The 2013 Summer Slam takes place on Sunday, Aug. 18 in Los Angeles, California. As we get closer to the event, we will run down the top matches in the event’s history. In this installment, we will look at No. 28 on the countdown.
# 38—Hakushi vs. 1-2-3 Kid—Summer Slam 1995—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The 1995 Summer Slam event was built around the top five stars of the company at the time (Bret Hart, The Undertaker, Razor Ramon, Diesel and Shawn Michaels) but the opening match on the card was very underrated in my eyes. Hakushi and the 1-2-3 Kid had just under ten minutes to work with but made the most of it. Both men kept up a face pace and hit a number of high spots (by 1995’s standards). Just when Kid seemed to have the match won, Hakushi hit a Powerbomb to get the pin fall victory.
*For more on Summer Slam’s history, click here.