World, Intercontinental, Tag Team, and ECW Titles Change Hands! July 1, 2008Posted by skribbel24 in WWE.
THE NEW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION. CM Punk added a new title to his rapidly growing resume Monday night on Raw. In addition to former ECW Champion and Mr. Money in the Bank, the Straightedge Superstar’s business card now reads “World Heavyweight Champion.” A record 11,560 fans packed the Ford Center as CM Punk cashed in his Mr. Money in the Bank title opportunity and turned the tables on the World Heavyweight Champion, Edge.
THE NEW INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION. As a last-minute opponent for Chris Jericho at Night of Champions, the newly-drafted Kofi Kingston took advantage of a distraction by Shawn Michaels to claim his first-ever WWE title by pinning Y2J.
THE NEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS. At Night of Champions, Cody Rhodes betrayed his partner and mentor, Hardcore Holly, teaming up with Ted DiBiase to defeat the veteran and win gold.
THE NEW ECW CHAMPION. Mark Henry overcame both former ECW Champion Kane and Big Show in a Triple Threat Match at Night of Champions to earn the ECW Title.