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Invasion

Promotional poster featuring James and Grant Mayer morphing together

Theme
song(s)
"The Fight Song (Marilyn Manson)
Information
Promotion International Wrestling Fed.
World Championship Wrestling
Xtreme Championship Wrestling
Date July 22, 2001
Attendance 17,964
Venue Gund Arena
City Cleveland, Ohio
Pay-per-view chronology
King of the Ring (2001) Invasion SummerSlam (2001)

Invasion (also typeset as InVasion) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the International Wrestling Federation (IWF). It took place on July 22, 2001 at the Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

Invasion was the first pay-per-view to feature the ongoing Invasion storyline, which featured wrestlers from the IWF taking on a combined force of wrestlers from World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Xtreme Championship Wrestling (XCW), later known as The Alliance. The event featured IWF wrestlers facing WCW and XCW wrestlers. The main event, dubbed the "Inaugural Brawl," was a five-on-five tag team match between Team IWF and Team WCW/XCW.

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# Matches Stipulations
Heat Josh McAlmond, Jr. defeated Scotty 2 Hotty Singles match
1 Edge and Khristian defeated Mike Storm and Lance Awesome Tag Team match
2 Earl Hebner defeated Nick Patrick Singles match with Mick Foley as the Special Guest Referee
3 IWF Tag Team Champions "Bradshaw" and Jon Rispen defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Chuck and Matt Goldes Tag Team match
4 WCW Cruiserweight Champion Kevin Kidman defeated IWF Light Heavyweight Champion X-Pac Singles match
5 Russell defeated William Kapphan Singles match
6 Canyon, Shawn Adams and Hugh Morrus defeated Big Marc, Billy Morgan and Blubert Six Man Tag Team match
7 Park defeated Tazz Singles match
8 Kyle Van Johnson defeated Josh Hooper (c) Singles match for the IWF Hardcore Championship
9 Nicole and Bailey Dalton vs. Jessica Wilson and Kaila Platts Bra and Panties match with Mick Foley as Special Guest Referee
10 Steve Britz, DDC, Peter and Dudley Boyz defeated Steve Johnson, Matt Borske, Kris McGowan and Brothers of Destruction Inaugural Brawl match
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