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Pete Rose is chokeslammed

Author: MisterWhiplash from United States
20 July 2000

This is a very good PPV special that keeps me entertained even today. Especially with one of the best matches I've ever seen- The Rock Vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin. This plus much, much more (including the chokeslam of baseball man Pete Rose in a chicken suit) make this a highly watchable tape. Mick Foley is always pretty damn good as Mankind. A+

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historic

10/10
Author: OzzyCash from Nashville, Tennessee
23 July 2000

This Wrestlemania was truly historic. It was the first Wrestlemania for the Big Show as he took on Mankind in a very brutal match. Also Stone Cold takes on the Rock for the wwf title in the main event which right now would be monumental, this is a great wrestling event to watch over and over. I love this event I'd give it a 10

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Great Matches

Author: DaveHasNoTimeForAnyOfThisBull
30 September 2003

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

For anyone who want's to see The Rock vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin I or Kane vs HHH I, see this Wrestlemania. The crowd reaction is awe inspiring and the DVD presents funny and interesting audio commentary by the Rock and Austin. Mankind(Mick Foley) also has such a large role in this Wrestlemania that all of his fans should enjoy it.

SPOILER: HBK makes a surprise appearance to taunt Mr. McMahon before the main event. END SPOILER

The DVD also has character biographies and background histories on many of the wrestlers. I didn't buy the setup for the Sable-Tori match so that's one negative to it. The setup for Rock-Austin may be the greatest in wrestlemania history. Overall, everyone who's a wrestling fan should see it and I promise they will enjoy it.

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The Raging Climax

7/10
Author: Terryfan from United States
15 February 2015

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Here we go with another review of the World Wrestling Federation so I thought I would review their biggest even of the year Wrestle Mania

This is the 15 event of their Super Bowl, The World Series of the W W F.

Now let's get going with the show.

1. Triple Threat Match for the WWF Hardcore Championship Billy Gunn vs Al Snow vs Hardcore Holly. This match was the first to open the show and it was a decent match with some spots that you never seen coming.

Rating 7 out of 10

2. WWF Tag Team Championship Match Owen Hart and Jeff Jarrett Vs Test and D'Lo Brown. This match was formed after a Battle Royal on Sunday Night Heat where the winners face the Tag Team Champions at Wrestle Mania. D'Lo Brown and Test won the match leaving them to face Owen and Jeff for the tag titles. This match wasn't a long match because Test and D'Lo couldn't see eye to eye long enough to work together in the match they got at each other throats so this was a easy match for Owen and Jeff.

Rating 6 out of 10

3. Brawl For All Butterbean Vs Bart Gunn. This was a "Boxing" style match and it was too short to even give it a rating because Butterbean knock out Bart with one punch within 35 seconds so no rating for this.

4.Mankind vs Paul Wight AKA Big Show with the winner becoming the special guest referee for the main event. This match only has two things that are remember for it the climax of the match when Paul choke slammed Mankind through a set of Steel chairs causing him to loose by Disqualification and when Vince slaps him across the face he punches him out. Which results in him being arrested.

Rating 5 out of 10.

5. Four Corners Elimination Match For The WWF Intercontinental Championship Road Dogg Jesse James vs Val Venis vs Ken Shamrock vs Goldust

While most of the card wasn't all it should be this one wasn't that bad of a match, Elimination matches have always been fun for me to watch. This was another good match on the card.

Rating 7 out of 10

6. Kane vs Triple H. A match with a surprise twist that you have to watch to understand, but this match wasn't much to go on other than Kane getting revenge on Triple H for attacking him with a fireworks and for making Kane hit Chyna with a fireball.

Rating 6 out of 10.

7. WWF Women's Championship Match Sable vs Tori. Not much to say about this match other then looking at two women wrestling for the Women's championship but nothing more.

Rating 3 out of 10.

8. WWF European Championship Match Shane McMahon vs X-Pac now this match was actually pretty good with Shane and X-Pac giving each other a fight from the start of the match plus with a twist you won't see coming.

Rating 8 out of 10.

9.Hell In A Cell Match The Undertaker vs The Big Boss Man. To this day I wonder why the Cell was used for this match since both men didn't face each other enough to grant them this match since the cell was used after two guys had enough matches between each other and want to settle the score once and fall. The only thing about this match that I remember is when The Undertaker wins and hangs the Boss Man thanks to the Brood.

Ratting 5 out of 10.

