WWF / WWE Armageddon Results

Armageddon 99 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – National Car Rental Center – December 12, 1999 (17,054; 15,749 paid; sell out)
Sunday Night Heat – included a segment where the Fabulous Moolah & Mae Young knocked WWF Women’s Champion Ivory into the swimming pool that would be used for the women’s title evening gown match; featured a brawl in the arena between Rikishi & Viscera and the Holly cousins:
Al Snow pinned Test
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; Pro golfer Greg Norman sat ringside for the event:
The Acolytes won an 8-team battle royal by last eliminating Matt & Jeff Hardy at 10:55; other teams included: Edge & Christian, the Dudley Boyz, Grandmaster Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty, Pete Gas & Rodney, the Godfather & Mark Henry, and the Headbangers; order of elimination: Pete Gas by Farooq via a backdrop at 1:49; both Rodney and an interfering Joey Abs were eliminated earlier in the match but the referee failed to notice; Headbanger Mosh by the Godfather via a backdrop at 2:36; Mark Henry by the Acolytes at 3:18; Grandmaster Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty by Edge & Christian at 4:46; Edge by D-Von at 6:06 after pulling Edge off the ring apron; D-Von by Matt at 7:51; Jeff by Farooq via a throw as Bradshaw pulled down the top rope; both Matt and Bradshaw eliminated each other at 8:41 and the match was ordered to continue; Jeff eliminated Farooq with a headscissors at 9:46 but the referee failed to notice; prior to the bout, the Dudley Boyz and Edge & Christian had a brief in-ring brawl and the Hardy Boyz were escorted to the ring by Terri; due to pre-match stipulations, the Acolytes earned a tag team title shot at the Royal Rumble
Kurt Angle pinned Steve Blackman at 6:56 with a German suplex after avoiding an enzuiguri; after the bout, Blackman attacked Angle with a pair of nunchucks
Miss Kitty defeated Jackie, BB, and WWF Women’s Champion Ivory in a swimming pool evening gown match to win the title at 2:57; order of elimination: Jackie by Ivory, BB by Ivory & Kitty; Mae Young and the Fabulous Moolah were the special referees for the bout; after the contest, Miss Kitty took the microphone and said she would not disappoint all the fans that came to see her naked; she then took off her dress, jumped in the pool, came out and pulled down her bra before Sgt. Slaughter and Tony Garea came out to cover her up and escort her backstage; moments later, Mae Young attempted to strip down as well but Slaughter returned to take her backstage
Hardcore & Crash Holly defeated Viscera & Rikishi when Hardcore pinned Rikishi at 4:23 when Hardcore pinned Rikishi after Viscera accidentally hit a spin kick to the back of his own partner; after the bout, Rikishi and Viscera argued over the loss, with Rikishi superkicking Viscera to the floor and the two men brawling briefly until they were broken apart by officials
Val Venis defeated WWF European Champion Davey Boy Smith and D-Lo Brown to win the title at 8:19 by pinning Smith after hitting the Money Shot on both men as D-Lo covered Smith following the Lo Down; the Mean Street Posse escorted the champion to the ring but were sent backstage before the match by referee Teddy Long
Kane (w/ Tori) pinned X-Pac in a steel cage match at 8:13 with the tombstone after slamming the cage door in his opponent’s face and following with a clothesline off the top of the cage; WWF Tag Team Champions the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn came out mid-way through the match, cut open the cage door, and threw in a steel chair and a pair of handcuffs for X-Pac to use; Kane was briefly handcuffed to the cage as X-Pac hit the X-Factor on an interfering Tori; pre-match stipulations stated Kane could only win the match via pinfall but X-Pac could win by escaping the cage or by pinfall (The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane)
Chris Jericho defeated WWF IC Champion Chyna (w/ WWF Women’s Champion Miss Kitty) to win the title at 10:20 via submission with the Walls of Jericho; immediately after the bout, Michael Cole interviewed Jericho backstage where Chyna interrupted and shook the new champion’s hand for being the better wrestler
The Rock & Mankind defeated WWF Tag Team Champions the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn via disqualification at 16:25 when Al Snow interfered and prevented Rock from getting the pinfall after hitting the Rock Bottom on Gunn; earlier in the bout, Snow interfered and hit Mankind with Head, only to be chased to the entrance by Rock and assaulted; after the contest, Rock hit the Rock Bottom on Road Dogg and the Rock Bottom and People’s Elbow on Snow (Allied Powers)
WWF World Champion the Big Show pinned WWF Hardcore Champion the Big Bossman (w/ Albert) with the chokeslam at 3:13; mid-way through the contest, Show hit the chokeslam on Albert through the Spanish announce table; only the world title was at stake in the contest
