List of current champions in WWE
The following is a list of all current champions in WWE (legal name: World Wrestling Entertainment), as of May 25, 2013. There are five active singles championships: the WWE Championship, World Heavyweight Championship, Intercontinental Championship, United States Championship, and Divas Championship; as well as one tag team championship, the WWE Tag Team Championship. Seven wrestlers hold these championships on the company's two brands: Raw and SmackDown. The list includes the number of times the wrestler has held the title, the date and location of the win, and a description of the winning bout.
At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy, the WWE Championship is currently held by John Cena, while Dolph Ziggler is the current holder of the World Heavyweight Championship. John Cena is in his eleventh reign as WWE Champion, having defeated the former champion The Rock at the WrestleMania XXIX on April 7, 2013. Ziggler, who is in his second reign as World Heavyweight Champion, won the championship by defeating Alberto Del Rio after cashing in his Money in the Bank contract at a April 8, 2013 taping of Raw.
The two secondary titles in WWE are the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE United States Championship. The current WWE Intercontinental Champion is Wade Barrett, who is in his third reign after winning the title from The Miz at a April 8, 2013 taping for Raw. Antonio Cesaro is the reigning WWE United States Champion, and is in his first reign after defeating Santino Marella during the pre-show for SummerSlam on August 19, 2012.
Finally, Team Hell No, made up of Daniel Bryan and Kane, are the current holders of the WWE Tag Team Championship; they are in their first reign as a team after defeating the former champions R-Truth and Kofi Kingston at Night of Champions on September 16, 2012.
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- "WWE Championship - John Cena (April 07, 2013 - Present)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwechampionship/20130407-john-cena. Retrieved 2013-04-08.
- "World Heavyweight Championship - Dolph Ziggler (April 08, 2013 - Present)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldheavyweight/20140408-dolph-ziggler. Retrieved 2013-04-7.
- "Intercontinental Championship - Wade Barrett (April 08, 2013 - Present)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/20130408-wade-barrett. Retrieved 2013-04-7.
- "Antonio Cesaro's first reign". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/unitedstates/20120819-antonio-cesaro. Retrieved 2012-08-19.
- This is their first reign as a team, and is also Bryan's first reign as an individual. Kane has had one other reign with Big Show.
- "WWE Tag Team Championship – Daniel Bryan & Kane". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwetag/09162012-daniel-bryan-kane. Retrieved 2012-09-17.
- "Divas Championship – Kaitlyn (January 14, 2013 – Present)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/divas/01142013-kaitlyn. Retrieved 2013-01-27.
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