WWE Insurrextion

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The logo for WWF Insurrextion

Insurrextion was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view television show that ran from 2000 to 2003. It was produced by World Wrestling Entertainment exclusively for the United Kingdom. From 2002 it was a Raw brand exclusive show. After the 2003 show, all-UK exclusive pay-per-view shows were stopped. Triple H was featured in the main event of all four versions of the event. Insurrextion's theme song was "Burning Tree" by WWE Production Theme.

Dates and venues[edit]

Event Date City Venue Main event
Insurrextion (2000) May 6, 2000 London, England Earls Court The Rock (c) vs. Shane McMahon vs. Triple H in a Triple Threat match for the WWF Championship
Insurrextion (2001) May 5, 2001 London, England Earls Court Steve Austin (c) and Triple H vs. The Undertaker in a Handicap match for the WWF Championship
Insurrextion (2002) May 4, 2002 London, England Wembley Arena Triple H vs. The Undertaker
Insurrextion (2003) June 7, 2003 Newcastle, England Telewest Arena Triple H (c) vs. Kevin Nash in a Street Fight match for the World Heavyweight Championship

Results[edit]

2000[edit]

Insurrextion (2000)
Tagline(s) "London Bridge isn't the only thing Falling Down"
Theme
song
(s)
"Burning Tree" by WWE Production Theme"
Information
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date May 6, 2000
Attendance 17,000
Venue Earls Court
City London, England
Pay-per-view chronology
Backlash (2000) Insurrextion (2000) Judgment Day (2000)
Insurrextion chronology
First Insurrextion (2000) Insurrextion (2001)
No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Too Cool (Grand Master Sexay and Scotty 2 Hotty) defeated Perry Saturn and Dean Malenko Tag team match 07:00
2 Kane (with Paul Bearer) defeated Bull Buchanan Singles match 03:31
3 Road Dogg (with Tori) defeated Bradshaw Singles match 05:58
4 The Kat (with Mae Young) defeated Terri Runnels (with The Fabulous Moolah) Arm Wrestling match 00:34
5 Showkishi and Rikishi defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) Tag team match 07:10
6 Kurt Angle defeated Chris Benoit Singles match 06:04
7 The British Bulldog defeated Crash Holly (c) Hardcore match for the WWF Hardcore Championship 03:37
8 The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy) defeated Edge and Christian (c) via disqualification Tag team match for the WWF Tag Team Championship 12:53
9 Eddie Guerrero (c) (with Chyna) defeated Chris Jericho Singles match for the WWF European Championship 12:56
10 The Rock (c) defeated Shane McMahon (with Mr. McMahon) and Triple H (with Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley) Triple Threat match for the WWF Championship 15:37
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

2001[edit]

Insurrextion (2001)
Theme
song
(s)
"Burning Tree" by WWE Production Theme
Information
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date May 5, 2001
Attendance 15,794
Venue Earls Court
City London, England
Pay-per-view chronology
Backlash (2001) Insurrextion (2001) Judgment Day (2001)
Insurrextion chronology
Insurrextion (2000) Insurrextion (2001) Insurrextion (2002)


No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Eddie Guerrero defeated Grand Master Sexay Singles match 04:30
2 Perry Saturn and Dean Malenko (with Terri Runnels) defeated The Holly Cousins (Hardcore Holly and Crash Holly) (with Molly Holly) Tag team match 05:37
3 Bradshaw defeated Big Show Singles match 03:20
4 Edge and Christian defeated X-Factor (X-Pac and Justin Credible) (with Albert), The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy), and The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) Fatal Four-Way Elimination match 13:20
5 Chris Benoit defeated Kurt Angle Two Out of Three Falls match 14:23
6 Chris Jericho defeated William Regal Duchess of Queensbury Rules match for the Queen's Cup 14:46
7 The Undertaker defeated The Power Trip (Stone Cold Steve Austin and Triple H) (with Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley) Handicap match for the WWF Championship. Undertaker could only win the title by pinning Austin. 17:12
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • Since Undertaker pinned Triple H, he did not win the title

2002[edit]

Insurrextion (2002)
Theme
song
(s)
"Burning Tree" by WWE Production Theme
Information
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment
Brand(s) Raw
Date May 4, 2002
Attendance 10,500
Venue Wembley Arena
City London, England
Pay-per-view chronology
Backlash (2002) Insurrextion (2002) Judgment Day (2002)
Insurrextion chronology
Insurrextion (2001) Insurrextion (2002) Insurrextion (2003)

Insurrextion (2002) took place on May 4, 2002 at the Wembley Arena in London, England, and was the WWF's first pay-per-view event promoted under a WWE brand (Raw). It was also the last televised show to run under the WWF name; due to a lawsuit by the World Wildlife Fund, the Federation changed its name to World Wrestling Entertainment and started to use the WWE name on the following (May 6) episode of WWE Raw.

No. Results Stipulations Times
1D Mr. Perfect defeated Goldust Singles match N/A
2 Rob Van Dam defeated Eddie Guerrero (c) via disqualification Singles match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 11:23
3 Trish Stratus and Jacqueline Moore defeated Molly Holly and Jazz Tag team match 07:40
4 Sean Waltman defeated Bradshaw Singles match 08:47
5 Booker T defeated Stevie Richards (c) Hardcore match for the WWE Hardcore Championship 10:32
6 The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy) defeated Brock Lesnar and Shawn Stasiak (with Paul Heyman) Tag team match 06:54
7 Spike Dudley (c) defeated William Regal Singles match for the WWE European Championship 04:56
8 Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Big Show Singles match with Ric Flair as special outside referee 16:00
9 Triple H defeated The Undertaker Singles match 14:29
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • D – indicates the match was a dark match
  • Crash Holly pinned Booker to win the Hardcore Title, Booker pinned Crash to win the Hardcore Title, and Richards pinned Booker to win the Hardcore Title.

2003[edit]

This was considered WWE's last event that was non-exclusive with a brand. (with the exception of the older and more significant Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, SummerSlam and Survivor Series pay-per-views)

Insurrextion (2003)
Theme
song
(s)
"Burning Tree" by WWE Production Theme
Information
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment
Brand(s) Raw
Date June 7, 2003
Attendance 10,000
Venue Telewest Arena
City Newcastle, England
Pay-per-view chronology
Judgment Day (2003) Insurrextion (2003) Bad Blood (2003)
Insurrextion chronology
Insurrextion (2002) Insurrextion (2003) Final
No. Results Stipulations Times
1D Maven defeated Christian Eckstein[1] Singles match N/A
2D The Hurricane defeated Lance Storm Singles match N/A
3 Jazz (c) (with Theodore Long) defeated Trish Stratus Singles match for the WWE Women's Championship 10:45
4 Christian (c) defeated Booker T Singles match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 15:12
5 Rob Van Dam and Kane (c) defeated La Résistance (Sylvain and René Duprée) Tag team match for the World Tag Team Championship 09:03
6 Goldust defeated Rico Constantino Singles match 09:53
7 The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley, D-Von Dudley and Spike Dudley) defeated Rodney Mack, Christopher Nowinski and Theodore Long Six-man tag team match 09:15
8 Scott Steiner defeated Test Singles match with Val Venis as Special Guest Referee 06:49
9 Triple H (c) (with Ric Flair) defeated Kevin Nash (with Shawn Michaels) Street Fight for the World Heavyweight Championship 16:33
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • D – indicates the match was a dark match

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