IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship

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The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship is a NJPW championship, and has been defended almost exclusively there.

Only two Mexicans have ever won this championship:

  • Juventud Guerrera, who won it a controversial WCW, broke his arm in the same match, and never defended the title.
  • Mistico, who defended in in CMLL. Since the title was active in Mexico, his title history is listed below.
# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
Mexico history only
57 Místico Tiger Mask IV 2009.08.15 Tokyo, Japan
1 Negro Casas 2009.08.30 Arena Coliseo DF
2 Jushin Liger 2009.09.28 Arena Puebla
58 Tiger Mask IV [6] Místico 2009.11.08 Tokyo, Japan
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found



Mistico vs Liger in Puebla

Many IWGP Junior Heavyweight champions have toured Mexico.

Full Championship Histories