Although they have occurred inconsistently over the past 26 years, the Slammy Awards have long been a big part of the WWE. They first debuted in 1986 and have taken place seven additional times since then, and yet another edition of the Slammys will air during this week's episode of Raw.
The Slammys were originally meant to be like other awards shows, but they have since been used to push certain agendas. Even though there isn't necessarily a lot of meaning to the Slammy Awards, there have been several entertaining moments over the years, and the 2012 Slammys will likely produce some as well.
In 1996 and 1997, respectively, the Slammys were held the night before WrestleMania, which is now reserved for the Hall of Fame ceremony. The current Slammy Awards aren't showcased on such a big stage; however, there is still a place for the Slammys in the WWE today.
The Slammy Awards likely aren't thought of in the same way that classic pay-per-views are due to the fact that they have come and gone so many times over the years, but here are the top five moments in the entertaining event's history.