SummerSlam 2002 News Archive

Five-Star Match of the Week: The Rock vs. Brock Lesnar ━ Undisputed WWE Championship Match, SummerSlam 2002

WWE Classics brings you the Five-Star Match of the Week, presented by Wrangler. We spoke with sports-entertainment's mad scientist Paul Heyman to get his thoughts on the historic main event of SummerSlam 2002 featuring two of the biggest stars in WWE history.

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Main Event

Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman vs. The Rock for the Undisputed WWE Championship Brock Lesnar seemed like a man possessed. He had burst on to the scene unlike almost any other WWE Superstar ever had. He buzzed through the King of the Ring Tournament, defeating Rob Van Dam in the...

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Full Event Results

SUMMERSLAM 2002Kurt Angle def. Rey Mysterio Ric Flair def. Chris Jericho Edge def. Eddie Guerrero World Tag Team Championship MatchLance Storm & Christian def. Booker T & Goldust to retain Intercontinental Championship MatchRob Van Dam def. Chris Benoit to become...

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Event Venue

  Naussau Coliseum - Uniondale, NY The Coliseum is host to New York Islanders hockey, New York Saints lacrosse and New York Dragons football. Nassau Coliseum was built on Mitchel Field Army/Air Force base, and opened on May 29, 1972, at a cost of $32 million. Nassau...

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Also in 2002

The following events also occurred in 2002... Although the nation still hadn't fully recovered from Sept. 11, the world seemed to be in harmony for the Winter Olympics. The New England Patriots became the surprise champions of the NFL after beating the St. Louis Rams in Super...

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