MMWA Cruiserweight Championship

The Cruiserweight Championship is exclusively for wrestlers 205 lbs and under.

This title was formerly known as the MO/IL Junior Heavyweight Championship and the MMWA Junior Heavyweight Championship (with a 220 lb limit).

Fans, we need your help.  Please send in missing title reigns, locations, dates and/or notes if you have them.

WON BY LOCATION DATE NOTES
Tony Casta Affton, Mo. May-85
Roy Reed Affton, Mo. Oct-85
El Lobo Saint Louis, Mo. Jan-86
Tony Casta Jennings, Mo. Apr-86
The Executioner Affton, Mo. Jan-87
Jeff White Affton, Mo. Apr-87
Tony Casta Saint Louis, Mo. Oct-87
Freedom Rider Cahokia, Ill. May-88
Tony Casta Saint Louis, Mo. Jun-88
Freedom Rider Bunker, Mo. Dec-88
Keith Smith Saint Louis, Mo. Apr-89
The Executioner Saint Louis, Mo. Jul-89
Chaz Wesson Saint Louis, Mo. Jan-90
John Blackheart Saint Louis, Mo. Aug-90
Tony Casta Farmington, Mo. Oct-90
John Blackheart Saint Louis, Mo. Feb-91
Keith Smith Saint Louis, Mo. Jun-91
Freedom Rider Jennings, Mo. Sep-91
John Blackheart Saint Louis, Mo. Dec-91
Jim Lord Saint Louis, Mo. Jan-92
John Blackheart Saint Louis, Mo. Apr-92
Tony Casta Saint Louis, Mo. Jun-92
VACANT Jun-92 Casta retired
John Blackheart Saint Clair, Mo. Aug-92
Jim Lord Saint Louis, Mo. Nov-92
John Blackheart Saint Louis, Mo. May-93
Danny Boy Hawkins Sep-93
Chaz Wesson Apr-94
Pete Madden Aug-94
Keith Smith Apr-96
Chris Knight
Sabre May-97
Ace Strange Dec-98
Young Aladdin 2003
Steven Kennedy Saint Louis, Mo. 2003
Young Aladdin
Steven Kennedy Saint Louis, Mo. 2004
Johnny Courageous 2005
Young Aladdin Saint Louis, Mo. 1/15/05
Shaft Saint Louis, Mo. 2/12/05
Young Aladdin Saint Louis, Mo. 4/16/05 strap match
Johnny Courageous Saint Louis, Mo. 2/4/06
Brandon Espinosa Saint Louis, Mo. 8/12/06
Kahyman Saint Louis, Mo. 12/2/06
Tommy Knight 7/7/07 awarded. Kahyman injured
A.J. Williams East Carondelet, Ill. 9/15/07
Kahyman East Carondelet, Ill. 2/16/08
VACANT Kahyman injured
A.J. Williams Saint Louis, Mo. 5/10/08 def. Tommy Riggs
Dave Vaughn Saint Louis, Mo. 2/14/09
A.J. Williams Saint Louis, Mo. 8/8/09
VACANT Williams injured
Johnny Courageous Saint Louis, Mo. 5/8/10 def. Isick Manson
Brandon Espinosa Saint Louis, Mo. 12/4/10
Johnny Courageous Saint Louis, Mo. 3/12/11
Ace Hawkins Saint Louis, Mo. 12/3/11
Max Archer Saint Louis, Mo. 4/14/12
Brandon Espinosa Saint Louis, Mo. 12/8/12
A.J. Williams Saint Louis, Mo. 6/8/13
VACANT 8/10/13 Williams wins TV Title; must relinquish Jr. Title
Andrew Wilder Saint Louis, Mo. 8/10/13 def. J’Mal Swagg
Ace Hawkins Saint Louis, Mo. 2/8/14 no disqualification match
Everett Connors Saint Louis, Mo. 8/9/14
Sean Orleans Saint Louis, Mo. 3/14/15 Title contract redeemed while Connors was knocked out
Everett Connors Saint Louis, Mo. 5/2/15 2-1 in a best-of-3
VACANT Saint Louis, Mo. 7/7/15 stripped by Jim Harris after an illegal defense vs. Orleans at SBAC gym
J’Mal Swagg Saint Louis, Mo. 7/11/15 def. LaMarcus Clinton, Tommy Dallas, and Denzell Vance in four-way
Brandon Aarons Saint Louis, Mo. 3/12/16 four-way w/ Tyler Copeland and Varik Morgan
Everett Connors Saint Louis, Mo. 8/13/16
VACANT 11/25/16 Connors leaves the promotion; limit changed to 205 lbs
Deacon Cash Saint Louis, Mo. 2/11/17 Last Man Standing match vs. Morgan
Varik Morgan Saint Louis, Mo. 4/8/17
VACANT 5/11/17 Morgan is injured
Deacon Cash Saint Louis, Mo. 5/13/17 def. Johnny Park

Credit: Patrick Brandmeyer, Gary Weiss

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