WWF/WWE Intercontanental Title History


Pat Patterson Ted Dibiase 09/1979   Won a Tournament
Ken Patera Pat Patterson 04/21/1980    
Pedro Morales Ken Patera 12/08/1980    
Don "The Rock" Muraco Pedro Morales 06/20/1981    
Pedro Morales(2) Don Muraco 11/23/1981    
Don "The Rock" Muraco(2) Pedro Morales 01/22/1983    
Tito Santana Don Muraco 02/11/1984    
Greg "The Hammer" Valentine Tito Santana 09/24/1984    
Tito Santana(2) Greg Valentine 07/06/1985    
"Macho Man" Randy Savage Tito Santana 02/08/1986    
Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat Randy Savage 03/29/1987 Wrestlemania 3  
Honky Tonk Man Ricky Steamboat 06/02/1987    
Ultimate Warrior Honky Tonk Man 08/29/1988 Summerslam  
"Ravishing" Rick Rude Ultimate Warrior 04/02/1989 Wrestlemania 5  
Ultimate Warrior(2) Rick Rude 08/29/1989 Summerslam Ultimate Warrior forfeited the IC Title after he won the World belt on 04/01/1990.
Mr. Perfect Tito Santana 04/23/1990   Won a Tournament
Texas Tornado Mr. Perfect 08/27/1990 Summerslam  
Mr. Perfect(2) Texas Tornado 11/19/1990    
Bret "Hitman" Hart Mr. Perfect 08/26/1991 Summerslam  
The Mountie Bret Hart 01/17/1992 Royal Rumble  
Rowdy Roddy Piper The Mountie 01/19/1992    
Bret "Hitman" Hart(2) Rowdy Roddy Piper 04/05/1992 Wrestlemania 8  
British Bulldog Bret hart 08/29/1992 Summerslam  
Shawn Michaels British Bulldog 10/22/1992 Saturday Night's Main Event  
Marty Jannetty Shawn Michaels 05/17/1993 RAW  
Shawn Michaels(2) Marty Jannetty 06/06/1993   Shawn was stripped of the title in 09/1993 due to him not defending the title within 30 days
Razor Ramon Rick Martel 09/22/1993 RAW A Battle Royal was held where the last two would face each other in a match a week later
Diesel Razor Ramon 04/13/1994    
Razor Ramon(2) Diesel 08/29/1994 Summerslam  
Jeff Jarrett Razor Ramon 01/22/1995 Royal Rumble  
Razor Ramon(3) Jeff Jarrett 05/19/1995    
Jeff Jarrett(2) Razor Ramon 05/21/1995    
Shawn Michaels(3) Jeff Jarrett 07/23/1995 In Your House  
Dean Douglas   10/22/1995 In Your House Shawn forfeited the title to Douglas who was suppose to fight him because Shawn suffered a concussion
Razor Ramon(4) Dean Douglas 10/22/1995 In Your House  
Goldust Razor Ramon 01/22/1996 Royal Rumble  
Ahmed Johnson Goldust 06/23/1996 King of the Ring Belt declared Vacant in 09/1996 due to injury
Marc Mero Farooq 09/23/1996 RAW Won a Tournament
Hunter Hearst Helmsley Marc Mero 10/21/1996 RAW  
Rocky Maivia Hunter Hearst Helmsley 02/13/1997 RAW  
Owen Hart Rocky Maivia 04/27/1997 RAW  
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin Owen Hart 08/03/1997 Summerslam Austin injured his neck when he beat Owen for the title and his belt went vacant the next day
Owen Hart(2) Farooq 10/05/1997 In Your House: Badd Blood Won a Tournament
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin(2) Owen Hart 11/07/1997 Survivor Series  
"The Rock" Rocky Maivia(2)   12/08/1997 RAW Austin forfeited the belt to Maivia after refusing to fight him
