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WrestleMania XIV (billed in print ads as WrestleMania dX raided) was the 14th annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).wikipedia
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Stone Cold Steve Austin

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The main event also saw the start of Stone Cold Steve Austin's first WWF World Heavyweight Championship reign.
Austin has main evented multiple pay-per-view events for the WWE, including three WrestleManias (XIV, XV and X-Seven).

List of WWE pay-per-view and WWE Network events

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WrestleMania XIV (billed in print ads as WrestleMania dX raided) was the 14th annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).

Attitude Era

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His victory in the main event, against Shawn Michaels (who performed despite a severe injury and would not compete again until SummerSlam in 2002), has been cited as the beginning of the Attitude Era (given further proof by the fact that this was the final WWF event to use the "New Generation" logo).
They have also said that King of the Ring 1996, and WrestleMania XIV on March 29, 1998, were the starting point.

The New Age Outlaws

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After Legion of Doom lost their WWF Tag Team Championship to The New Age Outlaws, they were assaulted by The New Age Outlaws and D-Generation X.
At WrestleMania XIV, the New Age Outlaws lost the titles to Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie in a Dumpster match.

WrestleMania

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WrestleMania XIV (billed in print ads as WrestleMania dX raided) was the 14th annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
At WrestleMania XIV, Austin defeated Shawn Michaels to become the new WWF World Heavyweight Champion in a match that featured Mike Tyson serving as the special enforcer.

WWE Raw

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Following this, they suffered two defeats by the NWA members Jeff Jarrett and Barry Windham and finally on the February 23 episode of Raw Is War, they lost again to The New Age Outlaw when, despite having the match all but won, the non-legal Hawk did not leave the ring and while the referee was busy removing him, Animal was struck by the title belts and lost the match.
After WrestleMania XIV in March 1998, the WWF regained the lead in the Monday Night Wars with its new "WWF Attitude" brand.

D-Generation X

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After Legion of Doom lost their WWF Tag Team Championship to The New Age Outlaws, they were assaulted by The New Age Outlaws and D-Generation X.
At WrestleMania XIV, Shawn Michaels was the reigning WWF World Heavyweight Champion and Triple H was the reigning WWF European Champion.

Mike Tyson

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This pay-per-view event was notable for the involvement of boxer Mike Tyson, who acted as a ring enforcer for the main event.
During his time away from boxing in 1998, Tyson made a guest appearance at WrestleMania XIV as an enforcer for the main event match between Shawn Michaels and Steve Austin.

Shawn Michaels

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His victory in the main event, against Shawn Michaels (who performed despite a severe injury and would not compete again until SummerSlam in 2002), has been cited as the beginning of the Attitude Era (given further proof by the fact that this was the final WWF event to use the "New Generation" logo). After the Montreal Screwjob, Owen Hart was the only member of the Hart family to remain with the company, and after a temporary absence returned during D-Generation X: In Your House to attack Shawn Michaels.
Michaels went on to win the match but the injury rendered him unable to compete on the following month's No Way Out of Texas: In Your House as advertised, and forced him into retirement a night after losing the WWF World Heavyweight Championship to Stone Cold Steve Austin at WrestleMania XIV.

Triple H

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Following this, he turned his attention to Hunter Hearst Helmsley (who would later be known simply as Triple H) and the European Championship that Michaels had given to Helmsley as a Christmas present.
This ended in a match between the two at WrestleMania XIV, with the stipulation that Chyna had to be handcuffed to then-Commissioner Sgt. Slaughter.

Mark Henry

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On the March 2 episode of Raw Is War, Hart defended the title against Mark Henry, but Chyna came to the ring and pushed Hart off the turnbuckle allowing Henry to lock on a bearhug, but before he could submit she gave an obvious low blow to Henry, resulting in a disqualification in favour of Hart.
He also competed at WrestleMania XIV in a tag team Battle Royal with Brown as his partner, but they did not win.

Road Dogg

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At the Royal Rumble, they lost a championship match largely because Road Dogg handcuffed Hawk to the outside of the ring.
The Outlaws would continue to feud with the Legion of Doom and later the short-lived tag team of Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie before joining D-Generation X the night after WrestleMania XIV.

No Way Out of Texas: In Your House

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The following month at No Way Out of Texas: In Your House, Shamrock capitalized on the in-fighting of the Nation, due to leadership disputes between Faarooq and The Rock, by pinning the champion in a ten-man tag team match.
Shawn Michaels did not appear in the main event as advertised, owing to a severe back injury that resulted in his first retirement after the following month's WrestleMania XIV.

