This is a list of results from every episode of WWE Tribute to the Troops.

Results

2003

The 2003 edition of the special was taped on December 20 from Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq.

No. Results Stipulations Times[1]
1 The Acolytes Protection Agency (Bradshaw and Faarooq) defeated The World's Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin) by pinfall Tag team match 4:38
2 Rikishi defeated Rhyno by pinfall Singles match 2:28
3 Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Benoit by pinfall Singles match 11:38
4 John Cena defeated Big Show by pinfall Singles match 4:12

2004

The 2004 edition of the special was taped on December 18 from Camp Speicher in Tikrit, Iraq.

No. Results Stipulations Times[2]
1 Booker T defeated René Duprée by pinfall Singles match 3:41
2 The Undertaker defeated Heidenreich by countout Singles match 7:34
3 Hardcore Holly defeated Kenzo Suzuki by pinfall Singles match 2:38
4 Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio defeated Kurt Angle and Luther Reigns by pinfall Tag team match 6:01

2005

The 2005 edition of the special was taped on December 9 from the Air Base in Bagram, Afghanistan.

No. Results Stipulations Times[3][4]
1 Big Show defeated Carlito by pinfall Singles match 1:09
2 Good Santa defeated Bad Santa by pinfall No Ho-Ho-Holds Barred match where anything Go-Ho-Ho’s 1:58
3 Snitsky defeated Shelton Benjamin by pinfall Singles match 1:52
4 John Cena defeated Chris Masters by pinfall Singles match 4:53
5 Ric Flair (c) defeated Jonathan Coachman by submission Singles match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 2:01
6 Candice Michelle and Maria defeated Ashley and Trish Stratus by pinfall Tag team match 4:16
7 Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H by pinfall Boot Camp match 13:35
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

2006

The 2006 edition of the special was taped on December 8 from Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq.

No. Results Stipulations Times[5]
1 John Cena defeated Edge by pinfall Singles match 16:33
2 CM Punk defeated Shelton Benjamin by pinfall Singles match 4:47
3 The Undertaker defeated Johnny Nitro (with Melina) by pinfall Singles match 3:57
4 Bobby Lashley defeated Hardcore Holly by pinfall Singles match 6:28
5 Umaga defeated Jeff Hardy by pinfall Singles match 5:53
6 Carlito defeated Randy Orton by pinfall Singles match 5:09

2007

The 2007 edition of the special was taped on December 7 from Camp Speicher in Tikrit, Iraq.

No. Results Stipulations Times[6]
1 Chris Jericho defeated Randy Orton by disqualification Singles match 14:19
2 Jeff Hardy defeated Carlito by pinfall Singles match 6:34
3 Maria and Mickie James vs. Kelly Kelly and Layla ended in a no contest Tag team match 4:00
4 Rey Mysterio defeated Mark Henry by pinfall Singles match 4:17
5 D-Generation X (Shawn Michaels and Triple H) defeated Mr. Kennedy and Umaga by pinfall Tag team match 11:00

2008

The 2008 edition of the special was taped on December 5 from Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq and aired on December 20 on NBC.

No. Results Stipulations Times[7]
1 CM Punk, Jeff Hardy, and R-Truth defeated John "Bradshaw" Layfield, John Morrison and The Miz by pinfall Six-man tag team match 7:41
2 Batista, John Cena, and Rey Mysterio defeated Big Show, Chris Jericho, and Randy Orton by pinfall Six-man tag team match 9:50

2009

The 2009 edition of the special was taped on December 4 from Holt Memorial Stadium in Balad Air Base, Iraq. WWE Diva Eve Torres served as ring announcer.

No. Results Stipulations Times[8] by pinfall
1 Mark Henry and Rey Mysterio defeated Carlito and CM Punk by pinfall Tag team match 3:02
2 The Miz defeated John Morrison by pinfall Singles match 2:57
3 John Cena (c) defeated Chris Jericho by pinfall[Note 1] Singles match for the WWE Championship 7:53
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  1. ^ Despite John Cena defending the WWE Championship against Chris Jericho at the event, at the time it aired, Sheamus had already won the WWE Championship at TLC.

