WWF Over the Edge
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WWF Over the Edge was a professional wrestling PPV that was produced by WWF. It had two PPVs but was retired after wrestler Owen Hart fell 78 feet from the rafters to the ring during his entrance and died hitting the ring post.
Events[change | change source]
|Over the Edge: In Your House||May 31, 1998||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||Wisconsin Center Arena||Stone Cold Steve Austin beat Dude Love in a No Disqualification Falls Count Anywhere match (with Vince McMahon as Special Guest Referee) to retain the WWF Championship.|
|Over the Edge (1999)||May 23, 1999||Kansas City, Missouri||Kemper Arena||The Undertaker beat Stone Cold Steve Austin in the main event to win the WWF Championship, however the death of Owen Hart overshadowed the events. Hart was supposed to face The Godfather for the WWF Intercontinental Championship but Hart died, however, when he fell from the top of the arena while he was preparing for a stunt entrance.|
References[change | change source]
- "Over the Edge 1998 results". Warned. http://www.warned.net/WWFOverTheEdge1998.html. Retrieved 2008-02-05.
- Gutschmidt, Adam (2006-02-15). "WWF Over the Edge 1999". Online Onslaught. http://www.onlineonslaught.com/columns/ooldtyme/20060215.shtml. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
- Powell, John. "Hart tragedy overshadows Taker's win". SLAM! Sports. http://slam.canoe.ca/OwenHart/may24_overtheedge.html. Retrieved 2013-09-06.