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wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship

The wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship[1] is a professional wrestling world heavyweight championship, contested in the German professional wrestling promotion, Westside Xtreme Wrestling. The championship was established in 2001 as the wXw World Heavyweight Championship, but was later unified with the wXw World Lightweight Championship to create the modern title.[1]

wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship
Details
PromotionWestside Xtreme Wrestling
Date establishedJuly 1, 2001
Current champion(s)Timothy Thatcher
Date wonOctober 5, 2019
Other name(s)
  • wXw Heavyweight Championship
    (July 1, 2001 – June 21, 2003)[1]
  • wXw World Heavyweight Championship
    (June 21, 2003 – June 5, 2010)[1]

Title historyEdit

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
<1 Reign lasted less than a day
+ Current reign is changing daily
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
1 Mad Cow July 1, 2001 Dead End Essen, Germany 1 56 Defeated Chris The Bambikiller to become the inaugural champion
2 Eric Schwarz August 26, 2001 Broken Rulz Essen, Germany 1 112 Defeated The Bull, substituting an injured Mad Cow
Vacated December 15, 2001 Vacated due to injury
3 Thomas Blade December 16, 2001 Live Event Dresden, Germany 1 49 Defeated Big Sick Ben for the vacated title
4 Chris the Bambikiller February 3, 2002 Payback Nürnberg, Germany 1 159
Vacated July 12, 2002
5 Martin Nolte August 17, 2002 True Colors Essen, Germany 1 196 Won a 20-man Battle Royal for the vacated title
6 Chris Hero March 1, 2003 Back To The Roots 2 Essen, Germany 1 252 Due to the title being defended in the USA against IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion Mark Wolf on June 21, 2003, it gained "World" status and was renamed to wXw World Heavyweight Championship
7 Alex Shelley November 8, 2003 IWA Mid-South Ted Petty Invitational 2003 - Day 2 Salem, IN 1 41 This was a tournament final three-way match, also involving IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion Danny Daniels
8 Jimmy Jacobs December 19, 2003 IWA Mid-South Winter Wars 2003 Lafayette, IN 1 <1 This was a Submission Match and the third in a Best Of Seven Series
9 Alex Shelley December 19, 2003 IWA Mid-South Winter Wars 2003 Lafayette, IN 2 <1
10 Jimmy Jacobs December 19, 2003 IWA Mid-South Winter Wars 2003 Lafayette, IN 2 8 This was a Texas Death Match and the fifth in a Best Of Seven Series
11 Double C December 27, 2003 3rd Anniversary HUSS-Mas Essen, Germany 1 168
12 Ian Rotten June 12, 2004 Dead End 4 Essen, Germany 1 7
13 Double C June 19, 2004 Live Event Wien, Austria 2 175
14 Robbie Brookside December 11, 2004 4th Anniversary Show Essen, Germany 1 295
15 Ares October 2, 2005 Sunday Bloody Sunday II Essen, Germany 1 167
16 Mike Quackenbush March 18, 2006 Back To The Roots 5 - Enter The Dark Side Essen, Germany 1 13
17 Ares March 31, 2006 CHIKARA Naked Reading, PA 2 603
18 Alex Pain November 24, 2007 7th Anniversary Show - Strong Style Tournament Oberhausen, Germany 1 105
19 Steve Douglas March 8, 2008 16 Carat Gold 2008 - Day 2 Essen, Germany 1 246
Vacated November 9, 2008
20 John Klinger December 13, 2008 8th Anniversary Show Oberhausen, Germany 1 84
21 Bryan Danielson March 7, 2009 16 Carat Gold 2009 - Day 2 Oberhausen, Germany 1 55
22 Absolute Andy May 1, 2009 Dead End IX Beta Oberhausen, Germany 1 225
23 Steve Douglas December 12, 2009 9th Anniversary Show Oberhausen, Germany 2 175
24 Zack Sabre, Jr. June 5, 2010 Dead End X Oberhausen, Germany 1 119 Sabre Jr. defeated Douglas to unify the wXw World Heavyweight Championship into his wXw World Lightweight Championship. The title became known as the wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship
25 Walter October 2, 2010 HATEs Fuckin' Birthday Show Oberhausen, Germany 1 105
26 Daisuke Sekimoto January 15, 2011 Back To The Roots X Oberhausen, Germany 1 107
27 Walter May 2, 2011 BJW Live Event Tokyo, Japan 2 383
28 El Generico May 19, 2012 Dead End XII Oberhausen, Germany 1 85
29 Axel Tischer August 12, 2012 Fans Appreciation Weekend 2012 - Day 2 Oberhausen, Germany 1 293 This was a four-way match, also involving Bad Bones and Karsten Beck
30 Tommy End June 1, 2013 Dead End XIII Oberhausen, Germany 1 421
31 Walter July 27, 2014 Fans Appreciation Night 2014 Oberhausen, Germany 3 174
32 Karsten Beck January 17, 2015 Back To The Roots XIV Oberhausen, Germany 1 223
33 John Klinger August 28, 2015 Fans Appreciation Night 2015: Hamburg Hamburg, Germany 2 1
34 Karsten Beck August 29, 2015 Fans Appreciation Night 2015: Oberhausen Oberhausen, Germany 2 196 This was a three-way match, also involving A.J. Styles
35 Jurn Simmons March 12, 2016 16 Carat Gold 2016 - Day 2 Oberhausen, Germany 1 273 This was a four-way match, also involving Absolute Andy and John Klinger
36 Marty Scurll December 10, 2016 16th Anniversary Oberhausen, Germany 1 <1 This was a three-way match, also involving Adam Cole
37 Axel Dieter Jr. December 10, 2016 16th Anniversary Oberhausen, Germany 1 91
38 Jurn Simmons March 11, 2017 16 Carat Gold 2017 - Day 2 Oberhausen, Germany 2 147
39 John Klinger August 5, 2017 Fight Forever Tour Opening Oberhausen, Germany 3 217 This was a three-way match, also involving Ilja Dragunov
40 Ilja Dragunov March 10, 2018 16 Carat Gold 2018 - Day 2 Oberhausen, Germany 1 147 This was a three-way match, also involving Walter
41 Absolute Andy August 4, 2018 Shortcut To The Top 2018 Oberhausen, Germany 2 217
42 Bobby Gunns March 9, 2019 16 Carat Gold 2019 - Day 2 Oberhausen, Germany 1 210
43 Timothy Thatcher October 5, 2019 wXw World Tag Team Festival 2019 - Day 2 Oberhausen, Germany 1 10+