2010

The 2010 edition of the special was taped on December 11 in Fort Hood, Texas. This was the first Tribute to the Troops event not to be held in Iraq or Afghanistan. Diddy, Sherri Shepherd, Miss USA Rima Fakih, Trace Adkins and Cedric the Entertainer appeared as celebrity guests. Modern Family cast member Ariel Winter sang The Star-Spangled Banner (though the performance did not air). Two versions of the program aired: a 60-minute version on December 18, 2010 on NBC and a 2-hour version on December 22, 2010 on USA Network. The NBC broadcast only included the tag team and 6-man tag team matches listed below.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Mark Henry won by last eliminating Sheamus.[Note 1] 15-man battle royal
2 Big Show and Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger by pinfall Tag team match
3 R-Truth (with Eve Torres) defeated Ted DiBiase (with Maryse) by pinfall Singles match
4 Kelly Kelly, Natalya, and The Bella Twins (Brie Bella and Nikki Bella) defeated Alicia Fox, Melina, and LayCool (Layla and Michelle McCool) by pinfall Eight-Diva Santa's Little Helper tag team match
5 John Cena, Rey Mysterio, and Randy Orton defeated Alberto Del Rio, Wade Barrett, and The Miz (with Alex Riley) by pinfall Six-man tag team match
  1. ^ The other participants were: Chavo Guerrero, Chris Masters, Cody Rhodes, Daniel Bryan, David Otunga, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, Husky Harris, John Morrison, Justin Gabriel, Michael McGillicutty, Santino Marella, and Vladimir Kozlov.

2011

On December 1, 2011, NBC and WWE announced the 2011 edition of WWE Tribute to the Troops would air December 17, 2011 on NBC.[9] The show also aired on USA Network on December 13.[10] The December 13 broadcast included all 7 matches, which the December 17 version included only the first and last match. The event was taped December 11, 2011 in Fayetteville, North Carolina at the Crown Coliseum (though WWE said on-air that they were actually at Fort Bragg). The taping was done in front of U.S. military service members from the nearby Fort Bragg military base and their families.[11] This is also the first Tribute to the Troops that was taped indoors rather than outdoors.

The event featured a pre-recorded message from President Barack Obama. Nickelback performed the clean version of "Burn It to the Ground", the theme song of Raw, and "When We Stand Together". Sgt. Slaughter made a special appearance, supporting Zack Ryder ringside. Maria Menounos also made a special guest appearance, teaming with Alicia Fox, Eve Torres, and Kelly Kelly to defeat The Divas of Doom (Beth Phoenix and Natalya) and The Bella Twins (Brie Bella and Nikki Bella) in an Eight-Diva tag team match, in which she pinned down Phoenix for the victory. George Wallace performed some stand-up comedy. Mary J. Blige performed "Need Someone" and "Family Affair".

No. Results Stipulations
1 Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett ended in a double countout Singles match
2 Zack Ryder (with Sgt. Slaughter) defeated Jack Swagger (with Dolph Ziggler) by pinfall Singles match
3 Alicia Fox, Eve Torres, Kelly Kelly, and Maria Menounos defeated The Divas of Doom (Beth Phoenix and Natalya) and The Bella Twins (Brie Bella and Nikki Bella) by pinfall Eight-Diva tag team match
4 Daniel Bryan defeated Cody Rhodes by pinfall Singles match
5 Primo and Epico (with Rosa Mendes) defeated Air Boom (Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston) by pinfall Tag team match
6 Sheamus defeated Drew McIntyre by pinfall Singles match
7 Big Show, CM Punk, and John Cena defeated Mark Henry, The Miz, and Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez) by pinfall Six-man tag team match

2012

The 2012 edition of the special was taped on December 9 at The Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, although referred to on-air as Naval Station Norfolk. USA Network aired a two-hour version of the show, which included all 5 matches, on December 19, while NBC aired a one-hour version three nights later, which included only the first and last match. The broadcast began with a pre-recorded message from President Barack Obama, featured musical performances from Flo Rida and Kid Rock, and a special Miz TV segment with Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Randy Orton and Sheamus defeated Big Show and Dolph Ziggler by pinfall Tag team match
2 Ryback defeated Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez) by disqualification Singles match
3 The Miz defeated Damien Sandow by pinfall Singles match
4 R-Truth and Team Hell No (Daniel Bryan and Kane) defeated 3MB (Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre, and Jinder Mahal) by pinfall Six-man tag team match
5 John Cena defeated Antonio Cesaro by pinfall Singles match

