Americas Light Heavyweight Championship (Guatemala)

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The Americas Light Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling championship in Guatemala. Currently, the championship is owned by the Federación Mundial de Lucha Libre (FMLL). It was introduced in the 80s, and was defended thru finals 90s; it was reactivated in 2018.

Current Champion

Chente El Hacha Jr. is the current champion. He defeated Hijo de Voltrón on October 6, 2018 in Arena Guatemala-México, Guatemala City to win the vacant title.

History of Championship

The Americas Light Heavyweight Championship was brought in Guatemala by Chino Chow in the 80's, Chow lost title with Veloz Tapatio, a year after it Veloz Tapatio lost the belt and the mask in the same match by El Arriero de san juan in a triangular suicida with Fishman (Arriero exposed mask and Centroamerica belt, Veloz Tapatio exposed mask and Americas Light Heavyweight title, Fishman exposed mask and hes UWA World Light Heavyweight title, Fishman become the winner of the triangular suicida)

After that El Arriero de San Juan becomes the eternal champion of the Americas.

Remained champion 4 years, 11 months and three days until it loses it with Atlantis, 4 months later regains the title.

On October 2, 2018, the Federación Mundial de Lucha Libre (FMLL) announced the reactivation of the championship after several years of inactivity, booking a one-on-one match between Chente El Hacha Jr., and Hijo de Voltrón in order to get the new champion.

Champions Listing

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
The Championship was brought in 80's by Chino Chow
1 Chino Chow ? 80's ?
2 Veloz Tapatio Chino Chow 1985.05.12 Guatemala
3 Arriero de San Juan Veloz Tapatio 1986 Guatemala
1 Perro Aguayo 80's Guatemala
2 Starman 80's Guatemala
3 Silverman 80's Guatemala
4 Atlantis Arriero de San Juan 1990.04.04 Guatemala
5 Arriero de San Juan[2] Atlantis 1990.08.?? Guatemala
1 Angel Azteca 1990 Guatemala
2 Dorrell Dixon 1990 Guatemala
6 Corsario II Arriero de San Juan 90's Guatemala
Championship status unclear
FMLL announced the championship vacancy on October 2, 2018
Decision Match to crown the new champion
7 Chente El Hacha Jr. Hijo de Voltrón 2018.10.06 Arena Guatemala-México - Guatemala City, Guatemala
1 Huracán Ramírez Jr. 2019.02.01 Arena Guatemala-México - Guatemala City, Guatemala
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found


Gallery of Champions

Chente El Hacha Jr., 7th Champion

Gallery of Title Belts

Old Belt