There’s one confirmed match up to now for WWE SummerSlam 2022: Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns in a Final Man Standing showdown for the Undisputed WWE Common Championship.
SummerSlam is one in every of WWE’s “massive 4” annual pay-per-views together with WrestleMania, Royal Rumble and Survivor Collection. The corporate tries to stack up the cardboard with top-tier skills for SummerSlam. That may presumably embody 16-time World Champion John Cena, who’s slated to return on Uncooked subsequent week.
Within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription required), Dave Meltzer advised that the plan is for Cena to face United States Champion Concept at SummerSlam.
“What will likely be extra notable is after the announcement of the anticipated John Cena vs. Concept will Cena present the additional field workplace magic for this present that he did for Uncooked this week in Laredo, TX for his return,” Meltzer wrote. “As well as, the heavy promotion doesn’t begin till after 7/2.”
Cena’s final WWE match occurred at SummerSlam 2021 — the place he fell to Roman Reigns in a Common Championship match. A victory would have made Cena a 17-time World Champion, breaking the file he at the moment shares with Ric Aptitude. However with Reigns set to face Lesnar at SummerSlam, Cena must wait patiently for his subsequent alternative to grow to be a 17-time World Champion.
There have been a number of latest teases relating to a Cena-Concept match. The wrestler-turned-actor recently stated that Concept is his favourite wrestler, and that the USA Champion is in want of an Perspective Adjustment. Apparently, WWE chairman Vince McMahon apparnetly views Concept as a younger Cena.
Will Cena Put One other Star Over?
With Cena engaged on a part-time foundation, WWE hasn’t been shy in having him put over youthful skills. The selfless Cena has put over the likes of Kevin Owens (2015), Roman Reigns (twice), Shinsuke Nakamura, Bray Wyatt and Seth ROllins.
It definitely would not be a shock if McMahon determined to have Concept defeat Cena at SummerSlam. If the WWE chairman views a youthful expertise as a rising star, he will not wish to waste the chance to reinforce their push. For Concept, a win over Cena would definitely assist him attain the following stage.
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