JAPW Heavyweight Championship

  • May 26, 2017

Status: ACTIVE

The first Jersey All Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Champion was crowned on October 31, 1997 in Bayonne, NJ when Joe Rules won a 20-man Battle Royal. Since then the title has been held by the likes of Homicide, Low Ki, Don Montoya, Dan Maff, Al Snow, Jerry Lawler, and many others.

 

History of the Championship:

  1. Joe Rules
    • Won a 20-man Battle Royal on October 31, 1997 in Bayonne, NJ.
  2. Pitbull #2
    • defeated Joe Rules on October 31, 1997 in Bayonne, NJ
  3. 911
    • defeated Patch on December 5, 1997 in Bayonne, NJ.
      • Prior to the match, the title was declared vacant and stripped from Pitbull #2 due to injury
  4. Don Montoya
    • defeated Patch on August 25, 1998 in North Bergen, NJ.
  5. Lou Diamond
    • defeated Don Montoya on February 26, 1999 in Bayonne, NJ.
  6. 911
    • Lou Diamond gives the title to 911, title was then vacated and stripped from 911
  7. Don Montoya
    • Won a 20-man battle royal to win the vacant title in Bayonne, NJ.
  8. Homicide
    • defeated Don Montoya on July 9, 1999 in Bayonne, NJ
  9. Chino Martinez
    • defeated Homicide on August 29, 1999 in Secaucus, NJ
  10. Don Montoya
    • defeated Chino Martinez on October 29, 1999 in Bayonne, NJ.
    • Don Montoya was stripped of title due to injury on 5/5/2000.
  11. Jason
    • won a 30 Man Royal Rumble on July 14, 2000 in Sayreville, NJ.
    • Jason was stripped of title due to leaving JAPW on 11/18/2000.
  12. Homicide
    • defeated Jay Lover on November 18, 2000 in Philadelphia, PA.
  13. Low Ki
    • defeated Homicide on July 7, 2001 in Philadelphia, PA.
  14. Homicide
    • defeated Low Ki and Xavier on August 18, 2001 in Philadelphia, PA.
  15. Dixie
    • defeated Homicide and the Insane Dragon on February 2, 2002 in Bayonne, NJ.
  16. Homicide
    • defeated Dixie on May 26, 2002 in Seaside Heights, NJ.
  17. Slyck Wagner Brown
    • defeated Homicide on September 13, 2002 in Bayonne, NJ.
  18. Homicide
    • defeated Slyck Wagner Brown on September 20, 2002 in Bayonne, NJ.
  19. Dan Maff (Mafia)
    • defeated Homicide on February 22, 2003 in Bayonne, NJ.
  20. Al Snow
    • defeated Dan Maff (Mafia) on August 2, 2003 in Rahway, NJ
  21. Jerry Lawler
    • defeated Al Snow on November 8, 2003 in Secaucus, NJ.
  22. Dan Maff (Mafia)
    • defeated Jerry Lawler and Shane Douglas on December 13, 2003 in Rahway, NJ.
    • Title was declared vacant as Dan Maff parted ways with JAPW on March 24, 2005.
  23. Homicide
    • defeated Jay Lethal on March 26, 2005 in Philadelphia, PA.
  24. Jay Lethal
    • pinned Homicide in a 4-Way match on May 21, 2005. Other participants included Kevin Steen and Samoa Joe.
  25. Rhino
    • defeated Jay Lethal on January 7, 2006 in Rahway, NJ.
    • Title stripped from Rhino for no showing.
  26. Teddy Hart
    • defeated Low Ki, Homicide, and Necro Butcher on October 28, 2006 in Rahway, NJ.
    • Title was stripped when Teddy Hart parted ways with JAPW.
  27. Low Ki
    • defeated Rhino to win an 8-man gauntlet match for the title on March 17, 2007. Other participants were Chris Hero, Ruckus, Delirious, Davey Richards, EC Negro and Human Tornado.
  28. Homicide
    • defeated Low Ki on October 27, 2007 in Rahway, NJ
  29. Low Ki
    • defeated Homicide on October 27, 2007 in Rahway, NJ.
  30. Kenny Omega
    • pinned Low Ki on March 8, 2008 in Jersey City, NJ.
  31. Jay Lethal
    • defeated Kenny Omega on February 28, 2009 in Jersey City, NJ.
  32. Dan Maff
    • defeated Jay Lethal inside a steel cage on June 27, 2009 in Jersey City, NJ.
  33. Brodie Lee
    • defeated Dan Maff, Nick Gage, and Azrieal on November 20, 2010 in Rahway, NJ
    • Title was declared vacant on December 30, 2011.
  34. Dan Maff
    • defeated Low Ki on April 14, 2012 in Rahway, NJ.
    • Title was declared vacant on November 12, 2012.
  35. BLK Jeez
    • defeated B-Boy on November 12, 2016 in Rahway, NJ.