IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship

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Current Champion

Trauma I is the current IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion, defeating Máscara Año 2000 Jr. to win the championship on February 14, 2016 in Arena Naucalpan.

History of Championship

It's rare IWRG has a heavyweight among it's main roster of luchadors. This championship is usually fought for by national and Mexico City area independent name luchadors and occasional visiting major promotion luchadors. None are tied to IWRG, so the championship can go thru long periods of inactivity.

Scorpio Jr. won the title on 2005.12.22 in Arena Naucalpan, defeating Heavy Metal. He held the championship until he jumped to AAA. As IWRG is aligned with CMLL, they stripped the championship from Scorpio (for inability to defend). To declare a new champion, IWRG held a relevos incredible match, with teams of Perro Aguayo Jr. (rudo) and Head Hunter I (rudo) vs Rayo de Jalisco Jr. (tecnico) and Canek (rudo). Rayo (the WWA World Heavyweight Championship at the time) and Canek won the tag match, which allowed them to square off for the vacant championship. Canek won the singles match and the championship.

Canek defended the belt a couple times in 2006, but issues with both knees caused him to wrestle less frequently, and miss large chunks of 2007, 2008 and 2009. Much in the same way he won the title, Canek lost it in a four way. This one had masks, hair, and the title belt in the line, with the losers facing off for the reward. Scorpio Jr. & Pirata Morgan won the first part of the match, so it was Canek's title versus Mascara Ano 2000 Jr.'s mask. The younger wrestler won with a foul, becoming the 14th champion.

