NXT Women's Championship

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NXT Women's Championship
Paige as NXT Women's Champion WrestleMania Axxess 2014 3.jpg
Paige during her reign as NXT Women's Champion
Promotion WWE
Brand NXT
Date established April 5, 2013
Current champion(s) Asuka
Date won February 11, 2015

The NXT Women's Championship is a professional wrestling championship in the WWE. The title is a NXT-only championship. It is competed for between the women's wrestlers.

History[change | change source]

The title was introduced at WrestleMania Axxess on April 5, 2013. On the May 30, 2013 tapings of WWE NXT, Stephanie McMahon announced that there would be a tournament between four developmental talents and four main roster Divas. Paige defeated Emma in the tournament finals to become the first NXT Women's champion.

After Paige debuted on the main roster and won the WWE Divas Championship, she held both championships. On the April 24, 2014 episode of NXT, NXT Commissioner JBL stripped Paige of the NXT Women's Championship because of her not being able to defend the NXT Women's Championship as the WWE Divas Champion.[1]

Another tournament was started the following week. Sasha Banks would qualify over Bayley, Natalya would qualify over Layla, Alexa Bliss would qualify over Alicia Fox and Charlotte would qualify over the former number-one contender, Emma. During the semifinals, Natalya defeated Sasha Banks, and Charlotte defeated Alexa Bliss. At NXT Takeover, the finals took places and Charlotte defeated Natalya to win the vacant NXT Women's Championship.[2]

Title history[change | change source]

# Wrestler Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes Ref.
1 Paige 1 02013-06-20 June 20 2013 308 Winter Park, FL NXT She defeated Emma in the finals of an eight women tournament to become the first champion. It aired on tape delay on July 24, 2013. [3]
Vacated 02014-04-21 April 21 2014 Baltimore, MD NXT Paige was stripped of the championship by NXT General Manager John Layfield because she had moved up to main WWE roster. [1]
2 Charlotte 1 02014-05-29 May 29 2014 258 Winter Park, FL NXT Takeover She defeated Natalya in the finals of an eight women tournament to win the vacant championship. [2]
3 Sasha Banks 1 02015-02-11 February 11 2015 1227+ Winter Park, FL NXT TakeOver: Rival This match was a Fatal 4-Way match also involving Bayley and Becky Lynch. [4]


Current champion[change | change source]

The NXT Women's Championship is currently vacant, due to previous Champion, Asuka, relinquishing the championship after suffering a collarbone injury at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III.

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