UWA World Lightweight Championship

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Current Champion

Kato Kung Lee Jr. was the last known Mexican champion, holding it 1997. He may not still be defending the title.

At some unknown time, this championship joined many others by turning up in a small Japanese promotion.

History of Championship


Champions Listing

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
tournament for vacant championship
1 Matematico Hashi Masataka 1975.12.21 Pachuca
1[1] Signo 1976.02.24 Arena Aficion
2[2] Ultraman 1976.06.20 Plaza de Toros el Progreso, Guadalajara, Jalisco
2 Signo Matematico 1976.12.28 Mexico City
1[3] Matemático 1977.02.13 Plaza El Progreso, Guadalajara, Jalisco
2 Solar 1977.03.20 Arena Aficion
3[4] Matemático 1977.04.07 El Toreo de Naucalpan
4[5] Matemático 1977.04.17 Toreo de Cuatro Caminos
5 Catedratico 1977.07.?? Veracruz
6 Brazo de Oro 1977.??.?? ?
7 Black Man 1977.10.?? Arena Poza Rica
8 Mátematico 1977.10.04 Los Mochis, Sinaloa
9 Estrella Blanca 1977.10.09 Arena Toluca
10[6] Black Man 1977.12.20 Arena Aficion
11[7] El Matematico 1978.03.12 Toreo de Cuatro Caminos
championship vacant on 1978.12.28 to move to the welterweight division
decision match for vacant championship
3 Blackman Matematico 1978.09.10 El Toreo De Naucalpan
1 Babe Richard 1980.05.27 Arena Coliseo Acapulco, Guerrero
2[8] Lobo Rubio 1981.03.08 Arena López Mateos
3 Rudy Reyna 1981.03.17 Arena Coliseo Acapulco, Guerrero
4[9] Mocho Cota 1981.05.31 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
5 Black Terry 1981.06.21 Arena Naucalpan
4 Black Terry[10] Blackman 1981.09.30 Palacio De Los Deportes
1[11] Dany Grimaldo 1981.10.21 Gimnasio Municipal Benito Juarez, Cuautitlan, Estadio de Mexico
2[12] Black Man 1981.12.19 Arena Isabel de Cuernavaca
3[13] Robin Hood 1981.12.25 Arena Poza Rica, Poza Rica, Veracruz
4[14] Danny Boy 1981.12.27 Arena Lopez Mateos
5[15] Chamaco Maravilla 1982.02.04 Arena Olimpico Laguna de Gomez Palacio
6[16] Blackman 1982.02.07 Arena Palenque Agua Azul, Guadalajara, Jalisco
7[17] Robin 1982.02.28 Arena Isabel de Leon, Guanajuato
8[18] Matematico & Negro Casas 1982.03.18 Arena Zapata, Acapulco, Guerrero
9[19] Matematico 1982.04.07 Arena Xochimilco
10[20] Black Man 1982.04.30 Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
11[21] Matematico 1982.05.04 Auditorio Miguel Barragan, San Luis Potosi
12[22] Rudy Reyna 1982.06.03 Arena Poza Rica, Poza Rica, Veracruz
13[23] Negro Casas 1982.06.20 Arena Lopez Mateos
14[24] Brillante (Dominican Republic) 1982.06.23 Plaza de Otors San Marcos, Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
15[25] Matematico 1982.07.22 Arena Zapata, Acapulco, Guerrero
16[26] Espartano I 1982.09.03 Deportivo San Juan, Merida, Yucatan
17[27] Matematico 1982.10.18 Arena Isabel de Leon, Guanajuato
18[28] Brillante 1982.11.15 Salon Ixtlahuaca, Cuautitlan, Estado de Mexico
19[29] Blackman 1982.11.19 Parque Deportivo Lic. Miguel Aleman, Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz
20[30] Negro Casas 1982.12.14 Gimnasio Municipal Benito Juarez, Cuautitlán, Estado de Mexico
21[31] Rocky Santana 1983.01.23 Gimnasio 15 de Mayo, Torreon, Coahuila
22[32] Blackman 1983.03.06 Arena Aficion
23[33] Blackman 1983.11.15 El Toreo De Naucalpan
24[34] Blackman 1983.12.01 Arena Olimpico Laguna de Gomez Palacio
5 Negro Casas Black Terry 1984.01.01 El Toreo De Naucalpan
1[35] Blue King 1984.03.30 Arena Olimpico Laguna
2[36] Hijo del Santo 1984.07.27 Arena Neza
3[37] Robin 1984.09.06 Arena Olimpico Laguna
6 El Hijo del Santo Negro Casas 1984.10.28 El Toreo De Naucalpan
1 Fuerza Guerrera 1984.11.25 El Toreo De Naucalpan
2 Negro Casas 1984.11.28 Auditorio Municipal Benito Juarez - Veracruz
3 Negro Casas 1984.12.16 El Toreo De Naucalpan
4 Negro Casas 1984.12.20 Auditorio De Tijuana
5 Modulo 1984.12.22 Pista Arena Revolucion
