NJPW- Complete List of Current Champions/Titleholders 2022

Check out the list of current New Japan Pro-Wrestling(NJPW) Champions/Title Holders, date on which they won the current title and reign number.

IWGP Heavyweight Championship – Okada

Kazuchika Okada CHampions

Date Won: January 4, 2022
Days title held: 13+
Reign No: – 6

Okada defeated Shingo Takagi at NJPW Wrestle Kindom 16 Night 1 to win the IWGP World title.

IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship – Kenta

Kenta IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship

Date Won: 06 November 2021
Days title held: 74+
Reign No: 1

Kenta defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship at NJPW Power Struggle 2021 PPV. This is the first US title reign for Tanahashi.

NEVER Openweight Championship – Evil

Evil NJPW

Date Won: January 4, 2022
Days title held: 13+
Reign No: 2

Evil defeated Tomohiro Ishii at the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16 Night 1 PPV on January 4, 2022, to win the NEVER Openweight title.

NJPW Strong Openweight Championship – Tom Lawler

Tom Lawler NJPW Strong Openweight Champion

Date Won: 23 April 2021
Days title held: 271+
Reign No: 1

Tom Lawler became the first NJPW Strong Opeweight Champion by winning the New Japan Cup 2021. He defeated Brody King in the final match.

IWGP Tag Team Championship – Yoshi Hashi & Hirooki Goto

Hirooki Goto & Yoshi Hashi Tag Team Champions

Date Won: January 4, 2022
Days title held: 13+
Reign No: 1

Yoshi Hashi & Hirooki Goto defeated Dangerous Tekkers at the Wrestle Kingdom 16 night 1 to win IWGP Tag Team Championship

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship – Robbie Eagles

El Desperado IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champions

Date Won: 06 November 2021
Days title held: 74+
Reign No: 2

Robbie Eagles defeated El Desperado at NJPW Wrestle Grand Slam to win IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship.

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship – Flying Tiger (Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask)

Flying Tiger (Robbie Eagles and Tiger Mask) IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions

Date Won: October 26, 2021
Days title held: 83+
Reign No: 1

Flying Tiger(Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask) defeated Bullet Club(Taiji Ishimori and El Phantasmo) on October 26, 2021 at road to Power Struggle event.

NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship – Chaso (Yoshi Hashi & YHO & Hirooki Goto)

Yoshi Hashi & YHO & Hirooki Goto NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship

Date Won: January 05, 2022
Days title held: 13+
Reign No: 1

Chaos (YOH, Yoshi Hashi & Hirooki Goto) defeated House of Torture(Evil, Sho & Yujiro Takahashi) to win the 6 man tag team championship at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16 night 2 PPV.

King of Pro-Wrestling 2021 – Toru Yano

Date Won: September 4, 2021
Days title held: N/A
Reign No: 4

Toru Yano defeated Chase Owens in an “I Quit” match to win the King of Pro-Wrestling title back at Wrestle Grand Slam in Metlife Dome.

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