This week, the wrestling world is excited as WWE commemorates the 60th anniversary of the prestigious WWE Title. First won by WWE Hall of Famer Buddy Rogers in 1963, the WWE Title has since become an iconic symbol of the wrestling world.
WWE recognizes April 25, 1963, as the day that marked the beginning of the title's first reign, which has since seen 144 different title reigns. The Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns, holds the title. To honor the 60-year milestone of the WWE Title, the company has launched WWE Championship Week, a week-long celebration dedicated to the revered title.
This special occasion will see wrestling fans come together to reminisce about the rich history of the WWE Title and celebrate its legacy. Kicking off the festivities is a rundown of the 30 greatest WWE Title changes in history, available for fans to view via a link.
The week is set to be packed with exclusive content, including special editions of WWE Top 10 and WWE Playlist. Fans can also expect original video features, rare and never-before-seen photos, and much more to mark this momentous anniversary.
As WWE has transformed from a regional operation to a global phenomenon over the past six decades, the WWE Championship has remained a steadfast symbol of excellence. It is regarded as the ultimate prize for Superstars, and only the best of the best have had the honor of being a titleholder.
Some of the most legendary names in the wrestling world, such as John Cena, 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin, and Bruno Sammartino, have held the title, showcasing the significance of this prestigious accolade.
Celebrating 60 Years of WWE Title
Wrestling fans worldwide are invited to join in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the iconic WWE Title.
This momentous occasion pays tribute to the remarkable athletes who have held this prestigious championship over the years. As we honor their achievements and the unforgettable moments they've provided, we also acknowledge the enduring legacy of the WWE Title, which has captivated audiences and shaped the landscape of professional wrestling for six incredible decades.