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Facts & Stats: WrestleMania XV
One of the more unique contests at WrestleMania XV was the "Brawl for All" match, pitting pro boxer Butterbean against Bart Gunn. Just 34 seconds into the first round of action, Butterbean scored the win.
Stone Cold defeated The Rock to win the WWE Championship at WrestleMania XV - making him the first man ever to win the WWE Championship at consecutive WrestleMania events (he toppled Shawn Michaels for the title one year earlier).
On the episode of HEAT prior to WrestleMania XV, a battle royal was held with a unique stipulation - the last two men left standing would team up to challenge Owen Hart and Jeff Jarrett for the World Tag Team Championship later in the night at WrestleMania. Test and D'Lo Brown emerged victorious in the battle royal, but the champions retained their titles.
After being a member of the highly-popular D-Generation X for over a year, Triple H turned his back on the faction at WrestleMania XV.
The first Hardcore Championship Match in WrestleMania history, featuring Al Snow, Billy Gunn and Hardcore Holly, occurred at WrestleMania XV.
The day after WrestleMania XV, Goldust defeated the Road Dogg for the Intercontinental Championship, and just two days after WrestleMania XV, Kane and X-Pac defeated Jeff Jarrett and Owen Hart for the World Tag Team Championship.
The night before WrestleMania XV, the "WrestleMania Rage Party" aired live on USA Network. The show was a pre-WrestleMania party featuring numerous musical acts and Superstars.
Owen Hart and Jeff Jarrett defended the World Tag Team Championship at WrestleMania XV - making Jarrett the third different championship partner that Owen had at WrestleMania events. At WrestleMania XI, Owen and Yokozuna won the World Tag Team Championship, and at WrestleMania 13, Owen and the British Bulldog held the titles.
Mick Foley counted the pinfall in the main event of WrestleMania XV, when Stone Cold defeated The Rock to become the WWE Champion.