All Elite Wrestling Champions: A complete list of every title holder in AEW
Who is the current AEW Champion? Well, in AEW, one man holds the biggest gold belt, but there are also six more titles established as All Elite.
Below, Digital Spy rounds up every single title-holder in AEW right now. That includes all the gold defended on Dynamite, Rampage, and on all four of AEW's PPVs every year.
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We've also got highlights from the match where it was won, plus whether it was on a pay-per-view or an episode of Dynamite or Rampage.
And we've also included history and facts about each championship.
AEW World Champion – MJF
Since: November 19, 2022
Won: Defeated Jon Moxley at Full Gear.
The short history of the AEW World Championship used to be very simple, until 2021 when injuries and real-life drama caused it to get a little more complicated.
The first-ever AEW World Champion was Chris Jericho, who defeated 'Hangman' Adam Page to become the inaugural champion at All Out on August 31, 2019.
Jericho's reign ended on February 29, 2020, when he was defeated by Jon Moxley at Revolution. Moxley held on to the championship for 277 days before Kenny Omega won the belt at Winter Is Coming in December 2020.
Omega would go on to become AEW's longest-reigning World Champion so far, holding the title for 346 days before he was finally defeated by Page at Full Gear 2021.
At Double or Nothing 2022, CM Punk captured his first championship in AEW when he defeated Page, ending his reign at 197 days.
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But just over a week after his win, Punk announced he was injured and an interim AEW World Champion would be crowned in his absence. Moxley won the Interim Championship tournament at Forbidden Door and reigned for 59 days before Punk returned.
However, when Moxley and Punk clashed to unify the belts, it was Moxley who came out victorious, defeating the returning Punk in minutes. But it was a different story when the pair met 11 days later at All Out and the PPV ended with Punk once again holding the gold.
But after some real-life drama following All Out and an injury, the AEW World Championship was vacant again – and it was Moxley who won the championship for the third time at Dynamite Grand Slam, after defeating Bryan Danielson in the tournament finals.
Moxley's third reign lasted 59 days before he was defeated by MJF at Full Gear.
AEW Women's World Champion – Jamie Hayter
Since: November 19, 2022
Won: Defeated Toni Storm at Full Gear to win the interim championship.
AEW crowned its first Women's Champion on the very first episode of Dynamite (October 2, 2019) when Riho defeated Nyla Rose.
Nyla would then defeat Riho for the title on the February 12, 2020 edition of Dynamite, ending Riho's reign at 101 days.
AEW's longest-reigning Women's Champion so far is Hikaru Shida, who beat Rose for the title at Double or Nothing on May 23, 2020 and went on to hold it for 372 days, before losing to Britt Baker.
Britt's reign ended at 290 days when she was finally vanquished by Thunder Rosa in a Steel Cage match at St Patrick's Day Slam 2022.
Ahead of All Out 2022 Thunder Rosa announced she was suffering from a back injury and would be unable to defend the Women's Championship at the event.
AEW then announced that a four-way match would be held between Toni Storm, Britt Baker, Jamie Hayter, and Hikaru Shida at All Out to crown an Interim Women's Champion.
The match was won by Storm who held the championship until Full Gear where she was defeated by Hayter. Storm's interim reign was then retroactively made an official reign after Rosa officially forfeited the lineal championship.
AEW TNT Champion – Powerhouse Hobbs
Since: March 8, 2023
Won: Defeated Wardlow on Dynamite
The AEW TNT Championship was introduced on March 30, 2020 – with the first winner, Cody Rhodes, crowned after he won the TNT Championship Tournament.
The title was presented to Cody by Mike Tyson, following his victory over Lance Archer at Double or Nothing 2020.
Mr Brodie Lee was the second TNT Champion, and the red-strapped belt he held was retired following his passing in December 2020. The belt was given to his son Brodie Lee Jr on the special 'Brodie Lee Celebration of Life' edition of Dynamite.
The longest-reigning TNT Champion is Darby Allin, who held the title for 186 days before losing to Miro in May 2021.
In December 2021, Cody Rhodes became the first-ever three-time TNT Champion when he defeated Sammy Guevara on Dynamite Holiday Bash.
Sammy then regained the title at Dynamite: Beach Break, after previously becoming Interim TNT Champion when Cody was unable to defend the title during Battle of the Belts on January 8, 2022.
