ROSEMONT HORIZON

2000

WWF @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - January 11, 2000 (13,253; sell out)
Tom Howard defeated Steve Bradley
Smackdown!:
WWF Tag Team Champions Billy Gunn & the Road Dogg defeated Bradshaw in a No DQ handicap match when Gunn pinned Bradshaw after a chair shot from Road Dogg
Rikishi & Too Cool defeated Al Snow, Hardcore, & Crash Holly when Rikishi pinned Crash with the Bonzai Drop; after the bout, Snow hit both of his partners with Head and left
Test defeated Gangrel (w/ Luna) via disqualification when Luna pulled the referee out of the ring; after the bout, Test hit the pumphandle slam on Luna and the flying elbow drop on Gangrel
Matt & Jeff Hardy (w/ Terri Runnels) defeated Albert & WWF Hardcore Champion the Big Bossman
Edge & Christian defeated Kurt Angle & Steve Blackman when Edge pinned Blackman after Val Venis appeared on the OvalTron with Blackman's kendo stick
WWF Tag Team Champions Billy Gunn & the Road Dogg pinned Farooq in a No DQ handicap match; after the bout, Bradshaw made the save
The Godfather & D-Lo Brown defeated the Headbangers
Kane (w/ Tori) pinned WWF IC Champion Chris Jericho in a non-title match with the chokeslam and tombstone; after the bout, the Kat stole the IC title for Chyna
WWF World Champion Triple H & X-Pac (w/ Stephanie McMahon) defeated the Rock & the Big Show when Triple H pinned the Rock with the Pedigree; the Rock worked the entire match by himself and was hit with the chokeslam by Show after the bout
Sunday Night Heat - 1/16/00:
Kurt Angle pinned Christian with the Angle Slam
Jeff Hardy (w/ Terri Runnels & Matt Hardy) pinned Albert after Jeff intercepted the Big Bossman's nightstick and used it as a weapon
D-Lo Brown pinned Bubba Ray Dudley (w/ D-Von Dudley) with the Sky High
Rikishi & Too Cool defeated the Mean Street Posse when Rikishi pinned Rodney with the Bonzai Drop

WWF @ Chicago, IL - All-State Arena - March 20, 2000 (sell out)
Scott Vick pinned Tracey Smothers
The Dupps defeated Rob Conway & Danny Dominion
Jakked:
Tazz defeated Gangrel via submission with the Tazzmission at 3:00
Viscera pinned Mark Henry at 3:55 with a splash
WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Essa Rios (w/ Lita) & Stevie Richards defeated Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki at 4:01 when Essa pinned Michinoku with the moonsault
The Headbangers defeated Joey Abs & Rodney (w/ Pete Gas) at 3:37 when Thrasher pinned Rodney with a TKO
Raw is War:
Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated X-Pac & the Road Dogg (w/ Tori) after Jeff hit the Swanton on Road Dogg moments after Kane scared X-Pac from ringside; due to prematch stipulations, the Hardyz earned a spot in the battle royal later in the night that would deterine the #1 contendes to the tag team titles
The Godfather fought the Big Bossman (w/ Bull Buchanon) to a no contest when Bossman and Bull double teamed Godfather before the bout began
Too Cool defeated Perry Saturn & Dean Malenko (w/ Eddie Guerrero) after Grandmaster Sexay kicked Malenko as Malenko had the Texas Cloverleaf applied on Scotty 2 Hotty; due to prematch stipulations, Too Cool earned a spot in the battle royal later in the night that would deterine the #1 contendes to the tag team titles
Kane (w/ Paul Bearer) defeated Rikishi via disqualification when the Road Dogg & X-Pac attacked Kane; Rikishi attempted to make the save but was also beaten down
Chris Jericho pinned Chris Benoit with the Lionsault; after the bout, Kurt Angle and Bob Backlund attacked both participants
Al Snow & Steve Blackman defeated WWF Hardcore Champion Crash Holly & Hardcore Holly following the double team Snow legdrop off the top on Hardcore after Tazz fought Crash backstage in an attempt to win the Hardcore title; due to prematch stipulations, Snow & Blackman earned a spot in the battle royal later in the night that would deterine the #1 contendes to the tag team titles
Edge & Christian defeated the Acolytes when Edge pinned Farooq after Mideon's interference backfired; due to prematch stipulations, Edge & Christian earned a spot in the battle royal later in the night that would deterine the #1 contendes to the tag team titles
Test (w/ Trish Stratus) pinned Val Venis with a roll up and holding the tights for leverage; after the bout, Albert came ringside and helped in double teaming Val; after the bout, Trish announced the formation of T&A
Matt & Jeff Hardy fought Edge & Christian to a no contest in a 4-team #1 contenders tag team battle royal when the Dudley Boyz, who were doing guest commentary, attacked both teams; eliminations included: Too Cool were eliminated by the Hardyz and Snow & Blackman were eliminated by the Hardyz; after the bout, the Dudleyz hit the 3D on Edge and Matt Hardy and powerbombed Jeff off the top onto Christian set up on a table
WWF World Champion Triple H (w/ Stephanie McMahon) defeated the Rock (w/ Vince McMahon) and the Big Show (w/ Shane McMahon) by pinning Show with the Pedigree; after the bout, Linda McMahon announced that the main event at WrestleMania 2000 would be a four-way match involving Mick Foley; as the show came to a close, Foley attacked Triple H as the Rock chased Shane McMahon through the crowd

WWF @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - June 13, 2000 (sell out)
Sunday Night Heat - included Eddie Guerrero getting into a fight with Dean Malenko backstage after Malenko hit on Chyna; featured Hardcore Holly in Triple H & Stephanie McMahon's dressing room, eating their food, with Holly then challenging Triple H to a non-title match later in the show which was accepted; included a WWF music video of the previous week's events to the tune of Trans Siberians Orchestra's "Requiem":
WWF European Champion Eddie Guerrero (w/ Chyna) pinned WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Dean Malenko in a non-title match at 3:17 with a top rope hurricanrana after Chyna assaulted Malenko on the floor
KOTR Qualifying Match: Bull Buchanon pinned Perry Saturn with a boot to the face and the scissors kick at 2:02
Al Snow & Steve Blackman defeated Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki when Blackman pinned Taka with a kick to the chest at 2:11; mid-way through the bout, Snow ran backstage; he returned during the final seconds of the match, with Head, and then knocked out the opposition with the weapon after the bout
KOTR Qualifying Match: Val Venis (w/ Trish Stratus) pinned Jeff Hardy with a blow from behind and the fisherman's suplex at 3:56 after Trish grabbed Hardy's foot; late in the bout, Lita came ringside to counter Trish's interference but Trish knocked her down by taking off her boot and hitting her in the back
Hardcore Holly fought WWF World Champion Triple H (w/ WWF Women's Champion Stephanie McMahon) to a no contest in a non-title match at 7:35 after Chris Jericho came ringside, pulled Stephanie off the ring apron, and hit both wrestlers in the face with the world title belt
Smackdown!:
KOTR Qualifying Match: Edge (w/ Christian) pinned Grandmaster Sexay (w/ Scotty 2 Hotty) at 5:04 after Shane McMahon interfered and hit Sexay with a chair
Test & Albert defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy at 3:28 when Matt was pinned after Trish pushed Jeff off the top and he crashed into the ring steps; Lita helps make the save after the match
KOTR Qualifying Match: Scotty 2 Hotty pinned D-Lo Brown with the Worm and a DDT at 3:10
Kane defeated WWF IC Champion Chris Benoit via disqualification in a non-title match at 3:29 after the champion used the title belt as a weapon
Edge & Christian fought the Dudley Boyz to a no contest at 3:16 when both teams began fighting up the rampway; X-Pac & the Road Dogg attacked the Dudleyz after the match, locked them in dumpsters, and pushed them off the stage
Bull Buchanon pinned Chris Jericho with the axe kick at 1:51 after Stephanie McMahon threw water into Jericho's face; Triple H attacked Jericho after the match
The Rock defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification at 6:03 when Triple H broke the pinfall; after the match, DX laid out the Rock and Kane

WWF @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - September 18, 2000 (sell out)
The 14th consecutive sell out at the AllState Arena
The Mean Street Posse defeated John Wayne & Steve Boss
The Dupps defeated the Texas Hangmen
K-Krush pinned Joey Abs
Jakked:
D-Lo Brown & Chaz defeated WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Dean Malenko & Crash Holly at 5:35 when D-Lo pinned Holly with the Lo Down
Essa Rios pinned Taka Michinoku (w/ Sho Funaki) with the moonsault at 4:39
Perry Saturn (w/ Terri) defeated Chad Collier via submission with the Rings of Saturn at 3:15
Just Joe pinned Vic Capri at 3:18 with the Hearing Loss
Raw is War - the last Raw to air on the USA Network until 2005; included an opening segment in which Stephanie McMahon cut an in-ring promo and asked Mick Foley to come out and cancel the Triple H / Kurt Angle match scheduled for Unforgiven; moments later, Kurt Angle appeared instead, said the match had to happen, and showed a video montage of the various problems between Stephanie and Triple H over the past several weeks; Triple H then came out and alluded to the fact that Angle might be gay since he said he just wanted to be Stephanie's friend; Triple H then showed a clip put together by Dick Ebersol at NBC of Angle at the 96 Olympics, first a shot of Angle's opponent's head in Angle's crotch, then a shot of Angle crying after winning the gold medal; as Triple H encouraged Angle to come out of the closet, Foley came out, replayed the clip of Angle crying, and ordered a match between Trish Stratus and T&A against Triple H, Angle, & Stephanie for later in the show; featured an in-ring promo by WWF World Champion the Rock in which he told the Undertaker that all he had to do was ask if Taker wanted a title shot; moments later, Taker came out and confronted the champion, with Foley following moments later and agreeing that the two could have a match if they wanted one; Chris Benoit appeared shortly thereafter and said that he was more deserving of getting a title shot later in the night; Kane then came out and argued he should get the title shot; Foley ordered the Rock to face Taker in a non-title match and Benoit to face Kane later in the show; after the announcement, Benoit and Kane began brawling on the floor until they were pulled apart by referees, with Benoit then coming back to hit Kane in the back with a steel chair; included Hugh Heffner commenting on Chyna's feature in the upcoming issue of Playboy magazine; featured an in-ring segment with Steven William Regal in which he attempted to teach the American audience about dinner etiquette but was interrupted by Chris Jericho, with Jericho eventually dumping all of Regal's plates and utensils to the floor before he was attacked from behind by X-Pac, weilding a pair of nunchucks (Regal's surprise return after a nearly 2-year absence); included Naked Mideon at WWF New York; featured a promo by Foley on the stage in which he said the WWF Smackdown! Challenge was being ignored by George W. Bush and Al Gore; Foley then urged both candidates to appear on Smackdown!; during the segment, it was noted that the Smackdown Your Vote campaign had registered 80,000 new voters:
Bull Buchanon & the Goodfather (w/ Steven Richards & Val Venis) defeated the Dudley Boyz at 3:06 when Buchanon pinned Bubba Ray after Richards interfered and hit the Stevie Kick; after the match, all four members of the RTC attacked the Dudley Boyz until the Acolytes came out to help clear the ring
Kane defeated Chris Benoit via disqualification at 3:52 when Benoit twice hit his opponent with the ring bell and attacked the referee; after the bout, Benoit hit the diving headbutt on Kane, shoved the referee back down to the mat, and then left ringside as Kane sat up
Triple H, Kurt Angle, & Stephanie McMahon defeated Test, Albert, & Trish Stratus at 5:15 when Stephanie pinned Test after Triple H pushed Test off the top, shoved Trish from the apron to the floor, and hit the Pedigree on Test; after the bout, Triple H tackled Angle and knocked him out of the ring after seeing Angle enthusiastically hug Stephanie
Rikishi fought Chyna (sub. for an ill Eddie Guerrero) (w/ WWF IC Champion Eddie Guerrero) to a no contest when Guerrero interfered and sprayed mace in Rikishi's face before the match began; prior to the entrances, Tazz came out, sent Lilian Garcia out of the ring, and took over the ring announcing duties; after Guerrero's entrance, Rikishi attacked Guerrero on the floor, threw him into the ring steps, and threw him into the ring; moments later, Rikishi attacked Chyna to goad Eddie into the ring and hit the Bonzai Drop but Eddie wouldn't make the save; Taz announced Rikishi as the winner but did so under his own judgment, not the referee's; later in the show, it was announced Rikishi would face WWF IC Champion Eddie Guerrero at Unforgiven
WWF Tag Team Champions Edge & Christian defeated Too Cool at 4:01 when Edge pinned Grandmaster Sexay after hitting him with one of the title belts; during their ring entrances, Tazz announced Too Cool as "Two Fools" and said Edge & Christian were "from someplace in Canada"; Tazz harassed Lawler at ringside for the duration of the match but, because of the no tolerance clause which said they couldn't be physical with one another until Unforgiven, Lawler was unable to retaliate with force; after the bout, Tazz was escorted backstage by several officials
The Undertaker pinned WWF World Champion the Rock in a non-title match with the powerbomb at 4:23 after hitting an elbow to the head to block an attempt at the Rock Bottom; Chris Benoit did guest commentary for the bout; after the match, Kane came out to the ring, prompting Benoit to enter the ring as well and double team Taker; moments later, the Rock hit the Rock Bottom on Taker to win a brawl over the three other men

