WWE Teases Woods vs Torito
WWE is teasing some type of confrontation between Xavier Woods and El Torito during the Tag Team Title match at SummerSlam on Sunday night.
The Hardys Headlining 8/23 Game at BB&T Ballpark
The following press release has been issued:
The Hardys Headline August 23rd Game at BB&T Ballpark
North Carolina Natives and Professional Wrestling Legends Will Meet Fans & Sign Free Autographs
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) — North Carolina natives and professional wrestling legends Jeff and Matt Hardy — eight-time Tag Team Champions — will meet fans and sign free autographs at BB&T Ballpark on Sunday, August 23 during the Charlotte Knights 5:05 p.m. game against the Indianapolis Indians (Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates). Gates open at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday and Jeff and Matt will also throw out a ceremonial first pitch.
Currently competing in TNA’s Impact Wrestling, the Hardys have had success as a tag team and also in singles competition. The duo won the TNA World Tag Team Championship earlier this year, while Jeff has held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship three times. Sunday’s appearance at BB&T Ballpark coincides with TNA Impact Wrestling’s “Bound For Glory” pay-per-view, which will take place on Sunday, October 4 at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord, NC.
Wrestling since the early 1990’s in their home state of North Carolina, the Cameron, NC natives became household names throughout the country during the late 1990’s when they debuted in the WWF (now WWE). The Hardys quickly rose to the top of the company and became WWF Tag Team Champions on a July 5, 1999 episode of RAW is WAR. In all, the duo held the WWE Tag Team Championship title a total of six times and the WCW Tag Team Championship once.
Known for their ladder matches, and tables, ladders, and chairs matches, the Hardys are one of the most successful tag teams in the history of professional wrestling.
Over the course of their careers, both have also shined as singles wrestlers. Jeff has held the WWE World Heavyweight Championship (twice), WWE Championship (once), the WWE European Championship (once), the WWF/WWE Intercontinental Championship (four times), the WWF Hardcore Championship (three times), and the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship (once).
As for Matt, he has held the WWF European Championship, the WWE Hardcore Championship, the WWE United States Championship, the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, and the ECW Championship.
Sundays are Sunbelt Family Sundays at the ballpark and after the game, kids can “Run the Bases” courtesy of Academy Sports & Outdoors. Single-game tickets for all remaining Charlotte Knights games this season are available by phone at 704-274-8282, in person at the BB&T Ballpark Ticket Office, or online at charlotteknights.com. Uptown Knights Are Better Than Ever!
Detailed WWE SummerSlam Title Match Infographic
The team over at Rukkus.com have put together the following infographic, featuring the 96 title matches, with match types, that have been featured at WWE SummerSlam throughout the years: