The Great Balls of Fire PPV will take place on Sunday at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. This will be the third Raw-exclusive PPV following Wrestlemania 33 and the first-ever PPV under this chronology. The match card of this event is already stacked with confirmed eight matches. All the major championships present on the flagship show of Raw will be on the line.
Now the night will also mark the first title defence of Brock Lesnar ever since he won the Universal Championship back at WrestleMania. In addition, the other main event of the night will feature an Ambulance Match between Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman. These two contests are supposed to set the course of the Summerslam PPV. Take a look at the official match card of the PPV, here:
WWE Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Samoa Joe
Raw Women’s Championship: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Sasha Banks
Raw Tag Team Championship: Sheamus & Cesaro (c) vs. The Hardy Boyz
WWE Intercontinental Championship: The Miz (c) vs. Dean Ambrose
Ambulance Match: Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman
Seth Rollins vs. Bray Wyatt
Enzo Amore vs. Big Cass
WWE Cruiserweight Championship: Neville (c) vs. Akira Tozawa (Kickoff Match)
Giving updates on the outcomes of the main event matches, a source from SportsKeeda.com has suggested that the match between Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar is still intact to take place at Wrestlemania 34. Therefore, Braun Strowman will walk out of the ambulance match as the winner and go on to face Lesnar at Summerslam.
Previously, Dave Meltzer stated that WWE Creative has moved the original planned main event of Wrestlemania 34 to this year’s Summerslam. It meant that Roman Reigns will emerge victorious in the ambulance match against the mountain among men. But, this newer report stated that Meltzer’s suggestion was not correct.
With that being said, we have got the winner of the upcoming physical match between Reigns and Strowman at Great Balls of Fire. It will be interesting to see whether WWE has planned for a clean finish for the match or an interference, at some point. Speaking of this, we can also expect The Undertaker to show up and ruin the momentum of Roman Reigns by handing him the loss. This will also set up a marquee match at Summerslam between these two.