WWE SummerSlam 2018
August 19, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
WWE SummerSlam Kickoff Show
First SummerSlam Kickoff Match: Andrade Cien Almas & Zelina Vega vs. Rusev & Lana in a Mixed Tag Team Match
Rusev and Almas will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Almas shoves Rusev to the corner. Rusev chases Almas around the ringside area. Almas and Vega are doing their signature tranquilo pose. Almas with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Almas blasts Rusev with a knife edge chop. Almas rolls Rusev back into the ring. Almas drives his knee into the midsection of Rusev. Rusev is throwing haymakers at Almas. Rusev repeatedly stomps on Almas chest. Rusev with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Rusev drops Almas with a straight right hand. Rusev is distracted by Vega.
Almas sends Rusev shoulder first to the steel ring post. Almas locks in The Roped Assisted Arm-Bar. Almas targets the right shoulder of Rusev. Almas is mauling Rusev on the second rope. Rusev side steps Almas into the turnbuckles. Vega prevents Rusev from making the tag to Lana. Almas with a Jumping Knee Strike. Almas follows that with a Tornado Reverse DDT for a two count. Almas goes back to the arm-bar. Almas goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Rusev blocks it. Almas with a Big Boot. Rusev sends Almas crashing to the outside.
Rusev tags in Lana. Lana with a Running Bulldog. Lana pays homage to Booker T. Lana with a Running Meteora. Lana decks Vega with a Running Elbow Strike. Lana with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Vega rolls herself out of the ring. Lana slams Vega’s head on the ring apron. Lana with a Back Elbow Smash. Lana bodyslams Vega for a two count. Vega drop toe holds Lana to the middle turnbuckle pad. Vega goes for a ShotGun Meteora, but Lana counters with The Machka Kick. Lana signals for The Accolade. Almas side steps Rusev into the ringside barricade. Lana sends Vega face first to the canvas. Lana slaps Almas in the face. Vega rolls Lana over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Andrade Cien Almas & Zelina Vega via Pinfall
"Tonight, en route to becoming a two-sport champion, @BrockLesnar is finally going to rid himself of #TheBigDog @WWERomanReigns!" – @HeymanHustle #SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/tWYNMBtxCy
— WWE (@WWE) August 19, 2018
Second SummerSlam Kickoff Match: Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Drew Gulak For The WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Quick stalemate in the corner. The referee calls for a clean break. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Alexander backs Gulak into the turnbuckles. Alexander talks smack to Gulak. Alexander grapples around Gulak. Gulak with a single leg takedown. Gulak calls Alexander a cheater. Gulak goes back to the collar and elbow tie up. Gulak punches Alexander in the gut. Alexander ducks a clothesline from Gulak. Alexander goes for a HeadScissors TakeOver, but Gulak counters with The Dragon Sleeper. Alexander dropkicks Gulak. Alexander drops Gulak with a straight right hand. Alexander blasts Gulak with a knife edge chop. Gulak responds with a Big Boot. Gulak with a Nasty BackBreaker. Gulak with a Flap Jack on the ring apron.
Gulak rolls Alexander back into the ring. Gulak locks in The Cravate. Alexander with shots to the midsection of Gulak. Gulak with an Exploder Suplex for a two count. Gulak delivers Two Lariats for a two count. Gulak applies a rear chin lock. Alexander gets back to a vertical base. Gulak with an Modified Gory Special. Gulak with blistering chop to Alexander. Alexander creates distance with a SlingShot FlatLiner. Alexander kicks Gulak in the jaw. Alexander uppercuts Gulak. Alexander with a Running Forearm Smash. Alexander transitions into a ground and pound attack. Alexander unloads another knife edge chop. Gulak rolls himself out of the ring.
