Creeping ever closer to SummerSlam, WWE offered fans buildup for the WWE Championship match and the promise of fire.
One champion turned our stomachs and a bulking powerhouse had us shaking our heads. It was a week of reality show reverberations, welcome announcements and an excellent midweek match.
John Cena, Daniel Bryan and Alberto Del Rio were among the highlights, all doing their best to shut out the week's worst. From a duo splitting to a slowly-shaping SummerSlam card, here are the highs and lows of the WWE week.