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World Wrestling Federation/
Universal Wrestling Association
World Light-Heavyweight Championship
(March 26, 1981 - November 5, 1997)
Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Perro Aguayo Tournament Mar. 26, 1981        -- Shimizu, Japan 183 days     
Aguayo defeated Gran Hamada in the finals of a tournament to crown the first champion.
Fishman Perro Aguayo Sep. 25, 1981        -- Los Angeles, CA, USA 6 days     
Perro Aguayo (2) Fishman Oct. 01, 1981        -- Los Angeles, CA, USA 17 days     
Chris Adams Perro Aguayo Oct. 18, 1981        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 56 days     
Perro Aguayo (3) Chris Adams Dec. 13, 1981        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 129 days     
Gran Hamada Perro Aguayo Apr. 21, 1982        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 130 days     
Perro Aguayo (4) Gran Hamada Aug. 29, 1982        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 203 days     
Villano III Perro Aguayo Mar. 20, 1983        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 140 days     
Perro Aguayo (5) Villano III Aug. 07, 1983        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 254 days     
Gran Hamada (2) Perro Aguayo Apr. 17, 1984        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 33 days     
Villano III (2) Gran Hamada May 20, 1984        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 2 yrs, 96 days     
Fishman (2) Villano III Aug. 24, 1986        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 122 days     
Perro Aguayo (6) Fishman Dec. 24, 1986        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 130 days     
** Title Held-Up ** Aguayo & Villano May 03, 1987        -- -- 45 days     
Villano III (3) Perro Aguayo Jun. 17, 1987        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 109 days     
Rambo Villano III Oct. 04, 1987        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 281 days     
Villano III (4) Rambo Jul. 11, 1988        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 1 yr, 34 days     
Sangre Chicana Villano III Aug. 14, 1989        -- -- 62 days     
Perro Aguayo (7) Sangre Chicana Oct. 15, 1989        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 49 days     
Sangre Chicana (2) Perro Aguayo Dec. 03, 1989        -- Mexico City, DF, Mexico 175 days     
Villano III (5) Sangre Chicana May 27, 1990        -- Naucalpan, EM, Mexico 280 days     
The Pegasus Kid Villano III Mar. 03, 1991        -- Naucalpan, EM, Mexico 1 yr, 195 days     
Villano III (6) The Pegasus Kid Sep. 13, 1992        -- Naucalpan, EM, Mexico 110 days     
El Signo Villano III Jan. 01, 1993        -- Nezahualcoyotl, EM, Mexico 1 yr, 198 days     
Villano III (7) El Signo Jul. 18, 1994        -- Puebla, PU, Mexico 181 days     
** Title Vacated ** Villano III Jan. 15, 1995        -- -- 152 days     
The title is vacated after Villano III leaves the promotion.
Aero Flash Fighter Jun. 16, 1995        -- Nezahualcoyotl, EM, Mexico 282 days     
The Great Sasuke Aero Flash Mar. 24, 1996        -- Shirakawa, Japan 90 days     
El Samurai The Great Sasuke Jun. 22, 1996        -- Naruko, Japan 43 days     
The Great Sasuke (2) Tournament Aug. 04, 1996        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 68 days     
Sasuke defeated Samurai in the second round of the 8-man, 8-title J-Crown tournament for the title. At this point in the tournament, Sasuke holds 3 other titles, including the N.J.P.W. I.W.G.P. Junior Heavyweight, the N.W.A. World Junior Heavyweight and the W.W.A. World Junior Light-Heavyweight. Sasuke would later win the tournament and the 4 other titles, including the W.A.R. International Junior Heavyweight, the M.P.W. British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight, the U.W.A. World Junior Light-Heavyweight and the N.W.A. World Welterweight.
Ultimo Dragon The Great Sasuke Oct. 11, 1996        -- Osaka, Kansai, Japan 85 days     
Jushin Liger Ultimo Dragon Jan. 04, 1997        -- Tokyo, Kantō, Japan 183 days     
El Samurai (2) Jushin Liger Jul. 06, 1997        -- Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan 35 days     
Shinjirō Ōhtani El Samurai Aug. 10, 1997        -- Nagoya, Chūbu, Japan 87 days     
The W.W.F. demands that Ohtani return the Light-Heavyweight Championship belt as the championship is no longer under W.W.F. control.
World Wrestling Federation
W.W.E. Light-Heavyweight
Light-Heavyweight Championship
(December 7, 1997 - August 23, 2002)

Won By: Won From:     Date: Event: Location: Length of         
Title Reign:         
Taka Michinoku Tournament Dec. 07, 1997        IYH: Degeneration X Springfield, MA, USA 315 days     
Taka Michinoku pinned Brian Christopher in the final round of an 8 man tournament for the first ever W.W.F. Light Heavyweight Championship. The Tournament also included Scott Taylor, Aguila, Devon Storm, Super Loco, Eric Shelley and Flash Flannagan.
Christian Cage Taka Michinoku Oct. 18, 1998        Judgment Day Rosemont, IL, USA 36 days     
Duane Gill Christian Nov. 23, 1998        Monday Night Raw Columbus, OH, USA 1 yr, 82 days     
Essa Rios Gillberg Feb. 13, 2000        Sunday Night Heat Austin, TX, USA 29 days     
Dean Malenko Essa Rios Mar. 13, 2000        Monday Night Raw East Rutherford, NJ, USA 35 days     
Scotty 2 Hotty Dean Malenko Apr. 17, 2000        Monday Night Raw State College, PA, USA 10 days     
Dean Malenko (2) Scotty 2 Hotty Apr. 27, 2000        Smackdown Charlotte, NC, USA 325 days     
Crash Holly Dean Malenko Mar. 18, 2001        Sunday Night Heat Anaheim, CA, USA 42 days     
Jerry Lynn Crash Holly Apr. 29, 2001        Sunday Night Heat Chicago, IL, USA 39 days     
Jeff Hardy Jerry Lynn Jun. 07, 2001        Smackdown Grand Folks, ND, USA 48 days     
X-pac Jeff Hardy Jul. 25, 2001        Monday Night Raw New York, NY, USA 12 days     
Tajiri X-pac Aug. 06, 2001        Monday Night Raw Anaheim, CA, USA 13 days     
X-pac (2) Tajiri Aug. 19, 2001        Summerslam San Jose, CA, USA 1 yr, 4 days     
On August 23, 2002, X-pac''s (aka Sean Waltman) contract with the W.W.E. was terminated. He was the last holder of the Light-Heavyweight title and the W.W.E. decides to drop the title and use the Cruiserweight Championship for it's Light-Heavyweight division.