WWE Title History

The WWE Title is widely recognized as the most historic championship in WWE.

Dating back to 1963, the WWE Championship was first awarded to Buddy Rogers after he defeated Antonino Rocca in the finals of a tournament in April.

Name Date Days Held Location
Buddy Rogers 4/25/63 22 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bruno Sammartino 5/17/63 2,803 New York City, NY
Ivan Koloff 1/18/71 21 New York City, NY
Pedro Morales 2/8/71 1,027 New York City, NY
Stan Stasiak 12/1/73 9 Philadelphia, PA
Bruno Sammartino 12/10/73 1,237 New York City, NY
Billy Graham 4/30/77 296 Baltimore, MD
Bob Backlund 2/20/78 2,135 New York City, NY
The Iron Sheik 12/26/83 28 New York City, NY
Hulk Hogan 1/23/84 1,474 New York City, NY
André The Giant 2/5/88 0 Indianapolis, IN
Randy Savage 3/27/88 371 Atlantic City, NJ
Hulk Hogan 4/2/89 364 Atlantic City, NJ
The Ultimate Warrior 4/1/90 293 Toronto, Ontario
Sgt. Slaughter 1/19/91 64 Miami, FL
Hulk Hogan 3/24/91 248 Los Angeles, CA
The Undertaker 11/27/91 6 Detroit, MI
Hulk Hogan 12/3/91 1 San Antonio, TX
Ric Flair 1/19/92 77 Albany, NY
Randy Savage 4/5/92 149 Indianapolis, IN
Ric Flair 9/1/92 41 Hershey, PA
Bret Hart 10/12/92 174 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Yokozuna 4/4/93 0 Las Vegas, NV
Hulk Hogan 4/4/93 70 Las Vegas, NV
Yokozuna 6/13/93 280 Dayton, OH
Bret Hart 3/20/94 248 New York City, NY
Bob Backlund 11/23/94 3 San Antonio, TX
Diesel 11/26/94 358 New York City, NY
Bret Hart 11/19/95 133 Landover, MD
Shawn Michaels 3/31/96 231 Anaheim, CA
Psycho Sid 11/17/96 63 New York City, NY
Shawn Michaels 1/19/97 25 San Antonio, TX
Bret Hart 2/16/97 1 Chattanooga, TN
Psycho Sid 2/17/97 34 Nashville, TN
The Undertaker 3/23/97 133 Rosemont, IL
Bret Hart 8/3/97 98 East Rutherford, NJ
Shawn Michaels 11/9/97 140 Montreal, Quebec
Steve Austin 3/29/98 91 Boston, MA
Kane 6/28/98 1 Pittsburgh, PA
Steve Austin 6/29/98 90 Cleveland, OH
The Rock 11/15/98 44 St. Louis, MO
Mankind 12/29/98 26 Worcester, MA
The Rock 1/24/99 2 Anaheim, CA
Mankind 1/26/99 20 Tucson, AZ
The Rock 2/15/99 41 Birmingham, AL
Steve Austin 3/28/99 56 Philadelphia, PA
The Undertaker 5/23/99 36 Kansas City, MO
Steve Austin 6/28/99 55 Charlotte, NC
Mankind 8/22/99 1 Minneapolis, MN
Triple H 8/23/99 22 Ames, IA
Vince McMahon 9/14/99 6 Las Vegas, NV
Triple H 9/26/99 49 Charlotte, NC
Big Show 11/14/99 50 Detroit, MI
Triple H 1/3/00 118 Miami, FL
The Rock 4/30/00 21 Washington, DC
Triple H 5/21/00 35 Louisville, KY
The Rock 6/25/00 119 Boston, MA
Kurt Angle 10/22/00 126 Albany, NY
The Rock 2/25/01 35 Las Vegas, NV
Steve Austin 4/1/01 175 Houston, TX
Kurt Angle 9/23/01 15 Pittsburgh, PA
Steve Austin 10/8/01 62 Indianapolis, IN
Chris Jericho 12/9/01 98 San Diego, CA
