SummerSlam is, with out query, some of the anticipated occasions on the WWE calendar yearly. Sunday evening, the 2020 version of the “largest social gathering of the summer season” takes middle stage of the professional wresting world as a plethora of title matches are on faucet as a part of what’s stuffed out as a loaded card. 

SummerSlam takes place on Sunday, Aug. 23 and can stream reside 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. This 12 months’s occasion, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will happen contained in the Amway Heart in Orlando inside the brand-new, state-of-the-art ThunderDome that WWE constructed to deal with its upcoming tv occasions. 

Beneath you’ll be able to 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 unbelievable run this 12 months and has been WWE’s standout performer throughout 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 known as out McIntyre for a title match, but additionally attacked the WWE champion following McIntyre’s victory over Dolph Ziggler of their Excessive Guidelines rematch. Choose: Randy Orton wins the title

Common Championship — Braun Strowman (c) vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt: The problems between Strowman and Wyatt have been all the time 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 Battle at Excessive Guidelines, with Wyatt reverting to his Wyatt Household chief persona. The Swamp Battle ended with Wyatt pulling Strowman into the swamp and The Fiend rising from the water. The Fiend is Wyatt’s closing and most harmful type, and the model of Wyatt that Strowman has to defeat to really declare supremacy within the rivalry. Choose: “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt wins the title

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 capable of change arms by way of rely out or disqualification. Asuka ran from the ring when Bayley was proven brutally attacking Kairi Sane backstage, dropping 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 evening to earn her rematch towards Banks. Choose: Sasha Banks wins the title

SmackDown Ladies’s Championship — Bayley (c) vs. Asuka: The SmackDown girls’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 will probably 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’ finest efforts to intrude, leaving Asuka with matches towards Bayley and Banks on the pay-per-view. Choose: Asuka wins the title

Seth Rollins vs. Dominik Mysterio (Road Battle): The long-awaited in-ring debut of Mysterio is about for SummerSlam, and Mysterio will be capable of use any weapon he needs within the match. After Rollins eliminated Rey Mysterio’s eyeball at Excessive Guidelines, Dominik lastly threw down the problem for a match at SummerSlam throughout 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 avenue combat. Choose: Seth Rollins wins

Uncooked Tag Workforce Championship — The Road 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 develop into champions on the most important stage of the summer season? Choose: The Road Earnings retain the titles

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 evening when Crews accepted the problem, giving MVP one other likelihood to convey gold again to The Damage Enterprise. Choose: MVP wins the title

Sonya Deville vs. Mandy Rose (NO DQ; Loser leaves WWE): Initially scheduled to be a hair vs. hair match between the 2 rivals, the stakes have been raised simply two nights earlier than SummerSlam. Deville, in one other spectacular promo, laid down a brand new problem during which the match would now be no disqualification — with the loser being compelled to depart the corporate. Choose: Mandy Rose wins


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