IWA - INTERNATIONAL WRESTLING ASSOCIATION
(Puerto Rico)

IWA HARDCORE TITLE HISTORY

November 25, 2000--Present

Compiled by Manuel O. González with additional information from Richard Palma

1.Huracán Castillo
11/25/2000-Trujillo Alto
Match to crown a Hardcore champion. Rules. A 20 minutes match. A wrestler is eliminated if he is pinned, but the pinner is crowned the Hardcore champion but match continues until the 20 minutes mark is gone. the pin was valid anywhere in the building.

2.Faraón Zaruxx
06/2001

3.Hombre Dinamita (Savio Vega)
06/16/2001-Bayamón, PR (Pepin Cestero Coliseum)

4.La Momia Zaruxx
06/23/2001-Bayamón, PR
Savio Vega was scheduled for the challenge but couldn't wrestle
Zaruxx defeated Dinamita by forfeit as Commissioner Mantel ordered Dinamita to defend the title or be stripped
Dinamita was stripped by Heriberto Lopez, then he attacked Mantel and Heriberto, but Zaruxx also attacked him.

5.Super Crazy
07/21/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

6.NY Rican Baldie
07/21/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR
Immediately after Super Crazy won the title, Newyorrican attacked him and demanded that the referee count him out.

7.Super Crazy [2]
07/28/2001-Carolina, PR
Defeated Crash Holly & Lobo with a roll up in a Junior Heavy Title match.
Summer Attitude 2001 Apocalipsis, Day 3

9.Super Crazy [3]
08/03/2001-Cayey (Luis R. Colón Coliseum)
Pinned NY Baldie in a Three Way Dance with Zaruxx
24/7 rule in effect

10.La Momia Zaruxx [2]
08/03/2001-Cayey (Luis R. Colón Coliseum)
Attacked Suoer Crazy immediately following the pinfall mentioned above

11.Diabólico
08/03/2001-Cayey (Luis R. Colón Coliseum)
Stephano and Diabólico attacked Zaruxx

12.Estephano
08/03/2001-Cayey (Luis R. Colón Coliseum)
Immediately attacked his partner and pinned him

13.NY Rican Baldie [2]
08/03/2001-Cayey (Luis R. Colón Coliseum)
Ran in and pinned Stephano then ran off with the title belt

14.Parapazzi
08/04/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

15.Estefano
08/04/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

16.Tommy Diablo
08/04/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

17.NY Rican Baldie [3]
08/04/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

16.Tommy Diablo
08/10/2001-Manatí, PR

17.Diabólico [2]
08/10/2001-Manatí, PR

18.Stefano [3]
08/10/2001-Manatí, PR

19.Paparazzi [2]
08/10/2001-Manatí, PR

20.NY Rican Baldie [4]
08/10/2001-Manatí, PR

21.Estefano [4]
08/11/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

22.Eric ‘The Gladiator’ Alexander
08/11/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

23.NY Rican Baldie [5]
08/11/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

24.Shane The Glamour Boy [1]
08/18/2001-Levittown, Toa Baja, PR

25.NY Rican Baldie [6]
08/25/2001-Bayamón, PR

26.Shane The Glamour Boy [2]
08/25/2001-Bayamón, PR

27.Agente Bruno
08/31/2001-Manatí, PR

28.Shane The Glamour Boy [3]
08/31/2001-Manatí, PR

29.Big Russ McCollough
09/01/2001 Gurabo, PR

30.Zaruxx [4]
09/01/2001-Gurabo, PR
Savio Vega ordered McCollough to pass the title to Zaruxx as he saw something on Stefano’s camera during an IWA Tag Team Title match.
Zaruxx also held the following titles in conjuncion with the IWA Hardcore Title:

31.NY Rican Baldie [7]
09/08/2001-Bayamón, PR

32.Zaruxx [5]
09/08/2001-Bayamón, PR

33.Tommy Dreamer
09/08/2001-Bayamón, PR

34.Shane The Glamour Boy [4]
09/08/2001-Bayamón, PR

35.Lobo [1]
09/29/2001-Bayamón, PR

36.Pulgarcito
10/27/2001-Bayamón, PR

37.Stefano [5]
10/27/2001-Bayamón, PR

38.Lobo [2]
10/27/2001-Bayamón, PR

39.Anarchy
11/17/2001-Humacao, PR (Emilio Huyke Coliseum)
Pins Fujita to win the title

