DVD RESULTS

2012

TLC 2011 (1/17/12)

Raw & Smackdown: The Best of 2011 (1/31/12)

The Reunion (2/7/12)

The Epic Jouney of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson (2/21/12)
- Marc Mero (w/ Sable), Barry Windham, Rocky Maivia, & Jake Roberts (sub. for Mark Henry) defeated WWF IC Champion Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Goldust (w/ Marlena), Crush, & Jerry Lawler in an elimination match at 23:44; Sunny provided guest commentary for the bout, subbing for Lawler; during Helmsley's entrance, the commentary team noted he was without an escort and Jim Ross added, "He's more than perfect," subtly referring to the fact Mr. Perfect was no longer with Helmsley; after Mero's team made their entrance, Mero took the mic and introduced Roberts as the replacement for Henry; during the match, Sunny said HHH was tired of Perfect taking all the credit, explaining why Perfect wasn't ringside; it was also noted Don Muraco was in attendance; Harvey Wippleman served as the second ringside referee for the bout; Roberts pinned Lawler at 10:01 with the DDT after avoiding a slam attempt; Goldust pinned Windham with the Curtain Call at 12:44; Mero pinned Helmsley at 19:19 with a moonsault onto a standing Helmsley; Crush pinned Mero with the heart punch at 20:30 after Mero missed a crossbody to the floor when Goldust pushed Crush out of the way; Crush pinned Roberts with the heart punch at 20:53; Maivia pinned Crush with a crossbody at 23:12 after Crush accidentally hit the heart punch to Goldust; Maivia pinned Goldust with a running shoulderbreaker (Maivia's TV in-ring debut; Roberts' return after a month absence) (Survivor Series 96 - 11/17/96; Madison Square Garden)
- Triple H (w/ Chyna) defeated WWF IC Champion the Rock (w/ Mark Henry) at 26:03 in a ladder match to win the title after Chyna hit a low blow on the champion as he climbed the ladder; prior to the bout, the Chris Warren Band performed the DX theme song to bring the challenger and Chyna to the ring; late in the match, Henry threw powder in Triple H's face, blinding him; after the contest, X-Pac and WWF Tag Team Champions the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn appeared to celebrate and help Triple H to the back (Summer Slam 98 - 8/30/98; Madison Square Garden)
- The Rock defeated Ken Shamrock and Mankind in a steel cage match at 18:46 by pinning Shamrock after Mankind hit Shamrock over the head with a steel chair and began climbing out of the cage; the bout could end via escaping the cage or by pinfall; due to pre-match stipulations, Rock became the #1 contender to the world title (Breakdown - 9/27/98; Hamilton, Ontario)
- The Rock defeated WWF World Champion Mankind at 21:47 in an I Quit match to win the title following ten chair shots to the head while the champion had his hands handcuffed behind his back; the champion never really submitted, however an audio clip from a promo earlier in the night was played over the PA with Mankind screaming "I quit! I quit! I quit!;" after the bout, Rock celebrated in the ring before walking down the aisle, standing over the body of Mankind, and hoisting the title belt in the air; moments later, Mankind refused to be taken backstage on a stretcher and was helped backstage; footage from the match, as well as of Mick Foley's family sitting ringside, was featured in the 2000 documentary Beyond the Mat; Foley's family was not mentioned during the match nor were they shown on camera; voted Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Match of the Year (Royal Rumble 99 - 1/24/99; Anaheim, CA)
- WWF World Champion Steve Austin pinned the Rock at 17:07 in a No Holds Barred match with the Stunner after special referee Shane McMahon accidentally hit the challenger with the title belt; when Shane refused to count the pinfall, Vince McMahon came ringside with a new referee and hit Shane with Austin's Smoking Skull belt (Backlash 99 - 4/25/99; Providence, RI)
- WWF World Champion the Rock defeated Kurt Angle and Triple H at 20:12 by pinning Triple H with the People's Elbow after Triple H collided with Stephanie McMahon on the apron and was then hit with a sledgehammer; after the match, Angle carried Stephanie backstage; early in the bout, Angle suffered a legit concussion after Triple H put him through a table (Summer Slam 00 - 8/27/00; Raleigh, NC)
- The Rock & the Undertaker defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Edge & Christian to win the titles at 8:42 when the Rock pinned Edge with a spinebuster and the People's Elbow (12/18/00; Greenville, SC)
- WWE World Champion the Rock pinned Ric Flair in a non-title match with the Rock Bottom; after the match, Chris Jericho made a surprise appearance by interrupting Flair's important announcement, rumored to be his retirement speech, and hit Flair in the face with a steel chair (7/29/02; Greensboro, NC)
- Brock Lesnar (w/ Paul Heyman) pinned WWE World Champion the Rock to win the title at 15:49 by blocking the Rock Bottom and hitting the F5; at about the 12-minute mark, the champion hit the Rock Bottom on Heyman through the Spanish announce table; Rock was noticably booed in the match (Rock's last appearance for 4 months) (Summer Slam 02 - 8/25/02; Nassau Coliseum)
- The Rock pinned Hulk Hogan at 12:36 with the Rock Bottom after hitting him with a steel chair, slid to him by referee Sylvian Grenier who pretended to be knocked out; Hogan hit the legdrop on Rock late in the match and made the cover only for the lights to go out; when they came back on, Grenier was knocked out and Vince McMahon appeared, distracting Hogan from ringside; after the bout, McMahon celebrated with the Rock and Grenier; McMahon returned to the ring moments later, taking off his jacket and shirt to reveal a "Hulkamania sucks" t-shirt underneath; McMahon then tore the shirt and threw it in the face of the bloody Hogan as the show came to a close (No Way Out 03 - 2/23/03; Montreal, Quebec)

Royal Rumble 2012 (2/28/12)

Elimination Chamber 2012 (3/20/12)

