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Encyclopedia > SummerSlam (2001)
SummerSlam 2001
Details
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date August 19, 2001
Venue Compaq Center
City San Jose, California
Attendance 15,293
Pay-per-view chronology
InVasion SummerSlam 2001 Unforgiven 2001

SummerSlam 2001 was the fourteenth annual SummerSlam professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It took place on August 19, 2001 at the Compaq Center in San Jose, California. The official theme song was "Bodies" by Drowning Pool. Image File history File links SummerSlam2001poster. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... The HP Pavilion at San Jose, commonly called The Shark Tank or The Tank, both of which come from its primary tenant, or, just simply, the HP Pavilion, or less often as San Jose Arena (after its former name), is an indoor arena located at 525 West Santa Clara Street... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... Invasion (sometimes typeset InVasion or alternatively billed as Invasion: WCW/ECW vs. ... Unforgiven is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment, which has been held in September since the 1999 edition. ... Official SummerSlam logo as of 2007 SummerSlam is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event held in August by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... Pay-per-view is the name given to a system by which television viewers can call and order events to be seen on TV and pay for the private telecast of that event to their homes later. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... The HP Pavilion at San Jose, commonly called The Shark Tank or The Tank, both of which come from its primary tenant, or, just simply, the HP Pavilion, or less often as San Jose Arena (after its former name), is an indoor arena located at 525 West Santa Clara Street... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... Bodies is a 2001 single by Drowning Pool from their album Sinner. ... This article is about the band. ...

Contents

Results

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Notes

  • This was the only pay-per-view in WWE history where the WCW Championship was defended in the main event.
  • This is the first and only SummerSlam to feature both WWF Championship and WCW Championship matches.
  • This was the first SummerSlam to feature the event's modern logo. While the "double "S"" logo had appeared the year before, the color was different (blue and yellow in contrast to green and blue) and the font for the word "SummerSlam" was slightly different.

The World Championship Wrestling (WCW) World Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling world championship in World Championship Wrestling. ... The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Championship is a professional wrestling world championship in World Wrestling Entertainment. ...

References

  • "2007 Wrestling Almanac & Book of Facts", Wrestling’s Historical Cards, Kappa Publishing, 2007, pp. 108-109. 
  • onlineworldofwrestling.com - SummerSlam '01 results
  • twnpnews.com - SummerSlam
  • hoffco-inc.com - SummerSlam '01 review

External links

  • Official 2001 SummerSlam site
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