With a half of a century of tradition associated with it, the WWE Women's Championship is the pinnacle of female wrestling. The championship's first titleholder, Fabulous Moolah, is also considered the most successful, as her first reign lasted nearly three decades. Since that original title's inception, Lita, Trish Stratus and many other great names have enjoyed reigns atop the women's division. Michelle McCool unified the Divas Championship and the Women's Championship at Night of Champions on Sept. 19, 2010, when she defeated Melina with the help of Layla to become the first-ever Unified Divas Champion.

Championship Holders over time

2010 - Present
Championship Holders
5
Longest Reign

216 days

(reign began in previous decade)

Shortest Reign

18 days

ChampionDate of Reign | Time Held

Layla

May 14, 2010 - Sep 19, 2010

127 days

Beth Phoenix

Apr 25, 2010 - May 14, 2010

18 days

Michelle McCool

Feb 26, 2010 - Apr 25, 2010

57 days

Mickie James

Jan 31, 2010 - Feb 26, 2010

25 days

Michelle McCool

Jun 28, 2009 - Jan 31, 2010

216 days

(reign began in previous decade)

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2000 - 2009
Championship Holders
35
Longest Reign

447 days

Shortest Reign

<1 day

ChampionDate of Reign | Time Held

Michelle McCool

Jun 28, 2009 - Jan 31, 2010

216 days

(reign ends in next decade)

Melina

Jan 25, 2009 - Jun 28, 2009

153 days

Beth Phoenix

Aug 17, 2008 - Jan 25, 2009

160 days

Mickie James

Apr 14, 2008 - Aug 17, 2008

124 days

Beth Phoenix

Oct 7, 2007 - Apr 14, 2008

189 days

Candice

Jun 24, 2007 - Oct 7, 2007

104 days

Melina

Apr 24, 2007 - Jun 24, 2007

60 days

Mickie James

Apr 24, 2007

<1 day

Melina

Feb 19, 2007 - Apr 24, 2007

63 days

Mickie James

Nov 26, 2006 - Feb 19, 2007

84 days

Lita

Nov 5, 2006 - Nov 26, 2006

20 days

Trish Stratus

Sep 17, 2006 - Sep 18, 2006

<1 day

Lita

Aug 14, 2006 - Sep 17, 2006

33 days

Mickie James

Apr 2, 2006 - Aug 14, 2006

133 days

Trish Stratus

Jan 9, 2005 - Apr 2, 2006

447 days

Lita

Dec 6, 2004 - Jan 9, 2005

33 days

Trish Stratus

Jun 13, 2004 - Dec 6, 2004

175 days

Victoria

Feb 23, 2004 - Jun 13, 2004

110 days

Molly Holly

Jul 28, 2003 - Feb 23, 2004

209 days

Gail Kim

Jun 30, 2003 - Jul 28, 2003

27 days

Jazz

Apr 27, 2003 - Jun 30, 2003

63 days

Trish Stratus

Mar 30, 2003 - Apr 27, 2003

27 days

Victoria

Nov 17, 2002 - Mar 30, 2003

132 days

Trish Stratus

Sep 22, 2002 - Nov 17, 2002

55 days

Molly Holly

Jun 23, 2002 - Sep 22, 2002

90 days

Trish Stratus

May 13, 2002 - Jun 23, 2002

40 days

Jazz

Feb 4, 2002 - May 13, 2002

97 days

Trish Stratus

Nov 18, 2001 - Feb 4, 2002

77 days

Chyna

Apr 1, 2001 - Nov 18, 2001

231 days

Ivory

Nov 2, 2000 - Apr 1, 2001

149 days

Lita

Aug 21, 2000 - Nov 2, 2000

72 days

Stephanie McMahon

Mar 30, 2000 - Aug 21, 2000

143 days

Jacqueline

Feb 3, 2000 - Mar 28, 2000

53 days

Hervina

Jan 31, 2000 - Feb 3, 2000

2 days

The Kat

Dec 12, 1999 - Jan 31, 2000

49 days

(reign began in previous decade)

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1990 - 1999
Championship Holders
13
Longest Reign

501 days

(reign began in previous decade)

Shortest Reign

7 days

ChampionDate of Reign | Time Held

The Kat

Dec 12, 1999 - Jan 31, 2000

49 days

(reign ends in next decade)

Ivory

Oct 25, 1999 - Dec 12, 1999

47 days

Fabulous Moolah

Oct 17, 1999 - Oct 25, 1999

7 days

Ivory

Jun 14, 1999 - Oct 17, 1999

124 days

Debra

May 10, 1999 - Jun 14, 1999

34 days

Sable

Nov 15, 1998 - May 10, 1999

175 days

Jacqueline

Sep 21, 1998 - Nov 15, 1998

54 days

Alundra Blayze

Oct 23, 1995 - Dec 13, 1995

50 days

Bertha Faye

Aug 27, 1995 - Oct 23, 1995

56 days

Alundra Blayze

Apr 3, 1995 - Aug 27, 1995

145 days

Bull Nakano

Nov 27, 1994 - Apr 3, 1995

126 days

Alundra Blayze

Dec 13, 1993 - Nov 27, 1994

348 days

Rockin' Robin

Oct 7, 1988 - Feb 21, 1990

501 days

(reign began in previous decade)

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1980 - 1989
Championship Holders
9
Longest Reign

10.2k days

(reign began in previous decade)

Shortest Reign

5 days

ChampionDate of Reign | Time Held

Rockin' Robin

Oct 7, 1988 - Feb 21, 1990

501 days

(reign ends in next decade)

Sherri Martel

Jul 24, 1987 - Oct 7, 1988

440 days

Fabulous Moolah

Jul 9, 1986 - Jul 24, 1987

379 days

Velvet McIntyre

Jul 3, 1986 - Jul 9, 1986

5 days

Fabulous Moolah

Nov 25, 1985 - Jul 3, 1986

219 days

Wendi Richter

Mar 31, 1985 - Nov 25, 1985

238 days

Lelani Kai

Feb 18, 1985 - Mar 31, 1985

40 days

Wendi Richter

Jul 23, 1984 - Feb 18, 1985

209 days

Fabulous Moolah

Sep 18, 1956 - Jul 23, 1984

10.2k days

(reign began in previous decade)

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1970 - 1979
Championship Holders
1
Longest Reign

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

Shortest Reign

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

ChampionDate of Reign | Time Held

Fabulous Moolah

Sep 18, 1956 - Jul 23, 1984

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

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1960 - 1969
Championship Holders
1
Longest Reign

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

Shortest Reign

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

ChampionDate of Reign | Time Held

Fabulous Moolah

Sep 18, 1956 - Jul 23, 1984

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

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1950 - 1959
Championship Holders
1
Longest Reign

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

Shortest Reign

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

ChampionDate of Reign | Time Held

Fabulous Moolah

Sep 18, 1956 - Jul 23, 1984

10.2k days

(reign ends in next decade)

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