WWE Battleground will mount as SmackDown Live’s pay-per-view for a month of Jul and a final vital eventuality before SummerSlam in August. The co-main eventuality was requisitioned early, and a label has filled out over a final few weeks with some intriguing matches placed on it.
It is all set to go down live from Dallas commencement during 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jul 23. The kickoff uncover will start an hour progressing during 7 p.m. ET and all movement can be watched live nationally on WWE Network.
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WWE Battleground matches
WWE Championship — Jinder Mahal (c) vs. Randy Orton (Punjabi Prison Match): Orton’s second rematch with Mahal will be in compare that has usually been hold twice before. There will be dual steel-enforced bamboo cages with weapons in between, and a leader will be a initial male to shun both structures.
John Cena vs. Rusev (Flag Match): Cena returned on Jul 4 and immediately reentered another argument with Rusev. They will contest in a dwindle match, that had some aptitude on Independence Day yet nothing 3 weeks after during a PPV.
United States Championship — AJ Styles (c) vs. Kevin Owens: Styles won a U.S. pretension during a MSG residence uncover between PPVs only 3 days after apropos a No.1 contender. That puts a rematch on for Battleground notwithstanding a pretension flipping sides.
Tag Team Championship — The Usos (c) vs. The New Day: This adversary has been good to this point, and we don’t trust it has most possibility in negligence down. This might be an event for New Day to win a titles, stability a argument by to SummerSlam.
Women’s Championship No. 1 Contendership — Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch vs. Natalya vs. Lana vs. Tamina Snuka (Fatal 5-Way Elimination Match): Enjoy a judgment of a match, yet it’s utterly identical to how Raw motionless a No. 1 contender around gauntlet compare a integrate weeks ago. Naomi will once again destroy to urge her pretension opposite legitimate competition.
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Baron Corbin: This was rather expected, yet after Corbin pounded Nakamura on SmackDown and Nakamura responded in kind, it is set.
Sami Zayn vs. Mike Kanellis: A rematch of their hitch was a late supplement to a pay-per-view after Maria Kanellis interfered on SmackDown and helped her father picked adult a feat around distraction.
Breezango vs. TBD: It was announced Sunday that a people who pounded Tyler Breeze and messed adult a Fashion Police bureau would be suggested during Battleground. A compare might go down afterwards.
Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English (Kickoff Show): There was small denote this compare would be done until it was announced Tuesday on Twitter during SmackDown — a.k.a. not even on a live uncover itself.
Popular/notable names not competing on a show: Women’s champion Naomi, Dolph Ziggler, Carmella, Chad Gable