List of current champions in WWE

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

WWE is a professional wrestling promotion based in Stamford, Connecticut. Title reigns are either determined by professional wrestling matches or are awarded to a wrestler, as a result of the culmination of various scripted storylines. There are five active singles championships for male wrestlers, two active championships for female wrestlers and two active tag team championships. Twelve wrestlers hold the championships. 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. The following is correct as of July 20, 2017.

Current championships[change | change source]

At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy is the WWE Championship on SmackDown and the WWE Universal Championship on Raw. The current WWE Champion is Jinder Mahal. He won the title by defeating Randy Orton at Backlash on May 21st, 2017. The current WWE Universal Champion is Brock Lesnar who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Goldberg at April 2nd, 2017 at Orlando Florida at WrestleMania 33.

There are three secondary titles in WWE, the WWE United States Championship on Smackdown and the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE Cruiserweight Championship on Raw. The Intercontinental Championship is currently held by TJ Extreme, who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating The Miz at Monday Night Raw at June 20, 2017. The United States Championship is currently held by AJ Styles in his first reign with the belt. He won it by defeating Kevin Owens at the WWE Live event on 7 july 2017. The Cruiserweight Championship is for wrestlers below the 205 lb (93 kg) weight limit, and is currently held by Neville, who is in his first reign. After defeating Rich Swann at the Royal Rumble on January, 29th, 2017

There are two championships available for female wrestlers: the WWE Raw Women's Championship and the WWE SmackDown Women's Championship. The Raw Women's Championship is currently held by Alexa Bliss in her first reign. She won the title by defeating Bayley at Raw exclusive PPV Extreme Rules. The SmackDown Women's Championship is held by Naomi, in her second reign. She defeated 5 other women at WrestleMania 33 for the title.

There are two tag team championships: the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship and the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship. The Raw Tag Team Championship is held by Sheamus and Cesaro in their second reign (This is Cesaro's third tag team title reign as he won his first tag team title with Tyson Kidd) they won the titles by defeating The Hardy Boyz in a steel cage match at Extreme Rules. The SmackDown Tag Team Championship are currently held by The Usos in their third reign. They won the titles by defeating American Alpha at an episode of Smackdown Live.

Main roster[change | change source]

Raw[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE Universal Championship Brock Lesnar in March 2015.jpg Brock Lesnar 1 April 2, 2017 109 Houston, Texas Beat Goldberg at Wrestlemania 33.
WWE Intercontinental Championship Intercontinental Champion The Miz.jpg The Miz 7 June 4, 2017 46 Baltimore, Maryland Defeated Dean Ambrose at Extreme Rules.
WWE Raw Women's Championship Alexa Bliss as Raw Women's Champion.jpg Alexa Bliss 1 April 30, 2017 81 San Jose, California Beat Bayley at Payback.
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Neville in September 2016.jpg Neville 1 January 29, 2017 172 San Antonio, Texas Beat Rich Swann at the Royal Rumble.
WWE Raw Tag Team Championship Cesaro and Sheamus.jpg Cesaro and Sheamus 2

(3,2)

June 4, 2017 17 Baltimore, Maryland Beat The Hardy Boyz at Extreme Rulez

SmackDown[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE Championship Jinder Mahal 1 May 21, 2017 60 Rosemont, Illinois Beat Randy Orton at Backlash.
WWE United States Championship AJ Styles 1 July 7, 2017 13 New York, New York Beat Kevin Owens at a house show.
WWE SmackDown Women's Championship Naomi 2 April 2, 2017 109 Orlando, Florida Beat Alexa Bliss in a six women match at WrestleMania 33.
The other wrestlers were Becky Lynch, Carmella, Mickie James and Natalya.
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship The Usos 1 March 21, 2017 125 Uncasville, Connecticut Beat American Alpha on Smackdown Live

NXT[change | change source]

WWE's NXT division features its own set of championships.

The top title is the NXT Championship, which is currently held by Bobby Roode , who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Shinsuke Nakamura at NXT: Takeover San Antonio.[1]

The NXT Women's Championship is held by Asuka, who is in her first reign. She won the title by defeating Bayley at NXT TakeOver: Dallas by submission.

The NXT Tag Team Championship is held by The Authors of Pain (Akam and Rezar), who are in their First reign, both as a team and individually. They won the titles by defeating #DIY at NXT TakeOver: San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas on January 28, 2017.

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
NXT Championship Bobby Roode at HoH 14.jpg Bobby Roode 1 January 28, 2017 173 San Antonio, Texas Beat Shinsuke Nakamura at NXT TakeOver: San Antonio.
NXT Women's Championship Asuka NXT Women's Champion NXT Takeover Dallas 2016.jpg Asuka 1 April 1, 2016 475 Dallas, Texas Beat Bayley at NXT TakeOver: Dallas.
NXT Tag Team Championship Authors of Pain NXT.jpg Authors of Pain 1 January 28, 2017 173 San Antonio, Texas Beat #DIY at NXT TakeOver: San Antonio.
WWE United Kingdom Championship Pete Dunne 1 May 20, 2017 61 Chicago, Illinois Defeated Tyler Bate at NXT TakeOver: Chicago

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

Current champions
Current NXT champions