WWE World Heavyweight Championship - Yokozuna

June 13, 1993 - March 20, 1994

After being embarrassed by Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania IX, Yokozuna challenged the new champion to a match at the 1993 King of the Ring pay-per-view. Just when it looked like Hogan was gaining the upper hand, a crooked photographer leapt onto the apron and shot a fireball from his camera into Hogan's face. Yokozuna then added insult to injury and used Hogan's Leg Drop to finish off the champ.

Yokozuna's impressive reign as WWE Champion lasted more than nine months.


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