WWF WrestleMania 2000
April 2, 2000
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: The Godfather & D-Lo Brown w/Ice T vs. Big Boss Man & Bull Buchanan
Brown and Buchanan will start things off. Brown dodges a couple of strikes from Buchanan. Brown delivers multiple haymakers. Brown slides under Buchanan. Brown ducks a clothesline from Buchanan. Brown decks Buchanan with a Leg Lariat. Godfather knocks Boss Man off the ring apron. Brown drops Buchanan with a Back Elbow Smash. Brown tags in Godfather. Godfather bodyslams Buchanan. Brown follows that with a Running Splash. Godfather with a Leg Drop to Buchanan. Godfather goes for a Running Elbow Drop, but Buchanan ducks out of the way. Buchanan tags in Boss Man. Boss Man is mauling Godfather in the corner.
Godfather whips Boss Man sternum first into the turnbuckles. Godfather clotheslines Boss Man. Godfather with a clubbing bodyshot to Boss Man. Godfather SuperKicks Boss Man for a two count. Godfather tags in Brown. Boss Man bounces Brown head on the top turnbuckle pad. Brown transitions into a Corner Mount. Brown with a Right Hand to Boss Man. Buchanan lands a Flying Clothesline. Buchanan bodyslams Brown. Brown responds with more haymakers. Boss Man makes the blind tag. Buchanan with a drop toe hold that sends Brown to the middle rope. Stereo Haymakers from Buchanan and Boss Man. Boss Man with the cover for a two count. Boss Man HeadButts Brown. Boss Man drops Brown with a Big Boot. Boss Man tags in Buchanan.
Boss Man kicks Brown in the gut. Buchanan connects with a Scissors Kick for a two count. Buchanan throws Brown out of the ring. Boss Man attacks Brown behind the referee’s back. Buchanan and Boss Man continues to cut the ring in half. Buchanan launches Brown back first into the turnbuckles. Stereo Back Elbow Smashes for a two count. The referee is trying to calm down Godfather. Buchanan applies a Bear Hug. Buchanan drops Brown with a shoulder tackle. Stereo Axe Handle Strikes from Buchanan and Boss Man. Brown ducks a clothesline from Boss Man. Brown goes for a Crossbody Block, but Boss Man counters with a Back Breaker for a two count. Boss Man tags in Buchanan.
Buchanan lands a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Godfather sends Buchanan crashing crotch first on the top turnbuckle. Brown creates distance with a FrankenSteiner. Brown finally makes the tag to Godfather. Godfather with a Back Body Drop to Buchanan. Godfather clotheslines Boss Man. Godfather shoves Boss Man into Buchanan. Godfather side steps Boss Man into the turnbuckles. Godfather connects with The Ho-Train. Godfather tags in Brown. Brown knocks Buchanan off the ring apron. Brown dropkicks Boss Man. Boss Man responds with a Side Walk Slam. Buchanan lands a Flying Leg Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: Big Boss Man & Bull Buchanan via Pinfall
Second Match: Crash Holly (c) vs. Hardcore Holly vs. Bradshaw vs. Faarooq vs. Funaki vs. Joey Abs vs. Mosh vs. Pete Gas vs. Rodney Mack vs. Taka Michinoku vs. Tazz vs. Trasher vs. Viscera in a Hardcore Battle Royal For The WWF Hardcore Championship
Enjoy it for yourself ladies and gentlemen.
Winner: New WWF Hardcore Champion, Hardcore Holly via Pinfall
Third Match: Al Snow & Steve Blackman w/Chester McCheeserton vs. T&A w/Trish Stratus
Test and Blackman will start things off. Test is dishing out haymakers in the corner. Blackman slides under Test. Blackman ducks a clothesline from Test. Blackman thrust kicks the chest of Test. Blackman drags Test to the corner. Blackman tags in Snow. Snow with right hands to Test. Test bounces Snow’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. T&A are double teaming Snow. Albert connects with a Body Avalanche. Test follows that with a Big Boot. Snow is teeing off on Albert. Snow clotheslines Albert. Snow decks Albert with a Step Up Enzuigiri for a two count. Snow tags in Blackman.