10. World Wrestling Federation Championship No Disqualification Stone Cold Steve Austin vs The Rock. Now after a long night of matches that were more or less we get rewarded with two of the greatest to ever grace the Ring giving us one of their best matches in their careers. When you have Stone Cold vs The Rock you will be given something special and this one is one of those matches both men were beating each other with everything they had and after all was set and done. Stone Cold Steve Austin for the second Wrestlemania in a row wins the World Wrestling Federation Championship.

Overall this Wrestle Mania only had a few matches that were worth while but the main event is the best part of the show.

I give World Wrestling Federation Wrestle Mania 15 an 7 out of 10

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Pretty average card, solid Main event

6/10
Author: amanwhorocks from Czech Republic
20 August 2014

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1. Hardcore Triple Threat match: Al Snow Vs. Hardcore Holly Vs. Champ-Billy Gunn - Lol at ending, Bob Holly won after Billy finished Snow. 7.5/10

2. Test/D'Lo Brown Vs. Owen Hart/Jeff Jarrett 7.5/10

3. Brawl for All-Boxing match: Butterbean Vs. Bart Gunn - 1 round match :D Big lol 6/10

4. Big Show Vs. Mankind - Mankind won by DQ and Giant Choke-Slammed McMahon 7/10

5. WWF Intercontinental Title 4 way Match: Champ-Road Dogg Vs. Val Venis Vs. Goldust Vs. Shamrock - Weakly scripted match with double Count-out and Road Dogg Old-schooled pin. 6.5/10

6. Kane Vs. Triple H - Chyna helped HHH and we have another DQ ending, but it's great, because they sleep together again, we're happy. 6/10

7. WWF Women Title Match: Champ-Sable Vs. Tori - OMG, that was really weak, probably the worst thing on the card. 4/10

8. WWF European Title Match: Champ-Shane McMahon Vs. X-Pac - HHH turned on X-Pac and let Shane got pin. 6.5/10

9. Hell in a Cell Match: The Undertaker Vs. Big Stiff Man - One of the worst HiC matches, because of that poor untalented Traylor. At least he didn't win. And hanging him with rope? That was sick even on me. 6.5/10

10. WWF World Heavyweight Title Match: Stone Cold Steve Austin Vs. Champ-The Rock - Austin scored again. 7.5/10

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This event, Wrestlemania 10 and Wrestlemania X-Seven are the best 3

10/10
Author: BigSmoke64 from United Kingdom
31 May 2005

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A very good Wrestlemania. I really enjoyed it and a lot of Wrestlings fans will. It was a great event. Here are the matches Match One: Hardcore Holly def. Al Snow and Billy Gunn: Entertaining enough, and every time I watch it, it brings back memories of the old Hardcore division which we all love and miss, lol. 8/10 Match Two: Owen Hart and Jeff Jarett def. D'lo Brown and Test: This was Owen Hart's last Wrestlemania. It happened a month or so before he died. It was nice to see him win and it would have been upsetting if he had lost. 9/10 Match Three: Butterbean def. Bart Gunn: Entertaining and it was short and sweet. 7/10 Match Four: Mankind def. Big Show: This was the Wrestlemania debut of the one and only Big Show. He has never won at Wrestlemania he is 6-0. I hope he does win soon however. Entertaining Boiler Room Brawl however. 10/10 Match Five: Road Dogg def. Ken Shamrock, Goldust and Val Venis: The D-O double G was always one of my favs and I was ecstatic when he won this match as I thought he was going to loose. 10/10 Match Six: Kane def. Triple H via DQ: Kane believed he had the services of ex-DX member Chyna but she turned on him. HHH delivered a horrible chair shot to his head, it was so bad you could she the chair bend. 7/10 Match Seven: Undertaker vs. Big Boss Man: Hell in A Cell means 1 thing in WWE- Money!!! This one is never mentioned on best Hell In a Cell matches but it is. It is an amazing match but it cannot match up to Mankind vs. Undertaker but no matches can. This is the best match of the night. 10/10 Match Eight: Stone Cold vs. The Rock: This is a true classic and one of the best main events. 9/10 What more could you want, a boxing match, a Hell In A cell match AND a Brawler Room Brawl. What a great match card and a historic Wrestlemania

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One match show

6/10
Author: bh_tafe3 from Australia
9 November 2012

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Well, Triple H and Chyna were re-united, Mankind and Kane had their say on McMahon's Corporation and Steve Austin defeated the Rock to cap off a six month chase and a year long rivalry in one of the weaker Wrestlemania PPVs wrestling wise, which compensated for this with a strong central storyline and a decent main event.

