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Championship Holders over time

2010 - Present
Championship Holders
11
Longest Reign

293 days

Shortest Reign

14 days

ChampionDate of Reign | Time Held

Shinsuke Nakamura

Dec 3, 2016 - Present

Samoa Joe

Nov 19, 2016 - Dec 3, 2016

14 days

Shinsuke Nakamura

Aug 20, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016

92 days

Samoa Joe

Apr 21, 2016 - Aug 20, 2016

122 days

Finn Bálor

Jul 4, 2015 - Apr 21, 2016

293 days

Kevin Owens

Feb 11, 2015 - Jul 4, 2015

143 days

Sami Zayn

Dec 11, 2014 - Feb 11, 2015

63 days

Adrian Neville

Feb 27, 2014 - Dec 11, 2014

287 days

Bo Dallas

Jun 12, 2013 - Feb 27, 2014

261 days

Big E Langston

Jan 9, 2013 - Jun 12, 2013

154 days

Seth Rollins

Aug 29, 2012 - Jan 9, 2013

134 days

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