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WWE SummerSlam 2023: HUGE match reportedly set to OPEN the show

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The WWE SummerSlam 2023 is all set to kick off with a bang! The opening match for the premium live event has been rumoured and it promises to be a thrilling encounter.

The match will reportedly feature Logan Paul, the YouTube sensation turned professional wrestler, squaring off against Ricochet, one of the most dynamic performers in the WWE.

In a recent episode of the Impaulsive podcast, Logan Paul expressed his desire to open the show with his match against Ricochet. The reason behind this preference is quite interesting. Logan plans to accompany his brother, Jake Paul, to the ring for his fight against Nate Diaz in Dallas later that night. To make this possible, Logan’s match realistically needs to be the first event of the evening.

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WWE SummerSlam: ‘Confirmation’ from PWInsider

PWInsider, has reported that the match between Logan Paul and Ricochet is indeed slated to open SummerSlam. This news has added to the excitement and anticipation surrounding the event.

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The Main Event Matches

WWE has been promoting four main event matches for SummerSlam. One of the most anticipated matches is between Roman Reigns and Jey Uso, which is likely to be the closing match of the night.

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Controversy Surrounding the Event

Despite the excitement, there has been some controversy surrounding the event. WWE’s decision to remove the planned match between Becky Lynch and Trish Stratus from the show has been met with disappointment from fans.

However, there is also speculation about a surprise return by Randy Orton at the event, adding another layer of intrigue to the proceedings.

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