4. On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 22, 2007) – Bobby Lashley’s Final WWE Show, Hornswoggle Captures The Cruiserweight Title, Legend Killer Slays Another Legend
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 22, 2007, WWE presented Great American Bash 2007 on PPV. This PPV ended up being Bobby Lashley’s final WWE show, where he challenged John Cena for the WWE Championship in the main event.
Also on the show, Hornswoggle won the WWE Cruiserweight Championship to become the final WWE Cruiserweight Champion (as the Title was then retired) until 2016 (when WWE brought back the Cruiserweight Division and the Title) and “The Legend Killer” Randy Orton slayed yet another legend, Dusty Rhodes. Below are the results from the show:
– United States Championship Match: MVP (c) def. Matt Hardy to retain the Title.
– Cruiserweight Open for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship: Hornswoggle def. Chavo Guerrero (c), Jimmy Wang Yang, Shannon Moore, Funaki and Jamie Noble to win the Title.
– Singapore Cane on a Pole Match: Carlito def. The Sandman
– WWE Women’s Championship Match: Candice Michelle (c) def. Melina to retain the Title.
– Intercontinental Championship Match: Umaga (c) def. Jeff Hardy to retain the Title.
– ECW World Championship Match: John Morrison (c) def. CM Punk to retain the Title.
– Texas Bullrope Match: Randy Orton def. Dusty Rhodes
– World Heavyweight Championship Match: The Great Khali (c) def. Kane & Batista to retain the Title.
– WWE Championship Match: John Cena (c) def. Bobby Lashley to retain the Title.
Below are the highlights from the show: