Wrestling fans around the world are eagerly gearing up for the much-awaited WWE SummerSlam event, which promises to be an unforgettable night of jaw-dropping action and exhilarating matches.

Broadcasting live on Peacock and the WWE Network, the stage is set for an electric evening of intense rivalries and championship battles. Below are the confirmed matches for the event.

  • Undisputed WWE Universal Championship – Tribal Combat: Roman Reigns (c) vs. Jey Uso.
  • WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match: Seth Rollins (c) vs. Finn Balor (w/ Rhea Ripley, Damian Priest & Dominik Mysterio).
  • Cody Rhodes vs. Brock Lesnar.
  • MMA Rules Match: Shayna Baszler vs. Ronda Rousey.
  • WWE Women’s Championship Match: Asuka (c) vs. Bianca Belair vs. Charlotte Flair.
  • Logan Paul vs. Ricochet.
  • WWE Intercontinental Championship Match: GUNTHER (c) (w/ Ludwig Kaiser & Giovanni Vinci) vs. Drew McIntyre.
  • Battle Royal Presented By Slim Jim: LA Knight vs. Sheamus vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Santos Escobar vs. Karrion Kross vs. Grayson Waller vs. Matt Riddle vs. AJ Styles vs. The Miz vs. Grayson Waller vs. Luke Gallows vs. Karl Anderson vs. Butch vs. Ridge Holland vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Otis vs. Chad Gable vs. TBA.

WWE SummerSlam Pre-Show

Presenting your hosts for the show are Kayla Braxton and Jackie Redmond, along with the panel of experts, including Booker T, Wade Barrett, and Peter Rosenberg.

During their discussion, Jackie mentions that Wade Barrett will be moving to Raw starting next week. They proceed to go through the card for SummerSlam, providing insights and predictions for each match.


Next up, a video package showcases Brock Lesnar and Cody Rhodes. When it comes to picking the winners, Wade and Booker both choose Brock, while Peter goes with Cody.

The focus then shifts to Otis, who is seen enjoying some Slim Jims with encouragement from Chad and Maxxine.

The Battle Royal is discussed, and Wade suggests that if the winner gets a lifetime supply of Slim Jims, it could add some extra motivation to win the match.

Wade predicts that Bronson Reed will win, Booker goes with Otis, and Peter chooses LA Knight. Moving outside, Cathy Kelley gets the opinions of some fans attending SummerSlam on TRIBAL COMBAT.

Following that, a video package showcases TRIBAL COMBAT.

The Women’s Title Match is brought up, and Kayla mentions the influence of Iyo Sky and the briefcase for this match. Wade picks Flair, Booker picks Asuka, Peter picks Asuka as well, and Jackie decides to even things out by picking Charlotte. Kayla chooses Bianca.

They discuss the Intercontinental Championship Match, and Wade’s pick is Gunther.

Next on the agenda is the World Championship Match between Seth Rollins and Finn Balor. Wade, Booker, and Peter all unanimously pick Finn Balor as their choice for the winner.

A video package showcases Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler, providing a closer look at their story and rivalry. Wade picks Ronda Rousey, Booker picks Shayna Baszler, and Peter also chooses Shayna Baszler as their winner.

Moving on, Cathy Kelley is outside the building, interacting with fans and getting their excitement and opinions about the event.

The focus then shifts to Logan Paul and Ricochet, with a video package showcasing their involvement in SummerSlam.

Additionally, there is a highlight of some of the charity events organized by WWE during the week in Detroit, showcasing their philanthropic efforts.

Furthermore, Titus O’Neil and Byron Saxton are seen alongside representatives from three organizations in Detroit that WWE collaborated with during SummerSlam week, showcasing WWE’s commitment to giving back to the community.\

Next up, the spotlight is on TRIBAL COMBAT, with a video package providing a glimpse into the intense and personal rivalry between Roman Reigns and Jey Uso.

The panel of experts makes their predictions for this heated matchup. Wade confidently picks Roman Reigns to emerge victorious, while Booker surprisingly goes with Jey Uso as his pick. Peter, on the other hand, sides with Roman Reigns, sharing Wade’s prediction.

