PANCRASE

KING OF PANCRASE OPEN-WEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

December 17, 1994--Present

Compiled by Brian Westcott

1.Ken Wayne Shamrock
12/17/94-Tokyo
Defeats Manabutu Yamada in tournament final to become the first King of Pancrase.

2.Minoru Suzuki
05/13/95-Tokyo

3.Bas Rutten
09/01/95-Tokyo

TITLE VACANT
01/96
Rutten injured

4.Frank Shamrock
01/28/96-Yokohama
Defeats Minoru Suzuki to become provisional champion.

5.Bas Rutten [2]
05/16/96-Tokyo
Defeats Shamrock to unify titles.

TITLE VACANT
12/96
Rutten vacates the title due to girlfriend giving birth.

6.Masakatsu Funaki
12/15/96-Tokyo
Defeats Jason DeLucia in tournament final

7.Yuki Kondo
04/27/97-Tokyo

8.Masakatsu Funaki [2]
12/20/97-Yokohama

9.Guy Mezger
04/26/98-Yokohama

TITLE VACANT
02/10/99
Guy Mezger returns the belt to the promotion.

10.Yuki Kondo [2]
04/18/99-Yokohama (Yokohama Bunka Gym)
Defeats Sammy Schiltt to win vacant title.

11.Sammy Schiltt
11/28/99-Osaka (Namihaya Dome)
02:28

Title Vacant
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12.Josh Barnett
08/31/2003-Tokyo, JAPAN (Ryogoku Kokugikan - Tokyo Sumo Hall)
03:26 (Third Round)

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