The Championship Report: June 2017

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As of June 1st, 2017, here’s a roll call of all the championship title holders for 36 major pro wrestling promotions/brands.

NOTE: To avoid spoilers, champions are listed per television appearance – any title changes that occurred during tapings for future episodes are not revealed.

Photo: AIW

ABSOLUTE INTENSE WRESTLING (AIW), USA (Cleveland)

  • AIW Absolute Champion: Tim Donst, 3rd reign, def. Josh Prohibition, 69 days
  • AIW Women’s Champion: Shayna Baszler, 1st reign, def. Heidi Lovelance (Ruby Riot), 265 days
  • AIW Intense Champion: Alex Daniels, 1st reign, def. Jerry, 419 days
  • AIW Tag Team Champions: To Infinity And Beyond (Colin Delaney & Cheech), 3rd reign, def. Gringo Loco & Steve Pain, 69 days
Photo: AAW

ALL AMERICAN WRESTLING (AAW), USA (Chicago)

  • AAW Heavyweight Champion: Sami Callihan, 2nd reign, def. Pentagon Jr., 235 days
  • AAW Heritage Champion: Penta El 0M, 1st reign, def. ACH, 75 days
  • AAW Tag Team Champions: AR Fox & Rey Fenix, 1st reign, def. OI4K (Dave Crist & Sami Callihan), 24 days
Photo: All Japan

ALL JAPAN PRO WRESTLING (AJPW), Japan (Yokohama)

  • Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion: Shuji Ishikawa, 1st reign, def. Kento Miyahara, 10 days
  • World Tag Team Champions: Kai & Kengo Mashimo, 1st reign, def. The Big Guns (Zeus & Bodyguard), 10 days
  • World Junior Heavyweight Champion: Hikaru Sato, 2nd reign, def. Keisuke Ishii, 33 days
  • All Asia Tag Team Champions: Atsushi Onita & Masanobu Fuchi, 2nd reign, def. Atsushi Aoki & Hikaru Sato, 185 days
  • Gaora TV Champion: Jun Akiyama, 1st reign, def. Kenso, 80 days
Photo: A1

ALPHA-1, Canada (Hamilton, ON)

  • A1 Alpha Male Champion: Kobe Durst, 1st reign, def. Heidi Lovelace (Ruby Riot), 254 days
  • A1 Outer Limits Champion: Joey Janela, 1st reign, def. Maxwell Jacob Feinstein, 16 days
  • A1 Tag Team Champions: Virus (Gavin Quinn & Josh Alexander), 1st reign, def. Gregory Iron & Rickey Shane Page, 86 days
  • A1 Zero Gravity Champion: Alessandro Del Bruno, 1st reign, def. Kobe Durst, 380 days
Photo: C4

CAPITAL CITY CHAMPIONSHIP COMBAT (C-4), Canada (Ottawa)

  • C4 Champion: Mathieu St. Jacques, 1st reign, def. Buxx Belmar, 612 days
  • C4 Tag Team Champions: Heavy Metal Chaos (Alextreme & James Stone), 1st reign, def. Stu Grayson & Thomas Dubois, 38 days
  • C4 Underground Champion: Kobe Durst, 1st reign, def. Evil Uno, 94 days
Photo: CHIKARA

CHIKARA, USA (Philadelphia)

  • Grand ChampionJuan Francisco de Coronado, 1st reign, def. UltraMantis Black, 61 days
  • Campeonatos de ParejasCornelius Crummels & Sonny Defarge, 1st reign, def. Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate), 165 days (approximate; title change happened during taping of the secret season 17)
  • Young Lions Cup: Wani, 1st reign, def. Space Monkey, 61 days
Photo: CZW

COMBAT ZONE WRESTLING (CZW), USA (Philadelphia)

  • CZW World Heavyweight Champion: Davey Richards, 1st reign, def. Lio Rush, 5 days
  • CZW World Tag Team Champions: CCK (Chris Brookes & Kid Lykos), 1st reign, def. Scarlet & Graves (Dezmond Xavier & Zachary Wentz), 5 days
  • CZW Wired Champion: Maxwell Jacob Friedman, 1st reign, def. YUMA, 18 days
  • CZW Medal of Honor Champion: Blackwater, 1st reign, def. Frankie Pickard, 171 days
Photo: CMLL

CONSEJO MUNDIAL de LUCHA LIBRE (CMLL), Mexico (Mexico City)

