Date: August 13th, 2012
Location: Dallas, TX
Commentators: Jerry “The King” Lawler & Michael Cole
SINGLES MATCH – NON TITLE
CM Punk© vs. Big Show went to a no contest: Daniel Bryan came down to the ring in the middle of the match claiming that he should be in the main event of SummerSlam for the WWE Championship and then Bryan put Punk in the No Lock. Big Show joined in on the assault of Punk and then Cena came down and cleared out Bryan and Show. AJ Lee then came down to the ring and said that Bryan might have messed up this match but he will make it up to everyone, as later on he will team with The Big Show to take on CM Punk and John Cena.
JTG + KAITLYN + AJ LEE: JTG was with Kaitlyn complaining about how RAW is three hours long and he still can’t get on RAW, and that is crazy. AJ then walked up to them and asked him what he just said. JTG began to stutter and then AJ said if he wants to compete so badly go to the ring and she will have an opponent for him. AJ then told Kaitlyn said that she knew they had their differences but she hopes they can move on and she hopes she doesn’t find AJ unstable. Kaitlyn told her not to worry because there is a lot of words she could use to describe her and unstable isn’t one of them. Kaitlyn then smiled at her and then walked off.
Ryback defeated JTG via pin fall: Ryback won with Shell Shocked.
RODDY PIPER + SHAWN MICHAELS: Roddy Piper was backstage taking to himself about who will be the one picked to be on Piper’s Pit, and then it pans out to show he was talking to Shawn Michaels who wasn’t paying attention to him. Piper said he understood, as he would be scared if he had to fight Lesnar too. Michaels said that he wasn’t fighting him. Then he got a phone call from Hunter who said that his flight was running late and he would be there later, which made Michaels very upset.
R-Truth defeated Heath Slater via pin fall: Truth won with the What’s Up. After the match the Prime Time Players came to the ring and attacked Truth, as Kofi was not present tonight. The odds quickly worked against Truth and Titus O’Neil hit Truth with the Clash of the Titus. The two then celebrated in the ring.
VIDEO PACKAGE: Mark Henry at the Olympics.
VIDEO PACKAGE: Update on the World Heavyweight Championship Match at SummerSlam.
Sin Cara defeated Tensai via pin fall: Sin Cara won with a Tornado DDT off of the middle rope.
SHAWN MICHAELS: Shawn Michaels was backstage talking with a ring worker asking if he has seen Lesnar, and not to tell Brock that he was asking around about him.
IN RING SEGMENT
Roddy Piper was in the ring for Piper’s Pit, and Piper said that he has been caught up to speed with Ziggler being money in the bank and said that Jericho can’t win the big one anymore, and The Miz is a big movie star, and now with RAW Active every time he changes the questions now they change the answers. They then revealed that the fans voted for Jericho to be the guest and out he came to Piper’s Pit. Piper cannot believe that everyone was cheering him as he came out as last time Piper was here Mickey Rourke punched him out, and Jericho said that last time he saw him was when he punched him out at Wrestlemania, and Piper said he doesn’t remember any of that. Jericho then said he was glad to be out here for the Piper’s Pit for the first time. Piper said he has been where Jericho is now as the fans just started cheering for him, as they are Jericho now. Piper then said that he knows that he knew Jericho’s father and he was no quitter and he could win the big one just as he knows Jericho can and will. Then Vickie Guerrero came out and interrupted Piper and introduced Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler said that he can’t believe Piper is doing the same old routine over and over again, and its not entertaining or groundbreaking its just dumb. Ziggler said that it isn’t about Piper it is about Jericho and he should take a hard look at Piper because that is what he will become, as how many failed returns does it have to take for him to get it. Jericho then made fun of Ziggler then said that he will prove them wrong on Sunday as he is going to win the big one and beat Ziggler. Then the Miz’s music hit and out he came saying really Jericho? Miz said that he and Ziggler might not be friends but they do both win the big ones, and he doesn’t care what the fans voted for because he is taking over the show, and Ziggler can be his guest. He then told Piper and Jericho to get out of the ring. Piper said no! and then Jericho laid out the Miz and then attacked Dolph taking both men out of the ring. Piper and Jericho then celebrated in the ring as the other two recover outside of the ring.
TRIPLE THREAT MATCH
Dolph Ziggler defeated Chris Jericho & The Miz via pin fall: Ziggler won with the Zig Zag on Jericho after Vickie distracted the referee.
CM PUNK + EVE TORRES: CM Punk was stretching in the back when Eve Torres came up to him and said congratulations on the new CM Punk. Punk said that there is no new Punk, he is the same guy he always has been and he is just fighting for respect like he always has. Eve said that no one believes that especially Cena. Punk then said that he would tell him that right now then, and walked off leaving Eve smiling.