Triple H pinned Vince McMahon in a no holds barred match at 29:45 by placing one foot on Vince’s chest after Vince pushed his daughter Stephanie, who sat ringside for the match, out of the way and received a sledgehammer blow to the midsection and face; early in the contest, Mankind came ringside with a shopping cart full of weapons for Vince to use; after the contest, Triple H attempted to use the sledgehammer on Stephanie as she tended to her father but then put the weapon down as he and Stephanie embraced, revealing that their feud was a ruse all along; due to pre-match stipulations, Triple H earned a world title shot; had Vince won, the marriage between Triple H and Stephanie would have become null and void (Triple H: That Damn Good, Mr. McMahon)

Armageddon 00 – Birmingham, AL – Boutwell Auditorium – December 10, 2000 (14,920)
Sunday Night Heat – featured an in-ring promo by WWF Commissioner Mick Foley in which he once again said he would resign if anyone was seriously injured in the night’s main event:
Scotty 2 Hotty (w/ Grandmaster Sexay) pinned D-Lo Brown (w/ Tiger Ali Singh & Chaz) with the Worm
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included clips throughout the show from previous Hell in a Cell matches; featured a pretaped segment in which Kevin Kelly interviewed the Undertaker inside the Hell in a Cell regarding the main event; included Vince McMahon, along with Gerald Brisco and Pat Patterson, cutting an in-ring promo in which he protested the Hell in a Cell main event and said that both Mick Foley and the fans would be blamed for the destruction the match would cause; featured Shawn Michaels at WWF New York in which he gave his comments on being in Hell in a Cell and the night’s main event; several members of the XFL’s Birmingham Bolts were in attendance for the show; included a pretaped segment in which Jim Ross spoke to Steve Austin about Hell in a Cell:
WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero, & Perry Saturn (w/ Terri) defeated Lita, Matt & Jeff Hardy in an elimination match at 8:03; Jeff pinned Guerrero at 2:56 with the Swanton after Lita hit the Twist of Fate behind the referee’s back; Saturn pinned Jeff at 3:41 with the DVD after catching Hardy as Hardy attempted a springboard splash in the corner; Matt pinned Saturn with a kick to the midsection and the Twist of Fate at 5:07; Malenko pinned Matt with a roll up at 5:33 after sending Hardy into Lita, knocking Lita to the floor; Malenko defeated Lita via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf; after the bout, Malenko threw Lita to the floor before the Hardy Boyz returned to the ring to scare him from ringside; moments later, Michael Cole interviewed Lita at ringside during which she said she knew she could beat Malenko (Divas in Hedonism, Lita: It Just Feels Right)
WWF European Champion William Regal pinned Hardcore Holly at 4:59 after Raven interfered and hit the DDT on the challenger behind the referee’s back
Val Venis (w/ WWF Women’s Champion Ivory) pinned Chyna with a kick to the midsection and the fisherman’s suplex at 5:02 while Chyna was distracted by chasing an interfering Ivory around the ring; after the bout, Chyna pulled Ivory back inside the ring and attempted to hit a powerbomb but was attacked from behind by Venis who hit a back suplex
Chris Jericho defeated Kane in a Last Man Standing match at 16:45 after shoving a stack of barrels, part of the entrance stage set, onto Kane and then standing on top of the barrels as referee Teddy Long gave the 10-count (The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane)
Edge & Christian defeated WWF Tag Team Champions the Goodfather & Bull Buchanon (w/ Steven Richards), the Road Dogg & K-Kwick, and the Dudley Boyz to win the titles at 9:42 when Edge pinned Bubba Ray after hitting the spear and Christian following with the Unprettier behind the referee’s back
Chris Benoit defeated WWF IC Champion Billy Gunn to win the title at 10:01 via submission with the Crippler Crossface
WWF Women’s Champion Ivory defeated Trish Stratus and Molly Holly at 2:11 by pinning Trish after Molly powerbombed Trish but was thrown to the floor by the champion; after the match, the Acolytes made their return by saving Crash Holly from an attack by Test & Albert after T&A came out and cornered Molly (Divas in Hedonism)
WWF World Champion Kurt Angle defeated Steve Austin, Rikishi, the Undertaker, the Rock, and Triple H in a Hell in a Cell bout at 32:10 by pinning the Rock after Austin hit the Stunner on the Rock but was prevented by making the cover by Triple H; mid-way through the bout, Vince McMahon had a truck driven to the ring so he could dismantle the cage; moments later, Mick Foley came out and had McMahon sent backstage before the cage could be taken down; late in the bout, the Undertaker chokeslammed Rikishi from the top of the cage down onto the bed of the truck; after the match, Austin hit the Stunner on Angle (Hell in a Cell, The Atittude Era)

Armageddon 02 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Office Depot Center – December 15, 2002 (9,000)
Sunday Night Heat: Jeff Hardy pinned D-Lo Brown at 4:56
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary for the Raw matches and Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary for the Smackdown! matches; included footage from Sunday Night Heat of Josh Matthews interviewing Brock Lesnar backstage in which Lesnar said he would make an impact during the Big Show / Kurt Angle WWE World Title match; featured a backstage segment in which WWE World Champion the Big Show & Paul Heyman spoke backstage about Lesnar’s comments, with Heyman telling Show to focus on Angle and Heyman would speak to Stephanie McMahon about Lesnar; included Heyman speaking with Stephanie regarding Lesnar’s suspension being lifted; featured an in-ring segment with Dawn Marie & Al Wilson in which Dawn showed footage of what happened between her and Torrie Wilson in Dawn’s hotel room; after they were shown kissing, Al demanded Dawn to stop showing the clip and Dawn accepting, with the crowd then chanting “asshole” before the two left the ring; included Kurt Angle looking for Lesnar’s lockerroom backstage; featured John Cena, with Bull Buchanon, cutting a rap in the entranceway; included Angle trying to talk Lesnar into being in his corner for his match against Big Show, with Lesnar being vague in his answer; Angle then had Lesnar watch the finish of his title loss to Show at Survivor Series and walked off; featured Rob Van Dam at The World in which he picked Shawn Michaels to beat Triple H in the night’s main event:
Booker T & Goldust defeated Lance Storm & William Regal, the Dudley Boyz, and WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & Christian in an elimination match to win the titles at 16:45; Regal pinned Bubba at 5:18 by grabbing the tights for leverage after Storm hit a top rope legdrop as Bubba covered Christian following the 3D; Goldust pinned Regal with a powerslam at 6:33; Booker pinned Jericho with the Book End as Jericho attempted to hit Booker with one of the title belts
Edge defeated Albert via disqualification at 7:13 when Albert hit Edge in the leg with a steel chair after kicking out of Edge’s spear; after the bout, Edge assaulted Albert with the chair, repeatedly hitting him with it
Chris Benoit defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 16:48 after reversing an attempt at the El Passo Lasso, despite interference late in the bout from WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Batista (w/ Ric Flair) pinned Kane with a kick to the midsection and the sit-down powerbomb at 6:39 after Kane threw Flair into the ring and began assaulting him (Batista: I Walk Alone)
WWE Women’s Champion Victoria defeated Trish Stratus and Jackie by pinning Jackie at 4:25 after hitting Trish in the head with the title belt as Trish had Jackie covered following a clothesline; after the bout, Victoria put on Trish’s felt cowboy hat at ringside (Victoria’s first appearance using TATU’s “All the Things She Said” as her theme music)
Kurt Angle pinned WWE World Champion the Big Show (w/ Paul Heyman) to win the title at 12:37 after Brock Lesnar interfered, dropped Show with the F5, and chased Heyman backstage, moments after Albert interfered and dropped Angle with the backbreaker
Triple H defeated World Heavyweight Champion Shawn Michaels in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match to win the title at 38:33; fall #1 – Triple H pinned Michaels in a hardcore match at 20:35 with the Pedigree after clipping the champion’s injured leg; fall #2 – Michaels pinned Triple H in a steel cage match at 31:05 following a splash off the top of the cage through a table set up in the ring after hitting the superkick on both the challenger and an interfering Ric Flair, who returned ringside mid-way through the fall after being ejected before the match; after the fall, a bloody Flair was helped backstage by referees; fall #3 – Triple H defeated Michaels in a ladder match after knocking the champion off the ladder – sending him over the top rope through three tables set up outside the ring (Triple H: The King of Kings)

Armageddon 03 (Raw) – Orlando, FL – TD Waterhouse Center – December 14, 2003 (9,000)
Sunday Night Heat – featured a backstage confrontation between Maven and Matt Hardy regarding Hardy costing Lita a match on Raw with both men agreeing to a match later in the night:
Rico (w/ Jackie Gayda) pinned John Heidenreich with a modified neckbreaker at 1:30 after Heidenreich became distracted by Jackie on the ring apron (Armageddon 03)
