My SummerSlam Script
Michael Cole, Corey Graves, and Renee Young welcome us all to the show and break down each of their key matches they're most looking forward to. (Time = .30)
Match 1: A.J Styles (c) vs. Ricochet for the United States Title
Styles enters first alongside Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows. Ricochet then enters on the stage then points towards the entrance curtain. The Usos music hits. The three men walk down the ramp together.
After nearly 7 minutes of both men one-upping each other, The OG members make multiple attempts to distract Ricochet. Usos confront The OG each time. Ricochet knocks down Styles with an Enzuigiri then immediately jumps to the top turnbuckle and takes out Gallows and Anderson with a cross-body. As he enters back into the ring, Styles hits HIM with an Enzuigiri, springboards off the top rope towards the outside, and hits the Phenomenal Forearm on Jey Uso. Then kicks Jimmy Uso in the gut and throws him into the steel steps. As soon as he enters back into the ring, Ricochet is there waiting and he hits a standing Spanish Fly on Styles. He then quickly drags Styles in position for the 630. He hits the move and pins Styles for the 1-2-3. New United States Champion is Ricochet. (Time = 12:05)
BACKSTAGE: Trish Stratus is seen getting ready for her final match against Charlotte Flair later on in the show. (Time = .25)
Camera cuts to Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, and Graves who then send it backstage to Charly Caruso who is standing by. (Time = .23)
BACKSTAGE: Caruso welcomes in Ember Moon. Ember talks about how huge of a moment and opportunity tonight is for her. She guarantees a victory and then walks off. (Time = 1:02)
MATCH 2: Bayley (c) vs. Ember Moon for the SmackDown Live Women's Title
Ember Moon enters first followed by Bayley. A back-and-forth battle is happening until Ember visibly is getting upset that she can't keep Bayley down. As she yells at the referee to count the 3 on a pin attempt, Bayley sneaks up behind her, swings her around, and hits the Bayley-To-Belly for the 1-2-3. Bayley retains the SDLive Women's Title.
As Bayley is celebrating on the turnbuckle, the camera cuts to Ember Moon, who is seething. Bayley comes down, turns around, and is attacked viciously by Ember. Ember goes to the outside and grabs a steel chair from ringside. She continues the attack on Bayley with multiple chair shots. She then leaves the ring with a grin on her face as referees rush in to help the champion. Ember sees that Bayley is getting up on her feet near the turnbuckle and runs back down the ramp. She climbs to the top rope and hits the Eclipse on Bayley as the referees scatter out of the way. She then grabs the SmackDown Women's Title and raises it above her head. (Time = 14:25)
Camera cuts to Cole, Graves, and Young as they all are shocked by the antics of Ember and react with their thoughts. Then Cole starts talking about Bray Wyatt and a video package is played of all the attacks Wyatt has done over the last few weeks. (Time = 2:19)
BACKSTAGE: Camera cuts to Sarah Schreiber who introduces Finn Balor right before he walks out to the ring. Balor says he's not sure who THIS Bray Wyatt is, but he's about to find out. (Time = .27)
MATCH 3: Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt
Balor enters the ring and awaits the arrival of Bray. The lights start to flicker and Bray's evil laugh starts to play over and over again. The arena then goes dark, the laughing stops. After a few seconds of complete silence, the titan tron shows The Firefly Funhouse logo and the theme song plays as Wyatt is then seen on the screen singing along to the song. The music stops as Wyatt's smile turns to a cold, sinful look. The video is cut as it becomes all black in the arena. Bray's laugh is played again. The lights come back on and The Fiend is seen standing behind Balor. Balor turns around and the referee rings the bell. After just a couple of minutes, Wyatt cinches in the Mandible Claw on Balor and wins the match in dominant fashion.
