Invasion 2001

WWE vs WCW

 Invasion

| Date July 22, 2001 | City Cleveland, OH | Venue Gund Arena | Attendance 17,019 | PPV Buy Rate (1.43) |

Invasion was a one of Pay Per View event which saw the stars of WWE face off with the newly formed WCW/ECW faction. In actual fact, this is the highest rated non-WrestleMania PPV of all time. The main event saw 5 WWE stars face 5 WCW/ECW stars.


Chavo Guerrero, Jr. pinned Scotty Too Hotty (6:43).

Edge & Christian (WWE) beat Lance Storm & Mike Awesome (WCW) when Edge pinned Awesome.

Earl Hebner (WWE) pinned Nick Patrick (WCW). Mick Foley was the special referee.

WWE vs WCW Tag Team Championship – Non title match
The Acolytes (WWE) beat Shawn O’Hare & Chuck Palumbo (WCW) when Bradshaw pinned Palumbo. This was a non-title match.

WCW Cruiserweight vs WWF Lightheavy Weight Champion – Non title Match
Billy Kidman (WCW) pinned X-Pac (WWE).

Raven (ECW) pinned William Regal (WWE).

Chris Kanyon, Shawn Stasiak, & Hugh Morrus (WCW) beat Big Show, Billy Gunn, & Albert (WWE) when Morrus pinned Gunn.

Yoshihiro Tajiri (WWE) pinned Tazz (ECW).

WWF Hardcore Championship Match
Rob Van Dam (ECW) pinned Jeff Hardy (c) (WWE)

Trish Stratus & Lita (WWE) beat Torrie Wilson & Stacey Keibler (WCW in a “bras and panties” match. Mick Foley was the special referee.

Inaugural Brawl
Booker T, Diamond Dallas Page, Rhyno, & The Dudleys (WCW/ECW) beat Steve Austin, The Undertaker, Kane, Kurt Angle, & Chris Jericho (WWE) when Booker pinned Angle.

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