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John Cena Picks Up Big Win On SmackDown Live, Earns WWE Title Match On PPV

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 27, 2000) – WWF No Way Out 2000

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 27, 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘No Way Out’ event LIVE on PPV from the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

This pay-per-view featured Mick Foley’s official retirement after he lost a Title vs. Career match. He would still return to the ring occasionally as a part timer after this, until he retired for good 12 years later in 2012.

Here are the results:

WWF Intercontinental Championship
Kurt Angle defeated Chris Jericho (c)

WWF Tag Team Championship
The Dudley Boyz defeated The New Age Outlaws (c)

Mark Henry defeated Viscera

#1 contenders
Edge & Christian defeated The Hardy Boyz

Tazz defeated Big Boss Man via DQ

No Holds Barred
X-Pac defeated Kane

Too Cool defeated The Radicalz

#1 contender
Big Show defeated The Rock

Hell in a Cell – Title vs. Career
Triple H (c) defeated Cactus Jack

• John Cena Picks Up Big Win On SmackDown Live, Earns WWE Title Match On PPV

In the main event of tonight’s SmackDown Live, 16 time WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena faced WWE Champion AJ Styles in a non-Title match with the stipulation being that Cena would get added to the WWE Title match at FastLane 2018 if he wins.

Cena ended up winning the match after hitting the third Attitude Adjustment of the match and the WWE Title match at FastLane 2018 is now a 6 Pack Challenge.

After the match, Baron Corbin, Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn attacked Cena. Dolph Ziggler then came out to make the save and fought off the heels. Ziggler, Styles & Cena stood tall after this.

Ziggler then attacked Styles and this led to Cena hitting an AA on Ziggler to end SmackDown Live.

        
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