Wyatt stops and stares into the camera until the arena goes black again and we then hear his laugh one more time. Camera cuts to a WWE Network commercial. (Time = 10:52)
Phillips, Graves, and Saxton react to Bray Wyatt in shock and move on to the next match. Phillips introduces the video package of the Kevin Owens/Shane McMahon rivalry. (Time = 2:44)
MATCH 4: Kevin Owens vs. Shane McMahon
The guitar string of Elias is heard and he emerges. He sings a song about Kevin Owens until introducing Shane McMahon. They walk down the ramp and get into the ring. Shane climbs to the top turnbuckle and motions to Greg Hamilton to do the usual Best in the World intro. Owens' music hits and interrupts Hamilton midway. Owens jogs to the ring and goes right after McMahon. Shane eventually gets the upper hand after a distraction from Elias and urges Greg Hamilton to announce that the match is now a No Disqualification Match. Shane and Elias start to double-team Owens on the outside until they place him on top of the Spanish announce table. Shane climbs the top rope and attempts an elbow drop onto Owens. Owens moves out of the way as Shane crumbles into the desk. Owens and Elias battle until Owens stuns Elias. He then grabs Shane and throws him back into the ring, pumps up the crowd, and waits until Shane is standing. Owens then hits Shane with The Stunner. He then hits him with another Stunner. He delivers one more Stunner and covers Shane for the 1-2-3. (Time = 22:23)
BACKSTAGE: Kofi Kingston is seen getting ready for his title match against Randy Orton as Xavier Woods pumps him up while Big E shoves pancakes in his mouth and dances. (Time = .35)
BACKSTAGE: R-Truth and Carmella are seen running down the hallway from countless superstars. Carmella stops at the women’s locker room and waves Truth inside. Camera cuts to the inside where Truth and Carmella are seen surrounded by many female superstars. They all tackle Truth down as a big pile is made. Truth somehow slips out and walks out backwards while watching the women continue to fight one another. He all of a sudden falls to the floor as Billie Kay is then seen on all fours while Peyton Royce pins Truth to win the 24/7 Title. The IIconics run down the hallway screaming in celebration. The camera cuts back to Truth, still on the ground in shock. Carmella comes and asks Truth what happened. Truth replies, “I don’t know. Some Australian women stole my baby and then kept screamin’ like they were cat and a dolphin makin’ love.” (Time = 5:19)
Camera cuts to Cole, Graves, and Young who laugh and hype up the next match. Video package of Becky Lynch and Natalya is shown. (Time = 2:32)
MATCH 5: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Natalya – Submission Match for the Raw Women’s Title
Becky enters followed by Natalya. After a competitive match and multiple counters of each of their submission holds, Becky gets Natalya to finally tap out to the Dis-arm-her and retains the Raw Women’s Title.
As Becky celebrates in the ring, her music stops playing and she looks confused. After several seconds go by, the music of Sasha Banks hits. The Boss enters the arena and walks down to the ring. Banks and Lynch get face-to-face as Lynch holds her title above her head. She then nudges Banks' shoulder as she walks by her and leaves the ring. (Time = 16:03)
BACKSTAGE: The Street Profits talk to each other about the night thus far. They are interrupted by The Revival who start insulting them and their antics. Montez and Angelo then challenge Wilder and Dawson to a match the next night on Raw. The Revival accept and walk off. (Time = 4:07)
BACKSTAGE: Roman Reigns is shown as Charly Caruso approaches him. Charly asks Roman what is going on in his head after hearing that Rowan has been attacking him. Samoa Joe walks in and asks if Roman’s okay. He reminds Roman that he doesn’t like him, but he wouldn’t come after him like the coward that the mystery man is. Joe then tells him he has Roman’s back and walks away. As Roman walks away in the other direction, the camera watches him. After he walks passed a doorway, Rowan and Daniel Bryan walk out and stare at Roman while he walks on. (Time = 5:27)
Camera cuts to Phillips and Graves as they react and then introduce us to the guest commentator during the next match, Booker T. Booker’s music plays and he walks down the aisle then takes his seat. (Time = 1:47)
MATCH 6: Dolph Ziggler vs. Goldberg
Ziggler enters and awaits inside the ring. Camera cuts to backstage where security guards are waiting outside Goldberg's door. Goldberg kicks the door down and makes his way towards the arena. The bell sounds and Ziggler crawls under the bottom rope to the floor, taunting Goldberg. He continues that for several minutes until he gets distracted by a fan on the outside near the time-keeper's area. That "fan" turns out to be The Miz. Goldberg then climbs out of the ring and spears Ziggler through the barricade. After a couple of minutes, he throws Ziggler back into the ring and spears Dolph again. He then hits the Jackhammer for the 1-2-3. (Time = 15:14)
BACKSTAGE: Maria Kanellis is yelling at Mike for what happened this past week with the 24/7 Title. She yells at him for not being a true man who stands by his pregnant wife and that he should be like a certain individual instead of being a wuss. Braun Strowman enters and stares down Mike. Mike then runs out of the room as Maria chuckles while looking up at Strowman. (Time = 3:04)
Phillips, Graves, and Saxton react and break down their thoughts on the next match for the WWE Title. Video package is shown of Kofi Kingston and Randy Orton.
