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Reigns

As of May 18, 2018
#
Champion
Times
Date Won
Days Held
Event
1
Harley Race
1
January 1, 1975
183
Live Event
2
Johnny Valentine
1
July 3, 1975
93
Live Event
-
Vacated
-
October 4, 1975
-
-
3
Terry Funk
1
November 9, 1975
18
Live Event
4
Paul Jones
1
November 27, 1975
107
Live Event
5
Blackjack Mulligan
1
March 13, 1976
217
Live Event
6
Paul Jones
2
October 16, 1976
43
Live Event
7
Blackjack Mulligan
2
December 15, 1976
204
Live Event
8
Bobo Brazil
1
July 7, 1977
22
Live Event
9
Ric Flair
1
July 29, 1977
84
Live Event
10
Ricky Steamboat
1
October 21, 1977
72
Live Event
11
Blackjack Mulligan
3
January 1, 1978
77
Live Event
12
Mr. Wrestling
1
March 19, 1978
21
Live Event
13
Ric Flair
2
April 9, 1978
265
Live Event
14
Ricky Steamboat
2
December 30, 1978
92
Live Event
15
Ric Flair
3
April 1, 1979
133
Live Event
-
Vacated
-
August 12, 1979
-
-
16
Jimmy Snuka
1
September 1, 1979
231
Live Event
17
Ric Flair
4
April 19, 1980
98
Live Event
18
Roddy Piper
1
January 27, 1981
193
Live Event
19
Wahoo McDaniel
1
August 8, 1981
24
Live Event
-
Vacated
-
September 1981
-
-
20
Sgt. Slaughter
1
October 4, 1981
229
Live Event
21
Wahoo McDaniel
2
May 21, 1982
17
Live Event
22
Sgt. Slaughter
2
June 7, 1982
76
Live Event
23
Wahoo McDaniel
3
August 22, 1982
74
Live Event
24
Greg Valentine
1
November 4, 1982
163
Live Event
25
Roddy Piper
2
April 16, 1983
14
Live Event
26
Greg Valentine
2
April 30, 1983
228
Live Event
27
Dick Slater
1
December 14, 1983
129
Live Event
28
Ricky Steamboat
3
April 21, 1984
64
Live Event
29
Wahoo McDaniel
4
June 24, 1984
7
Live Event
-
Vacated
-
July 1984
-
-
30
Wahoo McDaniel
5
October 7, 1984
167
Live Event
31
Magnum T.A.
1
March 23, 1985
120
Live Event
32
Tully Blanchard
1
July 21, 1985
130
Live Event
33
Magnum T.A.
2
November 28, 1985
182
Live Event
-
Vacated
-
May 29, 1986
-
Starrcade '85: The Gathering
34
Nikita Koloff
1
August 17, 1986
328
Live Event
35
Lex Luger
1
July 11, 1987
138
Live Event
36
Dusty Rhodes
1
November 26, 1987
141
Starrcade '87
-
Vacated
-
April 15, 1988
-
-
37
Barry Windham
1
May 13, 1988
283
Live Event
38
Lex Luger
2
February 20, 1989
76
Chi-Town Rumble
39
Michael Hayes
1
May 7, 1989
15
WrestleWar 1989: Music City Showdown
40
Lex Luger
3
May 22, 1989
523
Live Event
41
Stan Hansen
1
October 27, 1990
50
Halloween Havoc
42
Lex Luger
4
December 16, 1990
210
Starrcade '90
-
Vacated
-
July 14, 1991
-
The Great American Bash 1991
43
Sting
1
August 25, 1991
86
Live Event
44
Rick Rude
1
November 19, 1991
378
Clash of the Champions XVII
-
Vacated
-
December 1992
-
-
45
Dustin Rhodes
1
January 11, 1993
138
Saturday Night
-
Vacated
-
May 29, 1993
-
WorldWide
46
Dustin Rhodes
2
August 30, 1993
119
Live Event
47
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin
1
December 27, 1993
240
Starrcade '93: 10th Anniversary
48
Ricky Steamboat
4
August 24, 1994
25
Clash of the Champions XXVIII
49
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin
2
September 18, 1994
0
Fall Brawl 1994: War Games
50
Jim Duggan
1
September 18, 1994
100
Fall Brawl 1994: War Games
51
Vader
1
December 27, 1994
88
Starrcade: Triple Threat
-
Vacated
-
March 25, 1995
-
Saturday Night
52
Sting
2
June 18, 1995
148
The Great American Bash 1995
53
Kensuke Sasaki
1
November 13, 1995
44
Live Event
54
One Man Gang
1
December 27, 1995
33
Starrcade: World Cup of Wrestling
55
Konnan
1
January 29, 1996
160
Main Event
56
Ric Flair
5
July 7, 1996
56
Bash at the Beach
-
Vacated
-
October 1996
