Night of Champions this year, headlined by the John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar rematch, is considered to be more important than SummerSlam because the first six month of WWE Network subscriptions expires on September 2nd. Night of Champions is considered to be the first big hook for hardcore fans to renew.
SummerSlam drew a sellout crowd of over 14,000 on Sunday night at the Staples Center. On TV they announced the attendance as 17,357.
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