Watch WWE: Night of Champions
WWE: Night of Champions is a pay-per-view event presented by the WWE. The show runs three hours and is the one event where every championship from the World Heavy Weight Championship, WWE Championship, Tag Team Championship, Intercontinental Championship, United States Championship, and Diva's Championship are on the line. The event happens once a year and is taped in front of an audience of roughly 15,000 people and is in a different part of the country every year.
The pay-per-view was once known as Vengeance and has gone through a couple of name changes since 2008. The pay-per-view was known as Vengeance: Night of Champions before changing to WWE: Night of Champion in 2010 and has been known by that name since.
The 2012 WWE: Night of Champions event took place in Boston, Massachusetts on September 16th and was wrapped in controversy as many WWE pay-per-views are. The WWE Champion CM Punk faced the baby face of the company John Cena in Cena's home town. Cena was close to victory when he lost the chance to become the new championship; when CM Punk retained his title due to a draw, when both men were pinned with both men having their shoulders on the mat. In the World Heavy Weight Championship match Sheamuas would defeat Alberto Del Rio ending a feud that lasted for months which gave Del Rio his was the last chance for Del Rio to face Sheamus for the title. Other winners from the night included Eve who become the new Diva's champion after defeating Layla in a story that was wrapped in controversy when Eve replaced Kaitlyn who sustained an ankle injury at the last minute leaving Eve in a prime position to take her place. Antonio Cesero retaining the United States Championship after defeating internet darling Zach Rider. The Miz would win in his match against Rey Mysterio, Sin Cara, and Code Rhodes retaining the Intercontinental Title and Team Hell No would become Tag Team Champions defeating R-Truth and Kofi Kingston. In a non-title match Randy Orton was able to defeated Dolph Ziggler after months of feuding.
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WWE: Night of Champions Full Episode Guide
Daniel Bryan attempts to shatter WWE's glass ceiling when he faces the Apex Predator, Randy Orton. Can Bryan win back the gold that many feel was unfairly ripped from his hands, or will the regime keep its hand-picked champion?
The Prime Time Players have been on a role as of late, but can they take out the dominant team of Shield members Rollins and Reigns?
The Showoff looks to get back into the championship ranks when he faces The Shield's Dean Ambrose for the United States Championship.
After months of personal torment, Curtis Axel is all that stands in the way of CM Punk unleashing fury on his scheming former mentor, Paul Heyman.