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Edge (WWE) Timeline - (1992 - 2021)

  • Edge was born

    Edge was born
    Adam Joseph Copeland was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Hard Training

    During Copeland's training, he trained one weekday and all weekend. The school's practice ring was a 12-by-14-foot boxing ring with a harder mat than that of a typical wrestling ring. The ceiling above was low, with exposed pipes, preventing top-rope moves from being performed. Copeland later credited this environment with forcing him to drill and improve his technical mat-based wrestling. His classmates included Johnny Swinger, Joe E. Legend, and Rob Etcheverria.
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    First Years

    Copeland wrestled under several names in the independent circuit at Ontario and the region of Great Lakes, such as the name "Sexton Hardcastle", "Adam Impact" & "Damon Striker".
  • Professional Debut

    Copeland made his professional wrestling debut at an event in Monarch Park Stadium, Toronto, Canada.
  • Good Impressions!

    He wrestled as "Adam Impact" at the Tony Condello's Winnipeg promotion. In the summer of 1995, he worked a show in Ajax, Ontario, where Bret Hart's business manager, Carl De Marco, was watching. Impressed, he suggested Copeland send an audition tape to the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Copeland did not hear back from WWF, but some time later, De Marco was appointed President of WWF Canada and told Copeland that he'd put in a good word.
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    First Independent Championships

    During his independent career, he won the MWCW Tag Team Championship (x2) with John E. Legend and the ICW Street Fight Tag Team Championship (x2).
  • Hardcastle & Cage

    The duo of Hardcastle and Cage were known as Hard Impact before changing their name to "The Suicide Blondes". They also worked in Japan under the name "The Canadian Rockers".
  • WWF Approach

    Copeland was a replacing for Bob Holly's opponent on a short notice in a House Show at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
  • WWF Arrive

    WWF Arrive
    Copeland recieved a developmental contract with the WWF.
  • First Match at WWF

    First Match at WWF
    In Cronwall, Ontario, Canada, Copeland wrestled Christian, at a "Shotgun" taping.
  • WWF Television Debut

    WWF Television Debut
    Copeland made his debut at an episode of "Raw Is War" as "Edge", a character who entered through the crowd for his matches. He took his name from an Albany radio station. His first match was against Jose Estrada Jr., a match which ended by countout when Edge performed a somersault senton to the outside of the ring, legitimately injuring Estrada's neck in the process.
  • SummerSlam debut

    SummerSlam debut
    He had his first pay-per-view match at Summerslam in which he served as Sable's mystery tag partner against Jacqueline & Marc Mero.
  • Breakdown: In Your House

    Breakdown: In Your House
    He wrestled Owen Hart, a match which he lost in effort.
  • The Brood

    The Brood
    Gangrel and Christian convinced Edge to join them, forming the stable "The Brood". At "Rock Bottom: In Your House", the team defeated "The J. O. B. Squad" in a 6-Man Tag Team Match.
  • Royal Rumble debut

    Royal Rumble debut
    Edge compited in his first 30-Man Royal Rumble match and was eliminated by Road Dogg.
  • The Brood separation from The Ministry of Darkness

    The Brood had been abducted by The Undertaker's Ministry of Darkness. After Christian was attacked by Ken Shamrock and forced to reveal the location of the captive Stephanie McMahon, The Brood then separated from The Ministry.
  • Backlash: In Your House

    Backlash: In Your House
    The Brood (Gangrel, Edge & Christian) faced The Ministry (Farooq, Bradshaw & Mideon) in a losing effort.
  • King of the Ring

    King of the Ring
    Edge & Christian lost to The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) in a match to determine the #1 Contender for the WWF Tag Team Championship.
  • First Singles Title

    At a House Show, he faced Jeff Jarrett for the WWF Intercontinental Championship, a match which he accidentaly won. Edge explained in an interview in 2021 with Loudwire: "During the match we did this thing where I pinned [Jeff Jarrett] and the crowd thought I won and then they were gonna reverse it, but then Jack Lanza, who was the road agent at the time, walked out and said, ‘Go get your belt.’ I went, ‘Whaaaa?’ We’re calling an audible here!”
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    1st WWF Intercontinental Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Jeff Jarrett (c) in a Singles Match.
  • Fully Loaded

    Fully Loaded
    He lost his Intercontinental Title a day after he captured it against the same Jeff Jarrett.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge & Christian competed in a Tag team Turmoil Match where they eliminated three teams: The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy), Mideon & Viscera and Droz & Prince Albert before getting eliminated from the match by The Acolytes.
  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven
    Edge & Christian faced The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn and Road Dogg) (c) for the WWF Tag Team Championship but failed to capture the titles.
  • No Mercy

    No Mercy
    Gangrel had betrayed Edge and Christian and formed The New Brood with their enemies, The Hardy Boyz. At No Mercy the teams faced in a Ladder Match for the "managerial services" of Terri Runnels an $100,000. The Hardy Boyz won the match.
  • Survivor Series

    Survivor Series
    Edge & Christian & The Hardy Boyz faced The Hollys (Crash Holly & Hardcore Holly) and Too Cool (Grand Master Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty) in a 4-on-4 Survivor Series Elimination Match where they lost.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge competed in the 30-Man Royal Rumble match where he was eliminated by Al Snow and Val Venis.
  • No Way Out

    No Way Out
    Edge & Christian defeated The Hardy Boyz to determine the #1 Contenders for the WWF Tag Team Championship.
  • WrestleMania 2000

    WrestleMania 2000
    Edge & Christian defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) and The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley) (c) in a Triangle Tag Team Match for the WWF Tag Team Championship. This match was praised by fans and led to the creation of the TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs match.
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    1st WWF World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Christian, Defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) and The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley) (c) in a Triangle Ladder Match.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    Edge & Christian (c) defeated D-Generation X (X-Pac & Road Dogg) to retain their WWF Tag Team Championship.
  • Judgement Day

    Judgement Day
    Edge, Christian & Kurt Angle lost a 6-Man Tag Team Match against Rikishi & Too Cool.
  • "For the benefit of those with flash photography!"

    "For the benefit of those with flash photography!"
    Following their victory at WrestleMania 2000, Edge & Christian found success as a heel duo, winning the WWF Tag Team Championship 6 more times. During this time, their trademark became the "5 second pose" where they performed a pose in the ring for five seconds "for the benefit of those with flash photography" to mock, insult, or otherwise amuse the fans.
  • King of the Ring

    King of the Ring
    Edge & Christian had lost their titles against Too Cool. They regain them back at a Four Corners Elimination Match against Too Cool (Grand Master Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty) (c), The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) and T & A (Albert & Test)
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    2nd WWF World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Christian, Defeated Too Cool (Grand Master Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty) (c), The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) and T & A (Albert & Test) in a Four Corners Elimination Match
  • Fully Loaded

    Fully Loaded
    Edge & Christian (c) faced the The Acolytes Protective Agency (Bradshaw & Faarooq). They got DQ but kept their titles.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge and Christian (c) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) and The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) inthe first ever TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match for the WWF Tag Team Championship.
  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven
    Edge & Christian (c) defended their titles against The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) in a Steel Cage Match. They lost their titles after 91 days of reign. They weren't allowed to get another title shot.
  • No Mercy

    No Mercy
    Since Edge & Christian weren't allowed another title shot, they masked as Los Conquistadores (Conquistador Uno & Conquistador Dos) and defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) (c) and regain their titles. The next night on Raw, The Hardy Boyz dressed as Los Conquistadores and defeated Edge in a Handicap Match after Christian was taken out backstage to regain the WWF Tag Team Championship.
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    3rd WWF World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Christian, Defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) (c) in a Tag Team Match
  • Survivor Series

    Survivor Series
    Edge & Christian & Right to Censor (Bull Buchanan & The Godfather lost in a 4-on-4 Survivor Series Elimination Match against The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) & The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley).
  • Armaggedon

    Armaggedon
    Edge and Christian defeated The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley), K-Kwik & Road Dogg and Right to Censor (Bull Buchanan & The Goodfather) (c) for the WWF Tag Team Championship
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    4th WWF World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Christian, Defeated The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley), K-Kwik & Road Dogg and Right to Censor (Bull Buchanan & The Goodfather) (c) in a Fatal 4-Way Match.
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    5th WWF World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Christian, Defeated The Rock & The Undertaker (c) in a Tag Team Match with Special Guest Referee Kurt Angle.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge & Christian (c) defended their titles against The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley) in a Tag Team Match which they lost.
  • No Way Out

    No Way Out
    Edge & Christian failed to regain the titles against The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley) (c) and The Brothers of Destruction (Kane & The Undertaker) in a Triple Threat Tables Match.
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    6th WWF World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Christian, Defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) (c) in a Tag Team Match.
  • WrestleMania X-Seven

    WrestleMania X-Seven
    Edge & Christian defeated The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley) (c) and The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) in the second ever TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match to regain the WWF Tag Team Championchip.
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    7th WWF World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Christian, Defeated The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley) (c) and The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) in a TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match.
  • Judgement Day

    Judgement Day
    Edge & Christian participated in a Tag Team Turmoil Match, this was won by Chris Jericho & Chris Benoit.
  • SmackDown!

    SmackDown!
    Edge & Christian attempted to regain the Tag Team Titles in a Fatal 4-Way TLC Match against Chris Jericho & Chris Benoit (c), The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy), and The Dudley Boyz (D-Von Dudley & Bubba Ray Dudley), A match were the champions retained.
  • King of the Ring Winner

    King of the Ring Winner
    Edge went on to solidify himself as an emerging singles competitor by winning the 2001 King of the Ring Tournament by defeating Kurt Angle in the Final.
  • Invasion

    Invasion
    Edge & Christian went on to participate in the WWF Invasion storyline with the WCW. They defeated Lance Storm & Mike Awesome from the opposite brand in a Tag Team Match.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge (WWF) defeated Lance Storm (c) (Alliance) to win his 2nd WWF Intercontinental Championship.
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    2nd WWF Intercontinental Championship Reign

    Edge (WWF) defeated Lance Storm (c) (Alliance) in a Singles Match.
  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven
    Christian had betrayed Edge shortly after winning his 2nd WWF Intercontinental Championship. This led to a feud between the two which was won by Christian.
  • No Mercy

    No Mercy
    Edge recaptured the WWF Intercontinental Championship by defeating Christian (c) in a Ladder Match.
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    3rd WWF Intercontinental Championship Reign

    Edge (WWF) defeated Christian (c) (Alliance) in a Ladder Match.
  • United States Champion

    United States Champion
    Edge defeated Kurt Angle (c), thanks to a disctraction from Kane, to win his first and only United States Championship.
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    1st WCW United States Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Kurt Angle (c) in a Singles Match.
  • Survivor Series

    Survivor Series
    Edge battled Test for the unification of the WWF Intercontinental Championship and WCW United States Championship, which he won.
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    4th WWF Intercontinental Championship Reign

    Edge (WCW United States Champion) defeated Test (WWF Intercontinental Champion) in a Title Unification Match.
  • Vengeance

    Vengeance
    Edge (c) defeated William Regal in a Singles Match to retain his WWF Intercontinental Championship
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge (c) lost his WWF Intercontinental Championship to William Regal.
  • No Way Out

    No Way Out
    Edge failed to recapture the WWF Intercontinental Championship to William Regal on a Brass Knuckles on a Pole Match.
  • WrestleMania X-8

    WrestleMania X-8
    Edge found himself in a feud with Booker T that started when Edge beat Booker T for a fictitious Japanese shampoo endorsement, a feud that culminated in WrestleMania 18. Edge won the match.
  • Drafted to SmackDown

    Drafted to SmackDown
    Shortly after defeating Booker at WrestleMania, Edge was drafted to the SmackDown! brand in the first WWF Draft Lottery. During this time, Edge also gained Never Gonna Stop (The Red Red Kroovy) by Rob Zombie as his new entrance theme.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    Upon arriving to SmackDown, Edge began a feud with Kurt Angle. Edge was defeated in their first encounter at Backlash.
  • Judgement Day

    Judgement Day
    Edge and Angle went to have a Hair vs. Hair Match in which the winner would have the opportunity to shave their opponents hair. Edge won the match and shaved Angle's head.
  • Steel Cage & Injured

