A new match has been officially announced for the upcoming WWE Money in the Bank PPV.
On Monday morning, WWE SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon revealed in a post on his official Twitter account that AJ Styles would defend the WWE Title against Shinsuke Nakamura at the Money in the Bank PPV.
— Shane McMahon (@shanemcmahon) May 14, 2018
It should be noted that although McMahon did not mention a stipulation for the match, WWE will likely add one during this week’s episode of SmackDown Live in London, England at the O2 Arena.
Styles and Nakamura have wrestled each other three times over the last month. Styles successfully retained the title against Nakamura at WrestleMania 34, they went to a double count-out at both the Greatest Royal Rumble and Backlash events.
The Money In The Bank pay-per-view event takes place on Sunday, June 17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois at the Allstate Arena and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets. Both Raw and SmackDown brands will be featured. Here is the updated card:
WWE Championship Match:
AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
Men’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match:
Braun Strowman vs. Finn Balor vs. The Miz vs. Rusev vs. 4 TBD
Women’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match:
Ember Moon vs. Charlotte Flair vs. 6 TBD
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