WWE_PPVs_2000_2009

I've been looking at all of the PPV results from WWE from the decade prior (2000 to 2009).

I limited the analysis to just events that happened on US PPVs - thus excluding WWE.com / Sunday Night Heat / UK PPVs / Dark match results. I also only included match participants that were directly part of the results (i.e. Colin Delaney interfering on Tommy Dreamer wouldn't be on there, neither would Paul Bearer ask a manager - of course this gets hairy when you're doing the hardcore fiestas from the early 2000s). I tried my best combine multiple name wrestlers (such as Hurricane, Ron Killings, Kendrick).


Wrestlers with 25+ matches on WWE PPV between 2000-2009

Prolific PPV Feuds (2000-2009)
1. Randy Orton vs. Triple H: 18 matches (13 singles, 5 tag) - began in 2003 continued to 2009

2. Edge vs. Jeff Hardy: 15 matches (6 singles, 9 tag) - 2000 to 2001 (8 matches in tag feud), 2006 (1 tag), 2007 to 2009 (6 singles matches)

3. John Cena vs. Randy Orton: 12 matches (12 singles) - 2007 to 2009 (all singles)
3. Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels: 12 matches (8 singles, 4 tag) - 2002 to 2003 (5 matches), 2008 (5 singles), 2009 (2 tag)
3. Shawn Michaels vs. Triple H: 12 matches (11 singles, 1 tag) - 2002 to 2004 (10 matches), 2008-09 (2 singles matches)
3. Edge vs. Matt Hardy: 12 matches (3 singles, 9 tag) - 2000 to 2001 (8 matches in tag feud), 2005-2007 (4 matches)

7. Randy Orton vs. Shawn Michaels: 11 matches (6 singles, 5 tag) - 2003 (3 matches), 2005-2007 (8 matches)
7. Bubba Ray Dudley vs. Christian: 11 matches (11 tag) - 2000 to 2003 (11 tag matches)

9. Chris Benoit vs. Chris Jericho: 10 matches (10 singles) - 2000-2001 (8 singles matches), 2005 (2 singles matches)
9. Kurt Angle vs. the Big Show: 10 matches (6 singles, 4 tag) - 2000-2005 (10 matches)
9. Chris Jericho vs. Triple H: 10 matches (7 singles, 3 tag) - 2000 (1 singles match), 2002-2005 (6 matches), 2008-09 (3 matches)
9. Christian vs. D-Von Dudley: 10 matches (10 tag) - 2000 to 2003 (10 tag matches)
9. Christian vs. Matt Hardy: 10 matches (1 singles, 9 tag) - 2000 to 2002 (9 tag matches and 1 singles match @ Backlash 01)

14. Trish Stratus vs. Victoria: 9 matches (8 singles, 1 tag) - 2002 to 2004 (8 singles matches), 2005 (2 matches)
14. Edge vs. Triple H: 9 matches (6 singles, 3 tag) - 2005 to 2009 (9 matches)
14. Edge vs. John Cena: 9 matches (9 singles) - 2005 to 2006 (6 singles), 2009 (3 singles)
14. Christian vs. Jeff Hardy (9 tag) - 2000 to 2002 (9 tag matches)

Major tag teams on WWE PPV (2000-2009) and whether they feuded on PPV as well
1. Dudleyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von): 40 matches
2000: 11 matches, 2001: 11 matches, 2002: 4 matches, 2003: 7 matches, 2004: 6 matches, 2005: 1 matches
(These two have not faced each other on WWE PPV from 2000-2009.)

2. Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy): 26 matches
2000: 10 matches, 2001: 4 matches, 2002: 3 matches, 2006: 3 matches, 2007: 6 matches
(Matt & Jeff have faced off in 5 singles matches on PPV: a hardcore match that Crash won at Backlash 2000, Vengeance 2001 singles match that Jeff won, WM MITB 2007 that Kennedy won, Backlash 2009 I quit match that Jeff won and WM 25 Extreme Rules match in 2009 that Matt won.)

3. Edge & Christian: 16 matches
2000: 11 matches, 2001: 5 matches
(Edge & Christian have had three singles matches and ones tag match on PPV facing one another: Christian won the IC title from Edge at Unforgiven 01, Edge won it back in a ladder match at No Mercy 01, Christian/Storm beat Hogan/Edge for the tag titles at Vengeance 02, Edge won a ladder match involving Christian & 4 others at WM 2005.)

4. Acolytes: 13 matches (Bradshaw & Faarooq)
2000: 5 matches, 2001: 3 matches, 2002: 2 matches, 2003: 1 match, 2004: 2 matches
(These two have not faced each other on WWE PPV from 2000-2009.)

5. DX (Shawn Michaels & Triple H): 11 matches
2006: 5 matches, 2007: 1 match, 2009: 5 matches
(These two have wrestled 12 times against each other on PPV - including a tag team match HHH/Flair/Jericho d. Nash/HBK/Booker T at Backlash 03).

6. MnM (Joey Mercury & John Morrison): 10 matches
2005: 4 matches, 2006: 4 matches, 2007: 2 matches
(These two have not faced each other on WWE PPV from 2000-2009.)

7. Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch: 9 matches
2005: 2 matches, 2006: 1 match, 2007: 6 matches
(These two have not faced each other on WWE PPV from 2000-2009.)

7. Legacy (Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr.): 9 matches
2008: 2 matches, 2009: 7 matches
(These two have not faced each other on WWE PPV from 2000-2009.)

