A couple of weeks ago on RAW, Kevin Owens won the WWE Universal Championship. After putting on phenomenal matches, and traveling around the world for nearly a decade and a half, Kevin Owens realized his dream of holding a major championship in WWE.
With the WWE Universe chanting “You deserve it”, Kevin stood in the middle of the ring, soaking the adulation and living in the moment. However, Owens wasn’t the first deserving superstar, who waited for years before winning a world title in WWE.
Today, we take a look at five such stars who were journeymen, working their way to the top before winning the richest prize in the business.