KO-D Openweight Championship

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KO-D Openweight Championship
KO-D王者竹下幸之介.jpg
Konosuke Takeshita with the title belt in May 2016
Details
PromotionDDT Pro-Wrestling
Date establishedApril 19, 2000
Current champion(s)Tetsuya Endo
Date wonJune 7, 2020


The DDT KO-D (King of DDT) Openweight Championship (KO-D無差別級王座, KO-D musabetsu-kyū ōza) is a professional wrestling openweight championship and the top singles accomplishment in the Japanese promotion DDT Pro-Wrestling. The title was established in 2000.[1]

Title history[edit]

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
Defenses Number of successful defenses
Championship change is unrecognized by the promotion
<1 Reign lasted less than a day
+ Current reign is changing daily
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days Defenses
1 Masao Orihara April 19, 2000 Live event Tokyo, Japan 1 98 0 Defeated Sanshiro Takagi to become the first champion.
2 Koichiro Kimura July 26, 2000 Live event Tokyo, Japan 1 77 1
3 Poison Sawada Julie October 11, 2000 Live event Tokyo, Japan 1 64 1
4 Sanshiro Takagi December 14, 2000 Never Mind 2000 Tokyo, Japan 1 104 2 Defeated Poison Sawada Julie, Tomohiko Hashimoto and Super Uchuu Power in a four-way match.
5 Exciting Yoshida March 28, 2001 Judgement 5 Tokyo, Japan 1 93 2
6 Nosawa June 29, 2001 No Reason, No Future Tokyo, Japan 1 146 0 Defeated Exciting Yoshida and Super Uchuu Power in a three-way match.
Vacated November 22, 2001 Live event Tokyo, Japan Nosawa was stripped of the title on November 22, 2001, by the DDT Commissioner for "not being appropriate as a champion".
7 Super Uchuu Power November 30, 2001 My Love Tokyo, Japan 2 57 1 Koichiro Kimura under a mask. Defeated Poison Sawada Julie and Sanshiro Takagi in a three-way match.
8 Mikami January 26, 2002 Dark Horse Tokyo, Japan 1 11 1 Won a tag team match with Takashi Sasaki while Tag Team Champions, defeating Openweight Champion Super Uchuu Power and Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion Asian Cougar, with all titles on the line.
9 Super Uchuu Power February 6, 2002 Live event Tokyo, Japan 3 86 0
10 Sanshiro Takagi May 3, 2002 Turning Point Tokyo, Japan 2 28 0 This match was also for Takagi's Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship.
11 Kintaro Kanemura May 31, 2002 Max Bump 2002 Tokyo, Japan 1 99 1
12 Sanshiro Takagi September 7, 2002 The Ring Chiba, Japan 3 83 1
13 Gentaro November 29, 2002 God Bless DDT 2002 Tokyo, Japan 1 23 0
14 Mikami December 22, 2002 Never Mind 2002 Tokyo, Japan 2 207 2 Defeated Gentaro, Tomohiko Hashimoto and Sanshiro Takagi in a four-way match.
15 Takashi Sasaki July 17, 2003 Audience 2003 Tokyo, Japan 1 101 2
16 Shoichi Ichimiya October 26, 2003 Dead or Alive 2003 Tokyo, Japan 1 108 0 Defeated Takashi Sasaki in a Chain Death Match.
17 Poison Sawada Julie February 11, 2004 Future Port Tokyo, Japan 2 265 4 Defeated Ichimiya, Sanshiro Takagi, and Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion Danshoku Dino in a four-way match to win both titles.
18 Mikami November 2, 2004 Day Dream Believer 2004 Tokyo, Japan 3 89 1
19 Francesco Togo January 30, 2005 Into the Fight 2005 Tokyo, Japan 1 94 2
20 Sanshiro Takagi May 4, 2005 Max Bump 2005 Tokyo, Japan 4 172 1
21 Danshoku Dino October 23, 2005 Day Dream Believer 2005 Tokyo, Japan 1 161 1
22 Toru Owashi April 2, 2006 After Aprilfool 2006 Tokyo, Japan 1 271 2
23 Harashima December 29, 2006 Never Mind 2006 Tokyo, Japan 1 156 3
24 Koo June 3, 2007 King of DDT 2007 Tokyo, Japan 1 140 2
25 Harashima October 21, 2007 Day Dream Believer 2007 Tokyo, Japan 2 198 2
26 Dick Togo May 6, 2008 Max Bump 2008 Tokyo, Japan 2 145 2 Defeated Harashima, Seiya Morohashi, Sanshiro Takagi and Yoshiaki Yago in a five-way elimination match.
27 Sanshiro Takagi September 28, 2008 Who's Gonna Top? 2008 Tokyo, Japan 5 218 5 Defeated Dick Togo in a Steel Cage Death Match, this match was also a defense of the DDT Extreme Title.
28 Harashima May 4, 2009 Max Bump 2009 Tokyo, Japan 3 111 2
29 Kota Ibushi August 23, 2009 Ryōgoku Peter Pan Tokyo, Japan 1 98 2
30 Shuji Ishikawa November 29, 2009 DDT Special 2009 Tokyo, Japan 2 91 2 Shuji Ishikawa formerly known as Koo.
31 Daisuke Sekimoto February 28, 2010 Live event Tokyo, Japan 1 147 4
32 Harashima July 25, 2010 Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2010 Tokyo, Japan 4 112 2
