WWE SummerSlam weekend, some of the anticipated time durations of the 12 months for wrestling followers, has lastly arrived. Probably the most essential occasions on the WWE calendar is able to take middle stage, and it will have fairly the completely different look compared to different PPV occasions in current months. SummerSlam will happen contained in the Amway Heart in Orlando with the state-of-the-art ThunderDome serving the backdrop whereas WWE strikes away from the Efficiency Heart. 

SummerSlam takes place on Sunday, Aug. 23 and can stream dwell on the WWE Community. The occasion will start at 7 p.m. ET, with the Kickoff Present main us into the annual festivities at 6 p.m. 

Under you may take a look at how the 2020 SummerSlam card has formed out in current weeks, with the occasion only a few days away. 

2020 WWE SummerSlam matches

WWE Championship — Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Randy Orton: Orton is on an unimaginable run this 12 months and has been WWE’s standout performer through the COVID-19 pandemic. Rumors of this match had already been swirling forward of the July 27 version of Uncooked the place Orton set his sights on McIntyre. Orton not solely referred to as out McIntyre for a title match, but in addition attacked the WWE champion following McIntyre’s victory over Dolph Ziggler of their Excessive Guidelines rematch.

Common Championship — Braun Strowman (c) vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt: The problems between Strowman and Wyatt have been at all times going to result in this. Strowman defeated Wyatt at Cash within the Financial institution, and the 2 battled to an inconclusive finish within the Wyatt Swamp Struggle at Excessive Guidelines, with Wyatt reverting to his Wyatt Household chief persona. The Swamp Struggle ended with Wyatt pulling Strowman into the swamp and The Fiend rising from the water. The Fiend is Wyatt’s remaining and most harmful kind, and the model of Wyatt that Strowman has to defeat to really declare supremacy within the rivalry.

Uncooked Ladies’s Championship — Sasha Banks (c) vs. Asuka: Banks picked up a questionable win over Asuka on July 27 to win the championship. The bout was contested with the title in a position to change arms by way of rely out or disqualification. Asuka ran from the ring when Bayley was proven brutally attacking Kairi Sane backstage, shedding the title by rely out within the course of. There’s not sufficient time to construct to a Banks vs. Bayley match, and that leaves Asuka as the best choice heading into SummerSlam. Asuka beat Bayley on Monday night time to earn her rematch towards Banks.

SmackDown Ladies’s Championship — Bayley (c) vs. Asuka: The SmackDown ladies’s champ has been butting heads with Stephanie McMahon as of late, which led to McMahon throwing fairly the curveball in the direction of Bayley. McMahon introduced on SmackDown {that a} three-brand battle royal can be held to find out Bayley’s challenger at SummerSlam. Asuka was a shock entrant within the battle royal, successful the match by final eliminating Shayna Baszler regardless of Bayley and Banks’ greatest efforts to intrude, leaving Asuka with matches towards Bayley and Banks on the pay-per-view.

Seth Rollins vs. Dominik Mysterio (Avenue Struggle): The long-awaited in-ring debut of Mysterio is ready for SummerSlam, and Mysterio will be capable of use any weapon he desires within the match. After Rollins eliminated Rey Mysterio’s eyeball at Excessive Guidelines, Dominik lastly threw down the problem for a match at SummerSlam through the Aug. 3 version of Uncooked. After Dominik efficiently attacked Rollins and Murphy with a kendo stick on the identical present, a pissed off Rollins accepted the problem. Shortly after, the stakes have been raised with the announcement that this grudge match will formally be a road battle. 

Uncooked Tag Group Championship — The Avenue Earnings (c) vs. Andrade & Angel Garza: Andrade and Garza defeated The Viking Raiders and Ricochet & Cedric Alexander on July 27 to earn their shot on the title. There was a working theme of Andrade and Garza both being very a lot at odds or working collectively splendidly. Issues went properly as their earned their title shot, however will they maintain up after they get a shot to grow to be champions on the most important stage of the summer season? 

United States Championship — Apollo Crews (c) vs. MVP: Crews beat MVP on the Aug. 3 Uncooked to finish the talk over who was the “true” United States champion after Crews was unable to compete at Excessive Guidelines. Moments later, MVP threw down the problem for a rematch at SummerSlam. The match was made official later within the night time when Crews accepted the problem, giving MVP one other probability to carry gold again to The Damage Enterprise.

Sonya Deville vs. Mandy Rose (Hair vs. Hair): After Deville attacked Rose backstage and minimize off a bit of her hair, Rose fired again the next week. Then, on the Aug. 14 SmackDown, Rose laid down a stunning problem, providing up the concept of a hair vs. hair bout at SummerSlam. Later within the night time, Deville accepted the problem, saying Rose would look nice bald and promising to complete her as soon as and for all.

2020 WWE SummerSlam predictions

Matt Riddle vs. King Corbin: Riddle might have tangled twice with AJ Types, however Corbin has clearly been the primary thorn in Riddle’s aspect since his transfer from NXT. After Corbin laid Riddle out after the King of Bros’ loss to Types on the July 17 SmackDown, issues have shifted fully to Riddle vs. Corbin going ahead, a stable rivalry to guide Riddle into his first important roster pay-per-view.

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