Alexander lands a SomerSault Plancha. Alexander rolls Gulak back into the ring. Gulak with a Forearm Smash to Alexander. Alexander responds with an Leaping Enzuigiri. Gulak trips Alexander in mid-air. Gulak gets Alexander trapped in The GuLock. Gulak with the cover for a two count. Alexander clocks Gulak with a Discus Elbow Smash. Alexander and Gulak are trading back and froth shots. Alexander with a Spinning Back Kick. Gulak responds with a Palm Strike. Alexander rolls Gulak over for a two count. Alexander goes for The Neuralyzer, but Gulak counters with The Ankle Lock. Alexander connects with a Standing Spanish Fly for a two count. Following a quick pinning exchange, Alexander with a schoolboy rollup to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Cedric Alexander via Pinfall
"If my words do not have any merit, why is @AJStylesOrg running around trying to get at me like a crazed maniac?" – @SamoaJoe #SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/Lqtq0OQQR9
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) August 19, 2018
Third SummerSlam Kickoff Match: The B-Team (c) vs. The Revival For The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship
Bo Dallas and Scott Dawson will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dallas with a Side HeadLock TakeOver. Wilder made a blind tag. Wilder with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Wilder knocks Axel off the ring apron. The Revival connects with The Shattering Machine. Dallas is desperately trying to create separation. Wilder with a Missile Dropkick. Dawson with a flurry of covers, but Dallas continues to kick out. Dawson targets the injured left knee of Dallas. Dawson applies a toe and ankle hold. Dawson drives Dallas face first to the top turnbuckle pad. Dawson tags in Wilder.
Wilder repeatedly stomps on the injured knee of Dallas. The Revival are cutting the ring in half. Dawson dropkicks Dallas. The Revival are double teaming Dallas. Dallas sends Dawson shoulder first to the steel ring post. Dallas rolls Dawson over for a two count. Dawson tags in Wilder. Wilder kicks Axel. The Revival with a Back Breaker/Flying Knee Drop Combination for a two count. Dawson talks smack to Dallas.
Wilder goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Dallas counters with a Draping Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Dallas finally tags in Axel. Axel fires up with a Running Clothesline. Axel with a Leaping Elbow Strike. Following a snap mare takeover, Axel hits The Rolling Neck Snap. Axel tosses Wilder out of the ring. Dawson rolls Axel over for a two count. Axel goes for The Perfect Plex, but Wilder gets in the way. The referee is distracted by Dallas. Wilder snaps Dallas down on the top rope, and Dallas stumbles backward and knocks Axel on top of Dawson, leading to the pinfall.
Winner: Still WWE Raw Tag Team Champions, The B-Team via Pinfall
SUMMMERSLAM 2018 !!!!!
First Match: Dolph Ziggler (c) w/Drew McIntyre vs. Seth Rollins w/Dean Ambrose For The WWE Intercontinental Championship
Feeling out process. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rollins applies a waist lock. Rollins transitions into a front facelock. Ziggler backs Rollins into the turnbuckles. Rollins is distracted by McIntyre. Ambrose gets in McIntyre’s face. Rollins rolls Ziggler for a two count. Ziggler uppercuts Rollins. Ziggler rolls Rollins over for a two count. Rollins blocks a SuperKick from Ziggler. Rollins kicks Ziggler in the chest. Ziggler is regaining his composure on the outside. Ziggler with a straight right hand to Rollins. Ziggler bounces Rollins head on the top turnbuckle pad. Rollins kicks Ziggler in the chest. Rollins leapfrogs over Ziggler. Rollins delivers a Hip Toss. Ziggler rolls himself out of the ring. Ambrose talks smack to McIntyre. Rollins ducks a clothesline from Ziggler. Rollins unloads two knife edge chops. Ziggler reverses out of the irish whip from Rollins. Rollins clotheslines Ziggler. Rollins goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ziggler lands back on his feet. Ziggler launches Rollins to the ring apron. Ziggler kicks the surgically repaired knee of Rollins. Ziggler with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Ziggler is controlling the pace of the match.
