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TITLES & CHAMPS: Final list of 2012 Titleholders

Dec 31, 2012 - 10:00:33 PM
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The following is a list of top champions in pro wrestling from the promotions we tracked in 2012. Be sure to bookmark this page for weekly updates throughout 2012 on our running list. Last Update: December 31, 2012.

WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)

WWE Title - Raw brand

Current Champion: C.M. Punk
Held Since: 11/20/11 (Survivor Series PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- count-out loss; retained vs. Dolph Ziggler (01/02/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Ziggler (01/29/12 Royal Rumble PPV)
-- E. Chamber title retention (02/19/12 EC PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Chris Jericho (04/01/12 WM28 PPV)
-- count-out loss retention vs. Mark Henry (04/02/12 Raw TV)
-- DQ loss retention vs. Mark Henry (04/09/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Henry (No DQ/No c-o match) (04/16/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Chris Jercho (Chicago Street Fight) (04/29/12 Extreme Rules PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Daniel Bryan (05/20/12 Over the Limit PPV)
-- Double DQ retention vs. Kane (06/01/12 Smackdown TV)
-- pinfall vs. Kane, Daniel Bryan (06/17/12 No Way Out PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Daniel Bryan (07/15/15 MITB PPV)
-- DQ loss & retention vs. John Cena (MITB cash-in) (07/23/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. John Cena, Big Show (08/19/12 Summerslam PPV)
-- double pin Draw retention vs. John Cena (09/16/12 Night of Champions PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Ryback (10/28/12 HIAC PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Ryback, Cena (11/18/12 Survivor Series PPV)
-- finishes 2012 as WWE champion

WWE World Hvt. Title - Smackdown brand

(1) Champion: Daniel Bryan
Held Since: 12/18/11 (TLC PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- DQ retention vs. Big Show (01/06/12 Smackdown TV)
-- No Contest retention vs. Big Show (01/13/12 Smackdown TV)
-- No Contest retention vs. Mark Henry (01/20/12 Smackdown TV)
-- Steel Cage retention vs. Henry, Show (01/29/12 Royal Rumble PPV)
-- E. Chamber title retention (02/19/12 EC PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Rumble winner Sheamus (04/01/12 WM28)
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(2) Champion: Sheamus
Held Since: 04/01/12 (WM28 PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Daniel Bryan (2/3 Falls) (04/29/12 Extreme Rules PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Del Rio, Orton, Jericho (four-way) (05/20/12 Over the Limit PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Dolph Ziggler (06/17/12 No Way Out PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Ziggler, Del Rio (06/29/12 Smackdown TV)
-- pinfall vs. Alberto Del Rio (07/15/12 MITB PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Alberto Del Rio (08/19/12 Summerslam PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Alberto Del Rio (09/16/12 Night of Champions PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Big Show (10/28/12 HIAC PPV)

(3) Current Champion: Big Show
Held Since: 10/28/12 (HIAC PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- DQ retention vs. Sheamus (11/18/12 Survivor Series PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Sheamus (chairs) (12/16/12 TLC PPV)
-- DQ retention vs. Alberto Del Rio (12/28/12 SD TV)
-- DQ victory vs. Ricardo Rodriguez (12/31/12 Raw TV)
-- finishes 2012 as World Hvt. champion
-- MITB possessor: Dolph Ziggler

WWE Unified Tag Titles

(1) Champions: Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne
Held Since: 08/22/11 (Raw TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall loss vs. Primo & Epico (01/15/12 Raw house show)

(2) Champions: Primo & Epico
Held Since: 01/15/12 (Raw house show)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Kingston & Bourne (01/16/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Kingston & Truth and Ziggler & Swagger (02/27/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Usos, Kidd/Gabriel (04/01/12 WM28 PPV pre-show)
-- pinfall loss vs. Kingston & R-Truth (04/30/12 Raw TV)

(3) Champions: Kofi Kingston & R-Truth
Held Since: 04/30/12 (Raw TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Swagger & Ziggler (05/20/12 Over the Limit PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Titus O'Neil & Darren Young (07/16/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Titus O'Neil & Darren Young (08/19/12 Summerslam PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Bryan & Kane (09/16/12 Night of Champions PPV)

