The Orange Bowl
March 31, 2008
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Attendance: over 74,635
America The Beautiful Preformed by: John Legend
Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Jonathan Coachman, Joey Styles and Tazz
Celebrities: Kim Kardashian, John Legend, Snoop Dogg, Raven Symone
WWE.com Pre-game Exclusive
ECW Battle Royal
Winner Faces ECW Champion Later in the Event
Kane won the Battle Royal
John "Bradshaw" Layfield vs. Fit Finlay
The fight starts on the outside. Finlay throws JBL into the stairs. The match moves back inside. Finlay gets some weapons from under the ring. JBL capitalizes with a can lid and cookie sheet. The stairs make their way into the ring. Finlay counters JBL's pile driver off the stairs. JBL pounds Finlay into a pulp in the corner. Finlay hits a distracted JBL with his Irish stick. JBL ducks to the outside and goes after Hornswoggle. Finlay goes for a flying leap through the ropes to a waiting JBL who uses a trash can lid to lay out Finlay. JBL goes through a corner laden table. Closeline from Hell! ! ! JBL WINS!
Kim Kardashian interviews Mr. Kennedy
Money in the Bank Ladder Match
John Morrison vs. Carlito vs. Shelton Benjamin vs. CM Punk vs. Mr. Kennedy vs. MVP vs. Chris Jericho
All men but MVP go the the outside. Kennedy brings in a ladder first, MVP pounds him with it. Jericho gets hammered with a ladder to the face. Morrison gets most of the guys with a moonsault with a ladder. Jericho goes for the Walls of Jericho but changes it to a slingshot into the ladder. Kennedy counters with a climb up the ladder, he gets his fingers on the case, but to no avail. Benjamin goes up the ladder, Carlito flings him off. Benjamin climbs and almost reaches the case, Carlito and Kennedy Knock him off onto the floor. Morrison and Jericho battle on the top of the ladder. Kennedy sets up a ladder and goes for the case. Four men battle on the top of the two ladders. MVP is the only man up, he sets up the ladder, almost gets the case and Matt Hardy comes from the crowd and gives him the twist of fate off the ladder! ! ! Morrison attempts to climb a rigged up ladder but is flung onto the ropes. Carlito goes up the ladder after Jericho and spits apple at him. Punk and Jericho fight at the top of the ladder. the two slam each other with the case. CM Punk gets the case.
WWE Hall of fame Package is shown.
Snoop Dog is interviewed.
Smackdown! vs. RAW Battle for Supremacy
Batista vs. Umaga
The two trade punches back and forth. Batista gets kicked in the face and down to the floor. Umaga man handles Batista. Umaga puts Batista in his nerve hold. Batista hits the Batista Bomb and wins
Chavo Guerrero (ECW Heavyweight Champion) vs. Kane
Kane comes from behind and frightens Chavo. Kane slams Chavo and goes for the pin, gets the three count, the win and the ECW Title
Raven Symone introduces the 50 Make A Wish Children in Attendance.
Ric Flair vs. Shawn Michaels
If Ric Flair Loses He Must Retire
Flair starts out with an Hammer lock. Michaels counters with one of his own. Flair forces Michaels into the corner and the two trade shoves as Flair yells "Old Yeller, huh?" Michaels hits Flair with a barrage of chops. Flair goes to the top rope and hits Michaels with a cross body. Michaels goes for a moonsault onto the table but misses and slams into the table. Flair capitalizes on Michaels injury. Michaels hits a moonsault on Flair on the outside. The two just make it back to the ring at a nine count. The two trade chops. Michaels gets Flair with a flying forearm. Michaels motions for sweet chin music. Flair counters into a Figure Four Leg Lock. They are in the center of the ring. Michaels manages to reverse the hold as Flair gets the to the ropes and the referee breaks the hold. Flair takes out Michaels knee after he was sent into the corner. Flair ducks an ensiguri and turns it into a figure four. Flair keeps pulling Michaels into the center of the ring. Michaels just barely gets to the ropes. Michaels gets sweet chin music out of no where. Flair manages to break out of the pin. Michaels gets Flair in a figure four. After the hold was broken Flair gets Michaels with a thumb to the eye. Michaels hits Fialr with Sweet chin Music or the final time pins Flair. Ric Flair must retire. The Crowd gives him a standing ovation.
Playboy BunnyMania Lumberjack Match
Ashley & Maria vs. Beth Phoenix & Melina
Phoenix starts out with shoving Ashley and Ashley follows that with a couple of elbows. Ashley gets Melina with a modified facebuster in the corner. The lights go out. Phoenix spears Melina to the outside. Maria goes for a pin and Santino pulls her off. Jerry Lawler didn't like that so he went and hit him. Phoenix pins Maria after a fisherman suplex. Snoop Dogg comes in and saves Maria, by close lining Santino
John Cena vs. Triple H vs. Randy Orton (WWE Champion)
Orton and Cena go at it. Orton and Triple H go to the ECW Announce table. Orton works on both Cena and Triple H. Triple H Closelines Cena, Orton Closselines Triple H. Orton gets both with a double DDT. Cena counters an RKO by throwing Orton onto Triple H. Cena chases Orton around the outside and gets whipped into the ring post. Triple H works on Oroton Knee. Cena the ST-FU on Orton. Triple H pulls Orton to the ropes. Triple H locks on a crossface on Cena. Triple H and Cena trade blows. Triple H pedigree's Cena, goes for the pin but Orton stops him. Orton falls on Cena and gets the pin and the win.
The Big Show vs. Floyd Mayweather
Mayweather goes after the Big Show with bodyshots. Mayweather's people get man handled by the big show. The Big Show grabs Mayweather by the throat. Mayweather jumps on Show's back and strangles him. The Big Show slaps the breath out of Mayweather. The big Show steps on Mayweather a few times. The Big Show hits a very slow Side slam. Mayweather starts to go to the back but the Big Show goes after him. the Big Show goes for a Chokeslam on Mayweather, But one of his people stops it with a chair. Mayweather grabs the chair and takes the Big Show out with it. Mayweather gets brass knucks and the Big Show is OUT COLD. The Big Show is counted out.
The Undertaker vs. Edge (WWE World Champion)
Undertaker chokes Edge with the ropes. Undertaker went to go old school but edge countered and the undertaker countered his counter. Edge Baseball slides the undertaker into the railing. The Undertaker throws Edge off the top rope. Edge counters the Last Ride. Edge slams The Undertaker on to and over the railing. Edge has the Undertaker in a submission hold working on his leg. Edge counters a choke slam with a DDT. The Undertaker finally gets edge with the last ride. But Edge kicks out of the pin. The referee gets knocked out. Edge goes to the outside and gets a camera and uses it on the Undertaker. The Undertaker gets Edge in a Tombstone. New Referee comes out. Edge's crew coems out and the Undertaker makes short work of them. Edge spears the Undertaker and the pin only is a two count. Edge Taps out after a submission hold.