Kickboxer 8 July 19, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky
Tarek the Great 8 August 1, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Stripped on 97/09/04.
Reckless Youth 1 September 4, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Defeated The American Kickboxer; stripped on November 8, 1997.
American Kickboxer 9 November 8, 1997 Lexington, Kentucky Won a 3-way match.
Twiggy Ramirez 1 November 27, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Stripped on March 26, 1998.
Tarek the Great 9 March 26, 1998 Louisville, Kentucky Defeated The American Kickboxer and The Suicide Kid in a 3-way match; stripped on April 2, 1998.
The Suicide Kid 1 April 2, 1998 Louisville, Kentucky Defeated The American Kickboxer.
Tarek the Great 10 April 3, 1998 Scottsburg, Indiana
Tyrin 3 April 30, 1998 Louisville, Kentucky
Harry Palmer 1 April 30, 1998 Louisville, Kentucky
Mike Sensation 1 June 11, 1998 Louisville, Kentucky
Became "Light Heavyweight Championship."
Cash Flo 1 June 25, 1998 Louisville, Kentucky
Adam Pearce 1 July 30, 1998 Louisville, Kentucky Stripped on January 7, 1999 due to non-defense.
BDL 1 January 7, 1999 Louisville, Kentucky Defeated Twiggy Ramirez and The Suicide Kid in a 3-way match.
Harry Palmer 1 February 2, 1999 Louisville, Kentucky
Suicide Kid 2 April 29, 1999 Salem, Indiana
J Prodigy (BDL) 2 Date Unknown Louisville, Kentucky
Harry Palmer 3 February 4, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Held up on February 16, 2000; no champion was crowned in a rematch on February 23, 2000.
Mike Sensation 2 [March 4, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana Awarded.
Hy-Zya 1 March 4, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
American Kickboxer 10 March 4, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Hy-Zya 2 April 1, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Vacant.
Suicide Kid 3 April 22, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana Defeated Prophet Daniel Quinn in a 3-man tournament final.
Paul E. Smooth 1 July 15, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Prophet Daniel Quinn 1 August 5, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Hy-Zya 3 August 30, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Richard X 1 September 23, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Hy-Zya 4 September 30, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Richard X 2 October 13, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Vacant.
Hy-Zya 5 December 16, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana Defeated Todd Morton.
Mark Wolf 1 December 20, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Paul E. Smooth 2 December 29, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Mark Wolf 2 December 30, 2000 Charlestown, Indiana
Paul E. Smooth 3 January 10, 2001 Charlestown, Indiana
Hy-Zya 6 April 7, 2001 Charlestown, Indiana
Mark Wolf 3 May 6, 2001 Charlestown, Indiana Defeated Hy-Zaya and Richard X in a 3-way match.
CM Punk 1 June 9, 2001 Charlestown, Indiana
Tarek the Great 11 July 14, 2001 Charlestown, Indiana
Mark Wolf 4 September 29, 2001 Charlestown, Indiana Defeated Tarek and Hy-Zya in a 3-way match.
Tarek the Great 12 October 6, 2001 Charlestown, Indiana
CM Punk 2 November 3, 2001 Charlestown, Indiana Stripped for no-defense.
Kurt Krueger 1 February 1, 2002 Charlestown, Indiana Defeated Cuefa in tournament final.
Ace Steel 1 February 8, 2002 Indianapolis, Indiana
Vic Capri 1 March 8, 2002 Charlestown, Indiana
Ace Steel 2 May 3, 2002 Clarksville, Indiana Stripped in June 2002 for not defending it within 30 days.
Vacant.
Kurt Krueger 2 August 3, 2002 Clarksville, Indiana Defeated Tarek the Great in an 8-man tournament final.
Nate Webb 1 October 5, 2002 Clarksville, Indiana
Danny Daniels 1 November 16, 2002 Clarksville, Indiana
Shark Boy 1 December 28, 2002 Clarksville, Indiana
Nate Webb 2 March 11, 2003 Clarksville, Indiana
J. C. Bailey 1 March 29, 2003 Clarksville, Indiana
Michael Todd Stratton (Todd Morton) 1 May 24, 2003 Clarksville, Indiana
J.C. Bailey 2 May 31, 2003 Clarksville, Indiana
Sonjay Dutt 1 August 9, 2003 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
J.C. Bailey 3 November 21, 2003 Highland, Indiana Defeated Sonjay Dutt and Nate Webb in 3-way match.
Matt Sydal 1 January 17, 2004 Highland, Indiana
Delirious 1 June 26, 2004 Oolitic, Indiana
Held up on August 21, 2004 in Highland, Indiana when a match against Jimmy Jacobs ended with a double pin.
Jimmy Jacobs 1 September 17, 2004 Highland, Indiana Defeated Delirious in a ladder match
Delirious 2 December 12, 2004 Highland, Indiana
Josh Abercrombie 1 June 11, 2005 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tyler Black 1 October 15, 2005 Midlothian, Illinois Defeated Abercrombie in a best of 7 series.
Josh Abercrombie 2 January 21, 2006 Midlothian, Illinois
Brandon Thomaselli 1 April 14, 2007 Shelbyville, Indiana
Chuck Taylor 1 August 31, 2007 Midlothian, Illinois
Mike Quackenbush 1 September 1, 2007 Pelham, Alabama
Chuck Taylor 2 December 7, 2007 Plainfield, Illinois Defeated Quackenbush in a match also involving Chris Hero and Eddie Kingston.
Jason Hades 1 April 12, 2008 Joliet, Illinois
Dingo 1 n\a Joliet, Illinois
Quick Carter Gray 1 January 17, 2009 Joliet, Illinois
Jimmy Jacobs 2 March 7, 2009 Joliet, Illinois
Jason Hades 2 June 5, 2009 Joliet, Illinois
Ryan Phoenix 1 February 19, 2010 Bellevue, Illinois
Jaysin Strife 1 June 26, 2010 Bellevue, Illinois This was a No DQ match. Matt Cage, Hunter Matthews and Markus Crane beat down Phoenix en route to Strife gaining the victory.
Title retired on March 28, 2011, when IWA Mid-South ceases its operations.[1]
BJ Whitmer 1 September 16, 2011 Bellevue, Illinois Defeated Bucky Collins for the vacant title when Jaysin Strife could not appear to defend it when IWA-MS reopened under new ownership.
Bucky Collins 1 October 14, 2011 Bellevue, Illinois
Oliver Cain 1 March 2, 2012 Bellevue, Illinois Triple threat with Bucky Collins and CZW World Champ Scotty Vortex, whose title was also on the line where the belt changed hands if the title-holder was pinned.
Bucky Collins 2 June 16, 2012 Bellevue, Illinois 2/3 Fall Match won 2-1 over Cain
Devon Moore 1 September 1, 2012 Bellevue, Illinois Won in a Chicago Street Fight

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gerweck, Steve (2011-03-30). "Indy group closes down in midst of real life drama". WrestleView. Retrieved 2011-03-30. 

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