American Wrestling Trivia

World Wrestling Entertainment 2002

2002

Royal Rumble 2002

2002-01-20, Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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  1. Tagteam championship:
    Spike Dudley & Tazz (ch) def. Dudley Boyz (D-Von & Bubba Ray) (subm.) [w/Stacy Keibler]
    Tazz forced D-Von to submit to the Tazzmission, to retain the championship.
  2. Intercontinental Championship:
    William Regal def. Edge (ch)
    Regal wins by pinfall after knocking out Edge using his brass knuckles, and becomes the new intercontinental champion.
  3. Women's championship, special referee: Jacqueline
    Trish Stratus (ch) def. Jazz
    Stratus pins Jazz after a bulldog, to retain the championship.
  4. No disqualification, no count-out match:
    Ric Flair def. Vince McMahon (subm.)
    McMahon submits to Flair's figure-four leglock.
  5. Undisputed WWF championship:
    Chris Jericho (ch) def. The Rock
    Chris Jericho taps out to Rock's sharpshooter, but the referee is distracted by Christian and Lance Storm. Rock hits the people elbow, but the referee is out and is unable to count the pinfall. Jericho delivers a low blow, rolls up Rock and gets a pinfall with his feet on the ropes.
  6. The Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 3 4Big Boss ManRikishi (1)
    2 5 7Lance StormAl Snow (6)
    3 4 7BradshawBilly Gunn (7)
    4 2 8GoldustUndertaker (8)
    5 6 8Al SnowUndertaker (8)
    6 1 8RikishiUndertaker (8)
    7 7 8Billy GunnUndertaker (8)
    81010Jeff HardyUndertaker (8)
    9 910Matt HardyUndertaker (8)
    10 811UndertakerMaven (11)
    101112MavenUndertaker (8)
    121214Scotty 2 HottyDiamond Dallas Page (14)
    131416Diamond Dallas PageChristian (13) & Chuck Palumbo (15)
    141717AlbertGodfather (16)
    151617The GodfatherChristian (13) & Chuck Palumbo (15)
    161319ChristianStone Cold Steve Austin (19)
    171519Chuck PalumboStone Cold Steve Austin (19)
    181819Perry SaturnStone Cold Steve Austin (19)
    192021Val VenisStone Cold Steve Austin (19)
    202121TestStone Cold Steve Austin (19)
    212323The HurricaneStone Cold Steve Austin (19) & Triple H (22)
    222424FaarooqTriple H (22)
    232728Big ShowKane (28)
    242828KaneKurt Angle (26)
    253030Booker TStone Cold Steve Austin (19)
    262930Rob Van DamBooker T (30)
    271930Stone Cold Stone Cold Steve AustinKurt Angle (26)
    282530Mr. PerfectTriple H (22)
    292630Kurt AngleTriple H (22)
    22Triple H

    Winner: Triple H (22).
    Lita came in with Matt Hardy, and entered the ring, attacking the Undertaker who had cleared out the ring just prior. When Jeff enters next, she returns attacking Undertaker again. Maven eliminated Undertaker, but he back into the ring and eliminated Maven, continuing to beat him outside the ring and backstage. Triple H won the Royal Rumble match, last eliminating Kurt Angle, to face the undisputed WWF champion at WrestleMania XVIII.

