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WWE Universal Championship

When the WWE Championship became exclusive to SmackDown LIVE following the WWE Brand Extension, Stephanie McMahon and Mick Foley created the Universal Championship as the flagship title of Monday Night Raw.


WWE Universal Championship was established on July 25 2016 in the honor of WWE Universe. It is a World Heavyweight Championship created by WWE. It has headlined many WWE PPV events since then namely including SummerSlam in 2017 and 2018, and WrestleMania 34 which are one of the "Big 4" WWE Pay per view events.


  1. WWE Universal Championship in Wrestlemania 35
  2. WWE Universal Championship Holder Overtime



WWE Universal Championship


WWE Universal Championship in Wrestlemania 35


This year it was one of the main events in Wrestlemania 35 held on 7th April 2019. This year Seth Rollins took on the current champion Brock Lesnar for the WWE Universal Championship title in opening match of WrestleMania 35 & won.


WWE Universal Championship Holder Overtime


ChampionDate Of ReignReign
Finn BálorAUG 21, 2016 - AUG 22, 2016<1 Day
Kevin OwensAUG 29, 2016 - MAR 5, 2017188 Days
GoldbergMAR 5, 2017 - APR 2, 201727 Days
Brock LesnarAPR 2, 2017 - AUG 19, 2018503 Days
Roman ReignsAUG 19, 2018 - OCT 22, 201863 Days
Brock LesnarNOV 2, 2018 - APR 07, 2019156 Days
Seth RollinsApr 7 2019 - July 14, 201998 days
Brock LesnarJuly 14, 2019 - AUG 11, 201927
Seth RollinsAUG 11, 2019- PRESENT1+


Brock Lesnar has been the longest holder of this prestigious Universal Championship Belt with 503 Days at a time and in total of 659 Days before Seth Rollins defeated him in WrestleMania 35 opening match.


Current Champion - Seth Rollins


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