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Daily Pro Wrestling History (12/14): Jeff Hardy wins WWE title at Armageddon 2008



Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Henry Ordemann beat Jess Reimer (Westergard) to capture the American Heavyweight Title in 2 out of 3 falls


Miami, Florida:
- Jerry Graham defeated Bobby Wepner to win the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Verne Gagne won the AWA World Heavyweight Champion by defeating The Crusher in 2 out of 3 falls
- Bill Miller drew Moose Evans 
- Tiny Mills & Larry Hennig no contest Rene Goulet & Maurice LaPointe
- Marcel Semard beat Pee Wee Lopez 
- Marquis DeParee beat Lee Mattson 


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel drew Missing Link Pampero Firpo
- Sam Steamboat beat North American Champion Tor Kamata
- Bill Francis & John Tolos beat Steve Strong & Jesse Ventura
- Billy Whitewolf drew Rocky Tamayo
- Don Muraco beat Duke Savage
- Chris Markoff beat Buck Zumhofe


Houston, Texas:
- Gino Hernandez & El Gran Markus defeated Jose Lothario & El Halcon for the NWA American Tag Team Titles

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Greg Gagne
- Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat The Crusher & Steve Olsonoski
- Dino Bravo beat Super Destroyer Mark II
- Mad Dog Vachon no contest Super Destroyer Mark III
- Buck Zumhofe drew Ron Ritchie
- Peter Sandor Szabo beat Chris Curtis


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Gypsy Joe drew Tojo Yamamoto
- Dennis Condrey & Norvell Austin beat Ricky Morton & Roy Rogers
- Dream Machine pinned Ric McCord
- Southern Champ Dutch Mantel beat Stan Lane via DQ
- Southern Tag Champs Bill Dundee & Steve Keirn beat The Cuban & Iranian Assassins via DQ
- Bill Dundee, Ricky Gibson, & Jimmy Valiant beat Sweet Brown Sugar, Bobby Eaton, & The Super Destroyer


Shelby, North Carolina:
- Dick Slater defeated Greg Valentine for the United States Heavyweight Title


Maysville, Kansas:
-Brad & Bart Batten defeated Pork Chop Cash & Colt Steele
- Pat Rose defeated Mitch Snow
- Todd Champion & DJ Peterson defeated Teijo Khan & the Warlord
- The Italian Stallion & Rufus R. Jones defeated the MOD Squad
- Sam Houston fought Bulldog Brown to a no contest

Chicago, Illinois:
- Tim Horner defeated Shaska Whatley
- Brad Armstrong fought Jimmy Garvin to a draw
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Rick Rude
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev
- The Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey
- The Road Warriors co-won a $50,000 Bunkhouse Stampede
- Dusty Rhodes & NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard


Memphis, Tennessee:
- King Cobra beat Mike Davis
- Ron & Don Harris beat Hector Guerrero & Bobby Jaggers via DQ
- The Snowman beat Tommy Lane
- Billy Joe Travis beat Jimmy Jack Funk via DQ
- Southern Tag Champs Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty beat The Nasty Boys
- Bill Dundee beat Teijo Khan via DQ
- Jeff Jarrett beat Manny Fernandez via DQ
- Jerry Lawler beat Curt Hennig
- Manny Fernandez won a battle royal


Richmond, Virginia:
- Tim Horner pinned Bobby Eaton 
- The Master Blasters defeated Steve Armstrong & Tracy Smothers
- Tom Zenk pinned the Motor City Madman
- Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker & Lt. James Earl Wright
- The Junkyard Dog pinned Bill Irwin 
- NWA World Champion Sting pinned Sid Vicious
- NWA US Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner pinned Jimmy Garvin


Dublin, Ireland:
- Oz defeated Steve Regal
- Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated the Diamond Studd & Terrance Taylor
- Johnny B. Badd pinned PN News
- Bill Kazmaier & Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko
- Scott Steiner pinned Mr. Hughes
- Sting pinned WCW US Champion Rick Rude in a non-title match
- WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Rick Steiner


Tokyo, Japan:
- The Hell Raisers (Road Warrior Hawk and "Power Warrior" Kensuke Sasaki) defeated Scott Norton & Tony Halme (aka Ludvig Borga in WWF) for New Japan's IWGP Tag Team Titles

- Sabu defeated The Dirt Bike Kid and Mikey Whipwreck in a triple threat match to win the EWA Jr. Heavyweight title


Kennesaw, Georgia:
- Craig Pittman fought the Gambler to a draw
- Brian Anderson defeated Big Daddy Bradford
- Brian Pillman defeated Steve Austin
- 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma
- Tommy Rich defeated Tom Zenk
- Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce via disqualification


Nagoya, Japan:
- Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Osamu Nishimura defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yutaka Yoshie to win New Japan's IWGP Tag Team Titles
- Heat (Minoru Tanaka) defeated Jado to win the Jr heavyweight title

WWE Armageddon: Orlando, Florida:
- Randy Orton defeated Rob Van Dam to win the Intercontinental Title (Mick Foley was the special referee)
- Ric Flair & Batista won a Tag Team Turmoil match to become the World Tag Team Champions defeating the Dudley Boyz, Scott
  Steiner & Test, Rob Conway & Rene Dupree, Hurricane & Rosey, Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade, Lance Storm & Val Venis
- Triple H defeated champion Bill Goldberg and Kane in a Triple Threat match to win the World Heavyweight Title


WWE Armageddon: Buffalo, New York:
- WWE Raw Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Jesse & Festus
- Vladimir Kozlov pinned ECW World Champion Matt Hardy in a non-title match 
- WWE IC Championship #1 Contender Tournament Finals: CM Punk pinned Rey Mysterio Jr.
- Finlay pinned Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) in a Belfast Brawl 
- Batista pinned Randy Orton 
- WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool, Kelly Kelly, Maria, & Mickie James defeated Maryse, Victoria, Natalya Neidhart, & Jillian Hall 
- World Heavyweight Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho 
- Jeff Hardy defeated Edge and Triple H to win the WWE Championship in a no DQ match


WWE TLC: Cleveland, Ohio:
- Dolph Ziggler defeated Luke Harper in a Ladder Match to win the Intercontinental Title
- Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Mike Mizanin & Damien Sandow via disqualification 
- WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella (w/ Brie Bella) pinned AJ 
- Ryback pinned Kane in a chairs match
- John Cena defeated Seth Rollins in a Tables Match
- Bray Wyatt defeated Dean Ambrose in a TLC Match
- Rusev defeated Jack Swagger in a Chairs match to retain the United States Title