History of the World Cruiserweight Pro-Wrestling Title, recognized by World Championship Wrestling until 2002/11 and then by World Wrestling Entertainment. NAME FORMAT CHANGE IN PROCESS : Names of the wrestlers from countries where the family names come before the given names will be listed as such (Japan, Korea, etc.).
Soon after, "The Invasion" took place and four of WCW's championships were defended on WWF programming including the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, which became known as the "WCW Championship". The WWF carried over the title, along with the United States Heavyweight Championship , Cruiserweight Championship , and the WCW Tag Team ...
The weight limit utilized by WCW and Japanese promotions is "up to 220 lbs" (100 kg). New Japan and NOAH also have junior heavyweight tag team titles, for teams composed of junior heavyweights. WCW tested such a format with their own Cruiserweight Tag Team Titles shortly before the company was sold.