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SummerSlam opens with a video package highlighting the matches for the show. Michael Cole welcomes us to the show.
The video hype package for the feud between Becky Lynch and Natalya is shown.
WWE Raw Women’s Championship – Submission Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Natalya
They exchange slaps and Lynch backs Natalya into the corner. Lynch beats down Natalya and then delivers a few uppercuts. Lynch kicks Natalya in the midsection and then delivers a suplex. Lynch goes for the Disarm Her, but Natalya blocks it. Lynch transitions into a triangle, but Natalya power bombs Lynch and gets to the ropes but there are no rope breaks. Lynch applies a heel hook, but they roll to the floor. Natalya slams Lynch into the barricade a couple of times and then delivers a knee strike. Natalya slaps Lynch a few times and tosses her back into the ring. Natalya kicks Lynch’s knee and beats her down in the corner. Natalya suplexes Lynch and drapes her knee over the rope. Natalya chokes Lynch over the rope and kicks her in the midsection. Lynch fights back with knee strikes and an uppercut, but Natalya drapes her leg over the ropes again.
Natalya slams Lynch into the ring post and then applies a Sharpshooter through the ropes. Lynch gets free and slams Natalya into the announce table. Lynch slams Natalya into the steps and rolls her back into the ring. Lynch climbs, but Natalya meets her and delivers a superplex. Natalya kicks Lynch and goes for a basement dropkick, but Lynch trips her up. Lynch locks in the Sharpshooter, but Natalya counters and slams her into the corner. Lynch goes for a kick, but Natalya pulls her down to the mat and locks in the Disarm Her. Lynch rolls through, but Natalya keeps the hold applied. Lynch rolls through again, but Natalya transitions into the Sharpshooter. Lynch drags herself to the apron, but Natalya pulls her back in. Lynch counters and locks in the Disarm Her and Natalya taps out.
Winner and still WWE Raw Women’s Champion: Becky Lynch (12:35)
Trish Stratus is backstage for an interview. She says she is feeling the pressure, but she thrives on pressure. She says she is going to prove to everyone that Charlotte Flair can’t walk a mile in her boots.
The video hype package for the feud between Dolph Ziggler and Goldberg is shown.
Goldberg vs. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler delivers a Superkick and goes for the cover, but Goldberg kicks out at one. Ziggler delivers another one and goes for another cover, but Goldberg kicks out at one again. Goldberg hits the Spear and the Jackhammer and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Goldberg (1:50)
-After the match, Ziggler says getting hit by Goldberg was like getting hit by a baby. Ziggler tells Goldberg to fight him like a man and Goldberg gets back into the ring. Goldberg delivers another Spear and leaves again. Ziggler gets on the mic again and says anybody can get lucky twice. Ziggler says he knew Goldberg didn’t have the balls to face him man to man. Ziggler says he will never stay down, but Goldberg comes back out. Goldberg picks Ziggler up, pats him on the back, and delivers another Spear.
A vignette for Clash of Champions airs. The event will take place on Sunday, September 15th.
The New Day is backstage. Xavier Woods and Big E are hyping Kofi Kingston up. They say they brought in Drake to hype him up, and Drake Maverick walks in. Maverick says they lied to him and said R-Truth would be here, so he’s leaving. Kingston says he will show Randy Orton that he cannot be held down.
The video hype package for the feud between AJ Styles and Ricochet airs.
WWE United States Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) (w/Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson) vs. Ricochet
Ricochet delivers a few forearms and an elbow in the corner. Ricochet knocks Styles to the floor and then steps over Gallows and Anderson to takes Styles down. Ricochet tosses Styles back into the ring and charges, but Styles dodges and takes his knee out. Styles stomps on Ricochet in the corner and kicks him in the knee again. Ricochet fights back, but Styles kicks his knee again. Styles applies a heel hook and then slams Ricochet’s knee into the mat. Styles wraps Ricochet’s knee around the rope, but Ricochet comes back with a kick to the face. Ricochet delivers a few right hands and then drops him with a hurricanrana. Ricochet slams Styles in the corner and kicks him in the head. Ricochet delivers a one-legged springboard clothesline and goes for the cover, but Styles kicks out. Ricochet delivers a neck-breaker and then a standing Shooting Star Press.
