By WILFRED JIBRIL
The Beast Incarnate, Brock Lesnar, will be defending his Universal Championship against the Big Dog, Roman Reigns at this year’s SummerSlam Pay-Per-View event of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) holding at Backlays Centre, Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, August 19, 2018.
Reigns had lost to Lesnar in controversial circumstances when they locked horns in a similar match at the Great Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View event held in Saudi Arabia earlier this year.
There is the likelihood that Mr ‘Monster’ in the Bank, Braun Strowman, will cash in his Money in the Bank contract on the winner of this match.
Samoa Joe of SmackDown Live will be challenging AJ Styles for the WWE Championship while the Architect and King’s Slayer, Seth Rollins of Raw, hopes to reclaim the Intercontinental Championship from the Show-off, Dolph Ziggler.
Jeff Hardy also of SmackDown Live appears set to wrest the United States Championship from Shinsuke Nakamura. The B Team will defend their Raw Tag Team championships against The Revival while the New Day will attempt to unleash all in their wrestling armoury to grab the SmackDown Tag Team championships from the Bludgeon Brothers.
The Baddest Woman on the Planet, Rowdy Ronda Rousey looks ready to crush Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s championship while Charlotte Flair seeks to equal the record of Mickie James by winning the Women’s championship for the sixth time as she takes on Carmella, the SmackDown Women’s champion.
In the Cruiserweight category, Cedric Alexander will be defending his title against Drew Gulak.
In non-title matches, the Monster Among Men, Braun Strowman ,will square up against Kevin Owens, Finn Balor will confront Raw Constable, Baron Corbin and Daniel Bryan will take on The Miz.
There will be a mixed tag team match between the team of Rusev and Lana and the team of Andrade “Cien” Almas and Zelina Vega.
By WILFRED JIBRIL