WWF @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - November 25, 2000
Too Cool defeated Test & Albert following the Hip Hop Drop
WWF European Champion William Regal defeated Crash Holly
WWF Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Perry Saturn following a kick to the chest
The Dudley Boyz defeated Edge & Christian in a tables match
Kane defeated Road Dogg following a chokeslam
Matt & Jeff Hardy & Lita defeated WWF Women's Champion Ivory & WWF Tag Team Champions Bull Buchanon & the Goodfather when Lita pinned Ivory with a flying crossbody
Val Venis pinned Al Snow with a fisherman's suplex
WWF IC Champion Billy Gunn pinned Eddie Guerrero
WWF World Champion Kurt Angle pinned Chris Jericho after Kane interfered and chokeslammed Jericho
Steve Austin & the Undertaker defeated Chris Benoit & Rikishi after Austin executed the Stunner on Benoit

2001

WWF @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - January 16, 2001 (13,262; sell out)
Joey Abs pinned Bo Dupp
Tex Slazenger pinned Just Joe
Essa Rios pinned an unknown
Sunday Night Heat - only shown internationally:
K-Kwick pinned Tazz with a modified front suplex
D-Lo Brown & Chaz (w/ Tiger Ali Singh) defeated Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki when Funaki was pinned
Scotty 2 Hotty (w/ Grandmaster Sexay) pinned Crash Holly (w/ Molly Holly) with the Worm
Billy Gunn pinned Albert with the Cobra Clutch slam
Smackdown!:
Chris Jericho fought Perry Saturn to a no contest in a ladder match when Chris Benoit interfered; after the bout, Jericho was double teamed with the ladder
Bubba Ray Dudley (w/ D-Von Dudley) pinned WWF Tag Team Champion Edge (w/ WWF Tag Team Champion Christian) with a roll up; after the match, the champions put Bubba Ray through a table after Christian hit the Unprettier on D-Von
The Acolytes & Jackie defeated Lita, Matt, & Jeff Hardy when Bradshaw pinned Jeff with the Clothesline from Hell
Val Venis pinned Test with the Money Shot after guest commentator William Regal hit Test with a steel chair on the floor and threw him back into the ring; prior to the bout, Test attacked Regal at the announce table and ripped up his suit
Steve Blackman pinned Hardcore Holly in a hardcore match after Raven interfered and hit both men with a kendo stick, with Blackman falling on top for the win
Steve Austin, the Undertaker, & the Rock defeated WWF World Champion Kurt Angle, Kane, & Rikishi when Rock pinned Angle with the Rock Bottom after guest referee Triple H hit the Pedigree on Angle after Angle shoved Austin into him; after the match, Austin hit the Stunner on Triple H with Rock & Austin having a stare down in the ring until they suffered a double chokeslam from Kane

Backlash 01 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena - April 29, 2001 (16,000)
Sunday Night Heat - hosted by Michael Cole & Tazz in the arena's skybox; featured a video package recapping the XFL's debut season, with comments from players and coaches about their favorite moments of the year; included footage of Chris Jericho arriving to the arena; featured a video package recapping the feud between Jericho and William Regal; included Jonathan Coachman conducting a backstage interview with Regal regarding the rules of the upcoming Dutchess of Queensbury match, with Regal telling Coachman to ask the dutchess herself because she was on her way; featured Kevin Kelly conducting a backstage interview with Spike, Bubba Ray, & D-Von Dudley regarding their upcoming match against X-Pac, Justin Credible, & Albert; included a video package recapping the feud between Chris Benoit and Kurt Angle; featured Lilian Garcia conducting a backstage interview with Benoit regarding his upcoming submission match against Angle; included a video package recapping the feud between Shane McMahon and the Big Show; featured Garcia conducting a backstage interview with Show regarding his upcoming match; included footage of Shane arriving to the arena in his WCW limo:
Jerry Lynn pinned WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Crash Holly to win the title at 3:34 with a reversal into a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage; prior to the bout, Lynn cut an in-ring promo in which he aknowledged the chants of "Jerry" and said he challenged Holly to a title shot earlier in the night; there were loud chants of "ECW" during the contest (Lynn's TV debut) (Backlash 01)
Lita pinned Molly Holly with the Twist of Fate and moonsault at 3:41 (Backlash 01)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Paul Heyman on commentary:
X-Pac, Justin Credible, & Albert defeated Bubba Ray, D-Von, & Spike Dudley
WWF Hardcore Champion Rhyno pinned Raven with the Gore at 8:12 (WWF Hardcore)
William Regal pinned Chris Jericho in a Dutchess of Queensbury Rules match after hitting Jericho with a chair three times
Chris Benoit defeated Kurt Angle in a 30-minute Ultimate Submission match, 4 falls to 3; Angle defeated Benoit with an armbar; Benoit defeated Angle with an armbar; Angle defeated Benoit with the ankle lock; Angle defeated Benoit with the Crippler Crossface; Benoit defeated Angle with a modified Boston crab; Benoit defeated Angle with the ankle lock; Benoit defeated Angle with the Crippler Crossface in overtime
Shane McMahon defeated the Big Show in a Last Man Standing match after an elbowdrop from the top of the entrance after Test interfered
WWF European Champion Matt Hardy defeated Christian and Eddie Guerrero by pinning Christian with the Twist of Fate
WWF World Champion Steve Austin & WWF IC Champion Triple H (w/ Stephanie McMahon) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions the Undertaker & Kane to win the titles when Triple H pinned Kane after hitting him with a sledgehammer; all three championships were at stake in the match (Triple H: Thy Kingdom Come)

WWF @ Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena - August 13, 2001 (14,008; sell out)
An unknown pinned Race Steele
Scotty 2 Hotty pinned Crash Holly with the Worm
Jakked:
Mike Awesome pinned K-Kwick at 3:08 with the running Awesome Bomb
Shawn Stasiak & the Hurricane defeated Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki at 4:17 when Stasiak scored the pin with a reverse DDT
Hardcore Holly pinned Hugh Morrus at 3:30 with the Alabama Slam
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Essa Rios at 3:45 with a Falcon's Arrow off the middle turnbuckle
Raw is War:
WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Tajiri (w/ William Regal) pinned Albert (w/ X-Pac) with a kick to the head at 2:25 after spraying mist in his face
Edge & Christian defeated WWF IC Champion Lance Storm & Justin Credible at 2:27 when Edge pinned Credible with a DDT after Credible accidentally superkicked his own partner
WCW Tag Team Champions the Undertaker & Kane defeated Shawn O'Haire & Chuck Palumbo in a steel cage match at 4:13 with a double pin after sending their bloody opponents into the steel fence
Test pinned Spike Dudley at 1:48 with a boot to the face; the Acolytes made the save after the match and won a brawl with the Dudley Boyz
Jeff Hardy pinned WWF Hardcore Champion Rob Van Dam with the Swanton to win the title at the 3:24 mark following an Olympic Slam from Kurt Angle; RVD's original opponent was Angle but he had Tommy Dreamer in the ankle lock at the time of the decision
WCW World Champion Booker T & Rhyno (w/ Shane & Stephanie McMahon) defeated the Rock & Chris Jericho at 8:46 when Rhyno pinned Jericho with a low blow and roll up as Jericho attempted to apply the Walls of Jericho on Stephanie; Booker gave Rock the Book End onto a steel chair after the match

WWF @ Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena - December 4, 2001
Brock Lesnar pinned Rico Constantino with a running powerslam at 3:11; after the match, Lesnar hit a second powerslam
Sunday Night Heat - only shown internationally:
Tazz defeated Sho Funaki via submission with the Tazzmission at 3:44
Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Tajiri & Spike Dudley at 6:41 when Palumbo pinned Spike with the Jungle Kick after Spike hit the Dudley Dog on Gunn
Jeff Hardy pinned Perry Saturn with the Swanton at 5:06
Smackdown! - included Vince McMahon receiving a Stinkface from Rikishi, making his surprise return from injury after being gone 7 months, instead of having to kiss the Rock, Jim Ross, or Trish Stratus' ass:
Edge, the Big Show, & Kane defeated William Regal & the Dudley Boyz (w/ Stacy Keibler) when Edge pinned D-Von with the DDT
WWF Hardcore Champion Rob Van Dam pinned Matt Hardy following the Van Daminator on the ramp; after the match, the Undertaker attacked the champion from behind
Test & Christian defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert when Test pinned Scotty with a boot to the face
Crash Holly pinned Jackie by using the tights for leverage; after the match, Jackie knocked Crash out of the ring
The Undertaker pinned Bradshaw with a chokeslam; after the match, WWF Hardcore Champion Rob Van Dam attacked Taker on the ramp
WWF World Champion Steve Austin & WCW World Champion the Rock defeated Chris Jericho & Kurt Angle when Jericho submitted to Rock's Sharpshooter

