Northern Welterweight Championship

From Luchawiki

The Northern Welterweight Championship is regional championship promoted and defended in the Northern states of Mexico. The title is not restricted to any specific wrestling promotion. It's commonly refered to as LLU Welterweight Championship due to it's conection with the promotion Lucha Libre Unida (LLU).

Current Champion

Chico de Barrio is the xurrent champion. He defeated Delirio, and Epydemius on April 24, 2016 at Gimnasio Nuevo Mezquital in San Nicolás, Nuevo León to win the title.

History of Championship

Lucha Libre Unida (LLU) announced through Facebook they agreed a deal with Luis Reyna in order to promote three championships in hands of Reyna's older brother, and former lucha libre promoter Tony Reyna. These championships were the Northern Light Heavyweight Championship, the Northern Welterweight Championship, and the Nuevo Leon Middleweight Championship, plus the fellow managed Nuevo Leon Women's Championship.

The first champions recognised under management of the promotion were Furor (Light Heavyweight), Sombra del Ring (Welterweight), and Luis Reyna (Middleweight).

Champions Listing

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
four way match to crown the inaugural champion
1 Sombra del Ring Gemelo Muerte I, Panthro Jr., and Shakira 2009.11.15 Arena Femenil - Monterrey, Nuevo León
1 El Misionero 2009.12.27 Arena Femenil - Monterrey, Nuevo León
2 Shakira 2010.02.14 Arena Femenil - Monterrey, Nuevo León
2 Shakira Eddie Pitbull, and Sombra del Ring 2010.04.04 Arena Femenil - Monterrey, Nuevo León
1 Rey Imagen 2010.05.16 Arena Femenil - Monterrey, Nuevo León
vacant on May 30, 2010 when Shakira was stripped from the title by failed to appear in a scheduled title defense
decision match to crown the new champion
3 Eddie Pitbull Rey Imagen 2010.06.06 Arena Femenil - Monterrey, Nuevo León
4 Chico de Barrio Eddie Pitbull[1] 2010.12.12 Gimnasio Nuevo Mezquital - San Nicolás, Nuevo León
5 Vértigo Chico de Barrio[2] 2011.01.23 Gimnasio Nuevo Mezquital - San Nicolás, Nuevo León
Vértigo was stripped from the title on May 29, 2011
three way match to crown the new champion
6 Neurosis Demenzía, and Vértigo 2011.06.26 Gimnasio Nuevo Mezquital - San Nicolás, Nuevo León
7 Delirio Neurosis 2011.10.30 Moctezuma Rock Center - Monterrey, Nuevo León
8 Neurosis [2] Delirio[3] 2012.04.28 Gimnasio Nuevo León - Monterrey, Nuevo León
vacant on October 28, 2012 when Neurosis was stripped from the title by failed to appear in a scheduled title defense
decision match to crown the new champion
9 Slayer Boy Vértigo 2012.11.11 Kid's Arena - Monterrey, Nuevo León
status unclear
10 Rey Pantera ? 201?.??.?? Nuevo León
status unclear
11 Epydemius ? 201?.??.?? Nuevo León
12 Kid Lion Delirio, and Epydemius 2016.04.24 Gimnasio Nuevo Mezquital - San Nicolás, Nuevo León
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

  1. Final two in Ruleta De Apuestas; Chico de Barrio bet his hair, Eddie Pitbull bet the Northern Welterweight Championship, Neurosis bet his mask, Rey Pantera bet his mask, Shakira bet his hair, and Slayer Boy bet his hair. Chico de Barrio beat Eddie Pitbull to win the title belt.
  2. Final two in Ruleta De Apuestas; Black Rider bet his mask, Black Soul bet the OLX Hardcore Extreme Championship, Chico de Barrio bet the Northern Welterweight Championship, Furor bet the Nuevo Leon Middleweight Championship, Galactar bet his mask, Kaientai bet his mask, Titanik bet the Northern Light Heavyweight Championship, and Vértigo bet his mask. Vértigo beat Chico de Barrio to win the title belt.
  3. Final two in Ruleta De Apuestas; other participants are unconfirmed.

Gallery of Champions

Sombra del Ring, 1st Champion
Eddie Pitbull, 3rd Champion
Chico de Barrio, 4th & 12th Champion
Delirio, 7th Champion
Monterrey
Arenas: Arena Coliseo Monterrey, Arena Femenil, Arena Monterrey, Arena José Sulaimán, Gimnasio Nuevo León, Plaza de Toros Monumental
Local Legends: Blue Demon, Humberto Garza, Karonte, Mr. Lince, Princesa Sugehit, Super Parka, Tigre Universitario; all
Local Titles: Lucha Libre Azteca (LLA), Northern (Light Heavy), Northeast (Tag), Nuevo Leon (Junior Tag, Women's), NGX (Extreme, Tag, Women's), LLF (Junior, Juvenil, Tag),
FILL (Welter, Middle, Light Heavy, Heavy, Super Heavy, Tag, Trios, Atomicos, Mixed Tag, Women's), FULL (Super Middle), OLX (Extreme)