NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS

Night of Champions - Houston, TX - Toyota Center - June 24, 2007 (15,000; sell out)
Super Crazy pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw, Michael Cole & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary for Smackdown!, and Joey Styles & Tazz on commentary for ECW; included a backstage segment with Booker T & Sharmell in which they discussed Booker's participation in the main event; featured a recap of the exploding limo on Raw weeks earlier with Ross & Lawler going over the footage looking for clues; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Bobby Lashley regarding the investigation into who blew the limo up and his participation in the night's main event; featured a highlight package of the Bret Hart / Shawn Michaels Ironman match from WrestleMania 12; included a backstage segment with Mick Foley and Randy Orton in which Orton threatened to give Foley a concussion and end his career as he did to Michaels and Rob Van Dam, with Foley then bringing up their streetfight at Backlash 2004; featured a Summer Slam ad implying the involvement of Jackass; included Cole & JBL saying the federal investigator would make some sort of announcement the following night during a 3-hour Raw which would be a memorial to McMahon; featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion John Cena about his match later in the night, during which World Heavyweight Champion Edge appeared; moments later, Cena got Edge to admit he was capable of vicious and vile things so that Edge would have to be questioned by the federal investigator, shown watching on at the end of the segment:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy at 8:53 when Cade pinned Jeff with a sit-down spinebuster after Murdoch shoved Jeff off the top; prior to the bout, Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo, sitting ringside, were introduced to the crowd and a clip of their 2nd WWF Tag Team Title win from 1985 was shown
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Jimmy Wang Yang at 9:17 with a Frog Splash to the back after crotching the challenger on the top rope; prior to the bout, a highlight package was shown of Eddie Guerrero winning the WWE World Title from Brock Lesnar at No Way Out 2004; moments later, during Chavo's entrance, a package was shown of Dean Malenko's run with the WCW Cruiserweight Title and Malenko was shown looking on backstage
ECW - 7/3/07: Johnny Nitro (sub. for Chris Benoit, said to be home for a family emergency) pinned CM Punk at 8:03 with a corkscrew neckbreaker as Punk's legs were caught on the middle rope; due to pre-match stipulations, Nitro won the vacant ECW World Title; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Taz as ECW World Champion; all references to Benoit's participation in the match were edited out of the DVD release but crowd chants of "We Want Benoit" were left intact
WWE IC Champion Santino Marella defeated Umaga via disqualification at 2:34 when the referee stopped the match when Umaga refused to stop beating Marella down in the corner; prior to the bout, a highlight package was shown of former IC Champion Ricky Steamboat, with Steamboat then being introduced to the crowd and shaking Marella's hand upon the champion's entrance; after the contest, Umaga hit a back splash in the corner and a splash off the top; moments later, Umaga returned to the ring and hit the thumb strike to the throat, with the crowd chanting "One more time;" Maria then came out to check on Marella in the ring
WWE US Champion MVP pinned Ric Flair with a thumb to the eye and the Playmaker at 8:41; prior to the bout, a highlight package of former US Champion Magnum TA was shown and Magnum was introduced to the crowd; moments later, MVP got in Magnum's face during the champion's entrance
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Deuce & Domino (w/ Cherry) defeated Jimmy Snuka & Sgt. Slaughter (mystery opponents) at 6:32 when Deuce pinned Snuka when the momentum of a crossbody off the top by Snuka put Deuce on top for the win; prior to the bout, highlight clips of Tony Garea & Rick Martel as WWF Tag Team Champions was shown before both were introduced to the crowd; upon their entrance, Deuce & Domino cut an in-ring promo on Garea & Martel, joking they didn't even know they were still alive; after the bout, the champions continued to attack Snuka & Slaughter until Garea & Martel made the save
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Batista via count-out at 16:38 when Batista rolled Edge back inside the ring, just before the 10-count, after hitting the sit-down powerbomb on the floor; pre-match stipulations stated if Batista did not win the title he would not receive future title shots from Edge; prior to the bout, a highlight package was shown of former NWA World Champion Harley Race, with Race then being introduced to the crowd; moments later, Batista went out to the floor to shake hands with Race; Batista originally won the match via disqualification at 12:47 when Edge hit a low blow to keep the title but Teddy Long appeared moments later and ordered the match to continue, with the stipulation that if Edge was disqualified a second time he would lose the title; after the bout, Batista again hit the sit-down powerbomb on Edge (Edge: A Decade of Decadence)