2013

The 2013 edition of the special was taped on December 11 at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington. It aired December 28 on the NBC. The official theme songs for the event are "Here's To Us" by Kevin Rudolf, "People Back Home" by Florida Georgia Line and "Waiting For Superman" by Daughtry. Daughtry and Jeff Dunham performed with Peanut (They read Twas the Night Before Christmas, Similar to what they did with their 2008 special, except it was censored and they didn't read it all the way through) with the former SportsNation host Michelle Beadle hosting.[12]

No. Results[13] Stipulations Times[14]
1D Big E Langston and Mark Henry defeated RybAxel (Ryback and Curtis Axel) by pinfall Tag team match -
2 Daniel Bryan defeated Bray Wyatt (with Erick Rowan and Luke Harper) by disqualification Singles match 1:43
3 CM Punk and Daniel Bryan defeated Luke Harper and Erick Rowan (with Bray Wyatt) by disqualification Tag team match 5:50
4 CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, and John Cena defeated The Wyatt Family (Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan, and Luke Harper) by pinfall Six-man tag team match 7:00
5D The Prime Time Players (Darren Young and Titus O'Neil) defeated 3MB (Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal) by pinfall Tag team match -
6D Rey Mysterio and The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) defeated The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins) by pinfall Six-man tag team match -
7D Brie Bella won by last eliminating AJ Lee Divas battle royala -
8D Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler by pinfall Singles match -
9 R-Truth defeated Fandango (with Summer Rae) by pinfall Singles match 1:47
10 Big Show defeated Damien Sandow by pinfall Singles match 2:05

^a The other participants were: Aksana, Alicia Fox, Cameron, Eva Marie, JoJo, Kaitlyn, Naomi, Natalya, Nikki Bella, and Rosa Mendes.

2014

The 2014 edition of the special was taped on December 9 in Columbus, Georgia (referred to on-air as Fort Benning). It aired on December 17 on the USA Network. The broadcast also aired on December 27 on NBC. The official theme song for the event is "This Is How We Roll" by Florida Georgia Line, who also performed live at the event. Hulk Hogan also made a special appearance.

No. Results[13] Stipulations Times[15]
1 The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) defeated Gold and Stardust by pinfall Tag team match 8:19
2 Naomi won by last eliminating Natalya Santa's Helper Divas Battle Royala 4:01
3 Dean Ambrose defeated Bray Wyatt by pinfall Boot Camp match 11:25
4 John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, Erick Rowan, and Ryback defeated Big Show, Kane, Luke Harper, and Seth Rollins (with Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury) by pinfall Eight-man tag team match 9:48

^a The other participants were: Alicia Fox, Brie Bella, Cameron, Emma, Nikki Bella, Paige, Rosa Mendes, and Summer Rae.

2015

The 2015 edition of the special was taped on December 8 at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. It aired on December 23 on the USA Network. Howie Mandel and the band Train also performed live at the event. JoJo also performed the national anthem in the beginning of the show. Michael Cole and John "Bradshaw" Layfield were the commentators.

No. Results[13][16] Stipulations Times[17]
1D Titus O'Neil defeated Heath Slater by pinfall Singles match -
2 Jack Swagger defeated Rusev (with Lana) by submission Boot Camp match 11:02
3 Mark Henry defeated Bo Dallas by pinfall Singles match 0:45
4 Ryback defeated Kevin Owens by countout Singles match 3:05
5 Paige and Team B.A.D. (Naomi, Tamina, and Sasha Banks) defeated Becky Lynch, Charlotte, and Team Bella (Brie Bella and Alicia Fox) by submission Eight-woman tag team match 4:37
6 Dean Ambrose, Kane, Roman Reigns, Ryback, The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso), and The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) defeated The League of Nations (Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, King Barrett, and Rusev) and The Wyatt Family (Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Erick Rowan, and Luke Harper) Sixteen-man tag team match 13:28

2016

The 2016 edition of the special was taped on December 13 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. It aired on December 14 on the USA Network. This was the first multi-branded special event since the 2010 edition, after the reintroduction of the WWE brand extension. Lilian Garcia performed the national anthem for the last time since she parted ways with company that year, before later appearing again for WWE. Commentators for the year's event were Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, and John "Bradshaw" Layfield. Gabriel Iglesias also made a special appearance.

