The WWE descended upon the Music City on Saturday with SummerSlam coming live from Nissan Stadium in Nashville.
Eight matches headlined what will go down as one of the better SummerSlam’s in recent memory. The main event match was off the rails as Roman Reigns buried Brock Lesnar under a pile of debris to retain the undisputed WWE Universal Championship.
Here are the final results of the show.
SummerSlam match results
Undisputed WWE Universal Championship - Roman Reigns (c) vs. Brock Lesnar (Last Man Standing match)
Winner: Roman Reigns
In a completely insane main event, Roman Reigns put down Brock Lesnar. Literally.
We saw these two guys pummel each other. We saw Lesnar drive a tractor to the ring and literally lifted it up. We saw Theory fail in his attempt to cash in his Money in the Bank briefcase. And after numerous belt shots, Reigns, with the help of the Usos, buried the Beast under a pile of rubble to put him down for the 10-count.
Smackdown Women’s Championship - Liv Morgan (c) vs. Ronda Rousey
Winner: Liv Morgan via pinfall
Morgan managed to retain the Smackdown Women’s Championship in controversial fashion. Having her arm worked over the entire match, Morgan was put into an armbar. She managed to get Rousey’s shoulders pinned to the ground but tapped out as the ref was counting the pin. The ref didn’t see the tap and awarded the match to Liv.
Afterwards, an irate Rousey snapped and attacked both Morgan and the ref to signal a heel turn.
The scheduled match between Riddle and Seth Rollins was put off due to Riddle being injured, but that didn’t stop Riddle from coming out and challenging Rollins to a fight. After a quick brawl, Rollins put him down with another stomp.
Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship - The Usos (c) vs. The Street Profits (Jeff Jarrett is the special guest referee)
Winner: Usos via pinfall
It was another classic between these two teams and the Usos once again prevailed. The story was at the end of the match when Montez Ford hit his signature frog splash but only got a two count. Frustrated at Jeff Jarrett, he allowed just enough time for the Usos to recover, taking him out with a double dropkick before putting down Angelo Dawkins with the 1D for the win.
We got a promo from the No. 1 contender Drew McIntyre, who will face the winner of tonight’s main event at Clash at the Castle in September. He indicated that he doesn’t care who wins because he’ll walk out of Wales with the belts.
Pat McAfee vs. Happy Corbin
Winner: Pat McAfee via pinfall
Pat Mac does it again. With the ref down, McAfee delivered a low blow to Corbin and finished him off with a Canadian Destroyer off the top rope for the win.
The Mysterios vs. Judgement Day (No Disqualification)
Winner: The Mysterios via pinfall
The Mysterios picked up the dub over Judgement Day at SummerSlam. The story of this match was the return of Edge, who was the mystery man in all of the cryptic vignettes for the past month. We haven’t seen the Rated R Superstar since the Judgement Day turned on him in June. Well, he came back and evened the score.
United States Championship - Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Theory
Winner: Bobby Lashley via pinfall
As expected, Lashley handled Theory to retain the U.S. title. The question now becomes if Theory will actually cash in his Money in the Bank later tonight.
Logan Paul vs. The Miz
Winner: Logan Paul via pinfall
The social media influencer prevailed against the “A-Lister” at SummerSlam, putting him down with a Skull Crushing Finale.
The highlight of the match came when Paul took to the skies and delivered a frog splash onto the Miz through the announce table.
OH LOOK! IT’S BAYLEY! SHE’S BACK!
AND SHE’S NOT ALONE. IT’S DAKOTA KAI AND IO SHIRAI!
The segment ended with the three having a standoff with both Lynch and Belair in the ring. There couldn’t be a more clear indication that Triple H is in charge now.
Raw Women’s Championship - Bianca Belair (c) vs. Becky Lynch
Winner: Bianca Belair via pinfall
We got a nice, competitive 20-minute bout for the Raw Women’s Championship to open the show. The match ended when Belair hit Lynch with a Spanish Fly off the top rope and put her down with the KOD for the win. Not quite on the level of their Wrestlemania match, but still a great match nonetheless.