Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton officially announced for WWE SummerSlam on August 21 live in Brooklyn

During WWE Smackdown tonight on the USA Network, WWE officially confirmed Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton at SummerSlam on August 21 live in Brooklyn, New York.

We reported last night that news had leaked courtesy of Aftermath TV on Sportsnet 360 during the Smackdown airing in Canada that Orton, who has been out of action since November, would be facing Lesnar at WWE’s biggest event all summer.

Lesnar headlines UFC 200 this Saturday night in the main event against Mark Hunt in a three round heavyweight fight. Regardless of the outcome of his return to mixed martial arts, WWE has moved forward with promoting Lesnar for SummerSlam.