Ziggler stomps on the injured knee of Rollins. Rollins with multiple haymakers. Ziggler whips Rollins back first across the turnbuckles. Ziggler rolls Rollins back into the ring. Ziggler applies a modified chicken wing hold. Ziggler wrestles Rollins down to the mat. Ziggler applies a rear chin lock. Rollins gets back to a vertical base. Rollins decks Ziggler with a JawBreaker. Ziggler sends Rollins crashing to the outside. Ziggler goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Rollins blocks it. Rollins with a Vertical Suplex which sends both men tumbling to the floor. Rollins with a Big Boot to Ziggler. Rollins dives over Ziggler. Rollins hits The SlingBlade. Rollins follows that with Two Running Forearm Smashes. Rollins with an inside cradle for a two count. Rollins kicks Ziggler in the jaw. Rollins connects with The BlockBuster for a two count.
Ziggler has Rollins perched on the top turnbuckle. Ziggler goes for a SuperPlex, but Rollins counters with a HeadButt. Ziggler rolls out of harms way. Rollins clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope. Rollins lands a Suicide Dive. Rollins rolls Ziggler back into the ring. Rollins with a SpringBoard Clothesline. Rollins drops Ziggler with a Ripcord Knee Strike for a two count. Rollins goes for a Buckle Bomb, but Ziggler counters with The Corner Mount. Ziggler applies a Sleeper Hold. Rollins breaks the grips. Ziggler creates distance with a rope snap. Ziggler kicks Rollins back first into the steel ring post. Ziggler with a Spike DDT on the ring apron. Rollins gets back in the ring at the count of nine.
Ziggler transitions into a ground and pound attack. Zigger tells Rollins to bring it. Rollins negates The Zig Zag. Rollins SuperKicks Ziggler. Rollins goes for a Frog Splash, but Rollins gets his knees up in the air. Ziggler with a small package for a two count. Ziggler toys around with Rollins. Rollins with a series of haymakers. Rollins side steps The Famouser. Ziggler decks Rollins with a Back Elbow Smash. Rollins with an Avalanche Inverted SuperPlex. Rollins follows that with an Inverted Falcon Arrow for a two count. Rollins is burning it down. McIntyre drives Ambrose shoulder first into the steel ring steps. Ziggler side steps Rolls into the turnbuckles. Ziggler connects with The Zig Zag for a two count. Rollins is busted open. Ziggler goes for a SuperKick, but Rollins rolls him over for a two count. Rollins BuckleBombs Ziggler. Ambrose knocks McIntyre off the ring apron. Ambrose delivers The Dirty Deeds on the floor. Rollins SuperKicks Ziggler. Rollins plants Ziggler with The Kingslayer’s Stomp to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE Intercontinental Champion, Seth Rollins via Pinfall
The @BellaTwins will have the best seats in the house for @RondaRousey's battle with @AlexaBliss_WWE for the #RAW #WomensChampionship TONIGHT! #SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/2GgXC5jWhE
— WWE (@WWE) August 19, 2018
Second Match: The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. The New Day For The WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
Erick Rowan and Xavier Woods will start things off. Woods thrust kicks the left knee of Rowan. Woods is throwing haymakers at Rowan. Rowan drops Woods with a Leg Lariat. Rowan tags in Harper. Rowan with a Body Avalanche. Harper follows that with a Big Boot for a two count. Harper applies a rear chin lock. Harper dropkicks Woods. Harper tags in Rowan. Rowan with an Elbow Drop. Rowan with a Running Splash for a two count. Rowan locks in The Cravate. Rowan transitions into a Vice Grip. Rowan with a clubbing blow to Woods back. Rowan with a PumpHandle BackBreaker. Rowan stands on Woods ribs. Rowan tags in Harper. Harper with a SlingShot Senton for a two count. The Bludgeon Brothers are cutting the ring in half.