40.Super Crazy [5]
11/24/2001-Bayamón, PR

41.Chicano
01/12/2002-Cayey, PR

42.Super Crazy [6]
01/12/2002-Cayey, PR

43.Huracán Castillo [2]
02/02/2002-Bayamón, PR
pinned Agente Bruno in a 3 way

44.Super Crazy [7]
02/02/2002-Bayamón, PR

45.Huracan Castillo [3]
03/02/2002-Bayamón (Pepin Cestero Arena)

46.Super Crazy [8]
06/02/2002-Levittown, Toa Baja (Volleyball Arena)

47.Huracán Castillo [4]
06/02/2002-Levittown, Toa Baja (Volleyball Arena)

48.Ozzie
06/02/2002-Levittown, Toa Baja (Volleyball Arena)

49.Huracán Castillo [5]
06/15/2002-Bayamón, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)
Triple threat match for the title with Super Crazy as the third competitor

50.Super Crazy [9]
06/15/2002-Bayamón, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)

51.Anarchy [2]
06/15/2002-Bayamón, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)
Anarchy came in from the dressing room, attacked Crazy with a kick and a Michinoku driver to win the title

52.Agente Bruno [2]
06/15/2002-Bayamón, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)
Agente Bruno came in and attacked Anarchy with a chair to win the title and then escaped to the dressing room

53.Huracán Castillo [6]
07/13/2002-Carolina, PR (Roberto Clemente Walker Stadium)

54.Agente Bruno [3]
08/15/2002-Guayama, PR (Roque Nido Stella Coliseum)

55.Huracán Castillo [7]
08/15/2002-Guayama, PR (Roque Nido Stella Coliseum)

56.Agente Bruno [4]
08/17/2002-Isabela, PR (Jose 'Buga' Abreu Coliseum)

57.57.Huracan Castillo [8]
08/17/2002-Isabela, PR (Jose 'Buga' Abreu Coliseum)

58.Anarchy [3]
08/23/2002-Hatillo, PR (Francisco Deyda Coliseum)

59.Chicano
08/23/2002-Hatillo, PR (Francisco Deyda Coliseum)

60.Huracán Castillo [9]
08/23/2002-Hatillo, PR (Francisco Deyda Coliseum)

61.Kevin Kelly
08/24/2002-Toa Baja, PR (Municipal Coliseum)

62.Huracán Castillo [10]
08/24/2002-Toa Baja, PR (Municipal Coliseum)

63.Bad Wresnch
09/07/2002-Aguas Buenas, PR (S. Rodríguez Coliseum)

64.Eric Alexander
09/15/2002-Manati, PR

63.Badwrench [2]
09/15/2002-Manati, PR

65.Anarchy [4]
09/21/2002-Toa Baja, PR (Antio Barcelo Coliseum)

66.Badwrench [3]
09/21/2002-Toa Baja, PR (Antio Barcelo Coliseum)

67.Super Mark
10/06/2002-Yauco, PR (Raul Oliveras Coliseum)

68.Badwrench [4]
10/06/2002-Yauco, PR (Raul Oliveras Coliseum)

69.Huracan Castillo, [11]
10/19/2002-Bayamon, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)

70.Abyss
11/02/2002-Bayamón, PR

70.Eric Alexander
11/23/2002-Carolina, PR (Guillermo Angulo Coliseum)

71.Abyss [2]
11/23/2002-Carolina, PR (Guillermo Angulo Coliseum)

72.Huracan Castillo [12]
11/29/2002-Humacao, PR
Bruiser Brody Hardcore Memorial Weekend

73.Abyss [3]
11/29/2002-Humacao, PR
Bruiser Brody Hardcore Memorial Weekend
Abyss surprised Castillo during his victory celebration and reclaimed the title

73.Ricky Banderas
11/30/2001-Bayamon, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)
Bruiser Brody Hardcore Memorial Weekend main Show

75.Shane The Glamour Boy [5]
04/20/2003-Cabo Rojo, PR (Rebekah Goldberg Cabrera Coliseum)

76.Ricky Banderas [2]
04/20/2003-Cabo Rojo, PR (Rebekah Goldberg Cabrera Coliseum)

77.Nuevo Gran Apolo
05/24/2003-Manati, PR (The Acropolis)

78.Ricky Banderas [3]
05/24/2003-Manati, PR (The Acropolis)

79.Shane The Glamour Boy [6]
06/15/2003-Bayamón, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)
Defeated Ricky Banderas, Miguelito Perez and Victor The Bodyguard in a Four Way match.

