Things took a sharp turn during tonight’s episode of Raw as the audience got to see two matches originally announced for SummerSlam 6 days earlier.
The first bout was for the Cruiserweight Championship between Neville and Akira Tozawa in which Tozawa was victorious and he became the new Cruiserweight Champion
Later it was announced that the former Cruiserweight Champion will get his rematch for the title and he’ll face the new title holder Tozawa at the upcoming SummerSlam PPV.
The second SummerSlam match which fans got to witness early was between Finn Balor and Bray Wyatt in which the Eater of Worlds came out victorious clean.
However, after the match, Wyatt covered Balor in fake blood to humiliate the former Universal Champion after which Finn demanded a rematch against the former Leader Of Wyatt Family at the PPV this Sunday.
The match was granted by the General Manager Kurt Angle and later it was revealed that the former NXT Champion will be bringing back his Demon Avatar at SummerSlam for his match.
During the show, it was also announced the Sheamus and Cesaro will be defending the Raw tag titles against Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose at the next PPV. After tonight’s Raw here is the updated match card for SummerSlam:
Fatal 4 Way for the WWE Universal Title
Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe vs. Braun Strowman vs. Brock Lesnar
WWE Title Match
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jinder Mahal
SmackDown Women’s Title Match
Natalya vs. Naomi
RAW Women’s Title Match
Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss
WWE United States Title Match
Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles
Special Referee: Shane McMahon
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match
Neville vs. Akira Tozawa
SmackDown Tag Team Title Match
The Usos vs. The New Day
RAW Tag Team Title Match
Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins vs. Cesaro and Sheamus
Big Cass vs. Big Show
Enzo Amore will be suspended above the ring in a shark cage.
Finn Balor (Demon Balor) vs. Bray Wyatt
Rusev vs. Randy Orton
John Cena vs. Baron Corbin