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List of all NXT North American Champions in WWE history

Published at :June 6, 2024 at 4:02 PM
Modified at :June 6, 2024 at 4:02 PM
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The Championship was introduced in 2018.

The NXT North American Championship is one of the secondary men’s championships, which is created and promoted by WWE’s developmental brand NXT. The title is exclusive to the NXT brand and has been active since April 2018. WWE Executive and NXT head Triple H introduced the title.

In January 2022, the title was unified with the NXT Cruiserweight Championship and the Cruiserweight title was retired. Here we take a look at all the NXT North American Champions in the history of WWE.

NXT North American Championship Legacy

NXT North American Championship has witnessed a total of 22 reigns and has changed hands among 18 different champions and seen two vacancies. Adam Cole is the inaugural NXT North American Champion. Johnny Gargano has the most title reigns with three.

Wes Lee had the longest single reign with 269 days and Carmelo Hayes has the longest combined reign with 273 days on his two reigns. Trick Williams has the shortest title reign with three days. Velveteen Dream is the youngest champion (23) and Damian Priest is the oldest champion (37).

Current NXT North American Champion

Oba Femi is the current NXT North American Champion. He won the title by cashing-in his Breakout Tournament contract on Dragon Lee on the January 9, 2024 episode of NXT. Femi is currently in his first reign and has been holding the title for more than 141 days.

NameDateEventDays Reign
Adam ColeApril 7, 2018TakeOver: New Orleans133
RicochetAugust 18, 2018TakeOver: Brooklyn 4161
Johnny GarganoJanuary 26, 2019TakeOver: Phoenix4
Velveteen DreamJanuary 30, 2019NXT231
Roderick StrongSeptember 18, 2019NXT126
Keith LeeJanuary 22, 2020NXT175
VacatedJuly 15, 2020NXT
Damian PriestAugust 22, 2020TakeOver XXX67
Johnny GarganoOctober 28, 2020NXT: Halloween Havoc14
Leon RuffNovember 11, 2020NXT25
Johnny GarganoDecember 6, 2020TakeOver: WarGames163
Bronson ReedMay 18, 2021NXT42
Isaiah “Swerve” ScottJune 29, 2021NXT105
Carmelo HayesOctober 12, 2021NXT172
Cameron GrimesApril 2, 2022Stand & Deliver63
Carmelo HayesJune 4, 2022In Your House101
Solo SikoaSeptember 13, 2022NXT 2.0: One Year Anniversary Show7
VacatedSeptember 20, 2022NXT
Wes LeeOctober 22, 2022Halloween Havoc269
“Dirty” Dominik MysterioJuly 18, 2023NXT74
Trick WilliamsSeptember 30, 2023No Mercy3
“Dirty” Dominik MysterioOctober 3, 2023NXT67
Dragon LeeDecember 9, 2023Deadline31
Oba FemiJanuary 9, 2024NXT141+

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