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Seth Rollins Sets An Impressive Record As The World Heavyweight Champion

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Below are a couple of top WWE & AEW news stories of the day:

• Seth Rollins defeated AJ Styles at Night of Champions 2023 to become the inaugural champion of the new version of the World Heavyweight Championship.

His latest televised title defense was against Shinsuke Nakamura in a Last Man Standing match at Fastlane, where Rollins extended his title reign to 134 days.

Rollins now holds the record for the longest reign of an inaugural Men’s World Title in WWE history.

Below are the inaugural title reigns of other men’s World Titles in WWE history:

WWWF / WWF/ WWE Championship: Buddy Rogers (22 days)

Original World Heavyweight Championship: Triple H (76 days)

Universal Championship: Finn Bálor (1 day)

ECW Championship (WWE version): Rob Van Dam (20 days)

Current World Heavyweight Championship: Seth Rollins (134+ days)

• During the opening segment of AEW Collision this past Saturday, Edge aka Adam Copeland and Ricky Starks had a back & forth exchange, where Edge ended up calling Starks a vanilla midget version of The Rock.

You can watch it below:

According to the Wrestling Observer, this wasn’t scripted and both men were legit upset with the insults they traded:

“It was awkward. I mean, it was very clear that something got started, and they were, at that point it was not scripted. One of them got a little bit mad and the other one got mad back, I mean, you can make it work, there’s nothing wrong with it, but it wasn’t smooth, I was like ‘where is this going?’ They’re professionals, and they finished it. It was just brutal.”

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