The secret history of phantom title changes

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December 13, 2012

Title changes aren’t uncommon in WWE. Whether they’re on Raw, SmackDown, a pay-per-view or Live Event, there’s always someone there to verify a new champion has been crowned. That’s especially true today, with members of the WWE Universe carrying around smartphones that can tweet, Tout and post to Facebook in an instant.

That hasn’t always been the case, though. Throughout wrestling history, there are rumored to have been many title changes that have been wiped from the history books for one reason or another. Promoters and wrestlers alike have been trying to hide these unexplained changes from prying eyes for decades. But now, whether they like it or not, we’re pulling back the curtains and letting you in on the secret history of wrestling’s biggest prizes.

After doing some digging through WWE’s extensive archives, WWE Classics has pieced together a list of the most mysterious cases of championships allegedly changing hands in sports-entertainment history. (PHOTOS | VIDEO PLAYLIST)

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