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Reason Behind WWE Doing Planned SummerSlam Matches On RAW & SmackDown


• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (August 7, 2006) – WWE Monday Night RAW

On this day in 2006, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Monday Night RAW’.

This episode was broadcasted from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE SummerSlam 2006’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

– Kane vs. Shelton Benjamin

– John Cena vs. Viscera

– Edge & Lita vs. Carlito & Trish Stratus

– Triple H vs. Umaga

• Reason Behind WWE Doing Planned SummerSlam Matches On RAW & SmackDown

As seen on this week’s WWE programming, the planned WWE Women’s Tag Team Title Fatal 4 way elimination tag team match for SummerSlam 2019 took place on RAW and the planned Aleister Black vs. Sami Zayn SummerSlam 2019 match took place on SmackDown.

According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE decided to give away these PPV matches on TV to allot them more time and make the SummerSlam 2019 match-card a little less lengthy.

10 Matches have been announced so far for SummerSlam 2019 and you can check out the match-card below:

Universal Championship Match: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Seth Rollins

– Goldberg vs. Dolph Ziggler

WWE Championship Match: Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Randy Orton

– Trish Stratus vs. Charlotte Flair

– “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt vs. Finn Balor

United States Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Ricochet

Submission Match For The RAW Women’s Championship Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Natalya

SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Bayley (c) vs. Ember Moon

– Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens [Owens will have to quit WWE if he loses]

WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Drew Gulak (c) vs. Oney Lorcan

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