WWE SummerSlam

Your announcers are Michael Cole and Corey Graves.

Logan Paul vs Ricochet

Ricochet and Logan exchange words before getting physical. Logan pats Ricochet’s head, and in response, Ricochet slaps Logan. During the fight, Logan attempts a clothesline but misses, allowing Ricochet to counter with a handstand head scissors followed by a drop kick. Ricochet playfully feints a dive, but Logan anticipates it and ducks, resulting in Ricochet doing a dramatic superhero landing.

Ricochet then transitions into a waist lock and applies a side headlock. Logan tries to counter with a sunset flip, but Ricochet rolls through to maintain control. Ricochet’s subsequent kick misses, giving Logan an opportunity to land a back elbow strike. Logan evades Ricochet’s attacks and locks him in a front face lock. He then executes a hip lock takedown, followed by a reverse chin lock. The intense back-and-forth between the two competitors continues.

To avoid Ricochet’s spin kick, Logan cleverly holds onto the ropes. Ricochet retaliates with a shoulder attack from the apron, but Logan prevents him from reentering the ring and proceeds to choke him against the ropes. Taking the action to the apron, Logan delivers strong forearms to Ricochet’s back and executes a neck breaker onto the apron, inflicting significant pain.

During the match, Logan taunts Samantha, telling her that he’s going to hurt her man badly. Back in the ring, Logan lands a punch to Ricochet’s midsection and continues with a barrage of punches, leading the referee to issue a warning. Logan then places Ricochet on the turnbuckles and executes a running power slam, nearly securing a pinfall.

Following the power slam, Logan performs a slam and follows it up with a boot to Ricochet’s chest, followed by a split leg drop for another near fall. However, Ricochet manages to escape a slam attempt and counters with a powerful spinebuster, shifting the momentum in his favor. The intense back-and-forth battle continues, showcasing the athleticism and determination of both wrestlers.

Ricochet executes the People’s Moonsault, an impressive move, and goes for the pin, resulting in a near fall. He follows up with a flurry of punches and kicks, displaying his high-flying and striking abilities. However, Logan counters with a back body drop, using his strength to throw Ricochet over his head.

Not to be outdone, Logan showcases his agility by springboarding off the ropes and delivering a clothesline to Ricochet, who is positioned on the apron. Both competitors continue to push their limits, demonstrating their unique skills and determination to gain the upper hand in this thrilling contest.

They engage in a series of intense moves and near falls, with both wrestlers showcasing their skills and resilience.

Logan starts off with a series of punches to Ricochet’s midsection, prompting a warning from the referee. He continues with more punches and puts Ricochet on the turnbuckles before executing a running power slam and a slam for near falls. Ricochet manages to counter Logan’s moves and responds with a spinebuster and the People’s Moonsault.

The back-and-forth battle continues with both wrestlers exchanging punches, kicks, and high-flying maneuvers. Ricochet demonstrates his agility with a Spanish Fly on the floor, while Logan delivers a buckshot lariat and a cross body off the top rope.

As the match progresses, Ricochet targets Logan’s arm with kicks, but Logan counters with a tornado DDT and a springboard splash. Ricochet retaliates with a Detonation Kick, a rolling Death Valley Driver, and a springboard moonsault for near falls.

However, in a controversial turn of events, Logan gains an advantage when someone hands him brass knuckles unseen by the referee. He uses them to punch Ricochet and secures the three-count, emerging as the winner of the match.

Brock Lesnar vs. Cody Rhodes

In this intense match between Cody and Brock, the action starts even before the bell rings, as Cody launches a surprise attack on Brock. However, Brock quickly counters with a powerful German suplex, demonstrating his strength and dominance.

Cody tries to gain the upper hand with a series of strikes, including a drop down uppercut and two Beautiful Disasters, but Brock remains standing. Undeterred, Cody goes for a third Beautiful Disaster, but Brock manages to push him away.

