The recent enthralling roster of WWE SmackDown Live witnessed many high-energy battles. One of them was the Intercontinental Championship match between Japanese star Shinsuke Nakamura and superstar giant Finn Balor. In that electrifying one-on-one feud, Nakamura toppled over Balor with his vintage moves. After his mind-blasting performance in SmackDown Live, Ali congratulated the legend for his successful win. This also hinted the fans that the two could build a storyline for upcoming SummerSlam 2019 and Ali will be the challenger for Nakamura in Intercontinental Championship.
The 33-year-old experienced wrestler Ali was last seen in the star-studded event of Money in the Bank pay-per-view at Hartford, Connecticut. In that glitzy event, Ali wrestled against Baron Corbin, Drew McIntyre, Ricochet, Ali, Andrade, Finn Balor, Zayn, Brawn Strowman and Randy Orton in an eight-man ladder match. The American professional dethroned all the opponent to unhook MITB briefcase but the moment when he started to celebrate his hard-fought victory suddenly Brock Lesnar’s music played in the background. The Beast Incarnate made a shocking entry at the stage and immediately knocked down Ali with a blink of an eye in order to clinch his first title of Money in the Bank PPV.
The much-hyped event of WWE RAW and Smackdown Live brands, Summer Slam 2019 is scheduled to take place at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto on August 11th. It is expected that various storylines will be shaped until the date of the grand event. However, it will be interesting to see whether Ali and Shinsuke Nakamura will face each other at thrilling Intercontinental Championship battle or this will remain just a dream for their fans. But one thing is for sure that if the battle between the two giants will happen then it is going to be a nail-biting match for the fans. This high-profile roster will not only assist Ali to win his first singles title but also give his wrestling career a hefty boom in WWE.
Here’s see the stipulated matches of WWE Summer Slam 2019:
- Brock Lesnar vs Seth Rollins (singles match for WWE Universal Championship)
- Becky Lynch vs Natalya (singles match for WWE Raw Women’s Championship)
- Bayley vs Ember Moon (singles match for WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship)