The WWE Championship is considered to be the single most prestigious championship in all of pro wrestling. While many have debated this, calling other titles such as the IWGP World title more prestigious, the reality is that no championship in pro wrestling gets as much recognition as the WWE Championship.
It’s the biggest prize in the entire industry and every superstar who gets into the business does it with the hope of someday becoming WWE Champion. However, amidst all the reigns, there have been many important ones – ones that helped the company stay afloat, one that helped in the ratings war and more. However, we look at five specific first-time championship reigns – reigns that were some of the most pivotal ones in the company’s history.
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