    Steel Cage & Injured
    Edge and Angle's feud culminated at SmackDown in a Steel Cage Match. During the match Edge speared Angle from the top rope, injuring his arm in the process and would be out of action for a month.
  • Tag Team Champion with Hulk Hogan

    Tag Team Champion with Hulk Hogan
    When returning after 2 months, Edge teamed-up with Hollywood Hulk Hogan to win the WWE Tag Team Championship by defeating Billy & Chuck (c).
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    8th WWE World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Hollywood Hulk Hogan, Defeated Billy & Chuck (c) in a Tag Team Match.
  • Vengeance

    Vengeance
    Edge & Hogan (c) lost their titles to The Un-Americans (Christian & Lance Storm). A lost to an old friend...
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge faced Eddie Guerrero in a Singles Match which he ended up winning.
  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven
    Edge and Guerrero faced each other once again, this time Guerrero picking up the win. At SmackDown they faced in a No Disqualification Match in where Edge picked up the win and ending the feud.
  • No Mercy

    No Mercy
    Edge teamed-up with Rey Mysterio to participate in the tournament for the search of the Inaugural and SmackDown-exclusive WWE Tag Team Championship. They faced Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit (c) at No Mercy, but failed to capture the titles. The match was voted Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
  • Rebellion

    Rebellion
    Edge faced Brock Lesnar (c) & Paul Heyman in a Handicap Match for the WWE Undisputed Championship, Edge's first world title shot. Lesnar won after pinning Edge.
  • Tag Champion with Rey Mysterio

    Tag Champion with Rey Mysterio
    After earning a #1 Contender title shot on the October 24th episode of SmackDown, Edge & Rey Mysterio faced Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit (c) to win the WWE Tag Team Championship.
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    1st WWE Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Rey Mysterio, Defeated Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit (c) in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match.
  • Survivor Series

    Survivor Series
    Edge & Mysterio lost their titles when they faced Los Guerreros (Eddie Guerrero & Chavo Guerrero) and Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit in a Triple Threat Elimination Match. After that Edge & Rey Mysterio went on separate ways to focus on their singles career.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge went on to compete at the 30-Man Royal Rumble Match in where he had 3 eliminations before being eliminated by Chris Jericho.
  • Neck Injury

    Edge suffered a legitimate neck injury. The injury stemmed from a bump he took on a closed ladder on the September 26, 2002 edition of SmackDown! while wrestling Eddie Guerrero, who then frog splashed him while he was still laying on the ladder. The following months before deciding to have the surgery, as he was gradually in more pain and did not want to risk dropping an opponent dangerously because of his numb arms. At No Way Out, Edge was written off television through a backstage attack.
  • Raw Return

    Raw Return
    After a year of being off, Edge returned on the 2004 WWE Draft Lottery. He was drafted to Raw and speared Eric Bischoff before returning to in-ring action shortly after the event.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    Edge made his in-ring return by defeating Kane at Backlash.
  • 10x Tag Team Champion!

    10x Tag Team Champion!
    Edge & World Heavyweight Champion Chris Benoit went on to defeat Batista & Ric Flair (c) for the WWE World Tag Team Championship. This was Edge's 10th Tag Team Reign.
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    9th WWE World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Chris Benoit, Defeated Batista & Ric Flair (c) in a Tag Team Match.
  • Bad Blood

    Bad Blood
    Edge & Chris Benoit failed to recapture the WWE World Tag Team Championship against La Resistance (Rob Conway & Sylvain Grenier) (c), winning the match by DQ, but not winning the titles.
  • Vengeance

    Vengeance
    Edge defeated Randy Orton (c) for the WWE Intercontinental Championship, thus becoming 5x Intercontinental Champion.
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    5th WWE Intercontinental Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Randy Orton (c) in a Singles Match.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge (c) defeated Batista & Chris Jericho in a Triple Threat Match to retain his Intercontinental Championship. Following a legitimate injury in a non-televised match, Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff stripped Edge of the Intercontinental Title.
  • Taboo Tuesday

    Taboo Tuesday
    When returning, Edge began to pursue the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, while also beginning a slow heel turn. Edge, Chris Benoit & Shawn Michaels recieved an opportunity for Triple H's World Heavyweight Title-- Michaels was elected by the fans and Edge & Benoit recieved a World Tag Team Title shot. They won the titles back, but an angry Edge abandoned his partner and instead interfered in the World Heavyweight Title Match, costing Shawn Michaels the championship.
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    10th WWE World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Chris Benoit, Defeated La Resistance (Robert Conway & Sylvain Grenier) (c) in a Tag Team Match.
  • Edge attacks Benoit

    Edge attacks Benoit
    At Raw, Edge & Chris Benoit lost the titles back to La Resistance when Edge abandoned Benoit once again, sitting in a chair and whatching the match. After the match, Edge attacked Chris Benoit turning heel in the process.
  • Survivor Series

    Survivor Series
    Edge would then become cocky and brash, while also becoming more vicious and destructive than ever before. Edge would also gain a new entrance theme "Metalingus" performed by then-newly-established band, Alter Bridge. Edge was part of Team Triple H along with Triple H, Batista & Gene Snitsky. They were defeated by Team Orton (Randy Orton, Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho & Maven). During the match, Edge eliminated both Benoit and Jericho before getting eliminated by Orton.
  • Draw!