Blackman attacks the ribs of Albert. Blackman drops Albert with a shoulder tackle. Blackman rocks Albert with a forearm smash. Albert responds with a shoulder tackle. Albert uppercuts Blackman. Blackman sweeps the legs of Albert. Snow with a SlingShot Leg Drop to the back of Albert. Test levels Snow with a Big Boot. Snow delivers a Back Body Drop which sends Test crashing to the outside. Test goes for a Military Press Slam, but Blackman counters with a Chop Block. Snow with the cover for a two count. Snow dropkicks Test off the ring apron. Stereo Lariats from Head Cheese for a two count.
Snow with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Snow repeatedly stomps on the back of Albert. Head Cheese are cutting the ring in half. Blackman lands a Diving HeadButt for a two count. Blackman kicks Albert in the chest. Blackman low blows Albert. Blackman tags in Snow. Snow with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike to Albert. Albert responds with a Double UnderHook Suplex. Albert tags in Test. Test clotheslines Blackman. Test with a Side Walk Slam for a two count. Albert throws Blackman out of the ring. T&A connects with a Double PowerBomb for a two count.
Snow takes out Albert with a SpringBoard MoonSault. Head Cheese with a Back Breaker/Diving Leg Drop Combination for a two count. Alberto drops Snow with a Baldo Bomb. Albert clotheslines Snow over the top rope. Albert bodyslams Blackman. Test follows that with a Leaping Splash. Snow trips Albert from the outside. Blackman SuperKicks Albert. Blackman yells at Chester McCheeserton. Albert connects with a Press Slam. Test lands a Flying Elbow Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: T&A via Pinfall
Fourth Match: The Dudley Boyz (c) vs. The Hardy Boyz vs. Edge & Christian in a Triangle Ladder Match For The WWF Tag Team Championship
E&C attacks The Hardys before the bell rings. A pier six brawl breaks out in the ringside area. Matt rolls Christian back into the ring. Christian leapfrogs over Matt. Christian dropkicks Matt. Matt drags Christian out of the ring. Matt bounces Christian’s head on the steel ring steps. Edge drops D-Von with a Spinning Heel Kick. Bubba repeatedly slaps Jeff in the chest. Jeff responds with The Whisper In The Wind. Bubba delivers a Back Body Drop. Bubba follows that with a Bubba Bomb. Christian sets up a ladder in the center of the ring. Christian repeatedly stomps on Matt’s chest in the corner. E&C are double teaming D-Von.
Matt bounces Bubba’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Matt throws a ladder at Bubba. The Hardys connect with Poetry In Motion. D-Von drives a ladder into Christian face. Matt bodyslams D-Von on the ladder. Matt follows that with a Flying Elbow Drop. Jeff avoids a big haymaker from Bubba. Jeff drops Bubba with a DDT. Jeff lays Bubba flat on a ladder. Jeff goes for a 450 Splash, but Bubba ducks out of the way. Bubba bodyslams Jeff. Bubba dumps a ladder on top of Jeff. Bubba lands a Diving Senton to Jeff who’s buried under a ladder.
Edge drives a ladder into the anatomy of Matt Hardy. D-Von bodyslams Edge. Bubba starts spinning around hitting everybody with the ladder. Stereo Dropkicks from E&C. D-Von is putting the boots to Christian. E&C sends D-Von crashing face first to the ladder. Edge throws D-Von out of the ring. Christian takes out Matt and Bubba with a Double Crossbody Block. Edge Spears Jeff off the ladder. Edge start scaling in the ladder, but Matt gets in the way. Matt with a SitOut PowerBomb to Edge. D-Von sends Matt crashing to the canvas. Christian throws a ladder to the back of D-Von. Bubba connects with a Modified 3D off the ladder.