Rowan bodyslams Harper on top of Big E. Rowan tosses Woods out of the ring. Harper goes for a PowerBomb, but Woods counters with a Hurricanrana. Woods tags in Big E. Big E fires up with Two Belly to Belly Suplex’s on the floor. Big E with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex to Harper. Big E with a Running Splash. Big E plays to the crowd. Big E goes for The Big Ending, but Harper lands back on his feet. Big E ducks a clothesline from Harper. Harper connects with The Michinoku Driver for a two count. Big E sends Rowan shoulder first to the steel ring post. Harper SuperKicks Big E. Woods lands a SomerSault Plancha. Harper with a Black Hole Slam on the floor. Big E Spears Harper out of the ring. Rowan with a Flying Crossbody Block off the ring apron.
Rowan rolls Big E back into the ring. Rowan tags in Harper. The Bludgeon Brothers with a Double Crucifix Bomb for a two count. Woods blasts Rowan with a Leaping Enzuigiri. Woods goes for a SlingShot Tornado DDT, but Harper counters with multiple headbutts. The Bludgeon Brothers hits The Bludgeoning for a two count. Rowan with a Back Body Drop to Kofi. Big E responds with The Big Ending. Woods tags in Big E. Harper SuperKicks Big E. Harper goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Big E blocks it. The New Day with a Uranage Slam/BackStabber Combination. Big E tags in Woods. Woods delivers The Limit Break to the outside. Woods rolls Harper back into the ring. Woods tags in Big E. The New Day sets up for The UpUp DownDown. Rowan strikes New Day with the rubber mallets to cause the disqualification.
Winner: The New Day via Disqualification, but still WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions, The Bludgeon Brothers
Third Match: Kevin Owens vs. Braun Strowman. If Braun Strowman Loses, Kevin Owens Becomes Mr. Money In The Bank
Strowman starts things off with Two Body Avalanches. Owens rolls himself out of the ring. Strowman with Two Running Shoulder Blocks on the floor. Owens SuperKicks Strowman. Strowman responds with a ChokeSlam on the steel plate. Strowman rolls Owens back into the ring. Strowman plants Owens with The Running PowerSlam to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still Mr. Money In The Bank, Braun Strowman via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Carmella (c) vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair in a Triple Threat Match For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
Carmella moonwalks after the bell rings. Carmella with a Forearm Smash to Becky. Charlotte responds with a knife edge chop. Carmella with a Big Boot to Charlotte. Carmella side steps Becky into the turnbuckles. Becky with a SpringBoard Side Kick. Becky with Two Running Leg Drops. Carmella with a cover for a one count. Carmella shoves Charlotte. Carmella slaps the back of Becky’s head. Becky argues with Charlotte. Carmella shoves Charlotte into Becky. Becky puts down Carmella. Carmella trips Charlotte from the outside. Becky rolls Charlotte over for a two count. Charlotte with a bridging cover for a two count. Charlotte sweeps the legs of Becky. Becky lands two deep arm-drags. Becky applies an arm-bar. Charlotte rolls Becky over for a two count. Charlotte rams her shoulders into the midsection of Becky. Carmella whips Charlotte face first across the steel ring post. Carmella sends Becky crashing into the steel ring steps.
Carmella mocks Charlotte. Carmella rolls Becky back into the ring. Carmella transitions into a ground and pound attack. Carmella applies a rear chin lock. Becky gets back to a vertical base. Carmella with a Back Elbow Smash. Carmella clotheslines Becky. Charlotte goes for a BodySlam, but Carmella counters with The Edge-O-Matic for a two count. Carmella repeatedly drives her elbows into Charlotte’s chest. Carmella goes back to the rear chin lock. Carmella levels Charlotte with a knee lift. Carmella tosses Charlotte out of the ring. Becky rolls Carmella over for a one count. Carmella dropkicks Becky. Carmella face washes Becky. Becky fires with rib shots. Carmella slaps Becky in the face. Carmella wastes time mocking Becky.
