April 2, 2006 - Chicago, Illinois

  • (RAW Brand) World Tag Team Title Match:
    The Big Show & Kane beat Chris Masters & Carlito Cool;
  • 6-WAY Money in the Bank Ladder Match II:
    RVD beat Benjamin & Flair & Finlay & Hardy & Lashley;
  • United States Title Match: John Layfield beat Chris Benoit;
  • No Rules Hardcore Match: Edge w/Lita def Mick Foley;
  • Handicap Match: The Boogeyman beat Booker T & Sharmell;
  • Woman's Title Match: Mickie James def Trish Stratus;
  • Casket Match: The Undertaker def Mark Henry;
  • Grudge Match: Shawn Michaels def Vince McMahon;
  • Triple Threat World Heavyweight Title Match:
    Rey Mysterio beat Kurt Angle and Randy Orton;
  • Playboy Pillow Fight: Torrie Wilson vs Candice Michelle;
  • WWE Title Match: John Cena def Triple H;

  1. DVD BATTLE ROYAL: Won by Viscera (Taped exclusively for the WrestleMania 22 DVD)..
    • Included just about everyone on the roster who was not included on the main card..
    • Final Five: Mercury & Nitro, Gene Snitsky, Road Warrior Animal & Viscera..
    • Viscera tossed Gene Snitsky and then kissed Lillian Garcia (dejavu)..

  2. (RAW) TAG TITLE MATCH: Kane & The Big Show def Carlito Cool & Chris Masters to retain..
    • Chris Masters accidentally hit Carlito Cool and argued with eachother after the match..

  3. MONEY IN THE BANK LADDER MATCH: Rob Van Dam def five other wrestlers to win the match!
    • Rob Van Dam def Shelton Benjamin and Ric Flair and Fit Finlay and Bobby Lashley and Matt Hardy..
    • Ric Flair took a crazy superplex from Matt Hardy off the top of the ladder and the refs threw up the "X"..
    • Ric Flair screamed in agony and was helped backstage by the refs, apparantly favouring his injured leg..
    • Ric Flair limped back and climbed the ladder but Finlay whacked him with the shilailee! (Flair took 2nd bump)..
    • The crowd was behind Ric Flair 100% at this point and booed anybody else getting close to getting the briefcase..
    • Rob Van Dam stood on top of the 15-foot ladder and hit a five star frog splash on Finlay (Chant: ECW! ECW! ECW!)..
    • Rob Van Dam climbed the ladder but Shelton Benjamin did an amazing springboard off the ropes onto the ladder!
    • Rob Van Dam & Shelton Benjamin punched away at eachother as Matt Hardy set up a second ladder and joined in..
    • Rob Van Dam pushed the second ladder over, sending Matt Hardy & Shelton Benjamin crashing to the floor!
    • Rob Van Dam grabbed the briefcase and fell to the mat to become "Mr. Money in the Bank" for this year..

  4. INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Mean Gene Okerland + Randy Orton + Batista..
    • Josh Mathews tried to interview Hall of Famer Mean Gene Okerland but Randy Orton came in and chased him away..
    • Randy Orton started cutting a promo saying that tonight would be one of his great WrestleMania moments...
    • Batista showed up and had a confrontation with Randy Orton saying he would be coming back pretty soon....

  5. ON STAGE: The Hall of Famers (minus Bret Hart) were introduced by Howard Finkel and paraded out on the big stage..
    • Howard Finkel announced first that Bret Hart was not comfortable with appearing and would not be there...
    • Mean Gene (led out by Kristal Marshall), Tony Atlas (led by Victoria), Sherri Martel (led by Ted DiBiase)..
    • The Blackjacks (led by Maria), William Perry (led by Melina), Verne Gagne (led out by Kristal Marshall)..
    • Also Eddie Guerrero, represented by an emotional Vicki Guerrero (led to the stage by Chavo Guerrero..

  6. UNITED STATES TITLE MATCH: John Bradshaw Layfield w/Jillian Hall def Chris Benoit to win the U.S. title!
    • The entrance ramp was raised and JBL's limosine drove out from underneath for an impressive introduction..
    • Chris Benoit had the Crossfaqce on JBL, who managed to roll it over and pin Benoit using the ropes for leverage!
    • John Bradshaw Layfield now refers to himself as the "greatest technical wrestler of all time"..

  7. NO RULES HARDCORE MATCH: Edge w/Lita def Mick Foley..
    • Joey Styles joined JR & The King on commentary and said he was happy to lose his "WrestleMania virginity"..
    • Vicious match that included a cookie sheets, road signs, barbed wire bat, thumb tacks, and lighter fluid!
    • Edge speared Mick Foley but cut his arm, when Foley revealed that barbed wire wrapped around his waist..
    • Mick Foley cut the barbed wire off and whipped Edge with it and went outside to get a barbed wire bat!
    • Lita doused a table with lighter fluid and Edge speared Mick Foley off the apron through a flaming table!
    • After the match, the appreciative Windy City fans gave Mick Foley a standing ovation for a great effort..
    • Edge vs. Mick Foley at WrestleMania 22 won RAW Match of the Year in the 2006 Obsessedwithwrestling.com Awards...

