WWE Championship: The Greatest Title in Sports Entertainment (Hardcover)
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A deluxe oversized hardback book packed with photos, telling the story of the WWE Championship from Buddy Rogers in 1963 to current champ Bobby Lashley!
Buddy Rogers, Bruno Sammartino, Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Rick Flair, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Rock, Triple H, John Cena, Randy Orton, Drew McIntyre, and Bobby Lashley are just a few of the 50-plus Superstars who've body slammed their opponents, thrilled countless millions of wresting fans, and lofted the WWE Championship belt in triumph over the WWE's legendary 60-year history. And now, mixing everything from the Spinebuster and Lionsault to the Stomach Claw and Rock Bottom, WWE Championship: The Greatest Title in Sports Entertainment goes to the mat for WWE fans, exploring the changing face of the WWE Championship through its beloved wrestlers and their epic battles in the ring.
Hundreds of action photos and posed portraits capture the most memorable moments and personalities in WWE history. Among the greatest matches revisited are:
- WrestleMania VI's Ultimate Challenge between Hulk Hogan and The Ultimate Warrior
- Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart's Iron Man Match at WrestleMania XII
- Hulk Hogan’s famous Slam Heard ‘round the World against André the Giant at WrestleMania 3.
- Triple H and Cactus Jack's Street Fight at Royal Rumble 2000.
Author Jeremy Brown takes a "raw" look at the WWE Championship by breaking down each WWE era in chronological order:
- Early Years - 1967-1980s
- The Golden Era - 1980s to early 1990s
- New Generation -- Early 1980s to mid-1990s
- Attitude Era - Mid-1990s to early 2000s
- Reality Era - 2014 to 2016
- The New Era - 2016 to the present
WWE Championship: The Greatest Title in Sports Entertainment is the perfect gift for WWE uber-fans and wrestling newcomers alike.
About the Author
Jeremy Brown is a writer and editor who has written about pop culture and entertainment extensively, particularly WWE. He was the Deputy Editor of WWE Magazine and has edited a number of special magazines on WWE, including a tribute issue for “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and a retrospective on the Attitude Era. He has also written dialogue for theWWE2K series of video games and worked on a number of WWE-themed books for young readers.
From the back cover
In its near 60-year history, the WWE Championship has been held by over fifty Superstars, featured in hundreds of main events and been at the heart of WWE’s evolution.
WWE Championship: The Greatest Title in Sports Entertainment, chronicles the history of the WWE Championship via the Superstars and Legends that have held the title as well as the greatest matches for the Championship.
From the very first WWE Champion Buddy Rogers to today’s title rivals, this book honors such greats as Bruno Sammartino, Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin, The Rock, Brock Lesnar and many, many more.
A perfect gift, WWE Championship: The Greatest Title in Sport’s Entertainment will be cherished by every member of the WWE Universe, new or old.