7. World's Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin): 9 matches
2003: 5 matches, 2004: 2 matches, 2007: 2 matches
(These two have not faced each other on WWE PPV from 2000-2009.)

10. La Resistance (Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier): 7 matches
2003: 1 match, 2004: 5 matches, 2005: 1 match
(These two have not faced each other on WWE PPV from 2000-2009.)

10. Brothers of Destruction (Kane & The Undertaker): 7 matches
2000: 1 match, 2001: 6 matches
(These two have only faced off in two PPV matches in the past decade: Summerslam 2000 - The Undertaker fought Kane to a no contest and WM 2004.)

10. Paul London & Brian Kendrick: 7 matches
2006: 4 matches, 2007: 3 matches
(At No Way Out 2006, both men were involved in the cruiserweight craziness which Helms won.)

13. Kane & the Big Show: 6 matches (they've had 6 matches against each other - 3 singles, 3 tag)
13. Cryme Tyme (JTG & Shad Gaspard): 6 matches (NA)
13. Too Cool (Brian Christopher & Scotty 2 Hotty): 6 matches (NA)
13. Shane McMahon & Vince McMahon: 6 matches (They had one singles match: WM 2001 streetfight)
13. T&A (Test & Albert): 6 matches (At Vengeance 01, Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert beat Test & Christian)
13. Jerishow (Chris Jericho & Big Show): 6 matches (They had two PPVs matches - one tag, one singles)
13. Doug & Danny Basham: 6 matches (NA)
13. Bull Buchanon & the Godfather: 6 matches (They had one tag match against each other - Bossman/Bull v Godfather/D-Lo at WM 2000)

21. Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo: 5 matches (NA)
21. John Morrison & Mike Mizanin: 5 matches (They've had three PPVs matches - two tag, one singles)
21. Kelly Kelly & Mickie James: 5 matches (NA)
21. Rikishi & Scotty 2 Hotty: 5 matches (NA)

Wrestlers with 20+ "singles" matches on WWE PPV (2000-2009)
Triple H: 77 singles matches (43-32-2)
Chris Jericho: 70 singles matches (26-44-0)
the Undertaker: 67 singles matches (39-25-3)
John Cena: 63 singles matches (42-21-0)
Kurt Angle: 61 singles matches (33-28-0)
Edge: 57 singles matches (33-24-0)
Randy Orton: 51 singles matches (23-28-0)
Kane: 50 singles matches (19-28-3)
Chris Benoit: 46 singles matches (24-22-0)
the Big Show: 46 singles matches (13-32-1)
Batista: 45 singles matches (25-18-2)
Rey Mysterio Jr.: 42 singles matches (20-20-2)
Shawn Michaels: 40 singles matches (15-24-1)
Jeff Hardy: 34 singles matches (13-21-0)
Booker T: 33 singles matches (11-22-0)
JBL: 31 singles matches (16-15-0)
Eddie Guerrero: 31 singles matches (13-18-0)
Trish Stratus: 28 singles matches (17-11-0)
Matt Hardy: 28 singles matches (13-15-0)
CM Punk: 27 singles matches (13-13-1)
Rob Van Dam: 26 singles matches (14-12-0)
Christian: 25 singles matches (10-15-0)
the Rock: 24 singles matches (13-11-0)
Ric Flair: 24 singles matches (12-12-0)
Chavo Guerrero Jr.: 23 singles matches (8-15-0)
MVP: 20 singles matches (6-14-0)

The singles winners (10+ matches)
John Cena: 63 singles matches (42-21-0) = 67% win
Brock Lesnar: 18 singles matches (11-6-1) = 65% win
the Undertaker: 67 singles matches (39-25-3) = 61% win
Trish Stratus: 28 singles matches (17-11-0) = 61% win
Batista: 45 singles matches (25-18-2) = 58% win
Edge: 57 singles matches (33-24-0) = 58% win
Triple H: 77 singles matches (43-32-2) = 57% win
the Rock: 24 singles matches (13-11-0) = 54% win
Kurt Angle: 61 singles matches (33-28-0) = 54% win
Rob Van Dam: 26 singles matches (14-12-0) = 54% win
John Morrison: 13 singles matches (7-6-0) = 54% win
Ken Kennedy: 13 singles matches (7-6-0) = 54% win
Mickie James: 15 singles matches (8-7-0) = 53% win

The singles losers (10+ matches)
Lita: 12 singles matches (1-11-0) = 8% win
Mike Mizanin: 10 singles matches (1-9-0) = 10% win
Hardcore Holly: 10 singles matches (1-9-0) = 10% win
Test: 11 singles matches (2-9-0) = 18% win
Finlay: 16 singles matches (3-12-1) = 20% win
Rikishi: 10 singles matches (2-7-1) = 22% win
Carlito: 16 singles matches (4-12-0) = 25% win
The Great Khali: 16 singles matches (4-12-0) = 25% win
Tajiri: 11 singles matches (3-8-0) = 27% win
the Big Show: 46 singles matches (13-32-1) = 29% win
MVP: 20 singles matches (6-14-0) = 30% win
Melina: 13 singles matches (4-9-0) = 31% win
Booker T: 33 singles matches (11-22-0) = 33% win
Mark Henry: 15 singles matches (5-10-0) = 33% win

