After months of speculations, WWE finally revealed who will be facing John Cena at the upcoming SummerSlam PPV on this week’s episode of SmackDown Live.
Though surprisingly despite the heavy rumours of Cena challenging Jinder Mahal for the WWE title at the upcoming PPV, Officials went a completely different route and announced that Baron Corbin will be facing the Leader of Cenation at the Biggest Event Of The Summer.
After tonight’s SmackDown Live, here is the updated match card for the SummerSlam PPV:
Fatal 4 Way for the WWE Universal Championship
Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe vs. Braun Strowman vs. Brock Lesnar
WWE Championship Match
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jinder Mahal
SmackDown Women’s Championship Match
Natalya vs. Naomi
WWE United States Championship Match
Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles
Special Referee: Shane McMahon
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match
Akira Tozawa vs. Neville
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match
The Usos vs. The New Day
Big Cass vs. Big Show
Enzo Amore will be suspended above the ring in a shark cage.
Rusev vs. Randy Orton
Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt
John Cena vs. Baron Corbin
It’s worth noting here that Bayley was originally scheduled to challenge Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s Championship at the PPV but that match has been pulled out after she suffered a shoulder injury.
Now Sasha Banks and Nia Jax are scheduled to face each other on next week’s episode of Raw to determine the new #1 contender for the Raw Women’s Championship