Report by: Carl Walsh of PowerWrestling.com
WWE SummerSlam Results – 08/20/06
WWE SummerSlam Opener:
SummerSlam opened up with a video package looking at the top matches on the card tonight. We’ll see D-Generation X take on the McMahon’s, King Booker defend his World Heavyweight Championship against Batista, and John Cena challenging for Edge’s WWE Championship where the title can change hands on a disqualification. The fireworks then went off in the arena for the start of the show as Michael Cole and John Bradshaw Layfield welcomed us to SummerSlam. We then go over to Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler, followed by Joey Styles and Tazz from ECW.
Referee: Charles Robinson
Rey Mysterio vs. Chavo Guerrero
The music of Rey Mysterio hit in the arena as he made his way down to the ring, and he is set to face his former good friend, Chavo Guerrero, who is coming out of retirement for one night only to face Rey here tonight. Chavo believes that Rey has lived off of Eddie Guerrero and used his death to further his career, and Vicki Guerrero is in the middle of it all.
Rey attacked Chavo as he entered the ring and the two traded right hands. Rey nailed a back elbow knockdown but then Chavo picked the leg and then stomped at Rey. Chavo nailed an uppercut but then Rey fought back with forearms and then went for a springboard moonsault but Chavo caught him and then Rey reversed into an arm drag sending Chavo to the outside. Rey hit a baseball slide to take Chavo down and then went for a pescado but Chavo moved and Rey crashed to the floor. Chavo took Rey down on the outside with a suicide dive and then tossed him back into the ring. Chavo stomped away at Rey in the corner and then gave him some vicious uppercuts.
Rey fought back with forearms and then a kick to the hamstring to take Chavo down. Rey with an up and under in the corner and charged at Chavo but Chavo reversed sending Rey head first into the top turnbuckle. Chavo nailed a back suplex and mouthed off at Rey saying Eddie was not Rey’s blood. Chavo punted Rey in the ribs as the fans started an “Eddie” chant. Chavo nailed more right hands in the corner and Rey bailed to the outside as his mask came loose. Chavo met Rey on the outside and sent him back into the ring with another kick to the ribs. Rey was sent to the apron and then Chavo hammered him head first into the turnbuckle. Chavo headed up top with Rey still on the apron. Rey fought him off and got up top with Chavo and both men went crashing face first to the mat. Both are up at the count of eight with Rey nailing a dropkick to the knee. Rey nailed a springboard cross body for two but then Chavo came back with an uppercut out of nowhere.
Chavo knocked Rey down and then Rey came back with a drop toe hold and a volley to the side of the head of Chavo for two. Chavo ate an elbow in the corner and then Rey started to climb the ropes but Chavo cut him off. Chavo then climbed up and went for a move but Rey elbowed him back down. Rey jumped off onto the shoulders of Chavo with a headscissors sending Chavo into the ropes. Rey then nailed the 619 and went for the senton but Chavo moved. Rey then jumped at Chavo again and nailed a huricanrana sending both men to the floor. Both men hammered at each other on the outside. Chavo nailed an uppercut and sent Rey back into the ring. Vicki Guerrero hit the ring and started screaming at Chavo to stop. Chavo went to get back in the ring but she pulled his leg and then slapped him. Rey then came out of nowhere taking Chavo down. Rey hammered at Chavo as Vicki screamed on at ringside.
Rey got on the apron and Chavo met him with a right hand and then a suplex back into the ring. Chavo rolled the hips and scored with two of the three amigos but Rey reversed the third into a head scissors. Rey then went for the Three Amigo’s and the crowd is booing. Rey scored with all three and then headed to the top rope. Vicki is still screaming at Rey. Vicki pushed Rey off the top rope, accidentally. Chavo then nailed Rey with a brain buster and went up top and came off with the Frog Splash as Vicki screamed at him. Chavo then covered Rey for the win.
Winner – Chavo Guerrero
Chavo made his way up the aisle and Vicki did not look pleased at what had gone down here tonight. Rey is still down in the ring as Chavo screamed at he brought this on himself.