(4) Current Champions: Daniel Bryan & Kane
Held Since: 09/16/12 (NOC PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Kofi & Truth (09/17/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Rhodes & Sandow (10/28/12 HIAC PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Rhodes & Sandow (11/14/12 Main Event TV)
-- pinfall vs. Rhodes Scholars (12/19/12 Main Event TV)
-- pinfall vs. 3MB (12/31/12 Raw TV)
-- finishes 2012 as Tag champions

U.S. Title - Raw brand

(1) Champion: Zack Ryder
Held Since: 12/18/11 (TLC PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall loss vs. Jack Swagger (01/16/12 Raw TV)
-- Ryder never received title re-match

(2) Champion: Jack Swagger
Held Since: 01/16/12 (Raw TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- submission vs. Justin Gabriel (02/19/12 EC PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Santino (03/05/12 Raw TV)

(3) Champion: Santino
Held Since: 03/05/12 (Raw TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- cage victory vs. Jack Swagger (03/09/12 Smackdown TV)
-- pinfall vs. David Otunga (04/16/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. The Miz (04/29/12 Extreme Rules PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Jack Swagger (06/25/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Antonio Cesaro (08/19/12 Summerslam PPV pre-show)

(4) Current Champion: Antonio Cesaro
Held Since: 08/19/12 (Summerslam PPV pre-show)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Santino (09/03/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Zack Ryder (09/16/12 Night of Champions PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Tyson Kidd (09/20/12 NXT TV taping)
-- pinfall vs. Santino (09/28/12 Smackdown TV)
-- pinfall vs. Justin Gabriel (10/28/12 HIAC PPV)
-- pinfall vs. R-Truth (11/18/12 Survivor Series PPV)
-- pinfall vs. R-Truth (12/16/12 TLC PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Sgt. Slaughter (12/31/12 Raw TV)
-- #1 contender: Great Khali
-- finishes 2012 as U.S. champion

Intercontinental Title - SD brand

(1) Champion: Cody Rhodes
Held Since: 08/12/11 (Smackdown TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Booker T (01/06/12 Smackdown TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Big Show (04/01/12 WM28 PPV)

(2) Champion: Big Show
Held SInce: 04/01/12 (WM28 PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- Tables match loss vs. Cody Rhodes (04/29/12 Extreme Rules PPV)

(3) Champion: Cody Rhodes
Held Since: 04/29/12 (Extreme Rules PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- Count-out loss retention vs. Big Show (05/07/12 Raw TV)
-- Pinfall loss vs. Christian (05/20/12 Over the Limit PPV)

(4) Champion: Christian
Held Since: 05/20/12 (OTL PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Cody Rhodes (06/17/12 No Way Out PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. The Miz (07/23/12 Raw TV)

(5) Champion: The Miz
Held Since: 07/23/12 (Raw TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Christian (07/27/12 Smackdown TV)
-- pinfall vs. Rey Mysterio (08/19/12 Summerslam PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Mysterio, Rhodes, Sin Cara (09/16/12 Night of Champions PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Kofi Kingston (10/17/12 Main Event TV)

(6) Champion: Kofi Kingston
Held Since: 10/17/12 (Main Event TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. The Miz (10/28/12 HIAC PPV)
-- pinfall vs. The Miz (11/06/12 SD TV)
-- pinfall vs. Damien Sandow (11/23/12 SD TV)
-- pinfall vs. Wade Barrett (12/16/12 TLC PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Wade Barrett (12/31/12 Raw TV)

(7) Current Champion: Wade Barrett
Held Since: 12/31/12 (Raw TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- finishes 2012 as IC champion

Unified Divas Title

(1) Champion: Beth Phoenix
Held Since: 10/02/11 (HIAC PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Eve (01/30/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Tamina (02/19/12 EC PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Nikki Bella (04/23/12 Raw TV)

(2) Champion: Nikki Bella
Held Since: 04/23/12 (Raw TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall loss vs. Layla (04/29/12 Extreme Rules PPV)

(3) Champion: Layla
Held Since: 04/29/12 (Extreme Rules PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Brie Bella, Nikki Bella (04/30/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Beth Phoenix (05/20/12 Over the Limit PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Beth Phoenix (06/17/12 No Way Out PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Eve (09/16/12 Night of Champions PPV)

