The Observer previously reported that the Fatal 4 Way, which saw Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss capture the titles by defeating former champions The IIconics, Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose, and Asuka and Kairi Sane, was scheduled for the SummerSlam card. The match ended up happening on this week's go-home RAW episode. There's no word yet on why Heyman moved the match, but it was speculated that he may have figured the title change would mean more with a longer match, which they could do on RAW, and it could be showcased better on RAW instead of being a forgotten part of a long pay-per-view card.
It's interesting that Cross and Bliss won the titles as Asuka and Sane were being groomed for the titles not too long ago.
In other news on the SummerSlam card, Drew McIntyre vs. Cedric Alexander was on the internal line-up last week but it was not announced on Monday's RAW and as of Thursday morning it was not scheduled to happen. WWE officials still have meetings planned to finalize the SummerSlam card this week, so it's possible that they confirm another match or two.
SummerSlam takes place on Sunday from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Below is the updated announced card:
WWE Universal Title Match
Seth Rollins vs. Brock Lesnar (c)
WWE Title Match
Randy Orton vs. Kofi Kingston (c)
Submission Match for the RAW Women's Title
Natalya vs. Becky Lynch (c)
SmackDown Women's Title Match
Ember Moon vs. Bayley (c)
WWE United States Title Match
Ricochet vs. AJ Styles (c)
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match
Oney Lorcan vs. Drew Gulak (c)
Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens
Owens will quit WWE if he loses.
Bray Wyatt vs. Finn Balor
Dolph Ziggler vs. Bill Goldberg
Trish Stratus vs. Charlotte Flair
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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