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WrestleMania 11
April 02, 1995
Civic Center, Hartford, CT


Written by: travis

Show begins with a look back at previous WrestleMania events, and a look at some of the celebrities at this year's show, which include Pamela Anderson, Jenny McCarthy, John Tuturo, Salt & Peppa, Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Lawrence Taylor. Commentary was provided by Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler.

Lex Luger & British Bulldog vs. Blu Brothers (with Zebekiah)

The match begins with all four men brawling inside the ring, which leads to the team of Luger and the Bulldog clearing the ring and assuming control of the match. The Bulldog remains in the ring to wear down Jacob Blu, and then Eli as well. The double teaming tactics of the Blu Brothers eventually wear down the Bulldog, who is overwhelmed by the two larger men. The Blu Brothers make frequent exchanges, both legal and not to remain the aggressors. Luger and the Bulldog pick up on the trick, however, and used the same tactic to trap Eli for the pinfall and the victory.

Match Time: 6:35
Winner: Lex Luger & British Bulldog by Pinfall

WWF IC Championship: Razor Ramon (with the 123 Kid) vs. Jeff Jarrett (with the Roadie)

The match starts fast and then slows, as Razor runs to the ring and clears it, with Jarrett and the Roadie recovering on the outside. Razor starts strong with multiple pinfall attempts, and nearly completes a Razor's Edge powerbomb but the Roadie holds onto the legs of Jarrett to prevent him from being slammed. Jarrett attempts to leave the ringside area several times, but the 123 Kid prevents his escape. Jarrett finally gains the advantage and attempts various sleeper holds. As Ramon is worn down, Jarrett then works of the injured leg of Ramon, culminating with a figure four leglock in the center of the ring. Ramon is able to reverse the hold, and puts Jarrett in the Razor's Edge once again, but before he can land the move, the Roadie enters the ring and attacks the leg of Ramon earning him the DQ. The 123 Kid comes in to save Ramon, but Jarrett and the Roadie overwhelm the smaller opponent.

Match Time: 13:31
Winner: Razor Ramon by DQ

Undertaker (with Paul Bearer) vs. King Kong Bundy (with Ted DiBiase)

The Undertaker starts strong, despite the sub plot of the Million Dollar Man owning the urn of the Undertaker. The Undertaker dominates Bundy and regains the urn from the grasp of DiBiase, but Kama arrives at ringside to attack Paul Bearer and leave the ringside area with the urn, which he says that he will melt down into a necklace. With the urn gone from the Undertaker's possession, Bundy assumes control of the match and attempts to wear down the Undertaker with sleeper holds. Eventually the Undertaker recovers and lands a flying clothesline on Bundy which is enough to put the man away. Match Time: 6:38

Winner: Undertaker by Pinfall

WWF Tag Team Championship: Owen Hart & Yokozuna (with Cornette and Fuji) vs. The Smoking Gunns

Owen Hart arrives for the match and announces that his surprise partner would be the man who defeated his brother Bret, Yokozuna. The Smoking Gunns make their way to ringside, and Billy Gunn faces off against Owen. The Gunns take the early advantage with double teaming against Owen, but Yokozuna is then tagged in, and dominates Bart Gunn. Owen enters the ring again, and the Gunns take advantage of the smaller man. Falling to the outside, Owen gets an opportunity to drive Billy into the steel steps, and rolls his back into the ring for Yokozuna to work over. The Gunns make small headway, but the larger size and agility of Owen Hart prove to be to much, as Owen Hart looks to perform the Sharpshooter, but then simply covers a downed Billy Gunn for the pinfall and victory.

Match Time: 9:38
Winner: Owen Hart & Yokozuna by Pinfall

"I Quit" Match: Bret Hart vs. Bob Backlund with Special Ref Rowdy Roddy Piper

Bret Hart goes right into the aggressor mode, battering Backlund in the corner of the ring, and attacking him with high, overhand punches. Piper remains in the ring to officiate and ask the downed men if they wanted to give up with a microphone. Hart uses punches to drive Backlund to the mat, and then attempts to apply the Sharpshooter or other leg-based submission holds to wear down the weakened Backlund. After several attempts by Hart, Backlund gains the upper hand and at once starts to work on the arm and back of Hart. Backlund remains the general aggressor, but spends too much time threatening the use of his submission move, the Cross-Face Chicken Wing. Backlund finally applies the move successfully, but Hart reverses it and Backlund submits to the hold.

Match Time: 9:34
Winner: Bret Hart by Submission

WWF World Championship: Diesel vs. Shawn Michaels (with Sid)

Shawn arrives to the ring with Sid and Jenny McCarthy, and then Diesel enters with Pamela Anderson, who was supposed to enter with Michaels. Diesel then clears the ring and poses for the crowd with Anderson. As the match begins Shawn attacks with aerial moves, attempting to stay clear of the brawling style of Diesel with quick ducks and jabs to the face of the larger man. Shawn is mostly unsuccessful, as the more powerful Diesel tosses him from corner to corner, countering his attacks with slams and hard punches. A quick dodge finally puts Shawn on the attack as Diesel falls to the outside of the ring which allows Michaels a chance to regroup and pace the match better to his style. Shawn at once begins to work on the back and neck of the larger man, trapping Diesel in a sleeper hold and wearing him down. Michaels finally has Diesel in a pinning situation after a superkick, but Sid has the ref on the outside of the ring and Shawn is unable to get the three-count. Diesel is able to recover, and catch Michaels after a missed move. Delivering the jackknife powerbomb, Diesel covers Michaels for the victory.

Match Time: 20:31
Diesel by Pinfall

Special Attraction Match: Bam Bam Bigelow (with the Million Dollar Team) vs. Lawrence Taylor (with NFL All-Pro team)

The match begins with Salt & Peppa rapping their way to the ring. The All-Pro Team then arrives at ringside and clears the ring of Kama and Bundy, who were standing on ringside. When both men finally enter the ring, Taylor at once goes on the attack with running slams and punches. Taylor stays on the attack, and finally drives the veteran to the outside of the ring. Taylor follows Bam Bam to the outside, which turns out to be a mistake as Bigelow beats him back into the ring and begins to work on the back of Taylor, keeping him grounded on the mat. Bigelow attempts several submission maneuvers, but Taylor continues to make his way into the rope to force Bam Bam to release the hold. Bigelow attempts several pinfall attempts, but is unable to put the resilient Taylor away. Taylor finally manages to make it to his feet, climbs to the second rope, and lands a flying punch on Bigelow. Covering him for the pinfall, Taylor wins the match. Note: referee for this match was Pat Patterson.

Match Time: 12:08
Winner: Lawrence Taylor by Pinfall




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