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WCW United States Title

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# Wrestler Name Event Location Date Notes
50 Edge WWF RAW Boston, MA 12/Nov/01 Edge defeats WWF Intercontinental Champion Test at Survivor Series on November 18th to unify both titles.
49 Kurt Angle WWF RAW Kansas City, MO 22/Oct/01
48 Rhino WWF Unforgiven Pittsburgh, PA 23/Sep/01
47 Tajiri WWF RAW IS WAR San Antonio, TX 10/Sep/01
46 Chris Kanyon WWF SmackDown! Pittsburgh, PA 24/Jul/01 Kanyon was awarded the WCW United States Title by Booker T and Stephanie McMahon.
45 Booker T WCW Greed Jacksonville, FL 18/Mar/01 Booker T also wins the WCW World Heavyweight Championship on March 26, 2001. Also at this time, WCW is bought out by the WWF.
44 Rick Steiner WCW Monday Nitro Tupelo, MS 05/Feb/01
43 Shane Douglas WCW Sin Indianapolis, IN 14/Jan/01 This was a first blood chain match.
42 Gen. Rection WCW Mayhem Milwaukee, WI 26/Nov/00
41 Lance Storm WCW Monday Nitro London, England 13/Nov/00
40 Gen. Rection WCW Halloween Havoc Las Vegas, NV 29/Oct/00 Defeated Lance Storm and Jim Duggan in a handicap match.
39 Lance Storm WCW House Show Lubbock, TX 23/Sep/00
38 Terry Funk WCW House Show Amarillo, TX 22/Sep/00
37 Lance Storm WCW Monday Nitro Auburn Hills, MI 18/Jul/00 After Scott Steiner was forced to vacate the WCW United States championship for using the banned Steiner Recliner, a tournament took place to determine the new champion, which Lance Storm won, last defeating Mike Awesome in the tournament final. Storm unofficially renamed the championship the "WCW Canadian Heavyweight Championship".
36 Scott Steiner WCW Spring Stampede Chicago, IL 16/Apr/00 After Jeff Jarrett was forced to vacate his WCW United States Championship, a tournament took place to determine the new champion, which Scott Steiner won, last defeating Sting in the tournament final.
35 Jeff Jarrett WCW Monday Nitro Columbus, OH 17/Jan/00 Less than 30 days after vacating the title due to injury, WCW Commissioner Kevin Nash awarded Jeff Jarrett the WCW United States Championship on the January 17th edition of Monday Nitro.
34 Jeff Jarrett WCW Monday Nitro Baltimore, MD 20/Dec/99 This was a ladder match.
33 Chris Benoit WCW Monday Nitro Boise, ID 09/Aug/99 Benoit was awarded the WCW United States Championship when Scott Hall suffered a knee injury.
32 David Flair WCW Monday Nitro Atlanta, GA 05/Jul/99 After Ric Flair stripped Scott Steiner of the WCW United States Championship, he awarded it to his son, David Flair.
31 Scott Steiner WCW Spring Stampede Tacoma, WA 11/Apr/99 After Scott Hall had to vacate the WCW United States Championship due to injury, a tournament took place to determine the new champion, which Scott Steiner won, last defeating Booker T in the tournament final.
30 Scott Hall WCW SuperBrawl IX Oakland, CA 21/Feb/99
29 Roddy Piper WCW Monday Nitro Buffalo, NY 08/Feb/99
28 Bret Hart WCW Monday Nitro Chattanooga, TN 30/Nov/98
27 Diamond Dallas Page WCW Monday Nitro Phoenix, AZ 26/Oct/98
26 Lex Luger WCW Monday Nitro Rapid City, SD 20/Aug/98
25 Bret Hart WCW Thunder Fargo, ND 11/Aug/98 Aired August 13th on WCW Thunder.
24 Bret Hart WCW Monday Nitro Salt Lake City, UT 20/Jul/98 After Goldberg vacated the WCW United States Championship when he won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, Bret Hart faced Diamond Dallas Page on the July 20th edition of Monday Night Nitro for the title, where Bret Hart won.
23 Goldberg WCW Monday Nitro Colorado Springs, CO 20/Apr/98
22 Raven WCW Spring Stampede Denver, CO 19/Apr/98
21 Diamond Dallas Page WCW Starrcade Washington, D.C. 28/Dec/97
20 Curt Hennig WCW Monday Nitro Charlotte, NC 15/Sep/97
19 Steve McMichael WCW Clash of the Champions XXXV Nashville, TN 21/Aug/97
18 Jeff Jarrett WCW Monday Nitro Boston, MA 09/Jun/97
17 Dean Malenko WCW Uncensored Charleston, SC 16/Mar/97
16 Eddie Guerrero WCW Starrcade Nashville, TN 29/Dec/96 After Ric Flair had to vacate the WCW United States Championship due to shoulder injury, a tournament was held to determine a new champion, which Eddie Guerrero won, last defeating Diamond Dallas Page.
15 Ric Flair WCW Bash at the Beach Daytona Beach, FL 07/Jul/96
14 Konnan WCW Monday Nitro Canton, OH 29/Jan/96
13 One Man Gang WCW Starrcade Nashville, TN 27/Dec/95
12 Kensuke Sasaki NJPW Tokyo, Japan 13/Nov/95
11 Sting WCW The Great American Bash Dayton, OH 18/Jun/95 After Vader was stripped of his WCW United States Championship by Nick Bockwinkel, a tournament was held to determine the new WCW United States Champion. Sting won the tournament, defeating Meng in the finals, to become the new WCW United States Champion.
10 Vader WCW Starrcade Nashville, TN 27/Dec/94
9 Jim Duggan WCW Fall Brawl Roanoke, VA 18/Sep/94 After Austin was awarded his championship at Fall Brawl, he had to defend it against "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, who defeated him in 27 seconds and became the new WCW United States Champion.
8 Steve Austin WCW Fall Brawl Roanoke, VA 18/Sep/94 Ricky Steamboat suffered a career-ending back injury, so the match between him and Steve Austin at Fall Brawl never took place, and Steve Austin was rewarded the title.
7 Ricky Steamboat WCW Clash of the Champions XXVIII Cedar Rapids, IA 24/Aug/94
6 Steve Austin WCW Starrcade Charlotte, NC 27/Dec/93 A 2 out of 3 falls match where Austin won 2-0
5 Black Reign WCW Monday Nitro Atlanta, GA 30/Aug/93 Rick Rude challenged Dustin Rhodes for his title, but when both superstars shoulders were down for the three count, the title became vacant. They had a rematch on the August 30th edition of Nitro, where Dustin was the victor and once again became the WCW United States Championship. Later in September of that year, the NWA started recognizing its own United States Champion, while Dustin was still recognized as the WCW United States Champion.
4 Black Reign WCW Saturday Night Atlanta, GA 11/Jan/93 Dustin was supposed to face Ricky Steamboat in a match that would determine to #1 contender for Rick Rude's WCW United States Championship, but when Rick Rude failed to defend the championship within the required time period, the title was vacated and Dustin, who won the match, was awarded the title.
3 Rick Rude WCW Clash of the Champions XVII Savannah, GA 19/Nov/91
2 Sting Atlanta, GA 25/Aug/91 After Lex Luger had to vacate the WCW United States Championship when he won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, A tournament held to determine the new WCW United States Championship, which Sting won, last defeating Steve Austin
1 Lex Luger WCW Starrcade St. Louis, MO 16/Dec/90 Lex Luger defeated Steve Hansen in a Texas Bullrope match at Starrcade 1990 by touching all four turnbuckles, becoming the last NWA United States Champion and becoming the first WCW United States Champion.