American Wrestling Trivia

World Wrestling Entertainment 2008


Royal Rumble 2008

2008-01-27, Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA

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  1. Career threatening match:
    Ric Flair def. M.V.P. (US ch) (subm.)
    Stipulation: If Flair loses, he will be forced to retire. M.V.P. goes for the Playmaker, but Flair reverses into a figure-four leglock, forcing M.V.P. to tap out.
  2. John "Bradshaw" Layfield def. Chris Jericho (dq)
    JBL drives Jericho into the steel ring post, busting him open. Jericho hits a lionsault and pushes JBL out of the ring. JBL is about to set up the announce table for shenanigans, when Jericho hits him with a steel chair, getting himself disqualified.
  3. World heavyweight championship:
    Edge (ch) [w/Vickie Guerrero & Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins] def. Rey Mysterio
    Edge throws Mysterio out of the ring, and when Hawkins and Ryder runs for him, the referee throws them out. Mysterio hits the 619 and follows up with a frog splash, but Guerrero blocks the referee's count. Mysterio goes for another 619, but Guerrero blocks it. Edge spears Mysterio for the pinfall.
  4. WWE championship:
    Randy Orton (ch) def. Jeff Hardy (IC ch)
    Hardy hits a moonsault from the turnbuckle onto Orton who is outside the ring. Both make it back in just in time, and Hardy sets up for the Twist of fate, when Orton reverses into an RKO, for getting the pinfall.
  5. The Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 3 3Santino MarellaUndertaker (1)
    2 4 4The Great KhaliUndertaker (1)
    3 7 8Tommy DreamerBatista (8)
    41111Jamie NobleChuck Palumbo (10)
    51012Chuck PalumboCM Punk (12)
    6 514Hardcore HollyUmaga (14)
    71717Shelton BenjaminShawn Michaels (2)
    81920"Rowdy" Roddy PiperKane (20)
    91820"Superfly" Jimmy SnukaKane (20)
    101524SnitskyUndertaker (1)
    11 124UndertakerShawn Michaels (2)
    12 224Shawn MichaelsMr. Kennedy (23)
    131625The MizHornswoggle (9)
    14 626John MorrisonKane (20)
    15 927Hornswoggleself
    171228CM PunkChavo Guerrero (26)
    181329Cody RhodesTriple H (29)
    192429Big Daddy VTriple H (29)
    202229Mick FoleyTriple H (29)
    212829Elijah BurkeTriple H (29)
    222130CarlitoJohn Cena (30)
    232630Chavo Guerrero (ECW ch)John Cena (30)
    242530Mark HenryJohn Cena (30)
    252330Mr. KennedyBatista (8)
    261430UmagaBatista (8)
    272030KaneBatista (8) & Triple H (29)
    28 830BatistaTriple H (29)
    292930Triple HJohn Cena (30)
    30John Cena

    Winner: John Cena (30).
    Hornswoggle enters as number nine, but hides under the ring. He emerges later to help eliminate The Miz, and goes back into hiding. He re-enters the match after Guerrero, trying to eliminate Henry, and is attacked by Henry and Daddy V. Finlay runs in with a shillelagh, saving Hornswoggle. Hornswoggle and Finley leave the ring together. John Cena lasts eliminates Triple H, to win a guaranteed title shot at WrestleMania XXIV.

