WWE is only a few weeks away from SummerSlam at this point, and they have a lot more of the card to book. Now, the company has confirmed one big announcement coming for SmackDown tonight.

Asuka is still riding a wave as WWE Women’s Champion. She still does not have an opponent for the big August 5th show in Detroit’s Ford Field. That will change this week.

WWE confirmed on social media that Asuka’s opponent for SummerSlam will be revealed tonight on SmackDown. It was not noted exactly how they will be determining who faces the Empress of Tomorrow.

TONIGHT on #SmackDown: WWE Women’s Champion @WWEAsuka’s #SummerSlam opponent will be announced.


WWE has a lot of choices for Asuka’s SummerSlam opponent. With so many viable options, it could be a triple threat match for all we know. Obviously, Charlotte Flair and Bianca Belair both want to make their mark at SummerSlam as well.

We will keep our eye on this story, and everything else going on in the pro wrestling world, right here at Ringside News. There could be a lot of things go down in Detroit, and fans will see a bit of that set up tonight on SmackDown.

We will have total coverage of WWE SmackDown, and the entire pro wrestling world, right here at Ringside News. Keep tuning in for all the updates, and we invite you to use the comments below to let us know what you would do!

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