The First-Ever WWE Universal Champion Was Crowned At WWE SummerSlam

Pro Wrestling Editor
08.21.16 15 Comments

WWE SummerSlam 2016 featured matches for every WWE Championship, but it also featured the debut of a brand new championship: the WWE Universal Championship, a “world championship” for the newly-split Raw brand. Dean Ambrose holding the WWE Championship as a Smackdown Superstar necessitated the new belt, and Seth Rollins and Finn Bálor were chosen to fight for it.

First of all, here’s your first look at the belt.

Yes, it looks like it’s made with Fruit Roll-ups. Yes, it kinda looks like Kane’s class ring. But it’ll look appropriate on this guy:

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