PPV Fusion: SummerSlam 2015

by on 24th August 2015

The 2015 WWE SummerSlam Pay-Per-View starts with a segment involving SummerSlam Host Jon Stewart and WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley hyping SummerSlam and in particular the match between Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker, followed by a video hyping the matches to take place later on in the night.

After a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Sheamus takes on Randy Orton in a match which sees Sheamus get the victory, when he hits Orton with a Brogue Kick for the 3-count.

Next up, “The New Day” Big E and Kofi Kingston (accompanied by Xavier Woods), “Lucha Dragons” Kallisto and Sin Cara, “Los Matadores” Diego and Fernando (accompanied by El Torito) and “Prime Time Players” Titus O’Neil and Darren Young face each other in a Fatal 4-Way Tag Team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship.

The match sees Kingston get the victory for his team, when he takes advantage of O’Neil’s Clash of the Titus to one member of Los Matadores and his own status as the legal man due to having quietly tagged himself in shortly before, as he covers the Los Matadores member for the 3-count for The New Day to become the new WWE Tag Team Champions.

After an interaction backstage involving Jon Stewart, his son, Neville and Stephen Amell, with an appearance of The Undertaker walking by, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Dolph Ziggler (accompanied by Lana) is pitted against Rusev (accompanied by Summer Rae) in a match which ends in a double count-out when Ziggler barely misses making it back into the ring in time to beat the ten count.

Afterwards, Ziggler and Rusev start to brawl again until Summer Rae interferes, which prompts Lana to interfere too and leads to Ziggler and Rusev having to separate the two women, along with Rusev and Summer retreating from the ring.

After a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, King Barrett and Stardust go against Neville and Stephen Amell in a tag team match which sees Neville get the victory for his team, when he hits Barrett with the Red Arrow for the 3-count.

After a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, The Big Show, The Miz and Ryback face each other in a Triple Threat match for the Intercontinental Championship which sees Ryback get the victory and retain his title, when Show hits The Miz with a K.O Punch and Ryback takes advantage of it by sending Show out of the ring with a clothesline and covering The Miz for the 3-count.

After an interaction backstage involving Paul Heyman and Jon Stewart, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper take on Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns in a tag team match which sees Reigns get the victory for his team, when he hits Wyatt with a Spear for the 3-count.

After a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, John Cena is pitted against Seth Rollins in a match for both the United States Championship and WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

The match sees Rollins get the victory, when Jon Stewart appears and hits Cena with a steel chair while the referee is knocked out, which allows Rollins to follow it up with a Pedigree onto the chair, get rid of the evidence before the referee is revived, and cover Cena for the 3-count to retain his own title and become the new United States Champion.

After checking in with the SummerSlam Panel (comprised of Renee Young, WWE Hall of Famer Booker T, Byron Saxton and Corey Graves) on their thoughts on the matches that have taken place and are yet to come, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, including the promotions of Charlotte, Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks to the main roster, “Team Bella” Alicia Fox, Brie Bella and Nikki Bella, “Team B.A.D” Naomi, Tamina Snuka and Sasha Banks, and “Team PCB” Paige, Charlotte and Becky Lynch face each other in a Three Team Elimination match.

The match sees Tamina get pinned by Brie for Team B.A.D to be eliminated, and Becky Lynch get the victory for her team when she hits Brie with the Bex-Plex (pumphandle-suplex) for the 3-count.

After a video recapping the match between Finn Bálor and Kevin Owens on NXT TakeOver the night before, Cesaro goes against Kevin Owens in a match which sees Owens get the victory when he hits Cesaro with the Pop-Up Powerbomb for the 3-count.

After a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Brock Lesnar (accompanied by Paul Heyman) takes on The Undertaker in a match which sees the bell get rung by the timekeeper without the referee saying so as it is claimed that Undertaker tapped out.

As Lesnar releases his hold and starts to celebrate in the belief that he has won the match, Undertaker takes advantage of the resulting confusion and distraction of referee Charles Robinson and hits Lesnar with a low blow from behind.

Undertaker gets the victory when he follows things up by applying the Hell’s Gate to Lesnar, and Lesnar extends his middle finger towards The Undertaker before passing out, prompting the referee to call for the bell.

Replays show that The Undertaker did indeed tap out earlier, so Paul Heyman refuses to acknowledge the official ending to the match. Heyman rings the bell and grabs a microphone as he says that everyone except the referee saw that Undertaker tapped out, so Heyman declares Brock Lesnar as the winner as a result of a disqualification.

More replays are shown before a confused-looking Brock Lesnar and angry Paul Heyman stand by the entrance as SummerSlam goes off the air.

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Discovering WCW Monday Nitro in the 1990s, he has been hooked on wrestling ever since, later going on to also discover WWF (now WWE), ECW and numerous independent promotions.

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