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Ranking Every World Heavyweight Champion in WWE History

Posted by Scott Campbell On November - 3 - 2012

Following the brand extension in May 2002, WWE Undisputed Champion Brock Lesnar signed an exclusive contract with Smackdown, leaving Raw without a recognized world title.

This led to Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff bringing back the decomissioned WCW World Championship and he awarded it to Triple H on Sept. 2, 2002.

Now known as the World Heavyweight Championship, the belt became the premier world championship, due to its association with the company's flagship television show.

After WWE Champion John Cena was transferred to Raw in 2005, the World Heavyweight Championship moved to Smackdown, and is now regarded as the company's secondary world title.

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