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World Championship Wrestling
W.C.W. Cruiserweight
Cruiserweight Championship
(March 20, 1996 - June 5, 2001)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Shinjirō Ōhtani Tournament Mar. 20, 1996        -- Nagoya, Chūbu, Japan 43 days     
Shinjiro Ohtani defeated "The Pegasus" Chris Benoit in the tournament final to determine the new champion of the crusierweight division.
Dean Malenko Shinjiro Ohtani May 02, 1996        -- Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA 67 days     
Rey Misterio, Jr. Dean Malenko Jul. 08, 1996        Monday Nitro Daytona Beach, FL, USA 111 days     
Dean Malenko (2) Rey Misterio, Jr. Oct. 27, 1996        Halloween Havoc Las Vegas, NV, USA 63 days     
Ultimo Dragon Dean Malenko Dec. 29, 1996        StarrCade Nashville, TN, USA 23 days     
Dean Malenko (3) Ultimo Dragon Jan. 21, 1997        Clash Of The Champions Milwaukee, WI, USA 33 days     
Syxx Dean Malenko Feb. 23, 1997        SuperBrawl San Francisco, CA, USA 125 days     
Chris Jericho Syxx Jun. 28, 1997        Saturday Nitro Inglewood, CA, USA 30 days     
Alex Wright Chris Jericho Jul. 28, 1997        Monday Nitro Charleston, WV, USA 19 days     
Chris Jericho (2) Alex Wright Aug. 16, 1997        Saturday Nitro Colorado Springs, CO, USA 29 days     
Eddie Guerrero Chris Jericho Sep. 14, 1997        Fall Brawl Winston-Salem, NC, USA 42 days     
Rey Misterio, Jr. (2) Eddie Guerrero Oct. 26, 1997        Halloween Havoc Las Vegas, NV, USA 15 days     
Eddie Guerrero (2) Rey Misterio, Jr. Nov. 10, 1997        Monday Nitro Nashville, TN, USA 49 days     
Ultimo Dragon (2) Eddie Guerrero Dec. 29, 1997        Monday Nitro Baltimore, MD, USA 10 days     
Juventud Guerrera Ultimo Dragon Jan. 08, 1998        Thunder Daytona Beach, FL, USA 7 days     
Rey Misterio Jr. (3) Juventud Guerrera Jan. 15, 1998        Thunder Lakeland, FL, USA 9 days     
Chris Jericho (3) Rey Misterio, Jr. Jan. 24, 1998        Souled Out Dayton, OH, USA 113 days     
Dean Malenko (4) Chris Jericho May 17, 1998        Slamboree Worcester, MA, USA 25 days     
** Title Vacated ** Dean Malenko Jun. 11, 1998        -- -- 3 days     
Chris Jericho (4) -- Jun. 14, 1998        Great American Bash Uniondale, NY, USA 28 days     
Jericho defeats Dean Malenko by disqualification in a match for the vacated title.
Rey Misterio Jr. (4) Chris Jericho Jul. 12, 1998        Bash At The Beach San Diego, CA, USA 1 day     
Chris Jericho (5) Rey Misterio Jr. Jul. 13, 1998        Monday Nitro -- 26 days     
Jericho was returned the title due to the interference of Dean Malenko the night before.
Juventud Guerrera (2) Chris Jericho Aug. 08, 1998        Road Wild Sturgis, SD, USA 37 days     
Billy Kidman Juventud Guerrera Sep. 14, 1998        Monday Nitro Greenville, SC, USA 63 days     
Juventud Guerrera (3) Billy Kidman Nov. 16, 1998        Monday Nitro Wichita, KS, USA 6 days     
Billy Kidman (2) Juventud Guerrera Nov. 22, 1998        World War 3 Auburn Hills, MI, USA 113 days     
Rey Misterio, Jr. (5) Billy Kidman Mar. 15, 1999        Monday Nitro Cincinnati, OH, USA 35 days     
Psicosis 4-Way Match Apr. 19, 1999        Monday Nitro Gainesville, FL, USA 7 days     
Psichosis won the title in a Four-way match with Rey Mysterio, Jr., Juventud Guerrera and Blitzkrieg.
Rey Misterio, Jr. (6) Psichosis Apr. 26, 1999        Monday Nitro Fargo, ND, USA 115 days     
Lenny Lane Rey Misterio, Jr. Aug. 19, 1999        Thunder Lubbock, TX, USA 44 days     
Psichosis (2) -- Oct. 02, 1999        -- -- 2 days     
Psichosis was awarded the title when Lenny Lane was suspended from W.C.W.
Disco Inferno Psichosis Oct. 04, 1999        Monday Nitro Kansas City, MO, USA 48 days     
Evan Karagias Disco Inferno Nov. 21, 1999        Mayhem Toronto, ON, Canada 28 days     
Madusa Evan Karagias Dec. 19, 1999        StarrCade Washington, DC, USA 28 days     
Oklahoma Madusa Jan. 16, 2000        Souled Out Cincinnati, OH, USA 8 days     
** Title Vacated ** Oklahoma Jan. 24, 2000        -- -- 27 days     
The Artist Prince Iaukea Tournament Feb. 20, 2000        SuperBrawl San Francisco, CA, USA 39 days     
The Artist Formerly Known As Prince Iaukea defeated Lash Leroux in a tournament final for the title. Participants in the tournament aslo included Psichosis, Kaz Hayashi, Kid Romeo, Evan Karagais, Shannon Moore and Shane Helms.
Billy Kidman (3) The Artist Prince Iaukea Mar. 30, 2000        -- Baltimore, MD, USA 1 day     
The Artist Prince Iaukea (2) Billy Kidman Mar. 31, 2000        -- Pittsburgh, PA, USA 10 days     
** Title Vacated ** The Artist Apr. 10, 2000        Monday Nitro Denver, CO, USA 6 days     
Chris Candido 6-Way Match Apr. 16, 2000        Spring Stampede Chicago, IL, USA 29 days     
Vince Russo vacates the title and holds a Suicide 6-Man Match to determine the new champion. Chris Candido wins the match which also included The Artist Prince Iaukea, Juventud Guerrera, Crowbar, Shannon Moore and Lash Leroux.
Crowbar Candido & Sytch May 15, 2000        Monday Nitro Biloxi, MS, USA 7 days     
Crowbar & Daffney defeated Chris Candido & Tammy Lynn Sytch in a tag team match to become co-holders of the title
Daffney (2) Crowbar May 22, 2000        Monday Nitro Grand Rapids, MI, USA 16 days     
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 3-Way Match Jun. 07, 2000        Thunder Knoxville, TN, USA 54 days     
Guerrero defeats Daphne and Disco Inferno in a 3-way match for the title.
Lance Storm Chavo Guerrero, Jr. Jul. 31, 2000        Monday Nitro Cincinnati, OH, USA 14 days     
Elix Skipper Lance Storm Aug. 14, 2000        Monday Nitro Kelowna, BC, Canada 49 days     
Lance Storm awards the title to his protege Elix Skipper.
Mike Sanders Elix Skipper Oct. 02, 2000        Monday Nitro San Francisco, CA, USA 65 days     
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. (2) Mark Sanders Dec. 06, 2000        Thunder Lincoln, NE, USA 102 days     
Shane Helms Chavo Guerrero, Jr. Mar. 18, 2001        Greed Jacksonville, FL, USA 109 days     
The title is renamed the W.W.E. Cruiserweight Championship after the acquisition of W.C.W. by the W.W.E.