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WWE NXT Championship

With a lineage that already includes elite WWE Superstars like Big E and Seth Rollins, the NXT Championship has quickly established itself as not only a major title, but a gateway to bigger things for the breakout competitors of NXT. Want to see the future of sports-entertainment? Keep an eye on this championship.


Samoa Joe is the reigning WWE NXT Champion. .


  1. List of NXT Champions


Samoa Joe NXT Champion


Current NXT Champion: Samoa Joe


List of NXT Champions


ChampionDateDays recog.
Seth RollinsJuly 26, 2012133
Big EDecember 6, 2012153
Bo DallasMay 23, 2013260
NevilleFebruary 27, 2014286
Sami ZaynDecember 11, 201462
Kevin OwensFebruary 11, 2015142
Finn BálorJuly 4, 2015292
Samoa JoeApril 21, 2016121
Shinsuke NakamuraAugust 20, 201691
Samoa JoeNovember 19, 201613
Shinsuke NakamuraDecember 3, 201656
Robert RoodeJanuary 28, 2017202
Drew McIntyreAugust 19, 201791
AndradeNovember 18, 2017139
Aleister BlackApril 7, 2018108
Tommaso CiampaJuly 18, 2018237
Johnny GarganoApril 5, 201956
Adam ColeJune 1, 2019403
Keith LeeJuly 8, 202044
Karrion KrossAugust 22, 20204
VacatedAugust 26, 2020-
Finn BálorSeptember 8, 2020212
Karrion KrossApril 8, 2021136
Samoa JoeAugust 22, 20211+


*updated on August 22nd, 2021

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WWE NXT: September 21 episode viewership revealed as Tommaso Ciampa ushers in a new era

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WWE NXT - Best and Worst - WCW legend's son impresses, Problem with title change

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Who is Von Wagner, the latest entrant in NXT?

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Who is NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa's wife?

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WWE NXT 2.0 premiere: September 14 episode viewership revealed as the black and gold brand gets revamped

WWE NXT 2.0 premiere: September 14 episode viewership revealed as the black and gold brand gets revamped

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What happened after NXT 2.0 went off the air

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WWE NXT 2.0 Premiere – Best and Worst – Current RAW star appears, too many debuts, segment of the year?

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NXT 2.0 Results: New Champion crowned; Former RAW Superstar gets a makeover

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Major update on Pete Dunne's WWE contract status - Reports

Major update on Pete Dunne's WWE contract status - Reports

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Backstage News on Samoa Joe's injury - Reports

Backstage News on Samoa Joe's injury - Reports

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JUST IN: WWE makes huge announcement regarding NXT Championship 

JUST IN: WWE makes huge announcement regarding NXT Championship 

Samoa Joe was reportedly set to appear on RAW - Reports
Samoa Joe was reportedly set to appear on RAW - Reports

Samoa Joe was reportedly set to appear on RAW - Reports

Samoa Joe relinquishes the WWE NXT Championship
Samoa Joe relinquishes the WWE NXT Championship

Samoa Joe relinquishes the WWE NXT Championship

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Jeff Hardy says his feud with RAW Superstar is not over yet

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Samoa Joe's first challenger to be determined on next week's NXT

Samoa Joe's first challenger to be determined on next week's NXT

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"There are no dream matches, it's all reality"- Samoa Joe lists down the opponents he wants to face

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