Event Title

WrestleMania 21 Taping

Date

April 3, 2005

Venue

Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States of America, North America drawing 20,193
  1. Booker T beat The Hurricane, Luther Reigns, Scotty 2 Hotty, Sho Funaki, Spike Dudley, Billy Kidman, Charlie Haas, Maven, Val Venis, Simon Dean, Sylvan Grenier, Rosey, Rhyno, Rob Conway, Doug Basham, Danny Basham, Tyson Tomko, Akio, Hardcore Holly, WWE World Tag Team Champion William Regal, WWE United States Champion Orlando Jordan, WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London, WWE World Tag Team Champion Tajiri, Heidenreich, Gene Snitsky, Mark Jindrak, Nunzio, Viscera, and Chris Masters in a Battle Royal (0:11:36)
  2. WWE Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio beat WWE Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero via pinfall (0:12:39)
  3. Edge beat Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, Christian (Tyson Tomko), WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin, and Kane in a Money in the Bank Ladder Match (0:15:20)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match will earn a contract for a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at any time of their choosing good for 1-year
  4. The Undertaker beat Randy Orton via pinfall (0:14:16)
  5. WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus beat Christy Hemme via pinfall (0:04:43)
  6. Kurt Angle beat Shawn Michaels via submission (0:27:27)
  7. Akebono beat The Big Show in a Sumo Match (0:01:03)
  8. John Cena beat WWE Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via pinfall to win the WWE Championship (0:11:27)
  9. Batista beat WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) via pinfall to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship (0:21:34)
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