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NWA Shockwave Cruiser X Championship

The NWA Shockwave Cruiser X Championship was a professional wrestling cruiserweight championship in NWA Shockwave (NWA-SW) and the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). It was the original title of the CyberSpace Wrestling Federation promotion and was later recognized by the NWA as a regional title. It was introduced as the CSWF Heavyweight Championship on October 19, 2002. It was established as an NWA heavyweight championship in 2005 following the promotion's admission into the NWA. The promotion became NWA: Cyberspace, and later NWA Shockwave, with the title remaining active until being discontinued in December 2006.

NWA Shockwave Cruiser X Championship
Details
PromotionNWA Shockwave
Date establishedOctober 29, 2002
Date retired2006
Other name(s)
  • CSWF Cruiserweight Championship
  • CSWF Cruiser X Championship
  • NWA: Cyberspace Cruiser X Championship

The inaugural champion was Shawn Sheridan, who defeated Morbius and Brian Fury in a three way match on October 19, 2002 to become the first CSWF Heavyweight Champion. He was also its longest reigning champion at 329 days. There were 6 officially recognized champions, however none held the belt more than once. Several then current wrestlers from Total Non-Stop Action held the title during its 5-year history including Michael Shane, Sonjay Dutt and Elix Skipper.[1][2][3][4]

Contents

Title historyEdit

# Order in reign history
Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
Event The event in which the title was won
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign
N/A The information is not available or is unknown
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily

NamesEdit

Name Years
CSWF Cruiserweight Championship 2002 — 2004
CSWF Cruiser X Championship 2004 — 2005
NWA: Cyberspace Cruiser X Championship 2005 — 2006
NWA Shockwave Cruiser X Championship 2006

ReignsEdit

# Wrestlers Reign Date Days
held
Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Shawn Sheridan 1 October 19, 2002 329 Flemington, New Jersey Halloween Horror (2002) Sheridan defeated Morbius and Brian Fury in a three way match to become the first CSWF Cruiserweight Champion. [1][2][3]
2 Rob Eckos 1 September 13, 2003 N/A Rahway, New Jersey SummerBash (2003) [1][2][3]
Vacated N/A N/A N/A The championship is vacated when Eckos fails to appear for a scheduled title defence and is stripped as champion. [1][2][3]
3 Michael Shane 1 February 21, 2004 189 Wayne, New Jersey SuperBrawl Saturday II (2004) Defeated Dan Barry to win the vacant title. The title was renamed the CSWF Cruiser X Championship shortly afterwards. [1][2][3][4]
Vacated August 28, 2004 Wayne, New Jersey CyberCade (2004) The championship is vacated when Shane abandoned the belt in a nearby garbage can following his victory over Grim Reefer in a lumberjack match. [1][2][3][5]
4 Sonjay Dutt 1 January 8, 2005 120 Wayne Fatal Attraction (2005) Awarded title via forfeit when Grim Reefer failed to appear. That same night, the title was renamed the NWA: Cyberspace Heavyweight Championship when the promotion joins the National Wrestling Alliance. [1][2][3][4][6][7][8]
5 Elix Skipper 1 August 21, 2005 273 Wayne Cybercade 2 (2005) [1][2][3][4][9]
6 Grim Reefer 1 May 21, 2006 194 Flemington Shockwave VII (2006) [1][2][3][10]
Deactivated December 1, 2006 N/A N/A Title is discontinued when NWA Shockwave returns after a six-month hiatus following the death of founder Billy Firehawk. [1][3]

List of combined reignsEdit

<1 Indicates that the reign lasted less than one day.
Rank[N 1] Wrestler # of reigns Combined days
1 Shawn Sheridan 1 329
2 Elix Skipper 1 273
3 Sonjay Dutt 1 225
4 Grim Reefer 1 194
5 Michael Shane 1 189
6 Rob Eckos 1 N/A

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Each reign is ranked highest to lowest; reigns with the same number mean that they are tied for that certain rank.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "N.W.A. Cyberspace Cruiser X Title". The Great Hisa's Puroresu Dojo. Wrestling-Titles.com. 2003. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Westcott, Brian (2005). "CSWF Cruiserweight/Cruiser X Title". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Kreikenbohm, Philip (2007). "NWA Shockwave Cruiser-X Championship". Cagematch.de.
  4. ^ a b c d McCaffrey, Sean. "The Third Annual DOI 250." DeclarationofIndependents.net. N.p., 2005. Web. 30 May 2010. <www.declarationofindependents.net/doi/pages/doi250/doi250profiles.html>
  5. ^ Tees, David (2004-09-16). "A.J Styles, Abyss, Michael Shane & AMW Heading To CSWF On 10/28". NECW DVD & CSWF News. KocoSports.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  6. ^ Woodward, Buck (2010-01-08). "This Day In History: Edge Wins The World Title, Steve Austin Makes His First RAW Appearance And More". PWInsider.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  7. ^ Tees, David (2005-01-03). "Cyber Space Wrestling Federation Returns This Weekend With Jeff Jarrett, Ron Killing & More". CZW & CSWF News. KocoSports.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  8. ^ NWA Cyberspace (Producer) (2005). NWA Cyberspace 1/8/05 Fatal Attraction (DVD). Wayne, New Jersey: RF Video.
  9. ^ NWA Cyberspace (Producer) (2005). NWA Cyberspace Cybercade 2 8/21/05 (DVD). Wayne, New Jersey: RF Video.
  10. ^ NWA Cyberspace (Producer) (2006). NWA-Cyberspace Shockwave VII 5/21/06 (DVD). Flemington, New Jersey: RF Video.

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