Championship

WWE World Heavyweight Championship

Final Champion

John Cena

Date Established

September 2, 2002

Date Retired

December 15, 2013
Triple H awarded the championship by Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff
09/02/2002 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America, North America
Shawn Michaels beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H, Rob Van Dam, Kane, WWE World Tag Team Champion Chris Jericho, and Booker T
11/17/2002 - New York City, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for Survivor Series '02 results]
Triple H beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Shawn Michaels
12/15/2002 - Sunrise, Florida, United States of America, North America | [click for Armageddon '02 results]
Goldberg beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H
09/21/2003 - Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States of America, North America | [click for Unforgiven '03 results]
Triple H beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Goldberg and Kane
12/14/2003 - Orlando, Florida, United States of America, North America | [click for Armageddon '03 results]
Chris Benoit beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H and Shawn Michaels
03/14/2004 - New York City, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania XX results]
Randy Orton beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Benoit
08/15/2004 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada, North America | [click for SummerSlam '04 results]
Triple H beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton
09/12/2004 - Portland, Orego, United States of America, North America | [click for Unforgiven '04 results]
Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) beat Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit, Batista, and Edge
01/09/2005 - San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America, North America | [click for New Year's Revolution '05 results]
Batista beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H (w/ Ric Flair)
04/03/2005 - Los Angeles, California, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania 21 results]
Rey Mysterio beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle and Randy Orton
04/02/2006 - Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania 22 results]
Booker T beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio
07/23/2006 - Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America, North America | [click for The Great American Bash '06 results]
Batista beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell)
11/26/2006 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, North America | [click for Survivor Series '06 results]
The Undertaker beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Batista
04/01/2007 - Detroit, Michigan, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania 23 results]
Batista beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion The Great Khali and Rey Mysterio
09/16/2007 - Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, North America | [click for Unforgiven '07 results]
Edge beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Batista and The Undertaker
12/16/2007 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, North America | [click for Armageddon '07 results]
The Undertaker beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Edge
03/30/2008 - Orlando, Florida, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania XXIV results]
Edge beat The Undertaker
06/01/2008 - San Diego, California, United States of America, North America | [click for One Night Stand '08 results]
Ted DiBiase, Jr. & WWE World Tag Team Champion Cody Rhodes beat WWE World Tag Team Champion Hardcore Holly
06/29/2008 - Dallas, Texas, United States of America, North America | [click for Night of Champions '08 results]
The championship is declared vacant when CM Punk is injured and unable to defend the championship
09/07/2008 - Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, North America
Chris Jericho beat Batista, Kane, John Bradshaw Layfield, and Rey Mysterio
09/07/2008 - Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, North America | [click for Unforgiven '08 results]
Batista beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho
10/26/2008 - Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America, North America | [click for Cyber Sunday '08 results]
John Cena beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho
11/23/2008 - Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, North America | [click for Survivor Series '08 results]
Edge beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena, Kane, Mike Knox, Rey Mysterio, and Chris Jericho
02/15/2009 - Seattle, Washington, United States of America, North America | [click for No Way Out '09 results]
John Cena beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Edge and The Big Show
04/05/2009 - Houston, Texas, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania XXV results]
Edge beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena
04/26/2009 - Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, North America | [click for Backlash '09 results]
Jeff Hardy beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Edge
06/07/2009 - New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America, North America | [click for Extreme Rules '09 results]
CM Punk beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy
06/07/2009 - New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America, North America | [click for Extreme Rules '09 results]
Jeff Hardy beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk
07/26/2009 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, North America | [click for Night of Champions '09 results]
CM Punk beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy
08/23/2009 - Los Angeles, California, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '09 results]
The Undertaker beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk
10/04/2009 - Newark, New Jersey, United States of America, North America | [click for Hell in a Cell '09 results]
Chris Jericho beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion The Undertaker, Rey Mysterio, R-Truth, John Morrison, and CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Serena)
02/21/2010 - St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, North America | [click for Elimination Chamber '10 results]
Rey Mysterio beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger, The Big Show, and CM Punk
06/20/2010 - Uniondale, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for Fatal 4-Way results]
Kane beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio
07/18/2010 - Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, North America | [click for Money in the Bank '10 results]
Edge beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Kane, Rey Mysterio, and Alberto Del Rio
12/19/2010 - Houston, Texas, United States of America, North America | [click for TLC: Tables, Ladders, Chairs '10 results]
Christian beat Alberto Del Rio
04/03/2011 - Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania XXVII results]
Christian beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton
07/17/2011 - Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, North America | [click for Money in the Bank '11 results]
Randy Orton beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Christian
08/14/2011 - Los Angeles, California, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '11 results]
Mark Henry beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton
09/18/2011 - Buffalo, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for Night of Champions '11 results]
The Big Show beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry
12/18/2011 - Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, North America | [click for TLC: Tables, Ladders, Chairs '11 results]
Daniel Bryan beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion The Big Show
12/18/2011 - Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, North America | [click for TLC: Tables, Ladders, Chairs '11 results]
Sheamus beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ AJ Lee)
04/01/2012 - Miami, Florida, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania XXVIII results]
The Big Show beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus
10/28/2012 - Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, North America
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