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WWE Women's Championship rematch officially set for SummerSlam


It will once again be a battle of two architects of WWE's women's wrestling revolution for the WWE Women's Championship at SummerSlam.

Sasha Banks will defend her recently acquired championship against Charlotte at WWE's biggest event of the summer. Banks defeated Charlotte to win the championship for the first time on the inaugural Raw of the post-draft era.

WWE tweeted on Saturday morning, "BREAKING: WWE Women’s Champion @SashaBanksWWE will defend her title vs. @MsCharlotteWWE at @SummerSlam Aug. 21 on @WWENetwork."

Our Dave Meltzer first reported that the rematch would happen at SummerSlam.

Meltzer also reported that, though the title change was originally supposed to happen at SummerSlam, the decision was made to kick off the brand-extension with a big title change and important moment on Monday's Raw.

Meltzer and Bryan Alvarez had discussed on Wednesday's edition of Wrestling Observer Radio that the decision to switch the title might have been made because Charlotte was taking time off, but Meltzer later clarified that her schedule is packed over the next few weeks.