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Lilian Garcia opening the broadcast by singing the National Anthem; included Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; featured footage and interviews from the WWE press conference earlier in the week in Los Angeles promoting the upcoming Smackdown! broadcast in Iraq, with appearances by Bradshaw, the Big Show, John Cena, Sable, Torrie Wilson, and Vince McMahon:
Booker T pinned Mark Henry (w/ Teddy Long) with a kick to the midsection and the scissors kick at 9:22 after Henry hit the corner; Henry sustained the scissors kick earlier in the bout but kicked out of the cover
Randy Orton (w/ Ric Flair) pinned WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam to win the title at 17:59 with the RKO after dropkicking the champion as he was perched on the top, causing him to crotch himself across the top turnbuckle, moments after guest referee Mick Foley prevented Flair from interfering with a pair of brass knuckles; prior to the bout, Foley came out and announced that the petition to bring back Steve Austin had one million signatures and that it was something to be celebrated; Stacy Keibler then came out in a cheerleader outfit and pom poms to celebrate with Foley; moments later, Orton & Ric Flair came out to interrupt, with Orton saying Austin was gone for good because of his win at Survivor Series; in response, Foley took off his jacket to reveal his referee shirt and said the IC title match would take place immediately (Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator)
Chris Jericho & Christian defeated Trish Stratus & Lita at 6:38 when Christian pinned Trish with a roll up after Jericho helped Trish to her feet
Shawn Michaels pinned Batista (w/ Ric Flair) at 12:21 with the superkick after blocking an attempt at the sit-down powerbomb, then falling on top of Batista for the win; with the way Michaels fell his shoulders were also down during the cover but no issue was made of it; moments later, with Batista and Flair still inside the ring, Matt Hardy and Maven were introduced for their match and began brawling at ringside; Hardy eventually threw Maven inside the ring where he was assaulted by Batista and sustained two sit-down powerbombs; after being checked out by referees and the trainer, Maven was deemed unable to compete; Hardy then shoved the referees out of the way, counted his own pinfall, grabbed a mic, and announced himself as the winner; moments later, Flair was shown encouraging Batista backstage, saying they would be leaving the arena with belts around their waists (Batista: I Walk Alone)
Ric Flair & Batista defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz, Scott Steiner & Test, Rob Conway & Rene Dupree, the Hurricane & Rosey, Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade, and Lance Storm & Val Venis to win the titles in a tag team turmoil match at 21:32; Hurricane pinned Conway at 3:18 with a splash off Rosey’s shoulders; Jindrak pinned Hurricane with a roll up at 3:35 by sneaking up behind him after Jindrak & Cade came through the crowd; Jindrak pinned Venis at 10:55 after Cade swept Venis’ leg out during a suplex into the ring and held the foot down during the cover; Bubba Ray pinned Jindrak following the 3D at 12:19; D-Von pinned Test at 19:27 after Bubba hit the Bubba Bomb; after the Dudleyz were announced as the winners, Eric Bischoff came out and said there was one more team left to enter the match – Ric Flair & Batista; Batista pinned D-Von with the sit-down powerbomb as Flair had Bubba caught in the figure-4
WWE Women’s Champion Molly Holly pinned Ivory at 4:24 with a rolling reverse cradle after Ivory sent the champion into the corner and rolled her up
Triple H defeated Kane and World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg to win the title at 19:30 by pinning Goldberg after Kane hit the chokeslam on the champion and was pulled out to the floor by Batista; earlier in the bout, both Ric Flair and Randy Orton interfered on behalf of Triple H but were beaten down by Goldberg; after the contest, Evolution posed with all four of their newly-won championship belts on the entrance stage

Armageddon (Smackdown!) – Duluth, GA – Gwinnett Center – December 12, 2004 (4,500)
Sunday Night Heat – featured a backstage segment with Kurt Angle, Mark Jindrak, & Luther Reigns in which they discussed their handicap match against the Big Show later in the night; included Josh Matthews conducting an interview with WWE Cruiserweight Champion Spike Dudley about his title defense against Sho Funaki later in the night:
Billy Kidman & Akio defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Paul London at 5:44 when Akio pinned Guerrero with a spin kick after Chavo knocked Kidman to the floor with a clothesline (Armageddon 04)
