WWE Womens Championship (1956-2010)

Current Champion

Since: January 01, 1970

Days Held: 17489 Days

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Champion

Date Won

Days Held

Observations

September 19, 2010
0 days
Retired after Michelle McCool defeated Melina to unify the Women's and WWE Divas Championship.
May 11, 2010
131 days
Defeated Beth Phoenix in a Texas Tornado Handicap match also involving Michelle McCool. Layla pinned Beth Phoenix to win the championship to became the first English Women's Champion.
April 25, 2010
16 days
This was contested in an Extreme Makeover Match.
February 23, 2010
61 days
Vickie Guerrero was the Special Guest Referee.
January 31, 2010
23 days
June 28, 2009
217 days
Became the first person to win the Women's Championship and the WWE Divas Championship.
January 25, 2009
154 days
The championship became exclusive to SmackDown when Melina was drafted to SmackDown on April 13, 2009.
August 17, 2008
161 days
This was contested in an Intergender tag team match also involving her partner Santino Marella and James' partner Kofi Kingston, whose WWE Intercontinental Championship was also on the line.
April 14, 2008
125 days
This was the only time that the WWE Women's Championship had changed hands in the UK, thus making Mickie James the only WWE diva in the championships history to capture the championship in the UK.
October 07, 2007
190 days
June 24, 2007
105 days
Became the first Diva Search contestant to capture the Women's Championship.
April 24, 2007
61 days
April 24, 2007
0 days
This was a triple threat match also involving Victoria.
February 19, 2007
64 days
Melina became the first Mexican-American woman to win the Women's Championship.
November 26, 2006
85 days
This was Lita's Retirement match.
November 05, 2006
21 days
This was contested a lumberjill match involving Candice Michelle, Torrie Wilson, Ashley, Jillian Hall, Layla, Kelly Kelly, Rebecca DiPietro, Ariel, Melina, Michelle McCool, Victoria, Trinity, and Kristal Marshall. Lita defeating Mickie James in a tournament final.
September 18, 2006
48 days
championship vacated due to Stratus' legit retirement.
September 17, 2006
1 days
August 14, 2006
34 days
April 02, 2006
134 days
James' win at WrestleMania 22 made her the first diva to win her first championship at her debut WrestleMania.
January 09, 2005
448 days
December 06, 2004
34 days
This makes Lita the only woman to win the championship twice in the main event.
June 13, 2004
176 days
This was contested in a fatal four-way match also involving Lita and Gail Kim, Trish pinned Lita to win the championship.
February 23, 2004
111 days
This was contested in a fatal four-way elimination match, also involving Lita and Jazz, Victoria pinned Lita to win the championship.
July 28, 2003
210 days
June 30, 2003
28 days
This was contested in a 7-Diva battle royal on including Trish Stratus, Ivory, Jacqueline, Victoria, Molly Holly and Jazz (Jazz was the reigning champion before she tore her ACL in the battle royal thus she was forced to leave the match she was also forced to relinquish her championship). Became the first woman of Korean decent to hold the championship.
April 27, 2003
64 days
March 30, 2003
28 days
This was contested in a triple threat match also involving Jazz.
November 17, 2002
133 days
This was contested in a hardcore match.
September 22, 2002
56 days
June 23, 2002
91 days
May 13, 2002
41 days
This was contested in a tag team match with Stratus and Bubba Ray Dudley defeating Jazz and Steven Richards.
April 02, 2002
41 days
championship was renamed WWE Women's Championship on May 6, 2002. Became the second African-American woman to hold the championship.
November 18, 2001
78 days
This was a six way match, also involving Lita, Jacqueline, Ivory, Molly Holly, and Jazz for vacant championship.
November 18, 2001
0 days
championship vacated when Chyna retired and left the WWF in a contract dispute.
April 01, 2001
231 days
Chyna retired with the championship.
October 31, 2000
152 days
This was contested in a Four Corners match, also involving Jacqueline and Trish Stratus.
August 21, 2000
71 days
Contested in the main event of Raw. The Rock was the special guest referee.
March 28, 2000
146 days
February 01, 2000
56 days
January 31, 2000
1 days
This was a Lumberjill Snowbunny match. Hervina was actually a male disguised as a woman, thus being the only man to hold the championship.
October 25, 1999
48 days
October 17, 1999
8 days
June 08, 1999
131 days
May 10, 1999
29 days
This was contested in an evening gown match. Sable actually defeated Debra in the match but Commissioner Shawn Michaels stated that Debra was the winner because she had lost her dress and awarded the championship to her.
November 15, 1998
176 days
September 15, 1998
61 days
Became the first African-American woman to win the championship. Aired on tape delay on September 21, 1998. Defeated Sable.
December 13, 1995
1007 days
championship deactivated when Blayze left WWF. Blayze then joined World Championship Wrestling and appeared on Nitro in Augusta, GA on December 18, 1995 and dropped the championship belt in a trash can.
October 23, 1995
51 days
August 27, 1995
57 days
April 03, 1995
146 days
November 20, 1994
134 days
December 13, 1993
342 days
Defeated Heidi Lee Morgan in a tournament final.
February 21, 1990
1391 days
championship deactivated and Rockin' Robin stripped of the belt.
October 07, 1988
502 days
July 24, 1987
441 days
July 09, 1986
380 days
July 03, 1986
6 days
November 25, 1985
220 days
The Original Screwjob
March 31, 1985
239 days
February 18, 1985
41 days
July 23, 1984
210 days
Became the youngest woman to hold the championship.
October 10, 1978
2113 days
WWE does not recognize any of the championship changes before 1984, considering Moolah's reign to be 10,170 days.
October 08, 1978
2 days
championship change not recognized by WWE.
March 05, 1976
947 days
championship change not recognized by WWE.
February 02, 1976
32 days
championship change not recognized by WWE.
April 02, 1968
2862 days
championship change not recognized by WWE.
March 10, 1968
23 days
championship change not recognized by WWE.
September 30, 1966
527 days
championship change not recognized by WWE.
September 17, 1966
13 days
championship change not recognized by WWE.
September 18, 1956
3651 days
Defeated Judy Grable in a tournament final. The NWA World Women's Championship was sold by Moolah to the World Wrestling Federation. WWE does not recognize any championship changes of that championship between 1956 and 1983.