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WEW Junior Heavyweight Championship
WEW Junior Heavyweight
Details
Current Champion(s) Raiden
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Date Won April 19, 2018
Promotion(s) Pro Wrestling A-TEAM
Date Established March 3, 2017

The WEW Junior Heavyweight Championship is the top singles junior heavweight championship in the Pro Wrestling A-TEAM (A-TEAM) promotion, specifically for the junior heavyweight (<100 kg) workers.

The creation of the title was announced on March 3, 2017, with a tournament that took on August 11, 2017 in which Tsuyoshi Kikuchi defeated HASEGAWA, Masamune and Nobutaka Moribe in a tournament final to become the inaugural champion. This is the eight title under the WEW name, although WEW means World Entertainment Wrestling, WEW closed in 2004 and the title is not part of WEW.

The title belt shares a similar design to the WEW Openweight Championship, the only differences between the titles are that the title has a blue strap and the word Junior Heavyweight in the middle.

HistoryEdit

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 Entertainment 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 an eight-man single elimination tournament. The following day, Tsuyoshi Kikuchi defeated HASEGAWA, Masamune and Nobutaka Moribe in a tournament final to become the first WEW Junior Heavyweight Champion.

Inaugural Championship TournamentEdit

Semi Finals Finals
           
Masamune Pin  
Rion Mizuki 9:10  
   
HASEGAWA Pin    
Masamune
HASEGAWA
Moribe Nobutaka
11:41
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
4 Akira Jo 1 March 4, 2018 40 Days Tenri, Nara 0
4 Raiden 1 April 19, 2018 246+ Tokyo 3

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