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A special Elias concert has been added to WWE SummerSlam

It sure seems like WWE is behind Elias as one of their top heel characters. He doesn’t have a match at SummerSlam but WWE has booked him for a live concert at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City on the night before the pay-per-view.

WWE has also announced that Elias will be performing his greatest song during the SummerSlam pay-per-view. According to the preview on, Elias promises that this will be “his single greatest song to date during The Biggest Event of the Summer.”

Let the speculation to begin on who will interrupt him. Elias has been calling out The Rock in recent weeks but it seems more likely that this will be another angle with Bobby Lashley. We’ll find out on Sunday night.

Here is the updated SummerSlam card:

WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (Champion) vs. Roman Reigns

WWE Championship
AJ Styles (Champion) vs. Samoa Joe

Raw Women’s Championship
Alexa Bliss (Champion) vs. Ronda Rousey

Smackdown Women’s Championship – Triple Threat Match
Carmella (Champion) vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair

Intercontinental Championship
Dolph Ziggler (Champion) vs. Seth Rollins

United States Championship
Shinsuke Nakamura (Champion) vs. Jeff Hardy

Smackdown Tag Team Championship
The Bludgeon Brothers (Champions) vs. The New Day

If Strowman loses, Owens gets the MITB case
Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens

Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin

Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz

Special concert from Elias

Kickoff Show – WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Cedric Alexander (Champion) vs. Drew Gulak

Kickoff Show
Rusev and Lana vs. Andrade Cien Almas and Zelina Vega

Kickoff Show – Raw Tag Team Championship
The B-Team (Champions) vs. The Revival

SummerSlam will take place on Sunday, August 19 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The Kickoff show will start at 5 pm eastern and the main card will start at 7 pm eastern and will run almost 5 hours. Yes, that means almost 7 hours of WWE on Sunday night.


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