WWE United States Title History

Unlike most other championships currently defended on Raw and SmackDown, the United States Championship did not start out as a recognized WWE Championship. Rather, the title first emerged in WCW.

Name Date Days Held Location
Harley Race 1/1/75 183 Tallahasse, FL
Johnny Valentine 7/3/75 93 Greensboro, NC
Terry Funk 11/9/75 18 Greensboro, NC
Paul Jones 11/27/75 107 Greensboro, NC
Blackjack Mulligan 3/13/76 217 Greensboro, NC
Paul Jones 10/16/76 60 Greensboro, NC
Blackjack Mulligan 12/15/76 204 Raleigh, NC
Bobo Brazil 7/7/77 22 Norfolk, VA
Ric Flair 7/29/77 84 Richmond, VA
Ricky Steamboat 10/21/77 72 Charleston, SC
Blackjack Mulligan 1/1/78 77 Greensboro, NC
Mr. Wrestling 3/19/78 21 Greensboro, NC
Ric Flair 4/9/78 265 Charlotte, NC
Ricky Steamboat 12/30/78 92 Greensboro, NC
Ric Flair 4/1/79 133 Greensboro, NC
Jimmy Snuka 9/1/79 231 Charlotte, NC
Ric Flair 4/19/80 283 Greensboro, NC
Roddy Piper 1/27/81 193 Raleigh, NC
Wahoo McDaniel 8/8/81 24 Greensboro, NC
Sgt. Slaughter 10/4/81 229 Charlotte, NC
Wahoo McDaniel 5/21/82 17 Richmond, VA
Sgt. Slaughter 6/7/82 76 Greenville, SC
Wahoo McDaniel 8/22/82 74 Charlotte, NC
Greg Valentine 11/4/82 163 Norfolk, VA
Roddy Piper 4/16/83 14 Greensboro, NC
Greg Valentine 4/30/83 228 Greensboro, NC
Dick Slater 12/14/83 129 Shelby, NC
Ricky Steamboat 4/21/84 64 Greensboro, NC
Wahoo McDaniel 6/24/84 7 Greensboro, NC
Wahoo McDaniel 10/7/84 167 Charlotte, NC
Magnum T.A. 3/23/85 120 Charlotte, NC
Tully Blanchard 7/21/85 130 Charlotte, NC
Magnum T.A. 11/28/85 182 Greensboro, NC
Nikita Koloff 8/17/86 328 Charlotte, NC
Lex Luger 7/11/87 138 Greensboro, NC
Dusty Rhodes 11/26/87 141 Chicago, IL
Barry Windham 5/13/88 283 Houston, TX
Lex Luger 2/20/89 76 Chicago, IL
Michael Hayes 5/7/89 15 Nashville, TN
Lex Luger 5/22/89 523 Bluefield, WV
Stan Hansen 10/27/90 50 Chicago, IL
Lex Luger 12/16/90 210 St. Louis, MO
Sting 8/25/91 86 Atlanta, GA
Rick Rude 11/19/91 378 Savannah, GA
Dustin Rhodes 1/11/93 110 Atlanta, GA
Dustin Rhodes 8/30/93 119 Atlanta, GA
Steve Austin 12/27/93 240 Charlotte, NC
Ricky Steamboat 8/24/94 25 Cedar Rapids, IA
Steve Austin 9/18/94 0 Roanoke, VA
Jim Duggan 9/18/94 100 Roanoke, VA
Vader 12/27/94 88 Nashville, TN
Sting 6/18/95 148 Dayton, OH
Kensuke Sasaki 11/13/95 44 Tokyo, Japan
One Man Gang 12/27/95 33 Nashville, TN
Konnan 1/29/96 160 Canton, OH
Ric Flair 7/7/96 56 Daytona Beach, FL
Eddie Guerrero 12/29/96 77 Nashville, TN
Dean Malenko 3/16/97 85 Charleston, SC
Jeff Jarrett 6/9/97 73 Boston, MA
Steve McMichael 8/21/97 25 Nashville, TN
Curt Hennig 9/15/97 104 Charlotte, NC
DDP 12/28/97 112 Washington, DC
Raven 4/19/98 1 Denver, CO
Goldberg 4/20/98 77 Colorado Springs, CO
Bret Hart 7/20/98 21 Salt Lake City, UT
Lex Luger 8/10/98 1 Rapid City, SD
Bret Hart 8/11/98 76 Fargo, ND
DDP 10/26/98 35 Phoenix, AZ
Bret Hart 11/30/98 70 Chattanooga, TN
Roddy Piper 2/8/99 13 Buffalo, NY
Scott Hall 2/21/99 23 Oakland, CA
Scott Steiner 4/11/99 85 Tacoma, WA
David Flair 7/5/99 35 Atlanta, GA
Chris Benoit 8/9/99 34 Boise, ID
Sid Vicious 9/12/99 42 Winston-Salem, NC
Goldberg 10/24/99 1 Las Vegas, NV
Bret Hart 10/25/99 14 Phoenix, AZ
Scott Hall 11/8/99 41 Indianapolis, IN
Chris Benoit 12/19/99 1 Washington, DC
Jeff Jarrett 12/20/99 27 Baltimore, MD
