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List of current champions in WWE

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WWE is a professional wrestling promotion based out of 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 storylines. The WWE splits its main roster into two distinctive brands, Raw and SmackDown, as well as a developmental brand, NXT, with each having their own set of championships. There are five active singles championships for male wrestlers, two active championships for female wrestlers, and two active tag team championships between Raw and SmackDown, and one male, one female, and one tag team championship on NXT. There is also one championship representing the United Kingdom which was created to be the centerpiece of an upcoming UK-based brand, but in the interim, it is being defended in NXT as well as on independent shows.

Between the three currently active brands, 15 wrestlers hold the championships (with one vacancy). 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 October 19, 2017.

Current championships[edit]

At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy are the WWE Championship on SmackDown and the WWE Universal Championship on Raw. The current WWE Champion is Jinder Mahal, who is in his first reign. He won the title at Backlash by defeating Randy Orton. The current WWE Universal Champion is Brock Lesnar, who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Goldberg at WrestleMania 33.

Secondary titles in WWE include the WWE Intercontinental Championship for Raw and the WWE United States Championship for SmackDown. The Intercontinental Championship is currently held by The Miz, who is in his seventh reign. He won the title by defeating Dean Ambrose at Extreme Rules. The United States Championship is currently held by Baron Corbin, who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Tye Dillinger and former champion AJ Styles in a triple threat match at Hell in a Cell by pinning Dillinger.

The WWE Cruiserweight Championship is part of the Raw brand and is for wrestlers 205 lb (93 kg) and under. It is defended on Raw and the cruiserweight-exclusive 205 Live.[1] It was also defended once at an NXT house show.[2] The title is currently held by Kalisto, who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Enzo Amore on the October 9 editon of Raw in a Lumberjack match.

The WWE Raw Women's Championship is currently held by Alexa Bliss, who is in her second reign. She defeated Sasha Banks on the August 28 edition of Raw. The WWE SmackDown Women's Championship is held by first-time champion Natalya. She won the title by defeating Naomi at SummerSlam.

The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship is currently held by Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins, who are in their first reign as a team and second for Rollins individually. They won the titles by defeating Cesaro and Sheamus at SummerSlam. The WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship is held by record three-time champions The Usos (Jey and Jimmy Uso). They won the titles by defeating Big E and Xavier Woods of The New Day in a Hell in a Cell match at Hell in a Cell.

The top title of NXT is the NXT Championship, which is currently held by Drew McIntyre, who is in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Bobby Roode on August 19, 2017, at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III. The NXT Women's Championship is currently vacated as former champion Asuka relinquished the championship after suffering a collarbone injury at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III. The next champion will be determined at NXT TakeOver: WarGames.[3] The NXT Tag Team Championship is held by first-time title holders Eric Young and Alexander Wolfe of Sanity, who won the titles from The Authors of Pain at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III.

The WWE United Kingdom Championship is intended to be the top championship of an upcoming WWE Network show produced in the United Kingdom. Until then, the championship is being defended on NXT. It is also defended on independent shows, making it the only active WWE championship to be defended outside of WWE. It is currently held by Pete Dunne, who defeated Tyler Bate at NXT TakeOver: Chicago.

Raw[edit]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE Universal Championship Brock Lesnar in March 2015.jpg Brock Lesnar 1 April 2, 2017 200 Orlando, Florida Defeated Goldberg at WrestleMania 33
WWE Intercontinental Championship Intercontinental Champion The Miz.jpg The Miz 7 June 4, 2017 137 Baltimore, Maryland Defeated Dean Ambrose at Extreme Rules
WWE Raw Women's Championship Alexa Bliss as Raw Women's Champion.jpg Alexa Bliss 2 August 28, 2017 52 Memphis, Tennessee Defeated Sasha Banks on Raw
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Kalisto NXT.jpg Kalisto 1 October 9, 2017 10 Indianapolis, Indiana Defeated Enzo Amore on Raw in a Lumberjack match
WWE Raw Tag Team Championship Ambrose and Rollins at WM30.jpg Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins 1
(1, 2)
August 20, 2017 60 Brooklyn, New York Defeated Cesaro and Sheamus at SummerSlam

SmackDown[edit]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
WWE Championship Jinder Mahal 2015.jpg Jinder Mahal 1 May 21, 2017 151 Rosemont, Illinois Defeated Randy Orton at Backlash
WWE United States Championship WWE NXT 2015-03-27 23-22-23 ILCE-6000 3603 DxO (17179401440).jpg Baron Corbin 1 October 8, 2017 11 Detroit, Michigan Defeated former champion AJ Styles and Tye Dillinger in a Triple threat match at Hell in a Cell
WWE SmackDown Women's Championship Natalya March 2015 (cropped).jpg Natalya 1 August 20, 2017 60 Brooklyn, New York Defeated Naomi at SummerSlam
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship Wwe tag team champions the usos.jpg The Usos
(Jey and Jimmy Uso)
3 October 8, 2017 11 Detroit, Michigan Defeated The New Day (Big E and Xavier Woods) in a Hell in a Cell match at Hell in a Cell

NXT[edit]

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Location Notes
NXT Championship McIntyre As NXT Champion.png Drew McIntyre 1 August 19, 2017 61 Brooklyn, New York Defeated Bobby Roode at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III
NXT Women's Championship NXT Women's Championship 2017.png Vacant August 24, 2017 Winter Park, Florida Asuka relinquished the championship after suffering a collarbone injury at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III
NXT Tag Team Championship Wolfe, Cross, and Dain (34320998342).jpg Sanity
(Alexander Wolfe and Eric Young)
1 August 19, 2017 61 Brooklyn, New York Defeated The Authors of Pain (Akam and Rezar) at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III
WWE United Kingdom Championship Pete Dunne.jpg Pete Dunne 1 May 20, 2017 152 Rosemont, Illinois Defeated Tyler Bate at NXT TakeOver: Chicago

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