The first R4GE World champion was crowned after a tournament was held during 2004. The semi-finals of which saw KiD face Eddie T and Ivan Petrov face Shane Williams on two consecutive episodes of Thursday Night Turbluence with the winners of the matches facing at R4GE's first Pay-Per-View event Ground Zero this match was between Eddie T and Shane Williams with Eddie T winning and being crowned the first ever R4GE World Heavyweight champion. Eddie T also holds the distinction of being the only (to date) undefeated R4GE World champion.
The title was vacated upon return from its 16 month hiatus and a second title tournament was held. This saw former champion Eddie T, William P. Cash, Ken Fuqua, Nathaneal Adams and Shane Williams competing. Fuqua and Adams were surprise winners of the tournament rounds with Fuqua defeating hot favourite Shane Williams and Adams defeating William P. Cash in respective semi-finals. The final was held at Rebirth and Ken Fuqua became the second ever R4GE World champion.
Fuqua's reign lasted 139 days but he only defended his title successfully on two occasions once at Lights Out where he defeated Thomas Lithos and Mike Hall and on an episode of TNT where he defeated Nightmare.
Fuqua lost the belt to Jamboree at Chaos Theory. Jamboree's reign was popular but he only defended the belt once in the return match against Fuqua at The Calm Before The Storm where Fuqua regained the belt becoming the second ever R4GE World Heavyweight champion.
Ken Fuqua's second reign as champion was shorter but more successful than the first, he had much improved since his first run and now carried the belt with much more aplomb. His first defence was agains Dave Bermingham at TNT: The Storm, a special show to kick off the new R4GE year, his second reign as champion would end at Breaking Point where Mikey Duros pinned Dave Bermingham in a Triple-Threat match after Fuqua had been laid out by The Firebird.
The following is the title history of the R4GE World Heavyweight Championship.
|Eddie T||1||September 19th, 2004||New York, New York||Defeated Shane Williams for the R4GE World Heavyweight Championship|
|Vacant (R4GE goes on hiatus)||November, 2004||Eddie T declared undefeated champion|
|Ken Fuqua||1||May 14th, 2006||Los Angeles, California||Defeated Nathaneal Adams|
|Jamboree||1||October 1st, 2006||Los Angeles, California||Defeated Ken Fuqua at Chaos Theory|
|Ken Fuqua||2||December 3rd, 2006||Los Angeles, California||Defeated Jamboree in a rematch at The Calm Before The Storm|
|Mikey Duros||1||March 3rd, 2007||Los Angeles, California||Pinned Dave Bermingham in a Triple threat match for the R4GE World Heavyweight Championship|
|HaZz||1||May 6th, 2007||Los Angeles, California||Defeated Mikey Duros in a Ladder match at Collision Course.|
|Record:||Record holder:||Record number:||Notes:|
|Most reigns||Ken Fuqua||2||Won a tournament defeating Nathaneal Adams|
|Longest reign||Ken Fuqua||139 Days||Lost to Jamboree.|
|Shortest reign||Jamboree/Mikey Duros||63 days||Won and then lost the titles at consecutive pay-per-view events.|