The pair played mind games with each other over the following weeks. The fifth annual Money in the Bank ladder match was announced for WrestleMania 25 on the February 23 episode of Raw. John "Bradshaw" Layfield (JBL) defeated CM Punk on the March 9 episode of Raw to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship. After the main event of the March 2 episode of Raw, SmackDown general manager Vickie Guerrero announced that her husband Edge would defend his World Heavyweight Championship against Big Show at WrestleMania. The Miz & R-Truth. Featured matches on the undercard included Jeff Hardy versus Matt Hardy in an Extreme Rules match, Chris Jericho versus the team of Roddy Piper, Ricky Steamboat and Jimmy Snuka, and the annual Money in the Bank ladder match. [42] After their loss, Miz and Morrison proceeded to harass their defeaters on their weekly Internet show, the Dirt Sheet, as well as profess the brothers' impotence towards their associates, The Bella Twins. The match marked the first time since WrestleMania X8 that the Intercontinental Championship has been defended at a WrestleMania event.[54]. WrestleMania's annual fan convention, WrestleMania Axxess, was held from April 2 through April 5 at Reliant Center. [18] Other songs used at the event include "Crash" by Decyfer Down and "Touched" by VAST. [34] The next week on Raw, Vickie announced to the surprise of Edge and Big Show that Cena would be in the matchmaking it a Triple Threat match. The card comprised six matches. As a result of this victory, The Undertaker remained undefeated at WrestleMania, extending his record to 17–0. Then at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, Shawn cost The Undertaker his World Heavyweight Championship. [51] During the last song, the female competitors of the WWE would come to the ring to compete in a 25-Diva battle royal, to crown "Miss WrestleMania". wwe. The idea was for Michaels to push the referee out of the way, and pull Snuka into the path of Undertaker and for Snuka to catch Undertaker before he hit the ground. Orton would then begin a feud with Cena while Triple H would go out to re-unite DX. It was soon revealed that the match would involve the new challenger based on Cena extorting Guerrero with footage of the general manager having adulterous relations with Big Show. The match continued with both men performing all of their respective finishing moves. Punk's victory marked his second consecutive victory in the match.[36]. [51], The Money in the Bank ladder match was the start of the event as the participants: CM Punk, Kane, Mark Henry, MVP, Shelton Benjamin, Kofi Kingston, Christian, and Finlay, fought for the briefcase that was suspended. Jericho was able to regain control of the match by connecting with the Codebreaker, pinning Steamboat to win the match. Get match results of famous events in wrestling like Wrestlemania, Summer Slam, Survivor Series, Royal Rumble, Extreme Rules, and so much more. [57] Wade Keller of the Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter also criticized Kid Rock's performance, but praised the Undertaker vs. Michaels match. [45] The announcement led to a storyline confrontation between the two on Larry King Live, which showed signs of second thoughts from Rourke. The Undertaker executed the Last Ride and chokeslam, Michaels executed Sweet Chin Music twice and Undertaker executed a Tombstone Piledriver on Michaels - all of which scored near-falls. This led to The Undertaker attempting a suicide dive over the top rope, only to have Michaels pull the nearby cameraman (played by Sim Snuka) into Undertaker. The first of these matches saw The Undertaker defeat Shawn Michaels. As per a pre-match stipulation by Vickie Guerrero, if Triple H had been disqualified or had been counted out during the match, he would have lost the title to Orton. After the events of WrestleMania, both Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker took a four-month hiatus from the WWE. The match began with a fast pace by both men going for strikes to have them countered before Michaels feigned a knee injury to gain the advantage, and the pace slowed. This blog is dedicated to give you more information about various main event matches of World Wrestling Entertainment. The match would pit Triple H, Shane McMahon and Vince McMahon against The Legacy (Orton with his protégés, Ted DiBiase and Cody Rhodes). Have fun and enjoy. After executing an RKO on Triple H, Orton tried to gain more advantage and went out of the ring to pick up Triple H's signature weapon, the sledgehammer. As the second WrestleMania to be held in Houston and the state of Texas after WrestleMania X-Seven at