BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship

The BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship is the top title contested for in the Ontario-based professional wrestling promotion Border City Wrestling.

BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionBorder City Wrestling
Date establishedJune 13, 1992
Current champion(s)Cody Deaner
Date wonOctober 6, 2018

On March 18, 2010 the BCW Can-Am Championship was unified with the BSE Pro and Neo Spirit Pro-Wrestling Championships to form the Maximum Pro Wrestling Triple Crown Championship.

On August 24, 2012 the Can-Am Championship was splintered from the Triple Crown with its defense on the debut event of BCW off-shoot promotion Can-Am Rising. Since then the title has been referred to it original title name the BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship, predominantly defending under the BCW banner .

Title historyEdit

As of January 28, 2020.

# Order in reign history
Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily
No. Champion Reign Date Days held Location Notes Ref
1 The Canadian Patriot 1 June 13, 1992 265 Amherstburg, Ontario Defeated "Irish" Bobby Clancy in a tournament final to become the inaugural Can-Am Champion.
2 Denny Kass 1 March 5, 1993 85 Warren, Ontario
3 Mickey Doyle 1 May 29, 1993 36 LaSalle, Ontario
4 Rock Stevens 1 July 4, 1993 25 LaSalle, Ontario
Vacated July 29, 1993 Stevens was stripped of the title due to unsanctioned title match.
5 Scott D'Amore 1 August 14, 1993 265 Noëlville, Ontario Defeated Otis Apollo to win the vacant title.
6 Jake Steele 1 May 6, 1994 1 North Bay, Ontario [1]
7 Scott D'Amore 2 May 7, 1994 41 Noëlville, Ontario
8 Mickey Doyle 2 June 17, 1994 266 Wallaceburg, Ontario
9 Scott D'Amore 3 March 10, 1995 72 Oldcastle, Ontario
10 Bruiser Bedlam 1 May 21, 1995 33 LaSalle, Ontario
11 Scott D'Amore 4 June 23, 1995 1790 LaSalle, Ontario
12 Sabu 1 May 17, 2000 294 London, Ontario
Vacated March 7, 2001 Oldcastle, Ontario Sabu was stripped of the title due to no-showing event.
13 Tommy Dreamer 1 March 7, 2001 42 Oldcastle, Ontario Defeated Scott D'Amore and Rhino in three-way match to win the vacant title.
14 Scott D'Amore 5 April 18, 2001 <1 Oldcastle, Ontario
15 Mikey Whipwreck 1 April 18, 2001 133 Oldcastle, Ontario
Vacated August 29, 2001 Oldcastle, Ontario Whipwreck vacated the title after a successful defense against Little Guido at the Mikey Whipwreck Retirement Bash.
16 Johnny Swinger 1 November 27, 2001 464 Oldcastle, Ontario Swinger won the vacant title in an 8-man Gauntlet Match defeating CW Anderson, Larry Destiny, Little Guido, Otis Apollo, Scott D'Amore, Simon Diamond, and Steve Corino.

On January 15, 2003 The Brooklyn Brawler answered Johnny Swinger's open challenge and defeated him for the BCW Championship. As Brawler was not an active member of the BCW roster at the time Swinger had the decision overturned nullifying Brawler's reign and continuing Swinger's.

17 D'Lo Brown 1 March 6, 2003 192 Oldcastle, Ontario
18 Shane Douglas 1 September 14, 2003 315 Belleville, Michigan
Vacated July 18, 2004 Belleville, Michigan Douglas wasn't able to make the scheduled title defense and was stripped as a result.
19 D'Lo Brown 2 July 18, 2004 147 Belleville, Michigan Defeated Gangrel to win the vacant title.
20 A-1 1 December 12, 2004 222 Belleville, Michigan Won the title at A Night of Appreciation for Sabu.
21 Bobby Roode 1 July 22, 2005 55 Oldcastle, Ontario
22 Abyss 1 September 15, 2005 303 Oldcastle, Ontario This match took place at BCW International Incident
Vacated July 15, 2006 Windsor, Ontario Title vacated due to inactivity.
23 Tyson Dux 1 March 28, 2009 355 Windsor, Ontario Dux won an 8-man Gauntlet Match at BCW March Breakdown 2009. Other contenders in the match were Kiyoshi, Phil Atlas, Johnny Devine, Conrad Kennedy III, Derek Wylde, Joe Doering, and Petey Williams. The title was reinstated after going dormant during Abyss' reign.
24 Robbie McAllister 1 April 11, 2010 6 Woodstock, Ontario
25 Tyson Dux 2 April 17, 2010 860 North Bay, Ontario
26 Phil Atlas 1 August 24, 2012 728 Windsor, Ontario Defeated Dux at a CAN-AM Rising event. [2]
27 Jon Bolen 1 August 22, 2014 645 Windsor, Ontario Defeated Atlas at a CAN-AM Rising event with help from The Syndicate as Brad Martin joined forces with the group. [3]
28 Cody Deaner 1 May 28, 2016 332 Windsor, Ontario After Bolen was unable to defend title due to injury, Deaner defeated Bobby Roode and Kongo Kong to win Interim Championship at Excellence 2015. Defeated Bolen on May 28, 2016 at Spring Loaded 2016 to become undisputed champion. [4]
29 Kongo Kong 1 March 25, 2017 560 Windsor, Ontario Won in a triple threat match including Billy Gunn at BCW March Breakdown 2017. [5]
30 Cody Deaner 2 October 6, 2018 479+ Windsor, Ontario This was a Fatal 4 Way also including Matt Sydal and Johnny Impact at the BCW 25th Anniversary Show [6]

Combined reignsEdit

Indicates the current champion
Rank Champion No. of
reigns
Combined days
1 Scott D'Amore 5 2,168
2 Tyson Dux 2 1,215
3 Cody Deaner 2 812+
4 Phil Atlas 1 728
5 Jon Bolen 1 645
6 Kongo Kong 1 560
7 Johnny Swinger 2 464
8 D'Lo Brown 2 339
9 Shane Douglas 1 315
10 Abyss 303
11 Mickey Doyle 2 302
12 Sabu 1 294
13 Canadian Patriot 265
14 A-1 222
15 Mikey Whipwreck 133
16 Denny Kass 85
17 Bobby Roode 55
18 Tommy Dreamer 42
19 Bruiser Bedlam 33
20 Rock Stevens 25
21 Robbie McAllister 6
22 Jake Steele 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hoops, Brian (May 6, 2015). "On this day in pro wrestling history (May 6: Verne Gagne vs. Danny Hodge, 1st Annual Von Erich Parade of Champions show". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "BCW/Can-Am Rising". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  3. ^ "BCW/Can-Am Rising 2014". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  4. ^ "BCW Spring Loaded". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  5. ^ "BCW March Breakdown". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  6. ^ "BCW 25th Anniversary Show". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
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