After WWE purchased WCW, the company had far too many title belts, so the company decided to crown one Undisputed Champion at the Vengeance pay-per-view in 2001.
Kurt Angle, Steve Austin, The Rock and Chris Jericho all competed in a tournament to crown the first Undisputed Champion, and when it was all said and done Chris Jericho won it all.
However, during a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet, Kurt Angle revealed that originally he was supposed to become the first Undisputed Champion, but Vince McMahon changed plans.
“5 days before, Vince gave me a call and said, ‘I really want to give the title to Jericho, I think he would really benefit from this. I agreed with it. I said, Vince if anyone needs this and could run with it, it would be Chris Jericho. I was very honored that Vince had enough respect for me to tell me instead of not telling me. He wanted to get my feelings on it and I agreed with him.”
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