WWA World Welterweight Championship

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Current Champion

El Bandido, 34th Champion

El Bandido is the current champion. The championship is independent and not bound to any promotion. He defeated Angel Blanco Jr. on September 28, 2017.

Hijo de Rey Misterio, 33rd Champion

The second Hijo de Rey Misterio also holds a claim on this belt. He won it as part of a four man title tournament at the relaunch show for the WWA promotion.

History of Championship


Champions Listing

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
champion decided thru unknown means
1 Negro Casas ? 1986.??.?? Auditorio De Tijuana
2 Tornado Negro Negro Casas 1989.04.14 Auditorio De Tijuana
3 Negro Casas [2] Tornado Negro 19??.??.?? Auditorio De Tijuana
4 El Samuray Negro Casas 198?.??.?? Ciudad Juarez
1 Black Shadow Jr. 198?.??.?? Ciudad Juarez
2 ??. 198?.??.?? Ciudad Juarez
5 Fuerza Guerrera El Samuray 1988.07.19 Ciudad Juarez
6 Blue Demon Jr. Fuerza Guerrera 1989.09.?? Ciudad Juarez
championship status unclear
7 Huracan Ramirez Jr. ? 19??.??.?? ?
8[1] El Hijo del Santo Huracan Ramirez Jr. 1990.03.02 Auditorio de Tijuana
1 Fuerza Guerrera 1990.06.07 Korakuen Hall
2 Huracan Ramirez Jr. [2] 1990.10.11 Arena Xalapa
3 Espanto Jr. 1992.04.02 Veracruz
4 Espanto Jr. 1992.04.18 Arena Apatlaco
9 Espanto Jr. El Hijo del Santo 1992.08.07 Queretaro
WWA starts promoting another Welterweight championship in LA - see below
10 El Hijo del Santo [2] Espanto Jr. 1993.03.19 Auditorio De Tijuana
11 Heavy Metal El Hijo del Santo 1993.05.14 Gimnasio Juan De La Barera
1 El Hijo del Santo 1993.05.28 Queretaro
2 Rey Misterio Jr. 1993.06.13 Monterrey
12 El Hijo del Santo [3] Heavy Metal 1993.08.13 Auditorio Rio Nilo, Tonala, Jalisco
1 Heavy Metal 1993.10.29 Gimnasio Juan De La Barera
2 Heavy Metal 1993.11.19 Queretaro
13 Psicosis El Hijo del Santo 1994.02.16 Aguascalientes
1 Heavy Metal 1994.04.06 Texcoco
2 Heavy Metal 1994.12.14 Arena Lopez Mateos
14 Rey Misterio Jr. Psicosis 1995.09.22 Gimnasio Juan De La Barera
15 Psicosis [2] Rey Mysterio Jr. 1995.09.28 Mexicali
16 Rey Misterio Jr. [2] Psicosis 1995.09.29 Tijuana
1 Juventud Guerrera 1995.12.10 Tijuana
17 Psicosis [3] Rey Misterio Jr. 1995.12.?? ?
18 Rey Misterio Jr. [3] Psicosis 1995.12.28 Rosarito
1 Juventud Guerrera 1996.02.09 Queretaro
2 Juventud Guerrera 1996.03.16 Palenque De Tijuana
19 Juventud Guerrera Rey Misterio Jr. 1996.04.28 Queretearo
20 Rey Misterio Jr. [4] Juventud Guerrera 1996.07.20 Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
21 El Hijo del Santo [4] Rey Mysterio Jr. 1997.02.21 Palenque De Tijuana
1 Negro Casas 1997.04.22 Arean Aficion De Pachuca
2 Villano III 1997.05.23 Arena Carmelita - Cd. del Carmen, Campeche
22 Felino El Hijo del Santo 1997.07.04 Arena Mexico
1 Hijo del Santo 1997.09.05 Tijuana
23 El Hijo del Santo [5] Felino 1997.10.06 Leon
1 Felino 1997.10.16 Arena Toluca
24 Felino [2] El Hijo del Santo 1997.10.27 Arena Puebla
1 El Hijo del Santo 1998.01.31 Arena Xochimilco
2 El Texano 1998.03.18 Arena Coliseo De San Luis Potosi
3 El Hijo del Santo 1998.03.29 Arena Coliseo De Monterrey
4 Karloff Lagarde 1998.04.21 Arena Coliseo
24 El Hijo del Santo [6] Felino 1998.07.13 Arena Puebla
1 Felino 1998.09.10 Gimnasio G-3, Mexico City
2 Fuerza Guerrera 1998.09.28 Arena Puebla
3 Felino 1998.10.18 Arena Coliseo De Monterrey
[2]4 Ultimo Guerrero 1999.11.04 Arena Olimpico Laguna
5 Fuerza Guerrera 1999.11.20 Arena Xochimilco
[3]6 Hijo del Espanto 1999.12.15 Arena Olimpico Laguna
7 Felino 2000.01.16 Arena Coliseo De Monterrey
7 Fuerza Guerrera 2000.02.17 Arena Isabel De Cuernavaca
25 Blue Panther El Hijo del Santo 2000.04.09 Arena Coliseo De Monterrey
26 El Hijo del Santo [7] Blue Panther 2000.05.28 Arena Coliseo De Monterrey
1[4] Blue Panther 2000.06.15 Arena Olimpico Laguna
2 El Hijo Del Diablo 2000.06.24 Cuernavaca
3 El Hijo Del Diablo 2000.08.30 Arena Lopez Mateos
27 El Hijo Del Diablo El Hijo del Santo 2000.11.23 Iguala, Guerrero
1 Salsero 2001.03.04 El Toreo De Naucalpan
2 Salsero 2001.03.31 Lienzo Charro, Zacatlan
El Hijo del Santo wins the championship on 2001.08.05 in Phoenix
but the match is invalidated by the commission and the title is returned back to El Hijo Del Diablo
3 Masada 2001.12.16 Tulancingo
4 Huracan Ramirez Jr. 2002.03.24 Arena Lopez Mateos
5 Solar I 2002.06.04 Arena Aficion De Pachuca
28 El Hijo del Santo [8] El Hijo Del Diablo 2002.10.31 San Luis Potosi
29 El Hijo del Cobarde El Hijo del Santo 2004.01.25 Poliforum Juan Gabriel - Cd. Juarez
30 El Hijo del Santo [9] Cobarde Jr. 2004.09.26 Poliforum Juan Gabriel - Cd. Juarez
1 El Averno 2004.10.22 Arena Mexico
2 El Hijo Del Pierroth 2006.10.22 Arena Solidaridad - Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
31 Blue Demon Jr. [2] El Hijo del Santo 2008.07.02 Valencia, Spain
32 El Hijo del Santo [10] Blue Demon Jr. 2008.07.05 London, United Kingdom
WWA holds tournament for new champion while Santo claims to still be champion; title history splits
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Santo Branch

