New Champion Crowned At WWE SummerSlam, Shawn Michaels Appears During Kickoff Show

Natalya wins the SmackDown Women’s Championship

Naomi defended her SmackDown Women’s Championship against Natalya during WWE SummerSlam.

Natalya slapped Naomi in the face to start off the match. Natalya then attacked Naomi in the corner and then slammed her to the mat. Naomi battled back and delivered a slap of her own to Natalya and Natalya rolled out of the ring. Naomi got on the ring apron and booted Natalya in the face. Naomi then connected with a Blockbuster off the ring apron.

The action returned to the ring and Natalya took control. Natalya stomped on Naomi in the corner and the referee was forced to break it up. Natalya then posed in the ring and then planted Naomi with a Suplex for a two count. Carmella and Ellsworth were shown watching the match backstage. Carmella was holding the MITB briefcase.

Naomi went for a roll up but Natalya kicked out at two and then leveled Naomi with a Clothesline. Naomi connected with a couple of kicks but Natalya responded by slamming her to the mat with a two count. Natalya then shouted “shut up” at the crowd who wasn’t making any noise at all. Natalya locked in the Abdominal Stretch in the middle of the ring.

Naomi battled out of the hold but Natalya once again connected with a Clothesline for a two count. Naomi hit a Russian Leg Sweep off the second rope and both Superstars crashed to the mat. Both Superstars got back to their feet and traded punches. Naomi got the upper-hand and connected with a spin kick. Naomi then slammed Natalya’s head into the mat for a two count.

Naomi hit a series of kicks but Natalya grabbed her leg and Naomi did a split in the ring. Natalya then hit a Dropkick to Naomi’s face for a two count. Naomi hung up Natalya between the ropes and then booted her in the back. Naomi then went to the ring apron and connected with a Leg Drop for a two count.

Natalya bounced Naomi’s head off the second turnbuckle but Naomi rolled Natalya up for a two count. Naomi went to apply a submission hold but Natalya blocked it and locked in the Sharpshooter in the middle of the ring. Naomi tried to get to the bottom rope but Natalya dragged her back to the center of the ring. Naomi was able to roll through and Natalya fell into the turnbuckle head-first.

Naomi went for the split-legged Moonsault but Natalya got her knees up. Natalya once again locked in the Sharpshooter for the submission victory.

Shawn Michaels appears as Colonel Sanders during SummerSlam Kickoff Show

Right before WWE SummerSlam went on the air, Shawn Michaels came down to the ring as Colonel Sanders as you can see in the video below.