15. On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 17, 2007) – The Great Khali Wins The Big One
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 17, 2007, The Great Khali won a 20 man Battle Royal at a SmackDown TV taping to win the World Heavyweight Championship. The following wrestlers were a part of this Battle Royal: Batista, Brett Major, Brian Major, Chavo Guerrero, Chris Masters, Dave Taylor, Deuce, Domino, Eugene, Finlay, Jamie Noble, Jimmy Wang Yang, Kane, Kenny Dykstra, Mark Henry, Matt Hardy, Montel Vontavious Porter, Shannon Moore, Sho Funaki.
You can watch the complete Battle Royal and The Great Khali’s World Title win below:
Below are the results from this episode of SmackDown (which aired on July 20, 2007):
– Victoria def. Torrie Wilson
– 20 Man Battle Royal for the World Heavyweight Championship: The Great Khali becomes the new World Heavyweight Champion.
– Matt Hardy def. Kenny Dykstra
– Batista vs. Kane ended in a No Contest.