TLC - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center - December 13, 2009 (15,226; 12,000 paid; sell out)
R-Truth pinned CM Punk
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Matt Striker on commentary; included an ad promoting "Hulk Hogan's Unreleased Collector's Series;" featured a backstage segment in which Vince McMahon congratulated WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre on his title win; moments later, Josh Matthews interviewed McIntyre regarding the victory, with Sheamus then appearing and saying McIntyre wouldn't be the only newcomer to leave TLC with championship gold; included a "Don't try this at home" vignette; featured an ad promoting "Jeff Hardy: My Life, My Rules;" included a backstage segment in which Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes confronted Kofi Kingston regarding his match later in the night against Randy Orton; moments later, Kingston walked into Orton's dressing room and told him to his face that he was looking forward to beating him down; featured a backstage segment in which Batista confronted Teddy Long, saying he was robbed out of the world heavyweight title, and threatened Long to make the situation right or he would take Long's head off with a chair:
ECW World Champion Christian defeated Shelton Benjamin in a ladder match at 18:07 after hitting a splash off the top through a ladder, with Benjamin lying on it, positioned across the apron and commentary table; at the 5-minute mark, the champion was tended to at ringside by a trainer after sustaining a cut near his eye (WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches 2009-2010, Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn Blu-ray)
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)
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool (w/ Layla) pinned Mickie James at 7:32 with a boot to the face; Layla wore a "Piggy James" T-shirt for the match; late in the contest, McCool accidentally knocked Layla off the apron with a kick when Mickie moved out of the way
Sheamus defeated WWE World Champion John Cena to win the title in a tables match at 16:23 after shoving Cena off the top and through a table set up in the ring as Cena attempted a superplex through the table; prior to the bout, the front page of "The Irish Voice" was shown in which Sheamus vowed victory; the champion received a mixed reaction upon his entrance; after the contest, Sheamus put his boot on Cena's body while holding up the title belt
World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker pinned Batista in a chairs match at 14:44 with the tombstone after kicking a chair into the challenger's head and then hitting Batista in the back with the chair; stipulations stated the match could end via disqualification and count-out; Batista originally won the match and title at 12:45 following a low blow behind the back of referee Charles Robinson followed by a chairshot to the head; moments later, Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage and said he wasn't going to allow the title change due to Batista's low blow and ordered the match to continue
Randy Orton pinned Kofi Kingston at 13:14 with the RKO after avoiding the spin kick to the head (WWE Superstar Collection: Kofi Kingston)
Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & the Big Show to win the titles in a TLC match at 22:31 when Triple H held up half of a broken ladder, allowing Michaels to climb up it and grab the title belts

TLC 2010 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center - December 19, 2010 (11,500)
Booker T was backstage at the show
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock at 5:13
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Matt Striker on commentary; included a backstage segment in which Wade Barrett spoke with Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Husky Harris, & Michael McGillicutty, noting Slater & Gabriel would win back the tag team titles and he would end John Cena later in the show; featured a backstage promo by World Heavyweight Champion Kane, standing beside a Christmas tree and holding a present, in which he reflected on Christmases from his childhood and said his present this year would be TLC; included an ad promoting the 2011 WWE Royal Rumble; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin regarding John Morrison's ladder match win and facing Randy Orton later in the show in a tables match; moments later, Alex Riley walked in and presented Miz with the title belt; included Todd Grisham attempted to get a backstage interview with Wade Barrett, alongside Husky Harris, with Barrett refusing to speak and then finding Gabriel, McGillicutty, and Slater injured in their locker room; Barrett then ordered Harris to close and lock the locker room door; featured a backstage segment in which Alberto Del Rio spoke in spanish with Rosa Mendes about his car; after Rosa walked away, Edge appeared, with the two having words, Del Rio noting he put Christian in the hospital, and Edge saying he would be a 10-time world champion by the end of the night; included an ad promoting Tribute to the Troops; featured a segment in which Cody Rhodes, wearing a suit, came out to the stage and cut a promo on the crowd, saying the city was full of fat people that would only get fatter during the holidays; moments later, Brie & Nikki Bella, dressed as elves, came out with the Big Show, dressed as Santa Claus, and threw out gifts to the ringside fans; moments later, Rhodes showed a clip of 'Knucklehead' in which Show was in his underwear, then said Show had no dignity; Show responded by saying Rhodes wasn't funny and needed to have fun; after the two had words, Show dropped Rhodes with a spinebuster before tearing off his suit jacket, ripping apart his dress shirt, and ripping up Rhodes slacks, leaving Rhodes in only his briefs and tie; included a backstage segment in which Barrett and Harris were walking down the hallway until John Cena knocked Harris out with a chairshot to the head and walked away:
