On November 15, 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Survivor Series 1998’ LIVE on PPV from the Kiel Center at St. Louis, Missouri.
The 1998 edition of the World Wrestling Federation’s traditional ‘Survivor Series’ event featured a 14-man tournament for the vacant WWF World Heavyweight Championship.
This Survivor Series didn’t even feature one classic Survivor Series Elimination match, but is still being remembered as one of the better Survivor Series PPVs.
The Rock won his 1st ever WWF Championship on this night. Not only did The Rock set a new record for being the youngest WWF Champion at the time (at the age of 26), but he was also involved in the shortest WWF/E pay-per-view match of all time!
During the 14-man tournament for the vacant WWF World Heavyweight Championship, The Rock faced Big Boss Man in one match, and rolled him up to pin him and win the match in about 4 seconds!
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It should be noted that this is the shortest “PPV” match in WWF/E history. The overall shortest match in WWE history is Aliyah vs. Natalya from an episode of SmackDown in January 2022, where Aliyah pinned Natty in 3.17 seconds.
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Below are the complete PPV results:
Tournament first round: Mankind defeated Duane Gill
Tournament first round: Al Snow defeated Jeff Jarrett
Tournament first round: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Big Boss Man by DQ
Tournament first round: Steven Regal vs. X-Pac ended in a double count-out
Tournament first round: Ken Shamrock defeated Goldust
Tournament first round: The Rock defeated Big Boss Man
Tournament quarter-final: The Undertaker defeated Kane
Tournament quarter-final: Mankind defeated Al Snow
Tournament quarter-final: The Rock defeated Ken Shamrock
WWF Women’s Championship: Sable defeated Jacqueline (c)
Tournament semi-final: Mankind defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin
Tournament semi-final: The Rock defeated The Undertaker by DQ
WWF Tag Team Championship: The New Age Outlaws (c) defeated D’Lo Brown and Mark Henry & The Headbangers
Tournament final: The Rock defeated Mankind