SummerSlam (2005)

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SummerSlam (2005)
Tagline(s)"Hogan vs. Michaels: For the First Time Ever."
Theme
song(s)
"Remedy" by Seether
"Get it Poppin" by Fat Joe feat. Nelly
Information
PromotionWorld Wrestling Entertainment
SponsorTHQ
DateAugust 21, 2005
VenueMCI Center
CityWashington, D.C.
Pay-per-view chronology
The Great American Bash (2005) SummerSlam (2005) Unforgiven (2005)
SummerSlam chronology
SummerSlam (2004) SummerSlam (2005) SummerSlam (2006)

SummerSlam (2005) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view show made by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It was held on August 21, 2005 at MCI Center in Washington, D.C..[1] It was the eighteenth SummerSlam event held by the WWE.

The main match for the Raw brand saw Hulk Hogan defeat Shawn Michaels. Hogan defeated Michaels by pinfall after he hit Michaels with the leg drop. The main match for the SmackDown! brand saw Batista defeat John "Bradshaw" Layfield in a No Holds Barred match to retain his World Heavyweight Championship. Batista won the match by pinfall after he performed two Batista Bombs, with the second one on the steel ring steps. Another main match for the Raw brand saw John Cena defeat Chris Jericho and retain his WWE Championship. Cena won the match by pinfall after he hit Jericho with the FU. The main match on the undercard saw Rey Mysterio defeat Eddie Guerrero in a ladder match for the custody of Mysterio's son Dominick. Mysterio won the match after he climbed a ladder and grabbed the briefcase that was hanging above the ring.

Matches[change | change source]

# Matches[2] Stipulations Times
1H Chris Masters defeated The Hurricane (with Rosey and Super Stacy) Singles match 1:56
2 Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan (c) by submission Singles match for the WWE United States Championship 0:25
3 Edge (with Lita) defeated Matt Hardy by referee stoppage Singles match 4:50
4 Rey Mysterio defeated Eddie Guerrero (with Vickie Guerrero) Ladder match for custody of Mysterio's son Dominick 20:19
5 Kurt Angle defeated Eugene (with Christy Hemme) by submission Singles match for Kurt Angle's Olympic gold medal 4:31
6 Randy Orton (with Bob Orton) defeated The Undertaker Singles match 17:17
7 John Cena (c) defeated Chris Jericho Singles match for the WWE Championship 14:49
8 Batista (c) defeated John "Bradshaw" Layfield No Holds Barred match for the World Heavyweight Championship 9:05
9 Hulk Hogan defeated Shawn Michaels Singles match 21:24
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
H – indicates that the match was shown before the pay-per-view on Sunday Night Heat

References[change | change source]

  1. "Event Venue". WWE. Retrieved 2015-1-14. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Full Event Results". WWE. Retrieved 2015-1-14. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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