    Draw!
    Edge and Benoit competed in a #1 Contender's Battle Royal, but they eliminated each other simultaneously resulting the match in a draw. Due to this, Triple H was forced to defend the title in a triple threat match. In the match, Benoit locked the Crippler Crossface on Edge, who shifted his weight putting Benoit's shoulders on the mat for a pin. The match also ended in a draw for Benoit and Edge, as Benoit made Edge submit at the same time the referee counted pinfall for Edge. Title was vacated.
  • New Year's Revolution

    New Year's Revolution
    Edge competed in his first Elimination Chamber Match for the vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Special Guest referee Shawn Michaels performed a superkick on Edge, in retaliation for an accidental spear by Edge, causing Edge to be the first eliminated.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge defeated Shawn Michaels in a Singles Match due to the events at New Year's Revolution. Edge later entered the 30-Men Royal Rumble Match, lasting until the final 3, but then eliminated by Batista and John Cena. Edge and Michaels would have a rematch on the February 22nd edition of Raw in a Street Fight which Edge won thanks to interference from Kurt Angle.
  • WrestleMania 21

    WrestleMania 21
    Edge won the first ever Money in the Bank Ladder Match, gaining a contract that gave him a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship within a 1 year limit. According to an interview with Chris Jericho, Copeland said that he did not initially like the idea of the ladder match and even told WWE management not to include him on the WrestleMania 21 card altogether. However, he was talked into competing by other participants like Jericho and Glenn Jacobs who believed the match had a great potential.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    Edge defeated Chris Benoit in a Last Man Standing Match to end their feud.
  • Edge-Lita

    Edge-Lita
    Edge was then paired with Lita, his real-life girlfriend at the time, in an angle in which she betrayed her storyline husband Kane, by costing him the Gold Rush tournament finals match to determine the #1 Contender for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship on the May 16 episode of Raw.
  • Edge vs. Batista

    Edge vs. Batista
    Edge (w/ Lita) recieved his WWE World Heavyweight Championship opportunity against Batista (c), a match which he lost.
  • Vengeance

    Vengeance
    Edge started a feud with Kane leading to several matches between them. Both faced at Vengeance, Edge was defeated by Kane.
  • Surprise Return

    Surprise Return
    On the July 11 episode of Raw, Edge's match with Kane was interrupted when Matt Hardy made a surprise appearance. Hardy referred to Edge by his real name and issued a threat to Lita as well. When Hardy was officially brought back to Raw, he and Edge continued their feud.
  • Stretcher Match

    Stretcher Match
    After trading several victories on Raw, the feud ended in a Stretcher Match on the July 25 episode of Raw that Edge won. Shortly after, Kane performed a tombstone piledriver on Lita and later abducted her in an ambulance.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge defeated Matt Hardy in a Singles Match, where Hardy had excessive blood loss.
  • Hot Burning Feud

    Hot Burning Feud
    Edge attacked Hardy the Raw after SummerSlam; he wedged Hardy's head between the steel steps and the ringpost, and then kicked the steel steps into Hardy's head. Edge and Hardy fought in a Street Fight Match on the 29th August episode of Raw, which resulted in a no-contest after Hardy performed a side effect on Edge off the entrance ramp into the sound speakers and other electrical equipment.
  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven
    Edge and Matt Hardy faced each other in a Steel Cage Match, which Hardy won by pinning Edge inside the cage.
  • Loser Leaves Raw

    Loser Leaves Raw
    The feud culminated in a Loser Leaves Raw Ladder Match at Raw Homecoming, a match which Edge won. After the match, Hardy left the Raw brand to go to the SmackDown! brand, while Edge suffered a legit torn pectoralis major muscle that kept him shelved for a couple of months.
  • The Cutting Edge

    The Cutting Edge
    During his time off, he starred in his own talk show segment on Raw entitled The Cutting Edge, dubbing himself the "Rated-R Superstar". Edge used his talk show to start a feud with Ric Flair following Flair's well-publicized arrest in connection with a road rage incident. Edge then began using The Cutting Edge as a soapbox to run down Flair until, after weeks of public mockery, Flair eventually showed up and attacked Edge.
  • Cash-in and WWE Champion

    Cash-in and WWE Champion
    Edge and Ric Flair (c) met for the Intercontinental Championship at New Year's Revolution, Flair retained after Edge was DQ'ed. Later in the night, after the Elimination Chamber, WWE Chairman Vince McMahon announced that Edge will cash-in his Money in the Bank Contract against a bloody John Cena (c). After 2 spears, Edge pinned Cena and won his first WWE Championship.
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    1st WWE Championship Reign

    Edge (w/ Lita) defeated John Cena (c) in a Singles Match, this was Edge's Money in the Bank Cash-in.
  • A... Celebration?

    A... Celebration?
    Edge & Lita decided to celebrate his victory by having "hot, unbridled sex" in the middle of the ring. He and Lita engaged in foreplay until they were interrupted by Flair, who called Edge a disgrace and that "he was horrible in the sack". Flair ended up on the receiving end of a con-chair-to on the announcers table until Cena came out to Flair's aid and performed an FU on Lita. The segment earned Raw a 5.2 rating, highest in a year, leading Edge to call himself the "most watched champion ever".
  • Edge vs. Ric Flair

    Edge vs. Ric Flair
    Edge (c) (w/ Lita) defeated Ric Flair in a TLC Match for the WWE Championship.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge (c) (w/ Lita) lost his WWE Title to John Cena in a Singles Match by submission.
  • Edge-Foley Feud

    Edge-Foley Feud
    Edge then lost a return match on a special Thursday episode of Raw held in February and blamed special guest referee Mick Foley for his loss, claiming biased officiating and attacked him. At Saturday Night's Main Event XXXII, Foley got revenge on Edge by assaulting him with a con-chair-to.
  • WrestleMania 22

    WrestleMania 22
    Edge and Foley faced off in a Hardcore Match at WrestleMania 22, where a heavily bloodied, abrasion and thumbtack-covered Edge defeated Foley, (which involved spots involving barbed wire and other metallic objects) by Spearing him through a flaming table, but suffered second degree burns, thanks to anti-flame material not being applied to the table, at both wrestlers' request.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    After his feud with Foley, Edge tried to recapture the WWE Title and went after John Cena, but this time Triple H was also involved. Edge (w/ Lita), Triple H & John Cena (c) faced in a Triple Threat Match in where Cena retained his title.
  • The True Hardcore Champions!

    The True Hardcore Champions!
    Edge continued his rivarly with Mick Foley. At Raw, Edge (w/ Lita), Mick Foley & Tommy Dreamer faced in a Triple Threat Hardcore Match. Foley, with the assistance of Edge, betrayed Tommy Dreamer. Both Edge and Foley claimed they were the true hardcore champions after their WrestleMania 22 match.
  • ECW One Night Stand

    ECW One Night Stand
    Edge, Lita & Mick Foley defeated Beulah McGillicutty, Terry Funk & Tommy Dreamer in a Intergender Extreme Rules Match. Later in the event, Edge interfered in the WWE Championship match between John Cena and challenger Rob Van Dam, helping Van Dam win the title after he speared Cena through a table.
  • Vengeance

    Vengeance
    Edge (w/ Lita) had won a #1 Contender Match to face Rob Van Dam (c) for the WWE Championship, however, Edge failed to win the title.
  • Champion Again!

