Rob Van Dam

  • Born: 12/18/1970 in Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Birthname: Rob Szatkowski
  • Height & Weight: 6'0", 235 Ib
Titles Won:
  • ECW World Television Championship
  • ECW World Championship
  • WWE Championship
  • TNA World Heavyweight Championship
  • WWF/E Intercontinental Championship (6 times)
  • Money in the Bank (2006)
  • Seventh WWE Grand Slam Champion
  • Sixteenth WWE Triple Crown Champion

Throughout his career, he has worked for multiple organizations including Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). Van Dam has won 21 total championships, and is the only wrestler in history to have held the WWE Championship, the ECW World Heavyweight Championship, and the TNA World Heavyweight Championship (once holding the WWE and ECW titles simultaneously within WWE).

Van Dam gained mainstream popularity in ECW before also having success in WWE and TNA. Between ECW, WWF/E, and TNA, Van Dam headlined many pay-per-view events throughout three decades between the 1990s and 2010s. In 2002, Van Dam was ranked the number one pro wrestler in the world by Pro Wrestling Illustrated. He was voted “Most Popular Wrestler” by readers of the magazine in 2001 and again in 2002. WWE named him the greatest star in ECW history in 2014.

Notable Matches

vs. John Cena at ECW One Night Stand 2006

vs. Jerry Lynn at ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999

Team WWF vs. The Alliance

vs. Chris Jericho at Unforgiven 2001

vs. Jeff Hardy at Invasion 2001

vs. Eddie Guerrero on Raw, May 27th 2002

vs. Christian on Raw, September 29th 2003

Wrestlemania 22 Money in the Bank

Notable Feuds

vs. Jerry Lynn

vs. Sabu

vs. Taz

vs. The Triple Threat

vs. Rhino

vs. Eddie Guerrero

vs. Brock Lesnar

vs. Kane

vs. Christian

vs. Chris Jericho

Other Notable Achievements

ECW World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Sabu

WWF/E Hardcore Championship (4 times)

WWE European Championship

World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Kane (1) and Booker T (1)

WWE Tag Team Championship – with Rey Mysterio

TNA X Division Championship

ASW North American Heavyweight Championship

AWR World Heavyweight Championship

AWR No Limits Championship

IWF Television Championship

NWC Tag Team Championship – with Bobby Bradley

PSW Cordele City Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

SAPW Tag Team Championship – with Chaz Rocco

WSW World Championship