2002

WWF @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - February 18, 2002 (13,967)
WWF Tag Team Champions Tazz & Spike Dudley defeated Brock Lesnar & Leviathan
Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Randy Orton & Shelton Benjamin at 6:17 when Gunn pinned Orton with the Fameasser
Jakked:
The Dudley Boyz (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated Sho Funaki & WWF Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri (w/ Torrie Wilson) at 6:19 when D-Von pinned Tajiri following the 3D, moments after Stacy and Torrie began fighting
Test pinned Crash Holly at 3:53 with the Roll of the Dice; after the bout, Holly laid in the ring 3 minutes before being helped from the ring
Val Venis defeated Scotty 2 Hotty via submission with a reverse figure-4 at 6:11
The Big Bossman pinned Michael Shane with the sidewalk slam at 4:07
Raw is War - included Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; featured an opening segment in which Steve Austin called out the New World Order, with Scott Hall, Hulk Hogan, and Kevin Nash appearing on the stage but then refusing to fight and going to the back; moments later, Austin refused to leave the ring and began drinking from a cooler of beer until Kurt Angle, flanked by security, entered the ring and bragged about challenging for the WWE Undisputed Title at WrestleMania, with Austin attacking Angle until security arrested him, with Austin loaded into a police car as the nWo taunted him; included a backstage segment in which Ric Flair informed Angle and Stephanie McMahon that Angle would face Triple H once more to determine the #1 contender for WrestleMania; featured a promo for Criss Angel appearing at WWF New York the coming Wednesday; included a backstage segment in which the Undertaker confronted Flair and challenged Flair to a WrestleMania match, with Flair declining and stating his priorities were on ownership and not wrestling; featured a backstage segment in which Hall & Nash left the building while Hogan claimed he had personal matters to deal with; included Hogan coming to the ring and claiming he was the biggest star in the history of the business, with the Rock then confronting Hogan in the ring, and Hogan stating Rock was just a "flavor of the month" who wasn't in Hogan's league; Rock then challenged Hogan to a WrestleMania match and Hogan accepted before stating he'd kick the Rock's ass at the event, with Rock then hitting Hogan with the Rock Bottom; moments later, Hall & Nash attacked the Rock at ringside, with Hogan whipping Rock with his leather belt, Hall delivering the Outsider's Edge, and Nash hitting the powerbomb, and Hogan then hitting Rock in the back of the head with a hammer before delivering the legdrop; Hall then counted Rock down to three before Rock was taken from the ring on a stretcher; after the commercial, the nWo took control of the ambulance and chained the doors shut, with Hall & Nash watching as Hogan crashed a tractor-trailer truck into the side of the ambulance; Rock was eventually shown taken in an ambulance to a hospital; featured Michael Cole asking Angle about what happened to the Rock, with Angle stating the real travesty was his having to face Triple H again to earn a WrestleMania title shot:
Matt & Jeff Hardy (w/ Lita) defeated Lance Storm & Christian at 4:45 when Matt pinned Christian after Jeff hit the Swanton Bomb
Kane pinned Mr. Perfect at 2:10 with the chokeslam; prior to the match, Perfect pointed out Brian Urlacher of the Chicago Bears in the front row and insulted the team for having an "imperfect" season
Booker T pinned the Godfather at 2:18 with a jumping side kick as Godfather was distracted yelling at the hos for not paying attention to his match
Rob Van Dam & Edge defeated Goldust & WWF IC Champion William Regal at 3:32 when Edge forced Regal to submit to the Edgeucator; after the match, Edge speared Goldust
Triple H pinned Kurt Angle at 12:01 with the Pedigree after escaping the ankle lock; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWF World Title at WrestleMania; WWF Undisputed World Champion Chris Jericho provided guest commentary for the bout; Stephanie McMahon was banned from ringside for the match; after Raw went off the air, Jericho entered the ring and challenged Triple H to a fight, then stated he didn't know if Triple H's "slutty ex-wife" would let him, with Triple H then hitting the ring and laying out the champion with the Pedigree

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - June 25, 2002
Shelton Benjamin defeated Rob Conway
Velocity:
Tajiri pinned Albert at 3:58 with the kick to the head
Christian pinned the Hurricane at 4:37 with a roll up and using the tights for leverage
Billy Kidman pinned Sho Funaki at 3:59 with a hurricanrana off the top
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Jamie Noble (w/ Nidia) defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via submission with the Trailer Hitch at 5:34
Smackdown! – included an in-ring promo by the Undertaker which was interrupted by Kurt Angle, who then challenged Taker for a world title match the following week:
Kurt Angle pinned John Cena at 5:37 with a double chicken wing into a roll up; prior to the bout, Cena accepted Angle's open challenge for someone whom he had never faced before to wrestle him; after the match, Cena offered to shake Angle’s hand in a showing of respect but Angle just laughed and walked away; moments later, Cena was congratulated backstage by Rikishi, Farooq, Billy Kidman, and the Undertaker (Cena's TV debut) (Before They Were Superstars 2, The Best of Smackdown: 10th Anniversary)
WWE Tag Team Champions Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Hardcore Holly & Val Venis when Palumbo pinned Venis after Gunn hit the Fameasser
Lance Storm pinned Mark Henry with a superkick after Christian came ringside
Rikishi defeated Test via disqualification after Test shoved the referee down; after the bout, Rikishi survived an attack from Christian, Lance Storm, and Test
Billy Kidman & the Hurricane defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Jamie Noble (w/ Nidia) & Tajiri when Kidman pinned Tajiri with the Shooting Star Press after the Hurricane hit the chokeslam
D-Von Dudley & Batista defeated Farooq & Randy Orton when Batista pinned Orton with a spinebuster
Hulk Hogan defeated Chris Jericho via disqualification after Jericho hit Hogan in the head with a steel chair; after the bout, Jericho continued his assault on the floor with the chair until his own music and pyro went off with Edge making a surprise appearance, hitting the spear on Jericho, and saving Hogan from further injury

WWE (Raw) @ Chicago, IL - All-State Arena - September 1, 2002
Tommy Dreamer pinned Steven Richards with a DDT
Shawn Stasiak & Justin Credible defeated Shelton Benjamin & Crash Holly after Credible hit the superkick
D-Lo Brown pinned Raven with the Sky High
Bradshaw & Spike Dudley defeated William Regal & Christopher Nowinski after Bradshaw hit the Clothesline from Hell
WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar defeated the Undertaker (w/ Ric Flair) via disqualification after the challenger took a chair from Lesnar and the referee saw him with the weapon
Trish Stratus & Jackie defeated WWE Women's Champion Molly Holly & Victoria; Jerry Lawler was the guest referee for the bout
Chris Jericho defeated Bubba Ray Dudley via submission to the Walls of Jericho
WWE Tag Team Champions Lance Storm & Christian defeated Booker T & Goldust in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match
WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam pinned the Big Show with the Five Star Frog Splash after the Van Daminator

2003

WWE @ Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena - January 27, 2003
Johnny Stamboli pinned Chad Collyer with a powerslam
Sean O'Haire pinned Michael Shane with the Razor's Edge
Sunday Night Heat - 2/2/03:
Goldust pinned Steven Richards with the powerslam
Rosey & Jamal defeated Ken Anderson & Andy Sealon when Jamal scored the pin with a Samoan Drop
Christian pinned Maven with the Unprettier
Spike Dudley pinned Rico with a roll up
Raw:
Booker T pinned Jeff Hardy at 4:45 with a modified sunset flip; following the bout, Booker fought off a frustrated Hardy after Hardy attacked Booker from behind
D-Lo Brown (w/ Teddy Long) pinned the Hurricane at 3:59 with the Sky High
WWE Women's Champion Victoria (w/ Steven Richards) pinned Trish Stratus on the floor in a Chicago Street Fight at 5:43 after Richards prevented the bulldog and the champion shoved Trish off the apron into the ring barrier; after the match, Jazz made her return to the WWE by brushing past Victoria and Richards on the ramp, coming into the ring, and further attacking Trish by hitting a DDT, a fisherman buster, and applying a STF (Trish Stratus - 100% Stratusfaction Guaranteed)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Storm & William Regal defeated the Dudley Boyz in a tables match at 6:25 after interference from Rosey, Jamal, Spike Dudley, and Rico and a double powerbomb on Bubba Ray from Rosey & Jamal through the table
Matt Cappotelli fought John Hennigan to a no contest at around 1:22 when Christopher Nowinski came ringside, threw Al Snow into the ringpost, and degraded both participants before Tommy Dreamer chased him away with a Singapore cane; afterwards, Dreamer attacked both men with the cane
WWE Raw World Champion Triple H & Batista (w/ Ric Flair & Randy Orton) defeated Rob Van Dam & Kane at 6:59 when Batista pinned RVD with a powerbomb after Kane ran backstage after being unmasked; after the bout, Scott Steiner attempted to make the save but was beaten down and later attacked by Chris Jericho

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 8, 2003
Sean O'Haire defeated an unknown
Kanyon defeated Tyson Dux
Velocity:
Albert defeated Chad Collyer
Tajiri defeated Shannon Moore
Nunzio, Chuck Palumbo, & Johnny Stamboli defeated Sho Funaki, Eddie, & Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Smackdown! - included the return of the Piper's Pit after a 14-year absence, with guest Vince McMahon; during the segment, Rikishi came to the ring with a coconut in hand - in reference to the infamous Pit in which Piper hit Jimmy Snuka over the head with the food - only for Rikishi to be attacked by Sean O'Haire and Piper smashing the coconut over his head:
WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Matt Hardy (w/ Shanon Moore) with the F5 after avoiding the Twist of Fate
Brian Kendrick & Torrie Wilson defeated Jamie Noble & Nidia when Torrie pinned Nidia with a DDT; Sable came ringside during the bout to watch Torrie
#1 Contender Tournament Semi-Finals: Chris Benoit pinned Rhyno with a backslide; after the bout, the two men hugged out of respect
Tajiri & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin in a non-title match when Mysterio pinned Haas with a springboard legdrop
Nathan Jones pinned Bill DeMott with a kick to the head after 2 minutes (Jones' in-ring debut)
#1 Contender Tournament Semi-Finals: John Cena pinned the Undertaker following interference from the FBI and several chair shots