Combined reignsEdit

As of October 15, 2019.

Indicates the current champion
<1 Indicates reign was less than a day
Rank Champion No. of
reigns
Combined days
1 Ares 2 770
2 Walter 3 662
3 Absolute Andy 2 442
4 Steve Douglas 2 421
Tommy End 1 421
6 Jurn Simmons 2 420
7 Karsten Beck 2 419
8 Claudio Castagnoli 2 343
9 John Klinger 3 302
10 Robbie Brookside 1 295
11 Axel Tischer 1 293
12 Chris Hero 1 252
13 Bobby Gunns 1 210
14 Martin Nolte 1 196
15 Chris the Bambikiller 1 159
16 Ilja Dragunov 1 147
17 Zack Sabre, Jr. 1 119
18 Eric Schwarz 1 112
19 Daisuke Sekimoto 1 107
20 Alex Pain 1 105
21 Axel Dieter Jr. 1 91
22 El Generico 1 85
23 Mad Cow 1 56
24 Bryan Danielson 1 55
25 Thomas Blade 1 49
26 Alex Shelley 2 41
27 Mike Quackenbush 1 13
28 Timothy Thatcher 1 10+
29 Jimmy Jacobs 2 8
30 Ian Rotten 1 7
31 Marty Scurll 1 <1

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