2003 WWE Results - The First Year of Brand Exclusive PPV Events

Kurt Angle and Triple H in 2003
WWE Champion Kurt Angle and WWE Champion Triple H at the WrestleMania XIX Press Conference. (Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

In 2003, WWE presented brand exclusive pay-per-view events for the first time. On the RAW side of things, Triple H dominated the main event scene with the help of Evolution, a faction that also consisted of Ric Flair and second-year stars Randy Orton and BatistaThe Class of 2002 shined bright on SmackDown as well as Brock Lesnar, who was the big star of that brand.

Royal Rumble - FleetCenter; Boston, MA 1/19/2003

  • Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Brock Lesnar beat The Big Show
  • World Tag Team Title: The Dudley Boyz beat Lance Storm & William Regal to win the titles
  • Torrrie Wilson beat Dawn Marie
  • World Heavyweight Title: Scott Steiner beat Champion Triple H by DQ
  • WWE Title: Champion Kurt Angle beat Chris Benoit
  • Brock Lesnar won the Royal Rumble by last eliminating The Undertaker

No Way Out - Bell Centre; Montreal, Quebec 2/23/2003

  • Chris Jericho beat Jeff Hardy
  • World Tag Team Title: Champions Lance Storm & William Regal beat Rob Van Dam & Kane
  • Cruiserweight Title: Matt Hardy beat Billy Kidman to win the title
  • The Undertaker beat The Big Show
  • Handicap Match: Brock Lesnar & Chris Benoit beat Kurt Angle & The World's Greatest Tag Team
  • World Heavyweight Title: Champion Triple H beat Scott Steiner
  • Steve Austin beat Eric Bischoff
  • The Rock beat Hulk Hogan

WrestleMania XIX - Safeco Field; Seattle, WA 3/30/2003

  • Cruiserweight Title: Champion Matt Hardy beat Rey Mysterio
  • Handicap Match: The Undertaker beat The Big Show & A-Train
  • Women's Title: Trish Stratus beat Champion Victoria & Jazz to win the title
  • WWE Tag Team Title: Champions Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas beat Los Guerreros and Chris Benoit & Rhyno
  • Shawn Michaels beat Chris Jericho
  • World Heavyweight Title: Champion Triple H beat Booker T
  • Hulk Hogan beat Vince McMahon
  • The Rock beat Steve Austin
  • WWE Title: Brock Lesnar beat Champion Kurt Angle to win the title

Backlash - Centrum; Worchester, MA 4/27/2003

  • WWE Tag Team Title: Champions Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas beat Los Guerreros
  • Sean O'Haire beat Rikishi
  • World Tag Team Title: Champions Rob Van Dam & Kane beat The Dudley Boyz
  • Women's Title: Jazz won the title from Trish Stratus
  • The Big Show beat Rey Mysterio
  • WWE Title: Champion Brock Lesnar beat John Cena
  • Triple H, Ric Flair & Chris Jericho beat Kevin Nash, Shawn Michaels & Booker T
  • Goldberg beat The Rock

Judgment Day - Charlotte Coliseum; Charlotte, NC 5/18/2003

  • John Cena & The FBI beat Chris Benoit, Rhyno & Brian Kendrick
  • La Resistance beat Scott Steiner & Test
  • Ladder Match for the WWE Tag Team Titles: Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri beat Champs The Worlds Greatest g Team to win the titles
  • Battle Royal for reinstated the Intercontinental Title: Christian won the title by last eliminating Booker T
  • Mr. America beat Roddy Piper
  • World Heavyweight Title: Kevin Nash beat Champion Triple H by DQ
  • Women's Title: Champion Jazz beat Trish Startus, Vicoria, & Jackie
  • Stretcher Match for WWE Title: Champion Brock Lesnar beat The Big Show

Bad Blood (RAW) - Compaq Center; Houston, TX 6/15/2003

  • Chris Nowinski & Rodney Mack beat The Dudley Boyz
  • Scott Steiner beat Test to win the managerial service of Stacy Keibler
  • Intercontinental Title: Booker T beat Champion Christian via DQ
  • World Tag Team Title: La Resistance beat Rob Van Dam & Kane to win the titles
  • Goldberg beat Chris Jericho
  • Ric Flair beat Shawn Michaels
  • Hell in a Cell for World Heavyweight Title with Mick Foley as Special Guest Referee: Champion Triple H beat Kevin Nash