No Way Out 2008

2008-02-17, Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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  1. ECW championship:
    Chavo Guerrero (ch) def. CM Punk
    Punk goes for a hurricanrana from the top rope, but Guerrero holds on to the ropes an dhits a frog splash for the pinfall.
  2. SmackDown/ECW Elimination Chamber Match:
    Undertaker def. Batista, Finlay, Montel Vontavious Porter, The Great Khali [w/Ranjin Singh], Big Daddy V [w/Matt Striker]
    Batista and Undertaker start out. Big Daddy V enters as number three. Undertaker DDTs Daddy V on the steel floor surrounding the ring, allowing Batista to eliminate Daddy V by pinfall. Khali enters fourth. After taking our Ranjin Singh, Undertaker locks Khali in the Hell's Gates, forcing Khali to submit. Finlay enters fifth and MVP sixth. MVP uses his chain to attack Undertaker from the top of the pod, but Undertaker hits a reverse chokeslam, allowing Finlay to pin MVP. Hornswoggle hands Finlay shillelagh. Finaly attacks Batista with it, but only gets a two-count. Undertaker chokeslams Finlay to the steel, getting the pinfall. Undertaker eventually hits a tombstone on Batista, getting the pinfall to win the match and earn a shot at the world heavyweight championship at WrestleMania XXIV.
  3. Career threatening match:
    Ric Flair def. Mr. Kennedy (subm.)
    Stipulation: If Flair loses, he will be forced to retire. Kennedy locks Flair in the Flair's own figure-four leglock, trying to get him to submit. Flair reverses Kennedy's inside cradle and locks a figure-four of his own to get the submission victory.
  4. World heavyweight championship:
    Edge (ch) def. Rey Mysterio
    Mysterio hits the 619 on Edge. Mysterio goes for a moonsault from the ropes but is met with a spear by Edge, who gets the pinfall.
  5. WWE championship:
    John Cena def. Randy Orton (ch) (dq)
    Cena locks Orton in the FU, but Orton makes it to the rope, forcing a break. Orton goes to the outside and demands to be counted out. He hits an RKO on Cena, and almost gets Cena counted out instead. Instead of going for Cena, Orton slaps the referee, getting himself disqualified, retaining the championship.
  6. Raw Elimination Chamber Match:
    Triple H def. Jeff Hardy, Shawn Michaels, Chris Jericho, Umaga, John "Bradshaw" Layfield
    Jericho and Michaels start out, with Umaga, Jericho, JBL and Triple H entering as numbers three, four and five. Jericho pins JBL after the codebreaker. JBL returns to the ring, attacking everyone with a steel chair. Jeff Hardy enters as the last man. Everyone attacks Umaga with their signature moves, allowing Jericho to get the pinfall to eliminate him and Hardy then immediately eliminates Jericho. Triple H hits a pedigree on Michaels, eliminating him, leaving him and Hardy as the final two. Triple H hits Hardy with a bodyslam and a pedigree onto a steel chair to get the pinfall. Triple H earns a shot at the WWE championship at WrestleMania XXIV.

WrestleMania XXIV

2008-03-30, Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida, USA

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  1. Belfast Brawl:
    John "Bradshaw" Layfield def. Finlay
    This was a no diqualification, no count-out match. Hornswoggle enters the ring, attacking JBL with a kendo stick, but chased way again. JBL hits the Clothesline from Hell for the pinfall.
  2. Money in the Bank, Ladder Match:
    CM Punk def. Chris Jericho, Mr. Kennedy, Carlito, Shelton Benjamin, John Morrison (WWE tag ch), M.V.P (US ch).
    Morrison climbs a ladder, and Jericho comes after, locking the lion tamer on Morrison through the ladder. M.V.P. climbs a ladder, only to be taken out by a returning Matt Hardy, who hits the Twist of Fate from the ladder. CM Punk and Jericho battle from the top of a ladder, when Punk manages to trip Jericho, and himself unhooking the briefcase to win a contract that at any time in the following year could be cashed in for a title match of his choice.
  3. Battle for brand supremacy:
    Batista (SmackDown) def. Umaga (Raw)
    Batista hits a spinebuster and a Batista Bomb to get the pinfall victory.
  4. ECW championship:
    Kane def. Chavo Guerrero (ch)
    Kane had won a dark 24-man Battle Royal before the event to earn the championship match. Kane surprises Guerrero, appearing from nowhere behind his back. Kane immediately hits a chokeslam and pins Guerrero to win the championship.
  5. Career Threatening Match:
    Shawn Michaels def. Ric Flair
    Stipulation: If Flair loses, he will be forced to retire. Michaels early on goes for a moonsault towards Flair who is outside of the ring, but instead hits the announce table. Flair goes to work on Michaels' left leg, but is unable to stop him from hitting the Sweet Chin Music. After hitting the Sweet Chin Music a fourth time, Michaels gets the pinfall, ending Flair's career.
  6. Playboy Bunnymania Lumberjack match: Beth Phoenix (Women's ch) & Melina [w/Santino Marella] def. Maria & Ashley
    Maria covers Phoenix, but Marella drags her off, ending the count at two. Lawler comes ringside, taking out Marella, but Phoenix uses the distraction to land a fisherman's suplex on Maria, getting the pinfall.
  7. WWE championship, Triple threat match:
    Randy Orton (ch) def. Triple H, John Cena
    Triple H hits a pedigree on Cena, but only gets a two-count before Orton runs in, hitting Triple H with a punt kick. Orton himself covers Cena, getting the pinfall victory to reain the championship.
  8. No disqualification match:
    Floyd Mayweather, Jr. def. The Big Show (KO)
    The match could only be won on pinfall, submission or knockout. Mayweather was the WBC Welterweight boxing champion. Show hits lands a couple of punches and an elbow drop, when Mayweather's entourage removes Mayweather from the ring. Show drags him back to the ring, where Mayweather attacks him with a steel chair and then knocks him out using a pair of brass knuckles.
  9. World heavyweight championship:
    Undertaker def. Edge (ch) (subm)
    Edge and Undertaker trade pinfall attempts. Undertaker inadvertently knocks out the referee, and goes for a chokeslam on Edge, who hits a low blow on Undertaker. Edge brings a television camera into the ring, knocking out Undertaker. Undertaker comes back, hitting a tombstone, but the a referee doesn't appear in time and only get a two-count. Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder come ringside, but are chokeslammed by Undertaker. Edge spears Undertaker twice, but Undertaker locks Edge in the Hell's gate, getting the submission victory and keeps is undefeated streak at WrestleMania, with 16 straight wins.

