Night of Champions began in 2007 as a branch of Vengeance before becoming it's own show the following year. It's the only pay-per-view where every WWE title is guaranteed to be on the line, which gives a chance for some fresh faces to emerge.
Even though the show's history is limited compared to some of the other marquee events on the WWE schedule, it has already produced some great matches. Those memorable moments are what allows a PPV to remain successful over the long haul, instead of simply being a short-term gimmick.
With that in mind, let's take a look back at the five best battles in Night of Champions history. Based on the list of matches for the upcoming 2012 event, there are a couple of candidates to crack the top five, including CM Punk against John Cena for the WWE title.