The SmackDown Tag Team Championship match for SummerSlam is now official.
It will be The New Day challenging for The Bludgeon Brothers' titles at the August 19 pay-per-view. New Day were confirmed as Harper & Rowan's challengers when Big E & Kofi Kingston defeated Cesaro & Sheamus in the SmackDown tag team tournament finals tonight.
New Day defeated SAnitY in the first round of the four-team tournament, while Cesaro & Sheamus beat The Usos.
The Bludgeon Brothers were also back in action on SmackDown this week. In their first televised match since retaining against Daniel Bryan & Kane at Extreme Rules last month, Harper & Rowan squashed an enhancement team.
The updated SummerSlam card is listed below:
- Universal Champion Brock Lesnar defending against Roman Reigns
- Raw Women's Champion Alexa Bliss defending against Ronda Rousey
- WWE Champion AJ Styles defending against Samoa Joe
- Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz
- SmackDown Women's Champion Carmella defending against Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair in a triple threat match
- Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler defending against Seth Rollins
- United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura defending against Jeff Hardy
- Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens (If Owens wins, he gets Strowman's Money in the Bank briefcase)
- Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin
- SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bludgeon Brothers defending against The New Day
- WWE Cruiserweight Champion Cedric Alexander defending against Drew Gulak