Bayley, Dakota Kai, and Io Shirai Make Shocking WWE Returns at SummerSlam

WWE SummerSlam is lastly right here, and there’s been lots of dialogue across the occasion and if WWE would ship a shock or two by SummerSlam’s conclusion. One of essentially the most talked about potential surprises for the present was the return of Bayley, who has been teasing a return to the ring over the previous few months. SummerSlam appeared like an ideal place to make that occur, and fortunately followers received their want, as after Bianca Belair was capable of defeat Becky Lynch Bayley’s music hit and she made her return, confronting Belair. Then issues received even higher when Dakota Kai was launched alongside her, and then Io Shirai was launched, revealing that not solely is Kai again with WWE, however Shirai is not going anyplace.

Bayley was injured final 12 months and followers can not wait to see her again within the combine in WWE. When she needed to step away Bayley was the most effective heels in wrestling and was in the course of a feud with Bianca Belair. That was additionally proper in the direction of the tip of the Thunderdome period, as not too lengthy after WWE returned to reside occasions and has continued to carry reside occasions ever since.

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If Bayley does return at SummerSlam, it is going to be the primary time in fairly some time that she’s been in entrance of a reside crowd, and that may seemingly make the pop from the gang when she does return even greater. She beforehand teased that she can be a free agent when she did return, however that was some time in the past and earlier than all of the current shakeups in WWE, so who is aware of if that’s the present plan.

Regardless of which model Bayley joins, she’s going to present a significant increase to the roster and present quite a lot of contemporary match-ups. Currently, Belair is Raw Women’s Champion and will face Becky Lynch for the Title at SummerSlam. Meanwhile, Liv Morgan is SmackDown Women’s Champion and will defend that Title at SummerSlam in opposition to Ronda Rousey. There are additionally quite a lot of newer additions to each rosters that weren’t there when Bayley needed to step away, so she comes again to a number of contemporary challengers.

As for SummerSlam, yow will discover the official card and up to date outcomes for SummerSlam up to now under:

Undisputed WWE Universal Championship Last Man Standing Match: Roman Reigns (C) vs Brock Lesnar

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SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Liv Morgan (C) vs Ronda Rousey

Raw Women’s Championship Match: Bianca Belair (C) vs Becky Lynch

Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships Match: The Usos (C) vs The Street Profits (particular referee Jeff Jarrett)

WWE United States Championship Match: Bobby Lashley (C) vs Theory

Happy Corbin vs Pat McAfee

TBD vs Seth Rollins

The Miz vs Logan Paul


Judgement Day vs Mysterios

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