WWWF / WWF / WWE INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE HISTORY

- August 1979: Pat Patterson is announced as the first ever Intercontinental Champion following a fictitious tournament held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil; after "winning" the tournament, Patterson vacated the WWF North American title, citing it as being unimportant in comparison to the IC belt

New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden
April 21, 1980
- Ken Patera pinned WWF IC Champion Pat Patterson to win the title at 20:48 with a knee drop off the middle turnbuckle to the champion's back; the referee, still groggy from a collision with Patterson moments prior, did not notice that the champion's foot was on the bottom rope during the cover

New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden
December 8, 1980
- Pedro Morales defeated WWF IC Champion Ken Patera to win the title at 18:51; Pat Patterson was the guest referee for the bout

Philadelphia, PA
Spectrum
June 20, 1981
- Don Muraco pinned WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales to win the title at around the 15-minute mark after hitting him with a foreign object as the referee was knocked out

New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden
November 23, 1981
- Pedro Morales defeated WWF IC Champion Don Muraco in a Texas Death Match to win the title after hitting Muraco with his own foreign object at 13:36

New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden
January 22, 1983
- Don Muraco pinned WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales to win the title at 11:34 when the champion's injured knee gave out as he attempted a slam, with Morales falling on top for the pin (Morales' first pinfall loss at MSG in 18 years)

Boston, MA
Boston Garden
February 11, 1984
- Tito Santana pinned WWF IC Champion Don Muraco to win the title by catching Muraco with a sunset flip as the champion attempted a tackle

London, Ontario
London Gardens
September 24, 1984
Maple Leaf Wrestling taping:
10/13/84:
- Greg Valentine (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) pinned WWF IC Champion Tito Santana to win the title at 2:52 with a knee to the back and hooking the champion's injured leg to prevent him from kicking out; moments earlier, Santana thought he had scored the pin with the flying forearm but the challenger's leg was outside the ring; after the match, Valentine put Santana in the figure-4; moments thereafter, Santana was taken backstage on a stretcher

Baltimore, MD
Civic Center
July 6, 1985
- Tito Santana defeated WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) in a steel cage match to win the title at 10:25 by escaping over the top and kicking the door in Valentine's face before hitting the floor

Boston, MA
Boston Garden
February 8, 1986
Televised on NESN:
Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned WWF IC Champion Tito Santana to win the title at 10:29 after Savage hit Santana in the head with a foreign object while in the middle of a back suplex

WrestleMania III
Pontiac, MI
Silverdome
March 29, 1987
- Ricky Steamboat (w/ George Steele) pinned WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) to win the title at 14:35 with an inside cradle after Steele pushed Savage off the top as Savage prepared to come off the top and hit the challenger with the time keeper's bell (voted Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter and Pro Wrestling Illustrated)

Buffalo, NY
Memorial Auditorium
June 2, 1987
WWF Superstars taping:
6/13/87:
- The Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned WWF IC Champion Ricky Steamboat to win the title at 3:53 by reversing an inside cradle and grabbing onto the bottom rope for leverage

Summer Slam '88
New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden
August 29, 1988
- The Ultimate Warrior (sub. for Brutus Beefcake) pinned WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) with a flying shoulder block and splash at the 27 second mark to win the title

WrestleMania V
Atlantic City, NJ
Trump Plaza
April 2, 1989
- Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior at 9:42 to win the title as the champion attempted a suplex into the ring, Heenan swept Warrior's leg out from under him, and held the foot down during the cover

Summer Slam '89
East Rutherford, NJ
Meadowlands
August 28, 1989
- The Ultimate Warrior pinned WWF IC Champion Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) to win the title at 16:02 with a back suplex and splash after Roddy Piper mooned the champion from ringside

- The title was vacated after the Ultimate Warrior defeated Hulk Hogan for the World Title on April 1, 1990 and it was decided that he could not defend both championships. An 8-man tournament was made to fill the vacancy. Prior to the finals, Mr. Perfect defeated Jimmy Snuka while Tito Santana beat Akeem.

Austin, TX
Frank Erwin Center
April 23, 1990
WWF Superstars taping:
5/19/90:
WWF IC Championship Tournament Finals: Mr. Perfect pinned Tito Santana with an inside cradle at 7:30 after Santana became distracted by Bobby Heenan at ringside; after the match Perfect announced that Heenan was his new manager; the title belt used at the end of the contest was actually an old tag team championship belt

Summer Slam 90
Philadelphia, PA
Spectrum
August 27, 1990
- Kerry Von Erich pinned WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect (w/ Bobby Heenan) at 5:15 to win the title following the claw and Tornado Punch after the champion hit his head on the steel ring post

Rochester, NY
War Memorial
November 19, 1990
WWF Superstars taping:
12/15/90:
- Mr. Perfect (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned WWF IC Champion Kerry Von Erich with the Perfex Plex to win the title at 6:37 after Ted Dibiase, who had paid off Howard Finkel to be the guest ring announcer for the bout, hit the champion with the title belt moments after Perfect sustained the Tornado Punch; earlier in the bout, Dibiase threw Von Erich face-first into the ringpost; Von Erich continued to wrestle as champion until the match was televised

Summer Slam 91
New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden
August 26, 1991
- Bret Hart defeated WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect (w/ the Coach) at 18:02 via submission with the Sharpshooter to win the title; during the bout, Stu, Helen, and Bruce Hart were seen in the audience; after the contest, Bret hugged his parents at ringside

Springfield, MA
Civic Center
January 17, 1992
- The Mountie pinned WWF IC Champion Bret Hart to win the title by reversing an inside cradle; after the bout, Roddy Piper made the save after the Mountie repeatedly hit Hart with the title belt

Royal Rumble 92
Albany, NY
Knickerbocker Arena
January 19, 1992
- Roddy Piper (sub. for Bret Hart) defeated WWF IC Champion the Mountie (w/ Jimmy Hart) to win the title at 5:20 with a sleeper after the champion collided with Hart on the apron

WrestleMania VIII
Indianapolis, IN
Hoosier Dome
April 5, 1992
- Bret Hart pinned WWF IC Champion Roddy Piper to win the title at 13:50 by kicking off the top turnbuckle while caught in a sleeper, moments after the champion decided against using the time keeper's bell as a weapon; after the bout, Piper helped Hart to his feet and put the championship belt on him (Piper's last match for over 2 years)

Summer Slam 92
London, England
Wembley Stadium
August 29, 1992
- Davey Boy Smith pinned WWF IC Champion Bret Hart to win the title by blocking a sunset flip attempt at 25:11; prior to the bout, Smith was escorted to the ring by Lennox Lewis; after the match, Hart initially refused to shake Smith's hand before the two eventually hugged; moments later, Diana Hart Smith celebrated in the ring with Hart and Smith as the show went off the air; voted Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Match of the Year

