|Hiroshi Tanahashi||April 23, 2003||Hiroshima, Japan||-a-|
|Shinsuke Nakamura||January 5, 2005||Tokyo, Japan||-b-|
|Hiroshi Tanahashi ||June 18, 2005||Kyoto, Japan||-c-|
-a- Defeated Shinya Makbe in the finals of a tournament to become the first champion.
-b- Title is vacated and retired on May 1, 2005.
-c- Defeated Toru Yano in the finals of a tournament for the reactivated title. Vacated the belt on June 7, 2006.