the Astrodome, WWE mainly promoted WrestleMania 25 under the tagline "Everything Is Bigger in Texas, Especially WrestleMania" since its announcement at WrestleMania XXIV in March 2008. The Colóns won the encounter after Primo executed the Backstabber on Morrison. Blasphemy!" Throughout the match, fans were split, chanting for both superstars, and at one point chanted "This is awesome", referring to the match itself. Triple H took his sledgehammer from Orton, hit him with it and executed the Pedigree to retain the WWE Championship. After the match, Kid Rock performed a live medley of songs: "Bawitdaba", "Rock N Roll Jesus", "Cowboy", "All Summer Long", and "So Hott". "[59], The Randy Orton vs. randy orton. Survivor Series 2009 fue la vigesimotercera edición de Survivor Series, un evento pago por visión de lucha libre profesional realizado por la World Wrestling Entertainment.Tuvo lugar el 22 de noviembre del 2009 desde el Verizon Center en Washington D.C. El tema del evento fue "Get Thru This" de Art of Dying. [46] On January 28, it was announced Rourke's spokesperson that the actor would not compete at the event,[47] but would still be in attendance. Before the event was aired live, the crowd in attendance were treated to a dark match, which featured the WWE Tag Team Champions The Colóns (Carlito and Primo) compete against the World Tag Team Champions John Morrison and The Miz in a Lumberjack match, which has a number of wrestlers surround the ring in order to keep any competitor from avoiding the match, to unify the World Tag Team Championship and WWE Tag Team Championship. To summarize the results of WWE TLC matches, they are the following; just be ready for some surprises with many change in titles that took place: On April 4, WWE hosted its annual WWE Hall of Fame ceremony at the Toyota Center, where the Class of 2009 were inducted. Backlash 2009. added by Cazzy702. [26] The event featured wrestlers from WWE's Raw, SmackDown, and ECW brands—a storyline division in which WWE's employees are assigned to a television program of the same name.[27]. But once the referee started the match, Mysterio surprised JBL by quickly executing the 619 before pinning him for a win via pinfall in twenty seconds. Mae Young acted as the special guest timekeeper of the match while Candice Michelle was the one who gave the sash and crown to Santina. The referee began to count as the Undertaker started to revive, and when the official got to the count of 9, Undertaker rolled into the ring, managing to beat the count of 10. [49] Over the coming weeks, Jericho was confronted by a number of legends including Roddy Piper,[29] Ricky Steamboat,[30] and Jimmy Snuka on an episode of Piper's Pit hosted by Jericho himself. [52], The fourth bout was the Extreme Rules match between brothers Jeff and Matt Hardy. The spot, however, did not go as intended. Punk went on to win the match after he grabbed the hanging briefcase. [35] The next week on Raw, Edge, Vickie and Big Show were set to confront Cena due to Cena revealing the affair between Vickie and Big Show, much to the chagrin of all three. The match featured Divas that were employed by WWE at the time and Divas that had worked for WWE in the past. This featured a multitude of moments that saw the Hardys assault each other with many different weapon-based attacks, which included assaults with numerous objects under the ring and Jeff splash from the top turnbuckle through a pair of tables, with Matt sandwiched between the two and a chair. The following are the Bragging Rights results which highlights the first ever superiority match between the Team Smackdown and Team Raw; as well as the Fatal 4-way Match results of Undertaker defending his championship belt against Batista, Mysterio and Punk; and The Iron Man Match results of Randy Orton defending his WWE Championship title against John Cena. [15] Tickets for WrestleMania 25 were originally scheduled to go on sale September 20, 2008, but had to be postponed out of concern for the residents near the Gulf of Mexico due to Hurricane Ike and the disaster area declaration by Texas Governor Rick Perry. Early in the match, Triple H did everything in his power to hurt Orton without being disqualified in the process. CM Punk then hit the second to win the World Heavyweight Championship. The action began with some brawling and some early teamwork from Big Show and Edge before their alliance crumbled. The finish came with Punk and Kane on top of the ladder, which saw Punk execute a series of kicks on Kane from atop the ladder, knocking him off. [7] WrestleMania 25 generated approximately 960,000 pay-per-view buys, grossing $21.0 million in revenue. After