33 Hikaru Sato November 14, 2010 Osaka Bay Blues Special Osaka, Japan 1 14 0
34 Dick Togo November 28, 2010 God Bless DDT 2010 Tokyo, Japan 3 28 0
Antonio Honda December 26, 2010 Never Mind 2010 Tokyo, Japan 35 0 Antonio Honda defeated Gentaro to become interim KO-D Openweight Champion.
35 Dick Togo January 30, 2011 Sweet Dreams! 2011 Tokyo, Japan 4 94 2 This was a championship unification match for Togo's KO-D Openweight Title and Honda's interim KO-D Openweight Title.
36 Shuji Ishikawa May 4, 2011 Max Bump 2011 Tokyo, Japan 3 81 2
37 Kudo July 24, 2011 Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2011 Tokyo, Japan 1 189 5
38 Danshoku Dino January 29, 2012 Sweet Dreams! 2012 Tokyo, Japan 2 63 2
39 Sanshiro Takagi April 1, 2012 Aprilfool 2012 Tokyo, Japan 6 <1 0
40 Masa Takanashi April 1, 2012 Aprilfool 2012 Tokyo, Japan 1 33 0 Takanashi cashed in his "Right to Challenge Anytime, Anywhere" contract.
41 Yuji Hino May 4, 2012 Max Bump 2012 Tokyo, Japan 1 51 1
42 Kota Ibushi June 24, 2012 What Are You Doing!? 2012 Tokyo, Japan 2 98 2
43 El Generico September 30, 2012 Who's Gonna Top? 2012 Tokyo, Japan 1 84 3
44 Kenny Omega December 23, 2012 Never Mind 2012 Tokyo, Japan 1 87 3
45 Shigehiro Irie March 20, 2013 Judgement 2013 Tokyo, Japan 1 151 8
46 Harashima August 18, 2013 Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2013 Tokyo, Japan 5 215 5
47 Kudo March 21, 2014 Judgement 2014 Tokyo, Japan 2 65 2
48 Harashima May 25, 2014 Yūjō, Doryoku, Shōri! in Nagoya 2014 Nagoya, Japan 6 266 7
49 Kota Ibushi February 15, 2015 Saitama Super DDT 2015 Saitama, Japan 3 73 1
50 Harashima April 29, 2015 Max Bump 2015 Tokyo, Japan 7 32 1
51 Kudo May 31, 2015 Audience 2015 Tokyo, Japan 3 28 0
52 Ken Ohka June 28, 2015 King of DDT 2015 Tokyo, Japan 1 <1 0 This was a three-way match, also involving Yasu Urano. Both Ohka and Urano cashed in their "Right to Challenge Anytime, Anywhere" contracts.
53 Kudo June 28, 2015 King of DDT 2015 Tokyo, Japan 4 56 0
54 Yukio Sakaguchi August 23, 2015 Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2015 Tokyo, Japan 1 97 2
55 Isami Kodaka November 28, 2015 Osaka Octopus 2015 Osaka, Japan 1 114 3
56 Harashima March 21, 2016 Judgement 2016: DDT 19th Anniversary Tokyo, Japan 8 34 2
57 Daisuke Sasaki April 24, 2016 Max Bump 2016 Tokyo, Japan 1 35 1 Sasaki cashed in his "Right to Challenge Anytime, Anywhere" contract.
58 Konosuke Takeshita May 29, 2016 Audience 2016 Tokyo, Japan 1 91 3
59 Shuji Ishikawa August 28, 2016 Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2016 Tokyo, Japan 4 98 2
60 Harashima December 4, 2016 Osaka Octopus 2016 Osaka, Japan 9 106 3
61 Konosuke Takeshita March 20, 2017 Judgement 2017: DDT 20th Anniversary Saitama, Japan 2 405 11
62 Shigehiro Irie April 29, 2018 Max Bump 2018 Tokyo, Japan 2 94 2
63 Sami Callihan August 1, 2018 Rockstar Pro Wrestling Amped Dayton, Ohio 1 7 0 This was a three-way match also involving Trey Miguel.
64 Shigehiro Irie August 8, 2018 Rockstar Pro Wrestling Amped Dayton, Ohio 3 6 0
65 Danshoku Dino August 14, 2018 MajiManji Tokyo, Japan 3 14 0 Dino cashed in his "Right to Challenge Anywhere, Anytime" contract.
66 Meiko Satomura August 28, 2018 MajiManji Tokyo, Japan 1 26 0 Satomura cashed in her "Right to Challenge Anywhere, Anytime" contract. Satomura was the first woman to win the KO-D Openweight Championship.
67 Danshoku Dino September 23, 2018 Road To Ryōgoku 2018 Tokyo, Japan 4 28 0 This was a Three–way elimination match also involving Shigehiro Irie.
68 Daisuke Sasaki October 21, 2018 Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2018 Tokyo, Japan 2 119 1
69 Konosuke Takeshita February 17, 2019 Judgement 2019: DDT 22nd Anniversary Tokyo, Japan 3 46 1
70 Daisuke Sasaki April 4, 2019 DDT Coming to America Queens, New York 3 <1 0
71 Tetsuya Endo April 4, 2019 DDT Coming to America Queens, New York 1 102 4 Endo cashed in his "Right to Challenge Anywhere, Anytime" contract.
72 Konosuke Takeshita July 15, 2019 Wrestle Peter Pan 2019 Tokyo, Japan 4 111 2 [2]
73 Harashima November 3, 2019 Ultimate Party 2019 Tokyo, Japan 10 84 1 This match was also for Harashima's DDT Extreme Division Championship. [3]
74 Masato Tanaka January 26, 2020 Sweet Dreams! 2020 Tokyo, Japan 1 133 4 [4]
75 Tetsuya Endo June 7, 2020 Wrestle Peter Pan 2020 Tokyo, Japan 2 64+ 2 [5]