Ricochet goes for the cover, but Styles kicks out. Ricochet goes up top, but Styles cuts him off and knocks him to the mat. Styles sends Ricochet to the floor and then kicks him in the face. Styles tosses Ricochet back into the ring and sets up for the Styles Clash, but Ricochet counters and delivers an elbow shot. Styles comes back with a neck-breaker over his knee and goes for the cover, but Ricochet kicks out. Ricochet backs Styles into the corner and delivers a few rights. Styles comes back with a kick and slams Ricochet in the corner. Ricochet kicks Styles away and then connects with a Pele kick. Ricochet goes for a suplex, but his knee gives out and Styles locks in the Calf Crusher. Ricochet slams Styles’s head into the mat and locks in the Anaconda Vice. Styles gets free, but Ricochet slams him to the mat. Ricochet goes for the cover, but Styles kicks out.
Ricochet takes Gallows out on the floor and climbs up top. Styles cuts him off, but Ricochet fights back. Ricochet kicks Anderson in the face, but Styles takes advantage and delivers the Styles Clash and gets the win.
Winner and still WWE United States Champion: AJ Styles (13:00)
-After the match, Gallows and Anderson lay Ricochet out with the Magic Killer.
The Street Profits are backstage. They talk about the matches so far and Angelo Dawkins “shoots his shot” with Nikki Cross. Ric Flair walks up and they all “Wooo” a few times.
WWE Smackdown Women’s Championship Match: Bayley (c) vs. Ember Moon
Bayley applies a headlock and takes Moon down. Moon gets free, but Bayley takes her down again. Moon comes back and takes Bayley down, but Bayley applies a side headlock. Bayley sends Moon to the corner and delivers a clothesline. Moon comes back with a knee strike, but Bayley delivers one of her own. Moon comes back with a forearm shot in the corner and then delivers a cross-body. Moon goes for the cover, but Bayley kicks out. Moon kicks Bayley in the midsection and then delivers a few knee strikes. Moon delivers a basement dropkick and goes for the cover, but Bayley kicks out at two. Moon drives her knee into Bayley’s back and then applies a modified bow-and-arrow submission. Bayley fights back, but Moon takes her down again. Moon goes for another cross-body, but Bayley moves. Bayley slams Moon to the mat and goes for the cover, but Moon kicks out.
Bayley slams Moon in the corner and stomps away on her. Moon kicks her away and sends her to the apron. Moon goes for a Spear through the ropes, but Bayley catches her. Bayley rapes her over the ropes and delivers the elbow drop. Bayley goes for the cover, but Moon kicks out. Bayley applies an inverted Boston Crab, but Moon gets free and sends Bayley across the ring. Bayley rolls to the floor, but Moon goes for a dive. Bayley cuts her off with a forearm and goes up top. Moon cuts her off and delivers a power bomb. Moon goes for the cover, but Bayley kicks out. Moon kicks Bayley in the face and goes up top. Bayley cuts her off and delivers the Bayley-to-Belly from the top and gets the pin fall.
Winner and still WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion: Bayley (10:00)
The video hype package for the feud between Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon airs.
Singles Match (w/Elias as the Special Guest Enforcer); if Owens loses, he must quit WWE: Kevin Owens vs. Shane McMahon
McMahon rolls to the floor and gets behind Elias. Owens gets in Elias’s face, but goes after McMahon in the ring. Owens takes McMahon down and connects with a cannonball. Owens goes for a dive, but Elias gets in his way. McMahon takes advantage and slams Owens into the barricade. McMahon gets Owens back in the ring and delivers rights and lefts. McMahon delivers a knee strike and drops Owens with a side-Russian leg-sweep. McMahon goes for the cover, but Owens kicks out. Owens comes back and goes for the Pop-up Powerbomb, but McMahon dodges and drops Owens with a DDT. McMahon goes for the cover, but Owens kicks out. Owens comes back and goes for a cover, but Elias distracts the referee. Owens yells at Elias, but McMahon rolls him up for a two count.
