IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship - Title History

On this page, you find the full Title History for the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship, with all Championship Info, Statistics, the Belt Design changes through the years, and the full list of Title Reigns, along with dates, events, and reign durations.

The IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship was a secondary title contested in New Japan Pro Wrestling, by men wrestlers.

The championship was first established on May 12, 2017, and the inaugural champion was Kenny Omega.

The IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship was retired on November 11, 2023, with the final champion being Will Ospreay.

A similar championship, the IWGP Global Heavyweight Championship, has been later introduced, which does not share the lineage with this title.

IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship: Title History

  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight May 12, 2017 November 11, 2023
  • Championship Names & Belt Designs
    • IWGP United Kingdom Heavyweight Championship (Will Ospreay) August 12, 2023 November 11, 2023
    • IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship May 12, 2017 November 11, 2023

For the Title History of the newer version of this championship, see the page for the IWGP Global Heavyweight Championship.

IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship: Title Reigns

IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship: Statistics

Most Number of Reigns

RankWrestlerReigns
3
3
2
2
2

Most Combined Days

RankWrestlerDays
695
382
375
265
160

Longest Reigns

RankWrestlerReignDays
564
210
206
172
169
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