World Wrestling Entertainment
World Heavyweight Championship

formerly World Wrestling Entertainment Championship
formerly World Wrestling Federation
formerly World Wide Wrestling Federation

Date Champions Defeated
November 7, 2017 A.J. Styles (2) Jinder Mahal
May 21, 2017 Jinder Mahal Randy Orton
April 2, 2017 Randy Orton (9) Bray Wyatt
February 12, 2017 Bray Wyatt John Cena, A.J. Styles, The Miz, Dean Ambrose, Baron Corbin
January 29, 2017 John Cena (13) A.J. Styles
September 11, 2016 A.J. Styles Dean Ambrose
June 19, 2016 Dean Ambrose Seth Rollins
Cashes in the Money In The Bank Contract.
June 19, 2016 Seth Rollins (2) Roman Reigns
April 3, 2016 Roman Reigns (3) Hunter Hearst Helmsley
January 24, 2016 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (9) Roman Reigns, Rusev, AJ Styles, Tyler Breeze, Curtis Axel, Chris Jericho, Kane, Goldust, Ryback, Kofi Kingston, Titus O’Neil, R-Truth, Luke Harper, Stardust, Big Show, Neville, Braun Strowman, Kevin Owens, Dean Ambrose, Sami Zayn, Erick Rowan, Mark Henry, Brock Lesnar, Jack Swagger, The Miz, Alberto Del Rio, Bray Wyatt, Dolph Ziggler, Sheamus
Defending the title in the Rumble match.
December 14, 2015 Roman Reigns (2) Sheamus
November 22, 2015 Sheamus (3) Roman Reigns
Cashes in the Money In The Bank Contract.
November 22, 2015 Roman Reigns Dean Ambrose
11/4/15 - vacated title due to injury. Tournament finals.
March 29, 2015 Seth Rollins Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns
Money In The Bank cash-in mid-match to make it a 3-way.
August 17, 2014 Brock Lesnar (4) John Cena
June 29, 2014 John Cena (12) Randy Orton, Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, Kane, Alberto Del Rio, Cesaro and Sheamus
Money In The Bank Ladder Match for the title.
April 6, 2014 Daniel Bryan (3) Randy Orton and Batista
Stripped of the title due to neck surgery on June 9, 2014.

World Wrestling Entertainment Championship
formerly World Wrestling Federation
formerly World Wide Wrestling Federation

Date Champions Defeated
October 27, 2013 Randy Orton (8) Daniel Bryan
For the vacant title. Defeated John Cena at TLC 12/15/14 match and unified with the World Heavyweight Championship.
September 15, 2013 Daniel Bryan (2) Randy Orton
Stripped of the title the next night for a "fast count" by the referee.
August 18, 2013 Randy Orton (7) Daniel Bryan
Randy Orton cashed in the money in the bank contract with the assistance of Triple H.
August 18, 2013 Daniel Bryan John Cena
April 7, 2013 John Cena (11) The Rock
January 27, 2013 The Rock (8) CM Punk
November 20, 2011 CM Punk (2) Alberto Del Rio
October 2, 2011 Alberto Del Rio (2) CM Punk and John Cena
Triple threat hell in a cell.
August 14, 2011 John Cena (10) Alberto Del Rio
August 14, 2011 Alberto Del Rio CM Punk
CM Punk defeats John Cena to determine the true champion. Then Alberto Del Rio cashes in his Money In The Bank case and wins the title.
July 25, 2011 John Cena (9) Rey Mysterio
July 25, 2011 Rey Mysterio Mike "The Miz" Mizanin
Winner of the tournament to crown a new champion.
July 17, 2011 CM Punk John Cena
Vacated the next night due to CM Punks contract lapse.
May 1, 2011 John Cena (8) Mike "The Miz" Mizanin and John Morrison
3-way Steel cage match.
November 22, 2010 Mike "The Miz" Mizanin Randy Orton
Cashed in the Money In The Bank briefcase/contract.
September 19, 2010 Randy Orton (6) Sheamus, John Cena, Edge, Wade Barrett, and Chris Jericho
6-pack elimination match.
