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WWE Spoilers: Absolutely Final Card for WrestleMania XXIV

WWE WrestleMania XXIV will air, live, on March 30 from the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL and will air on Pay-Per-View at a Special Start Time of 7/6c in the US. The #1 Contender’s Battle Royal will air exclusively on a half hour before WrestleMania XXIV begins at 6:30/5:30c. Here is the absolutely final (and detailed) card for WrestleMania XXIV (I have included the matches descriptions below for clarification purposes):

  • WWE Championship: Triple Threat: Randy Orton (c) Vs. Triple H Vs. John Cena
  • World Heavyweight Championship: Title Vs. Streak: Edge (c) Vs. The Undertaker
  • Anything Goes: Wrestler Vs. Boxer: Big Show Vs. Floyd "Money" Mayweather
  • Career Threatening Match: Ric Flair (SmackDown) Vs. Shawn Michaels (RAW)
  • Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match: Mr. Kennedy (RAW) Vs. Shelton Benjamin (ECW) Vs. Chris Jericho (RAW) Vs. Carlito (RAW) Vs. MVP (SmackDown) Vs. CM Punk (ECW) Vs. John Morrison (ECW)
  • Belfast Brawl: JBL (RAW) Vs. Finlay (SmackDown)
  • Battle for Brand Supremacy: Batista (SmackDown) Vs. Umaga (RAW)
  • Pre-WrestleMania 24-Man Battle Royal: Kane (SmackDown) Vs. The Miz (ECW) Vs. Snitsky (RAW) Vs. Mark Henry (SmackDown) Vs. Cody Rhodes (RAW) Vs. Jesse (SmackDown) Vs. Tommy Dreamer (ECW) Vs. The Great Khali (SmackDown) Vs. Hardcore Holly (RAW) Vs. Festus (SmackDown) Vs. Deuce (SmackDown) Vs. Lance Cade (RAW) Vs. Domino (SmackDown) Vs. Trevor Murdoch (RAW) Vs. Jamie Noble (SmackDown) Vs. Matt Striker (ECW) Vs. "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan (RAW) Vs. Jimmy Wang Yang (SmackDown) Vs. Elijah Burke (ECW) Vs. Val Venis (RAW) Vs. Shannon Moore (SmackDown) Vs. Brian Kendrick (RAW) Vs. Chuck Palumbo (SmackDown) Vs. Kofi Kingston (ECW)
  • ECW Championship: Chavo Guerrero (c) (SmackDown) Vs. Winner Of Battle Royal
  • BunnyMania Lumberjack Match: Master of Ceremonies- Snoop Dogg: Maria & Ashley Vs. Beth Phoenix & Melina
  • John Legend To Open The Show By Performing "American The Beautiful"
  • Rev Theory To Perform "Light It Up"
  • Kim Kardashian To Serve As "Guest Hostess"
  • Raven Symone To Accompany 50 Make-A-Wish Kids From 50 States To WrestleMania

For the new or confused fans, here is my best description of the rules of the above matches:

  • Triple Threat Match- By default is No DQ and No Count-Out; Match Must End By Pinfall Or Submission; Champion Does NOT Have To Be Involved In The Decision To Lose The Title
  • Title Vs. Streak- In this case, it is Edge’s World Heavyweight Championship Vs. The Undertaker’s 15-0 Undefeated Streak at WrestleMania
  • Boxer Vs. Wrestler: Anything Goes- Anything Goes Means Just That; There Is No DQ And No Count-Out; There Must Be A Winner by Pinfall, Submission, Or Knock-Out.
  • Career Threatening Match- This is the 9’th Career Threatening Match and if Ric Flair loses the match by any means (Pin, Submission, DQ, or Count-Out), he MUST "retire".
  • Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match- There will be a briefcase hanging high above the center of the ring and the idea is to utilize ladders as weapons and to climb to retrieve the Money-in-the-Bank Briefcase. There is No Pins, No Submissions, No DQ, No Count-Outs. Whoever gets the briefcase unhooked will become "Mr. Money-in-the-Bank" and can cash in the briefcase for a World Title oppurtunity for any of the three World Titles (WWE Title, World Heavyweight Title, or ECW Title). They can cash it in anytime from the moment they win it until March 30 of 2009 (12 months or 1 year).
  • Belfast Brawl- A Belfast Brawl is the same as a Street Fight; No DQ or Count-Out; Pinfalls & Submissions Only Count In The Ring.
  • Battle Royal- A competitor is eliminated by being thrown OVER the top rope with BOTH feet hitting the floor on the outside. That is the only way to be eliminated once a wrestler is in the ring.
  • Lumberjack Match- All of the WWE Divas that are not wrestling on the WrestleMania card will surround the ring for this match. The job of the Lumberjacks is to throw a competitor back into the ring once they are thrown out. The Lumberjacks are NOT allowed to enter the ring during the match. The match ends by all conventional methods.