Championship

WWE Intercontinental Championship

Current Champion

The Miz

Details

Defeated Roman Reigns on Raw 25 on January 22, 2018

Date Established

September 1, 1979
Ricky Steamboat (w/ George Steele) beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth)
03/29/1987 - Pontiac, Michigan, United States of America, North America
[click for photo] | [click for WrestleMania III results]
The Ultimate Warrior beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion The Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart)
08/29/1988 - New York City, New York, United States of America, North America
[click for photo] | [click for SummerSlam '88 results]
Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion The Ultimate Warrior
04/02/1989 - Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America, North America
[click for photo] | [click for WrestleMania V results]
The Ultimate Warrior beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan)
08/28/1989 - East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States of America, North America
[click for photo] | [click for SummerSlam '89 results]
The championship is declared vacant after The Ultimate Warrior wins the WWF World Heavyweight Championship. The championship is ordered to be awarded to the winner of an 8-Man tournament
04/01/1990 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada, North America | [click for WrestleMania VI results]
The Texas Tornado beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Mr. Perfect (w/ Bobby Heenan)
08/27/1990 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '90 results]
Bret Hart beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Mr. Perfect
08/26/1991 - New York City, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '91 results]
Roddy Piper beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion The Mountie
01/19/1992 - Albany, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for Royal Rumble '92 results]
Bret Hart beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Roddy Piper
04/05/1992 - Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania VIII results]
The British Bulldog beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Bret Hart
08/29/1992 - London, England, United Kingdom, Europe | [click for SummerSlam '92 results]
Razor Ramon (w/ Walter Payton) beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight & WWF World Tag Team Champion Diesel (w/ WWF World Tag Team Champion Shawn Michaels)
08/29/1994 - Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '94 results]
Jeff Jarrett (w/ The Roadie) beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Razor Ramon
01/22/1995 - Tampa, Florida, United States of America, North America | [click for Royal Rumble '95 results]
The championship was declared vacant due to a controversial finish. The championship is ordered to be awarded to the winner of a match between Bob Holly and Jeff Jarrett
04/26/1995
Shawn Michaels beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Jeff Jarrett
07/23/1995 - Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, North America | [click for In Your House 2 results]
Dean Douglas is awarded the championship by WWF President Gorilla Monsoon when Shawn Michaels is injured and unable to defend the championship in a scheduled match against Douglas
10/22/1995 - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, North America | [click for In Your House 4 results]
Razor Ramon beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Dean Douglas
10/22/1995 - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, North America | [click for In Your House 4 results]
Goldust (w/ Marlena) beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Razor Ramon
01/21/1996 - Fresno, California, United States of America, North America | [click for Royal Rumble '96 results]
Ahmed Johnson beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Goldust (w/ Marlena)
06/23/1996 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America, North America | [click for King of the Ring '96 results]
Steve Austin beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Owen Hart
08/03/1997 - East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '97 results]
The championship is declared vacant by WWF Commissioner Sgt. Slaughter when Steve Austin is injured and unable to defend the championship. The championship is ordered to be awarded to the winner of an 8-Man tournament
09/08/1997
Owen Hart beat Faarooq
10/05/1997 - St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, North America | [click for In Your House 18 results]
Steve Austin beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Owen Hart (w/ The British Bulldog, Jim Neidhart, Doug Furnas, & Phil LaFon)
11/09/1997 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada, North America | [click for Survivor Series '97 results]
Triple H (w/ Chyna) beat WWF Intercontinental Champion The Rock (w/ Mark Henry)
08/30/1998 - New York City, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '98 results]
The championship is declared vacant by WWF Owner Vince McMahon when Triple H is injured and is unable to defend the championship. The championship is ordered to be awarded to the winner of an 8-Man tournament
10/05/1998
Val Venis (w/ Ryan Shamrock) beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Ken Shamrock
02/14/1999 - Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, North America | [click for In Your House 27 results]
Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Edge
07/25/1999 - Buffalo, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for Fully Loaded '99 results]
Jeff Jarrett beat WWF Intercontinental & WWF European Champion D'Lo Brown (w/ Debra)
08/22/1999 - Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '99 results]
Chyna beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Miss Kitty)
10/17/1999 - Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, North America | [click for No Mercy '99 results]
Chris Jericho beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Chyna (w/ Miss Kitty)
12/12/1999 - Sunrise, Florida, United States of America, North America | [click for Armageddon '99 results]
The championship is declared vacant after a match between Chris Jericho and Chyna ends in a double pinfall
12/28/1999
Chis Jericho and Chyna are named co-champions by WWF Owner Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley
01/03/2000
WWF Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Chyna and Hardcore Holly
01/23/2000 - New York City, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for Royal Rumble '00 results]
WWF European Champion Kurt Angle beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho (w/ Chyna)
02/27/2000 - Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America, North America | [click for No Way Out '00 results]
