List of AAA World Cruiserweight Champions

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Extreme Tiger was a two time champion

The AAA World Cruiserweight Championship is a professional wrestling championship promoted by the Mexican Lucha Libre promotion Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA). The Championship has been in existence since 2009 and cannot be competed for by anyone who is over the Cruiserweight division weight limit of 105 kg (231 lb) and below.[1] Being a professional wrestling championship, it is not won legitimately; it is instead won via a scripted ending to a match or awarded to a wrestler because of a storyline. Traditionally Mexican wrestling promotions operate with a number of weight divisions, and the official name for the 105 kg (231 lb) weight limit would be a "Junior Heavyweight" division in Mexico, but since AAA has no lower limit they have chosen to use the North American term "Cruiserweight" instead.

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.[2] A total of six men have held the championship for a total of eight different title reigns. El Hijo del Fantasma is the current champion, having defeated Daga, Angélico, Australian Suicide, Bengala, Drago, Fénix, Jack Evans, Joe Líder and Pentagón Jr. at Triplemanía XXII.[2]

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 Extreme Tiger in the final of a 12-man tournament to become the inaugural champion. This episode aired on tape delay on May 31, 2009. [3]
2 Extreme Tiger 1 June 13, 2009 69 Mexico City Triplemanía XVII Extreme Tiger defeated Alan Stone, Alex Koslov, and Crazy Boy in a hardcore elimination match to win the title. [4]
3 Koslov, AlexAlex Koslov 1 August 21, 2009 9 Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas Verano de Escándalo (2009) Alex Koslov defeated Extreme 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. [5]
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. [6]
4 Extreme Tiger 2 September 26, 2009 253 Monterrey, Nuevo León Héroes Inmortales III Extreme Tiger defeated Jack Evans, Rocky Romero, Sugi San, and Teddy Hart to win the vacant AAA Cruiserweight Championship. [7]
5 Evans, JackJack Evans 1 June 6, 2010 713 Mexico City Triplemanía XVIII Jack Evans defeated Extreme Tiger, Christopher Daniels, and Nosawa Rongai in an elimination match to win the title. [8]
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. [9]
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. [10]
8 Hijo del Fantasma, ElEl Hijo del Fantasma 1 August 17, 2014 744+ 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". [2][11]

List of combined reigns[edit]

As of August 30, 2016.

Rank Wrestler No. of
reigns
Combined days
1 Evans, JackJack Evans 1 713
2 Daga 1 623
3 Hijo del Fantasma, ElEl Hijo del Fantasma 1 744+
4 Extreme Tiger 2 322
5 Juventud Guerrera 1 197
6 Koslov, AlexAlex Koslov 2 32

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Montiel Rojas, Arturo (August 30, 2001). "Reglamento de Box y Lucha Libre Professional del Estado de Mexico" (PDF) (in Spanish). Comisión de Box y Lucha Libre Mexico D.F. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 30, 2006. Retrieved April 3, 2009. Articulo 242: "Super welter 82 kilos / Medio 87 kilos" 
  2. ^ a b c "Noche de Leyenda en Triplemanía XXII". Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (in Spanish). August 18, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Alex Koslov campeón crucero AAA". Súper Luchas. 2009-05-24. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "ALEX KOSLOV FUERA DE AAA". LuchaLibreAAA.com. 2009-09-01. 
  7. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ "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. 
  9. ^ "Así se vivió la noche de campeones en Chilpancingo". Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (in Spanish). May 20, 2012. Retrieved May 20, 2012. 
  10. ^ Mexicool, Rey (December 2, 2012). "Guerra de Titanes 2012: Daga, nuevo Campeón Crucero AAA" (in Spanish). SuperLuchas Magazine. Retrieved December 2, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Hijo del Fantasma, primer Campeón Mundial Crucero AAA". Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (in Spanish). August 21, 2014. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 

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