The Intercontinental Championship has been viewed as one of the most prestigious awards in the world of sports-entertainment. Since its inception in September 1979, many greats have captured the Intercontinental Championship, including Hall of Famers Pat Patterson, Don Muraco, Tito Santana and Greg Valentine. Additionally, many of today's top Superstars have enjoyed reigns as Intercontinental Champion, including Shawn Michaels, The Rock, Chris Jericho and Triple H. Below is the complete list of Intercontinental Champions. Click on each name for more information on the champion.

Intercontinental

CHAMPION DEFEATED LOCATION DATE VIDEO
Pat Patterson n/a Rio de Janeiro 09-01-79
Ken Patera Pat Patterson New York, NY 04-21-80
Pedro Morales Ken Patera New York, NY 12-08-80
Don Muraco Pedro Morales Philadelphia, PA 06-20-81
Pedro Morales Don Muraco New York, NY 11-23-81
Don Muraco Pedro Morales New York, NY 01-22-83
Tito Santana Don Muraco Boston, MA 02-11-84
Greg Valentine Tito Santana London, Ontario 09-24-84
Tito Santana Greg Valentine Baltimore, MD 07-06-85
Randy Savage Tito Santana Boston, MA 02-08-86
Ricky Steamboat Randy Savage Pontiac, MI 03-29-87
Honky Tonk Man Ricky Steamboat Buffalo, NY 06-02-87
Ultimate Warrior Honky Tonk Man New York, NY 08-29-88
Rick Rude Ultimate Warrior Atlantic City, NJ 04-02-89
Ultimate Warrior Rick Rude East Rutherford, NJ 08-28-89
Mr. Perfect Tito Santana Austin, TX 04-23-90
Texas Tornado Mr. Perfect Philadelphia, PA 08-27-90 Watch
Mr. Perfect Texas Tornado Rochester, NY 11-19-90
Bret Hart Mr. Perfect New York, NY 08-26-91
The Mountie Bret Hart Springfield, MA 01-17-92
Roddy Piper The Mountie Albany, NY 01-19-92 Watch
Bret Hart Roddy Piper Indianapolis, IN 04-05-92 Watch
British Bulldog Bret Hart London, England 08-29-92
Shawn Michaels British Bulldog Terre Haute, IN 10-27-92 Watch
Marty Jannetty Shawn Michaels New York, NY 05-17-93
Shawn Michaels Marty Jannetty Albany, NY 06-06-93
Razor Ramon Rick Martel New Haven, CT 09-27-93
Diesel Razor Ramon Rochester, NY 04-13-94
Razor Ramon Diesel Chicago, IL 08-29-94 Watch
Jeff Jarrett Razor Ramon Tampa, FL 01-22-95
Jeff Jarrett Bob Holly Moline, IN 04-26-95
Razor Ramon Jeff Jarrett Montreal, Quebec 05-19-95
Jeff Jarrett Razor Ramon Trois-Rivieres, Quebec 05-22-95
Shawn Michaels Jeff Jarrett Nashville, TN 07-23-95 Watch
Dean Douglas n/a Winnipeg, Manitoba 10-22-95
Razor Ramon Dean Douglas Winnipeg, Manitoba 10-22-95
Goldust Razor Ramon Fresno, CA 01-21-96
Goldust Savio Vega San Bernardino, CA 04-01-96
Ahmed Johnson Goldust Milwaukee, WI 06-23-96
Marc Mero Faarooq Hershey, PA 09-23-96
Hunter Hearst Helmsley Marc Mero Fort Wayne, IN 10-21-96
Rocky Maivia Hunter Hearst Helmsley Lowell, MA 02-13-97
Owen Hart Rocky Maivia Omaha, NE 04-28-97
Stone Cold Owen Hart East Rutherford, NJ 08-03-97
Owen Hart Faarooq St. Louis, MO 10-05-97
Stone Cold Owen Hart Montreal, Quebec 11-09-97
The Rock Stone Cold Portland, ME 12-08-97
Triple H The Rock New York, NY 08-30-98
Ken Shamrock X-Pac Uniondale, NY 10-12-98
