WWE SummerSlam 2023: Logan Paul Shines, Cody Rhodes Dominates, GUNTHER Triumphs, Seth Rollins Prevails, Bianca Belair Overcomes, Roman Reigns Retains

By | August 6, 2023



The WWE SummerSlam 2023 results were as expected, with some surprises. The event featured four championship matches, including Jey Uso challenging Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship. Cody Rhodes faced off against Brock Lesnar in a co-main event. The event drew a viewership of 2.151 million for WWE SmackDown. Winners included Logan Paul, Cody Rhodes, GUNTHER, Seth Rollins, Bianca Belair, and Roman Reigns. Alfred Konuwa reported

The WWE SummerSlam 2023 event was highly anticipated, featuring a lineup of eight matches with four championship titles on the line. The main event saw Jey Uso challenging Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship and the title of Tribal Chief. Other matches included GUNTHER defending his Intercontinental Championship against Drew McIntyre, Seth Rollins defending the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Finn Balor, and Asuka defending her WWE Women’s Championship against Charlotte Flair and Bianca in a Triple Threat Match. Additionally, there was a co-main event between Cody Rhodes and Brock Lesnar.

The event took place at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, with a total of 50,608 tickets distributed. The results of the matches were as follows:

  • Logan Paul defeated Ricochet in a match that showcased high-flying acrobatics and ended with Paul winning using brass knuckles.
  • Cody Rhodes emerged victorious against Brock Lesnar in a wild match that saw Rhodes utilizing a turnbuckle padding removal to gain the upper hand.
  • LA Knight won the Slim Jim Battle Royal, which featured multiple participants vying for the victory.
  • Shayna Baszler defeated Ronda Rousey in a match that struggled to captivate the crowd, with chants of “boring” being heard.
  • GUNTHER successfully defended his Intercontinental Championship against Drew McIntyre in a hard-hitting and intense match.
  • Seth Rollins emerged as the victor in a match against Finn Balor filled with mind games and psychological tactics.
  • Bianca Belair retained her WWE Women’s Championship in a Triple Threat Match against Asuka and Charlotte Flair. However, after the match, Iyo Sky cashed in her Money in the Bank briefcase and successfully won the title.
  • Roman Reigns defeated Jey Uso in the main event, but the real shocker came when Jimmy Uso turned heel and interfered, leading to a split between the Usos.

The viewership for the preceding WWE SmackDown episode was 2.151 million, according to fast national data. This was part of a series of episodes that had fluctuating ratings, with the highest being 2.561 million and the lowest being 1.23 million on FS1.

In summary, WWE SummerSlam 2023 delivered on its advertised matches, with some predictable outcomes and a few surprises. The event showcased the talent and athleticism of the WWE roster, leaving fans excited for future storylines and developments..