King of the Ring 2008

2008-04-21, BI-LO Center, Greenville, South Carolina, USA (Live on Raw)

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Quarter finals

  1. Chris Jericho (intercontinental champion) def. MVP (US champion) (subm)
  2. CM Punk def. Matt Hardy
  3. Finlay def. The Great Khali (dq)
  4. William Regal def. Hornswoggle


  1. CM Punk def. Chris Jericho
  2. William Regal def. Finlay


William Regal def. CM Punk (subm)
Punk submitted to the Regal stretch.

Chris JerichoChris JerichoCM PunkWilliam Regal
Matt HardyCM Punk
CM Punk
FinlayFinlayWilliam Regal
The Great Khali
William RegalWilliam Regal

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Backlash 2008

2008-04-27, 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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  1. US championship:
    Matt Hardy def. Montel Vontavious Porter (ch)
    Hardy pinned MVP after a Twist of fate.
  2. ECW championship:
    Kane (ch) def. Chavo Guerrero [w/Bam Neely]
    Pinfall after chokeslam.
  3. The Big Show def. The Great Khali
    Pinfall after chokeslam.
  4. Special guest referee: Chris Jericho
    Shawn Michaels def. Batista
    Pinfall after Sweet chin music.
  5. 12-diva tag-team match:
    Beth Phoenix & Melina & Layla & Jillian Hall & Victoria & Natalya def. Mickie James & Maria & Ashley & Michelle McCool & Cherry & Kelly
    Phoenix pinned Ashley after a fisherman suplex.
  6. World heavyweight championship:
    Undertaker (ch) def. Edge (subm)
    Undertaker unsuccessfully tried to pin after a tombstone piledriver, but eventually managed to get Edge to submit to Hell's gate.
  7. WWE championship, Fatal four-way elimination match:
    Triple H def. Randy Orton (ch), John Cena, John "Bradshaw" Layfield
    JBL was eliminated first, submitting to Cena's STFU sleeper hold. Cena then was kicked in the head by Orton, who pinned him. Eventually Triple H performed a pedigree on Orton, pinning him for the title.

Source: Wikipedia

Judgment Day 2008

2008-05-18, Qwest Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

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  1. John Cena def. John "Bradshaw" Layfield
    JBL tried to perform a second Clothesline from Hell, but Cena countered with an FU, after which he pinned JBL.
  2. WWE tagteam championship:
    John Morrison & The Miz (ch) def. Kane & CM Punk
    Morrison pinned Punk after a Moonlight Drive.
  3. Shawn Michaels def. Chris Jericho
    Michaels countered Jericho's Walls of Jericho submission move, winning by pinfall.
  4. Women's championship, Triple threat match:
    Mickie James (ch) def. Beth Phoenix, Melina
    James pinned Melina after a jumping DDT.
  5. World heavyweight championship:
    Undertaker def. Edge (countout)
    Undertaker had been stripped of the world heavyweight championship, due to using the banned Hell's Gate move. Undertaker won the match on count-out, but the title remained vacant since titles cannot change hands via countout.
  6. Jeff Hardy def. Montel Vontavious Porter
    Pinfall after the Whisper in the Wind.
  7. WWE championship, Steel cage match:
    Triple H (ch) def. Randy Orton
    Pinfall after the pedigree.

