List of Former Championships in WWE - Defunct Championships

Defunct Championships

# Championship Date of entry First champion(s)
Date retired Final champion(s)
Notes
01 !1 WWF United States Tag Team Championship 02 !1958 Don Curtis and Mark Lewin 01 !July 29, 1967 Arion, SpirosSpiros Arion and Bruno Sammartino The title was retired without a formal announcement.
02 !2 WWWF United States Championship 04 !1963 Pedro Morales 02 !February 1976 Brazil, BoboBobo Brazil The title was retired without a formal announcement.
03 !3 WWF North American Heavyweight Championship 10 !March 1979 "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase 03 !March 20, 1981 Seiji Sakaguchi The title was retired without a formal announcement.
04 !4 WWF International Heavyweight Championship 03 !1959 Antonino Rocca 04 !July 23, 1984 Akira Maeda The title was retired without a formal announcement.
05 !5 WWF Junior Heavyweight Championship 05 !1967 Johnny De Fazio 05 !October 31, 1985 The Cobra The title was retired after NJPW and the WWF ended their partnership.
06 !6 WWF International Tag Team Championship 06 !June 1969 Toru Tanaka and Mitsu Arakwa
06 !October 31, 1985 Tatsumi Fujinami and Kengo Kimura The title was retired after NJPW and the WWF ended their partnership.
07 !7 WWF Canadian Championship 11 !August 18, 1985 Dino Bravo 07 !January 22, 1986 Dino Bravo Bravo was the only champion as a result of the WWF abandoning the title without a formal announcement.
08 !8 WWF Women's Tag Team Championship 07 !1970 Velvet McIntyre and Princess Victoria 08 !1989 Leilani Kai and Judy Martin
The title was abandoned by the WWF without a formal announcement.
09 !9 WWF World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship 09 !December 18, 1978 Antonio Inoki 09 !1989 The Great Muta The title was retired after NJPW and the WWF ended their partnership.
10 !10 WWF Intercontinental Tag Team Championship 13 !July 1991 Perro Aguayo and Gran Hamada 10 !1991 Perro Aguayo and Gran Hamada Aguayo and Hamada were the only champions as a result of the WWF retiring the title without a formal announcement.
11 !11 WCW World Tag Team Championship 17 !March 23, 2001 Sean O' Haire and Chuck Palumbo 11 !November 18, 2001 Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley
The title was retired after it was unified with the WWF Tag Team Championship.
12 !12 WWF Light Heavyweight Championship 15 !December 7, 1997 Taka Michinoku 12 !November 30, 2001 X-Pac The title was replaced with the WCW Cruiserweight Championship without a formal announcement.
13 !13 WCW World Heavyweight Championship 18 !March 23, 2001 Booker T 13 !December 9, 2001 Chris Jericho The title was retired after it was unified with the WWF Championship.
14 !14 WWE European Championship 14 !February 26, 1997 The British Bulldog 14 !July 22, 2002 Rob Van Dam The title was retired after it was unified with the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
15 !15 WWE Hardcore Championship 16 !November 2, 1998 Mankind 15 !August 26, 2002 Rob Van Dam The title was retired after it was unified with the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
16 !16 WWE Cruiserweight Championship 19 !March 23, 2001 Shane Helms 16 !March 4, 2008 Hornswoggle The title was retired without a formal announcement by WWE.
17 !17 ECW World Heavyweight Championship 20 !June 13, 2006 Rob Van Dam 17 !February 16, 2010 Ezekiel Jackson The title was retired on the final episode of ECW with the closure of WWE's ECW brand.
18 !18 World Tag Team Championship 08 !June 3, 1971 Luke Graham and Tarzan Tyler 18 !August 16, 2010 David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd
The title was retired in favor of the WWE Tag Team Championship after the consolidation of the unification of both titles from April 2010.
19 !19 WWE Women's Championship 01 !September 18, 1956 The Fabulous Moolah 19 !September 19, 2010 Layla The title was retired in favor of the WWE Divas Championship after the consolidation of the unification of both titles on September 19, 2010.
20 !20 Million Dollar Championship 12 !February 15, 1989 "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase 20 !November 15, 2010 Ted DiBiase, Jr. Ted DiBiase (Sr.) created the title, although it was never officially sanctioned by WWF/WWE. Ted DiBiase, Jr. abandoned the title after it was stolen by Goldust on October 4 and Aksana on November 8. The title was returned to the Million Dollar Man and retired without a formal announcement.

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