List of current champions in WWE

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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 February 19, 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 John Cena , who is in his thirteenth reign. He won the title by defeating AJ Styles at Royal Rumble on January, 29th, 2017. The current WWE Universal Champion is Kevin Owens, who is in his first reign. He won the vacant title by defeating Big Cass, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins in a fatal four-way elimination match on the August 29, 2016, edition of Raw.

There are three secondary titles in WWE, the WWE Intercontinental Championship on SmackDown and the WWE United States Championship and the WWE Cruiserweight Championship on Raw. The Intercontinental Championship is currently held by Dean Ambrose, who is in his second reign. He won the title by defeating The Miz on the January, 3rd, 2017, edition of Smackdown. The United States Championship is currently held by Chris Jericho, who is in his first reign. He won it by defeating Roman Reigns on January, 9th, 2017, edition of Raw. 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 Charlotte, who is in her second reign. She won the title by defeating Sasha Banks at SummerSlam on August 21, 2016. The SmackDown Women's Championship is Alexa Bliss, who is in her first reign. She won the title by defeating Becky Lynch at TLC: Tables,Ladders,Chairs on December 4, 2016

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 Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, who are in their first reign as a team and individually. They won the championships after Cesaro and Sheamus at Royal Rumble on January 29th, 2017. The SmackDown Tag Team Championship are American Alpha (Jason Jordan and Chad Gable) after defeating Heath Slater and Rhyno, The Uso's and former champions Luke Harper and Randy Orton of the Wyatt Family

Raw[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE Universal Championship Kevin Owens as Universal Champion in September 2016.jpg Kevin Owens 1 August 29, 2016 174+ Houston, Texas Previous champion Finn Bálor was forced to vacate the championship due to a legitimate shoulder injury.
Owens won the vacant championship by defeating Big Cass, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins in a fatal four-way elimination match on Raw.
WWE United States Championship Y2J in April 2016.jpg Chris Jericho 1 January 9, 2017 41+ New Orleans, Louisiana Jericho and Kevin Owens defeated Roman Reigns in a handicap match on Raw.
Jericho pinned Reigns to win the title.
WWE Raw Women's Championship Charlotte as the WWE Women's Champion Raw April 2016.jpg Bayley 4 February 13, 2017 3+ Las Vegas Defeated Charlotte for the Raw Women's Championship. on Monday Night Raw.
WWE Cruiserweight Championship NXT Champion Adrian Neville.jpg Neville 1 January 29, 2017 21+ San Antonio, Texas Defeated Rich Swann at Royal Rumble 2017.
WWE Raw Tag Team Championship
Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson.jpg
Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson 1
(1, 1)
January 29, 2017 21+ San Antonio, Texas Defeated Cesaro and Sheamus at Royal Rumble 2017. This match had two Referees

SmackDown[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE Championship
Bray Wyatt
Bray Wyatt
Bray Wyatt 1 February 12, 2017 1 Phoenix, AZ Won Elimination Chamber 2017
WWE Intercontinental Championship Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose.jpg Dean Ambrose 2 January 3, 2017 47+ Jacksonville, Florida Defeated The Miz on SmackDown Live.
WWE SmackDown Women's Championship
Naomi WrestleMania 32 Axxess.jpg
Naomi 1 February 12, 2016 1 Phoenix, AZ Defeated Alexa Bliss at Elimination Chamber 2017
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship American Alpha NXT Takeover Dallas 2016.jpg American Alpha
(Chad Gable and Jason Jordan)
1
(1, 1)
December 27, 2016 54+ Rosemont, Illinois Defeated Heath Slater and Rhyno, The Usos, and previous champions Luke Harper and Randy Orton of The Wyatt Family in a Four Corners Elimination Match on SmackDown Live.

NXT[change | change source]

NXT champions[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 22+ San Antonio, Texas Defeated Shinsuke Nakamura
NXT Women's Championship Asuka NXT Women's Champion NXT Takeover Dallas 2016.jpg Asuka 1 April 1, 2016 324+ Dallas, Texas Defeated Bayley at NXT TakeOver: Dallas.
NXT Tag Team Championship The Authors of Pain 1

(1,1)

January 28,2017 22+ San Antonio, Texas Defeated #DIY at NXT Takeover: San Antonio

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