5 April, 2009. Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas
WWE Tag Team Championship Unification Match
Money In The Bank Ladder Match
CM Punk won the match by retrieving the breifcase after knocking Kane from the ladder with a series of kicks. This was the second consecutive year CM Punk emerged victorious in the annual Money In The Bank match.
‘Miss Wrestlemania’ 25-Diva Battle Royal
Santino Marella in drag, calling him/herself ‘Santina Marella’ won the match. The eliminations happened in the following order:
|1||Layla||The Bella Twins|
|2||Joy Giovanni||The Bella Twins|
|3||Rosa Mendes||The Bella Twins|
|4||Alicia Fox||The Bella Twins|
|6||Torrie Wilson||Beth Phoenix|
|7||Jackie Gayda||The Bella Twins|
|9||Gail Kim||Jillian Hall & Victoria|
|10||Jillian Hall||Gail Kim|
|11||Eve Torres||Beth Phoenix|
|13||Kelly Kelly||Beth Phoenix|
|14||Molly Holly||Beth Phoenix|
|16||Katie Lea Burchill||Beth Phoenix|
|18||Victoria||The Bella Twins|
|19||Brie Bella||Beth Phoenix|
|20||Nikki Bella||Beth Phoenix|
|21||Mickie James||Michelle McCool|
|22||Michelle McCool||Mickie James|
|24||Beth Phoenix||Santina Marella & Melina|
3-on-1 Handicap Elimination Match
Chris Jericho won the match after pinning Ricky Steamboat after a codebreaker. Wrestlers were elimintated in the following order: Jimmy Snuka, Roddy Piper, Ricky Steamboat. After the match Jericho beat up Ric Flair before Mickey Rourke laid him out.
Extreme Rules Match
Matt Hardy defeated Jeff Hardy via pinfall following a Twist of Fate, with Jeff’s head in a steel chair. Some good spots in this match. The Hardy Boyz always put on a great show when it comes to extreme stipulation matches.
NEW CHAMPION: Rey Mysterio defeated JBL via pinfall after hitting the 619. The match lasted only 21 seconds and after the match, JBL picked up the microphone and proclaimed ‘I Quit!’ Since then JBL has only made sporadic in-ring appearances.
The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels via pinfall after catching HBK’s attempted Moonsault in mid-air and turning it into a tombstone piledriver. This was one of the greatest wrestling matches of all time. A real Must-watch. It won the 2009 Match of the Year Slammy Award and also was named Match of the year from Pro Wrestling Illustrated and The Wrestling Observer Newsletter. This took the Undertaker’s Wrestlemania streak to 17-0.