WrestleMania 2000

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WrestleMania 2000
Tagline(s)A McMahon in Every Corner[1]
Theme
song(s)
"California" by Ike Dirty and composed by Jim Johnston
Information
PromotionWorld Wrestling Federation
SponsorSnickers
DateApril 2, 2000 (2000-04-02)
Attendance19,776[2]
VenueArrowhead Pond of Anaheim
CityAnaheim, California
Pay-per-view chronology
No Way Out (2000) WrestleMania 2000 Backlash (2000)
WrestleMania chronology
WrestleMania XV WrestleMania 2000 WrestleMania X-Seven

WrestleMania 2000 (also known as WrestleMania XVI) was the sixteenth yearly WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It happened on April 2, 2000 at the Arrowhead Pond arena in Anaheim, California.[3] This WrestleMania is different from others, because it is the only WrestleMania not to feature at least one standard one on one wrestling match. It is also the only WrestleMania to use the year in its name.

Results[change | change source]

No. Results Stipulations Times[3]
1 Big Boss Man and Bull Buchanan defeated The Godfather and D'Lo Brown (with Ice-T) Tag team match 9:02
2 Hardcore Holly won by last defeating Crash Holly (c)[Note 1] Hardcore battle royal for the WWF Hardcore Championship 15:00
3 T & A (Albert and Test) (with Trish Stratus) defeated Head Cheese (Al Snow and Steve Blackman) (with Chester McCheeserton) Tag team match 7:03
4 Edge and Christian defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) (c) and The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy) Triangle ladder match for the WWF Tag Team Championship 22:30
5 Terri Runnels (with The Fabulous Moolah) defeated The Kat (with Mae Young) Catfight with Val Venis as the special guest referee 2:26
6 Chyna and Too Cool (Grand Master Sexay and Scotty 2 Hotty) defeated The Radicalz (Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero and Perry Saturn) Six-person intergender tag team match 9:37
7 Chris Benoit defeated Chris Jericho and Kurt Angle (c) (fall one) (Intercontinental Title)
Chris Jericho defeated Chris Benoit and Kurt Angle (c) (fall two) (European Title)
Two-fall Triple threat match for the WWF Intercontinental and European Championships 13:36
8 Kane and Rikishi (with Paul Bearer) defeated D-Generation X (Road Dogg and X-Pac) (with Tori) Tag team match 4:14
9 Triple H (c) (with Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley) defeated The Rock (with Mr. McMahon), Mick Foley (with Linda McMahon) and Big Show (with Shane McMahon) Fatal four-way elimination match for the WWF Championship 36:24
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
Hardcore Championship battle royal title changes[4]
Number New Champion Method Time
1 Tazz Pinned Crash Holly after a Capture Suplex 00:26
2 Viscera Pinned Tazz after a Powerslam 01:00
3 Funaki Pinned Viscera after a flying shoulderblock by Bradshaw 07:51
4 Rodney Pinned Funaki after throwing him into a backstage wall 08:11
5 Joey Abs Pinned Rodney after a Gutwrench Suplex 08:24
6 Thrasher Pinned Joey Abs after a Clothesline 08:46
7 Pete Gas Pinned Thrasher after hitting him with a fire extinguisher 09:29
8 Tazz Pinned Pete Gas after a T-Bone Suplex 10:17
9 Crash Holly Pinned Tazz after hitting him with a cookie sheet 14:20
10 Hardcore Holly Pinned Crash Holly after hitting him with a candy jar 15:00
Fatal four-way match eliminations[5]
Elimination no. Wrestler Eliminated by Elimination move Time
1 Big Show The Rock Pinned after a Rock Bottom 04:50
2 Mick Foley Triple H Pinned after a Pedigree onto a steel chair 19:40
3 The Rock Triple H Pinned after two Chair shots to the head by Mr. McMahon 36:24
  1. The other participants were: Bradshaw, Faarooq, Funaki, Joey Abs, Mosh, Pete Gas, Rodney, Taka Michinoku, Tazz, Thrasher and Viscera.

References[change | change source]

  1. "WrestleMania posters: Photos".
  2. "WWF WrestleMania 2000".
  3. 3.0 3.1 Powell, John (April 2, 2000). "WrestleMania 2000 a flop". SLAM! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved March 16, 2008.
  4. "WrestleMania 2000". Pro Wrestling History.
  5. "No Way Out 2000 Results". World Wrestling Entertainment. Archived from the original on December 13, 2007. Retrieved October 9, 2008.

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