Owens knocks McMahon to the mat and grabs a chair. McMahon slaps Owens across the face and tells him to use the chair. Elias gets on the apron and Owens gets in his face. McMahon accidentally hits Elias and Owens delivers a Superkick to McMahon. Owens connects with a senton and then a frog splash and goes for the cover, but Elias pulls the referee out of the ring. Owens hits a cannonball on Elias and takes out the referee as well. Owens grabs the chair, but Elias cuts him off. Owens beats down Elias with the chair and goes to hit McMahon, but the referee sees him. Owens gives the referee the chair and then delivers a low-blow and a Stunner to McMahon and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Kevin Owens (9:20)
A recap of everything that has happened to Roman Reigns over the last few weeks is shown. Then, Rowan’s attack on Buddy Murphy from the Kickoff Show is shown.
Trish Stratus vs. Charlotte Flair
Flair backs Stratus into the ropes and then slams her in the corner. Stratus kicks Flair in the midsection and takes her down with a Thesz Press. Stratus delivers a hurricanrana, but Flair comes back and goes for the Figure Four. Stratus gets free and takes Flair down to the mat. Flair kicks Stratus in the midsection, but Stratus sends her to the floor with an arm-drag. Stratus delivers a kick and then a Thesz Press from the apron. Stratus delivers right hands, but Flair slams her into the steps. Flair tosses Stratus back into the ring, but then pulls her out and slams her into the barricade. Flair tosses Stratus back into the ring and kicks her in the midsection. Flair slams Stratus into the mat a few times and then applies a rear chin-lock. Flair turns it into a seated abdominal stretch and then kicks Stratus to the mat again.
Flair wraps Stratus in the ropes and goes for a back suplex, but Stratus counters and gets a cover for two. Flair hits Stratus in the back of the head and then delivers a knee drop. Flair kicks Stratus a few times and then delivers a few slaps. Stratus fights back with right hands and then she slams Flair into the corner. Stratus delivers a series of kicks and punches, but Flair knocks her to the floor with a kick to the face. Flair pulls Stratus back into the ring and delivers more shots. Flair stomps on Stratus and goes up top. Flair goes for the moonsault, but Stratus dodges it. Stratus delivers a face-buster and a slap. Flair kicks Stratus in the leg, but Stratus comes back with chops. Flair comes back with a kick and goes to the ropes, but Stratus goes with her. They exchange shots and Stratus takes Flair down with a hurricanrana. Stratus goes for the cover, but Flair kicks out.
Stratus goes for the Chick Kick, but Flair dodges it and kicks Stratus in the face. Flair goes for the cover, but Stratus kicks out. Flair works over Stratus’s knee and goes for the Figure Four, but Stratus rolls her up for two. Stratus locks in the Figure Four and then bridges into the Figure Eight, but Flair makes it to the ropes. Flair kicks Stratus in the knee and goes for a Spear, but Stratus sends her into the corner. Stratus delivers Stratusfaction and goes for the cover, but Flair kicks out at two. They exchange shots and Stratus gets a roll up for two. Stratus dodges a kick and delivers the Chick Kick. Stratus goes for the cover, but Flair kicks out. Stratus goes for the Chick Kick, but Flair kicks her in the face. Flair locks in the Figure Four and then bridges into the Figure Eight and Stratus taps out.
Winner: Charlotte Flair (16:40)
Seth Rollins is backstage, and Bret Hart walks up and wishes him good luck.
The video hype package for the feud between Kofi Kingston and Randy Orton airs.
WWE Championship Match: Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Randy Orton
They exchange slaps and Kingston backs Orton into the corner. Orton comes back and backs Kingston into the corner and delivers an uppercut. Kingston comes back with a clothesline and then delivers a right hand from the ropes. Kingston kicks Orton to the corner and delivers shots, but Orton rakes his eyes. Kingston comes back with a kick and goes up top, but Orton shoves him into the barricade. Orton tosses Kingston over the announce table and then back into the ring. Orton goes for the cover, but Kingston kicks out. Orton stomps on Kingston’s arm and then wraps him around the ropes. Orton sends Kingston to the floor with an uppercut, but Kingston comes back with a right hand from the steps. Kingston comes off the apron for a cross-body, but Orton dodges it and then slams Kingston onto the announce table.
