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British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight Championship

The British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling championship that although being created in England, it gained its biggest notoriety in Japan. Not long after its creation the title made its way to Michinoku Pro Wrestling where it stayed until Jushin Thunder Liger took it to New Japan Pro Wrestling and combined it with seven other Junior Heavyweight Belts to create the J-Crown. After the J-Crown was disbanded the title resurfaced in England for a short time. After a tour of England Tiger Mask took the title back to Japan, where it returned to Michinoku Pro then made its way to Toryumon, where it was last defended before becoming Inactive.

Title historyEdit

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Doc Dean 1 April 1995
Steve J 1 12 August 1995 London, England
The Great Sasuke 1 25 September 1995 Akita, Japan
Danny Collins 1 5 May 1996 Sendai, Japan
Dick Togo 1 6 May 1996 Nakayama, Japan
Jushin Thunder Liger 1 17 June 1996 Tokyo, Japan
Último Dragón 1 2 August 1996 Tokyo, Japan
The Great Sasuke 2 5 August 1996 Tokyo, Japan Becomes one of eight championships comprising New Japan Pro Wrestling's J-Crown
Último Dragón 2 11 October 1996 Osaka, Japan
Jyushin Thunder Liger 2 4 January 1997 Tokyo, Japan Defeated Dragón at Wrestling World
El Samurai 1 6 July 1997 Sapporo, Japan
Shinjiro Otani 1 10 August 1997 Nagoya, Japan
Otani vacates title on 5 November 1997, along with five other titles in the J-Crown, besides the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
The Dirtbike Kid 1 14 February 1998 London, England Defeated Mikey Whipwreck for the vacant title
Tiger Mask 1 11 April 1999 London, England Defeated Jason Cross for the vacant title
Vacated due to injury
Curry Man 1 14 December 1999 Niigata, Japan Defeated Minoru Fujita for the vacant title
Tiger Mask 2 10 March 2000 Aomori, Japan
Masaaki Mochizuki 1 10 March 2001 Tokyo, Japan
Magnum TOKYO 1 1 July 2001 Hyogo, Japan
SUWA 1 15 March 2002 Yokohama, Japan
Dotti Shuji 1 19 June 2003 Tokyo, Japan Defeated Masaaki Mochizuki & SUWA in a Three Way Dance.
Jun Ogawauchi 1 10 November 2003 Hyogo, Japan
Held up after a match against Second Doi went to a "No Contest" due to interference by "brother" YASSHI on 7 December 2003 in Kanazawa, Japan. The title has been inactive since.

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