November 17, 2013
Grant Sawyer

Survivor Series by the stats

Most Survivor Series Locations
3, Richfield Coliseum; Richfield, OH (’87, ’88, ‘92) Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI (’91, ’99, ’05) Madison Square Garden; New York, NY (’96, ’02, ’11)
2, American Airlines Arena; Miami, FL (’07, ’10) Boston, MA (’93 – Boston Garden, ’08 – TD Banknorth Garden)

Largest Survivor Series Crowds
21, 000; Richfield Coliseum; Richfield, OH (1987)
20,593; Molson Centre; Montreal, Quebec (1997)
20,000; The Kiel Center; St. Louis, MO (1998)

Smallest Survivor Series Crowds
7,500; Gund Arena; Cleveland, OH (2004)
8,500; Bankers Life Fieldhouse; Indianapolis, IN (2012)
10,000; Freeman Coliseum; San Antonio, TX (1994)

Longest Survivor Series PPV Matches
44:56, The Rock, Chris Jericho, The Undertaker, Kane, & The Big Show vs. Steve Austin, Kurt Angle, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, & Shane McMahon (11/18/01)
42:12, Warlord & Barbarian, Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty, Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith, Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart, and Jim Powers & Paul Roma vs. Ax & Smash, Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard, Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov, Raymond & Jacques Rougeau, and The Conquistadors (11/24/88)
39:20, Shawn Michaels vs. Booker T vs. Chris Jericho vs. Kane vs. Triple H vs. Rob Van Dam (11/17/02)
37:14, Tito Santana & Rick Martel, Paul Roma & Jim Powers, Jacques & Raymond Rougeau, The Jim Brunzell & Brian Blair, and Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith vs. Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart,Haku & Tama, Ax & Smash, Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov, and Greg Valentine & Dino Bravo (11/26/87)
35:11, Bob Backlund vs. WWF Champion Bret Hart (11/23/94)

Shortest Survivor Series PPV Matches
0:03, The Rock vs. Big Boss Man (11/15/98)
0:30, Mankind vs. Duane Gill (11/15/98)
1:24, WWE Women’s Champion Trish Stratus vs. Lita (11/14/04)
1:27, The Big Show vs. The Big Boss Man, Prince Albert, Mideon, & Viscera (11/14/99)
1:53, Mae Young, The Fabulous Moolah, Tori, & Debra vs. Ivory, Luna, Jacquelyn, & Terri Runnels (11/14/99)

Shortest Survivor Series Elimination Matches
1:27, The Big Show vs. The Big Boss Man, Prince Albert, Mideon, & Viscera (11/14/99)
9:07, Hulk Hogan, WWF Champion Ultimate Warrior, & Tito Santana vs. Ted DiBiase, Rick Martel, Warlord, Hercules, & Paul Roma (11/22/90)
9:10, Val Venis, Mark Henry, Gangrel, & Steve Blackman vs. Davey Boy Smith, Rodney, Pete Gas, & Joey Abs (11/14/99)

Elimination Match breakdown (70 matches)
39, 4-on-4 matches
24, 5-on-5 matches
2, 10-on-10 matches
1, 4-on-1 match (’99)
1, 5-on-4 match (’07)
1, 5-on-3 match (’90)
1, 3-on-3 “tables elimination” match (’02)
1, 3-way tag team elimination match (’02)
Only Survivor Series with no elimination matches: 1998

Elimination Match Survivor breakdown
Zero Survivors: 1 time (’96)
One Sole Survivor: 31 times
Two Sole Survivors: 3 times (*only possible in “if your partner is eliminated, you must leave the ring as well”style matches – ’88, ’92, ‘02)
Two Survivors: 20 times
Three Survivors: 8 times
Four Survivors: 6 times
Five Survivors: 1 time (Team DX, ’06)
Clean Sweeps: 6 times (5 times with 4 Survivors, 1 time with 5 Survivors)

*The only time that a team had four survivors but was NOT a clean sweep was in 2012 when Brodus Clay was the only man eliminated from his team in a 5-on-5 match.

