Tohoku Junior Heavyweight Championship

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Tohoku Junior Heavyweight Championship
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Musashi with the title belt
Details
Promotion Michinoku Pro Wrestling
Date establishedAugust 25, 2002
Current champion(s) Fujita "Jr." Hayato
Date wonJuly 1, 2022
Statistics
First champion(s) Dick Togo
Most reigns The Great Sasuke, Kenoh, Fujita "Jr." Hayato and Rui Hyugaji (3 reigns)
Longest reign Fujita "Jr." Hayato (566+ days)
Shortest reign Kagetora (<1 day)

The Tohoku Junior Heavyweight Championship (東北ジュニアヘビー級王座, Tōhoku junia hebī-kyū ōza) is a professional wrestling championship contested in Michinoku Pro Wrestling, where it is the primary singles title, and is strictly for junior heavyweights. It was created on August 25, 2002, when Dick Togo defeated Tiger Mask in a round-robin tournament final. [1]

Contents

Title history

A round-robin tournament took place to crown the inaugural tournament and the tournament took place between July 20 and August 25, 2002. The final took place at the 10th Anniversary Show of the promotion on July 25, where Dick Togo defeated Tiger Mask in the tournament final. [2] [3]

Final standings
WrestlerScore
Dick Togo 23
Tiger Mask 23
Ikuto Hidaka 21
Curry Man 21
Gran Naniwa 20
The Great Sasuke 20
Pentagon Black19
Metal Master 18
Masao Orihara 18
Hideki Nishida13
Tsubo Genjin12
Tomohiro Ishii 12
Kazuya Yuasa 11
Macho Pimp5
Jody Fleisch 4
Chinnen Hokkai0
Final
   
1 Dick Togo Pin
2 Tiger Mask 14:47

Reigns

Key
No.Overall reign number
ReignReign number for the specific champion
DaysNumber of days held
DefensesNumber of successful defenses
<1Reign lasted less than a day
+Current reign is changing daily
No.ChampionChampionship changeReign statisticsNotesRef.
DateEventLocationReignDaysDefenses
1 Dick Togo August 25, 200210th Anniversary: Michi Pro Love II Sendai, Japan 13662Defeated Tiger Mask in a tournament final to become the inaugural champion.
2 Atlantis August 26, 2003Fukumen World League 2003 Sapporo, Japan 12154
3 The Great Sasuke March 28, 2004Lucha Baka Diary 2004 Sendai, Japan 13281
4 Taka Michinoku February 19, 2005 K-DOJO Club-K Tour in Shiwa Shiwa, Japan 13816This match was also for Taka's AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Championship and Strongest-K Championship.
Vacated March 7, 2006Title vacated due to Taka suffering a finger injury.
5 Kagetora March 19, 2006Fighting Tohoku Legend 6th: Iwate Volume Yahaba, Japan 1<10Defeated Makoto Oishi to win the vacant title.
Vacated March 19, 2006Title vacated by Kagetora to decide the championship in a tournament.
6 Takeshi Minamino April 23, 2006Fighting Tohoku Legend 7th: Miyagi Volume Sendai, Japan 1280Defeated Rasse in a tournament final to win the vacant title.
7 Super Delfin May 21, 2006 Osaka Pro Story #32 Osaka, Japan 11402This match was also for Super Delfin's Osaka Pro Wrestling Championship.
8 The Great Sasuke October 8, 2006Fighting Tohoku Legend: The Last Chapter Morioka, Japan 2420
9 Gaina November 19, 2006Michinoku Pro Niigata, Japan 13552
10 Yoshitsune November 9, 2007Michinoku Pro Yamagata, Japan 13996
11 Fujita "Jr." Hayato December 12, 2008Michinoku Pro Tokyo, Japan 12672
12 Kenoh September 5, 2009Michinoku Pro Yahaba, Japan 14283
13 The Great Sasuke November 7, 2010Michinoku Pro Morioka, Japan 31820
14Rui HyugajiMay 8, 2011Michinoku Pro Yahaba, Japan 11812
15 Kenoh November 5, 2011Michinoku Pro Yahaba, Japan 22110
16 Fujita "Jr." Hayato June 3, 2012Michinoku Pro Tokyo, Japan 23924
17 Kenoh June 30, 2013 Jinsei Shinzaki 20th Anniversary in Sendai Sendai, Japan 31663
Vacated December 13, 2013Title vacated due to Kenoh wrestling in Pro Wrestling Noah.
18 Brahman Shu May 5, 2014Golden Tour 2014 Yahaba, Japan 13653Defeated Manjimaru in a tournament final hardcore match to win the vacant title.
19 Kesen Numajiro May 5, 2015Golden Tour 2015 Yahaba, Japan 11821
20 Manjimaru November 3, 2015Furinkazan in Yahaba Yahaba, Japan 15504
21Rui HyugajiMay 6, 2017Golden Tour 2017 Yahaba, Japan 24141
22 Taro Nohashi June 24, 2018 Jinsei Shinzaki 25th Anniversary Sendai, Japan 12021 [4]
23 Kenbai January 12, 2019Michinoku Pro Battle Beginning 2019 Yahaba, Japan 11141 [5]
24 Musashi May 6, 2019Golden Week Series 2019 Yahaba, Japan 12502 [6]
25Rui HyugajiJanuary 11, 2020New Year Fighting Beginning 2020 Yahaba, Japan 35533
26 Musashi July 17, 2021Michinoku Pro Hyakka Ryoran: Junji Takehana Death 3rd Memorial Event Takizawa, Japan 23493 [7]
27 Fujita "Jr." Hayato July 1, 2022Michinoku Pro Michinoku Pro Wrestling 2022 Tokyo Conference Vol. 1 ~ Genko Itchi Tokyo, Japan 3566+3 [8]

List of combined reigns

Record tied three-time, current, and longest-reigning (individual and combined) champion, Hayato Fujita. huzita"Jr"haya.jpg
Record tied three-time, current, and longest-reigning (individual and combined) champion, Hayato Fujita.

As of January18, 2024.

Indicates the current champions
RankWrestlerNo. of
reigns
Combined
defenses
Combined days
1 Fujita "Jr." Hayato 391,225+
2Rui Hyugaji361,148
3 Kenoh 36805
4 Musashi 25599
5 The Great Sasuke 31552
6 Manjimaru 14550
7 Yoshitsune 16399
8 Dick Togo 12366
9 Brahman Shu 13365
10 Gaina 12355
11 Atlantis 14215
12 Taro Nohashi 11202
13 Kesen Numajiro 11182
14 Super Delfin 12140
15 Kenbai 11114
16 Takeshi Minamino 1028
17 Kagetora 10<1

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