Source: Wikipedia

One Night Stand

2008-06-01, San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA

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  1. Falls count anywhere:
    Jeff Hardy def. Umaga
    Hardy pinned Umaga after a Swanton bomb off a truck on the outside parking lot.
  2. Singapore cane match:
    Big Show def. John Morrison (WWE tagteam champion), Tommy Dreamer, Chavo Guerrero, CM Punk
    Big Show pinned Dreamer after a chokeslam.
  3. First blood match:
    John Cena def. JBL
    John Cena drew first blood after applying the STF on JBL.
  4. "I Quit" match:
    Beth Phoenix def. Melina
    Phoenix got Melina to submit after the Glam Slam.
  5. Stretcher match:
    Batista def. Shawn Michaels
  6. WWE championship, Last man standing match:
    Triple H (ch) def. Randy Orton
    Orton landed outside after being pushed over the top rope, and was unable to answer the ten count.
  7. World heavyweight championship, Tables, ladders and chairs match:
    Edge def. Undertaker (ch)
    Stipulation: Undertaker would retire if he lost the match. Undertaker tried to climb the ladder, but was stopped by Chavo Guerrero, Neeley, Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder, which gave Edge the opportunity to climb the ladder and win the title.

Source: Wikipedia

Night of Champions 2008

2008-06-29, American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

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  1. WWE tagteam championship:
    John Morrison & The Miz (ch) def. Finlay & Hornswoggle
    Morrison pinned Hornswoggle to retain the titles.
  2. US championship:
    Matt Hardy (ch) def. Chavo Guerrero [w/Bam Neely]
    Hardy countered Guerrero's attempt at Thee Amigos with a Twist of Fate, and won by pinfall.
  3. ECW championship, Triple threat match:
    Mark Henry def. Kane (ch), The Big Show
    Henry pinned Kane to win the title.
  4. World tagteam championship, 2-on-1 handicap match:
    Ted DiBiase & Cody Rhodes (ch) def. Hardcore Holly (ch)
    The match was between Holly & Rhodes as champions, against DiBiase and his mystery partner. The mystery partner turned out to be Rhodes. DiBiase pinned Holly after performing the Million Dollar Dream to become champion together with Rhodes.
  5. Intercontinental championship:
    Kofi Kingston def. Chris Jericho [w/Lance Cade] (ch)
    Jericho had Kingston in the Walls of Jericho submission move when Shawn Michaels came in and kicked Jericho with the Sweet Chin Music. Kingston then pinned Jericho after his Trouble in Paradise.
  6. Women's championship:
    Mickie James (ch) def. Katie Lea Burchill [w/Paul Burchill]
    Pinfall after the Mickie DT.
  7. World heavyweight championship:
    Edge (ch) def. Batista
    Batista was about to pin Edge when Vickie Guerrero, who had come to the ring, removed the referee from the ring. Chavo Guerrero came in as a new referee, counting a pinfall for Edge after Edge had hit Batista in the face with the title belt.
  8. WWE championship:
    Triple H (ch) def. John Cena
    Triple H pinned Cena after hitting Cena with his Pedigree move a second time.

Source: Wikipedia

The Great American Bash

2008-07-20, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA

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  1. WWE tagteam championship, Fatal four-way:
    Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder def. John Morrison & The Miz (ch), Jesse & Festus, Finlay & Hornswoggle
    Hawkins and Ryder won after pinning Jesse.
  2. US championship:
    Shelton Benjamin def. Matt Hardy (ch)
    Pinfall after the Paydirt.
  3. ECW championship:
    Mark Henry (ch) [w/Tony Atlas] def. Tommy Dreamer [w/Colin Delaney]
    Pinfall after the World's strongest slam.
  4. Chris Jericho def. Shawn Michaels
    Jericho hit Michaels eye, causing him to bleed. He then continued to attack Michaels' face, which made the referee stop the match as Michaels were unable to continue.
  5. WWE Divas championship:
    Michelle McCool def. Natalya (subm)
    Natalya submitted to McCool's leglock, giving McCool the victory and her becoming the inaugural Divas champion.
  6. World heavyweight championship:
    CM Punk (ch) vs. Batista (2xDQ)
    Kane interfered with the match, attacking both Batista and Punk, causing a double disqualification.
  7. New York City parking lot brawl:
    John "Bradshaw" Layfield def. John Cena
    JBL countered Cena's FU by pushing Cena into a window, for the victory.
  8. WWE championship:
    Triple H (ch) def. Edge [w/Vickie Guerrero]
    Edge accidentally speared Guerrero, allowing Triple H to get a pinfall after a pedigree.