You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge (4/10/12)
- Adam Impact vs. Christian Cage (1995)
- Edge & Christian defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Scotty 2 Hotty & Grandmaster Sexay, Matt & Jeff Hardy (w/ Lita), and Test & Albert (w/ Trish Stratus) in an elimination match to win the titles at 13:48; Matt pinned Test at 3:42 following the Swanton by Jeff after Test hit Matt with a pumphandle slam and Jeff knocked Albert to the floor as he attempted to break the cover; Christian pinned Matt with the Unprettier at 7:57 after Matt attempted the Twist of Fate on Edge; Edge pinned Grandmaster following a belt shot to the back of the head from Christian after Grandmaster hit the Tennessee Jam; prior to the bout, Edge & Christian did a 5-second pose in tribute to the Bill Buchner error from the 86 World Series (King of the Ring 2000 - 6/25/00; Boston, MA)
- Edge pinned Eddie Guerrero in a No DQ match at around the 19-minute mark following a DDT off the top of a ladder; mid-way through the contest, referee Mike Sparks was helped backstage after Edge accidentally struck him in the face with the ladder; after Edge went backstage, the fans cheered Guerrero as he struggled to his feet (9/24/02; San Diego, CA)
- Edge pinned WWE IC Champion Randy Orton at 26:37 to win the title with the spear after Orton hit an exposed turnbuckle back-first (Vengeance 04 - 7/11/04; Hartford, CT)
- Edge (w/ Lita) defeated Matt Hardy in a ladder match at 13:48 after swinging Hardy from the cable so that he landed across the top rope, then tying Hardy's arms in the ropes and having Lita lock him in a crucifix to prevent him from escaping; due to pre-match stipulations, Hardy was forced to leave Raw; had Hardy won, he would have claimed Edge's Money in the Bank world title shot and Edge would have been forced to leave the Raw brand (10/3/05; Dallas, TX)
- John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Edge to win the title in a TLC match at 25:28 after hitting a FU from the top of the ladder through two tables stacked on top of each other; Lita interfered late in the match until Cena dropped her with the FU; after the bout, the new champion hugged his father, who sat ringside for the match; pre-match stipulations stated if Cena didn't win the match he would have to sign a 3-year contract with Smackdown! (Unforgiven 06 - 9/17/06; Toronto, Ontario)
- WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Edge pinned Shawn Michaels in a streetfight at 14:04 after WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Randy Orton interfered and dropped a bloody Michaels with the RKO; after the bout, Orton threw Edge over the top to the floor and attempted the Con-Chair-Two on Michaels until Ric Flair made the save; Kenny Dykstra then attacked Flair from behind and threw Flair over the top to the floor, with Carlito then attacking Kenny; Michaels then hit the superkick on Kenny, Carlito, and Orton and was the last man standing as the show went off the air (1/22/07; Lafayette, LA)
- The Undertaker defeated World Heavyweight Champion Edge via submission to win the title at 23:48 with the leglock choke as Edge attempted a cover on the challenger after hitting the spear; during the champion's entrance, Teddy Long wheeled Vickie Guerrero onto the entrance stage where she kissed Edge good luck; during the final moments of the match, Curt Hawkins & Zach Ryder attempted to interfere on behalf of the champion but were easily fought off by Taker (WrestleMania 24 - 3/30/08; Citrus Bowl)
- Edge pinned Christian at 12:09 in an impromptu match with the spear after avoiding the Killswitch and ramming Christian shoulder-first into the ringpost; prior to the bout, Edge cut an in-ring promo on his match at Over the Limit against Randy Orton; moments later, he was interrupted by Christian's entrance; after the match, Orton appeared on the big screen and said he didn't know why Christian was out there because that wasn't the opponent Orton had picked for him; the Undertaker's music then sounded, with Taker then coming out to the ring (5/17/10; Toronto, Ontario)
- Edge defeated World Heavyweight Champion Kane, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Alberto Del Rio in a TLC match to win the title at 22:17 after hitting a spear which sent Kane off the apron and through a table on the floor; Mysterio dressed as Gene Simmons for the bout; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the match; late in the bout, Rodriguez tried to climb the ladder but Kane dropped him with a chokeslam (TLC 2010 - 12/18/10; Houston, TX)
- World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Kane, Drew McIntyre, Wade Barrett, Rey Mysterio Jr., and the Big Show (sub. for Dolph Ziggler) in an Elimination Chamber match at 31:30; order of entry: Edge, Mysterio, Barrett, Kane, McIntyre, and Show; order of elimination: Show pinned Barrett with a punch to the face at 18:49; Kane pinned Show with the chokeslam after Show sustained the 619 and spear at 20:54; Kane pinned McIntyre by catching him coming off the top and hitting the chokeslam at 21:09; Edge pinned Kane with the spear at 23:51 as Kane held Mysterio attempting a powerbomb; after the elimination, Kane dropped both Edge and Mysterio with the chokeslam; Edge pinned Mysterio with a spear as Mysterio came off the top; after the contest, Alberto Del Rio attacked Edge and locked him in the armbreaker, with Christian then running out, brawling with Del Rio and dropping him with the Killswitch before leaving the ring; moments later, Edge held the title belt in the air while looking down at Del Rio (Christian's surprise return) (Elimination Chamber 2011 - 2/20/11; Oakland, CA)
- World Heavyweight Champion Edge (w/ Christian) pinned Alberto Del Rio (w/ Brodus Clay) at 11:09 with the spear, shortly after Christian hit a tornado DDT on the floor on an interfering Clay; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Edge approached Del Rio's Rolls Royce parked at the entrance stage, eventually stomping it until Christian brought tire irons for the both of them; Edge then smashed the windows and scratched the car before standing on the hood and holding up the title belt (WrestleMania 27 - 4/3/11; Georgia Dome)

WrestleMania 28 (5/8/12)

