SummerSlam Archives

WWE SmackDown Preview: Is Jimmy Uso Back In The Bloodline?
At the conclusion of last Saturday night's WWE SummerSlam Premium Live Event on Peacock, fans were left stunned (and maybe not in a good "shocking!" kind of way) when Jimmy Uso made his surprise return to screw his brother and longtime tag team partner Jey Uso out of the match for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against their[...]
WWE RAW Preview: The SummerSlam Fallout Begins Tonight On USA
This past Saturday night's Premium Live Event on Peacock, the annual WWE SummerSlam, emanated live from Detroit's Ford Field and was a big, impactful, long (it didn't end until after 12 am EST), and highly successful show that definitely set the table for many things to come over the next several months  Jimmy Uso shocked the[...]
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But Ripley taking out Rodriguez during a recent edition of USA Network's WWE Raw was a move that spelled out the inevitable – no match at SummerSlam this year (along with Becky Lynch & Trish Stratus also being left off of the card, reportedly due to time considerations). Rhea Ripley – Image: WWE But fans did get[...]
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If you're a pro-wrestling fan, then you know what today is – the 36th annual (wow!) edition of WWE SummerSlam – with this year's extravaganza emanating from Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, later on today Of course, with this being the WWE, there's only one person in the entire musical history of DETROIT F'N MICHIGAN[...]
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Crack open a frosty White Claw, wrestling fans, because The Chadster is here to dish on the downright electrifying line-up for this year's WWE SummerSlam The star-studded roster is simply bursting at the seams, making this THE must-see wrestling event of the year! 😱😍💪 In the sensational Tribal Combat for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship we'll[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview: A Jey Uso Title Shot At SummerSlam?
 Will Reigns respond, and would this all go down at SummerSlam? Jey Uso wants a title shot against Roman Reigns, and we may find out when tonight on SmackDown, courtesy of WWE. "Main Event" Jey Uso is back and is looking to hurt his cousin Roman Reigns in the worst way possible: by ending his historic reign[...]
Official promo graphic for WWE SummerSlam 2023 in Detroit
WWE announced Tuesday that SummerSlam will take place at Ford Field in Detroit on Saturday, August 5th this year The self-proclaimed biggest party of the Summer marks WWE's first show at the stadium, home of the NFL's Detroit Lions, since 2007's WrestleMania, which was the one where Bobby Lashley faced Umaga as part of the[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 9/16: Logan Paul Returns To WWE Tonight
Getting some serious spotlight at both this year's WrestleMania and SummerSlam, Paul worked with WWE veteran The Miz in both cases and surprisingly impressed viewers working as both a heel and a babyface While it was assumed Paul knew how to entertain on some level, what has surprised everyone is how competent and genuinely athletic an in-ring[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 8/5: Roman Reigns & Drew McIntyre Face-Off
With SummerSlam now in the rearview mirror, this week marked the beginning of a new era in WWE with Triple H, having already taken over creative for the company now being able to stretch his wings a bit now that storylines were resolved at SummerSlam  This past Monday on Raw, while nothing Earth-shaking happened, we did sense a different[...]
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For example, Neil Patrick Harris discusses the Doctor Who 60th-anniversary celebration & David Tennant apologizes to ECCC attendees, and WWE SummerSlam goes "Full Metal Jacket" by starting strong & then limping its way to the finish line But it doesn't end there… Image: Screencaps (WWE Summerslam/Doctor Who) We also have articles on Community, 90's Cartoon Network &[...]
WWE SummerSlam Match Graphic: Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar
The greatest SummerSlam of all time is in the record books, and Roman Reigns defeated Brock Lesnar (and avoided a MITB cash-in by Theory) to retain the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship in the greatest wrestling match of all time The Chadster is simply in awe at the incredible show he experienced tonight, and The Chadster[...]
WWE SummerSlam Match Graphic: Liv Morgan vs Ronda Rousey
Liv Morgan successfully retained her Smackdown Women's Championship against Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam, but only because the ref didn't see her tap out Morgan did have Rousey pinned, but Rousey had her in a submission at the same time, and it looked like Morgan tapped before the ref counted three But the referee's decision is final[...]
WWE SummerSlam: Full Card, How to Watch, Live Results
Under the strict rule of referee Jeff Jarrett, The Usos defeated The Street Profits to retain the WWE Tag Team Championships at SummerSlam The Street Profits may have come up short, but they have nothing to feel bad about because they put on a great match, but The Usos are just unstoppable right now. WWE SummerSlam[...]
WWE SummerSlam Match Graphic: Pat McAfee vs Happy Corbin
In an extremely unfair match, Pat McAfee used a low blow to defeat The Chadster's favorite wrestler, Happy Corbin, at SummerSlam This was just so devastating to The Chadster, who has been waiting for weeks to see Corbin get his revenge on McAfee Making matters worse, Michael Cole was just so biased during this match,[...]
WWE SummerSlam Match Graphic: The Mysterios vs Judgment Day
Edge made his return at WWE SummerSlam, helping The Mysterios defeat Finn Balor and Damian Priest It looks like Edge was the person in those cryptic teasers after all The Chadster thought that was probably true, but The Chadster would never dare to try to spoil a WWE storyline That would be just so disrespectful,[...]
