Kevin Owens is New WWE Champion

IAS Prelims 2023

Kevin Owens has been named the second WWE Universal champion in Houston.

Kevin Yanick Steen is a Canadian professional wrestler signed to WWE. He performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Kevin Owens and is the current WWE Universal Champion in his first reign.

He is a two-time WWE Intercontinental Champion. Prior to debuting on WWE’s main roster in May 2015, Owens wrestled in its developmental branch NXT, where he held the NXT Championship once.

Along with CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, and Seth Rollins, Owens is one of four men to have held a major championship in both WWE and ROH.