Terre Haute, IN
Hullman Center
October 27, 1992
WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #31 - 11/14/92 on FOX:
- Shawn Michaels pinned WWF IC Champion Davey Boy Smith to win the title at 10:26 when the champion failed a superplex, with Michaels landing on top for the pin, after hitting his back against an exposed turnbuckle (Smith's last TV appearance for nearly 2 years)

New York City, NY
Manhattan Center
May 17, 1993
Monday Night Raw:
- Marty Jannetty pinned WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels at 10:57 with an inside cradle to win the title after Mr. Perfect, who appeared ringside mid-way through the match, threw his towel into Michaels' face; Perfect appeared ringside at the 4-minute mark to prevent Michaels from walking out of the match (Jannetty's surprise return after a 4-month absence)

Albany, NY
Knickerbocker Arena
June 6, 1993
- Shawn Michaels (w/ Diesel) pinned WWF IC Champion Marty Jannetty to win the title with the superkick after Jannetty was distracted by Diesel at ringside (Diesel's debut)

- September 27, 1993: Shawn Micheals was stripped of the title by WWF President Jack Tunney on the grounds that he had not defended the title in the past 30 days, which he was obligated to do as a title holder. The real reason for the title being vacated was that Michaels was put on suspension for a month after failing a drug test. A 20-man battle royal would be held with the final two men in the ring earning the right to fight for the title.

New Haven, CT
Coliseum
September 27, 1993
Monday Night Raw taping:
10/4/93:
Razor Ramon and Rick Martel co-won a 20-man battle royal to earn the right to fight for the vacant WWF IC title; other participants included: WWF Tag Team Champions the Quebecars, IRS, the 1-2-3 Kid, MVP, Mr. Perfect, Diesel, Adam Bomb, Bam Bam Bigelow, Randy Savage, Giant Gonzalez, Marty Jannetty, Bastion Booger, Owen Hart, Tatanka, Mabel, Bob Backlund, and Jimmy Snuka; order of elimination: Gonzalez by Savage and a number of other wrestlers, Mabel, IRS was eliminated after Razor ducked a charge, the Kid was eliminated by Booger, Backlund was eliminated, Snuka by Martel, Perfect by Bigelow, Jannetty after Bomb ducked, Tatanka when Bigelow ducked, Booger by Savage, Bigelow by Razor via a clothesline after Razor fell through the ropes to the floor, MVP by Owen, Owen by a Quebecar, Bomb by Savage, Savage by the Quebecars, Jacques by Pierre after Razor ducked a clothesline, Pierre by Razor
10/11/93:
Razor Ramon pinned Rick Martel with the Razor's Edge at 10:42; due to pre-match stipulations, Razor won the vacant WWF IC Title

Rochester, NY
War Memorial Auditorium
April 13, 1994
WWF Superstars taping:
4/30/94:
Diesel (w/ Shawn Michaels) pinned WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon to win the title at 5:43 with the powerbomb after Razor hit the corner back-first once Michaels had removed the protective padding from the turnbuckle

Summer Slam 94
Chicago, IL
United Center
August 29, 1994
- Razor Ramon (w/ Walter Payton) pinned WWF IC & Tag Team Champion Diesel (w/ WWF Tag Team Champion Shawn Michaels) to win the IC title at 15:02 after Michaels interfered behind the referee's back and accidentally superkicked the champion with Payton then preventing Michaels from breaking Razor's cover; after the bout, an angry Diesel stalked Michaels backstage as Razor, Payton, and Payton's son Jarrett celebrated in the ring

Royal Rumble 95
Tampa, FL
Sundome
January 22, 1995
- Jeff Jarrett (w/ the Roadie) pinned WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon to win the title at 20:54 with an inside cradle after the champion's leg gave out as he attempted the Razor's Edge; the challenger originally won the match via count-out at 11:45 after the Roadie clipped Razor's injured leg on the floor; moments later, the challenger refused the win on a technicality, instead goading Razor to continue the match so he could win the title; the bout was restarted at 14:34

Moline, IL
April 26, 1995
Action Zone - 4/30/95: Bob Holly pinned WWF IC Champion Jeff Jarrett with a clothesline off the top to win the title, even though Jarrett's feet were on the ropes during the cover; moments prior to the finish, Jarrett scored the pin with his feet on the ropes but the match was ordered to continue; after the bout, the title was vacated and a rematch ordered for the following week's episode
Action Zone - 5/7/95: Jeff Jarrett pinned Bob Holly at around the 11-minute mark with a roll up out of the corner after avoiding Holly's charge; Jarrett originally won the match at around the 5-minute mark but referee Earl Hebner told referee Tim White that Holly's foot was on the ropes during the cover so the match was ordered to continue; the Roadie was in Jarrett's corner for much of the contest but was sent backstage around the 7-minute mark after he removed one of the turnbuckle pads and Jarrett attempted to throw Holly head-first into the uncovered steel

Montreal, Quebec
Forum
May 19, 1995
- Razor Ramon defeated WWF IC Champion Jeff Jarrett to win the title in a ladder match

Trois Riveres, Quebec
May 21, 1995
- Jeff Jarrett defeated WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon to win the title

In Your House #2
Nashville, TN
Municipal Auditorium
July 23, 1995
- Shawn Michaels pinned WWF IC Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ the Roadie) to win the title with the superkick at 19:57 after the Roadie accidentally tripped the champion as he ran the ropes, thinking it was Michaels; during the bout, Vince McMahon's headset temporarily went out, forcing Jerry Lawler to call the match himself (Jarrett's last appearance for 5 months; Roadie's last appearance for over a year)

- WWF President Gorilla Monsoon stripped Shawn Michaels of the title on October 22, 1995, awarding the belt to Michaels' scheduled opponent Dean Douglas. Monsoon did so after deciding that the champion was in no shape to defend the belt, citing Michaels being attacked outside of a nightclub in Syracuse, NY earlier in the week.

