IWC World Heavyweight Championship

The International Wrestling Council (IWC) World Heavyweight Championship (Campeonato Mundial de Peso Completo de la IWC in Spanish) was a professional wrestling world heavyweight championship in the Mexican professional wrestling promotion, Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA). The championship existed from 1993 until 2007, when the it was unified with the GPCW SUPER-X Monster Championship, Mexican National Heavyweight Championship and UWA World Light Heavyweight Championship to create the AAA Mega Championship.[1] The championship was generally contested in professional wrestling matches, in which participants execute scripted finishes rather than contend in direct competition.

IWC World Heavyweight Championship
IWC World Heavyweight Championship.jpg
The front plate of the championship belt
Details
PromotionInternational Wrestling Council
(1993 - 1995)
Lucha Libre AAA World Wide (1995 - 2007)
Date establishedNovember 13, 1993

HistoryEdit

The IWC World Heavyweight Championship was created by Ron Skoler to promote the shows of AAA in the United States. In 1995, AAA and the IWC ended their partnership, and AAA founder Antonio Peña took control of and continued promoting the championship. In late of 1999, Pirata Morgan came to AAA from the International Wrestling Revolution Group (IWRG) and took with him the IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship. Morgan began to be promoted as IWC World Heavyweight Champion and the previous champion, L.A. Park began to defend the title as the "IWC World Hardcore Champion".[2]

ReignsEdit

The inaugural champion was Cien Caras, who defeated Konnan at Live Event on November 13, 1993 in San Jose, California. The longest reigning champion was Cibernético who held the title for 2554 days from August 18, 2000 to August 16, 2007. The youngest champion is Cibernético who won at the age of 25 years and 128 days. The shortest reigning champion was Héctor Garza who held the title for 7 days from August 11, 2000 to August 18, 2000. Pirata Morgan has held the title the most times with 3 championship reigns. The oldest champion is Perro Aguayo who won at the age of 48 years and 299 days.

Title historyEdit

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
 1  Cien Caras  November 13, 1993  Live event San Jose, California  1  140 Cien Caras defeated Konnan to become the inaugural champion.
 2  Konnan  April 2, 1994  Live event Reynosa, Tamaulipas  1  225
 3  Perro Aguayo  November 13, 1994  Live event Juárez, Chihuahua  1  179
 4  Máscara Año 2000  May 11, 1995  Live event Xalapa, Veracruz  1  646
 5  Máscara Sagrada  February 15, 1997  Live event Cancún, Mexico  1  301
 6  Pirata Morgan  December 13, 1997  Live event Nezahualcóyotl, State of Mexico  1  244
 7  L.A. Park  August 14, 1998  Live event Cuernavaca, Morelos  1  399
Vacated  September 17, 1999 Pirata Morgan arrived in AAA and defended the IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship as the IWC World Heavyweight Championship. L.A. Park began to defend his title as "IWC World Hardcore Championship".
 8  Pirata Morgan  September 17, 1999  Live event Cuernavaca, Morelos  2  100 Pirata Morgan was awarded the championship when he arrived in AAA.
 9  Héctor Garza  December 26, 1999  Live event Monterrey, Nuevo León  1  98
 10  Pirata Morgan  April 2, 2000  Live event Querétaro, Querétaro  3  131 [3]
 11  Héctor Garza  August 11, 2000  Live event Tijuana, Baja California  2  7
 12  Cibernético  August 18, 2000  Live event Querétaro, Querétaro  1  2,554
 13  El Mesías  August 16, 2007  Live event Toluca, State of Mexico  1  31
Unified  September 16, 2007 Unified with three other titles to create the AAA Mega Championship.

List of combined reignsEdit

Rank Wrestler No. of reigns Combined days
1 Cibernético 1 2,554
2 Máscara Año 2000 1 646
3 Pirata Morgan 3 475
4 L.A. Park 1 399
5 Máscara Sagrada 1 301
6 Konnan 1 225
7 Perro Aguayo 1 179
8 Cien Caras 1 140
9 Héctor Garza 2 105
10 El Mesías 1 31

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AAA World Heavyweight Title Tournaments". Pro Wrestling History. 2011-12-18.
  2. ^ "International Wrestling Council World Heavyweight Title". Wrestling-Titles. 2011-12-18.
  3. ^ "SLAM! Wrestling International -- 2000: The Year-In-Review Mexico". Slam Wrestling!. Canoe.ca. Retrieved July 31, 2015.

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