On Friday Night SmackDown, a challenger for the SmackDown women’s title was determined after a Triple Brand Battle Royal involving the female talent.
Asuka won the battle royal and will now receive a title shot against Bayley for the SmackDown women’s title while also challenging Sasha Banks for the Raw women’s championship at SummerSlam.
The battle royal came down to Asuka and Shayna Baszler with Asuka reversing out of the Kirifuda Clutch to flip Baszler over the top to the floor.
On SmackDown, Mandy Rose challenged Sonya Deville to a Hair vs. Hair match stemming from the attack by Deville two weeks ago. Deville accepted the challenge and is the latest addition to the card next weekend.
Below is the updated card for SummerSlam on Sunday, August 23rd:
*Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton for the WWE title
*Braun Strowman vs. The Fiend for the Universal title
*Sasha Banks vs. Asuka for the Raw women’s title
*Bayley vs. Asuka for the SmackDown women’s title
*The Street Profits vs. Andrade & Angel Garza for the Raw tag titles
*Seth Rollins vs. Dominik Mysterio – Weapons are legal for Mysterio
*Apollo Crews vs. MVP for the United States title
*Mandy Rose vs. Sonya Deville in a Hair vs. Hair Match