WWE Roundup: Week 2
-Rob Van Dam has signed a one year deal with the company.
-RAW received a television rating of 4.1, and had 3,130,316 viewers. This is 293,566 more viewers then last week.
-Company officials are leaning towards a “shake up” of RAW. The past 2 shows have not been great. Storyline wise, the RAW team have “no idea” about what to do with the likes of Finn Balor, Sasha Banks, and Bayley, along with the crusierweight division.
-Brock Lesnars contract will be expiring a little after Summerslam, and the WWE hopes to resign him. Something that the WWE wants in Brocks new contract is an agreement that he can wrestle on TV shows as well.
-Roman Reigns appeared on NXT this week, teaming up with Ricochet to defeat the Undisputed Era.
-Naomi was furious with the booking of the 6 woman tag team match on smackdown. It was Charlottes idea to put Carmella and the IIconics over.
-Smackdown received a television rating of 4.1, and had 3,083,860 viewers. This is 8,286 less viewers then last weeks episode.
-John Cena picked up a minor injury in his match against Shelton Benjamin on Smackdown, but he will likely not take any time off.
-The current Summerslam card looks like this:
WWE Universal Championship Match:
Brock Lesnar (C) vs Roman Reigns
WWE Championship Match:
Aj Styles (C) vs Samoa Joe
WWE Raw Womans Championship Match:
Alexa Bliss (C) vs Ronda Rousey
WWE Smackdown Womans Championship Match:
Carmella (C) vs Charlotte
WWE United States Championship Match:
Shinsuke Nakamura (C) vs Jeff Hardy
WWE Raw Tag Team Championship Match:
The B Team (C) vs Rob Van Dam and Bobby Roode
John Cenas Open Challenge
John Cena vs ???
The Miz vs Daniel Bryan
Braun Stroman vs Kevin Owens