University of Phoenix Stadium
March 28, 2010
Attendance: over 72,219
Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole,
Hugo Savinovich & Carlos Cabrera in Spanish
America The Beautiful preformed by Fantasia Barrino
R-Truth and John Morrison vs. The Big Show and The Miz (Unified WWE Tag Team Champions)
R-Truth & the Miz start out the match. Morrison goes for his move in the corner on the Miz but the Big Show pulls Miz out and Morrison hits nothing but canvas. The Big Show blind tags in and lays out Morrison. Goes for the pin and gets the win! Show Miz retains the titles.
Video package of WrestMania week activities is shown.
Ted DiBiase, Jr. vs. Cody Rhodes
vs. Randy Orton
Triple Threat Match
Rhodes & DiBiase back Orton in a corner. Orton rolls to the outside. He takes out Rhodes, now just one on one. Rhodes & DiBiase continue to work together. After constant double teaming Orton somehow manages to pummel the two of them. DiBiase goes for a pin and Rhodes stops him. DiBiase turns on Rhodes now they go after each other. Orton lays out on the canvas. Orton is back to life and keeps on both men with constant clotheslines. Orton lays out both with a double DDT. Orton lays in wait for Rhodes. Orton sets up and nearly kicks off Rhodes head. Orton RKO's DiBiase, pins him and gets the win!
Injuries can happen Don't try this at home promo airs.
The heal team in the Divas 5 on 5 match are interviewed in the back by Josh Matthews. Jillian and Santino interrupt them. Santino shills Slim Jims and turns Jillian into Mae Young, Mean Gene and Melina.
Kofi Kingston vs. MVP vs.
Evan Bourne vs. Jack Swagger vs. Shelton Benjamin vs. Matt
Hardy vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Kane vs.
Money in the Bank Ladder Match
It starts out a pure six brawl. McIntyre gets a ladder quickly. Hardy & Bourne stop him. All competitors try up the ladder. Kane chokeslams Bourne out of the ring. Kofi brings in another ladder. Christian goes up the ladder and Ziggler thwarts Christian's attempt. Kofi, MVP & Benjamin triple team Kane in a corner with a ladder. Swagger lays out three with a ladder that Bourne gets him. Swagger gets caught in three ladders. Hardy Christian & Bourne climb the structure with swagger init. Hardy slams Bourne off the top of the ladder Swagger pushed Hardy off the ladder but goes down with him. Kane battering ram style lays out MVP & Benjamin. Ziggler gets chokeslammed in the ladder on the mat. Kofi takes a broken ladder and makes stilts out of them, a failed yet valiant attempt. Hardy sends McIntire singing soprano. Christian and Swagger are at the top of the ladder Swagger clocks Christian with the hanging case. Swagger has a hard time but he gets the case and wins Money in the Bank!
Video package from Hall of Fame airs.
Hall of Fame Class of 2010 are introduced: The Hart Family (Stu Hart), Wendi Richter, Maddog Vachon, Antonio Anoki, Bob Uecker, Former Mrs. Gorgeous George (Gorgeous George) and The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase.
Triple H vs. Sheamus
The match goes to the outside. The fight goes back inside and HHH puts Sheamus in a figure four. Sheamus gets HHH with a back breaker. Sheamus works in HHH in the corner. Sheamus continues to dominate the action. HHH goes on the offensive. HHH hits a face buster then goes for the Pedigree but Sheamus counters. HHH fakes being out cold Sheamus goes for a move and HHH turns it into a Pedigree and gets the win.
CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio
Punk and the Straight Edge Society stand in ring waiting for Rey, who takes quite some time to come out. Mysterio gets caught in a tree of woe. Punk goes for a baseball slide but Mysterio swings out of the way and Punk sings soprano. Punk get Mysterio in a sleeper. Punk goes for a series of pins and Mysterio kicks out of them all. Punk counter the 619. Mysterio counters Punks finisher also taking out Gallows. Mysterio get the pin and win after a 619.
Bret Hart vs. Vince McMahon
Vince comes out with a microphone. He calls out the Hart family. Bruce comes in the ring and takes off his shirt and underneath has a referee shirt. Bret grabs the mic and says that his family is on his side. Bret takes it to Vince. Vince crawls towards the back and the Hart Dynasty goes after him. Vince finally gets thrown in the ring. Vince gets outside and has some sort of weapon to fend off the Harts. Bret gets the weapon and uses it on Vince. Bret goes for a sharpshooter but stops midway. Bret gets a chair and sits in the middle of the ring. Vince finally gets up and Bret lays him out with the chair. Bret gets Vince in a sharpshooter and Vince taps out.
Edge vs. Chris Jericho (WWE World Champion)
The fight goes to the outside. Jericho slingshots Edge into the ropes. Jericho puts Edge in a sleeper type hold. Edge gets whipped into the ropes Jericho goes to follow and slams into the ring post. The two battle on the top rope. Jericho goes for the code breaker and Edge counters. Jericho sets up for the spear. Edge counters with a kick to the skull. Edge then sets up for the spear and Jericho counters with the Codebreaker. Jericho gets Edge in the walls of Jericho. Edge manages to get to the ropes. The referee gets knocked out. Jericho uses the title belt goes for the pin and Edge kicks out. Jericho wins and retains his title.
Vickie Guerrero, Maryse, Layla, Alicia
Fox, Michelle McCool vs. Eve Torres, Mickie James, Kelly Kelly, Gail Kim
and Beth Phoenix
(10 Divas Tag Team Match)
Vickie starts the match and everyone on the other side beats on her. Guerrero does a Frogsplash and gets the pin for her team in this rather short match.
Batista (WWE Champion) vs. John Cena
The Air Force play with their guns to introduce John Cena to the ring. Batista does a neckbreaker on Cena. Cena's Five Knuckle Shuffle is reversed . Cena then does an STF. They do a test of strength on the middle ropes. A Five Knuckle Shuffle from the top rope, but the Attitude Adjustment is reversed. Batista does a Batistabomb and gets a two count. An Attitude Adjustment by Cena after several flip-flop counters. Only a two count. Batista countered a top rope jump into a Batista Bomb. Cena does another STF. Batista taps out. Cena is the new WWE Champion!
Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker
Streak vs. Career Match
Undertaker does the Old School on Michaels. Michaels counters a Chokeslam early on in the match. Taker might have hurt his knee a little from the Old School. Michaels does a Figure Four Leg Lock on the Taker. Undertaker does a Chokeslam. Counters a Chokeslam to an Ankle Lock Submission. Michaels does a Shooting Star Press on the outside, but the Taker counters it to a Tombstone. Michaels countered a Last Ride. Taker countered a Flying Elbow. A Hells Gate was countered to a pin, for a two count. Sweet Chin Music get a two count. Another Sweet Chin Music was countered to a Last Ride. They head to the outside of the ring and onto the tables. Michaels does a Moonsault from the top rope onto the Undertaker on the announcer's table. Sweet Chin Music in the middle of the ring, but only a two count. Another Chokeslam by the Undertaker. A Tombstone gets a two count. Michaels copies Taker's taunt, which enrages him, so he does a Tombstone and get a three count. The Undertaker remains undefeated at WrestleMania, 18-0. Shawn Michaels career is over. The Undertaker hugs Michaels and everyone in the arena applauds him.