First Match Announced For WWE SummerSlam Kickoff Show

The first match has been announced for the upcoming SummerSlam Kickoff Show. That contest will see Lana and Rusev vs. Zelina Vega and Andrade Almas in a mixed tag team match.

The SummerSlam pay-per-view event takes place on Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets. WWE will be announcing more matches for this show in the coming weeks.

The Card

WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns

WWE Champion AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe

WWE RAW Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss vs. Ronda Rousey

WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler vs. Seth Rollins

WWE United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jeff Hardy

WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Carmella vs. Becky Lynch Charlotte Flair – Triple Threat Match

Kevin Owens vs. Braun Strowman – if Owens wins then he gets the MITB contract

Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin

WWE Cruiserweight Champion Cedric Alexander vs. Drew Gulak

Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz

WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bludgeon Brothers vs. The New Day

Lana & Rusev vs. Zelina Vega & Andrade Almas – Kickoff Show Match

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