TNA World Heavyweight Championship

ChampionDateLocationEventNotes
Last updated: 10/14/12
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Jeff Hardy (3)10/14/2012Phoeniz, AZBound for Glory--
Austin Aries7/8/2012Orlando, FLDestination X--
Bobby Roode10/26/2011Macon, GAImpact Wrestling--
James Storm10/20/2011Orlando, FLImpact Wrestling--
Kurt Angle (5)8/7/2011Orlando, FLHardcore Justice--
Sting (5)7/11/2011Orlando, FLImpact Wrestling--
Mr. Anderson (2)6/12/2011Orlando, FLSlammiversary--
Sting (4)7/11/2011Orlando, FLTNA iMPACT!--
Jeff Hardy (2)2/13/2011Orlando, FLAgainst All Odds--
Mr. Anderson (1)1/9/2011Orlando, FLGenesis--
Jeff Hardy (1)10/10/2010Daytona Beach, FLBound for Glory• Hardy defeats Kurt Angle and Mr. Anderson in a three-way match after a tournament takes place.
• Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff turn heel in the match, helping Hardy -- who also turned heel -- win the title.
VACATED8/10/2010Orlando, FLTNA iMPACT!• The title is vacated after RVD suffers an "injury" on television.
• In reality, RVD was just taking some time off.
Rob Van Dam4/19/2010Orlando, FLTNA iMPACT!--
AJ Styles (4)9/20/2009Orlando, FLNo Surrender• Styles defeats the champion, Hernandez, Sting, and Matt Morgan in a 5-way bout.
Kurt Angle (4)6/20/2009Auburn Hills, MISlammiversary• Angle defeats the champion, Jeff Jarrett, AJ Styles, and Samoa Joe in a King of the Mountain Match.
Mick Foley4/19/2009Philadelphia, PALockdown--
Sting (3)10/12/2008Hoffman Estates, ILBound for Glory--
Samoa Joe4/13/2008Lowell, MALockdown--
Kurt Angle (3)10/16/2007Orlando, FLTNA iMPACT!--
Sting (2)10/14/2007Atlanta, GABound for Glory--
Kurt Angle (2)6/17/2007Nashville, TNSlammiversary• Angle defeated Chris Harris, AJ Styles, Christian Cage, and Samoa Joe in a King of the Mountain Match.
• Angle is officially recognized as the first TNA World Heavyweight Champion
VACATED5/14/2007Orlando, FLTNA iMPACT!• Angle was stripped of the title due to a double finish at the Sacrifice PPV which involved Sting pinning Christian at the same time that Sting was tapping out.
Kurt Angle (1)5/13/2007Orlando, FLSacrifice• The title was simply referred to as the World Heavyweight Championship at the PPV until he was awarded TNA's own TNA World Championship on the May 17 edition of TNA iMPACT!
• Angle defeated Christian and Sting in a Triple Threat Match at Sacrifice.
Christian Cage (2)1/14/2007Orlando, FLFinal Resolution• Christian won the title in a Triple Threat Match against the champion and Sting.
• TNA and the NWA stopped working together on May 13 during Christian's reign. The company continued to call him the NWA Champion, however.
Abyss11/19/2006Orlando, FLGenesis• Abyss, the first masked star to win the NWA Title, won the match against Sting via DQ. As per the rules of TNA at the time, the title was allowed to switch hands via disqualification.
Sting (1)10/22/2006Plymouth, MIBound for Glory--
Jeff Jarrett (6)6/18/2006Orlando, FLSlammiversary• Jarrett regained the title in a King of the Mountain Match featuring the champion, Sting, Abyss, and Ring Killings.
Christian Cage (1)2/12/2006Orlando, FLAgainst All Odds--
Jeff Jarrett (5)10/25/2005Orlando, FLTNA iMPACT!--
Rhino10/23/2005Orlando, FLBound for Glory• Rhino challenged Jarrett for the title after Jarrett's original scheduled opponent, Kevin Nash, was pulled from the match due to an illness.
Jeff Jarrett (4)9/15/2005Oldcastle, Ontario, CanadaInternational Incident--
Raven6/19/2005Orlando, FLSlammiversary• In this King of the Mountain Match, Raven defeated the champion, Sean Waltman, Monty Brown, and Abyss.
AJ Styles (3)5/15/2005Orlando, FLHard Justice--
Jeff Jarrett (3)6/2/2004Nashville, TNWeekly TNA PPV #97• This match was contested in a King of the Mountain Match.
• Participants in this match included the champion, Jarrett, AJ Styles, Raven, and Chris Harris.
Ron Killings (2)5/19/2004Nashville, TNWeekly TNA PPV #95• This match was a four-way match involving the champion, Killings, Chris Harris, and Raven.
AJ Styles (2)4/21/2004Nashville, TNWeekly TNA PPV #91• This match was contested in a Steel Cage Match.
Jeff Jarrett (2)10/22/2003Nashville, TNWeekly TNA PPV #67--
AJ Styles (1)6/11/2003Nashville, TNWeekly TNA PPV #49• Styles won the title in a Triple Threat Match including the champion and Raven.
Jeff Jarrett (1)11/20/2002Nashville, TNWeekly TNA PPV #22• Jarrett defeated Sting to unify the NWA Title with the WWA World Heavyweight Championship.
Ron Killings (1)8/7/2002Nashville, TNWeekly TNA PPV #8--
Ken Shamrock6/19/2002Huntsville, ALWeekly TNA PPV #1• The NWA Board of Directors give TNA Wrestling control of the NWA Championship, which dates all the way back to the 1940s.
• Defeated Malice in a Gauntlet to determine the new champion.