In Your House #4
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Arena
October 22, 1995
- Razor Ramon pinned WWF IC Champion Dean Douglas at 11:01 to win the title with a back suplex, even though Douglas' foot was outside the ring during the cover

Royal Rumble 96
Fresno, CA
Selland Arena
January 21, 1996
- Goldust (w/ Marlena) pinned WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon at 14:15 to win the title after the 1-2-3 Kid came off the top with a spin kick to the champion's head (Marlena's surprise debut)

San Bernadino, CA
April 1, 1996
Monday Night Raw taping:
4/15/96:
- Savio Vega pinned WWF IC Champion Goldust (w/ Marlena) to win the title after hitting him with the title belt; moments thereafter, another referee disputed the call and WWF President Gorilla Monsoon vacated the title and ordered that the two compete in a rematch to be held the following week
4/22/96:
- Goldust (w/ Marlena) pinned Savio Vega after Steve Austin and Ted Dibiase came ringside, with Austin hitting Savio in the head with the Million $ Belt as Marlena distracted the referee; due to pre-match stipulations, Goldust won the vacated WWF IC Championship

King of the Ring 96
Milwaukee, WI
Mecca
June 23, 1996
- Ahmed Johnson pinned WWF IC Champion Goldust (w/ Marlena) with a spinebuster and the Pearl River Plunge to win the title at 15:34 after the champion tried reviving Ahmed with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

- August 19, 1996: Ahmed Johnson was stripped of the title due to injury, credited to an attack from Farooq. An 8-man tournament was made to fill the vacancy. Prior to the finals, Marc Mero defeated Steve Austin and Owen Hart while Farooq defeated Savio Vega and Psycho Sid.

Hershey, PA
Hersheypark Arena
September 23, 1996
Monday Night Raw taping:
9/23/96:
WWF IC Championship Title Tournament Finals: Marc Mero (w/ Sable) pinned Farooq (w/ Sunny) with the Shooting Star Press to win the vacant title at 14:50 after hitting him with Sunny's loaded purse; during the bout, Sunny was ejected from ringisde after choking Mero on the mat but returned ringside late in the match to give Farooq the weapon; after the match, Mero was congratulated in the ring by Mr. Perfect, who did commentary for the bout, and it was revealed that a brick was hidden in the purse; Pat Patterson was the referee for the contest

Ft. Wayne, IN
October 21, 1996
Monday Night Raw
10/21/96:
- Hunter Hearst Helmsley pinned WWF IC Champion Marc Mero (sub. for Mr. Perfect) (w/ Sable & Mr. Perfect) to win the title at around the 10-minute mark with the Pedigree after Mr. Perfect, who did guest commentary for the match, grabbed a steel chair away from the challenger and hit Mero in the head with it; Perfect was to have made his in-ring return after a 3-year absence but was attacked backstage earlier in the show after Helmsley ran a cart into Perfect's leg; prior to the bout, Jim Ross conducted an in-ring interview with WWF President Gorilla Monsoon, Mero, Sable, Perfect, and Helmsley in which Monsoon announced that Perfect was not cleared to wrestle due to the injury but Perfect said Mero had volunteered to take his place in the match; Helmsley then objected, saying he wasn't obligated to wrestle Mero and that he would only do so if the IC title was on the line; Perfect then agreed on behalf of Mero that the title would be at stake and Monsoon allowed the match to take place; after the bout, Perfect and Helmsley celebrated the victory; later that weekend during Livewire, Monsoon announced he had revoked Perfect's wrestling license indefinately (the match began during the commercial break)

Lowell, MA
February 13, 1997
Thursday Raw Thursday:
- Rocky Maivia pinned WWF IC Champion Hunter Hearst Helmsley at 15:30 to win the title with an inside cradle as Helmsley lifted the challenger off the mat for the Pedigree; the Honkytonk Man provided guest commentary for the match; after the contest, Dok Hendrix conducted a ringside interview with Maivia regarding the title win as Helmsley stormed off to the backstage area

Omaha, NE
Civic Center
April 28, 1997
Raw is War:
- Owen Hart pinned WWF IC Champion Rocky Maivia with a leg backslide at 8:26 to win the title; prior to the bout, Owen dedicated the match to his injured brother Bret who, along with Davey Boy Smith, watched the match from the stage

Summer Slam 97
East Rutherford, NJ
Continental Airlines Arena
August 3, 1997
- Steve Austin pinned WWF IC Champion Owen Hart with a roll up to win the title at 16:17; prior to the bout, a video package was shown detailing the feud between Austin and Hart dating back to Canadian Stampede; stipulations for the match stated Austin would have to kiss Hart's ass if he didn't beat him; following Hart's entrance, Michael Cole conducted a backstage interview with Austin regarding the stipulations for the match, with Austin telling him off; during the final minute of the match, Hart dropped Austin with a modified tombstone piledriver, causing Austin to have temporary paralysis; after the contest, several referees helped Austin to his feet and then backstage

- September 8, 1997: WWF Commissioner Sgt. Slaughter stripped Steve Austin of the IC title, due to his neck injury, and made an 8-man tournament to determine the new title holder. Prior to the finals, Owen Hart defeated Goldust and Brian Pillman while Farooq, after being put back in the tournament due to an injury to Ken Shamrock, defeated Ahmed Johnson.

In Your House "Badd Blood"
St. Louis, MO
Kiel Center
October 5, 1997
WWF IC Championship Tournament Finals: Owen Hart pinned Farooq at 7:15 after Steve Austin interfered and hit Farooq in the head with the title belt as the referee and Sgt. Slaughter were distracted by Jim Neidhart, who came ringside moments earlier; Austin sat ringside for the contest to present the new champion with the belt but ended up as the guest timekeeper and did uninvited guest commentary for all three commentary crews

Survivor Series 97
Montreal, Quebec
Molson Centre
November 9, 1997
- Steve Austin pinned WWF IC Champion Owen Hart with the Stunner at 4:02; prior to the bout, Hart was escorted to the ring by Davey Boy Smith, Jim Neidhart, Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon, with Austin then hitting the Stunner on Neidhart; after the match, Austin hit the Stunner on both Furnas and LaFon when they returned ringside (Smith's last appearance for 2 years)

Portland, ME
December 8, 1997
Raw is War:
The Rock defeated WWF IC Champion Steve Austin via forfeit to win the title when Austin refused to give into Vince McMahon's demands that he defend the belt; after willingly handing the belt to Rocky, Austin hit the Stunner on the new champion; moments thereafter, Austin said he had plans for the championship belt and that if McMahon wanted ratings he should tune in next week “same Stone Cold Time, same Stone Cold channel”; as the show came to a close, Austin ran the ropes, inadvertently knocking McMahon from the ring apron to the floor

Summer Slam 98
New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden
August 30, 1998
- 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

- October 5, 1998: Vince McMahon stripped Triple H of the IC title due to a leg injury which was further aggrevated during the ladder match. An 8-man one-night tournament was held to determine the new champion. Prior to the finals, Ken Shamrock defeated Steve Blackman and Val Venis while X-Pac defeated Jeff Jarrett and Mankind.

