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Reigns

# Wrestler Reign Date Days held Location Event Notes
1


Lex Luger 4 01990-12-16December 16, 1990


210 St. Louis, MO Starrcade 1990 This was a Texas Bullrope match.
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Vacated -


01991-07-14July 14, 1991


0 Baltimore, MD The Great American Bash 1991 Vacated when Luger wins the WCW World Heavyweight Championship.
2


Sting 1 01991-08-25August 25, 1991


86 Atlanta, GA Live event Defeated Steve Austin in a tournament final.
3


Rick Rude 1 01991-11-19November 19, 1991


419 Savannah, GA Clash of the Champions XVII
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Vacated -


01993-01-11January 11, 1993


0 N/A N/A Stripped of title due to injury on 1/11/93, aired 1/16/93.
4


Dustin Rhodes 1 01993-01-11January 11, 1993


110 Atlanta, GA Saturday Night Defeated Ricky Steamboat in a match that was originally made to determine the #1 contender, but upon Rude's vacation of the title, was made to decide the new champion. Aired January 16, 1993.
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Vacated -


01993-05-29May 29, 1993


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N/A N/A Vacated when a title defense against Rick Rude ended in a double pinfall. This aired on May 15, 1993.
5


Dustin Rhodes 2 01993-08-30August 30, 1993


119 Atlanta, GA Live event Defeated Rude in a rematch. WCW withdraws from the NWA in September 1993; the NWA begins to recognize its own US champion, but Rhodes remains the recognized champion in WCW. Aired September 11, 1993.
6


Steve Austin 1 01993-12-27December 27, 1993


240 Charlotte, NC Starrcade 1993 This was a two out of three falls match, which Austin won 2–0.
7


Ricky Steamboat 4 01994-08-24August 24, 1994


25 Cedar Rapids, IA Clash of the Champions XXVIII
8


Steve Austin 2 01994-09-18September 18, 1994


0 Roanoke, VA Fall Brawl 1994 Austin was awarded the title at due to Steamboat being injured.
9


Jim Duggan 1 01994-09-18September 18, 1994


100 Roanoke, VA Fall Brawl (1994) Duggan beat Austin in 35 seconds.
10


Big Van Vader 1 01994-12-27December 27, 1994


88 Nashville, TN Starrcade 1994
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Vacated -


01995-04-23April 23, 1995


0 N/A N/A Stripped by WCW commissioner Nick Bockwinkel.
11


Sting 2 01995-06-18June 18, 1995


148 Dayton, OH The Great American Bash (1995) Defeated Meng in a tournament final.
12


Kensuke Sasaki 1 01995-11-13November 13, 1995


44 Tokyo, Japan Live event Won the title at a New Japan Pro Wrestling event.
13


One Man Gang 1 01995-12-27December 27, 1995


33 Nashville, TN Starrcade (1995)
14


Konnan 1 01996-01-29January 29, 1996


160 Canton, OH WCW Main Event
15


Ric Flair 5(6)† 01996-07-07July 7, 1996


56 Daytona Beach, FL Bash at the Beach (1996)
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Vacated -


01996-09-01September 1, 1996


0 N/A N/A Vacated due to a shoulder injury.
16


Eddie Guerrero 1 01996-12-29December 29, 1996


77 Nashville, TN Starrcade 1996 Defeated Diamond Dallas Page in a tournament final.
17


Dean Malenko 1 01997-03-16March 16, 1997


85 North Charleston, SC Uncensored (1997)
18


Jeff Jarrett 1 01997-06-09June 9, 1997


73 Boston, MA Monday Nitro
19


Steve McMichael 1 01997-08-21August 21, 1997


25 Nashville, TN Clash of the Champions XXXV
20


Curt Hennig 1 01997-09-15September 15, 1997


104 Charlotte, NC Monday Nitro
21


Diamond Dallas Page 1 01997-12-28December 28, 1997


112 Washington, D.C. Starrcade 1997
22


Raven 1 01998-04-19April 19, 1998


1 Denver, CO Spring Stampede (1998) This was a "Raven's Rules" match.
23


Bill Goldberg 1 01998-04-20April 20, 1998


77 Colorado Springs, CO Monday Nitro This was a "Raven's Rules" match.
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Vacated -


01998-07-06July 6, 1998


0 Atlanta, GA Monday Nitro Vacated when Goldberg wins the WCW World Heavyweight Championship.
24


Bret Hart 1 01998-07-20July 20, 1998


21 Salt Lake City, UT Monday Nitro Defeated Diamond Dallas Page.
25


Lex Luger 5 01998-08-10August 10, 1998


1 Rapid City, SD Monday Nitro
26


Bret Hart 2 01998-08-11August 11, 1998


76 Fargo, ND Thunder Aired August 13, 1998.
27


Diamond Dallas Page 2 01998-10-26October 26, 1998


35 Phoenix, AZ Monday Nitro
28


Bret Hart 3 01998-11-30November 30, 1998


70 Chattanooga, TN Monday Nitro This was a no disqualification match.
29


Roddy Piper 3 01999-02-08February 8, 1999


13 Buffalo, NY Monday Nitro
30


Scott Hall 1 01999-02-21February 21, 1999


25 Oakland, CA SuperBrawl IX
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Vacated -


01999-03-18March 18, 1999


0 N/A Thunder Stripped by WCW President Ric Flair.
72


Scott Steiner 1 01999-04-11April 11, 1999


85 Tacoma, WA Spring Stampede 1999 Defeated Booker T in a tournament final.
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Vacated -


