WWE Flashback Friday: WWE's Shortest Title Reigns

WWE Flashback Friday: WWE's Shortest Title Reigns

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WWE's Shortest Title Reigns
While some championship reigns are heralded for their longevity, others are remembered for a much different reason. As winter approaches, we’re enjoying the shortest days of the year by showcasing some of the shortest title reigns in WWE history. This week on WWE Flashback Friday, each program features a champion who both won AND lost their title in the same night. If you blinked, you may have missed these brief but memorable moments, so tune in and relive them all.

Featured Moments
Raw, Episode #926

The unlikely duo of John Cena & The Miz earn the dubious honor of owning one of the shortest tag team championship reigns.
Streaming at 3 p.m. ET | Watch now on demand

The WWE List: Shocking Title Changes
Relive some of the most OMG title matches of all time.
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SmackDown, Episode #600
Dolph Ziggler is awarded the World Title, but is forced to defend it in the same night.
Streaming at 5 p.m. ET | Watch now on demand

Raw, Episode #948
Rey Mysterio competes in two different WWE Championship Matches – one as challenger and one as champion.
Streaming at 6:25 p.m. ET | Watch now on demand

Extreme Rules 2009
Jeff Hardy wins the World Title, but CM Punk cashes in Money in the Bank to challenge for the championship.
Streaming at 8 p.m. ET | Watch now on demand

WrestleMania 2000
Relive the most times a single championship changed hands in a single night when the Hardcore Title saw many different holders at WrestleMania 2000.
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No Mercy 2007
Three WWE Championship matches in the same night creates a few very short reigns with WWE's top title.
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WrestleMania IX
Yokozuna defeats Bret Hart for the WWE Championship, but is immediately forced to defend it.
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Raw, Episode #544
Chris Jericho and Rob Van Dam compete in a Cage Match to settle their dispute over the Intercontinental Championship.
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In Your House 4
Dean Douglas wins the Intercontinental Title via forfeit, but is forced to defend it against a surprise opponent.
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WCW Monday Nitro, Episode #245
Ric Flair is handed the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, but is challenged for the title in the same evening.
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Raw, Episode #128
Owen Hart and Yokozuna enjoy a very brief reign as World Tag Team Champions.
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Don't miss these upcoming WWE Flashback Fridays
'Tis The Season: Part 1 (Fri., Dec. 15)
'Tis The Season: Part 2 (Fri., Dec. 22)
Celebrating the New Year (Fri., Dec. 29)
Debuts & Firsts: January Edition (Fri., Jan. 5)
Monday Night Raw: Year One (Fri., Jan 12)
Three Years of WWE Network in the U.K. (Fri., Jan. 19)
43 Years of the United States Championship (Fri., Jan 26)

Check out past WWE Flashback Fridays
20 Years of D-Generation X: Parts 1 & 2 (Fri., Aug. 11 and Fri., Aug. 18)
SmackDown Turns 18 (Fri., Aug. 25)
38 Years of Intercontinental Glory (Fri., Sept. 1)
WCW Nitro 22-Year Anniversary (Fri., Sept. 8)
20 Years of Goldberg (Fri, Sept. 15)
Cruiserweight Classic Marathon (Fri., Sept. 22)
Bruno’s Birthday Celebration (Fri., Sept. 29)
Today in History (Fri., Oct. 6)
WWE's Friday the Thirteenth (Fri., Oct. 13)
Happy Birthday to the Bad Guy (Fri., Oct. 20)
Halloween Weekend (Fri., Oct. 27)
22 Giant Years of The Big Show (Fri., Nov. 3)
WWE's American Veterans (Fri., Nov. 10)
Setting the Thanksgiving Table (Fri., Nov. 17)
Thanksgiving: Part 2 (Fri., Nov. 24)
27 Years of The Undertaker (Fri., Dec. 1)

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