Elimination Match Survivors
4, Hulk Hogan (‘88, ’89, 2x ‘90), Ultimate Warrior (’88, ’89, 2x ‘90), Randy Orton (’03, ’04, ’05, ‘08)
3, Randy Savage (’87, ’88, ‘89), John Cena (’03, ’04, ‘06), Jeff Hardy (’00, ’06, ‘07), Shawn Michaels (’95, ’06, ‘08), The Big Show (’99, ’04, ’10), Rey Mysterio (’08, ’10, ‘12)
2, Dino Bravo (’88, ’89), “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig (’88, ’89), Warlord (’88, ’90), Paul Roma (’87, ’90), Tito Santana (’90, ’91), Brian Knobs (’91, ’92), Jerry Sags (’91, ’92), The 1-2-3 Kid (’93, ’95), Davey Boy Smith (’95, ’97), The Rock/ Rocky Maivia (’96, ’01), Chris Benoit (’00, ’03), Eddie Guerrero (’02, ’04), Ric Flair (’91, ’06), Triple H (’06, ‘07), Cody Rhodes (’08, ’11)
1, Ricky Steamboat, Jake Roberts, Noriyo Tateno, Itsuki Yamazaki, Jim Brunzell, Brian Blair, Jim Powers, Andre the Giant, Barbarian, Dusty Rhodes, Brutus Beefcake, Canadian Earthquake, Ted DiBiase, Rick Martel, Hercules, Sgt. Slaughter, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Kerry Von Erich, Blake Beverly, Marty Jannetty, Bret Hart, Bruce Hart, Keith Hart, Butch Miller, Luke Williams, Mo, Mabel, Lex Luger, Razor Ramon, Jerry Lawler, Sleazy, Queasy, Cheesy, King Kong Bundy, Bam Bam Bigelow, Aja Kong, The Undertaker, Savio Vega, Fatu, Henry Godwinn, Ahmed Johnson, Bart Gunn, Doug Furnas, Phil Lafon, Billy Gunn, Jesse James, The Interrogator, Ken Shamrock, The Godfather, D’Lo Brown, Val Venis, Mark Henry, Hardcore Holly, Perry Saturn, Bubba Ray Dudley, Chavo Guerrero, C.M. Punk, Matt Hardy, Bobby Lashley, The Great Khali, Beth Phoenix, The Miz, Drew McIntyre, Sheamus, Kofi Kingston, Melina, Mickie James, Wade Barrett, Sin Cara, Tyson Kidd, Justin Gabriel, Dolph Ziggler

Most pinfalls scored in one Survivor Series elimination match
4, Aja Kong (’95)
3, Sgt. Slaughter (‘90), Diesel (’94), Alundra Blayze (’95), The Undertaker (’95), The Interrogator (’97), The Big Show (’99), The Rock (’01), Shawn Michaels (’05), Ric Flair (’06), Triple H (’07), Maryse (‘08), Randy Orton (’11)

All-time Pins/submissions scored in Survivor Series elimination matches
13, Randy Orton
12, The Big Show
11, Shawn Michaels
7, Hulk Hogan, Ultimate Warrior, The Rock/Rocky Maivia, Rey Mysterio
6, Tito Santana, Jeff Hardy, Triple H, Christian
5, Ted DiBiase, Sgt. Slaughter, Randy Savage, Davey Boy Smith, Billy Gunn, Bubba Ray Dudley, JBL/Bradshaw
4, Brutus Beefcake, “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig, Lex Luger, Aja Kong, The Undertaker, Kurt Angle, Chris Jericho, Ric Flair
3, Andre the Giant, One Man Gang/Akeem, Rick Rude, Big Bossman, Earthquake, Irwin R. Schyster, Bret Hart, Diesel, Bam Bam Bigelow, Marty Jannetty, The 1-2-3 Kid, Alundra Blayze, Owen Hart, Jake Roberts, Jesse James, The Interrogator, Crush, Vader, Ahmed Johnson, Bart Gunn, Bob “Hardcore” Holly, Chris Benoit, Edge, Rob Van Dam, Maryse, Mark Henry, Batista, C.M. Punk, Beth Phoenix, Mickie James, Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Cody Rhodes, Wade Barrett, Albert Del Rio, The Miz
2, Velvet McIntyre, Dino Bravo, Barbarian, Jim Neidhart, Warlord, Rick Martel, Paul Roma, Roddy Piper, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Brian Knobs, Jerry Sags, Butch Miller, Cheesy, Mabel, King Kong Bundy, Razor Ramon, Phil Lafon, Doug Furnas, Jimmy Snuka, Animal, Ken Shamrock, Perry Saturn, Jamal, Eddie Guerrero, Dusty Rhodes, John Cena, Sheamus, M.V.P., Kelly Kelly, Michelle McCool, Tyson Kidd, Dolph Ziggler
1, Honky Tonk Man, Rockin’ Robin, Sherri Martel, Judy Martin, Lelani Kai, Noriyo Tateno, Itsuki Yamazaki, Ax, Smash, Haku, Jim Brunzell, Brian Blair, Don Muraco, Bad News Brown, Ron Bass, Greg Valentine, Boris Zhukov, Tully Blanchard, Haku, Bobby Heenan, Arn Anderson, Beau Beverly, Hawk, Luke Williams, Ludvig Borga, Yokozuna, Jerry Lawler, Sleazy, Tatanka, Skip, Rad Radford, Barry Horowitz, The Sultan, Henry Godwinn, Goldust, Marc Mero, Diesel II, Phineaus Godwinn, Thrasher, Skull, 8-Ball, Sniper, D’Lo Brown, Steve Blackman, Gangrel, Val Venis, Scotty 2 Hotty, Brian Christopher, The Goodfather, Shane McMahon, Steve Austin, Rosey, Brock Lesnar, Booker T, Nicky, Kenny, Matt Hardy, Test, Sabu, Bobby Lashley, Big Daddy V, Umaga, The Great Khali, Maria, Candice Michelle, Shelton Benjamin, Evan Bourne, John Morrison, Eve Torres, Melina, Jack Swagger, Tensai, Justin Gabriel, Kane, Daniel Bryan