    Champion Again!
    Edge (w/ Lita) faced Rob Van Dam (c) and John Cena in a Triple Threat No DQ Match for the WWE Championship. After Edge knocked out Cena with the title belt, Edge pinned Van Dam to become WWE Champion for the 2nd time.
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    2nd WWE Championship Reign

    Edge (w/ Lita) defeated John Cena & Rob Van Dam (c) in a Triple Threat No DQ Match.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    After his feud with Cena was re-ignited, Edge (c) (w/ Lita) faced John Cena once again, but this time if Edge had been DQ'ed, he would've lost the title. Edge retained the title after hitting Cena in the back of the head with a pair of brass knuckles when the referee wasn't looking.
  • A Spin on the Title

    A Spin on the Title
    The night after SummerSlam, Lita disposed of Cena's customized "spinner" belt into the Long Island Sound at Edge's command, who declared it the end of the "Cena era" in his life. Edge later unveiled the new "Rated-R" version of the belt. Edge later faced a returning Jeff Hardy, however, John Cena interfered in the match, assaulting him, and tossing Edge into the Long Island Sound.
  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven
    Cena had made a deal with Edge, if he could beat him in a match for the WWE Championship, Cena would sign a contract to move to SmackDown! Edge accepted and made it a TLC Match. Edge (c) lost his title after John Cena performed the FU on him, sending Edge crashing through two stacked tables from a ladder. During the match, Cena locked in a modified STF while Edge was in a ladder, who later said he was legitimately choked unconscious, the first time he had been KO in a match during his career.
  • Rated-RKO

    Rated-RKO
    A newly formed Degeneration-X (Shawn Michaels & Triple H) costed Edge's final chance to regain the WWE Championship from John Cena (c) in a Steel Cage. It led to Edge approaching Randy Orton and asking him to join forces to defeat DX, which Orton accepted and joined an alliance with Edge. The two formed the tag team Rated-RKO.
  • Cyber Sunday

    Cyber Sunday
    Rated-RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) defeated Degeneration-X (Shawn Michaels & Triple H).
  • Rated-R Tag Champions!

    Rated-R Tag Champions!
    Rated-RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) defeated Ric Flair & Roddy Piper (c) to win the WWE World Tag Team Championship. This made Edge a record 11x Tag Team Champion.
  • Period: to

    11th WWE World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Randy Orton, Defeated Ric Flair & Roddy Piper (c) in a Tag Team Match.
  • Survivor Series

    Survivor Series
    Team Rated-RKO (Edge, Randy Orton, Johnny Nitro, Mike Knox & Gregory Helms) lost to Team DX (Shawn Michaels, Triple H, CM Punk, Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) in a Survivor Series Match after all Rated-RKO members were eliminated. Also that month, Lita retired, having her relationship on-screen with Edge abruptly ended with no explanation.
  • New Year's Revolution

    New Year's Revolution
    Rated-RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) (c) faced Degeneration-X (Shawn Michaels & Triple H), the match was declared a no-contest when Triple H suffered a legitimate injury during the match.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge participated in the 30-Men Royal Rumble Match in where he lasted de longest (44 minutes), eliminated 5 men and make it to the final 4 before being eliminated by Shawn Michaels.
  • A Unusual Team... & Lost

    A Unusual Team... & Lost
    Eventhough Triple H was out of action, the feud between Rated-RKO & DX Continued with Shawn Michaels. Michaels teamed with John Cena to defeat Rated-RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) (c) for the WWE World Tag Team Championship.
  • WrestleMania 23

    WrestleMania 23
    Edge competed in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match, when he was about to grab the briefcase, Matt Hardy threw him onto a ladder and encouraged Jeff Hardy, who was also close to the winning briefcase, to finish him off. Hardy then leaped off the 20-foot-high (6.1 m) ladder and drove him through the ladder with a leg drop, seemingly injuring both Edge and himself. The two were unable to continue the match and were removed from ringside on stretchers.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    Edge & Randy Orton became rivals in their goal to win the WWE Championship. The two faced John Cena (c) & Shawn Michaels in a Fatal 4-Way Match for the WWE Championship, but failed to win.
  • 2x Money in the Bank Winner!

    2x Money in the Bank Winner!
    Edge interrupted a promo by the MITB 2007 winner, Mr. Kennedy. Kennedy had mentioned that he wouldn't cash-in until WrestleMania. Edge challenged him for the briefcase, he attacked Kennedy prior the match, injuring him in the process. Edge took advantage on that and became the first 2x MITB Winner and the first person to not winning it in a Ladder Match.
  • Cash-in and Champion... Again

    Cash-in and Champion... Again
    The Undertaker (c) had retained his WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Batista in a Steel Cage Match. After the match Mark Henry attacked Undertaker, Edge took advantage and cashed-in his MITB briefcase despite being part of the Raw roster. After two spears Edge pinned The Undertaker and won his first World Heavyweight Championship and became part of the SmackDown! roster.
  • Period: to

    1st WWE World Heavyweight Championship Reign

    Edge defeated The Undertaker (c) in a Singles Match, this was Edge's 2nd Money in the Bank Cash-in.
  • Judgement Day

    Judgement Day
    Edge started a feud with Batista. Edge (c) defeated Batista in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
  • One Night Stand

    One Night Stand
    Edge (c) defeated Batista in a Steel Cage Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
  • Vengeance: Night of Champions

    Vengeance: Night of Champions
    Edge (c) defeated Batista by Count-Out in a Last Chance Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
  • Forced to Vacate the Title

    Forced to Vacate the Title
    Edge had began a feud with Kane after SmackDown! General Manager Theodore Long announced Kane as the new #1 Contender for the World Heavyweight Championship. Edge was forced to relinquish the World Heavyweight Championship due to a legitimately torn left pectoral muscle injury on the July 20 episode of SmackDown! following an attack by Kane a week earlier.
  • A Surprise Return!