Becky with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Charlotte inadvertently clocks Becky with a Big Boot. Charlotte blocks a boot from Carmella. Charlotte with a series of knife edge chops. Charlotte with Two Exploder Suplex’s. Charlotte with a Belly to Back Suplex. Becky blasts Charlotte with a Running Knee Strike. Becky delivers a Double Missile Dropkick. Becky with multiple clotheslines. Becky with a single leg dropkick to Charlotte. Becky brings her combination offense to Carmella. Becky hits The BexPloder. Carmella has Becky perched on the top turnbuckle. Carmella with a Rope Aided Hurricanrana.
Charlotte Spears Carmella for a two count. Carmella goes for another Roped Aided Hurricanrana, but Charlotte counters with The Styles Clash off the second rope. Charlotte locks in The Boston Crab. Charlotte transitions into a Figure Eight. Becky breaks the submission with a Flying Leg Drop. Becky with the lateral press for a two count. Becky and Carmella are trading back and forth shots. Carmella with a High Knee Strike to Becky. Carmella lands a Suicide Dive. Charlotte responds with a Twisting Corkscrew Splash. Charlotte rolls Becky back into the ring. Charlotte goes for The Natural Selection, but Becky counters with The Dis-Arm-Her.
Becky tosses Carmella out of the ring. Charlotte goes for a Big Boot, but Becky counters with a Uranage Slam for a two count. Carmella drives Becky into the middle turnbuckle. Carmella uses the middle rope for leverage. Carmella SuperKicks Becky for a two count. Carmella kicks Charlotte out of the ring. Carmella unloads another SuperKick. Becky locks in The Dis-Arm-Her. Charlotte from behind plants Becky with The Natural Selection to pickup the victory. After the match, Becky slaps Charlotte in the face. Becky starts whooping Charlotte’s ass. Becky sends Charlotte back first to the ringside barricade. Becky launches Charlotte over the german announce table.
Winner: New WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion, Charlotte Flair via Pinfall
Fifth Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Samoa Joe For The WWE Championship
Styles dodges a leg lariat from Joe. Joe says that he’s going to put Styles to sleep. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Styles sends Joe to the corner. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Joe backs Styles into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Joe shoves Styles. The referee is trying to calm down Styles. Styles applies a side headlock. Joe drops Styles with a shoulder block. Styles repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Joe. Joe sweeps the legs of Styles. Joe with a series of left jabs. Joe drops Styles with a brutal leg kick. Joe goes for a Forearm Smash, but Styles rolls out of the way. Styles is lighting up Joe’s chest. Styles leapfrogs over Joe. Styles dropkicks Joe. Following a snap mare takeover, Styles kicks Joe in the back. Joe with a Jab/Chop Combination. Styles with a Sliding NeckBreaker. Joe rolls himself out of the ring. Styles with a Baseball Slide Dropkick.
Joe negates a Sliding Knee Strike from Styles. Joe kicks out the legs of Styles. Joe with the cover for a one count. Joe drops Styles with a knife edge chop. Styles responds with a chop/forearm combination. Joe dumps Styles on the canvas. Joe lands a Suicide Dive. Joe rolls Styles back into the ring. Joe with the lateral press for a two count. Joe locks in The Cravate. Styles with shots to the midsection of Joe. Joe with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Joe applies a side headlock. Styles and Joe are trading back and forth shots. Styles rocks Joe with a Big Haymaker. Styles follows that with a SlingShot Phenomenal Forearm. Joe responds with a nasty haymaker. Joe goes for another Suicide Dive, but Styles counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri.
