| Date August 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA | Staples Center | Attendance 14,178 |
SummerSlam 2010 saw the first showdown between the red hot Nexus group face team WWE in a massive 7 on 7 Elimination Tag match. On June 7th edition of Monday Night Raw, during a main event between John Cena and CM Punk, winner of NXT Season 1 Wade Barrett appeared on stage. His fellow NXT graduates appeared at ring side, attacking John Cena and everyone at ringside. Kick starting an invasion storyline which headlined Summerslam 2010.
John Cena assembled a team of 7 men to take on Nexus. With 6 men in his team, John looked at finding a final member of team WWE. The Miz was his choice, however a cocky Miz decided to wait until Summerslam to confirm. John however decided to recruit another man; Daniel Bryan. Who made his return after his firing due to his actions during the June 7th attacks.
Hall Of Famer Bret Hart, who was Raw GM during the height of the Nexus attacks competed in his final WWE match at Summerslam 2010.
Sunday Night Heat
Evan Bourne pinned Zack Ryder.
Summerslam 2010 Results
WWE I-C Championship
Dolph Ziggler NC Kofi Kingston.
WWE Divas Championship
Melina pinned Alicia Fox.
The Big Show beat CM Punk, Luke Gallows, & Joseph Mercury when he pinned Gallows & Mercury.
Randy Orton beat Seamus (c) via DQ.
World Championship Singles Match
Kane (c) pinned Rey Mysterio.
Elimination Match – Team WWE vs Nexus
John Cena, Daniel Bryan, Chris Jericho, Edge, R-Truth, John Morrison, & Bret Hart beat Wade Barrett, David Otunga, Heath Slater, Skip Sheffield, Darren Young, Michael Tarver, & Justin Gabriel in an “elimination” match. Cena was the sole survivor.
Bryan forced Young to submit.
Morrison pinned Tarver.
Sheffield pinned Morrison.
Sheffield pinned R-Truth.
Hart was DQed.
Edge pinned Sheffield.
Jericho forced Otunga to submit.
Slater pinned Jericho.
Slater pinned Edge.
Bryan forced Slater to submit.
Barrett pinned Bryan.
Cena pinned Gabriel.
Cena forced Barrett to submit
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