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The WWE is celebrating the 10th birthday of the World Heavyweight Championship. The Big One was not considered a continuation of the WCW Title or the Nwa Championship, as it was introduced following Brock Lesnar’s decision only to defend the Undisputed belt on SmackDown. Triple H was subsequently awarded the title on September 2nd 2002.
The belt was defended on Raw until 2005, when Batista was transferred to SmackDown. When Cm Punk cashed in his Mitb opportunity and defeated Edge for the title in 2008, it was taken back to Raw. The title was swapped between the two brands until early 2009, when Edge beat John Cena in a Last Man Standing bout he took the belt to SmackDown, where it has remained ever since.
Despite only being ten-years-old the World Heavyweight Championship has seen numerous classic moments occur when it has been defended. Shawn Michaels victory over Triple H in the first »
- Jamie Callaghan
No it isn’t a misprint or a communication error. It’s not a hoax or a prank. Blink once, blink twice, rub your eyes if you have to (gently of course). Now look at the headline again. Are you smiling? You should be.
At Destination X the 34 year old realised a life long dream and shook the professional wrestling world to its very core. Not just because he beat Bobby Roode, the man with the longest Tna World Championship reign in history, but because of who he is and how he did it. It has long been considered amongst Wrestling fans that if you want to watch the modern day product you are going to have to put up with a lot of pain with not much joy in return. Gone are the days, it seems, that wrestling takes priority over selling merchandise to children or telling people who or what is trending worldwide. »
- Robert MacDonald
2 items from 2012
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