Date: December 9, 2001
Location: San Diego, California - Sports Arena.
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler

Match Example:
Dudley Boyz vs Big Show & Kane (Tag Titles)
Rob Van Dam vs Undertaker (Hardcore Title)
Steve Austin vs Kurt Angle (WWF Title)
The Rock vs Chris Jericho (WCW Title)
Winner vs Winner (Undisputed Title)

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  1. Sunday Night Heat:
    • Recaps of events leading up to each match on the PPV.
    • Recap of Triple H on Mad TV.
    • Triple H's name comes up several times which is strange since they SHOULD be promoting the PPV, and not a sidelined Superstar.. Hmmmmmmmm....
    • APA defeats Palumbo/Gunn.
    • Video Package of events leading up to Vengeance, Drowning Pool's song "Sinner" is the theme song for the Vengeance PPV.

  2. Vengeance Kicks Off: Vince McMahon & Ric Flair.
    • World Wrestling Federation co-owner Vince McMahon sauntered to the ring as Vengeance kicked off, and he didn't seem to be a happy man.
    • Vince said that for the record, last Thursday on SmackDown! he wasn't about to kiss anyone's ass.
    • He said there was no one big enough or bad enough to make him kiss ass.
    • He said he was going to take care of business, but Stone Cold Steve Austin had showed up on the TitanTron and beat the hell out of Kurt Angle, and threated to beat him if he left the ring!
    • He said his partner, Ric Flair, had come to the stage and said no one could interfer, under fear of suspension.
    • Mr. McMahon said that Rock then took advantage of him, shoving his face into Rikishi's posterior!
    • Mr. McMahon called it the most humiliating experience of his life.
    • He said the people had laughed at him, as if watching a cartoon or a comedy skit.
    • He couldn't believe the fans had laughed at Vince McMahon.
    • He said it was wrong to laugh at the misfortunes of billionaires.
    • He said the fans would laugh when he told them to laugh, and if they remember nothing else for the rest of the night, they should remember this: He who laughs last, laughs loudest.
    • Suddenly, out came Vince's partner -- Ric Flair -- to a huge ovation!
    • The Nature Boy said he hoped he had seen the last of Vince tonight, because the people wanted to see Vengeance!
    • Flair said the show would be starting right now!
    • Flair then left, and Scotty 2 Hotty's music hit -- with Vince still standing in the ring! Scotty and Albert headed to the ring and danced as Vince stomped out of the ring!

  3. TAG TEAM MATCH: Scotty 2 Hotty/Albert vs Test/Christian
    • Scotty and Albert attacked Test and Christian before the bell.
    • Albert set Christian up for the Baldobomb, but Test grabbed Albert's legs and pulled him out of the ring.
    • Scotty then bulldogged Christian and was going for the Worm, but Christian caught him and knocked him down.
    • Then Christian went for the Worm!
    • But Albert caught him and was setting him up for a big slam, only to get the big boot from Test for a near fall!
    • Scotty bulldogged Test and then nailed the Worm!
    • Christian went for the Unprettier on Scotty, but Albert nailed the Baldobomb on Christian and pinned him for the win!
    • WINNERS: Albert & Scotty!

  4. INTERVIEW: The Coach & William Regal.
    • Regal said that questions like that disgusted him, and that his methods were not questionable, but successful.
    • Regal said that he has fought the toughest men in the world and survived.
    • He said Edge should have never incurred his wrath -- and Edge would have been safer selling his soul to the devil.
    • He promised to take Edge's title.
    • Regal then called Coach a "pillock!"

  5. IC TITLE MATCH: Edge vs William Regal.
    • The crowd blasted Regal with boos and chants of "Regal sucks!"
    • Late in the match, Regal brutalized Edge with kicks, and when the ref turned around, he took out his knucks!
    • But Edge speared Regal and pinned him to retain his championship!
    • WINNER: Edge (retains).

  6. BACKSTAGE: Ric Flair & Kurt Angle.
    • Ric Flair was on the phone, telling the person on the other end that he couldn't believe there would finally be an undisputed champion.
    • Kurt Angle then entered his locker room and mocked Flair's accomplishments, saying that there was one thing Flair would never win -- gold medals!
    • He also said Flair was never Undisputed Champion, something that he promised he would do tonight!
    • Flair said Angle definitely had the ability to.
    • Angle said that he would beat up everyone en route to becoming champion!
    • Angle said he would do it, and Flair said that was awesome!

