Trivia and statistics

Trivia And Statistics: WWE Battleground 2017

This is the eleventh PPV WWE performs in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The last was the Royal Rumble 2015.
The shortest fight of the night was Sami Zayn Vs. Mike Kanellis, which lasted 7:15 minutes.
The longest fight was the Punjabi Prison between Jinder Mahal and Randy Orton, lasting for 27 minutes and 40 seconds.
Aiden English, Tye Dillinger, Shinsuke Nakamura, Baron Corbin, Lana, Tamina, Mike Kanellis and Jinder Mahal fought for the first time on Battleground.
Prior to this edition, the only championship ever to change hands at Battleground was the Intercontinental Championship in 2014.
All Battleground fights had (at least) one foreigner facing an American.
In relation to the previous data, the foreigners won 6 fights and hardly lost 2.
Kofi Kingston is the only fighter to compete in all five editions of Battleground.
This is the first time in his career that Xavier Woods does the count to win a championship in a big company.
The reign of The Usos as SmackDown Pair Champions ended after four successful defenses and 124 days in length, the longest in the young title history.
Although they had already faced each other in multitudinal and team battles, this was the first hand-to-hand between Baron Corbin and Shinsuke Nakamura.
The contest for a women’s title was not decided on PPV since SummerSlam 2007, where Beth Phoenix won a pitched battle.
Natalya further extended her record as the woman with the most PPV fights in WWE. Now complete 42.
This is the third consecutive SmackDown exclusive PPV in which the women’s division offers a multitudinous fight. Formerly they were the MITB and a teams fight.
Kevin Owens is the first three-time United States champion since Kofi Kingston in 2013.
The reign of AJ Styles as Champion of the United States ended after 16 days of duration and no defense.
Rusev is the first fighter in history to compete in two wrestling matches in PPV. The other was Jack Swagger at SummerSlam 2014.
In his two fights of flags, Rusev has defended the symbols of two different nations, Russia and Bulgaria.
Mike Kanellis is the second fighter this year to have his PPV debut against Sami Zayn. The other was Samoa Joe at Fastlane.
This was just the third Punjabi Prison Match in WWE history. The others were in 2006 and 2007.
In one way or another, The Great Khali has been involved in all the Punjabi Prison that have been performed.
The last appearance of The Great Khali in WWE was 31 of October of 2014, when it was defeated by Rusev in SmackDown.
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