How to watch WWE main event, UK start time, live stream and full match card
‘The biggest party of the summer’ is upon us as WWE’s SummerSlam takes centre stage this weekend.
The world of WWE has put on a number of brilliant shows throughout the coronavirus pandemic to give fans some much needed entertainment.
This Sunday will see one of the best-loved and most prestigious events in the WWE calendar return with SummerSlam.
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A host of huge matches have been scheduled including Drew McIntyre vs Randy Orton and Braun Strowman vs ‘The Fiend’ Bray Wyatt.
The night is being billed as ‘You’ll Never See It Coming’ suggesting fans are in for a night of shocks and surprises.
And here’s everything you need to know about the main event.
WWE SummerSlam: Date and time
SummerSlam is taking place on Sunday, August 23 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
The show, which was originally booked to take place at the TD Garden in Boston, will be held behind closed doors without fans.
The action will get underway at midnight for UK fans and continue into the early hours of Monday, August 24.
WWE SummerSlam: TV channel and live stream
SummerSlam will be shown live on the WWE Network and BT Sport Box Office.
You get a free 30-day trial for the network when joining and after that it costs £9.99 per month to subscribe.
BT Sport is the live broadcaster of WWE in the UK, showing Raw, Smackdown, NXT and NXT UK plus all the year’s biggest PPV events on BT Sport Box Office
SummerSlam will cost £14.95 on BT Sport Box Office.
WWE SummerSlam: Fight card
Card is subject to change
- The Street Profits (c) vs. Andrade and Angel Garza for the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship
- Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Championship
- Apollo Crews (c) vs. MVP for the WWE United States Championship
- Dominik Mysterio vs. Seth Rollins Street Fight
- Sasha Banks (c) vs. Asuka for the WWE Raw Women’s Championship
- Bayley (c) vs. Asuka for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
- Braun Strowman (c) vs. ‘The Fiend’ Bray Wyatt for the WWE Universal Championship
- Mandy Rose vs. Sonya Deville Hair vs. Hair match
WWE SummerSlam: What has been said?
WWE champion Drew McIntyre can’t wait to take on Randy Orton at SummerSlam.
McIntyre told talkSPORT: “That’s exciting to me. Randy Orton is on fire right now.
“Like, even when he’s not even trying – he’s admitted himself sometimes he’s not putting in 100 percent – but he’s still better than 90 percent of everybody in the world when he’s barely trying. But when he’s on, there is nobody that can touch Randy Orton.
“For me, I need somebody who is really going to make me work up to their level.
“I’m in a place where I’m building as a new champion and we don’t have an audience to show the new fans they should be reacting to me in a certain way right now. It is very much every week, I’m starting from square one in my mind to get over every single week.
“Because their might be a new viewer watching and I’ve got to tell them who I am, explain Drew McIntyre and why they should be behind me and I think with Randy Orton, he’s so well established and instantly recognisable, he’s so good at his role that it would make me have to work up to his level or I would drown.”