Armageddon 2008 News Archive

WWE Mobile on AT&T: Jeff Hardy

After making history at Armageddon by winning his first World Title, new WWE Champion Jeff Hardy seized the moment with an emotional post-match celebration inside the squared circle. See how the champ reacted to finally being able to fulfill his quest and capture one of WWE's top prizes.

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Batista def. Randy Orton

BUFFALO, N.Y. — As his Rev Theory entrance theme suggests, Randy Orton was hearing voices in his head and -- to his dismay -- ringing in his ears, courtesy of Batista, who defeated his rival at Armageddon. In a match four years in the making, it was The Animal who utilized his sheer force to rise to victory in the highly anticipated showdown between two Superstars groomed together for success in Evolution.

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World Heavyweight Champion John Cena def. Chris Jericho

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- For weeks, Chris Jericho carried out cowardly attacks on World Heavyweight Champion John Cena, but at Armageddon, for the second time in less than a month, The Champ successfully defended his title against Jericho, teaching him the true meaning of the words "...

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Jeff Hardy def. Edge & Triple H (New WWE Champion)

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- After years of chasing the gold that had eluded him his entire career, Jeff Hardy defied the odds at Armageddon, winning the Triple Threat Match against Edge and Triple H to become the new WWE Champion -- his first World Title.

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CM Punk def. Rey Mysterio (Intercontinental Title Tournament Finals)

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Less than 24 hours after CM Punk & Kofi Kingston lost the World Tag Team Titles to The Miz & John Morrison at a live event in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the Straightedge Superstar defeated Rey Mysterio in the Intercontinental Championship Tournament finals. Proving his resiliency to the WWE Universe, Punk's victory over a former World Champion may be a sign that he might not be without gold for long.

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Vladimir Kozlov def. ECW Champion Matt Hardy (Non-title)

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Before a capacity crowd at Armageddon, Vladimir Kozlov continued his incredible streak of never being pinned in WWE when he defeated ECW Champion Matt Hardy.

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Finlay def. Mark Henry (Belfast Brawl)

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- With a little help from his son, Hornswoggle, Finlay defeated Mark Henry in a Belfast Brawl. (WATCH: Post-match interview | PHOTOS) Under the match rules -- with just about anything and everything legal -- kendo sticks, metal trash cans, steel ring steps...

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HBK reveals deal with JBL

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The "Showstopping" will go on, but unfortunately, it will now be made possible through the funding of John "Bradshaw" Layfield. Unlike General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, HBK got his bailout at Armageddon. In the face of financial collapse, Michaels has agreed to work for the Longhorn Loudmouth.

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Droz's picks for Armageddon

Hope everyone is doing well out there. I had really tough time with my picks last pay-per-view, but I've come to realize that you can't always be perfect. Let's see how I do on this pay-per-view -- can't be much worse than last time. On that note, let's start them off!

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Eight-Diva Santa's Little Helper Match

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Tis the season … to be brawling! At Armageddon, the Sexiest Women on Television did just that as Divas Champion Michelle McCool, Mickie James, Maria & Kelly Kelly defeated Natalya, Victoria, Maryse & Jillian in an Eight-Diva Santa's Little Helper Match.

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