Vengeance (SmackDown) - Pepsi Arena Denver, CO 7/27/2003

  • United States Championship Tournament Finals: Eddie Guerrero beat Chris Benoit to become champion
  • Jamie Knoble beat Billy Gunn. Due to pre-match stipulations, Knoble won the right to sleep with Torrie Wilson
  • APA Invitational Bar Room Brawl: Bradshaw won by last eliminating Brother Love
  • WWE Tag Team Title: Champions The World's Greatest Tag Team beat Billy Kidman & Rey Mysterio
  • No Count Out Match: Sable beat Stephanie McMahon
  • The Undertaker beat John Cena
  • Vince McMahon beat Zach Gowen
  • WWE Title: Kurt Angle beat Champion Brock Lesnar & The Big Show to win the title

SummerSlam - America West Arena; Phoenix, AZ 8/24/2003

  • World Tag Team Title: Champions La Resistance beat The Dudley Boyz
  • The Undertaker beat Albert
  • Shane McMahon beat Eric Bischoff
  • US Title: Champion Eddie Guerrero beat Chris Benoit, Tajiri & Rhyno
  • WWE Title: Champion Kurt Angle beat Brock Lesnar
  • Kane beat Rob Van Dam
  • Elimination Chamber for World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Triple H beat Goldberg, Shawn Michaels, Kevin Nash, Randy Orton & Chris Jericho

Unforgiven (RAW) - Giant Center; Hershey, PA 9/21/2003

  • Handicap Tables Match for the World Tag Team Title: The Dudley Boyz beat La Resistance & Rob Conway to win the titles
  • Test beat Scott Steiner. Due to pre-match stipulations, Scott Steiner became Test's property.
  • Randy Orton beat Shawn Michaels
  • Lita & Trish Stratus beat Molly Holly & Gail Kim
  • Last Man Standing: Kane beat Shane McMahon
  • Intercontinental Championship: Champion Christian beat Rob Van Dam & Chris Jericho
  • Winners get to announce RAW: Al Snow & The Coach beat Jerry Lawler & Jim Ross
  • World Heavyweight Title: Goldberg beat Triple H to win the title

No Mercy (SmackDown) - First Mariner Arena; Baltimore, MD 10/19/2003

  • Cruiserweight Title: Champion Tajiri beat Rey Mysterio
  • Chris Benoit beat Albert
  • Zach Gowen beat Matt Hardy
  • The Bashams beat The APA
  • I Quit Match: Vince McMahon beat Stephanie McMahon. As a result, Stephanie lost her job as GM.
  • Kurt Angle beat John Cena
  • US Title: The Big Show beat Eddie Guerrero to win the title
  • Biker Chain Match for the WWE Title: Champion Brock Lesnar beat The Undertaker

Survivor Series - American Airlines Arena; Dallas, TX 11/16/2003

  • Kurt Angle, John Cena, Chris Benoit, Bradshaw & Bob Holly beat Brock Lesnar, The Big Show, Albert, Nathan Jones, & Matt Morgan
  • Women's Title: Champion Molly Holly beat Lita
  • Ambulance Match: Kane beat Shane McMahon
  • WWE Tag Team Title: Champions The Basham Brothers beat Los Guerreros
  • Chris Jericho, Christian, Scott Steiner, Randy Orton & Mark Henry beat Shawn Michaels, Rob Van Dam, Booker T and The Dudley Boyz.  As a result, Steve Austin was fired as co-GM of Raw
  • Buried Alive Match: Vince McMahon beat The Undertaker
  • World Heavyweight Title: Champion Goldberg beat Triple H

Armageddon (RAW) - TD Waterhouse Center; Orlando, FL 12/14/2003

  • Booker T beat Mark Henry
  • Intercontinental Title: Randy Orton beat Rob Van Dam to win the title
  • Chris Jericho & Christian beat Lita & Trish Stratus
  • Shawn Michaels beat Batista
  • Matt Hardy beat Maven after Maven was injured before the match by Batista
  • Tag Team Turmoil Match: Ric Flair & Batista won the World Tag Team Titles in a match featuring Champions The Dudley Boyz, Scott Steiner & Test, Rob Conway & Rene Dupree, The Hurricane & Rosey, Lance Storm & Val Venis, and Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade​​​
  • Women's Title: Champion Molly Holly beat Ivory
  • World Heavyweight Title: Triple H beat Champion Goldberg and Kane to win the title

Sources Used Include: Pro Wrestling Illustrated Almanac, wwe.com, onlineworldofwrestling.com, and thehistoryofwwe.com

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