Summerslam 2021

|Date: August 21, 2021|Venue: Allegiant Stadium |City: Paradise, Nevada|Attendance: 51,326 |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The show opens with a video package based around poker. The four big matches take all of the focus, those being Bobby Lashley vs. Goldberg, Roman Reigns vs. John Cena, Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks and Seth Rollins vs. Edge. Jimmy Smith welcomes us to the show. AJ Styles & Omos (c) … Continue reading Summerslam 2021

Summerslam 2020

|Date: August 23, 2020|Venue: WWE Thunderdome at Amway Center |City: Orlando, Florida|Attendance: 0 The video package to open the show is a good one, it looks and feels modern and highlights every match on the card. Michael Cole welcomes us to the Thunderdome. A stadium packed out with screens showing fans sat at home. Bayley (c) vs. Asuka – Smackdown Women’s Championship match Background: A … Continue reading Summerslam 2020

Summerslam 2019

|Date: August 11, 2019|Venue: Scotiabank Arena |City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada|Attendance: 16,904 |tweet me: @BastionBlogger A video package kicks us off. It’s a really creative one with a cool voiceover and what sounds like airline pilots speaking. There’s plenty of exposure for the top stars. Michael Cole welcomes us to the 32nd annual Summerslam event. He’s joined by Corey Graves and Renee Young. There’s a video … Continue reading Summerslam 2019

Summerslam 2018

|Date: August 19, 2018|Venue: Barclays Center |City: Brooklyn, New York|Attendance: 16,169 |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The show opens with Terry Crews voicing over a package. It’s a really good video package to be honest and does the job of getting you hyped for the show. Michael Cole welcomes us to Summerslam! Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. Seth Rollins – Intercontinental Championship match Background: At Extreme Rules, Dolph … Continue reading Summerslam 2018

Summerslam 2017

|Date: August 20, 2017|Venue: Barclays Center |City: Brooklyn, New York|Attendance: 16,128|Brands: Raw & Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger A video package kicks us off and it’s a really nice one. Most of the matches get hyped briefly. Some more than others. But it’s a different styled video to usual. Tom Phillips is the man to welcome us to Summerslam. John Cena vs. Baron Corbin Background: On … Continue reading Summerslam 2017

Summerslam 2016

|Date: August 21, 2016|Venue: Barclays Center |City: Brooklyn, New York|Attendance: 15,974 |tweet me: @BastionBlogger There’s a really good video package to kick off the show, it’s edgy with cool graphics. A lot of the matches get featured. Michael Cole welcomes us to Summerslam! Enzo Amore & Big Cass vs. Jeri-KO (Chris Jericho & Kevin Owens) Background: This all started with a war of words between … Continue reading Summerslam 2016

Summerslam 2015

|Date: August 23, 2015|Venue: Barclays Center |City: Brooklyn, New York|Attendance: 15,702 |Buys: 121,000 Lilian Garcia kicks off the show by introducing the host for the evening Jon Stewart. Jon hypes up the evening and goes through some of the names involved tonight, getting varying reactions. He actually sounds like he watches the product and does a good job of promoting the card. Stewart then introduces … Continue reading Summerslam 2015

Summerslam 2014

|Date: August 17, 2014|Venue: Staples Center |City: Los Angeles, California|Attendance: 17,357 |Buys: 147,000 |tweet me: @bastionblogger Summerslam is considered the second biggest WWE PPV of the year and is a constant in the WWE calendar. John Cena will be in a WWE Championship match at Summerslam for the fourth year in a row but he may be facing his biggest challenge yet. Triple H took … Continue reading Summerslam 2014

Summerslam 2013

|Date: August 18, 2013 |Venue: Staples Center |City: Los Angeles, California |Attendance: 17,739 |Buys: 298,000 |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The biggest party of the summer returns and there are seven big matches tonight. The WWE Championship is set to be defended and champion John Cena was given the opportunity to pick his opponent. Cena chose Daniel Bryan whose popularity has soared in recent months. Vince McMahon is somebody not happy with John Cena’s choice … Continue reading Summerslam 2013

Summerslam 2012

|Date: August 19, 2012 |Venue: Staple Center |City: Los Angeles, California |Attendance: 14,205 |Buys: 358,000 |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The Perfect Storm. That is the moniker that has been given to the match between Triple H and Brock Lesnar tonight. Months ago Brock Lesnar broke Triple H’s arm and when Triple H returned he only had one man in his sights. Paul Heyman wouldn’t originally accept the match for Summerslam on behalf of Brock … Continue reading Summerslam 2012