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Kofi Kingston and Jack Swagger in a ladder match at 8:58 when Ziggler grabbed the title that fell after Kingston and Swagger, fighting at the top of the ladder, unhooked the belt; mid-way through the bout, Vickie tried to climb the ladder to retrieve the belt for Ziggler but Kingston grabbed the ladder and briefly tried to tip it before Swagger attacked him (Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn Blu-ray)
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated Michelle McCool & Layla in a tables match at 9:24 when Natalya hit a splash off the top, as LayCool was laid out on a table in the ring, which put both opponents through the table
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater (w/ Husky Harris & Michael McGillicutty) via disqualification in an unadvertised match at 6:28 when McGillicutty interfered; prior to the bout, Santino cut an in-ring promo on the fact he and Kozlov were the new tag team champions; after the bout, the champions were ganged up on by Nexus, with Wade Barrett eventually coming out with a steel chair and assaulting Marella & Kozlov with the weapon
John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a ladder match at 19:09 after kicking Sheamus in the head as Sheamus attempted to tip the ladder backwards; stipulations stated the winner would be the #1 contender for the WWE World Title; after the bout, Morrison celebrated with the contract while sitting atop the ladder (Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn)
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) defeated Randy Orton in a tables match at 15:16 when Miz knocked Riley into Orton, on the apron, with Orton then falling backwards and through a table set up on the floor; Miz originally won the match at 13:00 when Miz revived referee Mike Chioda, knocked down on the floor, and told Chioda that he put Orton through a table; in actuality, Orton put Riley through the table with a powerbomb, with Miz then dropping Orton with the Skull Crushing Finale, rolling Riley's body away from the table, and putting Orton's in the middle of the table; the match was ordered to continue when Chioda saw the replay on the big screen
Edge defeated World Heavyweight Champion Kane, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Alberto Del Rio in a TLC match to win the title at 22:17 after hitting a spear which sent Kane off the apron and through a table on the floor; Mysterio dressed as Gene Simmons for the bout; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the match; late in the bout, Rodriguez tried to climb the ladder but Kane dropped him with a chokeslam (You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge)
John Cena pinned Wade Barrett in a chairs match at 19:09 after hitting a FU onto six chairs set up inside the ring; prior to the bout, CM Punk joined Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler on commentary, replacing Matt Striker; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the bout, Cena struck Barrett over the back with a chair in the aisle and near the stage; moments later, Cena dropped a wooden pallet on Barrett before tugging at the dozen chairs hanging from the rafters as part of the stage, with the chairs then slamming down on top of the pallet, with Barrett trapped underneath; as Cena celebrated on the stage, referees and trainers rushed to Barrett

TLC 2011 - Baltimore, MD - First Mariner Arena - December 18, 2011 (8,000)
Drew McIntyre defeated Alex Riley
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included a backstage segment with Booker T and Alicia Fox discussing Booker's upcoming match with WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, with Rhodes then blindsiding Booker and assaulting him until referees intervened; featured an ad promoting how to send Slim Jims to the troops stationed overseas; included a backstage segment in which Josh Matthews said he said the IC title match could be canceled due to Booker's injury; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long, dressed as Santa Claus, and Hornswoggle, as an elf, in which Long gave Hornswoggle a book on ebonics; Hornswoggle then kicked Long in the shin and ran off; included a backstage segment in which Nikki & Brie Bella sat on Long's lap and argued over who was the better twin and who deserved the best Christmas present, with Long giving them his number and them blowing him off; moments later, Jack Swagger came in and complained about World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry attacking him on Smackdown; Sheamus then appeared, wished them both Merry Christmas, and was then booked in a match against Swagger for later in the show; featured a backstage segment in which Alberto Del Rio yelled at Ricardo Rodriguez for ADR not having a car to drive ringside, with Mike Mizanin then walking in and telling ADR that he would be WWE World Champion by the end of the night, with the two then having words; Ricardo then walked in with a plate of food, with Miz pushing the food in his face and ADR shoving Ricardo to the floor; included an ad promoting the 2012 Royal Rumble; featured comments from one of Maryland's brigades serving in the Middle East, with them wishing everyone a Merry Christmas; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion CM Punk in which they reviewed footage from Raw of Punk being double teamed by ADR and Miz; moments later, Punk responded on the attack and then asked John Laurinaitis where his Slammy was for Superstar of the Year, with Laurinaitis saying it was in the mail; Punk then said Laurinaitis would still have to deal with him being champion after TLC; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Big Show regarding his upcoming chairs match against Henry; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Booker regarding Booker still wanting his match with Rhodes, despite twice being jumped by Rhodes earlier in the show; included an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time':
Zack Ryder pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler to win the title at 10:23 with the Rough Ryder; Vickie Guerrero was in Ziggler's corner but was ejected at the 7-minute mark after the referee caught her interfering; after the bout, Ryder celebrated with his dad, who sat ringside, and then stood on the Spanish announce table to lead the crowd in a chant of "Woo woo woo" (WWE Superstar Collection: Zack Ryder)
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Epico & Primo Colon (w/ Rosa Mendes) at 7:33 in an unadvertised match when Kingston pinned Primo with the spin kick to the head
Randy Orton defeated Wade Barrett in a tables match at 10:14 by catching Barrett coming off the top and putting him through a table set up in the ring with an RKO
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Kelly Kelly in an unadvertised match at 5:14 with a powerbomb into an overhead throw
Booker T fought WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes to a no contest when Rhodes attacked Booker from behind in the aisle, with referees then having to pull Rhodes away; moments later, Booker was helped backstage by one of the doctors
Triple H pinned Kevin Nash at 18:13 in a ladder match by hitting Nash in the face with the sledgehammer, positioned above the ring, after Nash gave him the Clique hand sign and Triple H responded with the "Suck it" gesture; after the bout, Nash was taken backstage on a stretcher
Sheamus pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in an unadvertised match at 5:57 with the boot to the face
The Big Show pinned World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry in a chairs match at 5:31 to win the title with the punch to the face; Henry's ankle was heavily taped for the bout; after the contest, Henry attacked Show with a chair and dropped him with a DDT onto a steel chair in the ring; moments later, many in the crowd chanted "Daniel Bryan," with Bryan then coming out to cash in his title shot
Daniel Bryan pinned World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show to win the title at the 9-second mark in an impromptu match; after the bout, Bryan berated Michael Cole at the commentary table, celebrated at ringside with the fans
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Booker T at 7:16 after twice hitting the Beautiful Disaster
WWE World Champion CM Punk defeated Alberto Del Rio and Mike Mizanin in a TLC match at 18:24, moments after dropping Miz with the Go To Sleep; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; ADR walked out, rather than drove out as customary for his entrance; Rodriguez attempted to scale the ladder and claim the title for ADR at the 14-minute mark but Punk and Miz toppled the ladder, sending Ricardo through a table set up on the floor; late in the match, Miz handcuffed Punk to the middle turnbuckle, with Punk having to unhinge the middle rope to free himself

TLC 2012 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclay Center - December 16, 2012 (announced at 15,748; sell out)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Lilian Garcia said the bell would be tolled 26 times for the families affected in Newtown, CT; included Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; featured a backstage promo by Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, & Roman Reigns about their upcoming TLC match against Ryback, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane; included an ad promoting Tribute to the Troops 2012, followed by touts from soldiers in which they wished their families back home a happy holiday; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Dolph Ziggler regarding his ladder match later in the show against John Cena, with Ziggler's Money in the Bank briefcase on the line; included an in-ring segment of Miz TV in which Mike Mizanin introduced Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal, & Drew McIntyre as his guests, who said they were better than the Rolling Stones and Brooklyn's own Jay Z; moments later, Slater