The Best of Clash of the Champions (5/22/12)
- Sting fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ JJ Dillon) to a 45-minute time-limit draw at 39:14; during the bout, Dillon was suspended above the ring in a shark cage; Sandy Scott, Gary Juster, and 1988 Penthouse Pet of the Year Patty Mullen served as judges for the match, with Scott ruling it a draw, Juster voting for Sting, and Mullen voting for Flair; Jason Hervey, of "The Wonder Years," and Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskel of "The New Leave it to Beaver," sat ringside with the judges (voted Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter) (Clash of the Champions - 3/27/88; Greensboro Coliseum)
- Sting & Dusty Rhodes fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to a double disqualification at 11:01 after both challengers shoved referee Teddy Long, with NWA US Champion Barry Windham then running out, attacking Rhodes, and applying the claw hold outside the ring; after the bell rang, NWA World Champion Ric Flair came out as well and with the champions triple teamed Sting inside the ring (Clash of the Champions 2 - 6/8/88; Miami, FL)
- Ricky Morton defeated Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) in a Russian chain match, despite interference by Jones; after the bout, the Russian Assassin appeared and threw Morton to the floor; moments later, Jones began blaming Koloff for the loss - even though it was his own fault - with Koloff eventually knocking Jones down; the Assassin then attacked Koloff, with another masked Russian appearing; the Russians and Jones then assaulted Koloff with the chain before hanging him over the top rope with it (debut of the second Russian Assassin) (Clash of the Champions III - 9/7/88; Albany, GA)
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk (w/ Gary Hart) in a non-title I Quit Match at 18:33 when Funk submitted to the figure-4; prior to the bout, a pre-taped promo from Flair aired; after the bout, Funk shook Flair's hand as he and Flair had promised to do if they lost; moments later, Hart punched Funk with Flair then going after Hart until NWA TV Champion the Great Muta and the Dragon Master jumped Flair; Sting then appeared to make the save, with Sting applying the Scorpion Deathlock on the Dragon Master as Flair put Muta in the figure-4; NWA US Champion Lex Luger then came out and hit Sting in the back with a steel chair and Muta hit Flair with the same chair moments later; Sting, Flair, and Funk continued to be assaulted for several more minutes before Luger and J-Tex left ringside; Luger, before going backstage, used the chair to destroy the trophies presented to Sting and Flair earlier in the show by Bill Apter of Pro Wrestling Illustrated (Clash of the Champions IX - 11/15/89; Troy, NY)
- Mil Mascaras pinned Cactus Jack Manson at 5:00 with a suplex into the ring and crossbody off the top after knocking Cactus off the apron onto the concrete floor (Clash of the Champions X - 2/6/90)
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification at 12:07 when Lane prevented referee Nick Patrick from counting the pinfall after Eaton sustained the double dropkick from the challengers (Clash of the Champions XI - 6/13/90; Charleston, SC)
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair via disqualification at 14:26 when Stan Hansen attacked Luger and choked him with his cowbell after Luger dominated a fight with Flair on the floor (Clash of the Champions XII - 9/5/90; Asheville, NC)
- Tom Zenk, Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Badstreet, WCW US Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Big Daddy Dink) at 4:43 when Armstrong pinned Garvin, Smothers pinned Badstreet, and Zenk pinned Hayes with simultaneous sunset flips; prior to the bout, the Freebirds were escorted to the ring by Diamond Dallas Page & the Diamond Doll (Clash of the Champions XV - 6/12/91; Knoxville, TN)
- El Gigante won a 15-man battle royal by last eliminating Oz at 9:32; Ranger Ross, WCW 6-Man Tag Team Champion Big Josh, and Terrance Taylor were eliminated when Josh tried to skin the cat and eliminate Taylor with a headscissors (4:31); Thomas Rich eliminated by WCW 6-Man Tag Team Champion Dustin Rhodes (4:56); Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker eliminated by Barry Windham (5:02); WCW 6-Man Tag Team Champion Tom Zenk eliminated (5:13); Tracey Smothers by WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Lady Blossom) via a backdrop (5:50); Bobby Eaton by the One Man Gang via a backdrop after Oz sent Eaton into Gang (6:56); PN News eliminated after missing a splash in the corner on OMG (7:17); Windham & Austin eliminated each other (7:27); after the elimination, they continued to trade punches on the floor, with Windham gaining the advantage; Rhodes by OMG & Oz (9:17); OMG by El Gigante via a double clothesline (9:30); Oz by Gigante via the same double clothesline (Clash of the Champions XVI - 9/5/91; Augusta, GA)
- Rick Rude (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) pinned WCW US Champion Sting to win the title at 4:53 with a clip to the knee, roll up, and grabbing the tights for leverage after Sting grabbed Dangerously on the apron; prior to the bout, Dangerously cut an in-ring promo during which Sting was shown arriving to the arena in an ambulance; the moment Dangerously saw Sting arrive, he called for the referee to ring the bell, hoping Sting wouldn't be able to make it in the ring by the 10-count, but Sting was able to make it ringside in time; had Sting not arrived to the arena in time for the match, he would have lost the title via forfeit (Clash of the Champions XVII - 11/19/91; Savannah, GA)
- Ric Flair & Arn Anderson defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 20:47, 2-0; fall #1: Flair pinned Pillman with a running forearm at 9:41 after Anderson tripped Austin as he ran the ropes and held him back from breaking the cover; after the fall, Michael Buffer mistakenly named Flair & Anderson the new champions; fall #2: the challengers won via disqualification at 11:06 when NWA World Champion Barry Windham came off the top, attacking Flair as Flair attempted to apply the figure-4 on Austin; moments later, Paul Roma came through the crowd to make the save; after the bout, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Windham in which Windham said Flair wanted none of him and would never be the world champion again; Flair then jumped Windham, with the two men brawling until they were pulled away by security (Flair's TV in-ring return after 2 years) (Clash of the Champions XXIII - 6/17/93; Norfolk, VA)
- Steve Austin (w/ Col. Rob Parker) pinned Brian Pillman at 9:11 when Parker pushed Pillman as he attempted a springboard clothesline into the ring, with Austin then throwing Pillman face-first to the mat (Clash of the Champions XXV - 11/10/93; St. Petersburg, FL)
- Dustin Rhodes fought WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) to a 15-minute time-limit draw at 14:55; the match ended just as Rhodes had Regal covered following the bulldog (Clash of the Champions XXVI - 1/27/94; Baton Rouge, LA)
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair & Sting defeated Vader (w/ Harley Race) & WCW International World Champion Rick Rude in an elimination match at around the 21-minute mark; Vader & Rude came out to generic music while Flair & Sting came out to Flair's theme; WCW Commissioner Nick Bockwinkel provided guest commentary for the match; Flair and Vader were counted-out at around the 15:30 mark as Bockwinkel prevented Vader from assaulting Flair at ringside with a chair; moments later, an injured Flair was helped backstage by officials; Sting pinned Rude with a tombstone and splash off the top (Clash of the Champions XXVI - 1/27/94; Baton Rouge, LA)
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair pinned WCW International World Champion Sting in a unification match with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 17:15 as Sting leaned out over the apron to check on Sensuous Sherri - who Flair had pulled in front of a Sting plancha to the floor moments earlier; prior to the bout, WCW President Nick Bockwinkel took possession of both title belts following the participants' introductions, with Sherri then appearing, wearing Sting-like facepaint and implying she had chosen Sting as her new wrestler to manage; Sherri as well as Bockwinkel sat ringside for the duration of the match; after the bout, Sherri and Flair hugged, revealing a set up, and double teamed Sting until Hulk Hogan - with Jimmy Hart - made the save and cleared them from the ring; following a commercial break, Gene Okerlund conducted an in-ring interview with Hogan in which Hogan said he would have Ted Turner and a contract on WCW Saturday Night and dared Flair to accept his challenge to a title match (Clash of the Champions XXVII - 6/23/94; Charleston, SC)
- Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW US Champion Steve Austin to win the title at 16:08 by reversing a bodyslam into a cradle; pre-match stipulations stated Steamboat could win the title if Austin was disqualified; prior to the match, footage was shown of Eric Bischoff leaving the arena in an ambulance with WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan inside; during the match, footage of Hogan's ambulance was shown on its way to the hospital; moments later, it was announced Sting had boardered a charter airplane in Chicago - where he was making an appearance - and was on his way to face Flair in Hogan's place if Hogan was deemed unable to compete; Austin's tights for the bout read "Dragon Slayer" on the back; during the bout, Steamboat suffered what would become a career-ending back injury (Clash of the Champions XXVIII - 8/24/94; Cedar Rapids, IA)
- Ric Flair & the Giant (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Hulk Hogan & WCW World Champion Randy Savage (w/ Kevin Greene, Elizabeth, Woman, and several other women) when Flair pinned Savage at 9:52 after hitting him with a foreign object thrown in the ring by Hart; after the bout, Hogan and Greene cleared the ring of Brian Pillman and the Zodiac (Elizabeth's debut) (Clash of the Champions XXXII - 1/23/96; Las Vegas, NV)
- Madusa pinned Bull Nakano (w/ Sonny Onoo) at 2:42 with a roll up after Onoo accidentally kicked Nakano in the midsection (Clash of the Champions XXXIII - 8/15/96; Denver, CO)
Eddie Guerrero pinned Diamond Dallas Page to win the BattleBowl ring at 4:22 with the frog splash after knocking Page off the top; after the bout, Page threw the referee to the floor, fought off Chavo Guerrero Jr. as he attempted to make the save, and then dropped Eddie three times with the Diamond Cutter - the third time coming from the top rope (Clash of the Champions XXXIII - 8/15/96; Denver, CO)
WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat, Sting & WCW TV Champion Lex Luger, and Rick & Scott Steiner fought to a no contest at 13:22; during the bout, it was announced Sting & Luger would face WCW US Champion Ric Flair & Arn Anderson, Randy Savage would face the Giant, and VK Wallstreet would face Jim Duggan the following Monday on Nitro; referee Nick Patrick called for the bell when he saw Scott Hall & Kevin Nash attacking Sting & Luger in the aisle, after he counted to 2 as Scott had Booker covered following the Frankensteiner; after the contest, Okerlund conducted an interview with Patrick in the aisle regarding his call (Clash of the Champions XXXIII - 8/15/96; Denver, CO)
- Dean Malenko defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) to win the title at around the 15-minute mark via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf after knocking Onoo off the ring apron; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout (Clash of the Champions XXXIV - 1/21/97; Milwaukee, WI)
- WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho pinned Eddie Guerrero at 6:42 after a series of roll overs; after the bout, Guerrero attacked the champion, dropped him with a brainbuster, laid the title belt on Jericho, and hit the frog splash (Clash of the Champions XXXV - 8/21/97; Nashville, TN)
- WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) defeated Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page at 9:57 when Hall pinned Luger after DDP accidentally dropped Luger with the Diamond Cutter; prior to the bout, black and white balloons fell from the rafters as Savage, Elizabeth, Hall, Kevin Nash, Buff Bagwell, Scott Norton, Vincent, Syxx, and Konnan appeared with Nash announcing, in an effort to give back to the fans, Savage would be defending the tag team titles with Hall; Nash was in Hall & Savage's corner early on but was ejected by referee Nick Patrick after he threw Luger into the ringpost; after the bout, nWo fliers fell from the ceiling (Clash of the Champions XXXV - 8/21/97; Nashville, TN)

Extreme Rules 2012 (5/29/12)

