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Today in WWE History: April 3rd, 2005

Jason TaylorCorrespondent IApril 3, 2010

On this date at WrestleMania 21, a sellout crowd of 20,193 gathered at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA to witness John Cena pin John Bradshaw Layfield and win the WWE Championship for the first time. Batista also became a first-time champion by pinning Triple H and winning the World Heavyweight Championship.                     

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