WWE INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE #1 CONTENDER TOURNAMENT

- Quarter-Finals

11/24/08; Providence, RI; Dunkin Donuts Center
Raw
- WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Kane via disqualification at 2:38 when Kane refused to stop wrapping Kingston's body around the ringpost; Pat Patterson provided guest commentary for the match; before the ring entrances, footage was shown of Patterson from "The History of the Intercontinental Championship" DVD; after the contest, Kane struck Kingston in the head with the ring steps; moments later, Stephanie McMahon came out and offered Kane a match with World Heavyweight Champion John Cena for the following week if he agreed to stop assaulting Kingston

11/24/08; Providence, RI; Dunkin Donuts Center
Raw
- WWE Raw Tag Team Champion CM Punk pinned Snitsky at 5:15 with the Go To Sleep after avoiding a pumphandle slam; WWE IC Champion William Regal, with Layla, provided guest commentary for the match; after the bout, Regal applauded Punk's win as Punk stared at him from inside the ring

12/1/08; Washington DC; Verizon Center
Raw
- John Morrison defeated Finlay

12/1/08; Washington DC; Verizon Center
Raw
- Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Mike Mizanin

- Semi-Finals

12/8/08; Philadelphia, PA; Wachovia Center
Raw
- WWE Raw Tag Team Champion CM Punk pinned John Morrison with the Go To Sleep at 8:19; during the bout, WWE IC Champion William Regal & Layla were shown watching backstage

12/8/08; Philadelphia, PA; Wachovia Center
Raw
- Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston at 3:12 with an Oklahoma side roll after avoiding a reverse crossbody from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, it was announced Mysterio would face Punk in the finals at Armageddon; moments later, Kingston raised Mysterio's arm in victory

- Finals

Armageddon 08 - 12/14/08; Buffalo, NY; HSBC Arena
- CM Punk pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 12:16 with a reversal into the Go To Sleep; prior to the bout, still photos were shown from Punk & Kofi Kingston losing the WWE Raw Tag Team Titles the previous night to John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in Hamilton, Ontario; Lilian Garcia introduced Punk as one half of the tag team champions; WWE IC Champion William Regal & Layla sat ringside for the match; Mysterio busted his mouth as a result of the finish; after the bout, Punk and Mysterio hugged

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