  7. BACKSTAGE: Lita & Matt Hardy.
    • Lita was stretching backstage when Matt Hardy entered her locker room and said he knew this had been a tough time for her, and he knew she knew how much this meant to him.
    • He said tonight was his opportunity to show he was the brains of the Hardy Boyz.
    • Lita told Matt that as his girlfriend, she was always on his side.
    • But as a WWF referee, she wouldn't take sides.
    • Matt said that was fine, because Jeff wouldn't get the opportunity to pin his shoulders to the mat.
    • Matt said after he won his match, maybe they should make it a Matt & Lita night, and put this all behind them.

  8. MATCH: Jeff Hardy vs Matt Hardy (Referee: Lita)
    • Late in the match, Jeff covered Matt, who tried to get his foot on the ropes, but Jeff pulled it off, and Lita counted the pinfall, giving Jeff the win!
    • Matt screamed at his girlfriend after the bout!
    • WINNER: Jeff Hardy.

  9. BACKSTAGE: Trish & The Rock.
    • Trish Stratus knocked on The Rock's door, and said it was amazing how he stood up to Vince on Thursday.
    • Rock said thanks, and Trish said she wanted to wish him luck in his match.
    • She then kissed him on the cheek.
    • She went to leave, and he asked where she was going.
    • He told her to be quiet, and said that just so they were on the same page, the only thing on Rock's mind was walking out of San Diego as undisputed champion.
    • But after that, he said there would be plenty of time for her to smell what he was cookin'!

  10. TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH: The Dudley Boyz w/Stacy vs Big Show/Kane.
    • Late in the match, Kane tagged in Show, who cleaned house!
    • He went for the chokeslam on D-Von, but Bubba nailed him with a chop block.
    • Kane went for a top-rope clothesline on D-Von, but accidentally hit the Show.
    • Bubba went for the cover, but Kane broke it up.
    • The Dudleys fell to the outside, and Show asked why Kane had hit him -- clear miscommunication between the challengers.
    • But the Dudleys broke up the argument, and moments later, Show accidentally hit Kane!
    • Bubba Ray took the turnbuckle pad off one of the corners, and the Dudleys launched Show into the air, where Show's head hit the exposed turnbuckle!
    • He was then pinned as the Dudleys retained their titles!
    • WINNERS: The Dudley Boyz (retain).

  11. BACKSTAGE: Lita & Matt Hardy.
    • Lita went to apologize to Matt Hardy, saying she was terribly sorry about what had happened.
    • He simply gave her a dirty look and left his locker room.

  12. HARDCORE TITLE MATCH: Rob Van Dam vs The Undertaker.
    • Van Dam climbed up to the cheap seats, and hit a huge cross body from 20 feet in the air for a two-count!
    • The Undertaker went for the Last Ride on the stage, but Van Dam held onto the stage and kicked Taker away!
    • With Van Dam down on the stage, Taker went backstage and came back with a chair, which RVD kicked away.
    • RVD gave Taker rolling thunder right on the stage for a two-count!
    • RVD grabbed the chair and dropkicked it right into Taker's face, again for a two-count.
    • RVD went for the Van Daminator but missed, and Taker connected with a brutal chairshot.
    • After a series of reversals on the stage, Taker chokeslammed RVD off the stage and through a number of tables! Three seconds later, Taker was Hardcore Champion!
    • WINNER: The Undertaker (new CHAMPION!)

  13. BACKSTAGE: Ric Flair & Chris Jericho.
    • Ric Flair was in his locker room when he was approached by Chris Jericho.
    • Y2J said the one thing Flair didn't have confidence in was Chris Jericho.
    • He said that no one thought he could be Undisputed Champion.
    • Y2J said he had beaten Rock twice, and tonight he would beat him for a third time, and then walk out as Undisputed Champion.
    • Flair said if he could pull it off, he would be the man.
    • He said that tomorrow on RAW, if he won, Flair could come in the ring and present him with the one thing Flair never had -- the Undisputed Championship.
    • Flair said he would indeed walk the aisle and crown someone the Undisputed Champion.
    • Y2J said he would see Flair tomorrow.

    • A video package then aired about Triple H, to the tune of "Beautiful Day" by U2.

