Live from: the Astrodome in Houston, Texas
Announcers: Paul Heyman and Jim Ross
Report by: Calvin Martin of Lordsofpain.net
WrestleMania opens up with a huge fireworks display. We immediately go to the first match.
WWF Intercontinental Championship: Chris Jericho vs. William Regal
Match starts off with Regal throwing punches. Clothesline by Jericho. Flying forearm by Jericho. Back heel kick by Jericho. Jericho flies out of the ring on Regal. Jericho drops Regal across the guardrail. Back in the ring Jericho goes up top and hits Regal with a back elbow for a two count. Regal throws Jericho into the ring post two times. Regal with a arm wringer takedown. Back elbow by Jericho followed up by the lionsault but Regal gets the knees up. Regal with a belly to back suplex for a two count. Regal exposes the top turnbuckle and throws Jericho into it twice. Jericho with a enzeguri. Jericho goes up top and hits a missile dropkick for a two count. Uppercuts by Regal. Regal with a double underhook superplex for a two count. Jericho looks for the walls of Jericho. Regal reverses and locks on the Regal stretch. Jericho makes it to the ropes. Chops by Jericho. Regal with a big boot. Jericho with a bulldog. Jericho with the lionsault for the pin.
Winner: Chris Jericho
A WCW limo pulls up. Shane gets out and walks toward the arena.
Acolytes are shown in the back drinking and playing cards. Bradshaw gives a pep talk speech to get them fired up.
Tazz & APA w/ Jacqueline vs. Right to Censor (Bull and Goodfather w/ Steven Richards)
Richards tries to do some mic work but is cut off by Tazz's entrance. Match starts off on the outside with Tazz and Val. Tazz clotheslines Val out of the ring. Richards jumps in and Jackie gives him a ddt. Referee restores order. Faarooq powerslams Bull for a two count. Bull with a big boot to Tazz. Double team on Tazz. Val with a side russian leg sweep on Tazz for a two count. Goodfather with a leg drop on Tazz. Goodfather with the ho train on Tazz. Goodfather misses a second rope splash. Bradshaw with a backdrop on Goodfather. Bradshaw with a fall away slam on Val. APA double slam Val. Bradshaw with a top rope belly to back suplex on Val. Bull and Goodfather double slam Faarooq. Goodfather misses the ho train on Bradshaw. Bradshaw hits Goodfather with the clothesline from hell for the pin.
Winners: Tazz and APA
Trish is shown pushing Linda backstage in her wheelchair. Stephanie walks up and starts talking to Linda. Stephanie asks Trish if she can get them some champagne after Vince kicks Shane's ass tonight.
WWF Hardcore Championship: Big Show vs. Kane vs. Raven
Raven brings his cart full of weapons to the ring. Raven attacks Kane with weaponds. Big Show comes out. Kane has regained the advantage on Raven. Kane press slams Raven onto Show. Kane comes off the top to the outside on Show. Kane and Raven fight in the crowd. Show follows them out and hits Kane with a big boot. They make their way to the backstage area. Show shoves Raven and the referee into a fenced in area and locks the gate. Kane breaks through the padlock. Raven chokes Kane with a waterhose. Kane pushes Raven through the fence. Kane chokes Raven with the waterhose. Kane throws Raven through a window. Show throws Kane through a door. Kane and Show bust through a wall. Raven tries to get away on a golf cart but Show stops him. Kane follows after Show and Raven on a golf cart and almost runs over Raven's leg. Kane throws a plastic cart on wheels at Show. They make their way to the top of the stage. Show clotheslines Kane. Show attempts to press slam Raven off the stage but Kane knocks them both off. Kane jumps off the stage with a leg drop on Show for the pin.
Winner and New Hardcore Champion: Kane
Edge, Christian, and Kurt Angle are shown in the back. E & C try to talk to Angle but he was too busy watching the video tape of Benoit making him tap.
Jimmy Snuka is shown at WWFNY.
The Rock is shown arriving to the arena.