WWE SummerSlam Match Graphic: Bobby Lashley vs. Theory
Theory failed to defeat Bobby Lashley for the United States Championship at SummerSlam, leaving a Money in the Bank cash-in later his only option for gold Theory tried his best and The Chadster appreciates that You should always try your best Unless you are AEW, in which case it would be better to give up[...]
WWE SummerSlam Match Graphic: Logan Paul vs The Miz
Logan Paul beat The Miz in a SummerSlam match that should put to rest any doubt that Paul is a bonafide WWE Superstar Overcoming the odds of two cronies accompanying Miz to ringside, Paul hit multiple athletic, high-flying moves including a frogsplash from the top rope to the announce table But it was the Skull-Crushing[...]
WWE SummerSlam Match Graphic: Bianca Belair vs Becky Lynch
Bayley, Dakota Kai, and Io Shirai returned at SummerSlam tonight, showing up after Bianca Belair defeated Becky Lynch to retain the Raw Women's Championship Bayley and Shirai have both been out of action with an injury, Bayley for much longer than Io, who was on the NXT roster when last seen Kai was a free[...]
Mystery Superstar Who is Probably Edge to Debut/Return at SummerSlam
Watching anything produced by WWE is obviously its own reward, but fans watching the SummerSlam pre-show tonight were treated to an extra gift: a tease of something big to come later on tonight We may see Baylee, and we may even see The Fiend, but one thing we can count on is that the Superstar[...]
WWE SmackDown Recap 7/29: Twas The Night Before SummerSlam...
Tonight is one of WWE's biggest events of the year, the annual summer spectacular known as SummerSlam  So last night's WWE SmackDown on FOX was a great opportunity for the company to create an appetizer for tonight's main course and really sell to fans that tonight's event on Peacock and the WWE Network is must-see[...]
Riddle vs. Rollins Dropped from SummerSlam; Rollins Speaks Out
WWE SummerSlam is happening tonight, and while The Chadster will probably never again have a party in his pants (thanks, Tony Khan), it's still the biggest party of the Summer, and The Chadster is glad to be your official Bleeding Cool correspondent for the event You can read The Chadster's live SummerSlam coverage here, but[...]
WWE SummerSlam Match Graphic: Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar
Tonight is the night! WWE SummerSlam is happening tonight, Saturday, July 30th, in Nashville I'm The Chadster, and I will be your official host for Bleeding Cool's live coverage of the big event Yes, The Chadster's boyhood dream has come true! The Chadster has never been so excited in his entire life, and The Chadster[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 7/29: Last Licks Before SummerSlam
24 hours from the start of tonight's WWE SmackDown on FOX, one of WWE's biggest annual shows, SummerSlam will get rolling live on Peacock and the WWE Network  But that's tomorrow, and in today's WWE, tomorrow is something to worry about then (at least for now)  With that in mind, tonight's SmackDown doesn't appear too interested in[...]
Riddle vs. Rollins Dropped from SummerSlam; Rollins Speaks Out
Seth Rollins will no longer happen at WWE SummerSlam this weekend, the company revealed on The Bump podcast According to the podcast, Riddle suffered a "brachial plexus" injury and is no longer cleared to compete. BREAKING: @WWERollins injured @SuperKingofBros with a vicious attack on #WWERaw that resulted in a brachial plexus injury (a stinger) Riddle is[...]
NXT 2.0 Preview 7/26: Is It Time To Play "The Game" Again?
 While I think some more disenchanted fans would be perfectly happy with a sudden and switch-flipping change to all programming, the majority of fans need some kind of transition and that's likely to be a process that will continue through this weekend's SummerSlam  Will we begin to see things start to slowly turn into whatever NXT will[...]
WWE SmackDown Recap 7/22: Surprise! It's Brock Lesnar After All!
 Or did he?  Let's take a look at last night's WWE SmackDown on FOX. Brock Lesnar introduces himself to Theory on WWE SmackDown, courtesy of WWE. So with every wrestling news source swearing up and down that Brock Lesnar screamed out, "If he's gone, I'm gone!" upon hearing of Vince McMahon's immediate retirement and storming out of the[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 7/15: The SummerSlam Special Ref Is Revealed
WWE is on the road to SummerSlam at the end of the month and with only two weeks until one of their biggest shows of the year, they're trying to get everything in order on SmackDown tonight to make that show as big as possible  Does that mean Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns will appear?  Well, no[...]
Chris Jericho Details His Near-Fight With Brock Lesnar In 2016
 He again made this very clear on a recent podcast appearance where he spoke openly on several issues, including the much-talked-about altercation he had with fellow WWE legend Brock Lesnar backstage at the 2016 SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after Lesnar "hard way" busted open his opponent Randy Orton by blasting him in the head with elbows, leaving Orton[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 7/8: Drew McIntyre vs Sheamus
With WWE Money In The Bank out of the way after this past Saturday and SummerSlam's main event of Brock Lesnar challenging Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal title in a Last Man Standing match all set, eyes now turn to WWE's overseas event in September, WWE Clash At The Castle in Cardiff, Wales[...]