King Booker is shown backstage. Queen Sharmell comes in and asks what he contemplates on this glorious evening. Booker said that Smackdown has become a much better place since he became the ruler of it, and it is imperative that he beats the peasant Batista tonight, and they return to Smackdown as the most powerful couple in Sport’s Entertainment. Edge then comes in, clapping. He said that was cute. Booker called Edge a rouge. Edge said he is the WWE Champion, and this is the WWE Women’s Champion. Booker asked what his point was. Edge said that makes them the most powerful couple in Sport’s Entertainment. He said he will bitch slap John Cena tonight, just like he did to his old man last week, but like the Yankee’s are doing to the Sox’s as we speak. Booker said that when he holds onto the World Title and Edge loses his, then Edge will come to Smackdown and kiss his royal feet. Edge said then if he keeps his title, and Booker loses his, then Booker will have to come to RAW and be his royal servant. Booker said Edge has a deal. Edge and Lita leave. Booker said at the end of the tonight, all of their royal subjects will be saying long live King Booker!
ECW Heavyweight Championship Match
Extreme Rules Match
Referee: Mickey Hensen
Sabu vs. The Big Show (c)
We go to footage from the Ladder Match this past Tuesday on ECW on Sci-Fi between Sabu and Rob Van Dam. Big Show made his way down and took out Van Dam, and then held Sabu to try and take him down, but Sabu was able to grab the contract and earn this title shot against the Big Show here tonight. Sabu then made his way down to the ring with a steel chair in hand. The Big Show then made his way down as the ECW Heavyweight Champion.
Sabu tossed the chair at the head of Big Show, and then nailed him in the mid section and back with it. Sabu hit the Arabian Facebuster to the back of the head of the Big Show. Show came back with a trip on Sabu, sending Sabu head first into the chair. Show then stomped on the chair, destroying it. Show nailed a headbutt and then chopped him against the ropes. Show nailed another headbutt and then scored with a scoop slam. Show locked in a bear hug on Sabu but Sabu bit the nose and then hammered away with right hands.
Sabu went for a springboard cross body but Show caught him and hit a fallaway slam sending Sabu clear across the ring, and the out the other side. Show pulled Sabu onto the apron, but Sabu hit the necksnap. Sabu tossed a chair at the head of Show and then cracked him with it back in the ring. Sabu nailed a dropkick with the chair into the face of the Big Show off the top and covered for a two. Sabu has a table and tosses it into the ring. Sabu sets the table up in the corner but then Show grabbed him by the throat but Sabu raked the eyes. Sabu went up top and came off with a bulldog on Show. Sabu set up a chair in front of the table and hit a flying bulldog off the chair onto Show and through the table. Sabu went up top but Show got him on his shoulders and hit an electric chair drop. Show’s busted open as he drags Sabu into position. Show started to climb the ropes and came off with a Vader Bomb on Sabu.
Show went to the outside and started to dismantle the ring steps, tossing both parts of the steps into the ring. Show then went under the ring and pulled out another table, putting that into the ring as well. Show set up the steps and laid the table between them. Sabu went for a springboard out of nowhere, but botched it. Sabu then went for it again and came off with a DDT on Show through that table. Sabu has yet another table and sets it up in the middle of the ring. Sabu kicked Show in the head and ran at the Show, but Show caught him with the chokeslam through the table for the victory.
Winner and still ECW Heavyweight Champion, The Big Show
The Big Show made his way to the back, still the ECW Champion. Sabu is still down in the ring, in a middle of what looks like a train wreck.
Trish is backstage with Maria and Candice. Layla comes in and they are acting all weird to her. Layla says hi to Ashley. Trish says she is a six times Women’s Champion, and that’s why she can call herself a WWE Diva. Torrie Wilson didn’t win a little contest to be on the cover of FHM. Jillian Hall had this thing bitten off her face, and that’s why she can call herself a WWE Diva. Trish went to speak about Ashley…then paused…then spoke about her broken hand and that’s why she can call herself a WWE Diva. Layla looked worried but then they all started laughing, they were just ribbing her. They then take her to the shower and put her under it and she goes crazy.
Referee: Marty Rubalcaba
Randy Orton vs. Hulk Hogan
It’s time for the Legend Killer vs. The Legend as Randy Orton will go one on one with Hulk Hogan, with Randy Orton trying to kill the biggest legend this business has seen. Randy Orton made his way down to the ring first looking confident as ever. Hulk Hogan then made his way down to a huge reaction, and will his injured knee come into play here in Boston?