ECW: Unreleased Vol. 1 (6/5/12)
- NWA World Championship Tournament Finals: ECW Champion Shane Douglas pinned 2 Cold Scorpio at 12:50 with the belly to belly suplex after avoiding the moonsault; other participants in the tournament surrounded the ring before the match; after the bout, Scorpio grabbed the mic and said Douglas was the better man in their match but he would be after the belt, with Douglas saying Scorpio was a great wrestler and he would not hide behind the title; moments later, with Scorpio standing on the apron, Douglas mentioned the names of Lou Thesz, Jack Brisco, Dory Funk Jr., Terry Funk, Buddy Rogers, Harley Race, Barry Windham, Ric Flair, Kerry Von Erich, Dusty Rhodes, and Ricky Steamboat before saying they could all kiss his ass, then threw the belt down; Douglas then said the NWA was dead and named himself the ECW World Champion; Scorpio then climbed back in the ring, shook Douglas' hand, and said something over the mic but it wasn't heard over the crowd's chant of "Flair is dead" (8/27/94; ECW Arena)
- Tommy Dreamer fought Raven (w/ Stevie Richards & Beulah McGillicutty) to a no contest at 7:53 when, after dropping a DDT on Raven on the floor, Dreamer dropped an interfering Richards with the DDT inside the ring, then did the same to referee John Finnigan before dropping Beulah with a delayed piledriver and celebrating in the crowd with the fans; prior to the bout, Joey Styles interviewed Richards, with Raven and Beulah, at ringside about the history between Raven, Beulah, and Dreamer (Hostile City Showdown 95 - 4/15/95; ECW Arena)
- ECW TV Champion Dean Malenko & 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Eddie Guerrero & the Tazmaniac (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) at 20:00 when Malenko pinned Guerrero with a sit-down powerbomb as Scorpio pinned Taz with a superkick; Guerrero & Taz initially won the match when Taz pinned Scorpion with a Tazplex after Dangerously hit Scorpio with his phone, but referee Bill Alphonso came out and said the match would continue; moments later, Alphonso counted out Taz & Guerrero with a fast count (Heatwave 95 - 7/15/95; ECW Arena)
- Eddie Guerrero pinned ECW TV Champion Dean Malenko to win the title at 14:30 with a reversal into a roll up (7/28/95; Middletown, NY)
- Shane Douglas pinned Cactus Jack at 15:40 when Mikey Whipwreck interfered as Cactus was caught in a figure-4 and hit Cactus in the head with a steel chair; late in the contest, Douglas handcuffed Cactus' hands behind his back and repeatedly hit him over the head with a steel chair, with Cactus calling out to Vince McMahon and Whipwreck for help; Cactus wore an Eric Bischoff t-shirt for the match; Brian Hildebrand was the referee for the bout (Cyberslam 96 - 2/17/96; ECW Arena)
- 2 Cold Scorpio pinned Chris Jericho at 19:56 with a tombstone and Shooting Star Press after avoiding a twisting plancha off the top; during the bout, there were chants of "Lionheart," "You sold out," and "Bischoff sucks" directed at Jericho (Jericho's last match) (The Doctor is in - 8/3/96; ECW Arena)
- ECW Tag Team Champions Perry Saturn & John Kronus defeated Sabu & Rob Van Dam at 20:39 when Kronus pinned RVD after the champions hit Total Elimination on RVD two times consecutively; prior to the bout, the two teams shook hands; after the match, Sabu shook the champions' hands but RVD refused; after RVD left the ring, Sabu raised Saturn & Kronus' hands in victory (Cyberslam 97 - 2/22/97; ECW Arena)
- Taz (w/ Bill Alphonso) defeated Sabu via TKO with the Tazplex and the Tazmission at 17:48; after the bout, Taz grabbed the mic and said he had a lot of respect for Sabu and said he would be up for a rematch; the two men shook hands and raised each other's hand in a showing of respect until Rob Van Dam attacked Taz from behind; as Taz attempted to hit a Tazplex on RVD, Sabu punched him and the two double teamed Taz with Sabu eventually putting him through a table on the floor and locking on the Tazmission outside the ring; moments later, Alphonso got in the ring and took off his Team Taz t-shirt to reveal a Sabu t-shrit underneath; RVD then grabbed the mic and said promoters wanting his business should now call Alphonso for RVD's schedule, then added he loves to work Mondays (Barely Legal - 4/13/97; ECW Arena)
- Shane Douglas (w/ Francine on crutches, recovering from a fractured pelvis) pinned ECW World Champion Bam Bam Bigelow to win the title at 25:01 with a belly to belly suplex through a table after avoiding a powerbomb off the top through the same table; both Chris Candido and Lance Storm were banned from ringside for the duration of the match but attempted to interfere at the 19:30 mark only for Bigelow to press slam the challenger onto them at ringside; Bigelow played the heel for the match since it was near Douglas' hometown of Pittsburgh; after the bout, Candido and Storm came to the ring to check on the condition of the new champion (November to Remember 97 - 11/30/97; Monaca, PA)
- ECW Tag Team Champions - ECW TV Champion Rob Van Dam & Sabu (w/ Bill Alphonso) defeated Hayabusa & Jinsei Shinzaki at 20:51 when Sabu pinned Shinzaki, pushing RVD off the challenger, after the champions hit a double top rope legdrop onto the challengers who were laid across a table set up in the ring (Heatwave 98 - 8/2/98; Dayton, OH)
- Taz defeated ECW World Champion Shane Douglas (w/ Francine) to win the title at 22:20 via submission with the Tazmission; Douglas's hand was in a cast for the match; late in the bout, the lights in the arena went out with ECW Tag Team Champion Sabu then appearing amid pyro and attacking both men - putting Douglas through a table on the floor and Taz through a table in the ring - before returning backstage with Bill Alphonso; moments later, Tammy Lynn Sytch appeared in the ring, with Francine then brawling with Tammy until Chris Candido appeared and pulled Tammy away as Douglas pulled Francine away; Candido then punched Douglas and left ringside with Tammy, leading to the finish (Guilty As Charged 99 - 1/10/99; Kissimmee, FL)
- ECW TV Champion Rob Van Dam (w/ Bill Alphonso) & Jerry Lynn defeated Justin Credible & Lance Storm (w/ Dawn Marie) at 21:06 when Lynn pinned Storm with the cradle piledriver after a Van Daminator from RVD; during RVD's entrance, Joey Styles dedicated the pay-per-view to RVD's wife Sonya who was recovering from a skiing accident; during the final moments of the bout, Sabu appeared and put Credible through a table at ringside as RVD attempted to do the same; after the match, Sabu, Lynn, and RVD had to be pulled apart by security as the three men brawled in the ring (Heatwave 99 - 7/18/99; Dayton, OH)
- ECW World Champion Mike Awesome (w/ Judge Jeff Jones) pinned Masato Tanaka at 12:28 with a sit-down powerbomb off the top; prior to the bout, backstage promos from both men aired (November to Remember 99 - 11/2/99; Buffalo, NY)
- Tommy Dreamer pinned ECW World Champion Taz to win the title with a roll up reversal at around the 5:30 mark; following the entrances, the crowd chanted "Welcome back" at Taz; after the bout, Taz took the mic and noted he and Dreamer wrestled each other for 10 years and Dreamer had never beaten him; Bill Alphonso then came out as Taz discussed he, Dreamer, Raven, Sandman, Sabu, and Shane Douglas building the company; Taz then presented the title to Dreamer and shook his hand and told him to be the strong leader he his and give the fans their money's worth; moments later, Taz said he was professional "unlike other fuckers I won't name," prompting a chant of "Awesome sucks;" the two then hugged before Taz led the crowd in repeating his catchphrase and left the ring; the crowd then gave Dreamer a standing ovation as he said he may never make it to WrestleMania and didn't want to make it to Starrcade but he made it in the ECW Arena; an emotional Dreamer then noted his friends in other companies, or dead, and thanked the crowd for their support; moments later, Balls Mahoney, Alphonso, CW Anderson, Nova, Chris Chetti, Little Guido, Roadkill, Danny Doring, Raven, and Francine came out to congratulate Dreamer; after everyone else left the ring, Raven entered it, shook Dreamer's hand, and hugged him before raising Dreamer's hand; moments later, both men were jumped by ECW Tag Team Champion Justin Credible, alongside Jason, and laid out by shots with a Singapore cane; Credible then took the mic and said all he was hearing about was Mike Awesome trashing the belt on WCW Monday Nitro and Taz defending the belt on WWF Monday Night Raw; Credible then said everyone that held the ECW Tag Team Titles could kiss his ass, throwing the belts down, and then challenging Dreamer to an immediate title match (4/22/00; ECW Arena)
- ECW Tag Team Champion Justin Credible (w/ Jason) pinned ECW World Champion Tommy Dreamer (w/ Francine) to win the title with That's Incredible at 6:42, moments after Francine hit a low blow on Dreamer as the champion had Credible up for a Dreamer Driver; after the bout, Francine ripped off her shirt, accidentally exposing her breasts before she covered them; a black bar covered her chest during the segment; she then took the mic as Credible and Jason celebrated and, with Credible, cut a promo on the title change (4/22/00; ECW Arena)
- ECW TV Champion Rhino pinned the Sandman at 8:39 with a piledriver onto the steel guardrail inside the ring; late in the bout, a bloody Steve Corino and Jack Victory attacked the challenger, with Spike Dudley coming out to help make the save; moments later, Rhino attempted the Gore on the challenger, with Sandman moving out of the way and Spike sustaining the move instead; Rhino then dropped Spike with a piledriver from the apron through a table set up on the floor (Heatwave 00 - 7/16/00; Los Angeles, CA)
- ECW TV Champion Rhino defeated Spike Dudley via KO with a choke at 9:47; after the bout, Rhino assaulted Spike with a steel chair and rammed a referee through a table set up in the corner when he tried to intervene (Massacre on 34th St. - 12/3/00; New York City, NY)
- Jerry Lynn (w/ Cyrus) pinned Christian York (w/ an injured Joey Matthews) with the cradle piledriver at 9:03 (12/15/00; Queens, NY)
- Mikey Whipwreck & Yoshihiro Tajiri (w/ the Sinister Minister) defeated Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke (w/ Sal E. Graziano) and Super Crazy & Kid Kash in an elimination match at 13:29; Mamaluke pinned Kash at 6:56 after Sal interfered and hit a splash on Kash; Whipwreck pinned Guido and Tajiri pinned Mamaluke with double tiger suplexes after Guido sustained three Tajiri kicks to the head and Tajiri sprayed green mist into Mamaluke's face; due to pre-match stipulations, Tajiri & Whipwreck became #1 contenders for the ECW Tag Team Championship (Guilty As Charged 2001 - 1/7/01; New York City, NY)

