It was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE. It took place on August 21, 2016 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. It was the twenty-ninth event under the SummerSlam chronology, the second consecutive SummerSlam at this particular venue and the first event under the new WWE brand extension. The event also crowned the first WWE Universal Champion.
Did You Know?
In a backstage segment AJ Styles , Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson known as The Club ( previously Bullet Club in NJPW) reunited after being split in the brand extension draft. This segment also marked an appearance from Finn Balor (who was the original leader of Bullet club in NJPW), this segment was also the first time Styles and Balor were seen together on Television. See more
Follows Royal Rumble