SummerSlam 2012 News Archive

Who is 'Mr. SummerSlam'?

Shawn Michaels is widely accepted to be “Mr. WrestleMania”—the performer who spanned eras, celebrated milestone moments and routinely stole the show. But who's HBK's equivalent for the biggest event of the summer, SummerSlam? WWE.com debates the question and offers its perhaps controversial choice for "Mr. SummerSlam."

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Brock Lesnar def. Triple H

Paul Heyman vowed Brock Lesnar would make Triple H tap out and end his career at SummerSlam, and when the clouds of “The Perfect Storm” broke, Heyman’s bold prediction appeared to have veracity.

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WWE Champion CM Punk def. John Cena, Big Show

Respect-hungry WWE Champion CM Punk retained his championship gold in a Triple Threat Match against two first-ballot Hall of Famers, John Cena and Big Show.

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World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus def. Alberto Del Rio

Amid the excitement of The Biggest Event of the Summer, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus overcame Alberto Del Rio to retain his illustrious title, with a finish as controversial as it was clever.

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WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth def. The Prime Time Players

After weeks of battling the Tag Team Champions in singles matches, The Prime Time Players challenged R-Truth & Kofi Kingston at SummerSlam, but the WWE Tag Team Champions proved to be too much for the young, hungry challengers.

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Chris Jericho def. Dolph Ziggler

Inside the sold-out STAPLES Center, Chris Jericho did what he couldn’t all year – win under the bright lights of the pay-per-view stage.

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What can The Miz do for an “Awesome” encore?

Now that Intercontinental Champion The Miz cast aside his latest challenger, Rey Mysterio, at The 25th Anniversary of SummerSlam, does he still need to prove to the WWE Universe that he is "Awesome" again?

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Intercontinental Champion The Miz def. Rey Mysterio

Rey Mysterio won the hearts and minds of the capacity crowd at Staples Center by wearing a Batman-inspired outfit at The 25th Anniversary of SummerSlam, but Intercontinental Champion The Miz put on a powerful display to ensure himself a victorious Hollywood ending.

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Daniel Bryan def. Kane

At SummerSlam, two hotheads collided as Daniel Bryan defeated Kane in a thrilling back-and-forth encounter that had both Superstars seeing red.

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SummerSlam 2012 results

WWE.com has you covered with complete SummerSlam 2012 results! Find out all the winners and losers from The Biggest Party of Summer!

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