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WWE News: WWE changes the names of two more PPVs; Report on WWE fan input leading to changes

Jun 27, 2009 - 2:30:07 AM
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By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor

WWE changed its PPV line-up for the rest of the year to include one PPV on October 4 called "Hell in a Cell" and another PPV on October 25 called "Annihilation."

The October 4 PPV replaces No Mercy, which has been a yearly PPV since May 1999 when it debuted in the U.K. before becoming an official WWE PPV in October 1999.

The PPV main event of the No Mercy 2002 PPV was, ironically, a Hell in a Cell match between Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker for the WWE Title.

The October 25 PPV replaces Cyber Sunday, which was WWE's interactive PPV with the fans booking match-ups or stipulations. WWE has not indicated whether that format will be retained with a different name.

WWE already changed the name of the September PPV to "Breaking Point" after utilizing the "Unforgiven" PPV name in September since 1999 as well. BP will be an all-submissions match format.

WWE initiated the changes eight days ago when it sent out a fan survey asking WWE fans to decide on new names of PPVs. WWE asked fans what name they would give a PPV featuring all Hell in a Cell matches. The options were "Hell in a Cell," "Lock Up, and "No Escape." Apparently "WWE Hell in a Cell" won out.

WWE also asked fans to decide on the new PPV name for Cyber Sunday. The options included "Annihilation" and "Blackout." Annihilation apparently won out.

WWE PPV Line-up 2009
-- 6/28: The Bash
-- 7/26: Night of Champions
-- 8/23: WWE Summerslam
-- 9/13: Breaking Point
-- 10/4: Hell in a Cell
-- 10/25: Annihilation
-- 11/22: WWE Survivor Series
-- 12/13: Armageddon (for now)


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