Night of Champions (2008)
|Night of Champions (2008)|
Triple H as WWE Champion
|Tagline(s)||It's a Night of Defenders, It's a Night of Challengers, It's a Night of Champions.|
|"Devour" by Shinedown|
|Promotion||World Wrestling Entertainment|
|Date||June 29, 2008|
|Venue||American Airlines Center|
|Night of Champions chronology|
WWE Night of Champions was the second yearly Night of Champions professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Though it was the eighth yearly event, it was the second yearly event under the Night of Champions name. It took place on June 29, 2008 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas and featured talent from the Raw, SmackDown, and ECW brands. The official theme song was "Devour" by Shinedown. As a tradition, every championship in WWE was defended at the event.
Results[change | change source]
|Dark||Jeff Hardy defeated Montel Vontavious Porter||Dark match||n/a|
|1||John Morrison and The Miz (c) defeated Finlay and Hornswoggle||Tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship||8:46|
|2||Matt Hardy (c) defeated Chavo Guerrero (with Bam Neely)||For the WWE United States Championship||9:21|
|3||Mark Henry defeated Kane (c) and Big Show||Triple Threat match for the ECW Championship||8:17|
|4||Ted DiBiase and Cody Rhodes (c) defeated Hardcore Holly (c) ||Two-on-one Handicap match for the World Tag Team Championship||1:30|
|5||Kofi Kingston defeated Chris Jericho (c) (with Lance Cade)||For the WWE Intercontinental Championship||10:59|
|6||Mickie James (c) defeated Katie Lea Burchill (with Paul Burchill)||For the WWE Women's Championship||7:16|
|7||Edge (c) defeated Batista||For the World Heavyweight Championship; special guest referee Chavo Guerrero||16:49|
|8||Triple H (c) defeated John Cena||For the WWE Championship|
References[change | change source]
- "WWE Night of Champions website". World Wrestling Entertainment. 2008-06-02. Retrieved 2008-06-02.
Before WWE's June pay-per-view event was called Night of Champions, it was dubbed Vengeance. Take a look back at the many memorable moments.
- "WWE Night of Champions Details". WWE. Retrieved 2008-05-01.
- Passero, Mitch (2008-06-29). "Results: Dirty Deeds". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
- Passero, Mitch (2008-06-29). "Results: Defending what's his". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
- Rote, Andrew (2008-06-29). "Results: World's Strongest Extreme Champion". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
- Sitterson, Aubrey (2008-06-29). "Results: Priceless partnership". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-06-29.