Hunter Hearst Helmsley(2) Rocky Maivia 08/20/1998 Summerslam Helmsley is stripped of the belt on 10/09/1998 because he din't defend it within 30 days due to injury
Ken Shamrock X-Pac 10/12/1998 RAW Won a Tournament
Val Venis Ken Shamrock 02/14/1999 In Your House: St. Valentine's Day Massacre  
"Road Dog" Jesse James Val Venis 03/15/1999 RAW  
Goldust(2) Jesse James 03/29/1999 RAW  
"The Godfather" Kama Mustafa Goldust 04/12/1999 RAW  
Jeff Jarrett(3) The Godfather 05/25/1999 RAW  
Edge Jeff Jarrett 07/24/1999    
Jeff Jarrett(4) Edge 07/25/1999 Fully Loaded  
D-Lo Brown Jeff Jarrett 07/27/1999 RAW  
Jeff Jarrett(5) D-Lo Brown 08/22/1999 Summerslam  
Chyna Jeff Jarrett 10/17/1999 No Mercy  
Chris Jericho Chyna 12/12/1999 Armageddon Jericho & Chyna(2) are both declared cochamps of the belt on 01/03/2000 after a controversial finish to there 12/28/1999 match, Jericho becomes the undisputed champ when he wins a triple threat match between Hardcore Holly and Chyna on 1/25/2000
Kurt Angle Chris Jericho 02/27/2000 No Way Out Title win was controversial due to Angle nailing Jericho with the belt and ref Hebner agruing with the ref with that match, Tim Wight, about the decision.
Chris Benoit Kurt Angle 04/02/2000 Wrestlemania 16  
Chris Jericho(2) Chris Benoit 05/02/2000 Smackdown  
Chris Benoit(2) Chris Jericho 05/08/2000 RAW  
Rikishi Phatu Chris Benoit 06/20/2000 Smackdown  
Val Venis(2) Rikishi Phatu 07/04/2000 Smackdown  
Chyna(3) Val Venis 08/27/2000 Summerslam Won in a tag team match between Eddy Gurrerro & Chyna against Venis & Trish Stratus where whoever gets the pin is the new champ and Chyna pinned Trish
Eddy Gurrerro Chyna 09/04/2000 RAW  
"The One" Billy Gunn Eddy Gurrerro 11/21/2000 Smackdown  
Chris Benoit(3) Billy Gunn 12/10/2000 Armageddon  
Chris Jericho(3) Chris Benoit 01/21/2001 Royal Rumble  
"Triple H" Hunter Hearst Helmsley(3) Chris Jericho 04/03/2001 Smackdown  
Jeff Hardy Hunter Hearst Helmsley 04/10/2001 Smackdown  
"Triple H" Hunter Hearst Helmsley(4) Jeff Hardy 04/16/2001 RAW  
Kane Hunter Hearst Helmsley 05/20/2001 Judgement Day  
Albert Kane 06/26/2001 Smackdown  
Lance Storm Albert 07/23/2001 RAW  
Edge(2) Lance Storm 08/19/2001 Summerslam  
Christian Edge 09/23/2001 Unforgiven  
Edge(3) Christian 10/21/2001 No Mercy  
Test Edge 11/05/2001 RAW  
Edge(4) Test 11/18/2001 Survivor Series Unified with WCW US Title on date won
Steven William Regal Edge 01/20/2002 Royal Rumble  
Rob Van Dam Steven Regal 03/17/2002 Wrestlemania 18  
Eddy Gurrerro(2) Rob Van Dam 04/21/2002 Backlash In 05/2002, when WWF changes name to WWE, it causes this belt to be recognized as" WWE Intercontanental Title"
Rob Van Dam(2) Eddie Gurrerro 05/27/2002 RAW Unified with WWE European Title on 07/22/2002 after RVD defeated Jeff Hardy
Chris Benoit(4) Rob Van Dam 07/29/2002 RAW  
Rob Van Dam(3) Chris Benoit 08/25/2002 Summerslam Unified with Hardcore Title on 08/26/2002 after RVD defeated Tommy Dreamer
Chris Jericho(4) Rob Van Dam 09/16/2002 RAW  
Kane(2) Chris Jericho 09/30/2002 RAW  
"Triple H" Hunter Hearst Helmsley(5) Kane 10/20/2002 No Mercy HHH unifies IC title with the World Title on date won.
