WWE Cruiserweight Title

WWE adopted the WCW Cruiserweight Championship as its version of the Cruiserweight Championship.

ChampionDateLocationEvent
Tajiri10/22/01Bakersfield, CASmackDown
NOTES: The championship was awarded to Tajiri.
Billy Kidman04/04/02Rochester, NYSmackDown
Tajiri04/21/02Kansas City, MOBacklash
The Hurricane05/16/02Montreal, Quebec, CanadaSmackDown
Jamie Noble06/23/02Columbus, OHKing of the Ring
Billy Kidman11/17/02New York City, NYSurvivor Series
Matt Hardy02/23/03Montreal, Quebec, CanadaNo Way Out
NOTES: Matt Hardy lost 10 lbs to qualify
Rey Mysterio06/05/03Anaheim, CASmackDown
Tajiri09/25/03Philadelphia, PASmackDown
Rey Mysterio01/01/04Laredo, TXSmackDown
Chavo Guerrero02/15/04San Francisco, CANo Way Out
Jacqueline05/06/04Tucson, AZSmackDown
NOTES: Jacqueline won the title after she answered an ‘Open Challenge’.
Chavo Guerrero05/16/04Los Angeles, CAJudgment Day
NOTES: Chavo competed with one hand tied behind his back.
Chavo Classic05/20/04Las Vegas, NVSmackDown
NOTES: Beat Chavo Guerrero, Jr. and Spike Dudley in a triple threat match.
Rey Mysterio06/17/04Chicago, ILSmackDown
NOTES: This was Chavo Classic’s last match.
Spike Dudley07/29/04Cincinatti, OHSmackDown
NOTES: Won the title after interference by the Dudley Boyz.
Sho Funaki12/12/04Atlanta, GAArmageddon
Chavo Guerrero02/20/05Pittsburgh, PANo Way Out
NOTES: Won a Gauntlet Match to win the title.
Paul London03/31/05Houston, TXSmackDown
NOTES: Won a Battle Royal to win the title.
Nunzio08/06/05Bridgeport, CTVelocity
Juventud Guerrera10/09/05Houston, TXNo Mercy
Nunzio11/15/05Rome, ItalyLive Event
Juventud Guerrera11/25/05Sheffield, EnglandSmackDown
Kid Kash12/18/05Providence, RIArmageddon
Gregory Helms01/29/06Miami, FLRoyal Rumble
NOTES: Won a Cruiserweight Open Invitational match.
Chavo Guerrero02/18/07Los Angeles, CANo Way Out
NOTES: Won a Gauntlet match to win the title.
Hornswoggle07/22/07San Jose, CAGreat American Bash
NOTES: Hornswoggle was not an official participant.
NOTES: Hornswoggle was stripped by Vickie Guerrero and the Cruiserweight title was quietly retired.

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