Brock takes control by driving Cody’s shoulders into the corner. However, when Brock charges at Cody, he moves out of the way, causing Brock to collide with the ring post shoulder first. Seizing the opportunity, Cody executes a suicide dive to further take the fight outside the ring, following up with a series of forearms.

Brock retaliates by running Cody into the ring post and then sends him back into the ring. He delivers a kick to the back of Cody’s leg and tosses him over his shoulders with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex, asserting his dominance in the match. The intense back-and-forth battle continues, with both competitors vying for control and seeking to outmaneuver and overpower each other.

Brock dominates early on, delivering multiple German suplexes and sending Cody to the outside. Despite the punishment, Cody shows resilience and manages to beat the count back into the ring. However, Brock continues to inflict damage, hitting an F5 on the floor. To everyone’s surprise, Cody still manages to beat the count and get back into the ring.

The battle intensifies with both competitors exchanging strikes, with Cody resorting to using the exposed turnbuckle and the ring steps to gain an advantage. He lands a series of impressive moves, including Beautiful Disaster, CodyCutter, and a double jump CodyCutter, nearly securing the victory. But Brock displays his strength and tenacity, countering with a kimura lock and an attempt at an F6.

Cody capitalizes on an opportunity and sends Brock into the exposed turnbuckle, weakening the powerhouse. He then locks in a kimura of his own, taking the fight to the mat. Despite Brock’s efforts to escape, Cody perseveres, ultimately hitting three consecutive CrossRhodes for the decisive pinfall victory.

In a show of respect, both wrestlers face off after the match. Brock extends his hand, and Cody accepts, leading to a handshake and a heartfelt hug. The display of sportsmanship marks the end of an intense battle, with Cody Rhodes emerging as the victor and earning the respect of his formidable opponent, Brock.

SummerSlam Battle Royal

In the chaos of the match, MVP makes a surprise appearance and introduces Omos as the man who will win. Omos enters the ring as the match has already started, causing the participants to pair off and engage in intense action. Grimes chops Sheamus, and Sheamus responds with forearms. Omos wastes no time and quickly eliminates Crews with a powerful toss over the top rope. He then press slams JD onto Crews on the outside.

Omos continues his dominant display by eliminating Boogs with a forearm, followed by Butch, Ridge, and several others trying to take him down together. Sheamus and Ridge exchange forearms from the apron, but Omos opts not to eliminate Sheamus while he’s on the apron.

Otis executes a spinebuster on Riddle, but his run is ended when Kaiser and Vinci eliminate him. Gable follows with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex to eliminate Vinci, while Kaiser knees Gable. Theory focuses on Santos in the corner, delivering shoulders.

Ciampa eliminates Ivar and then eliminates Erik with a knee. Nakamura almost falls onto the apron but is eliminated by Ciampa’s final blow, Willow’s Bell. Reed runs Ciampa into the turnbuckles and successfully eliminates him by tossing him over the top rope to the floor.

Omos enters the ring, showing his dominance by eliminating several participants. However, a group effort by Butch, Ridge, Otis, and others temporarily stuns Omos. Despite the efforts of multiple wrestlers, Omos remains a formidable force until he is finally eliminated after everyone gangs up on him.

As the match progresses, more eliminations occur, with wrestlers showcasing their unique moves and abilities. In the end, it comes down to LA Knight and Sheamus as the last two competitors. They engage in a back-and-forth exchange, with LA Knight ultimately getting the upper hand and securing the victory by eliminating Sheamus.

LA Knight emerges as the winner of the Royal Rumble match. His impressive performance solidifies his status as a formidable force in the wrestling world.

MMA Rules Match: Shayna Baszler vs. Ronda Rousey

In this intense and hard-hitting matchup between Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler, both fighters go all out, utilizing their MMA backgrounds to deliver a barrage of strikes, takedowns, and submission attempts.

The action sees back-and-forth exchanges, with Ronda and Shayna trading punches, knees, and kicks. Both fighters attempt to lock in submission holds, with Ronda going for a cross arm breaker, and Shayna countering with a knee bar and heel hook.

