Where Is the WWE World Heavyweight Championship?By Coder| September 27, 2023 Wrestling Blogs The WWE World Heavyweight Championship is one of the most prestigious titles in professional wrestling. It has a rich history and has been held by some of the greatest wrestlers of all time. But where is this iconic championship currently? The Evolution of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Before we delve into its current whereabouts, let’s take a brief look at the evolution of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. The title originated in 1963 as the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship and was later renamed the WWF World Heavyweight Championship. In 2001, after WCW (World Championship Wrestling) was bought by WWF (World Wrestling Federation), the title was unified with WCW’s championship to become the Undisputed WWF Championship. In 2002, following a legal battle with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), WWF rebranded itself as WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment), and thus, the title became known as the WWE Undisputed Championship. It underwent another name change in 2005 when it was renamed simply as the WWE Championship. Then, in 2013, another major change occurred when Randy Orton defeated John Cena to become the first-ever WWE World Heavyweight Champion. This marked a unification of two separate championships – John Cena held the WWE Championship while Randy Orton held the World Heavyweight Championship. The Current Situation Currently, as of [current year], Roman Reigns is holding onto the prestigious WWE Universal Championship which is recognized as one of WWE’s top titles. The Universal Championship was introduced in 2016 and represents Raw’s top prize. After Brock Lesnar defeated Kofi Kingston on October 4th, 2019, at SmackDown’s debut on Fox, he won back his fifth WWE Championship. However, as of now, the WWE World Heavyweight Championship is not an active title in WWE. It’s worth noting that WWE has a history of periodically reintroducing or redesigning championships, so it’s always possible that the WWE World Heavyweight Championship may make a comeback in the future. In Conclusion The WWE World Heavyweight Championship has a storied past and has undergone several transformations throughout its existence. Currently, it is not an active title in WWE. However, with the ever-changing landscape of professional wrestling, there is always a chance that the championship could be reintroduced or revamped in the future. As fans, we eagerly await the next chapter in the legacy of this prestigious title.