All Asia Heavyweight Championship
Promotion(s) Japan Wrestling Association
All Japan Pro Wrestling
Date Established November 22, 1955
Date Retired February 4, 1995

The All Asia Heavyweight Championship was a title contested for in All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW). Prior to being used in AJPW, the title was defended in the Japan Wrestling Association (JWA). On July 29, 1976, New Japan Pro Wrestling recognized Tiger Jeet Singh as the champion after he defeated Seiji Sakaguchi, but Singh abandoned his version of the title on May 21, 1981.

Title HistoryEdit

# Wrestler Reign Date Location Length Notes
1 Rikidozan 1 November 22, 1955 Tokyo, Japan 2,945


Defeated King Kong Czaya in tournament final to become the first champion.
Vacated December 15, 1963 N/A N/A Title vacated when Rikidozan died.
2 Kintaro Ohki 1 November 9, 1968 Seoul, South Korea 1,209


Defeated Buddy Austin to win the vacant title.
3 Bill Dromo 1 January 15, 1971 Tokuyama, Japan 18 Days
4 Kintaro Ohki 2 February 2, 1971 Hiroshima, Japan 2,061 Days The title became inactive on April 14, 1973, when the JWA closed, and was reactivated on March 26, 1976 after New Japan Pro Wrestling announces creation of its own version of the title.
Vacated September 24, 1976 N/A N/A Title held up after match against Waldo Von Erich in Omiya, Japan.
5 Kintaro Ohki 3 October 21, 1976 Fukushima, Japan 373 Days Defeated Waldo Von Erich in a rematch to win the held up title.
6 Giant Baba 1 October 29, 1977 Kuroiso, Japan 1,262 Days Already held the PWF Heavyweight Championship, so both titles may have been defended simultaneously, or not at all.
Vacated April 13, 1981 N/A He may have never defended the title and New Japan Pro Wrestling version is retired on May 21, 1981.
7 Kintaro Ohki 4 1981 South Korea ? Days
Title Abandoned February 4, 1995 N/A N/A Ohki, who had not wrestled in nearly a decade, officially retired and the title was abandoned.

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