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
32 El Hijo del Santo [10] Blue Demon Jr. 2008.07.05 London, United Kingdom
WWA withdraws recognition of this championship, Santo announced plan to continue to defend
33 Angel Blanco Jr. El Hijo del Santo 2011.12.15 Gimnasio Juan De La Barrera
1 El Hijo del Santo 2012.01.01 Arena Neza
2 Cielito 2015.10.05 Domo de la feria de León, Guanajuato
34 El Bandido Angel Blanco Jr. 2017.09.28 Palenque de la Feria de Tulancingo
1 The Tiger 2017.12.17 Arena Coliseo Monterrey
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

WWA Branch

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
four man title tournament for 'vacant' championship
33 Hijo de Rey Misterio Steve Pain 2011.05.27 Auditorio de Tijuana
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

Los Angeles Branch

In 1992, WWA promoted a world welterweight championship in LA, while the original championship was still held by others in Mexico.

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
9 Eddy Guerrero ? 1992.??.?? ?
10 Piloto Suicida Eddy Guerrero 1992.08.30 Cal State-Fulerton, Los Angeles, California
11 Lover Boy (WWA) Piloto Suicida 1992.11.14 Los Angeles
championship dropped
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

Gallery of Champions

Fuerza Guerrera, 4th & 6th Champion
El Hijo del Santo, 7th, 9th, 11th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 26th, 28th, 30th & 32nd Champion
Heavy Metal, 10th Champion
Psicosis, 12th, 14th & 16th Champion
Rey Misterio Jr., 13th, 15th & 17th Champion
Rey Misterio Jr., 17th Champion


Felino, 21st & 23rd Champion
El Hijo del Diablo, 27th Champion
El Hijo del Cobarde, 29th Champion
Angel Blanco Jr., 33rd Champion


Sources

World Wrestling Association Championships
Minis (Octagoncito), Light (TJ Boy), Welter (El Bandido/Hijo de Rey Misterio), Middle (Averno), Junior Light Heavy (Atlantis), Light Heavy (Heddi Karaoui), Junior Heavy (Cien Caras Jr.), Heavy (Rayo de Jalisco Jr.)
Women (vacated)
Tag Team (Bestia 666 & Damián 666), Trios (Super Muñeco, Super Pinocho & Super Raton)