The Hardys responds with a Diving Splash/Leg Drop Combination. D-Von and Christian are trading back and forth shots. E&C with an Avalanche Suplex to D-Von. E&C and The Hardys are scaling the ladder. Christian with a Diving FaceBuster to Jeff. Edge follows that with a Neck Breaker off the ladder. Bubba is throwing haymakers at Edge. All six men are trying to reach the tag team titles. D-Von launches Christian and Jeff out of the ring. Bubba knocks Matt and Edge off the ladder. Double Ladder Shot to Christian. The Dudleys connects with The 3D to Edge. The Dudley’s are bringing out multiple tables from under the ring.
The Dudley’s place a table in between two ladders. Bubba drives Matt rib first to the steel ring steps. Bubba clears the spanish announce table. D-Von goes for a Diving Splash, but Jeff ducks out of the way. Bubba PowerBombs Matt through a table. Bubba throws a ladder at Jeff who’s running on the ringside barricade. Bubba sets up a massive ladder on the ramp. Christian hits Bubba with the time keepers bell. Jeff whips Christian shoulder first to the steel guard rail. Jeff takes off his shirt. Jeff puts Bubba through the table with an Avalanche Swanton Bomb off the top of the ladder. D-Von with an Electric Chair Slam to Christian. Matt responds with the Twist of Fate. Matt is trying to negate the tandem offense from E&C. E&C sends Matt crashing through the table. Edge grabs both titles to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWF Tag Team Champions, Edge & Christian
Fifth Match: Terri Runnels w/The Fabulous Moolah vs. The Kat w/Mae Young in a Catfight With Val Venis Serving As The Special Guest Referee
Terri shoves Kat before the bell rings. Terri Spears Kat. Terri transitions into a ground and pound attack. Val Venis starts making out with Terri and Kat. Kat talks smack to Terri. Terri responds with two hair drags. Kat Spears Terri. Mae Young is trying to distract Venis with the Puppies. Fabulous Moolah rolls Terri back into the ring. Terri repeatedly slaps Kat. Moolah is trying run away from Young. Young proceeds to make out with Venis. Moolah drags Kat out of the ring. This allow Terri Runnels to pickup the victory. After the match, Young attacks Moolah. Young connects with The Bronco Buster. Kat rips off Terri’s pants.
Winner: Terri Runnels
Sixth Match: The Radicalz (Eddie Guerrero, Dean Malenko, and Perry Saturn) vs. Chyna & Too Cool in a 6-Man Tag Team Match
Guerrero throws his t-shirt at Chyna. Guerrero and Scotty 2 Hotty will start things off. Guerrero kicks Hotty in the gut. Guerrero applies a side headlock. Guerrero drops Hotty with a shoulder tackle. Hotty leapfrogs over Guerrero. Hotty monkey flips Guerrero to the bottom rope. Hotty with a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker to Guerrero. Chyna and Malenko are tagged in. Malenko blocks a Big Boot from Chyna. Chyna clotheslines Malenko. Chyna follows that with forearm smashes. Malenko kicks Chyna in the gut. Hotty attacks Malenko from the ring apron. Chyna tags in Sexay. Double Vertical Suplex from Chyna and Sexy. Sexay starts dancing in the center of the ring.
Malenko ducks a clothesline from Sexay. Sexay decks Malenko with a Back Elbow Smash. Sexay bodyslams Malenko. Malenko tags in Guerrero. Sexay with a Belly to Back Suplex to Guerrero. The referee is distracted by Malenko. Saturn launches Sexay off the top turnbuckle. Guerreo tags in Saturn. Saturn is putting the boots to Sexay. Saturn puts on Sexay’s durag. Radicalz are cutting the ring in half. Guerrero applies a front facelock. Guerrero with a Snap Vertical Suplex to Sexay. Sexay kicks Guerrero in the chest. Sexay tags in Hotty. Guerrero hot shots Hotty into the top rope. Guerrero connects with a Belly to Back Suplex. Guerrero follows that with a SlingShot Senton. Guerrero bounces Chyna head on the top turnbuckle pad. Hotty is teeing off on Guerrero.