Long Island, NY
Nassau Coliseum
October 12, 1998
WWF IC Title Tournament Finals: Ken Shamrock defeated X-Pac via submission to the ankle lock to win the title; Triple H did guest commentary for the match; after the contest, Mankind and Triple H helped the injured X-Pac

St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Memphis, TN
Pyramid
February 14, 1999
- Val Venis (w/ Ryan Shamrock) pinned WWF IC Champion Ken Shamrock to win the title at 15:52 with an inside cradle and a fast count from special referee Billy Gunn, after the champion and Gunn had a confrontation on the floor - with Gunn pounding away at Shamrock before tossing him back into the ring; after the match, Gunn dominated both Shamrock and Venis

San Jose, CA
Arena
March 15, 1999
Raw is War:
- The Road Dogg pinned WWF IC Champion Val Venis at 3:03 with a kick to the gut and DDT to win the title; prior to the bout, Venis cut an in-ring promo; during the bout, it was announced Venis, Billy Gunn, Goldust, and Ken Shamrock would compete in an elimination match for the title at WrestleMania; Jerry Lawler noted during the match that Venis told him he would win the match in 3 minutes; after the contest, Gunn came out to celebrate the title win

East Rutherford, NJ
Continental Airlines Arena
March 29, 1999
Raw is War:
- Goldust (w/ the Blue Meanie) pinned WWF IC Champion the Road Dogg to win the title at 4:09 with the Curtain Call after Meanie hit Road Dogg in the face with the title belt as the champion was against the ring ropes; early in the bout, Ryan Shamrock came out to be in Goldust's corner but the Blue Meanie and Goldust wouldn't allow her to be ringside and Meanie quickly sent her backstage; after the bout, Goldust cut a promo saying he now knew who he was and soon everyone else would too

Detroit, MI
Joe Louis Arena
April 12, 1999
Raw is War:
- The Godfather (sub. for Big Bossman) pinned WWF IC Champion Goldust at 3:56 to win the title with the Death Valley Driver; prior to the match, Godfather offered to give Bossman five ho's in exchange for his title shot, which Bossman accepted

Moline, IL
May 25, 1999
Raw is War - 5/31/99:
- Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) pinned WWF IC Champion the Godfather to win the title at 3:41 after hitting him with Debra's WWF Women's title belt as the champion became distracted by both Debra and one of his hoes stripping on the ring apron

Toronto, Ontario
Skydome
July 24, 1999
- Edge (sub. for Ken Shamrock) pinned WWF IC Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) to win the title at 4:38 with the spear after Jarrett narrowly avoided knocking Debra off the apron; prior to the bout, Howard Finkel announced Shamrock would not appear due to transportation problems; moments later, Jarrett told referee Earl Hebner to hold his hand up in victory, with Edge then coming out to face Jarrett in Shamrock's place; after the bout, the belt was returned to Jarrett momentarily, because Edge was not his scheduled opponent, but an announcement was made moments later that officials agreed that it was a title match and Edge was the new champion

Fully Loaded 99
Buffalo, NY
Marine Midland Arena
July 25, 1999
- Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) pinned WWF IC Champion Edge to win the title at 13:22 with the reverse Russian leg sweep after Gangrel interfered and dropped the champion throat first on the top rope

Columbus, OH
July 27, 1999
Raw is War - 8/2/99:
- WWF European Champion D-Lo Brown pinned WWF IC Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) to unify both titles after hitting him with one of the title belts, brought in the ring by Debra

Summer Slam 99
Minneapolis, MN
Target Center
August 22, 1999
- 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

No Mercy 99
Cleveland, OH
Gund Arena
October 17, 1999
- Chyna pinned WWF IC Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Miss Kitty) to win the title in a Good Housekeeping match at 8:37 after hitting the champion with his own guitar behind the referee's back; Jarrett originally won the bout after hitting the challenger with the title belt but it was not a legal prop and thus the match resumed (Jarrett's last appearance)

Armageddon 99
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
National Car Rental Center
December 12, 1999
- Chris Jericho defeated WWF IC Champion Chyna (w/ WWF Women's Champion Miss Kitty) to win the title at 10:20 via submission with the Walls of Jericho; immediately after the bout, Michael Cole interviewed Jericho backstage where Chyna interrupted and shook the new champion's hand for being the better wrestler

- Chris Jericho and Chyna were deemed co-champions following a controversial match between the two on December 28 in which all four shoulders were down for the 3-count. The sharing of the title ended on January 23, 2000 when Jericho pinned Chyna in a three way match.

No Way Out 00
Hartford, CT
Civic Center
February 27, 2000
- WWF European Champion Kurt Angle pinned WWF IC Champion Chris Jericho (w/ Chyna) to win the title at 10:14 after blocking an attempt at the Lionsault by lifting up the IC belt, which Angle brought in the ring moments earlier, as referee Tim White was distracted by an injured Chyna on the floor; after the match, referee Earl Hebner came out to tell White what really happened but the decision stood; only the IC title was on the line in the bout

WrestleMania 2000
Anaheim, CA
Arrowhead Pond
April 2, 2000
- Chris Benoit defeated Chris Jericho and WWF IC & European Champion Kurt Angle to win the IC title by pinning Jericho at 7:56 with a diving headbutt after throwing Angle into the front row after Jericho was trapped in the champion's Crossface Chicken Wing for a lengthy period of time

Richmond, VA
Coliseum
May 2, 2000
Smackdown!:
- Chris Jericho pinned WWF IC Champion Chris Benoit to win the title after hitting Benoit with the title belt and executing the Lionsault

Long Island, NY
Nassau Coliseum
May 8, 2000
Raw is War:
- Chris Benoit defeated WWF IC Champion Chris Jericho with the Crippler Crossface to win the title at 7:08 when the special troubleshooting referee - Triple H - stopped the match even though Jericho never tapped out; Too Cool, Rikishi, the Dudleyz, and the Big Show fended off DX and saved Jericho after the match; earlier in the evening, Jericho successfully defended the title against both Kurt Angle and the Big Show in seperate matches

Memphis, TN
Pyramid
June 20, 2000
Smackdown!:
- Rikishi pinned WWF IC Champion Chris Benoit to win the title at 4:20 with the Bonzai Drop; after the match, Benoit laid waste to Rikishi and Too Cool and applied the Crippler Crossface on the new champion

Ft. Lauderdale, FL
National Car Rental Center
July 4, 2000
Smackdown!:
- Val Venis pinned WWF IC Champion Rikishi to win the title with the Money Shot after Tazz interfered and hit the champion with a TV camera; T&A interfered earlier in the match but were run off by Too Cool

Summer Slam 00
Raliegh, NC
Entertainment and Sports Complex
August 27, 2000
- Eddie Guerrero & Chyna defeated WWF IC Champion Val Venis & Trish Stratus at 7:13 when Chyna pinned Trish with a press slam; prematch stipulations stated that if the champion's team lost, the winner of the fall would win the title - therefore Chyna became the new IC champion

