(2) humberto carrillo vs. shelton benjamin The wrestlers had a quick lucha-style start to the match, culminating with a brief stand off, albeit with Benjamin staggered back against the ropes. At the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on January 27, 2019, Benjamin, sporting long tights, competed in the Royal Rumble match, but was eliminated by Braun Strowman.  The following week on SmackDown, Benjamin would issue another open challenge, first answered by Hardy, but Orton would replace him.  His only win would come over Daniel Bryan on the October 2 episode of SmackDown, after interference from the Miz.. 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After WrestleMania, Benjamin briefly feuded with Punk, before he began an on-screen rivalry with Kofi Kingston, who defeated Benjamin on the April 22 episode of ECW. He returned to WWE on SmackDown to team up with Chad Gable in 2017.  On July 8, New Japan announced Benjamin as a participant in the 2012 G1 Climax tournament.  On December 2, the final day of the tournament, Benjamin got into a brawl with Masato Tanaka, which led to New Japan the naming him the number one contender to Tanaka's NEVER Openweight Championship the following day. This was Benjamin's first victory on Raw in over 14 years. Raw 2006, WWE SmackDown vs.  They then challenged The Hardys for the World Tag Team Championship at One Night Stand in a ladder match, but were unsuccessful.  Before long, she assisted Benjamin in his matches, often interfering on his behalf.  On January 4, 2013, at Wrestle Kingdom 7 in Tokyo Dome, Benjamin unsuccessfully challenged Tanaka for his title.  On the August 10 episode of Raw, Benjamin defeated United States Champion Apollo Crews in a non-title match following a distraction by MVP and Lashley. Benjamin would start by working his way towards Tozawa, with his opponent slipping under his legs and throwing some forearms. This is, without question, one of the best matches in RAW history.  Benjamin made one more appearance for ROH on February 2, 2013, when Haas turned on him during an ROH World Tag Team Championship match against the Briscoe Brothers.  Benjamin then attended Lassen Community College in Susanville, California and became a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) track and field champion in the 100 meter as well as a NJCAA collegiate wrestling champion.  They then started a feud with Cryme Tyme, but were largely unsuccessful in defeating them, including a tag team turmoil match at New Year's Revolution on January 7, 2007, where they were eliminated by Cryme Tyme. WWE Raw Tag Team Champions The New Day vs. Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin.  Their first televised match together in WWE was on the January 2, 2003 episode of SmackDown!  A few weeks later, London defeated Benjamin in a singles match, however, on the July 23 episode of Raw, The World's Greatest Tag Team got a tag team win over London and Kendrick to end the rivalry. The following clip was shared by Garcia but you can find the full episodes here.  They defeated The Highlanders in a match later that same night. Shelton Benjamin [IC Champion] vs. Finish saw Alexander hit the lumbar check to Kingston for the win.  They won again two weeks later when Carlito turned on Flair, attacking him and allowing The World's Greatest Tag Team to win via countout.  After Lesnar was called up to the main roster in November 2001, Benjamin formed a tag team with Redd Dogg Begnaud called "The Dogg Pound" and once again won the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship on July 17, 2002. Shelton J. Benjamin (born July 9, 1975) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, performing on the Raw brand.  They then began referring to themselves as "The World's Greatest Tag Team" and won the WWE Tag Team Championship back from Guerrero and Tajiri on the July 3 episode of SmackDown!. During this time, Benjamin emphasized his new heel persona by now wearing shades, jewelry, and occasional colored shirts while entering the ring. They also had several title shots for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship against The Usos, including a PPV match at Clash of Champions, in a fatal four-way tag team match against Rusev and Aiden English, The New Day and The Usos, in which they were unsuccessful. IWGPタッグ!  That match would be his first match on WWE television since the match with Rollins in March, and almost a year since his last singles match on SmackDown. It’s no secret what a tremendous athlete @Sheltyb803 is but what’s more important is the size of his heart. (1) SHELTON BENJAMIN vs. CURT HAWKINS (w/Zack Ryder) As the match started, Byron informed us that Hawkins and Ryder’s first WWE match was in 2007 against Benjamin and Haas.  Benjamin lost the title to Carlito on the June 20 episode of Raw (Carlito used the ropes during the pinfall), ending the longest Intercontinental Championship reign of the decade at 244 days. On the 500th episode of SmackDown, on March 20, 2009 Benjamin lost his United States Championship to Montel Vontavious Porter, ending Benjamin's reign at 240 days.  As part of the 2019 draft, Benjamin was drafted to Raw. Cedric Alexander & Shelton Benjamin Win RAW Tag Team Championships.  Benjamin then wrestled at several house shows for the main WWE roster and eventually made his WWE television debut on Sunday Night Heat as a face. 柴田勝頼が9年ぶりエントリー!! Shelton Benjamin is COMING SOON to @WWE SmackDown Live! On the November 20, 2007 airing of ECW, Elijah Burke introduced Benjamin as the newest member of the ECW brand. Benjamin, along with Candice Michelle, Dave Bautista and Josh Mathews, represented WWE at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in an effort to encourage fans to register to vote in the 2008 Presidential election. He won WWE's THQ Superstar Challenge, a video game tournament that took place every year during WrestleMania weekend, four years in a row before retiring from the event in 2007. Effective Immediately! Benjamin returned to New Japan on January 4, 2015, at Wrestle Kingdom 9 in Tokyo Dome, where he, Davey Boy Smith, Jr., Lance Archer and Takashi Iizuka were defeated by Naomichi Marufuji, Toru Yano and TMDK (Mikey Nicholls and Shane Haste) in an eight-man tag team match. Benjamin grew up in Orangeburg, South Carolina where he is an amateur wrestler. The re-engaged, and Benjamin went inside and took Carrillo down with a northern lights suplex before applying an arm bar. 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From August 1 to 11, Benjamin took part in the 2013 G1 Climax, where he finished with a record of five wins and four losses, narrowly missing advancement from his block.  After arriving, Benjamin quickly became a face when he scored an upset victory over Triple H. Benjamin then feuded with Triple H, beating him three times in total: once by pinfall, once by countout and once by disqualification.  At WrestleMania 34 on April 8, Benjamin competed alongside Gable in the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, but neither won. Shelton Benjamin was also in the 55 man battle royal to become #1 contender for the heavyweight title won by Steve Anthony. On the February 26 episode of SmackDown, Benjamin returned to the SmackDown brand and once again qualified for the Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania XXVI, beating CM Punk.  Benjamin made his in-ring debut for Noah on January 12, when he, Suzuki, Taichi and Michinoku defeated Marufuji, Atsushi Kotoge, Muhammad Yone and Taiji Ishimori in an eight-man tag team match. Shelton J. Benjamin (born July 9, 1975) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, performing on the Raw brand. Raw 2010 and WWE SmackDown vs.  The following night, Benjamin returned to the brand in a losing effort to the debuting Yoshi Tatsu.  They lost the titles to Los Guerreros on the September 18 episode of SmackDown!, after Benjamin suffered a legitimate knee injury during the match.  He defeated the returning Joey Mercury in his last match at the SmackDown tapings on April 20 in a dark match. He served as the best man to Haas and Jackie Gayda's wedding, as well as being the godfather to Haas' oldest daughter. This week he is set to face Shane Thorne, who is looking to bounce back after two losses to Ricochet. 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