IWGP Heavyweight Championship
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The IWGP Heavyweight Championship is the top title in New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Although the championship belt has been around since 1983, the championship itself was created in 1987 with New Japan founder Antonio Inoki defeating Masa Saitō in the finals of the annual IWGP Tournament.
As of 2010, there has been four different designs for the championship belts.