MVP and The Hurt Business have made life difficult for Apollo Crews in recent weeks, but Crews put the hurt on MVP on the SummerSlam Kickoff to retain the United States Championship.

Apollo Crews unleashes a series of splashes on MVP: SummerSlam 2020 (WWE Network Exclusive)

United States Champion Apollo Crews lays out MVP with an impressive barrage of splashes at SummerSlam 2020. Catch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

With Bobby Lashley and Shelton Benjamin banned from ringside, "The CEO of The Hurt Business" found himself in unfamiliar territory without being able to lean on his backup. Though MVP slowed the action to a more methodical pace momentarily, Crews used heightened aggression to counter MVP's Playmaker attempt into a toss powerbomb for the victory.

Lashley and Benjamin hit the ring immediately after the bell, but Crews craftily evaded their grasp, United States Title in tow. 

MVP and The Hurt Business have made life difficult for Apollo Crews in recent weeks, but Crews put the hurt on MVP on the SummerSlam Kickoff to retain the United States Championship.

Apollo Crews unleashes a series of splashes on MVP: SummerSlam 2020 (WWE Network Exclusive)

United States Champion Apollo Crews lays out MVP with an impressive barrage of splashes at SummerSlam 2020. Catch WWE action on WWE Network, FOX, USA Network, Sony India and more.

With Bobby Lashley and Shelton Benjamin banned from ringside, "The CEO of The Hurt Business" found himself in unfamiliar territory without being able to lean on his backup. Though MVP slowed the action to a more methodical pace momentarily, Crews used heightened aggression to counter MVP's Playmaker attempt into a toss powerbomb for the victory.

Lashley and Benjamin hit the ring immediately after the bell, but Crews craftily evaded their grasp, United States Title in tow.