losing his Money in the Bank qualifying match to MVP on the March 6 episode of SmackDown, Matt interfered in Jeff's qualifying match later that night by punching Jeff's opponent, Shelton Benjamin, disqualifying Jeff from the match. [4], Eight matches were held on the event's card, which featured a supercard, a scheduling of more than one main bout. [30] The next week of Raw, Kane defeated Rey Mysterio and Mike Knox in another Triple Threat match. [22] To commemorate the event, THQ and Yuke's produced a video game, WWE Legends of WrestleMania, that was released a few weeks prior to the event and featured past competitors from the company. Hardy had managed to trap Edge between the ladder, climb it, and retrieve the hanging belt. [35] Christian qualified the next night on ECW by winning a battle royal when he last eliminated Chavo Guerrero. [44], At the 15th Screen Actors Guild Awards, actor Mickey Rourke, who gained critical acclaim at the time for his role in the film The Wrestler, had announced he would be competing at WrestleMania, specifically targeting Chris Jericho. Extreme Rules 2009 was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on June 7, 2009 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.It was the first event promoted under the Extreme Rules name and initially noted by WWE to be a direct continuation of the One Night Stand chronology. [29] The next week on Raw, Michaels defeated JBL, but it was later announced that another competitor would stand in his way to prevent him from advancing to the show in the form of Vladimir Kozlov, who also made a challenge to Undertaker;[30] the two wrestled the next week on Raw with Michaels defeating Kozlov, and earning his match with Undertaker. On the same episode of Raw, it was announced that Vickie Guerrero would vacate her role as SmackDown general manager to become the new permanent Raw general manager. The champion had his signature weapon, the sledgehammer, in hand only to relinquish it prior to entering the ring by throwing it through a glass wall. The ladder was also used as a weapon by the competitors, which saw it being thrown at each other or, in the case of Kingston, to be used as extra force dropped on their chest as Kofi incapacitated them by draping the collapsed ladder over their bodies and leg dropping onto the ladder. by mattemery26 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle . However, Snuka was standing too far back and Undertaker landed almost head first on the protective mats surrounding the ring. Cena returned Edge to the ring before applying the STF before Big Show came to his senses, and broke up the action, leading to Cena and Edge teaming up to remove Big Show from the equation before turning on each other. [58] Arash Markazi of Sports Illustrated wrote that Mickey Rourke's appearance "may have been one of the worst executed in WrestleMania history. Cena won the match by lifting both The Big Show and Edge at the same exact time and set up the Attitude Adjustment on Big Show, then dropping Edge onto Big Show with the same move before pinning The Big Show to win his second World Heavyweight Championship. The two teams wrestled again on the February 13 episode of SmackDown, with the winning team earning a date with the Bellas. [53], A singles match for the Intercontinental Championship was next, in which Rey Mysterio faced defending champion John "Bradshaw" Layfield. Although Flair declined (honoring his retirement from active competition), he offered to be in the corner of Piper, Steamboat, and Snuka for their challenge against Jericho in a handicap match. [8][9] The event pumped an estimated $49.8 million into the local economy and generated $5.7 million in local tax revenue, equating to 600 full-time jobs for the area. [48] Jericho's narrative subsequently evolved towards one of the themes from The Wrestler, which was the respect for older wrestlers after their careers start to decline, of which Jericho disapproved. Overall, he rated the event 7.5 out of ten. During Jeff's match against Edge at the Royal Rumble for the WWE Championship, Matt came down to the ring, appearing to help his brother. The action went to the outside of the ring with Michaels attempting a moonsault, only to have The Undertaker avoid the attempt. As the briefcase guaranteed a title shot, CM Punk capitalized from an exhausted Jeff Hardy. The eleventh event under the Backlash banner, it involved talent from the Raw, SmackDown, and ECW brand divisions. [6] For the third consecutive year, WrestleMania broke the record for the highest-grossing pay-per-view in WWE history, grossing US$6.9 million in ticket sales, which included fans from all 50 U.S. states, 24 countries, and seven Canadian provinces. During this conflict, Orton punted both Vince and Shane McMahon (father and son, respectively) in the head as well as RKO-ing Stephanie McMahon (Vince's daughter), which enraged the WWE Champion (and Stephanie's husband)[33] Triple H.