With SummerSlam just six days away now from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, WWE has issued the following announcement detailing all of the events taking place this week and into next week surrounding the event:
WWE® TAKES OVER NEW YORK CITY WITH SUMMERSLAM®
STAMFORD, Conn., August 13, 2018 – WWE’s SummerSlam returns to the NYC-Metro area with a week-long lineup of events including interactive fan experiences and community outreach programs. SummerSlam takes place this Sunday, August 19, streaming live around the world on WWE Network at 7 p.m. ET from a sold-out Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The events begin today and include:
* O.A.R. Concert Benefitting Connors Cure – Monday August 13
WWE and O.A.R. have teamed up to raise awareness and funds for Connor’s Cure through O.A.R.’s Just Like Paradise tour this summer. Connor’s Cure was created by Stephanie McMahon and Paul “Triple H” Levesque to support pediatric brain and spinal cord cancer research. O.A.R will highlight Connor’s Cure during their SummerStage concert, in New York’s Central Park.
* Children’s Hospital Visit – Tuesday, August 14
WWE Superstars Alexa Bliss®, Apollo Crews®, Titus O’Neil® and WWE Ambassador Dana Warrior will visit children at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. During the visit, WWE Superstars will spend time with children and their families, take pictures and sign autographs.
* UNICEF Kid Power Event – Wednesday, August 15
WWE Superstars Nia Jax, Ember Moon, Big Show®, Mark Henry® and WWE Ambassador Dana Warrior are bringing Kid Power to the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson, New Jersey. UNICEF Kid Power is a program of UNICEF USA that gives kids the power to save lives by connecting their everyday activity to real-world impact. During the event, kids will join Superstars in hands on experiences that get kids physically active. The Kid Power journey will continue for the Club kids of Paterson, as WWE is sending them home with their own UNICEF Kid Power Bands.
* New York Yankees Batting Practice – Wednesday, August 15
WWE Superstars AJ Styles, Bobby Lashley and Charlotte Flair® will visit Yankee Stadium to interact with players and take part in batting practice prior to their game vs. the Tampa Bay Rays.
* Brooklyn Cyclones Connor’s Cure Night – Thursday, August 16
WWE Superstars Big Show, Mark Henry, Ember Moon and WWE Ambassador Dana Warrior will visit MCU Park in Coney Island to throw out the ceremonial first pitch and sign autographs for VIP ticket holders. The Brooklyn Cyclones will wear special jerseys during the game that will be auctioned with proceeds benefitting Connor’s Cure.
* Hire Heroes USA Veteran Career Panel & Networking Event – Friday, August 17
The third annual Veteran Career Panel and Networking Event will be held at NBCUniversal’s 30 Rock headquarters in support of Hire Heroes USA. The event, hosted by WWE Announcer Corey Graves, will give more than 70 veterans the opportunity to receive one-on-one career coaching while networking with key employers from the Tri-State area, including Comcast, Hilton, MetLife Stadium, Starbucks, Verizon Communications, Viacom and many more. WWE Superstars Mark Henry, Big Show and WWE Ambassador Dana Warrior will greet veterans as they arrive.
* “Be a STAR” Bullying Prevention Rally – Friday, August 17
WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon, WWE Superstars Nia Jax, Titus O’Neil, Dolph Ziggler® and WWE Announcer Charly Caruso will speak about the importance of bullying prevention to Club members at the Boys & Girls Club of Kips Bay. In 2016, WWE and The Boys & Girls Clubs of America launched a multi-year partnership focusing on youth development and bullying prevention efforts around Be a STAR, WWE’s bullying prevention initiative. The event will be held in partnership with Cricket Wireless whose Chief Marketing Officer, Tiffany Baehman, will also be on hand.
* New York Stock Exchange Closing Bell (NYSE) – Friday, August 17
WWE Superstars Bobby Lashley, Carmella and Shinsuke Nakamura® will ring the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
* Special Olympics Unified Bocce Tournament – Saturday, August 18
WWE, an international partner of Special Olympics, will support the Play Unified campaign by hosting a Unified Bocce Tournament at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Special Olympics athletes will be joined by WWE Superstars Mark Henry, Big Show, Shinsuke Nakamura, Asuka, Andrade ‘Cien’ Almas, Jinder Mahal®, Peyton Royce, Billie Kay, Natalya and WWE Ambassador Dana Warrior.
* New York Jets Training Camp – Saturday, August 18
WWE Superstars Baron Corbin and Carmella will visit the New York Jets Training Facility to interact with players and get a behind-the-scenes look at training camp.
* NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4 – Saturday, August 18
NXT Superstars take over Barclays Center for NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4. NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa will defend his title against Johnny Gargano in a Last Man Standing match; NXT North American Champion Adam Cole will take on Ricochet; Kairi Sane will look to take the NXT Women’s Championship title from Shayna Baszler; NXT Tag Team Champions The Undisputed Era will take on Moustache Mountain; EC3 goes up against Velveteen Dream; and more!
