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Highlights from WWE's SummerSlam news conference

Today in Los Angeles, streamed worldwide via WWE's many web and app platforms (I watched on YouTube), WWE held a news conference in advance of Sunday's SummerSlam. This year marks the 26th edition of the event, with the past five held at the Staples Center.

Triple H made remarks about that statistic, noting that SummerSlam has been sold out for the past five years at the home of the Lakers, Clippers and Kings. He also joked about being a special guest referee in Sunday's WWE title match between John Cena and Daniel Bryan.  "Nothing ever goes wrong in WWE when you have a special referee."

Bryan, the challenger, noted that this was the first time WWE has...