WWF European Championship: Test vs. Eddie Guerrero w/ Perry Saturn
Match starts off with both men trading punches. Test with a powerbomb for a two count. Both men fight on the outside. Back in the ring Eddie backs Test into the corner with punches. Test with a clothesline for a two count. Back elbow by Test. Test with a top rope back elbow for a two count. Eddie lowers the ropes and Test gets hung up in them. Saturn gets his shots in. Eddie starts working on Test' knee. Back in the ring Eddie sits on Test' leg across the bottom rope. Eddie jumps on Test' back and puts a sleeper on. Test falls to one knee. Eddie lets go of the sleeper. Test with a tilt a whir slam. Test with a tilt a whirl powerbomb for a two count. Eddie with a mule kick. Saturn suplexes Test. Eddie gets a two count out of it. Eddie with a brainbuster. Eddie goes up top and misses. Test with a pumphandle powerslam for a two count. Test with a big boot to Saturn. Test hits Eddie with the big boot. Malenko interferes. Test knocks Malenko off the ring apron. Saturn throws Eddie the belt. Eddie hits Test with the belt for the pin.
Winner and New European Champion: Eddie Guerrero
Michael Cole interviews Mick Foley in the back. Foley says he will call the Vince/Shane match right down the middle.
Chris Benoit vs. Kurt Angle
Angle brings a mic to the ring with him. Angle says it is no secret that he is not a fan of Texas. Angle says the Texas flag is missing 49 other stars. Angle says tonight he will illustrate a point, that he will beat Benoit. Match starts off with a takedown by Angle. Both men do a series of mat wrestling moves and do the ECW standoffs to a loud pop. Benoit tries to go for the crossface but Angle makes it to the ropes. Angle decks Benoit and throws him to the outside. Angle bounces Benoit's face off the announce table. Angle sends Benoit into the ring steps. Back in the ring Angle hits a suplex for a two count. Angle with a side suplex for a two count. Chops by Benoit. Angle with an overhead belly to belly suplex. Angle with another overhead belly to belly suplex. Short arm clothesline by Benoit. Benoit with a knee to the gut. Benoit with a reverse elbow for a two count. Snap suplex by Benoit for a two count. Benoit with a superplex for a two count. Benoit puts the ankle lock on Angle. Angle kicks him off. Crossface by Benoit. Angle gets out and puts the crossface on Benoit. Benoit gets his foot on the rope. Benoit bumps Angle into the referee. Benoit puts the crossface on Angle. Angle taps out but there is no referee. Benoit gets the referee up. Angle hits the olympic slam for a two count. Angle slams Benoit, goes up top, and lands a moonsault on Benoit's knees. Benoit goes up top and hits the swan dive for a two count. Mule kick by Angle. Angle rolls up Benoit, pulling the tights, for the pin.
Winner: Kurt Angle
Michael Cole interviews Regal in the back. Regal hears a bunch of noise in his office and it turns out to be Kamala standing on his desk. Regal orders him down.
Kevin Kelly interviews Angle in the back. Benoit jumps Angle from behind and puts the crossface on him.
WWF Women's Championship: Chyna vs. Ivory
Match starts off with Ivory hitting Chyna with the belt. Ivory stomps on Chyna and pounds on her neck. Chyna throws Ivory across the ring. Chyna kicks Ivory down in the corner. Clothesline by Chyna. Back body drop by Chyna. Powerbomb by Chyna for a two count (Chyna lifted Ivory up at two). Chyna press slams Ivory for the pin.
Winner and New Women's Champion: Chyna
Jonathan Coachman interviews Jeff Bagwell and Moises Alou at ringside.
Vince is shown backstage with Trish, Stephanie, and Linda. Vince asks Trish and Stephanie if they know what to do. Michael Cole gets a quick interview with Vince. Vince said he will have something shocking tonight.
