WWE Championship

Title Holder

Defeated

Date

Location

Buddy Rogers Antonino Rocca Apr ?/63 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Bruno Sammartino Buddy Rogers May 17/64 New York, New York
Ivan Koloff Bruno Sammartino Jan 1/71 New York, New York
Pedro Morales Ivan Koloff Feb 8/71 New York, New York
Stan Stasiak Pedro Morales Dec 1/73 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bruno Sammartino Stan Stasiak Dec 10/73 New York, New York
Superstar Billy Graham Bruno Sammartino Apr 30/77 Baltimore, Maryland
Bob Backlund Superstar Billy Graham Feb 2/78 New York, New York
Antonio Inoki Bob Backlund Nov 30/79 Tokoshima, Japan
Bob Backlund Antonio Inoki Dec 6/79 Tokyo, Japan
The Iron Shiek Bob Backlund Dec 26/83 New York, New York
Hulk Hogan The Iron Shiek Jan 23/84 New York, New York
Andre The Giant Hulk Hogan Feb 5/88 Indianapolis, Indiana
vacant surrendered/stripped Feb 5/88 Indianapolis, Indiana
Randy Savage Ted DiBiase Mar 27/88 Atlantic City, New Jersey
Hulk Hogan Randy Savage Apr 2/89 Atlantic City, New Jersey
The Ultimate Warrior Hulk Hogan Apr 1/90 Toronto, Ontario
Sgt. Slaughter The Ultimate Warrior Jan 19/91 Miami, Florida
Hulk Hogan Sgt. Slaughter Mar 24/91 Los Angeles, California
The Undertaker Hulk Hogan Nov 27/91 Detroit, Michigan
Hulk Hogan The Undertaker Dec 3/91 San Antonio, Texas
vacant misconduct Dec 4/91 ?
Ric Flair Sid Justice Jan 19/92 Albany, New York
Randy Savage Ric Flair Apr 5/92 Indianapolis, Indiana
Ric Flair Randy Savage Sep 1/92 Hershey, Pennsylvania
Bret Hart Ric Flair Oct 12/92 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Yokozuna Bret Hart Apr 4/93 Las Vegas, Nevada
Hulk Hogan Yokozuna Apr 4/93 Las Vegas, Nevada
Yokozuna Hulk Hogan Jun 13/93 Dayton, Ohio
Bret Hart Yokozuna Mar 20/94 New York, New York
Mr. Bob Backlund Bret Hart Nov 23/94 San Antonio, Texas
Diesel Mr. Bob Backlund Nov 26/94 New York, New York
Bret Hart Diesel Nov 19/95 Landover, Maryland
Shawn Michaels Bret Hart Mar 31/96 Anaheim, California
Sycho Sid Shawn Michaels Nov 17/96 New York, New York
Shawn Michaels Sycho Sid Jan 19/97 San Antonio, Texas
vacant forfeit from injury Feb 13/97 Lowell, Massachusetts
Bret Hart The Undertaker Feb 16/97 Chattanooga, Tennessee
Sycho Sid Bret Hart Feb 17/97 Nashville, Tennessee
The Undertaker Sycho Sid Mar 23/97 Chicago, Illinois
Bret Hart The Undertaker Aug 3/97 East Rutherford, New Jersey
Shawn Michaels Bret Hart Nov 9/97 Montreal, Quebec
Stone Cold Steve Austin Shawn Michaels Mar 29/98 Boston, Massachusetts
Kane Stone Cold Steve Austin Jun 28/98 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Stone Cold Steve Austin Kane Jun 29/98 Cleveland, Ohio
vacant controversial pin Sep 27/98 Hamilton, Ontario
The Rock Mankind Nov 15/98 St. Louis, Missouri
Mankind The Rock Dec 29/98 Worcester, Massachusetts
The Rock Mankind Jan 24/99 Anaheim, California
Mankind The Rock Jan 26/99 Tuscon, Arizona
The Rock Mankind Feb 15/99 Birmingham, Alabama
Stone Cold Steve Austin The Rock Mar 28/99 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Undertaker Stone Cold Steve Austin May 23/99 Kansas City, Missouri
Stone Cold Steve Austin The Undertaker Jun 28/99 Charlotte, North Carolina
Mankind Stone Cold Steve Austin Aug 22/99 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Triple H Mankind Aug 23/99 Ames, Iowa
Vince McMahon Triple H Sep 14/99 Las Vegas, Nevada
vacant relinquished Sep 20/99 Houston, Texas
Triple H The Rock Sep 27/99 Charlotte, North Carolina
The Big Show Triple H Nov 14/99 Detroit, Michigan
Triple H The Big Show Jan 3/00 Miami, Florida
Chris Jericho Triple H Apr 17/00 State College, Pennsylvania
Triple H referee reverses decision,
Triple H's reign continues,
Jericho's reign invalid
Apr 17/00 State College, Pennsylvania
The Rock Triple H Apr 30/00 Washington, DC
Triple H The Rock May 21/00 Louisville, Kentucky
The Rock Vince McMahon Jun 25/00 Boston, Massachusetts
Chris Benoit The Rock Jul 23/00 Dallas, Texas
The Rock referee continues match,
Rock's reign continues,
Benoit's reign invalid
Jul 23/00 Dallas, Texas
Chris Benoit The Undertaker Sep 24/00 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Rock referee continues match,
Rock's reign continues,
Benoit's reign invalid
Sep 24/00 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Kurt Angle The Rock Oct 22/00 Albany, New York
The Rock Kurt Angle Feb 21/01 Las Vegas, Nevada
Stone Cold Steve Austin The Rock Apr 1/01 Houston, Texas
Kurt Angle Stone Cold Steve Austin Sep 23/01 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Stone Cold Steve Austin Kurt Angle Oct 8/01 Indianapolis, Indiana
Chris Jericho Stone Cold Steve Austin Dec 9/01 San Diego, California
unified with World Championship Dec 9/01 San Diego, California
Triple H Chris Jericho Mar 17/02 Toronto, Ontario
Hollywood Hulk Hogan Triple H Apr 21/02 Kansas City, Missouri
The Undertaker Hollywood Hulk Hogan May 19/02 Nashville, Tennessee
The Rock Kurt Angle Jul 21/02 Detroit, Michigan
Brock Lesnar The Rock Aug 25/02 Uniondale, New York
The Big Show Brock Lesnar Nov 17/02 New York, New York
Kurt Angle The Big Show Dec 15/02 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Brock Lesnar Kurt Angle Mar 30/03 Seattle, Washington
Kurt Angle Brock Lesnar Jul 27/03 Denver, Colorado
Brock Lesnar Kurt Angle Sep 16/03 Raleigh, North Carolina
Eddie Guerrero Brock Lesnar Feb 15/04 San Francisco, California
John Bradshaw Layfield Eddie Guerrero Jun 27/04 Norfolk, Virginia
John Cena JBL [John Bradshaw Layfield] Apr 3/05 Los Angeles, California

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