WWE Champion The Miz

The Miz as the WWE Champion in November 2010.

World Wrestling Entertainment (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 story lines. WWE assigns its employees onto two programs or divisions known as WWE Brands. The two brands and programs are Raw and SmackDown. Every month there is one pay-per-view produced by WWE. Currently there are four active singles championships, one active tag team championship, and a championship for the female wrestlers. Seven wrestlers currently 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 July 21, 2017.

At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy, the WWE Championship is currently held by The Miz while Kane is the current holder of the World Heavyweight Championship. The Miz is in his first reign as WWE Champion, having defeated the former champion Randy Orton after cashing in his Money in the Bank briefcase on the November 22 episode Raw. Kane, who is in his first reign as World Heavyweight Champion, won the championship on July 18, 2010, defeating the former champion Rey Mysterio after cashing in his Money in the Bank Briefcase.

The two secondary titles in WWE are the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE United States Championship. The WWE Intercontinental Championship is currently held by Dolph Ziggler who is in his first reign after defeating Kofi Kingston on July 28, 2010, at the tapings of the August 6 edition of SmackDown. Daniel Bryan is the reigning WWE United States Champion, and is in his first reign after defeating The Miz at Night of Champions. Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov are the current holders of the WWE Tag Team Championship. They are in their first reign after defeating the former champions Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel of The Nexus at Raw in Louisville, Kentucky on December 6, 2010.

There is one championship that is challenged by WWE Divas. Natalya is presently in her first reign as WWE Divas Champion as a result of defeating Michelle McCool and Layla in a 2-on-1 handicap match at Survivor Series.


Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
Location Notes
Raw brand
WWE Championship 75px The Miz 1 November 22, 2010 2433 Orlando, Florida Defeated Randy Orton after cashing in his "Money in the Bank" briefcase on the November 22 episode of Raw.[1]
WWE United States Championship 75px Daniel Bryan 1 September 19, 2010 2497 Rosemont, Illinois Defeated The Miz at Night of Champions.[2]
SmackDown brand
World Heavyweight Championship File:Edge World Heavyweight Champ.jpg Edge 6 December 19, 2010 2406 Houston, Texas Defeated Kane at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs in a Fatal 4-Way TLC match that also involved Rey Mysterio and Alberto Del Rio.[3]
WWE Intercontinental Championship 100px Kofi Kingston 3 January 4, 2011 2390 Tuscon, Arizona Defeated Dolph Ziggler on SmackDown. Aired on tape delay on January 7, 2011.[4]
WWE Tag Team Championship 75px
Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov 1 December 6, 2010 2419 Louisville, Kentucky Defeated The Nexus (Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel) on Raw in a Fatal 4-Way Elimination Tag Team match that also featured The Usos (Jimmy and Jey Uso) and Mark Henry and Yoshi Tatsu.[5]
WWE Divas Championship Natalya 2 Natalya 1 November 21, 2010 2434 Miami, Florida Defeated Team Lay-Cool (Michelle McCool and Layla) in a 2-on-1 handicap match at Survivor Series.[6]

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