Orton tosses Kingston back into the ring and goes for the cover, but Kingston kicks out. Orton puts Kingston up top and delivers a few shots. Orton climbs as well and goes for a superplex, but Kingston fights back. Orton delivers a headbutt and goes for the superplex again, but Kingston counters and takes Orton down with a tornado DDT. Kingston goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out. Kingston drops Orton with a few chops and then a dropkick. Kingston delivers a flying clothesline and then connects with the Boom Drop. Kingston goes for Trouble in Paradise, but Orton counters with a back-breaker. Orton goes for the cover, but Kingston kicks out. Orton goes for the draping DDT, but Kingston sends him to the floor. Kingston goes up top and takes Orton out with the Trust Fall. Kingston tosses Orton back into the ring and takes him out with a cross-body.
Kingston goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out. Orton shoves Kingston in the corner and then delivers the draping DDT. Orton sets up for the RKO, but Kingston gets a back slide for two. Kingston goes for Trouble in Paradise, but Orton blocks it. Kingston comes off the ropes, but Orton hits the RKO. Kingston rolls to the floor and Orton smirks at Kingston’s family. Kingston attacks Orton and the referee calls for the bell.
Match Result: Double Countout (16:45)
-After the match, Kingston grabs a kendo stick and beats Orton down with it. Kingston gets Orton back into the ring and delivers Trouble in Paradise.
The video hype package for the feud between Bray Wyatt and Finn Balor airs.
Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt
Wyatt slams Balor to the mat and runs him over with a shoulder block. Wyatt takes Balor to the corner and delivers more shots. Balor tries to come back, but Wyatt hangs upside down to stop him. Wyatt clubs Balor across the neck and then wrenches his neck. Wyatt slams Balor to the mat and then goes for Sister Abigail. Balor escapes and delivers a Slingblade. Balor dropkicks Wyatt into the corner and delivers a double stomp. Balor dropkicks Wyatt again and goes up top. Balor goes for the Coup de Grace, but Wyatt catches him and applie the Mandible Claw and then pins his shoulders to the mat.
Winner: Bray Wyatt (3:25)
The video hype package for the feud between Brock Lesnar and Seth Rollins airs.
WWE Universal Championship Match: Brock Lesnar (c) (w/Paul Heyman) vs. Seth Rollins
Lesnar kicks Rollins in the midsection and drives his shoulder into his ribs. Lesnar slams Rollins into the corner and delivers knee strikes. Lesnar drives his shoulder into Rollins again, but Rollins comes back with a kick. Lesnar goes for a suplex, but Rollins lands on his feet. Rollins his the Stomp and goes for the cover, but Lesnar kicks out. Lesnar rolls to the floor, but Rollins delivers a knee strike. Rollins gets Lesnar back into the ring and goes for a kick, but Lesnar blocks. Lesnar goes for a suplex, but Rollins lands on his feet again. Rollins takes Lesnar down with two superkicks and goes for the Stomp, but Lesnar counters and hits the F-5. Lesnar goes for the cover, but Rollins kicks out. Lesnar comes back and tosses Rollins across the ring and stomps on his ribs. Lesnar delivers a few suplexes and Rollns rolls to the floor.
Lesnar delivers a suplex on the floor and tosses Rollins back into the ring. Lesnar delivers another suplex and goes for an F-5 into the ring post. Rollins dodges and slams Lesnar into the ring post a couple of times. Rollins tosses Lesnar into the ring and delivers a knee strike. Rollins goes for another knee, but Lesnar moves and delivers another suplex. Lesnar tosses Rollins across the ring and slams him into the corner. Lesnar applies a bear-hug and then clubs Rollins across the back. Lesnar slams Rollins in the corner and charges, but Rollins moves and Lesnar hits the ring post. Rollins sends Lesnar into the announce table and connects with a suicide dive. Rollins connects with another suicide dive and goes for a third, but Lesnar catches him and slams him into the ring post. Rollins comes back with a kick that puts Lesnar on the table.
Rollins goes up top and delivers a frog splash through Lesnar and the table. Lesnar crawls back into the ring and Rollins goes up top. Rollins hit another frog splash and then hits the Stomp. Rollins goes for the cover, but Lesnar kicks out. Rollins sets up for another Stomp, but Lesnar counters and goes for an F-5. Rollins gets free and hits the Stomp and gets the pin fall.
Winner and new WWE Universal Champion: Seth Rollins (13:25)