WWE @ Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena - September 29, 2003
Sunday Night Heat:
Rico (w/ Jackie Gayda) pinned Spike Dudley with a roll over and using the tights for leverage
Rodney Mack pinned Kenny Anderson with a spinebuster
Tommy Dreamer pinned Sheik Shawn Daivari with the DDT
Lance Storm pinned Stevie Richards (w/ Victoria) with a missile dropkick after interference from both Victoria and Val Venis
Raw - included Jim Ross as a guest of the Highlight Reel in which he was attacked by Chris Jericho and locked in the Walls of Jericho until Steve Austin made the save:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz defeated Test (w/ Stacy Keibler) & Scott Steiner at 2:45 when Test was pinned with the 3D after suffering a chair shot from Stacy; after the bout, Steiner hit a belly to belly suplex on Stacy after she cost him his match at Unforgiven as well as a shot at the tag team titles
Maven, Mark Jindrak, & Garrison Cade defeated Sylvian Grenier, Rene Dupree, & Rob Conway at 3:44 when Jindrak pinned Conway
Jim Ross pinned Jonathan Coachman at 4:46 with the Stunner in a Country Whipping Match; due to pre-match stipulations, Ross & Jerry Lawler regained their announcing position from Coachman & Al Snow
Kane pinned the Hurricane at the 57-second mark with a chokeslam; after the bout, Kane hit a second chokeslam; no one was allowed at ringside for the duration of the bout, especially Hurricane's tag team partner Rosey
World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg & Shawn Michaels defeated Ric Flair & Randy Orton via disqualification at 5:48 when Rodney Mack interfered and hit Goldberg with a chair; while disposing of Mack in the ring, Goldberg failed to notice Mark Henry at ringside who brutallized Shawn Michaels, leaving him a bloody mess
Rob Van Dam defeated WWE IC Champion Christian to win the title in a ladder match at 13:43 after hitting the Five Star Frog Splash off the top of the top of a ladder, then climbing a second ladder as Christian lay underneath (Rob Van Dam: One Of A Kind, Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena - December 13, 2003
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri pinned Billy Kidman with the kick to the head after spraying green mist into his opponent's eyes
Chuck Palumbo pinned Matt Weiss (Horshu) with the Jungle Kick
Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas defeated Paul London & Spanky when Haas pinned London following a double team move
Orlando Jordan pinned Johnny Stamboli at around the 7 minute mark with an inside cradle
Rikishi & Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Akio & Sakoda when Rikishi pinned Akio with a Samoan Drop
Hardcore Holly pinned Rhyno with the Alabama Slam
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. when Danny pinned Eddie with a roll up
Torrie Wilson won a lingerie contest over Nidia, Sable, and Dawn Marie
Chris Benoit, John Cena, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! World Champion Brock Lesnar, WWE US Champion the Big Show, & Matt Morgan when Cena pinned Show with the FU

2004

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 12, 2004
Raw - featured an opening segment in which Mick Foley said that it was time for Cactus Jack to make hs return, with Randy Orton attempting and failing to assault Foley from behind with a steel chair; included Ric Flair asking for a match with Shelton Benjamin backstage, with Benjamin then assaulting Flair until he was pulled away by referees; featured three individual backstage promos by Shawn Michaels, Triple H, and World Heavyweight Champion Chris Benoit regarding their upcoming match at Backlash; included La Resistance announcing that they would be moving to Quebec; included Johnny Nitro telling Edge that if he were to use his hand cast as a weapon at Backlash then he would be suspended, with Edge then hitting the spear on Nitro:
Kane pinned Grandmaster Sexay with the chokeslam at 1:59 (Grandmaster's surprise return after a 3-year absence)
Tajiri pinned a masked ninja (w/ Jonathan Coachman) with the kick to the head at 3:47; prematch stipulations stated that if Tajiri was victorious, Coachman would agree to a match with Tajiri at Backlash; after the match, Tajiri unmasked the ninja to reveal it was Al Snow
Lita (w/ Chris Jericho) defeated Trish Stratus via disqualification at 6:09 when Christian interfered and threw Lita into the retaining barrier; after the bout, Jericho attempted to put Trish in the Walls of Jericho before he was attacked from behind by Christian and sustained two Unprettiers; the women's bout came about from Trish attacking Lita as Lita made her way to the ring to be a guest on the Highlight Reel
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Sylvian Grenier & Rene Dupree at 4:14 when the Hurricane pinned Grenier with the Nightmore on Helms Street after sending him into Dupree on the ring apron, after both members of La Resistance were distracted by Eugene at ringside; after the bout, William Regal came out to bring Eugene backstage
World Heavyweight Champion Chris Benoit, Shawn Michaels, Mick Foley, & Shelton Benjamin defeated Triple H, WWE IC Champion Randy Orton, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ric Flair & Batista when Michaels pinned Orton with the superkick at 20:20

WWE @ Chicago, IL - All-State Arena - June 15, 2004
Billy Kidman pinned Carly Colon with the Shooting Star Press
Velocity:
Jamie Noble pinned Paul London with the Tiger Bomb at 7:05
Nunzio & Johnny Stamboli defeated Akio & Sakoda at 6:50 when Stamboli pinned Akio after the Kiss of Death
Mark Jindrak (w/ Teddy Long) pinned Hardcore Holly at 6:27 with the Mark of Excellence
Smackdown!:
The Dudley Boyz defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Charlie Haas & Rico (w/ Jackie Gayda) to win the titles at 5:01 when Bubba pinned Rico with his feet on the ropes, with D-Von holding Rico's leg down at the same time, after Haas collided with Jackie on the ring apron; after the bout, Paul Heyman came out on the stage to celebrate with the new champions
WWE World Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Doug Basham in a non-title match with the frog splash at 2:58
Kenzo Suzuki pinned Spike Dudley at 2:22 with the claw / outer legsweep combo
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Sr. at 1:49 to win the title with the 619 and springboard legdrop (Chavo Sr.'s last match in the WWE)
Luther Reigns pinned Sho Funaki with a powerslam at 1:28
WWE US Champion John Cena & Rob Van Dam fought Booker T & Rene Dupree to a no contest at around the 10-minute mark when the Undertaker interfered

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - October 18, 2004
Chuck Palumbo pinned Eric Priest with the Razor's Edge at 5:17
Sunday Night Heat:
Rosey pinned Steven Richards at 5:15 with a sit-down splash off the middle turnbuckle
Rodney Mack (w/ Jazz) pinned Mike Mondo at 5:12 with a DDT
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rob Conway (w/ WWF Raw Tag Team Champion Sylvian Grenier) pinned Maven at 6:15 after Grenier interfered and aided in hitting the Aur Reviour (aired after the tag team champions had lost the belts)
Raw:
Gene Snitsky pinned Eugene
Victoria, Stacy Keibler, & Nidia defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus, Molly Holly, & Gail Kim
Ric Flair & Batista defeated WWE IC Champion Chris Jericho & Randy Orton when Jericho submitted to Flair's figure-4
Shelton Benjamin defeated Christian, Rhyno, Tajiri, Jonathan Coachman, & the Hurricane in an elimination match
Edge defeated Chris Benoit and Shawn Michaels by pinning Benoit; during the bout, Michaels sustained a torn miniscus

2005

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - January 5, 2005 (9,000)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Rey Mysterio Jr. & Rob Van Dam defeated Doug & Danny Basham
Daniel Puder pinned Hardcore Holly by using the ropes for leverage
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kenzo Suzuki with a roll up after Hiroku accidentally threw powder in the challenger's face
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr., Nunzio, and Akio in an elimination match; order of elimination: Nunzio, Chavo, Akio; Billy Kidman and Spike Dudley were to have been involved but couldn't make the show due to transportation problems
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when Orlando Jordan and the Basham Brothers interfered
Eddie Guerrero & Booker T defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak
Jackie Gayda pinned Dawn Marie with a roll up; Torrie Wilson was the guest ring announcer for the match
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich in a casket match after 15 minutes

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 12, 2005
Smackdown! - 4/14/05 - included the first ever segment of Carlito's Cabana, with WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. as his guest; after downplaying ill feelings between himself and Eddie Guerrero, Mysterio was interrupted by Melina, Joey Mercury, & Johnny Nitro, with Mercury & Nitro eventually knocking Mysterio out with their elevated double team DDT (MNM's TV debut); featured John Cena cutting an in-ring promo which was eventually interrupted by John Bradshaw Layfield, wearing the old WWE title belt, with JBL thinking he had intercepted Cena's newly designed world title belt but in actuality had stolen a container of pig guts; moments later, Cena dumped the remainder of guts over JBL's head before having his new title belt lowered from the rafters (the debut of Cena's custom title belt); included WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London, with his head bandaged after sustaining 18 stitches to the head the previous week, being interrupted by Chavo Guerrero Jr.; moments later, Billy Kidman attacked London from behind in the ring but the champion eventually fought off Chavo, knocking him out of the ring, and hit the 450 splash on Kidman:
Booker T defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan via disqualification when the Basham Brothers interfered; after the bout, the Big Show came out to make the save with Teddy Long soon following and ordering a handicap tag team match to take place immediately, pitting Booker & Show against Orlando & the Bashams
Booker T & the Big Show defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan, Doug & Danny Basham in a handicap match at 1:29 when Booker pinned Danny with the scissors kick; John Bradshaw Layfield did guest commentary for both bouts
Torrie Wilson pinned Dawn Marie with a swinging neckbreaker at 2:27
John Heidenreich pinned an unknown at 2:19 with a sidewalk slam; after the bout, Heidenreich read a poem about passing gas, since he was in the Windy City
#1 Contender's Tournament Opening Round: Kurt Angle pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero at 25:43 when Angle sent WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr., who came ringside moments earlier to steal away a steel chair from Angle, into Guerrero - with the chair hitting Guerrero in the head (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero)
Velocity - 4/16/05:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Shannon Moore
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Nunzio
Luther Reigns defeated Sho Funaki
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Spike Dudley & Akio

