Survivor Series (2001) was the fifteenth annual Survivor Series pay-per-view professional wrestling event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It took place on November 18 2001 at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Invasion angle ended at this event with the "Winner Take All Match."
On the 22 October 2001 episode of Raw
and Linda McMahon
and Stephanie McMahon
to a "Winner Take All" match to determine the fate of both companies; in Vince and Linda's case, the WWF, and in Shane and Stephanie's case, the WCW/ECW Alliance
. However, Vince had to deal with the defection of Kurt Angle
to the Alliance and the constant feud between WCW Champion The Rock
and Chris Jericho
over the title. Vince began spreading rumors to the Alliance that there is a mole within their faction. On an episode of SmackDown!
before the Survivor Series, Steve Austin was the last man standing after both factions attacked each other in the ring. After that, Vince appeared on the entrance ramp and shared a smile with Austin, teasing that Austin would be the mole.
On the Raw
after the Survivor Series
, Vince McMahon announces that the WCW World Heavyweight Championship
(held by The Rock) was renamed the World Championship, and the Alliance members who were holding a championship (Stone Cold Steve Austin, Dudley Boyz
, Rob Van Dam
), as well as Test
, the winner of the Immunity Battle Royal, were rehired. At the conclusion of Raw
, Ric Flair
appeared in the WWF for the first time since 1993, and announced to Vince that he had bought Shane and Stephanie's share in the company, and as a result, both Vince and Flair are partners. Also, following Paul Heyman's (kayfabe) firing, Jerry Lawler
made his return as color commentator after a nine-month hiatus from the company.
||Lance Storm, Justin Credible, and Raven defeated Albert, Scotty 2 Hotty, and Spike Dudley.
||Tag team match
||Christian (c) defeated Al Snow.
||Singles match for the WWF European Championship
||William Regal defeated Tajiri (with Torrie Wilson).
||Edge defeated Test.
||Title Unification match for the WCW United States Championship and the WWF Intercontinental Championship
||The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von) (with Stacy Keibler) defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff).
||Steel Cage Title Unification match for the WCW World Tag Team Championship and the WWF Tag Team Championship
||Test last eliminated Billy Gunn to win.
||Immunity battle royal
||Trish Stratus defeated Lita, Jacqueline, Mighty Molly, Jazz, and Ivory.
||Six-Pack Challenge for the vacant WWF Women's Championship
||Team WWF (The Rock, Chris Jericho, The Undertaker, Kane, and The Big Show) defeated Team Alliance (Steve Austin, Kurt Angle, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, and Shane McMahon).
||Five-on-five Survivor Series elimination match
Survivor Series elimination match
||Pinfall after an Angle Slam from Angle, Scissors kick from Booker T, Five-Star Frog Splash from RVD, and Leap of Faith from Shane McMahon
||Pinfall after a Chokeslam from Kane, Tombstone piledriver from Undertaker, and Lionsault from Jericho
||Pinfall after a Flying thrust kick
||Pinfall after a Stone Cold Stunner
||Pinfall with a Roll-up
||Pinfall after a Breakdown
||Submission by Sharpshooter
||Pinfall by Roll-up
||Pinfall after a hit from the WWF title belt by Angle and a Rock Bottom
||The Rock (Team WWF)
Other on-screen talent