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15 Amazing stats and facts from WWE SummerSlam

Pratyay Ghosh
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SummerSlam has always been one of WWE's biggest PPV's of the year. Now that we're just a few days away from the 30th edition of SummerSlam, here are some interesting stats and facts from the history of SummerSlam.


#15 Birthplace of the TLC match

SummerSlam is where the TLC match began

TLC — or Tables, Ladders and Chairs — matches are so popular among the WWE fans that they now have their own pay-per-view. It all began with the incredible TLC match between the Dudley Boyz, the Hardys and Edge & Christian at SummerSlam 2000.

The first-ever TLC match was born out of GM Mick Foley’s frustration that the three top tag-teams in WWE kept bringing their signature weapons to the ring with them which invariably caused chaos. Foley eventually brought them together to finish their rivalry for good and incorporated tables, ladders and chairs into a single match-type and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Pratyay Ghosh
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Pro wrestling writer. Puroresu and Strong Style fan. Writer for SK Pro Wrestling and WrestleZone.
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