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Which match did Gov. Jesse Ventura referee at 1999's 'SummerSlam'?

It was a job Al Quie, Rudy Perpich or Tim Pawlenty probably couldn't handle. But Jesse Ventura was like a loon on a lake. As a sitting governor of the state of Minnesota, he moonlighted as a referee at the WWF "SummerSlam" pay-per-view on Aug. 22, 1999. Which match did he officiate? (Bonus points if you can give the real names of the wrestlers) A) Steel Cage Triple-Threat Monster Match between The Undertaker, Kane and The Big Show. B)"Mr. Minnesota" Triple-Threat Match between Ravishing Rick Rude, Nature Boy Ric Flair and Mr. Perfect. C) WWF Triple-Threat Championship Match between Mankind, Triple H and Stone Cold Steve Austin. For the answer, click on the headline above...
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C) On Aug. 22, 1999, Gov. Jesse Ventura (James Janos) returned to his roots and served as a guest referee at the "SummerSlam" main event at Target Center. Ventura "called it right down the middle" in a bout for the WWF title between Mankind (Mick Foley), Triple H (Paul LeVesque) and Stone Cole Steve Austin (Steve Williams). Who won? You'll have to watch the match, in its entirety, right here:

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