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In all over the world, Wrestling makes a significant part of the entertainment. People like to watch wrestling, their champions, and championships.

In the world of WWE championships, the universal championship is one of them. The WWE Universal Championship belt has its own design. According to its specifications, this belt design has a fan following and values all of its own. So, keep continuing to explore the features of the WWE universal championship belt.

History Of WWE Universal Championship

Randy Orton united the WWE Championship and World Heavyweight Championship in 2013. It remained the only world title in WWE going forward to other championships. RAW and SmackDown received different rosters in 2016 again. Then, the brand split era returned. After being selected, WWE Champion Dean Ambrose joined SmackDown and took the title with him.

So, a new championship was introduced by Stephaine McMahon and Mick Foley. They were in charge of RAW at the time. The title bears the name WWE Universe. The term is used by WWE to describe its ecosystem of superstars and fans. The title was held by the RAW brand up until 31 October 2019.  "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt won the title at WWE Crown Jewel by defeating Seth Rollins.  Wyatt had previously been selected for SmackDown a few weeks earlier. He brought the title with him. The championship was held by six different WWE superstars on RAW. 

How many WWE universal champions have there been?

There have been eight champions, eight reigns, and two vacancies as of July 24, 2022. The first winner was Finn Bálor. With three reigns, Brock Lesnar owns the most record.

 

Universal Championship Belt

 

With a few modifications, the Universal Championship belt resembles the actual WWE Championship belt. It resembles in terms of appearance. A sizable cutaway of the WWE logo can be seen on the belt's center plate. The words "Universal Champion" are written on the plate's bottom rim. The side plates, center plate, and borders all have diamonds set inside of them. Diamonds are also included inside the logo. Vertical gold bars divide the side plates from the middle plate.

The belt strap was crimson when the title was unique to the RAW brand. The strap was changed to blue after the belt was relocated to SmackDown. The Universal Championship title belt received harsh criticism through its first introduction.. Among other things, the crowd during SummerSlam 2016 in New York, chanted, "This belt sucks."

 

Championship belt design

 

With a few major exceptions, the title belt resembles the WWE Championship in look. It was revealed at SummerSlam. The underline of the WWE symbol is on the middle plate. It is black to make it noticeable. The strap is red to represent its exclusivity to the Raw brand.

The central plate of the championship belt resembles the WWE Championship in design and features. It is a sizable diamond-encrusted cutout of the WWE sign beneath. It is written in small letters, "Universal Champion." The default side plates of the WWE Championship are featured on each side plate. It is situated on the opposite side of the gold divider bars. As with the nameplate feature, the champion's logo may be modified for the side plates.

- Plate Thickness - 2MM & 4MM
- Leather Thickness - 3-4MM
- Real Leather Strap
- Adult Size 50'' Long Leather Strap
- Gold/Dual Plated Plates
- Weight - 2-4Kg
- Tip on  End

Title history

 

Reigns

 

There have been four reigns as of August 8, 2022, and one vacancy. The first champion, Finn Bálor, defeated Seth Rollins at SummerSlam on August 21, 2016. It is because of by pinfall. However, Bálor was forced to relinquish the title because he actually got hurt in the fight.

 As a result, he has the shortest reign—22 hours—while Kevin Owens has the longest—188 days. At 32, Owens is the youngest champion, and at 50, Goldberg is the oldest.In his first reign, Brock Lesnar is the current champion. On April 2, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, he won the championship by defeating Goldberg at WrestleMania 33.

 

Reception

 

The SummerSlam live audience reacted negatively to the physical title. They chanted "This belt sucks," and this opinion was shared online. It was described as "ugly" by CBS Sports' Adam Silverstein.

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