WEW Junior Heavyweight Championship
WEW Junior Heavyweight
Current Champion(s) Akira Jo
Date Won March 4, 2018
Promotion(s) Pro Wrestling A-TEAM
Date Established March 3, 2017

The WEW Junior Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling title in Japanese promotion Pro Wrestling A-TEAM (A-TEAM), specifically for the junior heavyweight (<100 kg) workers.

The creation of the title was announced on March 3, 2017 with a tournament set to take place on August 11, 2017. This his the eight title under the WEW name, although WEW means World Entertaniment Wrestling, WEW closed in 2004 and the title is not part of WEW.


On March 3, 2017 A-TEAM announced the creation of the WEW Junior Heavyweight Championship a new champion would be crowned in August. Although the title shares WEW name, the title was created after the closing of World Entertaniment Wrestling in 2004.

On August 10, 2017 it was revealed the participants of the tournament, then the tournament bracket was announced and it was going to be a eight-man single elimination tournament. The following day, Tsuyoshi Kikuchi defeated HASEGAWA to become the first WEW Junior Heavyweight Champion.

Inaugural Championship TournamentEdit

Semi Finals Finals
Masamune Pin  
Rion Mizuki 9:10  
Moribe Nobutaka
Keiichi Sato 3:30    
Tsuyoshi Kikuchi Pin
Moribe Nobutaka Pin  
Raiden 5:17  
Takumi Sakurai 6:50  
Tsuyoshi Kikuchi Pin  
4-Way Elimination Match Edit
Eliminated Wrestler Eliminated by Time
1 Masamune Nobutaka Moribe 5:30
2 Nobutaka Moribe HASEGAWA 7:45
3 HASEGAWA Tsuyoshi Kikuchi 11:41
Winner: Tsuyoshi Kikuchi, new and inaugural WEW Junior Heavyweight Champion

Title historyEdit

# Wrestlers Reign Date Length Location Successful defenses Notes
1 Tsuyoshi Kikuchi 1 August 11, 2017 43 Days Tokyo 0 Defeated HASEGAWA, Masamune and Nobutaka Moribe in a tournament final to become the first champion.
2 HASEGAWA 1 September 23, 2017 127 Days Tokyo 0
3 Takumi Sakurai 1 January 28, 2018 35 Days Tenri, Nara 0
3 Akira Jo 1 March 4, 2018 14+ Tenri, Nara 0