No Way Out 2002

2002-02-17, Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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  1. Tag team turmoil:
    1. Christian & Lance Storm def. Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert
      Christian pins Hotty after the unprettier.
    2. Hardy Boyz (Jeff & Matt) [w/Lita] def. Christian & Lance Storm
      Jeff pins Storm after the Twist of fate and a Swanton bomb.
    3. Hardy Boyz (Jeff & Matt) [w/Lita] def. Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von) [w/Stacy Keibler]
      Matt pins D-Von after a roll-up.
    4. Billy & Chuck (Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo) def. Hardy Boyz (Jeff & Matt) [w/Lita]
      Billy pins Matt after the fame-ass-er.
    5. APA (Bradshaw & Farooq) def. Billy & Chuck
      Bradshaw pins Billy after a clothesline from hell, to giving the APA a shot at the tagteam championship at WrestleMania XVIII
  2. Rob Van Dam def. Goldust
    Dam pins Goldust after the Five Star Frog Splash.
  3. Tagteam championship:
    Tazz & Spike Dudley (ch) def. Booker T & Test (subm.)
    Tazz makes Test tap out to the Tazzmission, retaining the championships.
  4. Brass knuckles on a pole match, Intercontinental championship:
    William Regal (ch) def. Edge
    Regal climbs the pole to get the brass knuckles, but they are kicked out of the ring. Edge retrieves them, but Regal produces his own set, knocking out Edge to get the pinfall victory.
  5. The Rock def. The Undertaker
    Rock has Undertaker in the sharpshooter when Vince McMahon approaches the ring. Rock knocks out McMahon, but Ric Flair hits Undertaker with a led pipe and Rock is able to pin him after a Rock Bottom.
  6. #1 contender match for WWF championship, Special guest referee: Stephanie McMahon
    Kurt Angle. def. Triple H
    Triple H's shot at the WWF championship that he won at the Royal Rumble was up for grabs. McMahon is knocked out early on and replaced with Tim White. When he is knocked out, McMahon returns but is knocked out again. Triple H hits the pedigree, but there is no-one to count the pinfall. The second time, White is counting when McMahon elbow drops him. Angle hits Triple H with a steel chair and gets the pinfall victory.
  7. Undisputed WWF championship:
    Chris Jericho (ch) def. Stone Cold Steve Austin
    Austin had Jericho in his own Walls of Jericho, but the referee was out outside the ring and did not see it. He then hit the Stone Cold stunner, but was overrun by the nWo (Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall). Jericho capitalizes on the attack and gets a pinfall victory to retain the championship.

WrestleMania XVIII - X8

2002-03-17, The Skydome, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Rob Van Dam def. William Regal (ch)
    Regal reaches for his brass knucks, but Van Dam kicks them out of his hand. Van Dam pins Regal with the five-star frog splash and wins by pinfall.
  2. European championship:
    Diamond Dallas Page (ch) def. Christian
    Page pins Christian after the Diamond cutter.
  3. Hardcore championship:
    Goldust vs. Maven (ch)
    Spike Dudley runs in during the Goldust vs. Maven match, pinning Maven to become champion. Action continues backstage, where Hurricane Helms wins the title after pinning Spike Dudley.
  4. Kurt Angle def. Kane
    Kane counters Angles Olympic slam into a chokeslam, which Angle himself counters into a rollup to get a pinfall victory.
  5. No disqualification match:
    The Undertaker def. Ric Flair
    Arn Anderson runs in and delivers a spinebuster to Undertaker, but Ric Flair is unable to capitalize. Undertaker hits a tombstone to get the pinfall victory, making it his 10th WrestleMania victory.
  6. Edge def. Booker T
    Edge pins Booker T after the Edgecution.
    After the match Mighty Molly attacks Hurricane Helms backstage, and pins him to win the hardcore championship.
  7. Stone Cold Steve Austin def. Scott Hall [w/Kevin Nash]
    Austin hits Hall with the Stone Cold stunner, but Nash attacks the referee before he can count to three and then goes on to attack Austin. Austin hits Hall with another stunner, a new referee enters but again Nash takes him out. Austin eventually manage to pin Hall after a third stunner.
  8. Tagteam championship, Four corners tag team elimination match:
    Billy & Chuck (ch) def. APA (Farooq & Bradshaw), Dudley Boyz (D-Von & Bubba Ray) [w/Stacy Keibler], Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff)
    Order of elimination:
    1. APA (Bradshaw pinned by D-Von Dudley after the 3-D)
    2. Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray pinned by Matt Hardy after the Swanton bomb)
    3. Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy pinned by Chuck)
    With the referee distracted, Billy hits Matt in the head with the championship belt to allow Chuck to get a pinfall victory to retain the championship.
    In the backstage area after the match, Christian knocks Mighty Molly out with a door, and becomes hardcore champion.
  9. The Rock def. Hollywood Hulk Hogan
    Hogan was tapping to the Scorpion Deathlock, but the referee was out. Rock gets the pinfall victory after the People's elbow. Hogan is attacked by fellow nWo members Hall and Nash after the match, but he and Rock fight them off together.
  10. Women's championship, Triple threat:
    Jazz (ch) def. Lita, Trish Stratus
    Jazz pins Lita after a fisherman suplex from the turnbuckle, to retain the championship.
    After the match, Christian is leaving the arena backstage, when Maven appears and pins him to become the hardcore champion again.
  11. Undisputed WWF championship:
    Triple H def. Chris Jericho (ch) [w/Stephanie McMahon]
    McMahon tries to interfere, but Triple H delivers a pedigree on her. Afterwards, he manages to hit the pedigree on Jericho to get a pinfall victory and win the championship.