  15. Women's title MATCH: Trish Stratus & Jacqueline.
    • Trish went for the bulldog off the ropes, but Jackie shoved her off, and kicked her in the head for a two-count.
    • Trish then hit a backslide and pinned Jackie to retain her title!
    • WINNER: Trish (retains).

  16. WWF NEW YORK: Rikishi.
    • Footage of Vince McMahon kissing Rikishi's ass on last Thursday's SmackDown! was shown, and then Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler welcomed Rikishi live from WWF New York!
    • The Phat Man said it was his pleasure.
    • He said a minute, he thought he might have to have Vince's head surgically removed from his ass!
    • He said that he was back and ready to back that ass up!

  17. FEDERATION TITLE MATCH: Stone Cold Steve Austin vs Kurt Angle.
    • Austin launched Angle over the top rope to the outside, and Austin knocked Angle's head into the Spanish announce table, before throwing him back into the ring.
    • But Angle rolled to the outside to get some distance, luring Austin to the ringpost, where he knocked him down and wrapped his leg around the ringpost.
    • Angle slapped away at Stone Cold, and then applied the figure-four leglock on Austin around the ringpost!
    • The men slugged it out, and Angle nailed Austin with three successive German suplexes for a two-count.
    • With Austin down, Angle went up top and went for the moonsault -- but Austin moved!
    • Austin continued to pound on Angle, and hit the Olympian with the Lou Thesz Press and a spinebuster, again scoring a two-count.
    • Angle raked Austin's eyes to gain the advantage, but Austin reversed and nailed five successive German suplexes of his own!
    • Still, the Rattlesnake scored just a two-count.
    • As the two skirmished in the ropes, Angle nailed a low blow.
    • He then nailed the Angle slam, but Austin kicked out of the pinfall attempt!
    • Angle was beside himself!
    • Angle went for the Stone Cold Stunner, but Austin reversed into a Stunner of his own!
    • Austin then pinned Angle for a successful title defense!
    • WINNER: Steve Austin (retains!)

  18. BACKSTAGE: Trish Stratus & Test.
    • Trish was getting ready backstage when she was approached by Test.
    • Test said he was doing some thinking, and that last week she had given Rock a thank-you kiss.
    • He said he would come in and give her a congratulations kiss this week.
    • He said Trish was lucky to get to kiss a man like him, and he warned her that once she had Test, you could forget the rest.
    • He told her to pucker up, and she rejected him!
    • He called her a tease!
    • He said she couldn't do anything to get him fired, and she then threw him out of her locker room!

  19. WORLD TITLE MATCH: The Rock vs Chris Jericho.
    • Late in the match, Y2J yelled at referee Earl Hebner, even shoving the ref -- and Earl shoved right back!
    • Y2J suplexed Rock, and went up top.
    • But Rock hit the ropes, crotching Jericho up top.
    • Rock smacked Jericho across the chest three times, and went for a superplex, but Y2J threw Rock from the rop and nailed him with a flying bodypress.
    • But Rock rolled through and got a near-fall!
    • Y2J continued his attack on Rock, but Rock moved as Y2J came into the corner, and Jericho fell all the way to the outside!
    • On the outside, Y2J dropped Rock onto the barricade, and slingshotted him into the ringpost.
    • Y2J then took the top off the American announce table, and he and Rock ascended that piece of furniture.
    • He then went to give Rock a Rock Bottom through the table, but Rock reversed it into a DDT right through the table!
    • The referee let the match continue, knowing what was on the line.
    • Rock threw Y2J back into the ring, and set him up for the Rock Bottom.
    • But Y2J battled out of it, and nailed Rock with the Breakdown.
    • Y2J struggled back to his feet and lunged on top of Rock.
    • He then set up Rock for the People's Elbow!
    • But as he went for the move, Rock caught his leg and locked him in the sharpshooter!
    • But Rock reversed the move into a sharpshooter of his own!
    • Rock screamed in pain as Y2J cinched it in in the middle of the ring!
    • Rock seemed to be fading, but made one last lunge for the ropes -- and made it!
    • The ref broke up the hold, but Y2J went for the Walls of Jericho!
    • But Rock rolled him up, and got a two-count!
    • Rock then nailed the Rock Bottom, but was too out of it to make the cover!
    • Down to the ring ran Mr. McMahon, and he distracted Hebner as Rock pinned Jericho.
    • Rock then punched out Vince, and hit Y2J with a spinebuster!
    • Rock went for the People's Elbow, but Vince got in his way, and Rock brought Vince into the ring!
    • He hit the People's Elbow on Jericho and laid the smack down on Vince, and as the ref tended to Vince, Y2J hit a low blow on Rock.
    • Y2J then hit the Rock Bottom on Rock and pinned him to become the World Champion!
    • WINNER: Chris Jericho (NEW WORLD CHAMPION!)

