Geeks Talk Wrestling #39: Are WWE Title reigns ruining prestige?

The current booking model has the superstars playing hot potato with the gold more than kindergarten students learning their ABC’s.

After watching the current WWE product for some time now, I noticed my friend and I were constantly discussing title changes. So, I did the research. How often exactly do titles change?

(These are numbers at the date this was written, February 27)

WWE Championship

  • Bray Wyatt – 15 Days (Current)
  • John Cena – 14 Days
  • AJ Styles – 140 Days
  • Dean Ambrose – 84 Days
  • Seth Rollins – 1 Day
  • Roman Reigns – 77 Days

Universal Championship

  • Kevin Owens – 182 Days (Current)
  • Finn Balor – 1 Day

Intercontinental Championship

  • Dean Ambrose – 55 Days (Current)
  • The Miz – 49 Days
  • Dolph Ziggler – 31 Days
  • The Miz – 188 Days
  • Zack Ryder – 1 Day

United States Championship 

  • Chris Jericho – 49 Days (Current)
  • Roman Reigns – 106 Days
  • Rusev – 126 Days
  • Kalisto – 119 Days
  • Alberto Del Rio – 12 Days
  • Kalisto – 1 Day
  • Alberto Del Rio – 78 Days

Smackdown Tag Team Championships

  • American Alpha – 62 Days (Current)
  • Wyatt Family – 23 Days
  • Slater/Rhyno – 84 Days

Raw Tag Team Championships

  • Gallows/Anderson – 29 Days (Current)
  • Cessaro/Sheamus – 42 Days
  • The New Day – 483 Days
  • Prime-Time Players – 70 Days
  • The New Day 49 Days

Smackdown Women’s Championship

  • Alexa Bliss – 6 Days (Current)
  • Naomi – 9 Days
  • Alexa Bliss – 70 Days
  • Becky Lynch – 84 Days

Raw Women’s Championship

  • Bayley – 14 Days (Current)
  • Charlotte – 57 Days
  • Sasha – 20 Days
  • Charlotte – 29 Days
  • Sasha – 27 Days

Cruiserweight Championship

  • Neville – 29 Days (Current)
  • Rich Swann – 61 Days
  • The Brian Kendrick – 30 Days
  • TJ Perkins – 46 Days

NXT Championship

  • Bobby Roode – 30 Days (Current)
  • Nakamura – 56 Days
  • Samoa Joe – 14 Days
  • Nakamura – 91 Days
  • Samoa Joe – 121 Days

NXT Tag Team Championships

  • Authors of Pain – 30 Days (Current)
  • #DIY – 70 Days
  • The Revival – 164 Days
  • American Alpha – 68 Days
  • The Revival – 162 Days

NXT Women’s Championship

  • Asuka – 332 Days (Current)
  • Bayley – 223 Days
  • Sasha – 192 Days
  • Charlotte – 258 Days
  • Paige – 308 Days

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