King of the Ring (1999)

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King of the Ring (1999)
Kor1999.jpg
Promotional poster featuring The Big Show
Information
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Sponsor Super Soaker
Date June 27, 1999
Attendance 19,761[1]
Venue Greensboro Coliseum
City Greensboro, North Carolina
Pay-per-view chronology
Over the Edge (1999) King of the Ring (1999) Fully Loaded (1999)
King of the Ring chronology
King of the Ring (1998) King of the Ring (1999) King of the Ring (2000)

King of the Ring (1999) was the seventh annual King of the Ring professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It was presented by Super Soaker and took place on June 27, 1999, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Ten matches were scheduled on the event's card. The main event was a Ladder match featuring Shane McMahon and Vince McMahon defeating Steve Austin for the control of the WWF. The other main match was a WWF Championship were The Undertaker defeated The Rock to retain the title. Featured matches on the undercard included the KOTR tournament final between Mr. Ass and X-Pac, which Mr. Ass won to win the tournament and a Tag team match between Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff) defeating The Brood (Edge and Christian).

Triple H was originally supposed to compete in the tournament, but he wanted to compete for the WWF title instead, so he gave his spot to Chyna.[2]

Background[edit]

King of the Ring tournament bracket[edit]

The tournament took place between May 30 and June 27, 1999. The tournament brackets were:

  First round (TV) Quarterfinals (PPV) Semifinals (PPV) Final (PPV)
                             
 Billy Gunn Pin  
 Viscera 2:05  
   Billy Gunn Ref Stop  
 
   Ken Shamrock 3:37  
 Ken Shamrock Sub
 Jeff Jarrett 2:55  
   Billy Gunn Pin  
   Kane 5:25  
 Droz Pin  
 Big Show 0:59  
   Big Show Pin
 
   Kane 6:36  
 Test Pin
 Kane 3:05  
    Billy Gunn Pin
   X-Pac 5:33
 Road Dogg Pin  
 The Godfather 1:02  
   Road Dogg Pin
 
   Chyna 13:19  
 Chyna Pin
 Val Venis 2:14  
   Road Dogg Pin
   X-Pac 3:08  
 Al Snow Pin  
 Hardcore Holly 1:24  
   Hardcore Holly DQ
 
   X-Pac 3:02  
 Big Boss Man Pin
 X-Pac 2:37  

Results[edit]

No. Results Stipulations Times[3]
1D Meat defeated Kurt Angle Singles match Unknown
2H The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff Hardy) vs. The Brood (Edge and Christian) ended in a no contest Tag team match to determine the number one contenders to the WWF Tag Team Championship Unknown
3H Mideon and Viscera defeated Big Boss Man Handicap match Unknown
4H Prince Albert (with Droz) defeated Val Venis Singles match Unknown
5H Ken Shamrock defeated Shane McMahon by disqualification Singles match Unknown
6 X-Pac defeated Hardcore Holly by disqualification King of the Ring quarter-final 02:58
7 Kane defeated Big Show King of the Ring quarter-final 06:29
8 Billy Gunn defeated Ken Shamrock King of the Ring quarter-final 03:53
9 Road Dogg defeated Chyna (with Triple H) King of the Ring quarter-final 13:14
10 The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff Hardy) (with Michael Hayes) defeated The Brood (Edge and Christian) (with Gangrel) Tag team match to determine the number one contenders to the WWF Tag Team Championship 04:54
11 Billy Gunn defeated Kane King of the Ring semi-final 05:16
12 X-Pac defeated Road Dogg King of the Ring semi-final 03:07
13 The Undertaker (c) (with Paul Bearer) defeated The Rock Singles match for the WWF Championship 19:14
14 Billy Gunn defeated X-Pac King of the Ring final 05:35
15 The McMahons (Mr. and Shane McMahon) defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin Handicap Ladder match for control of the World Wrestling Federation 17:09
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • D – indicates the match was a dark match
  • H – indicates the match was broadcast prior to the pay-per-view on Sunday Night Heat

References[edit]

  1. ^ "King of the Ring 1999". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Powell, John (June 28, 1999). "Gunn crowned KOTR". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 

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