• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 17, 2002) – WWF WrestleMania X8
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 17, 2002, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WrestleMania X8’ LIVE on PPV from the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The 18th annual WrestleMania event featured the legendary “Icon vs. Icon” match of Hollywood Hogan versus The Rock.
Here are the PPV results:
WWF Intercontinental Championship: Rob Van Dam defeated William Regal (c)
WWF European Championship: Diamond Dallas Page (c) defeated Christian
WWF Hardcore Championship: Maven (c) vs. Goldust
Kurt Angle defeated Kane
No Disqualification: The Undertaker defeated Ric Flair
Edge defeated Booker T
Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Scott Hall
Four corners elimination match – WWF Tag Team Championship: Billy & Chuck (c) defeated The APA, The Dudley Boyz and The Hardy Boyz
The Rock defeated Hollywood Hulk Hogan
Triple threat match – WWF Women’s Championship: Jazz (c) defeated Lita and Trish Stratus
Undisputed WWF Championship: Triple H defeated Chris Jericho (c)
• Major WrestleMania 36 Match Outcome Possibly Not Happening Due To Change In Venue
With WrestleMania 36 now airing from the WWE Performance Center on April 5th, The Dirty Sheets is reporting that this show is only going to be “WrestleMania” by name and WWE officials are hoping to make SummerSlam 2020 and WWE Crown Jewel 2020 in Saudi Arabia as big as possible.
WWE is going ahead with WrestleMania to blow off the current feuds.
Word going on is that some of the expected WrestleMania 36 match outcomes might not happen anymore, and WWE is expected to hold off on those outcomes till they can perform in front of live fans again.
This may include Drew McIntyre’s big win over Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship being held off till Summer.
We’ll keep you updated regarding more WrestleMania 36 plans.
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