The match spills to the outside, with Ronda and Shayna continuing their battle even with the medical staff checking on Shayna. Back in the ring, Ronda shows her determination by throwing the medical staff away, demanding Shayna to get up and continue the fight.

Shayna responds with a German suplex and applies the Kirifuta Clutch, but Ronda manages to escape and attempts an arm bar. Shayna counters with an ankle lock, and Ronda retaliates with a rear naked choke. The match reaches a climactic moment when Ronda misses a jumping knee, and Shayna seizes the opportunity to apply the Kirifuta Clutch once again.

As the pressure mounts, Ronda ultimately passes out, leading the referee to call for the bell. Shayna Baszler emerges victorious in this grueling battle of MMA-trained fighters, proving her resilience and submission prowess.

The crowd, comprising 59,194 fans, witnesses an electrifying contest that showcases the skills and intensity of both Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler.

Intercontinental Championship Match: Gunther versus Drew McIntyre

They exchange words before locking up, and Gunther gains the early advantage with a side headlock and a shoulder tackle. However, Drew quickly counters with his own shoulder tackle and a belly-to-back suplex.

The match spills to the outside, with Drew sending Gunther into the ringside barrier and apron. They return to the ring, and Gunther utilizes kicks and European uppercuts to take control. Drew fires back with a Glasgow Kiss, sending Gunther back to the floor. Drew maintains the pressure with a forearm and a headlock, but Gunther counters by sending Drew into the ring post and executing a belly-to-back suplex on the ring steps.

Despite the punishment, Drew manages to beat the count and gets back into the ring. Gunther continues his assault with kicks and chops, but Drew responds with his own offense, including a butterfly suplex and short arm clotheslines. They engage in a back-and-forth battle, with neither man giving an inch.

Gunther takes Drew down with a clothesline, followed by a German suplex, but Drew rises and delivers another clothesline. The two wrestlers exchange chops and Drew executes two overhead belly-to-belly suplexes.

As the match progresses, Drew sets up for a Claymore kick, but Gunther rolls to the floor to avoid the devastating move. The action remains intense, with both competitors fighting fiercely to gain the upper hand in this hard-hitting encounter.

Back in the ring, Gunther continues his assault with kicks and clotheslines, while Drew responds with punches and suplexes. The two wrestlers engage in a brutal exchange of strikes, chops, and forearms, neither giving an inch to the other.

The match sees multiple near falls and exciting moments, with both Gunther and Drew coming close to securing the victory. Gunther’s frog splash and slaps to the back of Drew’s head display his aggressiveness, while Drew’s Claymore kick and power bomb show his determination to reclaim the championship.

As the match nears its climax, Gunther counters Drew’s attempted power bomb off the turnbuckles, and after a fierce exchange of chops, Gunther delivers a splash, chop, and a devastating power bomb for the three count.

Gunther emerges victorious, successfully retaining the championship and proving himself as a formidable champion in a hard-fought battle against Drew. Both wrestlers showcased their skills and determination, providing an exhilarating and memorable championship match.

World Championship Match: Seth Rollins versus Finn Balor

Before the bell rings, Finn takes the initiative by attacking Seth from behind, setting the tone for a fierce battle.

Throughout the match, both competitors target each other’s arms, trying to weaken their opponent’s offensive capabilities. They exchange strikes, kicks, and grapple for control. Finn utilizes his technical skills, applying arm bars and hammer locks, while Seth responds with a combination of strikes and suplexes.

The match spills to the outside, with Finn hitting suicide dives on Seth, showcasing his high-flying abilities. Both wrestlers continue to deliver punishing moves, with Finn targeting Seth’s arm and Seth trying to weaken Finn with his signature moves.

As the match nears its climax, both competitors exchange near falls and signature moves, displaying their resilience and determination to win the championship. However, the match takes a dramatic turn when Damian Priest, carrying his Money in the Bank briefcase, gets involved, leading to interference from Rhea Ripley and Dominik Mysterio.

Priest attempts to distract Finn, suggesting the use of the briefcase as a weapon, but Finn refuses. The distraction creates an opportunity for Seth to capitalize and hit the Stomp for a pinfall victory, successfully retaining the championship.

