WWE World Heavyweight Championship - The Rock

January 24, 1999 - January 31, 1999

The Rock's second reign as WWE Champion came at the hands of Mankind — the man who ended his first reign just weeks earlier. At the Royal Rumble, The Rock engaged in one of the ugliest assaults ever witnessed on WWE television when he took a steel chair to Mankind a countless number of times. The carnage enabled The Rock to win the "I Quit" Match and the WWE Championship.

This WeekIn 2001

March 5, 2001
After Jerry Lawler departs WWE, Paul Heyman debuts as a color commentator on Raw. ECW files for bankruptcy one month later.