|Rikidozan||November 22, 1955||Tokyo, Japan||-a-|
|Kintaro Ohki||November 9, 1968||Seoul, South Korea||-b-|
|Bill Dromo||January 15, 1971||Tokuyama, Japan|
|Kintaro Ohki ||February 2, 1971||Hiroshima, Japan||-c-|
|Kintaro Ohki ||October 21, 1976||Fukushima, Japan||-d-|
|Giant Baba||October 29, 1977||Kuroiso, Japan||-e-|
|Kintaro Ohki ||1981||South Korea||-f-|
-a- Defeats King Kong in a tournament final to become the first champion. Title vacated after Rikizodan dies on December 15, 1963.
-b- Defeats Buddy Austin to win the vacant title.
-c- Deactivated after the JWA closes in 1973. Reactivated in 1976 by New Japan. Abandoned by Tiger Jeet Singh on May 21, 1981.
-d- Defeats Waldo Von Erich to win the title.
-e- Vacated on April 13, 1981.
-f- Abandoned after Ohki officially retires on February 4, 1995. He hadn't wrestled in nearly a decade.