6 Negro Casas 1985.01.01 Arena Aficion De Pachuca
7 Negro Casas 1985.01.08 Arena Queretaro
8 Negro Casas 1985.01.13 Arena Azteca, Mexico City
9 Negro Casas 1985.01.28 Gimnasio Morelos, Mexico City
10 Kiss 1985.02.01 Deportivo Puebla - Puebla
11 Negro Casas 1985.02.15 Oaxaca
12[38] Mocho Cota 1985.03.10 Arena Coliseo De Guadalajara
13 Espanto Jr. 1985.03.14 Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur
14 Espanto Jr. 1985.03.21 Arena Aficion De Pachuca
15 Espanto Jr. 1985.03.24 Auditorio Municipal - Culiacan
16 Espanto Jr. 1985.04.20 Plaza De Toros - San Miguel Allende, Guanajuato
17 Espanto Jr. 1985.05.13 Arena Puebla
18 El Mestizo 1985.06.30 Arena Mexico
7 Aristotle I El Hijo del Santo 1985.07.14 El Toreo De Naucalpan
8 El Hijo del Santo [2] Aristotle I 1985.09.01 El Toreo De Naucalpan
1 Aristotle I 1985.09.15 Arena Queretaro
2[39] Espanto Jr. 1985.11.30 Palacio De Los Deportes
3 Espanto Jr. 1985.12.08 Plaza De Toros La Monumental - Monterrey
4 Aristotle I 1985.12.11 Arena Coliseo De Acapulco
5 Espanto Jr. 1986.01.02 Merida
6 Espanto Jr. 1986.02.10 Arena Puebla
7 Espanto Jr. 1986.02.15 Arena Xochimilco
8 Espanto Jr. 1986.03.05 Arena Neza
9 Negro Casas 1986.03.20 Arena Toluca
10 Fuerza Guerrera 1986.04.12 Wilson Theater - Fresno, California
11 Negro Casas 1986.04.16 Arena Coliseo De Reynosa
12 Cosmonauta 1986.06.01 Arena Azteca
13 Negro Casas 1986.06.14 Palenque de la Feria - Tlaxcala
14 Black Shadow Jr. 1986.07.08 El Toreo De Naucalpan
15 Negro Casas 1986.07.26 Olympic Auditorium - Los Angeles
16 Espanto Jr. 1986.11.22 Arena Isabel De Cuernavaca
17[40] Espanto Jr. 1986.12.13 Olympic Auditorium - Los Angeles
18 Espanto Jr. 1987.01.26 Arena Puebla
9[41] Espanto Jr. El Hijo del Santo 1987.07.26 Auditorio Municipal, Torreón, Coahuila
1[42] Conflictus 1988.01.01 Palacio de los Deportes, Torreón, Coahuila
10 El Hijo del Santo [3] Espanto Jr. 1988.05.01 El Toreo De Naucalpan
1 Espanto Jr.[43] 1988.05.29 Torreon?
2 Tarahumara 1988.08.13 Auditorio Municipal - Saltillo
3[44] Black Shadow Jr. 1988.08.14 Auditorio Municipal, Torreón, Coahuila
4 Negro Casas 1989.01.08 El Toreo De Naucalpan
5 Ray Richard 1989.06.16 Arena Neza
6 El Hijo del Diablo 1989.06.19 Cancha Ferrorcarrilera - Irapuato, Guanajuato
7 Asterisco 1989.08.27 Arena Coliseo De Reynosa
8 Negro Casas 1989.10.31 Arena Queretaro
9 Black Shadow Jr. 1989.12.03 Arena Coliseo De Reynosa
10 Black Shadow Jr. 1990.05.01 Deportivo Roma - Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas
championship vacant January 1991 when Santo decides to no longer wrestle as a lightweight
24 man tournament to decide new champion
11 Lasser Rocky Santana 1991.02.05 Arena Puebla
1 Flama Dorada 1991.03.16 Arena Lopez Mateos
2 Black Shadow Jr. 1991.04.22 Arena Isabel De Leon
3 ? 1991.06.26 Celaya
4[45] Romano Garcia 1991.07.24 Arena Lopez Mateos
5 El Matematico 1992.01.01 Arena Aficion De Pachuca
6 El Mohicano I 1992.01.16 Mexico City
7 Zeus 1992.03.29 Arena Queretaro
8[46] Loco Valentino 1992.05.25 Arena Isabel
9 Loco Valentino 1992.06.14 Durango
12 Rocky Santana Lasser 1992.09.06 Tokyo
13 Lasser [2] Rocky Santana 1992.09.09 Sapporo
14 Cassandro Lasser 1992.10.29 Arena Toluca
1 Pimpinela Escarlata 1993.02.18 Pista Arena Revolucion
2 Pimpinela Escarlata 1993.04.23 Arena Neza
3[47] El Sagrado 1993.05.31 Arena Neza
4 El Sagrado 1993.08.01 El Toreo De Naucalpan
5 El Sagrado 1993.08.10 Arena Aficion De Pachuca
6 Super Raton 1993.10.08 Arena Neza
7 El Sagrado 1993.11.08 Arena Puebla
15 Seminarista Cassandro 1994.06.14 Queretaro
1 Loco Valentino 1994.08.22 Arena Puebla
16 Loco Valentino Seminarista 1994.09.22 Tulancingo
championship vacant in 1995 for unspecific reasons likely related to UWA's closure
championship filled thru unknown means - awarded?
17 Kato Kung Lee Jr. ? 1997.05.09 Tulancingo
championship status unclear
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

