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10 WWE moments in the papers

They say newspapers are dying, so WWE Classics is taking advantage of the medium when we can! Most of the WWE Universe reads about big moments right here on WWE.com or perhaps in WWE Magazine. But we dug through our archives to find 10 old papers featuring memorable events immortalized on newsprint. Check 'em out!

( WATCH VIDEOS OF THE MOMENTS)

Money in the Bank 2011: CM Punk def. John Cena to win the WWE Championship

( WATCH PUNK LEAVE WWE WITH THE TITLE)

SummerSlam 2002: Brock Lesnar def. The Rock to win the WWE Championship

( WATCH LESNAR DEFEAT THE ROCK)

Raw & Nitro, Jan. 4, 1999: Mankind def. The Rock to win the WWE Championship; Hollywood Hogan def. Kevin Nash to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship

( WATCH FOLEY WIN THE TITLE)

Nitro, July 6, 1998: United States Champion Goldberg def. Hollywood Hogan to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship

( WATCH GOLDBERG DEFEAT HOGAN)

Survivor Series 1997: Shawn Michaels def. Bret "Hit Man" Hart to win the WWE Championship

( WATCH THE INFAMOUS INCIDENT FROM MONTREAL)

WrestleMania X-Seven: "Stone Cold" Steve Austin def. The Rock to win the WWE Championship

( WATCH AUSTIN ALIGN WITH MR. MCMAHON)

Raw, June 7, 2010: The Nexus forms during a John Cena vs. CM Punk match

( WATCH THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE NEXUS)

Madison Square Garden, Jan. 23, 1984: Hulk Hogan def. The Iron Sheik to win the WWE Championship

( WATCH HOGAN WIN HIS FIRST WWE TITLE)

Raw & Nitro, March 26, 2001: WWE announces the purchase of WCW during a simulcast

( WATCH SHANE MCMAHON'S HISTORIC ANNOUNCEMENT)

SmackDown, Jan. 13, 2006: Batista vacates World Heavyweight Championship; Kurt Angle wins 20-Man Battle Royal

( WATCH KURT ANGLE WIN THE VACANT WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE)

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