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The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship is a [[NJPW]] championship, and has been defended almost exclusively there.
 
The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship is a [[NJPW]] championship, and has been defended almost exclusively there.
  
Only two Mexicans have ever won this championship:  
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Only three Mexicans have ever won this championship:  
* [[Juventud Guerrera]], who won it a controversial [[WCW]], broke his arm in the same match, and never defended the title.  
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*[[Juventud Guerrera]], who won it in [[WCW]], broke his arm in the same match, and never defended the title.  
* [[Mistico]], who defended in in [[CMLL]]. Since the title was active in Mexico, his title history is listed below.
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*[[Mistico]], who defended it in [[CMLL]]. Since the title was active in Mexico, his title history is listed below.
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*[[Dragon Lee]] defeated [[Bandido]] and [[Taiji Ishimori]] (c) in a Three Way Match to win the championship on April 6, 2019.
  
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== Mistico title history ==
 
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== Dragon Lee title history ==
  
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
 
 
{{Gallerywide|name=Iwgppuebla.jpg|caption=Mistico vs Liger in Puebla}}
 
{{Gallerywide|name=Iwgppuebla.jpg|caption=Mistico vs Liger in Puebla}}
 
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{{Gallery|name=DragonLee-IWGP-Junior-Champ.jpg |caption=Dragon Lee as IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion.}}
Many IWGP Junior Heavyweight champions have toured Mexico.
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== Full Championship Histories==  
 
== Full Championship Histories==  
 
* [http://www.puroresufan.com/njpw/history/jrtitle.php Strong Style Spirit]  
 
* [http://www.puroresufan.com/njpw/history/jrtitle.php Strong Style Spirit]  
* [http://www.njpw.co.jp/histry/jr.html NJPW's official title history]
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*[http://www.njpw.co.jp/histry/jr.html NJPW's official title history]
  
 
[[Category:Championships (without history)]]
 
[[Category:Championships (without history)]]
 
[[Category:Foreign Championships]]
 
[[Category:Foreign Championships]]

Latest revision as of 16:44, 7 April 2019

The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship is a NJPW championship, and has been defended almost exclusively there.

Only three Mexicans have ever won this championship:

  • Juventud Guerrera, who won it in WCW, broke his arm in the same match, and never defended the title.
  • Mistico, who defended it in CMLL. Since the title was active in Mexico, his title history is listed below.
  • Dragon Lee defeated Bandido and Taiji Ishimori (c) in a Three Way Match to win the championship on April 6, 2019.

Mistico title history

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
Mexico history only
57 Místico Tiger Mask IV 2009.08.15 Tokyo, Japan
1 Negro Casas 2009.08.30 Arena Coliseo DF
2 Jushin Liger 2009.09.28 Arena Puebla
58 Tiger Mask IV [6] Místico 2009.11.08 Tokyo, Japan
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

Dragon Lee title history

Gallery

Mistico vs Liger in Puebla
Dragon Lee as IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion.


Full Championship Histories