WWE United States Championship History & Current Champion
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|Antonio Cesaro||8/9/1912||Los Angeles, CA||WWE SummerSlam pre-show||--|
|Santino Marella||3/5/12||Boston, MA||WWE RAW||--|
|Jack Swagger||1/16/12||Anaheim, CA||WWE RAW||--|
|Zack Ryder||12/18/2011||Baltimore, MD||TLC||--|
|Dolph Ziggler||6/19/2011||Washington, DC||Capital Punishment||--|
|Kofi Kingston (2)||5/1/2011||Tampa, FL||Extreme Rules||• The match between the twoo tok place in an unadvertised Tables Match.|
|Sheamus||3/14/2011||St. Louis, MO||WWE RAW||• As per the stipulations of the match, Sheamus would have quit WWE if he lost the match.|
|Daniel Bryan||9/19/2010||Chicago, IL||Night of Champions||--|
|The Miz (2)||6/14/2010||Charlotte, NC||WWE RAW||• The Miz regained the title after he defeated R-Truth, John Morrison, and Zack Ryder in a Fatal Four Way Match.|
|R-Truth||5/24/2010||Toledo, OH||WWE RAW||• Hart decided to determine the new champion in a match between Miz and R-Truth.|
|VACATED||5/24/2010||Toledo, OH||WWE RAW||• Bret Hart became short-term RAW General Manager and decided to vacate the title due to him not being an active pro wrestler.|
|Bret Hart||5/17/2010||Toronto, Ontario, Canada||WWE RAW||• Hart was able to defeat Miz in a No DQ Match via submission after David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd were able to hit the Hart Attack on Miz during the bout.|
|The Miz (1)||10/5/2009||Wilkes-Barre, PA||WWE RAW||--|
|Kofi Kingston (1)||6/1/2009||Birmingham, AL||WWE RAW||--|
|MVP (2)||3/17/2009||Corpus Christi, TX||WWE SmackDown!||--|
|Shelton Benjamin||7/20/2008||Long Island, NY||The Great American Bash||--|
|Matt Hardy||4/27/2008||Baltimore, MD||Backlash||--|
|MVP (1)||5/20/2007||St. Louis, MO||Judgment Day||• MVP was able to defeat Benoit in a Best 2 out of 3 Falls Match after MVP won 2 falls to none.|
|Chris Benoit (3)||10/10/2006||Jacksonville, FL||WWE SmackDown!||• Benoit was able to defeat Kennedy via submission after being introduced as a mystery opponent.
• As part of Kennedy's feud with The Undertaker, SmackDown! General Manager Teddy Long noted that if Kennedy was able to defeat Benoit, he would be able to be moved to the RAW brand.
|Ken Kennedy||8/29/2006||Reading, PA||WWE SmackDown!||• Kennedy defeated Bobby Lashley and Finlay in a triple threat match.|
|Finlay||7/11/2006||Minneapolis, MN||WWE SmackDown!||--|
|Bobby Lashley||5/23/2006||Bakersfield, CA||WWE SmackDown!||• Lashley defeated JBL in just under 1 minute and 30 second in an impromptu match-up.|
|John Bradshaw Layfield (JBL)||4/2/2006||Chicago, IL||WrestleMania 22||--|
|Chris Benoit (2)||2/19/2006||Baltimore, MD||No Way Out||--|
|Booker T (3)||1/10/2006||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||WWE SmackDown!||• Randy Orton substituted for Booker T after match 5 because he was deemed unable to compete due to injury.
• Stipulations for the match, however, called for Booker T to win the title if Orton won the deciding seventh match.
• Booker T, though injured, appeared in the deciding seventh match to hit Benoit with the title belt, costing him the title
|VACATED||11/22/2005||Sheffield, England||WWE SmackDown!||• During a match between Booker T and Chris Benoit, the finish of the contest saw the shoulder's of both men counted down to the mat.
• SmackDown! General Manager Teddy long then issued a Best of 7 Series between the two with the winner receiving the vacant U.S. Championship.
|Booker T (2)||10/18/2005||Reno, NV||WWE SmackDown!||--|
|Chris Benoit (1)||8/21/2005||Washington, DC||SummerSlam||--|
|Orlando Jordan||3/1/2005||Albany, NY||WWE SmackDown!||--|
|John Cena (3)||11/16/2004||Dayton, OH||WWE SmackDown!||--|
|Carlito Caribbean Cool||10/5/2004||Boston, MA||WWE SmackDown!||• Carlito won the title during his television debut, attacking Cena with his own steel chain while the referee was distracted.|
|John Cena (2)||10/3/2004||East Rutherford, NJ||No Mercy||• John Cena regained the title in a Best of 5 Series against Booker T. Cena won three matches to Booker T's two in the series of matches on television culminating to the deciding No Mercy match.|
|Booker T (1)||7/27/2004||Cincinnati, OH||WWE SmackDown!||• Booker T won the vacant championship after he won an 8-man elimination match that included Billy Gunn, Luther Reigns, Rene Dupree, Kenzo Suzuki, John Cena, Rob Van Dam, and Charlie Haas.|
|VACATED||7/6/2004||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada||WWE SmackDown!||• The championship was stripped from Cena by SmackDown! General Manager Kurt Angle after Cena inadvertently struck Angle during a match against Booker T. Weeks earlier, Angle threatened to strip Cena of the title if he ever touched him again.|
|John Cena (1)||3/14/2004||New York City, NY||WrestleMania XX||--|
|The Big Show||10/19/2003||Baltimore, MD||No Mercy||--|
|Eddie Guerrero||7/27/2003||Denver, CO||Vengeance||• The former WCW Championship was brought back by SmackDown! General Manager Stephanie McMahon as her answer to RAW's mid-card Intercontinental Championship.
• The title holder was decided in an 8-man tournament. The finals included Chris Benoit and the ultimate champion, Eddie Guerrero.