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OLDEST MOTHERFUCKERS TO EVER WIN THE WWE TITLE

Triple H got me thinking about old farts winning the world title or at least the “other” world title in WWE history so I pointlessly spent time doing something I probably could have looked up instead.

(* denotes “world heavyweight title,” the big gold belt)

  1. Vince McMahon, 54 (9-14-99)
  2. Hulk Hogan, 49 (4-21-02)
  3. Triple H, 46 (1-24-16)
  4. Bob Backlund, 45 (11-23-94)
  5. The Undertaker, 44 (10-4-09)*
  6. Ric Flair, 43 (9-1-92)
  7. Kane, 43 (7-10-10)*
  8. The Undertaker, 43 (3-30-08)*
  9. Ric Flair, 42 (1-19-92)
  10. The Undertaker, 42 (4-1-07)*
  11. Sgt. Slaughter, 42 (1-19-91)
  12. Buddy Rogers, 42 (4-25-63)
  13. The Iron Sheik, 41 (12-26-83)
  14. Andre the Giant, 41 (2-5-88)
  15. King Booker, 41 (7-23-06)*
  16. Batista, 41 (2-21-10)
  17. The Rock, 40 (1-27-13)
  18. Batista, 40 (6-7-09)
  19. Mark Henry, 40 (9-18-11)*
  20. Bret Hart, 40 (8-3-97)