WWE Global Warning Tour: Melbourne
|Global Warning Tour|
|"Mental" by Bryan New|
|Promotion||World Wrestling Entertainment|
|Date||August 10, 2002|
WWE Global Warning Tour was a major video taped event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment that took place on August 10, 2002 at Colonial Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. This event marked the return of WWE to Australia for the first time since 1986. It was later released on VHS and DVD and also aired in November 2002 as part of the WWE Fanatics Series. It featured nine matches, where in the main event The Rock defeated Triple H and Brock Lesnar in a Triple Threat match to retain the WWE Undisputed Championship
Although this was a one-time event, it was referred to as the Global Warning Tour. The event itself is not available on the WWE Network, however the main event was released as part of Hidden Gems Part III in August 2017 
The event featured nine professional wrestling matches and two pre-show matches that involved different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portrayed villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.
Hulk Hogan was originally meant to appear on the show but was pulled from the event days before.
|1||Rikishi defeated Rico||Kiss My Ass match||02:32|
|2||Mark Henry and Randy Orton defeated Reverend D-Von and Batista||Tag Team match||07:00|
|3||Jamie Noble (c) (with Nidia) defeated The Hurricane||Singles match for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship||08:45|
|4||Hardcore Holly and Chavo Guerrero (with Maven) defeated Billy and Chuck||Tag Team match||15:00|
|5||Kurt Angle defeated Test||Singles match||11:00|
|6||The Un-Americans (Lance Storm and Christian) (c) defeated Billy Kidman and Rey Mysterio||Tag Team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship||09:11|
|7||Edge defeated Chris Jericho||Singles match||14:22|
|8||Torrie Wilson defeated Stacy Keibler||Bra & Panties match||04:45|
|9||The Rock (c) defeated Triple H and Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman)||Triple Threat match for the WWE Undisputed Championship||14:35|
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