WWE Title Matches at Survivor Series
(18 title defenses, 10 title changes, 8 successful defenses)
11/27/91: The Undertaker pinned WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan at 12:45 to win the title
11/25/92: WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion Shawn Michaels via submission at 26:40
11/23/94: Bob Backlund (w/ Owen Hart) defeated WWF World Champion Bret Hart (w/ Davey Boy Smith) to win the title at 34:44 in a match where the participants' seconds would have to throw in the towel to end the match
11/19/95: Bret Hart pinned WWF World Champion Diesel in a No DQ, No Count-Out, No Time Limit match to win the title at 24:51
11/17/96: Psycho Sid pinned WWF World Champion Shawn Michaels (w/ Jose Lothario) to win the title at 20:00
11/9/97: WWF European Champion Shawn Michaels defeated WWF World Champion Bret Hart to win the title at 12:18
11/15/98: The Rock defeated WWF Hardcore Champion Mankind at 17:15 to win the vacant WWE title
11/14/99: The Big Show (surprise sub. for Steve Austin) defeated WWF World Champion Triple H and the Rock to win the title at 16:15 by pinning Triple H
11/19/00: WWF World Champion Kurt Angle pinned the Undertaker at 16:03
11/17/02: The Big Show pinned WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar (w/ Paul Heyman) to win the title at 4:19
11/14/04: WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield pinned Booker T at 14:45
11/27/05: WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU at 13:56
11/18/07: WWE World Champion Randy Orton pinned Shawn Michaels at 17:49
11/23/08: Edge defeated WWE World Champion Triple H and Vladimir Kozlov to win the title in a No DQ match at 14:22
11/22/09: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Triple H and Shawn Michaels at 21:14 by pinning Triple H
11/21/10: WWE World Champion Randy Orton pinned Wade Barrett in a No DQ, no count-out match at 15:16
11/20/11: CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio to win the title at 17:16 via submission
11/18/12: WWE World Champion CM Punk defeated John Cena and Ryback at 18:00 by pinning Cena

World Heavyweight Title Matches at Survivor Series
(9 title defenses, 3 title changes, 6 successful defenses)
11/17/02: Shawn Michaels defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Chris Jericho, and Kane in an Elimination Chamber match to win the title at 39:21
11/16/03: World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg pinned Triple H at 11:43
11/26/06: Batista pinned World Heavyweight Champion Booker T to win the title at 13:58
11/18/07: World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned the Undertaker in a Hell in a Cell match at 21:26
11/23/08: John Cena pinned World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho to win the title at 21:21
11/22/09: World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker defeated WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Chris Jericho and WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show in a No DQ match at 13:39
11/21/10: Edge fought World Heavyweight Champion Kane to a draw at 12:50
11/20/11: The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification at 13:04
11/18/12: Sheamus defeated World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show via disqualification after 14:45

