Extreme Championship Wrestling
World Heavyweight Championship

formerly Eastern Championship Wrestling

Date Champions Defeated
January 7, 2001 Rhino The Sandman
Retired when ECW went bankrupt
January 7, 2001 The Sandman (5) Justin Credible and Steve Corino
3-way dance: tables, ladders, chairs, and canes match to win the title
November 5, 2000 Steve Corino Jerry Lynn, Justin Credible, and The Sandman
"Double Jeopardy" match
October 1, 2000 Jerry Lynn Justin Credible
April 22, 2000 Justin Credible Tommy Dreamer
April 22, 2000 Tommy Dreamer Taz
April 13, 2000 Taz (2) Mike Awesome
December 23, 1999 Mike Awesome (2) Masato Tanaka
December 17, 1999 Masato Tanaka Mike Awesome
September 19, 1999 Mike Awesome Taz and Masato Tanaka
3-way dance for the title
January 10, 1999 Taz Shane Douglas
November 30, 1997 Shane Douglas (4) Bam Bam Bigelow
October 16, 1997 Bam Bam Bigelow Shane Douglas
August 17, 1997 Shane Douglas (3) Sabu and Terry Funk
3-way dance for the title
August 9, 1997 Sabu (2) Terry Funk
April 13, 1997 Terry Funk (2) Raven
December 7, 1996 Raven (2) The Sandman
October 5, 1996 The Sandman (4) Steven Richards
Defeated Richards in a tag match when Raven no-showed - Sandman and Tommy Dreamer vs. Steven Richards and Brian Lee
January 27, 1996 Raven The Sandman
December 9, 1995 The Sandman (3) Mikey Whipwreck and Steve Austin
pinned Austin in a 3-way for the title
October 28, 1995 Mikey Whipwreck The Sandman
April 15, 1995 The Sandman (2) Shane Douglas
March 26, 1994 Shane Douglas (2) Terry Funk
Pinned Terry Funk in 8-man war game match with Douglas, Mr. Hughes, and Public Enemy vs. Funk, Hawk, Kevin Sullivan, and Tazmaniac. Defeated 2 Cold Scorpio in the finals for the NWA World Heavyweight Title on August 27, 1994 in Philadelphia. Vacates the NWA World title and proclaimed himself ECW World Heavyweight Champion. ECW withdraws from the NWA and renames the promotion Extreme Championhip Wrestling in September of 1994
December 26, 1993 Terry Funk Sabu
October 2, 1993 Sabu Shane Douglas
September 9, 1993 Shane Douglas Tito Santana
Forfeit - Tito Santana no-showed
August 8, 1993 Tito Santana Don Muraco
April 3, 1993 Don Muraco (2) The Sandman
November 16, 1992 The Sandman Don Muraco
October 24, 1992 Don Muraco Jimmy Snuka
July 12, 1992 Jimmy Snuka (2) Johnny Hotbody
April 26, 1992 Johnny Hotbody Jimmy Snuka
April 24, 1992 Jimmy Snuka Sal Bellomo
Won separate battle royals to determine finalists.