Another tag team match is added to the already-packed WWE SummerSlam 2018 card, while several superstars are dealing with injuries.
-Maria Kanellis suffered a broken wrist at the WWE Performance Center while training for her comeback after giving birth.
-Renee Young will be the first female commentator in WWE Raw history this Monday night as she fills in for Jonathan Coachman. Congratulations to arguably the best on-air wrestling interviewer of the last decade.
-Mae Young Classic 2018 competitor and WWE NXT roster member Tegan Nox (Nixon Newell) suffered a left leg injury during her match with Rhea Ripley. Nox is coming off of a torn ACL that kept her out for a year and is rumored to have a broken leg this time around. We wish Nox the very best during this tough time.
-Elias will be performing at the Gramercy Theater in New York City on Saturday, August 18 at 5:30pm/ET. The concert takes place just a couple hours before NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4 at the Barclays Center. Tickets are available here.
-John Cena vs. Kevin Owens is the second match announced for WWE Super-ShowDown, the WWE Network exclusive stadium show taking place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground venue in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday, October 6. The Undertaker vs. Triple H for the first time since WrestleMania 28 in 2012 is also confirmed for the show. Tickets are available here.
-WWE is investigating claims of Randy Orton sexually harassing writers in the mid-2000s. Full story here.
-WWE posted a classic SummerSlam match from 2009: Rey Mysterio vs. Dolph Ziggler for the IC Title.
-Colt Cabana is suing his former best friend CM Punk for unpaid legal bills stemming from the WWE doctor Chris Amann defamation trial they won in June. Get all the details here.
-WWE SummerSlam 2018 takes place August 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY and airs live on the WWE Network.
Current WWE SummerSlam 2018 Card:
SummerSlam 2018 Card on PPV – 7pm/ET
WWE Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) with Paul Heyman vs. Roman Reigns
WWE Championship: AJ Styles (c) vs. Samoa Joe
WWE Raw Women’s Championship: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey
Money in The Bank Contract Match: Mr. MITB Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens – Strowman can lose his MITB contract by disqualification
WWE Intercontinental Championship: Dolph Ziggler (c) with Drew Mcintyre vs. Seth Rollins – Rumored return of Dean Ambrose
WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship Triple Threat Match: Carmella (c) vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair
Finn Balor vs. Constable Baron Corbin
The Miz vs. Daniel Bryan
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Titles: Bludgeon Bros. – Luke Harper, Erick Rowan (c) vs. The New Day – Combination of Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Big E
WWE United States Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Jeff Hardy
WWE SummerSlam 2018 Kickoff 5pm/ET:
Rusev and Lana vs. Andrade Cien Almas and Zelina Vega
WWE Raw Tag Team Championship: The B-Team (c) – Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas vs. The Revival (Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder)
WWE Cruiserweight Championship: Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Drew Gulak
Bobby Lashley vs. Elias
Rumored SummerSlam 2018 Matches:
WWE United States Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Randy Orton
-Is WWE Network worth your money in 2018? Find out by watching our detailed review here!
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