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 story lines. There are four active singles championships, two active tag team championship, and two championships for female wrestlers. Eleven 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 May 5, 2015.

Current championships[edit]

At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy, the WWE World Heavyweight Championship is held by one-time champion Seth Rollins, who defeated previous champion Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 31 on March 29, 2015, after he cashed in his Money in the Bank contract to turn their singles match into an impromptu triple threat match.

There are two secondary titles in WWE, the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE United States Championship.

The Intercontinental Championship is held by one-time champion Daniel Bryan, who won the title at WrestleMania 31 in a seven-man ladder match.

The United States Championship is held by four-time champion John Cena, who defeated Rusev on March 29, 2015, to end his unpinned and unsubmitted streak, at WrestleMania 31.

The WWE Tag Team Championship is held by The New Day (Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, and Big E), who are in their first reign as a team (third for Kingston and first for Woods and Big E individually). They won the championships after Kingston and Big E defeated Tyson Kidd and Cesaro at Extreme Rules, 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 that is available for female wrestlers, the WWE Divas Championship. It is held by two-time champion Nikki Bella, who defeated AJ Lee on November 23, 2014 at Survivor Series to win the title.

Champions[edit]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Seth Rollins WM30.jpg Seth Rollins 1 March 29, 2015 37 Santa Clara, California Won an impromptu triple threat match at WrestleMania 31 after he cashed in his Money in the Bank contract during Brock Lesnar's defense against Roman Reigns by pinning Reigns.[2]
WWE Intercontinental Championship DanielBryan2013.jpg Daniel Bryan 1 March 29, 2015 37 Santa Clara, California Defeated Bad News Barrett in a ladder match at WrestleMania 31 also involving Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler, Luke Harper, R-Truth and Stardust.[3]
WWE United States Championship John Cena 2012.jpg John Cena 4 March 29, 2015 37 Santa Clara, California Defeated Rusev at WrestleMania 31.[4]
WWE Tag Team Championship WWE's The New Day Jan 2015.jpg The New Day
(Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods)
1
(3,1,1)
April 26, 2015 9 Rosemont, Illinois Big E and Kingston defeated Tyson Kidd and Cesaro at Extreme Rules.
Woods is also recognized as champion via the Freebird Rule.[5]
WWE Divas Championship NIkki Bella 2014.jpg Nikki Bella 2 November 23, 2014 163 St. Louis, Missouri Defeated AJ Lee at Survivor Series.[6]

NXT championships[edit]

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WWE's developmental division NXT features its own set of championships.

The top title is the NXT Championship, currently held by Kevin Owens, who defeated Sami Zayn on February 11, 2015 at NXT TakeOver: Rival.

The NXT Tag Team Championship is held by Wesley Blake and Buddy Murphy, who won the championships by defeating The Lucha Dragons on January 15, 2015 taping of NXT (aired January 28, 2015).

The NXT Women's Championship is held by Sasha Banks, who defeated Bayley, Becky Lynch and previous champion Charlotte in a Fatal 4-Way match on February 11, 2015 at NXT TakeOver: Rival.

NXT champions[edit]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
NXT Championship Kevin Owens March 2015.jpg Kevin Owens 1 February 11, 2015 83 Winter Park, Florida Defeated Sami Zayn at NXT TakeOver: Rival.
NXT Tag Team Championship Blake and Murphy 1 January 15, 2015 110 Winter Park, Florida Defeated The Lucha Dragons (Sin Cara and Kalisto) on NXT.
Aired on January 28, 2015.
NXT Women's Championship Sasha Banks NXT Women's Champion.jpg Sasha Banks 1 February 11, 2015 83 Winter Park, Florida Defeated Bayley, Becky Lynch and previous champion Charlotte in a Fatal 4-Way match at NXT TakeOver: Rival.

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