WWE United States championship match confirmed for SummerSlam

Aug 9, 2021 - by Marc Middleton

The WWE United States Title match is now official for SummerSlam.

After weeks of feuding between Damian Priest and WWE United States Champion Sheamus, their title match was confirmed for SummerSlam during tonight’s RAW episode from Orlando.

RAW saw Sheamus defeat Ricochet in singles action, right before Priest defeated John Morrison. After that match, Priest cut a promo on Sheamus until The Celtic Warrior interrupted him. They had words on the mic until Priest issued a challenge for the pay-per-view. Sheamus accepted the challenge and the match was confirmed.

WWE SummerSlam takes place on Saturday, August 21 from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Below is the updated confirmed card, along with a few related shots from tonight’s segment on RAW:

WWE Universal Title Match
John Cena vs. Roman Reigns (c)

WWE Title Match
Bill Goldberg vs. Bobby Lashley (c)

Triple Threat for the RAW Women’s Title
Rhea Ripley vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Nikki A.S.H. (c)

SmackDown Women’s Title Match
Sasha Banks vs. Bianca Belair (c)

SmackDown Tag Team Titles Match
The Mysterios (Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio) vs. The Usos (Jimmy Uso, Jey Uso) (c)

WWE United States Title Match
Damian Priest vs. Sheamus (c)

Edge vs. Seth Rollins

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