  • CMLL World Heavyweight Champion: Vacant
  • CMLL World Light Heavyweight Champion: Vacant
  • CMLL World Lightweight Champion: Dragon Lee, 2nd reign, def. Kamaitachi, 453 days
  • CMLL World Middleweight Champion: Angel del Oro, 1st reign, def. Dragon Rojo Jr., 67 days
  • CMLL World Welterweight Champion: Mephisto, 2nd reign, def. Mascara Dorado (Gran Metalik), 393 days
  • CMLL World Women’s Champion: Dalys de Caribena, 1st reign, def. Marcela, 446 days
  • CMLL World Tag Team Champions: Negra Casas & Shocker, 1st reign, def. La Mascara & Rush, 1083 days
  • CMLL World Trios Champions: El Sky Team (Mistico, Valiente, & Volador Jr), 1st reign, def. Los Guerreros Laguneros (Ultimo Guerrero, Euforia, & Niebla Roja), 837 days
  • CMLL-REINA International Champion: Heidi Katrina, 1st reign, def. Chica Tormenta, 248 days
  • CMLL-REINA Junior Heavyweight Champion: Keira, 1st reign, def. La Silueta, 122 days
  • Mexico National Light Heavyweight Champion: Atlantis, 1st reign, def. Mephisto, 645 days
  • Mexico National Lightweight Champion: Electrico, 1st reign, def. Pequeno Nitro, 1386 days

 

Photo: DDT Pro

DRAMATIC DREAM TEAM (DDT) PRO WRESTLING, Japan (Tokyo)

  • KO-D Openweight Champion: Konosuke Takeshita, 2nd reign, def. Harashima, 72 days
  • KO-D Tag Team Champions: Kazusada Higuchi & Shigehiro Irie, 1st reign, def. Akito & Konosuke Takeshita, 10 days
  • KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Champions: NωA (Makoto Oishi, Mao & Syunma Katsumata), 1st reign, def. Kazusada HiguchiKouki Iwasaki & Mizuki Watase, 72 days
  • Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion: Joey Ryan, 41st reign, def. Jimmy Lloyd, 24 days
  • DDT Extreme Division Champion: Daisuke Sasaki, 1st reign, def. Jun Kasai, 72 days
  • King of Dark Champion: Gota Ihashi, 1st reign, def. Nobuhiro Shimatani, 103 days
Photo: WWN

EVOLVE, USA (Philadelphia)

  • WWN Champion: Matt Riddle, 1st reign, def. Fred Yehi, Jon Davis, Parrow, Timothy Hatcher & Tracy Williams, 61 days
  • EVOLVE Champion: Zack Sabre Jr., 1st reign, def. Timothy Thatcher, 97 days
  • EVOLVE Tag Team Champions: Catch Point (Chris Dickinson & Jaka), 1st reign, def. Catch Point (Fred Yehi & Tracy Williams), 39 days
Photo: Glory Pro

GLORY PRO, USA (Alton, IL)

  • Crown of Glory Champion: Myron Reed, 1st reign, def. Jason Kincaid, 24 days
  • Glory Tag Team Champions: Besties in the World (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett), def. The Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez), 6 days
Photo: Impact Wrestling

IMPACT WRESTLING, USA (Nashville)

  • Impact Wrestling World Heavyweight Champion: Bobby Lashley, 4th reign, def. Eddie Edwards, 144 days
  • Impact Wrestling Grand Champion: Moose, 2nd reign, def. Drew Galloway, 140 days
  • Impact Wrestling Knockouts Champion: Rosemary, 1st reign, def. Jade, 234 days
  • Impact Wrestling World Tag Team Champions: LAX (Santana & Ortiz), 1st reign, def. The Decay (Crazzy Steve & Abyss), 88 days
  • Impact Wrestling X-Division ChampionLow Ki, 5th reign, def. Trevor Lee, 41 days
  • GFW Global Champion: Alberto El Patron, 1st reign, def. Magnus, 39 days
  • GFW Women’s Champion: Sienna, 1st reign, def. Christina Von Eerie, 40 days
  • GFW NEX*GEN Champion: Cody Rhodes, 1st reign, def. Sonjay Dutt, 187 days
  • GFW World Tag Team Champions: Vacant
Photo: ICW

INSANE CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING (ICW), Scotland (Glasgow)

  • ICW World Heavyweight Champion: Joe Coffey, 2nd reign, def. Trent Seven, 45 days
  • ICW Women’s Champion: Kay Lee Ray, 1st reign, def. Carmel Jacob, 191 days
  • ICW Zero-G Champion: Kenny Williams, 2nd reign, def. Lionheart, 191 days
  • ICW World Tag Team Champions: Mike Bird & Wild Boar, 1st reign, def. Polo Promotions (Jackie Polo & Mark Coffey), 116 days
Photo: IPW:UK