    A Surprise Return!
    Edge made his return after almost 5 months, he interfered in the Hell in a Cell Match between Batista and The Undertaker.
  • Edge-Vickie

    Edge-Vickie
    Edge and the SmackDown! General Manager Vickie Guerrero made official their relationship. Edge made official his in-ring return in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Batista (c) the next SmackDown!, a match that ended after The Undertaker interfered.
  • Armaggedon

    Armaggedon
    Edge defeated Batista (c) & The Undertaker in a Triple Threat Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship by giving The Undertaker two chair shots and pinning Batista after he was tombstoned. Edge also used two look-alikes to distract Undertaker and Batista, these were Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins.
  • Period: to

    2nd WWE World Heavyweight Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Batista (c) & The Undertaker in a Triple Threat Match.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge (c) defended his WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Rey Mysterio. Thanks to the help of Vickie Guerrero and La Familia, Edge retained.
  • No Way Out

    No Way Out
    Edge (c) (w/ La Familia) defeated Rey Mysterio in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. In this month Edge proposed to Vickie, which she accepted.
  • WrestleMania XXIV

    WrestleMania XXIV
    Edge (c) faced The Undertaker in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Edge got the help form Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins but The Undertaker won and Edge lost his title.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    Edge faced once again The Undertaker (c) in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, a match which Edge lost. After the event, Vickie Guerrero stripped The Undertaker from his title because of him using Hell's Gate submission move, a move banned by Vickie.
  • Judgement Day

    Judgement Day
    A tournament was held to determine who would face The Undertaker for the vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Edge won the tournament but lost against Undertaker by Count Out, however, since a championship cannot change via Count Out, no champion was crowned.
  • One Night Stand

    One Night Stand
    Edge and The Undertaker faced in a TLC Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. On May 23rd episode of SmackDown! Vickie Guerrero added a stipulation for the match, this was that if Undertaker were to lose, he would be kayfabe vanished from WWE. Edge won the match after the interference of Chavo Guerrero and Bam Neely. The Undertaker was forced to leave the WWE in consequence.
  • Period: to

    3rd WWE World Heavyweight Championship Reign

    Edge defeated The Undertaker in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match.
  • Night of Champions

    Night of Champions
    Edge (c) defeated Batista in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship after an interference from La Familia.
  • A Tablespoon of his Own Medicine

    A Tablespoon of his Own Medicine
    Edge appeared and gloat that the WWE & World Heavyweight Championships were both on SmackDown as WWE Champion Triple H was drafted to SmackDown that week. A vengeful Batista then incapacitaed Edge with a Batista Bomb. Later on, the Mr. MITB CM Punk Cashed-in his briefcase and Edge lost his title.
  • Wedding Off, Wedding On

    Wedding Off, Wedding On
    Edge took his frustrations out on Vickie because he lost the title and told her the wedding was off. The following week, however, after Guerrero saved Edge from a con-chair-to by The Big Show, Edge re-proposed, and the wedding was back on. On the July 18 episode of SmackDown, at the wedding reception, Triple H came out and showed a video of Edge cheating on Guerrero the day before with the wedding planner, Alicia Fox.
  • The Great American Bash

    The Great American Bash
    Edge faced Triple H (c) for the WWE Championship, a match which he lost.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge tried to apologise to Vickie Guerrero, Vickie then revealed that she had rehired The Undertaker, Edge then turned on La Familia during the August 8th episode of SmackDown, performing a one-man con-chair-to on Chavo Guerrero in the ring, and tossed Vickie out of her wheelchair, effectively disbanding the faction. Edge and Undertaker faced in a Hell in a Cell Match, Undertaker won the match. After the match Edge was chokeslammed from a ladder through the ring, flames rised from the hole.
  • Survivor Series

    Survivor Series
    Edge returned after an introduction from Vickie Guerrero, Edge replaced Jeff Hardy in a Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship involving Triple H and Vladimir Kozlov. He pinned Triple H and become a three time WWE Champion.
  • Period: to

    3rd WWE Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Triple H (c) & Vladimir Kozlov in a Triple Threat Match.
  • Armaggedon

    Armaggedon
    Edge (c) faced Jeff Hardy & Triple H in a Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship, a match won by Hardy.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge faced Jeff Hardy (c) in a No Diaqualification Match for the WWE Championship. Matt Hardy interfered in the match, while many people though it was in favour of his brother, Matt gave a chair shot to his brother, thanks to this Edge regained the WWE title.
  • Period: to

    4th WWE Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Jeff Hardy (c) in a No Disqualification Match.
  • No Way Out

    No Way Out
    Edge (c) lost his WWE Championship in a Elimination Chamber Match after being pinned by Jeff Hardy, the match was won by Triple H eventualiy. Later in the night, Edge inserted himself in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Elimination Chamber Match after he attacked Kofi Kingston and took his place. Edge ended up winning the match and the title.
  • Period: to

    4th WWE World Heavyweight Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Rey Mysterio, John Cena (c), Chris Jericho, Mike Knox & Kane in a Elimination Chamber Match.
  • WrestleMania 25

    WrestleMania 25
    Edge (c) faced John Cena & Big Show in a Triple Threat Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. After performing a AA with Edge on Big Show, Cena won the title.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    Edge faced John Cena (c) in a Last Man Standing Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. After Big Show chokeslammed Cena into a stage light, Edge won the title back.
  • Period: to

    5th WWE World Heavyweight Championship Reign

    Edge defeated John Cena (c) in a Last Man Standing Match.
  • Judgement Day

    Judgement Day
    Edge (c) defeated Jeff Hardy in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
  • Extreme Rules

    Extreme Rules
    Edge (c) faced Jeff Hardy in a Ladder Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Edge lost the title.
  • The Bash

    The Bash
    Edge & Chris Jericho won the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship (WWE World Tag Team Championship & WWE Tag Team Championship) after they were inserted in a match, this made Edge a record setting 12x Tag Team Champion. On July, Edge suffered a torn achilles tendon in a live show. Edge underwent a surgery and was out for almost a year. After that Jericho replaced him with Big Show and started speaking badly about Edge and mocked his injury.
  • Period: to

    2nd WWE Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Chris Jericho, Defeated The Colóns (Carlito & Primo) (c) & The Legacy (Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase Jr.) in a Triple Threat Tag Tean Match.
  • Period: to

    12th WWE World Tag Team Championship Reign

    With Chris Jericho, Defeated The Colóns (Carlito & Primo) (c) & The Legacy (Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase Jr.) in a Triple Threat Tag Tean Match.
  • Royal Rumble Winner!