Backlash 2002

2002-04-21, Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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  1. Cruiserweight championship:
    Tajiri [w/Torrie Wilson] def. Billy Kidman (ch)
    Kidman sets up Tajiri for a power bomb when he is sprayed in the eyes with red mist, allowing Tajiri to get a pinfall victory to win the championship.
  2. Scott Hall [w/X-Pac] def. Bradshaw
    When X-Pac starts fighting alongside Hall, Bradshaw's former tagteam partner Farooq arrives to ringside. X-Pac distracts Bradshaw, allowing Hall to hit a low blow and get a pinfall victory.
  3. Women's championship:
    Jazz (ch) def. Trish Stratus (subm.)
    Molly Holly comes to the ring before the match, attacking Stratus. Jazz locks Stratus in the STF to get a submission victory and retain the championship.
  4. Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman] def. Jeff Hardy [w/Lita] (referee stoppage)
    The referee stops the match after Lesnar hits Hardy with several powerbombs, awarding Lesnar the victory.
  5. Kurt Angle def. Edge
    Angle counters Edge's spear, hits an Angle slam and gets a pinfall victory.
  6. Intercontinental championship:
    Eddie Guerrero def. Rob Van Dam (ch)
    Guerrero hit a neckbreaker onto the championship belt before hitting a Frog Splash. Guerrero gets a pinfall victory, to become the new intercontinental champion.
  7. #1 contender match for WWF championship, Special guest referee: Ric Flair
    Undertaker def. Stone Cold Steve Austin
    Ric Flair counts a pinfall victory for the Undertaker with Austin's foot on the bottom rope.
  8. Tagteam championship:
    Billy & Chuck (ch) [w/Rico] def. Al Snow & Maven
    Billy pins Maven after Rico distracts Snow.
  9. Undisputed WWF championship:
    Hollywood Hulk Hogan def. Triple H (ch)
    Hogan pins Triple H after a leg drop.

Insurrextion 2002 (Raw)

2002-05-04, Wembley Arena, London, England, UK

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  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Rob Van Dam def. Eddie Guerrero (ch) (DQ)
    Guerrero brings the championship belt into the ring, and is disqualified for attacking the referee when he is stopped from using it to attack Van Dam.D
  2. Trish Stratus & Jacqueline def. Molly Holly & Jazz (Womens ch)
    Stratus pins Jazz and Jacqueline pins Holly simultaneously.
  3. X-Pac def. Bradshaw
    Scott Hall comes to ringside, distracting the referee. X-Pac hits a low blow and gets a pinfall victory after the X-Factor.
  4. Hardcore championship:
    Booker T def. Steven Richards (ch)
    Booker T pins Richards after the Book End, to become hardcore champion. Crash Holly runs in with a referee, rolls up Booker and becomes champion. Booker pins Holly to become champion again. Justin Credible and Tommy Dreamer also runs in, but Booker T is successful. Jazz comes in and delivers a low blow, and Steven Richards throws Booker T through a table, to regain the championship.
  5. Hardy Boyz (Jeff & Matt) def. Shawn Stasiak & Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman]
    Heyman had asked Stasiak to just stand on the apron, but instead he runs into the ring, starting the match on his own. Jeff pins Stasiak after a Swanton bomb.
  6. European championship:
    Spike Dudley (ch) def. William Regal
    Dudley apparently lands bad on his ankle, Regal attacks him being led out of the ring but Dudley manage to roll him up using an inside cradle to retain the championship.
  7. Stone Cold Steve Austin def. Big Show
    Flair comes out to the ring in a referee shirt, wanting to redeem himself after counting a bad pinfall on Austin at Backlash, making himself a second referee. Austin hits the stunner on Big Show, but the referee is down and Flair is busy running Scott Hall and X-Pac out from the ring. Nash comes in, but is stunned by Austin. After three stunners on Big Show, Austin eventually gets a pinfall victory.
  8. Triple H def. Undertaker
    Triple H gets a pinfall victory after the pedigree.

