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April 25, 1999 - Providence, Rhode Island
Providence Civic Center

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Sunday Night Heat Match - Mixed Tag Team Match
Val Venis &
Nicole Bass
def. D'Lo Brown &
via Pinfall (1:43)
Notes: Bass pinned Ivory. Venis was supposed to team with Sable, but she was a no-show. Val was going to go it alone when Bass came down to fight instead.

Sunday Night Heat Match
Droz &
Prince Albert
def. "Too Much"
(Brian Christopher & Scott Taylor)
via Pinfall (1:09)
Notes: Albert pinned Taylor. They were going to pierce him when the Ministry came to the ring to mouth off.

Sunday Night Heat Match
Kane def. The Big Boss Man
via Pinfall (2:45)

Sunday Night Heat Match
Viscera def. Test via Pinfall (2:09)
Notes: Boss Man and Test were arguing about the last match when Viscera came down for his match. Boss Man hit Test with the nightstick to give Vis the win.

Match #1 - Six-Man Tag Team Match
"The Ministry of Darkness"
def. "The Brood"
via Pinfall (11:38)
Notes: Bradshaw pinned Christian after Viscera squashed him.

Match #2 - WWF Hardcore Championship
Al Snow
def. Hardcore Holly
via Pinfall (15:26)
Notes: -TITLE CHANGE- Hard match that saw the men go outside into the production truck and even into a dumpster. Al finished off Hardcore with a shot from Head.

Match #3 - WWF Intercontinental Championship
The Godfather
def. Goldust
w/Blue Meanie
via Pinfall (5:21)
Notes: The Godfather is the worst IC champ ever. And that is saying something when you look at some of the champs: Dean Douglas, Test, Albert, Val Venis, Road Dogg, etc. The title was whored out to nearly anyone in this era.

Match #4
"The New Age Outlaws"
(Billy Gunn & Road Dogg)
def. Jeff Jarrett &
Owen Hart

via Pinfall (10:34)
Notes: Gunn pinned Hart.

Match #5 - Boiler Room Brawl
Mankind def. The Big Show (7:59)
Notes: Mankind escaped the boiler room but Test and Big Boss Man were waiting to beat him down. Show recovered and chased off Boss Man while Foley used Mr. Socko on Test.

Match #6
Triple H
def. X-Pac via Pinfall (19:18)
Notes: Kane did a run-in and got in a few cheap shots on Triple H and Chyna. X-Pac did Shane's bronco-buster on Hunter and Chyna, but while he was on Chyna Hunter recovered and finished off X-Punk.

Match #7
The Undertaker
w/Paul Bearer
def. Ken Shamrock via Pinfall (18:49)
Notes: Bradshaw and Bearer distracted Kenny, but Undertaker got the relatively clean victory. After the bell, Bradshaw did a number on Ken with a baseball bat. But as for the match, nothing much to write home about. Kenny is a technical wrestler while 'Taker is more of a power wrestler. Just didn't seem to be much chemistry between the two in the ring.

Match #8 - WWF World Heavyweight Championship - No Holds Barred Match
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin
def. The Rock
via Pinfall (17:07)
Notes: Shane McMahon was the guest referee, and if Austin laid a finger on him, Austin would be DQed and stripped of the title. This was mainly a bout for Austin to regain his "Smoking Skull Belt" from the Rock. Vince later came down and knocked out Shane, and had Hebner count the match. It was Vince who gave Austin his belt back. After the match, the Undertaker hijacked the McMahon limo with Stephanie still in the back.

Commentary:Jim Ross and Jerry "The King" Lawler
w/Michael Cole, Kevin Kelly
Spanish: Carlos Cabrera, Hugo Savinovich
Ring Announcer:Howard Finkel
Referees/Officials:Teddy Long, Mike Chioda, Jimmy Korderas, Tim White, Earl Hebner, etc.

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