With the WWE’s second biggest pay-per-view of the year less than two weeks away, it is already looking like this year's SummerSlam will live up to its moniker of “the biggest event of the summer."
CM Punk’s recent heel turn, in-ring returns of legends such as Brock Lesnar and Triple H and, of course, the potential involvement of Charlie Sheen have all contributed to the growing sense of anticipation surrounding the event.
But how does it rank among the other PPVs we've seen this year?
The star power on offer at SummerSlam may indeed be enough to make it one of the best shows of 2012.
Here is a closer look at the year’s earlier PPVs and how they compare.