June 20, 2010 Sheamus (2) John Cena, Edge, Randy Orton
March 28, 2010 John Cena (7) Batista
February 21, 2010 Batista (2) John Cena
Match made following his win in the elimination chamber.
February 21, 2010 John Cena (6) Sheamus, Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton and Ted Dibiase, Jr.
Elimination chamber.
December 13, 2009 Sheamus John Cena
Tables match.
October 25, 2009 John Cena (5) Randy Orton
No holds barred iron-man match.
October 4, 2009 Randy Orton (5) John Cena
Hell in a cell.
September 13, 2009 John Cena (4) Randy Orton
"I Quit" match.
June 15, 2009 Randy Orton (4) Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Big Show, and John Cena
Fatal 4-way.
June 7, 2009 Batista Randy Orton
Cage match. Vacated the following night due to injury.
April 26, 2009 Randy Orton (3) (with Ted Dibiase, Jr. and Cody Rhodes) Hunter Hearst Helmsley (with Shane McMahon and Batista)
February 15, 2009 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (8) Edge, Undertaker, Vladimir Koslov, Jeff Hardy, Big Show
Elimination Chamber Match.
January 26, 2009 Edge (4) Jeff Hardy
December 14, 2008 Jeff Hardy Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Edge
November 23, 2008 Edge (3) Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Vladimir Koslov
April 27, 2008 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (7) Randy Orton, John Cena, John Bradshaw Layfield
Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match.
October 7, 2007 Randy Orton (2) Hunter Hearst Helmsley
Last Man Standing match.
October 7, 2007 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (6) Randy Orton
October 7, 2007 Randy Orton Awarded
Awarded vacant title because of John Cena's inability to defend it.
September 17, 2006 John Cena (3) Edge
Stripped of title due to injury.
July 3, 2006 Edge (2) Rob Van Dam, John Cena
June 11, 2006 Rob Van Dam John Cena
January 29, 2006 John Cena (2) Edge
January 8, 2006 Edge John Cena
April 3, 2005 John Cena John Bradshaw Layfield
June 27, 2004 John Bradshaw Layfield Eddie Guerrero
Texas Bullrope Match
February 15, 2004 Eddie Guerrero Brock Lesnar
September 16, 2003 Brock Lesnar (3) Kurt Angle
Iron Man Match (5-4 falls)
July 27, 2003 Kurt Angle (4) Brock Lesnar and The Big Show
Triple threat match
March 30, 2003 Brock Lesnar (2) Kurt Angle
December 15, 2002 Kurt Angle (3) The Big Show
November 17, 2002 The Big Show (2) Brock Lesnar

World Heavyweight Championship

Date Champions Defeated
December 15, 2013 Randy Orton (4) John Cena
TLC match. Unified with the WWE Championship.
October 27, 2013 John Cena (3) Alberto Del Rio
June 16, 2013 Alberto Del Rio (2) Dolph Ziggler
April 8, 2013 Dolph Ziggler (2) Alberto Del Rio
Cashed in the Money In The Bank briefcase.
January 8, 2013 Alberto Del Rio The Big Show
October 28, 2012 The Big Show (2) Sheamus
April 1, 2012 Sheamus Daniel Bryan
December 18, 2011 Daniel Bryan The Big Show
December 18, 2011 The Big Show Mark Henry
September 18, 2011 Mark Henry Randy Orton
August 14, 2011 Randy Orton (3) Christian
No holds barred.
July 17, 2011 Christian (2) Randy Orton
By disqualification - stipulation that the title changes hand.
May 3, 2011 Randy Orton (2) Christian
May 1, 2011 Christian Alberto Del Rio
For the vacant World title - ladder match.
February 18, 2011 Edge (7) Dolph Ziggler
A reinstated Edge by the GM Theodore Long wins the title back. April 15th - Edge surrenders World title due to forced career retirement.
February 18, 2011 Dolph Ziggler Edge
Awarded the title by disqualification for using the spear from the match that occurred the previous week (2/11). Edge gets fired by acting GM Vickie Guerrero.
December 19, 2010 Edge (6) Kane, Alberto Del Rio, Rey Mysterio
TLC match.
July 18, 2010 Kane Rey Mysterio
Cashed in the Money In The Bank briefcase.
