How many times did Sting win the WCW championship?

How many times did Sting win the WCW championship?

Dubbed “The Franchise of WCW”, he held a total of 14 championships in the promotion – including the WCW World Heavyweight Championship on six occasions, the WCW International World Heavyweight Championship on two occasions, and the NWA World Heavyweight Championship on one occasion – and made more pay-per-view (PPV) …

What titles has Sting won?

Eventually, Sting defeated Flair for the NWA Title, and would later add six WCW World Titles, three WCW Tag Team Championships, two WCW International World Titles and two United States Championships to his resume throughout his career.

Was Rick Rude a WCW world champion?

Rick Rude’s three title reigns comprise the longest total time as champion with 202 cumulative days. Hiroshi Hase is the champion with the shortest reign of eight days; Rude holds the longest individual reign of 178 days….Combined reigns.

Rank 1
Wrestler Rick Rude
No. of reigns 3
Combined days 202

When did Sting win the WCW title?

August 1991
In August 1991, Sting defeated Steve Austin to win a tournament for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship . At Starrcade ’91 Sting went on to win the first ever Battlebowl in which he received a Battlebowl championship ring.

Who held the WCW title the longest?

Hulk Hogan
The longest reigning champion was Hulk Hogan, who held the title for 469 days, which is the only reign to exceed one year (365 days).

Who did Ron Simmons beat to win his first WCW title?

In WCW, Simmons was a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion; as the first African American to win the title, he is recognized by WWE as the first black world champion in professional wrestling history….

Ron Simmons
Debut 1986
Retired 2010
Football career
Position: Defensive tackle

How old is wrestler Rick Steiner?

60 years (March 9, 1961)
Rick Steiner/Age

How did the Rock win the WCW championship?

At SummerSlam, The Rock defeated Booker T to win the WCW Championship.

Who was the last WCW champion?

Ric Flair was the first holder of the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, with Chris Jericho being the last.

When did Sting win his first World Championship?

Sting’s first world championship reign ended January 11, 1991, when Flair defeated him in a rematch from Starrcade. In the same month, WCW seceded from the National Wrestling Alliance, in the process recognizing a WCW World Heavyweight Championship and a WCW World Tag Team Championship.

Who is the current world heavyweight champion of WCW?

A new WCW World Heavyweight Championship belt was created and awarded to Luger. Due to injury, Sting was unable to have a rematch with Vader, so a raffle was done to take Sting’s place as the number one contender.

When did Sting join the World Wrestling Federation?

Although WWF had purchased WCW, Sting did not sign with them at that time. Sting’s 14-year association with WCW and its predecessor, Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP), began in 1987. He quickly rose to main event status and has been described as the WCW counterpart to the WWF’s Hulk Hogan.

When did World Championship Wrestling become the WWE?

In March 2001, the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) purchased the assets of World Championship Wrestling. Soon after, “The Invasion” took place and four of WCW’s championships were defended on WWF programming including the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, which became known as the “WCW Championship”.