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SCW Junior Heavyweight Championship

The SCW Junior Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling light heavyweight championship in Southern Championship Wrestling (SCW). It was defended in the promotion from 1997 to 2000, and briefly reactivated on November 20, 2004 when SCW held its final show.

SCW Junior Heavyweight Championship
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Krazy K was the final SCW Junior Heavyweight Champion.
Details
PromotionSouthern Championship Wrestling
Date establishedFebruary 22, 1997
Date retiredNovember 20, 2004

The inaugural champion was "The Iceman" Chris Cannon, who defeated Preston Quinn in a tournament final on February 22, 1997 to become the first SCW Heavyweight Champion. Joey Matthews holds the record for most reigns, with three. At 268 days, Chris Cannon's first and only reign is the longest in the title's history. Krazy K's reign was the shortest in the history of the title as it was won on the promotion's final show. Overall, there have been 12 reigns shared between 8 wrestlers, with three vacancies, and 2 deactivations.

Contents

Title historyEdit

Key
# 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
SCW Junior Heavyweight Championship 1997 — 2000

ReignsEdit

# Wrestlers Reign Date Days
held
Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Chris Cannon 1 February 22, 1997 268 Butner, North Carolina Live event Cannon defeated Preston Quinn in a tournament final to become the first SCW Junior Heavyweight Champion.
Vacated November 17, 1997 N/A N/A The championship is vacated when Chris Cannon is stripped as champion after failing to appear for a scheduled title defense.
2 Joey Matthews 1 November 22, 1997 68 Louisburg, North Carolina Live event Matthews defeated The Intruder to win the vacant title. [1]
3 Steve Corino 1 January 29, 1998 50 Raleigh, North Carolina Live event This was a Ladder match. [2]
Vacated March 20, 1998 N/A N/A The championship is vacated when Steve Corino leaves the promotion to join Extreme Championship Wrestling.
4 Christian York 2 March 26, 1998 43 Raleigh, North Carolina Live event York defeated Joey Matthews in a tournament final to win the vacant title.
5 Joey Matthews 2 May 8, 1998 74 Wendell, North Carolina Live event [1][3]
6 Kid Dynamo 1 July 31, 1998 20 Southern Pines, North Carolina Live event
7 Joey Matthews 3 August 20, 1998 93 Raleigh, North Carolina Live event [1]
8 Christian York 3 November 21, 1998 215 Louisburg, North Carolina Live event
9 Scab 1 June 24, 1999 156 Raleigh, North Carolina Live event
10 Tears 1 November 27, 1999 245 Louisburg, North Carolina Live event
Vacated July 29, 2000 Zebulon, North Carolina Live event The championship is vacated when Tears is stripped as champion after failing to appear for a scheduled title defense.
11 William Wealth 1 July 29, 2000 61 Zebulon, North Carolina Live event Wealth defeated Jacey North to win the vacant title.
Deactivated September 28, 2000 N/A N/A The championship is vacated when William Wealth surrenders the title and is subsequently abandoned by the promotion.
12 Krazy K 1 November 20, 2004 0 Durham, North Carolina Blowout Bash (2004) Krazy K defeated Caprice Coleman to win the vacant title. [4][5]
Deactivated November 20, 2004 N/A N/A SCW closed on November 20, 2004 and Krazy K was the final champion in SCW as a company.

List of combined reignsEdit

 
Joey Matthews, who had the most reigns as SCW Junior Heavyweight Champion
<1 Indicates that the reign lasted less than one day.
Rank[N 1] Wrestler # of reigns Combined days
1 Chris Cannon 1 268
2 Christian York 2 258
3 Tears 1 245
4 Joey Matthews 3 235
5 Scab 1 156
6 William Wealth 1 61
7 Steve Corino 1 50
8 Kid Dynamo 1 20
9 Krazy K 1 <1

FootnotesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "SCW Junior Heavyweight Championship". Southern Championship Wrestling. Archived from the original on February 9, 2001. Retrieved 2010-01-06.
  • Benaka, Matt; Westcott, Brian. "SCW Junior Heavyweight Title History". Wrestling Title Histories by Gary Will and Royal Duncan. Solie.org. Retrieved 2010-01-06.
  • Gary Will and Royal Duncan (2000). "(Carolinas) SCW Junior Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
Specific
  1. ^ a b c "Joey Matthews Profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2007-07-13.
  2. ^ Gjoni, John. "Spotlight on The King of Old School - Steve Corino." DeclarationofIndependents.net. Ed. Sean McCaffrey. N.p., 2004. Web. Oct. 5, 2011. <www.declarationofindependents.net/doi/pages/spotlight/stevecorino.html>.
  3. ^ Milner, John M. (December 18, 2005). "SLAM! Wrestling: Joey Mercury". SLAM! Wrestling Bios. SLAM! Sports. Retrieved November 8, 2011.
  4. ^ Stein, Nate (November 24, 2002). "411 Indy Recent Results & News". News. 411mania.com. Retrieved November 22, 2011.
  5. ^ "InsidePulse Indy Report 11.26.04: MEGA RESULTS!!!". Inside Pulse Wrestling. InsidePulse.com. November 25, 2004. Retrieved November 22, 2011.

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