WWE Judgment Day 2002

2002-05-19, Gaylord Entertainment Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Eddie Guerrero (ch) def. Rob Van Dam
    Guerrero performs a backslide and gets a pinfall with his rings on the ropes for leverage.
  2. Women's championship:
    Trish Stratus (ch) def. Stacy Keibler
    D-Von Dudley and "Deacon" Batista comes out, with Batista bodyslamming Stratus, but she manages to kick out of a pinfall. Keibler misses a punch, allowing Stratus to perform the stratusfaction and get a pinfall victory.
  3. Brock Lesnar & Paul Heyman def. Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff)
    Heyman pinned Jeff Hardy after Lesnar took him out.
  4. Handicap match:
    Stone Cold Steve Austin def. Big Show & Ric Flair
    X-Pac comes to the ring, but is stunned by Austin. Austin then stuns Flair and gets a pinfall victory.
  5. Hair vs. Hair match:
    Edge def. Kurt Angle
    Angle has Edge in the ankle lock, but Edge manages to kick out, roll up Angle and get a pinfall victory. Angle runs away before Edge is able to shave his head bald, but is eventually caught and Edge shaves his head just before the main event.
  6. Hell in a cell match:
    Triple H def. Chris Jericho
    Triple H tries to bin Chris Jericho, but the referee has been knocked out. They eventually make it to the top of the cell, where Triple H pedigrees Jericho and gets a pinfall victory.
  7. Tagteam championship:
    Rikishi & Rico def. Billy & Chuck (ch)
    Rico came to the ring as Billy & Chuck's stylist, but was appointed Rikishi's partner by Mr. McMahon. Rico is tagged in, and tries to help his team, but instead hits Chuck, allowing Rikishi to pin him.
  8. Undisputed WWE championship:
    Undertaker def. Hulk Hogan (ch)
    Hogan sets up Undertaker for the pinfall, but Mr. McMahon comes to the ring, distracting the referee. Hogan legdrops McMahon, but Undertaker attacks Hogan with a steel chair and gets the pinfall after a chokeslam, to become the new undisputed champion.

WWE King of the Ring 2002

2002-06-23, Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA

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First round matches (not on the main event):

  1. Raw 2002-06-03:
    X-Pac def. Goldust
  2. Booker T def. William Regal
  3. SmackDown 2002-06-06:
    Big Valbowski def. Christian
  4. Chris Jericho def. Edge (forfeit)
    Edge was unable to compete due to a shoulder injury. After forfeiting, Jericho beat the crap out of Edge.
  5. Raw 2002-06-10:
    Rob Van Dam (IC ch) def. Eddie Guerrero
  6. Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman] def. Bubba Ray Dudley
  7. SmackDown 2002-06-13:
    Test def. Hurricane (Cruiserweight ch)
  8. Hardcore Holly def. Tajiri

Quarter final matches (not on the main event):

  1. Raw 2002-06-17:
    Rob Van Dam def. X-Pac
  2. Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman] def. Booker T
  3. SmackDown 2002-06-20:
    Chris Jericho def. Big Valbowski (subm.)
  4. Test def. Hardcore Holly

Matches on the event itself:

