Hero Collector sent out the following promotional material today, announcing that they will be publishing a new book that will look at the history of the WWE Championship. The book will be released on October 5. The book will be titled WWE Championship: The Greatest Prize in Sports Entertainment and was written by former WWE Magazine editor Jeremy Brown:
“This deluxe oversized hardback book explores the history of the WWE Championship from Buddy Rogers in 1963 to the current WWE Championship held by Drew McIntyre.
In its near 60-year history, the main WWE Championship has been held by over 50 Superstars and had its name/design changed 13 times. This book will explore the changing face of the WWE Championship via the Superstars that have held the title as well as the greatest matches for the championship.
Richly illustrated with official WWE photography, this book covers the WWE Championship by exploring each era of WWE in chronological order. The book explores each era of WWE:
• Early Years- 1967-’80s
• The Golden Age- ’80s to early ’90s
• New Generation- Early ’90s to mid ’90s
• Attitude Era- Mid ’90s to early 2000s
• PG Era- 2008-2013
• Reality Era- 2014-2016
• The New Era- 2016-present
Featuring historic photography and stories about the icons to have held the title including legends such as Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Triple H, Ric Flair, Bruno Sammartino, Brock Lesnar, John Cena and many more. In addition, the history of the Championship is brought to life with the greatest title matches revisited – such as WrestleMania VI’s Ultimate Challenge, Shawn and Bret’s Iron Man Match, The Chair Shot Heard Around the World, and Triple H and Cactus Jack’s Street Fight at Royal Rumble 2000.
A perfect gift, The WWE Championship: The Greatest Prize in Sport’s Entertainment will be cherished by every member of the WWE Universe, new or old.”