As promised by Smackdown Live General Manager Paige, we found out who would be the next person in line to challenge for the WWE Championship. We broke the news last week that WWE was advertising Samoa Joe vs. AJ Styles at SummerSlam.
Joe attacked Styles during the contract signing while Paige was tossing James Ellsworth out of the arena. After the beatdown, he signed the contract.
Here is the updated card:
WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Roman Reigns
AJ Styles (Champion) vs. Samoa Joe
Raw Women’s Championship
Alexa Bliss (Champion) vs. Ronda Rousey
Smackdown Women’s Championship
Carmella (Champion) vs. Becky Lynch
Dolph Ziggler (Champion) vs. Seth Rollins
Smackdown Tag Team Championship
The Bludgeon Brothers vs. TBD
Match for the Money In The Bank contract
Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens
SummerSlam will take place on Sunday, August 19 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.