Sexay Suplex’s Guerrero out of the ring. Hotty kicks Malenko in the chest. Too Cool are brawling with The Radicalz. Hotty drops Saturn with a Running BullDog. Hotty delivers a Double Worm. Hotty ducks a clothesline from Guerrero. Guerrero is using the referee as a diversion. Radicalz drives Hotty back first to the ringside barricade. The referee is trying to calm down Chyna.
Saturn SuperKicks Hotty. Saturn lands a Flying Elbow Drop. Saturn tags in Guerrero. Hotty connects with a SuperPlex. Hotty tags in Chyna. Chyna clears the ring. Chyna with a Double Clothesline to Malenko and Saturn. Chyna follows that with Two Bodyslams. Chyna continues the sequence with Two HandSpring Back Elbow Strikes. Chyna proceeds to low blow Malenko and Saturn. Guerrero cheap shots Chyna. Guerrero goes for a PowerBomb, but Chyna lands back on her feet. Chyna PowerBombs Guerrero. Chyna Press Slams Guerrero. Chyna locks in a Sleeper Hold. Chyna plants Guerrero with an Inverted DDT to pickup the victory.
Winner: Chyna & Too Cool via Pinfall
Seventh Match: Kurt Angle (c) vs. Chris Jericho vs. Chris Benoit in a Two Out Of Three Falls Match For The WWF Intercontinental/European Championship
Benoit attacks Angle before the bell rings. Benoit shoves Angle into Jericho. Jericho clotheslines Angle. Jericho dishes out a knife edge chop. Jericho is putting the boots to Benoit. Angle throwing haymakers at Jericho. Benoit starts lighting up Jericho chest in the corner. Jericho sends Benoit crashing shoulder first to the steel ring post. Jericho dropkicks Angle. Jericho goes for a SpringBoard Dropkick, but Benoit trips him from the outside. Benoit kicks Angle in the gut. Jericho with a Double SpringBoard Dropkick which knocks Benoit and Angle off the ring apron. Angle deposits Jericho on the steel ring steps. Angle delivers an Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Benoit clotheslines Angle for a two count. Jericho and Benoit are trading knife edge chops. Jericho with a Double UnderHook Back Breaker to Angle. Benoit launches Jericho off the top turnbuckle.
Benoit with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Benoit follows that with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Jericho dropkicks the back of Benoit’s head. Angle reverses out of the irish whip from Jericho. Jericho lands a missile Dropkick for a two count. Benoit with a Back Breaker to Jericho for a two count. Angle responds with a Snap Vertical Suplex of his own for a two count. Jericho and Angle are trading back and forth shots. Jericho kicks Angle in the gut. Jericho with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Benoit with stinging knife edge chops to Jericho. Angle takes down Benoit with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count.
Jericho locks in the Camel Clutch. Jericho with a Delayed Vertical Suplex to Angle. Benoit goes for the cover, but Jericho breaks up the pin attempt. Jericho kicks Angle in the face. Angle responds with an Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Benoit is unloading haymakers on Angle. Jericho goes for a Sunset Flip, but Benoit rolls him over for a two count. Angle dropkicks Benoit. Angle kicks Jericho in the chest. Jericho levels Angle with a Knee Lift. Jericho goes for a Tiger Suplex, but Angle counters with the CrossFace Chicken Wing. Benoit breaks the submission with a dropkick. Benoit launches Angle into the crowd. Benoit lands a Diving HeadButt to score the first pinfall of the match.
Benoit wisely goes for another cover, but only gets a two count. Angle with a Vertical Suplex to Benoit for a two count. Angle bodyslams Benoit. Jericho has Angle perched on the top turnbuckle. Benoit with an Avalanche Belly to Back Suplex to Jericho. Angle goes for a MoonSault, but Benoit ducks out of the way. Following a long pinning exchange, Jericho locks in the Lion Tamer. Benoit clotheslines Jericho. Benoit drops Jericho with a Knee Lift. Benoit repeatedly stomps on Jericho’s chest. Angle bodyslams Benoit. Angle is teeing off on Jericho. Jericho with a Spinning Heel Kick to Benoit. Jericho follows that with Two PowerBombs.