Over the Limit 2012 (6/19/12)

Falls Count Anywhere: The Greatest Street Fights and other Out of Control Matches (6/26/12)
- Pat Patterson defeated Sgt. Slaugther (w/ the Grand Wizard) in an alley fight at 14:25 when the Grand Wizard, who escorted Slaughter to the ring before the match, returned ringside and threw in the towel after Slaughter had been beaten a bloody mess; voted Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (5/4/81; Madison Square Garden)
- Jimmy Valiant (w/ Big Mama) & Ron Garvin (as Miss Atlanta Lively) defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette) in a streetfight at 6:36 when Garvin pinned Eaton with an uppercut as Eaton attempted the Alabama Jam on Valiant; after the bout, Cornette was stripped down to his boxers (Starrcade 85 - 11/28/85; Atlanta Omni)
- NWA Tag Team Champions Doom (w/ Teddy Long) fought Barry Windham (sub. for Ric Flair) & Arn Anderson to a draw in a streetfight at 7:35 after Simmons pinned Anderson with a clothesline as Anderson came off the top at the exact same time Windham pinned Reed with an inside cradle; after the bout, the two teams continued to brawl all the way backstage (Starrcade 90 - 12/16/90; St. Louis, MO)
- WCW World Champion Sting pinned Cactus Jack in a non-title falls count anywhere match at 11:23 with a clothesline from the top rope onto the rampway (Beach Blast 92 - 6/20/92; Mobile, AL)
- Randy Savage defeated Crush (w/ Mr. Fuji) in a falls count anywhere match at 9:44; fall #1: Crush pinned Savage at the 46-second mark after dropping Savage with a press slam onto the ringside barricade; after the fall, Fuji struck Savage with the Japanese flag pole; fall #2: Savage pinned Crush at 4:31 after hitting the flying elbowsmash and then pushing Crush out to the floor so he could pin him there; fall #3: Savage pinned Crush at 8:09 after assaulting Crush backstage and ramming his head into a door; after the fall, Savage tied Crush upside down before then returning to the ring and assaulting Fuji; stipulations stated the loser of the fall would have to get back into the ring within 60 seconds or the match would end (WrestleMania X - 3/20/94; Madison Square Garden)
- Booker T & WCW Tag Team Champion Sting defeated the Road Warriors in a streetfight at 29:36 when Booker pinned Road Warrior Hawk after Stevie Ray interfered and hit Hawk in the back with a steel chair; pre-match stipulations stated Harlem Heat would earn a WCW Tag Team Title shot if Booker & Sting won; late in the bout, Booker and Animal fought backstage, with Stevie Ray and WCW TV & Tag Team Champion Lex Luger - with Jimmy Hart - interfering, attacking Animal, and handcuffing him in the backstage area; after the match, Stevie Ray was shown backstage hitting Animal with a steel chair and saying he wanted his tag team belts back (Uncensored 96 - 3/24/96; Tupelo, MS)
- Ahmed Johnson & the Legion of Doom defeated Farooq, Savio Vega, & Crush (w/ the Nation) in a Chicago Streetfight at 10:45 when Road Warrior Animal pinned Crush after Crush sustained the Doomsday Device and was sent into a 2x4; after the match, Ahmed and the LOD laid waste to all the other members of the Nation - D-Lo Brown and PG-13 (WrestleMania 13 - 3/23/97; Chicago, IL)
- Steve Austin fought Bret Hart to a no contest in a streetfight at around the 8-minute mark; prior to the match, WWF Tag Team Champions - WWF European Champion Davey Boy Smith & Owen Hart jumped Austin from behind, with Bret helping in triple teaming Austin; moments later, Shawn Michaels came out of the crowd and chased Owen and Smith backstage with a steel chair, leaving Bret in the ring with Austin; the bout was stopped when Austin refused to break the Sharpshooter after assauting Bret's knee with a steel chair, with the crowd chanting "Austin" as referees tried to pull him away; after officials pulled Austin away, Bret remained on the mat during the commercial break, with Smith and Owen having returned to the ring to call for medical help; moments later, backstage footage showed WWF President Gorilla Monsoon berating Austin beside an ambulance, in which Monsoon ejected Austin from the building; after another commercial break, Bret was taken backstage on a stretcher and loaded into the back of the ambulance by medics, Owen, and Smith; once inside, it was revealed Austin was in the driver's seat, with Austin again going after Bret until he was beaten off by Owen and Smith and pulled away by officials (4/21/97; Binghamton, NY)
- Cactus Jack (sub. for Dude Love) pinned Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/ Chyna) in a streetfight at 13:40 following a piledriver through a wooden table; before the match, Jerry Lawler spoke with Rhonda Shear, of USA Up All Night, who sat ringside for the show; prior to the contest, Dude Love appeared on the Titantron, saying that streetfights just weren't his thing; after inviting out Mankind as a possible substitute, Mankind said that he had an idea for the perfect replacement - Cactus Jack (Cactus' surprise debut) (9/22/97; Madison Square Garden)
- WWF World Champion the Big Show defeated Kane (w/ Tori) in a No DQ falls count anywhere match at 6:55 after dropping him with a powerbomb through the commentary table; stipulations stated Tori would have to spend the holidays with X-Pac if Show won; prior to the match, Triple H & Stephanie McMahon took a seat at the entrance stage to watch the bout; at the 2:14 mark, referee Mike Chioda stopped the match and awarded it to Kane via disqualification after Show hit Kane with a steel chair on the floor; moments later, Triple H took the mic and informed Chioda the match was No DQ; at the 3:05 mark, the two were counted-out, with Stephanie saying it was a No count-out match and Triple H adding the falls count anywhere stipulation; at the 6-minute mark, WWF Tag Team Champions Billy Gunn & the Road Dogg came out, distracting Kane and Tori from ringside; after the bout, Gunn & Road Dogg carried Tori up the ramp (12/20/99; Houston, TX)

No Holds Barred (7/3/12)

