WrestleMania 21
History of WrestleMania

Information on Venue

  • Opened October 17, 1999
  • Construction cost $375 million
  • Capacity 21,000


WrestleMania XXI Facts

  • WrestleMania 21 featured a "Dream Match" between Kurt Angle and Shawn Michaels. The two all-time greats had never faced each other prior to the event.
  • Big Show faced Akebono in the first ever Sumo Match in WWE history.
  • "Rowdy" Roddy Piper hosted a WrestleMania edition of Piper's Pit for the first time since WrestleMania V.
  • The WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2005 was introduced during WrestleMania 21. The inductees were: Hulk Hogan, "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff, "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr., Jimmy Hart, Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff and "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.
  • Undertaker improved his WrestleMania record to an amazing 13-0 against Randy Orton.
  • Both the WWE and World Heavyweight Championship changed hands as John Cena defeated JBL and Batista defeated Triple H, respectively.

Inducted into the Hall of Fame

Inducted by Sylvester Stallone
Inducted by "Nature Boy" Ric Flair
Inducted by Randy Orton
  • "The Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart
Inducted by Jerry "The King" Lawler
Inducted by Bobby "The Brain" Heenan
Inducted by Jim Ross
Inducted by Sgt. Slaughter


Pictures of the Event

Rey Mysterio vs Eddie Guerrero

Money in the Bank

Hulk Hogan's return

Undertaker vs Randy Orton

Trish Stratus vs Christy Hemme

Kurt Angle vs Shawn Michaels

Piper's Pit

Sumo Match

John Cena vs JBL

Batista vs Triple H

External links

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