2006

WrestleMania 22 - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 2, 2006 (14,300; 13,600 paid; announced at 17,159; sell out)
Viscera won an 18-man interpromotional battle royal by last eliminating Gene Snitsky at 9:03; after the bout, Viscera kissed Lilian Garcia at ringside
Order of elimination: Simon Dean by Snitsky after kicking him in the face as Dean attempted to cut a promo (0:03); Rob Conway by Stevie Richards as Conway stood on the turnbuckle and punched Richards in the corner (0:51); Sho Funaki by Trevor Murdoch via a catapult after Funaki missed a dropkick (1:03); Lance Cade by William Regal via a backdrop (1:18); Richards by Goldust via a butt bump as Richards stood on the apron and played to the fans (1:50); Matt Striker by Road Warrior Animal after punching Striker off the top rope (2:02); Super Crazy by Murdoch & Eugene as Crazy stood on the turnbuckle and was punching Eugene in the corner (2:27); Goldust by Psychosis (2:39); Regal by Snitsky after Snitsky knocked down both Regal & Eugene as they were hugging (2:58); Eugene by WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) following the Snapshot (3:20); Murdoch by Psychosis via a headscissors over the top as Psychosis sat on the top rope (4:00); Psychosis by Tyson Tomko via a boot to the face as Psychosis stood on the ring apron (4:04); Nitro & Mercury by Viscera after climbing on top of both and dry humping them from behind and then throwing Mercury into Nitro with both men falling over the top (7:45); Tomko by Snitsky after Snitsky accidentally kicked Tomko in the face when Animal moved out of the way (7:57); Animal by Viscera after Snitsky kicked Viscera as Animal was up on his shoulders in a Samoan Drop position (8:44); Snitsky eliminated himself when Viscera avoided a boot to the face, crotched himself on the top rope, and fell to the floor; Michael Cole & Tazz provided commentary for the bout
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michelle Williams performing "America, the Beautiful" to open the show; included Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw and Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary for Smackdown!; featured a Hall of Fame Class of 2006 segment featuring Gene Okerlund (escorted by Kristal), Sensational Sherri (escorted by Ted Dibiase), Tony Atlas (escorted by Victoria), Verne Gagne (escorted by Kristal), William Perry (escorted by Melina), the Blackjacks (escorted by Maria), and Eddie Guerrero (accepted by his wife Vickie, escorted by Chavo Guerrero Jr.); prior to the segment, Howard Finkel announced that Bret Hart would not appear because he felt uncomfortable participating; included the announcement that WrestleMania 23 would take place April 1, 2007 at Ford Field in Detroit:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Chris Masters at 6:43 when Kane pinned Carlito with the chokeslam after Masters accidentally struck his partner and was knocked to the floor by Kane; after the bout, the challengers argued over the loss
Rob Van Dam defeated Matt Hardy, Finlay, Bobby Lashley, Ric Flair, and WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin in a Money in the Bank ladder match at 12:22 after knocking Hardy and Benjamin off a neighboring ladder, sending both men to the floor; Flair was helped backstage at the 3-minute mark following a superplex off the ladder but returned minutes later; due to pre-match stipulations, RVD earned a world title shot that could be cashed in at any time within 1 full year
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) pinned WWE US Champion Chris Benoit to win the title at 9:47 by rolling through while caught in the Crippler Crossface and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Edge (w/ Lita) pinned Mick Foley in a hardcore match at 14:37 by pinning him outside the ring after spearing Foley off the apron and through a flaming table; Joey Styles did guest commentary for the bout, subbing for Jim Ross (Mick Foley Greatest Hits & Misses: Hardcore Edition, The Greatest Superstars of WrestleMania, Edge: A Decade of Decadence)
The Boogeyman defeated Booker T & Sharmell in a handicap match at 3:54 by pinning Booker with a double choke sit-down powerbomb; moments earlier, Sharmell ran out of the match after the Boogeyman, with worms in his mouth, kissed her on the lips
Mickie James pinned WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus to win the title at 8:50 with the Chick Kick
The Undertaker defeated Mark Henry in a casket match at 9:27 following a plancha to the floor and the tombstone (The Undertaker: 15-0)
Shawn Michaels pinned Vince McMahon in a no holds barred match at 18:27 with the superkick, moments after an elbow drop off a ladder onto Vince, laid across a table in the ring with a garbage can on his head; the Spirit Squad interfered on behalf of McMahon during the early moments but were fought off by Michaels; mid-way through the match, Shane McMahon came ringside but was eventually handcuffed to the ring ropes by Michaels; after the bout, Vince gave Michaels the finger as he was carried backstage on a stretcher
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle and Randy Orton to win the title at 9:25 by pinning Orton with the 619 and West Coast Pop; prior to the bout, POD performed "Booyaka 619" during Mysterio's entrance; after the match, Mysterio was congratulated on the entrance stage by Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Vickie Guerrero (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man, The Greatest Superstars of WrestleMania, WWE's Top 50 Superstars of All Time)
Torrie Wilson pinned Candice Michelle in a Playboy pillow fight at 3:55 with a roll up after avoiding a charge in the corner
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Triple H via submission with the STFU at 22:04; prior to the bout, the challenger appeared on the entrance stage sitting on a throne and wearing a crown, similar to that of Conan the Barbarian; the champion's entrance consisted of a 1920s-style car driven out to the ring with several men in trench coats and tommy guns surrounding the ring, with Cena then appearing and firing blanks with his own tommy gun (the debut of Triple H's "Bow Down to the King" by Motorhead) (one of the men with tommy guns was CM Punk) (The True Story of WrestleMania)

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 3, 2006 (14,300; 13,600 paid; sell out)
Robbie & Rory McAllister defeated Rob Conway & Rene Dupree when Conway was pinned with an inside cradle
Heat:
Gene Snitsky & Goldust defeated Colt Cabana & Brad James when Snitsky pinned Cabana following a wheelbarrow suplex double team
Lance Cade pinned Viscera with his feet on the ropes
Matt Striker defeated Chandler McClure
Trevor Murdoch pinned Eugene with a DDT
Raw - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion John Cena in which he discussed his win the previous night at WrestleMania and addressed the many fans who opposed him; moments later, Triple H interrupted saying he underestimated Cena and wanted another shot at the belt; Edge & Lita then appeared with Edge saying Triple H should get at the end of the line and wait his turn while Edge gets his world title shot; after both Triple H and Edge insulted each other, Cena suggested they have a one-on-one match to determine the #1 contender; Edge, saying he was in no condition to have a singles match, said he and Triple H should team up against Cena in a handicap match; Cena, noting that half the crowd wants to see him get his ass beat anyway, accepted the challenge; included a promo by Rob Van Dam on the stage, with the Money in the Bank briefcase, in which he said he wouldn't wait as long as Edge did to cash in the title shot and said what he had in mind was "extreme"; featured an in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels in which he discussed his win the previous night over Vince McMahon and said he might like a world title shot at John Cena as well; moments later, Shane McMahon interrupted and introduced Vince McMahon, who came out in a neckbrace and with his forehead bandaged; Vince then said he had two words for Michaels - with Michaels then leading the crowd by responding with "Suck it" - but Vince said the two words were "divine intervention" and noted that Michaels will never win the war; Vince then announced that Michaels & God would face Vince & Shane at Backlash; included a video package recapping the 2006 Hall of Fame ceremony; featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" focusing on the Clash of the Champions V NWA World Title match pitting Ricky Steamboat against Ric Flair in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match on April 2, 1989; included an in-ring promo by Ric Flair about his performance at WrestleMania until he was interrupted by Armando Allejandro Estrada, with Estrada saying he used to watch Flair on his broken down TV growing up in Cuba but Flair's time was over; Estrada then introduced Umaga, who assaulted Flair inside the ring before lifting him up in a torture rack and dropping backwards (Estrada & Umaga's debut); featured a commercial for Friday Night Smackdown! advertising Rey Mysterio Jr. defending his newly won world heavyweight title against Randy Orton; Ozzie Guillen, owner of the Chicago White Sox, was in attendance for the show:
Kenny & Mikey (w/ Mitch, Nicky, & Johnny) defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show to win the titles at 3:53 when Kenny pinned Show with a legdrop off the top after all five Spirit Squad members interfered and hit the Upsy Daisy
Chris Masters defeated an unknown via submission with the full nelson at the 51-second mark; after the bout, Carlito Caribbean Cool came out, spat a mouth full of apple in Masters' opponent's face and then raised Masters' hand in victory; moments later, Carlito hit the Back Cracker on Masters, stomped him, and spat apple in his face before leaving the ring
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James & Candice Michelle defeated Trish Stratus & Torrie Wilson at 1:40 when Mickie pinned Torrie with the Chick Kick; prior to the bout, Mickie came out with her hair done like Trish's and dressed as her
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 5:00 with the Exploder suplex after avoiding the challenger's frog splash; prior to the bout, Chavo came out on the stage and thanked the fans for all their support and said he was proud of his "family member" Rey Mysterio winning the World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania; he then said his only regret was not having his own title match at the pay-per-view but would dedicate his shot at the IC title to the memory of his late uncle; during the commercial break, Chavo was interviewed backstage for WWE Unlimited and, while crying, said he let everyone down - from the fans to his family to Eddie's memory - and publicly quit Triple H & Edge (w/ Lita) defeated WWE World Champion John Cena in a non-title handicap match at 5:04 when Triple H scored the pin with the Pedigree as Cena attempted the Five Knuckle Shuffle on Edge

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - October 23, 2006 (13,500; announced at 15,101; sell out)
Heat:
Jim Duggan pinned Colt Cabana with the running clothesline
Super Crazy pinned Charlie Haas with a sunset flip
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister at around the 8-minute mark following the lariat / clip to the knee double team
Raw - 700th episode; featured footage from EXTRA, the Jimmy Kimmel Show, E!, and VH1's Best Week Ever of WWE World Champion John Cena dropping Kevin Federline with the FU during the previous week's program; moments later, Federline came out and said he wanted revenge on Cena and then introduced World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell; ECW World Champion the Big Show then came out, agreed with Booker that Cena's title should be on the line at Cyber Sunday, but argued that he was the most dominant champion; WWE World Chamion John Cena then interrupted, insulted Show and said Booker had lost his status as a black man since he said Federline's new album was a treasure; Ron Simmons then walked out and simply said "Damn" before then going backstage; Cena then insulted Federline before going backstage himself; several members of the Chicago Bears were in attendance for the show; included a segment in which several WWE talent and marines commented on who they thought was tougher, John Cena or the character he playes in "The Marine;" featured a comedic "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the 10/27/91 Chamber of Horrors match from WCW Halloween Havoc 91; included Armando Allejandro Estrada & Umaga interrupting Eugene shooting t-shirts into the crowd, with Estrada saying an open challenge was made to Smackdown! and ECW and at Cyber Sunday Umaga would face either Kane, the Sandman, or WWE US Champion Chris Benoit; Eugene then accidentally shot a t-shirt into Estrada's groin before Umaga assaulted Eugene and left him laying; after the commercial break, Jim Duggan checked on Eugene backstage and told him he had to be more tough, with Eugene then knocking Duggan down; featured footage from the recent tour of Japan; included a look at Robert Patrick's role in "The Marine;" featured the announcement that Brooke Hogan's "Undiscovered" CD would be released the following day; included the announcement that WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad would defend against Ric Flair and either Dusty Rhodes, Roddy Piper, or Sgt. Slaughter at Cyber Sunday:
WWE Women's Championship Semi Finals: Mickie James pinned Melina with a DDT at 3:48
Shelton Benjamin & Chris Masters defeated WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy & Carlito Caribbean Cool at 4:24 when Benjamin pinned Carlito with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage after Masters ran Hardy into Carlito; prior to the bout, it was announced Hardy would defend against either Carlito, Benjamin, or Johnny Nitro at Cyber Sunday; after the match, Carlito and Hardy argued over the loss
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina & Kevin Federline) in a non-title match at 6:30 with the FU; after the match, Cena stalked Federline around the ring and up the ramp where the Big Show and Booker T attacked Cena, with Show eventually hitting the chokeslam on Cena in the ring with Booker dropping Show with the Book End and hitting the scissors kick on Cena
Cryme Tyme defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey & Nicky (w/ Kenny, Johnny, & Mitch) in a non-title match at 3:00 when Shad pinned Mikey following the G9; after the bout, Kenny hit the flying legdrop on Mikey, grabbed the mic, and said he was sick of the Spirit Squad losing countless matches to Ric Flair and said he would get the job done later in the show
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kenny (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey, Nicky, Johnny, & Mitch) pinned Ric Flair (w/ Sgt. Slaughter, Roddy Piper, & Dusty Rhodes) with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 1:29 after one of the other Spirit Squad members grabbed Flair's foot as he ran the ropes; after the bout, Flair, Slaughter, Piper, & Rhodes cleared the ring of the Spirit Squad
Randy Orton (w/ Edge & Lita) pinned Triple H (w/ Shawn Michaels) at 6:03 after Eric Bischoff, who was at ringside for the match with Jonathan Coachman, slid a steel chair in the ring for Orton who then hit Triple H over the head with it
Dark match after the show: Batista defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T via disqualification

