Night of Champions 2012 News Archive

Kaitlyn suffers torn tendon at Night of Champions

WWE.com has learned that despite an ambush attack at Night of Champions that left Kaitlyn with a torn tendon, she does not need surgery.

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Broski Royale: Can Ryder leverage his Battle Royal success?

With his Night of Champions Pre-Show victory in a 16-Man Battle Royal, Long Island Iced-Z not only earned a crack at U.S. Champion Antonio Cesaro on pay-per-view, he also notched at least his fourth significant victory in the grueling Battle Royal match format since coming to WWE.

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WWE Champion CM Punk vs. John Cena ended in a draw

In an epic WWE Championship clash in Boston Sunday, a top rope German suplex closed Night of Champions in controversy. With both Superstars' shoulders pinned to the mat as the referee counted to three, the match ended in a draw that allowed The Straight Edge Superstar to retain the title.

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World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus def. Alberto Del Rio

World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Alberto Del Rio at Night of Champions to retain his illustrious title.

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Randy Orton def. Dolph Ziggler

The intense rivalry between Randy Orton and Dolph Ziggler hit its breaking point at Night of Champions, as The Viper defeated Mr. Money in the Bank. While Orton vs. Ziggler was the only match in which a title wasn’t up for grabs at the pay-per-view, it thrilled the WWE Universe at the sold-out TD Garden and watching around the world.

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United States Champion Antonio Cesaro def. Zack Ryder

After winning a Battle Royal earlier in the evening on the live-streamed Pre-Show, Zack Ryder earned the right to face the versatile and impressive United States Champion Antonio Cesaro at Night of Champions.

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Kane & Daniel Bryan def. WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth & Kofi Kingston

Former anger management classmates Kane & Daniel Bryan defeated WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth & Kofi Kingston, ending Truth & Kingston’s nearly five-month reign with the titles.

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Intercontinental Champion The Miz def. Rey Mysterio, Sin Cara & Cody Rhodes

In an unpredictable Fatal 4-Way Match featuring four of WWE’s most agile and athletic Superstars, The Miz overcame the odds and retained his coveted Intercontinental Championship in a most unique and unexpected fashion.

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Zack Ryder won a Pre-Show Battle Royal to become No. 1 Contender for the United States Championship

Zack Ryder earned the right to face Antonio Cesaro for the United States Championship at Night of Champions by winning a No. 1 Contender Battle Royal held during the Pre-Show event Sunday on YouTube.com/WWE and WWE.com.

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JBL returns to commentary at Night of Champions

As first revealed on Twitter by a recuperating Jerry “The King” Lawler, John “Bradshaw” Layfield will join Michael Cole at the announce desk tonight at Night of Champions.

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