Following tonight’s SmackDown Live, we have multiple matches confirmed for SummerSlam later this month, including the WWE Championship match.
After another controversial ending to their rematch tonight, AJ Styles will defend the WWE United States Championship against Kevin Owens at SummerSlam, with Shane McMahon acting as the special guest referee for that match.
Also, after defeating Chad Gable in a heated contest, Rusev demanded an opponent for SummerSlam, and received his answer in the form of Randy Orton. The match has been confirmed, and Orton/Rusev is official for SummerSlam.
Finally, after his victory tonight in the main event, Shinsuke Nakamura will challenge Jinder Mahal at SummerSlam for the WWE Championship.
Here is your updated card for SummerSlam:
WWE Universal Championship Fatal Four Way:
(If Lesnar loses, he leaves WWE)
Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe vs. Braun Strowman
WWE Championship Match:
Jinder Mahal vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
WWE United States Championship Match: (Shane McMahon as Guest Referee)
AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens
WWE Womens Championship Match:
Alexa Bliss vs. Bayley
SmackDown Womens Championship Match:
Naomi vs. Natalya
Rusev vs. Randy Orton