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 three active singles championships for male wrestlers, one active tag team championship, and one active championship for female wrestlers. Seven 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 June 27, 2016.

Current championships[change | change source]

At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy is the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. The current champion is Dean Ambrose, who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Seth Rollins at Money in the Bank after cashing in his Money in the Bank contract.

There are two secondary titles in WWE, the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE United States Championship. The Intercontinental Championship is currently held by The Miz, who is in his fifth reign. He won the title by defeating Zack Ryder on the April 4, 2016, edition of Raw. The United States Championship is currently held by Rusev, who is in his second reign. He won it by defeating Kalisto on May 22, 2016, at Extreme Rules.

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 Women's Championship. On April 3, 2016, during the pre–show of WrestleMania 32, WWE Hall of Famer Lita unveiled the brand-new title, with this retiring the WWE Divas Championship. In the process, the new champion would be crowned after the triple threat match between Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks and the Divas Champion Charlotte, where Charlotte won.[2]

Champions[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Dean Ambrose WrestleMania 32 Axxess.jpg Dean Ambrose 1 June 19, 2016 8 Las Vegas, Nevada Defeated Seth Rollins at Money in the Bank after cashing in his Money in the Bank contract.
WWE Intercontinental Championship The Miz March 2015.jpg The Miz 5 April 4, 2016 84 Dallas, Texas Defeated Zack Ryder on Raw.
WWE United States Championship Rusev United States Champion.jpg Rusev 2 May 22, 2016 36 Newark, New Jersey Defeated Kalisto at Extreme Rules.
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 309 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.
WWE Women's Championship Charlotte 2015 WrestleMania Axxess.jpg Charlotte 1 April 3, 2016 85 Arlington, Texas Defeated Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks in a Triple Threat match at WrestleMania 32 to become the inaugural champion following the retirement of the WWE Divas Championship.

NXT championships[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 Samoa Joe, who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Finn Bálor at a house show.

The NXT Tag Team Championship is held by The Revival, who are in their second reign, both as a team and individually. They won the titles by defeating American Alpha at NXT TakeOver: The End.

The NXT Women's Championship is held by Asuka who defeated Bayley at NXT TakeOver: Dallas.

Champions[change | change source]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
NXT Championship Samoa Joe at Smash 2015.jpg Samoa Joe 1 April 21, 2016 67 Lowell, Massachusetts Defeated Finn Bálor at a house show.
NXT Tag Team Championship Dash&Dawson.jpg The Revival
(Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson)
2
(2,2)
June 8, 2016 19 Winter Park, Florida Defeated American Alpha at NXT TakeOver: The End.
NXT Women's Championship Asuka NXT Women's Champion NXT Takeover Dallas 2016.jpg Asuka 1 April 1, 2016 87 Dallas, Texas Defeated Bayley at NXT TakeOver: Dallas.

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Current champions
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