-
-
57
Eddie Guerrero
1
December 29, 1996
77
Starrcade
58
Dean Malenko
1
March 16, 1997
85
Uncensored
59
Jeff Jarrett
1
June 9, 1997
73
Monday Nitro
60
Steve McMichael
1
August 21, 1997
25
Clash of the Champions XXXV
61
Curt Henning
1
September 15,1997
104
Monday Nitro
62
Diamond Dallas Page
1
December 28, 1997
112
Starrcade
63
Raven
1
April 19, 1998
1
Spring Stampede
64
Goldberg
1
April 20, 1988
77
Monday Nitro
-
Vacated
-
July 6, 1998
-
Monday Nitro
65
Bret Hart
1
July 20, 1998
21
Monday Nitro
66
Lex Luger
5
August 10, 1998
1
Monday Nitro
67
Bret Hart
2
August 11, 1998
76
Thunder
68
Diamond Dallas Page
2
October 26, 1998
35
Monday Nitro
69
Bret Hart
3
November 30, 1998
70
Monday Nitro
70
Roddy Piper
3
February 8, 1999
13
Monday Nitro
71
Scott Hall
1
February 21, 1999
25
SuperBrawl IX
-
Vacated
-
March 18, 1999
-
Thunder
72
Scott Steiner
1
April 11, 1999
85
Spring Stampede
-
Vacated
-
July 5, 1999
-
Monday Nitro
73
David Flair
1
July 5, 1999
35
Monday Nitro
74
Chris Benoit
1
August 9, 1999
34
Monday Nitro
75
Sid Vicious
1
September 12, 1999
42
Fall Brawl
76
Goldberg
2
October 24, 1999
1
Halloween Havoc
77
Bret Hart
4
October 25, 1999
14
Monday Nitro
78
Scott Hall
2
November 8, 1999
41
Monday Nitro
79
Chris Benoit
2
December 19, 1999
1
Starrcade
80
Jeff Jarrett
2
December 20, 1999
27
Monday Nitro
-
Vacated
-
January 16, 2000
-
Souled Out
81
Jeff Jarrett
3
January 17, 2000
84
Monday Nitro
-
Vacated
-
April 10, 2000
-
Monday Nitro
82
Scott Steiner
2
April 16, 2000
84
Spring Stampede
-
Vacated
-
July 9, 2000
-
Bash at the Beach
83
Lance Storm
1
July 18, 2000
66
Monday Nitro
84
Terry Funk
2
September 22, 2000
1
Live Event
85
Lance Storm
2
September 23, 2000
36
Live Event
86
Gen. Rection
1
October 29, 2000
15
Halloween Havoc
87
Lance Storm
3
November 13, 2000
13
Monday Nitro
88
Gen. Rection
2
November 26, 2000
49
Mayhem
89
Shane Douglas
1
January 14, 2001
22
Sin
90
Rick Steiner
1
February 5, 2001
41
Monday Nitro
91
Booker T
1
March 18, 2001
128
Greed
92
Kanyon
1
July 24, 2001
48
SmackDown
93
Tajiri
1
September 10, 2001
13
RAW
94
Rhyno
1
September 23, 2001
29
Unforgiven
95
Kurt Angle
1
October 22, 2001
21
RAW
96
Edge
1
November 12, 2001
6
RAW
-
Unified
-
November 18, 2001
-
Survivor Series 2001
97
Eddie Guerrero
2
July 27, 2003
84
Vengeance
98
Big Show
1
October 19, 2003
147
No Mercy
99
John Cena
1
March 14, 2004
114
WrestleManiaXX
-
Vacated
-
July 8, 2004
-
SmackDown
100
Booker T
2
July 27, 2004
68
SmackDown
101
John Cena
2
October 3, 2004
2
No Mercy 2004
102
Carlito
1
October 5, 2004
42
SmackDown
103
John Cena
3
November 18, 2004
105
SmackDown
104
Orlando Jordan
1
March 1, 2005
173
SmackDown
105
Chris Benoit
3
August 21, 2005
58
SummerSlam 2005
106
Booker T
3
October 18, 2005
35
SmackDown
-
Vacated
-
November 22, 2005
-
SmackDown
107
Booker T
4
January 10, 2006
40
SmackDown
108
Chris Benoit
4
February 19, 2006
42
No Way Out 2006
109
John "Bradshaw" Layfield
1
April 2, 2006
51
WrestleMania 22
110
Bobby Lashley
1
May 23, 2006
49
SmackDown
111
Finlay
1
July 11, 2006
49
SmackDown
112
Mr. Kennedy
1
August 29, 2006
42
SmackDown
113
Chris Benoit
5
October 10, 2006
222
SmackDown
114
Montel Vontavious Porter
1
May 20, 2007
343
Judgment Day 2007
115
Matt Hardy
1
April 27, 2008
84
Backlash 2008
116
Shelton Benjamin
1
July 20, 2008
176
The Great American Bash 2008
117
Sheamus
1
January 12, 2009
133
Raw
118
Jack Swagger
1
May 25, 2009
91
Raw
119
Evan Bourne
1
August 24, 2009
84
Raw
120
Dolph Ziggler
1
November 16, 2009
132
Raw
121
Randy Orton
1
