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World Wrestling Entertainment 2008

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 champion) (subm)
    Stipulation: If Flair loses, he retires from wrestling. Flair wins when M.V.P. taps out to the figure-four leg lock.
  2. John "Bradshaw" Layfield def. Chris Jericho (dq)
    Jericho was disqualified after hitting Layfield with a steel chair.
  3. World heavyweight championship:
    Edge (ch) def. Rey Mysterio
    Pinfall after a spear, after Vickie Guerrero blocked Rey from performing his signature 619.
  4. WWE championship:
    Randy Orton (ch) def. Jeff Hardy (intercontinental champion)
    Pinfall after the RKO.
  5. The Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. Name By
    1 3Santino MarellaUndertaker (1)
    2 4The Great KhaliUndertaker (1)
    3 7Tommy DreamerBatista (8)
    411Jamie NobleChuck Palumbo (10)
    510Chuck PalumboCM Punk (12)
    6 5Hardcore HollyUmaga (14)
    717Shelton BenjaminShawn Michaels (2)
    819Roddy PiperKane (20)
    918Jimmy SnukaKane (20)
    1015SnitskyUndertaker (1)
    11 1UndertakerShawn Michaels (2)
    12 2Shawn MichaelsMr. Kennedy (23)
    1316The MizHornswoggle (9)
    14 6John MorrisonKane (20)
    1527FinlayDQ
    16 9Hornswoggleself
    1712CM PunkChavo Guerrero (26)
    1813Cody RhodesTriple H (29)
    1924Big Daddy VTriple H (29)
    2022Mick FoleyTriple H (29)
    2128Elijah BurkeTriple H (29)
    2221CarlitoJohn Cena (30)
    2326Chavo GuerreroJohn Cena (30)
    2425Mark HenryJohn Cena (30)
    2523Mr. KennedyBatista (8)
    2614UmagaBatista (8)
    2720KaneBatista (8) & Triple H (29)
    28 8BatistaTriple H (29)
    2929Triple HJohn Cena (30)
    30John Cena

    Winner: John Cena (30).
    John Cena wins a guaranteed title shot at WrestleMania XXIV. Finlay is disqualified when he enters early to save Hornswoggle, he and Hornswoggle leave the ring together.

Source: Wikipedia

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
    Pinfall after a frog splash.
  2. SmackDown/ECW Elimination Chamber Match:
    Undertaker def. Batista, The Great Khali [w/Ranjin Singh], Finlay, Montel Vontavious Porter, Big Daddy V [w/Matt Striker]
    Batista and Undertaker starts out. Big Daddy V entered as number three, but was pinned by Batista. Khali entered fourth and submitted to Undertaker's Hell's Gates. Finlay entered fifth and MVP sixth. Finlay pinned MVP after being chokeslammed by Undertaker, only for Finaly to himself be pinned by Undertaker after another chokeslam. Undertaker eventually pinned Batista after a tombstone. Undertaker earned a shot at the world heavyweight championship at WrestleMania XXIV.
  3. Carreer threatening match:
    Ric Flair def. Mr. Kennedy (subm)
    Stipulation: If Flair lost, he would have to retire from wrestling. Kennedy eventually submitted to Flair's figure four leglock.
  4. World heavyweight championship:
    Edge (ch) def. Rey Mysterio
    Pinfall after a spear.
  5. WWE championship:
    John Cena def. Randy Orton (ch) (dq)
    Orton was disqualified after slapping the referee, but retained the title.
  6. Raw Elimination Chamber Match:
    Triple H def. Shawn Michaels, John "Bradshaw" Layfield, Umaga, Chris Jericho, Jeff Hardy
    Jericho and Michaels started out with Umaga and JBL entering as number three and four. Jericho pinned JBL after the codebreaker. Triple H entered as number five. Umaga was eliminated next after being pinned by Jericho, who was then eliminated by Hardy. Triple H eliminated Michaels after a pedigree, and then Hardy after another pedigree onto a steel chair. Triple H earned a shot at the WWE championship at WrestleMania XXIV.

Source: Wikipedia

WrestleMania XXIV

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

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  1. Belfast Brawl:
    John "Bradshaw" Layfield def. Finlay
    "Belfast Brawl" means no disqualification, no count-out and falls counted anywhere. Pinfall after a Clothesline from Hell.
  2. Money in the Bank, Ladder Match:
    CM Punk def. Chris Jericho, Mr. Kennedy, Carlito, Shelton Benjamin, John Morrison, M.V.P.
    CM Punk won 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)
    Pinfall after the Batista Bomb.
  4. ECW championship:
    Kane def. Chavo Guerrero (ch)
    Pinfall after chokeslam, in eight seconds.
  5. Career Threatening Match:
    Shawn Michaels def. Ric Flair
    Stipulation: If Ric Flair loses, his wrestling career is over. Pinfall after Sweet Chin Music.
  6. WWE championship, Triple threat match:
    Randy Orton (ch) def. Triple H, John Cena
    Orton pinned Triple H to retain the title.
  7. No disqualification match:
    Floyd Mayweather, Jr. def The Big Show
    Knockout after Mayweather hit Show with a pair of brass knuckles.
  8. World heavyweight championship:
    Undertaker def. Edge (ch) (subm)
    Submission after the Hell's gate. Undertaker keeps his undefeated streak at Wrestlemania, with 16 straight wins.

Source: Wikipedia

King of the Ring 2008

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

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

Semi-finals

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

Final

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

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

Source: Wikipedia

Backlash 2008

2008-04-27, 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimor, 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

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 minuters 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 performe 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 The 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, Spcieal 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. Jilian 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 refrees 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 elimnation 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

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  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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