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Christmas in Iraq 2003


December 20, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq
Camp Victory drawing 5,000 ($0)
Shown December 25, 2003 (3.0) on UPN
  1. The Acolytes beat Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin (4:38) when Bradshaw pinned Haas.

  2. Rikishi pinned Rhyno (2:28).

  3. Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Benoit (11:38).

  4. Torrie Wilson beat Dawn Marie and Sable in a "Santa's Little Helper outfit contest."

  5. John Cena pinned The Big Show (4:11).
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Christmas in Iraq 2004


December 18, 2004 in Tikrit, Iraq
Camp Speicher drawing 4,000 ($0)
Shown December 23, 2004 on UPN (2.9)
  1. Booker T pinned Rene Dupree (3:41).

  2. The Undertaker beat John Heidenreich (7:34) via countout.

  3. Hardcore Holly pinned Kenzo Suzuki (2:38).

  4. Eddie Guerrero Rey Mysterio beat Kurt Angle & Luther Reigns (6:01) when Mysterio pinned Reigns.
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Tribute to the Troops 2005


December 9, 2005 in Bagram, Afghanistan
Bagram Air Base drawing 5,000 ($0)
Shown December 19, 2005 on USA (3.7)
  1. The Big Show pinned Carlito (1:09).

  2. Mick Foley pinned John Bradshaw Layfield (1:58) in a "no holds barred" match.

  3. Gene Snitsky pinned Shelton Benjamin (1:52).

  4. John Cena pinned Chris Masters (4:53).

  5. WWE I-C Champ Ric Flair beat Jonathan Coachman (2:01) via submission.

  6. Candice Michelle & Maria beat Trish Stratus & Ashley (4:16) when Michelle pinned Ashley.

  7. Shawn Michaels pinned Triple H (13:35) in a "boot camp" match.
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Tribute to the Troops 2006


December 8, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq
Camp Victoria drawing 2,000
Shown December 25, 2006 on USA (2.75)
  1. John Cena pinned Edge (16:33).

  2. CM Punk pinned Shelton Benjamin (4:47).

  3. The Undertaker pinned Johnny Nitro (3:57).

  4. Bobby Lashley pinned Hardcore Holly (6:28).

  5. Umaga pinned Jeff Hardy (5:53).

  6. Carlito pinned Randy Orton (5:09).

  7. Chris Masters beat John Bradshaw Layfield in a "masterlock challenge."

  8. Jose Avilan (and army soldier) beat Chris Masters in a "masterlock challenge."
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Tribute to the Troops 2007


December 7, 2007 in Tikrit, Iraq
Camp Speicher drawing 4,000 ($0)
Shown December 24, 2007 on USA (2.5)
  1. Chris Jericho beat Randy Orton (13:55) via DQ.

  2. Jeff Hardy pinned Carlito (6:30).

  3. Mickie James & Maria NC Kelly Kelly & Layla El (2:00).

  4. Rey Mysterio pinned Mark Henry (4:11).

  5. Ron Simmons pinned Hardcore Holly.

  6. Triple H & Shawn Michaels beat Umaga & Mr. Kennedy (8:21) when Triple H pinned Kennedy.
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Tribute to the Troops 2008


December 8, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq
Camp Victoria drawing ???
Shown December 20, 2008 on NBC
  1. Kelly Kelly beat Maria.

  2. Jeff Hardy, CM Punk, & R-Truth beat John Bradshaw Layfield, John Morrison, & The Miz when Hardy pinned Layfield.

  3. Rey Mysterio, Batista, & John Cena beat Randy Orton, The Big Show, & Chris Jericho when Cena pinned Orton and Batista pinned Jericho.
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Tribute to the Troops 2009


December 4, 2009 in Balad, Iraq
Joint Base Balad drawing ???
Shown December 19, 2009 on NBC (1.43)
  1. MVP beat Chris Masters.

  2. Rey Mysterio & Mark Henry beat Carlito & CM Punk when Mysterio pinned Punk and Henry pinned Carlito.

  3. The Miz pinned John Morrison.

  4. John Cena pinned Chris Jericho.
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Tribute to the Troops 2010


December 11, 2010 in Ft. Hood, TX
Sadowski Field drawing 50,000
Shown December 18, 2010 on NBC (1.45)
Shown December 22, 2010 on USA (2.00)
  1. Mark Henry won a "battle royal" (12:00). Also in the match were: Daniel Bryan, Justin Gabriel, Chavo Guerrero, Husky Harris, Ezekiel Jackson, Vladimir Kozlov, Santino Marella, Chris Masters, Michael McGillicutty, John Morrison, David Otunga, Cody Rhodes, Sheamus, and Heath Slater.

  2. The Big Show & Kofi Kingston beat Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (5:00) when Show pinned Swagger.