Wrestlers with 10+ "tag" matches on WWE PPV (2000-2009)
Bubba Ray Dudley: 43 tag matches (19-24-0)
D-Von Dudley: 40 tag matches (16-24-0)
Matt Hardy: 32 tag matches (16-16-0)
Jeff Hardy: 29 tag matches (14-15-0)
Christian: 27 tag matches (15-12-0)
Edge: 27 tag matches (14-12-1)
Kane: 24 tag matches (13-11-0)
the Big Show: 19 tag matches (9-10-0)
Shawn Michaels: 17 tag matches (10-6-1)
Triple H: 17 tag matches (10-6-1)
John Morrison: 17 tag matches (5-12-0)
JBL: 16 tag matches (6-9-1)
Chris Jericho: 16 tag matches (13-3-0)
Chris Benoit: 15 tag matches (10-5-0)
Rey Mysterio Jr.: 14 tag matches (7-7-0)
Ron Simmons: 14 tag matches (5-8-1)
Charlie Haas: 14 tag matches (6-8-0)
Test: 13 tag matches (3-9-1)
Batista: 12 tag matches (5-7-0)
Eddie Guerrero: 12 tag matches (7-5-0)
Rob Van Dam: 12 tag matches (7-5-0)
Cody Rhodes: 12 tag matches (5-7-0)
Lance Cade: 12 tag matches (5-7-0)
Billy Gunn: 11 tag matches (3-8-0)
Shelton Benjamin: 11 tag matches (5-6-0)
Randy Orton: 11 tag matches (8-2-1)
Booker T: 11 tag matches (4-7-0)
Albert: 11 tag matches (4-6-1)
Lance Storm: 11 tag matches (3-8-0)
William Regal: 10 tag matches (4-6-0)
Rob Conway: 10 tag matches (2-8-0)
Sylvian Grenier: 10 tag matches (5-5-0)
Joey Mercury: 10 tag matches (2-8-0)
Scotty 2 Hotty: 10 tag matches (6-4-0)

The tag winners (10+ matches)
Chris Jericho: 16 tag matches (13-3-0) = 81% win
Randy Orton: 11 tag matches (8-2-1) = 80% win
Chris Benoit: 15 tag matches (10-5-0) = 67% win
Shawn Michaels: 17 tag matches (10-6-1) = 63% win
Triple H: 17 tag matches (10-6-1) = 63% win
Scotty 2 Hotty: 10 tag matches (6-4-0) = 60% win
Eddie Guerrero: 12 tag matches (7-5-0) = 58% win
Rob Van Dam: 12 tag matches (7-5-0) = 58% win
Christian: 27 tag matches (15-12-0) = 56% win
Kane: 24 tag matches (13-11-0) = 54% win
Edge: 27 tag matches (14-12-1) = 54% win

The tag losers (10+ matches)
Rob Conway: 10 tag matches (2-8-0) = 20% win
Joey Mercury: 10 tag matches (2-8-0) = 20% win
Test: 13 tag matches (3-9-1) = 25% win
Billy Gunn: 11 tag matches (3-8-0) = 27% win
Lance Storm: 11 tag matches (3-8-0) = 27% win
John Morrison: 17 tag matches (5-12-0) = 29% win
Booker T: 11 tag matches (4-7-0) = 36% win
Ron Simmons: 14 tag matches (5-8-1) = 38% win
D-Von Dudley: 40 tag matches (16-24-0) = 40% win
JBL: 16 tag matches (6-9-1) = 40% win
Albert: 11 tag matches (4-6-1) = 40% win
William Regal: 10 tag matches (4-6-0) = 40% win


Longevity
Number of PPV matches by wrestler by year



The Pros
Triple H: 98 PPV matches in 10 years.
Chris Jericho: 92 PPV matches in 9 years.
Edge: 88 PPV matches in 10 years.
Kane: 85 PPV matches in 10 years.
the Undertaker: 81 PPV matches in 10 years.
the Big Show: 71 PPV matches in 9 years.
Matt Hardy: 67 PPV matches in 10 years.
JBL: 53 PPV matches in 9 years.
Chavo Guerrero Jr.: 33 PPV matches in 9 years.
William Regal: 31 PPV matches in 9 years.

Some Hot Dogs!
John Cena: 73 PPV matches in 8 years.
Kurt Angle: 73 PPV matches in 7 years.
Jeff Hardy: 67 PPV matches in 8 years.
Randy Orton: 66 PPV matches in 7 years.
Chris Benoit: 65 PPV matches in 8 years.
Shawn Michaels: 62 PPV matches in 8 years.
Rey Mysterio Jr.: 60 PPV matches in 8 years.
Batista: 60 PPV matches in 8 years.
Christian: 58 PPV matches in 7 years.
Booker T: 51 PPV matches in 7 years.
Rob Van Dam: 45 PPV matches in 7 years.
Shelton Benjamin: 37 PPV matches in 7 years.
Trish Stratus: 37 PPV matches in 7 years.
Ric Flair: 35 PPV matches in 7 years.
Mark Henry: 24 PPV matches in 7 years.
Victoria: 24 PPV matches in 8 years.
Hardcore Holly: 21 PPV matches in 8 years.
Shane Helms: 21 PPV matches in 7 years.
Lita: 19 PPV matches in 7 years.
Scotty 2 Hotty: 18 PPV matches in 7 years.
Torrie Wilson: 16 PPV matches in 8 years.
Tommy Dreamer: 14 PPV matches in 7 years.
Sho Funaki: 10 PPV matches in 7 years.

