It's the WWE's hottest pay per view of the summer, it's WWE SummerSlam!! WWE SummerSlam was live at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Coming off of a very hot NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 3 on Saturday night, can the WWE compete tonight??
** SummerSlam Card **
- WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar defended his title against Roman Reigns, Samoa Joe and Braun Strowman in a Fatal Four Way Match.
- WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jinder Mahal defended his title against Shinsuke Nakamura.
- WWE United States Champion AJ Styles defended his title against Kevin Owens with Shane McMahon as the special guest referee.
- WWE Cruiserweight Champion Akira Tozawa defended his title against Neville.
- WWE RAW World Tag Team Champions Sheamus and Cesaro defended their titles against Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose.
- WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Champions The New Day defended their titles against The Usos.
- WWE RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss defended her title against Sasha Banks.
- WWE Smackdown Live Women's Champion Naomi defended her title against Nattie Neidhart.
- Bray Wyatt battled Finn Balor.
- Baron Corbin battled John Cena.
- Big Show battled Big Cass with Enzo suspended above the ring in a shark cage.
- Rusev battled Randy Orton.
- The Hardy Boys and Jason Jordan battled WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz, Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas in a Six Man Tag Team Match.
** SummerSlam PreShow **
- Backstage, Baron Corbin is interviewed. Corbin says John Cena will pay tonight for costing Corbin his Money In The Bank briefcase this past Smackdown Live.
- Backstage, Shane McMahon is interviewed about his special guest referee spot in the AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens match. Shane says he's calling it down the middle and won't get involved unless Styles or Owens give him reason to.
Winners: The Miztourage, by pinfall.
- Social Media Lounge Interview With Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose: Ambrose says he's feeling really aggressive tonight and he and Rollins scorch everything in their way when they channel their energy in the same direction. Ambrose and Rollins state that they're focused on tonight. Rollins says it's cool fighting along side Ambrose and they're both 100% confident tonight.
Winner: Neville, by pinfall, to win the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.
- Elias Samson interrupts the show, sitting in the ring with his guitar. Elias sings a song, mocking Brooklyn and the 5 Boroughs of New York. Elias then sings an encore song mocking Biggie Smalls, Jay Z, hipsters and Brooklyn.
- Backstage, The Singh Brothers introduce the WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jinder Mahal. Mahal mocks all those who have stepped in front of him and promises that Shinsuke Nakamura will be no different tonight. Mahal then speaks in Punjabi to all his fans in India.
Winners: The Usos, by pinfall, to win the WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Championship.
- After a KFC commercial, Shawn Michaels makes a surprise appearance at the Barclays Center dressed as Colonial Sanders.
- Backstage, Paul Heyman is about to cut a promo on the reigning and defending Universal Champion Brock Lesnar, when Braun Strowman interrupts and tells Heyman he talks too much.
** SummerSlam Recap **
Winner: John Cena, by pinfall.
Winner: Nattie Neidhart, by submission, to win the WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship.
Winner: Big Cass, by pinfall.
- Backstage, RAW GM Kurt Angle and Smackdown Live GM Daniel Bryan argue over who's show will have the better matches of the night.
- Randy Orton arrives to the ring for his match when suddenly Rusev jumps Orton from behind. Rusev sends Orton into the barricade and beats Orton down. The referee checks on Orton and Orton says he's alright to wrestle.
- Randy Orton vs. Rusev: As soon as the bell rings, Orton dodges a charging Rusev and hits the RKO for the pinfall.
Winner: Randy Orton, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Sasha Banks and Bayley meet up. Bayley wishes Sasha good luck and gives her a hug.
Winner: Sasha Banks, by submission, to win the WWE RAW Women's Championship.
Winner: "The Demon King" Finn Balor, by pinfall.
Winners: Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose, by pinfall, to win the WWE RAW World Tag Team Championship.
Winner: AJ Styles, by pinfall, to retain the WWE United States Championship.
Winner: Jinder Mahal, by pinfall, to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
Winner: Brock Lesnar, by pinfall, to retain the WWE Universal Championship.