SHAWN MICHALES + JOHN CENA + CM PUNK: Shawn Michaels was walking slowly backstage and got a bottle of water and Cena came up behind him asking how he was and Michaels jumped. Cena asked if he was okay and he said yeah just distracted and then walked off. Cena then turned around and Punk was behind him. Cena asked him if they were following his lead again or are they going out there to stab each other in the back. Punk said that he doesn’t stab anyone in the back and while Cena might think he is one of “those guys” because he isn’t, he isn’t phony which is why he complained about the triple threat match, but tonight all eyes will be on him. Punk then walked away leaving Cena alone.
VIDEO PACKAGE: HHH / Brock Lesnar feud.
TAG TEAM MATCH
John Cena & CM Punk defeated Big Show & Daniel Bryan via pin fall: Cena won with an Attitude Adjustment on Bryan. After the match Big Show tried to attack Cena from behind but Punk saved him.
JOSH MATTHEWS + CM PUNK: Josh Matthews stopped Punk and asked him what just went down. Punk said that Cena went into business for himself and all he cared about was looking out for himself and didn’t care if they would win. Punk tried to shake his head but Cena wouldn’t which showed him no respect so by the end of SummerSlam he will show them all he is to be respected.
Damien Sandow defeated Christian via pin fall: Damien Sandow won with the Straight Jacket Neckbreaker. Brodus Clay watched this match halfway through from ringside.
SHAWN MICHAELS + BROCK LESNAR: Shawn Michaels was backstage walking and turned into Brock Lesnar. Michaels slowly backed away while Lesnar stood there with a smirk.
IN RING SEGMENT
BROCK LESNAR + PAUL HEYMAN + SHAWN MICHAELS + TRIPLE H: Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman made their way down to the ring for the contract signing for the SummerSlam match with Triple H. Heyman introduced himself and his client, Brock Lesnar. He said that Triple H had experienced flight delays and they believe that because nobody wants this match more than Triple H because it is the most important match of his career, as WWE’s and his own dignity are on the line in this match against Brock Lesnar. Heyman has an agreement with the contract that states that Brock will not be accountable for what happens to Triple H in the ring Sunday night at SummerSlam. Heyman said that Triple H will not win and that he knows some people don’t agree with him like Shawn Michaels. Heyman then asked Lesnar if Michaels was here? Lesnar said he was here with a smile on his face. Heyman said if Shawn wanted to come out and tell Brock to his face he won’t win, he can, but he knows that Michaels will not come out and he does not blame him as everyone from Texas has a yellow streak in them. At that point Michael’s music hit and out he came to the ring. Michaels stood in the ring for a moment staring at Lesnar and Heyman when Triple H’s music hit and out came The Game to the ring. Triple H stood face to face with Lesnar and then he signed the contract while looking right at Brock. The two then stand face to face again before Brock then signed the contract and threw it at Triple H. Both Brock, and Paul then got out of the ring laughing as they made their way to the back, as Shawn and Triple H stayed in the ring staring at them.
VIDEO PACKAGE: Tout responses to Booker T’s decision on cancelling the SummerSlam match.
SHAWN MICHALES + TRIPLE H: Shawn Michaels and Triple H were backstage and Triple H was apologizing again for being late. Shawn said that he was in the ring with Hunter and the Undertake, and this is completely different. Triple H asked if that meant he thought he couldn’t beat Brock. Michaels said that wasn’t it, and he knows how he feels about it and he will be in Triple H’s corner on Sunday Night. Michaels then walked off.
MATT STRIKER + BIG SHOW + SHAWN MICHAELS + PAUL HEYMAN + BROCK LESNAR: Matt Striker came up to Big Show asking how tonight affects him going into Sunday? Show said that it doesn’t change anything. All of a sudden there was loud noises coming from two cars and it was Heyman blocking Shawn Michael’s car. Brock then pulled Michaels from his car and began assaulting him.
RAW LOCKER ROOM + AJ LEE + TRIPLE H: Triple H came out to the car scene asking what happened and where Shawn was. No one from the locker room knows, AJ then came up to him and said that Brock took Shawn and dragged him away.
IN RING SEGMENT
BROCK LESNAR + PAUL HEYMAN + SHAWN MICHAELS + TRIPLE H: Brock then carried Shawn down to the ring over his shoulder and threw him in the ring. Brock then hit Michaels with an F-5 laying him out in the ring. Brock then locked the Kimura Lock on Michaels as Triple H rushed down the ramp. Heyman yelled at Triple H telling him to stop and if he took one more step Brock would break Michaels’ arm. Triple H stays there yelling at Brock and Paul. Then all of a sudden Brock snapped Michaels’ arm in the lock. Triple H then rushed the ring clearing the two out as Paul Heyman yelled at Brock saying he broke his arm. Triple H then attended to Michaels who was withering in pain as medical staff came in, and Triple H apologized to him.