Nifty Folk
Eddie Guerrero: 45 PPV matches in 6 years.
Bubba Ray Dudley: 43 PPV matches in 6 years.
D-Von Dudley: 40 PPV matches in 6 years.
John Morrison: 35 PPV matches in 6 years.
Test: 30 PPV matches in 6 years.
the Rock: 29 PPV matches in 5 years.
Mickie James: 25 PPV matches in 5 years.
Umaga: 25 PPV matches in 6 years.
Carlito: 24 PPV matches in 6 years.
Rikishi: 22 PPV matches in 5 years.
Melina: 22 PPV matches in 5 years.
Albert: 21 PPV matches in 5 years.
Tajiri: 19 PPV matches in 6 years.
Billy Gunn: 19 PPV matches in 5 years.
Ron Simmons: 19 PPV matches in 6 years.
Mike Mizanin: 19 PPV matches in 5 years.
Shane McMahon: 18 PPV matches in 6 years.
Charlie Haas: 18 PPV matches in 5 years.
Big Daddy V: 14 PPV matches in 5 years.
Vince McMahon: 14 PPV matches in 6 years.
Mick Foley: 13 PPV matches in 6 years.
Jamie Noble: 13 PPV matches in 6 years.
Molly Holly: 12 PPV matches in 6 years.
Brian Kendrick: 12 PPV matches in 5 years.
Lance Cade: 12 PPV matches in 5 years.
Maria: 10 PPV matches in 5 years.
Jerry Lawler: 7 PPV matches in 5 years.

The people with the lowest winning percents:

the Big Show: 71 matches (22 wins - 42 losses, 1 draws, 6 rumbles did not win)
Booker T: 51 matches (15 wins - 29 losses, draws, 7 rumbles did not win)
Chavo Guerrero Jr.: 33 matches (9 wins - 19 losses, draws, 5 rumbles did not win)
Test: 29 matches (6 wins - 17 losses, 1 draws, 5 rumbles did not win)
MVP: 29 matches (8 wins - 19 losses, draws, 2 rumbles did not win)
Finlay: 27 matches (5 wins - 18 losses, 1 draws, 3 rumbles did not win)
Umaga: 25 matches (8 wins - 14 losses, 1 draws, 2 rumbles did not win)
Carlito: 24 matches (4 wins - 16 losses, draws, 4 rumbles did not win)
Victoria: 24 matches (7 wins - 12 losses, draws, 5 rumbles did not win)
Melina: 22 matches (7 wins - 12 losses, draws, 3 rumbles did not win)
Hardcore Holly: 21 matches (3 wins - 13 losses, draws, 5 rumbles did not win)
Albert: 21 matches (4 wins - 10 losses, 1 draws, 6 rumbles did not win)
the Great Khali: 20 matches (5 wins - 12 losses, draws, 3 rumbles did not win)
Lita: 19 matches (5 wins - 13 losses, 1 draws, rumbles did not win)
Billy Gunn: 19 matches (3 wins - 11 losses, draws, 5 rumbles did not win)
Tajiri: 19 matches (5 wins - 12 losses, draws, 2 rumbles did not win)

They don't necessarily job on these matches (many times it's a 3 or 4 way match) but they haven't been winning.

2000-2004 WWE PPV Wrestlers that have passed away
Chris Benoit: 43 PPV matches
Eddie Guerrero: 37 PPV matches
Test: 27 PPV matches and 1 HEAT match
Crash Holly: 10 PPV matches and 2 HEAT matches
The Big Bossman: 5 PPV matches and 1 HEAT match
Chris Kanyon: 3 PPV matches and 2 HEAT matches
Jamal/Umaga: 3 PPV matches
Garrison/Lance Cade: 3 PPV matches
Mr. Perfect: 1 PPV match and 1 HEAT match
Davey Boy Smith: 1 PPV match
Earthquake: 1 PPV match
Mike Awesome: 1 PPV match

2000-2004 WWFE PPV
494 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 114 matches (23.1%)

By Year

2000 WWF PPV
103 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 36 matches (35.0%)

32 matches have one wrestler who has died, three matches have two wrestlers that are deceased* and Royal Rumble 2000 has four wrestlers that have passed away (Davey Boy Smith, Test, Crash Holly and The Big Bossman).

(*)Survivor Series 00 - Tampa, FL - Ice Palace - November 19, 2000 (18,602)
- WWF Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman, Crash & Molly Holly defeated Test, Albert, & Trish Stratus at 5:03
- Chris Benoit, WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Dean Malenko, WWF IC Champion Eddie Guerrero, & Perry Saturn (w/ Terri) defeated Billy Gunn, the Road Dogg, Chyna, & K-Kwick in an elimination match at 12:41

Unforgiven 00 - Philadelphia, PA - First Union Center - September 24, 2000 (19,315; sell out)
WWF Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated WWF European Champion Al Snow, Crash Holly, Test (w/ Trish Stratus), Perry Saturn (w/ Terri), and Sho Funaki in a 10-minute hardcore challenge match


2001 WWF PPV
94 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 20 matches (21.2%)

16 matches have one wrestler who has died and four matches have two wrestlers that are deceased* including the Royal Rumble 2001 which has two wrestlers that have passed away (Test and Crash Holly).

(*) Survivor Series 01 - Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - November 18, 2001
Test won a 22-man battle royal including Crash Holly at 7:39

No Way Out 01 - Las Vegas, NV - Thomas & Mack Center - February 25, 2001 (sell out)
WWF IC Champion Chris Jericho defeated Chris Benoit, Eddie Guerrero, and X-Pac at 12:16

WrestleMania X-7 - Houston, TX - AstroDome - April 1, 2001 (67,925; 62,885 paid; sell out; new attendance record)
Eddie Guerrero (w/ Perry Saturn) pinned WWF European Champion Test to win the title at 8:07


2002 WWFE PPV
94 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 18 matches (19.1%)

14 matches have one wrestler who has died and three matches have two wrestlers that are deceased*, and the Royal Rumble 2002 has three wrestlers that have passed away (Test, Mr. Perfect and The Big Bossman).