Val Venis Ken Shamrock Memphis, TN 02-14-99
Road Dogg Val Venis San Jose, CA 03-15-99
Goldust Road Dogg East Rutherford, NJ 03-29-99
The Godfather Goldust Detroit, MI 04-12-99
Jeff Jarrett The Godfather Moline, IL 05-31-99
Edge Jeff Jarrett Toronto, Ontario 07-24-99
Jeff Jarrett Edge Buffalo, NY 07-25-99
D-Lo Brown Jeff Jarrett Dayton, OH 07-26-99
Jeff Jarrett D-Lo Brown Minneapolis, MN 08-22-99
Chyna Jeff Jarrett Cleveland, OH 10-17-99
Chris Jericho Chyna Sunrise, FL 12-12-99
Chris Jericho Chyna and Hardcore Holly New York, NY 01-23-00
Kurt Angle Chris Jericho Hartford, CT 02-27-00
Chris Benoit Kurt Angle Anahemin, CA 04-02-00
Chris Jericho Chris Benoit Richmond, VA 05-04-00
Chris Benoit Chris Jericho Uniondale, NY 05-08-00
Rikishi Chris Benoit Memphis, TN 06-22-00
Val Venis Rikishi Ft. Lauderdale, FL 07-06-00
Chyna Val Venis Raleigh, NC 08-27-00
Eddie Guerrero Chyna Knoxville, TN 09-03-00
Billy Gunn Eddie Guerrero Sunrise, FL 11-23-00
Chris Benoit Billy Gunn Birmingham, AL 12-10-00
Chris Jericho Chris Benoit New Orleans, LA 01-21-01
Triple H Chris Jericho Oklahoma City, OK 04-05-01
Jeff Hardy Triple H Philadelphia, PA 04-12-01
Triple H Jeff Hardy Knoxville, TN 04-16-01
Kane Triple H Sacramento, CA 05-20-01
Albert Kane New York, NY 06-28-01
Lance Storm Albert Buffalo, NY 07-23-01
Edge Lance Storm San Jose, CA 08-19-01
Christian Edge Pittsburgh, PA 09-23-01
Edge Christian St. Louis, MO 10-21-01
Test Edge Uniondale, NY 11-05-01
Edge Test Greensboro, NC 11-18-01
William Regal Edge Atlanta, GA 01-20-02
Rob Van Dam William Regal Toronto, Ontario 03-17-02
Eddie Guerrero Rob Van Dam Kansas City, MO 04-21-02
Rob Van Dam Eddie Guerrero Edmonton, Alberta 05-27-02
Chris Benoit Rob Van Dam Greensboro, NC 07-29-02
Rob Van Dam Chris Benoit Uniondale, NY 08-25-02
Chris Jericho Rob Van Dam Denver, CO 09-16-02
Kane Chris Jericho Houston, TX 09-30-02
Triple H Kane Little Rock, AR 10-20-02
Christian n/a Charlotte, NC 05-18-03 Watch
Booker T Christian Montreal, Quebec 07-07-03
Christian Booker T Des Moines, IA 08-10-03
Rob Van Dam Christian Chicago, IL 09-29-03
Chris Jericho Rob Van Dam Fayetteville, NC 10-27-03 Watch
Rob Van Dam Chris Jericho Fayetteville, NC 10-27-03
Randy Orton Rob Van Dam Orlando, FL 12-14-03
Edge Randy Orton Hartford, CT 07-11-04
Chris Jericho Christian Portland, OR 09-12-04 Watch
Shelton Benjamin Chris Jericho Milwaukee, WI 10-19-04
Carlito Shelton Benjamin Phoenix, AZ 06-21-05
Ric Flair Carlito Oklahoma City, OK 09-19-05
Shelton Benjamin Ric Flair Trenton, N.J. 02-20-06
Rob Van Dam Shelton Benjamin Lexington, KY 04-30-06
Shelton Benjamin Rob Van Dam Lubbock, TX 05-15-06
Johnny Nitro Shelton Benjamin Charlotte, NC 06-25-06
Jeff Hardy Johnny Nitro Topeka, KS 10-02-06
Johnny Nitro Jeff Hardy Columbus, OH 11-06-06
Jeff Hardy Johnny Nitro Manchester, England 11-13-06
Umaga Jeff Hardy Bakersfield, CA 02-19-07
Santino Marella Umaga Milan, Italy 04-16-07
Umaga Santino Marella Dallas, TX 07-02-07
Jeff Hardy Umaga Columbus, OH 09-03-07 Watch
Chris Jericho Jeff Hardy Milwaukee, Wis. 03-10-08 Watch