WWE Superstar Collection: John Cena (7/10/12)
- World Heavyweight Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho via submission with the STFU after reversing the Walls of Jericho at 12:44; after the bout, Cena celebrated with several members of the Buffalo Bills who sat ringside (Armageddon 08 - 12/14/08; Buffalo, NY)
- WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Triple H and Shawn Michaels at 21:14 by pinning Triple H after Michaels hit Triple H with the superkick and Cena dropped Michaels with the FU onto Triple H; Cena came out wearing a new T-shirt and hat; the champion received a mixed reaction upon his entrance and throughout the match; during the bout, Michaels used the Crippler Crossface on Cena; late in the contest, there were dueling chants of "Cena sucks" and "Let's go Cena;" after the match, Cena autographed his new shirt for the National Guard soldiers at ringside (Survivor Series 09 - 11/22/09; Washington DC)
- 2009 Superstar of the Year Tournament Finals: John Cena pinned Randy Orton at 9:01 with the FU after avoiding the kick to the head; after the match, WWE World Champion Sheamus appeared at the entrance stage and held up the title belt as Cena looked on, daring Sheamus to enter the ring as the show came to a close (12/14/09; Corpus Christi, TX)
- John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin and John Morrison in a steel cage match at 19:54 by pinning Miz after hitting a FU off the top rope; early in the bout, there were dueling chants of "Cena sucks" and "Let's go, Cena;" R-Truth interfered at the 15-minute mark, kicking Morrison in the head as he was hanging outside the cage door, then entered the ring, assaulted Morrison and Cena, before exiting over the cage and returning backstage (Extreme Rules 2011 - 5/1/11; Tampa, FL)

WWE Superstar Collection: Zack Ryder (7/10/12)
- ECW World Champion Christian pinned Zach Ryder in a non-title match (7/28/09; Baltimore, MD)
- Zack Ryder (w/ Hugh Jackman) pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 3:07 with the Rough Ryder after Jackman interfered behind the referee's back, moments after Vickie was ejected from ringside; Jackman wore one of Ryder's headbands for the match (9/19/11; Cleveland, OH)
- Mike Mizanin & R-Truth defeated John Cena & Zack Ryder at 17:19 when Miz pinned Cena with a running boot to the face, with Truth holding down Cena's leg during the cover; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks" (11/7/11; Liverpool, England)
- John Cena pinned Zack Ryder by blocking an attempt at the Rough Ryder and hitting the FU at 6:47; stipulations stated Ziggler would earn a title match against WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler if he wins and Cena would get a WWE World Title shot at TLC if he wins; prior to the bout, the two shook hands; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero were shown watching the match backstage; after the match, Ryder complained to Cena over his title shot being blown, with Cena then walking backstage (12/5/11; Tampa, FL)
- Randy Orton & Zack Ryder defeated Wade Barrett & WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler at 16:10 when Orton pinned Ziggler with the RKO, looking at Barrett out on the floor during the cover (12/13/11; Raleigh, NC)
- Zack Ryder pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler to win the title at 10:23 with the Rough Ryder; Vickie Guerrero was in Ziggler's corner but was ejected at the 7-minute mark after the referee caught her interfering; after the bout, Ryder celebrated with his dad, who sat ringside, and then stood on the Spanish announce table to lead the crowd in a chant of "Woo woo woo" (TLC 2010 - 12/18/10; Baltimore, MD)

No Way Out 2012 (7/17/12)

Undertaker: The Streak (7/24/12)

WWE Superstar Collection: Sheamus (8/7/12)

WWE Superstar Collection: Daniel Bryan (8/7/12)

Money in the Bank 2012 (8/14/12)

The 50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History (8/21/12)

WWE Superstar Collection: Randy Orton (9/4/12)
- WWE World Champion Randy Orton defeated Triple H in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 21:22; fall #1: Orton won via disqualification in a wrestling match at 4:52 when the challenger repeatedly hit Orton in the head and across the back with a steel chair; fall #2: Triple H won in a falls count anywhere match at 6:18 following a Pedigree on the floor; fall #3: Orton won a stretcher match after Triple H fought off an interfering Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. and Orton hit the challenger with a piece of the entrance stage; after the contest, Triple H came up behind Orton and struck him in the face with the sledgehammer (Great American Bash 09 - 6/28/09; Sacramento, CA)
- WWE World Champion Randy Orton defeated John Cena and Triple H in a No DQ match at 22:22 by pinning Cena with the RKO as Cena attempted to drop an interfering Cody Rhodes with the FU; during the final moments of the bout, Orton was caught in a crossface by Cena and a Sharpshooter by Triple H and submitted but the match continued since two men had a submission hold applied; moments later, Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. interfered on behalf of the champion (Night of Champions 09 - 7/26/09; Philadelphia, PA)
- Randy Orton defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via disqualification at 9:02 when Cody Rhodes interfered; after the match, Orton attacked Rhodes before he was eventually double teamed; Orton eventually regained the advantage and cleared both men from the ring (3/1/09; Oklahoma City, OK)
- World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian with the RKO at 14:05, with referee Mike Chioda not realizing the challenger's foot was under the bottom rope during the pinfall; after the match, Christian argued the decision before Orton hit the challenger in the head with the title belt (Capitol Punishment - 6/19/11; Washington DC)

WWE Superstar Collection: Kofi Kingston (9/4/12)
- Kofi Kingston pinned WWE IC Champion Chris Jericho (w/ Lance Cade) to win the title in an unadvertised match at 11:01 with the spin kick to the face after Jericho knocked Shawn Michaels off the apron, moments after Michaels appeared ringside and dropped Cade with the superkick (Night of Champions 08 - 6/29/08; Dallas, TX)
- CM Punk & Kofi Kingston defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes (w/ Manu) to win the titles at 12:34 when Punk pinned Dibiase with the Go To Sleep after holding the ropes to avoid the Million $ Dream into the Russian legsweep (10/27/08; Tucson, AZ)
- CM Punk defeated Christian, WWE US Champion MVP, Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas), Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle), Shelton Benjamin, Kane, and Kofi Kingston in a Money in the Bank ladder match at 14:24 after repeatedly kicking Kane in the head and knocking him off the top of an adjacent ladder (WrestleMania 25 - 4/5/09; Reliant Stadium)
- Randy Orton pinned Kofi Kingston at 13:14 with the RKO after avoiding the spin kick to the head (TLC 09 - 12/13/09; San Antonio, TX)
- Kofi Kingston pinned WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) to win the title with a crossbody off the top at 5:30; after the bout, Ziggler attacked Kingston from behind and dropped him with the Zig Zag; moments later, Vickie grabbed the mic and said Teddy Long wasn't in the building which made her in charge and that an immediate rematch would take place (1/4/11; Tucson, AZ)
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at the 45-second mark with the spin kick to the head; after the match, Vickie yelled at Ziggler for the loss (1/4/11; Tucson, AZ)

Summer Slam 2012 (9/18/12)

