Over the course of the last 21 years, almost every aspect of the Undertaker’s career has been covered extensively. From his battles with pro-wrestling greats such as Shawn Michaels and Triple H to the speculative date of his retirement, the WWE’s longest-active performer is often in the limelight.
Oddly, however, the Deadman’s championship accolades frequently take the backseat when considering his iconic career.
Despite being a highly respectable, seven-time world champion, the Undertaker is not known for his championship credentials.
The Brothers of Destruction. The Hell in a Cell bout with Mick Foley. The Ministry of Darkness.
Events such as those are often mentioned before the fact that the Undertaker has beaten famous names like Hulk Hogan and Stone Cold Steve Austin in order to win championship gold. Several essential Undertaker bouts (such as the exemplary 2002 Ladder Match with Jeff Hardy) occurred whilst in possession of a WWE heavyweight strap, therefore the importance of his title history must be acknowledged.
In this article, the spotlight will be deservedly placed upon the Undertaker’s WWE and World Heavyweight title victories.
(Note: Title wins will be ranked in terms of match quality and success of resulting championship reigns.)