Source: Wikipedia

Saturday Night's Main Event, August 2008

2008-07-28, Verizon Center, Washington, D.C, USA

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Aired 2008-08-02.

Results missing.

Summerslam 2008

2008-08-17, Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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  1. MVP def. Jeff Hardy
    Shelton Benjamin came down the entrance ramp when Hardy tried to hit a Swanton bomb on MVP, but Hardy took him out. MVP took advantage of the distraction, kicked Hardy in the face and got the pinfall.
  2. "Winners take all" mixed tag team match:
    Glamarella (Santino Marella & Beth Phoenix) def. Kofi Kingston (intercontinental champion) & Mickie James (women's champion)
    Marella threw Kingston out of the ring, allowing Phoenix to pin James after a Glam Slam. Phoenix and Santino thus won the women's and intercontinental titles, respectively.
  3. ECW championship:
    Matt Hardy def. Mark Henry (ch) [w/Tony Atlas] (dq)
    Hardy attempted a pin on Henry, when Atlas attacked him, getting Henry disqualified.
  4. Heavyweight championship:
    CM Punk (ch) def. John "Bradshaw" Layfield
    Punk retained the title, pinning JBL after a Go To Sleep.
  5. WWE championship:
    Triple H (ch) def. The Great Khali
    Khali managed to block Triple H's pedigree twice, but could not stop the third attempt, which let Triple H win by pinfall.
  6. Batista def. John Cena
    After several near-falls from both sides, Batista performed a Batista Bomb, kicked Cena in the face, performed another Batista Bomb and got the pinfall victory.
  7. Hell in a cell:
    Undertaker def. Edge
    Undertaker won the match by pinfall after a tombstone piledriver.

Source: Wikipedia

Unforgiven 2008

2008-09-07, Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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  1. Championship scramble, ECW championship:
    Matt Hardy def. Mark Henry (ch), The Miz, Chavo Guerrero, Finlay
    Miz and Hardy started out, with Guerrero entering five minutes later. Chavo pinned Hardy to become the first interim champion, only to be pinned himself by Hardy a bit later. Mark Henry entered after ten minutes, and pinned Guerrero after having been attacked by all the other three men. Finlay entered after fifteen minutes, and while Henry was distracted by Hornswoggle, he attacked Hardy with his shillelagh and Celtic Cross for a pinfall. Hardy performed the Twist of fate on The Miz, getting the final pinfall and retaining the title until the time limit.
  2. World tagteam championship:
    Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase (ch) def. Cryme Tyme
    Cody Rhodes pinned JTG to retain the titles.
  3. Unsanctioned match:
    Shawn Michaels def. Chris Jericho
    In this no-disqualification, no-countout match, both men used various weapons attacking each other. Lance Cade came to Jericho's aid, but both Jericho and Cade received an elbow drop onto the announcer's table. The referee awarded the match to Michaels as Jericho could not defend himself.
  4. Championship scramble, WWE championship:
    Triple H (ch) def. Jeff Hardy, The Brian Kendrick, Shelton Benjamin, MVP
    Hardy and Benjamin started out, with Kendrick entering five minutes later. Hardy quickly pinned Kendrick to become the first interim champion, but was himself pinned by Kendrick a bit later. MVP entered the match after five minutes and Triple H after ten. Triple H pinned Kendrick after a pedigree, after which Hardy pinned Kendrick. Triple H performed another pedigree on Kendrick, again pinning him, but shortly after Hardy also pinned Kendrick. Triple H eventually pinned MVP with one second left, and left the match with the title belt.
  5. Divas championship:
    Michelle McCool (ch) def. Maryse
    McCool pinned Maryse after the Wings of Love.
  6. Championship scramble, World heavyweight championship:
    Chris Jericho def. John "Bradshaw" Layfield, Batista, Rey Mysterio, Kane
    Batista and JBL started out, with Kane entering after five minutes. Kane chokeslammed JBL to become the first interim champion. After ten minutes, Mysterio entered the match and after fifteen, Chris Jericho entered, replacing champion CM Punk, who had been attacked earlier in the night. Batista pinned Kane to become interim champion, and was the only man still standing as Jericho returned to the ring and covered Kane for a pinfall. He held on to the title until the time limit, becoming the new champion.

