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WWE UNIVERSAL HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

August 21, 2016--Present

Compiled by Earl Oliver

1.Finn Balor (Fergal Devitt)
08/21/2016-Brooklyn, NY (Barcley Center)
Finn Balor defeated Seth Rollins to become the inaugural WWE Universal Champion.
WWE SummerSlam PPV

Title Vacant
08/22/2016-Brooklyn, NY (Barcley Center)
Balor surrenders the title due to injuries sustained in the title match he won!

2.Kevin Owens (Kevin Steen)
08/29/2016-Houston, TX
Won the title in a Fatal 4-Way Elimination match against Seth Rawlins, Big Cass, and Roman Reigns after Triple H interfered to help Rawlins eliminate Reigns, then turned on Rawlins to help Owens win the belt. Big Cass had been eliminated earlier in the match by Owens.
Monday Night RAW

3.Goldberg (William Scott Goldberg)
03/05/2017-Milwaukee, WI (Bradley Center)
WWE Fastlane PPV

4.Brock Lesner
04/02/2017-Orlando, FL (Camping World Stadium)
WrestleMania 33

5.Roman Reigns (Leati Joseph Anoai)
08/19/2018-Brooklyn, NY
Roman Reigns becomes the 2nd WWE Wrestler (besides Brock Lesner) to hold both the WWE Title and the Universal Title
WWE SummerSlam 2018

Title Vacant
10/22/2018-Providence, RI
Monday Night RAW
Vacated after Reigns revealed that he has fought leukemia since his childhood, and it had come back. He relinquished the title on the grounds that he couldn't defend it adequately and also fight back against the disease.

6.Brock Lesner [2]
11/02/2018-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Defeated Braun Strowman to win the vacant title.
WWE Crown Jewel PPV

7.Seth Rollins (Colby Lopez)
04/07/2019-East Rutherford, NJ (MetLife Stadium)
WWE WrestleMania 35

8.Brock Lesner [3]
07/14/2019-Philadelphia, PA
Lesner cashed in the Money in the Bank Contract after Rollins and Becky Lynch just finished successfully defendng their Universal and RAW Womens' Titles in a mixed-gender tag team match against Baron Corbin nd Lacy Evans.
WWE Extreme Rules

9.Seth Rollins [2]
08/11/2019-Toronto, Ontario, Canada
WWE SummerSlam

10."The Fiend" Bray Wyatt (Windham Lawrence Rotunda)
10/31/2019-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
This was a Falls Count Anywhere match that could not be stopped for any reason.
The title became exclusive to the SmackDown brand due to Wyatt's status as a SmackDown wrestler.
WWE Crown Jewel

11.Goldberg [2]
02/27/2020-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
WWE Super ShowDown PPV

12.Braun Strowman
04/04/2020-Orlando, FL (WWE Performance Center)
WrestleMania 36

13."The Fiend" Bray Wyatt [2]
08/23/2020-Orlando, FL (WWE Thunderdome)
This was a Falls Count Anywhere match.
WWE SummerSlam PPV

16.Roman Reigns [2]
08/30/2020-Orlando, Fl (WWE Thunderdome)
WWE Payback PPV
This was a three-way No-Holds Barred match with Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman

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