The best thing a wrestler can achieve in WWE is a Championship. Depending on his talent and rank on the roster, he is given opportunities to compete against others and these performances help him in gaining a championship shot.
Some retain the belts for a long time while some can't even defend the title and so don't retain the belt for more than 1 day.
Here are five Superstars who held these belts for only a day.
Raven defeated Diamond Dallas Page at the Spring Stampede event in 1998 and was crowned the new US Champ. However, he lost the belt the following night to Bill Goldberg on Nitro making him a one day US champion. This is his only reign as the US Champion and that left him a bad memory. Standing next to him was Edge with a single reign lasting for 6 days.
Divas Championship – Jillian Hall
In October 2009, she won her first WWE Divas Championship against Mickie James but lost it to Melina the same night.
Hall could not even keep the title at least for one day and this was the only Divas title reign for Hall in WWE. Hall's contract ended in 2010 and she was eventually released from WWE in November 2010.
Tag Team Championship – John Cena
It was astonishing to see Cena's name in the list as Cena won the WWE Tag team championship twice- once with The Miz and once with David Otunga. On both the occasions, Cena couldn't preserve the title for more than 24 hours.
This was really shocking given the accomplishments John Cena has to his name in the company. Cena getting one more shot at the Tag titles is highly unlikely which means that John has to carry this defamatory record throughout his life.
Intercontinental Championship- Zack Ryder
He won the IC Championship very recently on the grandest stage of them all, WrestleMania 32 in a 7-man ladder match. This was a phenomenal achievement given the steep career curve of Ryder at present.
The creative team wanted to shock everyone and they made him lose the title the very next night against The Miz.
WWE Championship – Rey Mysterio
Rey Mysterio won his first WWE Championship in July 2011 by defeating The Miz. His celebration did not last long. He immediately lost the title the same night, thanks to John Cena. He managed to keep the title less than a day and that is the last time he won the WWE title. Others who belong to the same club are Kane and Andre the Giant.