Styles hits The Phenomenal Blitz. Styles with a Basement Forearm Smash to Joe. Styles delivers a Corner Clothesline. Styles turns a MoonSault into a Reverse DDT for a two count. Styles goes for The Styles Clash, but Joe. Styles places Joe on the top turnbuckle. Joe HeadButts Styles. Joe with a Flying Leg Lariat for a two count. Joe is controlling the pace of the match. Joe with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Joe drops Styles with a Big Boot. Joe with a Senton Splash for a two count. Styles is throwing forearms at Joe. Styles connects with The Ushigoroshi. Style side steps Joe into the turnbuckles. Styles dives over Joe. Joe PowerSlams Styles for a two count. Joe unloads two forearm shivers. Styles SuperKicks Joe. Styles hits The Styles Clash for a two count.
Styles is mauling Joe in the corner. Joe levels Styles with Clubbing Palm Strikes. Styles decks Joe with a Pele Kick. Joe responds with a Uranage Slam. Styles locks in The Calf Crusher. Joe repeatedly slams Styles head on the canvas. Joe transitions into The Coquina Clutch. Styles places his boot on the bottom rope to create separation. Joe signals for The Muscle Buster Joe with a Step Up Enzuigiri which sends Styles crashing to the outside. Joe whips Styles face first across the ring steps. Joe talks smack to Styles wife. Styles is pissed off. Styles tackles Joe through the ringside barricade. Styles lays out the ringside production members. Styles has officially snapped. Styles repeatedly hits Joe with a steel chair to cause the disqualification.
Winner: Samoa Joe via Disqualification, but still WWE Champion, AJ Styles
What just happened to @IAmEliasWWE's guitar?! #SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/gNVJEdKBDq
— WWE SummerSlam (@SummerSlam) August 20, 2018
#Miztourage reunion at #SummerSlam?!
NOPE! The 🅱️ stands for… @WWEDanielBryan! pic.twitter.com/ylaD7rvhWn
— WWE (@WWE) August 20, 2018
Sixth Match: The Miz vs. Daniel Bryan
Bryan is bowing up his fist. Miz backs himself in between the ropes. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Quick stalemate in the corner. Miz cheap shots Bryan. Miz delivers a series of haymakers. Miz unloads multiple YES! Kicks. Miz blasts Bryan with a Corner Dropkick. Bryan fires back with clubbing haymakers. Miz applies a side headlock. Miz drops Bryan with a shoulder tackle. Bryan leapfrogs over Miz. Bryan with a Buzzsaw Kick. Bryan finally starts punching Miz in the face. Miz drives his knee into the midsection of Bryan. Miz mocks Bryan. Miz locks in The SurfBoard. Bryan easily escapes the hold. Bryan attacks the left hamstring of Miz. Bryan gets Miz trapped in The SurfBoard. Bryan with a pinning combination for a two count. Bryan with a YES Kick/Haymaker Combination. Miz has Bryan perched on the top rope. Miz with a Flying Lariat for a two count.
Miz applies a Cravate. Bryan with shots to the midsection of Miz. Bryan is lighting up Miz’s chest. Miz is not allowing Bryan to build any momentum. Miz poses for the crowd. Bryan fires up with another collection of haymakers. Bryan dives over Miz. Bryan with a Running Clothesline. Bryan delivers Two Corner Dropkicks. Bryan follows that with YES! Kicks. Bryan with a Top Rope Hurricanrana for a two count. Miz kicks Bryan in the chest. Bryan launches Miz over the top rope. Bryan with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Bryan with a Flying Crossbody Block. Bryan transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bryan rolls Miz back into the ring. Bryan ascends to the top turnbuckle. Miz with a Corner Mount to Bryan. Bryan gets Miz tied in the tree of woe.
Bryan with Rapid Fire YES! Kicks. Bryan rocks Miz with a Hesitation Dropkick. Bryan with an Avalanche Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Following another collection of YES! Kicks, Bryan goes for a Leg Lariat, but Miz counters with an Implant DDT for a two count. Bryan walks into IT! Kicks from Miz. Bryan with a series of palm strikes. Bryan drops Miz with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Bryan with a Leg Lariat. Bryan goes for The Running Knee, but Miz blocks it. Miz fights out of the YES! Lock. Miz catapults Bryan into the steel ring post. Miz connects with The Skull Crushing Finale for a two count.
