Unforgiven 2006 News Archive

Cena's bittersweet triumph

Standing atop a 16 foot ladder, John Cena reached up and grabbed the WWE Championship after giving Edge an F-U off the top of the precarious contraption, sending him crashing through two tables below. His music blared and his fans went wild, but with the championship in hand, Cena clenched his jaw and dropped his head. It seemed he was impervious to the excitement and celebration all around him.

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Randy Orton def. Carlito

The last time Randy Orton was live on pay-per-view in Toronto's Air Canada Centre he defeated Chris Benoit became the youngest World Heavyweight Champion in WWE history. At Unforgiven, in the same building he earned his position among WWE elite, Orton was able to counter a high-...

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D-Generation X def. The McMahons & Big Show (Hell in a Cell Match)

In arguably one of the biggest, baddest and bloodiest Hell in a Cell Matches of all time, D-Generation X severed from their typical lime green and stained the Air Canada Centre crimson red at Unforgiven, defeating the McMahons and Big Show. To add the most outrageous, unbelievable insult to a wealth of injury, not only did DX physically decimate Mr. McMahon, but they also crammed the WWE Chairman face-first into the extreme backside crevice of the ECW World Champion.

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John Cena def. Edge to win the WWE Championship (TLC Match)

Going into Unforgiven, the odds against John Cena regaining the WWE Championship seemed insurmountable. But just like he always seems to do, Cena proved the odds makers wrong in front of a capacity crowd at the Air Canada Centre. After giving Edge a vicious FU off a 16-foot ladder through two stacked tables, Cena grabbed the WWE Championship to win the Tables, Ladders and Chairs Match and become a three-time WWE Champion.

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Intercontinental Champion Johnny Nitro def. Jeff Hardy

With assistance from the underhanded Melina, Intercontinental Champion Johnny Nitro successfully defended his gold against Jeff Hardy in Hardy's first pay-per-view match since his return to WWE last month. Just as she was two weeks ago on RAW, Melina was instrumental in the outcome of the match between these competitors -- this time giving Nitro the controversial victory over Hardy.

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Trish Stratus def. Lita to win the Women's Championship

Before a vociferously partisan crowd and amidst chants of "Thank you Trish!" six-time Women's Champion Trish Stratus made it lucky number seven by defeating Lita in front of 16,105 of her hometown supporters in Toronto's Air Canada Centre. Trish paid homage to another classic Canadian Superstar by applying the Sharpshooter, forcing Lita to tap out and hand over the Women's Championship to the woman who has been the penultimate WWE Diva for the past seven years.

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World Tag Team Champions Spirit Squad def. The Highlanders

The time-tested theory that strength lies in numbers was affirmed on Sunday at Unforgiven. World Tag Team Champions, The Spirit Squad, made full use of their five-on-two advantage as they successfully defended the gold in an intense back and forth battle with The Highlanders.

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Kane vs. Umaga (Double Countout)

After weeks of battling over who is WWE's true monster, Kane and Umaga came to Unforgiven to settle the question once and for all. It is a question that remains unanswered, as both the Samoan Bulldozer and the Big Red Monster were counted out and the match was recorded as a no...

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Arena Report - Air Canada Center

This year, Unforgiven makes its first appearance outside of the United States as the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Ontario will play host to the pay-per-view event.

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Carlito too cool for Orton?

When WWE.com contacted Randy Orton for his thoughts on his upcoming match with Carlito at Unforgiven on Sept. 17, his mood immediately plummeted at the mention of the Caribbean Superstar's name.

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