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EAW PURE Championship
EAWPURETitle
Details
Current champion Jake Smith
Date won March 14, 2020
Promotion EAW
Brand(s) Showdown
Date created 2011
Date retired N/A
Formerly EAW Elite Championship
Past design(s) N/A
Statistics
First champion Jason Cage
Most reigns StarrStan (2 reigns)
Most defenses Unknown
Longest reign Ms. Extreme (5 months and 9 days)
Shortest reign Hades the Hellraiser (~1 month)

The EAW Pure Championship, formerly known as the EAW Elite Championship was a professional e-wrestling mid-card championship in Elite Answers Wrestling (EAW). It was part of the Voltage brand and was one of the three mid-card championships, complimenting the EAW National Extreme Championship on the Dynasty brand and the EAW Interwire Championship on the Showdown brand. It was first established when Jared Cage created it as it costed millions of dollars to create. It was to be introduced as the only championship in an extreme EAW where standard wrestling rules were enforced where you had to win by pinfall or submission and could be disqualified and counted out. Its history is a testament to those who have the technical skill that stands above others. The Pure Championship has been held by some of the best competitors in the mid-card, eventual world champions, and Hall of Famers.

History

Origin

The Pure Championship, formerly named the Elite Championship, was created by Jared Cage, who spent millions on the creation of the belt, on an episode of Turbo. However, there was a feud boiling between him and his brother, Jason Cage, as they were set to meet in the ring at the third-annual Reasonable Doubt. Under Elite Rules in an extreme EAW, Jason Cage would defeat his brother Jared and he would become the first Pure Champion in EAW History.

Prominence

The EAW Pure Championship has become a very coveted in the company as many future world champions and Hall of Famers have claimed the championship in their quest for eternal greatness. The second champion, StarrStan, was able to bring much prestige before losing it to Kawajai. StarrStan is the most, if not one, prolific Pure Champion in EAW histories as he is a world champion and Hall of Famer. To this day, there has been no one to hold the championship more than once. Many other world champions like Kawajai, Hades the Hellraiser, Scott Diamond, and Jacob Senn to bring more prestige to the belt in their career.

Reigns

The EAW Pure Championship was introduced 2011. The inaugural champion was Jason Cage after he defeated his brother, Jared Cage. There have been seventeen (17) different official champions, with all champions having the most reigns at one each. The longest reigning EAW Pure Champion is Ms. Extreme, who so far has held the championship for (5) months and nine (9) days (between January 11th, 2019 edition of Dynasty and the June 19th, 2019). The shortest reigning EAW Pure Champion was Hades the Hellraiser, who held the championship for one (1) month (between Defiance and Pain for Pride V). The EAW Pure Championship is currently inactive. It was retired upon StarrStan's retirement from EAW. At Territorial Invasion on September 22nd, 2018, Jack Ripley cashed in his 24/7 Contract on Hardcore Champion, Johnny Ventura to become the new Hardcore Champion. However, the following week Dynasty GM StarrStan announced the retirement of the Hardcore Championship in exchange for the return of the Pure Championship.

Title History

Key

Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
# Indicates what number the reign is
Event The event promoted by the respective promotion in which the titles were won
N/A The information is not available or is unknown
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign

Names

Name Span of Time
EAW Elite Championship Turbo (2011) - Shock Value (2013)
EAW Pure Championship Voltage (2015) - Pain For Pride 9; Dynasty (2018)-present

History

As of April 10, 2020.

indicates reigns and title changes not recognized by EAW.
# Extremist Reign Defeated Event Lost to Notes
1 Jason Cage 1 Jared Cage Reasonable Doubt StarrStan First EAW Pure Champion.
2 StarrStan 1 Jason Cage Grand Rampage IV Kawajai
3 Kawajai 1 StarrStan No Regards Apollo Calix
4 Apollo Calix 1 Kawajai Voltage Moonlight Predator
5 Moonlight Predator 1 Apollo Calix King of Extreme Hades the Hellraiser
6 Hades the Hellraiser 1 Moonlight Predator Defiance Pyrite
7 Pyrite 1 Hades the Hellraiser Pain for Pride V Scott Diamond Only Pain for Pride title change.
8 Scott Diamond 1 Pyrite Justified Reckoning Jacob Senn
9 Jacob Senn 1 Scott Diamond Reasonable Doubt Nick Angel Kendra Shamez made the match where if Scott Diamond was disqualified, he would lose the championship. Scott Diamond was disqualified.
10 Nick Angel 1 Jacob Senn Showdown Tomi Venus
11 Tomi Venus 1 Nick Angel and Jon Kelton Midsummer Massacre Devan Dubian
12 Devan Dubian 1 Tomi Venus Showdown GI Styles
13 GI Styles 1 Devan Dubian Shock Value Unified
Unified GI Styles unified the title with the National Elite Championship when he defeated Devan Dubian.
14 Ryan Savage 1 Sephiroth Shock Value II Ares Vendetta Ryan Savage is the first champion to hold the championship under the name "EAW Pure Championship"
15 Ares Vendetta 1 Ryan Savage Voltage Aren Mstislav
16 Aren Mstislav 1 Ares Vendetta 2015 EAW Draft Show J.D. Damon
17 J.D. Damon 1 Aren Mstislav Shock Value Carson Ramsay
18 Carson Ramsay 1 J.D. Damon Reckless Wiring StarrStan This was a Dog Collar Match.
19 StarrStan 2 Carson Ramsay Pain for Pride 9 Retired
Retired The EAW Pure Championship was retired upon StarrStan's retirement from EAW.
20 Jack Ripley 1 N/A Territorial Invasion Erebus Jennings StarrStan brought back the Pure Championship for Ripley, sending the Hardcore Championship into retirement.
21 Erebus Jennings 1 Jack Ripley Dynasty Ms. Extreme
22 Ms. Extreme 1 Erebus Jennings Dynasty Mark Michaels First female PURE Champion.
23 Mark Michaels 1 Ms. Extreme Pain for Pride 12 Jake Smith
24 Jake Smith 1 Mark Michaels EAW Battle of Egypt (2019) Harlow Reichert
25 Harlow Reichert 1 Jake Smith EAW Road to Redemption (2019) Jake Smith Second Female PURE Champion.
26 Jake Smith 2 Harlow Reichert Under Siege N/A
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EAW Championships
Showdown0000 EAW World Championship · EAW Interwire Championship
Dynasty0000-0 EAW Answers World Championship · EAW Pure Championship
LogoVolt EAW World Heavyweight Championship · EAW National Elite Championship
EmpireLogo EAW Women's Championship · EAW Specialists Championship · EAW Empire Tag Team Championship
Interbranded EAW Openweight Championship · EAW New Breed Championship · EAW Unified Tag Team Championships
Inactive EAW Hall of Fame Championship · EAW Pure Championship · EAW Vixens Championship
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