Candice Michelle pinned WWE Women's Champion Melina to win the title at 4:21 with a spin kick; prior to the bout, footage was shown of the Fabulous Moolah beating Wendi Richter for the WWF Women's Title in 1985
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell), Mick Foley, Randy Orton, and Bobby Lashley at 10:09 by pinning Foley with the FU; prior to the bout, former WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield asked to be introduced to the crowd and had the ring announcer read a pre-written bio of JBL

Night of Champions 08 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center - June 29, 2008 (matinee) (announced at 16,151; 13,000 paid; sell out)
Jeff Hardy pinned MVP with the Swanton
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Mick Foley on commentary for Smackdown!, Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw, and Mike Adamle & Tazz on commentary for ECW; included footage of John Cena defeating Triple H at WrestleMania 22; featured a text poll in which fans were asked whether it would be Cena or Batista that would bring a world title back to Raw; NFL Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett was shown in attendance; included a video package on the injury Vince McMahon sustained the previous week on Raw; featured Eve conducting a backstage interview with Batista regarding his title shot later in the show and being back on Raw; moments later, John Cena appeared and said by the end of the night Batista might not be the only world champion on Raw; CM Punk then appeared and said he hoped they both won, implying he would cash in his Money in the Bank against one of the two; included Todd Grisham conducting an interview with John Bradshaw Layfield in one of the luxury suites in which JBL complained over not having a match on the show and that it was only a matter of time before he had a title; featured a backstage segment with World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Curt Hawkins & Zach Ryder, Vickie Guerrero, and the wedding planner in which Edge told Hawkins & Ryder he didn't need anyone's help beating Batista; included the results of the text poll in which 32 percent said Batista would win, 30 percent said Cena would win, 31 percent said both, and 7 percent said neither:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Finlay & Hornswoggle at 8:48 when Morrison pinned Hornswoggle after throwing him off the top after Mizanin prevented Finlay from setting Morrison up for Hornswoggle's frog splash
WWE US Champion Matt Hardy pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Bam Neely) at 9:21 by reversing the Three Amigos into the Twist of Fate
Mark Henry defeated ECW World Champion Kane and the Big Show to win the title at 8:19 by pinning Kane with a splash immediately after Kane hit a superplex on Show; late in the bout, Kane kicked out of Show's chokeslam
Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes (mystery partner) defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Hardcore Holly to win the titles at 1:34 when Dibiase pinned Holly with a Million $ Dream into a side Russian legsweep after Rhodes attacked Holly and dropped him with the DDT; prior to the bout, Dibiase came out alone for his match against Rhodes & Holly and said his partner was running late and asked to postpone the bout for later in the show; after agreeing to let the match go on, Dibiase said he wanted Holly in the ring with him first, with Rhodes then jumping Holly (Dibiase's in-ring debut)
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 (WWE Superstar Collection: Kofi Kingston)
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James pinned Katie Lea (w/ Paul Burchill) with the DDT at 7:17
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Batista at 16:48 after hitting him with the title belt, moments after pulling Vickie Guerrero into the ring and then press slamming her onto replacement referee Chavo Guerrero Jr., Bam Neely, Curt Hawkins & Zach Ryder on the floor; referee Mickey Henson was taken out of the match during the final moments after Edge pulled him out of the ring and punched him in the face, with Vickie - who appeared ringside late in the match with Hawkins & Ryder - then bringing out Chavo, alongside Neely, to be the replacement official
WWE World Champion Triple H pinned John Cena at 19:37 with the Pedigree after avoiding the FU (The John Cena Experience)

Night of Champions 09 - Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center - July 26, 2009 (14,003; announced at 17,774; sell out)
