SummerSlam 2016


SummerSlam 2016

Date: August 21 2016 | Attendance: 15,974 | Venue: Barclays Center | City: Brooklyn, New York

Brands: RAW and SmackDown | Theme Songs: “Welcome” by Fort Minor and “Big Summer” by CFO$

The seventh edition of the Battleground event will be aired on 21/08/2016 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The event will be aired live across various pay-per-view channels across the globe including a live stream on the WWE Network.

Following Smackdown securing the WWE Championship, Raw GM Mick Foley and Stephanie McMahon declared that Raw would it’s own championship. The WWE Universal Championship, with Seth Rollins being number one contender. Finn Balor beat 5 men to become the number one contender and face Seth Rollins for the inaugural championship.

On the Blue side of it all, Dolph Ziggler overcame 5 men in a six pack challenge to become number one contender. He defended that right against Bray Wyatt, following an attack on Smackdown. Also on Smackdown, Apollo Crews challenges The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship.

LIVE SummerSlam 2016 Report

SummerSlam 2016 Results

[SmackDown] Pre-Show: 12-Man Tag Team Match

American Alhpa, The Hype Bros and The Usos defeated Breezango, The VaudeVillains and The Ascension

[RAW] Pre-Show: Tag Team Match

Sami Zayn and Neville defeated The Dudley Boyz

[RAW] Pre-Show: Best of Seven Series, Match 1

Sheamus defeated Cesaro

[RAW] Tag Team Match

Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens defeated Enzo Amore and Big Cass

[RAW] WWE Women’s Championship

Charlotte defeated Sasha Banks (c) to capture the WWE Women’s Championship

[SmackDown] WWE Intercontinental Championship

The Miz (c) (w/ Maryse) defeated Apollo Crews to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship

[SmackDown] Singles Match

AJ Styles defeated John Cena

[RAW] WWE Tag Team Championship

The Club defeated The New Day (c) (w/ John Stewart) via Disqualification

[SmackDown] WWE World Heavyweight Championship

Dean Ambrose (c) defeated Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship

[SmackDown] Six-Women Tag Team Match

Natalya, Alexa Bliss and Nikki Bella defeated Becky Lynch, Naomi and Carmella

[RAW] WWE Universal Championship – No Disqualification

Finn Balor defeated Seth Rollins to become the inaugural WWE Universal Champion

[RAW] WWE United States Championship

Rusev (c) (w/ Lana) fought Roman Reigns to a No-Contest

[Inter-promotional] Singles Match

Brock Lesnar [RAW] (w/ Paul Heyman) defeated Randy Orton [SmackDown] via TKO

Other On-Screen Talent for SummerSlam 2016

SmackDown Commentators

John “Bradshaw” Layfield, David Otunga and Mauro Ranallo

RAW Commentators

Michael Cole, Byron Saxton and Corey Graves

Pre-Show Panel

Renee Young, Booker T, Jerry “The King” Lawler and Lita

Ring Announcers

Greg Hamilton and JoJo

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