  1. King of the Ring Semi-Final Match:
    Rob Van Dam def. Chris Jericho
    Van Dam pins Jericho after the Five Star Frog Splash, advancing to the King of the Ring final.
  2. King of the Ring Semi-Final Match:
    Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman] def. Test
    Heyman distracts Test, so that Lesnar can hit the F-5 and get a pinfall victory.
  3. Cruiserweight championship:
    Jamie Noble [w/Nidia] def. The Hurricane (ch)
    Noble pins Hurricane after a powerbomb, when Nidia removes Hurricane's legs from the ring ropes.
  4. Ric Flair def. Eddie Guerrero
    Chris Benoit comes out to the ring, distracting the referee, allowing Bubba Ray Dudley to perform the Bubba Bomb on Guerrero. With Guerrero out, Flair covers him to get a pinfall victory.
  5. Women's championship:
    Molly Holly def. Trish Stratus (ch)
    Holly misses the Molly-go-round, and is rolled up by Stratus. Holly counters, grabs the tights and gets a pinfall victory to become the new champion.
  6. Kurt Angle def. Hollywood Hulk Hogan (subm.)
    Hogan taps to Angle's ankle lock.
  7. King of the Ring Final Match:
    Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman] def. Rob Van Dam
    Lesnar pins Van Dam after the F-5, to become the King of the Ring.
  8. Undisputed WWE championship:
    Undertaker (ch) def. Triple H
    The Rock comes out, trying to hit Undertaker with a steel chair, but hits Triple H instead. Undertaker takes advantage of it but fails to get a pinfall. The Rock comes back in, delivering a Rock Bottom to the Undertaker. Undertaker finally hits a low blow on Triple H, and rolls him up grabbing the tights to get a pinfall victory.
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Rob Van DamRob Van Dam
Eddie Guerrero
Big ValbowskiBig ValbowskiChris Jericho
Christian
EdgeChris Jericho
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HurricaneTestTestBrock Lesnar
Test
Hardcore HollyHardcore Holly
Tajiri
Booker TBooker TBrock Lesnar
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Vengeance 2002

2002-07-21, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA

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  1. Tagteam table match:
    Bubba Ray & Spike Dudley def. Eddie Guerrero & Chris Benoit
    Spike drives Guerrero through a table, scoring the first elimination. Shortly after, Benoit throws Spike over the top-rope, through a table, eliminating him. As he sets up Bubba Ray for a German suplex through a table, Bubba Ray reverses it into a Bubba bomb, scoring the victory.
  2. Cruiserweight championship:
    Jamie Noble (ch) [w/Nidia] def. Billy Kidman
    Noble pins Kidman after a powerbomb, to retain the championship.
  3. European championship:
    Jeff Hardy (ch) def. William Regal
    Hardy counters Regal's arm drag, rolls him up and gets a pinfall victory to retain the championship.
  4. John Cena def. Chris Jericho
    Cena counters the Walls of Jericho into a roll-up, getting a pinfall victory.
  5. Intercontinental Championship:
    Rob Van Dam (ch) def. Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman] (DQ)
    Van Dam hits the Five Star Frog Splash and has Lesnar down for a pinfall, when Heyman drags the referee out of the ring, causing Lesnar to be disqualified.
  6. Booker T def. Big Show
    Booker T hits Big Show with a Houston Hangover from the top rope, allowing him to get a pinfall victory.
  7. Tagteam championship:
    Christian & Lance Storm def. Hollywood Hulk Hogan & Edge (ch)
    Test comes out, attacking Edge, but he still manages to kick out from Storm's pinfall attempt. Rikishi comes out, sending Test back to the locker room. Edge attacks Storm with a spear, but is attacked by Chris Jericho before he can capitalize on it. Storm pins Edge to win the championships.
  8. Undisputed WWE championship, Triple threat match:
    The Rock def. Kurt Angle, Undertaker (ch)
    Angle performs an Angle slam on the Undertaker, but before he can pin him, The Rock hits the Rock Bottom on Angle. The Rock then goes on to pin Kurt Angle to win the championship.

Global Warning Tour: Melbourne

2002-08-10, Colonial Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  1. Kiss my ass match:
    Rikishi def. Rico
    Pinfall after a Samoan drop.
  2. Cruiserweight championship:
    Jamie Noble (ch) [w/Nidia] def. The Hurricane
    Noble pins Hurricane, using the ropes for leverage.
  3. Tagteam championship:
    The Un-Americans (Lance Storm & Christian) (ch) def. Billy Kidman & Rey Mysterio
    Mysterio sets up Storm for a pinfall after a baseball slide, but Christian pulls him out of the ring. Storm hits Kidman with the championship belts to get a pinfall victory.
  4. Edge def. Chris Jericho
    Jericho tries to apply the Walls of Jericho, but Edge reverses into a roll-up to get a pinfall victory.
  5. Bra & panties match:
    Torrie Wilson def. Stacy Keibler
  6. Undisputed WWE championship, Triple threat match:
    The Rock (ch) def. Triple H, Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman]
    Rock pins Triple H after the Rock Bottom.

