Sheamus accepts Damian Priest’s U.S. Title match challenge for WWE SummerSlam

Sheamus agrees to defend the U.S. Title against Damian Priest at SummerSlam

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The U.S. Title is going to be defended at SummerSlam.

WWE United States Champion Sheamus and Damian Priest both scored singles victories on tonight’s edition of Raw. Sheamus defeated Ricochet and Damian Priest picked up a win over John Morrison. Coming off of their respective wins, the two talents will meet at SummerSlam on August 21st for the United States Championship.

Following Priest’s win over Morrison, he brought up Sheamus’ name during his in-ring promo. Sheamus then made his way out to the entrance ramp and addressed Priest. This led to Priest issuing the challenging for SummerSlam and Sheamus accepting.

Sheamus has been reigning as U.S. Champion since April when he defeated Riddle on night two of WrestleMania 37.  The SummerSlam match card currently has seven bouts with the addition of Priest versus Sheamus.

  • Raw Women’s Championship — Triple-Threat Match: Nikki A.S.H. (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Rhea Ripley
  • WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns (c) (w/ Paul Heyman) vs. John Cena
  • WWE Championship: Bobby Lashley (c) (w/ MVP) vs. Goldberg
  • SmackDown Tag Team Championships: The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) (c) vs. Dominik & Rey Mysterio
  • SmackDown Women’s Championship: Bianca Belair (c) vs. Sasha Banks
  • Edge vs. Seth Rollins
  • WWE United States Championship: Sheamus (c) vs. Damian Priest
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