Asuka to defend Women’s championship at SummerSlam


STAMFORD: The World Wrestling Federation (WWE) has officially announced that Asuka, the Women’s Championship holder, will be defending her title in a highly-anticipated Triple Threat match against Charlotte Flair and Bianca Belair at SummerSlam on August 5.

Earlier, reports had surfaced, speculating about the possibility of a three-way match being scheduled for the event.


During recent episodes of SmackDown, Asuka was seen in action to defend her title against both Flair and Belair. However, both matches concluded with disqualifications, adding further excitement and uncertainty to the upcoming showdown.

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Meanwwhile, Asuka, a three-time Women’s Champion, previously claimed the title from Belair during the Night of Champions event in May, setting the stage for a fierce battle at SummerSlam.

Confirm SummerSlam Lineup

The confirmed lineup for the much-anticipated SummerSlam event at Ford Field in Detroit includes,

  • World Heavyweight Championship: Seth Rollins  vs Finn Balor
  • Women’s Championship: Asuka  vs Bianca Belair vs Charlotte Flair
  • Brock Lesnar vs Cody Rhodes

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