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As the final show before this Sunday’s major Pay-Per-View event, story of the night should be SummerSlam feuds. Expect final build for Daniel Bryan, Cody Rhodes vs. Damien Sandow, the World Heavyweight Championship match, and The Shield.
Opening Segment w/The Wyatt Family
Smackdown opened with a video segment recapping the Bray Wyatt/Kane feud.
After the video Bray Wyatt was in the middle of the ring. He introduced his brothers, and then cut a promo on Kane living a lie by hiding behind a mask. He said he “walks on water” just to prove he can. On Sunday, he’s going to prove that one man’s hell is another man’s paradise.
As Bray Wyatt got down into his praying motion, Kane’s flames hit. He snuck in from behind and took out the family. Bray Wyatt and Kane stared each other down in the ring before Kane finally put his hands on Bray Wyatt. He got the early advantage, but the numbers game was too much for him to handle. Bray Wyatt hit his finisher on Kane to close the segment. He...
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WWE Title Match
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Special Referee: Triple H
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