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Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage vs. Ted DiBiase & Andre the Giant, WWF Intercontinental Title: The Honky Tonk Man vs. The Ultimate Warrior, WWF Tag Team Title: Demolition vs. The Hart Foundation, Don Muraco vs. Dino Bravo, The Rougeaus vs. The British Bulldogs, The Powers of Pain vs. the Bolsheviks, Bad News Brown vs. Ken Patera, The Junk Yard Dog vs. Ravishing Rick Rude, The Big Boss Man vs. Koko B. Ware, Hercules vs. Jake the Snake Roberts Written by Anonymous

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Brutus Beefcake was originally supposed to be the challenger for the Intercontinental Championship. He was attacked and had his head cut open by "Outlaw" Ron Bass's spur after a match on "WWF Superstars of Wrestling." This development came after boxes for the Coliseum Video VHS release were printed, on which Brutus appears as the named challenger to The Honky Tonk Man. A corrective sticker, declaring The Ultimate Warrior as challenger, was placed over Brutus' name. The main reason for the change to the match was because, according to an interview he conducted in 2005, Beefcake claimed that the Warrior threatened to leave the WWF if he didn't get the title shot, and so Beefcake stepped aside and made the best of it, which resulted in his storyline injury. See more »

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1 July 2002 | by (Vancouver, B.C.) – See all my reviews

The first-ever SummerSlam extravaganza was headlined by a battle for supremacy in WWE. On one side, the `Megapowers' - Hulk Hogan and WWE Champion, Randy `Macho Man' Savage. On the other were the `Megabucks' - `The Million Dollar Man' Ted DiBasie and Andre the Giant. DiBiase and his millions thought this match was in the bank with the announcement of the special referee, the notorious Jesse `The Body' Ventura. But victory was not to be, as Ventura was forced to make the three count when Hogan delivered his famous legdrop to earn the win for he and the Macho Man. Also, the Ultimate Warrior made history by defeating the Honky Tonk Man in 30 seconds to capture the WWE Intercontinental Championship. The win ended Honky's 18-month reign as IC Champion, the longest in WWE history.

The British Bulldogs battled the Rougeaus to a 20-minute draw Bad News Brown pinned Ken Patera Rick Rude defeated Junkyard Dog by DQ The Powers of Pain defeated the Bolsheviks The Ultimate Warrior pinned the Honky Tonk Man to win the Intercontinental Title Dino Bravo pinned Don Muraco World Tag Team Champions Demolition defeated the Hart Foundation Big Boss Man pinned Koko B. Ware Jake "the Snake" Roberts pinned Hercules Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage defeated Andre the Giant and Ted DiBiase

Overall Mark: B-


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