Triple H 3/17/02 35 Toronto, Ontario
Hulk Hogan 4/21/02 28 Kansas City, MO
The Undertaker 5/19/02 63 Nashville, TN
The Rock 7/21/02 35 Detroit, MI
Brock Lesnar 8/25/02 84 Uniondale, NY
Big Show 11/17/02 28 New York City, NY
Kurt Angle 12/15/02 105 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Brock Lesnar 3/30/03 119 Seattle, WA
Kurt Angle 7/27/03 51 Denver, CO
Brock Lesnar 9/16/03 152 Raleigh, NC
Eddie Guerrero 2/15/04 133 San Francisco, CA
JBL 6/27/04 280 Norfolk, VA
John Cena 4/3/05 280 Los Angeles, CA
Edge 1/8/06 21 Albany, NY
John Cena 1/29/06 133 Miami, FL
Rob Van Dam 6/11/06 22 New York City, NY
Edge 7/3/06 76 Philadelphia, PA
John Cena 9/17/06 380 Toronto, Ontario
Randy Orton 10/7/07 0 Rosemont, IL
Triple H 10/7/07 0 Rosemont, IL
Randy Orton 10/7/07 203 Rosemont, IL
Triple H 4/27/08 210 Baltimore, MD
Edge 11/23/08 21 Boston, MA
Jeff Hardy 12/14/08 42 Buffalo, NY
Edge 1/25/09 21 Detroit, MI
Triple H 2/15/09 70 Seattle, WA
Randy Orton 4/26/09 42 Providence, RI
Batista 6/7/09 2 New Orleans, LA
Randy Orton 6/15/09 90 Charlotte, NC
John Cena 9/13/09 21 Montreal, Quebec
Randy Orton 10/4/09 21 Newark, NJ
John Cena 10/25/09 49 Pittsburgh, PA
Sheamus 12/13/09 70 San Antonio, TX
John Cena 2/21/10 0 St. Louis, MO
Batista 2/21/10 35 St. Louis, MO
John Cena 3/28/10 84 Glendale, AZ
Sheamus 6/20/10 91 Uniondale, NY
Randy Orton 9/19/10 64 Rosemont, IL
The Miz 11/22/10 160 Orlando, FL
John Cena 5/1/11 77 Tampa, FL
CM Punk 7/17/11 28 Rosemont, IL
Rey Mysterio 7/25/11 0 Hampton, VA
John Cena 7/25/11 20 Hampton, VA
Alberto Del Rio 8/14/11 35 Los Angeles, CA
John Cena 9/18/11 14 Buffalo, NY
Alberto Del Rio 10/2/11 49 New Orleans, LA
CM Punk 11/20/11 434 New York City, NY
The Rock 1/27/13 70 Phoenix, AZ
John Cena 4/7/13 133 East Rutherford, NJ
Daniel Bryan 8/18/13 0 Los Angeles, CA
Randy Orton 8/18/13 28 Los Angeles, CA
Daniel Bryan 9/15/13 1 Detroit, MI
Randy Orton 10/27/13 161 Miami, FL
Daniel Bryan 4/6/14 64 New Orleans, LA
John Cena 6/29/14 49 Boston, MA
Brock Lesnar 8/17/14 224 Los Angeles, CA
Seth Rollins 3/29/15 221 San Jose, CA
Roman Reigns 11/22/15 0 Atlanta, GA
Sheamus 11/22/15 22 Atlanta, GA
Roman Reigns 12/14/15 41 Philadelphia, PA
Triple H 1/24/16 70 Orlando, FL
Roman Reigns 4/3/16 77 Arlington, TX
Seth Rollins 6/19/16 0 Las Vegas, NV
Dean Ambrose 6/19/16 84 Las Vegas, NV
AJ Styles 9/11/16 140 Richmond, VA
John Cena 1/29/17 14 San Antonio, TX
Bray Wyatt 2/12/17 49 Phoenix, AZ
Randy Orton 4/2/17 49 Orlando, FL
Jinder Mahal 5/21/17 170 Rosemont, IL
AJ Styles 11/7/17 371 Manchester, England
Daniel Bryan 11/13/18 145 St. Louis, MO
Kofi Kingston 4/7/19 181 East Rutherford, NJ
Brock Lesnar 10/4/19 184 Los Angeles, CA
Drew McIntyre 4/5/20 C Orlando, FL

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.