Norman Smiley Brian Knobs Bam Bam Bigelow Brian Knobs 3 Count Brian Knobs Vacated Terry Funk Terry Funk Eric Bischoff Big Vito & Johnny the Bull Big Vito Lance Storm Carl Ouellet Norman Smiley Vacated Reno Crowbar Terry Funk Meng Barbarian
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November 21, 1999 January 12, 2000 February 7, 2000 February 20, 2000 February 28, 2000 March 19, 2000 April 10, 2000 April 16, 2000 May 24, 2000 June 5, 2000 June 6, 2000 June 6, 2000 July 24, 2000 August 14, 2000 August 14, 2000 September 25, 2000 October 2, 2000 November 8, 2000 December 17, 2000 January 14, 2001 January 22, 2001
Toronto, Ontario Erie, PA Tulsa, OK San Francisco, CA Minneapolis, MN Miami, FL Denver, CO Chicago, IL Saginaw, Michigan Atlanta, GA Knoxville, TN Billings, MT Cleveland, OH Kelowna, B.Columbia Kelowna, B.Columbia Uniondale, NY San Francisco, CA Chicago, IL Washington, D.C. Indianapolis, IN Winston-Salem, NC
3 Count = Shane Helms, Evan Karagias, and Shannon Moore Kelowna, B. Columbia = Kelowna, British Columbia Notes
2 This title change aired on tape delay 5 Helms, Karagias, and Moore, known as the 3 Count stable, defeated Knobs simultaneously in a match, and as a result, WCW allowed the freebird rule in which all three wrestlers were able to defend the title. — WCW Presidents Vince Russo and Eric Bischoff vacated every WCW championship during WCW's reboot. 7 Defeated Norman Smiley to win the vacant title. 8 Terry Funk disquised as Ralphus in a Gorilla suit to beat Norman Smiley and Shane Douglas 10 WCW President Eric Bischoff awarded Vito and Johnny the title, and he announced that the freebird rule was in effect for this title reign, allowing both wrestlers to defend the title. This title reign aired on tape delay. 11 WCW named Vito the sole champion. 12 Storm renames championship "Saskatchewan Hardcore International Title" shortly after winning it. 13 Storm awarded Ouellet the title. 14 Smiley pinned Ouellet less than 24 hours after Ouellet was awarded the title. — The title was vacated by WCW Commissioner Mike Sanders. 15 Sgt. AWOL originally defeated Reno to win the title in a tournament final. However, Mike Sanders reversed the decision and awarded Reno the title. 16 This title change aired on tape delay 19 Thunder The championship was awarded to Barbarian by Meng during Meng's final WCW appearance. The title was subsequently not defended again on WCW television and was not used by the WWF when they purchased WCW. This title change was aired January 24, 2001, on tape delay.