* SummerSlam – Sunday, August 19
A sold-out crowd will converge on Barclays Center for SummerSlam, WWE’s biggest event of the summer. A WrestleMania® 34 rematch will see Roman Reigns® looking to take The Universal Championship from Brock Lesnar; Ronda Rousey will challenge Alexa Bliss® for the Raw Women’s Championship; AJ Styles will defend his WWE Championship against Samoa Joe®; Seth Rollins® will challenge the Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler; Carmella, Becky Lynch® and Charlotte Flair will take part in a Triple Threat SmackDown Women’s Championship match; The Miz will take on Daniel Bryan®; SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bludgeon Brothers put their titles on the line vs. The New Day®; United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura takes on Jeff Hardy; and more!
* Rescue Dogs Rock Event – Monday, August 20
WWE Superstars The Miz, Maryse and Asuka will visit Faithful Friends Animal Hospital in Coney Island in their first appearance as celebrity social media ambassadors for the organization. Rescue Dogs Rock is a New York-based non-profit that rescues the most medically urgent cases of animal abuse and neglect, treats animals with the necessary medical care and then finds adoptive families for their forever homes. During this visit, The Miz, Maryse and Asuka will meet with rescued dogs, the vets that treated them, and their adoptive owners.
* Monday Night Raw® – Monday, August 20
For the third consecutive night, WWE will take over Barclays Center with Monday Night Raw. Fans in attendance will witness the fall-out from SummerSlam, with the event broadcast live on USA Network at 8/7C. With more than 1,300 episodes, Monday Night Raw is the longest-running, weekly episodic program in U.S. primetime TV history.
* SmackDown® Live – Tuesday, August 21
WWE caps off four consecutive nights of action at Barclays Center with SmackDown Live with the event broadcast live at 8/7C on USA Network.
* WWE Night at Citi Field – Wednesday, August 22
WWE Superstars Jeff Hardy, Mickie James and Curt Hawkins® will sign autographs and meet fans and players from the New York Mets ahead of their game vs. the San Francisco Giants.
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NXT UK TV Taping Results from Glasgow Night 2
Night 2 taping results, including the formation of a new stable!
See the results from today’s WWE NXT UK tapings!
Following on from the first night of taping in the Braehead arena in Glasgow how would WWE NXT UK continue the momentum from the previous night.
- Kenny Williams beat BT Gunn
- Walter, Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner cut a promo. They refer to themselves as Imperium. British Strong Style came out which leads to a mass brawl.
- Wolfgang & Mark Coffey & beat Carlos Ramero & A-kid
- Kassius Ohno beat Gentlemen Jack Gallagher
- Toni Storm beat Nina Samuels to retain the NXT UK Women’s Championship
- The Hunt beat Saxon Huxley & Tyson T-Bone
- Imperium beat British Strong Style thanks to interference from Alexander Wolfe
- Kay Lee Ray beat Kasey Owens
- Noam Dar beat Mark Andrews
- Grizzled Young Veterans cut a in ring promo furious about having to defend their titles at Download.
- Jinny & Jazzy Gabert beat Isla Dawn & Xia Brookside
- Travis Banks beat Joe Coffey, Dave Mastiff & Jordan Devlin to become the number 1 contender to the UK Championship
NXT UK TV Taping Results from Glasgow Night 1
See what happened at the tapings (night 1)!
Spoilers results from today’s NXT UK TV taping.
The first TV taping since Pete Dunne’s historic 600+ day reign was ended at the hands of Walter in New York. How would this change the landscape of NXT UK? We find out as they hold their first TV taping outside of England from the Braehead arena in Glasgow, Scotland.
- Kassius Ohno beat Oliver Carter
- Sid Scala comes on the big screen announcing there would be qualifying matches for a fatal 4 way to determine the number 1 contender for the UK Championship.
- Moustache Mountain beat The Hunt
- Joe Coffey beat Flash Morgan Webster to qualify for the 4 way.
- Nina Samuels beat Kasey Owens
- Walter beat Pete Dunne to retain the UK Championship with help from Aichner & Barthel.
- Piper Niven beat Jamie Hayter
- Jordan Devlin beat Ligero to qualify for the 4 way.
- Ilja Draganov beat Jack Starz
- On the screen we see Amir Jordan being taken to the trainers room.
- Xia Brookside vs Killer Kelly goes to a no contest when Jinny comes out with Jazzy Gabert. Kelly abandons Xia who is attacked by Jazzy.
- Dave Mastif beat Wolfgang to qualify for the 4 way. Gallus beat Mastif down after the match.
- Travis Banks beat Joseph Conners to qualify for the 4 way.
- Rhea Ripley cuts a promo saying the fans aren’t going to get to see her wrestle and she talks trash about Piper Niven.
- Grizzled Young Veterans beat Kenny Williams & Noam Dar to retain the NXT UK Tag Team Championships.
- After the match Gallus tease beating up Gibson & Drake but align with them to attack Williams & Dar. Moustache Mountain come out to make the save.Moustache Mountain, Kenny Williams & Noam Dar beat Joe Coffey, Mark Coffey & the Grizzled Young Veterans
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