Lexington, KY
Rupp Arena
September 4, 2000
Raw is War:
- Eddie Guerrero defeated WWF IC Champion Chyna and Kurt Angle at 4:03 to win the title by pinning Chyna after Angle hit the champion with the title belt

Ft. Lauderdale, FL
November 21, 2000
Smackdown! - aired Thanksgiving night:
- Billy Gunn pinned WWF IC Champion Eddie Guerrero to win the title at 4:37 by catching Guerrero coming off the top and hitting a sleeper slam; prior to the bout, Guerrero cut an in-ring promo on Gunn costing him his relationship with Chyna, then saying Gunn wouldn't win the title; during the bout, Gunn kicked out of the frog splash and Guerrero kicked out of the Fameasser

Armageddon 00
Birmingham, AL
Boutwell Auditorium
December 10, 2000
- Chris Benoit defeated WWF IC Champion Billy Gunn to win the title at 10:01 via submission with the Crippler Crossface

Royal Rumble 01
New Orleans, LA
Arena
January 21, 2001
- Chris Jericho defeated WWF IC Champion Chris Benoit in a ladder match to win the title at 18:44 after knocking Benoit off the top of the ladder, with the champion hitting the top rope and bouncing off to the floor

Oklahoma City, OK
Myriad Convention Center
April 3, 2001
Smackdown!:
- Triple H (w/ Stephanie McMahon) pinned WWF IC Champion Chris Jericho with the Pedigree to win the title at 7:30 after hitting Jericho over the head with a steel chair as the champion had Stephanie in the Walls of Jericho; moments prior to the finish, William Regal ran into the ring with the chair, as the Walls were applied on the challenger, but Jericho dropped him before he could use the weapon

Philadelphia, PA
First Union Center
April 10, 2001
Smackdown!:
- Jeff Hardy pinned WWF IC Champion Triple H to win the title at 8:06 with the Swanton after Matt Hardy - said to be recovering at home with Lita - ran in the ring and hit the champion over the head with a steel chair; during the match, Stephanie McMahon was shown watching the match backstage

Knoxville, TN
Boling Arena
April 16, 2001
Raw is War:
- Triple H pinned WWF IC Champion Jeff Hardy with the Pedigree to win the title

Judgment Day 01
Sacramento, CA
Arco Arena
May 20, 2001
- Kane pinned WWF IC Champion & WWF Tag Team Champion Triple H (w/ Stephanie McMahon) in a chain match to win the title at 12:28 after Triple H's tag team championship partner, WWF World Champion Steve Austin, interfered and accidentally hit the champion over the head with a steel chair before Kane knocked Austin down to the mat

New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden
June 26, 2001
Smackdown!:
- Albert pinned WWF IC Champion Kane to win the title in a No DQ match at 5:53 with the Baldo Bomb after Diamond Dallas Page came through the audience and hit the Diamond Cutter on the champion before leaving through the crowd

Buffalo, NY
HSBC Arena
July 23, 2001
Raw is War:
- Lance Storm pinned WWF IC Champion Albert to win the title with a superkick after Hugh Morrus interfered and hit Albert with the title belt as X-Pac fought with Mike Awesome on the floor; after the contest, a brawl ensued between WWF and Alliance stars with the WWF team coming out on top

Summer Slam 01
San Jose, CA
Compaq Center
August 19, 2001
- Edge pinned WWF IC Champion Lance Storm to win the title at 11:18 with a DDT; during the bout, footage was shown of several WWF stars, including Christian, watching the match backstage; moments prior to the finish, Christian came into the ring and attempted to spear the champion but hit Edge instead, with Storm then dropping Christian with a superkick; after the match, Christian congratulated his brother on the win and handed him the title belt

Unforgiven 01
Pittsburgh, PA
Mellon Arena
September 23, 2001
- Christian pinned WWF IC Champion Edge to win the title after using a steel chair to hit a low blow

No Mercy 01
St. Louis, MO
Savvis Center
October 21, 2001
- Edge defeated WWF IC Champion Christian in a ladder match to win the title at 22:17 after hitting a Con-Chair-Two as the champion was laid across the top of two ladders, with Edge standing atop a third ladder; moments prior to the finish, Edge hit a low blow from behind by using one of the two steel chairs

Long Island, NY
Nassau Coliseum
November 5, 2001
Raw is War:
- Test pinned WWF IC Champion Edge to win the title at 5:26 with a roll up and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage

Survivor Series 01
Greensboro, NC
Coliseum
November 18, 2001
- WCW US Champion Edge pinned WWF IC Champion Test in a unification match at 11:20 by reversing Test's attempt at a full nelson slam into a forward roll up; as a result of the WWF team winning the night's main event, the WCW title was phased out

Royal Rumble 02
Atlanta, GA
Phillips Arena
January 20, 2002
- William Regal pinned WWF IC Champion Edge to win the title at 9:45 after hitting the champion in the face with brass knuckles moments after Edge accidentally speared both referee Nick Patrick and the challenger; prior to the bout, Patrick found brass knux in Regal's tights and confiscated them but Regal had a second pair Patrick didn't find; after the bout, Edge was attended to by referees as Michael Cole interviewed Regal in the aisle regarding the match

WrestleMania X-8
Toronto, Ontario
Skydome
March 17, 2002
- Rob Van Dam pinned WWF IC Champion William Regal to win the title with the Five Star Frog Splash at 6:20 following a spin kick as the champion attempted to use a pair of brass knuckles

Backlash 02
Kansas City, MO
Kemper Arena
April 21, 2002
- Eddie Guerrero pinned WWF IC Champion Rob Van Dam to win the title at 11:43 with the Frog Splash after dropping the champion with a neckbreaker onto the title belt

Edmonton, Alberta
Skyreach Centre
May 27, 2002
Raw:
- Rob Van Dam defeated WWE IC Champion Eddie Guerrero in a ladder match to win the title at 20:27 after kicking the champion off the top rope to the floor; early in the bout, Chris Benoit appeared in the crowd and showed a ticket to security before taking a seat in the front row; after the bout, Benoit helped Steve Austin in holding off Ric Flair and Eddie Guerrero only to attack Austin from behind and help in triple teaming him

Greensboro, NC
Coliseum
July 29, 2002
Raw:
- Chris Benoit pinned WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam to win the title when RVD seperated Benoit's hands to break the Crippler Crossface, turned it into a roll up, and Benoit reversed it into his own roll up to score the win with his feet on the ropes

