AAA World Cruiserweight Championship

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AAA World Cruiserweight Championship
Campeónato Mundial Crucero AAA
Details
Promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide
Date established May 21, 2009
Current champion(s) Johnny Mundo
Date won March 19, 2017[1]
Other name(s)
AAA Cruiserweight Championship (May 2009–August 2014)

The AAA World Cruiserweight Championship (Campeónato Mundial Crucero AAA in Spanish) is a professional wrestling championship contested for in the Mexican lucha libre promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA). The championship cannot be competed for by anyone who is over the Cruiserweight division weight limit of 105 kg (231 lb) and below.[2] Traditionally this division is labelled as the "Junior Heavyweight" division in Mexico while "Cruiserweight" is a term more used in the United States or Canada.

The championship was originally named the AAA Cruiserweight Championship. but had the word "world" added to the name after El Hijo del Fantasma won a match on August 17, 2014, that unified the championship with the AAA Fusión Championship.[3] A total of six men have held the championship for a total of eight different title reigns. Johnny Mundo is the current champion, having defeated El Hijo del Fantasma and El Texano Jr. at Rey de Reyes.[4]

Reigns[edit]

The inaugural champion was Alex Koslov, who defeated Alan Stone and Xtreme Tiger at AAA Television Taping on May 21, 2009, in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes. The longest reigning champion was Jack Evans who held the title for 713 days from June 6, 2010, to May 19, 2012. The youngest champion is Daga who won at the age of 24 years and 136 days. The shortest reigning champion was Alex Koslov who held the title for 9 days from August 21, 2009 to August 30, 2009. Alex Koslov and Xtreme Tiger has held the title the most times with 2 championship reigns. The oldest champion is Juventud Guerrera who won at the age of 37 years and 178 days. The current champion is Johnny Mundo, who is in his first reign. He defeated previous champion El Hijo del Fantasma as well as El Texano Jr. in a three-way match, also contested for the AAA Mega and AAA Latin American Championships, on March 19, 2017.[1]

Title history[edit]

# Order in reign history
Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
Location The city in which the title was won
Event The event in which the title was won
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily

Names[edit]

Name Duration
AAA Cruiserweight Championship May 2009 – August 2014
AAA World Cruiserweight Championship August 2014 – present

Reigns[edit]

No. Champion Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Koslov, AlexAlex Koslov 1 May 21, 2009 23 Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes AAA Television Taping Alex Koslov defeated Alan Stone and Xtreme Tiger in the final of a 12-man tournament to become the inaugural champion. This episode aired on tape delay on May 31, 2009. [5]
2 Xtreme Tiger 1 June 13, 2009 69 Mexico City Triplemanía XVII Xtreme Tiger defeated Alan Stone, Alex Koslov, and Crazy Boy in a hardcore elimination match to win the title. [6]
3 Koslov, AlexAlex Koslov 2 August 21, 2009 9 Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas Verano de Escándalo (2009) Alex Koslov defeated Xtreme Tiger, Jack Evans, Rocky Romero, and Teddy Hart in a five-way elimination match to win the title. This episode aired on tape delay on September 6, 2009. [7]
Vacated August 30, 2009 Tlalnepantla, State of Mexico AAA Television Taping Vacated after Alex Koslov lost a six-man steel cage match in which the last man left in the cage was forced out of AAA. This episode aired on tape delay on September 20, 2009. [8]
4 Xtreme Tiger 2 September 26, 2009 253 Monterrey, Nuevo León Héroes Inmortales III Xtreme Tiger defeated Jack Evans, Rocky Romero, Sugi San, and Teddy Hart to win the vacant AAA Cruiserweight Championship. [9]
5 Evans, JackJack Evans 1 June 6, 2010 713 Mexico City Triplemanía XVIII Jack Evans defeated Xtreme Tiger, Christopher Daniels, and Nosawa Rongai in an elimination match to win the title. [10]
6 Juventud Guerrera 1 May 19, 2012 197 Chilpancingo, Guerrero Noche de Campeones Juventud Guerrera defeated Jack Evans, Psicosis and Teddy Hart in an Extreme match to win the title. This episode aired on tape delay on June 10, 2012. [11]
7 Daga 1 December 2, 2012 623 Zapopan, Jalisco Guerra de Titanes (2012) Daga defeated Juventud Guerrera, Fénix, Jack Evans, Joe Líder and Psicosis in a ladder match to win the title. This episode aired on tape delay on December 19, 2012. [12]
8 Hijo del Fantasma, ElEl Hijo del Fantasma 1 August 17, 2014 945 Mexico City Triplemanía XXII Fantasma defeated Daga, Angélico, Australian Suicide, Bengala, Drago, Fénix, Jack Evans, Joe Líder and Pentagón Jr. in a ten-way elimination match, where the AAA Fusión Championship was also unified into the title. Title renamed from "AAA Cruiserweight Championship" to "AAA World Cruiserweight Championship". [3][13]
9 Mundo, JohnnyJohnny Mundo 1 March 19, 2017 189+ Monterrey, Nuevo León Rey de Reyes (2017) Mundo defeated Fantasma and El Texano Jr. in a three-way match, also contested for the AAA Mega and AAA Latin American Championships. [4]

