The WWE Championship, with champions including the likes of Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Ric Flair and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin? A trinket.
The World Heavyweight Championship, having been held by The Undertaker, Hall of Famer Edge, Kurt Angle and Shawn Michaels? A hunk of junk.
At least they are compared to the prestigious WWE Women's Championship. So coveted was this title, it was vacated and unified with the Divas Championship in 2010, proving once and for all, it was simply too beautiful for this world.
Here is a beautiful run down of the champs who held the title through the years:
With former champions including workrate masters and mat classic technicians like Stephanie McMahon, The Kat and Harvey Wippleman, this title was the most sought prize in WWE history.
Debra, another wrestler whom wrestling pundits regularly threw five stars at, achieved immortality by "defeating" Sable thanks to the Commish, Shawn Michaels, in the mentally-trying and body-abusing Evening Gown "match" which occurred on this date back in 1999... when things were VERY different in the WWF Universe than they are today, and there was plenty of mention of puppies to go around.
Check out the "match" right here:
Also, this footage below is of a brilliant compilation of all of the women's title changes from 1993-2010, showing the finishers of each match, definitely worth watching:
Note: Today's History post is a re-posting of an edited and enhanced article which was originally written for Cageside Seats by Author Sergio Hernandez back on May 10, 2012.
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10 - MAY
10 May 2012
- Is UFC set to become a FOX afterthought like WWE on NBC? by Keith Harris May 10, 2012 8:39 PM CDT - 21 comments
- WWE Over the Limit 2012: Kofi Kingston and R-Truth vs Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger for tag team titles added by Geno Mrosko May 10, 2012 8:25 PM CDT - 9 comments
- CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan from Ring of Honor, and why it took me eight years to watch it by Jason Mann May 10, 2012 6:07 PM CDT - 1 comment
- TMZ: John Cena 'blindsided' wife with divorce filing by Geno Mrosko May 10, 2012 5:20 PM CDT - 90 comments
- John Cena files for divorce from wife Liz, who hires Linda Hogan's attorney by Geno Mrosko May 10, 2012 2:59 PM CDT - 124 comments
- King Mo Lawal to join TNA in the summer, won't fight for Bellator until 2013 by Geno Mrosko May 10, 2012 1:49 PM CDT - 8 comments
- On This Date in WWE History: Debra defeats Sable for the Women's Championship by Sergio Hernandez May 10, 2012 12:00 PM CDT - 9 comments
- 'King Mo' Lawal signs with Bellator and TNA by Geno Mrosko May 10, 2012 10:37 AM CDT - 23 comments
- Video: WWE NXT for May 9, 2012, featuring Tyson Kidd, Percy Watson and JTG by Sergio Hernandez May 10, 2012 7:01 AM CDT
10 May 2011
- WWE star John Morrison needs neck surgery, will be out 4-6 weeks by bix May 10, 2011 7:57 AM CDT - 3 comments
10 May 2010
- PWG DDT4 Review for 5/9/10 by Bill Hanstock May 10, 2010 8:11 PM CDT
- Speaking of Linda McMahon's blushes - sexual harrassment among WWE management rears its ugly head by Keith Harris May 10, 2010 5:48 PM CDT - 2 comments
- Drew McIntyre update - he's working house shows like nothing's up whatsoever by Keith Harris May 10, 2010 5:02 PM CDT - 2 comments