JAPW Heavyweight Championship

JAPW Heavyweight Championship

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.

JAPW BaseBrawl (3/6/04 South Plainfield, NJ)

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Location: South Plainfield Middle School, South Plainfield, NJ

Results:

  • Corvis Fear defeated Rush Margera
  • The Solution defeated The Christopher Street Connection
  • Dixie defeated Johnny Heartbreaker
  • Short Sleeve Sampson defeated Lil Killah in a Midget Match
  • The Shaolin Wrecking Crew defeated Slyk Wagner Brown and April Hunter to become the new JAPW Tag Team Champions
  • JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Jay Lethal defeated Azrieal and Deranged in a 3 Way Dance
  • EC Negro won a 25 Man South Plainfield Rumble
  • JAPW Heavyweight Champion Dan Maff defeated EC Negro
  • Al Snow defeated Chris Candido

JAPW 6th Anniversary Show (11/08/03 Secaucus, NJ)

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Location: Meadowlands Expo Center, Secaucus, NJ

Results:

  • Corvis Fear, Rush, and Eddie Thomas went to a no contest after Balls Mahoney came out and destroyed everyone
  • JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Azrieal defeated The Insane Dragon
  • The Christopher St Connection defeated Dunn and Marcos
  • Sumie Sakai defeated Ariel in a Womens Match
  • JAPW Television Champion Crazy¬†Ivan defeated Jay Lethal in a Whipping Match
  • Dangerboy Derek Wylde defeated Roderick Strong, Ruckus, and The Grim Reefer in the Best Of The Light Heavyweights 6
  • JAPW Tag Team Champions Slyk Wagner Brown and April Hunter defeated The Dirty Rotten Scoundrelz and The H Effect (Dixie and Deranged) in a 3 Way Dance
  • Dan Maff and Homicide defeated Raven and Steve Corino after Shane Douglas interefered
  • Jerry Lawler defeated JAPW Heavyweight Champion Al Snow to become the new champion with special referee Mick Foley

JAPW Funkin Homicide (9/27/03 Rahway, NJ)

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Location: Center Circle, Rahway, NJ

Results:

  • Battle Royal Dark Match went to a no contest after The Skyscrapers destroyed everyone
  • JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Azrieal defeated The Grim Reefer
  • The H Effect (Dixie and Deranged) defeated The Christopher St Connection
  • Ariel defeated Allison Danger
  • JAPW Television Champion Crazy Ivan defeated Jay Lethal
  • Ruckus defeated Sonjay Dutt
  • Slyk Wagner Brown and April Hunter defeated JAPW Tag Team Champions The Dirty Rotten Scoundrelz to become the new champions
  • JAPW Heavyweight Champion Al Snow defeated Raven
  • Terry Funk defeated Homicide

JAPW Counter-Strike (8/22/03 Rahway, NJ)

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Locati0n: Center Circle, Rahway, NJ

Results:

  • JAPW Light Heavyweight Tournament Semi Finals
  • Corvis Fear and Eddie Thomas went to a no contest after interference by The Skyscrapers
  • Nick Berk defeated Ruckus
  • Monsta Mac defeated Deranged
  • Azrieal defeated The Grim Reefer
  • April Hunter defeated Ariel
  • JAPW Tag Team Champions The Dirty Rotten Scoundrelz defeated The Shaolin Wrecking Crew in a No DQ match
  • Crazy Ivan defeated JAPW Television Champion Jay Lethal to become the new champ
  • Slyk Wagner Brown defeated Dixie
  • JAPW Light Heavyweight Tournament Semi Finals
  • Azrieal defeated Nick Berk and Monsta Mack to become the new JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion
  • Al Snow defeated JAPW Heavyweight Champion Mafia to become the new champion

JAPW 1st Anniversary Show: Night of the Barbwire #2 (3/22/98 Newark, NJ)

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Location: Sheraton Hotel, Newark, NJ

Appearing and signing at the days convention:

  • Stone Cold Steve Austin,¬†Shane Douglas, Francine, Beulah, Tommy Dreamer, Rob Van Dam, The Dudley Boys, Joel Gertner, Bill Alfonso, Al Snow, Abdullah the Butcher, The Pitbulls, The Samoans Afa and Sika, Lou Albano, 911, Spike Dudley, Axl Rotten, and New Jack

Results:

  • Adam Flash defeated Nick Berk
  • Abdullah the Butcher defeated Bandido
  • The Pitbulls defeated Harley Lewis and Derik Domino, The Misfits
  • Gino Caruso wrestled Patch to a double countout
  • JR Ryder and Lost Boy Yar defeated The Haas Brothers
  • Chino Martinez defeated Ric Ratchet for the JAP Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Supernova defeated Reckless Youth, Devon Storm, and Ace Darling in the Best of the Light Heavyweights on the East Coast match
  • New Jack, Spike Dudley, and Axl Rotten defeated The Dudley Boys in an Extreme Death match
  • Rob Van Dam defeated Tommy Dreamer with Beulah
  • In a 3-way Barbwire Match for the JAP Tag Team Titles, Kane D and Homicide defeated The Blood Angels and the Sickness for the titles in a bloody war