WWE has quietly announced a new championship match for SummerSlam in two weeks from Brooklyn, New York airing live on the WWE Network.
Shinsuke Nakamura will defend the WWE United States Championship against Jeff Hardy. As of now, Randy Orton will not be involved to make it a triple threat match unless plans change on television the next two weeks on Smackdown Live.
Earlier this week, the previously announced Smackdown Women’s Championship match between Carmella and Becky Lynch was changed to a triple threat match involving Charlotte Flair after Charlotte earned a shot with a win on Tuesday night.
Here is the updated card for SummerSlam on August 19:
WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns
AJ Styles (c) vs. Samoa Joe
RAW Women’s Championship
Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Ronda Rousey
If Strowman loses, Owens gets his Money in the Bank Briefcase
Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens
WWE Intercontinental Championship
Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. Seth Rollins
WWE United States Championship
Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Jeff Hardy
Smackdown Women’s Championship – Triple Threat
Carmella (c) vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair
Smackdown Tag Team Championships
The Bludgeon Brothers (c’s) vs. Winners of Smackdown Tag Team Tournament
WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Drew Gulak
WWE continues to tease Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz as a potential match for the card.