WWE Cruiserweight Title History
|Taka Michinoku||Brian Christopher||12/7/1997||IYH:
|Christian Cage||Taka Michinoku||10/18/1998||Judgment Day|
|Gillberg||Christian Cage||11/17/1998||Raw is War|
|Dean Malenko||Essa Rios||3/13/2000||Raw is War|
|Scotty 2 Hotty||Dean Malenko||4/17/2000||Raw is War|
|Dean Malenko (2)||Scotty 2 Hotty||4/27/2000||Smackdown|
|Crash Holly||Dean Malenko||3/13/2001||HeAt|
|Jerry Lynn||Crash Holly||4/29/2001||HeAt|
|Jeff Hardy||Jerry Lynn||6/7/2001||Smackdown!|
|X-Pac||Jeff Hardy||6/25/2001||Raw is War|
|Tajiri||X-Pac||8/6/2001||Raw is War|
|Tajiri (2)||Billy Kidman||10/22/2001||Raw|
|Billy Kidman (2)||Tajiri||4/4/2002||Smackdown!|
|Tajiri (3)||Billy Kidman||4/21/2002||Backlash|
|Jamie Noble||The Hurricane||6/23/2002||King of the Ring|
|Billy Kidman (3)||Jamie Noble||11/17/2002||Survivor Series|
|Matt Hardy||Billy Kidman||2/23/2003||No Way Out|
|Rey Mysterio||Matt Hardy||6/3/2003||Smackdown!|
|Tajiri (4)||Rey Mysterio||9/25/2003||Smackdown!|
|Rey Mysterio (2)||Tajiri||1/1/2004||Smackdown!|
|Chavo Guerrero||Rey Mysterio||2/15/2004||No Way Out|
|Chavo Classic||Chavo Guerrero||5/20/2004||Smackdown!|
|Rey Mysterio (3)||Chavo Classic||6/17/2004||Smackdown!|
|Spike Dudley||Rey Mysterio||7/29/2004||Smackdown!|
|Funaki||2/20/2005||No Way Out|
|Paul London||Chavo Guerrero||3/31/2005||Smackdown!|
|Nunzio (2)||Juventud||11/15/2005||Rome, Italy|
|Gregory Helms (2)||Kid Kash||1/29/2006||Royal Rumble|
|Gregory Helms||2/18/2007||No Way Out|
: This was a tournament final.
: After Survivor Series, the WWF Light Heavyweight title would be abandoned, as the WCW Cruiserweight title becomes adopted by the WWF. After the draft on March 25, 2002, the title becomes exclusive to Smackdown.
: This was a triple-threat match which also involved Billy Kidman.
: This was a triple-threat match which also featured Spike Dudley.
: This was a six-man Cruiserweight Open which also involved Paul London, Akio, Shannon Moore and Spike Dudley.
: London won an eight-man battle royal to win the title.
: This was a six-man Cruiserweight Open which also featured Funaki, Jamie Noble, Nunzio and Paul London. Helms, who was part of the Raw roster, moved to Smackdown after winning the title.
: This was an 8-man Cruiserweight Open which also involved Daivari, Shannon Moore, Funaki, Jamie Noble, Jimmy Wang Yang and Scotty 2 Hotty.
: On September 28, 2007, SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero stated that Hornswaggle’s status as Mr. McMahon’s (kayfabe) son and his dimunitive stature would eventually jeopardize his well-being. On March 4, 2008, the WWE put the title on the retired section with the other past titles.
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