WWE SummerSlam 2018, August 19th, Live Commentary & Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 20, 2018 08:41 IST

What's going to go down in the biggest party of the summer?


08:41 (IST)20 AUG 2018

***Spoiler Warning: The following contains spoilers for WWE SummerSlam 2018

Here's a recap of all that happened in on SummerSlam tonight:

Andrade Cien Almas & Zelina Vega def. Rusev & Lana 
Cedric Alexander def. Drew Gulak to retain the Cruiserweight Championship
The B Team def. The Revival to retain the SmackDown Tag Team Championships
Seth Rollins def. Dolph Ziggler and became the new Intercontinetal Champion
The New Day def. Bludgeon Brothers via DQ
Braun Strowman def. Kevin Owens
Charlotte def. Becky Lynch & Carmella and is the new SmackDown Women's Champion.
Samoa Joe def. AJ Styles via DQ
The Miz def. Daniel Bryan 
Finn Balor def. Baron Corbin
Shinsuke Nakamura def. Jeff Hardy and retained the US Championship
Ronda Rousey def. Alexa Bliss and is the new RAW Women's Champion
Roman Reigns def. Brock Lesnar and is the new Universal Champion

08:33 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Brock hit Strowman with the briefcase and then with a steel chair. Back in the ring, Reigns hit Brock with a spear and got the win.

Roman Reigns def. Brock Lesnar and is the new Universal Champion

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Brock misses the F5 and sidesteps Reigns' spear and he hits Strowman on the outside. Brock hits an F5 to Strowman on the outside.

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Brock hit two German suplexes and Roman was in trouble as he took a third German suplex. 

08:27 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Brock had Reigns in a chokehold and Reigns reversed it into a spinebuster.

08:26 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns - Universal Championship Match

As Reigns and Brock were done with their entrances, Braun came in and announced he will be challenging the winner. Reigns hit a Superman punch and three spears right off the bat and then a spinebuster.

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The Bella twins came to the ring to celebrate the new champion.

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Ronda locks in the armbar and got a submission victory.

Ronda Rousey def. Alexa Bliss and is the new RAW Women's Champion

08:05 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Rousey flipped Alexa but the legs and hit another Judo throw.

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Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Ronda Rousey - RAW Women's Championship

Alexa went for a chokehold from behind and Rousey turned it into a Judo throw. 

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Randy Orton came out to hurt Jeff Hardy after the match but he reconsidered and turned away.

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Nakamura rolls him into the ring and hit a Kinshasa for the the win.

Shinsuke Nakamura def. Jeff Hardy and retained the US Championship

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Hardy with the twist of fate but he missed and Nakamura missed the low blow. Hardy finally hit the Twist of Fate and another one before missing the Swanton bomb and lands on the apron.

07:47 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Hardy looked to be in trouble as Nakamura caught him with a move on the ropes. Hardy hit a Whisper in the Wind but Nakamura replied with a knee to the mid section.

07:45 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Nakamura was caught in a slingblade and and inverted atomic drop. 

07:43 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Jeff Hardy - US Championship match

Hardy mocks Nakamura early on and Nakamura hits a knee to the back of the head of Hardy

07:34 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Balor hit a coupe de grace and got a very quick pin on Corbin. Demon Balor literally made a 5 min appearance.

Finn Balor def. Baron Corbin

07:27 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Baron Corbin vs. Finn Balor

Balor is in Demon form! He looks incredible.

07:19 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Miz reached for the ropes and got out of the ring as Maryse handed him brass knuckles. Bryan hit a suicide dive and Miz punched him in the head with the brass knuckles before Miz got the pin in and won the match.

The Miz def. Daniel Bryan
Does this mean that Daniel's WWE contract status is in jeopardy?

07:15 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Bryan with a cover and Miz kicks out. He drives his elbows into the Miz's shoulder before getting in the Yes lock.

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Miz took a huge kick but kicks out of the following pin. Bryan caught Miz in a figure four and punched him in the head before Miz reversed the hold.

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Miz with a DDT and he looks really angry. Bryan with a dragonscrew and set up for the finisher. 

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Daniel hit Miz with a huge suplex from up top and hit the Yes kicks. 

07:04 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Big top rope move from Daniel takes out Miz on the outside.

07:04 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Bryan got a near fall after a big move and tossed Miz out of the ring and hit him with a kick through the ropes.

07:03 (IST)20 AUG 2018

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Miz set him up on the top rope and took him out with a clothesline. 

06:58 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Miz with a surfboard lock and Bryan hits him with one of his own.

06:56 (IST)20 AUG 2018

The Miz vs. Daniel Bryan

Miz unloads on Bryan but is hit with the Yes kicks. Bryan punches Miz in the head a couple of times as the Miz gets dropped on the canvas..

06:47 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Miz runs into the B Team and they tell him about their new show, Total Fellas, only it's spelt with B so it's Total Bellas. 

Gotta give it to the B Team for keeping a straight face while saying it.

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Elias broke his guitar before the song even strted. He's so angry that he starts thrashing about the ring. 

06:41 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Elias wants to play his best song yet. But will he be able to?

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AJ unloads on Joe and they dive into the timekeeper's area and AJ grabs a steel chair and mauls Joe with it as the match ends in a DQ finish.

Samoa Joe def. AJ Styles via DQ

06:35 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Joe hit a huge kick and sent Styles into the steel steps and AJ was busted open. Joe calls out to his family and AJ's not coming back, he'll be their new daddy. 

06:33 (IST)20 AUG 2018

AJ hit the calfcrusher and Joe reversed it into the Coquina Clutch but AJ got his leg on the ropes.

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Big hooks from AJ but takes a Pele kick. Joe makes short work of AJ with a powerbomb but Styles gets up again.

06:29 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Near fall after AJ attempts for a pin but AJ is still up. 

06:28 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Joe with a powerslam and its a near fall for AJ. Styles hit a crucifix and then the Styles Clash.

06:27 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Styles with an Ushi goroshi and set up for the Styles clash but Joe pushes him away. 

06:25 (IST)20 AUG 2018

Inverted atomic drop from AJ and Joe answers with a huge move.

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