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May 20, 2001 - Sacramento, California
Arco Arena

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Sunday Night Heat Match
Raven def. Val Venis via Pinfall

Sunday Night Heat Match
Hardcore Holly
& Crash Holly
def. "Kaientai"
(Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki)
via Pinfall
Notes: Bob pinned Taka.

Match #1
William Regal def. Rikishi via Pinfall (3:57)
Notes: The Commissioner took it to the Phat Man and picked up the victory. He had to avenge the besmirchment of the lovely Stephanie.

Match #2 - 2-out-of-3 Falls Match
Kurt Angle def. Chris Benoit via 2-1 (23:58)
Notes: The first fall could only be decided by pinfall, the second by submission, and the third fall was a ladder match. Benoit pinned Angle after an Olympic Slam at 1:03 for the first fall. Then Angle got the ankle lock on Benoit at 13:25 to win the second fall. Then Angle climbed the ladder and got his medals back with the assistance of Edge and Christian.

Match #3 - WWF Hardcore Championship - Triple Threat Match
def. The Big Show

via Pinfall (9:13)
Notes: Rhyno pinned Big Show after a gore through a garbage can.

Match #4 - WWF Women's Championship
def. Lita
via Pinfall (6:30)
Notes: That ho Lita got what she deserved. But she sure was resilient in this match. She gave it her all and took some heavy punishment.

Match #5 - WWF Intercontinental Championship - Chain Match
def. Triple H
w/Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley
via Pinfall (12:27)
Notes: -TITLE CHANGE- Stone Cold tried to interfere on Triple H's behalf, but instead of hitting Kane with a steel chair, he nailed Hunter. Kane made the cover and won the title.

Match #6 - Tag Team Turmoil Match
Chris Benoit &
Chris Jericho
def. Edge & Christian

(X-Pac & Justin Credible)
"The Hardy Boyz"
(Matt & Jeff Hardy)
"The APA"
(Faarooq & Bradshaw)
"The Dudley Boyz"
(D-Von & Bubba Ray Dudley)
w/Spike Dudley
Dean Malenko & Perry Saturn
via Pinfall (32:09)
Notes: Two teams started the match and when one was defeated, the next team, chosen by lot, came down for the next fall. Faarooq pinned Saturn at 1:33, Bradshaw pinned Bubba Ray Dudley at 7:28 after the Crash and Hardcore Holly put him through a table, X-Pac pinned Bradshaw with Albert's help at 12:25, X-Pac pinned Matt Hardy at 16:54, Benoit and Jericho put their submission finishers on X-Factor to eliminate them at 24:02, and then Benoit got Christian in the Crossface for the submission victory and the #1 contendership.

Match #7 - WWF World Heavyweight Championship - No Holds Barred Match
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin
def. The Undertaker
via Pinfall (23:05)
Notes: Vince McMahon joined Heyman and Ross for commentary. Austin hit Vince with a chair, and Bikertaker went for the Last Ride. Triple H bashed in Bikertaker's face with the sledgehammer, and Kane made his entrance. Kane was too late, because Austin made an immediate cover and retained the belt.

Commentary:Jim Ross and Paul Heyman
w/Jonathan Coachman, Michael Cole
Spanish: Carlos Cabrera, Hugo Savinovich
Ring Announcer:Howard Finkel
Host at WWFNY:Jerry Lynn
Referees/Officials:Teddy Long, Jack Doan, Jimmy Korderas, Tim White, Chad Patton, Mike Chioda, Earl Hebner, Commissioner William Regal, Vince McMahon, etc.

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