Heavyweight Title

The HWL Heavyweight Title is the top title in the Horizon Wrestling League. It was first awarded in July 2009 at the first-ever HWL pay-per-view event, "Rebellion", to the winner of a month-long tournament.

1. Title History

1.a Names

Name Years
HWL Heavyweight Title 2009-Current

1.b Reigns

# Wrestler Reign Date Days Held Location Event Notes
1 Matt Morgan1 1 July 26, 2009 63 Oklahoma City, OK PPV [1] Finale of an 8-man tournament
2 AJ Styles 1 September 27, 2009 8 Toronto, ON PPV -
- Vacated - September 27, 2009 - - Title vacated after change in ownership.
3 Desmond Wolfe2 1 April 25, 2010 91 Washington, DC Rebellion PPV [2] Finale of 8-man tournament for vacant title.
4 AJ Styles 2 July 25, 2010 35 Chicago, IL Justice PPV Cage Match
5 Desmond Wolfe 2 August 29, 2010 106 Omaha, NE Unbreakable PPV Ladder Match
- Vacated - December 13, 2010 - Las Cruces, NM Monday Night Anarchy Desmond Wolfe was forced to retire due to health issues.
6 Kurt Angle3 1 December 26, 2010 154 Houston, TX Caged Rage PPV Triple Threat Match, for vacant title, also involving Matt Morgan & Kaz
7 Cody Rhodes 1 May 29, 2011 <1 East Rutherford, NJ Fully Loaded PPV -
8 Abyss4 1 May 29, 2011 29 East Rutherford, NJ " " Abyss cashed in his Golden Opportunity.
- Vacated - June 2011 - - - Title was vacated after Abyss left the company.
9 Cody Rhodes 2 July 24, 2011 22 San Jose, CA Justice PPV Defeated Kurt Angle for vacant Heavyweight Title.
- Vacated - August 2011 - - - Title vacated after Cody Rhodes left the company.
10 AJ Styles6 3 August 21, 2011 91 Fargo, ND Unbreakable PPV Defeated Rami Sebei in a ladder match for vacant Heavyweight Title.
11 CM Punk7 1 November 20, 2011 118 Charlotte, NC Wicked Games PPV Triple Threat Match also involving Kurt Angle and AJ Styles.
12 Randy Orton 1 March 18, 2012 119 New Orleans, LA Wrestleocalypse II -
13 Adam Cole 1 July 15, 2012 28 Wichita, KS Justice PPV Cashed in "Golden Opportunity"
14 Randy Orton 2 August 12, 2012 28 Sacramento, CA Unbreakable PPV No Disqualification Match
15 Kurt Angle 2 September 9, 2012 63 Toronto, ON Hostile Takeover
16 John Cena 1 November 11, 2012 - London, UK Wicked Games

2. Total Reigns

Rank Name Reigns Days Held
1 Kurt Angle 2 217
2 Desmond Wolfe 2 197
3 Randy Orton 2 147
4 AJ Styles 3 138
5 CM Punk 1 118
6 Matt Morgan 1 63
7 Abyss 1 29
8 Adam Cole 1 28
9 Cody Rhodes 2 22
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