Today Asuka has surpassed Rockin’ Robin’s 502 day reign as WWF Women’s Champion. Asuka is now the longest reigning modern WWE champion. She only falls behind the following:

* Bruno Sammartino: two WWWF World Title reigns lasting 2,803 and 1,237 days

* Hulk Hogan: first WWF World Title reign lasted 1,474 days

* Bob Backlund: one WWWF World Title reign lasting 2,135 days (or two reigns lasting 648 and 1,470 days, if you count the Inoki switch)

* Pedro Morales: one WWWF World Title reign lasting 1,027 days

Goldberg posted the following on Twitter, praising NXT Women’s champion Asuka:

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