|Promotion||World Wrestling Entertainment|
|Date||August 2, 1998|
|Next episode||August 9, 1998|
RecapVince McMahon exits first to introduce the host and star of WWF Heat: his son Shane McMahon. Shane comes down to ringside with a couple of female valets and joins Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler on commentary.
The first-ever match on Heat is Edge versus Jeff Jarrett Edge gets the pinfall victory thanks to Jarrett's manager Tennessee Lee. Jarrett signaled to Lee to trip Edge, but Edge reversed an Irish whip and Lee accidentally tripped Jarrett instead. Jeff Jarrett is angry while Lee apologizes.
The camera catches Amy Hunter-Cornelius and Mario Lopez at ringside promoting Pacific Blue television series on USA Network.Jerry Lawler enters the ring to interview D-Generation X (Chyna, Triple H, & X-Pac). He asks about the upcoming match that Vince McMahon sanctioned between Triple H and X-Pac on the next episode of Raw. X-Pac answers that they are professionals and will shake hands afterwards. Triple H laughs at Vince McMahon's attempts to break-up the group. He states that they are the most tittilating group in wrestling. He proves this by getting several female audience members to show their breasts. Headbangers (united by their common home state of New Jersey) defeated the Japanese stable Kai En Tai. Before and during the match Val Venis and Mrs. Yamaguchi showed up on the ramp together to distract Kai En Tai's manager Mr. Yamaguchi.
Afterwards, Val Venis hits on Amy Hunter-Cornelius and pushes Mario Lopez away. Lopez jumps the guardrail and takes down Venis with an impressive double-leg takedown.
D-Lo Brown succeeded in retaining the WWF European Championship in his first defense against Ken Shamrock. During the match Mark Henry attacked Shamrock outside the ring. This prompted Steve Blackman & Dan Severn to show up in Shamrock's corner. Brown got the win over Shamrock after provoking Severn into attacking him during the match, earning Shamrock a disqualification.
Steve Blackman tries to clam Shamrock down after the match, but Shamrock throws chairs and ringsteps around in anger.
In the Main Event, Owen Hart & The Rock, representing The Nation, defeated Kane & Mankind by countout after Owen Hart jumped back in the ring at the last moment to avoid a double countout. With this victory, Owen Hart & The Rock become the #1 contenders for the WWF Tag Team Championship.Michael Cole interviews Steve Austin backstage and asked what his relationship was with his fellow co-WWF Tag Team Champion the Undertaker. Austin says that they are just a team and he'll kick anyone's ass he feels like.
- Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
- (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
- Singles Match: Edge defeated Jeff Jarrett (w/ Tennessee Lee) (4:01)
- Edge pinned Jarrett after Lee accidentally tripped him.
- Six-Man Tag Team Match: Darren Drozdov & The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated Kai En Tai (Dick Togo, Men's Teioh & Sho Funaki) (w/ Yamaguchi-san) (4:21 shown)
- Drozdov pinned Teioh with a sit-out powerbomb.
- WWF European Championship Match: D-Lo Brown (w/ Mark Henry) (c) defeated Ken Shamrock (2:53)
- Number One Contender Tag Team Match: The Nation (Owen Hart & The Rock) defeated Kane & Mankind (w/ Paul Bearer)
- Howard Finkel (does not appear on camera)