INTERNATIONAL PRO WRESTLING: UNITED KINGDOM (IPW:UK), England (London)

  • IPW:UK World Champion: Jimmy Havoc, 1st reign, def. John Klinger, 661 days
  • IPW:UK Women’s Champion: Livvii Grace, 1st reign, def. Amazon, 101 days
  • All England Champion: Scott Star, 2nd reign, def. Sammy Smooth, 10 days
  • IPW:UK British Tag Team Champions: DND (Cieran Donnelly & Danny Duggan), 2nd reign, def. The London Riots (James Davis & Rob Lynch), 137 days
Photo: AAA

LUCHA LIBRE AAA, Mexico (Mexico City)

  • AAA Mega Champion: Johnny Mundo (John Morrison), 1st reign, def. El Texano Jr., 73 days
  • AAA Latin America Champion: Johnny Mundo, 1st reign, def. Pentagon Jr., 276 days
  • AAA World Cruiserweight Champion: Johnny Mundo, 1st reign, def. El Hijo del Fantasma, 73 days
  • AAA Reina de Reinas Champion: Taya Valkyrie, 2nd reign, def. Ayako Hamada, 40 days
  • AAA World Tag Team Champions: El Mesias (Mil Muertes) & Pagano, 1st reign, def. La Secta (Cuervo & Escoria), 5 days
  • AAA World Trios Champions: Neuvo Poder del Norte (Carta Brava Jr., Mocho Cota Jr., & Soul Rocker), 1st reign, def. El Apache, Faby Apache, & Mary Apache, 40 days
Photo: El Rey Network

LUCHA UNDERGROUND, USA (Boyle Heights, CA)

  • Lucha Underground Champion: Johnny Mundo (John Morrison), def. Sexy Star, 190 days
  • Gift of the Gods Champion: Vacant
  • Lucha Underground Trios Champions: Aero Star, Drago & Fenix, 1st reign, def. World Wide Underground (Johnny Mundo, PJ Black & Jack Evans), 315 days
Photo: MCW

MARYLAND CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING (MCW), USA (Baltimore)

  • MCW Heavyweight Champion: Sean Studd, 1st reign, def. Drolix, 123 days
  • MCW Women’s Champion: Melina Perez, 1st reign, def. Renee Michelle, 207 days
  • MCW Rage Television Champion: Dante Caballero, 1st reign, def. Brandon Scott, 89 days
  • MCW Tag Team Champions: Guns For Hire (Bill Collier & Paul Jordane), 1st reign, def. The Ecktourage (Dirty Money & Eric Chapel), 39 days
Photo: NJPW

NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING (NJPW), Japan (Tokyo)

  • IWGP World Heavyweight Champion: Kazuchika Okada, 4th reign, def. Tetsuya Naito, 346 days
  • IWGP Intercontinental Champion: Tetsuya Naito, 1st reign, def. Michael Elgin, 248 days
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion: Hiromu Takahashi, 1st reign, def. KUSHIDA, 147 days
  • IWGP Tag Team Champions: War Machine (Hanson & Rowe), 1st reign, def. TenKoji (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima, 52 days
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions: Roppongi Vice (Trent Beretta & Rocky Romero), 4th reign, def. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru), 34 days
  • NEVER Openweight Champion: Minoru Suzuki, 1st reign, def. Hirooki Goto, 34 days
  • NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions: Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI, EVIL & SANADA), 3rd reign, def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ricochet & Rysuke Taguchi, 28 days
Photo: OTT

OVER THE TOP (OTT) WRESTLING, Ireland (Dublin)

  • OTT No Limits Champion: Ryan Smile, 1st reign, def. Pete Dunne, 116 days
  • OTT Women’s Champion: Katey Harvey, 1st reign, def. Martina, 164 days
  • OTT Tag Team Champions: The Kings of the North (Bonesaw & Damien Corvin), 2nd reign, def. The Gymnasties (B. Cool & Sammy D.), 165 days
Photo: PWG

PRO WRESTLING GUERRILLA (PWG), USA (Reseda, CA)

  • PWG World Heavyweight Champion: Zack Sabre Jr., 1st reign, def. Roderick Strong, 452 days
  • PWG World Tag Team Champions: Penta El 0M & Rey Fenix, 1st reign, def. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), 74 days
Photo: Pro Wrestling NOAH

