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Champion history

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes: Defenses:
Jimmy Snuka 1 April 25, 1992 Mount Tabor, PA Snuka defeated Salvatore Bellomo in a tournament final to become the first ECW Heavyweight Champion. ECW Heavyweight Championship reigns are not recognized by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). TBA
Johnny Hotbody 1 April 26, 1992 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
Jimmy Snuka 2 July 14, 1992 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
Don Muraco 1 September 30, 1992 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
The Sandman 1 November 16, 1992 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
Don Muraco 2 April 3, 1993 Radnor, PA TBA. TBA
Tito Santana 1 August 8, 1993 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
Shane Douglas 1 September 9, 1993 Roanoke, VA Douglas won the championship due to forfeit. ECW Joined the NWA nine days later and it became the NWA-ECW Heavyweight Title. TBA
Sabu 1 October 2, 1993 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
Terry Funk 1 December 26, 1993 Philadelphia, PA This was a no disqualification match. TBA
Shane Douglas 2 March 26, 1994 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
The Sandman 2 April 15, 1995 Philadelphia, PA Douglas pinned Funk in an Ultimate Jeopardy match also involving, Mr. Hughes, Rocco Rock, Johnny Grunge, Road Warrior Hawk, Kevin Sullivan, and The Tazmaniac. On August 27, 1994, the title was renamed the ECW World Heavyweight Championship when Douglas relinquished the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. ECW leaves the NWA and is renamed Extreme Championship Wrestling. WWE recognizes this as the starting point of the title. TBA
Mikey Whipwreck 1 October 28, 1995 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
The Sandman 3 December 9, 1995 Philadelphia, PA This was a three way dance also involving Steve Austin. TBA
Raven 1 January 27, 1996 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
The Sandman 4 October 5, 1996 Philadelphia, PA The Sandman and Tommy Dreamer defeated Stevie Richards and Brian Lee in a tag team match. The Sandman gained the pinfall to win the championship after Raven failed to show for the event. TBA
Raven 2 December 7, 1996 Philadelphia, PA This was a barbed wire match. TBA
Terry Funk 2 April 13, 1997 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
Sabu 2 August 9, 1997 Philadelphia, PA This was a barbed wire match. TBA
Shane Douglas 3 August 17, 1997 Ft. Lauderdale, FL This was a three way dance also involving Terry Funk. TBA
Bam Bam Bigelow 1 October 16, 1997 New York, NY TBA. TBA
Shane Douglas 4 November 30, 1997 Monaca, PA TBA. TBA
Taz 1 January 10, 1999 Kissimmee, FL TBA. TBA
Mike Awesome 1 September 19, 1999 Villa Park, IL This was a three way dance also involving Masato Tanaka. TBA
Masato Tanaka 1 December 17, 1999 Nashville, TN TBA. TBA
Mike Awesome 2 December 23, 1999 White Plains, NY TBA. TBA
Tazz 2 April 13, 2000 Indianapolis, IN Taz had signed with the World Wrestling Federation following his title loss to Mike Awesome on September 19, 1999. However, Awesome unexpectedly signed with World Championship Wrestling in 2000 while still being champion. As a result, Paul Heyman and Vince McMahon arranged for Taz to return to ECW and defeat Awesome for the title. TBA
Tommy Dreamer 1 April 22, 2000 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
Justin Credible 1 April 22, 2000 Philadelphia, PA TBA. TBA
Jerry Lynn 1 October 1, 2000 St. Paul, MN TBA. TBA
Steve Corino 1 November 5, 2000 Villa Park, IL This was a Double Jeopardy match also involving Justin Credible and The Sandman. TBA
The Sandman 5 January 7, 2001 New York, NY This was a Tables, Ladders, Chairs, and Canes match also involving Justin Credible. TBA
Rhino 1 January 7, 2001 New York, NY TBA. TBA
The title is retired on April 11, 2001 when Extreme Championship Wrestling goes out of business.
Rob Van Dam 1 June 13, 2006 Trenton, NJ Paul Heyman awarded the belt to Van Dam after he won the WWE Championship and WWE began using the ECW Brand. TBA
The Big Show 1 July 4, 2006 Philadelphia, PA He won the title in ECW edition of July, 4 in an Extreme Rules match. TBA
Bobby Lashley 1 December 3, 2006 Augusta, GA He won the title at December to Dismember 2006 in an Elimination Chamber match involving Show, CM Punk, Rob Van Dam, Hardcore Holly and Test. After Show lost the title, Paul Heyman left the WWE. TBA
Mr. McMahon 1 April 29, 2007 Atlanta, GA Won the title in Backlash 2007 in a handicap match, which also involved McMahon's teammates Shane McMahon and Umaga. TBA
Bobby Lashley 2 June 3, 2007 Jacksonville, FL Won the title in One Night Stand 2007 in a Street Fight. TBA
Lashley vacated the championship on June 11th, after he was drafted to Raw.
John Morrison 1 June 24, 2007 Houston, TX Morrison won the vacant title in a match against CM Punk at Vengeance: Night of Champions 2007. Morrison won the title under the ring name "Johnny Nitro", but would change to "John Morrison" not long after. TBA
CM Punk 1 September 4, 2007 Cincinnati, OH This was a Last Chance match on ECW on Sci-Fi. Recorded on September 1. TBA
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 1 January 22, 2008 Charlottesville, VA This was a No Disqualification match on ECW on Sci-Fi. TBA
Kane 1 March 30, 2008 Orlando, FL Won at WrestleMania XXIV in 8 seconds. TBA
Mark Henry 1 June 29, 2008 Dallas, TX Won in a Triple Threat match also involving Big Show at Night of Champions. TBA
Matt Hardy 1 September 7, 2008 Cleveland, OH Won in a championship scramble match at Unforgiven also featuring Henry, The Miz, Chavo Guerrero, and Finlay. TBA
Jack Swagger 1 January 13, 2009 Sioux City, IA Recorded on January 12 on ECW. TBA
Christian 1 April 26, 2009 Providence, RI Won at Backlash. TBA
Tommy Dreamer 2 June 7, 2009 New Orleans, LA Won in a triple threat match also featuring Jack Swagger at Extreme Rules. Becomes the only wrestler to win the title both in the original ECW, and in the WWE sponsored revival. TBA
Christian 2 July 26, 2009 Philadelphia, PA Defeated Tommy Dreamer at Night of Champions 2009. TBA
Ezekiel Jackson 1 February 16, 2010 Kansas City, MO Defeated Christian on the Final Episode of ECW in an Extreme Rules match. 0
The title was retired once again after Jackson won it due to the ECW brand being discontinued.