Chris Benoit beat WWF Intercontinental & WWF European Champion Kurt Angle and Chris Jericho
04/02/2000 - Anaheim, California, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania 2000 results]
Eddie Guerrero & Chyna beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Val Venis & Trish Stratus
08/27/2000 - Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '00 results]
Chris Benoit beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Billy Gunn
12/10/2000 - Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America, North America | [click for Armageddon '00 results]
Chris Jericho beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Chris Benoit
01/21/2001 - New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America, North America | [click for Royal Rumble '01 results]
Kane beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Triple H
05/20/2001 - Sacramento, California, United States of America, North America | [click for Judgment Day '01 results]
Edge beat Lance Storm
08/19/2001 - San Jose, California, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '01 results]
Christian beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Edge
09/23/2001 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, North America | [click for Unforgiven '01 results]
Edge beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Christian
10/21/2001 - St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, North America | [click for No Mercy '01 results]
WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Edge beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Test
11/18/2001 - Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America, North America | [click for Survivor Series '01 results]
William Regal beat Edge
01/20/2002 - Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, North America | [click for Royal Rumble '02 results]
Rob Van Dam beat WWF Intercontinental Champion William Regal
03/17/2002 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada, North America | [click for WrestleMania x8 results]
Eddie Guerrero beat WWF Intercontinental Champion Rob Van Dam
04/21/2002 - Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, North America | [click for Backlash '02 results]
Rob Van Dam beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Chris Benoit
08/25/2002 - Uniondale, New York, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '02 results]
Christian beat Booker T, Goldust, Chris Jericho, Kane, Lance Storm, Test, Rob Van Dam, and Val Venis
05/18/2003 - Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America, North America | [click for Judgment Day '03 results]
Randy Orton (w/ Ric Flair) beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Rob Van Dam
12/14/2003 - Orlando, Florida, United States of America, North America | [click for Armageddon '03 results]
Edge beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Randy Orton
07/11/2004 - Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America, North America | [click for Vengeance '04 results]
The championship is declared vacant by Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff when Edge is injured and unable to defend the championship. The championship is ordered to be awarded to the winner of a Ladder Match between Chris Jericho and Christian
09/06/2004
Chris Jericho beat Christian
09/12/2004 - Portland, Orego, United States of America, North America | [click for Unforgiven '04 results]
Shelton Benjamin beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho
10/19/2004 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America, North America | [click for Taboo Tuesday '04 results]
Ric Flair beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool
09/18/2005 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America, North America | [click for Unforgiven '05 results]
Rob Van Dam beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin
04/30/2006 - Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America, North America | [click for Backlash '06 results]
Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin and Carlito Caribbean Cool
06/25/2006 - Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America, North America | [click for Vengeance '06 results]
Kofi Kingston beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho (w/ Lance Cade)
06/29/2008 - Dallas, Texas, United States of America, North America | [click for Night of Champions '08 results]
Santino Marella is awarded the WWE Intercontinental Championship when he & Beth Phoenix faced WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston & WWE Women's Champion Mickie James in a tag team match in which both championships were on the line and Beth Phoenix pinned Mickie James to win the match for his team
08/17/2008 - Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America, North America | [click for SummerSlam '08 results]
Rey Mysterio beat WWE Intercontinental Champion John Bradshaw Layfield
04/05/2009 - Houston, Texas, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania XXV results]
Chris Jericho beat Rey Mysterio
06/07/2009 - New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America, North America | [click for Extreme Rules '09 results]
Rey Mysterio beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho
06/28/2009 - Sacramento, California, United States of America, North America | [click for The Bash '09 results]
Drew McIntyre beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Drew McIntyre
12/13/2009 - San Antonio, Texas, United States of America, North America | [click for TLC: Tables, Ladders, Chairs '09 results]
Kofi Kingston beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Drew McIntyre
05/23/2010 - Detroit, Michigan, United States of America, North America | [click for Over the Limit '10 results]
Ezekiel Jackson beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett
06/19/2011 - Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, North America | [click for Capitol Punishment results]
The Big Show beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes
04/01/2012 - Miami, Florida, United States of America, North America | [click for WrestleMania XXVIII results]
Cody Rhodes beat WWE Intercontinental Champion The Big Show
04/29/2012 - Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, North America | [click for Extreme Rules '12 results]
Christian beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes
05/20/2012 - Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, North America | [click for Over the Limit '12 results]
Curtis Axel beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett and The Miz
06/16/2013 - Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, North America
[click for photo] | [click for Payback '13 results]