5 Incredible Facts About WWE SummerSlam

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#5.) TLC originated at SummerSlam, not WrestleMania

There is a huge misconception that TLC 1 took place at WrestleMania 2000, while some believe that it happened at WrestleMania X7. The reality is that the WrestleMania 2000 match between The Dudley Boyz, The Hardy Boyz and Edge & Christian was a triangle ladder match. Given the nature of the match, it’s easy to understand why people thought that was TLC 1.

However, it was a few months later at SummerSlam 2000 that the first TLC match came to be. It was a huge part of that year’s SummerSlam and the success of it made WWE re-run TLC at WrestleMania X7. This was the iconic match that most people remember, where Edge speared Jeff Hardy from the top of the ladder.

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