Sammy's second TNT title reign came to an end on March 9 when he was defeated by Scorpio Sky. But just over a month later he became a three-time champion when he defeated Sky at Battle of the Belts II.
However, Sammy's third reign didn't last long, as Sky would regain the title weeks later in a ladder match on Dynamite.
After a 70-day reign, Sky lost the belt to Wardlow in a street fight on Dynamite. Wardlow went on to hold the title for 136 days before losing it in a three-way match at Full Gear in November when Samoa Joe submitted Powerhouse Hobbs.
Joe would lose the title to former champion Darby in January but he'd quickly regain the belt less than a month later.
At Revolution in March, Wardlow won the championship from Joe – but his reign would also be short-lived, with Hobbs defeating him just days later on Dynamite.
AEW TBS Champion – Jade Cargill
Since: January 5, 2022
Won: Defeated Ruby Soho in the TBS Championship tournament final on Dynamite
On October 6, 2021, AEW announced that it would be introducing a new women's singles title – the TBS Championship.
The first TBS Champion was determined by a 12-woman, single-elimination tournament which began on the October 23 episode of Dynamite.
The tournament final took place on the January 5, 2022 episode of Dynamite which was the show's debut on its new home of TBS.
In the final, the undefeated Jade Cargill beat Ruby Soho to become the inaugural TBS Champion.
AEW World Tag Team Champions – FTR
Since: April 5, 2022
Won: Defeated The Gunns on Dynamite
AEW's first tag team champions were SoCal Uncensored (Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky) who defeated the Lucha Bros on the October 30, 2019 edition of Dynamite in the finals of the championship tournament.
The titles then changed hands (on a boat!) when Kenny Omega and Hangman Page defeated SoCal Uncensored on board Chris Jericho's Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager at Sea, which aired on the January 22, 2020 episode of Dynamite.
The longest-reigning champions are The Young Bucks, who held the titles for 302 days before losing to the Lucha Bros at All Out 2021.
The Young Bucks became AEW's first-ever two-time tag team champions after defeating Jurassic Express at Dynamite: Road Rager in June 2022.
The Bucks had their reign ended after 28 days by the team of Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland, known as Swerve In Our Glory.
The two former WWE Superstars carried the belts throughout the summer before The Acclaimed (Max Caster and Anthony Bowens) ended their reign at Grand Slam.
The Acclaimed were eventually defeated by The Gunns, who would hold the belts for 56 days before losing to FTR in a title versus career match.
AEW World Trios Champions – House of Black
Since: March 5, 2023
Won: Defeated The Elite at Revolution
AEW announced on July 27, 2022 that it was introducing an AEW World Trios Championship, with a tournament taking place to crown the first champions.
The finals of the tournament took place at All Out, with The Young Bucks and Kenny Omega defeating 'Hangman' Adam Page and The Dark Order (Alex Reynolds and John Silver).
However their reign was short-lived as, after the infamous All Out media scrum, the titles were vacated on the following Dynamite.
A match was then set up between Death Triangle (Pac, Penta El Zero M and Rey Fénix) and Best Friends (Chuck Taylor, Trent Beretta, and Orange Cassidy) to win the vacant championship, with Death Triangle emerging victorious.
The Elite eventually recaptured the belts in January 2023 in the final match of their Best of Seven series.
But after a 53-day reign, The Elite were beaten for the championship at Revolution by the House of Black (Malakai Black, Brody King, and Buddy Matthews).
AEW All-Atlantic Champion – Orange Cassidy
Since: October 12, 2022
Won: Defeated Pac on Dynamite.
AEW announced the All-Atlantic Championship on June 8, 2022, with a tournament featuring wrestlers from all around the world.
The All-Atlantic Championship is unique in that it can be defended in other promotions (such as the UK's Revolution Pro Wrestling).
The first champ was Newcastle's own Pac who won the tournament at AEW X NJPW Forbidden Door, defeating Malakai Black, Miro, and Clark Connors in a four-way match.
Pac lost the title during AEW's Canadian debut on Dynamite live from Toronto when he was beaten by Orange Cassidy.
Catch AEW Dynamite live every Thursday at 1am in the UK and Rampage every Saturday at 3am on FITE with an AEW Plus subscription. US customers can also watch both shows on TNT, and in the UK, Dynamite repeats air on ITV4.
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