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary; included a backstage promo by Daniel Puder regarding his boxing fight against Mike Mizanin later in the show; featured a backstage promo by Mizanin regarding his fight with Puder; included a backstage segment with Eddie Guerrero and Booker T about their participation in the main event and facing both John Bradshaw Layfield and the Undertaker, with Taker eventually appearing and then walking past Guerrero and Booker; featured an ad for WWE 24/7; included a backstage segment with Charlie Haas and Jackie Gayda regarding Gayda’s match against Dawn Marie later in the night, with Haas visibly frustrated over his loss earlier in the show; featured a backstage segment with the Big Show and Joy Giovanni in which Joy kissed Show good luck before his match; included footage from last year’s ‘Christmas with the Troops’ special as a promo for the next special in two weeks; featured a backstage segment in which Sho Funaki interviewed himself about his match against WWE Cruiserweight Champion Spike Dudley later in the night, during which Spike confronted him and said he could never beat him; included a backstage segment in which JBL’s cabinet tried to cheer him up before his title defense:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree at 17:13 when RVD pinned Dupree with the Five Star Frog Splash after a 619 from Mysterio; Hiroku was in the challengers’ corner early on but was chased backstage by Torrie Wilson at the 8-minute mark
Kurt Angle Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Santa Claus via submission with the ankle lock at the 27-second mark in an unscheduled bout
Tough Enough Challenge: Daniel Puder defeated Mike Mizanin in a 3-round boxing match via crowd decision; prior to the match, Teddy Long came out and hyped up the audience for the boxing fight; Al Snow did guest commentary for the bout; after the bout, Long led the crowd in deciding who the winner was; moments later, Snow conducted an in-ring interview with Mizanin and Puder about the fight and their chances of winning Tough Enough the next week on Smackdown!
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly at 6:53 in an unadvertised match when Danny pinned Holly with an inside cradle after the Bashams switched places in the ring as Holly and Haas were distracted by Jackie Gayda and Dawn Marie fighting on the floor, both of whom came ringside late in the match; after the bout, Holly berated his partner for not paying attention to the match
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Jesus (w/ Carlito Carribean Cool) in a streetfight with the FU at 7:51 after hitting the challenger over the head with a trash can lid and a piece of wood; during the contest, Jesus was only able to put up a very small offense; after the bout, Cena reclaimed his steel chain and knocked Carlito out with it; it was prior to the bout that Cena debuted his new custom spinner championship belt (Jesus’ last appearance)
Dawn Marie pinned Jackie Gayda at 1:44 with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage; after the bout, guest referee Charlie Haas grabbed the mic, admitted he was having an affair with Dawn Marie and called off the engagement with Jackie; Haas then got down on his knee with the engagement ring he gave Jackie – as though he was going to propose to Dawn – but then called her a slut and left both women in the ring
The Big Show defeated Kurt Angle, Mark Jindrak, & Luther Reigns in a handicap match at 9:58 by pinning Jindrak with an F5 after kicking the steel ring steps into Angle’s face as Angle was on the floor
Sho Funaki pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Spike Dudley to win the title at 9:31 with a roll over; after the bout, Funaki hugged the English and Spanish commentary teams
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Eddie Guerrero, the Undertaker, and Booker T in a No DQ match at 25:34 by pinning Booker with the Clothesline from Hell, moments after John Heidenreich pulled Taker out of the ring and locked him in a cobra clutch; Heidenreich appeared late in the bout and assaulted Taker in the ring before watching the remainder of the match from ringside, then pulling Taker to the floor during the closing moments; pre-match stipulations stated JBL’s cabinet was banned from ringside for the duration of the match; after the match, JBL left through the crowd (The Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century)

Armageddon (Smackdown!) – Providence, RI – Dunkin Donuts Center – December 18, 2005 (8,000)
Sunday Night Heat: Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki via submission with a dragon sleeper at 3:30
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary; included video recaps of the Undertaker’s Hell in a Cell battles with Mick Foley, Rikishi, and Shawn Michaels; featured an in-ring segment with Teddy Long & Palmer Canon in which Long thanked the fans for their continued support, with Canon introducing Santa Claus and an elf, with Vito, as Santa, and Nunzio, as the elf, coming out; Santa Vito then said he wouldn’t be coming to Providence and Nunzio Elf said he wanted a tag team title or cruiserweight title shot for Christmas; Canon agreed they deserved a present, with the Boogeyman then coming out; Boogeyman then attacked both men, pulled a handful of worms out of Santa’s bag, and stuffed them down Vito’s mouth; included Josh Matthews at The Friendly Tap bar with former referee Tim White in which footage was shown of the Chris Jericho / Triple H Hell in a Cell match that ended his refereeing career; moments later, White explained that the injury ruined his life, walked off camera with a shotgun, and a gunshot was heard:
