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Encyclopedia > WrestleMania XX
WrestleMania XX
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Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment
Brand (s) RAW
SmackDown!
Date March 14, 2004
Venue Madison Square Garden
City New York, New York
Attendance 20,000
Pay-per-view chronology
No Way Out 2004 WrestleMania XX Backlash 2004

WrestleMania XX was the twentieth WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It took place on March 14, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. The event was the third WrestleMania at Madison Square Garden but the fourth to take place in the New York metropolitan area (following WrestleMania I, WrestleMania 2, and WrestleMania X). The celebrated return grossed more than USD$2.4 million in ticket sales, making the Pay-Per-View the highest grossing event ever for WWE at Madison Square Garden. A sold-out Madison Square Garden was filled with more than 20,000 people from 16 countries, 48 states. Fans from more than 90 countries watched the televised event. Image File history File links Official logo for WrestleMania XX. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... WWE Raw is the Monday night professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the primary broadcast of the RAW brand. ... For the video game series based on the show, see WWE SmackDown! (video game series). ... is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... 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 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... New York–Northern New Jersey–Long Island is the most populous metropolitan area in the United States and is also one of the most populous in the world . ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... WrestleMania (chronologically known as WrestleMania I) was the first WrestleMania professional wrestling event from the World Wrestling Federation, which took place on March 31, 1985 in New York, New York at the world-famous Madison Square Garden. ... WrestleMania 2 was the second annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation (although the first WrestleMania was only on pay-per-view in select areas). ... WrestleMania X was the tenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation. ... USD redirects here. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of...


Billed as "The Road to WrestleMania XX", the buildup to the event began almost immediately following the previous year's WrestleMania. It was a joint-promotion pay-per-view event, featuring performers from the RAW and SmackDown! brands. The tagline for WrestleMania XX was "Where it all Begins... Again". The official theme song for the event was "Step Up" by Drowning Pool. The secondary theme song was "Touché" by Godsmack. The World Wrestling Entertainment Brand Extension was a device first used in 2002 by said professional wrestling organization as a means of providing separate brands of wrestling through its two top shows, RAW and SmackDown!, with the addition of ECW in 2006. ... WWE Raw is the Monday night professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the primary broadcast of the RAW brand. ... For the video game series based on the show, see WWE SmackDown! (video game series). ... Step Up is a song by Hard Rock/Nu Metal band Drowning Pool. ... This article is about the band. ... The Other Side is an acoustic album by heavy metal band Godsmack, released in 2003. ... For the Alice in Chains song, see God Smack (song). ...

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References

  • More Than 20,000 Attend WrestleMania XX As World Wrestling Entertainment Triumphantly Returns To Madison Square Garden
  • WrestleMania XX Sets Record As Highest Grossing Event For World Wrestling Entertainment at Madison Square Garden

External links

  • The Official Website of WrestleMania XX
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CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - PPVReports: WrestleMania XX bombs (2203 words)
WrestleMania XX was promoted with the slogan: "Where it all begins again." After last night's positively abominable pay-per-view broadcast, it is apparent what the 'it' actually means.
One of the most awful and dullest WrestleManias in recent memory, the anniversary show was a celebration of everything that has led to the wrestling promotion's tailspin in popularity.
From the cookie-cutter matches to the lack of storyline continuity, WrestleMania XX did nothing to satisfy long-time fans or to bring new ones into the fold.
WrestleMania XX - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (943 words)
WrestleMania XX was the twentieth WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment.
The event was the third WrestleMania at Madison Square Garden but the fourth to take place in the New York metropolitan area (following WrestleMania I, WrestleMania 2, and WrestleMania X).
WrestleMania XX celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first WrestleMania.
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