Summer Slam 02
Long Island, NY
Nassau Coliseum
August 25, 2002
- Rob Van Dam pinned WWE IC Champion Chris Benoit to win the title at 16:24 with the Five Star Frog Splash after reversing a back suplex off the top; Tony Chimel introduced Benoit before the bout while Howard Finkel introduced the challenger; Eric Bischoff and Stephanie McMahon were shown watching backstage during and after the bout

Denver, CO
Pepsi Center
September 16, 2002
Raw:
Chris Jericho defeated WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam to win the title at 8:46 via submission to the Walls of Jericho at 8:46 after the champion knocked an interfering World Heavyweight Champion Triple H to the floor; while RVD was caught in the Walls of Jericho, Triple H verbally assaulted him from ringside and urged him to tap out; after the contest, Triple H hit the Pedigree on the former champion

Houston, TX
Compaq Center
September 30, 2002
Raw:
- Kane pinned WWE IC Champion Chris Jericho to win the title with the chokeslam after kicking a chair into the champion's face, despite interference from World Heavyweight Champion Triple H; stipulations stated the winner would challenge Triple H at No Mercy

- The IC title was phased out on October 20, 2002 when Kane lost a unification match to World Heavyweight Champion Triple H at No Mercy in Little Rock, AR.

Judgment Day 03
Charlotte, NC
Coliseum
May 18, 2003
- Christian won a 9-man battle royal by last eliminating Booker T in order to win the reinstated WWE Intercontinental Title at 11:43; order of elimination: Lance Storm by WWE Raw Tag Team champion Kane (0:44); Kane by Chris Jericho, Christian, Booker T, Goldust, Test, and Val Venis (1:07); after his elimination, Kane returned to the ring and assaulted each of the other participants; Test by Booker (1:50); Venis by Goldust (1:56); WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rob Van Dam by Jericho via a springboard dropkick (2:07); Goldust by Booker as Goldust attempted to throw Booker out (4:44); Jericho by Christian via pushing him off the ropes as Jericho attempted the Lionsault on Booker (8:14); Booker eliminated Christian at 10:34 with a Harlem side kick as Christian stood on the apron but the referee was knocked out; when Booker's music began playing, Pat Patterson, who sat ringside for the match, went to present Booker with the title belt but was punched out by Christian, who then hit Booker with the belt, and dumped him to the floor as the referee came to; prior to the bout, Steve Austin told Eric Bischoff in the sky box he rehired Venis after Bischoff fired Chief Morley the previous week (the surprise return of the Val Venis character after a 6-month absence)

Montreal, Quebec
Bell Centre
July 7, 2003
Raw:
- Booker T pinned WWE IC Champion Christian to win the title with the scissors kick at 13:18; the challenger originally won the match and title moments earlier but the contest continued since Christian's foot was on the bottom rope during the cover

Des Moines, IA
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
August 10, 2003
- Christian pinned WWE IC Champion Booker T to win the title with the Unprettier after Booker failed a scissors kick while suffering from a back injury

Chicago, IL
Allstate Arena
September 29, 2003
Raw:
- Rob Van Dam defeated WWE IC Champion Christian to win the title in a ladder match at 13:43 after hitting the Five Star Frog Splash off the top of the top of a ladder, then climbing a second ladder as Christian lay underneath

Fayetteville, NC
Crown Coliseum
October 27, 2003
Raw:
- Chris Jericho defeated WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam via submission with the Walls of Jericho at 4:40 to win the title; during the closing moments of the match, Eric Bischoff came ringside and distracted the referee long enough for Jericho to pull the champion off the ring ropes - thus keeping the hold applied; after the match, Steve Austin ordered for an immediate rematch inside a steel cage

Fayetteville, NC
Crown Coliseum
October 27, 2003
Raw:
- Rob Van Dam defeated WWE IC Champion Chris Jericho to win the match in a steel cage match at around the 9 minute mark by escaping over the top and kicking the door into Jericho's face as he came down the other side; prior to the contest beginning, Austin chased Bischoff backstage after Bischoff accidentally bumped into Austin on the rampway; after the match, a brawl ensued in the cage pitting Booker, RVD, and the Dudley Boyz against Steiner, Jericho, Christian, and Mark Henry

Armageddon 03 (Raw)
Orlando, FL
TD Waterhouse Center
December 14, 2003
- Randy Orton (w/ Ric Flair) pinned WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam to win the title at 17:59 with the RKO after dropkicking the champion as he was perched on the top, causing him to crotch himself across the top turnbuckle, moments after guest referee Mick Foley prevented Flair from interfering with a pair of brass knuckles; prior to the bout, Foley came out and announced that the petition to bring back Steve Austin had one million signatures and that it was something to be celebrated; Stacy Keibler then came out in a cheerleader outfit and pom poms to celebrate with Foley; moments later, Orton & Ric Flair came out to interrupt, with Orton saying Austin was gone for good because of his win at Survivor Series; in response, Foley took off his jacket to reveal his referee shirt and said the IC title match would take place immediately

Vengeance 04 (Raw)
Hartford, CT
Civic Center
July 11, 2004
- 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

September 6, 2004: Eric Bischoff stripped Edge of the title due to injury, stating that Chris Jericho would face Christian - instead of the originally scheduled Edge - at Unforgiven to determine the new title holder.

Unforgiven 04 (Raw)
Portland, OR
Rose Garden
September 12, 2004
- Chris Jericho defeated Christian in a ladder match to win the vacant WWE IC title at 22:28 after, as both men stood at the top of seperate ladders, Jericho hit a facebuster all the way to the mat; after the bout, Edge confronted Jericho backstage as the new champion was being interviewed by Jonathan Coachman, with Edge telling Jericho he should shine the belt up because he would be coming for it as soon as he was healthy

Taboo Tuesday (Raw)
Milwaukee, WI
Bradley Center
October 19, 2004
- Shelton Benjamin pinned WWE IC Champion Chris Jericho to win the title at 10:54 following the exploder suplex; Benjamin was chosen as the challenger, with 37% of the vote, just prior to the match; Batista was the runner up with 20%; other possible challengers included Rhyno, the Hurricane, Jonathan Coachman, Maven, Rodney Mack, Chuck Palumbo, Steven Richards, Christian, Tyson Tomko, Rosey, and several others

Phoenix, AZ
American West Arena
June 20, 2005
Raw
- Carlito Caribbean Cool (mystery opponent) pinned WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin to win the title at 9:07 by reversing a waist lock into a roll up and grabbing the bottom rope for leverage; prior to the bout, Eric Bischoff announced that the challenger would be the latest draft pick and newest member of the Raw roster (Carlito's surprise Raw debut)