Sable (wrestler)

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Owing to his jealousy over the attention his wife and valet, Sable, was garnering from the crowd, Marc Mero tried to cover up her provocative clothing and eventually sent her to the back, replacing her with The Artist Formerly Known as Goldust, who at the time was dressing up from week to week in his own bid of self-attention.
The duo entered into a feud with Luna Vachon and The Artist Formerly Known as Goldust, which climaxed in a match at WrestleMania XIV in March 1998.

The Road Warriors

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After Legion of Doom lost their WWF Tag Team Championship to The New Age Outlaws, they were assaulted by The New Age Outlaws and D-Generation X.
Hawk and Animal next appeared as Legion of Doom 2000, billed as an updated version of the Road Warriors “for the new millennium”, at WrestleMania XIV during a tag team Battle Royal.

Dwayne Johnson

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After successively beating members of the Nation of Domination until Mark Henry turned on him, Ken Shamrock beat the Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Rocky Maivia (later known as The Rock) despite being hit with a foreign object.
On March 29, at WrestleMania XIV, he defeated Shamrock by disqualification once again to retain the title.

Ken Shamrock

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After successively beating members of the Nation of Domination until Mark Henry turned on him, Ken Shamrock beat the Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Rocky Maivia (later known as The Rock) despite being hit with a foreign object.
He lost to Rock via disqualification at the Royal Rumble and a victory over him at WrestleMania XIV was reversed after Shamrock continued to apply his ankle lock after The Rock had submitted.

Kane (wrestler)

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The masked man was revealed to be Kane, Undertaker's (kayfabe) half-brother and, despite the animosity and the presence of Paul Bearer, Undertaker vowed never to fight his little brother.
The following month, The Undertaker returned and defeated Kane at WrestleMania XIV on March 29.

The Undertaker

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At the end of the inaugural Hell in a Cell match at Badd Blood: In Your House, just as The Undertaker looked to have won the match against Shawn Michaels, the lights went out and a masked man came to the ring and delivered a tombstone piledriver to the shocked Undertaker.
After a two-month hiatus, The Undertaker returned and defeated Kane at WrestleMania XIV.

Sgt. Slaughter

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After Hart won the match, WWF Commissioner Slaughter declared the disguise so convincing that he upheld the decision and awarded the championship belt to Hart.
His feud with Triple H continued into WrestleMania XIV where he handcuffed himself to Chyna to prevent her from interfering with Helmsley's match against Owen Hart.

Montreal Screwjob

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After the Montreal Screwjob, Owen Hart was the only member of the Hart family to remain with the company, and after a temporary absence returned during D-Generation X: In Your House to attack Shawn Michaels.
After dropping the WWF title to Austin at WrestleMania XIV in 1998, Michaels was forced into retirement for four years due to a serious back injury.

Chris Warren (musician)

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Chris Warren and The DX Band opened the show by performing hard rock versions of America the Beautiful and The Star-Spangled Banner.
In 1998, Warren made his television debut at WrestleMania XIV, performing a screeching version of "America The Beautiful" and "The Star-Spangled Banner", for which he was booed, as the fans and national media in attendance considered the performance disrespectful and of poor quality.

SummerSlam (2002)

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His victory in the main event, against Shawn Michaels (who performed despite a severe injury and would not compete again until SummerSlam in 2002), has been cited as the beginning of the Attitude Era (given further proof by the fact that this was the final WWF event to use the "New Generation" logo).
This was Shawn Michaels' first wrestling match since WrestleMania XIV.

Mick Foley

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On the February 2 episode of Raw Is War, in a scheduled match against Road Dogg, D-Generation X stormed the match and tied Austin in the ropes, shouting abuse in his face and rubbing the championship belt in his face, taunting him with it until Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie came to his aid.
Charlie and Jack defeated the New Age Outlaws at WrestleMania XIV in a Dumpster match to win the tag team titles.

Vince McMahon

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The following week on Raw Is War, Vince McMahon revealed that Tyson would be the special guest referee for WrestleMania's main event until Austin appeared and gave the finger to Tyson, offering him a fight and proclaiming the wrestling ring to be his, not Tyson's.
Before McMahon could make the announcement (that Tyson would serve as a ringside enforcer at Wrestlemania XIV for the WWE World title match between Stone Cold Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels) Austin interrupted and confronted Tyson culminating with Austin displaying his middle finger right in Tyson's face.