|Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship|
|Promotion||All Japan Pro Wrestling|
|Date established||April 18, 1989|
|Current champion(s)||Kento Miyahara|
|Date won||January 23, 2022|
PWF Triple Crown World Heavyweight Championship
The Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship (三冠ヘビー級王座, Sankan Hebīkyū Ōza) is a professional wrestling world heavyweight championship in the Japanese All Japan Pro Wrestling promotion.
The championship was established after the unification of its then-flagship title the PWF World Heavyweight Championship, with the NWA United National Championship and the NWA International Heavyweight Championship. The titles were unified on April 18, 1989, when NWA International Heavyweight Champion Jumbo Tsuruta defeated the PWF World Heavyweight and NWA United National Champion Stan Hansen.
Unlike most unified championships, the Triple Crown was originally represented through the continued use of the three individual championship belts. From 1989 to 2000, the holder of the Triple Crown was also presented by Nippon TV (AJPW's broadcaster at the time) with a large, globe-shaped trophy bearing the words "World Heavyweight Champion." The original title belts were returned to All Japan founder Giant Baba's widow Motoko in August 2013 and a new single title belt incorporating designs from the three original belts was made.The new title belt, which featured three plates representing the three original title belts, was unveiled on October 27. One of the plates includes the text "Jumbo Tsuruta Apr. 18 1989", representing the crowning of the inaugural champion. There have been a total of 29 recognized champions who have had a combined 64 official reigns. The current champion is Kento Miyahara, who is in his fifth reign.
|No.||Overall reign number|
|Reign||Reign number for the specific champion|
|Days||Number of days held|
|Defenses||Number of successful defenses|
|+||Current reign is changing daily|
|No.||Champion||Championship change||Reign statistics||Notes||Ref.|
|1||Jumbo Tsuruta||April 18, 1989||Champion Carnival tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||48||1||Tsuruta, the NWA International Heavyweight Champion, defeated Stan Hansen, the PWF Heavyweight and NWA United National Champion, to unify the titles.|
|2||Genichiro Tenryu||June 5, 1989||Super Power Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||128||2|
|3||Jumbo Tsuruta||October 11, 1989||October Giant Series tour||Yokohama, Japan||2||237||2|
|4||Terry Gordy||June 5, 1990||Super Power Series tour||Chiba, Japan||1||3||0|
|5||Stan Hansen||June 8, 1990||Super Power Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||39||0|
|6||Terry Gordy||July 17, 1990||Summer Action Series tour||Kanazawa, Japan||2||10||0|
|—||Vacated||July 27, 1990||—||—||—||—||—||The title was vacated after Gordy was hospitalized during a scheduled title defense later that night.|
|7||Stan Hansen||July 27, 1990||Summer Action Series tour||Matsudo, Japan||2||176||1||Defeated Mitsuharu Misawa to win the vacant title.|
|8||Jumbo Tsuruta||January 19, 1991||New Year Giant Series tour||Matsumoto, Japan||3||374||3|
|9||Stan Hansen||January 28, 1992||New Year Giant Series tour||Chiba, Japan||3||207||3|
|10||Mitsuharu Misawa||August 22, 1992||Summer Action Series II tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||705||7|
|11||Steve Williams||July 28, 1994||Summer Action Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||86||1|
|12||Toshiaki Kawada||October 22, 1994||October Giant Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||133||1|
|13||Stan Hansen||March 4, 1995||Excite Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||4||83||0|
|14||Mitsuharu Misawa||May 26, 1995||Super Power Series tour||Sapporo, Japan||2||364||4|
|15||Akira Taue||May 24, 1996||Super Power Series tour||Sapporo, Japan||1||61||1|
|16||Kenta Kobashi||July 24, 1996||Super Power Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||180||2|
|17||Mitsuharu Misawa||January 20, 1997||New Year Giant Series tour||Osaka, Japan||3||466||8|
|18||Toshiaki Kawada||May 1, 1998||AJPW 25th Anniversary||Tokyo, Japan||2||42||0|
|19||Kenta Kobashi||June 12, 1998||Super Power Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||2||141||0|
|20||Mitsuharu Misawa||October 31, 1998||October Giant Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||4||83||0|
|21||Toshiaki Kawada||January 22, 1999||New Year Giant Series tour||Osaka, Japan||3||7||0|
|—||Vacated||January 29, 1999||—||—||—||—||—||Vacated after Kawada fractured his right ulna in winning the title.|
|22||Vader||March 6, 1999||Excite Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||57||0||Defeated Akira Taue to win the vacant title.|
|23||Mitsuharu Misawa||May 2, 1999||Giant Baba Memorial Show||Tokyo, Japan||5||181||2|
|24||Vader||October 30, 1999||October Giant Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||2||120||1|
|25||Kenta Kobashi||February 27, 2000||Excite Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||3||110||1|
|—||Vacated||June 16, 2000||—||—||—||—||—||Title was vacated after Kobashi jumped to Pro Wrestling Noah.|
