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Following NXT Takeover, the main WWE roster takes over the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Sunday night for Summerslam.
Included is the first-ever WWE Universal champion, Dean Ambrose’s latest WWE Title defense, A.J. Styles vs. John Cena, and the headline match of Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton.
Plus, every title is on the line, there is mystery about who will replace Eva Marie in a Smackdown six-woman tag match, and three pre-show matches are scheduled for the two-hour lead-in.
It all starts at 5:00 p.m. EST with the two-hour pre-show, then the main Summerslam PPV starts at 7:00 p.m. EST on WWE Network…
Updated Summerslam PPV Line-up
- Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton
- WWE World Hvt. Title match: Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler
- WWE Universal Title match: Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor for new title
- A.J. Styles vs. John Cena
- Women’s Title re-match: Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte (w/out Dana Brooke – banned from ringside)
- U.S. Title match: Rusev vs. Roman Reigns
- Tag Title match: New Day (Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods) vs. The Club (Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows)
- Chris Jericho & Kevin Owens vs. Enzo Amore & Big Cass
- IC Title match: The Miz vs. Apollo Crews
- Smackdown Women’s Division: Natalya & Alexa Bliss & (replacement for Eva Marie) vs. Becky Lynch & Carmella & Naomi in a six-woman tag match
- Pre-Show: Cesaro vs. Sheamus – Best-of-Seven Series Match #1
- Pre-Show: The Dudleys vs. Sami Zayn & Neville
- Pre-Show: American Alpha & The Usos & Hype Bros. vs. The Ascension & Tyler Breeze & Fandango & The Vaudevillains in a 12-man tag match