Benoit responds with a series of German Suplex’s for a two count. Benoit with a Snap Dragon Suplex for a two count. Jericho blasts Benoit with more knife edge chops. Jericho inadvertently takes out the referee. Benoit locks in the Crippler Cross Face. Benoit is pissed at the referee. Jericho applies the Walls of Jericho. Angle hits Jericho with the European Title. Angle goes for the cover, but Benoit drags Jericho out of the ring. Benoit and Angle are trading back and forth shots. Benoit with a Belly to Back Suplex to Angle. Benoit goes for a Diving HeadButt, but Angle ducks out of the way. Jericho lands The LionSault to pickup the victory.
Winners: New WWF Intercontinental Champion, Chris Benoit via Pinfall. New WWF European Champion, Chris Jericho via Pinfall
Eight Match: Kane & Rikishi w/Paul Bearer vs. D-Generation X w/Tori
DX attacks Rikishi before the bell rings. X-Pac is throwing haymakers at Kane. Kane uppercuts X-Pac. Rikishi delivers a Running Hip Attack to Road Dogg. Rikishi follows that with the Stinkface. Tori almost suffered the same consequences, but Road Dogg drags her out of the ring. Kane is brawling with X-Pac on the ramp. Kane with a clubbing blow to the back of X-Pac. X-Pac with a Spinning Heel Kick to Rikishi. X-Pac is mauling Rikishi in the corner. X-Pac connects with the Bronco Buster. X-Pac tags in Road Dogg. Road Dogg with left jabs to Rikishi. Road Dogg with a Shake Rattling Knee Drop for a two count. D-X are cutting the ring in half.
X-Pac with buzzsaw kicks across the chest of Rikishi. Rikishi responds with a Pop Up Cutter. Rikishi tags in Kane. Kane uppercuts Road Dogg. Kane drops X-Pac with a Big Boot. Kane follows that with a Back Body Drop. Kane clotheslines Road Dogg over the top rope. Kane with a Corner Clothesline to X-Pac. Rikishi goes for the Stinkface, but Tori drags X-Pac out of the ring. Rikishi SuperKicks Road Dogg. Paul Bearer rolls Tori into the ring. Kane launches Tori back first to the turnbuckles. Rikishi delivers the Stinkface to Tori. Kane plants X-Pac with a Tombstone PileDriver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kane & Rikishi via Pinfall
Ninth Match: Triple H (c) w/Stephanie McMahon vs. Big Show w/Shane McMahon vs. The Rock w/Vince McMahon vs. Mick Foley w/Linda McMahon in a Fatal Four Way Elimination Match For The WWF Championship
Rapid punches are being thrown after the bell rings. HHH repeatedly stomps on Foley’s chest. Show drives his knee into the midsection of Rock. Foley starts teeing off on HHH. Foley decks HHH with a Running Double Knee Strike. Show is choking Rock with his boot. Show with a Double Clothesline to Foley and HHH. Show HeadButts HHH. Show clotheslines Rock. Show bodyslams Foley. Show follows that with a Biel Throw to HHH. Show delivers two Gorilla Slams. Show HeadButts Foley. Foley applies a Sleeper Hold. Show drives Foley back first to the canvas. Rock fires off multiple haymakers. Show with a Side Walk Slam to Rock. Show catches HHH in mid-air. Show goes for a ChokeSlam, but Foley attacks the left knee. Foley, HHH and Rock are triple teaming Show in the center of the ring. Foley with a Forearm KnockDown to HHH. Foley clotheslines HHH over the top rope. Show drops Rock with a Big Boot. Foley hits HHH with a steel chair. The referee is distracted by Shane McMahon. Rock knocks Shane off the ring apron. Foley with a chair shot to Show. Rock connects with The Rock Bottom to score the first pinfall of the match. Big Show is officially eliminated.
