• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (August 15, 2004) – Randy Orton Becomes The Youngest World Champion In WWE History
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on August 15, 2004, World Wrestling Entertainment aired ‘WWE SummerSlam 2004’ LIVE on PPV from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The PPV theme song of this dual brand pay-per-view was “Summertime Blues” by the band ‘Rush’.
Randy Orton became the youngest World Heavyweight Champion in WWE history at this event. He was 24 years old at that time.
Also at this event, Kane won the right to marry Lita after defeating Matt Hardy, Edge retained the Intercontinental Title, JBL managed to retain the WWE Title against The Undertaker via DQ.
Here are the PPV results:
Dudley Boyz defeated Billy Kidman, Paul London & Rey Mysterio
– “Till Death Do Us Part”
Kane defeated Matt Hardy
– WWE United States Championship (First match of a “Best of 5” series)
John Cena defeated Booker T (c)
– WWE Intercontinental Championship
Edge (c) defeated Batista and Chris Jericho
– Kurt Angle defeated Eddie Guerrero
– Triple H defeated Eugene
– The Raw Diva Search contestants defeated Raw Divas in a Diva Dodgeball contest
– WWE Championship
John “Bradshaw” Layfield (c) defeated The Undertaker via DQ
– World Heavyweight Championship
Randy Orton defeated Chris Benoit (c)
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• The Undertaker’s WWE TV (Non-PPV) Return Revealed
As we noted before, The Undertaker’s next WWE PPV/Network special appearance will be on October 6th at the WWE Super Show-Down event at the MCG in Australia. He will face Triple H at that event.
The Undertaker will then make his WWE TV (non-PPV) return 10 days later on October 16th on the historic 1000th episode of SmackDown!
This will be The Undertaker’s second WWE TV (RAW, SmackDown) appearance of 2018. He appeared at RAW 25 earlier this year.
The following matches are also being advertised for SmackDown 1000:
– WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Samoa Joe
– Randy Orton vs. Jeff Hardy
– Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz
It should be noted that the above card is subject to change (in case a new champion is crowned or someone gets injured).