August 6, 2018
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Roman Reigns, Kurt Angle and Constable Baron Corbin In-Ring Segment:
First Match: Roman Reigns vs. Constable Baron Corbin
Corbin attacks Reigns before the bell rings. Corbin takes off his vest. Corbin talks smack to Reigns. Reigns responds with a SuperMan Punch for a two count. Corbin is trying to regain his composure on the outside. Corbin applies a half nelson chin lock. Corbin transitions into a side headlock. Reigns goes for a Samoan Drop, but Corbin lands back on his feet. Corbin drops Reigns with a Charging Lariat for a two count. Corbin delivers two bodyshots in the corner. Corbin whips Reigns back first across the turnbuckles. Reigns is throwing haymakers at Corbin. Corbin with a Sharp Elbow Strike for a two count. Corbin goes back to the half nelson chin lock.
Reigns gets back to a vertical base. Corbin slams Reigns head on the canvas. Corbin kicks Reigns in the back. Corbin drives his elbow into the chest of Reigns. Corbin continues to wear down Reigns in the center of the ring. Corbin shoves Reigns into the ropes. Reigns kicks Corbin in the chest. Reigns starts building momentum. Reigns clotheslines Corbin over the top rope. Reigns delivers The Drive By. Reigns rolls Corbin back into the ring. Corbin decks Reigns with a throat punch. Corbin drives Reigns face first into the steel ring post.
Coming out of the commercial break, Corbin applied his third half nelson chin lock of the match. Reigns with shots to the midsection of Corbin. Reigns with a High Elbow Strike. Reigns follows that with a Leaping Clothesline. Reigns kicks Corbin in the jaw. Reigns connects with a Samoan Drop for a two count. Reigns with 10 short-arm clotheslines in the corner. Reigns drops Corbin with a Big Boot. Reigns plays to the crowd. Corbin goes for The ChokeSlam BackBreaker, but Reigns blocks it.
Reigns goes for a SuperMan Punch, but Corbin counters with Deep Six for a two count. Corbin lands Two Body Avalanches. Reigns negates The End Of Days. Reigns unloads more haymakers. Corbin inadvertently takes out the cameraman. Reigns clocks Corbin with The SuperMan Punch for a two count. Corbin starts heading to the backstage area. Finn Balor stops Corbin in his tracks. Reigns with a Flying SuperMan Punch off the steel ring steps. Reigns rolls Corbin back into the ring. Reigns Spears Corbin to pickup the victory. After the match, Balor delivers a Shot Gun Dropkick on Corbin. Balor follows that with The Coupe De Grace.
Winner: Roman Reigns via Pinfall
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Kurt Angle & Seth Rollins Backstage Segment:
Second Match: Bobby Roode vs. Mojo Rawley
Roode applies a waist lock. Roode transitions into a side headlock. Roode follows that with a hammer lock. Rawley decks Roode with a Back Elbow Smash. Rawley HeadButts Roode. Rawley bounces Roode’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Roode is throwing haymakers at Rawley. Roode explodes out of the corner with a Running Clothesline. Roode kicks Rawley in the gut. Roode goes for The Glorious DDT, but Rawley blocks it. Roode ducks a clothesline from Rawley. Standing Switch Exchange. Roode tosses Rawley out of the ring. Roode dropkicks Rawley.
Coming out of the commercial break, Rawley applies a waist lock. Roode breaks the grip. Rawley drives his knee into the midsection of Roode. Rawley with a Gut Wrench Suplex for a two count. Rawley with clubbing blows to the back of Roode. Rawley goes back to the waist lock. Rawley continues to talk smack to Roode. Roode with a series of sharp elbow strikes. Rawley with a Side Walk Slam. Rawley goes for an Alabama Slam, but Roode counters with a Sunset Flip for a two count.
Roode is trying to build momentum. Rawley levels Roode with a Knee Lift. Roode kicks Rawley. Roode follows that with Running Lariats. Roode with a Corner Clothesline to Rawley. Roode drops Rawley with a NeckBreaker. Roode hits The BlockBuster. Roode is slighting favoring his back. Roode sets up for The Glorious DDT. Rawley drives Roode back first into the turnbuckles. Roode kicks Rawley in the jaw. Roode goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Rawley catches him in mid-air. Rawley goes for a Double Knee GutBuster, but Roode lands back on his feet. Roode plants Rawley with The Glorious DDT to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bobby Roode via Pinfall
Elias & Bobby Lashley In-Ring Segment:
Seth Rollins, Tyler Breeze and Roman Reigns Backstage Segment:
Third Match: Rezar w/Akam vs. Titus O’Neil w/Titus Worldwide
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rezar backs Titus into the turnbuckles. Rezar with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Rezar with a clubbing blow to the back of Titus. Titus with a rapid fire haymakers. Rezar drops Titus with a knee lift. Rezar talks smack to the crowd. Rezar repeatedly kicks Titus in the ribs. Rezar rams his shoulders into the midsection of Titus.
