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In Professional Wrestling, a "Triple Crown Championship" is not a championship in and of itself. Rather, it's a special achievement given to wrestlers who have won three of a single promotion's championships; specifically, a world championship, another singles (mostly the second-tier) championship, and a Tag Team championship. Promotions to officially recognize Triple Crown winners are WWE, TNA/Impact! Wrestling, Lucha Underground, and Ring of Honor as well as the defunct promotions WCW and ECW.

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The only other special achievement higher than this is the Grand Slam Champion, which requires winning another singles (again, mostly second-tier) championship. As such, names of the wrestlers who have achieved this feat will be in bold.


Active Promotions

WWE

WWE has had two methods for determining a men's Triple Crown Champion and currently one method for women's.

Men's Standard Rules

  • A wrestler had to have held:
    • Either the WWF/E Championship or the World Heavyweight Championship
    • Either the WWF/World Tag Team Championship or the WWE Tag Team Championship
    • The Intercontinental Championship

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Men's NXT Rules

  • A wrestler has to have held:
    • The NXT Championship
    • The NXT Tag Team Championship
    • The North American Championship

Women's Rules

  • A wrestler has to have held:
    • The WWE Raw Women's Championship
    • The WWE Smackdown Women's Championship
    • The WWE Women's Tag Team Championship

WWE Triple Crown Winners

TNA/Impact!

Rules

  • A wrestler has to have held
    • Either the NWA World Heavyweight Championship or the TNA/Impact World Championship
    • Either the NWA Tag Team Championship or the TNA/Impact Tag Team Championship
    • The X Division Championship

TNA/Impact Wrestling Triple Crown Winners

  • AJ Styles - Completed on July 11, 2003.
  • Kurt Angle - Completed on August 12, 2007.
  • Samoa Joe - Completed on April 13, 2008.
  • Abyss - Completed on May 16, 2011.
  • Austin Aries - Completed on January 25, 2013.
  • Chris Sabin - Completed on July 18, 2013.
  • Eric Young - Completed on April 10, 2014.
  • Eddie Edwards - Completed on October 3, 2016.

Lucha Underground

Rules

  • A wrestler has to have held
    • The Lucha Underground Championship
    • The Lucha Underground City of the Gods Championship
    • The Lucha Underground Trios Championship

Lucha Underground Triple Crown Winners

  • Fenix - Completed on January 31, 2016.
  • Johnny Mundo - Completed on April 10, 2016.

Ring of Honor

Rules

  • A wrestler has to have held
    • The ROH World Championship
    • The ROH World Tag Team Championship
    • Either the ROH World Television Championship or the ROH Pure Championship

Ring of Honor Triple Crown Winners

  • Eddie Edwards - Completed on March 19, 2011.
  • Roderick Strong - Completed on March 31, 2012.
  • Jay Lethal - Completed on June 19, 2015.
  • Christopher Daniels - Completed on March 10, 2017.
  • Matt Taven - Completed on April 6, 2019.


Defunct Promotions

WCW

Rules

  • A wrestler had to have held:
    • The WCW World Heavyweight Championship
    • The WCW World Tag Team Championship
    • The WCW United States Heavyweight Championship

WCW Triple Crown Winners

  • Men's Standard Format
    • Ric Flair - Completed on January 11, 1991.
    • Lex Luger - Completed on July 14, 1991.
    • Sting - Completed on January 22, 1996.
    • Diamond Dallas Page - Completed on May 31, 1999.
    • Goldberg - Completed on December 7, 1999.note 
    • Bret Hart - Completed on December 7, 1999.
    • Chris Benoit - Completed on January 16, 2000.
    • Scott Steiner - Completed on November 26, 2000.
    • Booker T - Completed on March 18, 2001.

ECW

Rules

  • A wrestler had to have held:
    • The ECW World Heavyweight Championship
    • The ECW World Tag Team Championship
    • The ECW World Television Championship

ECW Triple Crown Winners

  • Mikey Whipwreck - Completed on October 28, 1995.
  • Sabu - Completed on August 9, 1997.
  • Tazz - Completed on January 10, 1999.
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