PRO WRESTLING NOAH, Japan (Tokyo)

  • GHC Heavyweight Champion: Katsuhiko Nakajima, 1st reign, def. Takashi Sugiura, 220 days
  • GHC Junior Heavyweight Champion: HAYATA, 1st reign, def. Hajime Ohara, 141 days
  • GHC Tag Team Champions: Maybach Taniguchi & Naomichi Marafuji, 1st reign, def. Kenou & Takashi Sugiura, 47 days
  • GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions: Hi69 & Taiji Ishimori, 1st reign, def. HAYATA & YO-HEY, 102 days
Photo: PROGRESS

PROGRESS, England (London)

  • PROGRESS World Champion: Pete Dunne, 1st reign, def. Trent Seven, Matt Riddle, Jimmy Havoc, Sebastian, TK Cooper & Travis Banks for vacant title, 185 days
  • PROGRESS Women’s Champion: Toni Storm, 1st reign, def. Jinny & Laura Di Matteo for inaugural title match, 3 days
  • PROGRESS Atlas Champion: Matthew Riddle, 1st reign, def. Rampage Brown, 136 days
  • PROGRESS Tag Team Champions: Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate), 1st reign, def. Marty Scurll & Zack Sabre Jr. and The London Riots for vacant titles, 152 days
Photo: PWR

PRO WRESTLING REVOLVER, USA (Des Moines, IA)

  • PWR Scramble Champion: Joey Ryan, 1st reign, def. AR Fox, 25 days
Photo: RevPro

REVOLUTION PRO (RevPro), England (Portsmouth)

  • RevPro British Heavyweight Champion: Zack Sabre Jr., 2nd reign, def. Katsuyori Shibata, 86 days
  • Pro Wrestling EVE Champion: Sammi Jayne, 1st reign, def. Kay Lee Ray, 10 days
  • RevPro British Cruiserweight Champion: Josh Bodom, 3rd reign, def. Will Ospreay, 48 days
  • RevPro British Tag Team Champions: CCK (Chris Brookes & Travis Banks), 1st reign, def. Charlie Garrett & Joel Redman, 87 days
Photo: ROH

RING OF HONOR (ROH), USA (Bristol, PA)

  • ROH World Champion: Christopher Daniels, 1st reign, def. Adam Cole, 82 days
  • ROH World Television Champion: KUSHIDA, 1st reign, def. Marty Scurll, 17 days
  • ROH World Tag Team Champions: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), 3rd reign, def. The Broken Hardys (Matt & Jeff Hardy), 60 days
  • ROH World 6-Man Tag Team Champions: The Briscoes (Jay & Mark Briscoe) & Bully Ray, 1st reign, def. The Kingdom (Matt Taven, TK O’Ryan & Vinny Marseglia), 81 days
Photo: SWA

SCOTTISH WRESTLING ALLIANCE (SWA), Scotland (Bellshill)

  • Scottish Heavyweight Champion: Joe Coffey, 2nd reign, def. Mark Coffey, 186 days
  • Scottish Junior Heavyweight Champion: Glen Dunbar, 1st reign, def. Ryan Griffin, 186 days
  • SWA Tag Team Champions: Gainz N’ Games (Jason Reed & Kevin Williams), 1st reign, def. The English Agenda (Johnny Lions & Lucian Maynard Smith), 154 days
Photo: SHIMMER

SHIMMER WOMEN ATHLETES, USA (Berwyn, IL)

  • SHIMMER Champion: Mercedes Martinez, 2nd reign, def. Kellie Skater, 199 days
  • Heart of SHIMMER Champion: Nicole Savoy, 1st reign, def. Candice LeRae & Heidi Lovelace (Ruby Riot) for inaugural champion, 424 days
  • SHIMMER Tag Team Champions: Mount Tessa (Tessa Blanchard & Vanessa Kraven), 1st reign, def. Team Slap Happy (Evie & Heidi Lovelace), 199 days
Photo: WWN

SHINE WRESTLING, USA (Ybor City, FL)

  • SHINE Champion: LuFisto, 1st reign, def. Allysin Kay (Sienna) & Mercedes Martinez for vacant title, 138 days
  • SHINE Tag Team Champions: Las Sicarias (Ivelise & Mercedes Martinez), 1st reign, def. Santana Garrett & Gabi Castrovinci, 19 days
Photo: Smash

SMASH WRESTLING, Canada (Toronto)

  • SMASH Champion: Tyson Dux, 1st reign, def. Brent Banks for vacant title, 200 days
Photo: wXw