CM Punk: Best in the World (10/9/12)
- OVW Heavyweight Championship Tournament Finals: Brent Albright defeated CM Punk
- CM Punk defeated Justin Credible via submission with the Anaconda Vice following a urinagi at 4:13 (Punk's TV debut) (8/1/06; Hammerstein Ballroom)
- CM Punk pinned ECW World Champion John Morrison to win the title at 16:17 with the Go To Sleep after avoiding a springboard spin kick; pre-match stipulations stated if Punk didn't win the title he would not receive future title shots (Morrison's last appearance for a month) (9/1/07; Cincinnati, OH)
- CM Punk defeated WWE US Champion MVP, WWE IC Champion Chris Jericho, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison, Shelton Benjamin, Ken Kennedy, and Carlito in a Money in the Bank match at 13:54 after Jericho's legs became stuck in the ladder; all three commentary teams provided commentary for the match; stipulations stated the winner would receive a world title shot to be used anytime within the following year; late in the match, Matt Hardy came out of the crowd and dropped MVP with a Twist of Fate off the top of the ladder (Hardy's surprise return after a 5-month absence) (WrestleMania 24 - 3/30/08; Citrus Bowl)
- CM Punk & Kofi Kingston defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes (w/ Manu) to win the titles at 12:34 when Punk pinned Dibiase with the Go To Sleep after holding the ropes to avoid the Million $ Dream into the Russian legsweep (10/27/08; Tucson, AZ)
- CM Punk pinned WWE IC Champion William Regal (w/ Layla) in a No DQ match to win the title at 9:57 by avoiding the knee to the head and hitting the Go To Sleep; prior to the bout, it was announced Punk would be part of the Royal Rumble match; after the contest, Punk celebrated in the crowd (1/19/09; Chicago, IL)
- CM Punk defeated World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy in a TLC match to win the title at 21:35 after knocking Hardy off the top of the ladder; late in the match, Hardy hit a Swanton off the top of a ladder through the ECW announce table, with EMTs then putting Hardy on a backboard; moments later, Hardy pushed them away and continued the match; after the contest, Punk held the title up above Hardy's body until the lights flickered and then went out; when they came back on, the Undertaker was lying in Hardy's spot, with Taker then rising up and dropping Punk with a chokeslam (Taker's surprise return after a 5-month absence) (Summer Slam 09 - 8/23/09; Los Angeles, CA)
- Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned CM Punk at 13:49 with a crucifix as Punk covered Mysterio after avoiding the springboard splash; Luke Gallows & Serena were barred from ringside for the match; stipulations stated Punk would be shaved bald if Mysterio won and Mysterio would join the Straight Edge Society if Punk won; a barber chair, cans of Gillette shaving cream, and an electric razor were positioned ringside for the match; early in the bout, referee Charles Robinson stopped the match so he and a trainer could tend to Punk after Punk sustained a cut to his forehead; as the crowd began chanting "Boring," Punk pulled away from the referee and trainer and attacked Mysterio to restart the action; after the match, Punk's masked man, Gallows, and Serena came out and attempted to handcuff Mysterio to the bottom rope until Kane appeared; moments later, Kane fought off Punk's men and dropped Punk with a chokeslam in the ring; Mysterio followed by handcuffing Punk to the middle rope and hitting the 619; Mysterio handcuffed Punk's free hand to the middle rope and held Punk as he shaved off his hair; Serena then covered Punk's head with a towel only for Mysterio to steal the towel away and show Punk his reflection in a mirror; moments later, Serena and the masked man covered Punk's face as the three went backstage (Over the Limit 2010 - 5/23/10; Detroit, MI)
- CM Punk pinned WWE World Champion John Cena to win the title at 33:44 with the Go To Sleep after Cena prevented Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis from stopping the bout prematurely as Punk was caught in the STFU, with Cena sliding out to the floor, punching out Laurinaitis and then threatening McMahon; Punk came out wearing a limited edition Punk Money in the Bank T-shirt; following his entrance, he gave the shirt to his mom, sitting ringside beside Colt Cabana and Ace Steele; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" during the contest, Punk twice kicked out of the FU; McMahon and Laurinaitis appeared in the aisle during the closing moments of the contest; after the match, McMahon stole away a headset from Jerry Lawler and ordered Alberto Del Rio come out to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot; Del Rio then ran out but was immediately kicked in the head by Punk, who then escaped into the celebratory crowd after blowing McMahon a kiss (named Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer) (Money in the Bank 2011 - 7/17/11; Chicago, IL)
- WWE World Champion CM Punk defeated Chris Jericho via submission with the Anaconda Vice at 22:20; stipulations stated Punk would lose the title if he was disqualified; following Jericho's entrance, a video package aired recapping the feud between the two; fireworks went off during both men's entrance; Andy Garcia was shown in the crowd during Punk's entrance (WrestleMania 28 - 4/1/12; Sun Life Stadium)
- WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Daniel Bryan at 23:56 with a reversal of the Yes Lock; throughout the bout, there were dueling chants for both men, as well as chants of "This is awesome" late in the bout; immediately after the pinfall, Punk submitted to Bryan's hold (Over the Limit 2012 - 5/20/12; Raleigh, NC)

WWE Superstar Collection: Shawn Michaels (10/16/12)
- Shawn Michaels pinned WWE IC Champion Chris Jericho in a non-title match at 15:54 by reversing the Walls of Jericho into a roll up; after the match, Jericho offered his hand to Michaels, who relunctantly shook it before leaving the ring (Judgment Day 08 - 5/18/08; Omaha, NE)
- Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes at 20:02 when Michaels pinned Rhodes with the superkick; prior to the bout, a military jeep with several soldiers came out, with the soldiers firing their weapons into the air and running off; Triple H & Michaels then appeared on the top of a tank (Michaels' first match in 5 months) (Summer Slam 09 - 8/23/09; Los Angeles, CA)
- Shawn Michaels pinned Kane in a No DQ, no count-out match at 5:27 with the superkick; during the bout, Michaels used both the Crippler Crossface and ankle lock; late in the bout, the lights went out in the arena; when they came back on, Taker appeared in the ring, dropped Michaels with the chokeslam, and then disappeared (3/22/10; San Jose, CA)
- The Undertaker pinned Shawn Michaels in a No DQ, no count-out match at 24:01 with a jumping tombstone, moments after Michaels kicked out of the tombstone, struggled to his feet, gave Taker his own thumb across the throat signal, and slapped Taker across the face; prior to the match, Taker came up through the entrance stage and wore a hood rather than his traditional hat; following both men's entrance, Michaels gave Taker his own thumb across the throat signal; mid-way through the match, Michaels was tended to on the floor by a trainer after sustaining a tombstone on the floor; after the bout, a graphic appeared on the entrance stage which read "18-0;" stipulations stated Michaels would have to retire if he lost; moments later, Taker pulled Michaels to his feet as the crowd chanted "Thank you, Shawn;" the two then shook hands and hugged before Taker left the ring; the crowd chanted "HBK" and "Thank you" as Michaels looked out at the audience, then kneeling and looking up at the sky; Michaels thanked the crowd, left the ring, and waved to them as he made his way backstage, stopping to kneel at the entrance stage and look to the sky again (voted Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter) (WrestleMania 26 - 3/28/11; University of Phoenix Stadium)

Night of Champions 2012 (10/16/12)

WWE Superstar Collection: Rey Mysterio (10/16/12)
- Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE IC Champion John Bradshaw Layfield to win the title at the 21-second mark with the 619 and splash off the top; prior to the bout, JBL cut a promo on his way to the ring in which he said he had a vision that he would return to Texas as champion at a time when the state had no champions or real men and that the fans needed him as a local hero; Mysterio came out for the bout dressed as Heath Ledger's Joker; after the bout, JBL grabbed the mic and said he quit (WrestleMania 25 - 4/5/09; Reliant Stadium)
- Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE IC Champion Chris Jericho to win the title at 15:42 with the 619 and springboard splash after Jericho removed Mysterio's mask, revealing that the challenger was wearing a second one underneath; stipulations stated Mysterio would have to unmask if he lost (Great American Bash 09 - 6/28/09; Sacramento, CA)
- WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Maria) at 14:21 with the 619 and springboard splash (Night of Champions 09 - 7/26/09; Philadelphia, PA)
- Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Batista in a steel cage match at 7:13 when Mysterio climbed over the top and kicked the door into Batista's face while coming down the other side; stipulations stated the winner would challenge World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker at the Royal Rumble (1/12/10; Green Bay, WI)
- Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned CM Punk at 13:49 with a crucifix as Punk covered Mysterio after avoiding the springboard splash; Luke Gallows & Serena were barred from ringside for the match; stipulations stated Punk would be shaved bald if Mysterio won and Mysterio would join the Straight Edge Society if Punk won; a barber chair, cans of Gillette shaving cream, and an electric razor were positioned ringside for the match; early in the bout, referee Charles Robinson stopped the match so he and a trainer could tend to Punk after Punk sustained a cut to his forehead; as the crowd began chanting "Boring," Punk pulled away from the referee and trainer and attacked Mysterio to restart the action; after the match, Punk's masked man, Gallows, and Serena came out and attempted to handcuff Mysterio to the bottom rope until Kane appeared; moments later, Kane fought off Punk's men and dropped Punk with a chokeslam in the ring; Mysterio followed by handcuffing Punk to the middle rope and hitting the 619; Mysterio handcuffed Punk's free hand to the middle rope and held Punk as he shaved off his hair; Serena then covered Punk's head with a towel only for Mysterio to steal the towel away and show Punk his reflection in a mirror; moments later, Serena and the masked man covered Punk's face as the three went backstage (Over the Limit 2010 - 5/23/10; Detroit, MI)

Brock Lesnar: Here Comes the Pain (Collector's Edition) (10/30/12)

