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WWE Television Championship
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Details
Champion Deactivated
Date won September 26, 2010
Federation WWE The E-Fed
Brand Smackdown
Date created 2009
Also known as WWE Hardcore Championship
WWE X-Division Championship
Statistics
First champion Montel Vontavious Porter
Most reigns 8 Superstars (1 reign)
Defenses
Longest reign Christian (140 days)
Shortest reign 3 Superstars (7 days)

The WWE Television Championship was the third-tier championship title in WWE The E-Fed on Saturday Night Smackdown; the second brand of the company. The first champion was MVP who won an open match at Survivor Series 2009 to become the inaugural champion. The final champion was Jack Swagger who defeated Zack Ryder to win the championship at the Bash at the Beach on July 25, 2010. Jack Swagger, Zack Ryder, Christian, Steve Austin, The Miz, Ted DiBiase, Pinkie Sanchez and MVP all share the record for most reigns with one each. Pinkie Sanchez, Ted DiBiase and Steve Austin share the shortest reign with each lasting only 7 days. Christian currently holds the record for longest reign (as an individual) with 140 days.

NamesEdit

Names Dates
WWE X-Division Championship March 2, 2007 – August 17, 2009
WWE Television Championship November 22, 2009 – September 26, 2010
WWE Hardcore Championship September 26, 2010 – February 17, 2011

Title historyEdit

ReignsEdit

# The overall championship reign
Date The date in which the championship was obtained
Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
Venue The event where the championship was obtained
Notes Any additional important information on how the championship changed hands
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign
# Wrestler Name Reign Date Days held Venue Notes
1 MVP 1 November 22, 2009 19 Survivor Series
2 The Miz 1 December 11, 2009 56 Smackdown
3 Steve Austin 1 February 5, 2010 7 Smackdown
4 Christian 1 February 12, 2010 140 Smackdown
5 Ted DiBiase 1 July 2, 2010 7 Smackdown
6 Pinkie Sanchez 1 July 9, 2010 7 Smackdown
7 Zack Ryder 1 July 16, 2010 9 Smackdown
8 Jack Swagger 1 July 25, 2010 63 Bash at the Beach
Retired September 26, 2010 Night of Champions

At Night of Champions, Swagger was defeated by then Hardcore Champion, Desmond Wolfe to unify the Hardcore and Television Championships.

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The man who unified the Hardcore and Television Championships, Desmond Wolfe.

List of combined reignsEdit

Indicates the current champion
<1 Indicates the reign was less than 1 day

As of May 22, 2013

Rank Wrestler # of Reigns Combined Days
1. Christian 1 140
2. Jack Swagger 1 63
3. The Miz 1 56
4. MVP 1 19
5. Zack Ryder 1 9
6. Ted DiBiase 1 7
6. Steve Austin 1 7
6. Pinkie Sanchez 1 7

See alsoEdit