(4) Current Champion: Eve Torres
Held Since: 09/16/12 (NOC PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- submission vs. Kaitlyn (10/08/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Layla (10/15/12 Raw TV)
-- pinfall vs. Layla, Kaitlyn (10/28/12 HIAC PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Kaitlyn (11/18/12 Survivor Series PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Naomi (12/16/12 TLC PPV)
-- DQ retention vs. Kaitlyn (12/18/12 Super Smackdown TV)
-- finishes 2012 as Divas champion

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TNA (TNA Impact Wrestling)

TNA World Title

(1) Champion: Robert Roode
Held Since: 11/03/11 (Impact TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- DQ loss; retained vs. Jeff Hardy (01/08/12 Genesis PPV)
-- No Contest; retained vs. Hardy (01/12/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall retention vs. Hardy, Storm, Ray (02/12/12 AAO PPV)
-- cage-escape vs. James Storm (04/15/12 Lockdown PPV)
-- ladder match retention vs. Rob Van Dam (05/13/12 Sacrifice PPV)
-- pinfall vs. A.J. Styles (05/24/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Sting (06/10/12 Slammiversary PPV)
-- submission vs. Mr. Anderson (06/14/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Austin Aries (07/08/12 Destination X PPV)

(2) Champion: Austin Aries
Held Since: 07/08/12 (Destination X PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Bobby Roode (08/12/12 Hardcore Justice PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Jeff Hardy (10/14/12 Bound for Glory PPV)

(3) Current Champion: Jeff Hardy
Held Since: 10/14/12 (BFG PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Kurt Angle (10/25/12 Impact TV)
-- ladder match retention vs. Austin Aries (11/11/12 Turning Point PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Bobby Roode (12/09/12 Final Resolution PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Austin Aries (12/20/12 Impact TV)
-- finishes 2012 as TNA champ

TNA Tag Titles

(1) Champions: Matt Morgan & Crimson
Held Since: 11/17/11 (Impact TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Samoa Joe & Magnus (01/08/12 Genesis PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Joe & Magnus (02/12/12 AAO PPV)

(2) Champions: Samoa Joe & Magnus
Held Since: 02/12/12 (AAO PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Morgan & Crimson (02/23/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Morgan & Crimson (03/18/12 Turning Point PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Mexican America (03/22/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Machineguns (04/15/12 Lockdown PPV)
-- submission vs. Jeff Hardy & Mr. Anderson (04/26/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Daniels & Kazarian (05/13/12 Sacrifice PPV)

(3) Champions: Daniels & Kazarian
Held Since: 05/13/12 (Sacrifice PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- submission loss vs. Angle & Styles (06/10/12 Slammiversary PPV)

(4) Champions: Kurt Angle & A.J. Styles
Held Since: 06/10/12 (Slammiversary PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall loss vs. Daniels & Kazarian (06/28/12 Impact TV)

(5) Champions: Daniels & Kazarian
Held Since: 06/28/12 (Impact TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Devon & Garett Bischoff (08/09/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez (09/06/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Styles & Angle (09/09/12 No Surrender PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Chavo & Hernandez (Styles & Angle three-way) (10/14/12 BFG PPV)

(6) Current Champions: Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez
Held Since: 10/14/12 (BFG PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Daniels & Kazarian (11/11/12 Turning Point PPV)
-- DQ retention vs. Matt Morgan & Joey Ryan (12/09/12 Final Resolution PPV)
-- finish 2012 as TNA tag champs

X Division Title

(1) Champion: Austin Aries
Held Since: 09/11/11 (No Surrender PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Kash, Sorensen, Ion (01/08/12 Genesis PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Alex Shelley (02/12/12 AAO PPV)
-- DQ victory vs. Zema Ion (03/08/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Zema Ion (03/18/12 Victory Road PPV)
-- No Contest retention vs. Ion, Kash, Nese (03/22/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Zema Ion (05/10/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Chris Sabin (05/31/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Samoa Joe (06/10/12 Slammiversary PPV)
-- Ultimate X retention vs. Sabin, Ion (06/14/12 Impact TV)
-- Vacated (07/05/12 Impact TV)

