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Wrestlemania 25

5 April, 2009. Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas

Non-Televised Match

WWE Tag Team Championship Unification Match

Unified WWE Tag Team Championship

WWE Tag Team Champions: The Colóns vs World Tag Team Champions: The Miz & Morrison

NEW CHAMPIONS: The Colóns defeated The Miz & Morrison via pinfall after Primo hit the Backstabber on John Morrison for the win.

Match 1

Money In The Bank Ladder Match

MVP vs Shelton Benjamin vs CM Punk vs Mark Henry vs Kofi Kingston vs Christian vs Kane vs Finlay

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.

Match 2

‘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:

Elimination Wrestler Eliminated by
1 Layla The Bella Twins
2 Joy Giovanni The Bella Twins
3 Rosa Mendes The Bella Twins
4 Alicia Fox The Bella Twins
5 Sunny Beth Phoenix
6 Torrie Wilson Beth Phoenix
7 Jackie Gayda The Bella Twins
8 Maria Victoria
9 Gail Kim Jillian Hall & Victoria
10 Jillian Hall Gail Kim
11 Eve Torres Beth Phoenix
12 Tiffany Beth Phoenix
13 Kelly Kelly Beth Phoenix
14 Molly Holly Beth Phoenix
15 Maryse Beth Phoenix
16 Katie Lea Burchill Beth Phoenix
17 Natalya 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
23 Melina Beth Phoenix
24 Beth Phoenix Santina Marella & Melina
25 Santina Marella Winner

Match 3

3-on-1 Handicap Elimination Match

Chris Jericho vs Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka & Ricky Steamboat w/Ric Flair

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.

Match 4

Extreme Rules Match

Matt Hardy vs Jeff Hardy

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.

Match 5

WWE Intercontinental Championship

JBL (c) vs Rey Mysterio

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.

Match 6

The Undertaker vs Shawn Michaels

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.

Match 7

World Heavyweight Championship

Edge (c) vs Big Show vs John Cena

NEW CHAMPION: John Cena won the match via pinfall after delivering the Attitude Adjustment to both men, Big Show first and then Edge on top of Show. Cena then pinned Big Show.

Main Event

WWE Championship

Triple H (c) vs Randy Orton

Triple H retained the championship via pinfall after hitting Randy Orton with a sledgehammer and then a pedigree for the win.