“To be the man, you gotta beat the man” - “Nature Boy” Ric Flair.
You’ve heard one of wrestling’s greatest personalities utter that indelible catchphrase and cement it for any and every wrestler that came after him. And to this very day, it still manages to ring true. In order to claim the top spot, one must overcome them in the squared circle and claim their much sought-after position. And nine times out of 10, beating the top dog in a wrestling federation comes with the biggest prize of all - a gorgeous championship belt that means that the man or woman that claimed it will now be regarded as the very best in their respective division.
From the very early stages of professional wrestling, fans’ eyes have been graced by some of the grandest title belts of all time. Witnessing one of the GOATs come down the ramp with their championship prize around their waist or over their shoulder is a familiar sight that always elicits a reaction, whether good or bad. We took a good look at a nice variety of titles from a large assortment of wrestling companies and left the ring with 18 of the very best. These wrestling title belts embody the pomp and circumstance that comes with being a professional wrestler and the grandeur attached to being a champion.