The WCW Light Heavyweight Championship was a short-lived title that lasted from 1991 until 1992 in World Championship Wrestling. It was a title used for the cruiserweights that preceded the WCW Cruiserweight Championship by a few years. The Cruiserweight Championship, used to replace the Light Heavyweight Championship in 1996, later became a WWE championship. WWE recognizes former WCW World Light Heavyweight Champions as former WCW/WWE Cruiserweight Champions.
Armstrong was stripped of the title due to a knee injury. A tournament was announced to take place in early 1993, but the idea was abandoned. The WCW Light Heavyweight Championship would later be replaced with the WCW Cruiserweight Championship.