June 21, 2024

Big title match announced for Summerslam kickoff show

"The B Team" to defend their tag team title at Summerslam kickoff show

The B Team defeated The Revival and The Deletors of Worlds in a controversial manner on Monday Night Raw tonight to retain the RAW tag team championships. The Revivals took the advantage and were almost going to pin Bray Wyatt before Curtis Axel attacked and succeeded with lateral press on Wyatt to retain the title.

This has brought us to a new feud arising between “The Revival” and “The B Team” and WWE has made the match official at WWE Summerslam kickoff show for RAW Tag team championship.

The Summerslam felt short of tag team matches but the company made sure that the tag team division also enjoys its part at the biggest event of summer.

The kickoff show in India will start at 2.30 AM on Monday(20 August). The main event will start two hours subsequently to the kickoff show from 4.30 AM.

Earlier there were two matches planned for the kickoff show

  1. The real life couple of Lana and Rusev will take on Zelina Vega and Andrade Almas in a mixed tag team match
  2. Cedric Alexander will defend his cruserweight championship against Drew Gulak

Matches lined up at Summerslam

  • Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns (Universal championship)
  • AJ Styles (c) vs. Samoa Joe (WWE championship)
  • Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Ronda Rousey (Raw women’s championship)
  • Carmella (c) vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair (SmackDown women’s championship)
  • Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. Seth Rollins (Intercontinental championship)
  • Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Jeff Hardy (U.S. championship)
  • The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. The New Day (SmackDown tag team championship)
  • Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens (Money in the Bank contract match)
  • Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin
  • Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz
  • The B-Team vs. The Revival (Raw tag team championship, Kickoff match)
  • Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Drew Gulak (Cruiserweight championship, Kickoff match)
  • Rusev & Lana vs. Andrade Almas & Zelina Vega (Kickoff match)

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