said 3MB would perform the next night as part of the Slammy Awards before Mahal made fun of the Spanish commentary team for not being able to speak English; 3MB then surrounded the Spanish broadcast team and bullied them before Ricardo Rodriguez ran out to try to calm them down; the three held Ricardo and bullied him as well before Alberto Del Rio ran out and attacked all three members; Miz was pushed out of the way in the ring, prompting him to come to ADR's aid in clearing 3MB from the ring; Slater took the mic and challenged Miz & ADR to find a partner to face them later in the show; as Miz responded, the crowd chanted "We want Ryder, woo woo woo," before Miz said they would find a partner to beat them; featured a backstage segment with Bryan & Kane in which they discussed their upcoming TLC match against the Shield; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Wade Barrett regarding his upcoming match against WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston; featured an ad promoting the WWE app; included a segment in which WWE World Champion CM Punk was introduced, with Punk and Paul Heyman appearing in one of the box seats, saying his injury was no one's business but his own, and Ryback ensured Punk would be injured so that Punk wouldn't embarass him in a TLC match; Punk then said he was a fan of the Shield, but not affiliated with them, and would enjoy watching them beat up Ryback; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show regarding his upcoming chairs match against Sheamus; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured a backstage segment with Cena and AJ in which AJ apologized and thanked Cena for his help on Raw, with Cena telling her to thank him after he takes Ziggler's MITB contract at the end of the night; AJ then said she couldn't wait and skipped away; included a video package :
Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & Sin Cara in a tables match at 9:28 when Rhodes shoved Sin Cara off the ropes and through a table set up at ringside as Sin Cara attempted a springboard into the ring; stipulations stated the winners would become the #1 contenders to the WWE Tag Team Titles; during their entrance, Sandow & Rhodes cut a promo in which they said Brooklyn hipsters were literally "the unwashed masses;" during the match, there were chants of "Cody's mustache;" after the contest, Mysterio and officials tended to Sin Cara on the floor
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro pinned R Truth with the Neutralizer at 6:39; during the bout, it was noted Cesaro was wrestling with torn tendons in his right hand, which was heavily taped; after the match, Matt Striker conducted an in-ring interview with Cesaro about the crowd's boos, with Cesaro taking the mic and saying he was an international super power, the greatest US champion ever, and the fans were booing their own country by booing him
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Wade Barrett with the spin kick to the head at 8:12; during the match, there were dueling chants for both men
Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, & Roman Reigns defeated Ryback, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane in a TLC match at 22:43 when Reigns pinned Bryan with a powerbomb off the top through a table set up inside the ring; late in the bout, Ryback pulled Rollins off a ladder at the entranceway and through a table set up on the concrete floor; after the contest, Ambrose and Reigns helped Rollins backstage (Rollins, Ambrose, & Regins' TV in-ring debut)
WWE Divas Champion Eve pinned Naomi with the neckbreaker at 3:07; during the match, Brodus Clay and Cameron were shown watching on backstage; after the bout, Eve posed beside Naomi's body for a photographer
World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show pinned Sheamus in a chairs match at 14:16 after pulling a giant-sized steel chair out from under the ring and hitting Sheamus over the back with it; during the final moments of the match, Sheamus sustained Show's punch to the face but kicked out at 2
Mike Mizanin, Alberto Del Rio, & the Brooklyn Brawler (mystery partner) defeated Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre, & Jinder Mahal at 3:24 when Mahal submitted to a Boston Crab from Brawler after Mahal sustained the Skull Crushing Finale; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; following Miz's entrance, he took the mic and introduced their hand-picked partner from Brooklyn; during the match, there were chants for the Brawler
Dolph Ziggler defeated John Cena in a ladder match at 23:15, moments after AJ shoved Cena off the top of the ladder and Cena sustained a superkick from Ziggler; Ziggler's Money in the Bank briefcase was at stake in the match; prior to the bout, it was noted Cena would be on NBC's Today the following morning; there were chants for Ziggler and dueling chants for Cena during the contest, including "You can't wrestle" / "Yes, he can;" late in the match, Vickie Guerrero came out and attempted to hit Cena with a steel chair, with AJ soon following, attacking Vickie and using the 5 Knuckle Shuffle on her; after AJ shoved Cena off the ladder, she stared at him, then smiled at Ziggler, and skipped her way backstage; Cena sustained a cut hear his right eye during the contest

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