Browsing Archive: March, 2015

WWF - Wrestlemania 17 - The Rock v Steve Austin

Posted by Kevin Kay on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : The Rock v Steve Austin

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Wrestlemania 17

VENUE : Houston, Texas

DATE : 1st April, 2001

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF World Title

 

BACKGROUND : This was the second of three occasions that these two legends would face off at 'The Grandest Stage of them All'. Steve Austin would challenge The Rock for the WWF World Title when he won the 2001 Royal Rumble earning him the right to main event Wrestlemania. Austin had only recently returned from injury and had stated his desire to be to...


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WWE - Wrestlemania 23 - John Cena v Shawn Michaels

Posted by Kevin Kay on Monday, March 23, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : John Cena v Shawn Michaels

PROMOTION : WWE

EVENT : Wrestlemania 23

VENUE : Fort Field, Detroit, Michigan

DATE : 1st April, 2007

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWE World Title

 

BACKGROUND : Since his win over Triple H at Wrestlemania 22 John Cena had grown as a wrestler. Cena held the World Title for most of the last calendar year except from a small blip in the summer when he lost to Rob van Dam at One Night Stand. Shawn Michaels won the right to challenge for the belt by defeating Edge and Randy Orton in ...


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WWE - Wrestlemania 24 - Edge v The Undertaker

Posted by Kevin Kay on Sunday, March 22, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Edge v The Undertaker

PROMOTION : WWE

EVENT : Wrestlemania 24

VENUE : Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida

DATE : 30th March 2008

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWE World Heavyweight Title

 

BACKGROUND : The Undertaker was 15-0 at Wrestlemania with some major victories in the streak to that point. Edge and his cronies had been tormenting The Undertaker since he was able to cash in the Money in the Bank suitcase on the deadman. Both men had been putting on some great matches on PPVs and on Smackdown all year round ...


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WWE - Wrestlemania 28 - John Cena v The Rock

Posted by Kevin Kay on Saturday, March 21, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : John Cena v The Rock

PROMOTION : WWE

EVENT : Wrestlemania 28

VENUE : Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Florida

DATE : 1st April 2012

 

BACKGROUND : International movie star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and John Cena had been taking shots at each other for a while through social media but things started to heat up when The Rock was asked to be the guest host at Wrestlemania 27. In the main event of the show, between John Cena and The Miz, The Rock would interfere and cost Cena the match and the Champion...


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WWE - Wrestlemania 30 - Batista v Daniel Bryan v Randy Orton

Posted by Kevin Kay on Friday, March 20, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Batista v Daniel Bryan v Randy Orton

PROMOTION : WWE

EVENT : Wrestlemania 30

VENUE : The Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana

DATE : 6th April 2014

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWE World Title

 

BACKGROUND : After months of torment from The Authority, Daniel Bryan had eventually got his chance to win the WWE World Heavyweight Title in the main event of Wrestlemania. Bryan had to get there the hard way and even had to wrestle Triple H earlier in the card for the slot in the main event! The two men he would ha...


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WWF - Wrestlemania 6 - Hulk Hogan v Ultimate Warrior

Posted by Kevin Kay on Thursday, March 19, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Hulk Hogan v Ultimate Warrior

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Wrestlemania 6

VENUE : Toronto Skydome, Toronto

DATE : 1st April 1990

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF World Title & WWF Intercontinental Title 

 

BACKGROUND : For the past six years or so Hulkamania had run wild over the WWF and Hulk Hogan had pretty much sat at the top of the card as the biggest drawing face of the company. The WWF needed to build a new big star heading into the 90's and Ultimate Warrior was that man. Warrior had been around for a co...


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Mid-South Wrestling - JYD/Mr Olympia v Matt Bourne/Ted Dibiase - 1982

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, In : Mid-South 
MATCH : Junkyard Dog/Mr Olympia v Matt Borne/Ted Dibiase

PROMOTION : Mid-South Wrestling

EVENT : TV Event October 1982

VENUE : Sam Houston Coliseum

DATE : October 1982

CHAMPIONSHIP : North American & Mid-South Tag Team Championships

STIPULATION : No DQ Match

BACKGROUND : Mid-South Wrestling was the birthplace of some of the greatest legends in the business. This match was in the midst of one of Mid-South's greatest feuds of all time, Ted Dibiase v Junkyard Dog. These two had been involved in a bitt...


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NWA - StarrCade 1983 - Greg Valentine v Roddy Piper

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, In : NWA/WCW 
MATCH : Greg Valentine v Roddy Piper

PROMOTION : NWA

EVENT : StarrCade 1983

VENUE : Greensboro Coliseum, North Carolina

DATE : 24th November 1983

STIPULATION : Dog Collar Match

BACKGROUND : Roddy Piper and Greg Valentine are two of only three people that wrestled at both the very first Starrcade and the first Wrestlemania. The only other person being Ricky Steamboat! Six months prior to this match Valentine had severely damaged Piper's ear with a ring bell that caused the Scot to lose 75% of his h...


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