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The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania Match Results

The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania came to you, live on pay-per-view, from the Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX.

Match Results

  • Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match: CM Punk (RAW) def. Kane (RAW), Christian (ECW), MVP (SD), Mark Henry (ECW), Kofi Kingston (RAW), Finlay (ECW), & Shelton Benjamin (SD) to win the Money-in-the-Bank title opportunity for the second year in a row.
  • 25-Diva Battle Royal: Winner: "Santina Marella"
  • 3-on-1 Handicap Elimination Match: Chris Jericho def. Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, & Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat (in that order).
  • Extreme Rules: Matt Hardy def. Jeff Hardy by pin following a Twist of Fate with Jeff Hardy’s head in a steel chair.
  • Intercontinental Championship: Rey Mysterio def. John "Bradshaw" Layfield (c) in 21 seconds to win the Intercontinental Title.
  • The Streak Vs. The Showstopper: The Undertaker (SD) def. Shawn Michaels (RAW) by pin following the Tombstone Piledriver to go 17-0 at WrestleMania.
  • World Heavyweight Championship: Triple Threat: John Cena (RAW) def. Edge (c) (SD) & Big Show (SD) by pinning Big Show following the Attitude Adjustment to win the World Heavyweight Title.
  • WWE Championship: Triple H (c) (SD) def. Randy Orton (RAW) by pin following the Pedigree to retain.

Match Quality

  1. The Undertaker Vs. Shawn Michaels
  2. Matt Hardy Vs. Jeff Hardy
  3. Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match
  4. WWE Championship
  5. World Heavyweight Championship
  6. Chris Jericho Vs. The Legends
  7. Intercontinental Championship
  8. 25-Diva Battle Royal


After losing the Intercontinental Title to Rey Mysterio, JBL "quit" the WWE.

2009 Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin had a beer celebration on the show.

The scheduled Unified WWE Tag Team Championship Lumberjack Match took place prior to WrestleMania coming on the air. I assume it will be on the DVD release.

After the match, Mickey Rourke knocked out Chris Jericho with a left hook.