(*) Vengeance 02 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena - July 21, 2002 (12,000)
Bubba Ray & Spike Dudley defeated Chris Benoit & Eddie Guerrero in a tables match at 14:58

Armageddon 02 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Office Depot Center - December 15, 2002 (9,000)
Chris Benoit defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 16:48

Survivor Series 02 - New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - November 17, 2002 (17,930; 15,500 paid)
Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. and Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit in an elimination match to win the titles at 19:20


2003 WWE PPV
92 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 19 matches (20.6%)

14 matches have one wrestler who has died, four matches have two wrestlers that are deceased*, and the Royal Rumble 2003 has three wrestlers that have passed away (Jamal/Umaga, Test, Eddie Guerrero).

(*)Summer Slam 03 - Phoenix, AZ - America West Arena - August 24, 2003 (16,113; sell out)
WWE US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Benoit, Tajiri, and Rhyno at 10:50

Vengeance 03 (Smackdown!) - Denver, CO - Pepsi Arena - July 27, 2003 (9,500)
WWE U.S. Championship Tournament Finals: Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Benoit at 22:12

Armageddon 03 (Raw) - Orlando, FL - TD Waterhouse Center - December 14, 2003 (9,000)
Ric Flair & Batista defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz, Scott Steiner & Test, Rob Conway & Rene Dupree, the Hurricane & Rosey, Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade, and Lance Storm & Val Venis to win the titles in a tag team turmoil match at 21:32

WrestleMania XIX - Seattle, WA - SafeCo Field - March 30, 2003 (54,097; 52,000 paid; sell out)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Chris Benoit & Rhyno at 8:46


2004 WWE PPV
111 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 21 matches (18.9%)

21 matches have one wrestler who has died including the Royal Rumble 2004 which has one wrestler that has passed away (rumble winner Chris Benoit).

2005-2009 WWE PPV Wrestlers that have passed away
Umaga: 22 PPV matches and 1 DARK match
Chris Benoit: 22 PPV matches
Lance Cade: 9 PPV matches and 2 DARK matches
Eddie Guerrero: 8 PPV matches
Test: 3 PPV matches
Mike Awesome: 1 PPV match

2005-2009 WWE PPV
530 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 62 matches (11.7%)

2005 WWE PPV
104 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 19 matches (18.3%)

17 matches have one wrestler who has died and two matches have two wrestlers that are deceased* including the Royal Rumble 2005 which had two wrestlers that have passed away (Eddie Guerrero and Chris Benoit).

(*) ECW One Night Stand - New York City, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom - June 12, 2005 (2,500; sell out)
Chris Benoit defeated Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 10:36


2006 WWE PPV
116 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 14 matches (12.1%)

13 matches have one wrestler who has died and one match has two wrestlers that are deceased*. The Royal Rumble 2006 has one wrestler that has passed away (Chris Benoit).

(*) Survivor Series 06 - Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center - November 26, 2006 (15,400; 14,400 paid; announced at 17,883; sell out)
WWE World Champion John Cena, Kane, Bobby Lashley, Rob Van Dam, & Sabu defeated ECW World Champion the Big Show, Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada), Finlay, MVP, & Test in an elimination match at 12:36


2007 WWE PPV
114 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 23 matches (20.2%)

23 matches have one wrestler who has died. The Royal Rumble 2007 has one wrestler that has passed away (Chris Benoit).

2008 WWE PPV
98 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 4 matches (4.1%)

There are 4 matches on 2008 WWE PPV which have one wrestler who has since died. The Royal Rumble 2008 has one wrestler that has passed away (Umaga).

2009 WWE PPV
98 PPV matches: At least one wrestler has died in 2 matches (2.0%)

There are 2 matches on 2009 WWE PPV which have one wrestler who has since died - both CM Punk vs Umaga.

The Undertaker "Losses"
Losses can fall into a lot of different buckets. There can be tag matches or multi-man matches where Undertaker loses but wasn't actually pinned. There's also losses by DQ. In almost every case, someone was interfering to help the challenger beat the Undertaker (from Bob Orton Jr to Vince McMahon to John Heidenreich to Kane). Here's a list of his "losses" (not including any rumbles he entered but didn't win - including 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008 and 2009 Royal Rumbles).

Undertaker PPV "Losses"
Unforgiven 00 - Philadelphia, PA - First Union Center - September 24, 2000 (19,315; sell out)
WWF World Champion the Rock defeated the Undertaker, Kane, and Chris Benoit by pinning Benoit with the Rock Bottom at 16:04

Survivor Series 00 - Tampa, FL - Ice Palace - November 19, 2000 (18,602) - SINGLES LOSS
WWF World Champion Kurt Angle pinned the Undertaker at 16:03 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage

Armageddon 00 - Birmingham, AL - Boutwell Auditorium - December 10, 2000 (14,920)
WWF World Champion Kurt Angle defeated Steve Austin, Rikishi, the Undertaker, the Rock, and Triple H in a Hell in a Cell bout at 32:10 by pinning the Rock

No Way Out 01 - Las Vegas, NV - Thomas & Mack Center - February 25, 2001 (sell out)
WWF Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz defeated Edge & Christian and the Undertaker & Kane in a table match at 12:03 when the champions put Christian through a table set up in the ring with the 3D