June 20, 2010 Rey Mysterio (2) Jack Swagger, Big Show, CM Punk
March 29, 2010 Jack Swagger Chris Jericho
Cashed in the Money In The Bank briefcase.
February 21, 2010 Chris Jericho (3) Undertaker, John Morrison, Rey Mysterio, CM Punk and R-Truth
Elimination chamber. Assist by Shawn Michaels.
October 4, 2009 Undertaker (3) CM Punk
Hell In A Cell.
August 23, 2009 CM Punk (3) Jeff Hardy
TLC.
July 26, 2009 Jeff Hardy (2) CM Punk
June 7, 2009 CM Punk (2) Jeff Hardy
Cashed in Money In The Bank briefcase.
June 7, 2009 Jeff Hardy Edge
Ladder match.
April 26, 2009 Edge (5) John Cena
Last man standing.
April 5, 2009 John Cena (2) Edge and Big Show
Triple threat.
February 15, 2009 Edge (4) John Cena, Chris Jericho, Rey Mysterio, Mike Knox, Kane
Elimination Chamber Match.
November 23, 2008 John Cena Chris Jericho
November 3, 2008 Chris Jericho (2) Batista
Steel Cage.
October 26, 2008 Batista (4) Chris Jericho
September 7, 2008 Chris Jericho Kane, JBL, Rey Mysterio, and Batista
Championship scramble match. CM Punk out "injured" prior to the match.
June 30, 2008 CM Punk Edge
Cashed in Money In The Bank briefcase.
June 1, 2008 Edge (3) Undertaker
TLC match.
March 30, 2008 Undertaker (2) Edge
Stripped of the title for use of a "injury-creating" hold.
December 16, 2007 Edge (2) Batista and Undertaker
September 16, 2007 Batista (3) The Great Khali and Rey Mysterio
July 17, 2007 The Great Khali Batista, Kane, Matt Hardy, Brett Major, Brian Major, Jimmy Wang Yang, Jamie Knoble, The Great Khali, Mark Henry, Montel Vontavious Porter, Finlay, Chris Masters, Eugene, Kenny Dykstra, Chavo Guerrero, Dave Taylor, Deuce, Domino, Funaki, Shannon Moore
Title surrendered due to injury. Winner of a 20-man battle royal for the vacant title.
May 8, 2007 Edge Undertaker
April 1, 2007 Undertaker Batista
November 26, 2006 Batista (2) King Booker
July 23, 2006 King Booker Rey Mysterio
April 2, 2006 Rey Mysterio Kurt Angle, Randy Orton
January 10, 2006 Kurt Angle Animal, Simon Dean, Nunzio, Vito, Paul London, Brian Kendrick, Orlando Jordan, William Regal, Paul Burchill, Joey Mercury, Johnny Nitro, Mark Henry, Super Crazy, Psicosis, JBL, Matt Hardy, Rey Mysterio, Sylvan, Bobby Lashley
Title surrendered due to injury. Winner of a 20-man battle royal for the vacant title.
April 3, 2005 Batista Hunter Hearst Helmsley
January 9, 2005 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (5) Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Batista, Chris Benoit, Edge
Winner for the vacant title determined in an elmination chamber match.
September 12, 2004 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (4) Randy Orton
Title held up on November 29, 2004 in controversial decision in a triple threat match between Edge, Chris Benoit and Triple H. Title declared vacant on December 6, 2004.
August 15, 2004 Randy Orton Chris Benoit
March 14, 2004 Chris Benoit Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Shawn Michaels
Triple Threat match
December 14, 2003 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (3) Bill Goldberg and Kane
Triple Threat match
September 21, 2003 Bill Goldberg Hunter Hearst Helmsley
December 15, 2002 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (2) Shawn Michaels
Best 2 out of 3 falls
November 17, 2002 Shawn Michaels Hunter Hearst Helmsley
1st Elimination Chamber Match
September 2, 2002 Hunter Hearst Helmsley Awarded
Fashioned from the old WCW World title belt when the WWE title became sole property of Smackdown!


