By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches are advertised for WWE SummerSlam, which takes place tonight in Brooklyn, New York at Barclays Center.
-Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship.
-AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Championship.
-Alexa Bliss vs. Ronda Rousey for the Raw Women’s Championship.
-Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens (if Strowman loses the match in any fashion then Owens wins the Money in the Bank contract).
-Dolph Ziggler (w/Drew McIntyre) vs. Seth Rollins (w/Dean Ambrose) for the Intercontinental Championship.
-Carmella vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte in a Triple Threat for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
-Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz.
-Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jeff Hardy for the U.S. Championship.
-Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin.
-Bludgeon Brothers vs. New Day for the Smackdown Tag Titles.
-Cedric Alexander vs. Drew Gulak for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship (Kickoff Show).
-Rusev and Lana vs. Andrade Almas and Zelina Vega (Kickoff Show).
-Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas vs. The Revival for the Raw Tag Titles (Kickoff Show).
Powell’s POV: WWE is also advertising that Elias will perform “his greatest song” at SummerSlam. SummerSlam is advertised for a 6CT/7ET start and will be preceded by a two-hour Kickoff Show. Join me for live coverage beginning with the Kickoff Show notes at 4CT/5ET on Sunday. Jake Barnett and I will host an exclusive audio show for the members late tonight. For previews of tonight’s show, check below for Will Pruett’s video version and the latest Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell and my guest Matt Koon.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features referee Rob Page discussing the difficulty of reffing tag matches in the modern era, making three counts if a wrestler's shoulders are down even if it wasn't the planned finish, the growth of F1rst Wrestling, and more...