Japanese Heavyweight Championship

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The Japanese Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling championship defended in the Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance. The championship belt was later used by WAR for their J-1 Heavyweight Championship, held by Genichiro Tenryu.

Title history[edit]

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Rikidōzan 1 December 22, 1954 Tokyo, Japan Defeats Masahiko Kimura.
Title retired August 27, 1958 Championship vacated when Rikidozan wins the NWA International Heavyweight Championship.

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