Jay Lethal Breaks ROH World Championship Record

Jay Lethal - ROH Champion
Jay Lethal - ROH Champion

Today is Jay Lethal’s 646th day as ROH World Champion. He passes Samoa Joe’s previous record of 645 days spent as champion to break the all-time record. Lethal’s 646 days as champion has been spread out over the course of 2 title reigns.

Lethal is also just one title defense away from breaking the record of 38 title defenses he is currently tied with Daniel Bryan and Nigel McGuiness with.

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ROH World Championship Statistics

  1. Jay Lethal (2x Champion, 38 defenses, 646 days)
  2. Samoa Joe (1x Champion, 29 defenses, 645 days)
  3. Nigel McGuiness (1x Champion, 38 defenses, 545 days)
  4. Bryan Danielson (1x Champion, 38 defenses, 462 days)
  5. Adam Cole (3x Champion, 22 defenses, 445 days)
  6. Austin Aries (2x Champion, 29 defenses, 419 days)
  7. Jay Briscoe (2x Champion, 18 defenses, 375 days)
  8. Kevin Steen (1x Champion, 18 defenses, 328 days)
  9. Davey Richards (1x Champion, 10 defenses, 321 days)
  10. Takeshi Morishima (1x Champion, 20 defenses, 231 days)
  11. Tyler Black (1x Champion, 7 defenses, 210 days)
  12. Dalton Castle (1x Champion, 7 defenses, 197 days)
  13. Roderick Strong (1x Champion, 5 defenses, 189 days)
  14. Xavier (1x Champion, 4 defenses, 182 days)
  15. Cody (1x Champion, 16 defenses, 175 days)
  16. Christopher Daniels (1x Champion, 8 defenses, 105 days)
  17. Eddie Edwards (1x Champion, 3 defenses, 99 days)
  18. Michael Elgin (1x Champion, 7 defenses, 76 days)
  19. Jerry Lynn (1x Champion, 6 defenses, 71 days)
  20. Homicide (1x Champion, 3 defenses, 56 days)
  21. Low Ki (1x Champion, 1 defense, 56 days)
  22. CM Punk (1x Champion, 4 defenses, 55 days)
  23. James Gibson (1x Champion, 4 defenses, 36 days)
  24. Kyle O’Reilly (1x Champion, 0 defenses, 33 days)