Rezar is choking Titus with his boot. Rezar taunts Titus Worldwide. Rezar is manhandling Titus in the corner. Titus kicks Rezar in the gut. Titus is throwing haymakers at Rezar. Titus delivers multiple shoulder blocks. Titus slaps Rezar in the chest. Titus dives over Rezar. Titus with a Big Boot. Titus is fired up. Titus lands a Stinger Splash. Akam is running interference. Rezar drops Titus with a Big Boot. Rezar plants Titus with a SpineBuster to pickup the victory.
Winner: Rezar via Pinfall
The Kevin Owens Show With Special Guests: Jinder Mahal, Sunil Singh and Braun Strowman
Fourth Match: Braun Strowman vs. Jinder Mahal w/Kevin Owens & Sunil Singh
Mahal is trying to calm down Strowman. Strowman tells Mahal to bring it. Owens grabs the money in the bank briefcase. Strowman chases Owens around the ringside area. Strowman avoids the referee’s ten count. Mahal ducks a clothesline from Strowman. Strowman backs Mahal into the turnbuckles. Strowman delivers a Big Biel Throw. Owens continues to grab the briefcase. The action spills to the ramp. Strowman blasts Mahal with the briefcase to cause the disqualification. After the match, Sunil throws the briefcase at Strowman. Strowman drops Singh with a Big Boot. Strowman calls Mahal a coward.
Winner: Jinder Mahal via Disqualification
Kurt Angle, Constable Baron Corbin and Stephanie McMahon Backstage Segment:
Corey Graves Sit-Down Interview With Roman Reigns:
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Fifth Match: Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre vs. Seth Rollins in a Two on One Handicap Match
McIntyre and Rollins will start things off. Rollins slaps McIntyre in the face. McIntyre chases Rollins around the ringside area. Rollins with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Rollins follows that with a Hip Toss to Ziggler. Rollins repeatedly stomps on Ziggler’s chest. Rollins with a Roll Through SuperKick to McIntyre. Rollins clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope. Rollins ascends to the top turnbuckle. Rollins knocks Ziggler off the ring apron. Rollins goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but McIntyre counters with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. McIntyre transitions into a ground and pound attack. McIntyre bounces Rollins head on the top turnbuckle pad. McIntyre whips Rollins back first cross the turnbuckles. McIntyre tags in Ziggler.
Ziggler pie faces Rollins. Rollins is throwing haymakers at Ziggler. Ziggler kicks the left knee of Rollins. Ziggler is mauling Rollins in the corner. McIntyre tags himself in. McIntyre blasts Rollins with a knife edge chop. McIntyre applies an arm-bar. McIntyre with an Over Head Throw to Rollins. McIntyre tags in Ziggler. Ziggler does the Shane-O-Mac Shuffle. Ziggler lightly kicks Rollins in the face. Rollins with shots to the midsection of Ziggler. Ziggler rams Rollins head across the middle turnbuckle pad. Ziggler goes for a Stinger Splash, but Rollins ducks out of the way. Rollins with a chop/haymaker combination. Rollins whips McIntyre face first across the steel ring post.
Rollins ducks a clothesline from Ziggler. Rollins hits The SlingBlade. Rollins follows that with a Running Forearm Smash. Rollins sends Ziggler crashing to the outside. Rollins lands a Suicide Dive. Rollins with a SpringBoard Clothesline. Rollins thrust kicks the midsection of Ziggler. Ziggler negates The BlackOut. Ziggler sweeps the legs of Rollins. Ziggler goes for The Famouser, but Rollins counters with a Buckle Bomb. McIntyre made the blind tag. McIntyre drops Rollins with an Inside Out Lariat. McIntyre tags in Ziggler. McIntyre applies a rear chin lock. McIntyre and Ziggler goes for their Claymore/Zig Zag Combination, but Rollins counters with a Jumping Knee Strike. Rollins rolls Ziggler over for a two count. Ziggler SuperKicks Rollins to pickup the victory.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre via Pinfall
Sixth Match: The B-Team vs. The Revival
Axel and Dawson will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dawson backs Axel into the turnbuckles. Dawson tags in Wilder. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Axel applies a wrist lock. Wilder kicks Axel in the gut. Wilder uppercuts Axel. Wilder irish whips Axel to the corner. Wilder with a Corner Clothesline. Wilder delivers another uppercut. Axel with a Misdirection Lariat to Wilder. Axel tags in Dallas.
