Great American Bash 2009

The Bash 2009

The Bash 2009

Date: June 28 2009 | City: Sacramento, California | Venue: ARCO Arena | 11,946

The Great American Bash 2009 name was shortened to simply The Bash 2009. The show had three main attraction bouts. Randy Orton defeating Triple H in a Three Stages of Hell match to retain the WWE Championship. World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk getting disqualified against Jeff Hardy. The final main event match saw John Cena defeating The Miz in the first official encounter between the two.

Also on the card, ECW Champion Tommy Dreamer defending his title against Christian, Jack Swagger, Finlay, and Mark Henry in a Championship Scramble match. Chris Jericho wagering the WWE Intercontinental Championship against Rey Mysterio’s mask. Dolph Ziggler went up against The Great Khali in a No Disqualification match. The Colóns defending the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship against The Legacy and Edge and Chris Jericho in a triple threat match. Finally Michelle McCool challenging Melina for the WWE Women’s Championship.

Dark Match
R-Truth defeated Shelton Benjamin

ECW Championship: Scramble Match
Tommy Dreamer (c) defeated Jack Swagger, Christian, Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) and Finlay to retain the ECW Championship

ECW Championship Scramble Interim Champions
Number Wrestler Entered Pinned Method
1 Jack Swagger 2 Finlay Schoolboy
2 Finlay 3 Jack Swagger Celtic Cross
3 Mark Henry 5 Tommy Dreamer World’s Strongest Slam
4 Jack Swagger 2 Mark Henry Swagger Bomb
Winner Tommy Dreamer 4 Christian DDT

WWE Intercontinental Championship: Mask vs. Title
Rey Mysterio defeated Chris Jericho (c) to capture the WWE Intercontinental Championship

No Disqualification Match
Dolph Ziggler defeated The Great Khali (w/ Ranjin Singh)

Unified WWE Tag Team Championship
Edge and Chris Jericho defeated The Colons: Primo and Carlito and The Legacy: Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase to capture the WWE Unified Tag Team Championship

WWE Women’s Championship
Michelle McCool (w/ Alicia Fox) defeated Melina (c) to capture the WWE Women’s Championship

World Heavyweight Championship
Jeff Hardy defeated CM Punk (c) via Disqualification

Singles Match
John Cena defeated The Miz

WWE Championship: 3 Stages of Hell
Randy Orton (c) defeated Triple H to retain the WWE Championship (2 Falls to 1)

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