Tag - SummerSlam 2013

SummerSlam 2013 buyrate down from last year’s show

SummerSlam

The preliminary buyrate for SummerSlam this year is not looking that good with 298,000 buys, down 60,000 buys from last year’s show which was headlined by Triple H and Brock Lesnar. The show had 186,000 buys domestically and an additional 112,000 overseas, barely surpassing the 2011 SummerSlam by 2,000 buys. The numbers are not final and...

Orton cashes in MITB briefcase, defeats Bryan to become new champ

Randy Orton

Here are the results from last night’s SummerSlam pay-per-view which took place at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Rob Van Dam defeated Dean Ambrose via disqualification in the Kickoff match; Bray Wyatt defeated Kane in a Ring of Fire match; Cody Rhodes defeated Damien Sandow; Alberto Del Rio defeated Christian to retain the...

SummerSlam 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

SummerSlam

Live tonight from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California, WWE presents the biggest show of the Summer, SummerSlam on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: John Cena vs Daniel Bryan for the WWE title with Triple H as the special guest referee; Alberto Del Rio vs Christian for the World Heavyweight title; CM Punk vs Brock Lesnar; Kane vs...

WWE holds Superstars For Hope party at Beverly Hills Hotel

WWE

WWE along with E! Entertainment hosted the Superstars For Hope party yesterday at the Beverly Hills Hotel, a fundraising initiative to support Make-A-Wish. Practically the whole WWE roster attended the event along with celebrities such as Vanessa Hudgens, Christina Milian, Omarosa Manigault, Piers Morgan, Ashley Bell, Travis Barker and...

Eva Marie to team up with Brie Bella at SummerSlam Axxess

Eva Marie

Eva Marie will be having her first WWE match at SummerSlam Axxess after the Bella Twins chose her to be Brie’s tag team partner to take on Natalya and E!’s Maria Menounos. “We have discussed & chosen Brie’s tag partner 4 Axxess. We feel she needs a warm up 2 the #SummerSlam match… So @natalieevamarie...

WWE publishes full SummerSlam 2013 calendar of events

SummerSlam

WWE released the full details of their very busy SummerSlam week with two events already done and dusted – the press conference on Tuesday, and children’s hospital visits held today. Apart from those two events, WWE will hold Be a STAR anti-bullying rallies, Superstars for Hope to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation, appearances at the...

Maria Menounos to wrestle in a tag match at SummerSlam Axxess

WWE

Maria Menounos will be wrestling at SummerSlam after all however it won’t be on pay-per-view, but at SummerSlam Axxess. The Extra television host will be teaming up with Natalya to take on Brie Bella and a partner of her choice on Sunday morning, just hours before Natalya and Brie face off against each other on pay-per-view. The match was...

SummerSlam Kickoff show to run for 60 minutes

SummerSlam

The SummerSlam Kickoff show will be running for sixty minutes rather than the usual thirty minutes according to a press release issued today by WWE. Headlined by Rob Van Dam vs Dean Ambrose for the U.S. title, the kickoff show will also have a panel featuring Shawn Michaels, Booker T, and Natalya. Natalya is also involved in a one-on-one match...

Divas match set for SummerSlam, Triple H to referee main event

Triple H (non DX)

Apart from RVD taking on Ambrose at SummerSlam, a new match was added to the show yesterday on RAW featuring the Divas. While the initial stories hinted to a tag match with Natalya and E!’s Maria Menounos taking on the Bellas, it was confirmed yesterday that Natalya will be taking on Brie Bella in a one on one match. Brie will have Nikki and...

RVD to take on Ambrose in the SummerSlam Kickoff match

Rob Van Dam

Rob Van Dam won a battle royal on RAW yesterday and earning himself a shot at the United States title which is being held by The Shield member Dean Ambrose. Van Dam was left in the ring with Ryback and Mark Henry as the final three and both RVD and Henry eliminated Ryback before the former WWE and ECW champion managed to get rid of Mark Henry to...

Divas tag match set up for SummerSlam on Twitter

Natalya

A new match featuring the Divas has been set for SummerSlam after a few exchanges on Twitter between Natalya and the Bella Twins. “If @nicoleandbri are so tough, maybe they would like to tango with myself and @mariamenounos if Nikki is cleared. A #TotalDiva has spoken,” Nattie wrote yesterday. “Don’t worry @NatbyNature and...

30 Years of WM Mode roster announcement at SummerSlam Axxess

WWE 2K14

The 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode roster announcement for the WWE 2K14 video game will be happening at the SummerSlam Axxess event on Saturday, August 17, at 12:30PM PST. Twitch.TV will be airing the event live and for free with Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, and Damien Sandow hosting the show. Last year THQ announced the roster of WWE ’13 during...

SummerSlam 2013 Axxess Superstars and Divas list released

SummerSlam

WWE is going all out for the SummerSlam Axxess, announcing the biggest Superstars and Divas for the general admission and VIP autograph sessions. The Saturday morning autograph general admission session will have The Miz, Jack Swagger, Zeb Colter, Antonio Cesaro, Curtis Axel, Paul Heyman, The Wyatt Family, Mick Foley, Damien Sandow, Jerry Lawler...

Ring of Fire match added to SummerSlam pay-per-view

Kane

Two new matches were announced for SummerSlam yesterday on Monday Night RAW, filling the card with a total of five matches so far. The first match revealed was Kane vs Bray Wyatt in a ring of fire, most likely to be an inferno match. There have only been four inferno matches in WWE history and Kane has been involved in all of them, losing three...

The Miz to host SummerSlam this year

The Miz

Former WWE champion The Miz announced at the San Diego Comic Con that he will be hosting this year’s SummerSlam pay-per-view from Los Angeles, California. It is still not clear what he means by “hosting” and what his duties will be but it’s safe to say that The Miz will not be wrestling on the show. SummerSlam is once again...

Cena chooses Daniel Bryan as his SummerSlam opponent

Daniel Bryan

One of the top matches for SummerSlam was made official yesterday on Monday Night RAW as John Cena selected Daniel Bryan as his opponent for the WWE title. Cena chose Bryan after the new GM Brad Maddox gave him the opportunity to pick his own opponent. The majority of the WWE Superstars came out on the top of the ramp in the final segment as Cena...

WWE and Doritos announce partnership for SummerSlam

WWE

WWE today announced that it has teamed up with Doritos for the first time ever as the popular brand will be the presenting sponsor of next month’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. Apart from sponsoring the pay-per-view, Doritos is also holding two national promotions. The first one is to be able to win an “unforgettable” SummerSlam...