XPW World Heavyweight Championship

The XPW World Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling world heavyweight championship in the Xtreme Pro Wrestling promotion. Brian Cage is the current champion in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Willie Mack at Rebirth on November 7, 2021 in Rochester, New York.

XPW World Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionXtreme Pro Wrestling
Date establishedOctober 29, 1999
Current champion(s)Brian Cage
Date wonNovember 7, 2021

Title historyEdit

As of August 5, 2022, there have been eleven reigns between ten champions, two vacancies and one deactivation. Damien Steele was the inaugural and record two-time champion. Sabu's reign is the longest at 392 days, while Jake Lawless has shortest reign at less than a day.

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 Damien Steele October 29, 1999 Halloween in Hell Reseda, CA 1 50 Steele won a nine-man battle royal to become the first champion. [1]
2 Big Dick Dudley December 18, 1999 Merry X-Mas Hollywood, CA 1 42 [2]
Vacated January 29, 2000 Dudley was stripped of the championship when his parole officer refused to let him compete  
3 Jake Lawless January 29, 2000 Abuse of Power Hollywood, CA 1 <1 Defeated Michael Modest to win the vacant title [3]
4 Damien Steele January 29, 2000 Abuse of Power Hollywood, CA 2 28 Steele purchased the title from Lawless [3]
5 Chris Candido February 26, 2000 My Bloody Valentine Hollywood, CA 1 63 This was a Falls Count Anywhere match [4][5]
Vacated April 29, 2000 Candido was stripped of the title when he signed with World Championship Wrestling  
6 Sabu April 29, 2000 XPW Heavyweight Title Tournament Bakersfield, CA 1 392 Defeated The Messiah in the finals of a one-night tournament to win the vacant title. [6][7]
7 The Messiah May 26, 2001 Redemption Los Angeles, CA 1 91 Defeated New Jack to win the title. New Jack was not the champion and was appointed by Josh Lazie to substitute Sabu, who was the champion and was not present at the event [8]
Vacated August 25, 2001 Messiah was stripped of the title when he was fired from XPW
8 Johnny Webb August 25, 2001 Damage Inc. Los Angeles, CA 1 329 Webb and Rob Black defeated Sabu and Josh Lazie in a tag team match. Webb won the title as per the stipulation of the match [9]
9 Shane Douglas July 20, 2002 Baptized In Blood III: Night Of Champions Pico Rivera, CA 1 231 [10]
Deactivated March 8, 2003 XPW closed and the title was abandoned  
10 Brian Cage November 7, 2021 XPW Rebirth Rochester, NY 1 271+ Defetaed Willie Mack in the finals of a one-night tournament to win the vacant title. [11]

Combined reignsEdit

As of August 5, 2022.

 
Sabu has the longest reign, with 392 days.
Indicates the current champion
Rank Wrestler No. of
reigns
Combined
days
1 Sabu 1 392
2 Johnny Webb 1 329
3 Shane Douglas 1 231
4 Brian Cage 1 271+
5 The Messiah 1 91
6 Damien Steele 2 78
7 Chris Candido 1 63
8 Big Dick Dudley 1 42
9 Jake Lawless 1 <1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (October 29, 1999). "XPW Halloween in Hell - Event @ Reseda Country Club in Reseda, California, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  2. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (December 18, 1999). "XPW Merry X-Mas Tour - Tag 2 - Event @ Vogue Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Kreikenbohm, Philip (January 29, 2000). "XPW Abuse Of Power - Event @ Vogue Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  4. ^ Hoops, Brian (February 26, 2017). "Daily pro wrestling history (02/26): Verne Gagne wins AWA title on his birthday". Wrestling Observer Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  5. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (February 26, 2000). "XPW My Bloody Valentine 2000 - Tag 2 - Event @ Vogue Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  6. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (April 29, 2000). "XPW World Heavyweight Title Tournament (2000)". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  7. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (April 29, 2000). "XPW Heavyweight Title Tournament - Event @ Strongbow Staium in Bakersfield, California, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  8. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (May 26, 2001). "XPW Redemption - Event @ Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  9. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (August 25, 2001). "XPW Damage Inc. - Event @ Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  10. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (July 20, 2002). "XPW Baptized In Blood III: Night Of Champions - Event @ Pico Rivera Sports Arena in Pico Rivera, California, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  11. ^ "XPW: REBIRTH RECAP". Xtreme Pro Wrestling. November 7, 2021. Retrieved November 14, 2021.

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