World Wrestling Entertainment Championship
formerly World Wrestling Federation
formerly World Wide Wrestling Federation

Date Champions Defeated
August 25, 2002 Brock Lesnar The Rock
The WWE title becomes sole property of Smackdown! and no longer considered the "Undisputed" championship.
July 21, 2002 The Rock (7) The Undertaker
May 19, 2002 The Undertaker (4) Hulk Hogan
April 21, 2002 Hulk Hogan (6) Hunter Hearst Helmsley
March 17, 2002 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (5) Chris Jericho
December 9, 2001 Chris Jericho Steve Austin, The Rock
WWE title unified with WCW title in a unification match. Becomes the "undisputed champion."
October 8, 2001 Steve Austin (6) Kurt Angle
September 23, 2001 Kurt Angle (2) Steve Austin
April 1, 2001 Steve Austin (5) The Rock
February 25, 2001 The Rock (6) Kurt Angle
October 22, 2000 Kurt Angle The Rock
June 25, 2000 The Rock (5) Vince McMahon
The Rock pinned Vince McMahon in a 6 man tag team match to win the title. The match was The Rock, The Undertaker, and Kane vs. Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Vince McMahon, and Shane McMahon.
May 21, 2000 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (4) The Rock
60-minute Iron Man Match. 2nd in WWF history.
April 30, 2000 The Rock (4) Hunter Hearst Helmsley
January 3, 2000 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (3) "The Big Show" Paul Wight
November 14, 1999 "The Big Show" Paul Wight Hunter Hearst Helmsley and The Rock
Triple threat match
September 26, 1999 Hunter Hearst Helmsley (2) The Rock, Kane, Mankind, The Britsh Bulldog, and The Big Show
"Six pack challenge" match.
September 14, 1999 Vince McMahon Hunter Hearst Helmsley
Title vacated September 20, 1999
August 23, 1999 Hunter Hearst Helmsley Mankind
August 22, 1999 Mankind (3) Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Steve Austin
Triple threat match
June 28, 1999 Steve Austin (4) The Undertaker
May 23, 1999 The Undertaker (3) Steve Austin
March 28, 1999 Steve Austin (3) The Rock
February 15, 1999 The Rock (3) Mankind
January 26, 1999 Mankind (2) The Rock
Defeated in an "empty arena"
January 24, 1999 The Rock (2) Mankind
December 28, 1998 Mankind The Rock
November 15, 1998 The Rock Mankind
Tournament final
June 29, 1998 Steve Austin (2) Kane
The title was vacated in September 27, 1998 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada when Austin was pinned by both the Undertaker and Kane simultaneously in a triple threat match for the title
June 28, 1998 Kane Steve Austin
Kane wins a "first blood, cage" match won the title after the Undertaker attacked Austin
March 29, 1998 Steve Austin Shawn Michaels
November 9, 1997 Shawn Michaels (3) Bret Hart
Earl Hebner, the referee, immediately stops the match when Bret Hart was in the Sharpshooter and the title was awarded to Michaels. Also known as the "Montreal Screwjob."
August 3, 1997 Bret Hart (5) The Undertaker
March 23, 1997 The Undertaker (2) Psycho Sid
February 17, 1997 Psycho Sid (2) Bret Hart
February 16, 1997 Bret Hart (4) The Undertaker, Steve Austin, and Vader
Four corners, no disqualification, elimination match
January 19, 1997 Shawn Michaels (2) Psycho Sid
The title was vacated on February 13, 1997 because of a knee injury
November 17, 1996 Psycho Sid Shawn Michaels
March 31, 1996 Shawn Michaels Bret Hart
1st 60-minute iron man match. Won in sudden death.
November 19, 1995 Bret Hart (3) Diesel (Kevin Nash)
November 26, 1994 Diesel (Kevin Nash) Bob Backlund
Won in 8 seconds.
