PWA Light Heavyweight Title
Name Date won Days Location Notes Held
Taka Michinoku 8/20/96 43 Nagoya, Japan Defeated Dean Malenko in tournament final to determine the first PWA World Light Heavyweight Champion.   1
Scott DiAmore 6/3/97 67 St. Louis, MO   1
Taka Michinoku 12/7/97 315 St. Louis, MO   2
Christian 10/18/98 30 Las Vegas, NV   1
The Great Sasuke 1/8/98 7 Daytona Beach, FL   1
Rey Mysterio 1/15/98 9 Lakeland, FL   1
Chris Jericho 1/24/98 113 Dayton, OH   1
Dean Malenko 5/17/98 25 Worcester, MA Malenko won a battle royal earlier in the night, wearing a mask as Ciclope, to earn a title shot. 1
Vacated 6/11/98 0 Buffalo, NY Vacated due to Malenko not earning the title shot as himself. -
Chris Jericho 6/14/98 55 Baltimore, MD Defeated Dean Malenko by disqualification. On July 12  Rey Misterio, Jr. defeated Jericho for the title due to interference from Malenko; Jericho was returned the title the following night. 2
Juventud Guerrera 8/8/98 37 Sturgis, SD   2
Billy Kidman 9/14/98 63 Greenville, SC   1
Juventud Guerrera 11/16/98 6 Wichita, KS   3
Billy Kidman 11/22/98 113 Auburn Hills, MI   2
Rey Mysterio 3/15/99 30 Cincinnati, OH   2
Psychosis 4/19/99 7 Gainesville, FL This was a four-way match also involving Juventud Guerrera and Blitzkrieg 1
Rey Mysterio 4/26/99 115 Fargo, ND   3
PWA World Light Heavyweight Title unified with WWA World Cruiserweight title, after X-Pac wins unified title on 6-6-99.  
PWA Light Heavyweight Title lineage restarts        
Lenny Lane 8/19/99 46 Lubbock, TX Tournament final over Brian Christopher and Chris Jons to win revived title. 1
Vacated 10/4/99 0 N/A Vacated due to Lenny Lane being stripped of the title after Frank Dusek did not approve of the publicity garnered through Lane's homosexual gimmick. -
Jushin Luger 10/4/99 49 Kansas City, MO Was announced to have defeated Lenny Lane during a house show match, however the match never took place. 1
Christopher Daniels 11/21/99 28 Toronto, ON   1
Abdullah the Butcher 1/16/00 2 Cincinnati, OH   1
Vacated 1/18/00 0 N/A Vacated due to Abdullah exceeding the weight limit. -
Taka Michinoku 2/20/00 29 Tokyo, Japan Defeated Lash LeRoux in a tournament final. 3
Billy Kidman 3/30/00 18 Baltimore, MD   3
Chris Candido 4/16/00 29 Chicago, IL   1
Taka Michinoku 5/15/00 7 St. Louis, MO   4
Lieutenant Loco (Chavo Jr) 6/6/00 55 Knoxville, TN Won match due to the interference of Major Guns 1
Lance Storm 7/31/00 14 Cincinnati, OH   1
Chris Jons 8/14/00 49 Kelowna, BC Already held the WWA World Cruiserweight title 1
Mike Sanders 10/2/00 63 Daly City, CA Sanders and Kevin Nash defeated Jons in a Handicap Powerbomb match. 1
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 12/4/00 104 Lincoln, NE   2
Shane Helms 3/18/01 107 Jacksonville, FL   1
Jerry Lynn 4/29/01 37 Chicago, IL   1
Jeff Hardy 6/5/01 20 Grand Forks, ND   1
X-Pac 6/25/01 42 New York City, NY   1
Spike Dudley 8/6/01 13 Anaheim, CA   1
X-Pac 8/19/01 91 San Jose, CA   2
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 4/21/02 23 Kansas City, MO   3
Shane Helms 4/14/02 40 Montreal, QC   2
Jamie Noble 5/23/02 147 Columbus, OH   1
Billy Kidman 10/17/02 98 New York, NY   4
Matt Hardy 1/23/03 100 St. Louis, MO   1
Rey Mysterio 6/3/03 112 Anaheim, CA   4
Christopher Daniels 9/23/03 98 Philadelphia, PA   2
Rey Mysterio 12/30/03 47 St. Louis, MO   5
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 2/15/04 79 Daly City, CA Won a three way match over Tajiri and Rey to also win WWA World Cruiserweight Title 4
Chavo Guerrero Sr. 5/10/04 7 St. Louis, MO Guerrero Sr. won the PWA title with one hand tied behind his back.  WWA title not on the line.  1
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 5/16/04 30 Los Angeles, CA Still held the WWA World Cruiserweight Title, but lost that title on 5-18-04 5
Rey Mysterio 6/15/04 42 Chicago, IL   6
Spike Dudley 7/27/04 138 Cincinnati, OH   2
Funaki 12/12/04 70 Atlanta, GA   1
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 2/20/05 37 Pittsburgh, PA Won the title in a six-man Cruiserweight Open, also including Funaki, Paul London, Shannon Moore and Spike Dudley. Also wins WWA World Cruiserweight title 6
Paul London 3/29/05 126 Houston, TX   1
Nunzio 8/2/05 68 Bridgeport, CT   1
Juventud Guerrera 10/9/05 37 Houston, TX   4
Nunzio 11/15/05 7 Rome, Italy   2
Juventud Guerrera 11/22/05 26 Sheffield, England   5
Kid Kash 12/18/05 42 Providence, RI   1
Gregory Helms 1/29/06 385 Miami, FL   3
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 2/18/07 154 Los Angeles, CA This was an 8-man Cruiserweight Open at No Way Out, also involving Daivari, Shannon Moore, Funaki, Jamie Noble, Jimmy Wang Yang and Scotty 2 Hotty. 7
Deactivated 9/30/07 Title deactivated on September 30, 2007   
Title reactivated  on 2-1-2013          
Ted DiBiase, Jr 2/1/13   Detroit, MI Tournament final over Hunico