World Light Heavyweight Championship

World Light Heavyweight Championship


The World Light Heavyweight Championship was the first recognized professional wrestling world light heavyweight championship created in 1905

Title history[]

Wrestler: Times: Date Won: Location: Notes:
Martin "Farmer" Burns 1 January 19, 1881 New York City, New York
Jack Dodd 1 August 7, 1882 New York City, New York
William Demetral 1 April 11, 1887 Chicago, Illinois
Yussif Hussane 1 April 20, 1895 Chicago, Illinois
William Demetral 1 October 26, 1897 Indianapolis, Indiana
Ad Santel 1 June 20, 1898 Chicago, Illinois
Fred Beell 1 November 7, 1901 N/A
Martin "Farmer" Burns 2 December 25, 1902 Worcester, Massachusetts
Fred Beell 2 April 3, 1903 Buffalo, New York
Americus 1 January 27, 1904 Bellingham, Washington
Jim Londos 3 March 15, 1905 New York City, New York
Earl Caddock 2 May 23, 1906 Kansas City, Missouri
Jim Londos 1 December 1, 1906 New Orleans, Louisiana
Clarence Eklund 3 December 17, 1906 Kansas City, Missouri
Helmer Myre 1 April 3, 1908 N/A
Clarence Eklund 1 October 25, 1910 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Helmer Myre 2 February 1, 1911 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Clarence Eklund 1 March 6, 1911 Chicago, Illinois
Charlie Rentrop 2 March 25, 1911 Buffalo, New York
Clarence Eklund 1 November 7, 1911 Des Moines, Iowa
Ted Thye 2 December 14, 1911 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Clarence Eklund 3 March 25, 1912 Chicago, Illinois
Ira Dern 2 July 4, 1913 Benton Harbor, Michigan
Pinky Gardner 1 September 18, 1913 Lexington, Kentucky
Clarence Eklund 1 October 21, 1913 Lexington, Kentucky
John Shimkus 3 July 10, 1914 Rock Island, Illinois
Clarence Eklund 1 January 8, 1917 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Ray Steele 1 January 19, 1881 New York City, New York
Ted Thye 1 August 7, 1882 New York City, New York
Billy Edwards 1 April 11, 1887 Chicago, Illinois
Charlie Fischer 1 April 20, 1895 Chicago, Illinois
Clarence Eklund 1 October 26, 1897 Indianapolis, Indiana
Hugh Nichols 1 June 20, 1898 Chicago, Illinois

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