WWE SummerSlam 2018 news, stories, match card and information

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The 2018 edition of SummerSlam took place on Sunday, August 19 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York -- its fourth straight year in the venue. Below you'll find everything you need to know about the 31st edition of one of WWE's biggest pay-per-view events, from results, to news, features, history and more.

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SummerSlam 2018 results

(c) - indicates defending champion

Universal championship
Roman Reigns def Brock Lesnar (c)

Raw women's championship
Ronda Rousey def. Alexa Bliss (c)

United States championship
Shinsuke Nakamura (c) def. Jeff Hardy

Finn Balor def. Baron Corbin

The Miz def. Daniel Bryan

WWE championship
Samoa Joe def. AJ Styles (c) via DQ

SmackDown women's championship
Charlotte Flair def. Carmella (c) and Becky Lynch

Money in the Bank contract
Braun Strowman (briefcase holder) def. Kevin Owens

SmackDown tag team championships
The New Day def. The Bludgeon Brothers (c) via DQ

Intercontinental championship
Seth Rollins def. Dolph Ziggler (c)


Kickoff Show

Cruiserweight championship
Cedric Alexander (c) def. Drew Gulak

Raw tag team championships
B-Team (c) def. The Revival

Andrade 'Cien' Almas & Zelina Vega def. Rusev & Lana


SummerSlam news

Bold WrestleMania 35 predictions

Ronda Rousey wins Raw women's championship

VIDEO: Reigns beats Lesnar

VIDEO: Rousey defeats Bliss

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey talks to Michael Collins after capturing the WWE Raw women's championship at SummerSlam:

VIDEO: Roman Reigns with Michael Collins after defeating Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam

A lapsed fan's guide to SummerSlam

An illustrated guide to the five craziest SummerSlam moments

Dean Ambrose returns to help Seth Rollins, Paul Heyman springs a trap on Roman Reigns (Raw, Aug. 13)

Samoa Joe gets too personal with Styles, New Day thrives and a Miz-Bryan history lesson take SmackDown into SummerSlam (SmackDown, Aug. 14)

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey cannot wait to show people that the WWE's women's division is not a "pity case" and worthy of pay-per-view attention.

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey takes down four security guards to get to Alexa Bliss

How did we get here? A timeline of how Brock Lesnar reached 500-plus days as Universal champion

Key stats that tell you everything about SummerSlam 2018 and its Lesnar-Reigns main event

Ten moments that define the history of SummerSlam

VIDEO: SummerSlam's greatest moments

An emotional Paul Heyman offers a promo to remember (Raw, Aug. 6)

Spectacular New Day-Bar match carries SmackDown, Miz-Daniel Bryan set for SummerSlam (SmackDown Live, Aug. 7)

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey wins her first match on Monday Night Raw

Brock Lesnar returns, then turns on Paul Heyman (Raw, July 30)

Charlotte Flair's return changes the outlook for SummerSlam and beyond (SmackDown Live, July 31)

Rousey talks to Colbert about 'Shark Week'

It's time for WWE to move on from Brock Lesnar as Universal champion

How did we get to Reigns vs. Lesnar... again? (Raw, July 23)

Samoa Joe set for SummerSlam shot at Styles, Miz gets upper hand on Daniel Bryan (SmackDown, July 24)

SummerSlam 2002: A look back at a landscape-shifting moment in WWE history

ESPN WWE Power Rankings: AJ Styles carries SmackDown despite uncertain future

Lesnar to defend Universal title against Lashley or Reigns, Rousey gets shot at Bliss (Raw, July 16)

Randy Orton goes full heel, and it's finally time for Miz-Bryan (SmackDown, July 17)

Cheap Heat: Nice Try, Terry

First match set for NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV

Extreme Rules recap

Brock Lesnar challenges Daniel Cormier: 'I'm coming for you'

Why is the WWE failing with Daniel Bryan?

