TOPS: WWE SummerSlam

The pinnacle of WWE’s summer is SummerSlam – one of the “big four” premium live events. SummerSlam is generally reserved for the hottest angles and feuds post-WrestleMania. This year, the event is headlined by “The Tribal Chief” Roman Reigns, who has ruled over WWE for 700 days, and “The Beast” Brock Lesnar in a Last Man Standing Match. Once again, the legendary Paul Heyman is set to be an x-factor.

As is, here are my Top 10 favorite wrestling matches and moments from “The Biggest Party of the Summer:”

Will Kharma (Kia Stevens) return to the WWE?

In early 2011, promo videos for Kharma (Kia Stevens) began airing on WWE Television.  Stevens, who’d gained prominence as Awesome Kong on TNA Impact, had an impending debut with the WWE.  Following the Extreme Rules match between Layla El and Michelle McCool, Kharma debuted and put an exclaimation point on the end of Michelle McCool’s WWE career when she delivered…

Will the Phoenix rise again?

Tonight, “The Glamazon” Beth Phoenix wrapped up her career with WWE.  In her last match against AJ Lee, Phoenix initially lost via roll-up, but acting RAW supervisor Vickie Guerrero restarted the match, allowing Phoenix to pick up the win with the Glam Slam.  The bittersweet victory comes on the heels of speculation that Beth Phoenix would…