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The IWE Divas Championship is a professional wrestling women's championship owned by the International Wrestling Entertainment (IWE) promotion. The creation of the championship was announced on June 6, 2008 by Fusion General Manager Lynn Lehr as a counterpart to the Meltdown brand's IWE Women's Championship. The word "Diva" in the championship's name, refers to the pseudonym IWE Diva, which IWE uses to refer to its female wrestlers. On April 13, 2009, the title was moved from the SmackDown brand to the Meltdown brand as a result of then-Divas Champion Riley being drafted in the 2009 Draft. On September 19, 2010 at the Night of Champions pay-per-view event, Women's Champion Amanda Johnson defeated Divas Champion Denise to unify the two championships. The title is now accessible to both IWE brands and the champion can appear on both shows.

The championship is generally contested in professional wrestling matches, in which participants execute scripted finishes rather than contend in direct competition. The inaugural champion was Amanda Johnson, who defeated Shannon on July 20, 2008 at IWE's The Great American Bash. Riley, Denise, Amanda Johnson and Nicole Bergman hold the record for most reigns, with two. At days, Riley's first reign is the longest in the championship's history. Dixie holds the record for shortest reign in the title's history at less than a day. The current champion is Brie Bella who is in her first reign. Overall, there have been 13 reigns shared between 9 divas.

Title historyEdit

# Order in reign history
Reign The reign number for the specific set of wrestlers listed
Location The city in which the title was won
Event The event in which the title was won
Used for vacated reigns so as not to count it as an official reign
+ Indicates the current reign is changing daily


# Wrestlers Reign Date Days
held
Location Event Notes
1 Amanda Johnson 1 July 20, 2008 155 Uniondale, NY The Bash (2008) Johnson defeated Shannon to become the inaugural champion
2 Riley 1 December 22, 2008 216 Toronto, Ontario Fusion This episode aired on tape delay on December 26, 2008 with special guest referee Ali Richards. The championship became exclusive to the Meltdown brand on April 13, 2009 when Riley was drafted
3 Sari Pasma 1 July 26, 2009 78 Philadelphia, PA Night of Champions (2009)
4 Dixie 1 October 12, 2009 0 Indianapolis, Indiana Meltdown
5 Denise 1 October 12, 2009 84 Indianapolis, Indiana Meltdown Immediately after Dixie won the title, it was announced that she would defend it against Denise, who had just been acquired in a trade with Fusion.
Vacated January 4, 2010 Daytona, Ohio Meltdown IWE vacated the title after Denise sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament, which sidelined her from in-ring competition.
6 Riley 2 February 22, 2010 49 Indianapolis, Indiana Meltdown Riley defeated Lauren Ireland in the finals of an eight diva tournament to win the vacant title.
7 Nicole Bergman 1 April 12, 2010 69 London, England Meltdown
8 Kassi Austin 1 June 20, 2010 56 Uniondale, NY Fatal 4-Way This was contested in a Fatal 4-Way match that also involved Lauren Ireland and Riley. Kassi pinned Riley to win the title.
9 Denise 2 August 15, 2010 35 Los Angeles, CA SummerSlam (2010)
10 Amanda Johnson 2 September 19, 2010 63 Rosemont, Illinois Night of Champions (2010) This was a unification match, where the title was unified with the IWE Women's Championship. The title, which was referred to as the IWE Unified Divas Championship for weeks afterward, took the lineage of the IWE Divas Championship and became accessible on both Meltdown and Fusion brands. Victoria subsequently claimed to be the co-champion with Johnson, but it is not recognized by IWE, though she defended the belt in Johnson's place on some occasions.
11 Shannon 1 November 21, 2010 70 Miami, Florida Survivor Series (2010) This was a handicap match also involving Victoria as Amanda Johnson's tag team partner.
12 Nicole Bergman 2 January 30, 2011 71 Boston, Mass. Royal Rumble (2011) This was contested in a Fatal-4-Way match also involving Victoria and Amanda Johnson. Nicole pinned Victoria to win the championship.
13 Crystal Gozelanski 1 April 11, 2011 70 Bridgeport, CT Meltdown
14 Katie Barnhart 1 June 20, 2011 1+ Baltimore, Maryland Meltdown Katie Barnhart was chosen by the IWE Universe on the special "Power to the People" 3-hour editon of Meltdown.
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