Unforgiven 2008 News Archive

Matt Hardy wins ECW Championship Scramble

CLEVELAND -- After the contest was unscrambled and the winner was clear, Matt Hardy stood victorious as the new ECW Champion in the opening Scramble Match at Unforgiven.

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Divas Champion Michelle McCool def. Maryse

CLEVELAND -- Before a capacity crowd at Unforgiven, Divas Champion Michelle McCool overcame her outspoken challenger Maryse and walked out of the Quicken Loans Arena with WWE's newest championship.

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WWE Mobile on AT&T: Triple H

After Triple H successfully defeated Jeff Hardy, MVP, Shelton Benjamin and The Brian Kendrick to retain the title in the WWE Championship Scramble Match, he spoke exclusively to Eve for WWE Mobile on AT&T. What did The Game tell the Diva after his monumental success at Unforgiven? Who did he have a message for?

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Big Show attacks Undertaker

CLEVELAND -- Big Show appeared to arrive at Unforgiven to voice his concerns with being overlooked by SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero for the WWE Championship Scramble. Armed with the results of the WWE Universe's text voting -- which saw 77 percent of our fans agree that Big Show should have been included in the Scramble -- Show proceeded to berate Guerrero for her decision, before shocking everyone in Cleveland and attacking Undertaker, who had come for Vickie's soul.

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Punk possibly unable to compete?

After a calculated group attack by Randy Orton and a gang of multi-generation Superstars, World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk may be unable to compete tonight at Unforgiven. If necessary, Raw General Manager Mike Adamle has vowed to find a suitable replacement for Punk in the World Heavyweight Championship Scramble which will still take place, live tonight.

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Shawn Michaels def. Chris Jericho

CLEVELAND -- Months worth of bad blood flowing between Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho came gushing to the surface Sunday night at Unforgiven. In an emotional Unsanctioned Match, HBK overcame an injured tricep and interference by Jericho ally Lance Cade to unleash his considerable wrath on Jericho, punishing his opponent until a referee was forced to intervene, stopping the bout before lethal damage could be inflicted.

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Champions' days numbered 20?

In three 20-minute Championship Scrambles, the face of sports-entertainment could be completely altered at Unforgiven. How else has the number 20 impacted WWE?

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Champions' odds scrambled

In the triad of Championship Scramble Matches at Unforgiven, World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk, WWE Champion Triple H and ECW Champion Mark Henry each have a 20 percent chance of retaining the gold. With 16 ways to lose and only four ways to win, the odds have never been so heavily stacked against a champion.

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Unforgiven Live Blog gets Punk'd!

Just hours before defending his title in the first-ever World Heavyweight Championship Scramble, the Straightedge Superstar CM Punk will answer questions from you, the WWE Universe, during a Live Blog on WWE Fan Nation Sept. 7.

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World Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase def. Cryme Tyme

CLEVELAND - After taking Randy Orton's words to heart on Raw, World Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase walked into Unforgiven with their new mindset and retained their titles against Cryme Tyme. The priceless pairing followed up their victory with the brutal post-match beating of Shad & JTG with the assistance of newcomer Manu, son of WWE Hall of Famer Afa of the Wild Samoans.

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