Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington
March 30, 2003
Report by pwwew.net
Ashanti sings America the Beautiful
Rey Mysterio, Jr. vs. Matt Hardy, Version 1 (WWE Cruiserweight Champion) with Shannon Moore
The match is fast paced from the get-go. Shannon Moore attacks Rey several times without the referee seeing it. Twist of Fate by Matt Hardy, but Rey kicks out. Rey countered a Splash Mountain Bomb off the second rope with a Hurricanrana. Matt accidentally hit Shannon, the Rey does a 619. Matt got Rey in a roll up and held the ropes to get the win and retain the championship.
The Miller Light Catfight Girls arrive and start arguing.
Limp Bizkit performs “Rolling.” The Undertaker comes out during it riding a motorcycle.
The Undertaker & Nathan Jones vs. A-Train & The Big Show
During Heat, we learn that Nathan Jones was knocked out, hence the handicap match. Chokeslam by The Undertaker as the match begins, but only gets a two. The Derailer is done by A-Train, without much damage to the Undertaker. The Undertaker reverses a Chokeslam into an armbar! DDT by the Undertaker on A-Train, Big Show stops the count. Nathan Jones comes out and attacks the Big Show. Jones attacks A-Train. The Undertaker Tombstones A-Train and gets the win! The Undertaker is 11-0 at WrestleManias!
Trish Stratus vs. Jazz vs. Victoria (WWE Women’s Champion) with Steven Richards
Half Boston Crab by Jazz on Trish into an STF. Stevie Richards threw Jazz out of the ring. Rollup by Trish, then by Victoria. Jazz does a double Chicken Wing into a Pancake. Victoria missed a Shooting Star on Jazz. Trish does a Bulldog on Stevie. Trish kicks Victoria in the midsection and pins her to become the new Women’s Champion.
Chavo & Eddie Guerrero vs. Rhyno & Chris Benoit vs. Team Angle (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) (Smackdown! Tag Champs)
Crippler Crossface on Eddie Guerrero but Haas breaks it up. Frogsplash to break up a pin cover by Eddie Guerrero. Rhyno Gores Chavo. Benjamin, the legal man, then comes in and pins Chavo.
Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels
Both men do moves that they are known for. Jericho reverses a dropkick into a Walls of Jericho on the outside of the ring. Jericho does the same poses Michaels does. Michaels does a Moonsault but gets a two. Several pins with counters to pins. Lionsault by Jericho; gets two two counts. Jericho reverses a Hurricanrana into a Walls of Jericho. Sweet Chin Music by Jericho on Michaels! Michaels counted a Suplex off the Top Rope into a Cross Body Block! Michaels does an Elbow off the top rope. Sweet Chin Music by Michaels is missed, into a Walls of Jericho! Superkick by Michaels. A quick rollup gives Michaels the win! The two then hug each other, then Jericho kicked Michaels below the belt.
A promo for Goldberg is shown – He will be live at Backlash!
Tanya Ballinger vs. Kitana Baker
The match takes place at a triple wide king sized bed! Before it starts, Stacy Keibler comes out to start a three way. Torrie Wilson comes out and makes it a four way match. They all fight with there tops off. They pull off Jonathon Coachman’s pants off and Tanya pins him and Stacey counted a three count. The match is over.
Triple H (RAW Heavyweight Champion) with Ric Flair vs. Booker T
Basic wrestling maneuvers by both men. Indian Death Lock by Triple H. Booker tries several roll ups, but only gets “a long two count” (according to Jim Ross). Flair was attacked by Booker when he tried to attack Booker. Booker does a top rope move on Triple H. Triple H does a Pedigree. Triple H lays his arm over Booker T and gets the win.
WrestleMania XX is announced as being at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
Hulk Hogan vs. Vince McMahon
Street Fight – If Hogan Loses, He Has to Retire
Vince starts off with the upper hand in the match. The match ends up out of the ring. Hogan uses a chair on Vince, which makes him bleed. Hogan accidentally hits the Spanish announcer with a chair! Hogan is then hit with a chair. Vince gets a ladder. Vince does a legdrop from the top of the ladder onto Hogan who is on the Spanish commentator’s table! Vince gets a pipe, but Hogan lowblows him. Roddy Piper comes out! He hits Hogan with the pipe! Vince goes for the pin but only gets a two count. Vince throws the referee out of the ring. Two refs come out, one is the one that refereed the Bret Hart / Shawn Michaels match at Survivor Series 1997. Vince does a Leg Drop, but gets a two count. Hulk hulks up and attacks Vince and the referee. Big Boot by Hogan and then three Leg Drops. Hogan gets the win! Shane McMahon comes out dressed in a suit – he checks up on his father to see how he is doing.
The Rock vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin
The match ended up on the outside of the ring, with The Rock being thrown into the steel steps. The Rock does a Sharpshooter in the middle of the ring. The Rock puts on Austin’s vest. Austin does his moves he is familiar for doing. A Rock Bottom by Austin! Stunner by The Rock. Austin then did the Stunner on The Rock. The Rock misses a People’s Elbow. The Rock gets it done a second time, though, for only a two count. The Rock does another Rock Bottom for a two count, again! Another Rock Bottom gives The Rock a two count. And yet another Rock Bottom, but this time gives The Rock the win, his first WrestleMania win against Steve Austin (a loss at both WrestleMania XV and X-Seven).
Kurt Angle (WWE Smackdown! Champion) vs. Brock Lesnar
Lesnar does a Press Slam on Angle. The two do a lot of amateur wrestling moves. Spinebuster by Lesnar. Three German Suplexes by Angle. Angle does the Ankle Lock on Brock. Angle did a very nasty Release German Suplex! Followed by an Angle Slam. An F5 by Lesnar only gets a two count. Angle then does an Ankle Lock. Lesnar does another F5. Brock does a Shooting Star Press but Angle kicks out of the pin. A third F5 by Brock. Brock then gets the pin to win the championship!