As noted before, the San Jose house show on 8/17 (the night before SummerSlam) is one of the most loaded shows in years because they want to push WrestleMania ticket sales in San Jose since that is the city hosting WrestleMania 31 next year. Also, it’s the last show before SummerSlam so it’s the last chance for the wrestlers to practice their matches and since many of the talent will already be around, it was another reason for WWE to have them work the show.
There are some wrestlers that were said to be a little unhappy about working the show in San Jose because some of the wrestlers have to be in Southern California early in the week to do parties and public appearances leading up to SummerSlam. Then on Saturday night they have to be in San Jose (350 miles away), and then they have to drive back to Los Angeles for SummerSlam. WWE had Cena vs. Kane in a street fight for the title, Orton vs. Reigns, Jericho vs. Wyatt with Flair as special ref, and Ambrose vs. Rollins. There could be some changes made to the card though.
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