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Former WWE Star Becomes Double Champion – Wins IWGP US Heavyweight Title

Cody Rhodes

• WWE HISTORY (September 30, 2005) – WWE Friday Night SmackDown!

On this day in 2005, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown!’.

It was broadcasted from the Entertainment Center in Laredo, Texas and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE No Mercy 2005’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

– JBL & Mr. Kennedy vs. Rey Mysterio & Hardcore Holly

– Melina vs. Christy Hemme

– Orlando Jordan vs. Booker T. vs. Christian

– The Undertaker vs. “Cowboy” Bob Orton

– Road Warrior Animal & Heidenreich vs. Batista & Eddie Guerrero

– Bobby Lashley vs. Russell Simpson

• WWE HISTORY (September 30, 2004) – WWE SmackDown!

On this day in 2004, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.

It was broadcasted from the Kansas Coliseum in Wichita, Kansas and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE No Mercy 2004’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

– Dudley Boyz v Charlie Haas & Rico

– Booker T v Paul London

– Hardcore Holly v JBL

– Spike Dudley v Nunzio

– Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns v Eddie Guerrero & RVD

• Former WWE Star Becomes Double Champion – Wins IWGP US Heavyweight Title

At tonight’s NJPW Fighting Spirit Unleashed event, NWA World Heavyweight Champion Cody Rhodes defeated Juice Robinson to win the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship.

Cody is a double champion now. You can watch the finish below:

Earlier in the night, The Young Bucks lost the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Titles to Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa).

Guerrillas of Destiny Tama Tonga Tanga Loa Defeat Young Bucks To Win IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Titles Haku NJPW Fighting Spirit Unleashed

        
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