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) pinned Matt Hardy at 6:45 with the Clothesline from Hell after throwing Hardy into an unprotected turnbuckle and following with a clothesline in the corner; before the bout, JBL cut a lengthy in-ring promo on Hardy until he was interrupted by Hardy’s entrance
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis at 8:56 when Mercury pinned Crazy following the Snapshot
Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Chris Benoit defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell) via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 20:11 after reversing a Bookend attempt into a DDT; Benoit: 1, Booker: 3
Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill in a handicap match at 3:38 by pinning Birchill with the Dominator
Kid Kash pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera to win the title at 9:26 with a brainbuster after avoiding a somersault legdrop off the top
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions – World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match at 8:39 when Kane pinned Mysterio with a chokeslam as Batista and Show fought on the floor
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) in a Hell in a Cell match at 30:30 after hitting both Randy and an interfering Bob with the urn before dropping each man with the tombstone; after the bout, Taker climbed the cell and posed with the urn as the show came to a close (Hell in a Cell, The Undertaker’s Most Dangerous Matches)

Armageddon (Smackdown!) – Richmond, VA – Coliseum – December 17, 2006 (8,200; 7,100 paid)
Oleg Prudius pinned Scotty 2 Hotty
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Michael Cole & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long, Layla, Ashley, Kristal, and Jillian Hall in which Long said Santa Claus was on hand and the four would compete in a naughty or nice match later in the show; featured a backstage promo by Chavo Guerrero Jr., alongside Vickie Guerrero in a neckbrace, regarding his upcoming match against WWE US Champion Chris Benoit; included a backstage segment with Booker T and Finlay in which they discussed their previous problems and their match later in the show against WWE World Champion John Cena & World Heavyweight Champion Batista; moments later, Sharmell came in to make sure the two got along; featured a segment in which Santa Claus came out throwing candy canes to ringside fans before introducing the naughty or nice lingerie contest and participants Kristal, Layla, Jillian, and Ashley, with Ashley getting the most cheers but Santa said everyone was a winner; moments later, Santa revealed himself as Big Dick Johnson, wearing only a thong, and danced with Jillian, Layla, and Ashley all the way backstage:
Kane defeated MVP in an Inferno match at 8:15 when Kane put a choke on MVP outside the ring and walked him backwards into the flame; prior to the bout, a video package aired recapping MVP’s arrival to Smackdown, feud with Kane, and recent victories over Kane
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury, WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy, and William Regal & Dave Taylor in a ladder match at 20:13 when London grabbed the belts after knocking Matt off the ladder; the match was scheduled as London & Kendrick vs. Regal & Taylor but Teddy Long appeared before the bout and announced it would now be a ladder match and the Hardys and MNM would also be involved; prior to the contest, MNM was escorted to the ring by Melina; Mercury was taken out of the match at the 10-minute mark after a ladder collided with his face, fracturing his nose in several places; voted PWInsider.com Match of the Year (The Ladder Match)
The Boogeyman pinned Mike Mizanin with the tree slam at 2:51; after the bout, Boogeyman dropped worms from his mouth into that of the Miz
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero, in a neckbrace) via submission with the Sharpshooter at 12:16, moments after attempting to apply the hold on an interfering Vickie
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Jimmy Wayne Yang at 10:52 with a falling knee to the face after avoiding a corkscrew splash off the top
The Undertaker defeated Ken Kennedy in a Last Ride match at 19:08 after dropping Kennedy with a tombstone onto the roof of the hearse; prior to the bout, Kennedy cut an in-ring promo saying he would defeat the Undertaker for the third time (The Undertaker’s Most Dangerous Matches)
