WWE Pay Per View Classics

Thought out the history of the WWE the fans have come to wittiness many evolutionarily moments, superstars have come and gone… main event players taken though injury others though retirement and then there are those who were cut down in their prime…

Championships that have stood for decades, held by true champions gone as new championships took their place…Matches that have always been there…replaced of those of high danger levels with riskier moves…

So each week we take a look back at the past pay per views and show the results of some of the most incredible rivalries on some of the greatest stages in some of the most beautiful arenas around the world…

(The above post will always stay the same but for each post the following of course will be different)

After the events of Fully Loaded: In Your House 23 we at MajorMadness.co.uk thought we would role straight on to Summerslam 1998…

European Championship Match: European Champion D’Lo Brown vs Val Venis…

This would be D’Lo Brown’s first title defense and controversy would rear up its ugly head concerning D’Lo’s chest protector, which had been reinforced…

Controversy would again show itself as the referee would put his hands on Val Venis coursing him to get court on the top rope…

In retaliation he would shove the referee coursing a disqualification for D’Lo to retain…

4-on-3 Handicap Tag Team Match: Kaientai & Taka Michinoku vs The Oddities…

It would be all four members of Kaientai taking on the three giants of the Oddities and despite the numbers advantage this would be the most miss-match in terms of height in the history of the WWF…

It would end only one way as all four members of Kaientai were choke-slammed…at the same time, and all four being pinned…at the same time…by one opponent.

Hair vs Hair Match: X-Pac vs Jeff Jarrett…

Self-explanatory rules in regard to the penalty for losing this match up as someone would be leaving with a chrome dome at the end of this one…

After several near falls Jeff Jarrett would fall short of the win as he was hit with his own guitar and soon after, the golden locks of double J would start hitting the canvas…

Mixed Tag Team Match: Sable & Edge vs Jacqueline & Marc Mero…

After how the bikini match ended at Fully Loaded, a rematch was always going to be on the cards but with Marc Mero’s interference it would be made a mix tag team bout with Sable allowing to pick her own partner…

That partner would be the undefeated Edge in his first pay per view but it would be Sable that would get the pin over her former flame…

First Ever Lion’s Den Match: Ken Shamrock vs Owen Hart…

In a nine foot steel cage pit, Ken Shamrock would go in wanting revenge for what went down at Fully Loaded and Shamrock would be king of the Lion’s Den match making Hart submit to the angle lock…

No Holds Barred – Falls Count Anywhere Tag Team Championship Match: Tag Team Champions Kane & Mankind vs the New Age Outlaws…

Since winning the titles back in a rematch on raw following Fully Loaded Kane & Mankind would have a fallout so large Kane would be a no-show for this title defense…

2-on-1 would be too much for the one champion to handle and the New Age Outlaws would quickly become Tag Team Champions…

Of course this did not stop Kane from showing up, right out of a dumpster the Outlaws not only brought to the ring but dumped Mankind in only seconds before to attack Mankind.

Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match: Intercontinental Champion the Rock vs Triple H…

As the war between the Nation and D-Generation-X respective leaders could not be settled at Fully Loaded, a rematch would be made for Summerslam…

No pin falls or submissions need here, no count outs or disqualification, only one way could you win, climb the ladder and take down the championship…

With Mark Henry and Chyna at ringside both would get involved with the champ, the challenger or each other but Triple H would not be denied as he was at Fully Loaded as he retrieved the title and became Intercontinental Champion…

WWF Championship Match: WWF Champion Stone Cold Steve Austin vs The Undertaker…

With this match made the Undertaker would guarantee Kane would not get involved, it would be one on one, adding a guarantee of a classic match…

At one point it would appear that the dead man’s word was worthless as Kane would make his way to ringside, but the Undertaker stood steadfast telling Kane this would be one on one, meaning you leave.

The dead man would be a man of his word as he would send Kane to the back and shortly after Austin would win with his stone cold stunner…

The only thing to leave the ring with these men would be the respect from the fans and from each other…

Thus closes the file of Summerslam 1998

 

MajorMadMike

Been a fan of the WWE since 2000, watched a few from the early years online, wasn’t a fan of where the “Powers that be” were taking the company but it has gotten better with the brand split, I thought that it was a format that worked