17. It’s Been 19 Years Since Kane Won His 1st & Only WWF World Title
19 Years and 1 day ago to be exact, Kane won his first and only WWF World Title after defeating Stone Cold Steve Austin in a “First Blood Match” at King of the Ring 1998 PPV.
Also at this event, one of the most brutal matches of all time took place – The Undertaker vs. Mankind in a Hell in a Cell match. Ken Shamrock defeated The Rock in the finals of the King of the Ring tournament to win it.
Below are the results from this show:
– The Headbangers & Taka Michinoku def. Kaientai
– Ken Shamrock def. Jeff Jarrett (King of the Ring Semi-Final)
– The Rock def. Dan Severn (King of the Ring Semi-Final)
– Too Much def. Al Snow & Head (Special Guest Referee: Jerry Lawler)
– X-Pac def. Owen Hart
– The New Age Outlaws def. The New Midnight Express to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– Ken Shamrock def. The Rock to win the King of the Ring tournament
– The Undertaker def. Mankind in a Hell in a Cell match
– Kane def. Stone Cold Steve Austin in a First Blood match to win the WWF World Title (Had Kane lost, he would have set himself on fire)
Below is the video of The Undertaker throwing Mankind off the top of the Hell in a Cell:
Below are the highlights from this whole event: