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Encyclopedia > WrestleMania X8
WrestleMania X8
Details
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date March 17, 2002
Venue SkyDome
City Toronto, Ontario
Attendance 68,237
Pay-per-view chronology
No Way Out 2002 WrestleMania X8 Backlash 2002

WrestleMania X8 was the eighteenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and the final one under the WWF name. It took place on March 17, 2002 at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario. The event was the second WrestleMania to take place in the Toronto metropolitan area (following WrestleMania VI). The record-breaking attendance for the SkyDome of 68,237 resulted in gross receipts of approximately $6.1 million CAD ($3.9 million USD). WrestleMania weekend also included WWF Fan Axxess at the Canadian National Exhibition's Automotive Building. [1] For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... Pay-per-view is the name given to a system by which television viewers can call and order events to be seen on TV and pay for the private telecast of that event to their homes later. ... The Nintendo GameCube (GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Computer and video games redirects here. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links WrestleMania X-8 official logo. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Rogers Centre, formerly known as SkyDome,[2] is a multi-purpose stadium in Toronto, Ontario, situated next to the CN Tower near the shores of Lake Ontario. ... No Way Out is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). ... Backlash is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment, which started in 1999 and is held normally in April (with the exception of 2005). ... Official WrestleMania logo WrestleMania is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment since 1985. ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... Pay-per-view is the name given to a system by which television viewers can call and order events to be seen on TV and pay for the private telecast of that event to their homes later. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Rogers Centre, formerly known as SkyDome,[2] is a multi-purpose stadium in Toronto, Ontario, situated next to the CN Tower near the shores of Lake Ontario. ... A map of Torontos Census Metropolitan Area, which contains a large portion of the Greater Toronto Area. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... WrestleMania VI was the sixth WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event and the first to be held outside of the U.S. It took place on April 1, 1990 at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario with an announced attendance of 67,678. ... “C$” redirects here. ... USD redirects here. ... Looking East from the CNE Ferris Wheel (National Trade Centre at left, Automotive Building at right). ...


The tagline for WrestleMania X8 was "The One And Only". The official theme song for the event was "Tear Away" by Drowning Pool. The secondary theme song was "Superstar" by Saliva. Drowning Pool performed the theme song live, as well as "The Game" during Triple H's entrance. Saliva performed "Superstar" live, as well as "Turn the Tables" during The Dudley Boyz's entrance. Tear away is a song by Hard Rock/Nu Metal band Drowning Pool. ... This article is about the band. ... Superstar is a song by the Nu-Metal/Post-grunge/Hard Rock band Saliva. ... Saliva is a hard rock band who makes use of grunge techniques as well as a bit of nu metal on their older albums, though they still incorporate rapped verses to a degree. ... WWF Forceable Entry was an album released by the World Wrestling Federation in 2002. ... Paul Michael Levesque[4] (born July 27, 1969)[4] is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Triple H, an abbreviation of his former Hunter Hearst Helmsley moniker. ... WWF Forceable Entry was an album released by the World Wrestling Federation in 2002. ... For the rest of the stable see Dudley family. ...

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Results

Van Dam after winning the Intercontinental Championship
Van Dam after winning the Intercontinental Championship

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Other on-screen talent

An attendance record setting 68,237 fans at the SkyDome for WrestleMania X8
An attendance record setting 68,237 fans at the SkyDome for WrestleMania X8
Commentators
Spanish commentators
Interviewers
Ring announcer
Referees

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Notes

The Rock vs. Hulk Hogan

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References

  1. ^ Axxess kicks off WrestleMania weekend.

External links

WrestleMania
I 1985 • 2 1986 • III 1987 • IV 1988 • V 1989 • VI 1990 • VII 1991 • VIII 1992 • IX 1993
X 1994 • XI 1995 • XII 1996 • 13 1997 • XIV 1998 • XV 1999 • XVI 2000 • X-Seven 2001
X8 2002 • XIX 2003 • XX 2004 • 21 2005 • 22 2006 • 23 2007 • XXIV 2008

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WrestleMania X8 was the eighteenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by the World Wrestling Federation.
WrestleMania X8 was the final WrestleMania to be promoted under the World Wrestling Federation name.
Edge was in attendance at WrestleMania VI, and Page drove the car that brought the Honky Tonk Man and Greg Valentine to their performance at that same WrestleMania.
WWE WrestleMania X8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (435 words)
It is based on the WWE pay-per-view of the same name.
WrestleMania X8 failed to live up to the standards of previous Nintendo wrestling games.
In 2003, THQ released its second Nintendo follow-up, WWE WrestleMania XIX on the Nintendo GameCube.
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