WWE PPV WRESTLING RESULTS
- APRIL 3, 2005 - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
- WRESTLEMANIA 21 MATCHES:
- Booker T won a 30-Man Battle Royal -Dark Match-;
- Rey Mysterio def Eddie Guerrero;
- 6-WAY "Money in the Bank" #1 Contenders Ladder Match:
- ~~~Edge def Y2J, Benoit, Benjamin, Christian and Kane;
- The Undertaker def Randy Orton -Interpromotional Match-;
- Trish Stratus def Christy Hemme -Woman's Title Match-:
- Kurt Angle def Shawn Michaels -Interpromotional Match-;
- Piper's Pit with special guest Stone Cold Steve Austin;
- Akebono def Big Show -Sumo Challenge-;
- John Cena def John Bradshaw Layfield -WWE Title Match-;
- Batista def Triple H -World Heavyweight Title Match-;
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- SUNDAY NIGHT HEAT: Hosted by The Coach & Tazz..
- Video packages on all the big matches scheduled for Wrestlemania 21 plus the Hall of Fame and Media..
- No interviews, and no matches, not even a glimpse inside the Staples Center..
- DARK MATCH BATTLE ROYAL: Booker T wins! (RAW guys wore Red-shirts and SD! guys wore Blue-shirts)..
- RAW: William Regal, Tajiri, Hurricane, Rosey, Viscera, Rhyno, Val Venis, Tyson Tomko..
- RAW: Gene Snitsky, Chris Masters, Rob Conway, Sylvain Grenier, Simon Dean, Maven..
- SD!: Booker T, Charlie Haas, Hardcore Holly, Paul London, Scotty Too Hotty, Nunzio, Funaki, Akio..
- SD!: Orlando Jordan, Doug Basham, Danny Basham, Mark Jindrak, Luther Reigns, John Heidenreich, Spike Dudley..
- Booker T won by last eliminating RAW's Viscera and "Masterpiece" Chris Masters..
- OPENING: Lilian Garcia sang America The Beautiful + Iraq Video Tribute + USA! USA! USA! USA! USA!..
- A new Wrestlemania 21 commercial played featuring Stone Cold Steve Austin spoofing "The Gladiator"..
- OPENING MATCH: Rey Mysterio def Eddie Guerrero..
- Eddie Guerrero looked shocked and frustrated after the match but still shook Rey Mysterio's hand..
- Editor's Note: Very good opener, it served its purpose getting the show off to a good start..
- BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair + JBL's Cabinit..
- Triple H and John Bradshaw Layfield exchanged words, hinting at a feud down the road..
- Adam Sandler & Rob Sneiner were shown sitting in the front row......
- MONEY IN THE BANK LADDER MATCH: Edge def Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho & Shelton Benjamin & Christian & Kane..
- They went straight into the crazy spot-after-spot action with well-choreographed stunts involving the Ladder..
- Chris Benoit opened up his stitches after a flying headbutt onto Kane off the Ladder..
- Chris Benoit climbed the ladder but Edge whacked his arm with a steel chair and climbed up the ladder..
- Edge grabbed the briefcase and quickly bolted confidently with a euphoric smile on his face..
- Editor's Note: They could have added 10 minutes of 'wrestling' at the beginning before getting into the spotfest..
- IN THE RING: Eugene Dinsmore + Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari + Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan..
- Eugene Dinsmore came out and cut his usual child-like promo before getting interrupted by Muhammad Hassan..
- Muhammad Hassan yelled at Eugene and then put him in the Camel Clutch until Hulk Hogan made the save!
- Hulk Hogan's wife (Linda), son (nick), and daughter (Brooke) were in the front row with David Arquette..
- Editor's Note: What all Wrestlemania Moments should aspire to be.
- INTERPROMOTIONAL MATCH: The Undertaker def Randy Orton w/Cowboy Bob Orton..
- Randy Orton reversed a chokeslam into an RKO but the Undertaker kicked out!
- Cowboy Bob Orton interfered, using his "cast" as a weapon", but it wasn't enough..
- Randy Orton went for a Tombstone on Undertaker, but it was reversed and Taker it a tombstone for the win!
- The Undertaker's winning streak is extended to 13-0 at Wrestlemania..
- Editor's Note: Very good effort by both players making eachother look very good - great ending.
- WOMENS TITLE MATCH: Trish Stratus def Christy Hemme w/Lita to retain..
- Editor's Note: Trish Stratus prooved she is the best in the business by carrying Christy to a decent match..
- INTERPROMOTIONAL MATCH: Kurt Angle def Shawn Michaels..
- Shawn Michaels went for a plancha and caught Kurt Angle in the mouth with his knee, busting his lip open!
- The fans gave both Shawn Michaels and Kurt Angle a standing ovation after it was over..
- Editor's Note: When def ining the word 'classic', this match should be part of the discussion..
- PIPERS PIT: Rowdy Roddy Piper & Stone Cold Steve Austin + Carlito Cool..
- Roddy Piper and Steve Austin started out exchanging words and slapping eachother..
- Eventually, Carlito Cool showed up and said neither of them were cool, and demanded they leave..
- Roddy Piper grabbed an apple and spit it at Carlito Cool, who then attacked Piper on the spot..
- Roddy Piper poked Carlito Cool in the eyes and Steve Austin gave him (Carlito) a Stunner!
- Steve Austin and Roddy Piper then celebrated with a Beer Bash until Austin gave Piper a Stunner!
- SUMO MATCH: Akebone def The Big Show by throwing him out of the ring (100% worked)..
- After this truly unique match, The Big Show shook hands with Akebono and they left together..
- WWE TITLE MATCH: John Cena def John Bradshaw Layfield to capture the WWE championship!
- John Cena got a clean pinfall on JBL after hitting the FU in the middle of the ring!
- HALL OF FAME: Gene Okerland introduces the seven Hall of Fame Inductees..
- WORLD TITLE MATCH: Batista def Triple H to capture the World Heavyweight title!
- Batista got a clean pinfall on HHH after hitting the Batista-bomb in the middle of the ring!
- WRESTLEMANIA 21 GOES OFF THEIR AIR!!!
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