Street Fight w/Special referee Mick Foley: Vince McMahon vs. Shane McMahon w/ Stephanie
Shane gets on the mic and gives a shout out to the young WCW wrestlers, shown sitting in the skybox. Match starts off with Vince slapping Shane. Vince chokes Shane in the corner. Shane with a clothesline. Shane spears Vince. Stephanie enters the ring and slaps Shane. Stephanie runs out. Shane hits Vince with a baseball slide. Shane hits Vince in the head with a metal sheet. Shane sends Vince into the ring steps. Shane comes off the guardrail with a clothesline on Vince. Shane pulls a kendo stick from under the ring and hits Vince in the back and stomach with it. Punches by Shane. Shane clears off the announce table. Shane hits Vince with a TV monitor. Shane lays Vince on the table. Shane goes back in the ring, goes up top, and jumps out on the table and misses Vince as Stephanie pulled Vince out of the way. Trish rolls Linda down to ringside. Trish checks on Vince. Trish slaps Vince. Stephanie slaps Trish. Trish spears Stephanie into the corner of the ring. Stephanie tries to escape but Trish catches her in the ring and beats the hell out of her. Foley pulls Trish off of Stephanie. Stephanie slaps Foley. Stephanie runs away but Trish runs after her to the back. Closeup of Vince calling Linda a bitch. Foley tells Vince to get away from Linda. Foley tries to get Linda out of harms way but Vince hammers him with a chair. Vince pulls Linda out of the chair and rolls her into the ring. Vince sets up a chair in the corner and sits Linda in it. Vince throws Shane back in the ring. Vince throws 4 garbage cans in the ring. Vince hits Shane over the head with a garbage can. Vince repeatedly hits Shane in the back with a garbage can. Linda gets out of her chair and kicks Vince between the legs! Foley re-enters the ring and opens up on Vince. Foley with a running knee in the corner on Vince. Shane puts a garbage can on Vince in the corner. Shane does the Vanterminator on Vince for the pin! The WCW wrestlers are shown again in celebration for Shane. Shane and Linda hug.
Winner: Shane McMahon
TLC II: Dudley Boyz vs. Hardy Boyz vs. Edge & Christian
Match starts off with everyone going at it. Dudleys double flapjack Christian. Poetry in motion on the Dudleys. E & C hit Matt and the Dudleys with the ladder. E & C double team Matt in the corner. E & C do a double drop toe hold on Jeff on a chair. Matt climbs the ladder but Edge clotheslines him off. Jeff dropkicks Edge off the ladder. Hardys double baseball slide a ladder into the Dudleys. Hardys jump off opposite ladders onto Christian. Dudleys throw the Hardys out of the ring. Dudleys do the whassup headbutt off the ladder on Edge. Dudleys bring two tables into the ring. Buh Buh powerbombs Jeff on Edge through the table. Dudleys stack 3 tables on the outside. Buh Buh hits Matt in the head with a ladder. All six men climb the ladders and they all fall off. Spike runs in the ring and gives Edge the acid drop. Spike acid drops Christian through a table. Rhyno enters the ring and spears Buh Buh. Rhyno spears Matt through a table. Lita runs down and pulls Edge off the ladder. Spike low blows Rhyno. Lita with a huricanrana on Rhyno. Edge falls off the ladder onto the ropes. Dvon clotheslines Rhyno off Buh Buh's shoulder. 3D on Lita. E & C clear the ring with swinging chairs. Jeff sets up a HUGE ladder on the outside. Jeff climbs it and hits the swanton on Spike and Rhyno through two tables. Christian and Dvon climb the huge ladder in the ring. Matt moves the ladder leaving Christian and Dvon hanging from the belts. Christian and Dvon fall. Jeff climbs a smaller ladder and hangs from the belts. Edge on the huge ladder, spears Jeff hanging from the belts. Rhyno pushes Buh Buh and Matt off a ladder to the outside through 4 tables. Rhyno, with Christian on his back, climbs the ladder and Christian grabs the belts for the win.
Winners and New Tag Team Champions: Edge and Christian
Fink announce a new attendance record for the Astrodome of 67,925.
Gene Okerlund and Bobby "The Brain" Heenan come out to call the Gimmick Battle Royal.
Gimmick Battle Royal
The contestants come out in this order: Bushwhackers, Duke The Dumpster Drose, Iron Shiek, Earthquake, The Goon, Doink The Clown, Kamala w/ Harvey Whippleman and Kimchee, Repo Man, Jim Cornette, Nikolai Volkoff, Michael PS Hayes, One Man Gang, Gobbly Gooker, Tugboat, Hillbilly Jim, Brother Love, and Sgt. Slaughter. Tugboat throws Gobbly Gooker out. Earthquake throws Tugboat out. Kamala throws Earthquake out. Brother Love throws Kimchee out. Doink throws Duke the Dumpster Drose out. Bushwacker Luke got thrown out by someone. Volkoff and The Goon get thrown out. Kamala throws Doink out. One Man Gang throws Michael Hayes out. The next set of throw outs happened so fast I could not keep up with them. Sheik and Slaughter are the only ones left. Sheik throws Slaughter out for the win. After the match Slaughter comes back in and puts the cobra clutch on Sheik.
