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The 2020 edition of Survivor Series took place on Sunday, Nov. 22 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The 34th edition of Survivor Series happened inside the "WWE Thunderdome", with virtual fans transported into the arena via video message board, as part of a highly stylized production that the WWE has set up in lieu of having fans in attendance due to COVID-19 considerations.

After including NXT in the mix in 2019, Survivor Series returned to a Raw vs. SmackDown format for 2020, with corresponding champions going up against one another in a series of inter-promotional matches. The match format that Survivor Series has become famous for -- elimination tag team matches -- will once again featured prominently with both men's and women's 5-on-5 bouts.

Long considered one of WWE's "big four" pay-per-view events on the WWE Network, Survivor Series came into existence in 1987, and is the second-longest running WWE PPV event behind WrestleMania.

Here's everything you need to know about the show, and the history it follows in the footsteps of.

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SmackDown tag team champions The Street Profits def. Raw tag team champions The New Day

United States champion Bobby Lashley def. Intercontinental champion Sami Zayn

SmackDown women's champion Sasha Banks def. Raw women's champion Asuka

Team Raw (Lacey Evans, Lana, Mandy Rose, Nia Jax, Peyton Royce & Shayna Baszler) def. Team SmackDown (Bayley, Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan, Ruby Riott & Natalya) with Lana as the sole survivor

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The 2019 edition of Survivor Series took place on Sunday, Nov. 24 at the Allstate Arena, in the suburbs of Chicago. It was the 33rd edition of Survivor Series, and for the first time in the event's history, most of the matches pitted the superstars of Raw and SmackDown against NXT and one another in a series of inter-promotional matches. The match format that Survivor Series has become famous for -- elimination tag team matches -- once again feature prominently.

Survivor Series, like WWE's other three signature pay-per-views (WrestleMania, Royal Rumble and SummerSlam) has become a four-day run of consecutive shows in the same city. SmackDown kicked off the weekend on Friday, followed by NXT TakeOver: War Games III (Saturday), Survivor Series (Sunday) and Raw (Monday).

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(c) - defending champion | bold - sole survivor(s)

Tag team battle royal
Bobby Roode & Dolph Ziggler def. The OC, Forgotten Sons, The Revival, The Street Profits, Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins, Breezango, Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik & Lince Dorado), Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel) and Heavy Machinery (Otis & Tucker)

NXT cruiserweight championship
Lio Rush (c) def. Akira Tozawa and Kalisto

Viking Raiders (Raw tag team champions) def. The New Day (SmackDown tag team champions) and Undisputed Era (NXT tag team champions)

5-on-5-on-5 women's Survivor Series elimination match
Team NXT (Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Io Shirai, Toni Storm & Bianca Belair) def. Team Raw (Charlotte Flair, Natalya, Asuka, Kairi Sane & Sarah Logan) and Team SmackDown (Carmella, Dana Brooke, Sasha Banks, Lacey Evans & Nikki Cross) vs.

Roderick Strong (NXT North American champion) def. AJ Styles (United States champion) and Shinsuke Nakamura (Intercontinental champion)

NXT championship
Adam Cole (c) def. Pete Dunne

Universal championship
"The Fiend" Bray Wyatt def. Daniel Bryan

5-on-5-on-5 men's Survivor Series elimination match
Team SmackDown (Roman Reigns, Mustafa Ali, Braun Strowman, King Corbin, and Chad Gable) def. Team Raw (Drew McIntyre, Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins, Randy Orton & Ricochet) and Team NXT (Tommaso Ciampa, WALTER, Keith Lee, Matt Riddle & Damian Priest)

WWE championship
Brock Lesnar (c) def. Rey Mysterio

Shayna Baszler (NXT champion) def. Becky Lynch (Raw women's champion) and Bayley (SmackDown women's champion)

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War Games: Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Tegan Nox & Dakota Kai def. Shayna Baszler, Io Shirai, Bianca Belair & Kay Lee Ray

