Presents WWE: SummerSlam – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, New York – Sunday August 20, 2017
The second most important event of the year in WWE returns to Brooklyn with a poster of great proportions. Brock Lesnar, Samoa Joe, Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman colossal collide in a Fatal 4-Way, while Shinsuke Nakamura has his first title shot against Jinder Mahal.
In addition, Baron Corbin will attempt to avenge John Cena after the MITB suitcase cost him, the former Shield will meet Sheamus & Cesaro, and Shane McMahon will serve as referee for AJ Styles and Kevin Owens.
To see the kickoff with three fights announced, one for the SmackDown Couples Championship and another for the Cruiserweight Championship, click here.
Fatal 4-Way for the Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) (with Paul Heyman) vs. Roman Reigns Vs. Samoa Joe Vs. Braun Strowman
WWE Championship: Jinder Mahal (c) (with The Singh Brothers) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
Women’s Raw Championship: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Sasha Banks
SmackDown Women’s Championship: Naomi (c) vs. Natalya
John Cena vs. Baron Corbin
United States Championship: AJ Styles (c) vs. Kevin Owens – Shane McMahon will be the special referee
Raw Pairs Championship: Sheamus & Cesaro (c) vs. Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins
Finn Bálor Vs. Bray Wyatt
Randy Orton Vs. Rusev
The Big Show vs. Big Cass – Enzo Amore will hang from a shark cage
The Barclays Center is bursting and the one in charge of opening the PPV is none other than free agent John Cena in his 14th consecutive SummerSlam.
Baron Corbin arrives with his new entry theme and ready for revenge after Cena will cost him the chance of a lifetime with the MITB briefcase. The audience shouts, ” Where’s your briefcase? “
1 – John Cena vs. Baron Corbin
Cena came to have fun and only makes fun of Corbin, even wearing JBL’s hat. Finally, Cena begins the action with a padlock, but Corbin makes him feel the power of his fists.
The Lone Wolf is furious and his hits do considerable damage, including a powerful clothesline. Cena tries to respond, but Corbin is on and does not open any space.
Tackle dinner! Corbin falls to the canvas! Corbin dodges the Five Knuckle Shuffle! Chokeslam backbreaker! Corbin covers: 1, 2 and no!
As Baron Corbin’s impulse dies, Cena takes pictures and shares hugs among the audience.
SmackDown commentators still have not said goodbye, as the second fight of the event also comes from the hand of the blue show. It’s time for women’s wrestling.
2- SmackDown Women’s Championship: Naomi (c) vs. Natalya
Natalya slaps Naomi and slaps her to start, but the champion responds with a takedown. Natalya falls out of the ring and Naomi goes after her blockbuster from the steps!
The Canadian injures Naomi’s legs and takes control at ringside, dominating with suplexes while Carmella and James Ellsworth watch behind the scenes.
Naomi responds with several kicks, but receives a slam in return. Natalya maintains the dominion with an abdominal stretch and a clothesline discus. The wrestlers climb the corner and Naomi responds STO from the second rope!
Exchanging punches and Natalya goes for a clothesline, but Naomi is faster with a kick. The champion starts a series of kicks but Natalya catches and hyperextends, to follow a dropkick to the face Slingshot leg drop Naomi!
Nattie sends Naomi to the corner. Naomi goes for submission! Natalya reverses it! Sharpshooter! Naomi turns and sends the Canadian against the corner!
Split Legged Moonsault! Natalya receives it with her knees! Sharpshooter! Naomi surrenders!
Natalya Neidhart is the new Champion SmackDown!
In the comments we now have Michael Cole, Corey Graves and Booker T, because it’s time for Raw’s first fight. The cage of sharks descends.
Enzo Amore makes his entrance with microphone in hand. As a New Yorker, the talkative receives a good welcome and says that what he does best is talk, and he has the balls to do it, even if they want to lock him in a cage for it . Enzo also says he’ll bet his worst night on the mic is still above Cass’s best in the ring. His gigantic ex-partner interrupts him.
3- Big Cass Vs. The Big Show
Big Show can not use his right hand, so the blows to Cass are reduced to lefts. While the veteran dominates in the ring, Enzo screams and makes his step inside the cage.
The injured hand becomes a problem for Big Show, who is sore, which Cass tries to take advantage of KO Punch with the left! Show covers and comes in two!
Cass connects a big boot to the giant’s hand and focuses his offense on her. However, Show manages to respond chokeslam with the left! 1, 2 and no! Even so, Cass has already chosen his strategy and continues to exploit the injury of his rival.
Enzo wants to get out of the cage at all costs ! Amore gets naked and covers herself in oil to escape!
With great effort, Enzo manages to get down to the ring Big boot for Enzo! Big Boot for Big Show! Cass covers: 1, 2 and no! Another Big Boot! Empire Elbow! That is all!
Kurt Angle is on the phone when Daniel Bryan comes to congratulate him on his first SummerSlam as manager. The two managers discuss which brand will steal the show.
We return to the ring with the third SmackDown match tonight. Randy Orton makes his entrance Rusev attacks Orton in the back! The Bulgarian throws Orton against the post fallaway slam against the barrier!
Randy Orton vs. Rusev
Orton manages to recover from the attack and the referee sends the bell ringing. Rusev goes immediately against Orton RKO! 1 2 and 3! Orton wins in seconds!
Sasha Banks meets Bayley on the way to the ring. Her friend gives her a hug of good luck.
It’s time for the second women’s night fight! The Boss wants to claim their place at the top of the division and does so with a special entry, dressed in an exuberant jacket, like peacock. However, it is Little Miss Bliss who gets the biggest ovation.
5- Women’s Championship Raw: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Sasha Banks