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WrestleMania XXIX
Promotion WWE
Brand (s) Raw
Date April 7, 2013
Venue MetLife Stadium
City East Rutherford, New Jersey
Pay-per-view chronology
Elimination Chamber (2013) WrestleMania XXIX Extreme Rules (2013)
WrestleMania chronology
WrestleMania XXVIII WrestleMania XXIX WrestleMania XXX

WrestleMania XXIX was the twenty-ninth yearly WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event made by WWE. It took place on April 7, 2013 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.[1] The event was the fifth WrestleMania in the New York metropolitan area and the third WrestleMania held in the state of New Jersey.[2]

There was a 8-man mixed tag team match scheduled between Tons of Funk (Brodus Clay & "Sweet T" Tensai) (with Cameron & Naomi) and Team Rhodes Scholars (Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow) (with The Bella Twins) but the match was pulled from the card on short notice because of time constraints.[3]

Matches[change | edit source]

No. Matches Stipulations Duration
Pre-Show The Miz beat Wade Barrett (c) via submission Singles match for the Intercontinental Championship[4] 6:33
1 The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Roman Reigns) beat Sheamus, Randy Orton, and Big Show Six-man tag team match[5] 10:35
2 Mark Henry beat Ryback Singles match[6] 08:03
3 Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) (c) beat Dolph Ziggler and Big E Langston (with AJ Lee) Tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship[7] 7:29
4 Fandango beat Chris Jericho Singles match[8] 9:33
5 Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez) (c) beat Jack Swagger (with Zeb Colter) via Submission Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship[9] 10:30
6 The Undertaker beat CM Punk (with Paul Heyman) Singles match[10] 22:07
7 Triple H (with Shawn Michaels) beat Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) No Holds Barred match; If Triple H had lost, he would have been forced to retire.[11] 23:58
8 John Cena beat The Rock (c) Singles match for the WWE Championship[12] 24:12
(c) – refers to the champion heading into the match

References[change | edit source]

  1. Burdick, Michael (February 16, 2012). "WrestleMania press conference electrifies at MetLife Stadium". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/wrestlemania-29-announcement-press-conference. Retrieved February 16, 2012.
  2. Vorkunov, Mike. "WrestleMania 29 to be held in New Jersey at MetLife Stadium". nj.com. http://www.nj.com/sports/index.ssf/2012/02/wrestlemania_29_to_be_held_in.html. Retrieved February 16, 2012.
  3. "Clay & Tensai comment on match cut from WM29". PW Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/WWE_News_3/article_69858.shtml. Retrieved 2013-04-08.
  4. "The Miz def. Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett (Interactive Pre-Show Match)". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/wade-barrett-miz-26102012. Retrieved 2013-03-26.
  5. "The Shield def. Randy Orton, Big Show & Sheamus". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/randy-orton-sheamus-big-show-vs-the-shield-26099045. Retrieved 2013-03-25.
  6. "Mark Henry def. Ryback". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/ryback-vs-mark-henry-26099529. Retrieved 2013-03-18.
  7. "WWE Tag Team Champions Team Hell No def. Dolph Ziggler & Big E Langston". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/wwe-tag-team-champions-team-hell-no-vs-dolph-ziggler-big-e-langston-26099604. Retrieved 2013-03-18.
  8. "Fandango def. Chris Jericho". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/chris-jericho-vs-fandango-26101305. Retrieved 2013-03-25.
  9. "World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio def. Jack Swagger". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/alberto-del-rio-jack-swagger-26092473. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  10. "The Undertaker def. CM Punk". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/the-undertaker-cm-punk-26095866/. Retrieved 2013-04-08.
  11. "Triple H def. Brock Lesnar (No Holds Barred Match; If Lesnar won, Triple H would have had to retire)". http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/triple-h-brock-lesnar-26099489. Retrieved 2013-03-18.
  12. "John Cena def. WWE Champion The Rock". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/29/wwe-title-match-26088300. Retrieved 25 February 2013.