Heartland Wrestling Association
American Luchadore Title Holders
(Formerly HWA Cruiserweight Title and HWA Television Title)
Champions
Date
Circumstances
Terik the Great
August 22nd, 1997
Terik The Great became the first HWA Cruiserweight Champion by defeating Shark Boy in the tournament finals.
Bobby Kane
February 27th, 1999
Kane became champion by winning a "Three Way" Match over Terik the Great and Shark Boy.
Shark Boy
May 26th, 1999
Shark Boy vacated the title on 7/28/1999, when he signed a contract with World Championship Wrestling.
Todd Morton
August 25th, 1999
Morton became the new champion by defeated Rory Fox in the tournament final. Morton was stripped of the title on 2/19/2000, after no-showing the event.
Shark Boy(2nd)
February 19th, 2000
Shark Boy became the new champion by defeating Matt Stryker in a singles match.
Rory Fox
October 7th, 2000
 
Shark Boy(3rd)
November 4th, 2000
Shark Boy pinned Rory Fox during a tag-team match between Shark Boy & Race Steele and Fox & Chip Fairway. Shark Boy vacated on 3/06/01 after winning the HWA Heavyweight Title.
Matt Stryker
March 16th, 2001
Stryker became the new champion by defeating Pepper Parks in a singles match.
Pepper Parks
June 26th, 2001
 
Matt Stryker(2nd)
August 9th, 2001
Stryker became champion by winning a "Four-Way" Match over Pepper Parks, Shark Boy, & Chad Collyer.
Jamie Knoble
September 2nd, 2001
 
Shannon Moore
January 9th, 2002
 
B.J. Whitmer
May 7th, 2002
Whitmer became champion by winning a "Four-Way" Match over Shannon Moore, Jamie Knoble, & Matt Stryker.
Rory Fox(2nd)
October 8th, 2002
 
The Hussla
November 13th, 2002
 
Rory Fox(3rd)
February 1st, 2003
 
TJ Dalton & JT Stahr
May 23rd, 2003
Dalton & Stahr became co-champions after both men won a "Four-Way" Match by both pinning Rory Fox.
Rory Fox(4th)
May 25th, 2003
Fox regained the championship by winning a "Four-Way" Match over TJ Dalton, JT Stahr, and the Hussla.
Quinten Lee
September 6th, 2003
 
Rory Fox(5th)
October 28th, 2003
 
Quinten Lee(2nd)
October 28th, 2003
The title was changed to the HWA Television Championship on 1/06/2004, with Lee staying the champion.
Mike Desire
February 10th, 2004
 
Quinten Lee(3rd)
March 16th, 2004
 
Gotti
May 4th, 2004
 
Tack
June 15th, 2004
 
Rory Fox(6th)
July 27th, 2004
Fox became champion by winning a "Six-Man Tag-Team" Match and pinning Tack in the match.
Tack(2nd)
August 17th, 2004
 
JT Stahr(2nd)
October 12th, 2004
 
Deuce
November 9th, 2004
 
Brian Beech
January 4th, 2005
 
Chad Collyer
January 11th, 2005
 
Quinten Lee(4th)
January 18th, 2005
 
Ala Hussein
March 15th, 2005
 
Super Zeta
March 29th, 2005
 
The Hussla(2nd)
April 26th, 2005
 
Tack(3rd)
May 3rd, 2005
 
Rob Matrix
June 7th, 2005
 
Lotus
July 26th, 2005
 
Crazy J
September 23rd, 2005
 
Rory Fox(7th)
October 18th, 2005
 
Matt Stryker(3rd)
November 8th, 2005
 
Brad Smith
May 16th, 2006
Smith was stripped of the championship on 7/25/2006 for reasons unknown.
JT Stahr(2nd)
August 19th, 2006
Stahr became the new champion by defeating Dr. Bones in the tournament final.
Scottie Murray
September 19th, 2006
 
JT Stahr(3rd)
October 20th, 2006
Stahr regained the title by winning a "Three Way" Match over Scottie Murray and Tarek The Great.
Gotti(2nd)
November 7th, 2006
 
Brian Jennings
November 21st, 2006
Jennings vacated the championship after only a short time as champion, in order to compete for the HWA Heavyweight Title.
Ganger
December 19th, 2006
Ganger became the new champion by defeated Scottie Murray in a singles match.
Quinten Lee(5th)
May 15th, 2007
 
Ganger(2nd)
June 5th, 2007
The HWA Television Title later was retired, with Ganger ending his run with the title in 2008.
Aaron Williams
August 30th, 2008
The HWA Cruiserweight Title was restored, with Williams becoming the first new champion by winning a "Five-Way Elimination" Match over David Crist, Johnny Gargano, Dustin Rayz, and Alan Wasylychyn.
Tim Donst
March 20th, 2009
Donst was stripped of the championship on 5/20/2009, due to not defending the title within a 30-day limit.
Aaron Williams(2nd)
May 20th, 2009
Williams became champion after winning a "Four-Man Elimination" Match over Andre Hart, Mr. Jacko, and V-Rad. The title was renamed the American Luchadore Title on 6/10/2009. Williams vacated the title on 1/06/2010 to compete for the HWA Heavyweight Title.
Jesse Emerson
January 28th, 2010
Emerson became the new champion by winning a "Six-Man" Match over Kaden Assad, Tim Donst, Sid Fabulous, Ron Mathis, and The Madness.
Ron Mathis
May 26th, 2010
 
Sid Fabulous
December 18th, 2010
 
Ron Mathis(2nd)
June 3rd, 2011
 
Dave Crist
July 16th, 2011
 
Ron Mathis(3rd)
August 27th, 2011