AEW International Championship

men's professional wrestling championship

The AEW International Championship is a professional wrestling championship in All Elite Wrestling (AEW). It is a secondary championship in the men's division of AEW. The championship is allowed to be fought for in other wrestling companies.[1]

AEW International Championship
Record two-time and longest reigning champion, Orange Cassidy
Details
PromotionAll Elite Wrestling
Date establishedJune 8, 2022
Current champion(s)Roderick Strong
Date wonMarch 3, 2024
Other name(s)
  • AEW All-Atlantic Championship
    (2022–2023)
  • AEW International Championship
    (2023–present)

History change

The title was introduced as the AEW All-Atlantic Championship on the June 8, 2022 episode of Dynamite by commentator Tony Schiavone. He said that it represents the AEW fans watching in over 130 countries. He also revealed there would be a tournament to become the first champion.[2]

 
First champion Pac with the 2022-2023 design of the belt

The first champion was Pac. He defeated Clark Connors, Miro, and Malakai Black in a four-way match at Forbidden Door.

AEW changed the name to AEW International Championship on March 15, 2023. They said this was a new championship and said that then-champion Orange Cassidy was the final All-Atlantic Champion and the first International Champion. They would later changed this and said that Cassidy's reign was the same reign for both names.[3]

The current champion is Roderick Strong, who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Orange Cassidy at Revolution on March 3, 2024.

Title history change

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
+ Current reign is changing daily
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
1 Pac June 26, 2022 Forbidden Door Chicago, IL 1 108 Defeated Clark Connors, Malakai Black, and Miro in a four-way tournament final to become the first AEW All-Atlantic Champion. [4]
2 Orange Cassidy October 12, 2022 Dynamite Toronto, ON, Canada 1 326 The championship was renamed the AEW International Championship on March 15, 2023. [5]
3 Jon Moxley September 3, 2023 All Out Chicago, IL 1 17 [6]
4 Rey Fénix September 20, 2023 Dynamite:
Grand Slam
Flushing, Queens, NY 1 243 [7]
5 Orange Cassidy October 10, 2023 Dynamite:
Title Tuesday
Independence, MO 2 223+ [8]
6 Roderick Strong March 3, 2024 Revolution Greensboro, NC 1 78+ [9]

References change

  1. "Tony Khan Says AEW All-Atlantic Title Will Be Defended Differently Than Other Belts". 411Mania. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  2. "AEW Dynamite live results: Casino Battle Royale, winner faces Jon Moxley". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  3. "AEW To 'Level Up' All-Atlantic Championship Into AEW International Championship On 3/15 Dynamite". Fightful. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  4. "AEW-NJPW Forbidden Door results: Powell's live review of Jon Moxley vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi for the Interim AEW World Title, Jay White vs. Kazuchika Okada vs. Hangman Page vs. Adam Cole for the IWGP World Heavyweight Title, Thunder Rosa vs. Toni Storm for the AEW Women's Title, Will Ospreay vs. Orange Cassidy for the IWGP U.S. Title". ProWrestling.net. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  5. "10/12 AEW Dynamite results: Powell's live review of Chris Jericho vs. Bryan Danielson for the ROH Championship, Pac vs. Orange Cassidy for the AEW All-Atlantic Championship, "Jungle Boy" Jack Perry vs. Luchasaurus, Toni Storm and Hikaru Shida vs. Britt Baker and Jamie Hayter, Swerve Strickland vs. Billy Gunn". ProWrestling.net. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  6. "AEW All Out results: Powell's live review of Orange Cassidy vs. Jon Moxley for the AEW International Title, Luchasaurus vs. Darby Allin for the TNT Title, Bryan Danielson vs. Ricky Starks in a strap match, Kenny Omega vs. Konosuke Takeshita". ProWrestling.net. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  7. "AEW Dynamite results (9/20): Powell's live review of MJF vs. Samoa Joe for the AEW World Title, Saraya vs. Toni Storm for the AEW Women's Title, Claudio Castagnoli vs. Eddie Kingston in a title vs. title match". ProWrestling.net. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  8. "AEW Dynamite results (10/10): Powell's live review of Adam Copeland vs. Luchasaurus, Rey Fenix vs. Adam Copeland for the AEW International Title, Jay White vs. Hangman Page, Chris Jericho vs. Powerhouse Hobbs". ProWrestling.net. Retrieved October 16, 2023.
  9. Powell, Jason (March 3, 2024). "AEW Revolution results: Powell's live review of Sting and Darby Allin vs. The Young Bucks for the AEW Tag Titles in Sting's final match, Samoa Joe vs. Swerve Strickland vs. Hangman Page for the AEW World Championship". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved March 3, 2024.

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