Unforgiven 05 (Raw)
Oklahoma City, OK
Ford Center
September 18, 2005
- Ric Flair defeated WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool to win the title via submission with the figure-4 at 11:47 after punching Carlito as he had a mouth full of apple, causing the champion to choke; after the bout, Flair grabbed the mic and said it was an honor to win the title at that stage in his career, it was as sweet as any of his world title victories, and said his only regret was that Triple H wasn't there to celebrate with him; moments later, Flair invited several girls from ringside to party with him inside his limo

Trenton, NJ
Sovereign Bank Arena
February 20, 2006
Raw
- Shelton Benjamin (w/ Momma Benjamin) pinned WWE IC Champion Ric Flair with the Exploder suplex to win the title at 11:49 after twice hitting the champion with Momma Benjamin's oxygen tank as she faked having heart problems on the floor, distracting the referee

Backlash 06 (Raw)
Lexington, KY
Rupp Arena
April 30, 2006
- Rob Van Dam pinned WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin to win the title with the Five Star Frog Splash at 18:41 after using the Van Daminator to send the Money in the Bank briefcase into the champion's face; had Benjamin won the match he would have earned RVD's Money in the Bank world title shot

Lubbock, TX
United Spirit Arena
May 15, 2006
Raw
- Triple H, Shelton Benjamin, & Chris Masters defeated WWE World Champion John Cena & WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam when Benjamin pinned RVD at 12:57 following the Pedigree from Triple H, as Triple H prepared to covered Cena at the same time after hitting the move on him; due to pre-match stipulations, Benjamin won the IC title; prior to the bout, Vince McMahon came out and announced that the WWE World Title would be on the line as scheduled but it would no longer be a one-on-one contest pitting Cena vs. Triple H, rather Cena would team with WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam to face Triple H, Benjamin, & Masters in a handicap Texas Tornado match with both the world and IC titles at stake; after the bout, Triple H hit the Pedigree on referee Mike Chioda

Vengeance 06
Charlotte, NC
Bobcats Arena
June 25, 2006
- Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin and Carlito Caribbean Cool to win the title at 12:03 by pinning Benjamin after Carlito hit the Back Cracker on the champion but was pulled out to the floor by Nitro, who then made the cover himself

Topeka, KS
Landon Arena
October 2, 2006
Raw
- Jeff Hardy pinned WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) to win the title at 10:37 following a backdrop off the top and the Swanton

Manchester, England
MEN Arena
November 13, 2006
Raw
- Jeff Hardy pinned WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) with a crucifix to win the title at 11:57; after the bout, Nitro dropped Hardy with a DDT and assaulted him with a ladder

Bakersfield, CA
Rabobank Arena
February 19, 2007
Raw
- Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy to win the title with the thumb strike to the throat at around the 7-minute mark; after the bout, Vince McMahon, standing on the entrance stage, gave Umaga a thumbs up sign (the bout began during the commercial break)

Milan, Italy
Datchforum
April 16, 2007
Raw
- Santino Marella pinned WWE IC Champion Umaga (w/ Vince McMahon & Armando Allejandro Estrada) in a no holds barred impromptu match at 4:26 to win the title after ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley interfered, fought off an interfering McMahon, landed three chairshots to the head to Umaga, and then dropped him with the spear; the no holds barred stipulation was added mid-way through the match by McMahon; after the bout, Lashley strapped the belt around Marella's waist; following the commercial break, Jerry Lawler interviewed Lashley and Marella in the ring (Marella's surprise debut)

Columbus, OH
Nationwide Arena
September 2, 2007
Raw taping:
9/3/07:
- Jeff Hardy pinned WWE IC Champion Umaga to win the title at 9:56 after bumping the ropes and causing Umaga to fall off the top turnbuckle; Umaga kicked out just at the 3-count, lifting Hardy up and out of the ring; during the commercial break, Umaga threw around several items around ringside, angry over the loss

Milwaukee, WI
Bradley Center
March 10, 2008
Raw:
- Chris Jericho pinned WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy to win the title with the Code Breaker at 11:03 after avoiding the Swanton

Night of Champions 08
Dallas, TX
American Airlines Center
June 29, 2008
- 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; prior to the bout, Jericho cut an in-ring promo claiming Michaels wasn't going to be at the show because of the eye injury he sustained at the hands of Jericho, but that if the roles were reversed Jericho would have still shown up; after the contest, Michaels, his eye bandaged from the injury, was tended to by the referee and trainer; moments later, Jericho approached Michaels, with several referees running out to stand between the two but Jericho was able to punch Michaels in the injured eye

Summer Slam 08
Indianapolis, IN
Conseco Fieldhouse
August 17, 2008
- Santino Marella & Beth Phoenix defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston & WWE Women's Champion Mickie James to win both titles at 5:41 when Phoenix pinned James with a double chicken wing into a face-first slam, moments after James hit the DDT on Marella; after the bout, the winners celebrated with Phoenix hoisting Marella on her shoulders

Manchester, England
Evening News Arena
November 10, 2008
Raw:
- William Regal (w/ Layla) pinned WWE IC Champion Santino Marella (w/ WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix) at the 30-second mark with the running knee to the head; prior to the match, Santino debuted the Honk-A-Perfect Mountie Meter in which he compared his 13-week reign to the 123-week combined reigns of the Honkytonk Man, Mr. Perfect, and the Mountie; after the contest, Michael Cole conducted an in-ring interview with Regal regarding his title win in which he said he would wear the belt with the pride and dignitiy of an Englishman

Chicago, IL
Allstate Arena
January 19, 2009
Raw:
- 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

Jacksonville, FL
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
March 9, 2009
Raw:
- John Bradshaw Layfield pinned WWE IC Champion CM Punk to win the title at 9:33 with the Clothesline from Hell after raking the champion's eyes to avoid the Go To Sleep

WrestleMania 25
Houston, TX
Reliant Stadium
April 5, 2009
- 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

Extreme Rules
New Orleans, LA
Arena
June 7, 2009
- Chris Jericho pinned WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. in a no holds barred match to win the title at 14:41 with a roll up after unmasking the champion as he attempted the 619; prior to the bout, Jericho cut a promo on Mysterio from the merchandise stand and continued to insult Mysterio and the fans as he made his way through the crowd and into the ring; after the bout, Mysterio immediatley covered his face and left the ring as Jericho celebrated in the ring with both the belt and Mysterio's mask

Great American Bash 09
Sacramento, CA
Arco Arena
June 28, 2009
- 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

Cleveland, OH
Quicken Loans Arena
September 1, 2009
Smackdown! - 9/4/09
- John Morrison pinned WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. with Starship Pain at 25:20 after avoiding a reverse hurricanrana off the top; during the bout, Dolph Ziggler was shown watching on backstage; after the match, Morrison helped Mysterio to his feet and the two hugged

TLC 09
San Antonio, TX
AT&T Center
December 13, 2009
- Drew McIntyre pinned WWE IC Champion John Morrison to win the title with an eye gouge and the Scot Drop at 10:21 (the first time the move is referred to by name)

- 5/4/10: McIntyre was suspended, stripped of the title, and eventually fired after refusing to stop attacking Matt Hardy during Smackdown in North Charleston, SC. It was announced that night that a four-man tournament would be held to determine the new champion.