Winner: Iron Sheik
Motorhead performs "The Game" live in the arena.
Triple H vs. Undertaker
Match starts off with UT and Triple H fighting on the outside. UT knocks Triple H through the spanish announce table. High knee by Triple H. Ut gets right back up and throws Triple H in the corner with punches. UT back body drops Triple H. Running clothesline by UT. Powerslam by UT followed up my a missed elbow drop. UT with a flying clothesline. UT goes for the tight rope walk but Triple H throws him off. Neckbreaker by Triple H for a two count. Triple H with an elbow to the back of UT's head. Triple H with a swinging neckbreaker for a two count. Triple H with the facebuster. Triple H goes over to the announce table and gets his sledgehammer and brings it in the ring but the referee takes it away. UT counters the pedigree and catapults Triple H into the referee in the corner. UT gives Triple H a chokeslam for a two count. UT attacks the referee. UT throws Triple H out of the ring. Triple H sends UT into the ring steps. UT backdrops Triple H over the guard rail onto the concrete. Triple H and UT fight towards the techical area. UT throws Triple H onto the next level of the technical area. Triple H repeatedly hits UT with a chair. UT chokeslams Triple H off the camera tower to the concrete floor. UT jumps off the camera tower with an elbow on Triple H. EMT's check on Triple H. UT attacks the EMT's. UT and Triple H go back to the ring. UT grabs the sledgehammer and Triple H begs off. Triple H low blows UT. UT with a big boot. Both men trade punches. Triple H tries the tombstone but UT counters with a tombstone of his own, but the referee is still out from earlier. UT goes for the last ride but Triple H picked up the sledgehammer as he was being picked up and used it. Triple H gets a two count out of it. UT is busted open. Triple H backs UT into the corner with shots to the head. UT counters the corner shots with the last ride powerbomb for the pin.
Winner: The Undertaker
World Wrestling Federation Championship: Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. The Rock
Fink announces that this match will have NO DQ's. Match starts off with both men going at it. Austin hits the Thezz press followed up by the elbow drop. Swinging neckbreaker by Rock. Austin throws Rock out of the ring. Rock and Austin fight in the crowd. Back in the ring Austin hits a superplex for a two count. Austin exposes the turnbuckle. Rock clotheslines Austin out of the ring. Austin hits Rock with the ring bell. Rock is busted open. Back in the ring Austin gets on top of Rock and hammers at his forehead. Austin with a swinging neckbreaker for a two count. Rock explodes out of the corner with a clothesline. Rock sends Austin face first into the top turnbuckle. Rock hits Austin in the head with the ring bell for a two count. Austin is busted open. Rock with right hands. Rock with an elbow to Austin's chest. Austin drops Rock across the guard rail. Austin catapults Rock into the ring post. Austin hits Rock in the head with the monitor. Back in the ring Austin gets a two count. Rock puts the sharpshooter on Austin. Austin makes it to the ropes. Austin flips off Rock and puts the sharpshooter on him. Rock powers his way out. Austin puts Rock back in the sharpshooter. Rock makes it to the ropes. Austin puts the million dollar dream on Rock. Rock gets out of it with a rollup for a two count. Rock with the stunner on Austin for a two count. Vince comes down to ringside. Austin with a spinebuster for a two count. Rock with a spinebuster of his own. Rock hits the people's elbow. Rock goes for the cover but Vince pulls him off of Austin. Rock stares down Vince and chases after him. Rock walks into a rock bottom from Austin for a two count. Rock counters the stunner and shoves Austin into the referee, knocking him to the floor. Austin low blows Rock. Austin tells Vince to give hit Rock with the chair while he holds him. Vince hits Rock with the chair. Vince puts the referee back in the ring and Austin gets a two count. Rock bottom on Austin. Vince distracts the referee. Rock pulls Vince in the ring and lays the smacksown on him. Rock turns around into a stunner from Austin for a two count. Vince hands Austin a chair. Austin hits Rock in the head with the chair for a two count. Austin repeatedly drives the chair into Rock's chest and head for the pin. After the match Austin and Vince shake hands. Austin and Vince drink a beer together over the Rock's body.
Winner and New World Champion: Steve Austin
Rock gets up and Austin hits him in the head with the belt. Austin and Vince leave together.
The PPV ends with the camera focused on Rock trying to get up.