WWE Night of Champions went down in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and the SuperDome was packed full of fans, eager to see who would make history. AJ Styles and Seth Rollins kicked off the big show with a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match, to crown a new champion.
As we previously reported, The new World Heavyweight Championship will have its historical linage of 2002 onwards. Randy Orton defeated John Cena to unify the World Heavyweight Championship with the WWE Championship at TLC in 2013. Now, a decade later, that title is back.
You can click here for an amazing video, detailing the new World Heavyweight Championship, while pointing out all the history engrained in even the title’s design.
Seth Rollins and AJ Styles opened up Night of Champions for a packed dome full of excited Saudi Arabian fans. This was a great way to kick off the show, and the crowd showered both wrestlers with cheers and chants, even before they locked up.
The two battled in a great contest, one that saw Seth Rollins sell a knee injury after a suicide dive during the match. In the end, Seth Rollins nail a Pedigree and a stomp to win and become the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
After the match, Triple H carried the new title to the ring and he presented it to Seth Rollins. Then the both celebrated together.
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