Night of Champions (2008)

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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
PromotionWorld Wrestling Entertainment
Brand (s)Raw
DateJune 29, 2008
VenueAmerican Airlines Center
CityDallas, Texas
Pay-per-view chronology
One Night Stand (2008) Night of Champions (2008) The Great American Bash (2008)
Night of Champions chronology
Vengeance: Night of Champions Night of Champions (2008) Night of Champions (2009)

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.[1] It took place on June 29, 2008 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas and featured talent from the Raw, SmackDown, and ECW brands.[2] The official theme song was "Devour" by Shinedown.[3] As a tradition, every championship in WWE was defended at the event.

Results[change | change source]

# Results Stipulations Times
Dark Jeff Hardy defeated Montel Vontavious Porter Dark match n/a
1 John Morrison and The Miz (c) defeated Finlay and Hornswoggle[4] Tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship 8:46
2 Matt Hardy (c) defeated Chavo Guerrero (with Bam Neely)[5] For the WWE United States Championship 9:21
3 Mark Henry defeated Kane (c) and Big Show[6] Triple Threat match for the ECW Championship 8:17
4 Ted DiBiase and Cody Rhodes (c) defeated Hardcore Holly (c) [7] 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]

  1. "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.
  2. "WWE Night of Champions Details". WWE. Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. Retrieved 2008-05-01.
  3. "Night of Champions". WWE.
  4. Passero, Mitch (2008-06-29). "Results: Dirty Deeds". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
  5. Passero, Mitch (2008-06-29). "Results: Defending what's his". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
  6. Rote, Andrew (2008-06-29). "Results: World's Strongest Extreme Champion". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
  7. Sitterson, Aubrey (2008-06-29). "Results: Priceless partnership". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-06-29.

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