  3. R-Truth pinned Ted DiBiase, Jr. (4:00).

  4. Kelly Kelly, Natalya, Brie & Nikki Bella beat Melina, Michelle McCool, Layla, & Alicia Fox (3:00) when Kelly pinned McCool.

  5. Kane NC Gen. William Grimsley in an "arm wrestling" match.

  6. Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, & John Cena beat The Miz, Alberto Del Rio, & Wade Barrett (13:00) when Cena pinned Del Rio.
Guests: Miss USA Rima Fakih (ring announcer), Diddy Dirty Money (vocalists), and Trace Adkins (vocalist). Numerous other celebrities were featured in taped segments.

Note: Only matches 2 and 6 aired on the NBC show.

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Tribute to the Troops 2011


December 11, 2011 in Fayetteville, NC
Crown Coliseum drawing 8,400 ($0)
Shown December 13, 2011 on USA (1.93)
Shown December 17, 2011 on NBC (1.27)
  1. Santino Marella pinned Jinder Mahal.

  2. Randy Orton DCO Wade Barrett (5:57).

  3. Zack Ryder pinned Jack Swagger (3:44).

  4. Kelly Kelly, Alicia, Fox, Eve Torres, & Maria Menounous beat Natalya, Beth Phoenix, Brie & Nikki Bella (2:42) when Menounous pinned Phoenix.

  5. Daniel Bryan pinned Cody Rhodes (4:31).

  6. Primo Colon & Epico beat Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne (2:57) when Epico pinned Bourne.

  7. Sheamus pinned Drew McIntyre (2:14).

  8. John Cena, CM Punk, & The Big Show beat Mark Henry, The Miz, & Alberto Del Rio (9:23) when Cena pinned Henry.
Guests: Nickelback (vocalists), Mary J. Blige (vocalist), and George Wallace (comedian). Numerous other celebrities were featured in taped segments.

Note: Only matches 2 and 8 aired on the NBC show.

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Tribute to the Troops 2012


December 9, 2012 in Norfolk, VA
Scope Coliseum drawing 12,000 ($0)
Shown December 19, 2012 on USA
Shown December 22, 2012 on NBC (0.80)
  1. Sheamus & Randy Orton beat Dolph Ziggler & The Big Show when Sheamus pinned Ziggler.

  2. Ryback beat Alberto Del Rio via DQ.

  3. The Miz beat Damien Sandow.

  4. R-Truth, Daniel Bryan, & Kane beat Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre, & Jinder Mahal when Truth pinned Slater.

  5. Layla pinned Eve Torres.

  6. Sin Cara, Brodus Clay, The Great Khali, & Hornswoggle beat Primo, Epico, David Otunga, & Lord Tensai when Hornswoggle pinned Otunga.

  7. John Cena pinned Antonio Cesaro.
Guests: Kid Rock (vocalist) and Flo Rida (vocalist). Numerous other celebrities were featured in taped segments.

Note: Only matches 1 and 7 aired on the NBC show.

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Tribute to the Troops 2013


December 12, 2013 in Fort Lewis, WA
Joint Base Lewis-McChord drawing ??? ($0)
Shown December 28, 2013 on NBC
  1. Mark Henry & Big E. Langston beat Curtis Axl & Ryback.

  2. Daniel Bryan beat Erik Rowan (1:45) via DQ.

  3. Daniel Bryan & CM Punk beat Erik Rowan & Luke Harper (2:50) via DQ.

  4. Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, & Daniel Bryan beat Erik Rowan, Luke Harper, & Bray Wyatt (3:55) when Cena pinned Harper.

  5. Titus O'Neill & Darren Young beat Heath slater & Drew McIntyre.

  6. Rey Mysterio, Jimmy & Jey Uso beat Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, & Roman Reigns.

  7. Brie Bella won a "battle royal." Also in the match were Nikki Bella, Rosa Mendes, Natalya, Eva Marie, Aksana, AJ Lee, Alicia Fox, JoJo, Kaitlyn, Naomi, and Cameron.

  8. Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler.

  9. R-Truth pinned Fandango (1:48).

  10. The Big Show pinned Damien Sandow (2:03).
Guests: Daughtry (vocalist) and Jeff Dunham (comedian). Numerous other celebrities were featured in taped segments.

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Tribute to the Troops 2014


December 9, 2014 in Columbus, GA
Columbus Civic Center drawing 7,000
Shown December 17, 2012 on USA
Shown December 27, 2012 on NBC
  1. Jimmy & Jey Uso beat Goldust & Stardust.

  2. Naomi won a "battle royal." Also in the match were Emma, Natalya, Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Rosa Mendes, Alicia Fox, and Paige.

  3. Dean Ambrose beat Bray Wyatt in a "boot camp" match.

  4. John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, & Erick Rowan, & Ryback beat The Big Show, Luke Harper, Seth Rollins, & Kane.
Note: This was also a taping for Smackdown.

Guests: Georgia Florida line (vocalists). Numerous other celebrities were featured in taped segments.

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