Source: Wikipedia

No Mercy 2008

2008-10-05, Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon, USA

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  1. ECW championship:
    Matt Hardy (ch) def. Mark Henry [w/Tony Atlas]
    Hardy countered Henry's World's Strongest Slam into a Twist of Fate, to get a pinfall victory.
  2. Women's championship:
    Beth Phoenix (ch) [w/Santino Marella] def. Candice Michelle
    Marella pulled Phoenix out of the ring as Michelle tried to pin her, but was himself knocked out by Michelle. Phoenix did, however, take advantage of the situation to take control of the match. Phoenix eventually won by pinning Michelle after a Glam Slam.
  3. Rey Mysterio def. Kane (dq)
    Stipulation: if Mysterio loses, he removes his mask. Kane was disqualified when he hit Mysterio with a chair during when Mysterio tried to perform a dive to outside the ring.
  4. #1 contender for the heavyweight championship:
    Batista def. John "Bradshaw" Layfield
    Pinfall after the Batista Bomb.
  5. Big Show def. Undertaker (knockout)
    Big Show won by knockout when Undertaker was unable to answer a ten-count after receiving several punches to the head.
  6. WWE championship:
    Triple H (ch) def. Jeff Hardy
    Triple H retained his title, pinning Hardy after a Swanton Bomb.
  7. Ladder match, World heavyweight championship:
    Chris Jericho (ch) def. Shawn Michaels
    Michaels was very close to climbing the ladder to claim the title, but was denied, allowing Jericho to knock him out and claiming it himself.

Sources: Wikipedia, WWE

Cyber Sunday

2008-10-26, US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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All of the matches were decided by an on-line vote by fans.

  1. No holds barred match:
    Rey Mysterio def. Kane
    No holds barred stipulations were voted with 39% over Falls count anywhere (35%) and Two out of three falls (26%). Rey Mysterio overpowered Kane using a steel chair, before using his 619 and springboard splash to end the match.
  2. ECW championship:
    Matt Hardy (ch) def. Evan Bourne
    Bourne was selected as Hardy's opponent with 69%, over Finlay (25%) and Mark Henry (6%). Bourne missed his Air Bourne, allowing Hardy to apply the Twist of fate to win by pinfall.
  3. John Morrison & The Miz def. Cryme Tyme
    The match was chosen with 38% over a world tagteam championship match with Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase (ch) vs. CM Punk & Kofi Kingston (35%) and an inter-gender with William Regal and Layla meeting Jamie Noble and Mickie James (27%). Miz kicked Shad's knee behind the referee's back, allowing Morrison to pin Shad after a Moonlight Drive.
  4. Intercontinental championship:
    Honky Tonk Man def. Santino Marella (ch) [w/Beth Phoenix]
    Honky Tonk Man was chosen as Marella's opponent with 35%, over Roddy Piper (34%) and Goldust (31%). Beth Phoenix interfered, tripping Honky Tonk Man and thus disqualifying Marella. After the match, Marella was attacked by Piper and Goldust.
  5. Last man standing match:
    Undertaker def. Big Show
    Last man standing stipulations were voted with 49% over "I quit" match (42%) and Knockout match (9%). Undertaker won the match after locking Big Show in the Hell's Gate.
  6. WWE championship:
    Triple H (ch) def. Jeff Hardy
    Hardy was chosen as Triple H's opponent with 57% over Vladimir Kozlov (5%) and a triple-threat match with all three (38%). Triple H won by pinfall after a pedigree.
  7. World heavyweight championship, Special guest referee: Steve Austin:
    Batista def. Chris Jericho (ch)
    Steve Austin was voted the guest referee with 74% over Randy Orton (4%) and Shawn Michaels (22%). After interference from both Shawn Michaels and John "Bradshaw" Layfield, the match eventually ended with Batista pinning Jericho after a Batista Bomb, to win the title.