No. Results[18] Stipulations Times[19]
1 Cesaro and Sheamus defeated The Shining Stars (Primo and Epico), Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, and The Golden Truth (Goldust and R-Truth) by pinfall Fatal four-way tag team match to determine number one contenders for the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship at Roadblock: End of the Line 9:35
2 Apollo Crews (with Gabriel Iglesias) defeated The Miz (with Maryse) by pinfall Singles match 2:30
3 The Wyatt Family (Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, and Randy Orton) defeated Dolph Ziggler and American Alpha (Chad Gable and Jason Jordan) by pinfall Six-man tag team match 10:15
4 Bayley defeated Dana Brooke (with Charlotte Flair) by pinfall Singles match 2:30
5 Jack Gallagher, Rich Swann, and TJ Perkins defeated The Brian Kendrick, Drew Gulak, and Tony Nese by pinfall Six-man tag team match 5:30
6 Roman Reigns and Big Cass (with Enzo Amore) defeated Kevin Owens and Rusev by pinfall Tag team match 13:00

2017

The 2017 edition of the special was taped on December 5 at the Naval Station San Diego in San Diego, California. It aired on December 14 on the USA Network.[20]

No. Results[21] Stipulations Times[22]
1 The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins) defeated Samoa Joe and The Bar (Cesaro and Sheamus) Six-man tag team match 9:57
2 Charlotte Flair (with Naomi) defeated Carmella (with Lana and Tamina) and Ruby Riott (with Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan) by pinfall Triple threat match 10:08
3 The New Day (Big E and Xavier Woods) (with Kofi Kingston) and The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) defeated Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin, and Rusev Day (Aiden English and Rusev) by pinfall Eight-man tag team match 8:06
4 Absolution (Paige, Mandy Rose, and Sonya Deville) defeated Mickie James, Bayley and Sasha Banks by pinfall Six-woman tag team match 10:07
5 AJ Styles, Randy Orton, and Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Jinder Mahal, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn by pinfall Six-man tag team match 10:21

2018

The 2018 edition of the special was taped on December 4 at the Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. It aired on December 20 on the USA Network.[23][24]

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Natalya and Ronda Rousey defeated The Riott Squad (Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan) (with Ruby Riott), and Nia Jax and Tamina by submission Triple threat tag team match 6:35
2 Finn Bálor and Elias defeated Drew McIntyre and Bobby Lashley (with Lio Rush) by pinfall Tag team match 6:55
3 Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair defeated Fire and Desire (Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville) by submission Tag team match 6:10
4 AJ Styles and Seth Rollins defeated Daniel Bryan and Dean Ambrose by pinfall Tag team match 10:18

2019

The 2019 edition of the event was held on December 6 at the Marine Corps Air Station New River and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Unlike other editions, the 2019 event was not aired on television.[25][26]

No. Results Stipulations
1 Humberto Carrillo and Kevin Owens defeated Drew McIntyre and Andrade (with Zelina Vega) by pinfall Tag team match
2 The O.C. (AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Luke Gallows) defeated Ricochet and The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar) by pinfall Six-man tag team match
3 The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka and Kairi Sane) defeated Natalya and Sarah Logan by pinfall Tag team match
4 The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) defeated Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder by pinfall Tag team match
5 Seth Rollins defeated Erick Rowan by pinfall Boot Camp match

2020

The 2020 edition of the event was held on December 6. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held behind closed doors by way of the WWE ThunderDome bio-secure bubble, hosted at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. It marked the first time the company did not travel to a military base since the event's inception in 2003. It aired midday on FOX adjacent to the NFL broadcasts.[27] Hardy also performed live at the event.

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Daniel Bryan, Jeff Hardy, Rey Mysterio, and The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) defeated Elias, King Corbin, Sami Zayn, Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode by pinfall Ten-man tag team match[28] 11:20
2 Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks defeated Bayley and Natalya by submission Tag team match[28] 8:13
3 Drew McIntyre defeated The Miz (with John Morrison) by pinfall Singles match[28] 3:49

2021

The 2021 edition of the event was held on October 15 at the Toyota Arena in Ontario, California. It aired on November 14 on FOX, being the first Tribute to the Troops to not air in December.[29]

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Big E defeated Dolph Ziggler (with Robert Roode) by pinfall Singles match 4:58
2 Bianca Belair defeated Liv Morgan by pinfall Singles match 3:53
3 Roman Reigns (with Paul Heyman) defeated Shinsuke Nakamura (with Rick Boogs) by pinfall Singles match 8:04

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