WWE World Champion John Cena & World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell) & Finlay at 11:26 when Batista pinned Booker with the sit-down powerbomb; late in the bout, Finlay’s midget attempted to interfere on behalf of Finlay but only kicked himself in the head and then went back underneath the ring

Armageddon 07 – Pittsburgh, PA – Mellon Arena – December 16, 2007 (about 12,500; about 11,000 paid; announced as 14,189; sell out)
Jesse & Festus defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in a non-title match
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw, Michael Cole & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary for Smackdown!, and Joey Styles & Tazz on commentary for ECW; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy regarding his match against Triple H later in the show; featured a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero and Edge in which Vickie had her office decorated for Edge’s upcoming world title victory; included an ad for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view; featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion Randy Orton regarding his title defense later in the night against Chris Jericho and facing either Triple H or Hardy at the Royal Rumble; included a backstage promo by the Great Khali & Runjin Singh regarding Khali’s bout against Finlay later in the show; featured an ad for the 12/24 ‘Tribute to the Troops;’ included an ad for WrestleMania 24 tickets being available:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE US Champion MVP via count-out at 11:29 when he walked out of the bout after sustaining a headscissors off the apron to the floor; after the match, Mysterio hit the 619 on the champion
Big Daddy V (w/ Matt Striker) & Mark Henry defeated ECW World Champion CM Punk & Kane at 10:41 when V pinned Punk after catching him coming off the top and hitting a Samoan Drop after Punk knocked Striker off the apron
Shawn Michaels pinned Ken Kennedy at 15:16 with the superkick after Kennedy hurt his injured left hand by throwing a punch
WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy pinned Triple H in a non-title match at 15:26 by reversing an attempt at the Pedigree into a roll over; due to pre-match stipulations, Hardy earned a WWE World Title shot at the Royal Rumble; after the bout, Hardy celebrated in the front row (Twist of Fate: The Matt & Jeff Hardy Story, Jeff Hardy: My Life My Rules)
Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned the Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) at 6:05 after Hornswoggle interfered and hit a low blow with the shillelagh and Finlay followed with a blow to the head
Chris Jericho defeated WWE World Champion Randy Orton via disqualification at 15:04 when John Bradshaw Layfield interfered and kicked Jericho in the head as Orton had been caught in the Walls of Jericho over 20 seconds; mid-way through the match, Orton threw Jericho into JBL at the commentary table, with Jericho shoving JBL aside moments later; after the bout, JBL left ringside and Orton dropped Jericho with the RKO
WWE Women’s Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Mickie James with the cradle suplex at 4:57; prior to the bout, Jillian Hall interrupted the ring introductions, made mention of her iTunes-exclusive Christmas album, and began to sing until she was cut off by Mickie’s ring music, with Jillian then leaving ringside
Edge defeated World Heavyweight Champion Batista and the Undertaker to win the title in a No DQ match at 13:02 by pinning Batista after twice hitting Taker with a steel chair after Batista sustained the tombstone; Michael Cole & Tazz, subbing for John Bradshaw Layfield, provided commentary for the bout; mid-way through the match, Edge rang the ring bell as Batista was caught in Taker’s triangle choke, distracting Taker enough to break the hold; late in the bout, two men dressed as Edge appeared from underneath the ring and aided in distracting Batista and Taker (The History of the World Heavyweight Championship)

Armageddon 08 – Buffalo, NY – HSBC Arena – December 14, 2008 (11,000 paid)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Jesse & Festus
