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Predictions, preview, how to watch

SummerSlam, one of World Wrestling Entertainment’s biggest events of the year, is upon us amid the shadow of Vince McMahon’s sudden retirement from the company.

Roman Reigns defends his undisputed WWE universal championship against longtime adversary Brock Lesnar. But could Theory, who owns the Money in the Bank contract, end the night with the titles held high?

Here’s a look at what to watch at SummerSlam.

how to watch

  • Date: Saturday, July 30
  • Time: Preshow at 5 pm MT, main card at 6 pm
  • Location: Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.
  • TV: peacock

Colorado Connections

WWE United States champion Bobby Lashley lives in Parker.

Key questions

Jessica Hill, Associated Press file

WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Vince McMahon is pictured at the Connecticut Republican Convention in Hartford, Conn., May 21, 2010. In a brief statement issued by the company Friday, July 22, 2022, McMahon said he is retiring as WWE’s chairman and CEO. I have noted that he remains his majority shareholder.

What’s going on with Vince McMahon?

The 76-year-old McMahon, who was the CEO and chairman of the WWE, on July 22 announced his retirement as an investigation into alleged misconduct. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, he had paid more than $12 million over the last 16 years in order to suppress allegations of sexual misconduct and infidelity. Federal investigations into the matter, according to WSJ, sped up his retirement from him.

Who’s in charge now?

The company’s board of directors on July 25 announced that Nick Khan and Stephanie McMahon, Vince McMahon’s daughter, will serve as co-CEOs of the company. Stephanie McMahon will also take on the role of chairwoman of the board.

The card

The Mysterios (Dominik and Rey Mysterio) vs. The Judgment Day (Damian Priest and Finn Balor)
No disqualification tag team match


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