The WHEI NXT Championship is a professional wrestling world championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling company WHEI for their NXT brand. Introduced on April 4, 2019, it is the top championship of NXT. The current champion is NXT General Manager James Ceno in his first reign
The championship was first announced about three week before WHEI WrestleMania I as the primary championship of the soon to be debuted NXT brand. Temporary NXT co-General Managers Ironman and Stephanie Hudson-Lytle announced a 16 Man tournament to crown the first champion started on the premiere episode of NXT and culminating a few weeks after.
The title takes its design from the current design of the WWE NXT Championship rather than the original. In line with the other main championships, the title includes removable sideplates with the WHEI logo as default plates and are customized to each champion.
As of April 11, 2019 there has been one reign, the current and inaugural champion is NXT General Manager James Ceno.
|1||James Ceno||1||WrestleMania||Pontiac MI||1||11||Announced himself as the inaugural champion during the WrestleMania broadcast.|