The two locked up with Hogan overpowering Orton down to the canvas. They locked up again and Orton grabbed a side headlock. Hogan sent Orton to the ropes and knocked him down with a shoulder block and then Orton backed off into the corner. We get another lock up and again Orton goes to the side headlock. The start a “Let’s go Hogan!” chant as Hogan tried to fight out with a top wrist lock and does so. Orton kicks Hogan in the gut and then hammers at the back of the Hulkster. Orton takes Hogan down with an uppercut and then stomped away at him on the canvas. Orton went to send Hogan head first to the corner but Hogan blocked and did so to Orton.
Hogan nailed some right hands and then continued with some mounted punches from the second rope, and then bit the forehead of the Legend Killer. Hogan scored with an eye poke and then a right hand and then a clothesline and then choked at Orton over the middle rope. Hogan hit some more straight right hands on Orton, and then raked the back of Orton. Hogan raked the chest of Orton and then hammered away at him with more right hands. Hogan sent Orton to the ropes and went for another right but Orton bailed to the outside and dragged Hogan’s leg across the apron and hammered away at the injured knee of Hogan. Back in the ring and Orton jumped up and down on the leg of Hogan, using the ropes for leverage. Orton stomped away at the fallen Hogan and then took him down with a chop block. Orton headed up top and dived off with a cross body but Hogan ducked and Orton crashed to the canvas.
Hogan nailed some right hands and then went for a big boot but Orton slid under and then nailed the dropkick. Orton is stalking Hogan for the RKO and scores with it. Orton covers and gets the three, but Hogan got his leg on the rope at the last minute. Lilian announces that the referee noticed the foot was on the ropes and the match will continue. Orton is pissed and yelled at the referee. Orton nails some right hands on Hogan, but Hogan starts to Hulk up. Hogan nailed some right hands, and then the big boot. Hogan scored with the leg drop for the win.
Winner – Hulk Hogan
Hogan celebrated his victory and the fans are going nuts for the Legend here at SummerSlam.
Mick Foley is backstage. Melina comes up and gives him a hug and asks if he is ready for the match. Foley said he’s known Flair for a long time, and he’s never seen the look in his eyes which he gave him on Tuesday. Melina said that maybe this match isn’t such a good idea. Melina said she associates herself with winners, and if he loses, it will hurt her reputation. Foley said the look Flair gave him on Tuesday will be nothing compared to what Foley will give to Flair tonight, and make that useless piece of crap utter the words “I Quit”. Foley left, and Melina looks to have fired up Mick Foley.
I Quit Match
Referee: Chad Patton
Mick Foley vs. Ric Flair
Mick Foley made his way down to the ring with a garbage can in hand, and this one is personal. Foley tossed the garbage can into the ring as Ric Flair made his entrance.
Foley nailed Flair with a series of right hands and forearms in the corner, and then hit the running knee to the head. Foley rammed the garbage can into the head of Flair and then pulled out socko. Foley shoved socko down the gullet of Ric Flair and then asks for the mic. Foley told Flair to say the little words or it will get a hell of a lot worse. Flair didn’t say anything, and Foley said he’s going to suffer. Foley wrapped barbwire around his right hand and went to nail Flair, but Flair grabbed Foley with the testicular claw. Flair nailed some right hands and then a low blow.
Flair continued to work Foley over in the corner and grabbed Socko with the barbwire, and chopped Foley with it. Flair knocked Foley to the outside. Flair followed out, sending Foley knee first into the ring steps. Foley came back with a right hand, and then pulled a barbwire board from under the ring and cracked Flair right in the head with it. Flair is busted wide open. Foley sent Flair back into the ring and nailed him with the barbwire socko. Foley raked the barbwire into the face of Flair, and then choked him with his boot over the bottom rope, and Flair is a bloody mess. Foley grabbed the barbwire board again, and tossed it right at Ric Flair. Foley hit a running elbow with the board onto the prone body of Flair. Foley has the mic and tells Flair to tell him what he wants to hear. Flair told Foley to kiss his ass. Foley nailed Flair with the microphone and then pulled out a bag of thumbtacks.
