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On this date in WWE history: Brock Lesnar pins the Rock at SummerSlam to win his first WWE title

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2002 was an interesting year for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

In addition to the return of the New World Order (NWO), "Stone Cold" Steve Austin abandoned ship over "creative differences," Triple H was back after a devastating quad injury and of course, The Rock began his seventh WWE championship reign by defeating The Undertaker and Kurt Angle in a triple-threat match at Vengeance.

Easy come, easy go.

That's because on August 25, 2002, "The Great One" would go one-on-one with Brock Lesnar, who made his pro wrestling debut earlier in the year with a Goldberg-esque push, where he pretty much ran through anyone and anything in his way.

And he had a little help from Paul Heyman.

But it all came to a head on this date in WWE history, when Lesnar challenged the "Brahma Bull" for the undisputed title in the main event of SummerSlam at the Nassau Coliseum.

Video of their epic feud after the jump.

Whaddaya say Cagesiders?

Fantastic main event? Or overshadowed by the "Unsanctioned Street Fight" between Shawn Michaels and Triple H that was held right before it?

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