On 19th September 2010, Night of Champions is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. The concept of the show was that every championship in the company was defended at the event which is similar to the previous three events. It was the tenth annual event under the Vengeance/Night of Champions chronology. To feature a non-title match, it was also the first Night of Champions event. Seven matches took place which is given below chronologically.
Highlights of WWE Night of Champions 2010:
- Dolph Ziggler (c) defeated Kofi Kingston – Singles match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship. If Ziggler was counted out or disqualified, Kingston would win the title.
- The Big Show defeated CM Punk – Singles match
- Daniel Bryan defeated The Miz (c) – Singles match for the WWE United States Championship
- Michelle McCool (Women’s) defeated Melina (Divas) – Title Unification Lumberjill Match for the WWE Women’s Championship and the WWE Divas Championship
- Kane (c) defeated The Undertaker – No Holds Barred Match for the World Heavyweight Championship
- “Dashing” Cody Rhodes & Drew McIntyre defeated The Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd) (c), Jimmy and Jey Uso, Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov, and Evan Bourne & Mark Henry – Tag Team Turmoil match for the WWE Tag Team Championship
- Randy Orton defeated Sheamus (c), Wade Barrett, Edge, John Cena & Chris Jericho – Six-Pack Challenge Elimination Match for the WWE Championship.
Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett vs. Edge vs. Randy Orton vs. John Cena vs. Chris Jericho:
Eliminations: Jericho (1:20), Edge (15:00), Cena (18:50), Barrett (20:30)
Result: Randy Orton pins Sheamus with the RKO. (21:35)
Sheamus, the first contestant entered in the ring. With his usual thunderous mixed reaction, Cena came out next. Jericho starts on fire as he tacitly by taking down Orton for an early cover. Edge followed, who got a good pop from the crowd. After Edge, Jericho was next, who also got a decent pop, followed by Wade Barrett. At last, Randy Orton came out with a bid pop, by this one can conclude that WWE has been positioning him as their top star on RAW. Cena gets involved as Barrett and Edge fight to ringside. Orton punches the RKO on Jericho and pins him within seconds by eliminating Chris Jericho from the Six Pack Challenge and fans are chanting ‘Y2J! Y2J! Y2J!’
After the elimination of Chris Jericho, match has been paused to watch Jericho exit. No one over there believe that Jericho’s been eliminated so quickly. Wade Barrett is in the ring after the Jericho stuff. All of other contestants beat him and clear him from the ring. Using their combined skills this time on Barrett, Sheamus and Edge continue their alliance on the outside of the ring. Sheamus confidently goes at Cena and he perches Cena on the top rope to set him up for a High Cross. Cena and Edge get Sheamus out of the ring. Now, The Nexus hits the rings and attacks Cena. This leads to Wade Barrett pinning John Cena and he is eliminated from the Six Pack Challenge. Nexus tries to shift focus to Orton, but Cena sticks around to help Orton fight them off. The RKO is hit by Orton on Sheamus and pins him. Sheamus is eliminated. Randy Orton is considered as a new WWE Champion.
Video of Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett vs. Edge vs. Randy Orton vs. John Cena vs. Chris Jericho from YouTube:
Table showing WWE Night of Champions 2010 results:
|WWE Night of Champions 2010 Matches||Winner|
|1. Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett vs. Edge vs. Randy Orton vs. John Cena vs. Chris Jericho in a Six-Pack Elimination Challenge for the WWE Championship.||Randy Orton|
|2. Team LayCool (Layla or Michelle McCool) (Women’s) vs. Melina (Divas) in a Title Unification Lumberjill Match for the WWE Women’s Championship and the WWE Divas Championship.||Team LayCool|
|3. Kane vs. The Undertaker in a Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship.||Kane|
|4. The Miz vs. Daniel Bryan in a Singles match for the WWE United States Championship.||Daniel Bryan|
|5. The Big Show vs. CM Punk in a singles match.||The Big Show|
|6. Dolph Ziggler vs. Kofi Kingston. in a Singles match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship. If Ziggler gets counted-out or disqualified, he will lose the title.||Dolph Ziggler|
Video of WWE Night of Champions 2010 Highlights from YouTube:
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