|Gaora TV Championship|
The Gaora TV Championship is a secondary singles championship in All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) promotion. In 2000 after NOAH exodus AJPW announced that GAORA broadcasting monthly show B-Banquet and live specials. On August 28, 2012, AJPW and Gaora TV announced that AJPW would introduce a new championship called the Gaora TV Championship. A tournament for the title took place from September 8 to October 7.
In 2000 after NOAH exodus AJPW announced that GAORA broadcasting monthly show B-Banquet and live specials. On August 28, 2012, AJPW and Gaora TV announced that AJPW would introduce a new championship called the Gaora TV Championship. A tournament for the title took place from September 8 to October 7 which was won by Seiya Sanada by defeating Yasufumi Nakanoue.
On May 27, 2013 Seiya Sanada lost the belt to René Duprée in an event in Canada. On September 8, 2013 Duprée wrestled in Wrestle-1 Inaugural event and three days later Duprée vacated and returned the title to All Japan when he signed with Wrestle-1. During 2013 Ōdō Renaissance it was announced four man tournament for the belt which was won by SUSHI defeating Keisuke Ishii in the finals.
Title history Edit
|1||Seiya Sanada||1||October 7, 2012||Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan||232 Days||4||Sanada defeated Yasufumi Nakanoue in the final of an eight-man tournament to become the inaugural champion.|
|2||René Duprée||1||May 27, 2013||Cocagne, New Brunswick, Canada||107 Days||0|
|—||Vacated||—||September 11, 2013||—||—||—||Duprée returned the title to All Japan, after leaving the promotion for Wrestle-1.|
|3||SUSHI||1||November 24, 2013||Nagano, Japan||174 Days||1||Defeated Keisuke Ishii in the final of a four-man tournament to win the vacant title.|
|4||Kotaro Suzuki||1||May 17, 2014||Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan||211
|5||KENSO||1||December 14, 2014||Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan||172
|6||SUSHI||1||June 4, 2015||Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan||41 Days||0|
|—||Vacated||—||August 15, 2015||—||—||—||The title was vacated due to Sushi being sidelined with a fractured jaw.|
|7||Yohei Nakajima||1||August 16, 2015||Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan||298 Days||3||Nakajima defeated Billyken Kid to win the vacant title.|
|8||Kazuhiro Tamura||1||June 9, 2016||Isesaki, Gunma, Japan||6
|9||Yohei Nakajima||2||June 15, 2016||Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan||29 Days||0|
|10||Takeshi Minamino||1||July 14, 2016||Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan||28 Days||0|
|11||Yohei Nakajima||3||August 11, 2016||Ueda, Nagano, Japan||9
|12||Billyken Kid||1||August 20, 2016||Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan||30 Days||1|
|13||Yohei Nakajima||4||September 19, 2016||Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan||69 Days||1|
|14||Jiro Kuroshio||1||November 27, 2016||Sumida, Tokyo, Japan||80 Days||0|
|—||Vacated||—||February 15, 2017||—||—||—||Kuroshio returned the title to AJPW after being sidelined with a knee injury.|
|15||Jun Akiyama||1||March 12, 2017||Tokyo, Japan||404+||6||Defeated KENSO for the vacant title.|