*** WWE SummerSlam 2021 will happen on a SATURDAY as a substitute of its ordinary Sunday night slot. ***
That is proper: in a significant shift in custom, WWE SummerSlam 2021 will happen on a Saturday, not a Sunday.
That is nice information for Brits who’ve work on Mondays as it is going to nonetheless be the Greatest Social gathering of the Summer season.
With the WWE lastly hitting its post-lockdown stride and getting used to performing in entrance of packed homes, it guarantees to be one hell of an occasion.
WWE SummerSlam 2021 takes place on Saturday, August 21, 2021 on the Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada.
The TV begin time of SummerSlam 2021 is but to be confirmed, although Ticketmaster is itemizing a 4.30pm PT begin time (7.30pm ET, and 12.30am on Sunday, August 22 within the UK).
Taking part in out within the dwelling of the Las Vegas Raiders, it is solely the second SummerSlam to be held in a soccer stadium of any kind, and the primary was SummerSlam 1992, which came about on the previous Wembley Stadium in London, England.
What is the full match card and predictions for WWE SummerSlam 2021?
WWE Common Championship: Roman Reigns (c) vs. John Cena
John Cena returned to WWE at Cash within the Financial institution final month, forward of the discharge of The Suicide Squad.
Hollywood Cena quickly laid down the problem to Common Champion Reigns, kicking off the ‘Summer season of Cena’.
Whereas Cena is driving excessive in Hollywood, this WWE run is about to be short-lived, so count on the Head of the Desk to nonetheless be Reigns as soon as the SummerSlam celebration is over.
PREDICTION: Roman Reigns
WWE Championship: Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Goldberg
Goldberg, one other legend of the previous, is again in WWE, this time to problem Bobby Lashley.
Lashley has been a powerful champion up to now and is arguably on the perfect run of his profession, although sadly that does not imply he will not escape the Goldberg spear.
However hopefully Goldberg will not be sticking round too lengthy and Lashley can proceed his dominance and someday get the Brock Lesnar match all of us actually need to see.
Uncooked Ladies’s Championship: Nikki A.S.H. (c) vs. Charlotte Aptitude vs. Rhea Ripley
Charlotte Aptitude received her thirteenth ladies’s championship (or eleventh if NXT does not rely) at Cash within the Financial institution, defeating Rhea Ripley.
However you aren’t getting to double-figure title reigns with prolonged runs, and Charlotte ended up dropping her Uncooked Ladies’s Championship THE NEXT DAY to Cash within the Financial institution winner Nikki A.S.H.
Sadly, Nikki’s ‘virtually a superhero’ character feels short-lived and WWE appears decided to have Charlotte equal her father Ric Aptitude’s variety of championship reigns.
PREDICTION: Charlotte Aptitude
SmackDown Ladies’s Championship: Bianca Belair (c) vs. Sasha Banks
Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair’s match at WrestleMania 37 made historical past as the primary time two Black Superstars had headlined an occasion and solely the second time a ladies’s match had fundamental evented.
With the rematch going down at SummerSlam, all eyes are on Bianca and Sasha to have one other show-stealing match.
Bianca has up to now risen to the event as SmackDown ladies’s champion however Sasha has additionally been on high type since her return.
It is a exhausting one to name however Bianca may have the sting over The Boss right here.
PREDICTION: Bianca Belair
SmackDown tag workforce championship: The Usos (c) vs. The Mysterios
Twin brothers Jimmy and Jey Uso tackle the father-son duo of Rey and Dominik Mysterio.
It is a rematch from Cash within the Financial institution final month however now extra tensions have been teased between Rey and Dominik.
With father and son maybe not on the identical web page, it is uncertain they’re going to be capable of get the job accomplished this time.
PREDICTION: The Usos
Edge vs. Seth Rollins
A little bit of a dream match for some as Corridor of Famer Edge takes on Seth Rollins.
The build-up to this match has been a few of each males’s greatest work lately, with Seth blaming Edge for getting a championship alternative earlier than him.
If the chemistry’s there within the ring, this has the potential to be one of many evening’s show-stealers.
PREDICTION: Seth Rollins
United States Championship: Sheamus (c) vs. Damian Priest
Damian Priest teamed up with singer Dangerous Bunny at WrestleMania, defeating The Miz and John Morrison.
Since then it is felt as if WWE’s been in a holding sample with Priest, ready to tug the set off on one thing huge.
SummerSlam seems like the proper alternative to coronate Priest as a future high star.
PREDICTION: Damian Priest
Drew McIntyre vs. Jinder Mahal
Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal have loads of historical past collectively in WWE, having beforehand been part of 3MB with Heath Slater.
On the street to SummerSlam their feud has been considerably overshadowed by McIntyre’s sword and his penchant for telling lengthy, historic tales.
This feud looks like an try to hold Drew out of the title image for some time as he builds up favour once more with the returning crowds.
PREDICTION: Drew McIntyre
What date and begin time is WWE SummerSlam 2021 within the UK?
WWE SummerSlam 2021 will happen within the UK within the late hours of Saturday, August 21 into Sunday, August 22.
There’ll in all probability be a two-hour Kick-Off Present.
What date and begin time is WWE SummerSlam 2021 within the US?
WWE SummerSlam 2021 takes place within the US on Saturday, August 21 with the TV begin time TBA, however an in-stadium begin time listed by Ticketmaster as 4.30pm PT (7.30pm ET)
There’ll in all probability be a two-hour Kick-Off Present.
How do I watch WWE SummerSlam2021?
The venue for WWE SummerSlam 2021 is Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada and tickets are accessible now.
On TV, you possibly can watch on the WWE Community (direct within the UK, or by way of Peacock within the US) which we extremely suggest, or if you do not have a quick and dependable web connection, the extra conventional – and costly – pay-per-view.
How do I dwell stream WWE SummerSlam 2021 on the WWE Community?
To observe the premium tier for dwell PPVs, which incorporates WWE SummerSlam 2021, the WWE Community is priced at £9.99 monthly within the UK – first-time subscribers get a month free.
You possibly can entry it by way of the next platforms and units – click on for information on methods to entry with every app:
Within the US, to entry the WWE Community you have to subscribe to Peacock after the WWE signed a deal in 2021 to offer the NBC service unique entry. It’s going to solely set you again $4.99, and also you get oodles of different content material, too.
You possibly can join Peacock right here.
How do I watch SummerSlam 2021 on WWE pay-per-view within the UK?
Now you can purchase WWE SummerSlam 2021 on pay-per-view within the UK by way of BT Sport Field Workplace, after a deal was struck in 2019 that noticed UK broadcast rights for WWE transfer from Sky to BT Sport beginning January 2020.
How do I watch SummerSlam 2021 on WWE pay-per-view within the US?
You should purchase WWE SummerSlam 2021 pay-per-view within the US by way of your native supplier – full checklist right here.
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