WWE SummerSlam 2012: Everything You Need to Know Before Tonight's Event

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WWE SummerSlam 2012: Everything You Need to Know Before Tonight's Event
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The STAPLES Center is the setting yet again for the second-biggest event of the year. Tonight is when the biggest party of the summer has its silver anniversary edition. The 25th SummerSlam has familiar faces that are raising a lot of questions.

Can a long-time United States Champion fend off the advances of a Swiss strongman that has been close to unstoppable? Can a champion who thinks he is awesome prevent a former world champion from adding another accolade in his home state? Can a tag team on the top of their game prevent two newcomers, now without management, from making a big splash?

Two former world champions with histories of anger issues clash in a match in the shadow of Hollywood that has the makings of a Charlie Sheen sighting all over it.

The World Heavyweight Championship is on the line after all, as the reigning champion requested the match against a vindictive and unforgiving aristocrat. Meanwhile, a young star that likes to show off, with a future world title match in his hands, tries to prove that one of the greatest of this generation cannot win a big match anymore.

In the two main events, a giant man and a giant personality try to take the company's top prize from the man that has held it all year long. Also, an all-time great and current corporate figure in WWE tries to stop the natural disaster that is a former world champion in both pro wrestling and mixed martial arts.

There’s a lot of information to look over for SummerSlam. Consider this your cheat sheet. Follow this article to have every match previewed and predicted, along with another article from another writer that coincides with each match.

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