The 10 youngest champions in WWE history

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Some competitors in WWE spend their entire careers fighting to achieve greatness, while others find themselves having greatness thrust upon them. And when that latter opportunity comes knocking, the grappler in question must respond, regardless of his or her readiness for the challenge.

That’s what makes bearing witness to the championship success of a young prospect so captivating. A wide-eyed Superstar or Diva receives an unlikely chance to go toe-to-toe with a titleholder and, defying historical precedent and common sense, capitalizes on the opportunity.

In the blink of an eye, anyone — even a precocious teenager — can take down a fighter who underestimates the challenge before them. Who are some of these competitors that seized glory before they were old enough to rent a car? Read on to discover the 10 youngest Superstars and Divas to ever win championship gold in WWE.

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