|Antonino Rocca||July 1959||New York, NY||-a-|
|Tony Parisi||1982||Buffalo, NY|
|Gino Brito||August 1982||Buffalo, NY|
|Tatsumi Fujinami||August 30, 1982||New York, NY|
|Riki Choshu||April 3, 1983||Tokyo, Japan|
|Tatsumi Fujinami ||August 4, 1983||Tokyo, Japan||-b-|
-a- Defeated Buddy Rogers to become the first champions. Title became vacant in the 1960's and then inactive.
-b- Vacates the title on July 19, 1985 after a match against Super Strong Machine ends in a double disqualification. The title is abandoned before it can be won again before it is abandoned due to the New Japan/WWF split on October 31, 1985.