Despite the interference and distractions, Seth Rollins emerges as the winner. The match concludes with Seth celebrating his hard-fought victory, leaving the crowd with an exhilarating championship bout.

WWE Women’s Championship Match: Asuka versus Charlotte Flair versus Bianca Belair

The three competitors showcased their immense skills and determination, creating an unforgettable match that kept the audience on the edge of their seats.

As the match unfolded, all three competitors demonstrated their unique abilities, exchanging offense and near-falls. The match intensified with impressive maneuvers and counters, making it a true display of athleticism and wrestling prowess.

A pivotal moment occurred when Bianca Belair appeared to suffer a knee injury after landing on the ring steps. Medical staff attended to her, but Belair showed her resilience and returned to the action to continue her pursuit of the title.

In a shocking twist, Iyo Sky and Bayley interfered in the match, targeting both Asuka and Charlotte Flair. Their unexpected attack added further chaos to the already intense contest.

In the climax of the match, Asuka momentarily gained the advantage with the Asuka Lock applied on Bianca Belair. However, Charlotte Flair managed to break up the submission attempt, leading to a series of near-falls and dramatic exchanges between all three competitors.

Ultimately, it was Bianca Belair who seized the opportunity and executed an inside cradle on Asuka for the decisive three-count. With this victory, Bianca Belair secured the WWE Women’s Championship, marking a milestone moment in her career.

The post-match events continued to be eventful, with Iyo Sky and Bayley’s interference still playing a role. The celebration of Bianca’s victory was disrupted when Iyo attacked her with a briefcase, targeting her leg and head.

WWE Women’s Championship Match:  Iyo Sky versus Bianca Belair

Iyo Sky emerged triumphant in a hard-fought battle, capturing the championship with an impressive moonsault that secured the three-count and marked the beginning of her reign as the new champion.

Following the match, Bayley, who had played a significant role in the proceedings, joined Iyo Sky in the ring for a joyous celebration. The two champions were soon joined by Dakota Kai, forming a powerful alliance that promises to shake up the WWE landscape.

Undisputed WWE Championship TRIBAL COMBAT Match: Roman Reigns (with Paul Heyman) vs. Jey Uso

Roman Reigns and Jey Uso engaged in a fierce battle for supremacy. Roman displayed his dominance early on, but Jey fought back with resilience and determination, utilizing the environment around them to gain the upper hand.

As the match progressed, both competitors brought out kendo sticks, chairs, and even a table, delivering punishing blows to each other. The involvement of Paul Heyman added an additional layer of drama to the proceedings, as he attempted to sway the match’s outcome in Roman’s favor.

However, the tension escalated further when Jey’s cousin, Solo Sikoa, made an unexpected appearance and seemed to be torn between loyalty to Roman and supporting Jey. Ultimately, Solo’s indecision led to his downfall, as Roman took advantage of the distraction to deliver a brutal spear through the ringside barrier.

As the match neared its climax, Jimmy Uso, Jey’s other cousin, made a shocking return and intervened in the contest. Despite Jey’s best efforts, Jimmy unexpectedly attacked him with a superkick, aligning himself with Roman in a shocking turn of events.

The chaos continued, with Jimmy assisting Roman in spearing Jey through a table, securing the victory and retaining the championship. The sight of both cousins standing together in allegiance to Roman Reigns marked a significant shift in the landscape of WWE.

The match showcased not only the physical prowess of the competitors but also the complex dynamics of family loyalty and betrayal. The story that unfolded left fans stunned and intrigued about the future repercussions of these unexpected alliances.

As Roman Reigns stood tall with the championship held high, flanked by his newfound allies Jimmy and Paul Heyman, the WWE Universe was left in awe, wondering what consequences this unexpected union would bring to the wrestling world.

Steve Carrier

Steve is the Founder of RingsideNews. He has been writing about professional wrestling since 1996. He first got into website development at the time and has been focusing on bringing his readers the best professional wrestling news at it's highest quality.

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