Jeff Jarrett 1/17/00 84 Columbus, OH
Scott Steiner 4/16/00 84 Chicago, IL
Lance Storm 7/18/00 66 Auburn Hills, MI
Terry Funk 9/22/00 1 Amarillo, TX
Lance Storm 9/23/00 36 Lubbock, TX
Gen. Rection 10/29/00 15 Las Vegas, NV
Lance Storm 11/13/00 13 London, England
Gen. Rection 11/26/00 49 Milwaukee, WI
Shane Douglas 1/14/01 22 Indianapolis, IN
Rick Steiner 2/5/01 41 Tupelo, MS
Booker T 3/18/01 128 Jacksonville, FL
Kanyon 7/24/01 48 Pittsburgh, PA
Tajiri 9/10/01 13 San Antonio, TX
Rhyno 9/23/01 29 Pittsburgh, PA
Kurt Angle 10/22/01 21 Kansas City, MO
Edge 11/12/01 6 Boston, MA
Eddie Guerrero 7/27/03 84 Denver, CO
Big Show 10/19/03 147 Baltimore, MD
John Cena 3/14/04 114 New York City, NY
Booker T 7/27/04 68 Cincinnati, OH
John Cena 10/3/04 4 East Rutherford, NJ
Carlito 10/7/04 42 Boston, MA
John Cena 11/18/04 107 Dayton, OH
Orlando Jordan 3/5/05 169 Albany, NY
Chris Benoit 8/21/05 58 Washington, DC
Booker T 10/18/05 35 Reno, NV
Booker T 1/10/06 40 Philadelphia, PA
Chris Benoit 2/19/06 42 Baltimore, MD
JBL 4/2/06 51 Rosemont, IL
Bobby Lashley 5/23/06 49 Bakersfield, CA
Finlay 7/11/06 49 Minneapolis, MN
Mr. Kennedy 8/29/06 42 Reading, PA
Chris Benoit 10/10/06 222 Jacksonville, FL
MVP 5/20/07 343 St. Louis, MO
Matt Hardy 4/27/08 84 Baltimore, MD
Shelton Benjamin 7/20/08 240 Uniondale, NY
MVP 3/17/09 76 Corpus Christi, TX
Kofi Kingston 6/1/09 126 Birmingham, AL
The Miz 10/5/09 224 Wilkes-Barre, PA
Bret Hart 5/17/10 7 Toronto, Ontario
R-Truth 5/24/10 21 Toledo, OH
The Miz 6/14/10 97 Charlotte, NC
Daniel Bryan 9/19/10 176 Rosemont, IL
Sheamus 3/14/11 48 St. Louis, MO
Kofi Kingston 5/1/11 49 Tampa, FL
Dolph Ziggler 6/19/11 182 Washington, DC
Zack Ryder 12/18/11 29 Baltimore, MD
Jack Swagger 1/16/12 49 Anaheim, CA
Santino Marella 3/5/12 167 Boston, MA
Antonio Cesaro 8/19/12 239 Los Angeles, CA
Kofi Kingston 4/15/13 34 Greenville, SC
Dean Ambrose 5/19/13 351 St. Louis, MO
Sheamus 5/5/14 182 Albany, NY
Rusev 11/3/14 146 Buffalo, NY
John Cena 3/29/15 147 San Jose, CA
Seth Rollins 8/23/15 28 Brooklyn, NY
John Cena 9/20/15 35 Houston, TX
Alberto Del Rio 10/25/15 78 Los Angeles, CA
Kalisto 1/11/16 1 New Orleans, LA
Alberto Del Rio 1/12/16 12 Lafayette, LA
Kalisto 1/24/16 119 Orlando, FL
Rusev 5/22/16 126 Newark, NJ
Roman Reigns 9/25/16 106 Indianapolis, IN
Chris Jericho 1/9/17 83 New Orleans, LA
Kevin Owens 4/2/17 28 Orlando, FL
Chris Jericho 4/30/17 2 San Jose, CA
Kevin Owens 5/2/17 66 Fresno, CA
AJ Styles 7/7/17 16 New York City, NY
Kevin Owens 7/23/17 2 Philadelphia, PA
AJ Styles 7/25/17 75 Richmond, VA
Baron Corbin 10/8/17 70 Detroit, MI
Dolph Ziggler 12/17/17 9 Boston, MA
Bobby Roode 1/16/18 54 Laredo, TX
Randy Orton 3/11/18 28 Columbus, OH
Jinder Mahal 4/8/18 8 New Orleans, LA
Jeff Hardy 4/16/18 90 Hartford, CT
Shinsuke Nakamura 7/15/18 156 Pittsburgh, PA
Rusev 12/18/18 40 Fresno, CA
Shinsuke Nakamura 1/27/19 2 Phoenix, AZ
R-Truth 1/29/19 35 Phoenix, AZ
Samoa Joe 3/5/19 19 Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ricochet 6/23/19 21 Washington, DC
AJ Styles 7/14/19 134 Philadelphia, PA
Rey Mysterio 11/25/19 31 Rosemont, IL
Andrade 12/26/19 151 New York, NY
Apollo Crews 5/25/20 97 Orlando, FL
Bobby Lashley 8/30/20 175 Orlando, FL
Riddle 02/21/21 C Orlando, FL

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