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Pete Dunne def. Killian Dain and Damian Priest

Finn Balor def. Matt Riddle

War Games: Tommaso Ciampa, Dominic Dijakovic, Keith Lee & Kevin Owens def. The Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Kyle O'Reilly, Bobby Fish and Roderick Strong)

WWE Survivor Series PPV history


Rosemont, IL
Shayna Baszler (NXT champion) def. Bayley (SmackDown champion) and Becky Lynch (Raw champion)


Los Angeles, CA
Raw vs. SmackDown: Universal champion Brock Lesnar def. WWE champion Daniel Bryan


Houston, TX
5-on-5 Survivor Series match: Team Raw (Kurt Angle, Braun Strowman, Finn Balor Samoa Joe and Triple H) def. Team SmackDown (Shane McMahon, Randy Orton, Bobby Roode, Shunsuke Nakamura and John Cena) (Strowman and Triple H sole survivors)


Toronto, ON, Canada
Grudge match: Goldberg def. Brock Lesnar


Atlanta, GA
WWE championship: Roman Reigns def. Dean Ambrose* (Sheamus cashed in Money in the Bank and defeated Reigns for the title after the scheduled main event)


St. Louis, MO
5-on-5 Survivor Series match: John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, Big Show, Erick Rowan & Ryback def. Seth Rollins, Kane, Mark Henry, Rusev & Luke Harper


Boston, MA
WWE championship: Randy Orton (c) def. Big Show


Indianapolis, IN
WWE championship: CM Punk (c) def. John Cena and Ryback


New York, NY
Tag team showcase: John Cena & The Rock def. The Miz & R-Truth


Miami, FL
WWE championship: Randy Orton (c) def. Wade Barrett


Washington, D.C.
WWE championship: John Cena (c) def. Triple H and Shawn Michaels


Boston, MA
World Heavyweight Championship: John Cena def. Chris Jericho (c)


Miami, FL
Hell in a Cell match for the World Heavyweight Championship: Batista (c) def. The Undertaker


Philadelphia, PA
World Heavyweight Championship: Batista def. King Booker (c)


Detroit, MI
5-on-5 Survivor Series match: Team SmackDown (Batista, Rey Mysterio, JBL, Bobby Lashley & Randy Orton) def. Team Raw (Shawn Michaels, Kane, Big Show, Carlito & Chris Masters)


Cleveland, OH
4-on-4 Survivor Series match: Randy Orton, Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho & Maven def. Triple H, Edge, Batista & Snitsky


Dallas, TX
World Heavyweight Championship: Goldberg (c) def. Triple H


New York, NY
Elimination Chamber match for the World Heavyweight Championship: Shawn Michaels def. Triple H (c), Chris Jericho, Kane, Rob Van Dam and Booker T


Greensboro, NC
5-on-5 Survivor Series match: Team WWF (The Rock, Chris Jericho, The Undertaker, Kane & Big Show) def. The Alliance (Steve Austin, Rob Van Dam, Kurt Angle, Booker T & Shane McMahon)


Tampa, FL
No DQ: Steve Austin vs. Triple H ended in a no contest (when Austin dropped a car with Triple H inside using a forklift)


Detroit, MI
Triple threat match for the WWF championship: The Big Show def. Triple H (c) and The Rock


St. Louis, MO
WWF championship tournament final: The Rock def. Mankind


Montreal, QC, Canada
WWF championship: Shawn Michaels def. Bret Hart (c)


New York, NY
WWF championship: Sycho Sid def. Shawn Michaels (c)


Landover, MD
No DQ match for the WWF championship: Bret Hart def. Diesel (c)


San Antonio, TX
Casket match: The Undertaker def. Yokozuna


Boston, MA
4-on-4 Survivor Series match: The All-Americans (Lex Luger, The Undertaker, Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner) def. The Foreign Fanatics (Yokozuna, Crush, Ludvig Borga & Quebecer Jacques)