The Attitude Era (11/20/12) - Mark Henry defeated Crash & Hardcore Holly in a No DQ handicap match at 1:34 by pinning Crash after Mae Young led the Acolytes to the ring, with Hardcore being thrown to the floor and Bradshaw hitting a powerbomb on Crash (2/15/00; Fresno, CA)
- Brawl for All Quarter-Finals: Bart Gunn defeated Steve Williams via KO at 1:12 of Round 3 (7/27/98; Anaheim, CA)
- Kane & Mankind (w/ Paul Bearer) defeated Billy Gunn & the Road Dogg, WWF IC Champion the Rock & WWF European Champion D-Lo Brown (sub. for an injured Owen Hart), and WWF Tag Team Champions - WWF World Champion Steve Austin & the Undertaker to win the titles when Kane pinned Taker with the chokeslam at 14:30 after Taker dropped Brown with the chokeslam and sent Gunn to the floor with a clothesline; during the ring entrances, it was announced Hart, Dan Severn, and Ken Shamrock would compete the following week in a triple threat match; stipulations stated that one partner could not pin the other partner, which Gunn & Road Dogg did several weeks earlier; before the match, Shamrock attacked Hart, with Triple H & X-Pac then fighting with the Rock; moments later, Steve Blackman, Sgt. Slaughter, and referees came out to force Shamrock to break the hold as it was noted Shamrock would face Hart in a Lions Den match at Summer Slam; following the commercial break, it was announced D-Lo would replace Hart in the match; after the contest, Taker appeared to not feel the effects of the chokeslam as he stared at Austin in the ring (8/10/98; Omaha, NE)
- Ken Shamrock defeated Owen Hart (w/ Dan Severn) at 9:14 via submission in a Lion's Den match by reversing a Dragon sleeper into the ankle lock; this match was held at the Theater at MSG, adjacent to the arena (Summer Slam 98 - 8/30/98; Madison Square Garden)
- WWF World Title Touranment Finals: The Rock defeated WWF Hardcore Champion Mankind at 17:15 when Vince McMahon called for the bell as Mankind was caught in Rock's Sharpshooter, even though Mankind did not submit, moments after Rock hit the Rock Bottom and then gave the People's Eyebrow to McMahon; prior to the bout, the McMahons and their officials were shown backstage, making it clear they had returned to the arena; early in the contest, Vince & Shane McMahon came to ringside; immediately after the bout, the McMahons presented Rock with the world title belt and all three hugged in the ring; Vince then grabbed the microphone, saying "the people screwed the people", and said he would elaborate further the following night on Raw; moments later, a confused Mankind confronted Vince, with Rock assaulting Mankind from behind and eventually hitting the Rock Bottom; Steve Austin then appeared in the aisle before running into the ring, fighting off Rock as the McMahons ran backstage, hitting the Stunner, and tossing Rock to the floor; moments later, Austin hit the Stunner on Mankind as well; before going backstage, Austin briefly kicked and pounded on Rock on the floor (Survivor Series 98 - 11/15/98; St. Louis, MO)
- Steve Austin & Mankind defeated WWF World Champion the Rock & the Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) via disqualification at 8:20 when WWF IC Champion Ken Shamrock and WWF Hardcore Champion the Big Bossman interfered; Mankind was double teamed in the ring to start the match, with Austin coming out moments later and the four men brawling in the aisle; after the bout, Mankind was handcuffed to the ring rope as Austin was tied by druids to Taker's symbol and raised high above the stage (12/1/98; New Haven, CT) - Steve Austin pinned WWF World Champion the Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) to win the title at 12:03 with the Stunner; stipulations stated that if there was any interference from the Corporate Ministry, Taker would be forced for forfeit the title to the challenger (6/28/98; Charlotte, NC)
- Jeff Jarrett pinned WWF IC & European Champion D-Lo Brown (w/ Debra) to win both championships at 7:30 when Mark Henry came out, as Jarrett argued with Debra, stole the challenger's guitar, and broke it over D-Lo's back; prior to the bout, Jarrett ordered Debra backstage but moments later she returned as D-Lo's corner woman; after the contest, it was revealed there was no tension between Jarrett and Debra (Summer Slam 99 - 8/22/99; Minneapolis, MN)
- The Undertaker & the Big Show defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Mankind & the Rock to win the titles in a Buried Alive match at 11:43 after WWF World Champion Triple H came out, as Rock and Taker fought near the entrance stage, struck Show in the back of the head with a sledgehammer and then poured dirt onto Mankind in the grave; mid-way through the match, Rock and Taker fought their way backstage, where Triple H attacked Rock before Kane intervened; moments later, Chyna hit Kane in the back with a steel chair but he shrugged it off and stalked her down the hallway; after the match, an ambulance drove into the arena to tend to Mankind and Show; moments later, Triple H opened the ambulance door to find Steve Austin inside; Austin then attacked Triple H, put him in the ambulance, and drove it out of the arena; Austin then got into a WWE tractor trailer and twice drove it into the ambulance (9/7/99; Albany, NY)
- Steve Austin & Jim Ross fought WWF World Champion Triple H & Chyna to a no contest at around the 5-minute mark when, after Austin and Triple H fought their way backstage, WWF IC Champion Jeff Jarrett came out and knocked out Chyna by hitting her in the head with a toaster; moments later, Miss Kitty wheeled a laundry bin ringside, where Jarrett dumped Chyna inside and wheeled her backstage; moments later, Austin and Triple H brawled their way into the crowd where Austin threw Triple H into a beer stand and then celebrated with a beer; a backstage camera then showed Jarrett wheeling the laundry bin with Chyna inside off a ledge in another area of the building (Ross's debut match) (10/11/99; Georgia Dome)
- Too Cool fought the Godfather & D-Lo Brown to a no contest at around the 3-minute mark when the Godfather took the mic and said, if Too Cool wanted to party, they could party; the two teams then danced with Godfather's hos until Mark Henry and Mae Young appeaerd at the entrance stage, with Young announcing she was pregnant (1/25/00; Baltimore, MD)
- WWF Hardcore Champion Crash Holly fought Hardcore Holly to a no contest at the 2-minute mark when, after Tazz, the Mean Street Posse, the Headbangers, Taka Michinoku, Sho Funaki, and Viscera involved themselves in the match, Crash was chased out of the arena where he eventually snuck back in and locked all the other wrestlers outside (3/27/00; Houston, TX)
- Eddie Guerrero pinned WWF European Champion Chris Jericho (w/ Chyna) to win the title at 5:38 when, after referee Tim White was knocked to the floor, Chyna counted Jericho's pin attempt on Guerrero only to then hit a low blow on the champion and drop him with a DDT before placing Guerrero on top; prior to the bout, Guerrero cut a promo on his way to the ring, saying he could tell Chyna wanted some "latino heat" but he had to put her aside to focus on winning the title and making his ancestors from Spain proud (4/3/00; Los Angeles, CA)
- WWF IC Champion Val Venis (w/ Trish Stratus) pinned Rikishi in a steel cage match at 14:11 after Tazz interfered and hit the challenger with a video camera as Rikishi attempted to leave through the door after hitting a splash off the top of the cage onto the champion; Lita ran off Trish Stratus moments earlier (Fully Loaded 2000 - 7/23/00; Dallas, TX)
- WWF Tag Team Champions Edge & Christian defeated the Dudley Boyz and Matt & Jeff Hardy in a TLC match at 14:49 after both champions threw a ladder into Matt, who was dangling by the title belts 20 feet in the air; voted Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Match of the Year (Summer Slam 2000 - 8/27/00; Raleigh, NC)
- WWF World Champion Kurt Angle defeated Steve Austin, Rikishi, the Undertaker, the Rock, and Triple H in a Hell in a Cell bout at 32:10 by pinning the Rock after Austin hit the Stunner on the Rock but was prevented by making the cover by Triple H; mid-way through the bout, Vince McMahon had a truck driven to the ring so he could dismantle the cage; moments later, Mick Foley came out and had McMahon sent backstage before the cage could be taken down; late in the bout, the Undertaker chokeslammed Rikishi from the top of the cage down onto the bed of the truck; after the match, Austin hit the Stunner on Angle (Armageddon 2000 - 12/10/00; Birmingham, AL)

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