Foley scattered the thumbtacks over the canvas, and then hammered away at Flair some more, before slamming Flair right onto the thumbtacks, and Flair is covered in them. Foley asks Flair if he quits again. This is f***ing brutal. Foley goes to the outside and looked under the ring, and pulled out the baseball bat wrapped in barbwire. Foley raked the bat into the face of Flair, and Flair screamed in pain, but managed to score with a low blow. Flair tossed Foley shoulder first into the ring post and he has the baseball bat with it, and nailed Foley in the arm with it, and then the head. Flair hit some right hands and dropped Foley. Flair bit the forehead of Foley and then asks if he wanted to quit, and Foley wouldn’t. Flair said he will tear out Foley’s heart. Flair gave Foley another low blow and then rammed him with the barbwire bat off the apron and onto the trash can at ringside. The referee is calling for some help for Foley. Melina then hit the ring to check on Foley. The trainer said Foley is done.
Flair grabbed the mic and said this is an I Quit Match, and went after Foley, and tossed him back into the ring. Flair raked the barbwire bat into the face of Foley and Flair is going crazy. Melina is crying on the outside. Flair asked Foley if he’d had enough yet, and Foley didn’t respond. Flair drove the barbwire into the eye of Foley and Melina threw in the towel. Melina said he quits and to stop it. Flair gave Foley another low blow and Flair said that she does not quit for him, and to get out of the way. Flair grabbed the barbwire bat and Flair was going to hit Melina with it, and Foley said he quits to stop him.
Winner – Ric Flair
Flair made his way to the back as Melina checked on the fallen Mick Foley, and he is a complete and utter bloody mess. That was brutal.
Shane McMahon and Vince McMahon are backstage with Armando. They said Mick Foley is a loser, but Umaga is undefeated. McMahon said that Umaga is a resource here tonight, and he is the baddest, toughest and greatest monster in the WWE. Armando said they can count on his Samoan Bulldozer, Umaga!
World Heavyweight Championship Match
Referee: Nick Patrick
Batista vs. King Booker (c)
King Booker made his way to the ring as the World Heavyweight Champion, with Queen Sharmell chanting “All Hail King Booker”, and he is set to defend that gold against the man who was never beaten during his World Title run, Batista.
Batista and Booker locked up with Batista overpowering the King. They locked up again and Batista backed Booker to the corner. Booker slapped Batista and then Batista shoved him down the canvas. Booker nailed a kick to the gut and then grabbed a side headlock but Booker fought out. Booker went for the spin kick but Batista caught him and nailed a slam. Sharmell tried to lead Booker to the back, but Batista came out and nailed Booker. Back in the ring and Booker nailed a series of chops, and then went for the spin kick but Batista ducked and hit the spinebuster.
Batista signalled for the Batista Bomb, but Booker rolled to the floor. Booker got on the apron and Batista grabbed him, but Booker hit the necksnap. Booker hit a hot shot on Batista in the ring and then stomped away at Batista. Booker nailed a snapmare and then locked in a rear naked choke. Batista fought out with elbows but Booker hit some knees to the head and then some chops in the corner. Booker with an up and under in the corner but Batista came back with a belly to belly for a two count. Booker fought Batista off with some kicks to the head and then bailed to the outside.
Sharmell is on the apron and has the referee distracted while Booker nailed Batista in the head with his scepter. Back in the ring and Booker covered for two. Booker locked in another rear naked choke on the Animal. Batista fought out and got Booker hung up on the top rope. Batista hung Booker up on the top rope again, and then nailed him with a clothesline. Batista nailed the side slam for a near fall. On the outside, and Booker managed to throw Batista into the ring steps off the distracted from Sharmell. Booker sent Batista back into the ring and then went up top and flew off with the missile dropkick for a two count.
Booker nailed the Book End and covered again for another near fall. Booker went for the Scissors Kick but Batista moved and then nailed Booker with a Jackhammer for a two count. Batista nailed some shoulder thrusts in the corner, and then nailed a running clothesline. Batista went for a clothesline again, but Booker moved and hit a neckbreaker for two. Batista caught Booker in a full nelson slam and then went for the Batista Bomb. Sharmell hit the ring and slapped at the back of Batista as the referee called for the bell.
Winner by disqualification, Batista
Booker gave Batista a heel kick to the jaw but then Batista caught him in the spinebuster and went for the Batista Bomb, and scored with it. The fans booed the ending.
