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Key stats that tell everything you need to know about SummerSlam 2018

Even in the scripted world of WWE, stats are a key indicator of trends and offer historical context, which is certainly the case heading into SummerSlam's main event. ESPN Stats & Info's Joey Koontz digs into Lesnar-Reigns IV and the rest of the card.

Detailing Brock Lesnar's path to 500-plus days as WWE Universal champion

Despite several long gaps in his resume, Brock Lesnar has come a long way during what will be a 500-plus-day Universal championship reign by the time SummerSlam arrives. So how did we get to this point? Here's everything you need to know about this run.


Best moments and memories of SummerSlam

ESPN's WWE writers break some of their favorite SummerSlam memories, creating a comprehensive list of some of the biggest moments in the event's 30-year history.

SummerSlam's greatest moments

Check out the top moments in WWE SummerSlam's history, including Brock Lesnar winning the WWE title and Seth Rollins becoming a double champion.



Daniel Bryan returned to visit the high school in his hometown of Aberdeen, Washington, and shared a story about a couple of tryout matches he had against John Cena and Jamie Noble — and revealed the infamous nickname the crowd gave him. His match against Cena will be part of the return of "Showcase mode" to the WWE2K19 video game, which is focused on Bryan's career. (Video courtesy of Arash Markazi)

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com10h ago



Ahead of SummerSlam in New York on Sunday, Big Show attended a children's hospital event at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey. Big Show, as well as Nia Jax and Ember Moon, will do arts and crafts, autographs and photos with children at the hospital throughout Monday. Big Show will be one of a few WWE superstars who throughout the week will attend various charity events throughout the New York-New Jersey area.

Jacob Wolf, ESPN Staff Writer3d ago


In the closing moments of Monday Night Raw, Dean Ambrose returned to WWE TV for the first time in eight months. After the long layoff due to a triceps injury, he'll be in Seth Rollins' corner for Rollins' Intercontinental title match against champion Dolph Ziggler at SummerSlam.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com3d ago


Rousey takes out Bliss' entire security detail

After Alexa Bliss takes a cheap shot at Ronda Rousey, Bliss stands behind her security team and Rousey quickly dismantles them.


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  • Title watch

    All of the current champions in WWE and the most significant contenders for each title.

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