HHH wants to form an alliance with Foley. Rock attacks HHH from behind. Rock and Foley are double teaming HHH. Stephanie McMahon is pissed. HHH walks into haymakers from The Rock and Sock Connection. Double Clothesline to HHH. The brawl spills to the outside. HHH and Foley are trading back and forth shots on the floor. Foley whips HHH into a Lariat from Rock. Rock inadvertently clocks Foley with the Time Keeper Bell. HHH sends Rock crashing shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Foley brings out a 2X4 Barbed Wire Stick . HHH is begging for mercy. HHH low blows Foley. HHH hits Foley with the barbed wire stick. HHH chucks Rock out of the ring. Foley connects with a Double UnderHook DDT. Foley follows that with Mr. Socko. Rock hits HHH with the WWF Championship. Foley applies the Mandibal Claw to The Rock. HHH regains momentum with a Double Low Blow.
Foley clotheslines Rock for a two count. Foley is unloading haymakers on Rock. Foley kicks Rock in the gut. Foley with a Double UnderHook DDT for a two count. Rock kicks the chair out of Foley’s hands. Rock drops Foley with a DDT for a two count. HHH clotheslines Rock. Foley suddenly forms an alliance with HHH. Foley with a Running Knee Lift to Rock for a two count. Double Vertical Suplex from Foley and HHH. HHH follows that with a Knee Drop for a two count. Foley and HHH are destroying Rock on the outside. Rock sends Foley crashing into the steel ring steps. Rock switches his focus to HHH. Foley nails Rock with the ring step. HHH bounces Rock’s head on the spanish announce table. Foley lands a Flying Elbow Drop. HHH with a Flying Knee Drop that sends Rock crashing through the announce table. HHH Pedigrees Foley for a two count. HHH whacks Foley with the steel chair. HHH takes out Foley with The Pedigree on the steel chair. Mick Foley is officially eliminated.
Foley gets a standing ovation from the Anaheim Crowd. Foley hits HHH with the Barbed Wire Stick. Rock with the lateral press for a two count. Rock clotheslines HHH over the top rope. Rock and HHH are brawling on the stage. Rock with a Snap Vertical Suplex to HHH. Rock is dragging HHH around the Anaheim Pond. Rock with a Back Body Drop that sends HHH over the ringside barricade. Rock bounces HHH head on the time keepers table. HHH buries Rock under the steel ring step. HHH repeatedly hits Rock with the chair. HHH delivers a Spike PileDriver on the Steel Ring Step for a two count. HHH blocks the Rock Bottom. HHH goes for the Pedigree, but Rock counters with a Back Body Drop. Rock and HHH are brawling in the crowd.
Rock throws HHH back first to the ringside barricade. Rock with a Vertical Suplex through the english announce table. HHH drop toe holds Rock into the steel ring steps. Vince McMahon attacks HHH from behind. Vince whips HHH into the steel ring post. Vince and Shane are brawling on the outside. Shane clocks Vince with the Television Monitor. Vince fires back with big haymakers. Vince is taking Shane to the woodshed. Shane low blows Vince. Shane hits Vince in the face with the steel chair. Rock is teeing off on HHH in the corner. Rock ducks a clothesline from HHH.
Rock drops HHH with a DDT for a two count. Rock follows that with a Tilt-A-Whirl PowerSlam for a two count. HHH responds with a FaceBuster. HHH hits Rock with the barbed wire stick. Rock catapults HHH into Shane. Rock connects with The Rock Bottom. Vince is busted open. Vince throws Shane out of the ring. Vince cracks Rock’s skull with the steel chair. HHH goes on to pickup the victory. After the match, Rock delivers Two Rock Bottom’s to Vince and Shane McMahon. Stephanie slaps Rock in the face. Rock responds with a Rock Bottom.
Winner: Still WWF Champion, Triple H via Pinfall
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