THE HISTORY OF THE SOLID GOLD WRESTLING
TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP

JULY 30th, 2006 - SEPTEMBER 9th, 2006

 

AL SNOW

Handler - Mike Mogard

Date - 09 / 29 / 1999

Reign - 33 days

THE ROCK

Handler - John Baron

Date - 10 / 31 / 1999

Reign - 7 days

JUSHIN THUNDER LIGER

Handler - E.T. Allen

Date - 11 / 07 / 1999

Days Vacant - 43 days

Al Snow defeated Mike Awesome (Unknown) in a tournament final to become the first champion.

The Rock defeated Al Snow to become the new champion.

Jushin Thunder Liger defeated The Rock to become the new champion.

 

CHRIS CANDIDO

Handler - Patrick Quinlan

Date - 12 / 19 / 1999

Reign - 7 days

VACANT

Date - 12 / 26 / 1999

GOLDUST

Handler - Patrick Quinlan

Date - 12 / 29 / 1999

Reign - 4 days

Chris Candido defeated The Rock (John Baron) and Jushin Thunder Liger in a three way dance to become the new champion.

Chris Candido and Tammy Lynn Sytch showed up in no condition to perform. As a result, Candido was stripped of the championship.

Goldust won a battle royal to win the vacant championship.

 

"MACHO MAN"
RANDY SAVAGE

Handler - Ben Moore

Date - 01 / 02 / 2000

Reign - 3 days

BUFF BAGWELL

Handler - Unknown

Date - 01 / 05 / 2000

Reign - 11 days

CHRIS KANYON

Handler - Tyler Courtney

Date - 01 / 16 / 2000

Reign - 43 days

Randy Savage defeated Goldust to become the new champion.

Buff Bagwell defeated Randy Savage to become the new champion.

Chris Kanyon defeated Buff Bagwell to become the new champion.

 

CHRIS BENOIT

Handler - Unknown

Date - 02 / 27 / 2000

Reign - 78 days

CHRIS CANDIDO (2)

Handler - Patrick Quinlan

Date - 05 / 14 / 2000

Reign - 68 days

TRIPLE H

Handler - Kurt

Date - 07 / 20 / 2000

Reign - 25 days

Chris Benoit defeated Chris Kanyon to become the new champion.

Chris Candido defeated Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho (Unknown) in a Triple Threat Ladder Match to become the new champion.

Triple H defeated Chris Candido to become the new champion.

 

BOOKER T.

Handler - Matt Gorsuch

Date - 08 / 13 / 2000

Reign - 88 days

CHRIS BENOIT (2)

Handler - Unknown

Date - 11 / 08 / 2000

Reign - 22 days

"THE CAT"
ERNEST MILLER

Handler - Unknown

Date - 11 / 30 / 2000

Reign - 1 day

Booker T. defeated Triple H to become the new champion.

Chris Benoit defeated Booker T. and Triple H (Kurt) in a Three Way Dance to become the new champion.

The Cat defeated Chris Benoit and Kurt Angle (Matt Emerson) in a three way dance to become the new champion.

 

VACANT

Date - 12 / 01 / 2000

THE BIG SHOW

Handler - Dan Shepherd

Date - 04 / 08 / 2001

Reign - 3 days

THE ROCK (2)

Handler - John Baron

Date - 04 / 11 / 2001

Reign - 18 days

The Cat was forced to relinquish the championship due to injury suffered suffered in a match with Chris Benoit.

The Big Show defeated Doink (Scott Smith) for the vacant championship.

The Rock defeated The Big Show and Billy Gunn (Kurt) to become the new champion.

 

VACANT

Date - 04 / 29 / 2001

THE ROCK (3)

Handler - John Baron

Date - 05 / 06 / 2001

Reign - 71 days

KURT ANGLE

Handler - Matt Emerson

Date - 07 / 15 / 2001

Reign - 7 days

During a three way dance, The Rock and Kurt Angle (Matt Emerson) pinned X-Pac (Chris Shady) at the same time. Arn Anderson stripped The Rock of the championship and put it up in a singles match between The Rock and Angle.

The Rock defeated Kurt Angle (Matt Emerson) to regain the championship.

Kurt Angle defeated The Rock and "Diamond" Dallas Page (Unknown) to become the new champion.

 

VACANT

Date - 07 / 22 / 2001

KURT ANGLE (2)

Handler - Matt Emerson

Date - 07 / 22 / 2001

Reign - 7 days

"THE FRANCHISE"
SHANE DOUGLAS

Handler - George Z.

