Intercontinental Championship - Rob Van Dam

March 17, 2002 - April 21, 2002

William Regal and Rob Van Dam opened the biggest show of the year, WrestleMania, with the Intercontinental Championship on the line. Late in the match, Regal went for his brass knuckles, but the referee saw him and took the foreign object away. Van Dam was able to come back with the Five Star Frog Splash for the pin and his first Intercontinental Championship.

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