WESTSIDE XTREME WRESTLING (wXw), Germany (Oberhausen)

  • wXw Unified World Wrestling Champion: Jurn Simmons, 2nd reign, def. Axel Dieter Jr., 81 days
  • wXw Shotgun Champion: Angelico, 1st reign, def. Emil Sitoci, 18 days
  • wXw World Tag Team Champions: The Young Lions (Lucky Kid & Tarkan Aslan), 1st reign, def. A4 (Absolute Andy & Marius Al-Ani), 18 days
Photo: WCPW

WHAT CULTURE PRO WRESTLING (WCPW), England (Newcastle)

  • WCPW World Champion: Joe Hendry, 1st reign, def. Martin Kirby, 31 days
  • WCPW Women’s Champion: Bea Priestley, 1st reign, def. Nixon Newell, 107 days
  • WCPW Internet Champion: Gabriel Kidd, 1st reign, def. Cody Rhodes, 32 days
  • WCPW Tag Team Champions: Swords of Essex (Will Ospreay & Scott Wainwright), 1st reign, def. Johnny Moss & Liam Slater, 108 days
Photo: Stardom

WORLD WONDER RING STARDOM, Japan (Tokyo)

  • World of Stardom Champion: Io Shirai, 2nd reign, def. Meiko Satomura, 525 days
  • Wonder of Stardom Champion: Mayu Iwatani, 2nd reign, def. Kairi Hojo, 17 days
  • High Speed Champion: Kris Wolf, 1st reign, def. Mayu Iwatani, 97 days
  • Goddesses of Stardom Champions: Hiroyo Matsumoto & Jungle Kyona, 1st reign, def. Kairi Hojo & Yoko Bito, 87 days
  • Artist of Stardom Champions: Hiromi Mimura, Kairi Hojo & Konami, 1st reign, def. Queen’s Quest (AZM, HZK & Io Shirai), 25 days
  • SWA Undisputed World Women’s Champion: Toni Storm, 1st reign, def. Io Shirai, 311 days
Photo: WrestleCircus

WRESTLECIRCUS, USA (Austin, TX)

  • WC Ringmaster Champion: Brian Cage, 1st reign, def. Michael Elgin for vacant title, 137 days
  • WC Lady of the Ring Champion: Rachael Ellering, 1st reign, def. Chelsea Green (Laurel Van Ness) & Sexy Dulce (Sexy Star) for vacant title, 101 days
  • WC Sideshow Champion: Joey Ryan, 1st reign, def. AR Fox, 26 days
  • WC Big Top Tag Team Champions: Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa), won tag team battle royale for vacant title, 101 days
Photo: WWE

WWE: RAW, USA (Stamford, CT)

  • WWE Universal Champion: Brock Lesnar, 1st reign, def. Goldberg, 59 days
  • WWE Raw Women’s Champion: Alexa Bliss, 1st reign, def. Bayley, 31 days
  • WWE Intercontinental Champion: Dean Ambrose, 2nd reign, def. The Miz, 148 days
  • WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Neville, 1st reign, def. Rich Swann, 122 days
  • WWE Raw Tag Team Champions: The Hardys (Matt & Jeff Hardy), 1st reign, def. The Club (Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows), 59 days
Photo: WWE

WWE: SMACKDOWN, USA (Stamford, CT)

  • WWE Champion: Jinder Mahal, 1st reign, def. Randy Orton, 10 days
  • WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion: Naomi, 2nd reign, def. Alexa Bliss, 59 days
  • WWE United States Champion: Kevin Owens, 2nd reign, def. Chris Jericho, 29 days
  • WWE Smackdown Tag Team Champions: The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso), 1st reign, def. American Alpha (Chad Gable & Jason Jordan), 71 days
Photo: WWE

WWE: NXT, USA (Orlando)

  • NXT Champion: Bobby Roode, 1st reign, def. Shinsuke Nakamura, 123 days
  • NXT Women’s Champion: Asuka, 1st reign, def. Bayley, 425 days
  • WWE United Kingdom Champion: Pete Dunne, 1st reign, def. Tyler Bate, 11 days
  • NXT Tag Team Champions: Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar), 1st reign, def. #DIY (Johnny Gargano & Tomasso Ciampa), 123 days

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Jamie Greer is the Managing Editor and lead writer for Last Word on Pro Wrestling. A lifelong wrestling fan who started with the WWF in the early 80’s, he now follows everything from the smallest indie to WWE. He’s also written for WrestleZone, The Windsor Star, Windsor Independent and other publications. He lives in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and son.

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