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The IWGP Intercontinental Championship (IWGPインターコンチネンタル王座 IWGP intākonchinentaru ōza) is a professional wrestling championship owned by the New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) promotion. "IWGP" is the acronym of NJPW's governing body, the International Wrestling Grand Prix.[7] The title was officially announced on January 5, 2011, and the inaugural champion was crowned during NJPW's first tour of the United States the following May. The title is unofficially considered part of the "New Japan Triple Crown" (新日本トリプルクラウン Shin Nihon Toripuru Kuraun) along with the IWGP Heavyweight and NEVER Openweight Championships.[8]

Being a professional wrestling championship, the title is won as a result of a predetermined outcome. Overall, there have been twentieth reigns shared among twelve wrestlers. Tetsuya Naito is the current champion in his third reign, after defeating Chris Jericho on January 4, 2019 at Wrestle Kingdom 13.

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