Charlotte Flair - ESPN Body Issue


NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV results

Full Recap

NXT is the blueprint for WWE's future

Last Man Standing for the NXT championship
Tommaso Ciampa (c) def. Johnny Gargano

NXT women's championship
Kairi Sane def. Shayna Baszler (c)

NXT North American championship
Ricochet def. Adam Cole (c)

NXT tag team championships
Undisputed Era (Roderick Strong & Kyle O'Reilly) (c) def. Moustache Mountain (Tyler Bate & Trent Seven)

Velveteen Dream def. EC3


SummerSlam history


SummerSlam 2017 archive

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SummerSlam recap: Brock Lesnar wins Fatal 4-Way, retains Universal championship | Video: Strowman dumps table onto Lesnar

SummerSlam recap: Jinder Mahal strikes portrait of perfect villain in defeat of Shinsuke Nakamura

SummerSlam recap: Sasha Banks beats Alexa Bliss to claim fourth Raw women's championship | Video: Banks slams Bliss into the turnbuckle

SummerSlam recap: Natalya steals Naomi's 'glow' and takes SmackDown women's championship

SummerSlam kickoff show recaps and ratings

Video: Cena plays mind games with Corbin

NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III recaps and ratings

Asuka and Ember Moon reflect on TakeOver: Brooklyn and their futures

Cheap Heat: SummerSlam Recap | Heat & Greet with Jinder Mahal | SummerSlam week with Bret Hart

A 'Glorious' SmackDown debut (SmackDown Live, Aug. 22)

205 Live becomes 'the realest show in the room' (205 Live, Aug. 22)

Cena arrives, Strowman gets Lesnar and beach balls are everywhere (Monday Night Raw, Aug. 21)

Handing out the 2017 SummerSlam awards

Video: Reigns felt like he played a full football game after SummerSlam

How Drew McIntyre earned his way back to the WWE

The man behind the monster: Getting to know Braun Strowman

Seth Rollins healthy, hungry and hunting for gold

Summerslam By The Numbers

How the WWE would script Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

NFL future WWE SummerSlam stars? Brock, Pacman, Gronk ready for WWE ring

The man behind the monster: Getting to know Braun Strowman

Finn Balor puts injury behind him, readies himself for Bray Wyatt and return to Barclays

Alexa Bliss takes strenuous WWE lifestyle in stride

Seth Rollins is making the best out of every unique opportunity

Cheap Heat: Alexa Bliss

Quantifying Asuka's historic NXT women's championship reign

NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn has become NXT's WrestleMania

Video: Alexa Bliss' pet pig

Baron Corbin cashes in Money in the Bank, fails to beat Jinder Mahal (SmackDown, Aug. 15)

Neville is no longer champion, but probably still 'King of the Cruiserweights (205 Live, Aug. 15)

Video: Braun Strowman, Big Cass and Alexa Bliss present Aaron Judge a belt at Yankee Stadium for winning the Home Run Derby

Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose reunite as team (Raw, Aug. 14)

Black-Itami, Almas-Gargano set for Brooklyn (NXT, Aug. 9)

Video: Alexa Bliss breaks down potential SummerSlam opponents

A memorable chair toss, emotion-filled Shield tease and predictable women's results (Raw, Aug. 7)

Cheap Heat: Braun Strowman

10 things to know about SummerSlam's Universal championship main event

Video: Seth Rollins on Ric Flair

Cena and Corbin set date for SummerSlam (SmackDown, Aug 8)

Shinsuke Nakamura beats John Cena to earn WWE title shot (SmackDown, Aug. 1)

Brock Lesnar will leave WWE if he loses at SummerSlam (Raw, July 31)

SmackDown Live returns to form with shocking Jericho return, Styles title win

Finn Balor's seven-month journey back to the ring

Big matches set for SummerSlam in stellar showing on Monday Night (Raw, July 24)

Bold predictions for the WWE SummerSlam card

Why telling the right stories the right way is so important (Raw, July 11)

Predicting the SummerSlam main event (May 12, 2017)

From Vegas to Brooklyn: A 2-day trip of fights to remember

Photos: Best of SummerSlam 2016

Finn Balor defeats Seth Rollins for the inaugural WWE Universal Championship title

SummerSlam 2016 match recaps and ratings

WWE superstars discuss hopes for SummerSlam 2016

SummerSlam 2016: By the Numbers

Video: What excites Rollins most about SummerSlam?

Cheap Heat: A Very Brooklyn SummerSlam

Cheat Sheet: Universal Championship | Video: SummerSlam's Fatal 4-Way has making of a classic

Cheat Sheet: SmackDown women's championship: Naomi vs. Natalya

Cheat Sheet: WWE championship: Jinder Mahal vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

Cheat Sheet: Raw women's championship: Alexa Bliss vs. Sasha Banks

Cheat Sheet: Raw matches feature a reunion, a six-pack and a shark cage

Cheat Sheet: SmackDown Live matches ready to steal the show at SummerSlam

NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III ready to deliver on high expectations