With big names like John Cena and Randy Orton being selected by SmackDown Live in the recent WWE Draft, a lot of pressure is put on the No. 1 overall draft pick — Seth Rollins — to show that he has what it takes to lead Monday Night Raw into the New Era. To that end, Rollins has been booked in one of the three main event matches for WWE SummerSlam 2016 when he faces Finn Bálor for the new WWE Universal Championship.

Since making an early return from injury at WWE Extreme Rules in May, Seth Rollins has been an integral part of WWE's main event scene. After winning the WWE World Heavyweight Championship from Roman Reigns at Money In The Bank, he lost the title almost immediately as Dean Ambrose cashed in the Money in the Bank contract he won earlier that same night. Since Rollins was drafted by Monday Night Raw while Ambrose was drafted to SmackDown Live, Rollins has set his sites on a new championship and hopes to leave SummerSlam with gold around his waist once again.

What follows is one part in a series of WWE SummerSlam history articles, in which we take a look at a WWE Superstar's record (such as Brock Lesnar, Dean Ambrose and Dolph Ziggler) at SummerSlam and see what their past experiences might tell us about that competitor at WWE SummerSlam 2016 on August 21.

Win-loss record at WWE SummerSlam

While Seth Rollins has only competed at SummerSlam twice, he's technically undefeated with a record of 2-0. Those wins include a Lumberjack Match in 2014 and a "Winner Takes All" title vs. title match last year. Although he didn't have a match in 2013, he did appear in the corner of Dean Ambrose (along with Roman Reigns) and helped ensure that his Shield brother didn't leave without his title.

WWE SummerSlam title matches

This year, Rollins makes WWE history by competing in a match to be crowned the first-ever WWE Universal Champion. At last year's event, he also made history by being a part of the first-ever SummerSlam match in which the WWE United States Championship and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship were on the line in the same match. It just goes to show that Rollins knows how to get the job done when it comes to high-profile marquee matches.

Worthy competition at SummerSlam

While he may only have two matches on his SummerSlam résumé, he certainly hasn't had easy opponents. In 2014, he faced Dean Ambrose while the ring was surrounded by Lumberjacks, a large number of which were not big fans of The Architect. Then, at SummerSlam 2015, he took the US title from John Cena to walk out of the event as a double-champion.

Predictions for SummerSlam 2016

WWE and the Monday Night Raw brand are placing a huge emphasis on the New Era to which the company currently finds itself adapting.

While Rollins certainly isn't considered an old school wrestler, he's not nearly as fresh of a face on Raw as NXT call-up Finn Bálor. While Seth was the first-ever NXT Champion, Finn is the most recent former NXT Champion. For the first time in a WWE ring, these two superstars clash in a match that could very easily steal the show at SummerSlam 2016.

As Raw competes with SmackDown, a lot can be said about a brand by who holds the world title. At the end of SummerSlam, the WWE World Heavyweight Champion will either be Dean Ambrose (who debuted on the WWE's main roster at the exact same time as Rollins) or Dolph Ziggler (who has been around twice as long as The Shield). In an attempt to show that they are truly the brand that embraces the New Era, Finn Bálor is likely to leave SummerSlam with Raw's new WWE Universal Championship.

WWE SummerSlam 2016 airs live, August 21, exclusively on the WWE NetworkSummerSlam will be available to stream on-demand immediately via the WWE Network. The SummerSlam Kick-Off Show begins at 7/6c.

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