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The Greatest 18 Club Championship
NJPWgreat18
Last Champion(s) The Great Muta
Date Won August 16, 1992
Promotion(s) New Japan Pro Wrestling
Date Established 1990
Date Retired September 23, 1992
Statistics
First champion(s) Riki Choshu

The Greatest 18 Championship was championship in the New Japan Pro Wrestling promotion which was intended to complement the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. The Greatest 18 Championship was represented by the former Martial Arts Championship and was awarded to Riki Choshu in 1990. Choshu lost the title to The Great Muta in 1992. Muta retired the title on September 23, in order to focus on his IWGP Heavyweight Championship title defenses. The title was subsequently officially retired by NJPW.

Title history

Wrestler Reigns Date Location Notes
Riki Choshu 1 1990 Tokyo Awarded; also wins IWGP Heavyweight Championship by defeating Tatsumi Fujinami on January 4, 1992 in Tokyo.
The Great Muta 1 August 16, 1992 Fukuoka
The title is retired on September 23, in order to Muta focus on his IWGP Heavyweight Championship title defenses.

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