November 23, 1994 Bob Backlund (4) Bret Hart
March 20, 1994 Bret Hart (2) Yokozuna
June 13, 1993 Yokozuna (2) Hulk Hogan
April 4, 1993 Hulk Hogan (5) Yokozuna
Yokozuna's manager, Mr. Fuji, challenged Hulk Hogan after the Bret Hart/Yokozuna match. Hogan immediately accepted the challenge and pinned Yokozuna for the title
April 4, 1993 Yokozuna Bret Hart
October 12, 1992 Bret Hart Ric Flair
September 1, 1992 Ric Flair (2) Randy Savage
April 5, 1992 Randy Savage (2) Ric Flair
January 19, 1992 Ric Flair Sid Justice, British Bulldog, Ted DiBiase, Jerry Sags, Haku, Shawn Michaels, Tito Santana, Barbarian, Kerry Von Erich, Repo Man, Greg Valentine, Nikolai Volkoff, Big Bossman, Hercules, Roddy Piper, Jake Roberts, Jim Duggan, Irwin R. Schyster, Jimmy Snuka, The Undertaker, Randy Savage, Berzerker, Virgil, Col. Mustafa, Rick Martel, Hulk Hogan, Skinner, Sgt. Slaughter, and Warlord
Won the vacant title as the winner of the Royal Rumble.
December 3, 1991 Hulk Hogan (4) The Undertaker
The title was held-up on December 4, 1991 after two controversial title changes, and the title will be given to the winner of the 1992 Royal Rumble.
November 27, 1991 The Undertaker Hulk Hogan
March 24, 1991 Hulk Hogan (3) Sgt. Slaughter
January 19, 1991 Sgt. Slaughter The Ultimate Warrior
April 1, 1990 The Ultimate Warrior Hulk Hogan
April 2, 1989 Hulk Hogan (2) Randy Savage
March 27, 1988 Randy Savage Ted DiBiase
Tournament final
February 5, 1988 Andre The Giant Hulk Hogan
Andre The Giant immediately gives the title belt to Ted DiBiase, but WWF President Jack Tunney announces the title cannot be given away and by doing so Andre officially vacated the championship.
January 23, 1984 Hulk Hogan The Iron Shiek
December 26, 1983 The Iron Shiek Bob Backlund
Iron Shiek wins the title when Backlund's manager, Arnold Skaaland, throws the towel while Backlund was in the Iron Shiek's camel clutch.
November 23, 1981 Bob Backlund (3) Greg Valentine and Ric Flair
Backlund defeated Valentine in a rematch. Backlund then wrestles to a Double Count-Out against NWA World Heavyweight Champion on July 4, 1982 in Atlanta, Georgia. Backlund was then recognized as the WWF World Heavyweight Champion when the WWF withdrew from the NWA in 1983.
December 12, 1979 Bob Backlund (2) Bobby Duncum
Backlund defeated Duncum for the title. Backlund then defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Harley Race, by disqualification on September 22, 1980 in New York City, New York. There was no title change. The title was then held-up on October 19, 1981 when Greg Valentine is mistakenly given the belt by a dazed referee after being pinned by Backlund.
November 30, 1979 Antonio Inoki Bob Backlund
Bob Backlund defeated Antonio Inoki in a rematch in Tokyo, Japan on December 6, 1979, but the WWF president, Hisashi Shinma, declares the match to be a no-contest because of the interference of Tiger Jeet Singh. President Shinma gives the belt back to Antonio Inoki, but he does not accept it.
February 20, 1978 Bob Backlund Superstar Billy Graham
The title was renamed to the WWF title in March of 1973. Bob Backlund wreslted to a Double Count Out against AWA World Champion, Nick Bockwinkel, on March 25, 1979 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
April 30, 1977 Superstar Billy Graham Bruno Sammartino
December 10, 1973 Bruno Sammartino (2) Stan Stasiak
December 1, 1973 Stan Stasiak Pedro Morales
February 8, 1972 Pedro Morales Ivan Koloff
The title was reduced to a regional title when the WWWF joined the NWA in 1971.
January 18, 1971 Ivan Koloff Bruno Sammartino
May 17, 1963 Bruno Sammartino Buddy Rogers
April 1963 Buddy Rogers Awarded
Buddy Rogers was awarded the title by promoters after breaking with the NWA, because the NWA didn't recognize Rogers' one fall loss of the NWA World title to Lou Thesz on January 24, 1963. According to other records, Rogers defeated Antonio Rocca in a fictious tournament in Rio De Janerio, Brazil for the title.