|Promotion||World Wrestling Entertainment|
|Date||December 15, 2002|
|Venue||Office Depot Center|
Armageddon (2002) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view show made by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It was held on December 15, 2002 at Office Depot Center in Sunrise, Florida. It was the third Armageddon event held by the WWE.
The main match for the Raw brand saw Triple H defeat Shawn Michaels in a Three Stages of Hell match for the World Heavyweight Championship. The first match was a Street Fight, which Triple H won after performing a Pedigree on Michaels and pinning him. The second match was a Steel cage match, which Michaels was able to win by pinfall after he jumped off the top of the steel cage onto Triple H and through a table. The third and final match was a Ladder match, which Triple H won after he climbed up a ladder and grabbed the belt which was suspended above the ring.
The main event for SmackDown! saw Kurt Angle defeat The Big Show to retain his WWE Championship. Angle pinned Big Show after Brock Lesnar interfered. Another match that was on the undercard saw Chris Benoit defeat Eddie Guerrero in a submission match. Benoit made Guerrero tap out to the Crippler Crossface.
Matches[change | change source]
|1H||Jeff Hardy defeated D'Lo Brown||Singles match||4:56|
|2||Booker T and Goldust defeated Lance Storm and William Regal, The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley), and Chris Jericho and Christian (c)||Tag team elimination match for the World Tag Team Championship||16:43|
|3||Edge defeated A-Train by disqualification||Singles match||7:12|
|4||Chris Benoit defeated Eddie Guerrero by submission||Singles match||16:47|
|5||Batista (with Ric Flair) defeated Kane||Singles match||6:38|
|6||Victoria (c) defeated Trish Stratus and Jacqueline||Triple threat match for the WWE Women's Championship||4:28|
|7||Kurt Angle defeated Big Show (c) (with Paul Heyman)||Singles match for the WWE Championship||12:36|
|8||Triple H defeated Shawn Michaels (c) 2 falls to 1||Three Stages of Hell match for the World Heavyweight Championship||38:35|
|(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match|
H – indicates that the match was shown before the pay-per-view on Sunday Night Heat
Tag Team elimination match[change | change source]
|Elimination||Wrestler||Team||Eliminated by||Elimination move||Time|
|1||Bubba Ray Dudley||The Dudley Boyz||William Regal||Pinned after a roll-up||05:17|
|2||William Regal||Lance Storm and William Regal||Goldust||Pinned after a scoop powerslam||05:33|
|3||Chris Jericho||Chris Jericho and Christian (c)||Booker T||Pinned after a Book End||16:43|
|Winners:||Booker T and Goldust (New World Tag Team Champions)|