Backlash 01 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena - April 29, 2001 (16,000)
WWF World Champion Steve Austin & WWF IC Champion Triple H (w/ Stephanie McMahon) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions the Undertaker & Kane to win the titles when Triple H pinned Kane

Judgment Day 01 - Sacramento, CA - Arco Arena - May 20, 2001 (sell out) - SINGLES LOSS
WWF World Champion & WWF Tag Team Champion Steve Austin pinned the Undertaker in a no holds barred match at 23:06 after Austin's tag team partner, Triple H, interfered and hit the challenger in the head with the sledgehammer as Taker attempted the powerbomb on Austin, moments after Austin accidentally hit an interfering Vince McMahon over the head with a steel chair

Invasion - Cleveland, OH - Gund Arena - July 22, 2001 (announced at 17,964)
WCW World Champion Booker T, Rhyno, Diamond Dallas Page, & the Dudley Boyz (w/ Paul Heyman, Shane & Stephanie McMahon) defeated WWF World Champion Steve Austin, Chris Jericho, Kurt Angle, the Undertaker, & Kane (w/ Vince McMahon) at 29:04 when Booker pinned Angle

No Way Out 02 - Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center - February 17, 2002 (15,235; 13,484 paid; sell out) - SINGLES LOSS
The Rock pinned the Undertaker at 17:25 with the Rock Bottom after Ric Flair interfered and hit Taker in the face with Taker's own lead pipe as the referee was distracted by an interfering Vince McMahon

Vengeance 02 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena - July 21, 2002 (12,000)
The Rock defeated WWE World Champion the Undertaker and Kurt Angle to win the title at 19:34 by pinning Angle

No Mercy 02 - Little Rock, AR - Alltell Arena - October 20, 2002 - SINGLES LOSS
WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar (w/ Paul Heyman) pinned the Undertaker in a Hell in a Cell match by reversing an attempt at the tombstone and hitting the F5 at 27:15

No Mercy 03 (Smackdown!) - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena - October 19, 2003 - SINGLES LOSS
WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar pinned the Undertaker in a Biker Chain Match at 24:16 by hitting the challenger with the chain after Vince McMahon came out from under the ring and crotched Taker on the top rope

Survivor Series 03 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center - November 16, 2003 - SINGLES LOSS
Vince McMahon defeated the Undertaker in a Buried Alive Match at 11:58 when Kane attacked the Undertaker, knocked him into the grave, and allowed Vince to dump a massive amount of dirt into the grave via machinery at the gravesite

Summer Slam 04 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Center - August 15, 2004 - SINGLES LOSS VIA DQ
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated the Undertaker via disqualification at 17:37 when the challenger hit Bradshaw with the title belt; after the bout, Taker hit a chokeslam on the champion through the roof of Bradshaw's limo

No Mercy 04 (Smackdown!) - East Rutherford, NJ - Continental Airlines Arena - October 3, 2004 - SINGLES LOSS
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated the Undertaker in a Last Ride Match at 21:07 after hitting the Clothesline from Hell at the entranceway and, with John Heidenreich, stuffing Taker in the hearse

Armageddon (Smackdown!) - Duluth, GA - Gwinnett Center - December 12, 2004 (4,500)
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Eddie Guerrero, the Undertaker, and Booker T in a No DQ match at 25:34 by pinning Booker with the Clothesline from Hell

Summer Slam 05 - Washington DC - MCI Center - August 21, 2005 (15,700; 14,200 paid; sell out) - SINGLES LOSS
Randy Orton pinned the Undertaker with the RKO at 17:17 moments after a Bob Ortin Jr. ran into the ring

No Mercy 05 (Smackdown!) - Houston, TX - Toyota Center - October 9, 2005 (5,000 paid) - SINGLES LOSS
Randy & Bob Orton Jr. defeated the Undertaker in a handicap casket match at 19:06

No Way Out 06 (Smackdown!) - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena - February 19, 2006 (11,000; sell out) - SINGLES LOSS
World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle pinned the Undertaker at 29:37 with a roll over as the challenger had a triangle choke applied

Judgment Day 06 (Smackdown!) - Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center - May 21, 2006 (announced as 15,421; 9,800 paid; sell out) - SINGLES LOSS
The Great Khali (w/ Daivari) pinned the Undertaker by placing one foot on his chest at 8:32 after a boot to the face, a chop to the head, and a second kick to the face as Taker attempted to get to his feet

No Mercy 06 (Smackdown!) - Raleigh, NC - RBC Center - October 8, 2006 - SINGLES LOSS VIA DQ
WWE US Champion Ken Kennedy defeated the Undertaker via disqualification at 20:31 when Taker punched the champion in the face and then hit him in the face with the title belt

Survivor Series 06 - Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center - November 26, 2006 (15,400; 14,400 paid; announced at 17,883; sell out) - SINGLES LOSS
Ken Kennedy defeated the Undertaker in a first blood match at 9:24 when referee Charles Robinson stopped the bout after Taker began bleeding after an interfering MVP accidentally hit Taker over the head with a steel chair

No Way Out 07 (Smackdown!) - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center - February 18, 2007 (announced at over 17,000; 14,000; sell out) - TAG LOSS
WWE Tag Team Champions - WWE World Champion John Cena & Shawn Michaels defeated World Heavyweight Champion Batista & the Undertaker in a non-title match at 22:12 when Cena pinned Taker with the FU after Taker sustained a spinebuster from his partner and the superkick from Michaels