2007

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - March 27, 2007 (announced at 15,146; 13,000; sell out)
Kofi Kingston defeated Trevor Murdoch
Heat:
Val Venis defeated Charlie Haas
Cryme Tyme defeated Steve Boz & Eddie Venom
Super Crazy defeated Shelton Benjamin
Raw - included an opening in-ring promo by Jonathan Coachman in which he announced the scheduled ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley / Vince McMahon match was now No DQ and anyone who interfered would be fined and suspended; moments later, Steve Austin appeared and said McMahon had been trying to bribe him prior to the hair vs. hair WrestleMania match and that was grounds for disqualification; Coachman then admitted he was behind it, not Vince, and apologized with Austin then saying he would disqualify either Lashley or Umaga at WrestleMania if they didn't follow his orders; moments later, Austin dropped Coachman with the Stunner; Austin then left the arena in his black pickup truck, passing Vince McMahon's limo on the way out and giving McMahon the middle finger; a furious McMahon then dragged his limo driver out of his seat, beat him up in the parking lot entrance, and fired him; featured clips throughout the show detailing the Umaga & McMahon / Lashley & Trump feud; included Edge hosting The Cutting Edge with the other 7 Money in the Bank participants - Matt & Jeff Hardy, Finlay, Booker T, Randy Orton, CM Punk, and Ken Kennedy - in which Edge insulted each one, ending with Punk, until he shoved Punk into the other six, causing the other seven men to brawl in the ring; the Hardys and Punk cleared the ring before chasing Edge backstage; featured the announcement the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony inductions of Mr. Perfect, Jerry Lawler, and Dusty Rhodes would air on the USA Network the following Saturday at midnight; a subsequent commercial late in the show included Jim Ross as part of the show as well and mentioned Steve Austin as an inductor along with Wade Boggs and William Shatner; included Maria conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion John Cena regarding his title defense against Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania; featured Todd Grisham interviewing McMahon backstage after his win over Lashley in which McMahon said he would shave Trump bald at WrestleMania, with Eugene then appearing dressed as Trump and Vince taking off his Trump hair piece to show how he was made bald the week before; included the announcement Jim Ross would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame 2007 class, followed by the fans giving Ross a standing ovation causing him to tear up; featured a look at Steve Austin's role in "The Condemned;" included a backstage promo by Shawn Michaels regarding his title shot at WWE World Champion John Cena at WrestleMania; featured the announcement Edge, CM Punk, Matt & Jeff Hardy would face Ken Kennedy, Randy Orton, Booker T, & Finlay the following night on ECW; included comments from Bow Wow, Ed Asner, Sonny from P.O.D., Richard Karn, Kurt Busch, Tichina Arnold, Laura Prepon, Three 6 Mafia, William Shatner on who they would want to see shaved bald between McMahon and Trump, with most picking Trump:
Ashley, Torrie Wilson, & Candice Michelle defeated WWE Women's Champion Melina, Jillian Hall, & Victoria at 3:24 when Ashley pinned Jillian with a victory roll; prior to the match, it was announced the Melina vs. Ashley match at WrestleMania would now be a lumberjill match
CM Punk pinned Kenny Dykstra at 3:57 with a fireman's carry and dropping Dykstra face-first across his knee; after the bout, Edge appeared on the big screen and said Punk would be a member of Edge's 8-man Cutting Edge segment after the commercial break
Vince McMahon pinned ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley in a non-title No DQ match at 2:31 after WWE IC Champion Umaga, with Armando Allejandro Estrada, interfered and dropped Lashley with a Samoan Drop after a low blow from McMahon; prior to the bout, it was announced the WrestleMania press conference would be held Wednesday at Trump Tower in New York City; earlier in the match, Lashley easily fought off interference from Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch, Chris Masters, and Johnny Nitro; after the bout, Umaga hit a top rope splash on Lashley, twice crushed him in the corner, and dropped him with the thumb strike to the throat before McMahon again pinned Lashley; Umaga then hit another thumb strike to the throat to Lashley
Randy Orton & Ken Kennedy defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy at 4:28 when Orton pinned Matt with the RKO after Kennedy blocked the Twist of Fate and shoved Matt into Orton
The Great Khali defeated Ric Flair via disqualification at the 59-second mark when Carlito Caribbean Cool attacked Khali from behind on the floor; moments later, Khali dropped Carlito with the tree slam in the ring, with Kane then appearing with his steel hook; after a brief brawl in the ring, Khali escaped to the floor and into the crowd as Kane stood with his weapon
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & the Undertaker defeated WWE World Champion John Cena & Shawn Michaels at 6:40 when Batista pinned Cena when Michaels dropped his partner with the superkick immediately after Cena & Michaels hit a double Five Knuckle Shuffle on Batista; mid-way through the bout, Taker walked out after throwing Michaels onto Batista; after the match, Michaels gave the unconcious Cena several crotch chops

No Mercy 07 (Smackdown!) - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - October 7, 2007 (announced as 15,106; sell out)
Hardcore Holly pinned Cody Rhodes
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw, Michael Cole & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary for Smackdown!, and Joey Styles & Tazz on commentary for ECW; included an opening in-ring segment with Vince McMahon & William Regal in which McMahon said John Cena would be out of action from 6 months to a year and that a new WWE World Champion would be crowned and a title match would take place later in the show; after the crowd started a "Y2J" chant, McMahon said he wasn't going to give them that and then introduced Randy Orton as the new title holder; fireworks then went off after Orton appeared and began posing with the title belt; Regal then congratulated Orton and let him decide which wrestler he would defend against later in the show, prompting the fans to again chant "Y2J" until McMahon told them to shut up; Orton then cut a promo on Cena and saying it was a good thing Cena did get hurt, that way he could avoid the embarassment of Orton beating him in their scheduled last man standing match; after Orton said there was nobody in the dressing room or industry who could beat him, Triple H appeared and challenged Orton to an immediate title match; after Orton said no, Triple H said McMahon should go with that as the title match unless he was gutless and had no balls, with McMahon then agreeing to the match leading to the opening contest; featured a backstage segment with Triple H and World Heavyweight Champion Batista in which Batista congratulated Triple H on his title win; moments later, McMahon appeared, reminded Triple H of his scheduled bout against Umaga, and said it would now be a title match; included a recap of the various competitions in previous months between WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Matt Hardy and WWE US Champion & WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion MVP; featured an in-ring pizza eating competition between Hardy and MVP, overseen by Tazz and with Melina and Maria as the judges; after Hardy won, he spat up on MVP's t-shirt; included a backstage promo by Runjin Singh as the Great Khali was seen meditating in preparation for his Punjabi Prison match against Batista later in the show; featured a Matrix-style vignette in which "SAVE_US" and "2ND_COMING" appeared on the screen; included a backstage segment with McMahon and Triple H, as Triple H recovered from his match with Umaga, in which McMahon said Orton would be getting his automatic title rematch later in the show with a last man standing stipulation; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Triple H regarding his title defense later in the night against Orton:
Triple H pinned WWE World Champion Randy Orton in an impromptu match to win the title at 11:10 with a roll up after Orton struck his shoulder on the ringpost when the challenger avoided a charge in the corner; after the match, Orton walked up to Vince McMahon backstage, with McMahon not saying a word and walking away
Ken Kennedy, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy, Paul London & Brian Kendrick in an unadvertised match at 8:08 when Kennedy pinned London with the Green Bay Plunge after crotching him on the top rope
ECW World Champion CM Punk defeated Big Daddy V (w/ Matt Striker) via disqualification at 1:36 when Striker interfered after Punk hit a missile dropkick to knock V to the mat; after the bout, V dropped Punk with a Samoan Drop and three elbow drops; moments later, V held the title belt in the air while standing over Punk; moments later, referees helped Punk backstage as he coughed up blood
WWE World Champion Triple H pinned Umaga with the Pedigree at 6:34 after the challenger hit his head on the ringpost while attempting a charge in the corner
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Finlay to a no contest at around the 9-minute mark when Finlay appeared to have suffered a head injury after he was knocked from the apron backwards onto the floor following a legdrop off the top from Mysterio; moments later, medics came ringside and fitted Finlay with a neckbrace and placed onto a stretcher; as the stretcher was moved to the ramp, Finlay climbed off the stretcher and attacked Mysterio from behind, assaulting him around ringside until he was pulled away by referees
Beth Phoenix pinned WWE Women's Champion Candice Michelle to win the title with the cradle suplex at 4:36; after the bout, Jerry Lawler conducted a ringside interview with Phoenix regarding her title win (the debut of a new theme song for Phoenix)
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated the Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) in a Punjabi Prison match at 14:50 by climbing over the outside cage and hitting the floor seconds before Khali did the same
Smackdown! - 12/28/07: Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Triple H in a last man standing match to win the title at 20:25 after hitting the RKO onto the commentary table as Triple H attempted the Pedigree on the table