Miz goes for The Awesome Clothesline, but Bryan counters with a RoundHouse Kick for a two count. Miz heads to the ring apron. Miz rams his shoulders into the midsection of Bryan. Miz goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Bryan lands back on his feet. Bryan repeatedly kicks Miz in the ribs. Bryan inadvertently kicks the steel ring post. Miz applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Bryan refuses to quit. Bryan reverses the hold. Miz grabs the bottom rope to create separation.
Miz and Bryan are trading back and forth shots. Miz goes for another Skull Crushing Finale, but Bryan rolls him over for a two count. Bryan kicks Miz in the back. Bryan with a crucifix cover for a two count. Bryan with clubbing elbow strikes to Miz. Bryan applies The YES! Lock. Bryan with a Flying Knee Strike off the ring apron. Bryan follows that with a Running Dropkick. Maryse yells at Bryan. Bryan with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick that sends Miz sternum first to the ringside barricade. Bryan sets up for a Suicide Dive. Miz clocks Bryan with a foreign object to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Miz via Pinfall
At #WWESSD, it's The #Undertaker vs. @TripleH for the LAST TIME EVER in Melbourne, Austraila! pic.twitter.com/2KIsb0C0Pn
— WWE (@WWE) August 20, 2018
Seventh Match: “The Demon” Finn Balor vs. Constable Baron Corbin
THE DEMON. HAS. ARRIVED.#SummerSlam @FinnBalor pic.twitter.com/oIYdhnKzxX
— WWE (@WWE) August 20, 2018
Corbin is flustered. Corbin argues with the referee. Balor delivers a Shot Gun Dropkick. Balor hits The SlingBlade. Balor clotheslines Corbin over the top rope. Balor lands a SomerSault Plancha. Balor follows that with a SlingBlade on the floor. Balor unloads another Shot Gun Dropkick. Balor rolls Corbin back into the ring. Balor with a Leaping Enzuigiri. Balor with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Balor sends Corbin crashing into the turnbuckles. Balor connects with The Coupe De Grace to pickup the victory.
Winner: “The Demon” Finn Balor via Pinfall
Brie @BellaTwins provides a bit of consolation and reassurance for @WWEDanielBryan following his loss to @mikethemiz… #SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/V7h2zgJnVH
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) August 20, 2018
Eight Match: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Jeff Hardy For The WWE United States Championship
Hardy dodges multiple kicks from Nakamura. Test of strength. Nakamura kicks Hardy in the chest. Nakamura ducks a clothesline from Hardy. Hardy and Nakamura are trading poses. Nakamura tells Hardy to bring it. Nakamura drives knee into the midsection of Hardy. Nakamura with a Snap Mare TakeOver. Hardy starts mocking Nakamura. Hardy kicks Nakamura in the gut. Hardy bounces Nakamura’s head on every turnbuckle pad. Nakamura applies a half nelson chin lock. Hardy decks Nakamura with a Jaw Breaker. Hardy tosses Nakamura out of the ring. Nakamura with a Spinning Wheel Kick to Hardy. Nakamura follows that with a Running Knee Strike. Nakamura with a Flying Knee Strike on the ring apron. Nakamura with the cover for a two count. Nakamura goes back to the half nelson chin lock.
Hardy gets back to a vertical base. Hardy with shots to the midsection of Nakamura. Hardy with a Back Elbow Smash. Hardy is trying to create separation. Hardy dropkicks the chest of Nakamura. Hardy with an Modified SlingBlade. Hardy is throwing haymakers at Nakamura. Hardy with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Hardy with a Basement Dropkick for a two count. Nakamura with a Spinning Back Kick to Hardy. Nakamura is mauling Hardy on the middle rope. Nakamura goes for a Release Exploder Suplex, but Hardy blocks it. Nakamura negates The Twist of Fate. Hardy side steps Nakamura into the turnbuckles.
