• RAW Wrestler Won His 1st WWE Championship 16 Years Ago Today
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 8, 2006, World Wrestling Entertainment aired ‘New Year’s Revolution 2006’ LIVE on PPV from the Pepsi Arena in Albany, New York.
This was the 2nd out of 3 New Year’s Revolution pay-per-views WWE put on between 2005 and 2007.
At this PPV, Edge cashed-in in the 1st ever Money In The Bank contract (which he won at WrestleMania 21) on John Cena and won his 1st WWE Championship.
Below are the results:
WWE Intercontinental Championship: Ric Flair (c) defeated Edge by DQ
WWE Women’s Championship: Trish Stratus (c) defeated Mickie James
Jerry Lawler defeated Gregory Helms
Triple H defeated Big Show
Shelton Benjamin defeated Viscera
Bra & Panties Gauntlet: Ashley Massaro defeated Candice Michelle, Maria, Torrie Wilson and Victoria
Elimination Chamber – WWE Championship: John Cena (c) defeated Carlito, Chris Masters, Shawn Michaels, Kane and Kurt Angle
Money in the Bank cash-in – WWE Championship: Edge defeated John Cena (c)
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (January 8, 2000) – WWF Jakked / WWF Metal
On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly syndicated TV show ‘WWF Jakked’ (night version) aka ‘WWF Metal’ (afternoon version).
It was pre-taped at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida and featured mid-card matches on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 2000’ PPV.
The match-card can be found right here:
Steve Blackman vs. Cliff Sheets
Crash Holly vs. Taka Michinoku
Ivory vs. Jacqueline
Gangrel & Mideon vs. The Headbangers