WWF Championship: The Undertaker vs. Bret Hart, WWF Intercontinental Championship; Owen Hart vs. Steve Austin, Steel Cage Match: Hunter Hearst Helmsley vs. Mankind, Los Barucas vs. DOA, ...
See full summary »
WWF Championship: Shawn Michaels vs. Vader, Boiler Room Brawl: Mankind vs. The Undertaker, Tag Team Championship: Smoking Gunns vs. The Godwins vs. The New Rockers vs. The Bodydonnas, Jerry... See full summary »
WWF Title: The Undertaker vs. Vader, Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Davey Boy Smith, Brian Pillman & Jim Neidhart vs. Steve Austin, The Legion of Doom, Goldust & Ken Shamrock, Hunter Hearst Helmsley... See full summary »
WWF European Championship: British Bulldog v Shawn Michaels; WWF Championship: Bret Hart v Undertaker; Vader v Owen Hart; LOD v Godwinns; WWF Tag Team Championship: Headbangers v Los ... See full summary »
The tenth annual Royal Rumble battle royale, with the winner to recieve a WWF Title shot at Wrestlemania XIII, WWF Title: Sycho Sid vs. Shawn Michaels, WWF Intercontinental Title: Hunter ... See full summary »
Hell in a Cell(Non-Title):WWF European Champion Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker, WWF Intercontinental Title: Owen Hart vs. Faarooq, WWF Tag Team Titles: The Godwins vs. The Headbangers, ... See full summary »
WWF Title: Bret Hart vs. The Patriot, Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker, WWF Tag Team Titles: The Leigon of Doom vs. The Headbangers vs. Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith vs. The Godwinns, Crush ... See full summary »
WWF Title: The Undertaker vs. Steve Austin, WWF Tag Team Titles: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog vs. The Leigon of Doom, Ahmed Johnson vs. Faaroq, Ahmed Johnson vs. Crush, Ahmed Johnson vs.... See full summary »
The 5th Annual Royal Rumble battle royal, with the vacant WWF Title going to the winner, WWF Intercontinental Championship: The Mountie vs. Roddy Piper, WWF Tag Team Championship: The ... See full summary »
WWF Title: Diesel vs. King Mabel, WWF Intercontinental Title (ladder match): Shawn Michaels vs. Razor Ramon, The Smoking Gunns vs. Jacob & Eli Blu, The 1-2-3 Kid vs. Hakushi, WWF Women's ... See full summary »
Nelson Frazier Jr.,
The ninth annual Royal Rumble over the top rope battle royal, with the winner getting a WWF Title Shot at WrestleMania XII. WWF Title: Bret Hart vs. The Undertaker, WWF Intercontinental ... See full summary »
WWF Title: Steve Austin vs. Dude Love, WWF Tag Team Titles: The New Age Outlaws vs. L.O.D. 2000, Inferno Match: The Undertaker vs. Kane, WWF European Title: Triple H vs. Owen Hart, NWA Tag ... See full summary »
The fourth annual King of the Ring tournament, featuring Mankind, Ahmed Johnson, Hunter Hearst Helmsley & Jerry Lawler. Also, WWF Title: The Undertaker vs. Faarooq, Stone Cold Steve Austin ... See full summary »
WWF Championship: The Undertaker vs. Bret Hart, WWF Intercontinental Championship; Owen Hart vs. Steve Austin, Steel Cage Match: Hunter Hearst Helmsley vs. Mankind, Los Barucas vs. DOA, Goldust vs. Brian Pillman, L.O.D. vs. The Godwins, WWF European Championship: The British Bulldog vs. Ken Shamrock Written by
During Owen Hart and Stone Cold Steve Austin's match for the Intercontiental Championship, a poorly executed piledriver resulted in an almost career-ending injury for Austin, who suffered a "stinger" in his neck. Austin went on to win the match as planned though, Owen allowing himself to be pinned with a weak roll-up. See more »
Jim Ross said that Bret Hart was in 8 Summerslams and Lost once, He actually lost at 4 Summerslams, 1988 to Demolition, 1989 to Brain Busters, 1992 Davey Boy Smith & 1993 to Jerry Lawler. See more »
SummerSlam 1997 was one of many great PPV events in 1997 (a fantastic year for the WWF). It had great matches throughout.
At the time of this PPV, The Hart Foundation had been feuding with stars such as Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels and there were some strong happenings in this event.
One good match pitted the late British Bulldog VS Ken Shamrock in a match where the Bulldog would eat dog food if he lost. An entertaining match-up.
The late Owen Hart faced Steve Austin in a match memorable for the fact that Owen nearly ended Austin's career (by accident). Despite what people say, it was not intentional on Owen's part;it was an accident which does happen in wrestling. Worrying about it, especially when Austin made a full recovery, is pointless.
Hart Foundation member, the late Brian Pillman faced Goldust in a match where Pillman would have to wear a dress if he lost. He lost-and wore a dress on subsequent WWF PPV events.
The best match of the night was Bret Hart VS WWF Champion The Undertaker in a match officiated by special referee Shawn Michaels. The stipulation was that if Bret Hart lost, he would never be allowed to wrestle on American soil again. It was a strong match and the presence of Hart's enemy Shawn Michaels added to the match. In the end, Bret Hart took the WWF Title for a fifth time thanks to inadvertent help from Shawn Michaels. This would be Bret Hart's last SummerSlam appearance.
SummerSlam '97 is worth checking out.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?