Cryme Tyme (w/ Eve) defeated David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw, Todd Grisham & Jim Ross on commentary for Smackdown!, and Josh Matthews & Matt Striker on commentary for ECW; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk regarding his title defense later in the show against Jeff Hardy, with Punk then walking into the arena to confront the fans about supporting Hardy despite him being a poor role model; moments later, Punk said he blamed the situation on the kids being raised by single parents who don't care how their kids end up; featured a "Do not try this at home" PSA; included an ad promoting the DVD of "12 Rounds;" featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & the Big Show regarding their win earlier in the show and their newfound partnership, during which Jericho said they would become better than the Hart Foundation, the British Bulldogs, and the Road Warriors and thanked Edge for making it possible; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion Randy Orton regarding his upcoming title defense against John Cena and Triple H; featured a backstage segment with WWE Divas Champion Maryse and Mike Mizanin in which Mizanin tried hitting on Maryse until she called him a loser, with Mizanin calling Maryse a tease and saying she butchers the English language; Chilli of TLC was shown in attendance; included an ad promoting "Macho Madness: The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection;" featured Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. about their loss earlier in the show, with Rhodes & Dibiase responding by saying they made sure both Triple H and John Cena lost as well; included an ad promoting "Allied Powers: The World's Greatest Tag Teams":
WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & the Big Show (sub. for Edge) defeated Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. at 9:33 when Dibiase submitted to Show's Camel Clutch after Jericho dropped Dibiase with the Code Breaker behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Jericho introduced a video package of Edge saying his injury could be the end of his career, followed by footage of his surgery; Jericho then cut an in-ring promo claiming he made a mistake when he chose Edge as a tag team partner and then introduced Show as his new partner; Jericho & Show were cheered over their opponents in the match
Christian pinned ECW World Champion Tommy Dreamer to win the title at 8:32 by reversing the DDT into the Killswitch; after the bout, the two men hugged, with Dreamer then raising Christian's arm
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated MVP, Jack Swagger, Mike Mizanin, Carlito, and Primo Colon (sub. for WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show) at 7:36 by pinning Carlito with the spin kick to the back of the head after Carlito dropped Primo with the Back Stabber
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool pinned Melina at 6:13 by reversing a pin attempt after the challenger hit a Bombs Away off the top
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 (WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches 2009-2010, WWE Superstar Collection: Randy Orton)
Mickie James pinned WWE Divas Champion Maryse to win the title with the DDT at 8:37 (Maryse's last appearance for 4 months)
WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Maria) at 14:21 with the 619 and springboard splash
Jeff Hardy pinned World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk to win the title with the Twist of Fate and Swanton at 14:58 (Jeff Hardy: My Life My Rules)

Night of Champions 09 - Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center - July 26, 2009 (14,003; announced at 17,774; sell out)
Cryme Tyme (w/ Eve) defeated David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw, Todd Grisham & Jim Ross on commentary for Smackdown!, and Josh Matthews & Matt Striker on commentary for ECW; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk regarding his title defense later in the show against Jeff Hardy, with Punk then walking into the arena to confront the fans about supporting Hardy despite him being a poor role model; moments later, Punk said he blamed the situation on the kids being raised by single parents who don't care how their kids end up; featured a "Do not try this at home" PSA; included an ad promoting the DVD of "12 Rounds;" featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & the Big Show regarding their win earlier in the show and their newfound partnership, during which Jericho said they would become better than the Hart Foundation, the British Bulldogs, and the Road Warriors and thanked Edge for making it possible; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion Randy Orton regarding his upcoming title defense against John Cena and Triple H; featured a backstage segment with WWE Divas Champion Maryse and Mike Mizanin in which Mizanin tried hitting on Maryse until she called him a loser, with Mizanin calling Maryse a tease and saying she butchers the English language; Chilli of TLC was shown in attendance; included an ad promoting "Macho Madness: The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection;" featured Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. about their loss earlier in the show, with Rhodes & Dibiase responding by saying they made sure both Triple H and John Cena lost as well; included an ad promoting "Allied Powers: The World's Greatest Tag Teams":
WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & the Big Show (sub. for Edge) defeated Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. at 9:33 when Dibiase submitted to Show's Camel Clutch after Jericho dropped Dibiase with the Code Breaker behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Jericho introduced a video package of Edge saying his injury could be the end of his career, followed by footage of his surgery; Jericho then cut an in-ring promo claiming he made a mistake when he chose Edge as a tag team partner and then introduced Show as his new partner; Jericho & Show were cheered over their opponents in the match
Christian pinned ECW World Champion Tommy Dreamer to win the title at 8:32 by reversing the DDT into the Killswitch; after the bout, the two men hugged, with Dreamer then raising Christian's arm
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated MVP, Jack Swagger, Mike Mizanin, Carlito, and Primo Colon (sub. for WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show) at 7:36 by pinning Carlito with the spin kick to the back of the head after Carlito dropped Primo with the Back Stabber (WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches 2009-2010)
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool pinned Melina at 6:13 by reversing a pin attempt after the challenger hit a Bombs Away off the top
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 (WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches 2009-2010)
Mickie James pinned WWE Divas Champion Maryse to win the title with the DDT at 8:37 (Maryse's last appearance for 4 months)
WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Maria) at 14:21 with the 619 and springboard splash (WWE Superstar Collection: Rey Mysterio)
Jeff Hardy pinned World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk to win the title with the Twist of Fate and Swanton at 14:58 (Jeff Hardy: My Life My Rules)

Night of Champions 2011 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagra Center - September 18, 2011
Daniel Bryan defeated Heath Slater
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; included anti-bullying comments ...; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' staring Triple H; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Mike Mizanin & R-Truth regarding them assaulting the referee, with the two saying them losing their match was just another piece of evidence of the conspiracy against them; they then discussed COO Triple H not agreeing with their actions, noting he might not even be COO by the end of the night; featured a Light Strike ad featuring Rey Mysterio Jr.; included an in-ring promo by Christian in which he said he spoke with both Teddy Long and Triple H and that he deserved another world title shot, then saying he deserved to face the winner of the Mark Henry vs. World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton match immediately after the match ends; he then said Buffalo had never won the Super Bowl but he essentially had won it twice, then tried to lead the crowd into chanting "One more match," with many fans chanting along; moments later, Sheamus interrupted, made fun of Christian, but then ultimately agreed to help Christian get his title shot with the understanding Christian give him the first defense; Sheamus then led the crowd in chanting "One more match" before kicking Christian in the face and leaving the ring; featured an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Mark Henry regarding his upcoming title defense against Orton, with Henry snatching the mic away and saying he had 15 years of frustration built up to take out on Orton, then telling Matthews to interview him after he wins the belt; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Vickie Guerrero in which she bragged about WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler's win, then saying she knew she would make a great COO if Triple H loses his match later in the show, then kissing Striker before walking off; included a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis, WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, and Ricardo Rodriguez in which they talked about ADR's upcoming match against John Cena; after ADR and Rodriguez walked off, Laurinaitis saw CM Punk - wearing a CM Punk ice cream bar T-shirt - nearby and wished him luck as well; after the two had words, Punk walked off as Laurinaitis began texting on his phone; featured a 'Don't try this at home' PSA:
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth via disqualification at 9:50 when Miz shoved the referee, frustrated because the referee failed to notice him having Bourne down for several moments after hitting the Skull Crushing Finale behind the referee's back; during their entrance, the challengers sang a remix of Truth's entrance theme, changing "What's up" to "You suck;" after the contest, Miz shoved the referee down in the corner until Truth intervened, helped the referee back to his feet, and then slapped him across the face (the champions' first appearance in matching gear)
