TUP Wrestling Forum Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > Wrestling > General World Wrestling Entertainment
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - WWE Summerslam 2018
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

WWE Summerslam 2018

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Message
admin View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group
Avatar
Open To Bribes For Favours

Joined: 01/October/2003
Location: United Kingdom
Status: Offline
Points: 47257
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote admin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: WWE Summerslam 2018
    Posted: 16/July/2018 at 22:01
Quote On the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer suggested that the match between Bobby Lashley and Roman Reigns may not necessarily be for the #1 contender. Instead, Meltzer speculates that another match of some sort will take place on TV between now and SummerSlam which Reigns will win before moving onto face Lesnar.

-- However with Lashley defeating Reigns last night, it logically sets up Lashley as a future #1 contender or at least someone who is going to be a challenger for the title whenever that occurs.

-- As of earlier this afternoon, neither Brock Lesnar nor Paul Heyman were seen backstage at Raw. This doesn't mean that they won't be on the show as they could always show up immediately before the show goes on the air just that they haven't been spotted thus far.

I would much prefer Lashley to get a one on one with Lesnar instead of Reigns.
 
I would hate management to make it a triple threat as a way to have a title change without Brock being pinned.
 
Brock/Roman can't headline a big four event. The crowd will piss all over it.
Back to Top
Tom Colohue View Drop Down
Raw/Smackdown
Raw/Smackdown


Joined: 24/November/2017
Location: Blackpool, Eng
Status: Offline
Points: 606
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Colohue Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17/July/2018 at 11:16
Lashley has been the favourite to face Lesnar at Summerslam for almost a year now. I'd be very surprised if they made the change to Roman.
Tom Colohue - Wrestling Journalist (PWTorch)
Follow me @Colohue
Back to Top
Fletch View Drop Down
Hall of Famer
Hall of Famer
Avatar
TUP Hall Of Fame 2009

Joined: 06/January/2006
Location: Portsmouth UK
Status: Offline
Points: 17040
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fletch Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17/July/2018 at 18:42
Well it’s the Lashley/Reigns rematch next week for the shot at Lesnar and I personally cannot see them putting Lashley over Roman clean again.

The only way that happens is if they set a new feud for Roman by having someone interfere, McIntyre perhaps?

My gut feeling is that they want Roman vs Brock at Summerslam which really baffles me considering how negative the reaction to their last matches was and it’s clear nobody wants to see it again so why would WWE book the match to headline another major PPV?

The only thing that makes me think they may go with Lashley is because of the MMA tie in as they seem to be making a storyline out of Brock wanting to be a ‘two sport champ’ and I even saw a rumour that Daniel Cormier may appear at Summerslam.
Back to Top
Tom Colohue View Drop Down
Raw/Smackdown
Raw/Smackdown


Joined: 24/November/2017
Location: Blackpool, Eng
Status: Offline
Points: 606
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Colohue Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17/July/2018 at 19:57
We'll see next week. Lashley seems most likely as things stand right now.
Tom Colohue - Wrestling Journalist (PWTorch)
Follow me @Colohue
Back to Top
#Heel View Drop Down
PB Members
PB Members
Avatar
Three Time TW Winner (VII, VIII, & XIII)

Joined: 03/January/2012
Location: Newcastle, UK
Status: Offline
Points: 11519
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote #Heel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17/July/2018 at 20:35
Probably be a double count out / DQ and both will go on to face Lesnar.

Strowman will then interfere and destroy everyone before cashing in
Back to Top
admin View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group
Avatar
Open To Bribes For Favours

Joined: 01/October/2003
Location: United Kingdom
Status: Offline
Points: 47257
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote admin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18/July/2018 at 13:55
Originally posted by Tom Colohue Tom Colohue wrote:

Lashley has been the favourite to face Lesnar at Summerslam for almost a year now. I'd be very surprised if they made the change to Roman.
 
Lashley was the favourite to face the champion at a big four event whilst he was still in Impact Confused
 
Quote In a follow-up to a headline we already published, the same site Barnburner is also reporting that WWE is considering a triple threat match at SummerSlam for the WWE Universal title between Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns and Bobby Lashley. This report also goes on to add that Hulk Hogan is being considered to play a role as special enforcer/referee in the match and that the plan would be for Hogan to ultimately raise Lashley's hand as the winner and new champion to end the show. For what it's worth, Lashley would become the first black Universal champion in history.
 
After trying to copy the Foley bump at Extreme Rules, I wouldn't put it past management to have the racist lift the hand of the new black champion to end the show.
 
That triple threat with Hogan as ref would have my interest. Without Hogan it wouldn't and Brock needs to be the one pinned or tapping.
Back to Top
Tom Colohue View Drop Down
Raw/Smackdown
Raw/Smackdown


Joined: 24/November/2017
Location: Blackpool, Eng
Status: Offline
Points: 606
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Colohue Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18/July/2018 at 23:00
Yes, that's exactly right. His contract was running down on Impact and there was a lot of talk about Lashley coming back to take on Lesnar at Summerslam once Reigns had taken the Universal Championship at Wrestlemania. 

That was before people forgot that Lesnar's contract lasted until Summerslam. The weird thing is that you can find all this stuff still online. Wrestling fans have very short memories.

Here's an example from February 2017 in which his return to WWE and potential match with Brock Lesnar are mentioned.

https://www.sportskeeda.com/wwe/wwe-news-bobby-lashley-on-returning-to-wwe



Edited by Tom Colohue - 18/July/2018 at 23:02
Tom Colohue - Wrestling Journalist (PWTorch)
Follow me @Colohue
Back to Top
admin View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group
Avatar
Open To Bribes For Favours

Joined: 01/October/2003
Location: United Kingdom
Status: Offline
Points: 47257
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote admin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19/July/2018 at 22:49
Originally posted by Tom Colohue Tom Colohue wrote:

Yes, that's exactly right. His contract was running down on Impact and there was a lot of talk about Lashley coming back to take on Lesnar at Summerslam once Reigns had taken the Universal Championship at Wrestlemania. 

That was before people forgot that Lesnar's contract lasted until Summerslam. The weird thing is that you can find all this stuff still online. Wrestling fans have very short memories.

Here's an example from February 2017 in which his return to WWE and potential match with Brock Lesnar are mentioned.

https://www.sportskeeda.com/wwe/wwe-news-bobby-lashley-on-returning-to-wwe

 
I'm surprised at that. Someone not even signed to your company being put in such a position.
 
Quote The Miz and Daniel Bryan are looking to be facing off at SummerSlam in a one-on-one match. There was some thought that this match would be pushed back until later this year or possibly even next year's WrestleMania, but after developments on Smackdown, it's almost a lock to happen next month.
 
Nobody seems to care about this anymore judging by how dead their storyline thread is.
 
B Team will hopefully be defending on the main show. Hopefully against just one team maybe Revival.
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 11.01
Copyright ©2001-2014 Web Wiz Ltd.

This page was generated in 0.078 seconds.