This week’s extended edition of Wrestling With…, Sam and Adam preview all the happenings around WWE’s SummerSlam weekend, discuss Baron Corbin traveling a little lighter, and debate Bully Ray’s sentiments regarding CM Punk and Ring of Honor. For our international audience, the duo also tries to make sense of 2017 America.
As always, a strong sense of humor and listener discretion is advised.
Just five days before defending his WWE Championship against Jinder Mahal at WWE Backlash, Randy Orton will face Baron Corbin on SmackDown LIVE. Will The Viper tame The Lone Wolf, or will Corbin derail Orton before his big match? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!
No. 1 contenders square off ahead of title matches
Both AJ Styles and Jinder Mahal are challenging for championships this Sunday at WWE Backlash, but they’ll be facing off against each other tonight on SmackDown LIVE.
Will Rusev get the WWE Title match he’s demanding?
Six-Woman Tag Team Match participants make it official
Tensions have been escalating in the SmackDown LIVE Women’s Division since the arrival of Charlotte Flair, who immediately established herself as the top contender to SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi. Angered by The Queen seemingly jumping them in line, the “welcoming committee” of Natalya, Carmella & Tamina joined forces to make Charlotte’s life, along with anyone who sided with her, a living hell
The Highlight Reel, hosted by … Kevin Owens?
Though Kevin Owens put a brutal cap on his rivalry with Chris Jericho two weeks ago, viciously slamming his former best friend into the ring post with a steel chair around his neck, the United States Champion does not yet seem to be done tormenting The Ayatollah of Rock ‘n’ Rolla.
The Viper takes on The Lone Wolf before WWE Backlash
Randy Orton is just five days away from defending his WWE Championship against Jinder Mahal on WWE Backlash, but The Viper’s path to Chicago runs straight through Baron Corbin on SmackDown LIVE.
In a bout originally slated for WWE Extreme Rules, The Lunatic Fringe defends his Intercontinental Title against The A-Lister tonight, live on Raw. Will Miz become a seven-time Intercontinental Champion?
Dean Ambrose to defend the Intercontinental Championship against The Miz tonight on Raw
Last Monday night, The Miz defeated Seth Rollins and Finn Bálor to become the No. 1 contender to Dean Ambrose’s Intercontinental Championship, thanks in no small part to the interference of Samoa Joe and Bray Wyatt. How will The A-Lister and his calculating wife Maryse celebrate that win when Raw heads overseas to London’s O2 Arena? Plus, five Team Red tandems collide for the right to challenge The Hardy Boyz for the Raw Tag Team Championship in a Tag Team Turmoil Match!
The A-Lister looks to reclaim the Intercontinental Championship
How will Raw GM Kurt Angle handle the ongoing rivalry between Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman?
Just two days removed from capturing the title at WWE Payback, Chris Jericho will defend the United States Championship against Kevin Owens. Can Y2J fight off his former best friend and hang on to the title in this huge rematch? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!
Jericho and Owens square off in WWE Payback rematch for United States Title
Naomi & Charlotte try to break up the welcoming committee
Will Orton be looking for payback on Mahal?
How will Breezango follow up on their huge victory?
After defeating Naomi last Tuesday in her first match on the blue brand, Charlotte will challenge her for the SmackDown Women’s Championship this week. Can The Queen cap off her arrival with a huge title victory? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!
Exclusive interview with Shinsuke Nakamura to kick off SmackDown LIVE
Is Orton in for early House of Horrors preview with Rowan?
This Sunday at WWE Payback, Randy Orton will step inside the unknown of Bray Wyatt’s House of Horrors and come face to face with The Eater of Worlds. He might be cracking the front door open to take a macabre look at what lies ahead tonight on SmackDown LIVE when he faces Erick Rowan in a No Disqualification Match.
Charlotte Flair will challenge Naomi for the SmackDown Women’s Championship Tuesday on SmackDown LIVE
Styles and Corbin square off in rematch
First-ever Tag Team Beat The Clock Challenge to determine The Usos’ next challengers
The next challengers to SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos will be determined tonight in the first-ever Tag Team Beat The Clock Challenge on SmackDown LIVE.
After Braun Strowman laid waste to several Raw Superstars last week, Kalisto has challenged his attacker to a Dumpster Match, tomorrow night at 8/7 C on Raw. But, as The Monster Among Men gears up for Roman Reigns at WWE Payback, are his masked opponent’s plans for retribution destined for the dump?
Braun Strowman to battle Kalisto in a Dumpster Match on Raw
Alexa Bliss closes in on the Raw Women’s Title
Will The Miz retaliate against Dean Ambrose?
Bray Wyatt brings true “Horror” to Raw
Business gets “personal” between Seth Rollins and Samoa Joe