[29] On the March 2 episode of Raw, Triple H convinced Orton to use his title opportunity in a match for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania. [12] It has been described as the Super Bowl of sports entertainment. WrestleMania 25 received mixed reviews from various sources. As the event went live on pay-per-view, Nicole Scherzinger sang "America the Beautiful". photo. As a result, Triple H recruited his brother-in-law and father-in-law, Shane and Vince McMahon respectively. When he arrived, Edge joined him in tying Cena up within the ring ropes. Backlash was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Undertaker won the match after Michaels attempted another moonsault only to be caught in mid-air, and landed into another Tombstone Piledriver. It was the 23rd annual Survivor Series event and starred wrestlers from the Raw, SmackDown, and ECW brand divisions.. On the March 30 episode of Raw, JBL was pinned by Mysterio in a non-title match. [43] The two teams continued their feud in the coming weeks, and while the initial focus of the feud was the competition for the Bella Twins, the feud took on a dual purpose as each team successfully defended their respective titles in subsequent matches with both teams retaining their respective belts; it was announced on the March 17 episode of ECW that the WWE and World Tag Team titles would be unified at WrestleMania into what would be called the "Unified WWE Tag Team Championship". He finished off the review by stating: "It was just too bad that the potential of the card wasn't lived up to", also giving it an overall rating of seven out of 10. [40] Instead, Matt turned on Jeff by hitting him with a steel chair, costing Jeff the match and his WWE title. The match was littered with many notable moments, including a series of the match's combatants performing dives onto the floor of the arena onto each other, as well as Benjamin diving off of the top of a ladder with a senton bomb onto his opponents. The Undertaker later denied the challenge, saying he had nothing more to prove to Michaels, and told Michaels that he would have to earn the spot. Next after that, the 2009 WWE Hall of Fame class was introduced in this order by Justin Roberts: Terry and Dory Funk, "Cowboy" Bill Watts, Howard Finkel, Koko B. Ware, the Von Erich family (represented by Kevin Von Erich), Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, and Stone Cold Steve Austin. Following the match, a frustrated JBL grabbed a microphone and proclaimed, "I quit!". Edge then speared Big Show and sent a message that he would retain his title at WrestleMania. Holmes of Comcast.net believes that the match "never seemed to click"[56] and Kevin Eck of The Baltimore Sun stated that he was "disappointed that it didn’t feel more special after some great angles on TV. "[56] Dale Plummer of Canadian Online Explorer's Slam! The main event received a seven out of ten. The headline of WrestleMania 25 was a confrontation over the WWE Championship, rooted at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event in January by Randy Orton winning the Royal Rumble match. [1 Promotion for the event included a merchandise deal with Kmart enabling discounts on the pay-per-view's retail price, as well as deals with DirecTV and Dish Network to promote through interactive television. [32] Simultaneously, Orton began to assault the McMahon family, the owners of the WWE. WWE WrestleMania Revenge Tour 2009 - Birmingham Promotion WWE Date April 22, 2009 Venue LG Arena City Birmingham, England Last Event Liverpool Next Event Glasgow WWE WrestleMania Revenge Tour 2009 - Birmingham was a House show of the WrestleMania's tour of Europe, which took place on April 22, 2009 at the LG Arena in Birmingham, England. Wrestlers were portrayed as either a villain or a hero as they followed a series of events that built tension, and culminated into a wrestling match or series of matches. Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star . WWE spent US$10 million for cross-channel spots on television networks such as ESPN, MTV and the USA Network. The Rock & John Cena def. [19][20], According to WWE's executive vice president, Michelle Wilson, WrestleMania 25 featured the most extensive promotional campaign in WrestleMania history. On the February 9 episode of Raw, Ric Flair appeared to protest Jericho's tirades, professing that the wrestlers should be respected, as they had paved the way for the future generations to make a living, leading to a heated exchange between the two. [31] A contract to be signed to make the match official was intended to be held on the next episode of SmackDown; however, John Cena, from whom Edge won the World Heavyweight Championship at the previous month's pay per view, No Way Out (in the Elimination Chamber match), interfered with the signing before whispering a message in Vickie's ear prompting the signing to be canceled. [34] On the March 9 episode of Raw, Kofi Kingston qualified by defeating Chris Jericho. This ultimately led to Jeff retaliating against his brother after weeks of passive resistance. On the February 16 episode of Raw, Michaels challenged JBL to another match, with the winner advancing to WrestleMania to challenge The Undertaker to attempt to end his undefeated streak at the event. [55] It also won Match of the Year from Pro Wrestling Illustrated and Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Jeff, seeking to end the match, attempted to set up a ladder for him to ascend while he would perform a maneuver similar to a leapfrog over the hurdle, and diving down in a seated position known as a leapfrog leg drop, ultimately missing his target, due to Matt's last-minute dodge, which resulted in Matt gaining the advantage over his brother. Triple H main event was generally regarded by critics as a disappointing ending to the show. CM Punk had hit the "GTS" (Go to Sleep) yet remarkably Hardy kicked out. For the second consecutive year, WrestleManiArt, an art exhibition and auction featuring work by WWE wrestlers and local artists, was held at the Julia Ideson Building on April 1, with the proceeds going to Houston Public Library Foundation. It took place on April 26, 2009, at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The briefcase holds a symbolic contract which the holder would be able to exchange for a WWE, World Heavyweight, or ECW Championship match at any time or location of his choosing up until one year. In retaliation, Orton attacked Triple H's wife Stephanie McMahon. [5], Tickets for the event commenced sale to the public on November 8, 2008. WrestleMania is considered World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) flagship event, having first been held in 1985. The last match of the event was for the WWE Championship; the match was contested between the champion, Triple H, and Randy Orton. "[61] Wade Keller gave the match 3.75 out of 5. As Edge and Cena battled, Big Show walked down the ramp toward the ring. With the match accepted by JBL, this would be the first time since WrestleMania X8 that the Intercontinental Championship would be defended at WrestleMania. [38] Finlay was the final wrestler to qualify for the match when he defeated The Brian Kendrick on the March 13 episode of SmackDown. Results Evan Bourne defeated Tyson Kidd Brie … He rated it five out of five, and stated that "the match that deserved to end this show was Taker-Michaels. SummerSlam was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on August 23, 2009, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California and was the first of six consecutive annual SummerSlam events to take place at the arena. Triple H was put out of action after being punted by Orton after the events of the pay-per-view, while Shane was attacked by Legacy and was taken out on a stretcher. It was the twenty-second annual SummerSlam event and included talent from the Raw, SmackDown, and ECW … The next night on Raw, Shawn said farewell to WWE, with his best friend and DX member Triple H right next to him as they spent their last time, together before Shawn finally left the building. [31] The next night on ECW, Mark Henry qualified for the match by defeating Santino Marella. Fittingly, each drove their anger in his direction: Edge speared him, Vickie slapped him and Big Show drove his giant fist into Cena's ribs several times before clocking him in the jaw. Survivor Series was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). With an attendance of 72,744, it is the 8th largest attendance in WrestleMania history.[10]. Jericho accepted the challenge, but subsequently attacked and bloodied Flair.