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 9:43 as Dibiase tried to hit the champion with his own face mask; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendants handed out paper bags to ringside fans
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Jack Swagger, John Morrison, and Alex Riley at 8:20 by shoving Swagger out of the way and pinning Morrison after Swagger dropped Morrison with a gutwrench powerbomb
Mark Henry pinned World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton to win the title at 12:07 with the powerslam after shoving off an attempt at the RKO; at the 10-minute mark, Henry hit the powerslam on Orton but Orton kicked out at 2; after the bout, Josh Matthews conducted an in-ring interview with Henry, with Henry taking the mic and yelling at Matthews that he didn't believe Henry could do it; Henry then said no one could take the title from him and walked off saying it was now the Mark Henry era
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) pinned Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 6:26 by reversing the Glam Slam into a roll up; during the bout, the crowd chanted "Kelly sucks" and "Let's go Phoenix"
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio to win the title at 17:31 via submission with the STFU after ramming an interfering Ricardo Rodriguez into the ringpost; prior to the bout, Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer; upon ADR's introduction, he angrily walked out and asked Rodriguez where the keys to his car were; Cena then drove out in the champion's Ferrari; as Justin Roberts went to introduce both men, Del Rio snatched the mic and told Rodriguez to introduce him in Spanish; moments later, Cena complained of Del Rio thinking he's honestly better than everyone else, then did his own ring introduction, calling himself a Fruity Pebble, before giving the mic back to Roberts to then say Cena's name; early in the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Rodriguez was ejected at the 3-minute mark but ran back to ringside during the closing moments of the bout; after the contest, Cena celebrated at the commentary table
Triple H pinned CM Punk in a No DQ match at 24:10 with the Pedigree after hitting an interfering Kevin Nash in the face with a sledgehammer; at the 14-minute mark, Punk hit an elbowsmash off the top through the Spanish announce table; at the 16-minute mark, Mike Mizanin and R-Truth ran out, attacked both men, and assaulted referee Scott Armstrong; moments later, Triple H and Punk fought them off, with John Laurinaitis coming ringside; a second referee then ran out, with Laurinaitis stopping the new referee and directing him to tend to the hurt referee; at the 21-minute mark, Laurinaitis was seen texting on his phone, with Nash then coming out of the crowd and attacking both wrestlers; Jerry Lawler & Booker T had to provide commentary for the bout themselves after Michael Cole lost his voice

Night of Champions 2012 - Boston, MA - TD Garden - September 16, 2012 (announced at 14,886; sell out)
Pay-per-view bouts - included an opening segment in which Michael Cole informed the viewers that Jerry Lawler was in recovery after suffering a heart attack six days earlier, and that Lawler would be going home to Memphis later in the week; moments later, John Bradshaw Layfield was introduced as Cole's commentary partner for the program, subbing for Lawler; featured a backstage segment with Darren Young & Titus O'Neil complaining to Eve that they should be the ones in the WWE Tag Team Title match; moments later, Eve was alerted that Kaitlyn had been attacked further down the hallway; Kaitlyn said she didn't see who attacked her, with Eve saying she was in no shape to compete in the WWE Divas Title match later in the show; included a video package on the recent anger management classes with Daniel Bryan & Kane, their teamwork, and friction; featured a backstage segment with Eve, Booker T, and Teddy Long in which they talked about who could replace Kaitlyn in the divas title match, with Booker suggesting Eve have the match; included information on how the WWE is partnering with the Susan G. Komen Foundation; featured a backstage segment in which Alberto Del Rio, David Otunga - wearing a neckbrace, and Ricardo Rodriguez in which ADR and Otunga called Rodriguez stupid for not wearing his neckbrace as they told him to; included an ad promoting 'Rock vs. Cena: Once in a Lifetime;' featured an in-ring announcement in which Lilian Garcia noted several breast cancer survivors in attendance and how to support the Komen organization; included a Komen for the Cure PSA with comments from John Cena, Layla, Dolph Ziggler, and Alicia Fox; featured a backstage segment in which WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan and WWE Tag Team Champion Kane both argued that they were the tag team champion to Dr. Shelby, with AJ screaming until they stopped; moments later, Bryan congratulated Kane on his win but Kane walked off; Kane then returned, doused Bryan with Gatorade, and said he was going to go celebrate at Disneyland; included a video package noting the history between World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio; featured a video on the WWE's partnership with the National Guard; several members of the National Guard were shown sitting ringside; included a video package promoting the Cena vs. WWE World Champion CM Punk match:
