SummerSlam (2013)

2013 professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by WWE

SummerSlam (2013) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view show made by WWE. It was held on August 18, 2013 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. It was the twenty-sixth yearly SummerSlam event that the WWE held.

SummerSlam (2013)
Tagline(s)Best vs The Beast
"Reach for the Stars" by Major Lazer ft. Wyclef Jean
"Gold Rush" by Clinton Sparks ft. 2 Chainz, Macklemore & D.A.
DateAugust 18, 2013
VenueStaples Center
CityLos Angeles, California
Pay-per-view chronology
Money in the Bank (2013) SummerSlam (2013) Night of Champions (2013)
SummerSlam chronology
SummerSlam (2012) SummerSlam (2013) SummerSlam (2014)


# Matches Stipulations Times
SummerSlam Kickoff (Pre-show) Rob Van Dam (with Mark Henry and Big Show) defeated Dean Ambrose (c) (with Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns) by disqualification[1] Singles match for the WWE United States Championship 13:38
1 Bray Wyatt (with Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) defeated Kane[2] Ring of Fire match 07:49
2 Cody Rhodes defeated Damien Sandow[3] Singles match 11:09
3 Alberto Del Rio (c) defeated Christian by submission[4] Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship 12:29
4 Natalya (with The Funkadactyls Cameron and Naomi) defeated Brie Bella (with Eva Marie and Nikki Bella) by submission[5] Singles match 04:19
5 Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) defeated CM Punk[6] No Disqualification match 25:17
6 Dolph Ziggler and Kaitlyn defeated Big E Langston and AJ Lee[7] Mixed tag team match 6:45
7 Daniel Bryan defeated John Cena (c)[8] Singles match for the WWE Championship with Triple H as special guest referee 26:34
8 Randy Orton defeated Daniel Bryan (c)[8] Singles match for the WWE Championship with Triple H as special guest referee
(Orton cashed in his Money in the Bank)
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match


  1. "Rob Van Dam def. United States Champion Dean Ambrose by disqualification (Kickoff Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2013-10-31.
  2. "Bray Wyatt def. Kane (Ring of Fire Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2013-10-31.
  3. "Cody Rhodes def. Damien Sandow". WWE. Retrieved 2013-10-31.
  4. "World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio def. Christian". WWE. Retrieved 2013-10-31.
  5. "Natalya def. Brie Bella". WWE. Retrieved 2013-10-31.
  6. "Brock Lesnar def. CM Punk (No Disqualification Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2013-10-31.
  7. "Dolph Ziggler & Kaitlyn def. Big E Langston & Divas Champion AJ Lee". WWE. Retrieved 2013-10-31.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Daniel Bryan def. WWE Champion John Cena; Randy Orton cashed in his Money in the Bank contract on Bryan to become WWE Champion". WWE. Retrieved 2013-10-31.

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