  8. BACKSTAGE: Booker T & Sharmell and the freak show..
    • Booker T was found backstage trying to calm Sharmell down who was afraid of facing the Boogeyman..
    • "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase was reprising his "basketball 100 bounce" gimmick with Eugene..
    • They also found Gene Snitsky licking Mae Young's toes (eww) | and Goldust dressed like a drag queen..

  9. HANIDCAP MATCH: The Boogeyman def Booker T & Sharmell..
    • The Boogeyman took a mouthful of worms and kissed Sharmell, causing her to leave Booker T alone..

  10. WOMANS TITLE MATCH: Mickie James def Trish Stratus to win the title!
    • The fans were actually turning on Trish Stratus and cheering for Mickie James to win the title!
    • They tried to justify the reaction calling the fans " def iant" and saying they can "relate" to James..
    • Trish Stratus went for Stratusfaction, but Mickie grabbed her between the legs and then licked her hand!
    • Mickie James botched a Stratusfaction of her own, causing the crowd to chant "You F*cked up! at her..
    • Mickie James followed up with a chick-kick to Trish's head and scored the 1-2-3 as fans cheered!

  11. BACKSTAGE: Vince McMahon (with Family) prayed to God and said he would send his favorite wrestler to HELL!

  12. CASKET MATCH: The Undertaker def Mark Henry..
    • The Undertaker did an amazing running dive over the top rope and over the casket onto Mark Henry..
    • The Undertaker tombstoned Mark Henry and rolled him into the Casket to improve his streak to 14-0..

  13. SUPER GRUDGE MATCH: Shawn Michaels def Vince McMahon..
    • The Spirit Squad was out there interfering for Vince McMahon until Shawn Michaels ran them off.....
    • Vince McMahon took a beating for a while until Shane McMahon snuck in and whacked Michaels with a stick!
    • Vince McMahon pulled his pants down, but Micheals countered and shoved Shane's face in Vince's butt!
    • Shawn Michaels hand-cuffed Shane McMahon to the ropes and whacked him repeatedly with a kendo stick!
    • Shawn Michaels whacked Vince McMahon with a vicious chairshot, but decided not to use his superkick..
    • Shawn Michaels brought a ladder into the ring and rammed Vince McMahon hard in the head (unprotected)..
    • Shawn Michaels laid out Vince McMahon on the table, but decided that the ladder he had was not tall enough..
    • Shawn Michaels got a bigger ladder from under the ring and put a trash can over Vince McMahon's head..
    • Shawn Michaels laid Vince McMahon on the table and climbed to the top of the "20-foot ladder" and jumped!
    • Shawn Michaels, who also used the old DX crotch chop, crashed through the table along with Vince McMahon..
    • A team of EMTs immediately ran out to check on Vince McMahon, but Michaels wouldn't let them in the ring..
    • Shawn Michaels gave Shane McMahon a crotch chop, causing the fans to erupt with a Degeneration-X chant..
    • Shawn Michaels lifted Vince McMahon to his feet and gave him a superkick and pinned him 1-2-3 to win!
    • Shawn Michaels got up and celebrated by giving Vince McMahon the another D-X crotch chop.........
    • Vince McMahon gave the camera the middle finger as he was being stretchered out..........

  14. WORLD TITLE 3-WAY: Rey Mysterio def Kurt Angle and Randy Orton to capture the title!
    • Kurt Angle made both Rey Mysterio and Randy Orton tap out, but referee Charles Robinson didn't see them!
    • The " def iant" fans booed Rey Mysterio, even starting a "You F*cked Up!" chant when he botched a 619..
    • Rey Mysterio hit Randy Orton with a springboard hurricanrana and pinned to capture the World title!!!
    • Rey Mysterio broke down and cried while celebrating with Chavo Guerrero & Vickie Guerrero (Eddie's wife).

  15. PLAYBOY PILLOW FIGHT: Torrie Wilson def Candice Michelle..

  16. WWE TITLE MATCH: John Cena def "King of Kings" Triple H to retain!
    • Developmental wrestler C.M. Punk made a brief cameo as one of the "gangstas" accompanying John Cena..
    • Crowd booed John Cena. Crowd cheered Triple H. Both had elaborate extended entrances to the ring..
    • Triple H whacked John Cena with the sledgehammer but John Cena still managed to kick out after 2..
    • John Cena nailed Triple H with an FU, but HHH kicked out, and Cena used the STFU to make HHH tap out!


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