Summerslam 2002

2002-08-25, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA

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  1. Kurt Angle def. Rey Misterio (subm.)
    Mysterio taps out to the Ankle lock.
  2. Ric Flair def. Chris Jericho (subm.)
    Flair hits a low blow and locks a figure-four leglock to get the victory.
  3. Edge def. Eddy Guerrero
    Edge pins Guerrero after a spear.
  4. Tagteam championship:
    The Un-Americans (Lance Storm & Christian) (ch) def. Booker T & Goldust
    Booker T tries to pin Christian, but the referee is knocked out. Test comes in, knocking out Booker T, allowing Christian to get the pinfall victory to retain the championships.
  5. Intercontinental championship:
    Rob Van Dam def. Chris Benoit (ch)
    Van Dam pins Benoit after the Five Star Frog Splash, to win the championship, returning it from SmackDown to Raw.
  6. The Undertaker def. Test
    Undertaker pins Test after the tombstone.
  7. Non-sanctioned match:
    Shawn Michaels def. Triple H
    Michaels blocks Triple H's pedigree, rolling up Triple H to get the pinfall victory.
  8. Undisputed WWE championship:
    Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman] def. The Rock (ch)
    Lesnar pins The Rock after the F-5, to win the championship.

Unforgiven 2002

2002-09-22, Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

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  1. 8-man tagteam match:
    Kane & Bubba Ray & Goldust & Booker T def. The Un-Americans (Test & William Regal & Christian (tag ch) & Lance Storm (tag ch))
    Kane chokeslams Storm to get the pinfall victory.
  2. Intercontinental championship:
    Chris Jericho (ch) def. Ric Flair (subm.)
    Jericho fakes an injury, and when Flair backs off, sets him up in the Walls of Jericho to win by submisison.
  3. Eddie Guerrero def. Edge
    Guerrero pins Edge after a sunset flip from the ring ropes, grabbing Edge's tights for leverage.
  4. Rosey & Jamal [w/Rico] def. Billy & Chuck
    Stipulation: If Rosey and Jamal wins, Stephanie McMahon would have to perform HLA, if Billy and Chuck wins, Eric Bischoff would have to kiss Stephanie's behind. Jamal pins Billy after a Samoan Drop.
  5. World heavyweight championship:
    Triple H (ch) def. Rob Van Dam
    Van Dam has Triple H down for a pinfall after the five-star frog splash, but the referee is knocked out. Ric Flair comes out, attacking Van Dam with a sledgehammer allowing Triple H to get the pinfall victory.
  6. Women's championship:
    Trish Stratus def. Molly Holly (ch)
    Stratus pins Holly after a Bulldog DDT.
  7. Chris Benoit def. Kurt Angle
    Angle has Benoit in his own chickenwing crossface, but Benoit reaches the rope forcing Angle to release. He then uses the ropes for leverage to get a pinfall victory.
  8. WWE championship:
    Brock Lesnar (ch) vs. Undertaker (no contest)
    The referee calls for the bell when the match turns into a brawl.

WWE tagteam championship tournament 2002

2002-10-03 to 2002-10-20

A tournament was set up to crown WWE tagteam champions, as the World tagteam champions had become exclusive to Raw, with the finals taking place at No Mercy.

First round matches:

  1. SmackDown 2002-10-03:
    Eddie & Chavo Guerrero def. Rikishi & Mark Henry (subm.)
    Henry taps to Eddie's leglock after Chavo hits Henry's legs with a steel chair.
  2. Farooq & Reverend D-Von Dudley def. Billy & Chuck
    D-Von pins Chuck after Farooq applies the Dominator. Farooq substituted for Batista.
  3. SmackDown 2002-10-10:
    Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit def. John Cena & Billy Kidman (subm.)
    Kidman taps to the crippler cross-face.
  4. Rey Mysterio & Edge def. Brock Lesnar (WWE ch) & Tajiri [w/Paul Heyman]
    Edge pins Tajiri after a spear.