  20. IN THE RING: Jericho/Austin/Angle/Rock.
    • In one of the most classic moments in WWF History:
    • Y2J had absolutely NO time to rest, as Stone Cold headed to the ring immediately after Jericho had pinned The Rock!
    • The horrified look on Jericho's face was classic.
    • Before the match officially began, Kurt Angle headed to the ring and nailed Austin with a steel chair.
    • Rock responded by giving Jericho a Rock Bottom, and then chasing after Angle!

  21. FEDERATION TITLE MATCH: Stone Cold Steve Austin vs Chris Jericho.
    • The bell rang, and the first-ever bout for the Undisputed World Championship was underway!
    • Y2J went for a quick pinfall on Austin, but the Rattlesnake kicked out at two.
    • Jericho assaulted Austin, hoping to keep the momentum on his side.
    • Austin soon speared Jericho out of the corner, with a flurry of offense.
    • He drilled Jericho's head into the top turnbuckle repeatedly and went for the Stunner, but Jericho backed out.
    • Austin then knocked Jericho to the outside.
    • Austin brutalized Y2J on the outside, pounding on the World Champion.
    • He repeatedly dropped Jericho onto the barricade and the ringpost.
    • Austin even tore away the mats on the outside, exposing the concrete floor.
    • Jericho clotheslined Austin onto the concrete as Y2J cleared the stuff off the Spanish announce table.
    • He took Stone Cold on top of the table, where Austin went for the Stunner.
    • But Y2J instead went for the Walls of Jericho, trying to turn Austin over.
    • Instead, Austin flipped Jericho off the table and onto the concrete!
    • Austin then suplexed Y2J onto the concrete and tossed him back into the ring.
    • In the ring, Jericho threw Austin shoulder-first into the ringpost twice, and then chopped away at him.
    • Y2J missed a dropkick, and Austin caught him and slingshotted him into the top turnbuckle.
    • Y2J then wrenched Jericho's arm into an armbar, even putting his feet on the ropes to increase his leverage.
    • The ref soon saw Y2J's feet on the ropes and made him break the hold.
    • Y2J continued his assault by suplexing Austin, and Jericho then went up top.
    • But Austin caught him from the top, burying a right hand into Y2J's gut.
    • Austin was now in control, but Y2J ran through a hold and went for the Walls of Jericho.
    • Y2J locked it in in the center of the ring!
    • The Rattlesnake screamed in pain, and finally made it to the ropes, as the ref broke the hold.
    • Y2J stomped at Stone Cold, but soon went for a flying forearm and instead ran into the ref, knocking him to the outside.
    • With no ref, the fight continued on the inside.
    • In the ring, Y2J hit a low blow, and then hit Austin with the Stone Cold Stunner!
    • Mr. McMahon headed to the ring, calling for Nick Patrick, who was wearing a WWF referee's shirt!
    • But Ric Flair came down and pulled Patrick out of the ring, slugging him to the ground!
    • But Vince then sucker-punched Flair, knocking Ric into the ringpost!
    • In the ring, Austin hit a low blow, and then went to the outside and assaulted Mr. McMahon!
    • Back in the ring, Austin hit a Thesz Press, and fists and fire.
    • Austin caught Y2J off the ropes and locked Y2J in the Walls of Jericho -- and Jericho tapped out, but there was no ref to see it!
    • Suddenly, Booker T ran into the ring and nailed Austin in the back of the head with a title belt!
    • Vince McMahon threw Earl Hebner back into the ring, and Y2J covered Stone Cold for the pinfall!
    • Mr. McMahon did indeed get the last laugh!
    • As confetti poured down from the ceiling, Mr. McMahon and Chris Jericho celebrated -- Chris Jericho is the first-ever Undisputed World Champion!

  22. FADE TO BLACK....

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