The WWE Championship : A Look Back at the Rich History of the WWE Championship EPUB
Part of the WWE series
Suddenly its over, and in the center of the ring, one man is victorious. The referee raises his hand, and from somewhere (youre not quite sure where because youre still cheering), the shining symbol of this momentous win appears. With the crowd still roaring, the winner stands alone in the ring and raises the championship belt high over his head. The lights shine off the WWE Championship title belt, and in that instant, the winners life will be changed forever.
For over half a century, Superstars have battled to win the WWE Championship. While the name may have changed, the prestige attached to the championship has exploded. That is due in no small part to the immortals of wrestling who have held this coveted titleBruno Sammartino taking the title from the first holder, Buddy Rogers...the totally unexpected win of Superstar Billy Graham...Hulk Hogans win over the Iron Sheik, who had refused a payoff to injure Hogan...Andre the Giants surrender of the title to Ted DiBiase...the newcomer win of the Undertaker...the commanding wrestling abilities of Bret Hart...Shawn Michaelss win in Montreal...the stunning victories of Stone Cold Steve Austin...the triumph of the Peoples Champion, The Rock...Triple H playing the game...the never-surrender attitude of John Cena.
This is the chronicle of how the title that is now known as the WWE Championship became sports-entertainments most coveted prize.