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

Summerslam 2011

|Date: August 14, 2011 |Venue: Staples Center |City: Los Angeles, California |Attendance: 17,404 |Buys: 296,000 |Brands: Raw & Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger Summerslam 2011, The Biggest Party Of The Summer. One of WWE’s staples returns this year but only four matches are officially announced which would explain the low buys. What we do know is that CM Punk has returned to the company. After he left at Money In The Bank, a tournament was … Continue reading Summerslam 2011

Summerslam 2010

|Date: August 15, 2010 |Venue: Staples Center |City: Los Angeles, California |Attendance: 17,463 |Buys: 350,000 |Brands: Raw & Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The biggest party of the summer returns to the lowest amount of buys since 1997. There are only six matches scheduled for tonight so let me run down the card. Randy Orton won a number one contenders match against Chris Jericho and Edge to earn a title shot against WWE Champion Sheamus. … Continue reading Summerslam 2010

Summerslam 2009

|Date: August 23, 2009 |Venue: Staples Center |City: Los Angeles, California |Attendance: 14,116 |Buys: 369,000 |Brands: Raw, Smackdown & ECW |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The Biggest Event Of The Summer returns for 2009 but it has the lowest amount of buys since 1997. Maybe it is because of the new stars in the WWE Championship picture. Jeff Hardy will be defending the title against CM Punk once more but Teddy Long has made this one … Continue reading Summerslam 2009

Summerslam 2008

|Date: August 17, 2008 |Venue: Conseco Fieldhouse |City: Indianapolis, Indiana |Attendance: 15,997 |Buys: 477,000 |Brands: Raw, Smackdown & ECW |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The Biggest Blockbuster Of The Summer. Summerslam returns for the 21st year and it is a stacked card. The WWE Championship is set to be defended as Triple H puts the title on the line. A battle royal on Smackdown would decide a number one contender for Triple H and after … Continue reading Summerslam 2008