WWE Bad Blood
(originally Badd Blood
) was a World Wrestling Entertainment professional wrestling pay-per-view
event that was held in 1997, 2003, and 2004. Bad Blood 1997 was originally titled In Your House: Badd Blood
and took place on October 5. In 2003 and 2004, it was an exclusive event for the Raw brand
. The pay-per-view is known for introducing the Hell in a Cell
match, which was the main event all three years the pay-per-view was held. In 2005, One Night Stand
replaced Bad Blood when Vengeance
moved to June and The Great American Bash
moved to July.
Bad Blood dates and venues
Badd Blood: In Your House took place on October 5, 1997 at the Kiel Center in St. Louis, Missouri. On the afternoon preceding this event, Brian Pillman, who was scheduled to face Dude Love on the show, was found dead in his hotel room. The announcement was made to fans during the half-hour "pregame show" prior to the PPV broadcast itself.
- Nation of Domination (Rocky Maivia, Kama Mustafa and D'Lo Brown) defeated The Legion of Doom (Hawk and Animal) in a Handicap match (12:20)
- Max Mini and Nova defeated Tarantula and Mosaic (6:43)
- The Godwinns (Henry and Phineas) (with Uncle Cletus) defeated The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) to win the WWF Tag Team Championship (12:17)
- Legends Ceremony hosted by Jim Ross; honoring some legends of St. Louis wrestling, including Harley Race, Jack Brisco, Dory Funk, Jr., Gene Kiniski, Terry Funk, Lou Thesz, and promoter Sam Muchnick.
- Owen Hart defeated Faarooq to win the vacant WWF Intercontinental Championship (7:12)
- Owen pinned Faarooq after Steve Austin hit Faarooq with the IC Title belt. This was the final of an eight-man Tournament.
- Disciples of Apocalypse (Crush, Chainz, 8-Ball and Skull) defeated Los Boricuas (Savio Vega, Jesus Castillo, Jose Estrada, Jr. and Miguel Perez, Jr.) (9:11)
- Bret Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Vader and The Patriot in a Flag Match (23:13)
- Hart pinned Patriot with a Roll-up.
- Shawn Michaels defeated The Undertaker in the first Hell in a Cell match (30:00)
- Michaels pinned Undertaker after Undertaker's younger brother Kane debuted and tombstoned Undertaker.
- Michaels became the number one contender for the WWF Championship.