Hardy with a Corner Clothesline. Hardy unloads another back elbow smash. Hardy delivers The Whisper In The Wind for a two count. Nakamura with a Sliding Knee Strike for a two count. Nakamura goes for The Kinshasa, but Hardy blocks it. Hardy avoids the low blow. Hardy rocks Nakamura with a Basement Dropkick. Hardy connects with The Twist Of Fate. Hardy lands a Swanton Bomb for a two count. Hardy drags Nakamura to the center of the ring. Hardy with another Twist of Fate. Hardy takes off his t-shirt. Hardy goes for a Swanton Bomb on the ring apron, but Nakamura ducks out of the way. Nakamura kicks Hardy in the back of the head. Nakamura plants Hardy with The Kinshasa to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE United States Champion, Shinsuke Nakamura via Pinfall
Wearing her father's jacket from @SummerSlam 1990, @NatbyNature is HERE at #SummerSlam 2018 to support @RondaRousey! pic.twitter.com/WycHioqfzg
— WWE (@WWE) August 20, 2018
Ninth Match: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Ronda Rousey For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Sure, @RondaRousey will give you the ring… but that doesn't mean she won't take it back with PURPOSE! #SummerSlam #RondavsAlexa pic.twitter.com/pY2v0A38OT
— WWE (@WWE) August 20, 2018
Bliss is playing mind games with Rousey. Bliss goes for a cheap shot, but Rousey counters with a haymaker. Bliss rolls herself out of the ring. Rousey says that she’ll give Bliss a free shot. Rousey is meditating in the center of the ring. Bliss applies a rear chin lock. Rousey gets back to a vertical base. Rousey with a Spinning Olympic Slam. Rousey chases Bliss around the ringside area. Bliss kicks Rousey in the chest. Bliss follows that with a forearm smash. Rousey blocks a boot from Bliss. Rousey with a series of jabs in the corner. Rousey delivers Two Judo Throws. Rousey connects with a Spinning Air Raid Crash. Rousey starts bending the left arm of Bliss. Rousey locks in The Arm-Bar which forces Bliss to tap out.
Winner: New WWE Raw Women’s Champion, Ronda Rousey via Submission
"I'M GOING TO BE STANDING HERE THIS ENTIRE MATCH…ONE OF YOU TWO IS GONNA GET THESE HANDS!" – @BraunStrowman to @BrockLesnar and @WWERomanReigns #SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/NLGXoDXQps
— WWE SummerSlam (@SummerSlam) August 20, 2018
Tenth Match: Brock Lesnar (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Roman Reigns For The WWE Universal Championship
THE BIG DOG is ON TOP of the mountain! @WWERomanReigns is #UniversalChampion!#SummerSlam #RomanReigns pic.twitter.com/eoCWP7XT6U
— WWE SummerSlam (@SummerSlam) August 20, 2018
Reigns starts things off with Three SuperMan Punches. Reigns follows that with Two Spears. Reigns goes for another Spear, but Brock counters with a Guillotine Choke. Reigns gets back to a vertical base. Reigns with a SpineBuster. Brock goes back to The Guillotine Choke. Reigns breaks free from the hold. Brock takes off his boxing gloves. Reigns goes for a SuperMan Punch, but Brock counters with Suplex City.
Brock stares at Strowman. Brock goes for The F5, but Reigns lands back on his feet. Reigns shoves Brock into the ropes. Reigns inadvertently takes out Strowman with a Suicide Dive. Brock with a F5 on the floor. Brock throws Reigns back into the ring. Brock repeatedly hits Strowman with the briefcase. Brock slings the briefcase across the stage. Brock unloads multiple chair shots. Brock talks smack to Strowman. Reigns Spears Brock to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns via Pinfall
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