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Summerslam Count-Up – 2011: Kevin Nash and the Really Stupid Idea

Summerslam 2011 Date: August 14, 2011 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 17.404 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Booker T This is a pretty big show with the blowoffs to two amazing feuds. The headlining act match is CM Punk vs. John Cena in a champion vs. champion match and the rematch to their […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2010: Dang It Cena

Summerslam 2010 Date: August 15, 2010 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,178 Commentators: Matt Striker, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Tonight’s show focuses on one idea: the Nexus Invasion. Back in February of 2010 ECW was replaced by a new competition show called NXT. Eight rookies tried to become the next WWE Superstar with […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2009: Jeff Hardy’s Swan(ton) Song

Summerslam 2009 Date: August 23, 2009 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 17,129 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Todd Grisham, Matt Striker, Josh Matthews Not a lot has changed in the last year other than some names have risen up the card. Jeff Hardy is the Smackdown Champion and is defending tonight […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2008: One of the Good Ones

Summerslam 2008 Date: August 17, 2008 Location: Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana Attendance: 15,997 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz, Todd Grisham, Matt Striker For the first time in a few years, it feels like we’ve got a big card tonight. It’s a double main event with Undertaker vs. Edge inside the Cell and […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2007: Guess Who’s Back

Summerslam 2007 Date: August 27, 2007 Location: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 17,441 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Joey Styles, Taz It’s still an awkward period for the company as there isn’t much going on and they’re sort of just going through the motions. The big things […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2006: Why Does This Not Work?

Summerslam 2006 Date: August 20, 2006 Location: TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 16,168 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz, Joey Styles, John Bradshaw Layfield This is an interesting show as a lot has changed since last year but WWE is still in the same kind of situation: the shows are coming and […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2005: Hey Old Guys!

Summerslam 2005 Date: August 21, 2005 Location: MCI Center, Washington D.C. Attendance: 18,156 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Michael Cole, Jonathan Coachman Tonight is the first show in a long time with a special attraction main event. Tonight’s main event is the returning Hulk Hogan vs. Shawn Michaels in a match billed as legend […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2004: The First of a Whole Lot

Summerslam 2004 Date: August 15, 2004 Location: Air Canada Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Attendance: 17,640 Announcers: Jim Ross, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Tazz A year has passed but not a lot has really changed. Evolution still runs Raw but Benoit has jumped shows and is the World Champion. Over on Smackdown we have Angle in […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2003: And So, HHH. Again.

Summerslam 2003 Date: August 24, 2003 Location: America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona Attendance: 16,113 Commentators: Jim Ross, Tazz, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Another year another Summerslam and yet again the company has changed. Tonight we have a double main event with a Wrestlemania rematch of Lesnar vs. Angle II for the Smackdown Title and an […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2002: It Never Gets Old

Summerslam 2002 Date: August 25, 2002 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial, Uniondale, New York Attendance: 14,797 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Jim Ross It’s very rare that a Summerslam is the biggest show of the year but that might be the case in 2002. Wrestlemania XVIII was in a much bigger venue and had a […]