Tough Enough Alums Who Have Gone On To Hold Major Championships

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WWE Tough Enough is a reality competition that determines the next WWE Superstar. Since 2001, there have been many former Tough Enough contestants that have gone on to become WWE Superstars; some have gotten into WWE by winning Tough Enough and some have had to work their way into WWE after their time with Tough Enough. While many have made it to WWE, only a select few have gone on to hold major championships. Below is the list of both current and former WWE Superstars to come out of Tough Enough who went on to hold major championships.

 

Christopher Nowinski – Hardcore Champion (2x)

 

John Morrison – ECW Champion (1x), Intercontinental Champion (3x), World Tag Team Champion (1x), Raw Tag Team Champion (4x)

 

Maven – Hardcore Champion (3x)

 

Melina – Women’s Champion (3x), Divas Champion (2x)

 

Mitch – World Tag Team Champion (1x)

 

The Miz – WWE Champion (1x), Intercontinental Champion (7x), United States Champion (2x), World Tag Team Champion (1x), Raw Tag Team Champion (2x), Unified Tag Team Champion (1x)

 

Ryback – Intercontinental Champion (1x)

NXT Alums Who Went on to Hold Major Championships

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When WWE NXT first started, it involved pros from the main roster mentoring NXT rookies. Eventually, WWE decided to turn NXT into its developmental system. Since its inception, there are many great Superstars to come out of NXT and up to the main roster and many would go on to hold major championships. Below is the list of both current and former WWE Superstars to come out of NXT and to go on and hold major championships.

 

AJ Lee – Divas Champion (3x)

 

Alexa Bliss – Raw Women’s Champion (2x), SmackDown Women’s Champion (2x)

 

Bad News Barrett – Intercontinental Champion (5x)

 

Baron Corbin – United States Champion (1x)

 

Bayley – Raw Women’s Champion (1x)

 

Becky Lynch – SmackDown Women’s Champion (1x)

 

Big E – Intercontinental Champion (1x), Raw Tag Team Champion (2x), SmackDown Tag Team Champion (2x)

 

Bray Wyatt – WWE Champion (1x), SmackDown Tag Team Champion (1x)

 

The Brian Kendrick – Before NXT – World Tag Team Champion (1x), Raw Tag Team Champion (1x), After NXT – WWE Cruiserweight Champion (1x)

 

Chad Gable – SmackDown Tag Team Champion (1x)

 

Charlotte Flair – Divas Champion (1x), Raw Women’s Champion