|26||Genichiro Tenryu||October 28, 2000||October Giant Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||2||223||1||Defeated Toshiaki Kawada in a tournament final to win the vacated title.|
|27||Keiji Mutoh||June 8, 2001||Super Power Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||261||4|
|28||Toshiaki Kawada||February 24, 2002||Excite Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||4||32||0|
|—||Vacated||March 28, 2002||—||—||—||—||—||Title was vacated after Kawada suffered a knee injury.|
|29||Genichiro Tenryu||April 13, 2002||Champion Carnival tour||Tokyo, Japan||3||197||1||Defeated Keiji Mutoh to win the vacant title.|
|30||The Great Muta||October 27, 2002||Royal Road 30 Giant Battle Final||Tokyo, Japan||2||119||1||Formerly known as Keiji Mutoh.|
|31||Shinya Hashimoto||February 23, 2003||Excite Series tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||171||2|
|—||Vacated||August 13, 2003||—||—||—||—||—||Title was vacated after Hashimoto dislocated his right shoulder.|
|32||Toshiaki Kawada||September 6, 2003||Summer Action Series II tour||Tokyo, Japan||5||529||10||Defeated Shinjiro Otani in a tournament final to win the vacant title.|
|33||Satoshi Kojima||February 16, 2005||Realize tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||502||8|
|34||Taiyō Kea||July 3, 2006||Crossover tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||62||1|
|35||Minoru Suzuki||September 3, 2006||Summer Impact tour||Sapporo, Japan||1||357||5|
|36||Kensuke Sasaki||August 26, 2007||Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 3||Tokyo, Japan||1||247||2|
|37||Suwama||April 29, 2008||Growin' Up tour||Nagoya, Japan||1||152||2|
|38||The Great Muta||September 28, 2008||Flashing tour||Yokohama, Japan||3||167||1|
|39||Yoshihiro Takayama||March 14, 2009||Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 7||Tokyo, Japan||1||196||2|
|40||Satoshi Kojima||September 26, 2009||Flashing tour||Yokohama, Japan||2||176||1|
|41||Ryota Hama||March 21, 2010||Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 9||Tokyo, Japan||1||42||0|
|42||Minoru Suzuki||May 2, 2010||Growin' Up tour||Nagoya, Japan||2||119||1|
|43||Suwama||August 29, 2010||Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 10||Tokyo, Japan||2||420||5|
|44||Jun Akiyama||October 23, 2011||Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 13||Tokyo, Japan||1||308||4|
|45||Masakatsu Funaki||August 26, 2012||Summer Impact tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||203||4|
|46||Suwama||March 17, 2013||2013 Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku: Basic & Dynamic||Tokyo, Japan||3||224||2|
|47||Akebono||October 27, 2013||Anniversary Tour||Tokyo, Japan||1||215||4|
|—||Vacated||May 30, 2014||—||—||—||—||—||Vacated due to Akebono being sidelined with health issues.|
|48||Takao Omori||June 15, 2014||2014 Dynamite Series||Tokyo, Japan||1||14||0||Defeated Jun Akiyama to win the vacant title.|
|49||Suwama||June 29, 2014||2014 Dynamite Series||Sapporo, Japan||4||28||0|
|50||Joe Doering||July 27, 2014||2014 Summer Action Series||Tokyo, Japan||1||160||3|
|51||Go Shiozaki||January 3, 2015||New Year Wars 2015||Tokyo, Japan||1||138||2|
|52||Akebono||May 21, 2015||2015 Super Power Series||Tokyo, Japan||2||164||2|
|53||Jun Akiyama||November 1, 2015||All Japan Pro Wrestling Charity Hirosaki Tournament||Hirosaki, Japan||2||62||0|
|54||Suwama||January 2, 2016||2016 New Years Two Days||Tokyo, Japan||5||10||0|
|—||Vacated||January 12, 2016||—||—||—||—||—||Vacated due to Suwama rupturing his achilles tendon.|
|55||Kento Miyahara||February 12, 2016||2016 Excite Series||Tokyo, Japan||1||464||8||Defeated Zeus to win the vacant title.|
|56||Shuji Ishikawa||May 21, 2017||2017 Super Power Series||Tokyo, Japan||1||98||2|
|57||Kento Miyahara||August 27, 2017||AJPW 45th Anniversary||Tokyo, Japan||2||43||0|
|58||Suwama||October 9, 2017||2017 Hataage Kinen Series||Tokyo, Japan||6||12||0|
|59||Joe Doering||October 21, 2017||Jun Akiyama and Takao Omori Debut 25th Anniversary Show||Yokohama, Japan||2||155||3|
|60||Kento Miyahara||March 25, 2018||2018 Power Dream Series||Saitama, Japan||3||126||2|
|61||Zeus||July 29, 2018||2018 Summer Action Series||Osaka, Japan||1||84||1|
|62||Kento Miyahara||October 21, 2018||2018 Raising An Army Memorial Series||Yokohama, Japan||4||519||10|
|63||Suwama||March 23, 2020||2020 Dream Power Series||Tokyo, Japan||7||454||7|
|—||Vacated||June 20, 2021||—||—||—||—||—||Suwama vacated the championship after testing positive for COVID-19.|
|64||Jake Lee||June 26, 2021||Champions Night ~ From The Land Of The Triple Crown Unification Flight To The 50th Anniversary||Tokyo, Japan||1||185||3||Lee defeated Kento Miyahara and Yuma Aoyagi in a three-way tomoesen match to win the vacant title.|
|—||Vacated||December 28, 2021||—||—||—||—||—||Jake Lee vacated the championship after suffering an injury.|
|65||Kento Miyahara||January 23, 2022||2022 New Year Wars||Tokyo, Japan||5||112+||3||Defeated Ryuki Honda in a tournament final to win the vacant title.|
As of May15, 2022.
|†||Indicates the current champion|
|3||Kento Miyahara †||5||23||1,264+|
|8||Keiji Mutoh/The Great Muta||3||6||547|
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