DX are shown in the back and they are talking to someone. They said that they would never start anything with him, and they are telling the guy that Vince called Umaga the baddest monster in WWE. They went outside the locker room and whoever they were talking to is throwing stuff around inside. DX looked pleased with their actions, and it looks like they have got themselves some back up in case Umaga involves himself tonight.
Referee: Michael Chioda
D-Generation X vs. The McMahon’s
The music of D-Generation X hit in the arena as Shawn Michaels and Triple H made their way to the ring for this tag team contest with Vince and Shane McMahon. Triple H did the “let’s get ready to suck it” bit before the McMahon’s made their way down to the ring, but stopped halfway down and went back to the stage, and out came the damn Spirit Squad. DX easily took care of the Spirit Squad and then the McMahon’s started to make their way to the ring, but then went back and out came Mr. Kennedy, and then William Regal and the United States Champion Finlay. DX hammered at Regal and Kennedy but then Finlay went to work with the shillelagh. DX managed to get the upper hand and sent Finlay and Regal to the outside, and then they got Kennedy alone, and Michaels chopped him and sent him out. Here comes the Big Show, the ECW Heavyweight Champion. Michaels attacked Show as he entered the ring, and then the Smackdown guys beat on Triple H on the outside. Show gave Michaels the cobra clutch backbreaker in the ring, and then dropped him with a leg drop. The Smackdown guys continued to beat up on Triple H on the outside. Big Show rammed Triple H into the ring post and then they started to dismantle the ECW announce table. Show then gave Triple H a chokeslam through the table. The McMahon’s then decided it was safe to come to the ring. McMahon mocked the fallen Triple H at ringside, and now they have Michaels all to themselves.
The bell finally rings to start the match as Vince gives Michaels a body slam. Shane tagged in and pranced around the ring and gave Michaels a series of jabs and then a knockdown shot. Vince tagged back in and they sent Michaels to the ropes and Vince gave him a clothesline. Vince kicked and choked at Michaels in the corner and then distracted the referee allowing Shane to get some choking in. Vince gave Shawn some elbows in the corner, and then tagged in Shane.
Shane and Vince hit a double back elbow to knock Michaels down, and Shane followed up with an elbow drop. Shane went to the outside and kicked away at Triple H before getting back into the ring and hitting a reverse DDT onto his knee, repeatedly. Shane tagged in Vince and they hit a double suplex on Michaels, and then a double elbow drop. Triple H pulled himself up, but Shane hit a baseball slide sending him toppling over the Smackdown announce table. Vince held Shawn over his knee, and then Shane came off the middle rope with the flying elbow on Michaels, which JR said reminded him of Demolition. Vince held Michaels up and they hit the Hart Attack on Michaels, ala the Hart Foundation. They then hit the Doomsday Device on Michaels, ala the Legion of Doom. Shane made the cover and Michaels kicked out.
Michaels started to fight back and traded right hands with Shane until Vince took down Michaels from behind. Michaels then came back with a double clothesline on the McMahon’s. Triple H is trying to pull himself up on the outside as Michaels kicked Shane off and went for the tag and gets it. Triple H is in with right hands on both McMahon’s. Triple H hit the high knee on Shane, and then a neckbreaker. Triple H nailed the face buster on Shane and a running clothesline to Vince in the corner. Shane gets knocked down with a clothesline and then a spinebuster. Triple H gave Vince a slam and then Michaels hit the flying elbow on Vince. Michaels clotheslined Shane and himself over the top to the outside as Triple H measured McMahon. Umaga and Armando then hit the ring and Umaga took Michaels down with a kick, and then Armando distracted the referee while Umaga gave Triple H the Samoan Spike.
Umaga was going to give the Spike to Michaels and then Kane hit the ring. Kane brawled with Umaga and fought him to the back. Vince crawled into a cover on Triple H, but Triple H kicked out. Vince nailed the referee and then Shane looked under the ring and pulled out a trash can. Shane set Triple H up in the corner with the trash can in his face, and then went to the opposite corner. Shane went for the coast to coast but ate a superkick from Michaels mid jump! Michaels then nailed Vince, and Triple H hit him with a trash can. Michaels gave Vince some Sweet Chin Music and then Triple H delivered the Pedigree for the win.
