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The History of SummerSlam

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The History of SummerSlam
© 2008 World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

SummerSlam 97 – Continental Airlines Arena; East Rutherford, NJ 8/3/97
- Cage Match: Mankind beat Hunter Hearst Helmsley
- Loser Wears a dress: Goldust beat Brian Pillman
- The Legion of Doom beat The Godwinns
- European Title: Champ Davey Boy Smith beat Ken Shamrock by DQ
- Los Boricuas beat The Disciples of Apocalypse
- I-C Title: Steve Austin won the title from Owen Hart in a match where if he lost he'd have to kiss Owen's backside. At the end of the match, Steve Austin suffered a horiffic neck injury.
- WWF Title: Bret Hart beat Undertaker to win the title - Shawn Michaels was the referee

SummerSlam 98 – Madison Square Garden; New York, NY 8/30/98
- European Title: Champ D-Lo Brown beat Val Venis by DQ
- The Human Oddities beat Kaientai & Taka Michinoku
- Hair vs Hair: X-Pac beat Jeff Jarrett
- Edge & Sable beat Marc Mero & Jacquelyn
- Lions Den Match: Ken Shamrock beat Owen Hart
- No Holds Barred/Falls Count Anywhere Match for Tag Team Titles: The New Age Outlaws beat Mankind & Kane for the titles. Kane did not show up for the match
- Ladder Match for the I-C Title: Triple H beat The Rock to become new I-C champ
- WWF Title: Champ Steve Austin beat The Undertaker

SummerSlam 99 – Target Center; Minneapolis, MN 8/22/99
- I-C & European Titles: Jeff Jarrett beat D-Lo Brown to win both titles
- Tag Team Turmoil Match: The Acolytes beat The Hardy Boyz, Edge & Christian, Mideon & Viscera, Droz & Albert, The Hollys
- Hardcore Title: Al Snow beat The Big Bossman to win the title
- Women's Title: Champ Ivory beat Tori
- Lions Den Match: Ken Shamrock beat Steve Blackman
- Love her or leave her Streetfight Match: Test beat Shane McMahon for the right to marry Stephanie McMahon
- Tag Title: Big Show & Undertaker beat Kane & X-Pac to win the titles
- Kiss my A** Match: The Rock beat Billy Gunn
- Triple Threat WWF Title match: Mankind won the title by beating champ Steve Austin & Triple H. The current state governor, Jesse "The Body" Ventura was special guest referee.

SummerSlam 2000 – Entertainment & Sports Complex; Raleigh, NC 8/27/00
- Right To Censor beat Too Cool & Rikishi
- X-Pac beat Road Dogg
- Tag Team match where winner becomes I-C title: Chyna wins the title in a tag match featuring Champ Val Venis & Trish Stratus vs Eddie Guerreo & Chyna
- Jerry Lawler beat Tazz
- Hardcore Title: Steve Blackman beat Shane McMahon to win the title
- Best of 3 falls match: Chris Benoit beat Chris Jericho
- Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match for Tag Team Title: Champs Edge & Christian beat The Hardy Boyz & The Dudley Boyz
- Stink Face Match: The Kat beat Terri
- The Undertaker & Kane fought to a no contest
- WWF Title: Champ The Rock beat Triple H & Kurt Angle

SummerSlam 2001 – Compaq Center; San Jose, CA 8/19/01
- I-C Title: Edge beat Lance Storm to win the title
- The Dudley Boyz & Test beat The APA & Spike Dudley
- WCW Cruiserweight & WWF Lightheavyweight Title: WCW Cruiserweight Champ X-Pac beat WWF Lightheavyweight champ beat Tajiri to win the title
- Chris Jericho beat Rhyno
- Ladder Match for Hardcore title: Rob Van Dam beat Jeff Hardy to win the title
- Cage Match for the WCW & WWF Tag Team Titles: WCW tag team champs Kane & The Undertaker beat WWF Tag Team Champs Kanyon & Dallas Page
- WWF Title: Kurt Angle beat champ Steve Austin by DQ
- WCW Title: The Rock beats Booker T to win the title

SummerSlam 2002 – Nassau Coliseum; Uniondale, NY 8/25/02
- Kurt Angle beat Rey Mysterio Jr.
- Ric Flair beat Chris Jericho
- Edge beat Eddie Guerrero
- Tag Team Title: Champs Christian & Lance Storm beat Booker T & Goldust
- I-C Title: Rob Van Dam beat Chris Benoit to win the title
- The Undertaker beat Test
- Unsanctioned Street Fight: Shawn Micheals beat Triple H. This was Shawn's first match in over 5 years.
- WWE Title: Brock Lesnar beat The Rock to win the title

SummerSlam 2003 – America’s West Arena; Phoenix, AZ 8/24/03
- Raw Tag Team Title: Champion La Resistance beat The Dudley Boyz
- The Undertaker beat A-Train
- Shane McMahon beat Eric Bischoff
- US Title: Champ Eddie Guerrero beat Chris Benoit, Tajiri & Rhyno
- WWE Title: Champ Kurt Angle beat Brock Lesnar
- Kane beat Rob Van Dam
- Elimination Chamber for World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Triple H beat Goldberg, Shawn Michaels, Kevin Nash, Randy Orton, & Chris Jericho
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