SummerSlam is an event chocked full of outstanding matches, some of which are recognized as the best in WWE history.
Among them, however, are solitary moments that have helped the event last nearly three decades.
Industry icons such as Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, The Rock and Triple H have created moments in time that have helped alter the course of professional wrestling and created new stars along the way.
On August 17, World Wrestling Entertainment will present its 27th annual summertime extravaganza, and with matches such as Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena, Roman Reigns vs. Randy Orton and Chris Jericho vs. Bray Wyatt already announced for the show, the potential for memorable moments is high.
In celebration of the upcoming extravaganza and in preparation for the 2014 broadcast, here is a look back at some of the most memorable moments in SummerSlam history.