Dallas with a Corner Clothesline to Wilder. Axel drops Wilder with a Knee Lift. Dallas with the cover for a two count. The Revival are double teaming Dallas. Dawson with a Short-Arm Clothesline for a two count. Dawson applies a Sitting Cobra Clutch. Dallas is trying to create separation. Both men are knocked down after a Double HeadButt. The Deleter Of Worlds attacks Dawson and Dallas to cause the disqualification. After the match, WOKEN Matt Hardy connects with a Twist Of Fate. Bray plants Dallas with The Sister Abigail.
Match Result: No-Contest
Renee Young’s Exclusive Interview With Paul Heyman:
Seventh Match: Bayley & Sasha Banks vs. The Riott Squad
Sasha and Morgan will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sasha shoves Morgan to the corner. Sasha tells Morgan to stay off her hair. This leads us to a little scuffle in the center of the ring. Morgan drops Sasha with a Forearm Smash. Morgan repeatedly stomps on Sasha’s chest. Morgan screams at the referee. Sasha slams Morgan’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Sasha with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Sasha tags in Bayley. Sasha with a Corner Spear. Bayley with the cover for a two count. Morgan kicks Bayley in the gut. Morgan tags in Logan.
Bayley with a Hip Toss. Bayley follows that with a Sliding Lariat. Bayley with an elbow drop for a two count. Bayley applies an arm-bar. Bayley transitions into a wrist lock. Logan with a Forearm Smash to Bayley. Bayley kicks Logan in the jaw. Bayley with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Logan drives Bayley face first across the middle turnbuckle pad. Logan tags in Morgan. Morgan with a SlingShot Double Foot Stomp. Bayley wisely heads to the outside. Coming out of the commercial break, Logan is rag dolling Bayley in the center of the ring. Bayley decks Logan with a Stunner.
The Riott Squad continues to cut the ring in half. Bayley tosses Logan out of the ring. Logan prevents Bayley from making the tag to Sasha. Logan drags Bayley to the corner. The Riott Squad are double teaming Bayley. Morgan with a Tornado FaceBuster for a two count. Morgan with a clubbing blow to the back of Bayley. Bayley dives over Morgan. Morgan whips Bayley back first across the turnbuckles. Bayley creates distance with a Flapjack.
Sasha and Logan are tagged in. Sasha fires up with multiple clotheslines. Sasha dropkicks Logan. Sasha kicks Logan in the chest. Logan launches Sasha to the ring apron. Sasha rocks Logan with a High Knee Strike. Bayley with a Top Rope Hurricanrana. Sasha follows that with a Flying Meteora for a two count. Bayley sends Morgan crashing to the outside. Ruby Riott pulls Morgan out of harms way. Morgan with a Step Up Enzuigiri on the floor. Logan from behind rolls Sasha over to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Riott Squad via Pinfall
Updated WWE SummerSlam 2018 Match Card
– Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Jeff Hardy For The WWE United States Championship
– The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. The New Day or The Bar For The WWE SmackDown Live Tag Team Championship
– Carmella (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch in a Triple Threat Match For The WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Championship
– Finn Balor vs. Constable Baron Corbin
– Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens. Braun Strowman’s Money In The Bank Briefcase Is On The Line
– Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Drew Gulak For The WWE Cruiserweight Championship
– Dolph Ziggler (c) w/Drew McIntyre vs. Seth Rollins For The WWE Intercontinental Championship
– Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Ronda Rousey For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship
– AJ Styles (c) vs. Samoa Joe For The WWE Championship
– Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns For The WWE Universal Championship
— WWE (@WWE) August 7, 2018
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) August 7, 2018
Eight Match: Ronda Rousey w/Natalya vs. Alicia Fox w/Alexa Bliss
Fox talks smack to Rousey. Rousey grabs the right arm of Fox. Rousey shoves Fox to the mat. Fox is regaining her composure on the outside. Fox slowly makes her way back to the ring. Bliss hops on the ring apron to distract Rousey. Natalya attacks Bliss from behind. Bliss runs Natalya into the steel ring post. Bliss trips Rousey behind the referee’s back.
Fox is mauling Rousey in the corner. Rousey is pissed. Rousey with a series of bodyshots to Fox. Rousey follows that with Three Judo Throws. Rousey plays to the crowd. Rousey launches Fox into the ringside barricade. Rousey dumps Fox back into the ring. Rousey takes a swing at Bliss. Fox goes for a Scissors Kick, but Rousey counters with an Exploder Suplex. Rousey locks in The Arm-Bar which forces Fox to tap out.
Winner: Ronda Rousey via Submission
— WWE (@WWE) August 7, 2018