2008

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - March 11, 2008 (15,121; announced as 15,149; sell out)
Shelton Benjamin pinned Chris Harris
ECW - featured a WrestleMania ad with Carlito Caribbean Cool and Maria in Florida, with Carlito trying to steal Maria from Santino Marella until he was attacked by a seagull; included an ad for 'Triple H: King of Kings;' featured Lena conducting a backstage interview with CM Punk regarding his Money in the Bank qualifying match later in the show against Big Daddy V; included footage from the previous Thursday of Maria holding a Playboy singing at the Virgin Megastore in Times Square:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Tommy Dreamer & Colin Delaney in an extreme rules match at 8:19 when Mizanin pinned Dreamer after the champions hit a double spinebuster on Dreamer through a table set up in the corner
The Great Khali pinned Stevie Richards at the 19-second mark with a double choke throw; prior to the bout, Armando Estrada cut an in-ring promo stating a 24-man battle royal would take place at WrestleMania, with the winner immediately facing ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. for the title; Estrada then introduced Khali as one of the participants; after the match, Mike Knox appeared, attacked Richards, hit a legdrop off the top, and then a modified corkscrew DDT
Kofi Kingston pinned Deuce (w/ Domino & Cherry) with a spin kick to the head at 3:16
Festus (w/ Jesse) pinned Elijah Burke with a fireman's carry into a face-first slam at 2:49
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: CM Punk defeated Big Daddy V (w/ Matt Striker) via count-out at 3:52 after Punk avoided a charge and Big Daddy fell out to the floor; after the match, Punk fought off an interfering Striker and dropped him with the Go To Sleep; Shelton Benjamin provided guest commentary for the bout (V's last appearance)
Smackdown! - featured an opening segment on the stage in which Maria cut a promo on her upcoming match at WrestleMania and then introduced the divas who would be competing in the Smackdown! diva contest - Victoria, Michelle McCool, Eve, Cherry, and Maryse; after the participants appeared, Maria announced Maryse had been eliminated from the contest; Maria then had the remaining divas take part in an obstacle course, with Michelle winning in 20 seconds; included a backstage segment with Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels in which they discussed their upcoming match at WrestleMania and their match as a team later in the show; featured a WrestleMania ad with Carlito Caribbean Cool and Maria in Florida, with Carlito trying to steal Maria from Santino Marella until he was attacked by a seagull; included Michael Cole conducting an interview with Finlay, backstage, regarding Hornswoggle's injury and his upcoming match with John Bradshaw Layfield at WrestleMania; featured an ad promoting extra seats being available for WrestleMania; included a video package on Floyd Mayweather's career and lifestyle; featured a WrestleMania 24 hype video to the tune of Rev Theory's "Light It Up;" included a video package highlighting the careers of Jack & Jerry Brisco, the latest names to be inducted into the 2008 WWE Hall of Fame:
The Big Show defeated Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore in a handicap match at 2:03 by pinning Moore with a foot on his chest after a right hand punch; after the bout, Show press slammed Yang to the floor
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin with the corkscrew neckbreaker at 4:36; prior to the bout, the other participants were mentioned for the Money in the Bank match with Jeff Hardy's name excluded due to his suspension, though the suspension was not mentioned; it was also announced before the match that Morrison & Mizanin would defend the titles the following week against Jesse & Festus
WWE US Champion MVP pinned Batista in a no holds barred match at 17:37 after Umaga interfered and dropped Batista with the thumb strike to the throat; prior to the bout, still photos of MVP's Money in the Bank qualifying win over Jamie Noble at a recent live event were shown
The Great Khali & Chuck Palumbo defeated Kane & Jamie Noble at 2:49 when Khali pinned Noble with one boot on his chest after the double choke throw; Noble's ribs were heavily taped for the bout; prior to the match, it was announced all four men would be in the 24-man battle royal at WrestleMania, with the winner immediately facing ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr.
World Heavyweight Champion Edge, ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. (surprise participant), Zach Ryder & Curt Hawkins defeated Shawn Michaels & Ric Flair in a steel cage handicap match at around the 15-minute mark when Edge escaped over the top of the cage as the Undertaker - who appeared in the ring during the closing moments - laid out Edge's partner's inside the ring; prior to the bout, Vickie Guerrero - with Teddy Long - appeared on the stage and added Guerrero to the match (the match began during the commercial break)
Dark match after the taping: The Undertaker defeated the Big Show by pinning an interfering World Heavyweight Champion Edge; Edge replaced Show mid-way through the match

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - August 18, 2008 (14,957; announced as a sell out)
Takeshi Morishima (w/ Harley Race) defeated Charlie Haas
William Regal defeated Jake Hager
Raw - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Chris Jericho, in a suit, cut a promo stating he wouldn't apologize for what happened to Shawn Michaels' wife at Summer Slam because it was Michaels' own fault Rebecca was injured and he had it coming; included the announcement that the following week's episode would air live on the Sci-Fi Channel; featured Mike Adamle conducting a backstage interview with Primo Colon, Carlito's brother, until he ran down John Cena backstage to give him a heads up about his match later in the show; moments later, Cena approached Batista, said the better man won their match at Summer Slam, and extended his hand, with the two then shaking hands before Cena walked off; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people watched Raw the previous week than Monday Night Football; featured an ad for Smackdown! moving to MyNetworkTV Oct. 3; several players of the Chicago Cubs were shown in attendance; included a promo by Adamle on the stage in which he announced World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk would face Chris Jericho later in the show and that Shane & Stephanie McMahon said that at Unforgiven five men would compete in a 20-minute match in which the title would change hands with each pinfall and that the last man to score a pinfall before the time-limit would walk out with the title; Adamle then announced the participants as Kane, Punk, John Bradshaw Layfield, Batista, and John Cena; WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race was shown in attendance; featured a video package highlighting Jericho punching Rebecca at Summer Slam; included footage of Michael Cole conducting a backstage interview with Michaels, with Rebecca, immediately following Summer Slam in which Michaels initially walked off but returned to say he was going home to take care of his family and implied he would take revenge; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Punk regarding his match later in the show against Jericho in his hometown; included the announcement that Matt Hardy would challenge ECW World Champion Mark Henry the following night on ECW; featured a WWE Classics on Demand segment which featured the May 16, 2002 episode of Smackdown! in which WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus outshined Stacy Keibler in a bikini contest; included an in-ring promo by Kane in which he said he had been carrying Mysterio's mask around for quite a while and questioned whether he was alive or dead; moments later, Batista appeared, with the two brawling until Kane gained the upper hand and then left the ring:
Batista pinned Paul Burchill with the sit-down powerbomb at 1:54
Mickie James & Kelly Kelly defeated Jillian Hall & Katie Lea at 4:55 when Mickie pinned Katie with the DDT; prior to the bout, Jillian sang Chicago's "You're the Inspiration"
John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Jamie Noble via referee's decision at 2:51 when the referee stopped the match after JBL hit the Clothesline from Hell and two short-arm clotheslines; the referee made a one count when JBL made a cover but then immediately called for the bell because Noble couldn't defend himself
John Cena defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. in a handicap match at 12:02 when Rhodes submitted to the STFU after Cena knocked Dibiase to the floor with a clothesline; prior to the bout, Cryme Tyme appeared at ringside, with Shad distracting the champions while JTG stole the title belts and ran backstage
D-Lo Brown defeated WWE IC Champion Santino Marella (w/ WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix) via disqualification in a non-title match at 1:35 when Phoenix slapped D-Lo after she refused to leave the ring; after the contest, Kofi Kingston, who did guest commentary for the bout, had a confrontation with Marella on the floor until Phoenix helped Marella backstage
Chris Jericho (w/ Lance Cade) pinned World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk in a non-title match with the Code Breaker at 13:09 after knocking Punk into Cade on the ring apron; prior to the bout, it was announced Punk had more than 100 family and friends in attendance

2009

WWE @ Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena - January 19, 2009 (11,600)
Dolph Ziggler defeated Jamie Noble
Raw - featured an opening montage in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., with a closing image of President-elect Barack Obama; included a backstage segment with Randy Orton and Ted Dibiase Jr. in which Cody Rhodes appeared and said Manu and Sim Snuka were in Stephanie McMahon's office earlier in the day and that rumors were going around that Orton would be fired; featured a still photo of President George W. Bush receiving a replica WWE World Title belt the week before; included a backstage segment with Santino Marella and WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix in which Marella congratulated Beth on her win and then brought in Rosa Mendez to meet Phoenix, Mendez' favorite diva; Marella then asked if they could keep Mendez; featured a backstage segment with Stephanie and Orton in which Stephanie said she wasn't going to fire him and then kicked him out of her office, with Orton then telling Stephanie she would be nothing without the McMahon name; Stephanie then slapped Orton, with the two then coming face-to-face before Orton left the office; included the announcement that the world television premiere of John Cena's "12 Rounds" would air the following week on Raw; featured Jerry Lawler officiating the in-ring contract signing between World Heavyweight Champion John Cena and John Bradshaw Layfield, with Shawn Michaels, for the Royal Rumble; after the two signed the document, Cena attempted to speak to Michaels before he was cut off by JBL; moments later, Cena told Michaels he still had it to be the Showstopper, with JBL then saying he hired Michaels so he could be world champion again and that he would pay him accordingly; Michaels then took the mic and said he despised what he had become but would continue to do it because of the pressures in his life and the fact he squandered his and his wife's life savings; he then said he would continue to do what he had to do in order to support his family, regardless of if it costs Cena his title; Cena then told Michaels that he would have a choice at the Rumble as to if he wanted to be the man to help JBL to the title and knew that he wouldn't; JBL then knocked Cena to the mat and then kicked the champion in the face; he followed with the Clothesline from Hell before leaving ringside with Michaels; Kevin Grevioux, of "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans," was shown in attendance; included a backstage segment with Chris Jericho and Stephanie in which Jericho said he called Vince McMahon's office after Stephanie fired Jericho the week before and Vince told him Jericho would have a chance to speak his mind later in the show; featured a video package recapping the history of the Royal Rumble; included a backstage segment with Cody and Mickie James, with Goldust then appearing and giving Cody a copy of the new Starrcade DVD as an example of what it means to be a champion and that it would teach him more than Orton could; Cody then said he would surpass both Goldust and Dusty Rhodes; featured the announcement that Finlay, Mark Henry, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin would face off the following night on ECW; included a backstage segment with Dolph Ziggler and Candice Michelle, with Vince then appearing and introducing himself to Ziggler; featured an ad for "Behind Enemy Lines: Columbia;" included a "Did you know?" graphic which read there were 14 WWE titles listed in the most popular sports DVDs of 2008, beating the NFL with 2 titles and MLB, UFC, NCAA, and the NBA, all with one apiece; featured a closing segment in which Vince introduced Jericho to voice his problems; Jericho then emplored Vince to rehire him and put him back in the Rumble match to make things right; Vince then had Stephanie come out but then said he wouldn't reinstate Jericho or fire Stephanie; Vince then announced he and Stephanie would run Raw together; Stephanie then gave Jericho the chance of apologizing in order to get his job back, with Jericho initially saying no but then saying he was sorry; Stephanie then said that was a good start and then told Jericho to apologize to the fans, who he had insulted for months, with the fans then chanting "on your knees;" momments later, Jericho got down on his knees and apologized to the fans; Stephanie then said Jericho would be at the Rumble and that he could leave the ring; after Jericho left, Orton appeared and demanded Stephanie apologize for slapping him earlier in the show; Orton then said he was more valuable than Stephanie and that she was essentially worthless since having children; Vince then had Stephanie go backstage before he confronted Orton, claimed his father was mediocre before Vince hired him, and that Orton might be a gym teacher in St. Louis if it wasn't for him; Vince then told Orton to apologize to him or face termination; moments later, Orton slapped Vince in the face as Vince went to fire him, then followed with a kick to the head, knocking Vince out; moments later, officials tended to Vince as Stephanie, crying, came out to check on her father; Vince was then helped onto a backboard while Cody and Dibiase appeared to take Orton backstage:
Randy Orton won a 6-man battle royal at 1:51; other participants included Cody Rhodes, Ted Dibiase Jr., Kane, Kofi Kingston, and Santino Marella; prior to the bout, it was announced Kingston would be in the Royal Rumble match; order of elimination: Marella by Dibiase (0:56); Kingston by Rhodes & Dibiase (1:16); Rhodes by Kane via a clothesline (1:24); Dibiase and Kane as Kane attempted to eliminate Orton; after the bout, Orton, Rhodes, and Dibiase celebrated the win (Rhodes & Dibiase's first appearance with new music)
WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Kelly Kelly in a non-title match with the Glam Slam at 1:10
CM Punk pinned WWE IC Champion William Regal (w/ Layla) in a No DQ match to win the title at 9:57 by avoiding the knee to the head and hitting the Go To Sleep; prior to the bout, it was announced Punk would be part of the Royal Rumble match; after the contest, Punk celebrated in the crowd (The Best of Raw: 2009, CM Punk: Best in the World)
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Mike Knox via disqualification at 2:29 when Knox began assaulting Mysterio against the ropes after clotheslining Mysterio on the bottom rope; prior to the bout, Tod Grisham conducted a backstage interview with Knox in which Knox said he didn't have a reason for the series of recent attacks to Mysterio; after the bout, Knox hit the reverse neckbreaker
Cryme Tyme defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in a non-title impromptu match match at 1:22 when Shad pinned Morrison with a Flatliner after JTG knocked Morrison off the ring ropes behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Morrison & Mizanin challenged Jim Duggan, the 1988 Royal Rumble, to a singles match until Cryme Tyme appeared, said Duggan was on special assignment, and then said they wanted a title shot; moments later, JTG said if they could win a non-title match then they would get a title shot and if they lost they wouldn't bother the champions again; the champions then agreed to the stipulations
Melina pinned Jillian Hall at 1:23 with a sunset flip out of the corner; early in the bout, WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix, Santino Marella, and Rosa Mendez appeared ringside; after the bout, Rosa attacked Melina until she was pulled off by Phoenix, with Phoenix then hitting the Glam Slam on Melina
ECW - 1/20/09 - featured Tod Grisham conducting an opening in-ring interview with Matt Hardy regarding the injury WWE World Champion Jeff Hardy sustained the previous week on Smackdown!, with Matt saying it wasn't an accident, him losing the ECW World Title the previous week to Jack Swagger, and facing Swagger in a rematch at the Royal Rumble; moments later, Swagger interrupted, said the rematch was just a formaily and that he was the new face of ECW; after Swagger mentioned Jeff, Matt slapped him across the face, with Matt then assaulting Swagger on the floor until referees pulled him away; Swagger then hit a cheap shot on Hardy and left ringside; included a backstage segment with Tommy Dreamer, Teddy Long, and Tiffany in which Long said he could have given Dreamer a title shot if that's what he wanted; Dreamer then said his ultimatum was something he had to do; moments later, Paul Burchill, with Katie Lea, interrupted and demanded a rematch with DJ Gabriel; Long then said Burchill would have a match but against someone of his choosing; featured a video package recapping the history of the Royal Rumble; included an ad for "Behind Enemy Lines: Columbia;" featured an ad for WWE pay-per-view:
Ricky Ortiz pinned Adam Evans with the Big O at 1:17; after the bout, Ortiz took the mic and thanked the crowd for their support; moments later, he gave his rally towel to a young ringside fan
The Boogeyman defeated Paul Burchill (w/ Katie Lea) via disqualification at 1:51 when Katie Lea kicked the Boogeyman from behind as he attempted the pumphandle slam on Burchill; after the bout, Boogeyman knocked Burchill to the floor, dragged Katie back inside the ring, and then ate a mouthful of worms as Burchill pulled Katie to safety; moments later, the Boogeyman spread the worms across the commentary table
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion John Morrison defeated Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle), Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas), and WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin at 9:23 by pinning Mizanin after Finlay hit the Celtic Cross on Mizanin and Morrison kicked Finlay as he had Mizanin covered; late in the match, Henry walked out of the match; after the contest, Mizanin argued with Morrison over the match
Dark match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho

