The Bash (2009)

2009 World Wrestling Entertainment pay-per-view event

The Bash was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on June 28, 2009 at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California.[3] This was the sixth show in WWE's production lineage for The Bash event (twentieth overall) and was the first to be referred to as The Bash. It featured talent from the Raw, SmackDown, and ECW brands.[4] There were eight matches on for the event's card.[5]

The Bash
"Whyyawannabringmedown" by Aranda[1]
PromotionWorld Wrestling Entertainment
DateJune 28, 2009
VenueARCO Arena
CitySacramento, California
Pay-per-view chronology
Extreme Rules (2009) The Bash Night of Champions (2009)
The Great American Bash chronology
The Great American Bash (2008) The Bash SuperSmackDown LIVE: The Great American Bash (2012)


# Matches Stipulations Time[6]
Dark R-Truth defeated Shelton Benjamin[7] Singles match 02:57
1 Tommy Dreamer (c) defeated Jack Swagger, Christian, Mark Henry (with Tony Atlas) and Finlay[8] Championship Scramble for the ECW Championship 14:46
2 Rey Mysterio defeated Chris Jericho (c)[9] Mask vs. Title match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 15:42
3 Dolph Ziggler defeated The Great Khali (with Ranjin Singh)[10] No Count-Out, No Disqualification match 04:59
4 Edge and Chris Jericho defeated The Colóns (Carlito and Primo) (c) and The Legacy (Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase)[11] Triple Threat tag team match for the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship 09:37
5 Michelle McCool defeated Melina (c)[12] Singles match for the WWE Women's Championship 06:34
6 Jeff Hardy defeated CM Punk (c) by disqualification[13] Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship 14:36
7 John Cena defeated The Miz[14] Singles match 05:39
8 Randy Orton (c) defeated Triple H[15] 3 Stages of Hell match for the WWE Championship 21:23

Related pagesEdit


  1. "Whyyawannabringmedown" by Aranda is the official theme song for The Bash.
  2. Clark, Ryan (2009-07-02). "Dreamer Note, ROH/WWE Attendance, Punk/Maria/Layla, More". Retrieved 2009-07-03.
  3. "The Bash". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-05-19.
  4. "WWE Pay-Per-Views To Follow WrestleMania Formula". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-01-11.
  5. "WWE The Bash 2009 Matches". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-16.
  6. "WWE The Bash 2009". Pro Wrestling Database. Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved 2009-07-03.
  7. Bishop, Matt (2009-06-28). "The Bash disappointing live despite heat". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2009-06-30.
  8. Murphy, Ryan (2009-06-28). "Results:Surviving the Scramble". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  9. Burdick, Michael (2009-06-28). "Results:The face of a champion". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  10. Adkins, Greg (2009-06-28). "Results:A Giant upset". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  11. Adkins, Greg (2009-06-28). "Results:Uninvited guests". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  12. Medalis, Kara A. (2009-06-28). "Results:Michelle McCool makes Divas history". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  13. Passero, Mitch (2009-06-28). "Results:Punk crushes Hardy's dreams … again". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  14. Vermillion, James (2009-05-28). "Results:Has Miz Cena 'nuff?". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  15. Sitterson, Aubrey (2009-06-28). "Results:Viper's pit". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-28.