Richfield, OH
WWF championship: Bret Hart (c) def. Shawn Michaels


Detroit, MI
3-on-3 Survivor Series match: Big Boss Man, Hawk & Animal def. IRS, Earthquake & Typhoon


Hartford, CT
3-on-5 "Grand Finale" Survivor Series match: Hulk Hogan, The Ultimate Warrior & Tito Santana def. Ted DiBiase, Rick Martel, The Warlord, Hercules & Paul Roma


Rosemont, IL
4-on-4 Survivor Series match: The Ultimate Warriors (Ultimate Warrior, Shawn Michaels, Marty Jannetty & Jim Neidhart) def. The Heenan Family (Bobby Heenan, Andre the Giant, Haku & Arn Anderson)


Richfield, OH
5-on-5 Survivor Series match: Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Hercules, Koko B. Ware & Hillbilly Jim def. Akeem, Big Boss Man, Ted DiBiase, Haku & The Red Rooster


Richfield, OH
5-on-5 Survivor Series match: Andre the Giant, One Man Gang, King Kong Bundy, Butch Reed & Rick Rude def. Hulk Hogan, Paul Orndorff, Don Muraco, Ken Patera & Bam Bam Bigelow

Survivor Series 2018 results

The 2018 edition of Survivor Series took place on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. It was the 32nd edition of Survivor Series, and most of the matches pit superstars from Raw and SmackDown against one another in a series of inter-promotional matches. The match format that Survivor Series has become famous for -- elimination tag team matches -- once again featured prominently with one women's 5-on-5 elimination match, one men's 5-on-5 elimination match and a third featuring a handful of tag teams from Raw and SmackDown facing off. There was also a cruiserweight championship match featured on the card.

Survivor Series, like WWE's other three signature pay-per-views (WrestleMania, Royal Rumble and SummerSlam) has become a four-day run of consecutive shows in the same city. NXT TakeOver: War Games II kicked off the action on Saturday night, followed by Survivor Series (Sunday), Raw (Monday) and SmackDown (Tuesday).

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* - indicates Kickoff show match | Bold name - indicates sole survivor(s) | (c) - indicates champion defending title

* Ten-on-ten tag team elimination match: Team SmackDown (The Usos, The New Day, SAnitY, Gallows & Anderson, The Colons) def. Team Raw (Bobby Roode & Chad Gable (Captains), The Revival, B-Team, The Ascension, Lucha House Party)

Women's 5-on-5 elimination match: Team Raw (Nia Jax, Tamina, Mickie James, Bayley, Sasha Banks) def. Team SmackDown (Asuka, Carmella, Naomi, Sonya Deville, Mandy Rose)

Intercontinental champion vs. United States champion: Seth Rollins def. Shinsuke Nakamura

Raw tag team champions vs. SmackDown tag team champions: Authors of Pain def. The Bar

Cruiserweight championship: Buddy Murphy (c) def. Mustafa Ali

Men's 5-on-5 elimination match: Team Raw (Braun Strowman, Drew McIntyre, Bobby Lashley, Dolph Ziggler, Finn Balor) def. Team SmackDown (The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Samoa Joe, Shane McMahon, Jeff Hardy)

Ronda Rousey def. Charlotte Flair (via DQ)

Universal champion vs. WWE champion: Brock Lesnar def. Daniel Bryan

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NXT championship
Tommaso Ciampa (c) def. Velveteen Dream

Two-out-of-three falls for the NXT women's championship
Shayna Baszler (c) def. Kairi Sane

Aleister Black def. Johnny Gargano

4-on-4 War Games match
War Raiders (Hanson & Rowe), Ricochet and Pete Dunne def. Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, Kyle O'Reilly and Roderick Strong)

Matt Riddle def. Kassius Ohno

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Raw does things a little backwards, but returns keep momentum rolling (Raw, Oct. 30)

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Enzo Amore gets himself DQ'd to keep cruiserweight belt (205 Live, Oct. 24)

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