List of reign lengths

Wrestler Days Held Date Won Date Lost
Shane Douglas (4) 406 November 30, 1997 January 10, 1999
Shane Douglas (2) 385 March 26, 1994 April 15, 1995
Raven 252 January 27, 1996 October 5, 1996
Taz 252 January 10, 1999 September 19, 1999
Christian (2) 205 July 26, 2009 February 16, 2010
The Sandman (2) 196 April 15, 1995 October 28, 1995
Justin Credible 162 April 22, 2000 October 1, 2000
The Big Show 152 July 4, 2006 December 3, 2006
Bobby Lashley 147 December 3, 2006 April 29, 2007
CM Punk 143 September 1, 2007 January 22, 2008
The Sandman 138 November 16, 1992 April 3, 1993
Don Muraco (2) 127 April 3, 1993 August 8, 1993
Raven (2) 127 December 7, 1996 April 13, 1997
Matt Hardy 127 September 7, 2008 January 12, 2009
Terry Funk (2) 118 April 13, 1997 August 9, 1997
Mike Awesome (2)  112 December 23, 1999 April 13, 2000
Jack Swagger 104 January 12, 2009 April 26, 2009
Rhino 94 January 7, 2001 April 11, 2001
Kane 91 March 30, 2008 June 29, 2008
Terry Funk 90 December 26, 1993 March 26, 1994
Mike Awesome 89 September 19, 1999 December 17, 1999
Sabu 85 October 2, 1993 December 26, 1993
Johnny Hotbody 79 April 26, 1992 July 14, 1992
Jimmy Snuka (2) 78 July 14, 1992 September 30, 1992
Mark Henry 70 June 29, 2008 September 7, 2008
Johnny Nitro/John Morrison 69 June 24, 2007 September 1, 2007
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 68 January 22, 2008 March 30, 2008
The Sandman (4) 63 October 5, 1996 December 7, 1996
Steve Corino 63 November 5, 2000 January 7, 2001
Shane Douglas (3) 60 August 17, 1997 October 16, 1997
The Sandman (3) 49 December 9, 1995 January 27, 1996
Tommy Dreamer (2) 49 June 7, 2009 July 26, 2009
Don Muraco 47 September 30, 1992 November 16, 1992
Bam Bam Bigelow 45 October 16, 1997 November 30, 1997
Mikey Whipwreck 42 October 28, 1995 December 9, 1995
Christian 42 April 26, 2009 June 7, 2009
Jerry Lynn 35 October 1, 2000 November 5, 2000
Vince McMahon 35 April 29, 2007 June 3, 2007
Tito Santana 32 August 8, 1993 September 9, 1993
Shane Douglas 23 September 9, 1993 October 2, 1993
Rob Van Dam 21 June 13, 2006 July 24, 2006
Tazz (2) 9 April 13, 2000 April 22, 2000
Sabu (2) 8 August 9, 1997 August 17, 1997
Bobby Lashley (2) 8 June 3, 2007 June 11, 2007
Masato Tanaka 6 December 17, 1999 December 23, 1999
Jimmy Snuka 1 April 25, 1992 April 26, 1992
Tommy Dreamer 0 April 22, 2000
The Sandman (5) 0 January 7, 2001
Ezekiel Jackson 0 February 16, 2010
Current World Wrestling Entertainment Championships History

World Championship
Universal Championship
United States Championship
Intercontinental Championship
Raw Women's Championship
Raw Tag Team Championship
Smackdown Women's Championship
Smackdown Tag Team Championship

WWE NXT

NXT Championship
NXT Tag Team Championship
NXT Women's Championship

Defunct Championships History
ECW Championship
Women's Championship (1956-2010)
Divas Championship
WWE Unified Tag Team Championship
World Heavyweight Championship

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