The Bash - The Great American Bash 2008 News Archive

WWE Mobile on AT&T: JBL victorious in NYC Parking Lot Brawl

In a shocking turn of events, Kofi Kingston became the new Intercontinental Championship, pinning Chris Jericho's after a distraction by Shawn Michaels.

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Bash brings out stars

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The Great American Bash attracted all sorts of superstars to the Nassau Coliseum — and not just those in the ring. New York Islanders star goaltender Rick DiPietro, New York Mets General Manager Omar Minaya, and ECW Legend Mikey Whipwreck enjoyed the pay-per-view spectacular from ringside, even getting a chance to meet some WWE Superstars.

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Chris Jericho def. Shawn Michaels

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- After months of hatred boiling hotter and hotter, Shawn Michaels' promise that "the worst is truly yet to come" rung true at The Great American Bash. Unfortunately for HBK, the truth came at his own expense as Chris Jericho re-injured Michaels' right eye drawing so much blood that, despite HBK's insistence to battle on, the officials ended the match and Y2J was declared winner.

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WWE Champion Triple H def. Edge

Edge approached Sunday's WWE Title Match against champion Triple H as a desperate man, and, as he himself admitted: "When I'm desperate, I'm dangerous." Unfortunately for the Ultimate Opportunist, a man with nothing left to lose has never been much of a match against a woman scorned. That was the case Sunday night as well when a wild turn of events led Edge to spear his former fiancée, Vickie Guerrero, and lose the match to Triple H.

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Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder win Fatal Four Way Tag Team Match (new WWE Tag Team Champions)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- After spending months in Edge's shadow, Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder finally made a name for themselves -- and they did it in big fashion by winning the WWE Tag Team Championship in their own hometown of Long Island, N.Y. Going into the WWE Tag Team...

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World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk vs. Batista (Double-disqualification)

World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk may have debunked fluke-claiming critics by enduring in a highly competitive confrontation with Batista at The Great American Bash. But though the Straightedge Champion retained the gold, he was left with a bittersweet (and somewhat charred) taste in his mouth as Kane's hell-wreaking intervention caused a double-disqualification.

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Michelle McCool def. Natalya to win Divas Championship

Tonight, before a capacity crowd at The Great American Bash, Michelle McCool defeated Natalya to become WWE's first-ever Divas Champion. After a long road of sacrifice and hard work, McCool finally cemented her place in history, setting an incredibly high bar for any Diva bold enough to come after her and the gold.

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JBL def. John Cena in a NYC Parking Lot Brawl

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - After a brutal match that began in the parking lot and made its way inside of Nassau Coliseum, JBL slipped out of a FU at the last minute and pinned John Cena on top of a car to become the winner of the their NYC Parking Lot Brawl.

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ECW Champion Mark Henry def. Tommy Dreamer

When ECW Champion Mark Henry and Tommy Dreamer stepped in the ring, an x-factor decided the outcome once again. It wasn't a frying pan this time, but rather Colin Delaney who helped the World's Strongest Man retain the ECW Title at Nassau Coliseum.

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Blank Match

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