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Why did The Rock not win at WrestleMania 2000?
Title says it all - I feel like this was one of the dumbest endings to a WrestleMania. You usually work the entire year towards WrestleMania, and don't use WrestleMania as another platform to progress a feud.
You knew Foley and Show weren't going to win it, so those 2 are out of the question. I'm not questioning the 4 way, or the inclusion of all McMahons, over it being overbooked...
The Rock's momentum was perfectly built, not close to the title for the whole year while still becoming a mega star. Triple H did not need to win that match as much as The Rock. Triple H built his foundation as a heel already with his work with Foley alone during Royal Rumble and No Way Out. In addition, marrying the boss' daughter, having DX as his support - his heat was there.
The Rock needed it more than anything. Instead, they waited until Backlash to conclude the story. They could've had The Rock win and still had the same "odds are against The Rock for Backlash, still include Austin" deal.
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