[50]. Orton performed a Back Body Drop to Triple H onto the Spanish announce table. He later tried to enter the Elimination Chamber match for the WWE Championship, but he was defeated by Randy Orton to earn the spot. At the Slammy Awards, the Undertaker and Shawn Michaels won the Best Match of the Year, with Shawn expressing that he was glad that he had created history at WrestleMania, but just when he was about to leave, he challenged the Undertaker to a rematch at the next WrestleMania. [24][25], WrestleMania featured professional wrestling matches that involved different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds, plots, and storylines that were played out on Raw, Friday Night SmackDown, and ECW on Sci Fi—World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) primary television programs. reaction that first came to mind. Wrestling wrote that it was "solid and had its share of drama, but the lack of outside interference or plot twists of any kind failed to spark the same feeling of energy Reliant Stadium had in it a few hours before. The next night on Raw, the Undertaker accepted the rematch, but only on the condition that Michaels would retire from WWE if he lost. At No Way Out, Shawn Michaels defeated John "Bradshaw" Layfield (JBL) in a match with the added stipulation that if JBL had won, he would have become the owner of Michaels' name and likeness. At WrestleMania XXVI The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels in a Streak vs Career Match, thus ending Michaels' career. The World Heavyweight Championship was contested for in a Triple Threat match between the champion, Edge, Big Show, and John Cena, who entered through an aisle of look-alikes to start the match; Vickie Guerrero was brought out to ringside in a wheelchair by Chavo Guerrero due to her emotional investment in both Edge and Big Show. At Backlash Randy Orton and The Legacy defeated Triple H, Shane, and Batista for the WWE Championship. Sports Quiz / WWE Smackdown Main Events 2009 Random Sports or WWE Quiz Can you name the WWE Smackdown Main Events 2009? He then pinned Piper after an enzuigiri. After the match, Jericho challenged Mickey Rourke, sitting at ringside, to come into the ring. Per the traditional stipulation of the match, Orton was given the opportunity to choose to wrestle for the WWE, World Heavyweight, or ECW Championship at WrestleMania. Miz and Morrison won the rematch and the date. TLC Results: Results of Tables, Ladders and Chairs Match 2009. As Orton made his way back to the ring, Triple H delivered a punt kick to Orton. It is the longest-running professional wrestling event in history and is held annually between mid-March to mid-April. [1 Sports Quiz / WWE PPV Main Events 2009 Random Sports or WWE Quiz Can you name the main events of every WWE PPV in 2009? [14] WWE later began using "The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania" name in late-2008 to primarily promote the event. With all that misdirected hostility focused on Cena, who could not touch Vickie or he would sacrifice his World Heavyweight Championship match at WrestleMania, a lopsided confrontation seemed inevitable. [39] Over the following weeks, the participants competed in eight-man tag team matches and an eight-man battle royal. WrestleMania 25 (also marketed as The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania)[1] was the 25th annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). [sic] He also criticized the 25-Divas Battle Royal which "was a bit of a mess, we didn't even get proper introductions for returning Divas like Sunny, Molly Holly, and Torrie Wilson. Santino Marella, who portrayed a diva called "Santina", his twin sister, won the match and was crowned "Miss WrestleMania". It was almost a "That's it?" After the match, Michaels attacked Undertaker. by LeicchaTiger2 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle . Matt then talked about the fire to Jeff's house a year prior, killing his dog Jack. Before long, Jericho had caused Snuka to submit the Walls of Jericho. Prior to CM Punk defeating Jeff Hardy, Hardy was involved in a World Heavyweight Championship ladder match with Edge. The Undertaker also returned at SummerSlam and attacked the then-World Heavyweight Champion, CM Punk. 1) Song:Ready for War (Pray for Peace) Artista:Adelitas Way 2)Song:Wicked Ones Artista:DOROTHY. This WWE Main Events photo contains anime, comic book, manga, and cartoon. Gordon Holmes of Comcast criticized the mini-concert by Kid Rock, stating that "Kid Rock gets ten minutes and The Miz and Morrison don’t? He then forced Jeff's head in between the seat and back of a steel chair, then executed the Twist of Fate with Jeff's head in the chair to win the match via pinfall. "[60] Nick Tywalk of Slam! Before the match started, JBL kicked Mysterio and punched him down to the ground for a few seconds. This year's WWE TLC is packed with lots of high flying actions, table smashings, chair body slams, and back breaking ladder punches as the TLC match is filled with surprises, fun, thrill, suspense, and most of all, entertainment.