Wcw cruiserweight tag team championship history.asp

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 ...

This website uses cookies. Since we are based in Europe, we are forced to bother you with this information. All information about cookies and data security can be found in our impressum [German only]. The NXT Cruiserweight Championship was created in September 2016 as the top prize in the Cruiserweight Division, featuring the best athletes in the world under 205 lbs. The title was introduced during the Finale of the 2016 Cruiserweight Classic, and presented to the winner of the 32-man tournament. Pillman defeated Richard Morton in a tournament final to become the first WCW Light Heavyweight Champion. WCW did not recognize Light Heavyweight reigns as being part of the Cruiserweight title's history. When WWE came into possession of the title in 2001, they were added to its history.

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.