(2) Champion: Zema Ion
Held Since: 07/08/12 (Destination X PPV)
-- won Ultimate X match to determine new champion
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Kenny King (07/26/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Kenny King (08/12/12 Hardcore Justice PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Sonjay Dutt (09/09/12 No Surrender PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Sonjay Dutt (09/13/12 Impact TV)
-- submission vs. Douglas Williams (10/04/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Rob Van Dam (10/14/12 BFG PPV)

(3) Current Champion: Rob Van Dam
Held Since: 10/14/12 (BFG PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Zema Ion (10/25/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Joey Ryan (11/11/12 Turning Point PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Kid Kash (11/15/12 Impact TV)
-- No Contest retention vs. Austin Aries (11/29/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Kenny King (12/09/12 Final Resolution PPV)
-- finishes 2012 as X Division champ

TNA TV Title

(1) Champion: Robbie E.
Held Since: 11/13/11 (Turning Point PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Shannon Moore (02/12/12 AAO PPV)
-- DQ retention vs. A.J. Styles (02/23/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Devon (03/18/12 Victory Road PPV)

(2) Champion: Devon
Held Since: 03/18/12 (Victory Road PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Robbie E. (04/15/12 Lockdown PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Gunner (04/19/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Bully Ray (04/26/12 Impact TV)
-- DQ retention vs. Rob Terry (05/03/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Robbie E. (05/10/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Robbie E., Rob Terry (three-way) (05/13/12 Sacrifice PPV)
-- No Contest retention vs. Garett Bischoff (05/24/12 Impact TV)
-- No Contest retention vs. Jeff Hardy (05/31/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Hernandez (06/14/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Crimson (07/05/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Kazarian (08/12/12 Hardcore Justice PPV)
-- vacated by TNA (09/26/12)

(3) Champion: Samoa Joe
Held Since: 09/27/12 (Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Mr. Anderson to capture vacant TV Title
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Samoa Joe (10/04/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Magnus (10/14/12 BFG PPV)
-- submission vs. Robbie E. (10/21/12 Impact TV)
-- submission vs. Rob Terry (10/28/12 Impact TV)
-- submission vs. Magnus (11/11/12 Turning Point PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Devon (12/06/12 Impact TV)

(4) Champion: Devon
Held Since: 12/06/12 (Impact TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Kurt Angle (12/20/12 Impact TV)
-- finishes 2012 as TV champ

Knockouts Title

(1) Champion: Gail Kim
Held Since: 11/13/11 (Turning Point PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- DQ retention vs. Mickie James (01/08/12 Genesis PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Tara (02/12/12 AAO PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Madison Rayne (03/18/12 Victory Road PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Velvet Sky (04/15/12 Lockdown PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Brooke Tessmacher (05/13/12 Sacrifice PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Sky, Tessmacher (three-way) (05/17/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Tessmacher (06/10/12 Slammiversary PPV)

(2) Champion: Miss Tessmacher
Held Since: 06/10/12 (Slammiversary PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Mickie James (06/21/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Gail Kim (07/12/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Madison Rayne (08/12/12 Hardcore Justice PPV)

(3) Champion: Madison Rayne
Held Since: 08/12/12 (Hardcore Justice PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall loss vs. Miss Tessmacher (08/16/12 Impact TV)

(4) Champion: Miss Tessmacher
Held Since: 08/16/12 (Impact TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Tara (09/09/12 No Surrender PPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Tara (10/14/12 BFG PPV)

(5) Current Champion: Tara
Held Since: 10/14/12 (BFG PPV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Tessmacher (10/25/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Mickie James (12/09/12 Final Resolution PPV)
-- pinfall vs. Mickie James (12/20/12 Impact TV)
-- finishes 2012 as KO champ

Knockouts Tag Titles

(1) Champions: Gail Kim & Madison Rayne
Held Since: 11/03/11 (Impact TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Mickie James & Traci Brooks (01/05/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Eric Young & ODB (03/08/12 Impact TV)

(2) Current Champions: EY & ODB
Held Since: 03/08/12 (Impact TV)
2012 TV/PPV title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Sarita & Rosita (03/22/12 Impact TV)
-- pinfall vs. Sarita & Rosita (04/15/12 Lockdown PPV)
-- titles essentially forgotten by year-end

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ROH (Ring of Honor)