WWE Intercontinental Title Matches at Survivor Series
(5 title defenses, 2 title changes, 3 successful defenses)
11/9/97: Steve Austin pinned WWF Intercontinental Champion Owen Hart at 4:02 to win the title
11/14/99: WWF Intercontinental Champion Chyna pinned Chris Jericho at 13:45
11/18/01: WCW US Champion Edge pinned WWF Intercontinental Champion Test in a unification match at 11:20
11/14/04: WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian at 13:25
11/21/10: WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Kaval at 9:34

WWE Tag Team Title Matches at Survivor Series
(7 title defenses, 2 title changes, 5 successful defenses)
11/15/98: WWF Tag Team Champions Billy Gunn & the Road Dogg defeated D-Lo Brown & Mark Henry and the Headbangers at 10:10 when Gunn pinned Mosh
11/14/99: WWF Tag Team Champions the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn defeated Mankind & Al Snow at 13:59 when Gunn pinned Mankind
11/18/01: WCW Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Matt & Jeff Hardy in a unification steel cage match at 15:46 when Bubba Ray pinned Jeff
11/17/02: Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. and Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit in an elimination match to win the titles at 19:20
11/16/03: WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham (w/ Shaniqua) defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 7:30 when Danny pinned Chavo
11/18/07: WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Hardcore Holly & Cody Rhodes when Murdoch pinned Rhodes at 7:19
11/21/10: WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov at 5:11 when Slater pinned Marella

WWE Women’s/Divas Title Matches at Survivor Series
(11 title defenses, 5 title changes, 6 successful defenses)
11/15/98: Sable pinned WWF Women's Champion Jackie to win the title at 3:13
11/19/00: WWF Women's Champion Ivory pinned Lita at 4:53
11/18/01: Trish Stratus defeated Lita, Jackie, Ivory, Molly Holly, and Jazz (mystery participant) to win the vacant WWF Women’s at 4:23 by pinning Ivory
11/17/02: Victoria pinned WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus in a hardcore match to win the title at 7:01
11/16/03: WWE Women's Champion Molly Holly pinned Lita at 6:48
11/14/04: WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Lita via disqualification at 1:22
11/27/05: WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Melina at 6:30
11/26/06: Mickie James pinned WWE Women's Champion Lita to win the title
11/21/10: Natalya Neidhart defeated WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool & WWE Divas Champion Layla to win the title in a handicap match at 3:37
11/20/11: WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve at 4:34 in a lumberjill match
11/18/12: WWE Divas Champion Eve pinned Kaitlyn at 7:02

WWE United States Title Matches at Survivor Series
(4 title defenses, 0 title changes, 4 successful defenses)
11/26/06: WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via submission at 8:23
11/21/10: WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted DiBiase Jr. via submission at 9:58
11/20/11: WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison at 10:44
11/18/12: WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro pinned R-Truth at 6:57

WWE Cruiserweight Title Matches at Survivor Series
(3 title defenses, 1 title change, 2 successful defenses)
11/17/02: Billy Kidman pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Jamie Noble at 7:29 to win the title
11/16/03: WWE Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri pinned Jamie Noble at 4:13
11/14/04: WWE Cruiserweight Champion Spike Dudley defeated Billy Kidman, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 9:03 by pinning Chavo

Other Speciality Matches Through the Years at Survivor Series
11/25/92: The Big Bossman pinned Nailz in a nightstick match at 5:44
11/25/92: The Undertaker pinned Kamala at 5:27 in a coffin match
11/24/93: Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson to win the titles at around the 13-minute mark
11/23/94: The Undertaker defeated Yokozuna in a casket match at 15:36
11/19/00: Steve Austin fought Triple H to a no contest in a No DQ match at around the 25 minute mark
11/18/01: WWF European Champion Christian pinned Al Snow at 6:31
11/18/01: Test won a 22-man battle royal at 7:39 by last eliminating Billy Gunn
11/16/03: Kane defeated Shane McMahon in an Ambulance Match at 13:31
11/16/03: Vince McMahon defeated the Undertaker in a Buried Alive Match at 11:58
11/27/05: Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Booker T pinned Chris Benoit at 14:39; Benoit: 0, Booker: 1
11/27/05: Triple H defeated WWE Intercontinental Champion Ric Flair at 26:57 in a non-title last man standing match
11/26/06: Ken Kennedy defeated the Undertaker in a first blood match at 9:24
11/18/07: ECW World Champion CM Punk defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison and WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin at 7:59 by pinning Mizanin
11/23/08: The Undertaker defeated the Big Show in a casket match at 12:45

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