Semi-finals:

  1. SmackDown 2002-10-17:
    Rey Mysterio & Edge def. Ron Simmons & Reverend D-Von
    Ron Simmons no longer credited as Farooq. Edge pins D-Von after the Edgecution.
  2. Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit def. Eddie & Chavo Guerrero
    Kurt Angle-slams Eddie Guerrero to get a pinfall victory, after Benoit had hit both Guerreros with a steel chair while the referee was knocked out.
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Rikishi & Mark Henry
John Cena & Billy Kidman Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit
Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit
Billy & Chuck Ron Simmons & Reverend D-VonRey Mysterio & Edge
Farooq & Reverend D-Von
Rey Mysterio & Edge Rey Mysterio & Edge
Brock Lesnar & Tajiri

No Mercy 2002

2002-10-20, AllTel Arena, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

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  1. World tagteam championship:
    Chris Jericho & Christian (ch) def. Booker T & Goldust
    Jericho pinned Goldust after a bulldog onto the title belt and a moonsault from the top rope.
  2. Torrie Wilson def. Dawn Marie
    Wilson pins Marie after a swinging neckbreaker.
  3. Rob Van Dam def. Ric Flair
    Van Dam pins Flair after a five-star frog splash.
  4. Cruiserweight championship:
    Jamie Noble (ch) [w/Nidia] def. Tajiri
    Tajiri rolls up Noble after a slingshot, but Nidia distracts the referee long enough for Noble to come back. Noble pins Tajiri after Nidia block Tajiri from performing a victory roll.
  5. World & Intercontinental championship unification match:
    Triple H (World champion) def. Kane (IC champion)
    Ric Flair tries to attack Kane with the sledgehammer, but Kane stops him, grabbing the sledgehammer. Flair comes back, pulling the referee as Kane has Triple H down for a pin. Triple H hits a pedigree to get a pinfall and win the unified World championship.
  6. WWE tagteam championship, tournament final:
    Chris Benoit & Kurt Angle def. Mysterio & Edge (subm.)
    Angle reverses the Edgecution into an ankle lock, Edge reverses it, but Angle reverses it again and wins the match when Edge taps out.
  7. Women's championship:
    Trish Stratus (ch) def. Victoria
    Stratus misses the Stratusfaction, but rolls up Victoria for a pinfall victory anyway.
  8. WWE championship, Hell in the Cell:
    Brock Lesnar (ch) [w/Paul Heyman] def. The Undertaker
    Lesnar counters Undertaker's tombstone into an F-5 and gets a pinfall victory.

Rebellion 2002 (SmackDown)

2002-10-26, Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, England, UK

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  1. Booker T def. Matt Hardy
    Booker T counters the Twist of Fate with a scissor kick, to get the pinfall victory.
  2. Mixed tag team match:
    Billy Kidman & Torrie Wilson def. John Cena & Dawn Marie
    Kidman pinned Cena after a shooting star press.
  3. Funaki def. Crash
    Funaki misses the enziguri, and Crash tries to roll him over, but ends up with his shoulders down and Funaki gets the pinfall victory.
  4. Cruiserweight championship, Three-way elimination match:
    Jamie Noble [w/Nidia] def. Tajiri, Rey Mysterio
    Noble first eliminated Tajiri with a pinfall after a Tiger bomb. With help from Nidia, he also pins Mysterio, to retain the championship.
  5. D-Von & Ron Simmons def. Big Valbowski & Chuck Palumbo
    D-Von pins Chuck after Simmons lands a punch from outside the ring.
  6. Kiss my ass match:
    Rikishi def. Albert
    Rikishi pins Albert after a Bonzai drop.
  7. WWE tagteam championship:
    Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit (ch) def. Eddie & Chavo Guerrero
    Guerrero stops Eddie from going to the top rope, allowing Angle to get the pinfall after the Angle slam.
  8. WWE championship, handicap match:
    Brock Lesnar (ch) & Paul Heyman def. Edge
    Stipulation: If Edge pins Paul Heyman, he wins the championship. Edge misses a cross-body, hitting the referee. Edge covers Lesnar for a pinfall after the Edgecution, but the referee is out. Lesnar attacks Edge with a steel chair and hits a F-5 to get the pinfall victory.

