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Summerslam (1993)

Video  -  Action | Sport  -  30 August 1993 (USA)
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WWF Title: Yokozuna vs. Lex Luger, WWF Intercontinental Title: Shawn Michaels vs. Mr. Perfect, WWF Tag Team Titles: The Steiner Brothers vs. The Heavenly Bodies, Bret Hart vs. Doink, Bret ... See full summary »

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WWF Title: Yokozuna vs. Lex Luger, WWF Intercontinental Title: Shawn Michaels vs. Mr. Perfect, WWF Tag Team Titles: The Steiner Brothers vs. The Heavenly Bodies, Bret Hart vs. Doink, Bret Hart vs. Jerry Lawler, I.R.S. vs. the 1-2-3 Kid, Tatanka & The Smoking Gunns vs. The Head Shrinkers & Bam Bam Bigelow, Ludvig Borga vs. Marty Jannetty, Razor Ramon vs. Ted DiBiase Written by Anonymous

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Final WWF PPV appearance for Matt Borne, aka the original Doink the Clown. He would reprise the gimmick on the Raw 15th Anniversary battle royal in December 2007, as well as the independent circuit until his death in 2013. See more »

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Rick and Scott Steiner's real-life sister calls Rick "Rob," which is his real first name. In wrestling terms, this is called "breaking kayfabe." See more »

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Howard Finkel: I was told by WWF President Jack Tunney, that if Jerry "The King" Lawler doesn't come back to the ring to wrestle Bret Hart, He will be Banned from the WWF for life.
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On July 4, 1993, aboard the USS Intrepid, Yokozuna was making a mockery out of America by issuing a challenge to any American strong enough to bodyslam the 500-pound behemoth. The American efforts were futile, until Lex Luger made a dramatic entrance from a helicopter to the Intrepid, and proceeded to bodyslam Yokozuna! The events aboard the Intrepid earned Luger a shot for Yokozuna's WWE Championship at SummerSlam 1993. Touring the country via the `Lex Express,' Luger generated the support of an entire country, but he also knew the odds were against him. Not only did Luger have to pin the champion or make him submit, Yokozuna's manager, Jim Cornette, added a clause in the contract that this would be the one and only shot Luger would ever receive at Yokozuna's championship. Luger defeated Yokozuna - and celebrated with the rest of America - but the win was by countout. Therefore, Yokozuna was still WWE Champion. Only thanks an unusual set of circumstances heading into WrestleMania X did Luger receive a second shot at Yokozuna and the WWE Championship.

Razor Ramon pinned Ted DiBiase Tag Team Champions the Steiner Brothers defeated the Heavenly Bodies Intercontinental Champion Shawn Michaels defeated Mr. Perfect by countout Irwin R. Shyster pinned 1-2-3 Kid Bret Hart defeated Doink the Clown by DQ Jerry Lawler defeated Bret Hart by reverse decision Ludvig Borga defeated Marty Janetty by submission The Undertaker pinned Giant Gonzalez in a Rest in Peace Match Tatanka & the Smoking Gunns defeated the Headshrinkers & Bam Bam Bigelow Lex Luger defeated WWE Champion Yokozuna by countout

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