Night of Champions (2012)

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Night of Champions (2012)
Theme
song(s)
"Champions" by Kevin Rudolf (feat. Fred Durst, Birdman and Lil Wayne)
"Big Epic Night" by Jim Johnston
Information
PromotionWWE
SponsorDredd
DateSeptember 16, 2012
VenueTD Garden
CityBoston, Massachusetts
Pay-per-view chronology
SummerSlam (2012) Night of Champions (2012) Hell in a Cell (2012)
WWE Night of Champions chronology
Night of Champions (2011) Night of Champions (2012) Night of Champions (2013)

Night of Champions was a professional wrestling pay-per-view show made by WWE. It was held on September 16, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. It was the fifth WWE Night of Champions event held by the WWE.

The main event was a match between WWE Champion CM Punk and John Cena. The end of match saw Cena place Punk on the top rope and hit a bridging German suplex for the pin. The referee declared that both men had their shoulders on the mat for three seconds and ended the match in a draw.

Matches[change | change source]

# Matches Stipulations Times
1P Zack Ryder won by last eliminating Tensai[1] 16-man battle royal for a WWE United States Championship match later in the night 6:17
2 The Miz (c) defeated Rey Mysterio, Cody Rhodes and Sin Cara[2] Fatal 4-Way match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 12:05
3 Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) defeated R-Truth and Kofi Kingston (c)[3] Tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship 8:30
4 Antonio Cesaro (with Aksana) (c) defeated Zack Ryder[4] Singles match for the WWE United States Championship 7:46
5 Randy Orton defeated Dolph Ziggler (with Vickie Guerrero)[5] Singles match 18:24
6 Eve Torres defeated Layla (c)[6] Singles match for the WWE Divas Championship 6:37
7 Sheamus (c) defeated Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez and David Otunga)[7] Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship 14:29
8 CM Punk (c) (with Paul Heyman) vs. John Cena ended in a draw[8] Singles match for the WWE Championship 26:54
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
P – indicates that the match happened on the pre-show

Battle Royal[change | change source]

Elimination Wrestler Eliminated by Time
1 Heath Slater Primo, Tensai, Mahal and O'Neil 00:06
2 Michael McGillicutty Clay 00:31
3 Ted DiBiase Tensai 00:44
4 Primo Clay 01:10
5 Jinder Mahal Clay 01:21
6 Epico Clay 01:36
7 Justin Gabriel Tensai 01:48
8 Tyson Kidd Tensai 02:08
9 Brodus Clay Young, McIntyre and O'Neil 02:58
10 JTG Marella 03:21
11 Drew McIntyre Ryder 03:36
12 Santino Marella O'Neil 04:36
13 Titus O'Neil Ryder 05:15
14 Darren Young Tensai 05:26
15 Tensai Ryder 05:43
Winner: Zack Ryder

References[change | change source]

  1. "Zack Ryder won a Pre-Show Battle Royal to become No. 1 Contender for the United States Championship". WWE. Retrieved 2014-12-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Intercontinental Champion The Miz def. Rey Mysterio, Sin Cara & Cody Rhodes". WWE. Retrieved 2014-12-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Kane & Daniel Bryan def. WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth & Kofi Kingston". WWE. Retrieved 2014-12-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "United States Champion Antonio Cesaro def. Zack Ryder". WWE. Retrieved 2014-12-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "Randy Orton def. Dolph Ziggler". WWE. Retrieved 2014-12-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. "Eve def. Divas Champion Layla". WWE. Retrieved 2014-12-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus def. Alberto Del Rio". WWE. Retrieved 2014-12-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. "WWE Champion CM Punk vs. John Cena ended in a draw". WWE. Retrieved 2014-12-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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