Judgment Day 09 - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - May 17, 2009 (13,443; announced at 14,822; sell out)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Todd Grisham on commentary for Smackdown!, Josh Mathews & Matt Striker on commentary for ECW, and Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw; included a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero, Chavo Guerrero Jr., and the Big Show regarding John Cena being cleared to wrestle, with Show saying Cena would join Triple H on the injured list when Show was done with him; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Edge walked in to speak with Vickie, with Show and Chavo then leaving; featured a backstage segment with Chavo and Edge in which Chavo questioned what Edge wanted with Vickie, with Edge calling Chavo an embarassment because he didn't do anything about Santino Marella calling Vickie a pig; several members of the Chicago Bears were shown in attendance; included an ad for the WrestleMania 25 DVD; featured an in-ring promo from Mike Mizanin in which he referred to John Morrison as Marty Jannetty and, because John Cena already had plans for the night, pointed out Alfonso Sariano of the Chicago Cubs in the crowd and insulted the Cubs; Mizanin then said if Sariano didn't like what he had to say, he would win a World Series or be Cena's stand-in by facing Mizanin in the ring; Mizanin then opted out because he wanted Sariano to suffer his yearly injury on the field instead of off and proclaimed himself the winner by forfeit; Santino Marella then interrupted to stand up for Sariano, believing him to be Italian, and said several WWE stars were starting to look like animals; Marella said Vickie resembled a pig, Vladimir Kozlov looked like Sam the eagle from the Muppets, and Mizanin looked like a jackass; moments later, the two began brawling in the ring with Mizanin eventually hitting a DDT before leaving the ring; Chavo then ran in the ring and hit the frog splash on Marella; included a "Do Not Try This At Home" public service announcement; featured Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Chris Jericho regarding his claim there was a conspiracy against him and his upcoming match against WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr., during which Jericho guaranteed there would be no 619 and that he would win the title; included an ad for Extreme Rules 09; featured an ad for the "Terminator Salvation" video game:
Umaga pinned CM Punk at 11:54 with a back splash in the corner and thumb strike to the throat after Punk failed an attempt at the Go To Sleep
ECW World Champion Christian pinned Jack Swagger at 9:35 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after avoiding a clothesline
John Morrison pinned Shelton Benjamin (w/ Charlie Haas) at 10:10 with the Starship Pain after knocking Haas off the apron and hitting a springboard kick to the head
WWE IC Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Chris Jericho at 12:38 with the 619 and springboard splash after Jericho hit his head on the middle turnbuckle
Batista defeated WWE World Champion Randy Orton via disqualification at 14:43 when the champion slapped referee Mike Chioda; after the bout, Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes helped gang up on Batista until Ric Flair ran out to make the save, with Batista then dropping Orton with the sit-down powerbomb; moments later, Flair knocked Rhodes to the floor with a series of chops and then hugged Batista (Flair's surprise return)
John Cena pinned the Big Show at 14:59 with the FU after avoiding Show's punch to the face; after the bout, Cena celebrated at ringside with Alfonso Sariano (The John Cena Experience)
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Jeff Hardy with a DDT off the top at 19:55; late in the bout, Matt Hardy, in the crowd, struck the challenger with his hand cast behind the referee's back (WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches 2009-2010)

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - September 7, 2009
Raw - featured Howard Finkel introducing Bob Barker as Raw's guest host of the night, with Barker then coming out to "The Price is Right" theme song; after Barker said he needed some contestants, Finkel introduced Santino Marella, Jillian Hall, IRS, and WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Chris Jericho; Finkel then said they would be pricing "The Best of Smackdown: 10th Anniversary" DVD, which was brought out by Rosa Mendes; when asked the price, Marella asked if he could buy a vowel and then said $1,465; Jillian then said she was such a big fan that she wanted to sing a song for Barker, with Jillian singing "I Will Always Love You" until Barker cut her off, with Jillian then pricing $75; IRS then asked whether the price included taxes, then picking $50 to include taxes; when it was Jericho's turn, he refused to speak and instead walked up to Barker, with Barker noting Jericho was pouting and saying Jericho's mother wouldn't be proud of the way he's acting; after Jericho said Barker needed to show him more respect, Barker told the crowd not to boo Jericho because it encourages his bad behavior; after Jericho said the word "one," Barker said that was his bid and told him to go back to his spot in line; Barker then said the retail price was $18.90 and said Jericho was the winner and told him to get in the ring for a chance to win a Hawaii vacation; Nikki & Brie Bella then served as models as Finkel detailed the 5-day trip; Barker then brought out MVP as Jericho's opponent for the match; included a backstage segment in which Kelly Kelly spoke with Barker about the charity the proceeds of his book go to; moments later, Shawn Michaels & Triple H appeared, with Kelly prompting them to spin a wheel to determine their opponents later in the show; Michaels landed on Chris Masters and Triple H landed on WWE World Champion Randy Orton; members of the Chicago White Sox were shown in attendance wearing "Price is Right" name tags; featured an ad promoting Smackdown!'s 10th anniversary Oct. 2; included the announcement Batista would appear the following week to make a major announcement; featured Finkel bringing out the White Sox's AJ Pierzinsky as another contestant and noting the contestants would be pricing the WrestleMania 26 travel package; AJ went with $1,000, IRS went with $2,000, Jillian with $5,000, and Santino with $1,200; Barker then said the retail price was $1,247, with Santino winning; Barker said Santino could win a new hot tub, with the Bellas again acting as models; Santino then ran in the ring and asked if the Bellas came with the hot tub; Barker said no but Santino could only win it in a bodyslam challenge, with WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show then appearing as Santino's opponent; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Barker about his book "Priceless Memories," in which Barker said the most unusual segment was when a woman was called down, ran down wearing a tubetop, and her breasts came out on TV and then talked about the abuse he would get from contestants; featured the announcement Trish Stratus would be the guest host for the next week's show; included an in-ring segment in which Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler ran down some of the matches scheduled for Breaking Point; featured a backstage segment with Barker and Chavo Guerrero Jr. in which Chavo argued he was cheated out of his match earlier in the show and said he wasn't leaving until he was given his car; Chavo then brought up Barker knew karate, with Barker then laying Chavo out with a few chops:
MVP pinned WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Chris Jericho at 11:00 with a roll up after holding onto the ropes to avoid the Code Breaker; stipulations stated Jericho would win a 5-day vacation in Hawaii if he won
Evan Bourne pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 4:19 with a roll up after Guerrero became distracted by Hornswoggle, who came out from under the ring and sprayed Guerrero with a water gun; prior to the bout, Barker appeared on the big screen and said Guerrero would win a new Chevrolet Corvette if he won, with Nikki & Brie Bella appearing as models during the segment
John Cena defeated Cody Rhodes via disqualification at 10:35 when WWE World Champion Randy Orton ran in the ring as Cena had the STFU applied on Rhodes; prior to the bout, Rhodes cut an in-ring promo saying he was still very much a part of Legacy but he didn't agree with what Orton did to his father, Dusty Rhodes, the previous week; Cody then said he chose career over family and when he and Ted Dibiase Jr. beat Triple H & Shawn Michaels at Breaking Point then that would prove he made the right decision; Rhodes then said, as a favor to Orton, he would make Cena tap to win the match; after the bout, Cena cleared Orton from the ring and dropped Rhodes with the FU
WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Santino Marella in a bodyslam challenge at the 17-second mark; stipulations stated Santino would win a hot tub if he won; after the match, Bob Barker introduced Mark Henry as another opponent for Show to try to slam
Mark Henry defeated WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show in a bodyslam challenge at 3:19; after the bout, MVP came out to congratulate Henry on the win (The Best of Raw: 2009)
Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated WWE World Champion Randy Orton & Chris Masters at 14:03 when Masters submitted to Michaels' figure-4 as Triple H had Orton in a Sharpshooter; after the bout, Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. helped Orton out of the ring, with DX and Legacy then brawling near the entrance stage and then backstage; moments later, a camera showed the four men brawling down the hallway, into the concourse, and eventually outside where Dibiase & Rhodes hijacked a car and left the parking lot; Orton was then shown in the ring where he cut an in-ring promo, saying Legacy would beat DX at Breaking Point and he would beat John Cena; moments later, Cena rushed the ring, with Orton eventually hitting a DDT and following with an RKO onto a steel chair

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