Date - 07 / 29 / 2001

Reign - 7 days

Due to controversy surrounding the finish of Kurt Angle's title defense against Chris Jericho, Shane McMahon stripped Angle of the belt and put it up in a rematch between Angle and Jericho.

Kurt Angle defeated Chris Jericho (Unknown) to become the new champion.

Shane Douglas defeated Kurt Angle to become the new champion.

 

"THE NATURE BOY"
RIC FLAIR

Handler - Jason King

Date - 08 / 05 / 2001

Reign - 7 days

"HOLLYWOOD"
HULK HOGAN

Handler - Matt Emerson

Date - 08 / 12 / 2001

Reign - 98 days

RAVEN

Handler - Unknown

Date - 11 / 17 / 2001

Reign - 2 days

Ric Flair defeated Shane Douglas to become the new champion.

Hulk Hogan defeated Ric Flair to become the new champion.

Raven defeated Hulk Hogan to become the new champion.

 

SID VICIOUS

Handler - Jason King

Date - 11 / 19 / 2001

Reign - 7 days

ROB VAN DAM

Handler - Joey D.

Date - 11 / 26 / 2001

Reign - 7 days

VAL VENIS

Handler - Brett Albers

Date - 12 / 02 / 2001

Reign - 7 days

Sid Vicious defeated Raven to become the new champion.

Rob Van Dam defeated Sid Vicious to become the new champion.

Val Venis defeated Rob Van Dam to become the new champion.

 

ROB VAN DAM (2)

Handler - Joey D.

Date - 12 / 09 / 2001

Reign - 14 days

VAL VENIS (2)

Handler - Brett Albers

Date - 12 / 23 / 2001

Reign - 36 days

CHRIS BENOIT (3)

Handler - Justin Hall

Date - 01 / 27 / 2002

Reign - 22 days

In a Four Corner Survival, Rob Van Dam defeated Val Venis, Lance Storm (Patrick Quinlan), and Steve Corino (Kfir Hezroni) to regain the championship.

Val Venis defeated Rob Van Dam and Steve Corino (Kfir Hezroni) to become the new champion.

In a Four Corner Survival, Chris Benoit defeated Val Venis, The Hurricane (Jason King), and Lance Storm (Patrick Quinlan) to become the new champion.

 

VACANT

Date - 02 / 17 / 2002

RANDY ORTON

Handler - Craig Chalmers

Date - 01 / 14 / 2006

Reign - 23 days

CHAVO GUERRERO, JR.

Handler - Matt Gorsuch

Date - 02 / 05 / 2006

Reign - 1 hour

SGW ceases operations and the championship is declared vacant indefinitely.

Randy Orton defeated Michael Shane (Brett McClendon) in the finals of a one night tournament to become the new champion.

Chavo Guerrero, Jr. defeated Randy Orton to become the new champion.

 

MICHAEL SHANE

Handler - Brett McClendon

Date - 02 / 05 / 2006

Reign - ---

RANDY ORTON (2)

Handler - Craig Chalmers

Date - 03 / 12 / 2006

Reign - 36 days

MIKE AWESOME

Handler - Corey Rich

Date - 04 / 22 / 2006

Reign - 10 seconds

An hour after winning the title, Chavo Guerrero, Jr. awarded Michael Shane the Television Championship before retiring from in-ring competition.

Randy Orton defeated Michael Shane and Lance Storm (Corey Rich) to regain the championship.

Randy Orton awarded the championship to Mike Awesome as a thanks for support from Team Canada during his ascent to the main event.

 

LANCE STORM

Handler - Corey Rich

Date - 04 / 22 / 2006

Reign - 43 days

KEN KENNEDY

Handler - James Parkin

Date - 06 / 03 / 2006

Reign - 64 days

KURT ANGLE (3)

Handler - Josh Wharton

Date - 08 / 05 / 2006

Reign - 36 days

Mike Awesome immediately awarded the championship to the leader of Team Canada, Lance Storm.

Ken Kennedy defeated Lance Storm to become the new champion in a recreation of the Montreal Screwjob.

Kurt Angle defeated Ken Kennedy and The Rock (Kenneth Jamison) to become the new champion.

 

VACANT

Date - 09 / 09 / 2006

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When SGW ceases operations, the championship is declared vacant indefinitely.

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