ROH World Title

(1) Champion: Davey Richards
Held Since: 06/26/11 (Internet PPV)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Jay Lethal (01/20/12 "Homecoming")
-- retention vs. Jay Lethal (02/04/12 ROH TV tapings)
-- pinfall vs. Edwards, Strong (03/30/12 Showdown)
-- pinfall vs. Michael Elgin (03/31/12 Showdown)
-- pinfall vs. Adam Cole (04/29/12 Dayton)
-- pinfall loss vs. Kevin Steen (05/12/12 Border Wars iPPV)

(2) Current Champion: Kevin Steen
Held Since: 05/12/12 (Border Wars)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Eddie Edwards (06/15/12 "Road Rage" in W.V.)
-- pinfall vs. Davey Richards (06/24/12 BITW iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Roderick Strong (06/30/12 Pittsburgh)
-- pinfall vs. Homicide (08/03/12 ROH TV taping)
-- pinfall vs. Eddie Kingston (08/11/12 Boiling Point iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Cedric Alexander (08/18/12 PWX show)
-- pinfall vs. Rhino (09/15/12 DBD X iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Rhett Titus (09/22/12 ROH TV taping)
-- No Contest retention vs. Jay Lethal (10/06/12 N.J.)
-- pinfall vs. Michael Elgin (10/13/12 GBH XI iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Mike Bennett (11/03/12 ROH TV taping)
-- Ladder Wars victory vs. El Generico (12/16/12 Final Battle iPPV)
-- finishes 2012 as ROH champion

ROH TV Title

(1) Champion: Jay Lethal
Held Since: 08/13/11 (ROH TV taping)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Mike Bennett (02/04/12 ROH TV episode)
-- time limit draw retention vs. Tommaso Ciampa (03/04/12 10th Anniv. NYC)
-- vs. Kyle O'Reilly (03/30/12 Showdown)
-- pinfall loss vs. Roderick Strong (03/31/12 Showdown)

(2) Champion: Roderick Strong
Held Since: 03/31/12 (Showdown)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Jay Lethal (04/29/12 Dayton)
-- pinfall vs. Finlay (05/12/12 Border Wars iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Lethal, Ciampa (06/24/12 BITW iPPV)
-- pinfall loss vs. Adam Cole (06/29/12 ROH TV taping)

(3) Current Champion: Adam Cole
Held Since: 06/29/12 (ROH TV)
2012 title defenses:
-- No Contest retention vs. Michael Elgin (08/03/12 ROH TV taping)
-- pinfall vs. Mike Mondo (09/15/12 DBD X iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Eddie Edwards (10/13/12 GBH XI iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Kyle O'Reilly (11/03/12 ROH TV taping)
-- finishes 2012 as TV champion

ROH Tag Titles

(1) Champions: The Briscoes
Held Since: 12/23/11 (Final Battle iPPV)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Coleman & Alexander (01/21/12 Norfolk)
-- pinfall vs. Richards & O'Reilly (02/17/12 Cincinnati)
-- pinfall vs. Young Bucks (03/04/12 10th Anniv. iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Haas & Benjamin (03/31/12 iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Jigsaw & Hallowicked (04/28/12 Unity)
-- pinfall vs. Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin (04/29/12 Dayton)
-- pinfall loss vs. Haas & Benjamin (Fight Without Honor) (05/12/12 Border Wars iPPV)

(2) Champions: Haas & Benjamin
Held Since: 05/12/12 (Border Wars iPPV)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall loss vs. All Night Express (06/24/12 BITW iPPV)

(3) Champions: ANX (Rhett Titus & Kenny King)
Held Since: 06/24/12 (BITW iPPV)
2012 title defenses:
-- vacated titles when King signed with TNA (07/05/12)

(4) Champions: Steve Corino & Jimmy Jacobs
Held Since: 09/15/12 (DBD X iPPV)
-- won tournament to win vacant Tag Titles
2012 title defenses:
-- DQ retention vs. Coleman & Alexander (09/22/12 ROH TV taping)
-- pinfall vs. Titus & Whitmer and WGTT (10/06/12 Rahway, N.J.)
-- pinfall vs. Briscoes (10/13/12 GBH XI iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Titus & Whitmer (11/03/12 ROH TV taping)
-- loss vs. Briscoes, Coleman & Alexander (12/16/12 Final Battle iPPV)

(5) Current Champions: The Briscoes
Held Since: 12/16/12 (Final Battle iPPV)
-- Finish 2012 as ROH tag champions

