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WWE: Night of Champions 2014

NOC14

WWE: Night of Champions
September 21, 2014
Nashville, TN
Bridgestone Arena

The current WWE champs are as follows:
WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Brock Lesnar (8/17/2014)
WWE Intercontinental Champion: Dolph Ziggler (8/17/2014)
WWE U.S. Champion: Sheamus (5/5/2014)
WWE Divas Champion: Paige (8/17/2014)
WWE Tag Team Champions: The Usos (3/3/2014)

Your hosts are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and JBL.
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The Wrestling Backfire: The Major Problems With Summerslam (John Cena, CM Punk, Vince McMahon, Hulk Hogan)

On March 31st, 1985, the WWF took their biggest gamble ever: Wrestlemania 1. If it failed, chances are the company would have gone out of business. Despite what WWE wants their fans to presume, there was a “Grand Daddy Of Them All” before Wrestlemania called Starrcade. It was a Jim Crockett Promotions’ pay-per-view to blow off the biggest feuds in the company. In contrast to Starrcade, the WWF didn’t want their show to be simply about wrestling.  They wanted it to be this mixture of celebrity appearances, entertainment,  and wrestling, or what McMahon would refer to it as “Sports Entertainment”. Many critics and promoters believed  it would fail, but it ended up being a gigantic hit and put the WWF on its golden platform.

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WWE: Night of Champions 2011

WWE: Night of Champions 2011
September 18, 2011
Buffalo, NY
First Niagara Center

The current WWE champs were as follows:
WWE Champion: Alberto Del Rio (8/14/2011)
WWE U.S. Champion: Dolph Ziggler (6/19/2011)
World Heavyweight Champion: Randy Orton (8/14/2011)
WWE Intercontinental Champion: Cody Rhodes (8/12/2011)

WWE Tag Team Champions: Air Boom (8/22/2011)
WWE Divas Champion: Kelly Kelly (6/20/2011)

It’s that once-a-year three-hour span of time where all the titles suddenly matter!

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Night of Champions 2009

Night of Champions 2009
July 26, 2009

Philadelphia, PA
Wachovia Center

Announcers: The teams of: Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler, Todd Grisham & Jim Ross, and Josh Matthews & Matt Striker

And now we come to Night of Champions, where all the gold is on the line.  That’s good for some of the lesser belts like the Divas and Tag Team which don’t make it to PPV all that often, but if they really want all these Titles to mean something they’ve got to do a lot more then that.  Let’s get right to it. Read the rest of this entry

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