#ThisDaySpecial (29th Aug)
ON THIS DAY IN 1988, WWF presented 1st ever #SummerSlam event
🔸The Ultimate Warrior def. The Honky Tonk Man in just 31 seconds to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship.
🔸The Mega Powers (Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage) defeated The Mega Bucks (Ted DiBiase & André the Giant). Jesse "The Body" Ventura was the special referee.
#ThisDaySpecial 2 (27th Aug)
17 years ago today 🔸#SummerSlam 2000🔸
Edge & Christian defeated The Dudley Boyz and The Hardy Boyz in the first ever TLC match to win the WWF Tag Team Championship.
#ThisDaySpecial (27th Aug):
22 years ago today 🔸#SummerSlam 1995🔸
Shawn Michaels defeated Razor Ramon in a ladder match to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship.
15 years ago today WWE presented 15th annual #SummerSlam
🔸Kurt Angle def. Rey Mysterio by submission.
🔸Ric Flair def. Chris Jericho by submission.
🔸Edge def. Eddie Guerrero.
🔸Lance Storm and Christian defeated Booker T and Goldust to retain the WWE Tag Team titles.
🔸Rob Van Dam def. Chris Benoit to win the WWE Intercontinental title.
🔸The Undertaker def. Test.
♦Shawn Michaels def. Triple H in an Unsanctioned Street Fight.
(This was Shawn's 1st match since WM 14)
♦Brock Lesnar def. The Rock to win the WWE Undisputed Championship.
The win would make the 25-year old Lesnar the youngest world champion in WWE history, a mark surpassed by Randy Orton just two years later.
2 years ago today at #SummerSlam 2015:
WWE World Heavyweight champion @WWERollins def. US Champion @JohnCena in an winner takes all match and becoming the first man to hold US title and WWE World title.
16 years ago today: on RAW Is War, Kurt Angle crashed Steve Austin's appreciation night with lots & lots of milk. #Milkamania .
4 years ago today, WWE presented 26th annual #SummerSlam .
🔸Alberto Del Rio def. Christian by submission to retain the World Heavyweight Championship.
🔸Brock Lesnar def. CM Punk in a No Disqualification match.
♦Daniel Bryan defeated John Cena to win the WWE Championship. Triple H was the special referee.
▫Post-match Triple H turned heel and pedigreed Bryan, leading to Randy Orton cashing in his MITB briefcase and moments later Orton def. Bryan to win the WWE Championship.
3 years ago today at #SummerSlam , Brock Lesnar def. John Cena after 2 f5s, 16 German suplexes and countless punches to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
9 years ago today WWE presented 21st annual #SummerSlam . It was first PPV of PG era.
▫CM Punk defeated JBL to retain the World Heavyweight Championship.
▫Triple H defeated The Great Khali to retain the WWE Championship.
▫Batista defeated John Cena.
♦The Undertaker defeated Edge in a Hell in the Cell match.
ON THIS DAY IN 2004 (#SummerSlam ):
Randy Orton def. Chris Benoit and became youngest WWE world champion of all time at the age of 24.
ON THIS DAY IN 2012 (TNA Hardcore Justice):
AJ Styles defeated Samoa Joe, Kurt Angle, and Christopher Daniels in a four-way ladder match in the Bound for Glory Series.
ON THIS DAY IN 2007 (TNA Hard Justice):
Kurt Angle defeated Samoa Joe to win the TNA X Division and World Tag Team Championship. Angle’s TNA World Heavyweight and IWGP Heavyweight Championship (IGF version) were also at stake in the match.
ON THIS DAY IN 2011 (TNA Hardcore Justice):
Kurt Angle defeated Sting to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.
16 years ago today at a Smackdown taping, Brothers of Destruction defeat the Natural Born Thrillers to win the WCW Tag Team Championship.
ON THIS DAY IN 1997: WWF presented Summerslam: Hart and Soul
🔸Mankind defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley in a steel cage match.
🔸Goldust defeated Brian Pillman. As a result of the match.
🔸The Legion of Doom defeated The Godwinns.
🔸The British Bulldog defeated Ken Shamrock via disqualification to retain the WWF European Championship.
🔸Los Boricuas (Savio Vega, Miguel Pérez, Jr., Jose Estrada, Jr., and Jesus Castillo) defeated The Disciples of Apocalypse (Crush, Chainz, 8-Ball, and Skull).
🔸Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Owen Hart to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship.
♦Bret Hart defeated The Undertaker to win the WWF Championship. Shawn Michaels was the special referee.
This was the first time the WWE's world title changed hands on RAWsince Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Kurt Angle for the title in October 2001, and first title change on free television since Brock Lesnar defeated Angle in September 2003.
The real reason of this sudden title change was that WWE suspended RVD for 30 days as a result of his recent drug possession arrest.