WWE Summerslam Results (8/18) – Punk vs Lesnar, Bryan Wins WWE Title, Orton Leaves w/ Title In Controversial Fashion

Bill Pritchard

WWE SummerslamWWE Summerslam Results
By Bill Pritchard for Wrestlezone.com
August 18th 2013

Summerslam Kickoff
United States Championship
Rob Van Dam vs Dean Ambrose (c)

RVD tries to corner Ambrose but he ducks under the ropes, then they tie up but Ambrose hits the ropes and knocks RVD with a shoulder block. Ambrose taunts him and puts him in a hammerlock, but RVD makes it to his feet and hits a shoulder block and a leaping kick. RVD does his signature pose and punches Ambrose, then he somersaults over him and clotheslines him before putting him in a headlock. Ambrose comes back with a with a twisting chinlock and some body strikes, then he dropkicks RVD near the ropes and taunts him again. RVD comes back with some strikes and a springbaord crossbody, then he takes Ambrose down with a front slam and goes for a split-legged moonsault.

Ambrose gets his knees up then goes for a headlock driver, but RVD kicks him in the face and heads up top, but The Shield comes through the crowd and distracts him while Ambrose rolls outside. Mark Henry and Big Show come right out to even things up, and they keep watch as Ambrose gets back in and puts RVD in a wristlock before throwing him outside. Henry and Show tell Rollins and Reigns to back away, then Ambrose goes outside but RVD counters a front facelock with a suplex. RVD slams him on the barricade and hits a spinning legdrop, then he rolls him in and scoop slams him before setting up Rolling Thunder.

Rollins grabs his leg and Ambrose tries to attack, but RVD catches him with a rollup before Ambrose gets one of his own. Ambrose slams him down and heads up top, but RVD rolls away from an elbow drop and heads up top, but Rollins jumps up on the apron. RVD tries to kick him but Rollins avoids it, then Ambrose goes for a quick rollup but RVD kicks out and hits Rolling Thunder. RVD heads up top and hits a Five Star Frog Splash and moves for the cover, but Reigns jumps in the ring and spears him, then Ambrose heads through the crowd with him as Show and Henry check on RVD in the ring.

Winner (by disqualification) – Rob Van Dam

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