52 Facts About Christian Cage


Christian Cage is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling under the ring name Christian Cage.

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Christian Cage is best known for his tenure in WWE under the ring name Christian where he performed regularly from 1998 to 2005 and again from 2009 to 2014.

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Christian Cage worked for Impact Wrestling, then known as Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, from 2005 to 2008 and during a brief return in 2021.

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Christian Cage wrestled in Canadian independent promotions early in his career, where he competed in singles and tag team competition with his friend Edge.

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Edge and Christian Cage formed a tag team and gained notoriety for their participation in Tables, Ladders, and Chairs matches.

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Christian Cage was the twenty-third Triple Crown Champion and eleventh Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.

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Christian Cage headlined multiple pay-per-view events between WWE and TNA, and was one of WWE's most prolific pay-per-view performers.

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Christian Cage played ice hockey and was a wrestling fan as a child.

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Christian Cage lived in Huntsville and East Luther-Grand Valley before moving to Orangeville, where he met Adam "Edge" Copeland, who became his best friend and tag team partner.

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Christian Cage's wrestling career began in June 1995 in a match against Zakk Wyld, which resulted in a draw.

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Christian Cage was given the character of a vampire and formed an alliance with Gangrel and Edge, who was finally persuaded to join what became known as The Brood.

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At WrestleMania 2000 on April 2, Edge and Christian Cage defeated The Hardy Boyz and The Dudley Boyz to win their first WWF Tag Team Championship in a triangle ladder match, which ultimately led to the creation of the Tables, Ladders and Chairs match.

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The next night on Raw Is War, The Hardy Boyz dressed as the Los Conquistadores and defeated Edge in a handicap match after Christian Cage was taken out backstage to regain the WWF Tag Team Championship.

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Christian Cage briefly turned face to help feud with The Alliance.

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Christian Cage turned heel shortly afterward, resulting in the two feuding for Edge's WWF Intercontinental Championship for several months.

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At Survivor Series, Christian Cage defeated Al Snow to retain the European Championship.

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In January 2002, Christian Cage lost the European Championship to Diamond Dallas Page.

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Christian Cage began throwing tantrums in his gimmick at the time whenever things did not go his way and during the same event defeated Mighty Molly to win the WWF Hardcore Championship, but lost the title to Maven later that night.

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At Judgment Day, Christian Cage went on to win a nine-man over-the-top-rope battle royal for his second Intercontinental Championship.

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The following night on Raw, Christian Cage appeared on Chris Jericho's talk show The Highlight Reel sporting a new haircut and ring attire.

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At Survivor Series, Christian Cage was a part of Team Bischoff taking on Team Austin and during the match he eliminated Bubba Ray Dudley before he was eliminated by Shawn Michaels, though in the end Team Bischoff eventually won the match.

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At the Royal Rumble, Christian Cage competed in the Royal Rumble match, but he was eliminated by eventual winner Batista.

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Christian Cage participated in the first-ever Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania 21, but he failed to win as the match was won by Edge.

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Christian Cage went on to say that he had asked Cornette the week before if he could be in Sting's corner in his match with Jarrett for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship at Hard Justice, but Cornette had told him he needed Sting's approval.

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Christian Cage then allowed Jarrett to pin Sting and retain the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.

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Christian Cage went on to explain later in the episode during a sit-down interview with TNA commentator Mike Tenay that he attacked Sting because he felt Sting did not show enough passion during the encounter to "get the job done" and win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.

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Christian Cage went on to retain the NWA World Heavyweight Championship against Angle at Against All Odds with Joe as the unofficial special outside enforcer.

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NWA Executive Director Robert K Trobich stated the reason was that Cage refused to defend the NWA world title at NWA live events.

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Christian Cage, still holding the physical NWA world title belt, defended what was billed as the World Heavyweight Championship against Sting and Angle, who was the victor of said contest by making Sting submit and was announced as the new World Heavyweight Champion.

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At Slammiversary, Christian Cage failed to defeat the four other men and win the title as Angle hung the title belt to become the new and undisputed TNA World Heavyweight Champion.

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However, Christian Cage failed to win the tournament final the second time around at Genesis.

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In 2012, Reso made a one night return to TNA at Slammiversary 10 under his old ring name Christian Cage to announce the number one moment in TNA history as voted by the TNA fans .

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Christian Cage won an elimination chase tournament to become the number one contender to the ECW Championship, gaining a title match at Backlash.

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Christian Cage was drafted back to the SmackDown brand by the WWE draft.

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In September 2010, Christian Cage tore his pectoral muscle and was expected to be sidelined for approximately six months.

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Christian Cage later explained his turn as inducting Edge into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012 made him realize that his career could end in an instant and wanted to end his career with the fans' support, wanting to win multiple championships and leave having a Hall of Fame career, much like his best friend.

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Later that week on SmackDown, Christian Cage was attacked by The Shield while delivering a promo.

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That same week on SmackDown, Christian Cage teamed up with The Usos to defeat The Shield, handing the stable their second loss in six-man tag team matches.

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That same week on SmackDown, Christian Cage defeated Randy Orton and Rob Van Dam in a triple threat match to become number one contender to the World Heavyweight Championship, after which he was attacked by Del Rio during a post-match interview.

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Christian Cage returned and appeared on the 2013 Slammy Awards, where he presented an award and appeared in a segment involving John Cena and Randy Orton.

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In October 2019, Christian Cage started appearing as a regular contributor on WWE Backstage.

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The following week on Raw, Christian Cage was challenged to an unsanctioned match by Orton, marking his first in-ring match in over six years, although unofficial.

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Christian Cage, who had no offense in the match, quickly lost after a low blow from Ric Flair, which was followed by a punt kick from Orton.

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At Clash of Champions, Christian Cage got revenge on Orton by attacking him during his ambulance match against Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship.

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Christian Cage then appeared as a surprise entrant in the 2021 Royal Rumble match, entering at number 24 and lasting over 18 minutes before being eliminated by Seth Rollins.

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Christian Cage would continue to stay undefeated in singles matches, beating the likes of Angelico, Matt Hardy, and The Blade.

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Christian Cage was then confronted by Brian Myers, his challenger at Emergence, a match which Cage won.

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Christian Cage then retained his title against Ace Austin at Victory Road.

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Christian Cage utilised a spear as tribute to his best friend Edge, as well as a frog splash in memory of Eddie Guerrero.

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In 2007, TNA Home Video released a DVD titled The Instant Classic: Christian Cage, covering his beginnings in the independent circuit and other various subjects up to his second NWA World Heavyweight Championship reign.

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In September 2015, Edge and Christian Cage were guests on the Stone Cold Steve Austin Podcast, which aired on the WWE Network.

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Edge and Christian Cage were the hosts and stars of a WWE Network sketch comedy series titled The Edge and Christian Cage Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness, which had two seasons, the first of which aired from February to May 2016 with the second from November 2018 to February 2019.

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