Cyber Sunday 07 (Raw) - Washington DC - Verizon Center - October 28, 2007 (10,097 paid) - SINGLES LOSS
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned the Undertaker at 17:26 with the sit-down powerbomb

Survivor Series 07 - Miami, FL - American Airlines Arena - November 18, 2007 (12,000; near sell out) - SINGLES LOSS
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned the Undertaker in a Hell in a Cell match at 21:26 after Edge interfered

Armageddon 07 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mellon Arena - December 16, 2007 (about 12,500; about 11,000 paid; announced as 14,189; sell out)
Edge defeated World Heavyweight Champion Batista and the Undertaker to win the title in a No DQ match at 13:02 by pinning Batista

One Night Stand 08 - San Diego, CA - Sports Arena - June 1, 2008 (matinee) (10,000; sell out) - SINGLES LOSS
Edge defeated the Undertaker in a TLC match at 23:21 after shoving Taker off the top of the ladder and sending him through several tables set up in the aisle

No Mercy 08 - Portland, OR - Rose Garden - October 5, 2008 (matinee) (10,000 paid) - SINGLES LOSS
The Big Show defeated the Undertaker at 10:04 via KO

No Way Out 09 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena - February 15, 2009 (matinee) (11,362) - SINGLES LOSS
Triple H defeated the Undertaker, Jeff Hardy, the Big Show, Vladimir Kozlov, and WWE World Champion Edge to win the title in an Elimination Chamber match at 36:01; Triple H pinned Taker with the Pedigree after avoiding the powerbomb

Breaking Point - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre - September 13, 2009 - SINGLES LOSS
World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk defeated the Undertaker in a submission match at 10:55 when referee Scott Armstrong called for the bell as Taker was in the Anaconda Vice but the challenger never submitted

Quick Tally 2000-2009 The Undertaker PPV losses
2000: 2 other losses, 1 singles loss
2001: 4 other losses, 2 singles losses
2002: 1 other loss, 3 singles losses
2003: 1 singles loss
2004: 1 other loss, 1 singles loss, 1 singles loss via DQ
2005: 2 singles losses
2006: 3 singles losses, 1 singles loss via DQ
2007: 1 other loss, 1 tag loss, 2 singles losses
2008: 2 singles losses
2009: 2 singles losses

total: 8 other losses (someone else was pinned), 11 losses (undertaker was pinned), 2 losses via DQ (usually giving a belt shot and being DQed by ref)

I've been looking at the average age of the participants for the PPV events.

The youngest WWE PPV matches (2000-2009)

No Way Out 01 - Las Vegas, NV - Thomas & Mack Center - February 25, 2001 (sell out)
Stephanie McMahon pinned Trish Stratus at 8:28 = avg age: 24.81

Invasion - Cleveland, OH - Gund Arena - July 22, 2001 (announced at 17,964)
Lita & Trish Stratus defeated Torrie Wilson & Stacy Keibler at 5:01 in a Bra & Panties match = avg age: 24.91

No Mercy 01 - St. Louis, MO - Savvis Center - October 21, 2001
Torrie Wilson pinned Stacy Keibler with a handspring elbow and roll up at 3:07 in a lingerie match = avg age: 24.13

Backlash 02 - Kansas City, MO - Kemper Arena - April 21, 2002 (12,489)
Brock Lesnar (w/ Paul Heyman) defeated Jeff Hardy (w/ Lita) at 5:31 (Lesnar's TV in-ring debut) = avg age: 24.71

Judgment Day 02 - Nashville, TN - Gaylord Entertainment Center - May 19, 2002 (14,000)
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Bubba Ray Dudley) pinned Stacy Keibler (w/ D-Von Dudley & Batista) at 3:00 with the bulldog = avg age: 24.51

No Mercy 03 (Smackdown!) - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena - October 19, 2003
Zach Gowen pinned Matt Hardy (w/ Shannon Moore) with a moonsault at 5:32 after knocking Hardy off the top = avg age: 24.81

Judgment Day 04 (Smackdown!) - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center - May 16, 2004 (18,722; 13,500 paid; sell out)
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Rene Dupree with the FU at 9:56 = avg age: 23.74

Taboo Tuesday (Raw) - Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center - October 19, 2004 (3,500)
Christy Hemme pinned Carmella Descanre in a lingerie pillow fightat 1:46, even though one of Carmella's shoulders never touched the mat; other possible stipulations for the bout included an aerobics challenge and an evening gown match = avg age: 23.14

Armageddon (Smackdown!) - Duluth, GA - Gwinnett Center - December 12, 2004 (4,500)
Tough Enough Challenge: Daniel Puder defeated Mike Mizanin in a 3-round boxing match via crowd decision = avg age: 23.68

No Way Out 00 - Hartford, CT - Civic Center - February 27, 2000 (12,551; sell out)
Edge & Christian defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy (w/ Terri) at 15:18 = avg age: 25.1

Fully Loaded 00 - Dallas, TX - Reunion Arena - July 23, 2000 (16,504)
Lita, Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Test, Albert, & Trish Stratus at 13:12 = avg age: 25.3

King of the Ring 02 - Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena - June 23, 2002
Molly Holly pinned WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus to win the title at 5:43 = avg age: 25.7

Backlash 06 (Raw) - Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena - April 30, 2006 (14,000)
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Chris Masters with the Back Cracker = avg age: 25.3

