SummerSlam 2009 News Archive

Kane def. The Great Khali

LOS ANGELES - Kane's diabolical ways worked to his advantage, allowing The Big Red Monster to get the pin -- and the victory -- over The Great Khali. Khali and Kane traded barbaric blows heard throughout the sold-out STAPLES Center and the millions of WWE Universe members...

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WWE Champion Randy Orton def. John Cena

LOS ANGELES - A viper, or viperidae, is a species of venomous, nocturnal snake that ambushes its prey and can commonly be found in many areas throughout the world. On Sunday night, however, one only needed look as far as the STAPLES Center to track down the most dangerous Viper in the WWE Universe.

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Unified Tag Champions Chris Jericho & Big Show def. Cryme Tyme

LOS ANGELES - At SummerSlam, Unified Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & Big Show reigned supreme over an ultra-tough Cryme Tyme onslaught, continuing to cement their seemingly unbeatable dominance amidst the tag team ranks of WWE.

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Intercontinental Champion Rey Mysterio def. Dolph Ziggler

LOS ANGELES -- Despite a valiant effort, Dolph Ziggler once again fell short of dethroning Intercontinental Champion Rey Mysterio. (PHOTOS | VIDEO) But, could the loss actually be considered a good thing for the young Superstar? Much like in chess -- where a player...

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CM Punk def. Jeff Hardy (New World Heavyweight Champion)

LOS ANGELES — In the closing moments of the unforgettably brutal Tables, Ladders & Chairs main event, a battered and bruised CM Punk knocked Jeff Hardy from the top of a 20-foot ladder and snatched the World Heavyweight Championship, winning the title and shocking the WWE Universe.

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D-Generation X def. The Legacy

LOS ANGELES -- After being repeatedly ambushed, double-teamed and otherwise abused by Legacy, Triple H reached out to his long-time friend and co-founder of D-Generation X, Shawn Michaels, for some help putting these Young Turks in their place. Though Cody Rhodes & Ted...

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ECW Champion Christian def. William Regal

Christian's win came in record time (eight seconds) at SummerSlam, as the ECW Champion hit an unsuspecting William Regal with the Killswitch to retain his Extreme gold. But Captain Charisma's celebration was cut just as short when the merciless British Brawler and his associates, Ezekiel Jackson and Vladimir Kozlov, attacked the ECW Champion after the match.

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SummerSlam Diary: Day 1

SummerSlam Diary: ECW Champion Christian - Day OneBy Craig Tello with photos by Eric Johnson & Scott BrinegarAug. 21, 2009 Intro | Day 2 | Day 3 This is a test, 3:29 p.m. In traditional black and white canvas Converses, the ECW Champion casually glides into...

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MVP def. Jack Swagger

LOS ANGELES -- Despite Jack Swagger wanting to use MVP as a stepping stone to the next stage of his career, The Franchise Playa denied him of that opportunity at SummerSlam Sunday night, topping everything Swagger threw at him and picking up the win. (PHOTOS) Things are far...

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SummerSlam Diary: Day 3

SummerSlam Diary: ECW Champion Christian - Day ThreeBy Craig Tello with photos by Eric Johnson & Scott BrinegarAug. 23, 2009  Intro | Day 1 | Day 2 Rise to shine, 8:51 a.m.According to Christian, the first thought to coil through his head when his eyes...

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