The EAW New Breed Championship, formerly the Alternative X Championship, is a professional e-wrestling mid-card championship in Elite Answers Wrestling (EAW). It is currently part of the Voltage brand and is one of the four mid-card championships, complimenting the EAW Interwire Championship on the same brand, the EAW National Elite Championship on the Showdown brand and the EAW Hardcore Championship on the Dynasty brand. The history of the title is to showcase the best of the newest talents that are on the roster or of those who want to show that they are still able to fight with the best and brightest. The New Breed Championship has been held by some of the best competitors in the mid-card, eventual world champions, and Hall of Famers.
The New Breed Championship was created for the up and coming fighters in EAW. The steadily growing history of the championship already established competitors, but majority of the champions are rising stars in EAW. The New Breed Championship is often seen by the fans and the roster as a gateway to future success and glory in EAW for their careers.
The EAW New Breed Championship has become a very coveted in the company as many future world champions and Hall of Famers have claimed the championship in their quest for eternal greatness. The fifth champion, Hurricane Hawk, is a prime example of why the championship is highly desired by the roster. Hurricane Hawk is the one of the most acclaimed stars to hold the New Breed Championship in EAW as he is a World champion and Hall of Famer who has held many other accolades in his career. Many other World champions like Alexander Da Vinci, CM Banks, Dark Demon, Mister K and Brian Daniels have won the title to bring more prestige to the belt in their career.
The EAW New Breed Championship was introduced 2009. The inaugural champion was Johnny Badd Blood. There have 40 different official champions, with Alexander Da Vinci and JC Styles having the most reigns with two each. The longest reigning EAW New Breed Champion is Jamie O'Hara who has held the championship for approximately seven months and 28 days. The shortest reigning EAW New Breed Champion was Dorin, who held the championship for one one day as he left the company the day after he won it. The current champion is The Revenant who is in his first tenure as champion. He defeated Nathan Fiora on the April 8, 2018 episode of Voltage.