WWE Night of Champions Live Blog: Full Results, Recap, Review
You are at the right place if you want all details about the Night Of Champions pay-per-view.
With every WWE Titles on the line, the show is promising and many surprises can be expected. Who will retain and who will be crowned new champion?
With the Raw Six-Pack Challenge elimination match for the WWE Championship, anything can happen.
We will also discover if The Undertaker will overcome the odds against the dominating Kane in the highly anticipated World Heavyweight Championship match.
Don't hesitate to use the comment section to give your opinion about the show. Talk about the results, the quality of the matches and/or the show overall.
Look below for the latest results.
Here we go with some video recaps for the matches.
Michael Cole introduced the show.
1. Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. Kofi Kingston - singles match for the Intercontinental Title:
Special stipulation announced: the Title can change hand with a countout or disqualification.
Vickie Guererro started with her usual "Excuse Me!" to introduce Dolph Ziggler.
Ziggler started aggressively and got the upper hand early in the match. He kept the momentum for a while and he seemed on fire.
Kingston had some issues to counter Ziggler's aggressive and technical attacks with many submission holds.
After many minutes, Kingston finally reversed the momentum with some high impact moves. The action moved outside the ring.
Back in the ring, Ziggler applied his sleeper hold. Kingston broke the hold and applied it on Ziggler who countered it by throwing his opponent in the ropes.
Ziggler prevented Vickie to slap Kingston, avoiding the disqualification.
Ziggler avoided Kingston's Trouble in Paradise and hit the Zig Zag. For the three count.
Winner and retaining: Dolph Ziggler
...Edge interviewed about the upcoming match and he seems very confident...
2. CM Punk vs. Big Show - singles match:
CM Punk enters the ring under a huge ovation and the crowd chants "CM Punk! CM Punk!".
He cut a first class promos and bash his hometown under loud "Boooos!". He said they are the scum of the world.
The bell rang and Big Show was over confident. CM Punk did his best with some kicks and knees hits but it was far from enough. Big Show got outside the ring and Punk did a spectacular jump over the ropes on the giant.
Punk continued with effective attacks to keep Big Show down. But he has been intercepted by a huge spear followed by a devastating right hand. 1-2-3...!
Winner: Big Show
...In interview, Y2J reminded he was the first Undisputed Champion and many of his accomplishments...
...Video recap of the feud between The Miz and Daniel Bryan...
3. The Miz (c) vs. Daniel Bryan - singles match for the US Championship
The match began with both exchanging attacks.
Cole continuously bashed Daniel Bryan during his entrance and the beginning of the match.
The Miz went on some submission holds and targeted Bryan's left arm and shoulder.
Great back and forth action, with Bryan going for in and outside the ring high flying maneuvers despite his left arm unusable. A lot of kicks to compensate his hurt arm.
The Miz reversed the momentum and continued to focus on Bryan's arm; a series of two-counts,
While The Miz was not careful, with Bryan seemingly down, the famous crossface sumbission gets out of nowhere. After some struggling, The Miz tapped.
Winner and new US Champion: Daniel Bryan
...John Cena in segment interview under loud "booos!"... He says never count him out...
4. Michelle McCool vs. Melina - Lumberjills match for the unification of the Divas and Women Championshios:
(9:02) The Lumberjills entered.
McCool tried to hit Melina while she was doing her signature split under the ropes. But Melina avoided the sneaky attack.
The match started in an intense catfight.
Natalya and a bunch of lumberjills attacked McCool who has been then thrown back in the ring.
There was a lot of hits and counters in that match but Michelle McCool managed to go with a out of nowhere big boot and a pinfall.
Winner and new Unified Women Champion: Michelle McCool
...Interview with Wade Barrett who is introduced as the underdog; he replies he would prove he's the future of WWE...
...Video recap of the Kane and Undertaker storied saga...
5. Kane (c) vs. The Undertaker - No Holds Barred Match for the World Heavyweight Championship:
Side note: strange this match is not the main event or at least presented before the Tag Team Championship match.
The Undertaker wasted no time and ran to attack Kane right when he appeared out from backstage. The Deadman looked in great shape.
Kane reversed the momentum after few minutes. The match never made it in the ring until now (9:28).
Kane dominated his defenseless brother for many minutes.
The Undertaker finally went in attack mode and he hit his guillotine leg drop. The action continued outside the ring with Kane quickly back on his feet and he resumed his brutal assault. But The Undertaker countered unlike previously.
It turned in a slugfest but Kane kept the upper hand, always outside the ring.
Back in the ring, the slugfest continued, but The Undertaker was unable to even keep his hands up. The Undertaker finally countered and they went in a classic slugfest The Undertaker never lost, but Kane managed to stay up.
But The Undertaker got a second breath and he went with a succession of his usual attacks, including a chokeslam to keep Kane down.
Kane went back on his feet then The Undertaker placed Kane in the Tombstone position. However, Kane reversed it and he hit The Deadman's head with his own Tombstone.
Winner and retaining: Kane.
...After the match, The Undertaker took few minutes to rise up. He had a lot of issues to stay on his feet and hardly made it backstage...
...The Deadman never been dominated like that in a match...
...Interview with Randy Orton...
6. Tag Team Turmoil Match For the WWE Tag Team Championship:
The Hart Dynasty (c) vs. The Usos
The Usos (c) vs. Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov
The Usos (c) vs. Evan Bourne and Mark Henry
Evan Bourne and Mark Henry (c) vs. Drew McIntyre and Cody Rhodes
(9:52) After a quick battle and a win over The Hart Dynasty, The Usos quickly defeated Santino Marella and Kozlov, with some distraction caused by Tamina.
Evan Bourne and Mark Henry then made their way to the ring to quickly defeat the Usos.
McIntyre and Rhodes, the last team to get in, went next. This was the most interesting match of the Turmoil.
Cody Rhodes hit the Cross Road for the pinfall over Bourne.
Winners and new Tag Team Champions: Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre
...Side note: Sorry about the too short description of the Tag Team Turmoil Match; I just could not type as fast as the ongoing crazy action...
...Video recap for the six pack challenge and interview with the Champion, Sheamus...
7. Sheamus (c) vs. Edge vs. Chris Jericho vs. Wade Barrett vs. Randy Orton vs. John Cena - Six Pack Elimination Challenge for WWE Championship:
Sheamus was the first to make it to the ring, followed by John Cena.
Edge then appeared and received a huge pops. Y2J went next, followed by Wade Barrett and Randy Orton.
Randy Orton eliminated Y2J with a RKO. Jericho was shocked and took a while before leaving. It was now down to five.
The crowd chanted "Y2J" and the remaining wrestlers took a break to all come back in the ring to surround Wade Barrett who was thrown out of the ring.
The action went back and forth, but Sheamus soon got the upper hand on everyone. Cena and Sheamus battled some time in the middle of the ring while the others were laying down outside the ring.
Edge pushed Cena down the top turnbuckle. Sheamus and Edge double teamed on Cena.
With Cena and Barrett out of action outside the ring, Edge and Sheamus focused on Orton.
Back in the ring, Cena eliminated Edge after an Attitude Adjustment.
Sheamus escaped Cena's STF then The Nexus ran in. That was enough of a distraction for Barrett to eliminate Cena.
Barrett was next eliminated by Orton.
Sheamus almost pinned Orton after a big boot, but a RKO ended Sheamus reign.
Winner and new WWE Champion: Randy Orton
...The show ended with Orton celebrating...
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