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Encyclopedia > ECW World Television Championship
The ECW World Television Championship belt
The ECW World Television Championship belt

The ECW World Television Championship was the secondary title in Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1992 until it folded in 2001. The title was almost on level with the ECW World Title when Rob Van Dam held it due to the calibre of matches he had and the calibre of opponents he faced. He had a sensational 23-month reign as champion that only ended due to an injury. His title reign had propelled him into the World Title picture when the injury occurred. Image File history File links ECWtvbelt. ... Image File history File links ECWtvbelt. ... Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was a professional wrestling promotion that was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1992 by Tod Gordon, and closed when his successor, Paul Heyman, declared bankruptcy in April 2001. ... Robert Alexander Szatkowski (born December 18, 1970), is a Polish American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Rob Van Dam (abbreviated to RVD). ...


The last ECW World Television Champion was Rhino, who held it until ECW folded. According to Rhino, the physical title belt was stolen from the ECW locker room. [1] Terry Gerin (born October 7, 1975) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring names Rhino and Rhyno. ...


Statistics

Record: Record holder: Record number: Notes:
Most reigns 2 Cold Scorpio Four Scorpio first took this record on August 25, 1995, upon winning the title for the 3rd time from Eddie Guerrero. He had previously shared the record with Guerrero & Dean Malenko. Scorpio won his 4th title on January 5, 1996, after he defeated Mikey Whipwreck.
Longest reign Rob Van Dam 700 days Van Dam beat Bam Bam Bigelow for the title on April 4, 1998. He would hold the title through all of 1999, before being forced to vacate the title on March 4, 2000, due to a broken ankle.
Shortest reign The Tazmaniac & 2 Cold Scorpio <1 day The Tazmaniac beat Sabu for the title and lost it to J.T. Smith on March 6, 1994. Scorpio beat Jason Knight for the title and lost it to Dean Malenko on November 4, 1994.
Oldest champion Jimmy Snuka 49 years Snuka beat Glenn Osbourne for the title on March 12, 1993. He would lose the title to Terry Funk on October 1 of that year.
Youngest champion Glenn Osbourne 21 years Osbourne won the vacated title in a battle royal on September 30, 1992. He would lose the title to Jimmy Snuka on March 12, 1993
Heaviest champion Bam Bam Bigelow 360 lbs. Bigelow beat Taz for the title on March 1, 1998. He lost the title to Rob Van Dam on April 4 of that year.
Lightest champion Jason Knight 180 lbs. Knight beat Mikey Whipwreck for the title on August 13, 1994. He lost the title to 2 Cold Scorpio on November 4 of that year.

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Facts and trivia

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See also

Extreme Championship Wrestling championships
World Heavyweight (1992-2001, 2006-) | Tag Team (1992-2001) | World Television (1992-2001)
FTW Heavyweight (1998-1999) | Maryland (1993) | Pennsylvania (1993)

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ECW World Television Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (549 words)
The ECW World Television Championship was the secondary title in Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1992 until it folded in 2001.
The title was almost on level with the ECW World Title when Rob Van Dam held it due to the calibre of matches he had and the calibre of opponents he faced.
The last ECW World Television Champion was Rhino, who held it until ECW folded.
Taz (1718 words)
Although signing years later with the World Wrestling Federation would provide incredible fanfare, the young man from Red Hook's first encounter in the wrestling industry would be as cold and hard as the Red Hook backstreets.
ECW History: Then, the phenomenon that would soon be known as Extreme Championship Wrestling began to build it's roots.
ECW needed a new ring, because guys kept getting hurt in the ring they had, So Taz designed the specs.
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