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 four active singles championships, two active tag team championship, and two championships for female wrestlers. Eleven 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 13, 2016.

Current championships[change | change source]

At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy is the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. The current champion is Triple H, who is in his ninth reign after winning the Royal Rumble match at the Royal Rumble pay per view. Previous champion Roman Reigns had defended the title in the match.

There are two secondary titles in WWE, the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE United States Championship.

The Intercontinental Championship is currently held by Dean Ambrose, who is in his first reign. He won it by defeating Kevin Owens on December 13, 2015 at TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs.

The United States Championship is currently held by Kalisto, who is in his second reign. He won it by defeating Alberto Del Rio on January 24, 2016 at the Royal Rumble.

The WWE Tag Team Championship is held by The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods), who are in second reign as a team (record-tying fourth for Kingston and second for Woods and Big E individually). They won the championships after Big E and Kingston defeated Los Matadores, The Lucha Dragons and previous champions The Prime Time Players in a Fatal 4-Way tag team match at SummerSlam, with Woods also defending via the Freebird Rule.

A wrestler who has held all four of these titles is recognized to have won the WWE Grand Slam.[1]

There is one championship available for female wrestlers, the WWE Divas Championship. It is held by current champion Charlotte, who won the title by defeating Nikki Bella on September 20, 2015 at Night of Champions.

Champions[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Triple H WM Axxess 2014.jpg Triple H 9 January 24, 2016 20 Orlando, Florida Won the title by winning the 2016 Royal Rumble Match.
Previous champion Roman Reigns defended the title in the match.[2]
WWE Intercontinental Championship Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose.jpg Dean Ambrose 1 December 13, 2015 62 Boston, Massachusetts Defeated Kevin Owens at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs.[3]
WWE United States Championship Kalisto US Champ.jpg Kalisto 2 January 24, 2016 20 Orlando, Florida Defeated Alberto Del Rio at the Royal Rumble.[4]
WWE Tag Team Championship WWE's The New Day Jan 2015.jpg The New Day
(Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods)
2
(4, 2, 2)
August 23, 2015 174 Brooklyn, New York Big E and Kofi Kingston defeated Los Matadores, The Lucha Dragons and previous champions The Prime Time Players in a Fatal 4-Way tag team match at SummerSlam.
Woods is also recognized as champion via the Freebird Rule.[5]
WWE Divas Championship Charlotte WrestleMania Axxess 31.jpg Charlotte 1 September 20, 2015 146 Houston, Texas Defeated Nikki Bella by submission at Night of Champions.[6]

NXT championships[change | change source]

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

The top title is the NXT Championship, which is currently held by Finn Bálor, who defeated Kevin Owens on July 4, 2015 at The Beast in the East.

The NXT Tag Team Championship is held by Dash and Dawson, who won the championships by defeating The Vaudevillians on the November 11 taping of NXT on October 22, 2015.

The NXT Women's Championship is held by Bayley who defeated Sasha Banks at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn.

NXT champions[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
NXT Championship Bálor as NXT Champion Finn Bálor 1 July 4, 2015 224 Sumida, Tokyo, Japan Defeated Kevin Owens at The Beast in the East.[7]
NXT Tag Team Championship Dash&Dawson.jpg Dash and Dawson 1
(1,1)
October 22, 2015 114 Winter Park, Florida Defeated The Vaudevillains by submission. Aired on November 11.[8]
NXT Women's Championship Bayley WrestleMania Axxess 2015.jpg Bayley 1 August 22, 2015 175 Brooklyn, New York Defeated Sasha Banks at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn.[9]

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Current champions
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