80.Ricky Banderas [4]
?/2003

81.Vampiro
07/12/2003-San Juan, PR (Roberto Clemente Coliseum)
Summer Attitude

82.Ricky Banderas [5]
07/12/2003-San Juan, PR (Roberto Clemente Coliseum)
Summer Attitude
Vampiro left the ring after the victory above but was thrown back in by Slash Venom and pinned under the 24/7 rule

83.Vampiro [2]
09/13/2003-Carolina, PR (Roberto Clemente Walker Stadium)
GOLPE DE ESTADO Card

84.Ricky Banderas [6]
10/07/2003-Kissamee, FL

84.Vampiro [3]
10/07/2003-Kissamee, FL
Moments after the win above Moments Apollo came out and challenged Banderas for a match. Vampiro took advantage of the distraction to regain the title, with the 24/7 rule in effect

85.Slash Venom
11/16/2003-Yauco, PR

86.Vampiro [4]
12/11/2003-Manati, PR

87.Slash Venom [2]
01/24/2004-Cabo Rojo (Rebekah Colberg Cabrera Coliseum)

88.Victor The Bodyguard
04/04/2004-San Germán, PR (Arquelio Torres Colisuem)

Title Vacant
06/20/2004
Victor the Bodyguard died of a heart attack during an IWA card at Yauco

89.Buffalo Bison
07/16/2004-Ponce, PR (Juan Vicens Auditorium)
Defeated Slash Venom to win the vacant title

90.Chet Jablonski
?/2004

91.Ricky Banderas [7]
08/14/2004-Bayamón, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)

[records unclear]

92.Chet Jablonski [2]
10/23/2004-Toa Baja, PR

93.Chicano
10/23/2004-Toa Baja, PR
In a hardcore match, Chicano defeated Chet Jablonski. Originally Jablosnki won with help from Kasey James, who attacked Chicano preparing him to be suplexed over a chair by Chet. Since it was a Hardcore Title match, Chicano surprised Chet to pin him with a roll up and win back the title.

94.Ricky Banderas [8]
11/20/2004-Bayamón, PR (Pepin Cestero Arena)

95.Hangman Hughes
02/11/2005-Arecibo, PRE (Francisco Padilla Coliseum)

[Records unclear]

96.Hangman Hughes [2]
02/25/2005-Gurabo, PR

97.Ricky Banderas [9]
03/10/2005-Fajardo, PR

98.Slash Venom [4]
03/12/2005-Toa Baja, PR

99.Aaron Stevens
11/03/2005-Gurabo, PR

100.Jimmy Snuka Jr.
11/04/2005-Moca, PR

101.Slash Venom [5]
11/05/2005-Carolina, PR

[Records unclear]

102.Chicano [2]
2006

103.Mr. Big
08/05/2006-Bayamon, PR

104.Super Mark
10/22/2006-Bayamon, PR

105.Joe Bravo
10/28/2006-Aguas Buenas, PR

106.Super Mark [2]
10/28/2006-Aguas Buenas, PR

107.Blitz
10/28/2006-Aguas Buenas, PR

108.Super Mark
12/16/2006-Yabucoa, PR
Defeated Angel for title

109.Angel
12/16/2006-Yabucoa, PR

[Records unclear]

110.Gustavo Rodriguez
05/12/2007-Yabucoa, PR
Defeated Bolo The Red Bulldog for title

111.Shaka The Trucker
05/26/2007-Caguas, PR

112.Noel Rodriguez
06/15/2007-Villalba, PR

[Records unclear]

113.Onix
04/19/2008-Caguas, PR
Defeated Bolo the Red Bulldog for title

114.Bobo the Red Bulldog
05/17/2008-Bayamon, PR

115.Rick Stanley
06/14/2008-Bayamon, PR

116.Angel [2]
06/28/2008-Yabucoa, PR

117.Escorpion
07/19/2008-Bayamon, PR
Defeated Angel, Joseph RPM and Death Cold

118.Raymond Sales
07/19/2008-Bayamon, PR

119.Payaso Totin
07/19/2008-Bayamon, PR

[Records unclear]

120.Niche
09/20/2008-Toa Baja, PR
Beat Zaeir Arafat for title

121.Noel Rodriguez
10/04/2008-Bayamon, PR
Title now unified with IWA Puerto Rican Heavyweight Title

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