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WWE NEWS: New WWE champion at Night of Champions, but for how long?, plus Heyman's new associate, title match results, TNA stars spotlighted, more

Sep 15, 2013 - 10:20:40 PM
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By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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WWE Night of Champions PPV news & notes 9/15

-- Daniel Bryan captured the WWE Title from Randy Orton in the Night of Champions main event. For the finish, Bryan delivered a knee smash to the face, Bryan covered Orton, referee Scott Armstrong fast-counted slightly, and Bryan was declared the winner.

This followed Armstrong being bumped mid-way through the match, referee John Cone temporarily replacing Armstrong, and Armstrong resuming refereeing duties for the finish. It remains to be seen how WWE follows up on the finish Monday night on Raw.

-- No other titles changed hands during the PPV. Alberto Del Rio retained the World Title over Rob Van Dam, Curtis Axel retained the Intercontinental Title over Kofi Kingston, Dean Ambrose retained the U.S. Title over Dolph Ziggler, A.J. Lee retained the Divas Title in a four-way match, and The Shield retained the Tag Titles over the Prime Time Players, who won a #1 contender match on the PPV pre-show.

-- Ryback helped Paul Heyman "beat" C.M. Punk in the heavily-hyped handicap elimination match also featuring Curtis Axel. After Punk submitted Axel, Heyman survived a beating from Punk until Ryback speared Punk through a table. Ryback then draped Heyman on top of Punk for a three count in the No DQ match.

-- Top heel Triple H appeared on the PPV in the opening segment. Hunter introduced the show and had a verbal confrontation with Heyman, who tried to get out of the handicap match.

-- Current TNA stars Sting and Hulk Hogan were spotlighted during the PPV. WWE ran fan polls throughout the PPV, which included Sting winning a poll for Best U.S. champion in history and Hogan winning a poll for Best WWE champion in history.


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