Smackdown – August 8, 2002 | Scott's Blog of Doom!
Smackdown Date: August 8, 2002 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It's time for a showdown as we have what would have been a dream match back in the 80s, assuming it could have actually been booked. Tonight we have Brock Lesnar vs. Hulk Hogan in what could either make Lesnar look like a killer or wind up killing what little heat he's built up over the last few months. Let's get to it. We open with a newsreel style video about Hogan's career, which is somehow contained in about a minute. This switches to a much more modern look at Lesnar's brief career, which is a pretty nice way to set up the match. Opening sequence. Kurt Angle vs. John Cena Angle takes him down by the arm to start but Cena gets in a shoulder to put him on the floor for a breather. Back in and Angle sends him outside before a ram into the steps allows Cena to slap the steel instead of actually having his head touch it. Cena's early comeback is cut off in a hurry via a belly