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EAW Specialists Championship
Specialist
The Specialists Championship belt
Details
Promotion(s) EAW
Brand Empire
Date established October 9, 2015
Current champion(s) Remi Skyfire
Date won June 23, 2018


The EAW Specialists Championship is a professional e-wrestling championship in Elite Answers Wrestling (EAW). It is a mid-card championship that is currently a part of the Empire brand. It was first established in October 9th, 2015 when EAW created another championship designed to be a complimentary championship to the EAW Vixens Championship given the successful staging of the first Empress of Elite tournament and the massive expansion of the women's roster in the summer and fall of 2015. Unique stipulations, various Specialty matches that it can be defended in, and the rise of the various women who have held the title thus far are the cornerstones of the title’s young legacy. 

History

Origin

The creation of the Specialists Championship was announced October 9, 2015 via press release by EAW.  The belt was created with rules based on experimental titles from other federations, including the CWF Specialists Championship from the now-defunct Classic Wrestling Federation. The title was created with the Champion reserving the right to choose any stipulation/match type for their title defenses as they saw fit, with the exception of certain match types such as Glass Wallz. The trade-off for this privilege for the champion is the “two weeks’ rule”, stating that the Champion must defend the title every two weeks or be stripped of the championship. The challengers may be either mandatory challengers appointed by EAW, challengers who earned their status as top contender, or a Vixens Cup winner wishing to cash in their privilege to compete for a title. This rule does not necessarily apply to “special events” where the title is at stake such as the Specialists Rampage match or the Specialists Scramble. The title was first competed for at Redemption where women competed in a variation of the Championship Scramble Match, nicknamed the Specialists Scramble, for the right to be named the first champion. Haruna Sakazaki would survive the challenge after she had claimed victory against the likes of Raven Lee, Lumen Gray, Eris LeCava, Maria Gonzales, Cloud Matsuda, and Cailin Dillon.

Prominence

The Specialists Championship became a second championship for the Vixens division to aspire to attain. The first Free-Per-View where the Specialists Championship was defended was at Road to Redemption, where Cailin Dillon was able to defend her championship against the former champion Haruna Sakazaki. At Triple Threat, Tarah Nova would defeat Stephanie Matsuda, Cailin Dillon, and Haruna Sakazaki to become the first woman in history to hold both the Specialists Championship and the Vixens Championship in the course of their career.

Reigns

The inaugural champion was Haruna Sakazaki when she was able to win the Specialists Scramble on the Showdown: Redemption supershow. There have been nine official reigns split between right champions. The longest reigning champion was Brody Sparks who held the championship for 190 days (between Road to Redemption and Pain For Pride X). The shortest reigning champion was Haruna Sakazaki, who lost the championship two weeks after she won it on Showdown: Redemption. The current EAW Specialists Champion is Remi Skyfire in her first reign. She won the title on June 23, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Pain for Pride Festival by defeating Chelsea Crowe, Daisy Thrash, Stella Star, and Kianna Carter in a Specialists Scramble match.

Title History

Key

Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
# Indicates what number the reign is
Event The event promoted by the respective promotion in which the titles were won
N/A The information is not available or is unknown
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign

Names

Name Span of Time
EAW Specialists Championship October 9, 2015–present

History

indicates reigns and title changes not recognized by EAW.
# Elitist Reign Event Date Days
Held
Notes
1 Haruna Sakazaki 1 Redemption November 7, 2015 14 Won a Specialist Scramber Match to become the first champion. Other participants of the match were Cloud Matsuda, Cailin Dillon, Maria Gonzales, Eris LeCava, Lumen Gray and Raven Lee.
2 Cailin Dillon 1 Battleground November 21, 2015 161 This match was contested in a Ladder match
3 Stephanie Matsuda 1 Grand Rampage April 30, 2016 28 Won first-ever 12-Woman Vixens Rampage match by last eliminating Haruna Sakazaki
4 Tarah Nova 1 Triple Threat May 28, 2016 91 Nova won the title in a Fatal 4-Way Match by pinning Cloud Matsuda. Haruna Sakazaki and Cailin Dillon were also in the match
5 Kendra Shamez 1 Showdown August 27, 2016 112
6 Brody Sparks 1 Road to Redemption December 17, 2016 190 Sparks won the title in a Elimination Chamber match by last eliminating Aria Jaxon. Kendra Shamez, Madison Kaline, Tarah Nova and Cameron Ella Ava were also in the match.
7 Consuela Rose Ava 1 Pain for Pride X June 25, 2017 25 This match was contested in a Submission match.
8 April Song 1 Empire July 20, 2017 63 This match was contested as a Street Fight
9 Consuela Rose Ava 2 Manifest Destiny September 21, 2017 108 This match was a Triple Threat match also involving Brody Sparks.
10 Megan Raine 1 King of Elite January 6, 2018 85
11 Chelsea Crowe 1 Grand Rampage March 31, 2018 84 This was a 20-woman Specialists Rampage match
12 Remi Skyfire 1 Pain For Pride Festival June 23, 2018 90+ This was a 5-woman Specialists Scramble match
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EAW Championships
Showdown EAW World Championship · EAW Interwire Championship
Dynasty 2014 EAW Answers World Championship · EAW Hardcore Championship
Voltage 2014 EAW World Heavyweight Championship · EAW National Elite Championship
EAWEmpire EAW Women's Championship · EAW Specialists Championship · EAW Empire Tag Team Championship
Interbranded EAW Openweight Championship · EAW New Breed Championship · EAW Unified Tag Team Championships
Inactive EAW Hall of Fame Championship · EAW Pure Championship · EAW Vixens Championship