Over the Limit 2010
Detroit, MI
Joe Louis Arena
May 23, 2010
- Kofi Kingston pinned WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre to win the title at 6:24 with a roll up after avoiding the Future Shock; after Kingston went backstage, McIntyre took the mic and demanded that Teddy Long come out, reverse the decision, and give him the title back; moments later, Matt Hardy came out, briefly fought with McIntyre in the ring, and dropped him with the Twist of Fate

Laredo, TX
Energy Arena
July 28, 2010
Smackdown! - 8/6/10
- Dolph Ziggler pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston (w/ Vickie Guerrero) to win the title at 10:45 with the Zig Zag after Vickie climbed in the ring to argue with the referee after Kingston hit the spin kick to the face; after the bout, Kingston assaulted Ziggler in the ring and threw him over the top to the floor; moments later, Kingston continued to attack Ziggler at the commentary table and around ringside, repeatedly using the steel ring steps; as Kingston went backstage, Ziggler was tended to by Vickie, a trainer, and referees (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)

Tucson, AZ
Convention Center
January 4, 2011
Smackdown! - 1/7/11:
- 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, which Kofi won

Columbus, OH
Nationwide Arena
March 22, 2011
Smackdown! - 3/25/11:
- Wade Barrett (w/ Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel) pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston to win the title at 5:20 by catching Kingston as he attempted the spin kick to the face and hitting Wasteland, moments after Kingston knocked Slater off the apron with the kick; after the bout, Gabriel hit the 450 splash on Kingston; moments later, Slater & Gabriel hoisted Barrett onto their shoulders in celebration

Capital Punishment
Washington DC
Verizon Center
June 19, 2011
- Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett to win the title via submission with the Torture Rack at 6:40 after several bodyslams; prior to the bout, Barrett was interviewed backstage by Matt Striker until he took the mic away and cut his own promo while walking out to the ring, saying DC needed a king or queen; Barrett then mentioned the Rep. Weiner scandal and the national debt before comparing a hollow US to Jackson; early in the bout, the crowd chanted "USA" against Barrett; mid-way through the match, there was a brief chant of "We want Ryder;" late in the contest, Jackson sustained the Wasteland but kicked out; after the match, Jerry Lawler joined Jackson in the ring and interviewed him about his title win, with Jackson saying it was the greatest day of his life

Sacramento, CA
Power Balance Pavilion
August 9, 2011
Smackdown! - 8/12/11:
- Cody Rhodes pinned WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson to win the title

WrestleMania 28
Miami, FL
Sun Life Stadium
April 1, 2012
- The Big Show pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes to win the title at 5:20 with a spear, that ended up being a low blow, and the punch to the face; following Rhodes' entrance, his video montage making fun of Show's WrestleMania performances aired on the big screen

Extreme Rules 2012
Chicago, IL
AllState Arena
April 29, 2012

- Cody Rhodes defeated WWE IC Champion the Big Show in a tables match to win the title at the 5-minute mark when Show stepped through a table set up on the floor following a dropkick from Rhodes which knocked Show off the apron; after the match, Show hit a spear on Rhodes inside the ring, then dropped Rhodes with a chokeslam through a table in the ring; moments later, Show hoisted Rhodes in a grilla press and threw him from the ring through a table set up on the floor; Rhodes was then tended to by referees on the floor but got to his feet by himself to hold up his title belt

Over the Limit 2012
Raleigh, NC
RBC Center
May 20, 2012

- Christian pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes to win the title at 7:25 with the Unprettier after ramming Rhodes shoulder-first into the top turnbuckle; during his entrance, Rhodes cut a promo about having to defend the title, then noting his dad's history in North Carolina before saying he was a better man than Christian

St. Louis, MO
Scottrade Center
July 23, 2012
Raw:
- Mike Mizanin pinned WWE IC Champion Christian to win the title with the Skull Crushing Finale at 7:38 after the champion injured his knee attempting a reversal; Bret Hart was the guest ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Miz took the mic and said he was awesome

Memphis, TN
Fed-Ex Forum
October 16, 2012
Main Event - 10/17/12
- Kofi Kingston pinned WWE IC Champion Mike Mizanin to win the title with the spin kick to the head at 22:03; prior to the bout, Miz cut an in-ring promo in which he said others that would have taken the kick he took from Kingston on Raw would have been out for weeks and called himself Superman; he then introduced a video package on himself with comments from John Bradshaw Layfield, Christian, Josh Matthews, WWE World Champion CM Punk, WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan, and himself; following the video, Miz said, "Kofi, you want my title? Come and get it;" after the contest, Matt Striker conducted an in-ring interview with Kingston about his title win, during which Kingston said he was honored to follow in the footsteps of Randy Savage, Ricky Steamboat, and Shawn Michaels before leading the fans in a chant of "Boom boom boom" directed at Miz

Washington DC
Verizon Center
December 29, 2012
Raw - 12/31/12
- Wade Barrett pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston to win the title at 10:30 with the Bull Hammer after avoiding a springboard crossbody into the ring

WrestleMania 29
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ
April 7, 2013
Pre-show streamed live on WWE.com, Facebook, Samsung, X-box, and YouTube
Mike Mizanin defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via submission with the figure-4 to win the title at 4:08

East Rutherford, NJ
IZOD Center
April 8, 2013
Raw - 4/8/13
- Wade Barrett pinned WWE IC Champion Mike Mizanin to win the title at 12:55 with the Bull Hammer; during the bout, there were chants of "Let's go, Barrett;" during the match, Barrett bled from the mouth

Payback 2013
Chicago, IL
AllState Arena
June 16, 2013

- Curtis Axel (w/ Paul Heyman) defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett and Mike Mizanin to win the title at 10:36 by pinning Barrett as Barrett was caught in Miz's figure-4; moments later, Axel and Heyman celebrated backstage until they were confronted by Triple H; without saying a word, Triple H wouldn't allow Axel to pass until Vince McMahon appeared and congratulated both Axel and Heyman; after Axel and Heyman left, McMahon talked about how excited he was to see Triple H vs. Axel on Raw, with Triple H saying he wasn't interested

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