Christian(2) See Notes 05/18/2003 Judgment Day Won an 8-Man battle royal to determine a new champ by eliminating Booker T
Booker T Christian 07/07/2003 RAW  
Christian(3) Booker 08/10/2003    
Rob Van Dam(4) Christian 09/29/2003 RAW  
Chris Jericho(5) Rob Van Dam 10/27/2003 RAW  
Rob Van Dam(5) Chris Jericho 10/27/2003 RAW  
Randy Orton Rob Van Dam 12/14/2003 Armageddon  
Edge(5) Randy Orton 07/11/2004 Vengeance Stripped of title on 09/06/2004 by Eric Bishoff due to injury
Chris Jericho(6) Christian 09/12/2004 Unforgiven Jericho & Christian were named top 2 contenders by Eric Bishoff
Shelton Benjamin Chris Jericho 10/19/2004 Taboo Tuesday  
Carlito 'Caribbean' Cool Shelton Benjamin 06/20/2005 RAW  
"Nature Boy" Ric Flair Carlito Cool 09/18/2005 Unforgiven  
Shelton Benjamin(2) Ric Flair 02/20/2006 RAW  
Rob Van Dam(6) Shelton Benjamin 04/30/2006 Backlash  
Shelton Benjamin(3) Rob Van Dam 05/15/2006 RAW Pinned RVD in a 5 man tornado match also against Chris Masters, John Cena, & Triple H
Johnny Nitro Shelton Benjamin 06/25/2006 Vengeance Pinned Shelton in a triple threat match also against Carlito
Jeff Hardy(2) Johnny Nitro 10/02/2006 RAW  
Johnny Nitro(2) Jeff Hardy 11/05/2006 RAW  
Jeff Hardy(3) Johnny Nitro 11/13/2006 RAW  
Umaga Jeff Hardy 02/19/2007 RAW  
Santino Marella Umaga 04/16/2007 RAW  
Umaga(2) Santino Marella 07/02/2007 RAW  
Jeff Hardy(4) Umaga 09/02/2007 RAW  
Chris Jericho(7) Jeff Hardy 03/10/2008 RAW  
Kofi Kingston Chris Jericho 06/29/2008 Night of Champions  
Santino Marella(2) Kofi Kingston 08/17/2008 Summerslam  
William Steven Regal(2) Santino Marella 11/10/2008 RAW  
CM Punk Steven Regal 01/19/2009 RAW  
"JBL" Justin Bradshaw Layfield CM Punk 03/09/2009 RAW  
Rey Mysterio Justin Bradshaw Layfield 04/05/2009 Wrestlemania 25  
Chris Jericho(8) Rey Mysterio 06/07/2009 Extreme Rules  
Rey Mysterio(2) Chris Jericho 06/28/2009 The Bash  
John Morrison(3) Rey Mysterio 09/01/2009 Smackdown John Morrison used to wrestle as Johnny Nitro
Drew McIntyre John Morrison 12/13/2009 TLC General Manager Teddy Long strips Drew of the title on 05/04/2010 for ruthlessly attacking Matt Hardy and a tournament is held which Kofi Kingston wins on 05/11/2010 to become the new champ, but immediately after Kofi wins Drew hands Teddy a new letter from Vince McMahon stating he is overruling Teddy and not recognizing Teddy's ruling and still recognizing Drew as champion.
Kofi Kingston Drew McIntyre 05/23/2010 Over the Limit  
Dolph Ziggler Kofi Kingston 08/03/2010 Smackdown  
Kofi Kingston(2) Dolph Ziggler 01/04/2010 Smackdown  
Wade Barrett Kofi Kingston 03/22/2010 Smackdown  
Ezekiel Jackson Wade Barrett 06/19/2011 Capitol Punishment  
Cody Rhodes Ezekiel Jackson 08/09/2011 Smackdown  
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