WWE IC Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Rey Mysterio Jr., Sin Cara, and Cody Rhodes at 12:04 by pinning Rhodes with the Skull Crushing Finale; during his entrance, Miz cut a promo complaining about having to defend against three challengers and blamed Booker T; late in the match, Sin Cara attempted to put a second copy of his mask on Rhodes, then successfully did it to Miz leading to the finish, with Miz hitting the move and making the pinfall while blinded by the mask
Daniel Bryan & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth to win the titles at 8:30 when Kane pinned Kingston after Kingston failed a hurricanrana off the top, with Bryan and Kane arguing leading to Bryan shoving Kane off the top onto Kingston for the pinfall; late in the bout, Bryan and Kane argued before hugging it out; after the bout, the two argued over who was the tag team champions as the crowd chanted "Hug it out"
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro (w/ Aksana) pinned Zack Ryder at 6:41 with a European uppercut and the Neutralizer after Ryder chased Cesaro back into the ring; prior to the entrances, the middle rope was replaced with a pink rope in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation; following his entrance, Aksana said Cesaro would say a word that best describes the match in 5 languages, with Cesaro then saying "unfair" in the languages
Randy Orton pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with the RKO at 18:23; prior to the bout, Guerrero introduced Ziggler at the entrance stage; during the match, there were dueling chants for both men
Eve (sub. for Kaitlyn) pinned WWE Divas Champion Layla to win the title at 6:38 with a neckbreaker
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus pinned Alberto Del Rio with the boot to the face at around the 15-minute mark after ADR failed an enzigiri attempt; Ricardo Rodriguez provided ADR's ring introductions after both participants entered the ring; following the introductions, Booker T appeared at the entrance stage and said the Brogue Kick was reinstated; during the bout, there were chants of "We want Ziggler;" prior to the match, ADR was also escorted out by David Otunga; both Otunga and Rodriguez wore neckbraces for the match
John Cena fought WWE World Champion CM Punk (w/ Paul Heyman) to a draw at 26:54 when both men's shoulders were counted down following a German suplex off the top by Cena; prior to the ring entrances, Heyman praised Punk during an in-ring promo; there were dueling chants for and against Cena during the match; John Cena Sr. was shown watching on before the contest; during the final moments, the crowd chanted "This is awesome;" Cena was initially announced the new champion and celebrated with the title belt before it was noted both men's shoulders were down and Punk had retained the title; after the contest, Punk hit Cena with the title belt, held it up in the air, and yelled "Respect!"; the crowd cheered when Punk's music played and he held up the title belt at the entrance stage (Cena's debut in the pink color scheme for the Susan G. Komen Foundation) (The Top 25 WWE Rivalries Blu-ray)

Night of Champions 2013 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena - September 15, 2013
Countdown show - featured Josh Matthews, Alex Riley, Booker T, & Santino Marella as part of the discussion panel; included Renee Young telling fans how to interact via social media and WWE.com during the show; featured a backstage segment with Brad Maddox and Paul Heyman in which Heyman argued that he shouldn't have to face CM Punk later in the show; Heyman then said he might have to punch the referee to get himself disqualified, with Maddox then saying it would now be a No DQ match:
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso, Antonio Cesaro & Jack Swagger (w/ Zeb Colter), Brodus Clay & Tensai, and Heath Slater & Drew McIntyre (w/ Jinder Mahal) in tag team turmoil at 11:05; Tensai pinned McIntyre at 1:33 with a roll up; immediately after the fall, Slater, McIntyre, & Mahal triple teamed Tensai before Swagger & Cesaro ran out for the second fall; Clay submitted to Swagger's Patriot Lock at 4:53; during the fall, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Usos" and "We the people;" an Uso submitted to the Patriot Lock at 9:14 after Swagger avoided a dive off the top; Young pinned Swagger with the Gut Check