    Royal Rumble Winner!
    Edge returned after being out for almost a year, he entered in the 29th spot in the Royal Rumble Match. He won his first Royal Rumble after last eliminating John Cena.
  • WrestleMania XXVI

    WrestleMania XXVI
    After Chris Jericho won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Elimination Chamber, Edge challenged Jericho for a match at WrestleMania after a surprise attack on Jericho, turning face for the first time since 2004. Edge faced Chris Jericho (c) in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Edge lost the match.
  • Extreme Rules

    Extreme Rules
    Edge defeated Chris Jericho in a Steel Cage Match, ending their feud.
  • Drafted to Raw

    Drafted to Raw
    Edge was drafted to Raw as part of the WWE Draft 2010. He later in the night costed Randy Orton a title shot by spearing him through a table.
  • Over The Limit

    Over The Limit
    Edge started a feud with Randy Orton, Edge wanted to reclaim the tag team titles that he never lost, Orton refused to re-form Rated-RKO. Edge faced Randy Orton, ending the match in a Double Count-Out.
  • Fatal 4-Way

    Fatal 4-Way
    Edge, Randy Orton, Sheamus & John Cena (c) faced in a Fatal 4-Way for the WWE Championship. Thanks to an interference from The Nexus, Edge failed to win the title.
  • Money in the Bank

    Money in the Bank
    Edge participated in the Raw Money in the Bank Ladder Match. The match included The Miz, Chris Jericho, Edge, Evan Bourne, John Morrison, Mark Henry, Randy Orton & Ted DiBiase. The Miz ended up winning the briefcase.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge took part in the storyline between Cena and The Nexus. Team WWE (John Cena, John Morrison, R-Truth, Bret Hart, Edge, Chris Jericho & Daniel Bryan) defeated The Nexus (Wade Barrett, David Otunga, Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, Darren Young, Skip Sheffield & Michael Tarver) in a 7-on-7 Tag Team Elimination Match. Edge betrayed his team in mid-match, being easily eliminated by Heath Slater.
  • Night of Champions

    Night of Champions
    Edge participated in a 6-Pack Challenge Elimination Match for the WWE Championship. Randy Orton defeated Sheamus (c), Wade Barrett, John Cena, Edge & Chris Jericho.
  • Hell in a Cell

    Hell in a Cell
    Edge defeated Jack Swagger in a Singles Match.
  • Bragging Rights

    Bragging Rights
    Edge had defeated Dolph Ziggler to became part of the Team SmackDown. Edge won the match for Team SmackDown alongside Rey Mysterio, eliminating R-Truth, John Morrison & The Miz.
  • Survivor Series

    Survivor Series
    Edge defeated Alberto Del Rio in a #1 Contender Match. On November 12th episode of SmackDown Paul Bearer kidnapped Edge and used him to cost Kane's match against Big Show. Edge then kidnapped Bearer, forcing him to play dodgeball and force feeding him, planning to wear down Kane. Edge faced Kane (c) for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, he lost the match due to the match being declared a draw after both men pinned each other.
  • TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs

    TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs
    Edge faced Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodríguez), Kane (c) & Rey Mysterio in a Fatal 4-Way TLC Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Edge won the title for a 6x record, also he became a 10x World Champion.
  • Period: to

    6th WWE World Heavyweight Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Kane (c), Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodríguez) & Rey Mysterio in a Fatal 4-Way TLC Match.
  • Royal Rumble

    Royal Rumble
    Edge (c) defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Had Edge used the spear he would've lost the title.
  • Fired and Re-Hired

    Fired and Re-Hired
    Edge was fired (in storyline) by Vickie Guerrero, giving her on-screen boyfriend Dolph Ziggler the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. General Manager Theodore Long returned later that night, and rehired Edge. Edge then defeated Ziggler to become the World Heavyweight Champion for the record 7th and final time, his 11th world championship overall.
  • Period: to

    7th WWE World Heavyweight Championship Reign

    Edge defeated Dolph Ziggler (c) (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a Singles Match.
  • Elimination Chamber

    Elimination Chamber
    Edge (c) defeated Rey Mysterio, Kane, Drew McIntyre, Big Show & Wade Barrett in a Elimination Chamber Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. After he won the match, he was attacked by Royal Rumble winner Alberto Del Rio, but was saved by the returning Christian. Edge and Christian briefly reunited to defeat Del Rio and his bodyguard Brodus Clay on the March 11th episode of SmackDown.
  • WrestleMania XXVII

    WrestleMania XXVII
    Edge (c) (w/ Christian) defeated Alberto Del Rio (w/ Brodus Clay & Ricardo Rodríguez) in a Singles Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Cahmpionship.
  • Retirement

    Retirement
    Edge gave a speech about his career and he reflected upon his previous neck injury and cervical vertebral fusion, and stated that he had felt numbness in his arms. This was diagnosed as cervical spinal stenosis, and doctors would not clear him to compete, for risk of neck-down paralysis or even death should he take a hard enough fall. Later that same week on the April 15 episode of SmackDown, Edge officially relinquished the World Heavyweight Championship, retiring as the World Champion.
  • Extreme Rules

    Extreme Rules
    He helped his best friend Christian to win the vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Alberto Del Rio.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Edge was in Christian's corner for his World Heavyweight Championship defense against Randy Orton but, disappointed by the cowardly tactics Christian used to win his second World Heavyweight Championship, berated him and walked out on him. Christian then lost the title to Orton for a second time.
  • Edge Appreciation Night

    Edge Appreciation Night
    In his hometown of Toronto, Edge hosted The Cutting Edge between Mark Henry and the World Heavyweight Champion, Randy Orton. After the show went off the air, they held Edge Appreciation Night to celebrate his career.
  • Hall of Fame Inductee

    Hall of Fame Inductee
    Edge was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Christian, during WrestleMania XXVIII weekend.
  • Long-Time Rival Confrontation

