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5 facts about the WWE Universal Championship

The championship is hardly two years old but has gained more popularity than several other belts in the industry.

Top 5 / Top 10 13 Feb 2018, 19:39 IST
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The WWE Universal Championship
The WWE Universal Championship

The Universal Championship is one of the prestigious titles, WWE has in its possession and has a lot of stories revolving around it. The belt at present is held by Brock Lesnar and has observed loads of feuds and various competitions among the wrestlers to own this title. The championship is hardly two years old but has gained more popularity than several other belts in the industry.

However, just like any other championship in WWE, the Universal Championship has a lot of history, undisclosed facts, rivalries and several controversies which the fans often remain unaware of. In this article, we present you five such existing truths about the Universal Championship, which you may not have come across with.

So, here is the list of five points on the title.

#5 It is a World Heavyweight Championship on RAW

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Brock Lesnar with the Universal Championship and along with Paul Heyman

The management along with the creative team of WWE has made it amply clear to the WWE universe, that the Universal Champion will be of the highest priority on Monday night RAW. It has been designated the stature of World Championship and is the sole world championship in RAW. The title was created because a situation arose when SmackDown had the WWE Championship as its world Championship but RAW had none.

Though just two years old, the title has gained more popularity and has been in more focus than the WWE Championship. In fact, the RAW tag team Championship and the Intercontinental Championship are nowhere close to the Universal Championship when ratings or popularity is taken into account. Since it enjoys the status of a world championship it has headlined several pay-per-views and main events and thus outsmarts any other championship in the WWE today.

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