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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (June 24, 2001) – King Of The Ring 2001

King of the Ring WWF WWE PPV 1998-2002

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on June 24th 2001, the WWF aired ‘King of the Ring 2001’ on PPV from the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

This night also marks the WWF Debut of 5 time WCW World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, who interfered in the main event.

Match of the night was easily the street fight between Kurt Angle and Shane McMahon, a match that people still talk about today.

Here’s the full card including the results:

Semi-Final match
Kurt Angle defeated Christian

Semi-Final match
Edge defeated Rhyno

WWF Tag Team Championship
The Dudley Boyz defeated Kane and Spike Dudley

Final match
Edge defeated Kurt Angle

WWF Light Heavyweight Championship
Jeff Hardy defeated X-Pac

Street Fight
Kurt Angle defeated Shane McMahon

WWF Championship
Steve Austin defeated Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho

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