WWE SummerSlam 2020 Results: Coverage, Recap, Highlights, Winners
On July 23, 2020, WWE officially announced that Due to COVID-19, In coordination with our local partners, government officials, and TD Garden, WWE’s SummerSlam and related events will no longer take place in Boston Refunds are available at the original point of purchase. We are grateful to the city of Boston for their longstanding partnership and look forward to holding WWE events at TD Garden in the future.
On August 17, 2020, WWE is moving its TV production to Orlando’s Amway Center—which it is calling the 'WWE Thunderdome'. Starting from Friday, August 21st, virtual fans will be welcomed into Orlando's Amway Centre. Fans will be able to watch live being displayed on 2,500 square feet of LED Panels around the arena.
Kevin Dunn, WWE’s executive vice president of television production spoke with Sports Illustrated that they won’t have a flat board, they’ll have rows and rows and rows of fans. they’ll have almost 1,000 LED boards, and it will recreate the arena experience we’re used to seeing with WWE.
The atmosphere will be night and day from the Performance Center. Dunn also reported that We may have fans for certain entrances, standing up and cheering for the typical babyfaces. SummerSlam will stream live on Sunday, August 23, at 7 p.m. ET on WWE Network.
SummerSlam prevails to be one of the prominent Pay-per-view events among others such as_WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, and Survivor Series.
The event also sighted as the second biggest event behind WrestleMania in WWE history. The supposing month of the event is scheduled for 23rd August. As first announced in the Boston Globe, Boston was supposed to treat SummerSlam Week in August 2020 with SmackDown LIVE, NXT TakeOver, SummerSlam and Monday Night Raw taking place at TD Garden over four sequential nights, but the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented those plans.
There had been a lot of rumors circulating regarding Sasha Banks' clash with her best friend Bayley who is the current SmackDown Women's Champion. The sources revealed that WWE is planning to take the SmackDown Women's Champion match through this year's Summerslam, but as of now, WWE has made up to turn down this match. Sasha Banks is now the new Raw Women's Champion by defeating Asuka on July 27, 2020, at the Raw Episode.
Below is full match card for Summerslam 2020
Drew McIntyre to put his title on the line against Randy Orton
"The Monster" Braun Strowman defends the Universal title against "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt
Bayley to defend SmackDown Women's title against Asuka
Asuka Vs. Sasha Banks to happen for Raw Women's Title match
Us Title is on the line as Apollo Crews defends it against MVP
Street Fight will take place between Seth Rollins Vs. Dominik Mysterio
A Hair Vs. Hair match gets the way between Mandy Rose Vs. Sonya Deville
United States Championship Match
Apollo Crews vs. MVP
Winner: Apollo Crews, via pinfall to retain the United States Championship
SmackDown Women's Championship Match
Asuka vs. Bayley
Winner: Bayley, via pinfall to retain her SmackDown Women's Championship
Raw Tag Team Championship Match
The Street Profits vs. Andrade and Angel Garza
Winner: The Street Profits, via pinfall to retain the title
No DQ Match ( Loser Leaves WWE )
Mandy Rose vs. Sonya Deville
Winner: Mandy Rose, via pinfall
Dominik Mysterio vs. Seth Rollins
Winner: Seth Rollins, via pinfall
Raw Women's Championship Match
Asuka vs. Sasha Banks
Winner: Asuka, via submission and become the new Raw Women's Champion
WWE Championship Match
Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton
Winner: Drew McIntyre, via pinfall to retain the title
Falls Count Anywhere match for the WWE Universal Championship
The Fiend Bray Wyatt vs. Braun Strowman
Winner: Bray Wyatt, via pinfall with Sister Abigail to win the WWE Universal Championship.
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