    Long-Time Rival Confrontation
    Edge made a surprise appearance on the April 23, 2012 episode of Raw, confronting his long-time rival John Cena about Brock Lesnar.
  • A Rated R Query

    A Rated R Query
    Edge made an appearance addressing Team Hell No.
  • Addresing an Old Rival

    Addresing an Old Rival
    Edge insulted Triple H in the segment, who retaliated by sending The Shield to attack Edge's friend Christian. Later that week, Edge hosted The Cutting Edge on the September 13th episode of SmackDown, where he mocked Randy Orton and watched as Orton's attack on Bryan backfired.
  • Threatened under a Boot

    Threatened under a Boot
    Edge & Christian hosted the December 29, 2014 episode of Raw, where they held the first ever Cutting Edge Peep Show interviewing Seth Rollins, who, along with Big Show, attacked them. Rollins held Edge hostage, thus forcing John Cena to reinstate the Authority. When Rollins tried to break Edge's neck anyway, Cena ended up making the save.
  • Interrupted by an Old Rival...

    Interrupted by an Old Rival...
    On the 900th episode of SmackDown, Edge hosted a special edition of The Cutting Edge with the men's SmackDown Survivor Series team members as his guests and was later interrupted by the returning Undertaker.
  • Inducting the Dudley Boyz

    Inducting the Dudley Boyz
    Edge and Christian inducted the Dudley Boyz into the WWE Hall of Fame.
  • SmackDown 1000

    SmackDown 1000
    At the 1,000th episode of SmackDown, Edge hosted The Cutting Edge with SmackDown Women's Champion Becky Lynch as his gues, interrupted later by Charlotte Flair.
  • SummerSlam Appearance

    SummerSlam Appearance
    Edge interrupted Elias' performance and performed a spear on him, engaging in physical wrestling for the first time since his retirement. This sparked rumors that Edge had been medically cleared to wrestle, which he denied.
  • Royal Rumble Return!

    Royal Rumble Return!
    Edge entered the Royal Rumble match, competing in his first professional wrestling match after a 9-year retirement. He eliminated three participants, including former teammate Randy Orton, before being eliminated by Roman Reigns.
  • WrestleMania 36

    WrestleMania 36
    On the January 27th episode of Raw, Edge gave a promo about his return, later was interrupted and attacked by Randy Orton. Edge and Randy Orton faced in a Last Man Standing Match, which Edge won.
  • Backlash

    Backlash
    Randy Orton defeated Edge in a Singles Match, the match was denominated as "The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever" for the PPV. During the match, Edge suffered a torn tricep and it was reported that the injury would sideline him for four to eight months.
  • Return after Injury

    Return after Injury
    After a seven-month hiatus. Edge returned on the January 25, 2021 episode of Raw, where he declared that he would enter the 2021 Royal Rumble match.
  • 2x Royal Rumble Winner!

    2x Royal Rumble Winner!
    Edge entered the Royal Rumble Match as #1. After lasting 1 hour in the match, Edge won by last eliminating Randy Orton. With this victory, Edge became the eighth man to win the Royal Rumble match twice, the third to win it from the number one position, and the first to win it after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
  • Taking Revenge

    Taking Revenge
    Edge, with the help of Alexa Bliss, defeated Orton in a Singles Match to end their feud.
  • Elimination Chamber

    Elimination Chamber
    Edge attacked WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns with the spear, making his decision to face him at WrestleMania 37. On the March 26th episode of SmackDown, Daniel Bryan was added to the match, making it a triple threat match.
  • SmackDown In-Ring Return

    SmackDown In-Ring Return
    Edge defeated Jey Uso in his first SmackDown Singles Match in over 11 years. After the match, Edge was attacked by Roman Reigns.
  • WrestleMania 37

    WrestleMania 37
    Edge faced Daniel Bryan & Roman Reigns (c) (w/ Paul Heyman & Jey Uso) in a Triple Threat Match for the WWE Universal Championship. With the help of Jey Uso, Roman Reigns pinned both Edge & Bryan to retain his championship.
  • Return and Challenge!

    Return and Challenge!
    After a two-month hiatus, Edge made his return at SmackDown, attacking both Reigns and Jimmy Uso. The following day on Talking Smack, it was announced that Edge would face Reigns for the Universal Championship at Money in the Bank.
  • Money in the Bank

    Money in the Bank
    Edge faced Roman Reigns (c) (w/ Paul Heyman) in a Singles Match for the WWE Universal Championship. After the interference of Seth Rollins, Edge was defeated by Reigns.
  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam
    Over the following weeks, Edge and Rollins kept confronting and attacking each other until the August 6th episode of SmackDown, where Edge would challenge Rollins to a match at SummerSlam, which Rollins accepted. Before the match at SummerSlam, Edge entered with The Brood theme and look after 22 years. Edge defeated Seth Rollins in a Singles Match by Submission.
  • Edge vs. Rollins II

    Edge vs. Rollins II
    Edge and Seth Rollins agreed to face each other once again in SmackDown at the Madison Square Garden. The match went for 24 minutes until Rollins applied several super-kicks and a curb-stomp to Edge, Rollins defeated Edge after this. After the match, Edge was taken out in an ambulance.
  • Drafted to Raw!

    Drafted to Raw!
    As part of the WWE Draft 2021, Edge was drafted to Raw. The effects of the Draft will take place until October 22nd. He later came out to challenge Seth Rollins to meet him face-to-face in the ring, Rollins appeard in a video at Edge's house, Edge later ran to the backstage to call his wife.
  • You... Me... Hell in a Cell!

    You... Me... Hell in a Cell!
    Seth Rollins challenged Edge several weeks ago to a third and final match between them, but Edge kept evading the question. At SmackDown Edge confronted Seth Rollins and after a brief brawl, Edge accepted Rollins' challenge with the stipulation of Hell in a Cell Match at Crown Jewel. This is going to be the first time Edge wrestles in a Hell in a Cell Match since SummerSlam 2008.
  • Crown Jewel

    Crown Jewel
    Edge and Seth Rollins faced for a third and last time in a brutal Hell in a Cell Match, Edge took the win after stomping Rollins onto a chair. This is Edge's first win in a Hell in a Cell Match.