List Of WWE SmackDown Women's Champions
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The WWE SmackDown Women's Championship is a women's professional wrestling world championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the SmackDown brand. Unveiled on the August 23, 2016, episode of SmackDown, it was created as a title equivalent to the then-current WWE Women's Championship, which became exclusive to Raw as a result of the 2016 WWE Draft and was renamed the Raw Women's Championship Gone.
Check out the full list below.
List of WWE SmackDown women's champions
|No.||Champion||Championship change||Reign statistics||Notes|
|1||Becky Lynch||September 11, 2016||Backlash||Richmond, VA||1||84||84||As a result of the 2016 WWE draft, the WWE Women's Championship became exclusive to Raw. In response, SmackDown established the SmackDown Women's Championship and Raw's title was subsequently renamed. Lynch defeated Alexa Bliss, Carmella, Naomi, Natalya, and Nikki Bella in a six-pack elimination challenge to become the inaugural champion.|
|2||Alexa Bliss||December 4, 2016||TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs||Dallas, TX||1||70||69||This was a tables match.|
|3||Naomi||February 12, 2017||Elimination Chamber||Phoenix, AZ||1||9||8|
|—||Vacated||February 21, 2017||SmackDown||Ontario, CA||—||—||—||The championship was vacated when Naomi suffered a knee injury and was unable to defend the title within 30 days.|
|4||Alexa Bliss||February 21, 2017||SmackDown||Ontario, CA||2||40||40||Defeated Becky Lynch to win the vacant title.|
|5||Naomi||April 2, 2017||WrestleMania 33||Orlando, FL||2||140||139||This was a six-pack challenge, also involving Becky Lynch, Carmella, Mickie James, and Natalya.|
|6||Natalya||August 20, 2017||SummerSlam||Brooklyn, NY||1||86||86|
|7||Charlotte Flair||November 14, 2017||SmackDown||Charlotte, NC||1||147||146|
|8||Carmella||April 10, 2018||SmackDown||New Orleans, LA||1||131||130||This was Carmella's Money in the Bank cash-in match.
This was the first time a women's title changed hands after a Money in the Bank contract cash-in.
|9||Charlotte Flair||August 19, 2018||SummerSlam||Brooklyn, NY||2||28||27||This was a triple threat match, also involving Becky Lynch, who Flair pinned.|
|10||Becky Lynch||September 16, 2018||Hell in a Cell||San Antonio, TX||2||91||91|
|11||Asuka||December 16, 2018||TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs||San Jose, CA||1||100||99||This was a triple threat Tables, Ladders, and Chairs match, also involving Charlotte Flair.|
|12||Charlotte Flair||March 26, 2019||SmackDown||Uncasville, CT||3||13||12|
|13||Becky Lynch||April 8, 2019||WrestleMania 35||East Rutherford, NJ||3||41||41||This was a winner takes all triple threat match for both the Raw Women's Championship and SmackDown Women's Championship, also involving Ronda Rousey, who defended the Raw Women's Championship. Lynch pinned Rousey to win both titles.|
|14||Charlotte Flair||May 19, 2019||Money in the Bank||Hartford, CT||4||<1||<1|
|15||Bayley||May 19, 2019||Money in the Bank||Hartford, CT||1||140||140||This was Bayley's Money in the Bank cash-in match.|
|16||Charlotte Flair||October 6, 2019||Hell in a Cell||Sacramento, CA||5||5||4|
|17||Bayley||October 11, 2019||SmackDown||Paradise, NV||2||380||379|
|18||Sasha Banks||October 25, 2020||Hell in a Cell||Orlando, FL||1||167||167||This was a Hell in a Cell match.|
|19||Bianca Belair||April 10, 2021||WrestleMania 37
|20||Becky Lynch||August 21, 2021||SummerSlam||Paradise, NV||4||62||62||Bianca Belair was originally scheduled to defend the title against Sasha Banks; however, before the match began, it was announced that Banks was unable to compete for undisclosed reasons. Carmella was then announced as her new opponent, but Lynch made a surprise return from maternity leave, took out Carmella, and challenged Belair to an impromptu match that Belair accepted.|
|21||Charlotte Flair||October 22, 2021||SmackDown||Wichita, KS||6||198||198||As a result of the 2021 WWE Draft, then-Raw Women's Champion Charlotte Flair was drafted to SmackDown while Becky Lynch was drafted to Raw. To keep the titles on their respective brands, WWE official Sonya Deville had the two women exchange championships.|
|22||Ronda Rousey||May 8, 2022||WrestleMania Backlash||Providence, RI||1||55||55||This was an "I Quit" match.|
|23||Liv Morgan||July 2, 2022||Money in the Bank||Paradise, NV||1||98||97||This was Morgan's Money in the Bank cash-in match. Morgan was a member of the Raw roster prior to the cash-in. She was transferred to the SmackDown brand after winning the championship.|
|24||Ronda Rousey||October 8, 2022||Extreme Rules||Philadelphia, PA||2||41+||41+||This was an Extreme Rules match.|