List of combined reigns[edit]

As of September 24, 2017.

Rank Wrestler No. of
reigns
Combined days
1 Hijo del Fantasma, ElEl Hijo del Fantasma 1 945
2 Evans, JackJack Evans 1 713
3 Daga 1 623
4 Xtreme Tiger 2 322
5 Juventud Guerrera 1 197
6 Mundo, JohnnyJohnny Mundo 1 189+
7 Koslov, AlexAlex Koslov 2 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rosales, Jorge (March 19, 2017). "Johnny Mundo se convirtió en tricampeón de AAA". MedioTiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ Arturo Montiel Rojas (2001-08-30). "REGLAMENTO DE BOX Y LUCHA LIBRE PROFESIONAL DEL ESTADO DE MEXICO" (PDF). Comisión de Box y Lucha Libre Mexico D.F. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 30, 2006. Retrieved 2009-04-03. CAPITULO XXVI> DEL PESO DE LOS LUCHADORES 
  3. ^ a b "Noche de Leyenda en Triplemanía XXII". Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (in Spanish). August 18, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Rosales, Jorge (March 19, 2017). "Johnny Mundo se convirtió en tricampeón de AAA". MedioTiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved March 20, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Alex Koslov campeón crucero AAA". Súper Luchas. 2009-05-24. 
  6. ^ "Triplemania 17 (Resultados y cobertura 13 Junio 2009) - El Hijo del Santo salva a AAA - Nuevo Mega Campeón: Dr. Wagner Jr. - Xtreme Tiger nuevo Campeón Crucero AAA". Súper Luchas. 2009-06-14. 
  7. ^ "AAA Verano de Escándalo 2009 (Resultados 21 agosto) – Dr. Wagner Jr. retiene el Megacampeonato – Aparece Gron XXX – Roxxi se presenta con AAA". Súper Luchas. 2009-08-22. 
  8. ^ "ALEX KOSLOV FUERA DE AAA". LuchaLibreAAA.com. 2009-09-01. 
  9. ^ "AAA- Héroes Inmortales III- (Resultados en vivo 26 septiembre 2009) – Cibernético gana el Trofeo Antonio Peña – Electroshock sustituye a Charly Manson contra Chessman – El luchador sorpresa fue Konan Big". Súper Luchas. 2009-09-27. Archived from the original on 2009-09-28. 
  10. ^ "Triplemania 18 (Cobertura y resultados 6 junio 2010) – La Parka vs. L.A. Park – Electroshock vs. Dr. Wagner Jr. – Los Perros del Mal en AAA". Súper Luchas. 2010-06-06. 
  11. ^ "Así se vivió la noche de campeones en Chilpancingo". Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (in Spanish). May 20, 2012. Retrieved May 20, 2012. 
  12. ^ Mexicool, Rey (December 2, 2012). "Guerra de Titanes 2012: Daga, nuevo Campeón Crucero AAA" (in Spanish). SuperLuchas Magazine. Retrieved December 2, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Hijo del Fantasma, primer Campeón Mundial Crucero AAA". Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (in Spanish). August 21, 2014. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 

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