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DGUSA (Dragon Gate USA)

Open the Freedom Gate Title

Current Champion: Johnny Gargano
Held Since: 11/13/11 (iPPV)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Ricochet (01/14/12 Evolve 10 iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. Masato Yoshino (03/31/12 WM Weekend iPPV)
-- pinfall vs. A.R. Fox (05/12/12 Evolve 13)
-- submission vs. Chuck Taylor (06/29/12 Evolve 15)
-- submission vs. Akira Tozawa (07/28/12 Michigan)
-- pinfall vs. Jonathan Gresham (08/24/12 Fight Club Pro U.K.)
-- pinfall vs. Ryo Saito (10/06/12 Japan)
-- pinfall vs. Tozawa, Fox, Ricochet (11/04/12 Freedom Fight)
-- TKO retention vs. Sami Callihan (12/08/12 Evolve 18 iPPV)
-- finishes 2012 as DGUSA champion

Open The United Gate Tag Titles

(1) Champions: Ricochet & CIMA (09/11/11 Milwaukee)
Held Since: 09/11/11 (DGUSA Milwaukee)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Mochizuki & Susumu (01/27/12 Los Angeles)
-- vacated due to CIMA injury (03/30/12 Miami)

(2) Champions: Masato Yoshino & Ricochet
Held Since: 03/30/12 (Miami)
-- defeated Chuck Taylor & Johnny Gargano for vacated titles (03/30/12 Miami)
-- titles vacated (06/21/12)

(3) Current Champions: A.R. Fox & CIMA
Held Since: 07/29/12 (Chicago)
-- defeated Rich Swann & Ricochet for vacated titles (07/29/12 Chicago)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Yoshino & Naruki Doi (10/06/12 Japan)
-- pinfall vs. Susumu & Mr. Kyukyu (10/07/12 Japan)
-- pinfall vs. Horiguchi & Saito (11/03/12 DGUSA Voorhees, N.J.)
-- finishes 2012 as DGUSA tag champions

***

NWA (National Wrestling Alliance)

NWA World Hvt. Title

(1) Champion: Adam Pearce
Held Since: 07/31/11
Title Decisions:
-- pinfall loss over-turned (03/23/12 Canada)
-- pinfall loss vs. Colt Cabana (04/08/12 NWA Hollywood TV)

(2) Champion: Colt Cabana
Held Since: 04/08/12
Title Decisions:
-- Best-of-Seven Series vs. Adam Pearce (Spring-Summer 2012)

(3) Champion: Adam Pearce
Held Since: 07/21/12
Title Decisions:
-- Lost Best-of-Seven Series vs. Colt Cabana (10/27/12 Australia)
-- Title vacated after Cabana did not accept NWA Title

-- Title rendered irrelevant by year-end

***

PWG (Pro Wrestling Guerrilla)

PWG World Title

(1) Champion: El Generico
Held Since: 10/22/11 (Steen Wolf)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall loss vs. Steen, Eddie Edwards (03/17/12 World's Finest)

(2) Champion: Kevin Steen
Held Since: 03/17/12 (World's Finest)
2012 title defenses:
-- pinfall vs. Sami Callihan (04/21/12 DDT4)
-- pinfall vs. Brian Cage (05/25/12 Reseda)
-- pinfall vs. Willie Mack (7/21/12 Threemendous)
-- pinfall vs. Michael Elgin, Ricochet (10/27/12 Failure to Communicate)
-- pinfall loss vs. BOLA 2012 winner Adam Cole (12/01/12 Final Show)

(3) Current Champion: Adam Cole
Held Since: 12/01/12 (Final Show)
-- finishes 2012 as PWG champion

PWG Tag Titles

(1) Champions: Kevin Steen & Super Dragon
Held Since: 12/10/11 (Fear)
2012 title defenses:
-- vacated titles (05/25/12 Reseda)

(2) Current Champions: Super Smash Bros.
Held Since: 05/25/12 (Reseda)
Defeated: Young Bucks for vacant titles
2012 title defenses:
-- ladder match victory vs. Future Shock, Young Bucks (7/21/12 Threemendous)
-- pinfall vs. RockNES Monsters (12/01/12 Final Show)
-- finishes 2012 as PWG tag champions

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