Champions Listing

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
final of 8 man tournament to crown initial champion
1 Pierroth Jr. Black Magic 1997.09.28 Arena Naucalpan
1 Mascara Sagrada 1998.02.08 Arena Coliseo De Monterrey
2 Pirata Morgan Pierroth Jr. 1999.08.01 Arena Naucalpan
1 Mascara Sagrada 1999.09.12 Arena Naucalpan
3 Super Parka Pirata Morgan 1999.11.23 Yokkaichi, Japan
Pirata Morgan left IWRG and took the belt which he defended as the IWC Heavyweight Championship in AAA
4 Scorpio Jr. Super Parka 1999.12.16 Arena Naucalpan
1 Moon Walker 2000.02.06 Arena Naucalpan
2 Villano IV 2000.06.01 Arena Naucalpan
3 Mr. Niebla 2000.07.06 Arena Naucalpan
4 Silver King 2000.10.19 Arena Naucalpan
5 Villano IV 2000.11.02 Arena Naucalpan
6 Nicho El Millonario 2000.12.08 Auditorio de Tijuana
7 El Dandy 2001.02.08 Arena Naucalpan
8 Rambo 2001.04.05 Arena Naucalpan
9 El Enterrador 2001.04.26 Arena Naucalpan
5 Tinieblas Jr. Scorpio Jr. 2001.08.16 Arena Naucalpan
1 Scorpio Jr. 2001.10.18 Arena Naucalpan
2 Dr. Wagner Jr. 2001.12.30 Arena Coliseo De Reynosa
3 Black Tiger 2002.04.11 Arena Naucalpan
6 Scorpio Jr. [2] Tinieblas Jr. 2002.08.29 Arena Naucalpan
1 El Hijo del Anibal 2002.09.12 Arena Naucalpan
2 Villano V 2002.10.24 Arena Naucalpan
3 Super Porky 2002.11.20 Arena Naucalpan
7 El Enterrador Scorpio Jr. 2003.05.29 Arena Naucalpan
8 Tinieblas Jr. [2] El Enterrador 2003.10.12 Arena Naucalpan
9 Villano IV Tinieblas Jr. 2004.02.12 Arena Naucalpan
10 Scorpio Jr. [3] Villano IV 2004.09.09 Arena Naucalpan
1 Heavy Metal 2005.04.14 Arena Naucalpan
11 Heavy Metal Scorpio Jr. 2005.05.12 Arena Naucalpan
1 Scorpio Jr. 2005.09.11 Arena Naucalpan
12 Scorpio Jr. [4] Heavy Metal 2005.12.22 Arena Naucalpan
title stripped in February 2006 when Scorpio Jr. jumps to AAA
Relevos Increibles to determine new champ; Perro Aguayo Jr. & Head Hunter I vs Canek & Rayo De Jalisco Jr.
13 Canek Rayo de Jalisco Jr. 2006.05.05 Arena Neza
1 Dr. Wagner Jr. 2006.06.01 Arena Naucalpan
2 Rayo de Jalisco Jr. 2006.07.27 Arena Naucalpan
14 Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. Canek 2010.04.19 Arena Naucalpan
15 Silver King Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. 2010.06.24 Arena Naucalpan
1 Mascara Ano 2000 Jr. 2010.07.25 Centro Banamex, Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal
2 Dr. Wagner Jr. & Mesias 2010.09.12 Plaza de Toros de Torreon, Coahuila
3 Electroshock 2011.07.23 Centro Banamex, Mexico City
16 Taboo Silver King, Dr. Wagner Jr. & La Parka 2011.10.16 Arena Naucalpan
17 Head Hunter I Taboo & Electroshock 2011.12.25 Arena Naucalpan
1 Murder Clown 2012.05.24 Arena Naucalpan
18 Cien Caras Jr. Head Hunter I 2012.06.21 Arena Naucalpan
1 Máscara Sagrada 2012.07.12 Arena Naucalpan
2 Pirata Morgan 2012.07.22 Arena Naucalpan
3 X-Fly 2012.08.12 Arena Naucalpan
4 Psycho Clown 2012.10.04 Arena Naucalpan
5[1] Psycho Clown 2013.03.14 Arena Naucalpan
19 Vampiro Cien Caras Jr. 2014.01.26 Arena Naucalpan
Vampiro almost immediately retired, vacating championship
six way ladder match for vacant championship
20 Hijo de Dos Caras Pirata Morgan
LA Park
Demon Clown
Dr. Wagner Jr.
Mascara Sagrada
2014.07.20 Arena Naucalpan
1 Demon Clown 2014.09.07 Arena Naucalpan
2[2] Hijo de Mascara Ano 2000 2014.10.05 Arena Naucalpan
3 Cien Caras Jr. 2014.11.02 Arena Naucalpan
4 Pirata Morgan 2015.03.22 Arena Naucalpan
5 Negro Navarro 2015.04.12 Arena Naucalpan
21 Máscara Año 2000 Jr. Hijo de Dos Caras 2015.10.11 Arena Naucalpan
22[3] Hijo de Dos Caras [2] Máscara Año 2000 2015.11.01 Arena Naucalpan
1 Trauma I[4] 2015.12.20 Arena Naucalpan
23 Trauma I Máscara Año 2000 Jr. 2016.02.14 Arena Naucalpan
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

  1. draw
  2. title for title for the IWRG Rey del Ring
  3. Lucha World
  4. Lucha World

Gallery of Champions

Pierroth Jr., 1st Champion
Pirata Morgan, 2nd Champion
Scorpio Jr., 4th, 6th, 10th & 12th Champion
Heavy Metal, 11th Champion
Canek, 13th Champion
Máscara Año 2000 Jr., 14th & 21th Champion


Silver King, 15th Champion
Taboo, 16th Champion
Head Hunter I, 17th Champion
Cien Caras Jr., 18th Champion
Vampiro, 19th Champion
Hijo de Dos Caras, 20th & 22th Champion



Also Listed As

International Wrestling Revolution Group (IWRG) Championships
Active: Light (Vacant), Welter (Cerebro Negro), Middle (Imposible), Heavy (Hijo de Canis Lupus)
Rey Del Aire (Dragón Bane), Tag Team (Aramis & Imposible), Trios (Negro Navarro, Trauma I, Trauma II)
Inactive: Super Welter, Women
Tournaments: Junior de Juniors (El Hijo del Médico Asesino), El Protector (Death Metal & Heddi Karaoui), Rey del Ring (Emperador Azteca)
Related: DF Trios (Eterno, Demonio Infernal & Lunatic Extrem), WWS Welter (El Hijo del Diablo)
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