Source: Wikipedia

Survivor Series 2008

2008-11-23, TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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  1. 5-on-5 elimination match:
    Team HBK (Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio, Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard & JTG), The Great Khali) [w/Jinder Mahal] def. Team JBL (John "Bradshaw" Layfield, Kane, Montel Vontavious Porter (MVP), John Morrison, The Miz)
    Order of elimination:
    1. JTG (by MVP)
    2. MVP (by Great Khali)
    3. Kane (by Rey Mysterio)
    4. Shad Gaspard (by The Miz)
    5. The Miz (by Rey Mysterio)
    6. JBL (count-out)
    7. John Morrison (by Shawn Michaels)

    Survivors: Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio & The Great Khali

  2. SmackDown vs. Raw, Divas 5-on-5 elimination match:
    Team Raw (Beth Phoenix (Women's ch), Mickie James, Kelly Kelly, Candice Michelle, Jillian Hall) [w/Santino Marella] def. Team SmackDown (Michelle McCool (Divas ch), Victoria, Maria, Maryse, Natalya)
    Order of elimination:
    1. Victoria (by Kelly Kelly)
    2. Kelly Kelly (by Maryse)
    3. Michelle McCool (by Mickie James)
    4. Mickie James (by Maryse)
    5. Natalya (by Candice Michelle)
    6. Jillian Hall (by Maria)
    7. Maria (by Candice Michelle)
    8. Candice Michelle (by Maryse)
    9. Maryse (by Beth Phoenix)

    Survivor: Beth Phoenix

  3. Casket match:
    Undertaker def. Big Show
    Show had Undertaker in the casket, but the referees refused to close the lid, saying he had to do it himself. Undertaker fought back. The casket was destroyed, but Undertaker puts Show in a second casket on the entrance ramp to win the match.
  4. 5-on-5 elimination match:
    Team Orton (Randy Orton, Shelton Benjamin (US ch), William Regal (IC ch), Cody Rhodes, Mark Henry) [w/Layla, Manu & Tony Atlas] def. Team Batista (Batista, CM Punk (World tag ch), Kofi Kingston (World tag ch), Matt Hardy (ECW ch), R-Truth)
    Order of elimination:
    1. William Regal (by CM Punk)
    2. R-Truth (by Shelton Benjamin)
    3. Kofi Kingston (by Randy Orton)
    4. CM Punk (by Cody Rhodes)
    5. Matt Hardy (by Mark Henry)
    6. Mark Henry (by Batista)
    7. Shelton Benjamin (by Batista)
    8. Batista (by Randy Orton)

    Survivors: Randy Orton & Cody Rhodes

  5. WWE championship, Triple threat match:
    Edge def. Triple H (ch), Vladimir Kozlov
    Originally scheduled as Triple H vs. Kozlov and Jeff Hardy. With Hardy being unable to come to the match, general manager Vickie Guerrero announced Edge as a contender. Edge pinned Triple H to become WWE champion.
  6. World heavyweight championship:
    John Cena def. Chris Jericho (ch)
    Cena returned to the WWE after an injury, and defeated by pinfall Jericho after countering an Inside Cradle into a FU.

Source: Wikipedia

Armageddon 2008

2008-12-14, HSBC Arena, Buffalo, New York, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. Vladimir Kozlov def. Matt Hardy
    Pinfall after a chokeslam.
  2. Intercontinental #1 contender tournament final:
    CM Punk def. Rey Mysterio
    Rey Mysterio tried to perform his 619 on Punk, who countered with his Go To Sleep, pinning Mysterio for the victory. Punk gets a match against William Regal for the intercontinental championship.
  3. Belfast Brawl:
    Finlay def. Mark Henry [w/Tony Atlas]
    In this no-disqualification match, Finlay brought a shillelagh to knock out Henry and get a pinfall victory.
  4. Batista def. Randy Orton [w/Cody Rhodes & Manu]
    Orton took early control of the match, but Batista managed to perform his Batista Bomb to pin Orton.
  5. Eight-Diva Santa's Little Helper tagteam match:
    Maria & Kelly Kelly & Mickie James & Michelle McCool def. Maryse & Jillian Hall & Victoria & Natalya
    All eight competitors were dressed in Christmas outfits. McCool pinned Hall for the victory.
  6. World heavyweight championship:
    John Cena (ch) def. Chris Jericho (subm)
    Jericho escaped Cena's attempt at an early FU finisher, but later submitted to Cena's STFU hold.
  7. WWE championship, Triple threat:
    Jeff Hardy def. Edge (ch), Triple H
    Triple H performed his pedigree slam on Edge, only to get caught in a Swanton Bomb by Hardy, who could then pin Edge to win the championship.

Source: Wikipedia

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