Reported by Adam Martin of WrestleView.com
Full WWE WrestleMania XX PPV Results - 3/14/04 from Madison Square Garden
On Sunday, March 14, 2004 at 11:38 PM EST Full WWE WrestleMania XX PPV Results - 3/14/04
Location: New York City, NY (Madison Square Garden)
Report by: Adam Martin of WrestleView.com- WrestleMania XX kicked off with the Harlem Choir Boys singing America The Beautiful. While this took place, video footage was shown of the WWE visiting Iraq during Christmas. It finished with a shot of the New York skyline with the new Trade Towers in the background and streamers shooting down into the crowd. A promo opened the show with Vince McMahon starting the first WrestleMania in Madison Square Garden and so on as the years went by. Video highlights of the past 19 WrestleMania's were shown.Shawn Michaels, Eddie Guerrero, Brock Lesnar, Mick Foley, The Rock, John Cena, Ric Flair, Triple H, Chris Benoit, Kurt Angle, Big Show, Steve Austin, Randy Orton and many others reflected on the history of WrestleMania. It closed with Vince and Shane McMahon with Shane's new baby. A giant pyro display kicked off around the ring and the entrance way. There is a ramp this year at MSG and not just the normal walkway entrance way as they have done in the past.WWE UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
- Ultimo Dragon eliminated Shannon Moore.
- Jamie Noble eliminated Ultimo Dragon.
- Jamie Noble eliminated Funaki (in record time).
- Jamie Noble eliminated Nunzio (via countout).* Billy Kidman did a big Shooting Star Press off the ropes and almost landed on his head connecting with Jamie Noble and Nunzio on the outside.- Billy Kidman eliminated Jamie Noble.
- Rey Mysterio eliminated Billy Kidman.
- Rey Mysterio eliminated Tajiri.* Akio was unable to compete when Tajiri spit his Green Mist in his face when he tried to hit Rey Mysterio instead.- Chavo Guerrero eliminated Rey Mysterio to retain WWE Cruiserweight Title.
Special Guest Referee: Stone Cold Steve AustinWinner: Bill GoldbergBefore the match started, a huge "YOU SOLD OUT" chant started. After that, the crowd started singing the "goodbye" song. This still a work folks? During the match, the fans booed many of the spots that took place. It was more of a "who is stronger" type of match between the two. A loud "BORING" chant started up soon after. Goldberg hit a big military press slam on Lesnar followed by a missed Spear in the corner. Lesnar and Goldberg hit their respective finishers, but both kicked out each time. The match ended when Goldberg hit a big Spear followed by the Jackhammer to get the 1, 2, 3 clean. After the match, Austin raised Goldberg's arm in the air. Lesnar got back on his feet as the fans started the "goodbye" chant again. Lesnar flipped off the crowd and Steve Austin. Austin gave Lesnar the Stunner and kicked him out of the "WWE ring" as noted by Jim Ross. Austin got some beers and celebrated with the fans. Goldberg did the same, but the fans booed him. Austin slapped his beer with Goldberg's and then gave him the Stunner. Austin drove away on his ATV and gave Goldberg the finger.- A fireworks display went off outside on the MSG building. It was announced that WrestleMania 21 would be taking place in Los Angeles.- Vince McMahon came out and gave a speech about WrestleMania 20. He thanked all the fans of the WWE for making WrestleMania possible. WWE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP - FATAL FOUR WAY