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.

Night of the Barbwire #1 (12/05/97 Bayonne, NJ)

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Location: Charity Hall, Bayonne, NJ

Results:

  • Kane D defeated Jay Lover in a no DQ match
  • Slayer defeated Billy Reil and Trent Acid in a Triple Threat match
  • The Samoan Gangsta Party defeated Joe Rules and Tony Devito
  • “Nature Boy” Ric Ratchet defeated Chino Martinez for the vacant JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship
  • 911 defeated Patch for the vacant JAPW Heavyweight Championship when Pitbull #2 was stripped for no showing
  • The Blood Angels defeated Homicide and Don Montoya in a Barbwire match to win the vacant JAPW Tag Team Championship

Halloween Hell ’97 (10/31/97 Bayonne, NJ)

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Location: Charity Hall, Bayonne, NJ

Results:

  • Patch defeated Rican Havoc
  • Carjacker defeated Rick Silver
  • Diablos Macabre defeated Chris Krueger
  • Big Bobby G defeated Billy Reil
  • Twiggy Ramirez and Trent Acid defeated Nick Berk and Kid America
  • Homicide and Jay Lover went to a double countout
  • Don Montoya defeated Flash Wheeler
  • Lucifer Grimm defeated Mubotu
  • Ace Darling and Devon Storm defeated NC-17
  • Joe Rules won a 20 man Battle Royal to become the First JAP Heavyweight Champion
  • Pitbull #2 defeated Joe Rules for the JAP Heavyweight title

JAPW’s Third Show (9/12/97 Bayonne, NJ)

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Location: Charity Hall, Bayonne, NJ

Event Results:

  • Rican Havoc defeated TW Pierce
  • Dave Desire defeated Rick Silver in a singapore caning match
  • Adorable Anthony defeated Nick Berk
  • Metal Maniac defeated Tony Devito
  • Gino Caruso defeated Siberian Tiger by DQ
  • Billy Reil wrestled Big Bobby G to a no contest
  • Joe Rules and Chris Krueger defeated Hubie Volk and Middknight
  • Ace Darling defeated Chino Martinez by DQ
  • Homicide, Kane D, and Carjacker defeated The Blood Angels, Flash Wheeler, and Magic.
  • Jason Knight and Pitbull #2 defeated Wolf and Yar, The Lost Boys.

JAPW’s First Charity Hall Show (7/25/97 Bayonne, NJ)

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Location: Charity Hall, Bayonne, NJ

Results:

  • Adorable Anthony defeated CJ Summer in a No DQ match
  • Chino Martinez wrestled Billy Reil to a draw
  • The Jersey Hurricane defeated Mars in a dog collar match
  • Ace Darling defeated Don Montoya
  • Kane D and Carjacker wrestled the Blood Angels and Helter Skelter to a no contest
  • Gino Caruso defeated Jackie Black
  • Tony Devito defeated TW Pierce
  • The East LA Angels defeated Lost Boy Wolf and JR Styles in an elimination match
  • Big Bobby G and Slayer wrestled to a double countout
  • Hubie Volk defeated Joe Rules
  • Rick Silver defeated Dave Desire
  • Chris Krueger defeated Middknight
  • Maxx Cage defeated Nick Berk

JAPW’s 2nd Show (6/22/97 Hackettstown, NJ)

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Show was held under the NSWA Banner.

Results:

  • Rican Havoc defeated TW Pierce
  • Gino Caruso defeated Siberian Tiger
  • Mr. Motion defeated The┬áHeartbreaker
  • Rick Silver & JR Styles defeated Dave Desire & Chris Krueger
  • Siberian Tiger won a 20 man Battle Royal
  • Joe Rules defeated Middknight