Survivor Series 2002

2002-11-17, Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. Six-man elimination table match:
    Spike Dudley & Bubba Ray & Jeff Hardy def. 3-Minute Warning (Rosey & Jamal) & Rico
    Order of elimination:
    1. Spike Dudley (by Rosey & Jamal)
    2. Rosey (by Jeff Hardy)
    3. Jeff Hardy (by Jamal)
    4. Jamal (by Bubba Ray Dudley)
    5. Rico (by Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley)
    Survivor: Bubba Ray Dudley
    Bubba Ray gets outside help from D-Von Dudley to eliminate Rico.
  2. Cruiserweight championship:
    Billy Kidman def. Jamie Noble (ch) [w/Nidia]
    Kidman pins Noble after the shooting star press.
  3. Women's championship, hardcore rules match:
    Victoria def. Trish Stratus (ch)
    Victoria pins Stratus after spraying her in the eyes with a fire extinguisher.
  4. WWE championship:
    Big Show def. Brock Lesnar (ch) [w/Paul Heyman]
    With the referee, out Heyman tosses a steel chair into the ring. A new referee appears, but is attacked by Heyman. Big Show chokeslams Lesnar on the steel chair and gets a pinfall victory. He celebrates with Heyman after the match.
  5. WWE tagteam championship, triple threat match:
    Los Guerreros (Eddie & Chavo Guerrero) def. Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit, Edge & Rey Mysterio (ch) (subm.)
    Edge pinned Benoit after a spear to eliminate the team of Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit. Rey Mysterio submitted to Eddie Guerrero's Lasso from El Passo, to give Los Guerreros the win.
  6. World heavyweight championship, Elimination chamber match:
    Shawn Michaels def. Triple H (ch), Kane, Rob Van Dam, Booker T, Chris Jericho
    Triple H and Rob Van Dam started out, with the rest locked up in individual chambers. Chris Jericho entered third, Booker T fourth. Van Dam goes for a five star frog splash on Triple H from the top of a pod, but hurts his knee and is pinned by Booker T after a missile dropkick. Kane entered fifth. The second elimination is Booker T, who is pinned by Chris Jericho after the lionsault. Shawn Michaels entered last. Kane is the third to be eliminated by Chris Jericho after another lionsault. Chris Jericho is the fourth to be eliminated, when Michaels pins him after the sweet chin music, leaving Triple H and Shawn Michaels as the final two. Shawn Michaels last eliminates Triple H after the sweet chin music, to become the new champion.

Armageddon 2002

2002-12-15, Office Depot Center, Sunrise, Florida, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. World tagteam championship, Fatal 4-way elimination match:
    Booker T & Goldust def. Christian & Chris Jericho (ch), Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von), William Regal & Lance Storm
    Order of elimination:
    1. Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley by William Regal)
    2. William Regal & Lance Storm (William Regal by Goldust)
    3. Christian & Chris Jericho (Chris Jericho by Booker T)
    Jericho tries to hit Booker T with the championship belt, but Booker T hits the Book End to get the pinfall victory.
  2. Edge def. A-Train (DQ)
    A-Train hits a steel chair on Edge's knee, getting himself disqualified.
  3. Chris Benoit def. Eddie Guerrero (WWE tagteam ch) (subm.)
    Eddie's tagteam partner Chavo attacked Benoit with the championship belt outside the ring, but Benoit comes back. Eddie taps out to the crippler cross-face.
  4. Batista [w/Ric Flair] def. Kane
    Batista pins Kane after a sit-down powerbomb after Kane is distracted by Ric Flair.
  5. Women's championship, Triple threat match: Victoria (ch) def. Trish Stratus, Jackie
    Stratus runs Jackie into the corner to set up a pinfall, but Victoria his her with the championship belt and steals the pin, to retain the championship.
  6. WWE championship: Kurt Angle def. Big Show (ch) [w/Paul Heyman]
    With the referee out, Brock Lesnar appears, hitting the F-5 on Big Show, allowing Angle to get the pinfall victory and become the new champion.
  7. World heavyweight championship, three stages of hell match:
    1. 1st fall: Street fight:
      Triple H def. Shawn Michaels (ch)
      Triple H pins Michaels after a pedigree.
    2. 2nd fall: Steel cage match:
      Shawn Michaels def. Triple H
      Michaels pins Triple H after jumping him from the top of the cage onto a table.
    3. 3rd fall: Ladder match:
      Triple H def. Shawn Michaels
      Michaels climbs the ladder, but Triple H drops him through a couple of tables outside the ring. Triple H then climbs the ladder to win the fall, the match and the World heavyweight championship.
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