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WWF Wrestlemania X7

March 19, 2012 Leave a comment

WWF WRESTLEMANIA X-SEVEN
Sunday, April 1st, 2001

Live from the Astrodome in Houston, TX

List of WWF Champions at the time:
●  WWF World Heavyweight Champion: The Rock (2/25/2001)
●  WWF Intercontinental Champion: Chris Jericho (1/21/2001)
●  WWF World Tag Team Champions: The Dudley Boyz (3/19/2001)
●  WWF European Champion: Test (1/22/2001)
●  WWF Hardcore Champion: Raven (3/19/2001)
●  WWF Women’s Champion: Ivory (11/02/2000)
●  WWF Light Heavyweight Champion: Crash Holly (3/18/2001)

~ Wrestlemania comes on the air with an intro video about how tonight is the “Showcase of the Immortals”. Jim Ross then welcomes us to the show along with Paul Heyman who talks about being at his first Wrestlemania. As it turns out this would be the only Wrestlemania Heyman would do commentary on, and I don’t think he appeared at any of the other Mania’s during his WWF tenure. Read more…

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WWF Smackdown 3.29.2001

March 19, 2012 Leave a comment

WWF SMACKDOWN
Thursday, March 29th, 2001

Taped (3/27) from the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI

List of WWF Champions at the time:
●  WWF World Heavyweight Champion: The Rock (2/25/2001)
●  WWF Intercontinental Champion: Chris Jericho (1/21/2001)
●  WWF World Tag Team Champions: The Dudley Boyz (3/19/2001)
●  WWF European Champion: Test (1/22/2001)
●  WWF Hardcore Champion: Raven (3/19/2001)
●  WWF Women’s Champion: Ivory (11/02/2000)
●  WWF Light Heavyweight Champion: Crash Holly (3/18/2001)

~ Smackdown comes on the air with a recap of the WWF/WCW simulcast and Shane McMahon’s shocking purchase. Yeah, let’s ignore the big main event on Sunday and put the McMahons in the spotlight. Michael Cole and Tazz then welcome us to the show and remind us we’re just mere hours away from Wrestlemania. Read more…

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WWF Raw Is War 3.26.2001

March 19, 2012 Leave a comment

WWF RAW IS WAR
Monday, March 26th, 2001

Live from the Gund Arena in Cleveland, OH

List of WWF Champions at the time:
●  WWF World Heavyweight Champion: The Rock (2/25/2001)
●  WWF Intercontinental Champion: Chris Jericho (1/21/2001)
●  WWF World Tag Team Champions: The Dudley Boyz (3/19/2001)
●  WWF European Champion: Test (1/22/2001)
●  WWF Hardcore Champion: Raven (3/19/2001)
●  WWF Women’s Champion: Ivory (11/02/2000)
●  WWF Light Heavyweight Champion: Crash Holly (3/18/2001)

If you remember the wrestling world was changed forever on March 23, 2001, when the WWF purchased World Championship Wrestling. Vince McMahon finally conquered his last great competitor, the promotion that nearly drove him into the abyss was now under his thumb, and was now the undisputed king of wrestling. So on this day, while WCW’s Nitro aired for the final time on TNT, here’s what happened on TNN. Read more…

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