Combined reigns[edit]

As of August 10, 2020.

Record ten-time champion Harashima
Former champion, Masato Tanaka
Indicates the current champions
Rank Wrestler No. of
reigns
Combined
defenses
Combined days
1 Harashima 10 27 1,314
2 Konosuke Takeshita 4 17 653
3 Sanshiro Takagi 6 9 605
4 Shuji Ishikawa/Koo 4 8 410
5 Dick Togo/Francesco Togo 4 9 361
6 Kudo 4 7 338
7 Poison Sawada Julie 2 5 329
8 Mikami 3 4 307
9 Toru Owashi 1 2 271
10 Kota Ibushi 3 5 269
11 Danshoku Dino 4 3 266
12 Shigehiro Irie 3 10 253
13 Koichiro Kimura/Super Uchuu Power 3 2 220
14 Tetsuya Endo 2 6 166+
15 Daisuke Sasaki 3 2 159
16 Daisuke Sekimoto 1 4 147
17 Nosawa 1 0 146
18 Masato Tanaka 1 4 133
19 Isami Kodaka 1 3 114
20 Shoichi Ichimiya 1 0 108
21 Takashi Sasaki 1 2 101
22 Kintaro Kanemura 1 1 99
23 Masao Orihara 1 0 98
24 Yukio Sakaguchi 1 2 97
25 Exciting Yoshida 1 2 93
26 Kenny Omega 1 3 87
27 El Generico 1 3 84
28 Yuji Hino 1 1 51
29 Masa Takanashi 1 0 33
30 Meiko Satomura 1 0 26
31 Gentaro 1 0 23
32 Hikaru Sato 1 0 14
33 Sami Callihan 1 0 7
34 Ken Ohka 1 0 <1
- Antonio Honda 1 0 35

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KO-D (King Of DDT) Open-weight Title". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2008-01-02.
  2. ^ "Wrestle Peter Pan 2019". DDT Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). July 15, 2019. Retrieved July 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "Ultimate Party 2019~DDTグループ大集合!~". DDT Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). November 3, 2019. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  4. ^ "Sweet Dreams!2020". DDT Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). January 26, 2020. Retrieved January 26, 2020.
  5. ^ https://www.ddtpro.com/universe/videos/8660

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