Great American Bash (Smackdown!) - Indianapolis, IN - Conseco Fieldhouse - July 23, 2006 (9,750; 8,750 paid)
Ashley defeated Kristal, Michelle McCool, and Jillian Hall in a bra & panties match at 5:18 = avg age: 25.6

The oldest WWE PPV matches (2000-2009)

Royal Rumble 02 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena - January 20, 2002 (announced at 16,106; 12,915; sell out)
Ric Flair defeated Vince McMahon in a streetfight at 14:54 = avg. age: 54.7

WrestleMania XIX - Seattle, WA - SafeCo Field - March 30, 2003 (54,097; 52,000 paid; sell out)
Hulk Hogan pinned Vince McMahon in a streetfight at 20:49 = avg. age: 53.6

Judgment Day 03 - Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - May 18, 2003
Mr. America (w/ Zach Gowan) pinned Roddy Piper (w/ Sean O'Haire) with the legdrop at 4:56 = avg. age: 49.4

Survivor Series 03 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center - November 16, 2003
Vince McMahon defeated the Undertaker in a Buried Alive Match at 11:58 = avg. age: 48.4

Survivor Series - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena - November 27, 2005 (15,000)
Teddy Long (w/ Palmer Canon) pinned Eric Bischoff at 5:25 = avg. age: 54.4

WrestleMania 22 - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 2, 2006 (14,300; 13,600 paid; announced at 17,159; sell out)
Shawn Michaels pinned Vince McMahon in a no holds barred match at 18:27 = avg. age: 50.7

Vengeance 06 (Raw) - Charlotte, NC - Bobcats Arena - June 25, 2006
Ric Flair defeated Mick Foley in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-0, at 7:00 = avg. age: 49.2

Summer Slam 06 - Boston, MA - TD Banknorth Garden - August 20, 2006 (16,168; 13,500 paid; sell out)
Ric Flair defeated Mick Foley in an I Quit match at 13:12 = avg. age: 49.3

WrestleMania 24 - Orlando, FL - Citrus Bowl - March 30, 2008 (announced at 74,635; 63,100 paid; 11,500 freebies)
Shawn Michaels pinned Ric Flair with the superkick at 20:25 = avg. age: 50.9

WrestleMania 25 - Houston, TX - Reliant Stadium - April 5, 2009 (matinee) (61,661; announced at 72,744)
Chris Jericho defeated Ricky Steamboat, Roddy Piper, & Jimmy Snuka (w/ Ric Flair) in a handicap elimination match at 8:57 = avg. age: 53.8

Average Age of Wrestlers by year
2000: 31.40 years old
2001: 31.76 years old
2002: 32.91 years old
2003: 33.64 years old
2004: 33.04 years old
2005: 34.33 years old
2006: 34.54 years old
2007: 33.86 years old
2008: 35.39 years old
2009: 34.34 years old

2000-2004: 32.6 years old
2005-2009: 34.5 years old

Youngest events: No Way Out 00, WrestleMania 2000, Backlash 00, Judgment Day 00, No Mercy 00, King of the Ring 01, No Mercy 01, Survivor Series 02, December to Dismember (ECW) Dec 06 (30.0 to 30.9 on avg)

Oldest events: Survivor Series 05, Summer Slam 06, Royal Rumble 08, WrestleMania 24, No Mercy 08, No Way Out 09, WrestleMania 25 (37.0 to 39.3 on avg)

Consecutive PPV matches (I took alternating branded PPVs into account)..

John Cena - 46 PPV matches in a row
(Cena had a few additional rap appearances on PPV/HEAT at this time.)
Backlash 03 - Worcester, MA - Centrum - April 27, 2003: WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar pinned John Cena at 15:14
Unforgiven 07 (Raw) - Memphis, TN - Fed Ex Forum - September 16, 2007: Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion John Cena via disqualification at 7:21
(Cena was injured 10/1/07 while wrestling Mr. Kennedy).

Kurt Angle: 44 PPV matches in a row
Royal Rumble 00 - New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - January 23, 2000 (19,231; 16,629 paid; sell out): Tazz (mystery opponent) defeated Kurt Angle at 3:14 with the Tazzmission
WrestleMania XIX - Seattle, WA - SafeCo Field - March 30, 2003 (54,097; 52,000 paid; sell out): Brock Lesnar pinned WWE Smackdown! World Champion Kurt Angle with the F5 to win the title at 21:08

Kane: 42 PPV appearances in a row
Unforgiven 02 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center - September 22, 2002 (sell out): Booker T, Kane, Bubba Ray Dudley, & Goldust defeated Test, William Regal, & WWE Tag Team Champions Lance Storm & Christian at 9:52 when Kane pinned Storm with a chokeslam
WrestleMania 23 - Detroit, MI - Ford Field - April 1, 2007 (74,687; 68,500 paid; announced at 80,103; sell out; new attendance record): The Great Khali pinned Kane at 5:32

Triple H: 41 PPV matches in a row
Summer Slam 02 - Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - August 25, 2002 (sell out): World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Rob Van Dam at 18:19
New Year's Revolution (Raw) - Kansas City, MO - Kemper Arena - January 7, 2007 (about 10,000): Triple H & Shawn Michaels fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Edge & Randy Orton to a no contest at around the 20-minute (HHH tore his quad)

Randy Orton: 34 PPV matches in a row
Chris Jericho: 34 PPV matches in a row
Edge: 32 PPV matches in a row
Booker T: 31 PPV matches in a row

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Chris Harrington,
Jun 25, 2013, 3:35 PM
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