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Jim Ross & Tazz on commentary for Smackdown!, Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw, and Todd Grisham & Matt Striker on commentary for ECW; included a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero, WWE World Champion Edge, and Chavo Guerrero Jr. in which Edge went to get ready for his match; moments later, Chavo asked Vickie how she and Edge were able to take Jeff Hardy out the night before Survivor Series, with Vickie insisting they had nothing to do with it; featured a text poll in which fans could vote on who they thought was responsible for attacking Jeff – Edge, Triple H, Vladimir Kozlov, or other; included a backstage segment with Eve, Finlay, and Hornswoggle in which Finlay asked that Hornswoggle stay backstage during his match with Mark Henry; featured ads for the 2009 Royal Rumble; included a backstage promo by Jeff regarding his WWE World Title match later in the show; featured an in-ring segment in which John Bradshaw Layfield introduced Shawn Michaels as his newest employee; moments later, Michaels came out and said he had invested a lot of money in the stock market and had given to every cause he could; Michaels said he took JBL up on his offer because he didn’t know how many years he had left and didn’t want to become another wrestling tragedy; he then said if the price he had to pay was to hear the fans call him a sell out, then he would pay it; JBL and Michaels then shook hands before JBL left the ring; included Eve conducting a backstage interview with Randy Orton regarding his match with Batista later in the night, with Cody Rhodes & Manu then appearing and saying Batista wasn’t on their level; Orton ended up not speaking during the segment; several members of the Buffalo Bills were in attendance for the show; featured an ad for the Dec. 20 “Tribute to the Troops” on NBC; included a backstage segment with Melina, Candice Michelle, Brie & Nikki Bella, and Tiffany, with Charlie Haas, as Santa Claus, then appearing with gifts for all of them; moments later, Santino Marella & WWE Women’s Champion Beth Phoenix appeared, with Santino bragging about Phoenix being the Diva of the Year and claiming he would get the next present; the Boogeyman then appeared, scaring Santino out of the locker room where Goldust appeared and kissed Santino underneath the mistletoe; several referees, IRS, Jesse & Festus then appeared and helped sing “We Wish You a Merry Christmas;” Ken Kennedy then appeared and advised the fans not to do drugs, in reference to the previous segment, and to watch “Behind Enemy Lines: Columbia,” on DVD Jan. 6; featured a video package highlighting the previous Monday’s Slammy Awards; included an ad for “Prince of Persia;” featured the results of the text poll in which Edge took 65%, Triple H took 7%, Kozlov took 5%, and other took 23%:
Vladimir Kozlov pinned ECW World Champion Matt Hardy in a non-title match at 9:03 with a headbutt and spinebuster after dropping Hardy face-first onto the ringpost
WWE IC Championship #1 Contender Tournament Finals: CM Punk pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 12:16 with a reversal into the Go To Sleep; prior to the bout, still photos were shown from Punk & Kofi Kingston losing the WWE Raw Tag Team Titles the previous night to John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in Hamilton, Ontario; Lilian Garcia introduced Punk as one half of the tag team champions; WWE IC Champion William Regal & Layla sat ringside for the match; Mysterio busted his mouth as a result of the finish; after the bout, Punk and Mysterio hugged
Finlay pinned Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) in a Belfast Brawl at 9:40 after hitting him with a shillelagh, thrown to him by Hornswoggle, who appeared late in the match; during the final minutes, Henry broke both Finlay’s initial shillelagh and a kendo stick over his knee
Batista pinned Randy Orton with the sit-down powerbomb at 16:42 after holding onto the ropes to prevent a move by Orton; prior to the bout, Orton was escorted to the ring by Cody Rhodes & Manu but they were ejected from ringside early in the match after attacking Batista on the floor (Batista: I Walk Alone)
WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool, Kelly Kelly, Maria, & Mickie James defeated Maryse, Victoria, Natalya Neidhart, & Jillian Hall at 4:35 when Michelle pinned Jillian with a piledriver into a face-first slam, moments after tagging Maria out of the match; all three commentary teams provided play-by-play for the match; after the bout, the Great Khali, with Runjin Singh, came out for the Kiss Cam, with Michelle being picked to kiss Khali but Michelle then leaving ringside; moments later, Singh said Mickie, Maria, and Kelly were too intimidated to kiss Khali but he had a back up; Mae Young then came out, jumped on Khali, and kissed him
World Heavyweight Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho via submission with the STFU after reversing the Walls of Jericho at 12:44; after the bout, Cena celebrated with several members of the Buffalo Bills who sat ringside (WWE Superstar Collection: John Cena)
Jeff Hardy defeated WWE World Champion Edge and Triple H to win the title in a No DQ match at 17:20 by pinning Edge following a Swanton onto both opponents after Triple H dropped the champion with the Pedigree and made the cover; late in the bout, Vladimir Kozlov interfered, with ECW World Champion Matt Hardy then brawling with Kozlov all the way backstage; after the bout, Hardy scaled to the top of the entrance stage set to celebrate (Jeff Hardy: My Life My Rules)