In an exciting update, the SummerSlam 2023 match card has expanded with the addition of three highly anticipated matches.
Drew McIntyre will go head-to-head with Gunther, Ronda Rousey is set to take on Shayna Baszler, and Logan Paul will step into the ring with Ricochet. These encounters are scheduled to take place at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan on August 5th.
During the July 24th episode of Raw, Ricochet confronted Logan Paul, challenging him to a match at SummerSlam. However, instead of accepting the challenge in person, Paul launched a surprise attack on Ricochet from behind. Despite the ambush, Ricochet managed to fight back and gain the upper hand. Paul eventually accepted the challenge, setting the stage for an intense showdown.
Meanwhile, in backstage segments, Shayna Baszler made her intentions clear, issuing a challenge to Ronda Rousey. Baszler emphasized that their encounter would not be just a match, but a fight. Later on, Rousey accepted the challenge, setting the stage for a clash between these two formidable competitors.
In another exciting development, Drew McIntyre and Gunther had a heated face-to-face confrontation on Raw. McIntyre showcased his dominance by defeating Ludwig Kaiser in a match. Following his victory, McIntyre and Gunther engaged in a wild brawl that culminated in Gunther being driven through the announcer’s table.
What Other Matches Are Happening At SummerSlam?
Other confirmed matches for SummerSlam include Cody Rhodes vs Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins vs Finn Balor, Asuka vs Charlotte Flair vs Bianca Belair for the WWE Women’s Championship and Roman Reigns vs Jey Uso for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship.
Reigns facing off against Jey was confirmed on the July 21st SmackDown, whilst Lesnar attacked Cody on the July 17th edition of Raw and accepted Rhodes’ challenge. As SummerSlam draws closer, fans will eagerly await what the company will have in store for the biggest party of the summer.