MATCH 7: Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Title
Kofi enters and throws pancakes into the crowd. Orton enters next. The match is back-and-forth as both men are giving it everything they have. Orton gets the upper hand and throws Kofi into the commentary table. He then puts Kofi on top of it and climbs up. He hits the RKO as they both crash through the table. Orton eventually throws Kofi back into the ring for a close 2-count. He gets frustrated and calls Kofi “stupid” over and over again. He walks back into the corner and gears up for a punt. Kofi moves out of the way, gets up, and hits Orton with the Trouble in Paradise for the 1-2-3. (Time = 25:50)
BACKSTAGE: The IIconics are seen walking towards the parking lot while still celebrating with the 24/7 Title. Drake Maverick stops them alongside his wife Renee and a referee. Billie Kay kicks Drake in his man parts and starts laughing over him. Renee then sneaks up behind Peyton Royce and rolls her up for the 3-count. Renee runs off with the 24/7 Title as the new champion. Camera cuts back to Drake, who wonders where his love went....and his wife. (Time = 3:40)
Shinsuke Nakamura’s music hits. He grabs a microphone and gets into the ring. He says he wants to fight someone and will even put the Intercontinental Title on the line tonight. Ali’s music hits and he emerges with a mic. He accepts and walks down. Before he could get inside the ring, Andrade’s music hits. Zelina Vega has a mic and says that Andrade accepts as well. Before they could get towards the ring, the lights go out. Aleister Black’s music hits. Aleister enters and makes his way to the ring. An impromptu Fatal 4-way for the IC Title is announced by Greg Hamilton.
MATCH 8: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Ali vs. Andrade vs. Aleister Black for the IC Title
All four men hit their signature maneuvers on each other for several minutes. As Andrade, Nakamura, and Black are on the outside, Ali leaps off the top turnbuckle with a Shooting Star Press onto the other 3. He grabs Shinsuke and throws him into the ring. He jumps through the ropes and hits the rolling X-Factor to set up for the 450 Splash. Andrade knocks Ali off the top rope and onto the floor. Andrade sets up Shinsuke into the corner and hits the double knees. As soon as he turns around, Aleister hits him with the Black Mass for the 1-2-3. New Intercontinental Champion is Aleister Black. (Time = 24:18)
BACKSTAGE: Phillips urgently says something happened backstage as the camera then cuts to Roman Reigns on the ground covered in metal rods and writhing in pain. Samoa Joe then comes in and asks the referees and agents what happened. Camera zooms in on Roman and then fades out. (Time = 2:25)
WWE 2K commercial airs. (Time 1:00)
The music of Beth Phoenix hits as she makes her way down to the commentary desk and sits alongside Cole and Renee for the next match. Cole then sets up the video package of Charlotte Flair and Trish Stratus. (Time = 3:45)
MATCH 9: Charlotte Flair vs. Trish Stratus
Charlotte enters the arena first. Then Trish enters. Charlotte takes control early on in the match and taunts the crowd, saying she’s the Queen of ALL eras. Trish starts to battle back with some signature moves and pumps up the crowd. Charlotte rolls to the outside. Trish then climbs the top rope and hits a cross-body onto Charlotte onto the floor. Trish throws Charlotte back into the ring and attempts Stratusfaction, but Charlotte counters and throws her down to the mat. Trish gets up and Charlotte hits a massive big boot that leads to the 1-2-3. After a hard-fought match, Charlotte wins and Trish ends her WWE career.
Trish gets back on her feet with a standing ovation from every person in attendance, including all the employees at ringside. (Time = 22:28)
Cole, Graves, and Young react and thank Trish. Then start to hype up the main event which is Brock Lesnar vs. Seth Rollins for the Universal Title. Cole sets up the video package of the rivalry. (Time = 4:30)
MATCH 10: Brock Lesnar (c) w/ Paul Heyman vs. Seth Rollins for the Universal Title
Brock and Heyman enter first. They wait inside the ring to see if Rollins actually shows. Rollins’ music hits as he limps his way down to the ring. Lesnar and Heyman laugh at Rollins. The bell rings and Lesnar grabs Rollins and delivers multiple german suplexes. Brock continues punishing Rollins for several minutes. Rollins starts to build up energy, fights back, and sends Brock to the outside. Rollins attempts to run across the ropes for a suicide dive but collapses on the mat. Brock gets back into the ring and hits 3 continuous F-5’s to then finally pin Rollins for the win. Brock retains the Universal Title.
Rollins rolls out to the floor and is being attended to by doctors and referees as Brock and Heyman celebrate inside the ring. Heyman demands the music be stopped and introduces Brock as the reigning, defending, undisputed, Universal Heavyweight Champion. Before he could say “Brock Lesnar”, the music of Pete Dunne hits. Dunne enters on the stage as he stares down Lesnar. Camera cuts to a disgruntled Lesnar and a shocked Heyman. Cuts back to Dunne who continues to stare them down. (Time = 28:12)
End of show. (10:57pm)