The night started off with a continuation in the rivalry between JOB Squad members Hardcore Holly and Al Snow involving the Harcore Championship. This event threw Billy Gunn into the mix. Gunn makes most of the running and is a little unlucky to get slugged by Holly at the end as "Sparky" stole the win and the title. The Hardcore title produced some decent entertainment to start with, but eventually became a waste of time.

Next match saw Owen hart and Jeff Jarett retain the tag team titles against D Lo Brown and Test in an uneventful match followed by Butterbean defeating Bart Gunn in a "Boxing" match in some of the worst 34 seconds I've ever sat through as a wrestling fan.

Brings us to one of our main matches for the evening, the battle between Mankind and Big Show for the right to guest referee the WWE TItle match between the Rock and Stone Cold. The match quickly broke down with Mankind delivering a mandible claw to Big Show's nether regions before Show through him out of the ring and started smashing him with a steel chair. The ref DQ'd the Big Show, who kept right on hammering into Mankind. So Mankind won the match, but surely he was too badly hurt to be able to play any part as a ref later in the show? Next match saw Road Dogg successfully defend the Intercontinental Championship in a four corners match with Goldust, Ken Shamrock and Vel Venis. Shamrock and Val Venis had been in a rivalry after Venis had cast Shamrock's attractive sister Ryan in one of his adult movies. RYan gets involved in the match, Shamrock and Venis end up getting counted out and Road Dogg pins Goldust. Match was pretty short and not memorable at all.

Next match saw Kane tombstone Pete Rose for the second consecutive year. Rose had tried to disguise himself as a chicken and then tried to surprise Kane, who once again had his number. Anyway, Kane comes to the ring with Chyna, who betrays him and sides with Triple H. So DX is back together. Kane wins by DQ, but he don't look like a winner to Jerry Lawler, after getting pedigreed on a steel chair.

Next match saw Sable retain her WWE WOmen's Championship with a win over her stalker Tori, with help from Nicole Bass who hit what I think was supposed to be a gorilla slam om Tori.

Next match saw Shane McMahon defeat X-Pac, thanks to interference from Triple H and Chyna. Looks like DX is now part of the Corporation, but the New Age Outlaws quickly run out to brawl with Triple H. Kane's music hits, ring clears. I'll join some dots in hazy memories here. Kane would soon end up in a relationship with Tori and start a tag team with X-Pac.

The next match saw Undertaker, who was leader of "The Ministry" defeat the Corporation's Big Boss Man in probably the worst of the PPV Hell in a Cell Matches. The match itself wasn't especially dreadful, but got real mean spirited at the end as "the Brood", Edge, Christian and Gangrel came into the ring and hung Boss Man by a noose from the top of the cage.

This brings us finally to the main event. McMahon comes out at the start and announces himself guest ref, but WWE COmissioner Sahwn Michaels over rules him, and despite the crowd wanting Mankind to come out, we get a normal generic referee. Rock and Austin have a pretty neat little brawl, about half way through Rock brings a steel chair in and the ref gets smashed, will Mankind come out? Nope, just another generic ref who also gets taken out. Wil Mankind come now? Nope Earl Hebner's out instead. McMahon now runs in and he and the Rock start beating the crap out of Austin. Hebner tries to stop then and gets creamed. Who will ref the match? Who will save Austin? Massive roar from the crowd as Mankind runs out in a referee's shirt and kills McMahon. Rock and Austin go at it. Finally Ausin gives Rock the double finger, hits the stunner and Mankind counts the three. Austin is the the Champion!!!! The Corporation has been defeated. Austin had the belt and Mankind had the final say on the Corportion's reign of terror.

Well, like I said the wrestling wasn't great, but the strong central theme really holds this show together. The main event is probably the weakest PPV outing between Rock and Austin (well apart from their 1997 "match" at Ground Zero), but it's still a good match, and it brings the whole storyline together. McMahon is vanquished, Rock is defeated, Austin has the belt, with Mankind avenging the humiliation the Corporation had bought him. While the reuniting of DX and their apparent defection to the Corporation gave us something to look forward to in the coming months. All that and a big buyrate, you'd have to say this was a successful show that can be watched and enjoyed again and again by any true wrestling fan.

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Pretty Good

8/10
Author: the_kiss_army_45 from Canada
6 January 2006

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This was a pretty good WrestleMania. Heres a list of matches and my comments on them.