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; included the results of a fan poll that Chris Jericho was the best WWE IC champion of all time; featured a backstage segment with Rob Van Dam and Ricardo Rodriguez in which they discussed RVD's upcoming match against World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio; included a backstage segment with WWE Divas Champion AJ found Layla, Aksana, and Alicia Fox, with the three leaving AJ and her realizing she had to go out for her title defense by herself; featured a poll on who was the greatest divas champion of all time, with fans picking Trish Stratus; included an ad promoting O'Reilly Auto Parts; featured the pay-per-view panel discussing the RVD vs. ADR match; included a backstage segment with WWE IC Champion Curtis Axel proud about his win earlier in the show, with Paul Heyman saying Axel would lose him if Punk got his hands on Heyman later in the show; Heyman then said he believed in Axel and needed Axel to believe in himself; featured the results of a fan poll in which fans picked Booker T as the best World Heavyweight Champion; included a backstage segment with Triple H and WWE World Champion Randy Orton in which Orton questioned Triple H making the main event no interference, with Triple H saying he just wanted to make sure orton was the right guy to be the face of the WWE; featured an ad promoting the WWE's partnership with the National Guard; included a video package hyping Punk vs. Axel & Heyman; featured an ad promoting Battleground 2013; included the PPV panel discussing the WWE World Title match; featured a poll on who was the greatest US champion, with Sting winning; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured the results of a poll in which fans picked DX as the greatest tag team champions; included a video package hyping Bryan vs. Orton; :
WWE IC Champion Curtis Axel (w/ Paul Heyman) pinned Kofi Kingston in an impromptu match at 13:55 with the neckbreaker after dropping Kingston throat-first across the top rope; prior to the match, Triple H cut an in-ring promo in which he said there would be zero interference in the night's main event match for the WWE World Title, then asked the fans if they were ready for the pay-per-view; moments later, Paul Heyman & WWE IC Champion Curtis Axel walked out, with Heyman complaining that he shouldn't have to face CM Punk later in the show and Triple H nor Stephanie McMahon would return his calls during the week; Heyman then pleaded with Triple H to cancel the match, with Triple H saying Heyman had good points but the match would stay; Axel then took the mic and questioned what was wrong with Triple H, with Triple H remembering that it was the pay-per-view where every title was on the line and said Axel would defend the title against the first guy he bumps into backstage
WWE Divas Champion AJ defeated Natalya Neidhart, Naomi, and Brie Bella at 5:36 when Neidhart submitted to the Black Widow; late in the match, Natalya had both Naomi and Brie in a double Sharpshooter
Rob Van Dam (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) defeated World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification at 13:24 when ADR refused to break the cross armbreaker once the challenger reached the ropes; Rodriguez had his arm in a sling for the match and introduced RVD once both participants were in the ring; after the contest, ADR attacked RVD but RVD fought him off and hit the Van Terminator with Rodriguez's help; RVD then held up the title belt as ADR was eventually helped backstage
Mike Mizanin defeated Fandango (w/ Summer Rae) in an unadvertised match via submission with the figure-4 at 7:49; during the match, it was noted Dusty Rhodes would be on Raw the next night
WWE IC Champion Curtis Axel & Paul Heyman defeated CM Punk in a No DQ handicap elimination match at 15:33; Axel submitted to the Anaconda Vice at 10:31; Heyman pinned Punk after Ryback interfered and drove Punk through a table set up in the corner; late in the match, Punk handcuffed Heyman and beat him with a kendo stick; after the contest, Ryback carried Heyman backstage; moments later, Punk was tended to by referees before he shoved them away
WWE US Champion Dean Ambrose pinned Dolph Ziggler with the bulldog at 9:45 after Ziggler struck his head in the corner; after the match, WWE Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns came out to celebrate
WWE Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns defeated Darren Young & Titus O'Neil at 7:27 when Rollins pinned O'Neil after Reigns hit the spear behind the referee's back
Daniel Bryan pinned WWE World Champion Randy Orton to win the title at 17:33 with the flying knee to the head and a fast count from referee Scott Armstrong; stipulations stated there could be no interference in the match; during Orton's entrance, results of a fan poll picked Hulk Hogan as the greatest WWE World Champion of all time; after the contest, Bryan celebrated around ringside

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