  1. Aqui La Lucha
  2. El Informador 1976-06-20
  3. El Informador, 1977-02-13, luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.30.32)
  4. felipe lara @ Foro Box y Lucha
  5. SuperLuchas
  6. SuperLuchas
  7. thecubsfan
  8. SuperLuchas
  9. El Informador 1981-05-31
  10. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 17.54.40), said to have defended the belt 55 times elsewhere
  11. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.15.03)
  12. SuperLuchas
  13. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 15.56.51)
  14. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 15.54.23)
  15. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 23.57.20)
  16. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 23.59.16)
  17. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 23.59.16)
  18. Negro Casas was wagering his hair and Matematico was putting up 20,000 in a three way match - luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.04.02)
  19. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.02.37)
  20. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.08.08)
  21. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.02.51)
  22. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 15.50.51)
  23. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.06.18)
  24. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 15.50.24)
  25. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.22.10)
  26. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 17.39.39)
  27. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.01.41)
  28. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.05.28)
  29. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 15.58.00) - photo blurry, date may be off
  30. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.01.06)
  31. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.04.26)
  32. luchablog photolog (2013-09-17 18.03.18)
  33. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 15.47.30)
  34. luchablog photolog (2013-09-15 15.43.19)
  35. El Siglo de Torreon 1984-03-30
  36. SuperLuchas
  37. El Siglo de Torreon 1984-09-06
  38. El Informador 1985-03-10
  39. Matt Farmer
  40. https://twitter.com/therealfredo/status/694570671003701248/photo/1
  41. El Siglo de Torreon 1987-07-26
  42. El Siglo de Torreon 1988-01-01
  43. Guerreros del Ring #191
  44. El Siglo de Torreon 1988-08-14
  45. billed as his 5th defense
  46. billed as 17th defense (Lucha Libre Weekly 15)
  47. Lucha Libre Weekly v2-17


Japan Branch

# Champion(s) Defeated Date Location
- Nagase Kancho ? ? ?
-[1] Kenichiro Arai 2015.09.03 Shinkiba 1st Ring, Tokyo
-[2] Kenichiro Arai & Onryo 2017.02.23 Shinkiba 1st Ring, Tokyo
 
 
title change
successful title defense
championship matches which were announced, but results were not found

Sources:

  1. Puroresu Spirit - WMW Middleweight Championship also on the line; Nagase is a former UWA Junior Heavyweight champion, possible this belt is mislisted or fictional
  2. Puroresu Spirit

Gallery of Champions

Matematico, 1st Champion
Blackman, 3rd Champion
Black Terry, 4th Champion
El Hijo del Santo, 6th, 8th & 10th Champion
Aristoteles I, 7th Champion
Espanto Jr., 9th Champion


Lasser, 11th & 13th Champion
Cassandro, 14th Champion
Seminarista, 15th Champion
Kato Kung Lee Jr., 17th Champion
Nagase Kancho, Champion (Japan Branch)


Gallery of Title Belts

1st belt

Sources

Also Listed As

Universal Wrestling Association Championships
Official: Heavy (Dr. Wagner Jr.)
Outlaw: Light (Kato Kung Lee Jr.), Junior Light Heavy (Diluvio Negro II)
Now in Japan: Welter, Middle, Junior Heavy, Tag, Trios,
Defunct: Feather, Light Heavy, Women, International Women, Women Junior, Women's Tag,
Associated: WWF Light Heavy
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