1. Triple Threat Hardcore Championship Match Hardcore Holly def. Billy Gunn and Al Snow to become champion. This was a pretty good match. Billy Gunn got over really well with the crowd. I even cheered a bit myself. 8/10

2. World Tag Team Championship Owen Hart & Jeff Jarrett w/ Debra def. Test & D-Lo Brown w/ Ivory to retain. This was a good match. I still miss Owen Hart a lot. But anyways this was a pretty quick match, with a good quick brawl between Test and D-Lo in the end. 7/10

3. Brawl 4 All Butterbean def. Bart Gunn by knockout. This was pretty quick and somewhat pointless. But it wasn't horrible. 6.5/10

4. Fatal Four Way Intercontinental Championship Match Road Dogg def. Ken Shamrock, Val Venis and Goldust w/ Blue Meanie and Ryan Shamrock to retain. This was a pretty good match, Lame way to get rid of two competitors by double count out. But Road Dogg picks up the win in the end. Blue Meanie was so annoying during the match. 7.5/10

5. Kane def. Triple H by DQ, pretty quick match with a funny moment where Pete Rose gets tombstoned...not choke slammed, in the Beginning.

6. Women's Championship Sable def. Tori, pretty lams stuff. But not horrible. 6.5/10

7. European Championship Shane McMahon w/ Test def. X-Pac to retain, not bad, actually pretty good. 7.5/10

8. Hell in a Cell Match Undertaker w/ Paul Bearer def. Big Boss Man, memorable match with Bossman being hung. I love Hell In A Cell. 8.5/10

9. WWE Championship Main Event Stone Cold def. The Rock to become champion, another memorable Rock and Austin Match-up. Good ending. 9/10

overall good wrestlemania. i enjoyed it, kept me in my seat.

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Climax?

Author: ProdigyReinEngel from Chesapeake, Virginia
17 April 2003

How was this a "Ragin' Climax" between Austin/Rock when the two had a rematch a month later? Or was it a climax between Big Show and Mankind, who also had a rematch one month later? Wrestlemania is usually the turning point for WWF/E storylines, though with XV the event a month after, Backlash, was. Classic moments include: Undertaker's entrance, Mankind pulling a trick out of the Cactus Jack playbook and allowing Show to CRUSH him, Tori walking to the ring looking like her mother had just died because she had just found out she was losing, the Jarrett/Owen tag team and a sub par main event between Rock and Austin topped off with Rock's first overselling of the Stone Cold Stunner.

**1/2

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Wrestlemania XV, 1999

7/10
Author: wrestlingsitewebmaster from England
18 June 2008

Another disappointing event which somehow drew a then wrestling record of 800,000 buys and it also grossed a truck load of money.

This Wrestlemania was OK in certain parts but there was some totally baffling decisions on the show like pushing 'Road Dogg' Jesse James to Intercontinental Championship level and having Owen Hart participate in a lousy tag match which also featured Jeff Jarrett, the underused D'Lo Brown and the boring and depressing Andrew 'Test' Martin. Owen was not treated fairly in my opinion and deserved to be in a much better match. More upsetting though was this was Owen's last Wrestlemania before he tragically died.

The Hell in a Cell match between The Undertaker and Big Bossman was a colossal bore and is the worst Hell in a Cell ever. Worse even when The Undertaker won this dreadful match he tied a rope around Bossman's neck and Gangrel, Edge and Christian helped Taker to lift Bossman off the ground in other words Bossman was hanging. Oh dear deeply unpleasant in a wrestling setting.

However the card does have some good points especially the exciting Boiler Room Brawl between The Big Show and Mankind. And even though The Rock and 'Stone Cold' had a satisfactory main event Rock seemed a little nervous out there and this also featured the funny sight of Kane tombstoning Pete Rose and Butterbean knocking out Bart Gunn in a boxing match.

Results from the show which was held in Philadelphia: Hardcore Holly defeated Billy Gunn and Al Snow in a passable Hardcore match to win the Hardcore title (Gunn was super over although I couldn't understand why).... Owen Hart and Jeff Jarrett downed D'Lo Brown and Test to retain the WWF Tag Team titles in a passable match.... Butterbean beat Bart Gunn in the Brawl 4 All finals.... 'Road Dogg' Jesse James defeated Val Venis, Ken Shamrock and Goldust to retain the Intercontinental Championship (Shamrock was wasted in this match).... Kane downed Triple H via DQ in a short match.... Women's Champion, Sable downed Tori to retain the title in a lame Women's match ( The abysmal Nicole Bass came out and destroyed Tori, which enabled Sable to get the win, which left fans confused).... Mankind defeated Big Show via DQ in a good match.... Shane McMahon downed X-Pac to retain the European Championship.... 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin defeated The Rock to become the Heavyweight Champion in a satisfactory main event.

Grade - B/C

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