March 28, 2010
28
WrestleMania 26
122
Dolph Ziggler
2
April 25, 2010
112
Over the Limit 2010
123
Kofi Kingston
1
August 15, 2010
126
SummerSlam 2010
124
Daniel Bryan
1
December 19, 2010
133
TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2010
125
Kofi Kingston
2
May 1, 2011
50
Extreme Rules 2011
126
Chris Masters
1
June 20, 2011
0
Raw
127
Dolph Ziggler
3
June 20, 2011
91
Raw
128
Rey Mysterio
1
September 19, 2011
13
Night Of Champions 2011
129
Cody Rhodes
1
October 2, 2011
21
Hell in a Cell 2011
130
Daniel Bryan
2
October 23, 2011
236
Vengeance 2011
131
The Miz
1
July 16, 2012
264
SummerSlam 2012
132
Lars Alexandersson
1
April 7, 2013
45
WrestleMania 29
133
Dean Ambrose
1
May 22, 2013
348
WWE Main Event
134
Sheamus
2
May 5, 2014
182
Raw
135
Rusev
1
November 3, 2014
146
RAW
136
John Cena
4
March 29, 2015
147
WrestleMania 31
137
Seth Rollins
1
August 23, 2015
28
SummerSlam 2015
138
John Cena
5
September 20, 2015
35
Night of Champions 2015
139
Alberto Del Rio
1
October 25, 2015
78
Hell in a Cell 2015
140
Kalisto
1
January 11, 2016
1
RAW
141
Alberto Del Rio
2
January 12, 2016
18
SmackDown
142
Kalisto
2
January 30, 2016
0
Saturday Night's Main Event XXXVII
143
Lars Alexandersson
2
January 30, 2016
568
Saturday Night's Main Event XXXVII
144
Sami Zayn
1
August 20, 2017
149
SummerSlam 2017
145
Bobby Roode
1
January 16, 2018
54
SmackDown Live
146
Randy Orton
1
March 11, 2018
28
Fastlane 2018
147
Jinder Mahal
1
April 8, 2018
8
WrestleMania 34
148
Jeff Hardy
1
April 16, 2018
32+
RAW

Combined Reigns:

Rank Wrestler No. of Reigns Combined Days
1. Lex Luger 5 948
2. Ric Flair 6 785
3. Lars Alexandersson 2 613
4. Greg Valentine 3 512
5. Blackjack Mulligan 4 509
6. Rick Rude 1 419
7. John Cena 5 405
8. Daniel Bryan 2 369
9. Chris Benoit 5 357
10. Dean Ambrose 1 348
11. Montel Vontavious Porter 1 343
12. Dolph Ziggler 3 335
13. Nikita Koloff 1 328
14. Sheamus 2 315
15. Sgt. Slaughter 2 305
16. Magum T.A. 2 302
17. Wahoo McDaniel 5 289
18. Barry Windham 1 283
19. Booker T 4 271
20. The Miz 1 264
21. Dustin Rhodes 2 257
22. Ricky Steamboat 4 253
23. "Stone Cold" Steve Austin 2 240
24. Sting 2 234
25. Jimmy Snuka 1 231
26. Roddy Piper 3 220
27. Jeff Jarrett 3 184
28. Harley Race 1 183
29. Bret Hart 4 181
30. Kofi Kingston 2 176
30. Shelton Benjamin 1 176
32. Orlando Jordan 1 173
33. Scott Steiner 2 169
34. Eddie Guerrero 2 161
35. Konan 1 160
36. Paul Jones 3 156
37. Sami Zayn 1 149
38. Diamond Dallas Page 2 147
38. Big Show 1 147
40. Rusev 1 146
41. Dusty Rhodes 1 141
45. Tully Blanchard 1 130
43. Dick Slater 1 129
44. Lance Storm 3 115
45. Curt Henning 1 104
46. Jim Duggan 1 100
47. Alberto Del Rio 2 96
48. Johnny Valentine 1 93
49. Jack Swagger 1 91
50. Big Van Vader 1 88
51. Dean Malenko 1 85
52. Evan Bourne 1 84
52. Matt Hardy 1 84
54. Goldberg 2 78
55. Scott Hall 2 66
56. Gen. Rection 2 64
57. Randy Orton 1 56
57. Bobby Roode 1 54
59. John "Bradshaw" Layfield 1 51
60. Stan Hansen 1 50
61. Bobby Lashley 1 49
61. Finlay 1 49
63. Kanyon 1 48
64. Kensuke Sasaki 1 44
65. Carlito 1 42
65. Mr. Kennedy 1 42
65. Sid Vicious 1 42
68. Rick Steiner 1 41
69. David Flair 1 35
70. One Man Gang 1 33
71. Rhyno 1 29
72. Seth Rollins 1 28
73. Steve McMichael 1 25
74. Bobo Brazil 1 22
74. Shane Douglas 1 22
76. Cody Rhodes 1 21
76. Kurt Angle 1 21
76. Mr. Wrestling 1 21
79. Terry Funk 2 19
80. Jeff Hardy [--] 1 16+
81. Michael Hayes 1 15
82. Taijri 1 13
82. Rey Mysterio 1 13
84. Jinder Mahal 1 8
85. Edge 1 6
86. Kalisto 2 1
86. Rhyno 1 1
88. Chris Masters 1 0