01999-07-05July 5, 1999


0 Atlanta, GA Monday Nitro Stripped by WCW President Ric Flair.
73


David Flair 1 01999-07-05July 5, 1999


35 Atlanta, GA Monday Nitro Flair was awarded the title by his father Ric.
74


Chris Benoit 1 01999-08-09August 9, 1999


34 Boise, ID Monday Nitro
75


Sid Vicious 1 01999-09-12September 12, 1999


42 Winston-Salem, NC Fall Brawl (1999)
76


Bill Goldberg 2 01999-10-24October 24, 1999


1 Las Vegas, NV Halloween Havoc (1999) Won the title by referee stoppage when Vicious suffered excessive bleeding.
77


Bret Hart 4 01999-10-25October 25, 1999


14 Phoenix, AZ Monday Nitro
78


Scott Hall 2 01999-11-08November 8, 1999


41 Indianapolis, IN Monday Nitro This was a four-way ladder match, also involving Sid Vicious and Bill Goldberg.
79


Chris Benoit 2 01999-12-19December 19, 1999


1 Washington, D.C. Starrcade 1999 Benoit was awarded the title when Hall suffered a knee injury.
80


Jeff Jarrett 2 01999-12-20December 20, 1999


27 Baltimore, MD Monday Nitro This was a ladder match.
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Vacated -


02000-01-16January 16, 2000


0 Cincinnati, OH Souled Out (2000) Vacated due to injury.
81


Jeff Jarrett 3 02000-01-17January 17, 2000


84 Columbus, OH Monday Nitro Awarded by WCW Commissioner Kevin Nash.
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Vacated - 02000-04-10April 10, 2000


0 Denver, CO Monday Nitro Vacated by Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo along with all other WCW titles.
82


Scott Steiner 2 02000-04-16April 16, 2000


84 Chicago, IL Spring Stampede (2000) Defeated Sting in a tournament final.
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Vacated -


02000-07-09July 9, 2000


0 Daytona Beach, FL Bash at the Beach (2000) Stripped when Steiner used the banned Steiner Recliner on Mike Awesome.
83


Lance Storm 1 02000-07-18July 18, 2000


66 Auburn Hills, MI Monday Nitro Defeated Mike Awesome in a tournament final. Storm unofficially renames the title the WCW Canadian Heavyweight Championship during his reigns with the title.
84


Terry Funk 2 02000-09-22September 22, 2000


1 Amarillo, TX Live event
85


Lance Storm 2 02000-09-23September 23, 2000


36 Lubbock, TX Live event
86


Gen. Rection 1 02000-10-29October 29, 2000


15 Las Vegas, NV Halloween Havoc (2000) Defeated Storm and Jim Duggan in a handicap match.
87


Lance Storm 3 02000-11-13November 13, 2000


13 London, England Monday Nitro
88


Gen. Rection 2 02000-11-26November 26, 2000


49 Milwaukee, WI Mayhem 2000
89


Shane Douglas 1 02001-01-14January 14, 2001


22 Indianapolis, IN Sin This was a first blood chain match.
90


Rick Steiner 1 02001-02-05February 5, 2001


41 Tupelo, MS Monday Nitro
91


Booker T 1 02001-03-18March 18, 2001


128 Jacksonville, FL Greed Also wins WCW World Heavyweight Championship on March 26. WCW's assets, trademarks and select wrestler contracts (but not the promotion itself) are purchased by the World Wrestling Federation at this time.
92


Chris Kanyon 1 02001-07-24July 24, 2001


48 Pittsburgh, PA SmackDown! Awarded by Booker T and ECW owner Stephanie McMahon. Aired July 26, 2001.
93


Tajiri 1 02001-09-10September 10, 2001


13 San Antonio, TX RAW is WAR N/A
94


Rhyno 1 02001-09-23September 23, 2001


29 Pittsburgh, PA Unforgiven (2001) N/A
95


Kurt Angle 1 02001-10-22October 22, 2001


21 Kansas City, MO Raw N/A
96


Edge 1 02001-11-12November 12, 2001


6 Boston, MA Raw N/A
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Unified 0 02001-11-18November 18, 2001


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Greensboro, NC Survivor Series 2001 Edge defeats WWF Intercontinental Champion Test to unify the two titles. Edge becomes Intercontinental Champion while the United States title is retired.

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