WWE Summerslam Preview

Along with The Royal Rumble, Wrestlemania and Survivor Series, WWE Summerslam is one the big four pay per view events of the year. Sunday will mark the 30th edition of Summerslam and there are no less than thirteen matches currently scheduled to take place with eight championships on the line. Superstars from both Raw and Smackdown Brands will compete during the event.

For anyone interested in the event and popping in to see what is going on in the crazy world of WWE here is a quick preview of the matches already announced.

1. Brock Lesnar (C) vs. Braun Strowman vs. Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe (Universal Championship)
Lesnar defends his title against Strowman, Reigns and Samoa Joe in what is rumoured to be Lesnar’s last appearance with the company for a while should he lose.

2. Jinder Mahal (C) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (WWE Championship)
Unlikely Champion Mahal faces the exciting fan favourite Nakamura for premier title in WWE, with Mahal fresh from his lucky escape on this week’s Smackdown Live.

3. Alexa Bliss (C) vs. Sasha Banks (Raw Women’s Championship)
One of the company’s biggest heels, Bliss takes on Banks (who happens to be Snoop Dogg’s cousin) for the Raw Womens Championship in what has the potential to be one of the best matches of the night.

4. AJ Styles (C) vs. Kevin Owens (United States Championship)
Both competitors here are former world champions in WWE and further afield, and promise to put on a great exhibition for Smackdown’s secondary singles title in the latest instalment of their long feud

5. Sheamus & Cesaro (C)  vs. Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose (Raw Tag Team Championship)
Sheamus and Cesaro defend their titles against former Shield members in a match that will interest all Irish fans with three former World Champions on display along with the talented Cesaro.

6. Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt
Another matchup between two former World Champions, Balor (Universal) and Wyatt (WWE). Balor will be reintroducing his Demon King persona to up the theatrics in this match up with the bizarre leader of the Wyatt Family.

7. Naomi (C) vs. Natalya (SmackDown Women’s Championship)
Natalya challenges Naomi after becoming the numebr one contender by virtue of winning a Fatal Four Way at last Month’s Battleground PPV.

8. Big Show vs. Big Cass
This is a grudge match between the ‘Bigs’ over Cass’ treatment of former friend Enzo Amore.

9. John Cena vs. Baron Corbin
There will be no love lost in this contest after Cena cost Corbin his Money In The Bank opportunity on Smackdown Live

10. Randy Orton vs. Rusev
Orton faces Rusev after accepting the Bulgarian open challenge a couple of weeks ago on Smackdown.

Summerslam Pre-Show Matches

11. Neville vs. Akira Tozawa (C) (Cruiserweight Championship)
Englishman Neville looks to regain the title he lost to Tozawa on the latest edition of Monday’s Raw.

12.The New Day (C) vs. The Usos (SmackDown Tag Team Championship)
The New Day and The Usos continue their intense rivalry over Smackdown’s tag titles

13. Jason Jordan and The Hardy Boyz vs. The Miz, Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel

This match up was announced on Thursday 17th of August and will mark the return to Summerslam of either of WWE Legends, The Hardy Boyz’ for the first time since Jeff’s appearance in the main event of the 2009 edition.

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