Rumored SummerSlam Matches
Following this week’s WWE RAW broadcast, the following matches areRUMORED to take place at WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view on Sunday, August 18th, 2013 from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California:
WWE Championship Match:
John Cena (c) vs. Daniel Bryan
Last Man Standing Match:
CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar
Dolph Ziggler vs. Big E. Langston
Cody Rhodes vs. Damien Sandow
* The Bella Twins are expected to be involved in the Bryan/Cena match. Nikki Bella is dating John Cena while Brie Bella is dating Daniel Bryan in real-life. As we’ve been reporting, there is expected to be a “Total Divas” cross-over where they can promote the debut of the reality show while the feud continues on RAW.
* The Last Man Standing stipulation for the Punk/Lesnar match is NOTconfirmed but it was teased on RAW this week.
* As we’ve been reporting, there are rumors that Damien Sandow’s Money in the Bank briefcase will be on the line during the Sandow/Rhodes match.
WWE Superstars (Airing Thursday)
Tensai & Brodus Clay defeated The Prime Time Players. The crowd wanted to boo the babyfaces and cheer the heels during this one. Titus O’Neil did a great job of changing their minds though.
Ryback defeated The Brooklyn Brawler. Seriously, The Brooklyn freakin’ Brawler! Total squash here.
The Miz defeated Heath Slater with the Figure Four Leglock. 3MB tried to interfere but it backfired.
The 15th Competitor For The ROH Title Tournament?
ROH has announced that the fans will vote on who will be the 15th competitor in the 16-man ROH Title Tournament. Fans can vote here, and the choices are ACH, Tadarius Thomas, Cedric Alexander, Caprice Coleman, and Q.T. Marshall. The single elimination tournament begins on July 27 in Providence, Rhode Island and will conclude in Philadelphia, Pa. at Death Before Dishonor XI. The tournement includes the following…
The winner of Silas Young vs. Adam Page on July 27th
The winner of the fan vote between ACH, Tadarius Thomas, Cedric Alexander, Caprice Coleman, and Q.T. Marshall
The Shield Explains Their ‘Attack’ On Mark Henry
The Shield explained their attack on Mark Henry from RAW during a backstage video that aired exclusively on the WWE App.
US Champion Dean Ambrose said Henry could have been anything he wanted to be in WWE, but he’s a disappointment because he’s not hungry and has no heart. He says Henry doesn’t deserve another WWE title shot and his time in WWE is running out.
Roman Reigns called Henry an “old dog” and told him to go home and sit his big butt on the couch.
Seth Rollins said The Shield are the most important thing in WWE and Henry is just a clog of injustice in a system that should have been shut down a long time ago.
AFTER RAW WENT OFF THE AIR
After Raw, John Cena beat Ryback in a tables match to defend the WWE Title. The finish saw Ryback put through a table by Cena after about 10 minutes.
Stephanie McMahon hints at the McMahons’s storyline involvement in new WWE Title feud
Monday night after Raw, WWE executive/on-air star Stephanie McMahon hinted at the McMahons’s storyline involvement in the new WWE Title program involving John Cena and Daniel Bryan leading to Summerslam.
“No worries Brad Maddox I’m sure Vince McMahon will love John Cena vs. Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship at Summerslam @TripleH,” tweeted Stephanie, sounding sarcastic.
This follows the McMahons’s only appearance on Raw being Stephanie and Triple H questioning new Raw GM Brad Maddox for allowing John Cena to “pick his opponent for Summerslam.” Both Stephanie and Hunter noted that Mr. McMahon – not pictured during Raw – would disagree with the idea of Maddox allowing Cena to pick his opponent for the second-biggest PPV of the year.