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The History of SummerSlam

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The History of SummerSlam
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SummerSlam 2004 – Air Canada Center; Toronto, Ontario 8/15/04
- The Dudley Boyz & Spike beat Paul London, Billy Kidman & Rey Mysterio Jr
- Winner Marries Lita: Kane beat Matt Hardy
- U.S. Title match 1 of best of 5 series: John Cena beat Booker T
- I-C Title: Champion Edge beat Chris Jericho & Batista
- Kurt Angle beat Eddie Guerrero
- Triple H beat Eugene
- Diva Dodge Ball: Diva Search Contestants beat RAW Divas
- WWE Title: Champ JBL beat The Undertaker by DQ
- World Heavyweight Title: Randy Orton beat Chris Benoit to win the title

SummerSlam 2005 – MCI Center; Washington, D.C. 8/21/05
- U.S. Title: Chris Benoit beat Orlando Jordan to win the title
- Edge beat Matt Hardy
- Ladder Match for the Custody of Dominick: Rey Mysterio beat Eddie Guerrero
- Kurt Angle beat Eugene to regain his Olympic Medals
- Randy Orton beat The Undertaker
- WWE Title: John Cena beat Chris Jericho
- No Holds Barred Match for World Heavyweight Title: Champ Batista beat JBL
- Hulk Hogan beat Shawn Michaels

SummerSlam 2006 – TD Banknorth Garden; Boston, MA 8/20/06
- Chavo Guerrero beat Rey Mysterio
- ECW Title: Champ The Big Show beat Sabu
- Hulk Hogan beat Randy Orton
- I Quit Match: Ric Flair beat Mick Foley
- World Heavyweight Championship: Batista beat Champ King Booker by DQ
- D-Generation X beat Vince & Shane McMahon
- WWE Title can Change Hands on DQ: Champ Edge beat John Cena

SummerSlam 2007 – Continental Airlines Arena; East Rutherford, NJ 8/26/07
- Kane beat Finlay
- Intercontinental Championship: Champion Umaga beat Carlito and Kennedy
- Rey Mysterio beat Chavo Guerrero
- Diva Battle Royal: Beth Phoenix last eliminated Michelle McCool to earn a future title shot
- ECW Championship: Champion John Morrison beat CM Punk
- Triple H beat King Booker
- World Heavyweight Championship: Batista beat Champion The Great Khali by DQ
- WWE Championship: Champion John Cena beat Randy Orton


SummerSlam 2008 – Conseco Fieldhouse; Indianapolis, IN 8/17/08
- MVP beat Jeff Hardy
- Winners Take All: Santino Marella & Beth Phoenix beat Kofi Kingston & Mickie James to win both the Intercontinental & Women’s Championships
- ECW Title: Matt Hardy beat Champion Mark Henry by DQ
- World Heavyweight Championship: Champion CM Punk beat JBL
- WWE Championship: Champion Triple H beat The Great Khali
- Batista beat John Cena
- Hell in a Cell: The Undertaker beat Edge


SummerSlam 2009 – STAPLES Center; Los Angeles, CA 8/23/09
- Intercontinental Championship: Champion Rey Mysterio beat Dolph Ziggler
- MVP beat Jack Swagger
- Tag Team Championship: Champions Big Show & Chris Jericho beat Cryme Tyme
- Kane beat The Great Khali
- Shawn Michaels and Triple H beat Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase
- ECW Championship: Champion Christian beat William Regal
- WWE Championship: Champion Randy Orton beat John Cena
- TLC Match for the World Heavyweight Championship: CM Punk beat Jeff Hardy to win the title


SummerSlam 2010 – STAPLES Center; Los Angeles, CA 8/15/10
- Intercontinental Championship: Champion Dolph Ziggler and Kofi Kingston fought to a no contest
- Divas Championship: Melina won the title from Alicia Fox
- Handicap Match: Big Show beat the Straight Edge Society (CM Punk, Luke Gallows, and Joey Mercury)
- WWE Championhip: Randy Orton beat Champion Sheamus by DQ
- World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Kane beat Rey Mysterio
- Elimination Match: Team WWE (John Cena, Bret Hart, Chris Jericho, Edge, John Morrison, R-Truth, and Daniel Bryan) beat The Nexus (Wade Barrett, Darren Young, David Otunga, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Michael Tarver, and Skip Sheffield)


SummerSlam 2011 – STAPLES Center; Los Angeles, CA 8/14/11
- Rey Mysterio, John Morrison, & Kofi Kingston beat Alberto Del Rio, R-Truth, & The Miz
- Mark Henry beat Sheamus by Count Out
- Divas Championship: Champion Kelly Kelly beat Beth Phoenix
- Wade Barrett beat Daniel Bryan
- No Holds Barred Match for the World Heavyweight Championship: Randy Orton beat Christian to win the title
- WWE Championship Unification Match With Triple H as the Special Guest Referee: WWE Champion CM Punk beat WWE Champion John Cena
- WWE Championship: Alberto Del Rio beat CM Punk to win the title

SummerSlam 2012 - STAPLES Center; Los Angeles, CA 8/19/12
- Chris Jericho beat Dolph Ziggler
- Daniel Bryan beat Kane
- Intercontinental Championship: Champion The Miz beat Rey Mysterio
- World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Sheamus beat Alberto Del Rio
- WWE Tag Team Championship: Champions R-Truth & Kofi Kingston beat Darren Young & Titus O'Neil
- WWE Championship: Champion CM Punk beat John Cena and Big Show
- Brock Lesnar beat Triple H

SummerSlam 2013 - STAPLES Center; Los Angeles, CA 8/18/13
- Ring of Fire Match: Bray Wyatt beat Kane
- Cody Rhodes beat Damien Sandow
- World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Alberto Del Rio beat Christian
- Natalya beat Brie Bella
- No DQ Match: Brock Lesnar beat CM Punk
- Dolph Ziggler and Kaitlyn beat Big E Langston & AJ Lee
- WWE Championship Match Featuring Triple H as the Special Guest Referee: Daniel Bryan beat John Cena to win the title
- WWE Championship Match Featuring Triple H as the Special Guest Referee: Randy Orton beat Daniel Bryan to win the title

Sources used include: Pro Wrestling Illustrated Almanac, Onlineworldofwrestling.com, & wwe.com

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