Winners – D-Generation X
DX celebrated their victory after overcoming everything that the McMahon’s had to throw at them. They celebrated their win on the stage as the McMahon’s came around in the ring and realised what had hit them.
WWE Championship Match
Referee: Jack Doan
John Cena vs. Edge (c)
It’s time for the main event where the WWE Championship will be decided as Edge defends against John Cena, and these two men have a storied rivalry dating back to the start of the year, and Edge made things personal this past Monday on RAW by going to Cena’s home in Boston and slapping his father. Things are at fever pitch between these two men, and the title will be able to change hands on a disqualification after Edge’s cowardly actions during their last title match. John Cena made his way to the ring first, looking riled up in front of his hometown crowd here in Boston. WWE Champion Edge then made his way down with Women’s Champion Lita, and we are set to go.
Edge and Cena locked up with Cena backing Edge to the corner. They locked up again and Cena hammered away at Edge with right hands and elbows in the corner. Cena continued his assault on Edge, and then took him down with a reverse elbow. Edge almost squashed the referee in the corner, and then turned around into a belly to belly for a two count. Cena missed a charge in the corner and hit the steel ring post, and then fell to the outside. The referee started the count, and Cena got in at eight. Edge stomped away at Cena and then gave him some shots to the back.
Edge took Cena down with a standing dropkick as Lita looked on in approval. Edge charged at Cena, knocking him off the apron and into the barricade. The referee started the count as the fans chanted “Cena Sucks!” Cena made it back in at nine and Edge is on him like white on rice. Cena started to fight back with right hands, but then ran into a flying heel kick for a near fall. Edge hammered away at Cena but Cena started to fight back and nailed the fisherman buster into a cover for two. Edge came back, tossing Cena over the top to the outside. The referee started his count again, and Cena got back in at eight. Edge nailed Cena but again Cena started to fight back with right hands and then went for the cross body but Edge ducked. Edge nailed Cena with a clothesline and then covered for a two count.
Edge locked in a rear chin lock with a knee into the spine of Cena. Edge switched into a rear naked choke as another “Cena Sucks!” chant broke out in the arena. Cena fought out and nailed some right hands and then a kick to the face but then Edge nailed a big boot for two. Edge headed up top but Cena cut him off. Cena climbed up with Edge and went for a superplex but Edge managed to block it, and knocked Cena down with a headbutt. Edge then came off the top with a flying clothesline for another near fall. Edge hit an elbow to the back of Cena’s head as the younger fans and women chanted “Let’s Go Cena!” with the male fans booing. Edge locked in a camel clutch on Cena but Cena powered up with Edge on his back, and dropped backwards. Cena nailed the throwback on Edge but Lita tossed Edge a chair and Edge didn’t want it, because he’d lose his title. Cena hit a series of clotheslines and shoulders and then took Edge down with a spinning slam.
Cena followed up with the five knuckle shuffle and went for the FU but Edge blocked and hit the big DDT and covered but Cena kicked up. Edge went up top but Cena met him up there and got Edge in the FU but Edge dropped down and got Cena on his shoulders, and Cena got a victory roll for a near fall. Cena ate boot in the corner, and then Edge hit a cross body from the top but Cena rolled through, throwing Edge onto his shoulder. Cena went for the FU again but Edge fell out the back, and then he was thrown into Lita on the apron. Cena got a roll up for another near fall. Edge and Cena then charged at each other, and both nailed the other with a clothesline. Edge followed up with the edge-o-matic and rolled into a cover for two.
Edge looks to be going for the Spear, and he charged at Cena but Cena hit a drop toe hold and locked in the STFU. Lita is about to hit Cena with the belt but Edge makes her stop as he screams in pain and manages to make it to the bottom rope. Lita slipped some brass knuckles to Edge and he went to nail Cena. Cena goes for the FU and then Lita got in and he got her on his back too. Cena gave Lita the FU but Edge held on, and then Edge whacked Cena in the back of the head with the brass knuckles and covered. Edge retains!
Winner and still WWE Champion, Edge
Edge rolled to the outside with his WWE Championship and was joined by Lita. Cena comes to in the ring and does not look happy about what has transpired here tonight. Edge and Lita held their championships high as SummerSlam went off the air.