The annual event will be broadcast live from the Brooklyn Barclays Center on the WWE network beginning at 7/6c on Sunday with a pre-show airing at 6/5c. Earlier this year Stewart got in a "feud" with WWE heavyweight champ Seth Rollins.
As noted, there have been reports overseas that WWE SummerSlam may be a 4 hour event this year. Luca Franchini, who does WWE announcing for Sky Italia in Italy, mentioned on Facebook that he was informed by WWE that SummerSlam…
Jon Stewart Attacks John Cena, Stephen Amell Takes Flight at WWE SummerSlam
While 'Arrow' star Stephen Amell performed admirably in his WWE in-ring debut, it was SummerSlam host Jon Stewart who played the biggest role in one of the biggest matches of the night. Stewart opened Sunday’s show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn sporting a retirement beard and a lot of enthusiasm. WWE champion Seth Rollins and U.S. champion/'Trainwreck' actor John Cena were squaring off in a great title-for-title match when the former 'Daily Show' host made his mark.
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Seth Rollins celebrates his victory over John Cena at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)