Welcome to the WWE SummerSlam pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network.
- WWE Cruiserweight Title Match: Drew Gulak © def. Oney Lorcan
- Buddy Murphy def. Apollo Crews by DQ
- WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross def. The IIconics
Welcome to the SummerSlam PPV! We get an intro video package to hype the matches that will be taking place tonight. Our opening contest is…
WWE RAW Women’s Title Submission Match: Becky Lynch © vs. Natalya
They had a staredown then started brawling. Lynch with a series of strikes in the corner. Lynch went for the Disarmer but Natalya got to the ropes then picked her up and Lynch rolled out and went for a leg submission. Lynch switched to a guillotine but Natalya powered out by driving her into the barricade. Back in the ring, they trade strikes with the fans clearly behind Lynch. Natalya caught a kick and used the middle rope to her advantage. Natalya sent her shoulder first into the ring post then locked in the sharpshooter while having her pinned between the ropes.
Lynch got out of it and sent her into the announce table. Lynch went to the top rope but Natalya met her there and hit a superplex. Lynch locked in the sharpshooter but Natalya rolled through and got out. Natalya then applied the Disarmer on Lynch, who got out. Natalya with the sharpshooter in the middle of the ring but managed to get to the ropes. Natalya went for it again but Lynch reversed into the Disarmer for the win.
Winner: Becky Lynch ©
Singles Match: Goldberg vs. Dolph Ziggler
Goldberg got a great reaction from the crowd while making his entrance. As expected, it wasn’t a long match. They had a staredown. Ziggler with a big supper kick right out of the gate for 2. Ziggler with a second one. Goldberg with a spear then a jackhammer and that’s a wrap. 1:46 was the time.
Post-match, Ziggler grabbed the microphone and said any “dipshi*t” in the world can hit one move. He called it getting like a little baby. Goldberg walked back down and hit a spear. Ziggler then called Goldberg a laughing stock in pro wrestling. He called himself the best going today. Goldberg came back down and hit another spear.
WWE United States Title Match: AJ Styles © vs. Ricochet
Ricochet started out with a series of strikes. Styles went to the floor where Ricochet stepped over Anderson and Gallows to hit a hurricanrana to Styles. Back in the ring, Ricochet jumped on the ropes and Styles took out his left knee and that’s where his offense shifted towards. Ricochet caught him with a head kick. Ricochet with a head scissors then a head kick. Ricochet hit a spring board clothesline for 2. Ricochet with a neck breaker then a standing shooting star press for 2. Ricochet rolled him up for 2. Styles took out the bad knee again. Styles with a running baseball slide. Styles with a neck breaker for 2. Ricochet with a head kick for a near fall. Styles with the Calf Crusher but Ricochet countered with an arm submission of his own. Styles got out of it but Ricochet fired back with a series of suplexes for 2. Ricochet took out Anderson and Gallows outside the ring. Styles took him out but Ricochet landed a series of back elbows. Ricochet had to take out Anderson which allowed Styles to catch Ricochet, who was hitting a dive, and hit the Styles Clash for the win.
Winner: AJ Styles ©
WWE SmackDown Women’s Title Match: Bayley © vs. Ember Moon
Moon came firing out of the gate with a series of hip attacks then a spring board crossbody for 2. The pace slows down as she locked in a submission hold. Moon with a knee strike to the gut but missed a spring board crossbody. Bayley with a running knee strike and a clothesline for 2. Bayley with a suplex off the top rope. Moon went for a spear but Bayley caught her and used the top rope to her advantage. Bayley with a leg submission but Moon got out of it. Moon connected with a super kick. Moon with a hurricanrana off the top rope then a powerslam for 2. Bayley went for her finisher but Moon fought out. Moon knocked her down but Bayley came back and hit the Bayley to Belly for the win.
Winner: Bayley ©
Singles Match: Kevin Owens vs. Shane McMahon – If Owens Loses He’s Forced To Quit WWE
Before the match started, Shane introduced a special guest enforcer, which was Elias. Owens chased McMahon around the ring until Elias tripped him. Back in the ring, the match starts and Shane tried to jump him but Owens fought back. Owens with a cannonball in the corner. Owens clotheslined him to the floor. Elias distracted Owens, which allowed Shane to get the advantage. Shane landed a series of strikes then hit a clothesline.
Shane went for a sharpshooter but Owens got out of it and hit a powerbomb. Elias distracted the referee. Shane rolled him up for 2. Owens with a clothesline.
Elias tossed in a chair and Owens acted like he was going to use it but didn’t. Shane taunted him and slapped him. Shane accidentally knocked Elias off the apron and allowed Owens to hit a front senton then a frog splash for 2 as Elias pulled him out of the ring. Owens with a cannonball off the apron taking out the referee and Elias. Owens hit Elias with the chair several times. Owens with a low blow and the stunner to Shane for the win.
Winner: Kevin Owens
Singles Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Trish Stratus
The start the match with a brawl in and out of the ring. Flair eventually got some offense going and beat down the legend. The crowd was dead silent midway through the match and was chanting boring. They popped when Stratus fired up and landed a series of kicks in the corner. Flair sent her to the apron and hit a big boot knocking her to the floor where she landed right on her tailbone. Stratus made it back and Flair landed a series of knee strikes and kicks. Stratus fought back but Flair landed a series of slaps. Trish fired back with chops but ate a big boot. Trish went for a move in the corner but Flair blocked. Trish with a series of right hands then hit a hurricanrana for 2.