August 3, 1997 – East Rutherford, New Jersey (The Continental Airlines Arena)
[ Summerslam 1997 Gallery ]
STEEL CAGE MATCH
Mankind defeated Hunter Hearst-Helmsley w/Chyna: Mankind delivered a memorable leaping elbow off the top of the cage onto Hunter Hearst-Helmsley!
Goldust w/Marlena defeated Brian Pillman: As stipulated, Brian Pillman must wear a dress on RAW and every week until he wins a match..
TAG TEAM MATCH
The Legion of Doom (Hawk & Animal) defeated The Godwinn Cousins (Henry O. Godwinn & Phinias I. Godwinn):
WWF EUROPEAN TITLE MATCH
The British Bulldog defeated Ken Shamrock by DQ to retain the WWF European title: The stipulation was that if the British Bulldog lost the match, he would be forced to eat some dog food. The Bulldog put some dog food on Ken Shamrock, causing him to “snap” and go crazy on a crew of WWE referees..
EIGHT-MAN TAG TEAM MATCH
Los Boricuas (Savio Vega & Miguel Perez & Jose Estrada Jr. & Jesus Castillo) defeated The Disciples of Apocalypse (Crush & Chainz & Skull & 8-Ball):
WWF INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE MATCH
Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Owen Hart to win the WWF Intercontinental title!: The stipulation was that if Steve Austin lost the match, he would be forced to kiss Owen Hart’s butt. Owen pile-drove Stone Cold Steve Austin and landed wrong, resulting in a severe neck injury. Despite suffering from partial paralysis, Steve Austin got up and finished the match – pinning Owen with a weak looking school-boy rollup.
WWF HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
Bret “Hitman” Hart defeated The Undertaker to win the WWE Championship!: The stipulation was that if Bret Hart lost the match, he would never wrestle in American ever again! Special guest referee Shawn Michaels accidently cracked The Undertaker with a steel folding chair.