| Date August 23, 2009 | City Los Angeles, CA | Venue Staples Center | Attendance 14,116
Summerslam 2009 was the 22nd annual pay per view event. The show started a six year long stint of being held at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. The main events saw, D Generation X reunite to take on Legacy. John Cena and Randy Orton kick started a long intense rivalary over the WWE Championship. CM Punk and Jeff Hardy settled the score for the World Heavyweight championship in a Tables, Ladders and Chairs match. The event marked, Jeff Hardy’s last WWE PPV appearance; Hardy left the company at the end of August.
Sunday Night Heat
Beth Phoenix won a “battle royal.”
WWE I-C Championship
Rey Mysterio (c) pinned Dolph Ziggler.
MVP pinned Jack Swagger.
WWE Unified Tag Championships
Chris Jericho & The Big Show (c) beat Cryme Tyme when Jericho pinned JTG.
Kane pinned The Great Khali.
Shawn Michaels & Triple H beat Ted DiBiase, Jr. & Cody Rhodes when Michaels pinned Rhodes.
Christian (c) pinned William Regal in 8 seconds.
WWE Championship Match
Randy Orton (c) pinned John Cena.
TLC match for World Heavyweight Championship
CM Punk beat Jeff Hardy (c).
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